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October 12, 2015 Recycling Alert – Household Medication

Recycling Alert – Household Medication Expired or no longer needed medication has long been a difficult type of item to dispose of. What’s the best way to get rid of old allergy pills or antibiotics we no longer need? Do they go in the trash? Do

October 5, 2015 Home Organizing Projects – The Ambitious Edition

Home Organizing Projects - The Ambitious Edition Have you worked your way through the Quick and Easy Home Organizing Projects and the One Day Home Organizing projects and now you've caught the organizing bug and are ready to take on a more challenging project?  If you're

September 28, 2015 Recycling Alert – Brita Water Filters

Recycling Alert - Brita Water Filters!  The Organizing Maniacs have an exciting new recycling alert – Brita water filters can now be recycled at your local Whole Foods Market. Nothing makes our fearless leader Cris happier than finding a new resource for recycling. When she got

September 14, 2015 Organizing Tips for Back to School

Back to school routines can be the difference between a happy morning and a stressful morning. Get your family off to a better start this year by trying out some of the Maniac’s favorite tips for setting your family up for success. A successful morning starts

September 7, 2015 Spend a Day on your Home Organizing Projects

Have you suddenly found yourself with a day free to be able to tackle some of your home organizing projects?  Maybe the kids just went back to school or everyone went to Grandma and Grandpa's for the weekend.  Whatever it was that gave you this

August 31, 2015 Quick and Easy Home Organizing Projects

If your summer has been anything like the Maniacs, you're probably wondering how it's almost Fall already!  Between summer trips, kids activities, visiting family, and every day responsibilities, many of us are looking around our house and seeing projects that we had every intention of

August 17, 2015 Recycling Alert – Eye Glasses

  Recycling Alert – Eye Glasses! For those of us who wear readers or full-time eye glasses, we know that it’s not uncommon for us to stash pairs of them around the house. In the nightstand, by the couch, in a kitchen drawer. When the prescription

August 12, 2015 Meet Minimalist Matt Stoltz with Biking4Baseball!

Last week, I had the privilege of meeting Matt Stoltz with Biking for baseball.  I would consider him a minimalist! On April 6, 2015 he set out to visit every Major League Baseball field, traveling by bicycle.  You are wondering, what does that have to do

July 20, 2015 Book Club – Forgive for Good

This month the Maniacs were busy with their home organization projects and with reading Dr. Fred Luskin’s Forgive for Good in preparation for our monthly book club meeting. While not an organizing book per se, we all felt that learning more about the power of

July 13, 2015 Keep Space Overhead Storage

As professional organizers, we’re always on the hunt for great solutions to help our clients. Whether it’s helping to de-clutter in preparation for a move and home staging, doing a big clutter clean up for the first time in years, or any of the other

June 1, 2015 Book Club – Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

This month the Maniacs discussed Dr. Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. This book is a guide to help people understand the difference between fixed mindsets and growth mindsets then use that understanding to move between the two to achieve success in

May 25, 2015 Family-Friendly Tips for Tackling Weekday Clutter

Spring has arrived and summer is quickly approaching. Days and lighter and the weather is warmer. But, the clutter continues. How can you balance keeping your home life out of chaos and still be able to enjoy the season? Try some of these family-friendly tips