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September 20, 2017 Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Fires – How You Can Help

Autumn is normally a time when we're celebrating - the kids are back in school, the holidays are coming, the weather is better, and pumpkin-flavored everything is in the stores. We're usually not thinking about hurricane relief efforts. This year, it's more difficult to celebrate, since

April 6, 2017 Spring Cleaning: Organizing Our Wardrobes

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Isn't it about time we get to organizing our wardrobes - putting away the snow boots, heavy sweaters, and raincoats? There's something wonderful about the lightening that happens in Spring. It's not just daylight, but moods, clothing choices, and attitudes. Spring is a

September 29, 2016 Organize Your Garage

Depending on where you live, winter is coming, and being able to park your car in the garage is going to be a priority if you don't want to scrape ice off the windshielf every morning before work. While National Clean Out Your Garage Day

April 25, 2016 Spark Joy – Marie Kondo is back

Marie Kondo is back at it!  This time she brings us Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up.  The Maniacs chose this for our book club to see what the tidying guru had in store for us this

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 18, 2014 Donate your empty ink toner cartridges to CLIPUS

Clean up the clutter and help kids in need with CLIPUS!   Organizing Maniacs is excited to announce that we have found a new resource in our efforts to dispose of unwanted items through eco- and social-recycling. CLIPUS Foundation is using empty ink toner cartridges “To facilitate and

July 30, 2014 To Yard Sale or Not To Yard Sale

To Yard Sale or Not To Yard Sale – this is the real question. Yard sales sound like an attractive option for people looking to recoup some of their expenses on items they’ve purchased but are no longer using. However, many people don’t realize the hidden

June 18, 2014 Happy Splurge Day!

Happy Splurge Day! Yes, you heard that right, we said Splurge. We Professional Organizers may be notorious for purging, sorting, and labeling, but we’re people, too, and we splurge occasionally. Just as it is with any organizational strategy, the key is to make smart, deliberate