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August 17, 2017 4 Ways to Organize Digital Clutter

When was the last time you organized your computer? Did you know that your computer needs cleaned, too? No, not the crumbs off the keyboard, but your actual data. A clean desktop and organized files promote productivity and reduces stress. When you don’t have to scroll

February 23, 2017 Resetting Our Password Habits

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Who has trouble remembering their passwords? I recently wrote a blog about passwords, Organize Your Passwords, so it is ironic that it took me three times to get into this site to write this blog!  It's time to reset our password habits. With the

May 30, 2016 How to Make the Most of your Filing System

How to Make the Most of your Filing System If you've got piles of paper stacking up around your office, your countertops, and other available flat surfaces, chances are that your filing system isn't working for you.  Filing is a tricky game these days where there

March 28, 2016 How To – Organize Your Office

How To – Organize Your Office Keep your style in mind Does your desk face away from the rest of the house and leave you staring at a blank wall? Is it dark and you thrive on light? Is it cold and you work better in the

February 29, 2016 Student Organizing Tips

Student Organizing Tips The first semester of school has come and gone. How have your kids survived? For many children, especially those who started middle or high school for the first time the first semester can be tricky. A new set of expectations, a new type

November 2, 2015 Annual MARCPO Conference

The Organizing Maniacs are self-diagnosed education junkies and for our latest professional development fix we spent a fun and knowledge-filled Saturday in Bethesda, MD at the annual MARCPO conference. Speakers presented on topics including clutter blindness, student organizing, digital clutter, vintage items, and even YouTube! The

September 22, 2014 MOS: Magnetic Organization System

The Maniacs love to try new products! Our most recent organizational tool is the MOS: Magnetic Organization System. It is “a versatile magnetic organizer” meant to sit on your desk

August 31, 2014 How Do Professional Organizers Manage Their Time?

How Do Professional Organizers Manage Their Time? Have you ever met someone who was really organized and thought to yourself - How do they do it? What’s their secret? As Professional Organizers, our clients often ask us just that. And while there’s no secret app or

August 12, 2014 Tech Tuesday – Out of Milk

For this Tech Tuesday, I wanted to share my all-time favorite time (and money) saving app. Out Of Milk: No more lost or forgotten grocery lists for me. I love this app! I got it just for the grocery list function but it does so much more.

April 30, 2014 Tech Tuesday – My Move App

My Move App - According to the developer My Move is “a complete move planner for your upcoming relocation.” Price: Free Platforms: Android, iPhone. I recently moved and thought it would be a great time to test out My Move.