Monthly Archives: March 2017

Maniacs’ Book Club – Messy ~ Tim Harford

April 2017 Maniacs’ Book Club – Messy: the power of disorder to transform our lives 

by Tim Harford

“Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives celebrates messiness in our lives: why it’s important, why we resist it, and why we should embrace it instead. Drawing from research in neuroscience, psychology, and social science, as well as […]

Tax Refund Joy: How to Spend Your Tax Refund

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

Have you filed your taxes yet? Are you getting a tax refund? It’s that time of year again!

We spend a lot of time helping people get their paperwork organized for tax season, but it’s worth the effort. When you have all of your records organized, filing taxes is easier – and you remember […]

Organizing All Things Baby


by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

Organizing a house is tough enough, but add a baby to that effort, and you have chaos. Whether it’s your first or your fifth child, babies bring extra “stuff” to the home, from diapers and pacifiers to bottles and baby clothes. Combine baby chaos with new-parent exhaustion and you have a perfect-storm organizing challenge. Organizing all […]

How to Organize: I Might Need This Someday

One of the most difficult aspects of organizing for many of our clients is getting rid of the “I might need this someday” things. If you don’t experience strong attachment to your “stuff” it isn’t so hard. When you struggle with the idea of getting rid of anything because you might need it, deciding what you […]

How to Get Rid of A Mattress Infested With Bed Bugs

Guest Contributor Mark Stanford
They’re not in the news as much as they used to be, but one of the most difficult things to deal with in a home, especially a cluttered one, is bed bugs.

It’s entirely possible to do the treatments yourself if you want to, but it’s probably better to bring in a professional. […]

Maniacs’ Book Club – The Power of Habit ~ Charles Duhigg

Maniac Book Club – The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
I read a lot of books with my team and a lot of books personally, and I thought, “Wouldn’t it be great to share my thoughts on some of these amazing organizing books we are reading?” So, here is my first one, The Power of Habit, and I […]