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10 Spring Cleaning Projects You Can Do in an Afternoon

These 10 spring cleaning projects can bring some sunshine into your home and none of them take longer than an afternoon to complete.

8 Small Organizing Rules that Make a BIG Difference

There’s no one way of doing things to stay organized, but these 8 small organizing rules are ones to live by if you want to stay in control.

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 so many people here and around the world are suffering […]

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 time for new beginnings – and that makes it a […]

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 was the Sunday after Labor Day, it’s not too late […]

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 time.

Kondo is the queen of overhauling spaces, sparking joy, and […]

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 changes, often times we end up with several pairs we […]

Cash In My Bag – A luxury handbag, jewelry, accessory selling resource

Purging your closet is an essential part of any good home organization plan. And with the changing of the seasons, many of us are taking the time to reevaluate items in our closets. We’ve tried on shirts, shoes, dresses, and pants. We’ve made trips to charities to donate unwanted items. But perhaps there are a […]

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 enhance the education of children in need by providing them […]

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 costs of hosting a yard sale. Yard sales are complex, […]