Events

Tour a Recycling Plant

How’s this for the ultimate reduce, reuse, recycle? Take a tour of a recycling plant! I had no idea this was possible. My thanks to The Woodinville Weekly, for its February 4, 2019 page 5 article, “What happens after the bin? Behind the scenes at the Recycling Center” giving us a glimpse behind-the-bins at Waste…

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Marilyn Paul, Ph.D. discussing her newest book “An Oasis in Time” Tuesday 2/5/2019

Research and experience show clearly that trying to accomplish something all the time is detrimental to our health, relationships and our productivity.  We need significant down time every week.  Yet, particularly if we are disorganized, overwhelmed and stressed, stopping is hard!!  How do we stop taking action?  There is much to learn from the Western…

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92 Events on my Organizing Events Calendar

HELP ME GET TO MY FIRST 100!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Do you know of a fabric drive, a Goodwill truck parked in a school lot for a PTA fundraiser, a shred event sponsored by your employer…?   Another goat farm in search of munchies???   LET ME KNOW. PLEASE. PRETTY PLEASE. 

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Beth Wilson, Wilson Home Organizing, getting you started

Beth Wilson, Wilson Home Organizing Conquer Your Clutter: Organize Your Home for the New Year Did you make a resolution to clear out the clutter in your home for good? Do you feel like you’re drowning in stuff and find tidying up overwhelming? Are you ashamed of spaces in your home, and embarrassed by what…

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Todd Allan, Structured Space LLC, Evernote Wizard

Todd, Structured Space LLC, one of my NAPO Seattle Area Chapter mates, will be discussing the magic of Evernote, an extremely powerful digitizing software system Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:30PM – 8:30PM at   Roy Street Coffee 700 Broadway East Seattle, WA 98102   Register here. Get ready to learn how to bring any information…

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Day of Service 2019 NAPO Seattle Area Chapter

My chapter of my professional society, the Seattle Area Chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) tries to coordinate a Day of Service every year in honor of January, GO (Get Organized) Month. This year we are highly motivated to find a worthy candidate – Governor Inslee declared January 2019 Get Organized…

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Best EVER Christmas Tree Recycling Method!!!!!!!!!

Winter Open Barn New Moon Farm and Animal Sanctuary Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1:00PM – 3:00PM 19111 Burn Road Arlington, WA 98223 844-GET-GOAT (438-4628) info@newmoonfarm.org   We’ll welcome you and your (not brown) Christmas tree at the farm!   Come drink hot cider, cocoa or coffee, pet the critters, feed the goats your tree and…

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‘Tis the Season to Recycle Christmas Trees

There are too many of these events to list individually, and hunting them all up is close to impossible. This is what I was able to glean in about three hours. Get persnickety, find your local troop or government solid waste/sanitation department. Follow the links for contact info, suggested donation amount, and curbside details. Pick…

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Fix-it Fairs and Repair Cafes

My beloved box knife, Big Blue, was near death after he lost several incredibly infuriatingly small screws. No big box store carried that size. Even my these-guys-ALWAYS-save-the-day McLendon, a hold-out family-owned chain harking back to the magnificent old days when screws didn’t come in plastic packs of 12, only had a near-match. I LOVE MCLENDON.…

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