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And now for something completely different – FOSSILS

This is a completely different kind of post than usual for me. FOSSILS!!!!!   “Ever wish you lived in the Triassic, Jurassic, or Cretaceous periods? If so, a trip featuring dinosaur fossils may be the perfect getaway. We asked dinosaur and travel lovers to share their favorite spots for seeing and learning about these fossils.…

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Expect the Unexpected – nope

“How thoughtful of him!  To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” That is a quote from the Third Act of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. The quote, in horrible fashion, always seems to be shortened to “Expect the Unexpected.” That always sets my teeth on edge: it feels like an exhortation to paranoia,…

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Just another day at a garage

Casual Uncluttering in garage

Day 1 of a major decluttering and organizing for Christian Pincock and Mark Chavez. Even though they did a decluttering a month ago look at all the trash and donation items they identified just from the garage in two hours. “We’re taking this room by room and targeting to finish the entire house by Christmas…

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A Debt to Pay Forward – An Organizer’s Tale of Woe

If anyone ever tries to tell you that I, Lauren Williams, Certified Professional Organizer(R), Founder and Owner of Casual Uncluttering LLC, am always organized – he’s lying. And so begins my yarn, and earns me a debt to pay forward. My son is a teenager. My sister warned me that I wouldn’t be able to…

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Pete the Cat

Pete the Cat, Clean Way of Thinking For the little kid in all of us. Thanks to my NAPO colleague Russ Tybus, Morris Organizers, for alerting the entire professional organizer community to this adorable little doodle.

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Entertaining? – try these tips!

I just contributed to another online article, this time about hosting parties without wearing yourself to a frazzle. Wonder when my next soiree will be? 10 Organizational Tips for Entertaining, Erin Thorburn, Tribune News Service, Sep 4, 2019   “Whether you’re a seasoned hostess or are having your first in-home party, clutter can be the cause…

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A Happier Ending

I’m studying for my next Level II Certificate of Study with the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD): Aging. And I’m on the Board of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals Seattle Area Chapter. We have a lending library, and I just finished a tedious project of re-indexing our offerings. And “the Great Material…

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