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In tribute to one of my mentors, Anne Blumer of Solutions for You, who is retiring after an incredibly-inspiring career – another first. A client asked me to just sit in a chair. It’s HARD!!!

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Magificent day

Today was a magnificent day. My colleague Val Green, Pivot Organizing, and I spent a few hours organizing a supply shed for the Seattle Animal Shelter. We had fun AND made a significant difference for the immensely compassionate and dedicated staff and volunteers. The shelter is a menagerie – dogs, cats, birds (one serenading us…

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Homeward Pet Adoption Center Oh frabjous day!

Cats in Casual Uncluttering work gear

Homeward Pet Adoption Center is open for drop-in donations! YIPPEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That’s probably been true for a long time again now but I’ve been sooooooo going in a 1,000 different directions for 1,000 different reasons I (1) kept forgetting to look; (2) was scared to look in case the answer was “still closed to walk-in donations.”…

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The Holderness Family – Organizing Humor

Woman in a pile of shoes

I think Kim and Penn Holderness are hilarious. And a great reminder that we’re all human. You better believe I’m a subscriber. And I LIKE, or HAHA, a lot. They’ve also got FABULOUS ADHD content. You’ll understand the shoe reference if you watch all four clips…   It’s a Pretty Good Box   Weird Things…

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The Story of Stuff Project

The Story of Stuff Project is an awesome, stubborn, effective San Francisco USA-based non-profit which strives to open eyes and minds to the dangers of common consumable pollutants such as plastic bottles and junk mail. Launched in 2007 with an online documentary, The Story of Stuff, its product list now includes 12 more titles. And…

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I hate issuing a refund

jar of money

I hate issuing a refund. Don’t like anything that hurts my income. I hate issuing a refund, until I issue the refund. Clients ask for refunds when they’ve learned enough, become confident enough in their efforts they don’t need as much time with me as they anticipated. They need refunds when they’ve accomplished the move…

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Go Huskies! And Cougs! and WWU and CWU…

My son is a student at Western Washington University. Proud Mom of course signs up for the newsletter. And is stunned and delighted when there is a quiet mention of a career clothing bank. Intrigued, I took a look at University of Washington. DITTO. Washington State University -score! Central Washington University – wildcats roar with…

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Buried in Treasures Support Group repost 1

I will be starting a for-fee virtual Buried in Treasures support group in January 2024. Please email me at lauren@casualuncluttering.com or call me at 425-947-3976 for details. • Does your stuff overwhelm you? • Is it kinda easy to bring it into your spaces, and kinda hard to let it go? • Do you want…

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Buried in Treasures Support Group

I will be starting a virtual Buried in Treasures support group in January 2024. Please email me at lauren@casualuncluttering.com or call me at 425-947-3976 for details. • Does your stuff overwhelm you? • Is it kinda easy to bring it into your spaces, and kinda hard to let it go? • Do you want to…

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Cool Clocks

Pocket watches

So many cool clocks. So very many cool clocks. And timers. Using a clock that appeals to you can strongly enhance productivity. These are just some of my favorites: Braille clocks Diglo vibrating clocks Linear Clockworks mooas Cube Timer Owlconic Skil-Care Sensory Clock Sunrise clocks Talking clocks Time Timers Znewtech And the dreaded… calendar. The…

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