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Google Doodles Archives – Late to the Giggles

By Lauren Williams | May 9, 2021

OK, am I the only person in the world who didn’t know that Google embeds games, interactive “exhibits,” and all sorts of other fun stuff into the doodle logo on…

Clutter Free: Quick and Easy Steps to Simplifying Your Space – Kathi Lipp

By Lauren Williams | May 7, 2021

Kathi Lipp, author of Clutter Free: Quick and Easy Steps to Simplifying Your Space and several other organizing books, has amazing instincts about the emotional issues surrounding people’s efforts to…

A face and a Little Free Pantry

By Lauren Williams | May 7, 2021

Not all “establishment” food banks such as Hopelink are currently able to take donations of actual food. So I’ve got a scattering of Little Free Pantries, close cousins to Little…

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Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity

By Lauren Williams | May 5, 2021

Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity David Allen’s system is incredibly simple. But it is also powerful and takes discipline. He makes a very persuasive argument for his…

Plated Imperfection

By Lauren Williams | May 4, 2021

I like to cook. I enjoy food’s presentation, known as “plating.” And I agree with Voltaire, who wrote “Perfect is the enemy of the good.” A client recently let me…

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Organizing for Your Brain Type – Lanna Nakone

By Lauren Williams | April 28, 2021

Organizing for Your Brain Type: Finding Your Own Solution to Managing Time, Paper, and Stuff Lanna Nakone is fascinated by the science of brain function and applies its research to…

COVID vaccination shot #2

By Lauren Williams | April 28, 2021

Lauren Williams Casual Uncluttering LLC just got poked for her second COVID vaccination shot this morning 4/28/2021, 9:15AM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Fanlight Productions – powerful resource

By Lauren Williams | April 26, 2021

There are days I wish I was a billionaire. Because I would turn Fanlight Productions,  “a leading distributor of innovative film and video works on the social issues of our…

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Organizing from the Inside Out – Julie Morgenstern

By Lauren Williams | April 21, 2021

Organizing from the Inside Out Julie Morgenstern’s book is the “cheat sheet” of organizing books. It is PACKED with her insights. She offers everything from estimates about how long typical…

Organizing for the Creative Person – Dorothy Lehmkuhl & Dolores Cotter Lamping

By Lauren Williams | April 14, 2021

Organizing for the Creative Person: Right-brain styles for conquering clutter, mastering time, and reaching your goals Dorothy Lehmkuhl and Dolores Cotter Lamping make it easier for people who aren’t comfortable…

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