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No Such Thing as a Typical Day – Memorial Day 2017

By Lauren Williams | May 29, 2017

Up at 6 – my usual target, but it can go as low as 4:30 and as high as 8. Out to Everett, a great city with fantastic Farmers Markets,…

Born to Organize book cover

Born to Organize by Sara Pedersen

By Lauren Williams | May 28, 2017

Sara Pedersen’s Born to Organize Everything you need to know about a career as a Professional Organizer is a clear, concise, comprehensive “behind-the-curtains” guide to starting out as a Professional Organizer…

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Cyndie Dantzscher – Savoury Thymes Catering

By Lauren Williams | May 25, 2017

Cyndie Dantzscher, Personal Chef, Caterer and Founder of Savoury Thymes Catering isn’t just a Chef. Cyndie delights in teaching: teaching about nutrition, technique, flavor combinations, and unusual foods such as…

Two garages, a solid waste transfer station, and a record number

By Lauren Williams | May 22, 2017

   of cats in a household.   Awesome day.

Mountain Beaver

A change in perspective

By Lauren Williams | May 19, 2017

I just pulled into my driveway, started getting ready for the transition from car to house. Took off my driving glasses, started gathering my things. Not ready to put on…

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Gaming Monopoly, Safeway Style

By Lauren Williams | May 13, 2017

I play the Market Street, Tom Thumb, Albertsons, Safeway, Shaws, Jewel-Osco, Vons, Amigos, United Supermarkets, Carrs, Star Market, Pavilions, Acme (MEEP MEEP), Randalls Monopoly Sweepstakes to WIN. It’s the only…

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Painful Reality I Can’t Help Everyone

By Lauren Williams | May 8, 2017

It’s a painful reality of my work that I can’t help everyone. More important, it’s unethical for me to help everyone – if I come to a project and I…

Decommissioned Bridge Puyallup WA

Bridge, resting, Edgewood WA

By Lauren Williams | April 25, 2017

This steel-truss bridge, at peace in a grassy field in Edgewood, WA was something I passed for several months on my way to and from a client. It has a venerable…

Globe for World Religion

Interfaith Calendar, Sacred Events

By Lauren Williams | April 16, 2017

Mid-way through a month which holds sacred events for many of us, I was curious to see just how extensive that list of events might be. This interfaith calendar is…

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Artfully Organized – Dayton Street Plaza Pocket Park in Edmonds WA

By Lauren Williams | April 7, 2017

Edmonds WA’s second pocket park, Dayton Street Plaza, dedicated April 5, 2017 according to “Don’t blink – you might miss Edmonds’ newest petite park” in the March 30 edition of the Edmonds…

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