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Cats – OK Clients, You Know Who You Are

By Lauren Williams | February 7, 2017

Cats.   I just found this on the members-only Facebook page for my professional society. Had to share.

Organizing = Archaeology

By Lauren Williams | February 5, 2017

An April 2016 Yelp review from my wonderful client Pinko G. I like this one because we agree “Organizing = Archaeology.” “Lauren has been a dream. She is casual & yet totally professional. A very intuitive and caring personality too. She came into my bogged down studio apartment and box by box helped me sort…

23 Family-Friendly Mudroom Storage Ideas

By Lauren Williams | February 1, 2017

This article is reprinted with permission of Katie Kavulla, Keep the mud out of your house with these family-friendly mudroom storage ideas. If your home has a mudroom, count yourself lucky! Not only is mudroom storage great for capturing dirt from your kids’ outside adventures before it gets to your living space, but…

Judith Kolberg’s “Conquering Chronic Disorganization”

By Lauren Williams | February 1, 2017

I’ve decided to try for Board certification in my profession – CPO, Certified Professional Organizer. In honor of that, I’m going to post occasional reviews of the books I’m studying. I hope my reviews help you find interesting stuff. The books aren’t all easily available, but most are worth hunting for if you like to…

Solve The Home Office/Guest Room Dilemma

By Lauren Williams | February 1, 2017

This blog is posted with permission of Meryl Alcabes, Sleepers in Seattle.   Posted on January 25, 2017 by Meryl Alcabes Solutions Revealed: My Favorite Organizer On The Home Office/Guest Room I met Lauren, of Casual Uncluttering, at a business meeting a few years ago.  She introduced herself as an organizer and I immediately thought, “I’m never letting her into…

Don Aslett Clutter's Last Stand

Clutter’s Last Stand

By Lauren Williams | February 1, 2017

I’m a decluttering geek. In honor of the fact that I’m studying to board-certify (going for CPO (Certified Professional Organizer)) in my profession in June, I will be posting reviews of the books I’m studying.   Don Aslett, a cleaning expert who built a housekeeping service empire, doesn’t soften the blow about decluttering. He openly…

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