The Works Seattle

I am delighted to announce that I’ll be offering an organizing class through The Works Seattle on Thursday May 16, 7:00PM. It’s a beautiful space in one of my favorite neighborhoods. I may just let myself goof off that day and then saunter in to teach. My beloved Coco is star of the show. About…

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I don’t like real-life mysteries

I don’t like real-life mysteries. I’ll read fiction all day every day, cut my teeth on Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, graduated to Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Lord Peter and Nero Wolfe. I avoid the real-life stuff at all cost. I’m reviewing some of my bookkeeping, which prompts this self-reflection. Worry about the client…

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Me, I’ve found something to brand!

Me, a Certified Professional Organizer who’s reluctant to give most clients a business card! I’ve found something to brand, something I’d pass out like pens at a bank.   I’ve come to a standstill trying to teach a certain person, who shall remain nameless, about calendars. And many of my clients dislike calendars – “too…

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A Client and a Dog

One of my former clients texted today, showing off an absolutely adorable moose of a just-adopted-from-a-shelter dog. I admit, unabashedly, I started crying. A competent, seasoned Organizer doesn’t come into a client’s home and start wondering where the pretty baskets go. A qualified Organizer comes in and checks that a client can get to all…

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Unstuff Your Life! Andrew J. Mellen

Andrew J. Mellen, once-upon-a-time VirgoMan and now “simply” “The Most Organized Man in America,” began in the organizing profession in 1996.  He’s another of our giants – a little more literally, since he stands at 6′ 1″ – alongside such luminaries as Judith Kolberg and Julie Morgenstern. Luminary is appropriate in another sense – Mellen…

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Organizing Pep Rally Movie-Star-Style – virtual

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Casual Uncluttering’s “Organizing Pep Rally” is a great virtual get-together with family or friends, your favorite social club, the monthly Home Owners Association gathering, your small-business networking night, or any other combination of colleagues, chums and blood-relations you might desire. THIS IS ME So, what is an Organizing Pep Rally? I come to your space using…

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Organizer on the Road Show Goes Zoom

There’s a virtual demonstration of an organizing session, to let anyone get familiar and comfortable with the process, available through Casual Uncluttering LLC. It’s a bin of items my clients and I often encounter in our sessions. The featured photo is a sample of what you’ll see. “The Organizer on the Road Show” is practical,…

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It’s Official – Casual Uncluttering LLC is Virtual

I’m conducting organizing sessions by teleconference – Zoom, Duo, Microsoft Teams, or tell me about a mechanism you like and I’m gonna investigate it the same day. One-on-one teleconferenced organizing meetings, also known as “virtual” or “remote” organizing, are usually shorter than a “regular” engagement, focus on well-defined projects even more closely than side-by-side work,…

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HOUSTON, WE HAVE ZOOM

I, Lauren Williams of Casual Uncluttering LLC, will have full virtual organizing (aka remote organizing) capability as of April 15, 2020. PLEASE, don’t be shy about asking for the opportunity to work with me via computer or telephone!

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