Feng Shui and Karen Kingston

Karen Kingston’s book Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui was my introduction to Feng Shui several years ago, and still remains a favorite book of mine regardless of its subject matter. Why? Let me count the ways. (1) Ms. Kingston has a delightful, almost goofy, sense of humor. (2) She is an Organizing virtuoso. There…

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Ask Away webinar – Try to Baffle the Organizer

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See if you can baffle me, Lauren Williams of Casual Uncluttering. with a question. Depending on time constraints, this talk can be more effective if I get the questions a day or two in advance, but it’s not mandatory. This structure lends itself to particular topics as well: “How do I make my desk less…

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First Organizer on the Road Show of the New Year

Organizer on the Road Show   Saturday January 25, 2020 2:00PM Sno-Valley Senior Center 4610 Stephens Avenue PO Box 96 Carnation, WA 98014 I have a portable demonstration of an organizing session, to let anyone get familiar and comfortable with the process. It’s a bin of items my clients and I often encounter in our…

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How to Organize Your Bedroom Fast-Even in 15 Minutes

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Another fun little blog which features an opinion of mine – How to Organize Your Bedroom Fast-Even in 15 Minutes June 25, 2019 by Whitney Coy for Realtor.com. Just in time for the holidays. C’mon, despite Whitney Coy’s first paragraph, you know where all the guests’ coats are going for the party… “When you focus…

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Age in Place by Lynda G. Shrager – MUST-READ

I’m preparing for the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) Level II Aging Specialist Certificate. I found Age in Place: A Guide to Modifying, Organizing, and Decluttering Mom and Dad’s Home by Lynda G. Shrager while I was looking for another book entirely. That was my momentous good fortune. I think so highly of this book…

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A Debt to Pay Forward – An Organizer’s Tale of Woe

If anyone ever tries to tell you that I, Lauren Williams, Certified Professional Organizer(R), Founder and Owner of Casual Uncluttering LLC, am always organized – he’s lying. And so begins my yarn, and earns me a debt to pay forward. My son is a teenager. My sister warned me that I wouldn’t be able to…

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Marla Cilley the FlyLady – Sink Reflections

Marla Cilley, the FlyLady, www.FlyLady.net, nurtures a millions-strong online community of people who share organizing tips and tools, motivation, and comradeship. They support and empower each other in countless ways. Cilley is the bedrock of that community, who over the course of her own struggle with chronic disorganization developed a very simple, very gradual, very…

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