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October 2017

Living with Less: The First Step to Ace Downsizing!

October 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
First Parish UU Church in Bedford, MA, 75 Great Road
Bedford, AL 01730 United States
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Does the idea of downsizing sound like the scariest ride at the carnival? Let's demystify what it will take for you to start creating a plan to declutter and think about your *stuff* in a newer, smaller space! We'll discuss: Why letting go of stuff can be so hard Strategies to help make decisions Exit plans for all that stuff that will live without you in the future Steps you can start taking TODAY to get started!

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January 2018

Celebrate Your Space: Decluttering and Organizing Tips to Love Your Home Again!

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Melrose Public Library, 69 W. Emerson Street
Melrose, MA 02176 United States
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RESERVATIONS REQUIRED Back by popular demand! Kathy Vines, Certified Professional Organizer and owner of Clever Girl Organizing, will share how to tackle the clutter in your home and to gain a fresh start for keeping organized in the new year. Sign up online or speak with a library staff member to reserve your seat!

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March 2018

Conquer Photos and Paperwork – PRIVATE EVENT

March 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Melrose Family Room, 179 Green Street
Melrose, MA 02176 United States

PRIVATE EVENT As a busy parent, you're just trying to stay afloat. These piles around you -- in paper or in digital form -- of the photos and paperwork around you, nag at you. They give you a sense that you're slipping behind more and more each day.  Come and discuss: Best ways to deal with the paper you already have How to control the paper as it continues to enter your home What to do with "memorabilia" paper --…

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New England Home Show – Exhibitor – SORRY! EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

March 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memorial Hall, 590 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176 United States
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Clever Girl Organizing is proud to participate as an exhibitor at the North Shore Home Show, brought to you by the Kim Perrotti Team. With over 25 years combined experience working with buyers and sellers, The Kim Perrotti Team is able to identify areas of home improvement that are most important to homeowners, buyers and sellers. The North Shore Home Show strives to bring local businesses and consumers together to Inspire, Educate, and Innovate. Please join us on Sunday, March 11th, at…

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Encore of Bonita Springs, FL – PRIVATE EVENT

March 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Club at Grandezza, 11481 Grande Oak Boulevard
Estero, FL 33928 United States
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April 2018

Paperwork, Shmaperwork – Get Out From Under Those Piles and Files!

April 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Melrose Public Library, 69 W. Emerson Street
Melrose, MA 02176 United States
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Free

Paper - it keeps coming, and yet you already feel surrounded! It gives you a sense that you’re slipping behind more and more each day. What better time than now (hint: Melrose Free Shredding Day at the DPW is just 3 weeks away!) to get focused? Come and discuss: Best ways to deal with the paper you already have - Keep? Toss? Scan? Shred?  How to control the paper as it continues to enter your home What to do with…

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Estate Planning in the Digital Age – Managing Your Digital Afterlife – PRIVATE EVENT

April 11, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Covenant Village of Cromwell, 52 Missionary Road
Cromwell, CT 06416 United States

PRIVATE EVENT It used to be easier to manage important paperwork and bills and mementoes if someone passed away or became incapacitated: we opened the mailbox or opened drawers and filing cabinets. But in today's digital age, some of the most important information we deal with never gets touched by our hands. Thinking about how to create a plan for YOUR important information (or whoever is in charge of the administrative stuff at home) for when things change can be…

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Estate Planning in the Digital Age – Managing Your Digital Afterlife – PRIVATE EVENT

April 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
First Parish UU Church in Bedford, MA, 75 Great Road
Bedford, AL 01730 United States
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PRIVATE EVENT  It used to be easier to manage important paperwork and bills and mementos if someone passed away or became incapacitated: we opened the mailbox or opened drawers and filing cabinets. But in today’s digital age, some of the most important information we deal with never gets touched by our hands. Thinking about how to create a plan for YOUR important information (or whoever is in charge of the administrative stuff at home) for when things change can be…

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September 2018

The 101’s: Experienced Advice for Busy People – Get Organized and Simplify

September 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
REMAX / Leading Edge, 536 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176 United States
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Sometimes, getting organized when you’re busy, with no end in sight, seems like a hopeless venture! You’re overwhelmed, and it’s become harder to know where to start to make a difference. It’s easy to forget that organizing is a process, not an end result!    In “Mindful Organizing: Living with Less,” presented by Kathy Vines, Certified Professional Organizer® and owner of Clever Girl Organizing®, we’ll explore the three keys to getting and staying organized:   -       Stuff – What is filling your space? Are these…

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November 2018

Melrose Parent University – Getting Organized With Kids

November 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Melrose High School Melrose, MA 02176 United States

Session 1: The ABCs of Organizing Target Audience: PreK – 2nd grade It’s never too soon to learn how to be organized, or for parents to create lessons to get their kids to embrace organization! We’ll discuss the skills that even younger kids can develop and master, and explore systems and strategies that parents can use to keep the whole family on track. Session 2: Stepping Up and Staying on Track: Organizing and Your Tween or Teen Target Audience: Grades 3 – 8 From…

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May 2019

Right sizing ~ Transitioning to your next home with ease!

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Davio’s Lynnfield, 1250 Market Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940 United States
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Kathy Vines, of Clever Girl Organizing, will participate in a panel with other experts in the real estate and transition industries to share tips and how they can best help you make your next move. Come and join the Chuha Scouten Team of Leading Edge Real Estate for a great night with tips on how to begin transitioning to your next home. Enjoy a night out with some great people and walk away with information to help you start your…

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August 2019

An Evening with Author, Hallie Ephron, and Professional Organizer, Kathy Vines

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
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Kathy Vines joins NY Times Bestselling Author, Hallie Ephron, in the launch of her new book, Careful What You Wish For, a mystery with a professional organizer as the heroine! Kathy will talk about the real-life adventures of organizing while Hallie speaks about how she created this character and the page-turning story in her latest book.  Emily Harlow makes a living decluttering peoples’ lives, but she’d love nothing better than to toss out all her husband’s crap. The larger his…

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