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Gift Giving made Easy
Gift Giving made Easy

It is so easy to get lost in the stress of Gift Giving... read more

Hello Fabulous Fall!
Hello Fabulous Fall!

The transition from summer to fall brings both sadness and happiness for most of us.... read more

Tips to Ensure a Wonderful and Relaxing Fall Season!
Tips to Ensure a Wonderful and Relaxing Fall Season!

Fall brings up so many happy memories from childhood from jumping in leaf piles, carving jack o' lanterns, and picking apples to hayrides, bonfires and watching the local football teams!... read more

The Teal Pumpkin Project & Top 10 Allergy-Safe Halloween Treats
The Teal Pumpkin Project & Top 10 Allergy-Safe Halloween Treats

Having a child with an allergy presents so many obstacles. The last thing you want is for your child to feel left out on Halloween! It is Literally taking Candy from a baby!... read more

'Tis the Season for Change
'Tis the Season for Change

The leaves are changing, clothing must change, garage tools must change, kids back in school - time to change our schedules, New Baby? Big changes!... read more

Celebrating NASSMM Week
Celebrating NASSMM Week

We are Proud Members of NASSMM... read more

Celebrating Life Simplified's 9th Anniversary with 9 Fun Facts!
Celebrating Life Simplified's 9th Anniversary with 9 Fun Facts!

9 things you might not have known about Life Simplified... read more

The Maintenance Program you Never Knew you Needed
The Maintenance Program you Never Knew you Needed

How would you like to stay up to date with all of your recent organizing?... read more

Dorm Days: Time to Organize the College Dorm
Dorm Days: Time to Organize the College Dorm

It’s time for the back to school rush! If you’re a parent with elementary or middle school kiddos, you’re probably counting down the days until you can restore order in your home.  While they head back to school, it gives you the perfect opportunity to organize and clean your home without any distractions (...or anyone moving toys out of the “giveaway&rdqu... read more

How to Have a Sustainable & Organized End of Summer!
How to Have a Sustainable & Organized End of Summer!

Are you having an amazing summer? We sure are! Our families are planning all of the parties, BBQs, sleepovers, and pool parties we want to squeeze in before summer sizzles away. Because, well, we love any reason to come together and celebrate life—not to mention all the yummy snacks and sweets! This August, we don’t want you to stress about a thing as you cele... read more

5 Simple Ways To Be a Minimalist
5 Simple Ways To Be a Minimalist

A Shift in Your Mindset Can Go A Long Way To create more livable spaces in your home, sometimes, it’s not about cleaning or decluttering. It’s about a mindset shift!  We’ve all been conditioned to look at sale prices with eyes wide. And we all have that knee-jerk reaction to make a purchase even though we don’t necessarily need the items.  But can... read more

Your Laundry Routine Can Be Organized!
Your Laundry Routine Can Be Organized!

​What’s worse, doing the laundry, folding it or hanging it up? Oy!Laundry day can be a real challenge in most households, mostly because it’s just so time-consuming. If you’re already feeling overwhelmed with the clutter in your home, laundry day can magnify that feeling X 100.I don’t want you to feel consumed with all the clothes, the crayo... read more

Moving? Tips for an Easy Move & Simplified Packing!
Moving? Tips for an Easy Move & Simplified Packing!

​5 Tips for an Easy Move:1. Start Early:On an average 3-bedroom home it could take you 3-4 full days packing. That’s after decluttering, and once you have all the supplies!2. Anything you won’t be using before your move can be packed. This includes:Seasonal itemsGuest roomsBasementsGood China you only use on holidaysAnything you don’t use, but can’t g... read more

Hurricane Season is nearly upon us
Hurricane Season is nearly upon us

Being Prepared is Essential Have a plan in case you need to evacuate:1. Know where you will go, how you will get there and where you will stay 2. Plan in advance if you require help leaving the premises  3. Have a Plan if need to Shelter in Place Safely4. You may be without power, water, gas, phone or internet for a while, keep these items handy: ~An emergency ... read more

School is Out & Summer Organizing is your Best Friend
School is Out & Summer Organizing is your Best Friend

Can you believe it’s June? School is almost out, graduations have taken place and summer vacation and camps are starting.  I find parents fall into two groups. The ones that are running for the wine and beer, dreading the next three months and the ones that are excited to be spending the next few months with the kids.I fall into the later. I love making memories. Trips ... read more

Pool & Beach Essentials!
Pool & Beach Essentials!

In-between running to and from clients, I have been snatching a minute here and there to enjoy the beautiful weather we’ve been having. I love this time of year before the humidity arrives.I also love summer – trips to the beach and lazy days at the pool. With two kids though, it’s not quite as easy as it once was, so being organized is key. Whether you&rsqu... read more

Get Ready for Summer Camp!
Get Ready for Summer Camp!

This summer, my family will be entering entirely new territory—Boy Scout and Girl Scouts’ sleep away camp! You could say the excitement and nerves are taking over my home for my 11 and 14-year-old. The Girl Scouts sent over a packing list which was tremendously helpful for a new sleep away camp mom. Fortunately, we were also able to ask a friend who went last... read more

My Family's Busy Bags
My Family's Busy Bags

When you’re at a restaurant, in the car, or headed to the beach, do your kids drive you crazy by fighting or by saying that they are bored?  I have found several variations of a busy bag/box on Pinterest, and created my own.  My bags have changed over the years these are my recommendations for keeping them away from electronics!My Restaurant Bag contains:Paper... read more

Creating Goals with your Children for Summer Break
Creating Goals with your Children for Summer Break

We all dream about the day we can turn our lives into an endless vacation. But scientists have actually proven that as much as this fantasy lives in our mind, we probably wouldn’t enjoy it too much if it became a reality.Why?​Because having the freedom to do nothing all day doesn’t bring us joy. Purpose does—a reason to get up in the mor... read more

High School Graduation Gift Guide

​Congratulations! Someone close to you has Graduated High School and is College Bound! The go-to gift is always Money or Gift Cards, of course,but what about including something exceptionally useful with your financial gift?We, as professional organizers, are always looking for the practical and simple gifts.Here are a few we have found to be incredibly useful (and love to recommend) for the college bound student: Label Maker: Best Gift Ever! You will be shocked at how useful it ... read more

Three reasons to reconsider hiring a professional organizer

​Have you considered hiring a professional organizer but for one reason or another you have decided against it? You are not alone!  Many people think that hiring someone to get or keep them organized is foolish and unnecessary.  The reality couldn’t be further from the truth.  Professional organizers are here to help you get your home in order, in a way that works best for your lifestyle. Many people outsource their house cleaning and lawn maintenance so why ar... read more

Spring Cleaning Part 2: The Garage

When those warm spring days occur are you digging out the kids bikes, garden tools or the grill?   My own garage is a small space, not big enough for a car, but big enough to hold our holiday decorations, 3 Kayaks, gardening equipment, snowblower and lawn mower! Even the kids bikes and sporting equipment!  How do we do it? Very strategically!  We built shelving and use all  the vertical space!  We hang anything that can be hung on the wall! Getti... read more

Spring Cleaning Part 1- Closets

This time of year, I love changing around my closet: Dare I say it? Putting away my winter clothes to make room for my spring and summer outfits.Now is the time to really focus on the closet:* What did you not wear this past season?  *Do you love the items?* Do they fit and are they in style?   There are so many charities in need of clothing this is the time to donate!  Your closet is your prime real estate. Only items you use every day or on a monthly basis sh... read more

Great Deals Causes Clutter

What happens when you love to shop BUT hate to organize?  Or don’t have the time or the energy to deal with what you buy?All those “great deals” becomes clutter when we bring it into the home and don’t have a place to put it right away or purge something else to make room for it.  What happens most of the time the items stay hidden in a bag we let it pile up and up!   Then there is t a problem.Too much stuff, with no place to put it, leads to clutter a... read more

Managing the Chaos of Quarantining

 We are on day 39 of quarantine inPennsylvania. Are you binge watching TV Shows, exercising, eating lots of carbs or trying to work and teach your kids school work at the same time! For me I am managing this time by doing virtual exercise classe, taking family walks, doing lots of games and puzzles with my family.  The most stressful part of my day is trying to teach my kids their school lessons fortunately the teachers have been amazing and have been doing video lessons which have bee... read more

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