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Welcome! My name is Laurie and I’m delighted to meet you!

Whether you’re a stay-at-home Mom, a budding entrepreneur, or somewhere in between, my mission is to help you live simply and work smarter so you can reclaim your time to focus on what matters most.

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Hot Mess: A Practical Guide to Getting Organized

Most of us have too much stuff and not enough places to put it. Combine that with our hectic modern lives, and you’ve got a recipe for clutter catastrophe.

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Podcast – This Organized Life

Take a glimpse into my organized, but not-so-perfect world as a mom, author of the book HOT MESS: A Practical Guide to Getting Organized, and founder of Simply B Organized.

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Ep 167: Emergency Planning with Karen Purze

Ep 167: Emergency Planning with Karen Purze

Hi Friends! Today I am joined by Karen Purze, author of Life In Motion: A Guide for Gathering Life’s Vital Details, a workbook to help people get their affairs in order. She blogs about end-of-life and emergency planning at lifeinmotionguide.com. Whether you want to...

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Ep 166: The Q&A Episode!

Ep 166: The Q&A Episode!

Hi Friends! For today’s episode we turned to YOU, our listeners, readers, and followers to answer the questions that you want to know. I am always impressed with the questions you have; some are funny, some are more serious, and others relate to running a business. I...

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Ep 165: Preparing for Aging Parents

Ep 165: Preparing for Aging Parents

Hi Friends! Today we are joined by my IRL friend, Gail who graciously shares her story of losing her mother, then watching her active father’s health decline soon after. She talks about the emotional toll it took on her and her sisters, each of their families, and...

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A 30 Day Guide to a Complete Bedroom Closet Transformation

A 30 Day Guide to a Complete Bedroom Closet Transformation

New Year, means a new bedroom closet right? There’s never been a better, more motivating time to focus your attention on your bedroom closet. Reduce the amount of time you spend searching for the perfect outfit to wear by transforming your bedroom closet completely....

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Check Your Mirrors

Check Your Mirrors

Reflection is not one of my strong suits. One year when we were driving to North Carolina I got pulled over for speeding by a police officer in Delaware.  When he approached my window he said, “I was following you for 11 miles and you never slowed down.” I can’t think...

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My Latest Desk Obsession

My Latest Desk Obsession

Disclosure: Although I have received compensation for this review, the opinions expressed here are completely my own. We test all products thoroughly and only review and endorse products that we personally use. This article also contains affiliate links, which means...

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“Life can be hard, getting organized doesn’t have to be.” – Laurie Palau