SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

SOS is a compassionate, confidential home organizing service based in St. Louis, MO. We are committed to eliminating your stress by de-cluttering and organizing your living spaces, providing simple organized solutions, and by teaching you the skills you need so you can easily maintain your systems and regain your peace of mind.

Today’s whirlwind lifestyle creates an overwhelming amount of stress in our lives. We need a place to retreat, regroup, relax. Our homes can provide that escape. To create this peaceful environment, our homes need to be clutter-free and organized so the energy has a clear path to flow freely.  SOS helps you to create this peaceful type of environment.

SOS specializes in downsizing, or rightsizing older adults, emptynesters and team organizing using behavior-based solutions.

Do you have the need, or desire to downsize, or rightsize 50+ years of your life to move to a smaller home? There are so many things to do and decisions to make that it can be overwhelming. SOS would love to help! Let us ease the burden of overwhelm by helping you with this life changing project.  Call us today!

Recent SOS Articles

How to Clear Out a Home to Sell After a Death

By | March 27th, 2019|Decluttering, Organizing Tips|

Have you ever had to clear out a home to sell after a death?  If so, then you know how much there is to do. You also know that it’s an emotional journey.  We learn things about our loved ones that we didn’t know as we cull through their things.  These things are small pieces of their lives that live on through the memories they leave behind. Several years ago, I had to clear out [...]

Benefits of Moving to a Smaller Home

By | March 20th, 2019|Downsizing, Moving|

There will be a point in your life when you start to consider moving to a smaller home.  Typically, we start to think along those lines as we get older.  We slow down and don’t have the energy or physical capacity to manage the tasks associated with a big home. You may have started out with a smaller home, then as you moved along life’s path, you needed more space so you upsized to a [...]

What Important Things Would You Take in an Emergency?

By | March 13th, 2019|Emergency Preparedness, Home Organization|

Have you ever thought about this question? Do you know what items in your home that you consider important things? These are mainly things that would be very difficult, or impossible to replace if they were lost or destroyed. Imagine that you are in an emergency situation like a natural disaster, maybe a tornado, hurricane, flood or a fire.  Sheltering in place is not an option. You could potentially have just minutes to evacuate your [...]

Empty Nest Syndrome

By | March 6th, 2019|Downsizing, Home Organization|

You may have empty nest syndrome if…the kids went off to college, the kids got married, the kids moved into their first apartment, etc.  The commonality here is that your children no longer occupy space in your home on a regular basis. This can be an emotional time for everyone - you, your husband and of course, the kids.  You may be feeling like the momma bird after her babies left the nest. Maybe not [...]

Organizing a Lifetime of Memories

By | February 27th, 2019|Home Organization, Storage|

Let’s face it, we all keep objects that have memories attached to them. The memory typically has an emotional attachment to the item.  That may be why we keep them.  Some feel that they will forget the memory if they discard the object.  That may or may not be true but there are ways to manage your memorabilia to keep your memories from fading away. Everyone has different ideas of what they keep in terms [...]

Plastic Grocery Bags Are Not Good For Long-Term Storage

By | February 20th, 2019|Storage|

Currently, the big question on my mind is, why do so many people use plastic grocery bags for storage? I see this in my client’s homes as well as family member’s homes, even my own.  Not by me of course, but others. I’m calling them grocery bags but the reality is that all stores where you purchase products use them. Maybe grocery stores were the first ones to start using them, who knows, I certainly [...]