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About LSO

Raleigh, NC


Welcome to Life Simply Organized, where order meets simplicity, and chaos finds its way out. Our story began in 2016, when our founder, Adrienne, decided to embark on a journey that would not only transform her life but the lives of countless others as well. Adrienne's passion for organizing and her innate desire to help people led her to leave behind a successful career as an Engineer. She realized that, despite her achievements, she wasn't spending enough quality time with her children, and something needed to change.
Driven by a desire to make a difference, Adrienne started Life Simply Organized. Her vision extended beyond simply decluttering spaces; it aimed to empower other mothers seeking meaningful careers with the flexibility to balance work and family. At the core of our company is a deep belief in the strength and capabilities of women and mothers. We are proud to support a diverse workforce of talented women who share our commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of our clients.

As our team continued to grow, we recognized the importance of ensuring that every client received the highest level of service. To achieve this, we established a rigorous and comprehensive training program that all our organizers undergo. Our organizers are not just experts in decluttering and organizing; they are also skilled in project planning, empathetic in understanding your unique needs, unwaveringly hardworking, highly competent, and always approachable and friendly. At Life Simply Organized, we create judgment-free spaces that invite serenity and functionality into your life. With experience gained from working with hundreds of clients, we have honed our craft and are equipped to handle any organizing challenge. Our commitment is to get your project done right the first time, saving you time, money, and energy. Your journey to a simpler, more organized life starts here with Life Simply Organized.

Life Simply Organized is your partner in simplifying your life and bringing order to your spaces. Our comprehensive range of services is designed to address your unique needs, ensuring that every project is a tailored experience.

At Life Simply Organized, we specialize in professional organizing services, offering you the expertise needed to transform any space, be it your home or business. From the smallest pantry to an entire home overhaul, including complex multi-phase moves, we approach every task with precision and care. We're not just about decluttering; we're also skilled in project management, capable of planning and managing projects of all sizes and complexities.

Our commitment to understanding your goals begins with a thorough listening process. We work closely with you to ensure that your vision becomes a reality. Each session is meticulously planned, no matter how simple it may seem, to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

Our versatility extends to working with children, teaching them valuable organizational skills, to assisting individuals downsizing for retirement communities, our services cater to a wide range of needs. We're not just about tidying up; we tackle challenging areas like garages and storage units, even handling the removal of unwanted items, including trash disposal.

Furthermore, our team of organizers is trained to provide support for various challenges, including ADD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, physical ailments, and more. Life Simply Organized is committed to making your life simpler, one organized space at a time.

What We Do


Meet Adrienne Ryan, Founder and Pro Organizer

Meet Adrienne, a New York native who found her heart in Raleigh in 2016 and proudly calls this vibrant city her home. Her journey to Raleigh began with just one visit, where she instantly fell in love with the warm weather, the welcoming people, and the natural beauty that surrounds this charming corner of the world.

Shortly after settling in Raleigh, Adrienne embarked on a transformative journey towards minimalism, zero waste, and intentional living. As she embraced these principles, she discovered profound benefits in her personal life. Her days became simpler, allowing her to prioritize what truly brought her joy, from cherished family moments to the great outdoors.

Years into her journey, Adrienne took a bold step, shedding unnecessary belongings accumulated over time and relocating her family to a tiny home on their homestead. Here, they dedicate their days to working on their land and building beautiful memories, embracing a life that's both minimalist and deeply connected to the environment.


Adrienne's genuine passion for helping others discover joy through intentional living shines brightly in her work with clients. She understands that each person's journey is unique, with distinct goals and desires. She is committed to supporting others in realizing their aspirations. Adrienne recognizes the vital role of Professional Organizers and is dedicated to providing professional, compassionate, and knowledgeable services to individuals seeking more simplicity and order in their lives.

With a meticulous knack for planning and a wealth of experience across a diverse range of projects, Adrienne excels at understanding her clients' needs and translating them into actionable plans. Her clients trust her to turn their vision into reality, and she's here to guide you on your path towards a more organized and intentional life.

Meet the Team

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Ashley Simmons

Team Leader and Organizer

Meet Ashley, a passionate organizer and planner who finds immense joy in bringing peace and order to her clients' lives. With a background in education as a nanny, camp counselor, and daycare assistant teacher, Ashley's organizational skills have been finely honed through her experiences working with children and families.

Ashley is a true sentimentalist at heart. She understands the emotional attachment people often have to their belongings, making the process of decluttering and reorganizing a deeply personal one. However, she also appreciates the value of embracing change and creating spaces that are both beautiful and highly functional.


When she's not meticulously sorting her clothes by color or planning out her next travel adventure, Ashley enjoys the great outdoors through hiking, baking delicious cookies, and indulging in captivating mystery novels. As a well-traveled individual, Ashley has explored 24 countries, with her top favorites being New Zealand, Nepal, and Scotland. Her diverse experiences and boundless enthusiasm make her a valuable asset in helping you create a more organized and harmonious living space.

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Bonnie Hunter


Meet Bonnie, a devoted mother of two who has spent the past 28 years dedicated to the field of education. As a seasoned teacher, Bonnie has honed her skills in developing and maintaining a diverse range of organizational systems, with a particular expertise in the art of filing. Her commitment to order and efficiency was not just a classroom trait but a way of life.

Bonnie deeply appreciates the tranquility that an organized environment can bring and finds immense satisfaction in assisting others on their journey to simplicity and organization. Her passion lies in helping people transform their living spaces into havens of harmony and functionality. Bonnie eagerly looks forward to guiding you on your path to a more simply organized life, where order and peace go hand in hand.

In her free time, Bonnie shares adventures with her loyal canine companion, Duck, as they've embarked on remarkable hikes spanning over 240 miles. This adventurous spirit and her extensive experience in education and organization make Bonnie a valuable asset in your pursuit of a more organized and fulfilling lifestyle.

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Linda Bumgarner


Meet our passionate organizer and decorator, whose love for creating harmonious living spaces has been nurtured through 16 years as a military spouse. Frequent moves within the United States and around the globe have given her invaluable experience in setting up and organizing homes every two years.

Equipped with a certification in home staging from the New York Institute of Art and Design, she's well-versed in transforming spaces into stunning showcases. Her career has taken her to various corners of the world, serving as a hospital administrator in the UK, Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Germany. Originally hailing from the UK, she now proudly calls the Triangle area home, where she shares her life with her adopted son and Army husband.
An adventurer at heart, she has a deep love for travel, constantly seeking opportunities to explore the world. Additionally, she's an expert thrift store bargain hunter, with a keen eye for antiquing and flea market treasures.

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Jennifer Gala


Introducing Jennifer, a lifelong enthusiast of organization who finds genuine fulfillment in helping others discover the joy of a simpler and stress-free life. With two decades of experience in business operations, process improvement, project management, and customer satisfaction, Jennifer's expertise seamlessly aligns with her passion for home organizing. She's excited to channel her professional skills into her love for creating orderly and harmonious living spaces.

Jennifer is a true explorer at heart, constantly seeking out new adventures, cultures, cuisines, and languages. Her love for travel is reflected in the unique treasures she collects on her journeys, which often find their place in her clients' beautifully organized spaces. Whether it's from her travels or thrift store shopping, Jennifer has a knack for discovering and showcasing fascinating finds.

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Marbrisa Carastro


Allow us to introduce Marbrisa, a San Diego, California native who has now found her home in Durham, where she resides with her family and their cherished rescue pup. Marbrisa is a vital addition to our team, bringing with her a wealth of project management experience and an unwavering passion for the art of organization.


Her career has been marked by diverse roles, from her time as a private school administrative coordinator, longtime professional organizer and currently, as an event planner for UNC's Business School. Through these roles, she has honed her ability to ensure projects run seamlessly, all while maintaining an unyielding commitment to detail and excellence.

Marbrisa's unique blend of organizational expertise and her penchant for meticulous planning make her an invaluable asset to our team. She is dedicated to bringing order and harmony to every project she undertakes, and her passion for organizing shines through in every detail.


Shannon Cueva

Social Media Manager

Meet Shannon, whose journey has taken her from Virginia to the vibrant streets of NYC, and now to her beloved new home in Raleigh. During her time in the Big Apple, Shannon immersed herself in the Fashion Industry, gaining valuable experience in a bustling and creative environment. Her passion for making spaces beautiful has always been at the forefront of her interests, and she firmly believes that an organized space is the crucial first step toward achieving that beauty. In fact, she would often find joy in organizing large sample clothes just for the sheer pleasure of it.

Shannon's enthusiasm for creating harmonious and visually appealing spaces is contagious, and she's excited to help you bring a sense of joy to your surroundings. Though she started as one of our professional organizers, Shannon has since taken on the role of our social media manager, where her creativity and eye for detail continue to shine, keeping our online presence as organized and appealing as the spaces she transforms.

Why We're the Organizers for You 

To Save you Time and Money

Taking on a project alone means sacrificing your time at home and work while you research products, shop for items, get rid of donations, and put in the elbow grease. By utilizing our knowledge and experience, we will undoubtedly complete your project as efficiently as possible, saving you time and money.

To Finally Finish that Project

Remember that project you've been putting off? Life Simply Organized is not only ready, but willing and eager to tackle it for you., Imagine that weight lifted off your shoulders, without any of the frustration.

To Have More Great Days

A recent study by St. Lawrence University in NY, found that people who fell asleep around clutter, slept worse than those who didn't. Having a tailored, organized space, will greatly reduce the effort needed to maintain it. Take seconds to find important paperwork, or quickly get your family ready in the morning, while gaining additional "you" time, in one-fell swoop.

We Will Never Judge

We're completely unbiased. We will always be compassionate, and show gentle guidance no matter how big or small the project.

You Need Someone in Your Corner

Sometimes you just need a gentle push to get you motivated. We're here with you all the way, for as much, or as little as you need.

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