About Me

IMG_6024Hello!

This is supposed to be about me, Jill, but let’s start with you (thanks for digging deeper into my website by the way).

Have you been proclaiming “I need to get organized” for as long as you can remember?  Are your paper piles getting the best of you?

You may be fully aware of what you need to do and even made several attempts at the whole organization thing only to end up feeling overwhelmed or even worse, critical of yourself.  Not the results you were going for!

Don’t feel ashamed if you can’t or haven’t organized yourself.  We all have strengths, mine just happens to be organization.  I love sharing my expertise with others and especially enjoy organizing busy folks with paper piles and messy kitchens or closets.

If you are ready to feel better, be more efficient, and make a change,  call or email and we’ll explore the process of working together.   Don’t let fear prevent you from making a change.

Of course, it’s intimidating to invite me into your home. (I also feel nervous when I have visitors)  That’s a totally normal response but ya gotta let it go.  I swear I’m not going to judge you.  You’ll find I’m a compassionate and supportive person who wants to help you achieve your organizing goals.

My organizing services are confidential and respectful.  Who knows, you may find yourself having fun while working with me because I like to think I’m humorous when appropriate.

Jill: 608-575-7467

Now a little about me, if you are still with me and interested.  

Waaaay back in 2002, I launched Simply Organized, LLC and joined the National Association of Professional Organizers in 2004.

I married immediately after college, in 1987.  My husband (a fishing enthusiast) and I added a daughter to our life in 1994.  OMG, having a 20-something “child” makes one feel sort of old!

I’m a native of Stevens Point, WI (where I also attended college while living at home, they called us townies), lived in Milwaukee (not my favorite city) and San Diego (awesome weather!) before we moved to Madison, WI in 1997.  We have a black lab who barks too much and is obsessed with retrieving.

I do have a life outside of running my business.  My other passions include yoga, nutrition, fitness, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking mountains in western U.S. (Glacier National Park is one of my favorite places to hike), jigsaw puzzles, and my newest interest…..musky fishing with my hubs.  Don’t let that long list fool you, I don’t like cold weather and pretty much hibernate in the winter.

My first musky

 My first musky

 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

My in-person organizing services are available in Madison, Wisconsin and surrounding communities including Middleton, Verona, Fitchburg, Stoughton, Oregon, Mount Horeb, Blue Mounds, McFarland, Cross Plains, Monona, Sun Prairie, and Waunakee.

If you don’t live in any of those areas, please call and ask if my services are available in your area.

Remote (phone coaching) is available anywhere in the U.S.  Please call to learn more about my remote services and if they are a good fit for  you:  608-575-7467

Are you concerned a professional organizer’s rates may be out of your budget?

What about the costs of clutter and chaos?  They can be significant:  time wasted trying to organize or find things, money spent on replacing lost items, late payments, inefficient use of space, stress and anxiety, missed opportunities at work, and strained relationships.

Learn more about my professional organizing rates HERE

I am also a speaker and write a weekly column for the Wisconsin State Journal.

Here is what clients have to say about working with me:

“The experience itself was at first a little scary. I was embarrassed to let her see the state of my closets, drawers, and basement.  I thought Jill would make me get rid of a lot of my “stuff”.   Jill helped me figure out why I wanted the things I wanted and showed me how easy it is to let go of the things I had no use for. I never felt pushed, pressured, or judged. 

 Jill, you are the best!  Thank you so much for the order and calm that has descended upon my home and family!” Jamie C.

“I’m addicted to organizing with you because I always feel so much better.  You are helping me win the battle against clutter.”  Trudy M.

Would you like help from a nonjudgmental, professional organizer? 

Call Jill now (unless it’s the middle of the night, then wait until daylight): 608-575-7467.