YOU'LL BE LEARNING FROM THESE EXPERTS
Laura Smith of I Heart Planners
Laura Smith is the creator of I Heart Planners. Her mission is to provide a complete life management system and resources for busy women so they can manage the chaos with a smile on their face in an era of one size fits all, generic planning systems destined for the recycling bin two months in. She loves all things planning and organizing, and she built her business on the back of her passion for creating functional yet classy printables. When she isn’t hard at work behind a computer screen you can find her loving on her husband and two toddlers, fellowshipping with her church family, and baking a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies.
Abby Lawson of Just A Girl and Her Blog
Abby Lawson is the girl behind Just a Girl and Her Blog and Abby Organizes, where she shares functional and beautiful organizing and decorating ideas to help women create a home that they and their families truly love. When she’s not blogging, you’ll find Abby working on DIY projects, running on the local trails, and checking out every playground known to Pittsburgh with her husband Donnie and their two sons, Connor and Caleb.
Abby Rike is a professional keynote speaker, published author, speech coach, and former teacher. She knows the power of stories and has a passion for helping others tell their story well. She has had the opportunity to share her story on Ellen, the Today Show, and as a contestant on The Biggest Loser.
Alison Lumbatis of Get Your Pretty On
Alison Lumbatis is a mom of three, INFJ, coffee worshipper and goat lover. At the heart of it all she's a jeans and tee kind of girl who loves spending time with her family and exploring the best Tex Mex restaurants in Dallas. Alison is an accidental minimalist when it comes to fashion and style, mixing her tried and true closet staples with a few seasonal trends. Her goal is to provide the inspiration, tools and support to make it as easy as possible for you to feel pretty every day. Feeling pretty isn’t a vain pursuit; Alison is here to help you feel more confident in your style and empowered in your choices. Women who feel good in their own skin are always the prettiest – and that touches every area of their lives.
Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs Darcy
Anne Bogel is the creator of the popular blog Modern Mrs. Darcy and host of the podcasts What Should I Read Next? and One Great Book. Her popular book lists and reading guides have established Bogel as a tastemaker among readers, authors, and publishers.The author of Reading People and I’d Rather Be Reading, Bogel lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
Barbara Fuller of Simplify Days
Barbara is the founder at Simplify Days. She is passionate about helping others find freedom through minimizing their stuff and digitizing their information.
Becky Rapinchuk of Clean Mama
Cleaning doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Clean Mama shares her simple cleaning routine to make your home consistently clean. Clean Mama is a natural homekeeping and cleaning expert, three time author, former art teacher, and mom of three that understands the overwhelm that comes with keeping a home clean while enjoying life. Her motto, everyday a little something encourages you to follow along for her tried and true methods and simple approach sure to inspire and motivate you to keep your home clean with ease.
Beth Anne Schwamberger of Brilliant Business Moms
Beth Anne Schwamberger is a wife, mom to 2 crazy boys, and... an occasional nitpicker. She's passionate about helping women set and achieve their biggest goals -- along with helping them to build a business in the margins.
Brittany Cooper of Pennies Into Pearls
Brittany is the owner of Pennies Into Pearls. She motivates and inspires women like you, by helping you understand that there is more to your financial lifestyle than paying the bills. She teaches how to end living paycheck to paycheck and thrive towards living your dreams for your family. You can find her weekly on her website and YouTube channel.
Chrissy Halton of Organise My House
Chrissy blogs at OrganiseMyHouse.com - the place to find simple solutions to create a home life you love. With over 10 years experience as a professional organiser, she shares step by step advice, lots of inspiration, and easy-to-use ideas that will transform your home from chaos to calm. After all, your home should be your happy place!
Courtney Slazinik of Click It Up A Notch
Learn it all, step-by-step, with Courtney Slazinik – the force behind Click it Up a Notch®, a Huffington Post Top 5 Blogs for momtographers.
A former teacher who got into photography to capture her beautiful family, she is eager to share what she's learned over the past 10 years & open the door to photography for other moms.
Crystal Paine of Money Saving Mom
Crystal is a wife, mom of 3, author, blogger, speaker, coach, and podcaster. She also adores chocolate, decaf tea, good books, heart conversations, and good movies.
Dana White of A Slob Comes Clean
Dana K. White is an author, podcaster, speaker, and (much to her own surprise) a Decluttering Expert. In a desperate attempt to get her own home under control, Dana started blogging as "Nony" (short for anonymous) at A Slob Comes Clean in 2009. Today, Dana shares realistic home management strategies and a message of hope for the hopelessly messy in her books: Decluttering at the Speed of Life and How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind. Dana lives with her husband and three kids just outside of Dallas, Texas. Oh, and she's funny.
Erin Chase of 5 Dollar Dinners
Erin Chase is the founder of 5DollarDinners.com, 5DollarMealPlan.com, GroceryBudgetMakeover.com, and MyFreezEasy.com and author of The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook series. She's on a mission to help busy, overwhelmed home chefs learn to spend less money on groceries and get organized in the kitchen. Her courses and membership programs have helped tens of thousands of shoppers save hundreds of thousands of dollars and countless shreds of sanity. Beyond the money savings, she's helped many people come to enjoy cooking again and help them stop feeling stressed and overwhelmed with feeding their families every single night.
When not whipping up delicious, frugal meals in the kitchen or helping streamline work schedules, she can be found out of a run, chasing her 4 boys around the neighborhood, or taking escape from the south Texas heat at the pool. She lives with her husband, 4 hungry boys, and 1 furry boy in San Antonio, TX.
Jamielyn Nye of I Heart Naptime
JAMIELYN NYE, creator of IHeartNaptime.net, cookbook author, mom of 4 kids, and chocolate lover. Jamielyn loves to share easy family friendly recipes, tips, DIY crafts and tutorials to help families create unforgettable moments.
I Heart Naptime recipes and crafts have been featured online on Food Network, Yahoo, Real Simple, Today, Country Living, Buzz Feed, Fox News, among other media outlets.
Jamielyn enjoys dreaming up delicious recipes, thrifting, and thinking of all the possibilities an old treasure can become. Jamielyn currently lives with her family in Oregon (but let’s not be mistaken . . .she is a true Arizona girl at heart).
Jen Robin of Life In Jeneral
As a celebrity executive assistant, Jen mastered the art of to-do lists, time management, and efficient systems. She began changing lives professionally by putting organizational communication into real world practices and personal situations. For Jen, it is more than physical organization it’s about connection and changing lives for the better.
After realizing the impact her systems had on an individual’s life, she was motivated to spread her knowledge and apply her systematic and soulful approach to clearing the stress and clutter from people’s lives. Life in Jeneral was born in 2014 to fulfill a lifelong passion of bringing joy to those around her through the tools of organization. It’s about simplifying your stuff, keeping and organizing only the things you love, and living the best version of your life.
Jen Ross of Pretty Neat Living
Jen is a mommy of two little ones (and a pup) and also moonlights as a YouTuber. She has shared snippets of her life, home, and loves since 2010 in the hopes of connecting with others. Jen believes strongly that sharing stories in this way promotes community based on compassion and kindness. Sharing is caring!
Jennifer Maker is an author and instructor with 25 years of experience teaching and inspiring others to transform their lives into something they love. She is the founder of the popular JenniferMaker.com DIY & Craft blog and YouTube channel, where she shares her many designs and tutorials with the world.
Jennifer Priest of Smart Fun DIY
Reformed craft hoarder Jennifer Priest knows what it's like to be overwhelmed by mountains of craft supplies. After successfully overcoming the challenges of her massive craft stash and getting her creative mojo back, she started helping other crafters do the same. You can find out more about Jennifer's mission to help crafters organize a space that supports their creativity at SmartFunDIY.com and @bestcraftrooms on Instagram.
Jennifer Roskamp of The Intentional Mom
Jennifer Roskamp is a busy homeschooling, work at home mom of 9 who lives with her busy family in the brand new dream home they just built. After becoming debt-free and paying off 2 mortgages, Jennifer's passion is teaching others to accomplish their live their best life using the money they have right now.
Jennifer Scott of the Daily Connoisseur
Jennifer L. Scott is the New York Times bestselling author of Lessons from Madame Chic, At Home with Madame Chic and Polish Your Poise with Madame Chic (Simon & Schuster), Mademoiselle Chic (Daiwa Shobo), and Connoisseur Kids (Chronicle Books). She is also the creator of the blog and YouTube channel, The Daily Connoisseur, where she explores the fine art of living. Jennifer has been featured on CNN, BBC, and CBS News, and in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, USA Today, Newsweek, and The Daily Mail. She and her husband, Ben, have four children and they divide their time between Southern California and the English countryside.
Jessica Litman of The Organized Mama
Jessica Litman is the founder, lead organizer, and creative director of the blog and professional organizing firm based in Chicago, The Organized Mama. Over the past 6 years, The Organized Mama has been teaching families how to lead neater and calmer lives, one drawer at a time. With a background in teaching, she loves showing families how to live organized lives. With two young kiddos at home, she understands how to create functional and aesthetically pleasing organizational systems for families. The Organized Mama's work has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Parents Magazine, and The Boston Globe, and is People.com’s Organizing and DIY expert.
JoAnn Crohn of No Guilt Mom
JoAnn Crohn, M.Ed believes self-sufficient kids are happier and have happier parents. She's a former elementary school teacher who lives in Chandler, AZ with her husband, 10-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son.
Sign up to unlock her parenting vault full of tricks and tools via her website, No Guilt Mom.
Kayse Pratt of Anchored Women
Kayse is a wife, mom, and founder of the Anchored Women community. She serves serve scattered and overwhelmed women by helping them get organized and establish simple systems to manage their homes, families, and personal lives well. She'd love to connect with you on her blog, Anchored-Women.com.
Kristin Morgan of The Gold Project Blog
Kristin Morgan is a born and raised Southern gal who is a teacher by day and a content creator (YouTuber) by night. She is also a coach's wife and mom of two. After becoming a mom, she decided she needed a creative outlet that she could call her own. So, she took her passion for planning and organizing and created The Gold Project where she shares real-life experiences and honesty while tackling all of her projects. Her goal is to help her community get organized on a budget and with a plan together.
Lisa Trigsted of Neat Freak McKinney
Lisa started Neat Freak McKinney in 2017 after a 17 year career in teaching. She had just turned 51, and decided to start her own business. She loves all things organizing and home staging. She lives in McKinney, TX with her husband, Mark. They have five children and eight grandchildren. She is at her happiest when using her gift to help others.
Lisa Woodruff of Organize 365
Lisa Woodruff is the founder of Organize 365, the creator of the 100 Day Home Organization Program, the Sunday Basket Workshop and Sunday Basket Workshop Paper Organization Certification Program.
As the Amazon bestselling author of The Mindset of Organization, Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time & How ADHD Affects Home Organization. Lisa shares her belief that organization is not a skill you are born with. It is a skill that is developed over time and changes with each season of life.
Lisa has helped thousands of women reclaim their homes and finally get organized with her focus on functional organizing, encouragement, and humor her through her weekly podcasts Organize 365.
Megan Duesterhaus of The Homes I Have Made
Megan Duesterhaus is a military spouse and the creative behind The Homes I Have Made, a blog that features a steady rotation of organization ideas, rental solutions, DIY home decor and more! She has moved 8 times in 13 years and loves sharing tips, tricks and ideas for turning any house into a functional, personal, and well-loved home!
Melissa James of Our Happy Hive
Melissa James is an organizing expert who helps women create systems that will work for her life and her needs! For over 20 years, Melissa worked for a variety of companies creating systems to help people accomplish goals, get organized, and be efficient. She believes you can use these same methods for yourself and run your home efficiently!
Melissa is the owner and content creator of Our Happy Hive where she provides
- Tips to declutter and organize your home
- Systems to save time and get things done faster (who doesn’t want that!), and
- Inspirational ideas to make the most of your time as a family.
Lara Casey of Cultivate What Matters
Lara Casey Isaacson was born in Washington, D.C. but spent most of her youth on the shores of Pensacola Beach, Florida. Lara graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and studied art and design at Yale University. Lara worked as a personal trainer in Manhattan and served as a contributor to Shape magazine. Lara is a believer in the “impossible,” helping women to live on purpose through the many hats she wears in her parent company, Lara Casey Media. She founded Southern Weddings magazine a decade ago and is the CEO of Cultivate What Matters. Lara is also the founder of the Making Things Happen movement, a nationally-acclaimed workshop that has been sold out for the last eight years and has toured over 40 cities. Lara frequently speaks on goal-setting, faith, mission-centered business, and is the creator of the PowerSheets Goal Planner. Lara authored two books through Thomas Nelson Publishers: Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear, Take the Leap, Live on Purpose and her most recent book, Cultivate: A Grace-Filled Guide to Growing an Intentional Life. Lara lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband, Ari, and their children, Grace, Joshua, and Sarah.
Laura Wittmann of Org Junkie
Laura Wittmann has been working as a Professional Organizer and blogger since 2006. She is the founder of the blog “I’m an Organizing Junkie” (www.orgjunkie.com), where she provides regular encouragement and education for organized living. By providing organizing advice and tips, a little bit of tough love and citing her own personal experiences as a mother of three, she inspires her readers to move from chaotic clutter to practical order. Laura’s advice has been featured in numerous magazines, including Woman’s World, Better Homes & Gardens, Canadian Living and Family Circle. Her book, Clutter Rehab, provides 101 simple, practical tips and tricks to the organizational problems encountered everyday. She lives with her husband and kids in Alberta, Canada where she’s constantly on the lookout for her next organizing “fix.” You can also follow her on Facebook (facebook.com/organizingjunkie) and Instagram (@orgjunkie).
Lauren Walker of Six Sisters Stuff
Lauren is the fifth of six sisters who blog at Six Sisters' Stuff. She's currently living in Sacramento California with her sweet husband Jon, their baby boy, and Goldendoodle Puppy. She loves Coke Zero, chocolate with peanut butter, and the sunshine. She's juggling being a new mom in a new city and mealtime is something she doesn't have time to stress about!
Lauren Greutman is Consumer Savings Expert, and the sanity-saving mother of four behind LaurenGreutman.com. She helps women create financial freedom for their families by sharing simple, easy ways to take back control of their money, live within their means, and create the simpler, happier life they’ve always dreamed of.
Michelle Dudley of 5 Dinners 1 Hour
Michelle is a a wife, mother, blogger, menu planner, and food lover. She created 5 Dinners 1 Hour to help busy moms like her get dinner on the table and ditch those unhealthy drive-thru dinners!
Monica Froese of Redefining Mom
Monica Froese is a professional blogger and Pinterest marketing expert. She has a MBA degree in finance and marketing and blogs at Redefining Mom, a site for helping moms thrive in both motherhood and business. She has traveled to the White House to discuss family-friendly workplace policies with President Obama’s senior advisors and has been featured on several media outlets including Fox News, Scary Mommy, Healthline, and Mom Talk Radio. Monica provides online marketing education to professional moms who are looking to build profitable blogs through effective sales funnels and Pinterest ads. With her tactical approach to balancing family and online business, she helps moms build successful businesses and change their lives at the same time.
Monica Leed of Simply Spaced
Monica Leed is a Los Angeles-based professional organizer, entrepreneur and principal founder of Simply Spaced, LLC. Focused on organizing for the creative mind, Monica has helped hundreds of clients get organized and inspired, from the inside out.
Monica is a former Art Director with over a dozen film credits to her name. During her time studying design and film at Arizona State University and at the American Film Institute, Monica cultivated a curiosity for efficient space design, time management, and the power of organizational systems.
In 2011, an unexpected curveball reminded her that work without balance at home will leave you feeling stuck and overwhelmed. She left the film industry and discovered that order was the catalyst for creativity. Monica began organizing and started connecting one-on-one with clients in their homes in 2012. Shortly thereafter, she co-founded Simply Spaced, an organizing company headquartered in Los Angeles that transforms spaces for both the rich and famous and the frustrated and fed up.
What Monica found missing from the newly-popularized decluttering movement was any mention of style, but her passion for curating inspiring spaces fuels the work she does with clients today. She believes everyone can live in a beautiful and joyful space that inspires creativity, calm and purpose, regardless of size. As a creative herself, Monica is a firm believer that we can all learn to think like professional organizers by adopting the tools and tricks of the pros. Her want for everyone is the ability to transform their home into a haven that supports them to live their best life.
SIMPLY SPACED is an organizing service and lifestyle company focused on transforming cluttered minds and spaces. We are a team of women passionately committed to helping you shift from “overwhelmed” to “overjoyed,” and it all begins at home.
Nikki Boyd of At Home with Nikki
Nikki is a professional organizing expert and the author of “Beautifully Organized.” After traveling the world supporting her husband as a military spouse, Nikki’s passion for organizing led her to start her YouTube channel and AtHomeWithNikki.com blog in 2012. In 2017 Nikki opened the doors to her organizing firm At Home With Nikki in the Charleston, SC area with the mission to people all around the world eliminate stress, save money and time by decluttering and implementing beautiful and workable systems in their life and home. Nikki's work has been featured in Martha Stewart Living, USA Today, Ebony Magazine and First For Women. Nikki believes that everyone deserves to come home to a space that inspires, motivates and rejuvenates the family.
Ruth Soukup of Living Well Spending Less
Ruth Soukup’s mission is to empower and inspire women everywhere to create a life they LOVE. Through her popular Do It Scared® podcast and Living Well Spending Less® blog, she encourages more than one million subscribers to face their fears and overcome obstacles in order to follow their dreams and reach their goals. She is the New York Times bestselling author of six books, as well as the founder of the Living Well Planner® and Elite Blog Academy®. Her practical advice has been featured all over, including Women’s Day, Family Circle, TODAY, Time Magazine, and Fox News. She lives in Florida with her husband Chuck and two daughters, Maggie and Annie.
Sarah Mueller of Early Bird Mom
As single mom to 4 boys spanning elementary school through college, life is a whirlwind for Sarah and she wouldn't have it any other way. Her passion is teaching busy women how to declutter their homes, let go of the excess, and discover that managing the details of life doesn't have to be so complicated!
Sarah leads the world's largest and most supportive online decluttering community via the Facebook properties, Decluttering Club and Declutter My Home. She's been featured in national publications including Facebook, Good Housekeeping, Forbes, Entrepreneur, USA Today and others.
Shawni Pothier of 71 Toes
Shawni strives to promote joy in the journey of motherhood, wifehood and the job of building a family. She chronicles thoughts, happenings and “how-tos” on her blog (71toes.com) which has spread to encourage mothers and families all over the world. She has had many opportunities for public speaking including Time Out for Women and has published a book (A Mother’s Book of Secrets) co-authored with her mother.
Shawni has five children who are becoming young adults and teenagers faster than she can keep up. She has realized how much organizing dreams and goals has helped in their growing-up process and in hers as well. She joins us here with a tutorial as to how to lasso our own hopes and dreams to make them happen!
Susie Allison of Busy Toddler
Susie is just trying to make it to nap time each day. With her easy activities, she helps other parents get there too. As an early childhood education expert, Susie focuses her efforts on helping children learn by playing and teaching others how to help their kids do the same.
Suzi Whitford of Start A Mom Blog
Suzi Whitford is a former Industrial Engineer who left the corporate world to raise her little tribe of children. She spends her free time helping moms build their blogs and applies her corporate knowledge of Lean Six Sigma to simplify the blogging process. She has helped over 45,000 moms start and grow their blogs and many of her students are making $2,000 - $20,000 per month with their own blogs. Over the past five years, along with the help of her amazing husband, they have grown their family by three and paid off all of their debt before the age of 30. Suzi aims to help other moms gain the confidence to use their talents and grow successful businesses online.
Tasha Agruso of Kaleidoscope Living
Tasha Agruso is the owner and founder of the top-ranked DIY and home decor blog, Kaleidoscope Living. She is also the creator of the complete home design system, Designer in a Binder. Though her blog and Designer in a Binder, Tasha is on a mission is to inspire everyone to design a home and life they love. She has happily retired from the private practice of law to blog full-time and lives in North Carolina with Joe, her firefighter husband, and their young twin daughters.
Tracy Bowers of Organize Simply
Tracy has had a passion for cleaning and organizing ever since she was a little girl and often helped her friends and family, even a young age. About 20 years ago, Tracy’s childhood friend, told her she should make money organizing like she had been doing for her friend and others her whole life! That friend gave Tracy a handful of clients to get started and Tracy got to work!
Today, Tracy has a thriving organizing business, Organize Simply, which is now in three regions.
She enjoys motivating others by speaking to groups around her community. She also has close to 60,000 followers on Instagram who love to watch her show all the tips and tricks to creating a beautiful, functional and organized home! She absolutely loves what she does!
Tracy has been married 34 years to her best friend, has five children and 3 ½ grandchildren.
Tricia Callahan of Once A Month Meals
In 2009, I started a hobby, freezer-meal-planning blog (Once A Month Mom) to empower busy mothers, like myself, to make meals ahead. Fast forward 10 years, and my personal “mom” blog grew to be a thriving meal planning site (onceamonthmeals.com), filled with an amazing team ready to help families make meals ahead and learn to freezer cook. Our mission is simple: help you never have to plan daily meals ever again!
I use my “I don’t have to cook dinner nightly” time to play Minecraft with my 10-year-old Asperger’s son, craft with my 9-year old daughter and travel the world with my also-runs-his-own-business husband!