Donna Dettling, owner of Simpler Life Solutions, welcomes press inquiries and is happy to speak with the media about issues related to personal and professional organization. To reach Donna, please call 301-330-8750 or connect using the Contact page.


Simpler Life Solutions in Person

New for 2016:  Simpler Life Conversations

If your life is cluttered, chaotic, or inefficient, these workshops will help you create sustainable

space, time, and freedom to focus on the essentials and pursue your passions.

Join me to create a community of people who are ready to make changes and move forward in joy.


1) In-Person Monthly Workshops for Women – on the third Sundays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm 

For information and registration please visit this link:

2) Teleseminar Monthly Workshops for Men and Women – on the third Mondays from 7:30 – 8:30 pm EST

For information and registration please visit this link:

Look what topics are coming up for the rest of the year:

  •  9/18 and 9/19/16 – Keep the Memories but Release the Stuff – Creative ways to honor and display our precious memorabilia and collections without the bulk and clutter.
  • 10/16 and 10/17/16 – Holidays on the Horizon – Simple, organized ways to make the holiday season magical instead of maddening.
  • 11/20 and 11/21/16 – Being in the Moment – Life is too short to miss the special moments; learn ways to be present and engaged.
  • 12/18 and 12/19/16 – New Year, New Opportunity – Make more than a resolution – building a sustainable plan to achieve order and simplicity in 2017.



Our May workshop was so well received we are offering it again! This time, in a one-day format on October 9, 2015 from 9 am – 4 pm in Laurel MD.  Please visit our information and registration page at:  Space is limited so invest in yourself today!

  Release & Renew: Uncluttering Your Life in Times of Change

  A Powerful two-part workshop on Friday, May 8 and Friday, May 15 from 9 am – noon in Laurel, MD, led by Donna Dettling,  Professional Organizer and Simplicity Coach with Simpler Life Solutions, and Renee Canali, Mindset Coach with Cultivating Change, LLC.                Women who are dealing with the physical and emotional clutter caused by shifting roles and transition are invited to join us. We will guide our  participants through a renewal process that explores the underlying reasons for procrastination and clutter, provides tools to achieve new  perspectives, and demonstrates the gratification of having sustainable control of your time and space.

 For information and registration:

For special Early Bird and Bring a Friend pricing, use code: EarlyBird

Donna participated on the Entrepreneurship Panel at the Jewish Council on Aging 50+ Employment Expo on Monday, May 12 at 12:30 and 1:30 pm at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center. The all day event provided great information for people over 50 looking for employment or interested in changing careers.




JCA 50+ Employment Expo





Donna was a co-host and presenter at three workshops in February, 2014. 

Saturday, February 8 Fresh Start for your Home and Life at the Rockville Memorial Library.  Four knowledgeable professionals explored ways to enhance your lifestyle in 2014 with art, real estate, financial planning and organizing.


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Wednesday, February 12 and 19 Planning for Your Loved Ones at the Huckleberry Fine Art Gallery in Rockville.  In this 2-part interactive planning workshop, a financial advisor, an attorney and I walked you through the process of getting your documents in order and putting a financial and estate plan in place.

Simpler Life Solutions in Print

Simpler Life Solutions was featured in the January 2014 issue of Washingtonian Magazine in an article called “Make Life Easier”, about personal services in the Washington, DC area.  Click the link for the full article.

Washingtonian Magazine - January 2014 issue

Washingtonian Magazine – January 2014 issue

Simpler Life Solutions on Radio

Donna was interviewed by Sylvia Henderson for the eWN Blog Talk Radio. Click below to hear the full interview.

Simpler Life Solutions on Television

Donna was interviewed on the Dreams and Dollars local television show which was taped Tuesday, May 7, 2013 and aired multiple times over the following months. The conversation revolves around the process and benefits of being organized in your home, office and life. Donna discusses how she established a successful business by combining her passion for helping others with her ability to create calm and order.

Interview segment

Full interview