In the News

Local media articles about SOS.

St. Cloud Times

“Braun runs Smart Organizing Solutions, or SOS, a Sauk Rapids-based professional organizing business that offers help with clutter control, downsizing homes, estate management, garage sales, home staging, records management and consulting, among other services. The business has officially been in operation since June 2019, Braun said.”

Sarah Kocher
February 2, 2020

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“For anyone contemplating an organizational project of their own, Braun has simple advice.

“Start with one room at a time,” Braun said. “And start with an easy room. Maybe your linen closet, or your pantry. Don’t try to do it all at one time. Take breaks when you need to.”

“And call me!” she laughed.”

Abby Faulkner
February 25, 2020

video courtesy WJON

The Bright Side of 50

If you’re like the average person, clutter and disorganization stresses you out. But, like most people, the idea of tackling the clutter overwhelms you because you don’t know where to start.

I get it! I’ve been there. It is overwhelming, especially when you’re looking at decades of treasured possessions.

Julie Braun
Lora Honer Designs, Spring 2020

photo courtesy Lora Honer Designs