Personal assistant

Your fridge is empty, the car needs an oil change and the invites for the upcoming family reunion are still sitting on the kitchen counter. Sound familiar? At Simplify we want to make your life easier, so you have time for what’s most important to you. We offer everyday solutions, tailored to your specific needs, providing you with freedom, peace of mind and independence. Whether you need ongoing assistance or help with a one-time project, we are just a call, or email away. From picking up a last-minute gift for your child’s favourite teacher to waiting in line for concert tickets, the possibilities are endless.  We like to say, if you can dream it, we can do it (as long as it’s legal & ethical).  Your time is valuable, so give us a call and let us look after the details, it’s what we do best. 

We offer scheduled weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and one-time services to keep you organized and stress-free. We love to-do lists and no task is too small. Here are some of our most popular services:

  • dry-cleaning pick-up + delivery
  • grocery shopping
  • personal shopping
  • prescription pick-up + delivery
  • merchandise returns + exchanges
  • car maintenance
  • postage + shipping services
Household Management
Running a home is just like running a small business, something we know a few things about!  As your off-site, household manager we oversee the day-to-day tasks, projects and services you use on a regular basis in order to maintain a well-run household.  We focus on the details so you can focus on family life.

  • household administrative duties
  • general errands
  • arranging personal appointments
  • scheduling home maintenance + repair work
  • coordination & supervision of suppliers, trades + contractors
House Watch
Did you know that to keep your house insurance valid and in good standing while you are away on vacation, your home needs to be checked every 72 hours? We offer on and off-site house watch packages and we’ll look after your home as if it were our own.

  • collect mail
  • water plants + flowers
  • house inspection for water issues/damage
  • liaise with organized trades + contractor services
  • stock pantry/fridge
Wait Service
So, you’ve finally heard back from the cable company and they’ve confirmed your service call (that you’ve anxiously been waiting for) and it’s scheduled for Monday afternoon at 2pm. Now what??  Instead of taking a day off work, using up a vacation day or spending your weekend sitting at home, let us do the waiting for you.  It’s that easy!

  • furniture/merchandise delivery
  • cable + tv connection service
  • trades + contractor service
  • special deliveries via UPS or FedEx
Event Planning
When it comes to lengthy to-do lists, coordinating and organizing events takes the cake! Delegate your party plans to us and we’ll do all the ‘behind the scenes’ work making you look like an event planner superstar!  From small, private get togethers to graduations and birthday celebrations, we’ll look after everything from the invitation mailing, to post-event clean-up.  Event planning simplified.

  • pre-event arrangements
  • wait staff coordination
  • vendor recommendations
  • post-event clean-up

We have used Louise’s services on many occasions now. We have found her to be completely reliable and willing to go the extra mile when required.

Rolly & Peggy D., personal assistant service

how can we help?

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Louise Nettleton

Owner + Chief Simplicity Expert




Port Hope, Cobourg, Clarington, Peterborough
& surrounding Northumberland County