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What is a “Memory” Anyway?

  Us: “Do you have a memory box?” You: “What the heck is a memory box?” A memory box is one place where you can store all of your keepsakes. Keepsake = Memory! A memory, in this instance, is an item you are keeping for the purpose of remembering something from your past. How do…

7 Tips for Splitting Priceless Photos and Digital Assets Amicably in a Family Divorce

Divorce is something that many married couples never plan for or necessarily expect, yet does happen. If you’ve found yourself in the unfortunate situation where you are considering getting a divorce, you may want to look into getting a divorce lawyer chicago. Of course, many couples realize that over 50% of all marriages end in…

An Aperture to Remember

  Pictures capture a moment of time representing something significant in our life. These snap shots are often stored and displayed in a photo album: a collection of memories that tells a story. Pictures walk observers through every detail, from candid karaoke moments to reunited friends bonding once again. These memories personalize your album and…

Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Salad

  Finding a big bowl of pasta salad in the fridge after a long day’s work is a welcomed surprise, especially for a weary soul. Making a big batch of this means that you’ll have a quick and nutritious snack that just keeps getting better. A perfect summer snack for all of us on the go! Ingredients  …

B.B.Q Tip

  Here is one trick that you can use at your next BBQ. Use a Sharpie to write out the grilling directions on foil packed veggies. This makes the job of “Grill Master” that much easier.

Escape the Cubicle

  Business endeavors and day-to-day office procedures can be taxing on one’s mind and body. Every employee surely desires to unwind, relax, and enjoy themselves. Instead of throwing a basic office get together, plan an event that will grasp employee’s attention and ease their mind from deadlines and projects. This event should bring out the…

A Thoughtful Transition

  Staging a home requires homeowners to focus on the essentials versus an abundant amount of décor. A staged home is polished and streamlined. It showcases the desirable features and amenities of a living space.   Once you begin to stage your home, take inventory of household items and prepare to pack. Packing is a…

Peachy White Sangria

  Spring is here and with summer just around the corner, it’s time for outdoor parties and this white refreshing Sangria is just perfect for any gathering. You can make it in large or small batches the day before, chilled in your fridge ready to go for the party.   Ingredients 1/3 cup brandy 1/3 cup peach schnapps…

Organizing Survival Guide

  Sometimes a home may look orderly from the outside. But once the closets, drawers and other spaces that are covered by a door or cabinet are revealed, the disorganization is apparent. Here are a few tips to make those hidden places more manageable and organized.   Everything has a home. Just because a space…

Happy Friday!

    Slow down. Calm down. Don’t worry, Don’t hurry, trust the process. ” Alexandra Stoddard”

Park and Store

  Since the early 20th century, garages were built to store and maintain vehicles. Over time, garages became a significant part of the house; a place for homeowners to store household items. All this extra stuff can accumulate into an unorganized mess. How can a garage become a functional space that holds multiple belongings? With…

Accidental glittered egg

  Nowruz marks the first day of spring, bringing messages of hope, renewal and growth. This tradition has been practiced for over 2,500 years. It is celebrated and observed by Iranian peoples and related cultural continents and has spread into many other parts of the world.  Nowruz has many fun rituals, celebrations and preparations such as deep spring…

16 DIY St. Patrick’s Day Party Favors

May you always have walls for the winds, A roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, Laughter to cheer you, those you love near you, And all your heart might desire. And we add… May your gatherings always be fabulous.    source: I heart nap time Click here for printables —————————————- Source: Hostess with…

Sweet & Salty Travel Mix

  Snack mixes are the perfect travel companion. They are easy to transport, filling, and full of energy boosters. You can also keep these snack bags on hand at home anytime for a little pick-me-up! Ingredients – 1 (10 ounce) package mini circle pretzels – 5 cups Honey Nut Cheerios – 5 cups Corn Chex…

Your Office, Your Style

A home office helps you stay organized, productive, and efficient. An office can also be comforting and cozy. When creating your home office, design an inviting space that will enhance productivity. Create a system that will limit time spent on duties such as filing, faxing, or figuring out monthly bills. Here are a few tips…

Congratulations!

  During the past 3 weeks, you’ve commented on our blog, Facebook posts, and YouTube videos. A $25 Target gift card was at stake and now is the time to announce the winner. Congratulations to SARAH BARE! * Winner chosen at random usinghttp://andrew.hedges.name/experiments/random/

Organize Your Entryway!

  We all know that first impressions are very important. The entryway to our home is exactly the first impression that people have of our house. Everyone, including guests or the neighbor borrowing sugar, that buzz your door will see the entryway. With a few effortless touches you can always have an organized and de-cluttered…

M2O Contest!

Participate in our “I Heart M2O”Contest for your chance to win a $25 gift card from Target. THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO ENTER 1. Comment on a Mission 2 Organize Facebook post. 2. Comment on a Mission 2 Organize blog post. 3. Comment on a Mission 2 Organize video on YouTube. Each comment counts as an entry. Contest runs Feb 9-28, 2013. Winner…

Put Your Mind in Your Heart!

In modern times, February is a month of admiration and remembrance, Valentine’s Day, heart health awareness, and American history. However, according to the ancient Romans, Februarius is known as the month of purification. The dead of winter is a time of cleansing in preparation for a new season. Start springing forward by cleansing your mind of negative thoughts….

Chocolate Lava Cake!

There are so many stories about how Chocolate Lava Cake came about. One suggests that it was the result of a mistake. The chef pulled a chocolate sponge cake from the oven before it was done and found that the center was still runny. He decided to serve it anyway since it had a good…

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