Category archive: Mission 2 Organize

DIY Organizing: Vintage Rake Head!

  Do you love rustic looks as much as you love recycling and getting organized? If so then these 2 DIY projects can be a great source of inspiration for you. Now you have a reason to stop the car at the antique shop on your next road trip. I know I will!

Have your candle and light it too!

I have this ritual of lighting candles. I call it my “candle therapy”! Going around the house lighting candles gives me a chance to think of my loved ones, universe and all within it. It’s a chance to count my blessings and remember all who left us, giving me such a sense of gratitude, peace…

Affordable Organizing!

  Here is a project that you can DO YOURSELF. Go to the Dollar Store and buy yourself some sturdy, long baskets. Use them in the cabinets of your kitchen or bathroom to contain similar items. Top this project off by labeling each basket with what’s inside. Now all you have to do is pull…

Stop clutter before it starts

Organizing tip: “It was on sale” is not a good enough reason to buy something that you don’t need!!! Stop the clutter before it starts.

Christmas Candy Bar!

 Here is a simple, fun dessert for your next party.  A lovely candy bar! Use a mix and match of glass jars or vases to display your colorful candy selection. Add some little scoops, treat bags and twist ties so guests can serve themselves or take some sweets home with them. You can customize this…

The Gift of Giving

    It’s not the size or cost that counts, it’s the meaning behind the gift that matters. Times are tough for many across our nation. Put some extra thought into gift giving this holiday season. You may want to include additional names to gift or card lists or avoid commercial products and make your own gifts!…

Holiday Wreath Cookies

This recipe is an oldie, but goodie. Making these wreaths is easier than it looks. Just work fast, butter your fingers, and delight in this holiday sweet treat! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 30 large marshmallows 1 1/2 teaspoons green food coloring 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 4 cups cornflakes cereal 2 tablespoons cinnamon red…

Homemade Headphone Case!

Sometimes the best containers come to our life in most unexpected ways! I have tried a few different headphone cases and some other non-traditional choices to store my headphones but none of them really worked when I needed to access my headphones fast. And then I realized this Altoids box which was left on my…

Pumpkin Choco-Bread

Now is the time to take advantage of the season and make some pumpkin flavored treats. This recipe can be used to make bread (60 min) or muffins (40 min). You can even spice it up with a sweet butter spread or cream cheese frosting! Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1/2 c vegetable oil 1/2 c applesauce…

Happy Tails

Fido is grunting and foamy bubbles are spewing from his mouth. Your afternoon Frappuccino drink is lodged between slobber and gums. Yes, the dog ate your coffee beverage and neglected to ask if you wanted seconds. He lurks for goodies with bulging eyes and a slick tongue. He struts to the bathroom for fresh toilet water and makes…

Organize one step at a time: Penny jar

  Surely coins can be one of the top five reasons for clutter in most homes. They find their way into bedrooms, sofas, side tables, junk drawers, and onto the laundry room floor. Really, any space you can imagine, a coin will find its way there.   One of the easy ways to keep your…

Trifle Brownie Recipe!

  This dessert recipe looks striking, tastes decedent, and is easy to make. Take it to your next dinner party and YOU will be the main attraction!   Ingredients   1 pan of brownies 1 cup Kahlua, Frangelico, or other liqueur (optional) 1-2 pints of strawberries 1 Tbsp sugar 2 1/2 cups cold milk 3…

Those Thoughts up There in That Head of Yours

When ideas come to mind it must be set in stone. A stone tablet may not be available, so be sure to have a small notebook and pen or pencil on hand. Phone applications are also perfect for recording and organizing these cognitive conclusions. Great ideas come when you least expect it: shopping at the grocery store, staring…

How 2 Organize Swimwear

Do you have a champion swimmer in the house? Use a basket to gather swimwear, folded side by side with other swimming gadgets like goggles. Keep the basket on the lower shelf of the closet in the summertime. As the swimming season comes to an end, simply move the basket to an upper shelf to open…

Organize five drawers into one!

  We chose this kitchen mesh organizer for our client’s bathroom. He travels a lot and needed all this stuff handy, but it was taking over all of the bathroom cabinets. By collecting, organizing and containing all of it in one place, we were able to organize 5 drawers into one half shelf. The best…

Color the World

Organize crayons or markers in a small 3-tier container. Perfect to transport and store away.  Also they are so easy to label and stack!

How 2 Store Herbs

Growing up in the Middle East where cooking with herbs or having fresh herbs served with every dish is a tradition long-lived and might be one of the many reasons I love herbs. I always have herbs around the kitchen and use them in almost every dish. Besides the amazing flavors that herbs bring to…

Lock Your Identity

  Identity is embedded into all aspects of life, from signatures to fingertips.  It is important to know where these items are located and what is entrusted to the World Wide Web.  Monitoring details of finances and identification is a key to safety!  One should hold their own keys to lock down life’s codes, numbers,…

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