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Tiny Home Hacks for Everyday Living

Tiny Home Hacks for Everyday Living

Tiny home living has become more than just a trend, it’s become a way of life for many people.  And those who have chosen to downsize and live with less know the importance of maximizing space and being creative with the limitations of their small square footage. While it may not seem like those of us who enjoy our wide open…

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5 Fridge & Freezer Products You’ll Want

5 Fridge & Freezer Products You’ll Want

In a kitchen it’s not unusual to organize the pantry, the dishes and the utensils. But how about your fridge & freezer? Yes, that large appliance that does the vast majority of the heavy lifting in your kitchen needs a touch of order too! But it’s not uncommon to find most fridge & freezers in a state of disarray. If…

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5 Clever Cleaning Storage Products

5 Clever Cleaning Storage Products

If you love to clean but have trouble keeping your cleaning products organized, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite cleaning storage products that can easily corral your supplies and remove the headache of storing them! These are not the only cleaning storage products that can help you maintain order,  but we love using them with our M2O clients. They…

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Sustainable Spring Cleaning Made Simple

Sustainable Spring Cleaning Made Simple

It’s the season for spring cleaning! Whether you want to dust off the cobwebs, refresh some unforgotten space, or you just love spring cleaning, now is a great time to do it. But do you have the best cleaning products for the job? It’s no secret that many of today’s cleaning products contribute a lot of waste to the environment.…

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Canning Jars: Expert Tips for Storing and Organizing

Canning Jars: Expert Tips for Storing and Organizing

Thanks to the recent interest in sustainability, home gardening and farm-to-table eating, canning food and storing the jars for future use has become widely popular. But as with any culinary activity that you undertake, whether it’s baking or cooking up a five-course meal, organization is a key component to getting a five-star review. While most of the organizers at Team…

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5 Must-Have Tools for Decorating Your Home After a Move

5 Must-Have Tools for Decorating Your Home After a Move

While there are plenty of things you need to consider when moving – liking booking a moving company or planning your meals – you’ll also want to think about the must-have items you’ll need when you’re ready to take your space from drab to fab!! At Mission 2 Organize, we believe the best time to decorate your new home is…

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Simple Solutions for Budgeting Success

Simple Solutions for Budgeting Success

A new year means new resolutions! According to researchers, some of the top resolutions people make each year include (in no particular order): 1. Exercise more/Lose weight 2. Get organized 3. Save money/spend less money 4. Learn a new skill 5. Read more While Mission 2 Organize can’t help you with all of these goals, we can definitely help with…

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How 2 Store Your Luxury Wardrobe

How 2 Store Your Luxury Wardrobe

Even if you aren’t an A-list celebrity walking the red carpet, you might have one or two luxury pieces – gowns, suits, handbbags, shoes or jewelry – you cherish and want to keep well-protected. Whether it’s your wedding dress, a tuxedo you wore to a charity event or a pair of Jimmy Choos you slipped on for that one special…

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How 2 Organize Kids’ Puzzles

How 2 Organize Kids’ Puzzles

What’s great at entertaining kids while developing critical learning skills? Puzzles, of course! As wonderful as they are for little ones, they can be a chore to maintain and keep organized, however. Ask any parent who has dealt with missing pieces, dilapidated boxes, or toppling towers of wooden puzzles and they’ll tell you what a nightmare puzzles can be. So…

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5 Ways to Eat Out Less

5 Ways to Eat Out Less

While eating out can offer a nice break from the day-to-day responsibility of cooking and dining at home, it can also be costly and unhealthy. Does that mean you should never eat out? Of course not! At M2O we love a fun evening at one of our favorite Chicago eateries. But with a bit of mindfulness and organization, you can…

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What to Look for in a Closet System

What to Look for in a Closet System

According to realtors, closet space is one of the most important factors that homebuyers pay attention to when searching for a house. But not all houses are blessed with large walk-in closets. So what do you do if your closet situation is less than ideal? Design your ideal closet! Need help designing and creating your closet? We can help! Download…

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10 Ideal Supplies to Include in Your Junk Drawer

10 Ideal Supplies to Include in Your Junk Drawer

A few years ago, eBay was offering a starter supply kit to help you get a head start on your junk drawer: The truth is, most of us don’t need a starter kit when it comes to our junk drawers. We all have that one space in our kitchen, living room or office that naturally collects those small items that…

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4 Considerations When Organizing Bar Supplies

4 Considerations When Organizing Bar Supplies

Many people think that bringing order to the spaces in your house is limited to the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and closets. While those are the areas we are generally called to help with, it doesn’t mean other parts of your home don’t need to be organized. They do! And that includes the space where you store your bar supplies. Make…

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How 2 Unpack & Keep Your Sanity

How 2 Unpack & Keep Your Sanity

You’ve packed up all your stuff, hired the best movers in town and had all your boxes placed in your new location. Congratulations on your move! But you’re not done yet! Now it’s time to unpack all those boxes. Sadly, this is where most people get stuck and live with the boxes way longer than they should. While unpacking can…

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Cleaning Stories: A Tale of 2 Clients

Cleaning Stories: A Tale of 2 Clients

Mission 2 Organize is known by its name and its mission as an organizing provider. So what does that mean exactly? It means we help our clients declutter, make decisions and create systems that will allow them to have a home or space that functions in an orderly fashion. But after more than 10 years in business, we noticed that…

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Organizing vs. Cleaning: Same, Same but Different

Organizing vs. Cleaning: Same, Same but Different

“Same, same, but different.” It’s a saying well-known throughout Asia when trying to compare two items that may seem similar, but have small variations, or differences, between them. In the organizing world, it’s a perfect way to describe the ever confusing controversy between organizing and cleaning. While the two words are often used interchangeably and seem to have some overlapping…

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How 2 Get Everyone Involved in Holiday Set-Up and Break Down

How 2 Get Everyone Involved in Holiday Set-Up and Break Down

The holidays are synonymous with family gatherings, friendly get-togethers and parties with colleagues. It’s these moments with others that remind us what the holidays are about and what truly matters most in life. But in order to huddle around the tree with our favorite people, there’s usually a long list of to-do’s that need to be checked off first: decorating,…

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How 2 Organize & Maximize Your Holiday Baking

How 2 Organize & Maximize Your Holiday Baking

Pumpkin pie, gingerbread houses, fresh-baked bread. These tasty treats can only mean one thing – it’s time for holiday baking! Before you get overwhelmed by all the details of what to bake, how to set up your space and when to turn up the heat in the kitchen, let Mission 2 Organize offer a few suggestions so you can enjoy…

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Smart Tips for Orderly Eating on the Go

Smart Tips for Orderly Eating on the Go

For most of us, life moves at the speed of light. As we juggle life, work, kids and extracurricular activities, sitting down at the kitchen table to consume three solid meals a day becomes more difficult. Add to that the current pandemic and the inability to dine in at fast food establishments or restaurants and eating on the go becomes…

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