Category archive: “O Your Home”

How 2 Organize Your Makeup

  Every once and a while your makeup collection deserves a makeover of itself. The professional organizers at M2O guide you through this process in our video, How 2 Organize Your Makeup. You will learn how to minimize your makeup collection, how to choose the right storage container for it and where to keep it…

How 2 Organize Beauty Products in Your Bathroom

Our clients always ask us what our houses look like and how we keep things organize in our own place. We tell them we have our disorganized days and challenges but for the most part we try to keep it simple and organized. Another thing that helps is the fact that I don’t keep lots…

Organizing Your Hair Accessories Is As Easy As 1,2,3

For most of my life I have had short hair. So I never felt the need for a system for organizing my hair accessories. But as my hair grew out, my collection of hair accessories grew and I realized an organized system for all my hair accessories was a must. Although my long hair phase faded quickly,…

This is how you know that you are doing it right!

  How cool is this?! A text from our client this morning… “I just pulled together chocolate chip cookie ingredients in 30 seconds because my kitchen is so organized… I could drop some cookies by your houses!”  

How 2 Organize Your Wires: DIY Style!

  If you ask me about a perfect world, one of the first requirements is that it is wireless. Luckily there is hope for this dream to come true but until that day we have to deal with clutter looking, space taking, dust collecting cords. Not to mention, in every room we now have chargers…

5 Ways to Encourage Kids to Stay Organized

Label Everything When you label where everything goes, everyone knows where to find things and where to put things away, including your kids. Depending on how old they are, you can either use labels displaying words or pictures. Label your children’s toys and anything else that they use and are responsible for keeping tidy. Make…

Bring in the Green This Spring

  Cleaning out closets in the spring can be exciting when we make money doing it.   Every change of seasons, parents of young children go through the process of figuring out what clothes fit, which are too small and what to do with the outgrown items. When children are very young, we also have…

Quit Paying For Storage!

  Do you currently pay or have you ever paid to have an off-site storage space? If so, it’s time to think about cutting the baggage and saving yourself the headache.   There are several benefits to clearing out that expensive storage unit. Keep reading to learn the top 3 reasons you should dump your…

‘Pull It Out’ Looking Like It Did When You ‘Put It In’

  Protecting the items in your storage space is of utmost importance. When it’s time to pull out your things, you want them to be in the same condition you left them. Using the techniques we will describe, you will save time by not having to clean things that have gotten dusty in storage. You…

Make Your Own Packaging

Sometimes it is best to use containers to store dry goods because it helps to maximize space. You can always use a label maker to mark the containers. But here is another fast and easy way. Cut off the name, expiration date, directions or any other information you need from the package and store it…

To Keep or Not to Keep, That is the Question

  When you ask someone who has never hired a Professional Organizer what they think it’s like, almost everyone says, “They are going to make me get rid of a bunch of stuff I want to keep.” We cannot speak for other organizers, but we do not make anyone get rid of anything! Take it…

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…

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 step by…

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…

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…

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…

How to Turn A Messy Bachelor Pad Into an Organized Sanctuary!

Check out our very own, Schae Lewis, who is featured in a Huffington Post article .     Still living out of boxes and eating in the recliner next to last week’s socks? It’s time to take a time out from those messy bachelor habits and get in the organized zone! In order to get…

It’s a New Year. Resolve to be More Organized in 2013!

      Here is our latest Newsletter. Loaded with fun DIY organizing products and lots of inspiration for you to start 2013 heading toward your goal of getting organized.    

20 DIY Organizing Products Using Recycled & Repurposed Cans!

Here are 20 fun DIY projects that can help you to organize your home, office, garage and even your parties. The best part is that most of them won’t cost you a thing as they all are recycled and repurposed cans. As we always said getting organized doesn’t have to cost you a fortune and…

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…

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