Category archive: “O Your Home”

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…

Extra time: Your bonus for staying organized!

  How many minutes do you think you are going to save on getting ready in this “after” bathroom? What you’re going to do with this extra time is entirely up to you. Maybe you use it to sleep more or maybe to you it means longer hugs and kisses in the morning!

To Be a Cat!

We’d like to introduce you to Sir. He likes chillin’ in the bathroom. Tell us on the blog comment, ” What do you think is on his mind in this pic?”

Mrs. Cochrane~ We salute you for inventing the dishwasher!

  What year do you think the dishwasher was invented? To my surprise, I found out today that the first working dishwasher was invented in 1887 and (not shocking to me) by a woman named Josephine Cochrane. ” Mrs. Cochrane was a rich woman who held many fancy dinner parties. She did not do any of…

How We Do It: Rings!

The most common question we get from our clients and people who hear about our business is, “So is your place organized to the tee?”  In their imaginations, I am sure they see our places as a shrine to The Container Store with everything organized, color-coded and labeled. We always tell them that’s not the…

Organizing Simplified – Jewelry

    When you take off your jewelry, you are not always going to put it back exactly where it belongs. Place a jewelry holder or a small decorative plate that can hold small amount of accessories next to your bathroom sink, on the bed stand, or in your kitchen.  You know your daily routine…

Makeup Organizing Tip!

Reuse empty candle jars to keep your lip gloss, makeup brushes, eyeliner, lip liner and much more tidy. Your items will be together, organized and with easy access. Recycled glass candle jars are perfect for many organizing projects. They come in different shapes and sizes and some of them even come with a top. How…

Flip Flop Organizer!

  Baskets are one of the most useful tools for organizing.  The basic concept of baskets is containing things. Baskets also come in handy because you can stack them or slide them onto a shelf if necessary. We are believers in organizing on a budget while being earth-friendly. Any recycled box or container can do…

DIY: It can be repurposed!

  Take advantage of your vertical space, repurpose, contain and stay organized while you decorate! What more could a girl would want? Here is a project that you can do in under 15 minutes. Give your utensil drawer a makeover and your kitchen some character. Decorate the cans with fun pieces of scrap paper in…

Just a Note!

  As the holidays are approaching, warm cider is boiling in the cauldron and Eggnog is being passed around. We are getting ready to celebrate by sharing dinner and joy with our friends and family. At times like this, we miss those who are far away more than usual. So we think to ourselves that…

How to Store Your Masks!

  In the last post, we talked about how to care for your masks. Now it’s time to organize them. There are two ways to go about. You can store them away or display them around your space.   To Store:   First and foremost, remember the mask will maintain the shape in which it’s…

How to Care for Your Masks!

        Masks have been present at many rituals from thousands of years back. So it’s no wonder that the huge portion of the Halloween industry is centered around masks. The nature of this celebration is about being someone else since a mask is an instant transformer. We might also like masks for…

Mystery: Shoe Solutions Revealed

    During our Summer Blog Contest, we noticed that quite a few of you have one common problem in your bedrooms. SHOES!!   We agree that having shoes in your bedroom IS an issue. Ideally shoes are best kept near the door that you enter most frequently. Lots of people take off their shoes…

DIY Toy Storage From Holly Mathis!

You can use this storage system for anything around the house. They can be used for craft projects or office supplies but they will work great for toys too (especially Legos)!! Besides the fact that they are stylish, cheap and easy to make, here comes the best part…they easily roll under the bed or out…

And the Winner is….

  Congratulations to Ms. Erica C, the winner of our summer blog contest. We are so thankful to all those who participated in our contest and gave us so many juicy details about the organizing challenges in their bedrooms. It’s our mission to talk about solutions to these challenges. Visit back often and check out our…

Organizing your Health

  Post by Grant Zabielski Overall health comes down to the cellular level. If your cells are healthy, then you are healthy. There’s much too much focus still on building big muscles, stuffing your body with loads of protein and becoming a gym rat. These ideas are extremely outdated, yet so many so called “experts”…

The secret is out of the drawer!

As our August blog contest on the dirty secrets coming out of bedrooms continues, responses are coming in from all over. We feel for you because many of your issues have been our nightmares as well. But no worries; M2O is here to the rescue. We have been organizing and re-organizing many, many bedrooms and…

Tell Us Your Dirtiest Secret From the Bedroom!

Our Summer Blog Contest Organizing challenges? We have heard about, seen, and solved so many common issues. We would love to know them all and to tackle even more. We are jonesing for details of your organizational struggles. Give us the dirt and win a prize! Just leave a comment under this post telling us…

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