Tag archive: home organizing

Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling

  Given the opportunity, we can all make positive decisions for the environment. There are many ways that we can live greener and reduce our ecological footprint. It’s our duty to do as much as possible to preserve our world for many generations to come. One of the easiest and most effective ways to practice…

Lessons in Extreme Minimalism

As business owners, we spend quite a bit of time on our computers. There are newsletters to write, clients to email and blog posts to develop. While we don’t recommend trying to multi-task, we often will have the tv on while we work. The types of shows that are appropriate for this circumstance are ones…

5 Systems to Get Ready More Quickly in the Morning

When the alarm goes off in the morning you have very little time to get ready but you have so many tasks to complete before running out of the door, so you start sacrificing the essentials like eating breakfast! What you do in the morning sets the tone for the rest of your day. A…

Apps 2 Sell Your Stuff

We think de-cluttering is one of the best practices for letting go of the old and making room for the new. Our clients purge for many reasons. Sometimes it is downsizing, moving across the state, or making room for a new addition to the family. No matter the reason for purging, you are going to…

Be More Productive at Work

pro·duc·tiv·i·ty  (prō′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē, prŏd′ək-) n. The quality of being productive. Economics The rate at which goods or services are produced especially output per unit of labor. Ecology The rate at which photosynthesizing or chemosynthesizing producers form organic substances that can be used as food by consumers.   Staying focused, having a clear goal and sticking with…

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…

10 Easy Ways to De-clutter Before You Move

  It’s as simple as this. You’re paying the moving company by the pound or by the hour, so it is to your financial benefit to get rid of excess possessions before you move. If you’re not paying by the pound, good for you. But you’ll still pay for neglecting to de-clutter…only in a different…

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…

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…

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!

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…

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…

Drink it up!

  Now that you have used plastic bins and clear Tupperware to store all of your dairy and meat products, you are left with all the jars, condiments, and beverages to store in your fridge. Most of the time these are also the products that cause lots of mess since they can roll around, tilt…

How 2 Organize Your Necklaces

  I have quite a few necklaces. My setup is unusual as well. I have a revolving door for my bedroom closet which features an old skool Murphy bed attached to it. The mattress has been removed and only a wall of springs remains.   I decided to use this to my advantage. It has…

To Do List & Sundays!!!!

Sunday is here and like most of you, I finally found a day that for most of it I can rest and do nothing, but also I am aware that I have some work and cleaning projects on my to-do list. Also I would love to go out and meet up with some friends tonight…

Win a FREE Closet Makeover

Deadline January 31, 2011 Could you use a complimentary makeover for one of the closets in your home? Well, if you“like” M2O on Facebook, you could win just that this month! 1. Download a picture of your messy closet and post it to M2O’s wall. 2. Invite your friends and family to “like” your downloaded…

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