Tag: home organizing

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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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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Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling

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 an environmentally friendly lifestyle is to…

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Lessons in Extreme Minimalism

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 that do not require much…

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5 Systems to Get Ready More Quickly in the Morning

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 day that starts smoothly helps…

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Apps 2 Sell Your Stuff

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 end up with a pile…

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Be More Productive at Work

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 your action plan are some…

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How 2 Organize Beauty Products in Your Bathroom

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 of extra products (or products…

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10 Easy Ways to De-clutter Before You Move

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 way. You will suffer with…

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Quit Paying For Storage!

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 collection of rarely-used items.  …

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

‘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 will also save money by…

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What is a “Memory” Anyway?

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 you determine what should be…

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Extra time: Your bonus for staying organized!

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!

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Flip Flop Organizer!

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 the same as a basket!…

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Mystery: Shoe Solutions Revealed

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 when they come inside, so…

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Drink it up!

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 on the shelf, and don’t…

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How 2 Organize Your Necklaces

How 2 Organize Your Necklaces

  I have quite a few necklaces and trendy jewelry. 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 become a…

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