Tag: Kitchen organization

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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Make Your Own Packaging

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 inside the container with the…

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

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 the dishes herself because she…

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Celebrate the fabulousness!

Celebrate the fabulousness!

  This past month we piled, donated, stacked, grouped and restocked all the items in our kitchen with one goal in mind: having an organized kitchen!   If you followed all the tips and used some of them as they applied to your kitchen organizing challenges, by now your kitchen should be organized. You have probably even seen a huge…

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Drop it like it’s hot!!!

Drop it like it’s hot!!!

  The alarm is beeping; food in the oven is coming close to being overdone. You rush in to rescue it, but can’t find any oven mitts, so you grab the first towel handy and jump in. Next thing you know you dropped the hot dish or burnt yourself. We’ve all done it.   One easy solution to avoid such…

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Lets Talk Tupperware!

Lets Talk Tupperware!

  Since it is so important and storing Tupperware can be one of the biggest challenges in most kitchens, we are excited to dedicate this post to keeping it all organized. Tupperware is an incredibly popular use of Thermoplastics and most families have a number of tupperware containers which they struggle to find room for. It doesn’t matter if you…

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The love of containers!

The love of containers!

Use containers to store rice, beans, cereal, pasta, and most dry foods. Using containers will help you get to these items faster and easier. Opening boxes and bags is the recipe for spills, clutter, and damage to your goods. You can open up space in your pantry by storing items in air tight containers designed for food storage. If you…

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Bring order to the heart of your home!

Bring order to the heart of your home!

The kitchen is the heart of the home. A clutter free kitchen will open the door to a calm and stress free heart. After all…no clear heart, no clear mind. For most of us who are living in apartments or small condos in the city we do not have the luxury of a big kitchen with lots of space. The…

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