Tag archive: organize your home

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…

How to Create an Organizing Action Plan

  You look around the house and you feel stressed out! There is a pile of unfolded laundry next to a stack of toys in the middle of room and you can’t even see the dining room table anymore under all that paperwork. Despite your efforts, no matter how much you try, you cannot tame…

How to Organize Your Photo Equipment

  There was a time when someone had to be either extremely privileged or super lucky to have even one picture taken of them during their lifetime. Photography required heavy equipment and real knowledge of how to work those giant cameras. It’s so much different nowadays, some days we take over 100 images and all we…

10 Multi-Purpose Organizers You Never Thought of Before

Life changes, people change and our lifestyles adapt, so why shouldn’t our organizing products do the same? Who said they can’t?! Here at M2O we love to re-use and re-purpose as many products as we can. If our clients have something in their house that can be used as a container, we do our best 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…

Retrain Your Brain to Think Like an Organizer

Like any other skill, organizing has some basic principles. If you train your brain to know these principles, you can successfully organize, no matter the space you are organizing. Here are some of the principles we hand-picked from each room in the house. Take these tips and apply them to any organizing project.    …

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Happy Tails

Fido is grunting and foamy bubbles are spewing from his mouth. Your afternoon Frappuccino drink is lodged between slobber and gums. Yes, the dog ate your coffee beverage and neglected to ask if you wanted seconds. He lurks for goodies with bulging eyes and a slick tongue. He struts to the bathroom for fresh toilet water and makes…

Organize one step at a time: Penny jar

  Surely coins can be one of the top five reasons for clutter in most homes. They find their way into bedrooms, sofas, side tables, junk drawers, and onto the laundry room floor. Really, any space you can imagine, a coin will find its way there.   One of the easy ways to keep your…

Organize five drawers into one!

  We chose this kitchen mesh organizer for our client’s bathroom. He travels a lot and needed all this stuff handy, but it was taking over all of the bathroom cabinets. By collecting, organizing and containing all of it in one place, we were able to organize 5 drawers into one half shelf. The best…

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…

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…

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…

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