Tag archive: organize your kitchen

Create a Beverage Station in Your Kitchen

  On the job, we talk to our clients about the magic of zoning. Zoning a room means designating a specific activity to an area within your space. For example, in your kitchen you can create stations for storing groups of items like baking and cooking. Setting up these stations allows you to go from…

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…

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…

Affordable Organizing!

  Here is a project that you can DO YOURSELF. Go to the Dollar Store and buy yourself some sturdy, long baskets. Use them in the cabinets of your kitchen or bathroom to contain similar items. Top this project off by labeling each basket with what’s inside. Now all you have to do is pull…

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…

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…

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…

Splash of green

  There is nothing greener than growing live plants. For some of us who have experienced the aroma of fresh herbs and the sweet scent that it leaves on our skin when we cut them right from the stem, having herbs all year around is a dream come true. You can use herbs in cooking….

More counter space please!

  As this month has gone on, we have talked about most every kitchen organizing project. We tackled cookware, bakeware, food supply, the refrigerator, utensils, glassware, fabric and the list goes on. What we haven’t talked about yet are all of those small to medium sized appliances that are sitting on your counter or high…

Ice, Ice, Ice!

  An often forgotten space in the kitchen is the freezer.  So out of sight out of mind that we almost forgot to talk about it!   The promise of “soon I will get to organizing the freezer” is a common promise we all make to ourselves. We say it out loud or in our…

Throw the Confetti

  Having people in our life that love us and that we love is the biggest blessing in this universe. Those  that walk with us in the journey of life are our strength. Parties allow us to share this love and joy as we get together and celebrate the moments of life. Maybe it’s a…

Ditch the bag & hug the earth!

  At Mission 2 Organize we always are jonesing for organizing. We love the satisfaction that comes from the challenges that we face. By no means do we have one solution to all organizing challenges, as they all are unique, but no matter how stubborn these challenges are, we love to push back and think…

Who’s doing the dishes tonight?

  Don’t we all wish we had a robot that would wash our dishes, dry them and put them back where they belong? When 60’s fiction was filled with futuristic robots that did our chores, there was a sense that very soon all of us would live in a smart house that cooks and cleans…

Come flying with me!

  We might have lost touch with nature and magic. Maybe our stories are not filled with flying witches on their brooms anymore, but for sure we still have brooms lying around in our kitchen. And we still need them to be easy to grab, use and store.   To organize the broom, best steam…

It’s a Wrap!

  Some of the most used supplies in the kitchen are zippered plastic baggies, aluminum foil, cling wrap, and wax paper. We use them to cover, line, and store variety of things we use in our kitchens.   There are many ways to store these items based on your kitchen’s set up. Think about how…

Wax On, Wax Off!

  You spill coffee on your brand new rug. In a panic you run into the kitchen to grab some carpet cleaner. You know you have a cleaner that will remove the spot, but the challenge is not removing the spot on your carpet anymore, but finding the carpet cleaner among all the cleaning supplies….

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…

Let Them Eat Cake

  We all love the aroma of a fresh-baked cookies. It warms up our soul and makes the kitchen truly the heart of the home. Many of us dread baking just because of fear. The fear of opening our bakeware cabinet door and facing the challenge of digging in it to find the dish we…

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. It doesn’t matter if you are the owner of a collapsible container set that flattens or if you have a collection of mix-and-match sizes,…

What’s cooking?

  What is the best way to organize pots and pans in the kitchen? This is one of the most frequent questions we get from our clients in regard to kitchen organizing!   If pots and pans are not put away in an organized fashion, the chaos gets out of hand quickly. You can save…

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