Tag: organizing

5 Fridge & Freezer Products You’ll Want

5 Fridge & Freezer Products You’ll Want

In a kitchen it’s not unusual to organize the pantry, the dishes and the utensils. But how about your fridge & freezer? Yes, that large appliance that does the vast majority of the heavy lifting in your kitchen needs a touch of order too! But it’s not uncommon to find most fridge & freezers in a state of disarray. If…

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7 Apps to Keep Your Business Running Smoothly

7 Apps to Keep Your Business Running Smoothly

In the world of business, time is money. This means you (and your employees) can’t afford to waste time on systems and software that work against you rather than for you.  As a thriving business,  M2O understands the need to implement programs that allow you to be more efficient and productive so you can better serve your clients. With that…

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Sustainable Spring Cleaning Made Simple

Sustainable Spring Cleaning Made Simple

It’s the season for spring cleaning! Whether you want to dust off the cobwebs, refresh some unforgotten space, or you just love spring cleaning, now is a great time to do it. But do you have the best cleaning products for the job? It’s no secret that many of today’s cleaning products contribute a lot of waste to the environment.…

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Canning Jars: Expert Tips for Storing and Organizing

Canning Jars: Expert Tips for Storing and Organizing

Thanks to the recent interest in sustainability, home gardening and farm-to-table eating, canning food and storing the jars for future use has become widely popular. But as with any culinary activity that you undertake, whether it’s baking or cooking up a five-course meal, organization is a key component to getting a five-star review. While most of the organizers at Team…

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5 Must-Have Tools for Decorating Your Home After a Move

5 Must-Have Tools for Decorating Your Home After a Move

While there are plenty of things you need to consider when moving – liking booking a moving company or planning your meals – you’ll also want to think about the must-have items you’ll need when you’re ready to take your space from drab to fab!! At Mission 2 Organize, we believe the best time to decorate your new home is…

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7 Habits for a Better Night’s Sleep

7 Habits for a Better Night’s Sleep

An Irish proverb says, “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” While laughter is definitely good medicine and relatively easy to find, that isn’t always the case with sleep. According to researchers, half of Americans say they don’t get enough rest and feel tired most of the time. Not only does that…

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How 2 Store Your Luxury Wardrobe

How 2 Store Your Luxury Wardrobe

Even if you aren’t an A-list celebrity walking the red carpet, you might have one or two luxury pieces – gowns, suits, handbbags, shoes or jewelry – you cherish and want to keep well-protected. Whether it’s your wedding dress, a tuxedo you wore to a charity event or a pair of Jimmy Choos you slipped on for that one special…

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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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How 2 Work In Your Workout

Time is a precious commodity. We are constantly looking for ways to fit things into the 24 hours we’ve been given each day. Think family, meetings, phone calls, meal prep, housework, laundry, hobbies and interests. And then there’s exercise. Which, for some reason or another, always seems to get pushed to the bottom of our to-do list. But studies show that…

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How 2 Meaningfully Connect with Your Coworkers

How 2 Meaningfully Connect with Your Coworkers

Make sure you grab our free downloadable monthly checklist at the bottom of this post! Whether big or small, working for a company has many benefits. But it also has its challenges, too. The foremost being, learning to connect and get along with the people who are part of your team. There are different personalities that have to be balanced,…

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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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Organizing vs. Cleaning: Same, Same but Different

Organizing vs. Cleaning: Same, Same but Different

“Same, same, but different.” It’s a saying well-known throughout Asia when trying to compare two items that may seem similar, but have small variations, or differences, between them. In the organizing world, it’s a perfect way to describe the ever confusing controversy between organizing and cleaning. While the two words are often used interchangeably and seem to have some overlapping…

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Smart Tips for Orderly Eating on the Go

Smart Tips for Orderly Eating on the Go

For most of us, life moves at the speed of light. As we juggle life, work, kids and extracurricular activities, sitting down at the kitchen table to consume three solid meals a day becomes more difficult. Add to that the current pandemic and the inability to dine in at fast food establishments or restaurants and eating on the go becomes…

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10 Organizing Essentials for College

10 Organizing Essentials for College

It’s back-to-school time! Soon there’ll be a rush to stock up on the supplies students in elementary, middle, or high school will need – crayons, papers, and pens to name a few.  But what if your young adult is heading off to college this fall?  Since no two kids are exactly alike in what they’ll want or need at their…

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5 Questions That Reveal Your Roommate’s Organizing Style

5 Questions That Reveal Your Roommate’s Organizing Style

One of the biggest challenges in cohabitation is creating an organized environment that works for all parties. But cohabitated bliss can be found by simply understanding your roomie’s needs, habits and style in comparison to your own. The learning curve can be long, however, and may create animosity along the way if you don’t communicate, learn each other’s style and…

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3 Virtual Party Ideas

3 Virtual Party Ideas

Practicing social distancing has been an eye-opening experience for sure. I have been pleasantly reminded of how creative and innovative many of my friends and family members are. It seems like with each passing week I am impressed by someone’s ingenuity in finding new ways to connect and have fun from afar. Since staying inside and physically distancing, I have…

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