Tag archive: professional organizer

How to Be a Perfect House Guest

As I begin this post, I am reminded of my grandma. She was the most gracious hostess I have ever met in my life. I, and many others would surely call her the queen of hosting. Grandma taught me and my family members to always have our doors open to all. Her wish for us…

Ways to Create Extra Seasonal Storage Space

For most of us living in urban apartments, having an actual storage area is an unattainable dream. But fear not! You might have hidden locations that you’ve overlooked when it comes to finding a space to store your seasonal gear. I have lived in the same apartment for 8 years now. You would think that…

A Guide to Meal Planning

We all have to eat! It is one of the few traits that all of us share. No matter if we eat out, order in, or cook, planning a meal is just another way to stay organized in life! If you or your family member is on a special diet, you want to eat healthier,…

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Work/Life Balance

  Entrepreneurs by trade are passionate, visionary, hard working individuals. They all may have different approaches to balancing work and life, but most have type A personalities and enough determination to move obstacles. Their positive attitudes, ability to see bright futures and resolve to strive for success make them resilient to setbacks. These traits are…

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…

Best Online Event Invite Options

For any occasion, or no occasion at all, we love hosting, planning and going to parties. After the decision to host a party is made, the first step is to put a guest list together and send the invites out as soon as you can so the guests will save the date. No guests, no…

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…

5 Smart Things to Bring to a Party

  Being a great guest starts with RSVPing properly, showing up on time and ends with a graceful goodbye and a thank you note sent to the host. One of the most important things a gracious guest should remember is something that we all have been told from a young age; never show up at…

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…

M2O at NAPO2015

The National Association of Professional Organizers hosted their annual conference in Los Angeles this year. This unique opportunity to be educated in organizing practices and to network with other professionals in our industry are just a few of the things that drew the ladies of M2O to join in on NAPO2015. Here is a wrap…

How 2 Decide What to Donate

  Many people call a professional organizer because they simply don’t know where to start. De-cluttering is not a straight forward task as you might know. It can be overwhelming and confusing, especially if you have a lot of stuff.  Learning the techniques that will help you decide what should stay and what should go…

What Am I Going To Do With All This Stuff?!

Think about all those times that you tried on a pair of your most unflattering jeans, decided to not wear them and then put them back in your closet. Since the invention of smart phones, you haven’t used the timer in the kitchen or the clock next to your bed. Examples of the useless items…

How 2 Be Productive

No one is 100% productive or efficient, but there are tons of little things that you can do to get yourself closer to 100%. Taking the time to make small changes throughout your day will save you even more time in the long run. In this video, you will discover 10 tips to guide you…

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…

Fifty Shades of Organizing

We have been organizers for a while now so you know we have seen and organized it all. From fifty shades of gray to fifty shades of red and every color in between. So far, we haven’t came across a skeleton in a closet and we like to keep it that way. When people ask…

De-clutter Your Space, Free Your Mind

In a world that is filled with an overload of materials, tasks and information, it is so easy to have a cluttered space and mind. Both are as bad as you can imagine. A cluttered mind is not focused or productive just like a cluttered space is not peaceful or inviting. A recently published book…

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.    …

Easy DIY Christmas & New Year Decorations

Here are some easy DIY Christmas & New Year decoration projects. All you need to make them are few recycled glass jars, champagne glasses, ornaments, LED candles, garland and candy canes Here is the How 2 Video showing you how to make these holiday decorations!  

Green and Eco-friendly Shopping Made Easy

Holidays are all about loving and coming together to celebrate an occasion. Include our planet earth in the circle of love and celebrate all it’s gifts by shopping green this season. There are many ways you can be a green shopper. Here are a few tips to get you started on your earth friendly shopping…

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Time with these Online Shopping Tips

There are more and more things we can do online nowadays. From our banking to ordering our food to even making free money online with Vindale, there is almost nothing that can not be accomplished online. The cyber market for sure is one of the great services offered on the world wide web. Having the…

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