"How 2" Video
"How 2 Organize a Party Beverage Station"
No matter what kind of gathering you are hosting, you'll want your guests to have access to plenty of different drink options. In this newly released video, we'll show you how to setup, stock, and maintain a fully functional beverage area that will help to highlight your exceptional hospitality.
You can let us know how much you like our video by leaving a comment on our YouTube channel!
Quote of the Month
At every party there are two kinds of people - those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.
Who doesn't love a super easy recipe that tastes great too?
This month's featured recipe can be whipped up in a snap with only 3 ingredients! A fun finger food, serve these at your next party with toothpicks to avoid sticky fingers.
Try all of our recipes!
Rave Review Catering
Founded in 1994 by Chef James Melnychuk, Rave Review Catering makes sure that your food cooked on site at your event, ensuring the best possible flavor. Their approach is simple: create menus based on seasonal availability and sustainability, with selections to please any palate.
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M2O is encouraging the community and our clients to clean out their closets and donate gently worn footwear for Soles 4 Souls. We will be collecting shoes through January 31, 2012 by request and during our client visits.
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We absolutely LOVE hosting dinner parties for our family and friends. The key to having a successful event is to be as organized as possible. When you think and plan ahead, you can actually enjoy the time you are spending with your guests.
We have created a fun video to help you with one important part of any party: the drink station! If you become our fan on Facebook, you'll find that we throw out some useful tips and plenty of inspiration to get you on track to a memorable event. You can expect do-it-yourself, green projects, and guest bloggers when you visit our active blog each month.
With all of this party talk, you knew we were going to offer a discount on our "O Your Party" service, right? You'd be correct! Check out our offer below or just go ahead and schedule your urban organizing session online now. Thank you to those we have heard from who would like to contribute to our shoe drive. To make arrangements for a pickup, please email us.
Prepping for Your Dinner Party
Two Weeks Before:
~ Plan your menu, create your shopping list, determine guest list
~ Create Facebook, Evite, text, paper invitations and/or make personal phone calls
One Week Before:
~ Launder towels & linens
~Deep clean the house including baseboards, dusting, bathrooms
Four Days Before:
~Do most grocery shopping
~Prepare foods that can be frozen
Two Days Before:
~ Send detailed reminders to all guests
~ Make dips and salads like coleslaw & potato salad
~ Marinate meat, make sauces, bake desserts
~ Setup the beverage station
~Buy fresh flowers
~ Last minute cleaning including vacuuming, bathrooms, kitchen
~ Arrange fresh flowers throughout the space
~ Set the table
~ Give yourself plenty of time to shower, dress, and smell good!
~ Light candles, adjust/dim lighting, start music
Photo by Joe Mesa
Types of Dinner Parties
- Potluck Dinner Party
~ Assign a dish type for each guest to bring. (Appetizer, Main Dish, Salad, Side Dish, Bread, Fruit, and Dessert.)
- Taco Bar Dinner Party
~ Prepare bowls of taco toppings in advance and set up on a counter top for make-your-own tacos.
- Game Night Dinner Party
~ If you don't have many board games, ask your guests to bring their favorite card, dice, or board game!
~ Serve a casual-style dinner
- Bacon Dinner Party
~ Every dish that you serve should include bacon.
~ Make a fun bacon dessert!
- Mediterranean-Style Dinner Party
Gift Certificates Available for the Holidays!
Give someone you love the gift of organization this year. The recipient can
use their gift certificate on ANY of our 7 services or for a Skype consultation.
Have it mailed to you or directly to your friend.
Our gift certificates come in $25, $50, and $100 increments.
Order them with ease anytime online.
NEW SERVICE: Virtual Organizing Coaching Sessions
Now anyone in the world can work with the Urban Organizers at Mission 2 Organize. If you have a Skype account, you can use this service! Simply schedule a time with us for your chance to ask us questions about any of our 7 services. We can even tour your space virtually and guide you through the process of getting organized!
Whether you are having folks over for a Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Saturday night dinner party, you'll want to be prepared and in control of the whole affair. Hopefully you can use some of the tips we've provided to do just that!
We offer so many services to help you have a stress-free holiday season. Take advantage of our "O Your Party" services including party planning, event management, and event registration. We can "O Your Life" with home holiday decorating and errand running service for only $30 per hour. Gift giving season is nearly upon us as well and M2O will purchase and wrap your gifts for you with "O Your Gifts", so can focus on everything else going on in your life.
It is our goal to organize the world and we are doing just that with our new Virtual Coaching service! If you'd like to find out how we may be able to help you organize your world, please reach out to us anytime by email or through our website. We always welcome your suggestions and comments. Thank you for your business and referrals!
At Your Service,
Hair & Styling by
Bahar & Schae
Co-founders, Mission 2 Organize LLC
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for every 4 hrs of Party Planning
includes 2 professional organizers
The hostesses at Mission 2 Organize plan, manage, and/or assist to make your next event something to be proud of. When you book at least four hours of our "O Your Party" services for your private or corporate party in November, we'll give you one hour free. Think about all of the wonderful celebrations that you have to celebrate in the rest of 2011 and into 2012!
Simply mention this offer when you book 4 or more hours
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