Doorstep Digital has the fantastic privilege of working with professional organizers from all over the USA. One of our favorites in the Chicago area is Mission 2 Organize. They have been kind enough to write a guest blog article for us on how to keep your photo memories and other memories preserved and organized! Thank you Schae and Bahar!
What is a “Memory” Anyway?
Mission 2 Organize: “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 you determine what should be categorized as a memory? If there is something you want to keep, but you don’t intend to use it, it’s a memory.
Here are 10 examples of “memories”.
- Photographs of your grandpa
- Your letterman jacket
- A coaster from Costa Rica
- Your first shoes
- A scarf that Grandma knit
- Concert stub from your fave band
- Monogrammed napkin from your best friend’s wedding
- A note from your third grade crush
- Girl/Boy Scout patches you earned
- Valentine’s Day card from the love of your life
Don’t be ashamed to keep the things that mean most to you. Just make sure to limit yourself to one or two plastic totes maximum.
Mission 2 Organize is a professional organizing & concierge service based out of Chicago, IL. This company was co-founded by two best friends, Schae Lewis, Certified Professional Organizer and Bahar Partow.
Busy professionals and families reach out to the experts at M2O to create order and efficiency with their homes, offices, moves, parties and lives.
Their robust YouTube channel, M2O-TV has inspired hundreds of thousands of DIY organizers and the duo’s blog serves as a source of motivation. Stop by and see what moves you!