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Resourceful E-mail Management Tip

Tweet Like many of you, I am bogged down in e-mails. Exciting opportunities sometimes get lost in between blog comments, sneaky spam, pics from family, and marketing e-mails. Just when I think I’m catching up on sorting and responding to e-mail, I suddenly realize I’ve got 300 unread messages and at least as many that […]

Resourceful Tip: How to Remove the Onion Smell

Tweet (photo credit: L. Marie) I love onions. I love the way they taste when they’re sauteed and mixed with other vegetables. I love spring onions rubbed in salt and eaten raw. And I love onions diced into tiny little rectangles and placed nicely across a well-done cheeseburger. But I hate the way they make […]

Springpad It!

Tweet I’ve been meaning to write this post for the last two months. As someone who has attention deficit disorder, organization is a struggle. Add a husband – more confusing. A thirty-five year old house needing upkeep – chaos! And two children….well, you get the idea. Last October I met someone who was working on […]

Organizing with Bins and Baskets

Tweet Cross-posted at Family Eden’s blog, FamilyEden.Net Many of us make New Year’s resolutions every January, and often those goals involve organizing our homes and removing clutter from our lives. This is a long standing goal of mine, but with a small house and a two pre-schoolers, freeing my home of clutter is a difficult […]

Micro-Blog Monday: Resourceful Cleaning

Tweet Welcome to Micro-Blog Monday – a little bit of resourcefulness to start your week off right. One of the best ways to minimize the time you spend cleaning is to reduce the dirt in your home. We’ve all been told that removing our shoes when we come into the house cuts down on 50% […]

Time to Be Resourceful

Tweet When I created this website I chose the name Resourceful Mommy because I fully intended the content to be useful, clever, helpful – maybe even a little enjoyable. But lately I’ve been so overwhelmed with keeping track of my own “to-do” list that I’ve been of no help to anyone else. Today that is […]

Are You Blissfully Domestic?

Tweet Recently I became a contributing writer for the Family Bliss Channel of the awesome e-magazine, Blissfully Domestic. I’m sure most of you have spent many hours reading BD and learning about anything from getting the most out of your coupons to following the latest fall fashions to tips for buying a domain name . […]

Tricks of the Trade: A No Fight Way to Organize Your Kid’s Closets

Tweet The fall colors are back – the bright yellow of the school buses, the orange and gold of the falling leaves, and the red in my daughter’s cheeks as I tell her it’s time to clean out her closet to prepare to go back to school. I remember sobbing over large plastic containers as […]