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How to Remove Onion Smell

Tweet 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 my hands smell. When […]

Best of Resourceful Mommy: How to Make Your Own Cookie Cutter


Tweet During my time in Tanzania with Compassion International, I will would like to share some of my favorite posts from the past. ~Originally posted 5/1/10~ Next weekend my baby is turning four, and we will be celebrating with a Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman themed birthday party. When my daughter was born I launched a tradition of elaborate […]

Best of Resourceful Mommy: Behold, the Power of the List!

Pad of Paper & Pen

Tweet During my time in Tanzania with Compassion International, I will would like to share some of my favorite posts from the past. ~Originally posted 10/29/10~ If you were to take a look at the papers on my desk, you’d find a running theme whether they are work or family related – tons of lists.  A […]

Spring Cleaning Tips

White washing machine filling with water

Tweet When I was a kid, my dad used to occasionally put Arm & Hammer Baking Soda in a little cup, wet our toothbrushes, and brush our teeth with the gloppy solution.  My brother and I played along with this periodic routine, and all that we knew was that occasionally our teeth were experiencing a […]

Martha Stewart Home Office at Staples Final Giveaway!


Tweet I cannot believe that it is already week four, but here we are at the final Martha Stewart Home Office at Staples giveaway post.  We’ve learned about the launch of the product line with Avery, desk organization, tax season organization, and today is my absolute favorite, planning binders!  The first item that I put […]

I’m a Recovering Cake Mom


Tweet I grew up in Pennsylvania Dutch county, otherwise known as the land of the baked good.  Okay, so I just made that name up, but the truth is that most of my memories of my grandmother involve her standing in the kitchen, handing me little cups with semi-sweet morsels, baking me tiny milk pies […]

Martha Stewart Home Office Desk Organization Giveaway


Tweet It’s time for week three of our Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery exclusively at Staples giveaways! Last week’s giveaway focused on paper management in honor of the chaos that is tax season, and today we’re going to take care of the rest of your desk just because we want you to be organized […]

Martha Stewart at Staples Tax Season Giveaway


Tweet It’s that time of year again, the time when my husband occasionally mentions phrases like alternative minimum tax and tax deductible contributions and I shudder in fear.  I’ll admit that as a work-at-home-mom, I loathe tax season.  Every year I vow to do a better job managing the paperwork, and every March my husband […]