Print and Prosper: Win the Kodak ESP 7 All-in-One Printer

This contest has ended. Congratulations to Kim! Last October I launched my own at-home business. I knew my start-up costs would be low. After all, my business is primarily conducted online and my office is in my home’s guest room. But one cost that adds up and can overwhelm any family or small business is…

April 20, 2009
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Resourceful Mommy – Now More Resourceful!

(original photo by blue_j)I have a confession. I’ve been cheating on you. I promise you my resourcefulness – it’s right there in the header – and then I go and give it to other readers. The fact of the matter is that five days a week I write for other sites. Please don’t take this…

April 15, 2009
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Resourceful E-mail Management Tip

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 I’ve…

April 11, 2009
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Resourceful Tip: How to Remove the Onion Smell

(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 my…

April 2, 2009
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Springpad It!

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 a…

January 5, 2009
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Organizing with Bins and Baskets

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 task….

January 4, 2009
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Micro-Blog Monday: Resourceful Cleaning

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% of…

November 17, 2008
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