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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By KaraBoo
my daughter is being wonderful. She made me a...

my daughter is being wonderful. She made me a funny card and is all snuggly and sweet.

DH, on the other hand, is one big grump and has been for days. He can't even get out of his funk to make...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 493
Posted By KaraBoo
Yes. We went without a car for over 8 years and...

Yes. We went without a car for over 8 years and I LOVED it. Yes, sometimes I got tired of carrying groceries home but DH and I took turns doing the food shopping and that helped. Our bodies were...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-08-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,574
Posted By KaraBoo
37. Wishful Drinking- Carrie Fisher Quick...

37. Wishful Drinking- Carrie Fisher

Quick read. Hilarious. So very different from the previous book I read (see above). It's about her trying to keep some sanity and finding humor in her life....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-08-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,574
Posted By KaraBoo
36. In My Skin-Kate Holden I know memoirs...

36. In My Skin-Kate Holden

I know memoirs are meant to be self-absorbed yet this woman is over the top smug about her descent into heroin and prostitution. She seems very detached from her...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-07-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By KaraBoo
Has anyone seen this? I FINALLY rented it and...

Has anyone seen this? I FINALLY rented it and man, I think it might be one of my favorite all-time films. It's quiet, slow, and beautifully filmed. And I wish I hadn't read anything about it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-07-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,144
Posted By KaraBoo
me too! LOL But I can see how it would feel like...

me too! LOL But I can see how it would feel like an invasion. ((()))
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-07-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,341
Posted By KaraBoo
I agree that cultural expectations and body...

I agree that cultural expectations and body image are a part of it. However, I don't know if this is the right solution: letting the person with the lowest sex drive dictate the relationship. But...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-06-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 23,482
Posted By KaraBoo
I think it's bad writing and I still like it....

I think it's bad writing and I still like it. Shrug. The two opinions are irreconcilable.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-06-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,175
Posted By KaraBoo
I dunno...I don't like Abrams at all. And I've...

I dunno...I don't like Abrams at all. And I've seen quite a few scenes on YouTube and it just looks like one big mess. (and yes, I watched the Star Trek franchise up until Deep Space Nine, so...
Forum: Women's Health   05-06-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 25,835
Posted By KaraBoo
Did you guys read about the new mom who died...

Did you guys read about the new mom who died from "swine flu?" At first, I was wondering how in world she DIED from it but the article mentioned she had undisclosed chronic health problems. That...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-06-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 702
Posted By KaraBoo
scam. Totally.

scam. Totally.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-05-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,574
Posted By KaraBoo
35. Thin is the New Happy- Valerie Frankel ...

35. Thin is the New Happy- Valerie Frankel

I respect her struggle and heartache but I don't agree with where she ended up. She is still fixated on size no matter what she says to herself about...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-05-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,574
Posted By KaraBoo
34. Big Green Purse-Diane Maceache Lots of...

34. Big Green Purse-Diane Maceache

Lots of internet links, background infos on companies who are green/not green...All in all, a nice reference book for shopping. Alas, I have no spare money for...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-05-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,341
Posted By KaraBoo
So I'd like to talk about that...that some...

So I'd like to talk about that...that some people simply have differing sex drives. No abuse or anything else going on in the marriage. Just differing sex drives. How do you resolve this, while...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-04-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 862
Posted By KaraBoo
I'm reading the Dave Ramsey rant thread and many...

I'm reading the Dave Ramsey rant thread and many here are saying that due to the way our society/economy operates, having a credit card (and good credit) is absolutely necessary.

Do you think...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-03-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,682
Posted By KaraBoo
Many people I know have degrees and are STILL...

Many people I know have degrees and are STILL struggling financially.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-02-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,889
Posted By KaraBoo
DD made a square box in pottery class a few...

DD made a square box in pottery class a few years ago. We keep this on the table and fill it with napkins. The rest, I keep in a drawer in the kitchen. I'm constantly refilling the box on the...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-02-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 110,943
Posted By KaraBoo
sub for ideas

sub for ideas
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-02-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,175
Posted By KaraBoo
My stepson was on Ritalin for years. Whenever he...

My stepson was on Ritalin for years. Whenever he didn't take his meds, for whatever reason, he ate tons more than usual.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-02-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By KaraBoo
Doesn't ring a bell but try here: ...

Doesn't ring a bell but try here:
http://www.filmsite.org/70sintro4.html
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-01-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,574
Posted By KaraBoo
kangamitroo, psst, another boxing book you might...

kangamitroo, psst, another boxing book you might like is The Power of One. Don't be ashamed LOL
Forum: Women's Health   05-01-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 25,835
Posted By KaraBoo
sort of off topic, but I wonder if people living...

sort of off topic, but I wonder if people living in sunny areas year-round have Vit D deficiency as well? Any studies? (I'm off to google!!!!)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-30-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,013
Posted By KaraBoo
Drapaudi, I went to Dublin earlier this year to...

Drapaudi, I went to Dublin earlier this year to visit a friend. What part of Ireland will you be in? The Irish tend to be less snooty about fashions, ime.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-30-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,081
Posted By KaraBoo
33. The Dance of Intimacy-Harriet Lerner ...

33. The Dance of Intimacy-Harriet Lerner

This book is really helping me right now. It is all stuff I've heard before but sometimes we need to hear/read something One More Time for it to "click."
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-30-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By KaraBoo
Oh Botswana is a place I've wanted to go for a...

Oh Botswana is a place I've wanted to go for a very long time.

Have you searched for local expat groups online? You might find more info about what to bring and what to leave. Does your husband's...
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