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Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 04:41 PM
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Last night - spaghetti with a jar of sauce and...

Last night - spaghetti with a jar of sauce and salad. Tonight - pizza bread.

This week's plan so far:

* Crockpot potatoes with steamed broccoli
* Noodles with tofu & vegetable stirfry
*...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-16-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Ragana
Is that Sambucus? A friend of mine swears by it...

Is that Sambucus? A friend of mine swears by it for her daughter. Yes, I think she takes it regularly in the winter. (I can't help it but just reading the word makes me think of Monty Python!)
...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-15-2014, 09:27 AM
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Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
Happy b-day to your DS! :birthday Tonight I...

Happy b-day to your DS! :birthday

Tonight I am wimping out and ordering pad thai - daughters' choice. It's been pretty busy around here & DH and I both have stuff to go to tonight.

Otherwise, I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Ragana
Oh, rösti!! I lived in Germany for a while near...

Oh, rösti!! I lived in Germany for a while near Switzerland, so love those! Great ideas. Maybe I could also learn to make gnocci.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Ragana
Yes, potato soup! Going on the list! I just...

Yes, potato soup! Going on the list!

I just remembered that I have a recipe for seitan chorizo crumbles - I could do potatoes with chorizo and taco-type toppings.
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-14-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Ragana
How about Yoko by Rosemary Wells: ...

How about Yoko by Rosemary Wells:

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/book/yoko#cart/cleanup
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By Ragana
Potatoes!

Oops, I overbought potatoes! Now I have two bags. So, I'm looking for new and interesting ways to incorporate potatoes into vegetarian/vegan meals for the next couple of weeks.

This is the usual...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ragana
Yesterday my 15 min. was cleaning the bathroom....

Yesterday my 15 min. was cleaning the bathroom. Today the dog is having, ummm, digestive issues, so my first 15 min. today was giving him another bath and cleaning the tub.
Forum: Meal Planning   10-13-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
Mmmmm. I love anything "buffalo" - we're not...

Mmmmm. I love anything "buffalo" - we're not keeping much meat in the house these days (we do that periodically), so I'll have to look up vegetarian "buffalo" dishes. Maybe tofu?

Tonight I'm...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-12-2014, 03:34 PM
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Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
Making pasta with baked eggplant, goat cheese,...

Making pasta with baked eggplant, goat cheese, and tomato sauce tonight.
Forum: Meal Planning   10-11-2014, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Ragana
Tonight was "fake takeout": rice noodles with...

Tonight was "fake takeout": rice noodles with fried tofu, vegetables (red cabbage, lettuce, carrots, shiitakes) and sauce (made with garlic-chili sauce and fish sauce). I also baked a pan of...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ragana
Totally worth not cleaning!! 0:)

Totally worth not cleaning!!

0:)
Forum: Meal Planning   10-10-2014, 06:51 AM
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Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
It was a busy work week, so thank you, crockpot!...

It was a busy work week, so thank you, crockpot! I made pinto beans for tacos, potatoes for potato bar (w/broccoli), and yesterday Thai red curry vegetables with rice from the rice cooker. Takeout...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-08-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ragana
We had guests the other day, so the house looks...

We had guests the other day, so the house looks passable. Otherwise, I have been tied up with computer problems that put me behind on a work project, so I think today's 15 min. will be washing the...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-07-2014, 05:38 AM
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Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
We had three exceptional days - dinner with...

We had three exceptional days - dinner with friends (pizza), family b-day (pizza) and then yesterday evening running around to two doc appts. before and after dinner (Noodles & Co. - at least I had...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ragana
:grin: Hate weird dirt marks! And with 2 kids, 2...

:grin: Hate weird dirt marks! And with 2 kids, 2 cats and 1 dog, we definitely get them, too!

Today's 2x15 min. was spent putting away my laundry and sorting the clothes in my wardrobe. I got my...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-06-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Ragana
We've gone through something similar twice - it...

We've gone through something similar twice - it definitely sucks because stomach pain can be so many things.

The first time with DD2, we thought it might be lactose intolerance, but it ended up...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Ragana
I agree with the above! I had an arrangement like...

I agree with the above! I had an arrangement like this with 3 kids for 2 days/wk. after school, BUT the other family took my 2 kids 2 days/wk. after school, too - it was a fair trade. This just...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Ragana
It sounds like you're doing great! :grin::thumb

It sounds like you're doing great! :grin::thumb
Forum: Meal Planning   10-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
Have you ever read a parenting book by Penelope...

Have you ever read a parenting book by Penelope Leach? She had a great line in one that I took to heart about a couple of crackers, some cheese and fruit being a complete meal for the little guys. I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-04-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Ragana
Yes, yes, yes, yes - agree wholeheartedly! ...

Yes, yes, yes, yes - agree wholeheartedly!

Re: Jon's father. I found a whole Wiki that went into detail about the theories the other day. Pretty interesting. That may be what occupies our time...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Ragana
Yay! It sounds like you guys are doing great! ...

Yay! It sounds like you guys are doing great!

Re: themed activities. I did that sometimes with my kids when they were little. I would work during the day while DH watched them, then he would go to...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-03-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Ragana
I got that shirt as a onesie for my cousin's...

I got that shirt as a onesie for my cousin's baby-to-be.

I was thinking that I really don't want all the Stark kids to end up some kind of enlightened spirits who only meet up on some higher...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 56,541
Posted By Ragana
That's it so far. Not sure what I'll be up for...

That's it so far. Not sure what I'll be up for tomorrow because we've had lime coleslaw and cabbage in stuff all week, and the okonomiyaki has cabbage in it, too. Luckily I'm shopping tomorrow.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-02-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Ragana
Check out this t-shirt, SweetSilver! ...

Check out this t-shirt, SweetSilver!

http://www.lookhuman.com/render/product/5076/5076600408646164/tr401atg-w800h800z1-48567-guns-dont-kill-people-george-r-r-martin-kills-people.jpg
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