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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-05-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,550
Posted By DesireeH
I did a crockpot soup of potatoes (5) carrots (5)...

I did a crockpot soup of potatoes (5) carrots (5) onion (1) kale (1/2 bunch) brown rice (dumped until it looked right) veg broth (6 cups) coconut milk (1/2 ish+ cup) coconut oil (1 tablespoon) garlic...
Forum: Pets   11-05-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By DesireeH
How did this turn out? We have a lot of feral...

How did this turn out? We have a lot of feral cats in my neighborhood. Our hoarder neighbor used to feed them and then died. I inherited three kittens (that were living under a van on his property)...
Forum: Book Clubs   11-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,158
Posted By DesireeH
I'm still finishing up the Outlander series and...

I'm still finishing up the Outlander series and just read Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and it was great, too. Hmm, what else? Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto and How to Raise a Wild Child by...
Forum: California, Nevada   11-05-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By DesireeH
I checked the religious beliefs checkbox on the...

I checked the religious beliefs checkbox on the AB2109 form when my kids were still in public school (I pulled them this year, SB277 was the nail in the coffin for me. NOPE.) Anyways, I crossed out...
Forum: Homeschooling   09-09-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By DesireeH
Bought it, thank you!

Bought it, thank you!
Forum: California, Nevada   09-09-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By DesireeH
If anyone wants to sign the actual referendum, I...

If anyone wants to sign the actual referendum, I am collecting signatures in Orange County (and know a lot of people who are as well if you need help to find someone near you!) We have about two...
Forum: California, Nevada   09-09-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By DesireeH
I used Karen Baker when I lived in...

I used Karen Baker when I lived in Hemet/Winchester area and she is AMAZING! (Homebirth midwife based out of Yucaipa.) You have to go to Yucaipa for the appts but she's totally worth the drive! :love
Forum: Homeschooling   09-09-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By DesireeH
ISO: Any of the Oak Meadows 4th grade Curriculum

ISO: Grade 4 Coursebook, Math 4, Grade 4 Teacher's Manual, and OM Indian Legends. If anyone is selling any of these, let me know. It doesn't have to be the whole package....
Forum: Homeschooling   09-09-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By DesireeH
ISO: OM Civics 8, OM Math 8, OM 8 Teacher's Manual

Hi! Let me know if any of you are selling any of these! :)
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 25,730
Posted By DesireeH
Henrietta Lacks is another example. Good read:...

Henrietta Lacks is another example. Good read: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6493208-the-immortal-life-of-henrietta-lacks?ac=1

P.S. Here is the pubmed article with the reanalysis of that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,558
Posted By DesireeH
I flip them backwards or put them behind better...

I flip them backwards or put them behind better books (at the library too.)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 79,030
Posted By DesireeH
Add me to this club. My 6th grader loves this...

Add me to this club. My 6th grader loves this game. He started making money off it somehow.  He has his own server and sells rank. Hopefully it is legal and it doesn't come back to bite him (us.)...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   02-06-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,938
Posted By DesireeH
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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-06-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By DesireeH
I love lentil tacos with organic corn tortillas...

I love lentil tacos with organic corn tortillas topped with avocado or mango salsa. Yum! That's my quick go-to dinner.
 
Another quickie is red potato, kale, white bean soup in the crockpot.
Forum: Parenting   02-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,960
Posted By DesireeH
I voted 9:30 but they usually don't fall asleep...

I voted 9:30 but they usually don't fall asleep until 10 ish. (6th and 2nd grade.) They get up at 7:30 for school. Weekends are more like 11:30-12 but they sleep in.
Forum: Pets   07-08-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By DesireeH
I get Castor and Pollux Organix for my almost 11...

I get Castor and Pollux Organix for my almost 11 year old boxer. No corn, soy, etc.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By DesireeH
Have you ever read Eating Animals by Jonathan...

Have you ever read Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer? I really loved that book (even though it made me sick and pissed off.) I learned a lot too, like "free range" really means nothing, they...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By DesireeH
oatmeal is super yummy with a shredded carrot...

oatmeal is super yummy with a shredded carrot and raisins and a bit of real maple syrup and cinnamon (and walnuts.) Taste's like carrot cake.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By DesireeH
I couldn't do a $300 budget though. Ours is more...

I couldn't do a $300 budget though. Ours is more than triple that (I am picky about organic though and my kids can eat! LOL)
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By DesireeH
Lentil tacos are a cheap filling dinner: lentils...

Lentil tacos are a cheap filling dinner: lentils (I buy the melissa's one, already cooked and soft since I can't get lentils right on my own), corn tortillas, avocado+ salsa (I love homemade poblano...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,368
Posted By DesireeH
I'm the only vegan in my house. My family does...

I'm the only vegan in my house. My family does eat a lot of vegan meals because I'm the cook (and I don't cook meat) but when we go out or to friends, they eat whatever they want. I do kind of wish...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,768
Posted By DesireeH
Big hugs, mama.  When I was 10 years old, in...

Big hugs, mama.  When I was 10 years old, in 1990, my mom had a full term baby boy die the same way, in a HOSPITAL. Bad things sometimes happen no matter where you are and disgusting that she is...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,648
Posted By DesireeH
My daughter (second child, first homebirth) was...

My daughter (second child, first homebirth) was 41+6 days so almost 2 weeks past my edd. My labor and birth was awesome, she came when she was ready, and she was 7 pounds 12 oz.  (My mom said I was...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By DesireeH
I used the thirty dollar 60" fishy pool too.

I used the thirty dollar 60" fishy pool too.
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,970
Posted By DesireeH
My midwife came back to my house on day 2 to do...

My midwife came back to my house on day 2 to do it and mailed it to the lab, she did it while I was nursing so it was a little less traumatic. I was glad we did it because that lab paper is how the...
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