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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 329
Posted By KiwiZ
My Mom taught me to sew when I was about 13/14...

My Mom taught me to sew when I was about 13/14 and I sewed thru HS, quit during college and thereafter.  I picked it up again a few years back (I'm 45 now) and LOVE it.  I sew simple skirts, tops,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,217
Posted By KiwiZ
I was 34 with my first and just a few weeks shy...

I was 34 with my first and just a few weeks shy of 37 with my 2nd.  I'm 45 now and do believe we are done LOL
 
 
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-30-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,609
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-20-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,278
Posted By KiwiZ
I am especially dying to see (warning:  don't...

I am especially dying to see (warning:  don't read the following if you are one of the few who hasn't read the books LOL:
 
- how they handle Snapes last memories to Harry
- in the forest when...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-19-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By KiwiZ
Oh that makes PERFECT sense!!! You are a genius!...

Oh that makes PERFECT sense!!! You are a genius! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
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Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-18-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,344
Posted By KiwiZ
You guys will find this hilarious - when I got...

You guys will find this hilarious - when I got married 20 + years ago, my sister gave us a handmade afghan.  It was gorgeous and just the right size to cuddle under and has held up very well over...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-17-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,384
Posted By KiwiZ
If a knitting pattern said:  "at each neck edge...

If a knitting pattern said:  "at each neck edge bind off 3 sts 2 times and 1 st 2 times"
 
does it mean to bind off 3 stitches at a time 2 times?  I have always binded (bound? LOL) off one stitch...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-16-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,695
Posted By KiwiZ
How would you guys like to see the series end? ...

How would you guys like to see the series end?  For  Ayla, I'd like to see her as the wise, experienced leader of her clan.  I'd love it if they "fast forwarded" at the very end into modern day and...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-22-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By KiwiZ
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-18-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By KiwiZ
I recently read Eric Metaxas' Dietrich...

I recently read Eric Metaxas' Dietrich Bonhoeffer biography "Bonhoeffer:  Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy" and am currently reading (same author) "Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-18-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By KiwiZ
Oh and to answer your ? (even though I haven't...

Oh and to answer your ? (even though I haven't seen the film yet LOL):  I think they made it that way intentionally, to make you wonder if what Nina saw/did was real or in her mind, very clever!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-18-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By KiwiZ
I am very curious about this movie but am trying...

I am very curious about this movie but am trying to decide if its too gory for me; hmmm maybe I'll see it during the day? LOL
 
Not sure if I should join in the discussion since I haven't seen it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-17-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 371
Posted By KiwiZ
Apples to Apples, all ages LOVE this game. ...

Apples to Apples, all ages LOVE this game.  There are several different versons too:  Travel, Junior, Bible, Disney
 
If your kids love "Star Wars", there is a cute guessing game for younger folk...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-17-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 638
Posted By KiwiZ
I chose "other"; I don't part my hair at all LOL...

I chose "other"; I don't part my hair at all LOL
 
I comb it after washing it and let it just fall where it does (my hair is wavy and about shoulder length, cut in long layers).  It does tend to...
Forum: Spirituality   12-17-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,369
Posted By KiwiZ
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-04-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,039
Posted By KiwiZ
For me it was "Sex and the City". The book...

For me it was "Sex and the City". The book seemed to me to be about stereotypes but the TV series/movies were about characters that became real to me, that I cared about. The chemistry, the writing...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-16-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By KiwiZ
The Masterpiece Theatre (PBS) one is excellent: ...

The Masterpiece Theatre (PBS) one is excellent:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/janeeyre/index.html

I think its also available for sale if you can't wait for it to be shown again LOL
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-15-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By KiwiZ
Some Bway shows are also movies (or recorded):...

Some Bway shows are also movies (or recorded): "Cats", "Cyrano de Bergerac", "The Phantom of the Opera", "Jesus Christ Superstar", "Chicago", "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-03-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 667
Posted By KiwiZ
I have often leaned in towards a Mom having a...

I have often leaned in towards a Mom having a bad day and told them conspiratorially "I'm on YOUR side" LOL and they have always laughed or given me a thankful (and often tired) look

We all had...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-19-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 207
Posted By KiwiZ
Good for...

Good for you!!!!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

I took swimming lessons in my 20s and was so proud of myself for doing so cuz I had been too embarassed before. Sure...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-18-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 591
Posted By KiwiZ
I saw that 8 out of 10 women wear the "wrong"...

I saw that 8 out of 10 women wear the "wrong" bra size; occasionally a store will have a fitting expert measure you and give recommendations. I guess that I'm a 33 B but I can only find 34B and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-20-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 44
Posted By KiwiZ
I'm searching for a strapless bra that doesn't...

I'm searching for a strapless bra that doesn't feel like its slipping slowly downward or squeezing so tight I cant take a deep breath. Any suggestions? Does such a thing exist LOL? TIA!!!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-07-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By KiwiZ
I'm fairly new at sewing and found a simple...

I'm fairly new at sewing and found a simple pattern for a bathrobe that I can make. The pattern suggested cotton flannel or cotton knits/blends. I found a cotton/polyester knit that i like (soft)...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-27-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By KiwiZ
Thank you guys, you're the best! Especially your...

Thank you guys, you're the best! Especially your book breakdown, texmati!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-22-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By KiwiZ
My 9 year old read the first Harry Potter, loved...

My 9 year old read the first Harry Potter, loved it and wants more, currently started #2. I've heard the series gets scarier, darker as it moves along and wanted advice from those who have read it...
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