Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.93 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Ragana
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
Of course, you're right, depending on the area....

Of course, you're right, depending on the area. My point of reference is friends who live in Mexico City, own a home there, are raising their kids there, etc. One is Mexican, the other not but fluent...
Forum: Meal Planning   Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
Last night we ended up getting takeout burritos....

Last night we ended up getting takeout burritos. Today, everyone is healthy and back in school - yay - so I will make the pasta with scallops and a big salad.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 80
Posted By Ragana
One more - We have forced air and need to change...

One more - We have forced air and need to change the filters at least once a month.
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
Kids home sick today, so I promised DD1 rice &...

Kids home sick today, so I promised DD1 rice & tofu vindaloo for lunch. Non-curry-eater will have something else. That means probably pasta for dinner, and I have half a bag of scallops in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
It's definitely possible to get the wrong...

It's definitely possible to get the wrong information or wrong visa - it happened to me, too. I went to the German embassy here with employment contract in hand, whereby they promptly issued me a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 80
Posted By Ragana
Yes!! Ours, too. We are above the basement.

Yes!! Ours, too. We are above the basement.
Forum: Meal Planning   11-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
After last night's big dinner and seeing as how a...

After last night's big dinner and seeing as how a few of us are sick here, I decided to switch it up and make a simple Mexican-flavored soup for dinner - veggie broth, tomatoes, black beans, mixed...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
This sounds like the Mexico deal (if that still...

This sounds like the Mexico deal (if that still exists), but I'm actually pleasantly surprised that a European country allows it. I think the thinking here is that although you are working, you...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
There certainly are, but since I don't have any...

There certainly are, but since I don't have any person experience living in Mexico (we didn't end up doing it), I would want to recommend anything. However, there are a bunch of sites for US expats...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 80
Posted By Ragana
Agree with all of the above! Our place is circa...

Agree with all of the above! Our place is circa 1910's with wooden and tile floors, and original windows for the most part. Weather stripping helped on the front windows (also with noise), and we...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-18-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
Self-employed stuff usually doesn't fly, but when...

Self-employed stuff usually doesn't fly, but when I looked into possibilities like this a few years ago, Mexico had a rule that you could stay there and work as a self-employed person if none of your...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
Planning for this week: * Tonight -...

Planning for this week:

* Tonight - vegetable curry over rice
* Tomorrow - meat patties, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, and cucumber salad with sour cream

Rest of week, not sure which days:

*...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
Glad you looked it up. I have EU citizenship, so...

Glad you looked it up. I have EU citizenship, so I don't think about it anymore. Maybe there is still a way.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 192
Posted By Ragana
Hi Smokering, As far as I know,...

Hi Smokering,

As far as I know, homeschooling is illegal in Germany, but they may not care about travelers, just permanent residents and citizens, I would imagine. Maybe someone here has more...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 67
Posted By Ragana
I have vets in my family, too - fortunately, they...

I have vets in my family, too - fortunately, they are doing well. So many are not. A friend of mine is raising awareness of vet suicide with a project. Perhaps some in this thread might like to...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
OK, made nearly everything on my list this week,...

OK, made nearly everything on my list this week, except I didn't make the seitan chorizo or the peanut soup. Tomorrow is a long day, so DH will probably make dinner. I also did a Costco run, so there...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-12-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
I have a lot of tofu, so I think it's #2...

I have a lot of tofu, so I think it's #2 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) tonight!
Forum: Meal Planning   11-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
Once my sister and I were talking about how good...

Once my sister and I were talking about how good my grandma's cauliflower was, and then we remembered that she basically boiled a head of cauliflower and melted a stick of butter over it. :grin:
Forum: Meal Planning   11-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
We haven't done that in a while, but we used to...

We haven't done that in a while, but we used to also do the roasted potatoes/sweet potatoes and root vegetables with some garlic cloves and herbs (and, in meat-eating times, sausage) - yum! The...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-10-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
Totally want to try this and have been thinking...

Totally want to try this and have been thinking about it since you posted! We're not buying meat and cooking it at home right now (are eating it out), so I may just do the veggie version.
Forum: Meal Planning   11-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
Kitchensqueen - It would probably be fine, but I...

Kitchensqueen - It would probably be fine, but I don't think I'd risk it. Apart from anything, is the fridge at the new house cold and ready to go? We had an electrical outage at the end of the...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 59,446
Posted By Ragana
I have a bunch of stuff to do until a conference...

I have a bunch of stuff to do until a conference I am attending starts mid-week, and then I won't be home much around dinner time for the rest of the week because of that, so family will mainly fend...
Forum: Learning at School   10-29-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Ragana
Great advice. What I see in my town is that it's...

Great advice. What I see in my town is that it's important to have a strong principal at this level (well, all levels really) with a clear stance on what is acceptable and what is expected of the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Ragana
I used to frequently feed my friend's DD who has...

I used to frequently feed my friend's DD who has celiac & we have family members who have it, too. A couple of staples I make are

* Mexican - nachos, quesadillas, tostadas & tacos with corn...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-29-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By Ragana
Same here. I don't normally use recipes for the...

Same here. I don't normally use recipes for the standards. Or I use a set flavor profile but vary the ingredients - for example, stir-fry sauce is soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, chili-garlic...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: