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Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-17-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,668
Posted By GruppieGirl
Glad you're feeling better!   My kids (8 and...

Glad you're feeling better!
 
My kids (8 and 10) love to Skype.  But, they have some specific rules to follow.
 
1. Computer is only used in the kitchen (center of house, very open)
 
2. All...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-27-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By GruppieGirl
I have been a toe walker my entire 30+ years. ...

I have been a toe walker my entire 30+ years.

I have good balance and am fairly physically active. The only side effects are my super-high arches and super-strong legs.

Running by hitting the...
Forum: Television   07-27-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By GruppieGirl
Just watched a couple of Raising Sextuplets...

Just watched a couple of Raising Sextuplets episodes on my DVR and I immediately had to check out what all of the Mothering Mommys were saying about the show.

There has to be someone else out...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-26-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,708
Posted By GruppieGirl
Your picture is beautiful! Thank you for...

Your picture is beautiful!

Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-17-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By GruppieGirl
My local Salvation Army has never carried any...

My local Salvation Army has never carried any kid's gear. No strollers, toys, highchairs, etc. There was simply no way they could keep-up with recalls and safety information.
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-15-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By GruppieGirl
Open all of the windows. Get that air moving and...

Open all of the windows. Get that air moving and those nasty germs out of there.

Hope everyone feels better soon http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-15-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,241
Posted By GruppieGirl
I am also not a fan of plasticy junk for goodie...

I am also not a fan of plasticy junk for goodie bags. Generally, I like to give a party favor.

One of my favorites was for my ds's 5th birthday. Each child received a Mister Birthday book that...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-04-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By GruppieGirl
We used to take our cat (before we moved) to...

We used to take our cat (before we moved) to Diamond Hill Vet Clinic on Pine Swamp Road in Cumberland. Just over the Wrentham line.

They were so very compasionate when our last cat died on the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-04-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By GruppieGirl
Last year, a local organic farm began a CSA. I...

Last year, a local organic farm began a CSA. I happily signed-up for 17 weeks a half share (2 adults and 2 little ones). http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/treehugger.gif:

The farm is...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-21-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By GruppieGirl
I have just a regular, old compost bin that sits...

I have just a regular, old compost bin that sits on the ground.

At school, they have a large tumbler. It is nearly impossible to turn. Also, I'm not sure how worms could ever crawl up into it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-21-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,177
Posted By GruppieGirl
I wish I had some good advice for you. ...

I wish I had some good advice for you.

Congrats on making the choice not to consume more paper, tape and harmfuly dyes!

My kids have always used cloth gift bags. It has been that way since...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-18-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,203
Posted By GruppieGirl
Quote: Originally Posted by YinYang...

Quote:
Originally Posted by YinYang http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12821227)
Bumping back up... I'm looking for a tinted...
Forum: Television   11-23-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,990
Posted By GruppieGirl
Does anyone know if this was just a one-time...

Does anyone know if this was just a one-time special or will the show be a series?

I looked ahead in the listings and wasn't able to find a different episode.
Forum: Television   10-23-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By GruppieGirl
Yes! As much as I love when they find ghosts, I...

Yes! As much as I love when they find ghosts, I also love when they are able to debunk some claims.

Recently I tried to watch Most Haunted Live. What a load of c$%#. So different from Ghost...
Forum: Television   10-23-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By GruppieGirl
I'm still pulling for Cappy!

I'm still pulling for Cappy!
Forum: Television   10-23-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,151
Posted By GruppieGirl
I watch this show with one hand over my eyes....

I watch this show with one hand over my eyes. I'm certainly don't keep the cleanest house in the world, but wowsers! Those homes are filthy.

You are What You Eat is my other favorite show on BBC...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   10-01-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By GruppieGirl
You are a peach! Thanks a ton!!!...

You are a peach!

Thanks a ton!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   10-01-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By GruppieGirl
Does anyone remember the planned community that...

Does anyone remember the planned community that was advertising here a while back? It may have been in Peterboro.

Thanks a ton! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/treehugger.gif:
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-06-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By GruppieGirl
Sounds like breakfast to me. Growing-up,...

Sounds like breakfast to me.

Growing-up, our traditional Boston Sunday breakfast was really a plate full of leftovers with fried eggs on the side.

Sunday breakfast usually looked like this......
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-06-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,669
Posted By GruppieGirl
Great idea! Thanks for sharing....

Great idea!

Thanks for sharing. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/treehugger.gif:
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-08-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By GruppieGirl
Earthy Birthy Mama is in Avon.

Earthy Birthy Mama is in Avon.
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-31-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By GruppieGirl
Quote: Originally Posted by AstridS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AstridS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11815588)
H&M carry organic kids clothes

A few years...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-28-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By GruppieGirl
Quote: Originally Posted by karne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by karne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11794148)
It's very difficult to find older kids organic...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-15-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By GruppieGirl
Thanks Twinkle!...

Thanks Twinkle! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Doesn't it seem like with all of the talk of going green and green materials it should be easier to find organic...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-13-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By GruppieGirl
Groan if you must, but I have started looking...

Groan if you must, but I have started looking online for a few cute back to school outfits for the kids.

I have Googled and Googled, but am unable to find organic clothing for kids. Every site...
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