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Forum: The Mindful Home   05-25-2012, 12:03 PM
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Posted By NotAFairytale
I believe they are mostly german. Although now...

I believe they are mostly german. Although now that summer is here we are seeing more of those big ones that sneak in from outside.
 
I have heard that palm trees attract the big ones, and we have...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-19-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By NotAFairytale
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-19-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,313
Posted By NotAFairytale
I also wanted to add that I agree with the...

I also wanted to add that I agree with the excitement response. I am not a baby person so I personally usually just see same race parents with their babies and think "Typical baby... seen THAT...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-19-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,313
Posted By NotAFairytale
I just wanted to chime in and address this from...

I just wanted to chime in and address this from a different perspective. I live in a very polarized community where many people are still very racist. When me(white) and DH(mexican) were expecting...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-19-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By NotAFairytale
I find myself in the exact same situation.   ...

I find myself in the exact same situation.
 
But I would like to add that having stronger english abilities is natural. I live in a community with a strong immigrant population that does NOT speak...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-18-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By NotAFairytale
People have been cooking in terracotta/clay...

People have been cooking in terracotta/clay cookware for all of history. You just have to make sure you get one with a lead-free glaze. Not sure if clay is considered ceramic?
 
Example:
 ...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-18-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By NotAFairytale
Let me start by saying that I live in a...

Let me start by saying that I live in a tropical/humid climate. Which means that EVERYONE around here has to fight roaches to keep them out of there homes. Cleaning DOES NOT keep them away. I clean...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-17-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By NotAFairytale
I feel like the best way to prepare for these...

I feel like the best way to prepare for these situations is to have the skills needed to function in a world that doesn't revolve around the dollar! Gardening, raising chickens, canning &...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-17-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,961
Posted By NotAFairytale
I've been using my broken swiffer wet jet for...

I've been using my broken swiffer wet jet for like a year now. I just use a spray bottle with my preferred cleaner and spray it manually as I go. It's really easy. Plus thanks to the velcro on the...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-12-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By NotAFairytale
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrsGregory http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-11-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By NotAFairytale
I'm going through the same thing! Hope someone...

I'm going through the same thing! Hope someone will chime in with some solutions.
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-11-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By NotAFairytale
I looked up the la leche league cook book (the...

I looked up the la leche league cook book (the whole foods one) and it looks really awesome. Seems to be a whole manual on cooking natural and making stuff from scratch. I will definitely be trying...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-11-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,048
Posted By NotAFairytale
So I've been watching a lot of videos on you...

So I've been watching a lot of videos on you tube of really messy houses and that definitely makes any normal clutter instantly look cleaner! Might want to check those out :)
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-10-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By NotAFairytale
I want to start cooking simple & natural...

I want to start cooking simple & natural recipes. The only problem is that a lot of the recipes I find online are too "fancy" and call for ingredientes that are hard to find and out of my budget....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-10-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,121
Posted By NotAFairytale
I'm surprised no one has mentioned dresses! Now...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned dresses! Now that the weather is warm it's so easy to just slap on a cute dress. It's so easy because it's just one piece and you don't have to combine and match....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-10-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By NotAFairytale
My husband is very old fashioned. When he gets...

My husband is very old fashioned. When he gets paid he puts the money up and then gives me what is needed to pay the bills and then I have to ask him for money whenever I need/want it. He doesn't...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-10-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,048
Posted By NotAFairytale
I found that the only way I came to peace with...

I found that the only way I came to peace with my clutter was when I saw it leaving my house! I have a 3 yo and a 2 yo and I found that if I don't want them to make clutter, I have to have a very...
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