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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-10-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by Marisol...

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Originally Posted by Marisol http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13914937)
What was your process for steaming in the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-10-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 361
Posted By Luvourlives
I am completely addicted to those ready to steam...

I am completely addicted to those ready to steam bags of veggies that you just toss in the microwave for 5 minutes. They are quick easy and taste way better than the frozen veggies I was steaming...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-10-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,828
Posted By Luvourlives
We used to live an an 800 sq ft apt as a family...

We used to live an an 800 sq ft apt as a family of 5. It worked fine for us except for the winter when it wasn't as easy to just ship the kids outside. Its really easy to trip over each other in a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-09-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by beanma...

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I have never found a great place for the kids'...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-09-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Luvourlives
I am there with ya with my dh. He has never...

I am there with ya with my dh. He has never asked me what I did all day but if I don't point out what I did do, he would never ever notice. For stocking up, we need to as a matter of economics but...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-09-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By Luvourlives
Well it sounds to me like you are doing really...

Well it sounds to me like you are doing really well. Company ready in 15 minutes is awesome!! As for the carpet, can you afford a professional cleaning? Or can you get a cheap area rug to throw down...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-08-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by Ksenia...

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It sounds like you are doing great with home...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-08-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by Ksenia...

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Are you doing morning and evening routines?...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-05-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By Luvourlives
That all sounds awesome. In addition to the no...

That all sounds awesome. In addition to the no leaving a messy house, last summer dh (who was home during the mornings while I worked) had a rule that they did all the cleaning in the morning and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-05-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Luvourlives
UPDATE: I am trying something new to...

UPDATE:

I am trying something new to motivate the kids. They haven't received allowance in a long time because we would try and set one up but they wouldn't tow the line to be worthy of earning...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-03-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Luvourlives
My home is causing stress between dh and I. It...

My home is causing stress between dh and I. It sounds very archaic but I agreed to take on the home organization when I stopped working. Not that I have to do it all myself but I am responsible for...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-03-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Luvourlives
I would do it, but it will be very important to...

I would do it, but it will be very important to commit to going thru a certain number of boxes at a certain interval, otherwise it would be too easy to say out of sight out of mind. But if it were...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-03-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,457
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by IncaMama...

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Originally Posted by IncaMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13874531)
apparently a big one for me (because i just...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-02-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Luvourlives
I would donate the afghans or give them to...

I would donate the afghans or give them to another family member if you feel they are important but too much for your space. Don't keep the decorative items for someday, if you won't miss and do not...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by Tangled Hill...

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Ours seemed to roll over weeds, too,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-31-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,812
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by meowee...

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Then everyone sits down and respects the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-31-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By Luvourlives
I couldn't do flylady. I like some of her...

I couldn't do flylady. I like some of her principles but they just don't work for me, so I had to come up with my own system.

I did make a control journal and following that made all the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-30-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By Luvourlives
Last year we had a big ant problem, particularly...

Last year we had a big ant problem, particularly in the kitchen, no surprise. This year, I started making my own cleaning solution of water vinegar, pepermint oil and lavendar. I use this for all my...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-29-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Luvourlives
I have a reel mower. I love that it is quiet,...

I have a reel mower. I love that it is quiet, odor free and feel good about its "green-ness" but I really don't like the job it does. My front lawn is FULL of dandellions and while I kind of enjoy...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-26-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Luvourlives
We have thought of that. And we have tried to...

We have thought of that. And we have tried to convince that as well. So far though it looks like we can only convince (aka heavily bribe) the younger two to share. And they apparently don't want to...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-26-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Luvourlives
Buttermilk Falls is just outside of the "city"....

Buttermilk Falls is just outside of the "city". Another great one is Robert Treman...I actually prefer the set up there. You can swim at both of these and Treman is just a few miles outside of town...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-26-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By Luvourlives
Ya know, I believe in the quality of life in the...

Ya know, I believe in the quality of life in the hear and now too. I agree with the pp who would buy dh those are supplies, and take care of your floors (those are an investment in and of themselves...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-26-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by anywaybecause...

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Originally Posted by anywaybecause http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13824637)
Sooo, we are getting ready to put our...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-26-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Luvourlives
I have 3 boys, ages 11, 9 & 8 each with their...

I have 3 boys, ages 11, 9 & 8 each with their own rooms. They don't have much in them, as when we moved I never allowed much of it to be unpacked. But what they do have is terribly disorganized. I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-26-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Luvourlives
Quote: Originally Posted by Izzysmom...

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I've been working very hard at getting our...
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