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Forum: Parenting   07-30-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,706
Posted By granolagina
I don't like any Seuss books. Too many made up...

I don't like any Seuss books. Too many made up words and nonsense. I won't let my beginner reader try to read them out loud because the words are so screwy.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-08-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,230
Posted By granolagina
I really like the reusable sandwich and snack...

I really like the reusable sandwich and snack bags. I hate those plastic ones! I own 2 sandwich bags for my son but I really need some for snacks too. Plus I love the colors available.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-20-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By granolagina
I was just wondering if anyone has used it...

I was just wondering if anyone has used it before. We have never done Oak Meadow.
We have been doing an eclectic Charlotte Mason curriculum loosely using Winter Promise
but I am ready for a...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-15-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By granolagina
I just wanted to come back here and say we had a...

I just wanted to come back here and say we had a great vacation in St. Louis. We ended up staying at Lumiere. It was a really nice hotel with plenty of space for the 5 of us. All the rooms there are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-23-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By granolagina
One of my hsing friends shared this link: ...

One of my hsing friends shared this link:

http://weefolkart.com/content/projec...-dough-veggies (http://weefolkart.com/content/project-flashback-salt-dough-veggies)

We are planning to make...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-23-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,537
Posted By granolagina
Katie, I can totally understand your troubles...

Katie, I can totally understand your troubles with crocheting.
I have been knitting for a few years but I just cannot get crochet.
I was trying to make square coasters. One turned into a triangle...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   09-23-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By granolagina
The tickets had been spoken for.

The tickets had been spoken for.
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   09-15-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By granolagina
I have 2 vouchers that expire at the end of this...

I have 2 vouchers that expire at the end of this year.

Each ticket includes a pick 2 places to visit: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, or Factory Tour.

I can mail them to you.
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   09-11-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By granolagina
We are visiting the area later this month and we...

We are visiting the area later this month and we had planned on camping but my 5 year old has a cast on his arm and we have decided to stay in a hotel instead. Can you recommend a downtown hotel,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-03-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By granolagina
A couple times a month we put all school work...

A couple times a month we put all school work aside and have game day. We have tons of educational games in our house so we play together as much as they want to. We might also play some computer or...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-03-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,220
Posted By granolagina
We call our homeschool: Sunflower Lane Academy ...

We call our homeschool: Sunflower Lane Academy

Because our last name is Lane and I love sunflowers and usually have them blooming all summer long.
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   08-04-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By granolagina
When my 5 year old was born, I had the best...

When my 5 year old was born, I had the best midwife: Mary Helen Ayres from Bloomington. I don't know if she is still there however. I cannot say enough good things about her.
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   05-24-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By granolagina
Thinking about the zoo since my kids love...

Thinking about the zoo since my kids love animals.
Is the Imagination Station worth a visit?
Also, do you know of any hotels that have nice pools and are kid-friendly.

Thanks!

Gina...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-12-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By granolagina
Hi Penn people...

Hi Penn people http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

My kids are dying to visit Hershey (they heard about it from our neighbors) so we will be driving there from Indiana...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-18-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By granolagina
I haven't come across many books that offer...

I haven't come across many books that offer patterns for beginners. Most books I have seen start off with an easy scarf or blanket and progress quickly to hard stuff like sweaters and socks. Too...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-20-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By granolagina
I also started in January. I have done a bath...

I also started in January. I have done a bath puppet and a few small bags. Got 1 dishcloth done and working on another. I have plans for some scarves as well and maybe some hats.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-15-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By granolagina
It took me awhile but I found the apron...

It took me awhile but I found the apron backpack:

http://vintagechica.typepad.com/the_...to_travel.html (http://vintagechica.typepad.com/the_life_and_times_of_thi/2007/05/fixin_to_travel.html)
...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-13-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By granolagina
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-10-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By granolagina
I saw this in Mothering issue #153. In the...

I saw this in Mothering issue #153. In the article about crafty mamas, there was a picture. I don't have this issue (checked it out from the library) but if anyone knows who the mama was in the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-24-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By granolagina
I remember seeing a backpack that was made out...

I remember seeing a backpack that was made out of a cute vintage apron in a Mothering mag this year but I cannot find any instructions online. Has anyone seen detailed instructions for this or even...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-15-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By granolagina
Has anyone had any trouble receiving the email...

Has anyone had any trouble receiving the email with the knitting directions? I have asked twice to have it emailed but for some reason, Earthlink tells me it is undeliverable and I cannot open it.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-15-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By granolagina
http://www.allcrafts.net/crochet/crochetpurses.ht...

http://www.allcrafts.net/crochet/crochetpurses.htm
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-05-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By granolagina
This is such a great idea! I signed up for 2 but...

This is such a great idea! I signed up for 2 but I hope my dd and I can make more. Is there any way to get the knitting pattern resent? It was downloaded to my phone and I couldn't view the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-21-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By granolagina
We have used WinterPromise and really loved it.

We have used WinterPromise and really loved it.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-06-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,835
Posted By granolagina
I consider myself to be a beginner even though I...

I consider myself to be a beginner even though I first learned how to knit about 7 years ago. I put my needles down when I had my last baby and just picked them up again last year. I recently did my...
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