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Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-08-2011, 01:24 AM
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Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
small chest of drawers plastic bin 2 food...

small chest of drawers
plastic bin
2 food storage jars
a bunch of old ziploc bags
 
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-04-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By pear-shaped
What pp said, plus as someone who lives in...

What pp said, plus as someone who lives in Europe, I really don't like how Monsanto works together with the U.S. govt. to try and force biotech on other countries.
 
I am really curious about you...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-02-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By pear-shaped
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by boheime http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1315720/need-advice-on-this-dresser#post_16479119)
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-02-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By pear-shaped
How big is the chest? Do you have a power...

How big is the chest? Do you have a power sander? If the answer to the second question is no, I would just sand the scratched areas and then paint it an opaque color. (Of course, I like the look of...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-01-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
old olive branch pieces from a broken toy car ...

old olive branch
pieces from a broken toy car
pen that writes sometimes and sometimes not
vinyl bag I was saving to repurpose
adhesive magnetic strips
2 pieces of wood from my "craft" stash...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-30-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
toy car old squeegee empty paint can stick...

toy car
old squeegee
empty paint can
stick for stirring paint
novelty ring
picture of a frog torn out of pop-up book that I'm really tired of picking up off the floor and sticking back into the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-30-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
14 items of clothing sheet 4 pillowcases ...

14 items of clothing
sheet
4 pillowcases
tote bag
toy salt shaker
toy stock pot
note pad
 
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Forum: Italy   05-29-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By pear-shaped
I had to do some research on LATCH because all I...

I had to do some research on LATCH because all I knew about it was that it's called Isofix over here and our cars are too old to have it. It only works with car seats up to Group 1, at least that's...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-27-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
2 pairs of shoes a couple of rocks that were...

2 pairs of shoes
a couple of rocks that were the bathroom window well
fork with bent tines
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-27-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
   Quote:Originally Posted by Ellien...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Ellien C http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1287899/2011-in-2011/1180#post_16467448)



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Forum: Italy   05-26-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By pear-shaped
Just remembered something. It's probably...

Just remembered something. It's probably something you already know because you've traveled a lot, but just in case you don't: many European carriers will not let you use a car seat in flight. I...
Forum: Italy   05-26-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By pear-shaped
If your son is shorter than 135cm, then he...

If your son is shorter than 135cm, then he should be in a car seat or booster by law. Do you know if your car seat is EU compliant? Honestly, though, I doubt that would be an issue in Italy, as so...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-25-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By pear-shaped
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-25-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By pear-shaped
Oh, we still have to separate it and put it out...

Oh, we still have to separate it and put it out for collection in the right kind of bags, now we're just expected to buy the bags ourselves.
 
We have a pretty big stash of the bags for plastic,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-25-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By pear-shaped
I'm updating this post for anyone who remembers...

I'm updating this post for anyone who remembers posting in it...(can't blame anyone who doesn't, I forgot about the thread myself for a few months.)
 
I went to the town hall to get new bags many,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-25-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
car (A car counts, right? It's been sitting...

car (A car counts, right? It's been sitting outside our house uninsured, undriven, and untouched since dh bought a new used car late last year. We've had the scirocco too recently so it was really...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-24-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by clutterwarrior http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1287899/2011-in-2011/1180#post_16462700)

I...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   05-24-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By pear-shaped
Just yesterday I saw something on patching up...

Just yesterday I saw something on patching up holes with reverse applique, I almost can't wait for a hole to try it out.
 
I have a few things that are very faded but in good condition otherwise...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-23-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
2 expired pantry items key chain 2 moldy...

2 expired pantry items
key chain
2 moldy bath toys
bits and pieces of felt that are too small to be useful
ugly old bathing suit with straps that need to be repaired, and I can't be bothered...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-23-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By pear-shaped
Yeah, I don't do it that often, but sometimes I...

Yeah, I don't do it that often, but sometimes I can't stop myself. She doesn't ever speak Italian to me, except for a word here or there if she has forgotten the English word for something. Then...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-21-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
17 items of clothing 2 slipcovers   1292

17 items of clothing
2 slipcovers
 
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Forum: Multicultural Families   05-20-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By pear-shaped
Just a curiosity. I've been wondering what other...

Just a curiosity. I've been wondering what other people do for a while but I kept forgetting to post the question.
 
Background: We do OPOL; I speak English to dd (3) and my husband speaks Italian...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-20-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
ugly tray sugar bowl   1273

ugly tray
sugar bowl
 
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-19-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 33,135
Posted By pear-shaped
repurposed a souvenir t-shirt I've never worn...

repurposed a souvenir t-shirt I've never worn but couldn't part with (I've had it for 7-8 years) into a dress for dd
repurposed an old pair of dh's trousers into trousers for dd
 
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Forum: The Mindful Home   05-17-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,951
Posted By pear-shaped
At home I don't think anyone uses tp to dry off....

At home I don't think anyone uses tp to dry off. There are special bidet-sized towels, which are a little bit larger than face cloths, but rectangular. I've always wondered about the family aspect...
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