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Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-22-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By texmama
I usually go with the polite ones.  And those...

I usually go with the polite ones.  And those who use full sentences.  (I get annoyed by short texts)
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-07-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By texmama
Hugs.  If it were me I would honestly put...

Hugs.  If it were me I would honestly put decluttering on the back burner.  If this is something that you feel you have to tackle now and if funds are not an issue, you could hire someone to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-23-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By texmama
Couldn't read and not offer a *hug*.  That is a...

Couldn't read and not offer a *hug*.  That is a very tough situation.  Hopefully someone on this board could  recommend a book that deals with letting go of the emotions tied to stuff, that you can...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-13-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By texmama
I think track lighting might be the way to go.  ...

I think track lighting might be the way to go. 
 ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-26-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By texmama
I love this home, full of personality yet so...

I love this home, full of personality yet so free of clutter. http://gallery.apartmenttherapy.com/photo/tom-sams-true-diy/item/259432
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-26-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,643
Posted By texmama
Yup, same here, we are definitely in the...

Yup, same here, we are definitely in the smallest house of all our friends and family.   We are very happy in our home.  But *every* time we get together with SIL, she asks when we're moving to a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-22-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,540
Posted By texmama
Yes, there were picky eaters in the past, they...

Yes, there were picky eaters in the past, they were just forced to eat the food presented.  It is really disturbing when my mom recounts the way she and her siblings were treated at the dinner...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-11-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
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Views: 2,615
Posted By texmama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by applecider http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-02-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By texmama
Each year, I get Turbo Tax Home and Business...

Each year, I get Turbo Tax Home and Business since I do freelance graphic design.  At first, I though I had to get that version since I do contract work and need to fill out a schedule C, however,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-31-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By texmama
I would definitely get some floor mats to...

I would definitely get some floor mats to protect the carpet.  As far as keeping everything organized, don't leave anything in the car after a drive.  If you take a cup or any generate trash during...
Forum: Parenting   01-29-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,008
Posted By texmama
So, she's had an up and down fever since...

So, she's had an up and down fever since Monday?  Sounds like the flu we just had.  This year's flu was really bad, we were so miserable.  dd and I both had it, hers lasted longer than mine, as I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-18-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By texmama
Wow!  Looks great!

Wow!  Looks great!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By texmama
I would caulk around the outside of all the...

I would caulk around the outside of all the windows.  We had condensation problems the last couple of years; we caulked all the windows this fall and so far this winter, no condensation.
 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-02-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,237
Posted By texmama
My 2 kiddos share a room, instead of dressers,...

My 2 kiddos share a room, instead of dressers, we have a couple of these (http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S19876454) in their closet.  It works great for us.  We have undies/socks, pjs,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-13-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 199
Posted By texmama
Don't know if it's appropriate for your mom or...

Don't know if it's appropriate for your mom or not, but the first thing I thought of was a baby doll, I've heard it is therapeutic for some with Alzheimer's to have a baby doll to care for. My...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-06-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 622
Posted By texmama
#1 - Indian Cuisine #2 - MDC Puke Smiley

#1 - Indian Cuisine
#2 - MDC Puke Smiley
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-04-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,122
Posted By texmama
beautiful!!

beautiful!!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-21-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,677
Posted By texmama
Quote: Originally Posted by GoBecGo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GoBecGo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15866328)
the neighbour probably called about the...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 999
Posted By texmama
My dd (age 6) has a print similar to this...

My dd (age 6) has a print similar to this (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_uLo2jpR2wvc/Smqd-PMbBQI/AAAAAAAAZyE/tW9xdev5iD4/s1600-h/post-59-1206303003.jpg) and some flower decals on her wall - I just love...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By texmama
I took a whole bunch of books there and got...

I took a whole bunch of books there and got maybe $5, sooo not worth it. They only want new, hard to get hold of books.
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-20-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By texmama
I've ironed water stains out of my kitchen table...

I've ironed water stains out of my kitchen table - very easy, just put down a kitchen towel and iron it (on low, NO steam) on the table until the stain is gone (just a couple of seconds), BUT I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-17-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,122
Posted By texmama
I would add some art behind the couch. Add a...

I would add some art behind the couch. Add a couple of green plants, something tall and thin behind the chair. Then a couple of fluffy, off white cushions for the couch (would soften the angles of...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-25-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By texmama
LOVE IT!! Great work - the colors are wonderful!

LOVE IT!! Great work - the colors are wonderful!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 826
Posted By texmama
Quote: Originally Posted by ivymae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ivymae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15332523)
Finally a new friend came over, and as soon as...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-26-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,687
Posted By texmama
Quote: Originally Posted by minkajane...

Quote:
Originally Posted by minkajane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15338245)
My mom had a weird habit with laundry. When...
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