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Forum: Parenting   09-07-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 91,163
Posted By cupofjojo
Hi Folks: Sorry it has been SOOOOOOO Long...

Hi Folks:

Sorry it has been SOOOOOOO Long since posting. Our summer has been quite frantic. I ruptured an ear drum and was down a long time with that and each time I tried getting on the computer...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-16-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,624
Posted By cupofjojo
For me Shoes & Bras are the 2 for sure. ...

For me Shoes & Bras are the 2 for sure.

Then it totally depends. I do a lot of shopping at thrift stores, etc. especially for DS's clothes since he's in a new size often.

However, about 5...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-16-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,258
Posted By cupofjojo
I have a stovetop one with the crank handle as...

I have a stovetop one with the crank handle as well. I love it. DH is not a big popcorn fan so we don't make it a lot but it sure is good when we do.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-16-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,823
Posted By cupofjojo
We have an 02 Jetta and boy does this thing have...

We have an 02 Jetta and boy does this thing have trunk space! When we have our IL's with us DS gets put in the middle and MIL & I sit in either side. We do fine!

I will confess though we do have...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-16-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 29,817
Posted By cupofjojo
We have the Crate & Barrell working glasses as...

We have the Crate & Barrell working glasses as well and love them. I like that they fit into my cup holder in the car as well.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-16-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,823
Posted By cupofjojo
subbing Great thread. We are debt free...

subbing

Great thread. We are debt free except our mortgage and we were able to get into our most recent house with only 25% of it mortgaged.

DH is good with money, & when I met him he was debt...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-15-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By cupofjojo
Quote: Originally Posted by maciascl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by maciascl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8130816)...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-15-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By cupofjojo
I have a Moses basket under his bed and DS gets...

I have a Moses basket under his bed and DS gets to keep what fits in there after that we purge.

Usually I can sneak a few out of the room before the process and they are ones that are never used....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-15-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,048
Posted By cupofjojo
Getting ready to put a first aid kit together...

Getting ready to put a first aid kit together for Alaska.
Any suggestions? We'll be camping, hiking, fishing, and obviously fighting off mosquitos.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 7,076
Posted By cupofjojo
Well today will be a spending day but guess I'd...

Well today will be a spending day but guess I'd consider it essential.

Got pulled over yesterday for a tail light that was out. Fortunatley the officer told me get it fixed in the next 2 days and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By cupofjojo
I have not read all the responses but here's...

I have not read all the responses but here's what we did. Our nursery and workers are phenomenal at our church and want things to be a good experience for child and parent alike.

It took DS about...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,259
Posted By cupofjojo
Having owned my own coffeehouse, and having gone...

Having owned my own coffeehouse, and having gone through nearly 2 extensive weeks of classes on how to brew coffee & pick your roast I know the process to make coffee at home can be frustrating. I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By cupofjojo
Totally agree with the Keens. DS loves them,...

Totally agree with the Keens. DS loves them, they are sturdy, he can rock climb and hike in them. We just got a pair at REI's anniversary sale for $32.

Crocs vs. knockoffs - DS & I have had...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-14-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 29,817
Posted By cupofjojo
Quote: Originally Posted by beanma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by beanma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8016209)
hey y'all,

i had a small GREEN brainstorm i...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-14-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By cupofjojo
A peep hole in our door works for us. I can see...

A peep hole in our door works for us. I can see who it is and don't really care if they see my eyeball!

Prior to the peep hole I printed out on nice decorative paper a no solicitation sign and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-14-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,048
Posted By cupofjojo
Grtfuldad - We'd love to hike when we get back....

Grtfuldad - We'd love to hike when we get back. PM me and we'll exchange info. Our DS is 3; DH is itching to get out with folks who like the outdoors!

We picked up Jungle Juice for our clothes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-14-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,259
Posted By cupofjojo
Quote: Originally Posted by avengingophelia...

Quote:
Originally Posted by avengingophelia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8116351)
Today, I hauled a french press that...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-14-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By cupofjojo
I just got a GREAT bag for Mother's Day that is...

I just got a GREAT bag for Mother's Day that is going into my car. It is a multi-pocketed gardener's tote. There are 6 pockets on the outside, and 6 on the inside, plus a large center compartment.
...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-14-2007, 03:13 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,048
Posted By cupofjojo
Quote: Originally Posted by Grtfuldad...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Grtfuldad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8115001)
We hiked with a REI backpack... probably 3...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-12-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By cupofjojo
I know they are also opening one in Boulder by...

I know they are also opening one in Boulder by this Fall.
Forum: Parenting   05-12-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 91,163
Posted By cupofjojo
Today was an interesting day! We had a yard sale...

Today was an interesting day! We had a yard sale with a lot of people. I couldn't believe all the comments about "aren't you going to give DS a sibling?" "Why would you get rid of all your baby...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-12-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 7,258
Posted By cupofjojo
Quote: Originally Posted by cristeen...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cristeen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8087547)
Now, that is going to be dependent on your...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-12-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By cupofjojo
Well we had beautiful weather and we made near...

Well we had beautiful weather and we made near $890.

This is not how to have a successful garage sale but how to not have to put everything back in your house.

An hour before yard sale ending...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-12-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 7,076
Posted By cupofjojo
WHOOO HOOOOO! Today was a plus $875 day! We...

WHOOO HOOOOO!

Today was a plus $875 day! We had our yard sale and did really well. I did barter some stuff for some really good CD's. We also sold our TV in the family room - YEAH!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-11-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By cupofjojo
We have all but 2 bills on auto pay. The other 2...

We have all but 2 bills on auto pay. The other 2 are due on the first of the month so we just pay them on the 20th of prior month.

When we had a lot of bills that we used to send in the mail, we...
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