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Forum: Natural Body Care   08-04-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By SonomaMom
How long have you been going without shampoo?...

How long have you been going without shampoo? I'm approaching my third year without, I started in October of '08. It took a few weeks until I was happy with how it looked and even a couple months...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-04-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,418
Posted By SonomaMom
I love line drying too. This time of year I dry...

I love line drying too. This time of year I dry pretty much all our laundry. I also wear an apron that has a deep pocket filled with clothespins when I head out with my laundry basket. The best tip...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-24-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By SonomaMom
I haven't tried that place, but I buy most of...

I haven't tried that place, but I buy most of mine from Mountain Rose Herbs. I love that company.
Forum: September 2010   04-25-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By SonomaMom
I get them too. I actually started getting them...

I get them too. I actually started getting them after my second pregnancy and now have them occasionally with my third. My OB said it is more common during pregnancy and was going to book a...
Forum: September 2010   04-10-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,467
Posted By SonomaMom
Louis- I LOVE your names! Ellis & Magnolia are...

Louis- I LOVE your names! Ellis & Magnolia are fantastic! I also love Graham and Henry is my oldest boys middle name.

We haven't picked names yet, but Jane will be the middle name if it's a girl...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-26-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,261
Posted By SonomaMom
Hey Ladies, I have a question... I have had...

Hey Ladies, I have a question...

I have had two c-sections in the past and know that with this new baby (just found out!) I will have to have another one too. The doctor said during my second...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-20-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,073
Posted By SonomaMom
Wow What a great site! I usually use the Flylady...

Wow What a great site! I usually use the Flylady Holiday countdown, but I might try this one this year. Sign me up!
Forum: Gardening   06-15-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By SonomaMom
I did a little write up on mulching on my blog...

I did a little write up on mulching on my blog if you want to check it out:
http://asonomagarden.wordpress.com/2...better-garden/...
Forum: Gardening   06-15-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By SonomaMom
Hooray! Isn't it always about the small things...

Hooray! Isn't it always about the small things in life?
Forum: Gardening   06-15-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By SonomaMom
What has the weather been like lately? Our...

What has the weather been like lately? Our weather has been cool and the melons haven't grown at all because it's too cool. That might be the problem if everything is looking healthy. Once it really...
Forum: Gardening   06-15-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By SonomaMom
Yeah our zucchinis tend to be more round and...

Yeah our zucchinis tend to be more round and upright, but the winter squash grow all over the dang yard. It's hard to find spots to walk by the end of the growing season. This year we are trying a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-15-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By SonomaMom
Thanks for all the comments ladies. This past...

Thanks for all the comments ladies. This past weekend, even knowing that others are going through this made me a little more zen. We did use Heather's tips and it did help, but the true test will...
Forum: Gardening   06-11-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By SonomaMom
I recommend a Mantis too. We've used ours for 6...

I recommend a Mantis too. We've used ours for 6 years and love it.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-11-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By SonomaMom
Thanks SO much Heather! I'm definitely going to...

Thanks SO much Heather! I'm definitely going to get that book. I need all the help I can get. Thanks for summing it up too. That method really makes sense, I like picking a tolerance level...The car...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-10-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By SonomaMom
Hi Ladies, I need your help in what to do about...

Hi Ladies, I need your help in what to do about sibling bickering. My two boys who are 2 & 4 just figured out how 'fun' it is to fight with each other. They start by calling each other potty mouth...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-11-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By SonomaMom
I had a c-section with both of my boys. The only...

I had a c-section with both of my boys. The only post partum thing that I wish I could change was being more forceful in having them bring my second son back to me from the nursery. After the...
Forum: Gardening   03-06-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By SonomaMom
Get out! You're in Sonoma too? Small world! Yea...

Get out! You're in Sonoma too? Small world! Yea that weird warm weather spell didn't help out with anything. I'd chalk it up to either the strange weather or a bum batch of broccoli seedlings. I'm...
Forum: Gardening   03-05-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By SonomaMom
Thanks for the shout out Erin! Can't wait to see...

Thanks for the shout out Erin! Can't wait to see your new garden blog. And I'm looking forward to checking out everyone elses too.
Forum: Gardening   03-05-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By SonomaMom
Yes, her calculator is the awesome! Very cool...

Yes, her calculator is the awesome! Very cool tool.
Forum: Gardening   03-05-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By SonomaMom
LOL, a garden in progress sometimes isn't a...

LOL, a garden in progress sometimes isn't a pretty site. They are probably wondering who you're going to bury in there! Luckily we have solid fences or who knows what our neighbors would think.
Forum: Gardening   03-05-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By SonomaMom
What's the weather been like? It sounds like...

What's the weather been like? It sounds like maybe it's been too warm and the plants want to go straight to seed instead of growing. Broccoli likes pretty cold weather. We're in zone 9b and we only...
Forum: Gardening   02-24-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By SonomaMom
That's so great to hear that you had a such a...

That's so great to hear that you had a such a positive response! Maybe you need to start a gardening support group that meets every couple of weeks. That you could charge for. It would keep everyone...
Forum: Gardening   02-24-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By SonomaMom
I don't see why it wouldn't work! I'd make your...

I don't see why it wouldn't work! I'd make your beds really high. Like 36 inches high so that the plants have plenty of room for their roots to dig down. Also, you could just go with container...
Forum: Gardening   02-24-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By SonomaMom
You can make your raised bed out of old fence...

You can make your raised bed out of old fence boards. Or you can go for gold and make them out of nice redwood or cedar. Ideally, if I were in your spot, I'd make my beds about 36 inches tall. The...
Forum: Gardening   02-24-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By SonomaMom
I think starting with tomatoes and zucchini is a...

I think starting with tomatoes and zucchini is a great first thing to try. Also cucumbers, peppers, and lettuce are pretty fail proof things to grow in pots.

If you are growing your tomatoes in...
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