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Forum: Learning at School   Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Ragana
Great advice. What I see in my town is that it's...

Great advice. What I see in my town is that it's important to have a strong principal at this level (well, all levels really) with a clear stance on what is acceptable and what is expected of the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Ragana
I used to frequently feed my friend's DD who has...

I used to frequently feed my friend's DD who has celiac & we have family members who have it, too. A couple of staples I make are

* Mexican - nachos, quesadillas, tostadas & tacos with corn...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By Ragana
Same here. I don't normally use recipes for the...

Same here. I don't normally use recipes for the standards. Or I use a set flavor profile but vary the ingredients - for example, stir-fry sauce is soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, chili-garlic...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   Yesterday, 05:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,186
Posted By Ragana
I've been working too much this week to make any...

I've been working too much this week to make any progress on my office-cleaning project. Hope to get back to it today!
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Well, that was fast. Need new ideas already. I...

Well, that was fast. Need new ideas already. I think today will be red lentil, spinach, lemon soup from this easy recipe:...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Rough plan for the week, including tonight (might...

Rough plan for the week, including tonight (might change somewhat by kid request - one of them wants mashed potatoes, but we aren't buying meat right now, so not sure what to make it with):

*...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,186
Posted By Ragana
Did a deep clean of one of the bathrooms today,...

Did a deep clean of one of the bathrooms today, including cleaning all surfaces, decluttering, throwing away old
stuff, washing towels and shower curtain, and reorganizing. Whoo hoo!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-24-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Ragana
Agree with the above. Be polite at the party,...

Agree with the above. Be polite at the party, then cut out the relationship if it seems toxic. This happened to me, too, but unfortunately it was a friend of 10 years, and she said the decidedly...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-22-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Mmmmm, cheese! :laugh:

Mmmmm, cheese! :laugh:
Forum: Meal Planning   10-22-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Tonight the spinach spirals, but I think I will...

Tonight the spinach spirals, but I think I will also make rice and soup (with cauliflower and cabbage).
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-21-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Ragana
aim4balance, any luck in getting a solution to...

aim4balance, any luck in getting a solution to the problem?
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-21-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,186
Posted By Ragana
Yesterday's session was sorting CDs and DVDs that...

Yesterday's session was sorting CDs and DVDs that I need to move to the hall shelf and making storage boxes for them (cardboard boxes covered with wrapping paper).
Forum: Meal Planning   10-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
I had to look that one up, too. Sounds delish!

I had to look that one up, too. Sounds delish!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,186
Posted By Ragana
OK, need to get serious about these 10-15 min....

OK, need to get serious about these 10-15 min. sessions. I am giving up my office to give DD1 her own bedroom, and we want to have this project done by Thanksgiving/late Nov. if we can. I need to get...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-20-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
I'm going to make the crockpot baked potatoes and...

I'm going to make the crockpot baked potatoes and then put out toppings: steamed broccoli, cheese, sour cream, hot sauce. Sometimes I do Mexican style toppings: black beans, salsa, etc.

The...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Last night - spaghetti with a jar of sauce and...

Last night - spaghetti with a jar of sauce and salad. Tonight - pizza bread.

This week's plan so far:

* Crockpot potatoes with steamed broccoli
* Noodles with tofu & vegetable stirfry
*...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-16-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Ragana
Is that Sambucus? A friend of mine swears by it...

Is that Sambucus? A friend of mine swears by it for her daughter. Yes, I think she takes it regularly in the winter. (I can't help it but just reading the word makes me think of Monty Python!)
...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Happy b-day to your DS! :birthday Tonight I...

Happy b-day to your DS! :birthday

Tonight I am wimping out and ordering pad thai - daughters' choice. It's been pretty busy around here & DH and I both have stuff to go to tonight.

Otherwise, I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Ragana
Oh, rösti!! I lived in Germany for a while near...

Oh, rösti!! I lived in Germany for a while near Switzerland, so love those! Great ideas. Maybe I could also learn to make gnocci.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Ragana
Yes, potato soup! Going on the list! I just...

Yes, potato soup! Going on the list!

I just remembered that I have a recipe for seitan chorizo crumbles - I could do potatoes with chorizo and taco-type toppings.
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-14-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Ragana
How about Yoko by Rosemary Wells: ...

How about Yoko by Rosemary Wells:

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/book/yoko#cart/cleanup
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Ragana
Potatoes!

Oops, I overbought potatoes! Now I have two bags. So, I'm looking for new and interesting ways to incorporate potatoes into vegetarian/vegan meals for the next couple of weeks.

This is the usual...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,186
Posted By Ragana
Yesterday my 15 min. was cleaning the bathroom....

Yesterday my 15 min. was cleaning the bathroom. Today the dog is having, ummm, digestive issues, so my first 15 min. today was giving him another bath and cleaning the tub.
Forum: Meal Planning   10-13-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Mmmmm. I love anything "buffalo" - we're not...

Mmmmm. I love anything "buffalo" - we're not keeping much meat in the house these days (we do that periodically), so I'll have to look up vegetarian "buffalo" dishes. Maybe tofu?

Tonight I'm...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 57,515
Posted By Ragana
Making pasta with baked eggplant, goat cheese,...

Making pasta with baked eggplant, goat cheese, and tomato sauce tonight.
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