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Forum: Reuse & Recycle   02-17-2012, 02:55 PM
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Forum: Reuse & Recycle   02-17-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
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Oh yes they clean, better than the top loader...

Oh yes they clean, better than the top loader but it does take longer. And because the clothes aren't being torn from side to side by the agitator, the clothes last a lot longer. There are, however,...
Forum: Family Safety   08-13-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
We just bought a front mounted iBert for 12m old...

We just bought a front mounted iBert for 12m old ds. He wouldn't have sat still in a trailer for any length of time, and I wanted to be able to talk & interact with him. I agree the trailer is...
Forum: Gardening   07-25-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
I think the problem may be your choice of plants...

I think the problem may be your choice of plants for your area? Lettuce for example, doesn't grow well when its warm/hot. And many veggies are hard to start from seed when the soil is warm, sandy...
Forum: Gardening   07-13-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,299
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Forum: Gardening   07-13-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
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Forum: Gardening   07-12-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,299
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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-12-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,207
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I've been vegetarian since I was 7 and have...

I've been vegetarian since I was 7 and have never had anemia but when I was pregnant I craved meat. So I ate buffalo burgers and fish, and I don't regret it one bit...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-11-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Can you borrow a pole pruner from someone?

Can you borrow a pole pruner from someone?
Forum: Gardening   07-10-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
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Quote:Originally Posted by mamayogibear http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1320242/lawn-mowing-question#post_16541623)
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Forum: Gardening   07-10-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
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Quote:Originally Posted by abiyhayil http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1320338/mosquito-control#post_16547361)
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Forum: Gardening   07-07-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Swallows really help too. Check what species...

Swallows really help too. Check what species breed in your area and put up some houses/ledges for them.
Dragonflies are also great predators, but you'd need to establish a pond for them.
And...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-25-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
If you have long circulars (32" or more), you...

If you have long circulars (32" or more), you can use those too. Here's a video on Magic Loop (http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7192479157536529291#docid=8357147074457372663) knitting
Forum: Gardening   06-12-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
I love blueberries and have somehow ended up...

I love blueberries and have somehow ended up with 7 different kinds in various pots on my porch (darn those nursery sales). From my experience, I'd suggest getting many different kinds - some are...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Sorry this is too late to help, but I highly...

Sorry this is too late to help, but I highly recommend the Excalibur (http://www.excaliburdehydrator.com/) dehydrators.
 

They use square trays that slide in/out of an oven-like box.
The...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-29-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Its not free, but Portal is brilliant. Easily...

Its not free, but Portal is brilliant. Easily the best game I've ever played. There's a demo here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/400/?snr=1_4_4__13  The sequel looks just as good, but somehow I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-25-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Here's my limited experience:   Ds is almost...

Here's my limited experience:
 
Ds is almost 10months old now, but the pattern has been pretty consistent since he was ~4months old. We nurse to sleep sometime between 9 and 11 pm (when he's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-14-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,910
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Almost my entire canning jar collection is from...

Almost my entire canning jar collection is from the recycling depot and Freecycle :-D
 
I've never gone into dumpsters for food, but I used to cycle through the back alleys and when I found fruit...
Forum: Gardening   05-09-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,752
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Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-08-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,903
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Looks good to me :) A couple of minor...

Looks good to me :)
A couple of minor suggestions:

make it more personal by putting your name on it
phone number before email address
please don't use Times or Times New Roman :)
Forum: Gardening   05-05-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
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Well.. I guess because it's square foot gardening and not 'traditional' gardening. lol Also, I don't have enough money to to buy plants to fill more space.

 
Yeah, plants are...
Forum: Gardening   05-05-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Caveat - I don't know anything about square foot...

Caveat - I don't know anything about square foot gardening, and my experience is with the wet west coast.
 
As the PP pointed out, the potatoes need more space if you want a decent sized harvest....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-02-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,273
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
As everyone else has said - don't give up. But...

As everyone else has said - don't give up. But also don't work yourself up about having a hospital birth. I had a home birth all planned with great midwife support, and then my blood pressure...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-21-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,504
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Quote:Originally Posted by indie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1309011/mixed-kids-are-cuter/20#post_16400925)
 
I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-18-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,504
Posted By RoamingWidgeteer
Sorry it makes you upset! It sounds like a...

Sorry it makes you upset! It sounds like a subject that you are sensitive about.
 
Speaking as a biologist, mixing genetics from different races is great for the kids - better immune systems,...
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