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Forum: Queer Parenting   08-31-2010, 03:36 PM
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Posted By mysticpi
Thank you farmerfemme!!

Thank you farmerfemme!!
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-30-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,055
Posted By mysticpi
Quote: Originally Posted by FarmerFemme...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FarmerFemme http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15779221)
We wrote a clause into our donor...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-30-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,055
Posted By mysticpi
Quote: Originally Posted by Kelmendi...

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Originally Posted by Kelmendi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15779021)
I'm in Dartmouth!

awesome!
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-26-2010, 06:02 PM
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Views: 3,055
Posted By mysticpi
Carmen, if you and your partner are both on the...

Carmen, if you and your partner are both on the birth certificate, how is it that you still need to adopt? All the legalities are getting me so confused!

Kelmendi, it is exciting to see another...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-25-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,055
Posted By mysticpi
gumshoe, I definitely need to check on the nitty...

gumshoe, I definitely need to check on the nitty gritty of the legislation, thank you for pointing that out. I know there has been some changes in the law here that have allowed two moms to be on...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-24-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,055
Posted By mysticpi
Thank you so much guys for all the information...

Thank you so much guys for all the information and ideas you have shared. It is a little scary to have those unknown factors that are not entirely in our control.

I'm in Nova Scotia, and my...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-24-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,055
Posted By mysticpi
I am delurking myself after years of reading and...

I am delurking myself after years of reading and sporadically posting here. Finally circumstances and timing are such that my partner and I are going to try to concieve using my body. I am so so...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-03-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By mysticpi
I thought I would chime in to suggest in idea...

I thought I would chime in to suggest in idea for the milk kefir that you are not enjoying.

I also don't really like milk kefir on its own but I LOVE it in smoothies. Have you tried it that way?...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-25-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,578
Posted By mysticpi
Quote: Originally Posted by cwat...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cwat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15109261)
Mysticpi, I made your deoderant (with olive oil...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-03-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By mysticpi
Have you thought of making ginger beer? You can...

Have you thought of making ginger beer? You can make other non gingery fermented sodas in a similar way

check out: http://www.learningherbs.com/soda_recipe.html
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-23-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By mysticpi
It seems that being flattered is a common...

It seems that being flattered is a common response for guys, eh?

We are still waiting for potential KD to call back, he either is thinking about it very carefully or is scared to tell us that he...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-18-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By mysticpi
Fingers crossed for you! We also just...

Fingers crossed for you!

We also just approached our first KD and his wife and they seem kind of into it, eek indeed!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-08-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,578
Posted By mysticpi
Quote: Originally Posted by wendyland...

Quote:
Originally Posted by wendyland http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14773313)

We direct the vent from the dryer back...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-07-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,578
Posted By mysticpi
Quote: Originally Posted by akichan...

Quote:
Originally Posted by akichan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14769095)
How do you make vinegar? I don't even know...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-07-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,578
Posted By mysticpi
Quote: Originally Posted by KayleeZoo...

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Originally Posted by KayleeZoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14768502)
Ooooh, would you please share how you make...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-07-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,578
Posted By mysticpi
To Make Tempeh you need to buy a tempeh starter...

To Make Tempeh you need to buy a tempeh starter (it's a powder). We've bought ours from GEM cultures, it's not very expensive and it comes with instructions.

The way we make it is this:
- soak...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-07-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,578
Posted By mysticpi
ere are some of the things I do that I haven't...

ere are some of the things I do that I haven't seen mentioned on this thread:

I only have a bathtub (no shower) so when I take a bath (every 2-3 days) I reuse the water to do the laundry....
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-04-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By mysticpi
When mine gets stained or smelly I like to take...

When mine gets stained or smelly I like to take an old toothbrush and scrub it with some baking soda and soap. It works great!
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-04-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By mysticpi
OR you can make your own homemade deodorant...

OR you can make your own homemade deodorant mixing unrefined coconut oil with some BS to make a paste and rub a pea sized amount on each armpit. Some people still find it irritating to their skin...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-03-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,948
Posted By mysticpi
Some people have been posting about trying not...

Some people have been posting about trying not to spend too much on toiletries so I thought I'd share what I do.

Instead of shampoo I use Baking Soda. I mix about 1 teaspoon in 1 cup of warm...
Forum: Mental Health   11-03-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,041
Posted By mysticpi
Thank you guys for all your thoughtful replies. ...

Thank you guys for all your thoughtful replies.

Here I am continuing to reinvent myself

It still feels weird but it seems that maybe I am getting used to it a little. I feel like I have to...
Forum: Mental Health   10-28-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,041
Posted By mysticpi
I have been on antidepressants for about 5...

I have been on antidepressants for about 5 years, first celexa and for the last 3 and 1.2 years zoloft. I never suffered from severe depression, and was never suicidal. I always had a tendency...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-27-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,403
Posted By mysticpi
Carlyn, I do something very similar to what you...

Carlyn, I do something very similar to what you do, but in the cooler I also put one or two jars full of boiling water, making sure they are not touching the jar with the milk. That seems to keep...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-27-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By mysticpi
Sorry to butt in here...

Sorry to butt in here mamas...http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif

I'm just wondering if any of you know of a reliable source for water kefir grains. I'd like to get some...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-27-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,841
Posted By mysticpi
Hi, this might not be of huge help but I figured...

Hi, this might not be of huge help but I figured I'd pitch in since I don't think anyone mentioned it before.

You said you couldn't return any of the meat you have frozen. I'm wondering if you...
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