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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By DesertFlower
Hi everyone, I'm looking for a packaging...

Hi everyone, I'm looking for a packaging solution for granola bars and power bars. Does anyone here know where I can buy some online? Thanks :)
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-15-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By DesertFlower
Hi everyone, I'm looking for a packaging...

Hi everyone,
I'm looking for a packaging solution for granola bars and power bars. Does anyone here know where I can buy some online?
Thanks :)
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-03-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,866
Posted By DesertFlower
I work in a hot environment (I'm a chef in a...

I work in a hot environment (I'm a chef in a cafe in Southern Arizona), so I can sweat a lot. Out of consideration for my co-workers, I started using anti-perspirant when I work. Otherwise, the only...
Forum: Mental Health   05-02-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By DesertFlower
I'm sorry to hear all that. Her bio father seems...

I'm sorry to hear all that. Her bio father seems harsh. Most teenagers will shoplift (or try to) at least once. I know I did, got grounded for a week or something, with the warning that if I got...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-19-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By DesertFlower
We wouldn't all live in the same house, but the...

We wouldn't all live in the same house, but the idea is to stay close to each other for our son's sake. Neither of us can imagine not seeing him for months' at a time, which would be hard for him...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-19-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By DesertFlower
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by cristeen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339523/where-do-you-live-and-how-crunchy-is-it#post_16794981)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-19-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By DesertFlower
I'm starting to look for a new area to move in....

I'm starting to look for a new area to move in. I currently live in a small town of about 1,000 in the southwest. It feels a tad too small and limiting. I'd love to have a bigger pool of people to...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-18-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By DesertFlower
It's complicated. I'd have to convince my ds's...

It's complicated. I'd have to convince my ds's dad and step-mom to move too, and then start all over, make new friends, create a new support system for after-school care etc.
And, I do really love...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By DesertFlower
How early do you wake up? Is it before or with...

How early do you wake up? Is it before or with your kids? If before, what do you use that time for? What time do you go to bed? I'm just wondering.
For the new year, I've decided to establish...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-18-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By DesertFlower
I tend to end up with many different pieces of...

I tend to end up with many different pieces of clothes on the chair in my bedroom. I usually wear denim mini-skirts over leggings, but here and there I'll wear other kinds of skirts. I'll wear them...
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-04-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By DesertFlower
Theorically, you could heat the yogurt to...

Theorically, you could heat the yogurt to incubation temperature, then culture it, but if you use raw milk, eventually the culture is likely to get contaminated and could make you and your family...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-04-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By DesertFlower
I rarely felt like I belonged anywhere, even as...

I rarely felt like I belonged anywhere, even as a kid. I was visiting the United States (from French Canada) at 21 when I got pregnant. I subsequently got married and settled in a small (as in...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-04-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By DesertFlower
My ex and I don't exactly get along, but are...

My ex and I don't exactly get along, but are doing much much better than we have before. I'm thinking about getting him and his wife a holiday present from ds and I (they teach yoga and I saw this...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-02-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 42,619
Posted By DesertFlower
Monkey Princess, Do you make the gingerbread...

Monkey Princess, Do you make the gingerbread house from scratch?
 
For me, today (although it'll probably spill onto tomorrow, DS is with his dad for the weekend):

Mulch garden beds
Do the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-01-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,524
Posted By DesertFlower
86 therms, $129. We live in a small 3 bed two...

86 therms, $129. We live in a small 3 bed two bath house, maybe 1000-1500 sq.ft. I'm not sure how we ran such a high bill. It's awful! 
 
I'm gonna do a few changes to lower my bill:

get used...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-01-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 42,619
Posted By DesertFlower
I just did about 20 minutes (I set the timer at...

I just did about 20 minutes (I set the timer at 10 but kept going) and did most of my dishes (a few won't fit in the dish rack), tidied up my small pantry cupboard, transferred some bulk flour to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-28-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By DesertFlower
I'm reorganizing my files, and wondering, what...

I'm reorganizing my files, and wondering, what do other people keep? I have a file for bank stuff (statements, deposit slips, etc), one for bills, computer stuff (instruction manual etc), health...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-21-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,989
Posted By DesertFlower
I do. I state how much I receive monthly, and...

I do. I state how much I receive monthly, and what my anticipated working income will be.
Forum: Personal Growth   09-27-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 409,646
Posted By DesertFlower
Do you currently have have an IUD then? If so,...

Do you currently have have an IUD then? If so, I'd suggest removing it. Then you will know if that's the cause of some problems.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-20-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 409,646
Posted By DesertFlower
I'm so glad you found this thread! I did too,...

I'm so glad you found this thread! I did too, about 6 weeks ago. Within a couple of weeks of removing my IUD, it was as if I'd woken up from a nightmare!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-23-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By DesertFlower
In short (im tired, should go to bed) ds often...

In short (im tired, should go to bed) ds often "forgets" what I've asked him to do, or told him to not do. Example, the other day I was on the phone for 5-10 minutes talking to my aunt, and ds comes...
Forum: Montessori   08-23-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By DesertFlower
Post removed, too many details about my personal...

Post removed, too many details about my personal location
Forum: Personal Growth   08-13-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 409,646
Posted By DesertFlower
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lea403 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/916122/copper-iud-and-side-effects/120#post_16600437)...
Forum: Family Planning   08-10-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By DesertFlower
I think that I might've gotten copper toxicity...

I think that I might've gotten copper toxicity from it. I'll have my test results in a couple of weeks, but basically I gradually super depressed, and developed anxiety and panic attacks, which are...
Forum: Family Planning   08-10-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By DesertFlower
Pre-ejaculate fluid can contain sperm, so...

Pre-ejaculate fluid can contain sperm, so pulling out in not an effective method of preventing pregnancy.
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