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Forum: Reuse & Recycle   05-12-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By loriedna
SouleMama had sewn these very cute and useful...

SouleMama had sewn these very cute and useful bags for handkerchiefs:
 
http://www.soulemama.com/soulemama/2009/08/for-handkercheifs.html
 
This looks like a very good option, as the bags take a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-18-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By loriedna
I use the Aubrey Organics detangler...

I use the Aubrey Organics detangler (http://www.aubrey-organics.com/ProductInfo/056.aspx) for my daughter's hair and it works magic. Smells so great also. My daughter has lightly curly, thick, long...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-10-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By loriedna
Quote: Originally Posted by gmvh...

Quote:
Originally Posted by gmvh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14359647)
Traditional oilcloth is - linseed or some other...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-10-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By loriedna
Great, great! I'll make a trip to Whole Foods...

Great, great! I'll make a trip to Whole Foods then (it's not that close to where I live but reachable).

I have considered reusable cloth bags but I am a little unsure about the waterproof...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-10-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By loriedna
I would like to know what others recommend. I...

I would like to know what others recommend. I have just once bought a beeswax candle from a gift store, I believe, and although I loved it, it burned very quickly. Someone who makes them told me...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-09-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By loriedna
This is my first year packing school lunches. I...

This is my first year packing school lunches. I have a nice porcelain cup with a lid for the lunch (my daughter never eats sandwiches so I have to give her cooked food) and a KK bottle for water,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-10-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By loriedna
I would be really interested in this too!

I would be really interested in this too!
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-03-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By loriedna
Thanks, Dylan. Yeah, I will do that maybe with a...

Thanks, Dylan. Yeah, I will do that maybe with a second child. Right now I'm hoping to wean my daughter from the sippy cup (she's 3.5 years old). I bought a KK Stainless Steel cap and she uses it as...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-23-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By loriedna
We've always had the black tube thing, but our...

We've always had the black tube thing, but our sippies still leak quite badly so we stopped using them. They worked quite well for a long time so I figured they broke down with use and need new cap...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-19-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By loriedna
These are really beautiful. I would pick a...

These are really beautiful. I would pick a lighter color for dark cabinets. Bistro green and Alehouse amber are my favorite colors. I would love those in my kitchen.
Forum: Gardening   03-13-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By loriedna
I got very excited about growing herbs this year...

I got very excited about growing herbs this year so I have started seeds for everything I could find. I have Thyme and Tarragon sprouting already and the little greeny things make me so happy. I am...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-14-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,687
Posted By loriedna
Thank you for your review. I just discovered...

Thank you for your review. I just discovered these perfumes today (in my local Borders, for 9 dollars. As a side note, Borders also introduced me to Burt's Bees a few years ago, when it was not...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-14-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,633
Posted By loriedna
Quote: Originally Posted by abendigo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by abendigo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13162163)
There is a new online store...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-08-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By loriedna
I try to use only natural fibers for all my...

I try to use only natural fibers for all my crafts. It makes me feel better. With the clothes that I buy ready made, many times I don't have an option but to take blended fibers (take socks for...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-25-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By loriedna
I bought feather pillows from Ikea, but I am not...

I bought feather pillows from Ikea, but I am not sure if they are treated with any chemicals. I was simply hoping they weren't.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-14-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By loriedna
I did change a lot in the past year or so. I...

I did change a lot in the past year or so. I don't know what happened. Reading on these boards too much, maybe. My mom used to be a cleanliness freak when we were children so when I became an adult...
Forum: Montessori   09-03-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By loriedna
Wow! I haven't even given a second thought to...

Wow! I haven't even given a second thought to the "not saying 'no'" issue. That was actually the only advice she gave me. She told me that she doesn't know how I could help them, then she came up...
Forum: Montessori   09-02-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By loriedna
Thank you for being so encouraging. I am...

Thank you for being so encouraging. I am freaking out. I want her to do well, because she loves it. I keep thinking if I am one of those parents who find it impossible to see any fault in their...
Forum: Montessori   09-02-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By loriedna
Hi. I need some advice on how I could deal with...

Hi. I need some advice on how I could deal with this. Today was our first day in school. Only an hour and a half. The main teacher kept DD until all the other children left and she told me that all...
Forum: Montessori   08-24-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By loriedna
These...

These (http://www.shoes.com/Shopping/ProductDetails.aspx?p=EC1016857&pg=5016089) are the sleepers I finally ordered for her. I liked the fact that they are made of a wool blend, although they might...
Forum: Montessori   08-18-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By loriedna
Thank you, ladies, for all the answers. I did...

Thank you, ladies, for all the answers.
I did check the other thread, Rose-Roget, thank you. I didn't know it was there.
In our school they do not allow any characters either. Also, they require...
Forum: Montessori   08-17-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By loriedna
My DD is going to Montessori first time in...

My DD is going to Montessori first time in September. They told us to bring a set of clothes and a pair of indoor shoes-slippers. What do you use in terms of slippers? What should I look for? Do you...
Forum: Montessori   08-04-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By loriedna
Oh, great thread. I was also thinking about...

Oh, great thread. I was also thinking about this. My DD is starting 5 days a week and I have to put together some clothes for her. I need to buy most because she has grown out of everything. I was...
Forum: Montessori   07-15-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By loriedna
We are looking into one Montessori school in...

We are looking into one Montessori school in Westborough. It is called eBridge Montessori (http://www.ebridgemontessori.com/) and looks really nice. I visited it yesterday. I am trying to convince...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-12-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,341
Posted By loriedna
My store brand vinegar says "grains and water"...

My store brand vinegar says "grains and water" in the ingredients' list. I am not worried.
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