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Forum: Television   09-20-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,112
Posted By mamapixie
No Ordinary family looks good, maybe The Event,...

No Ordinary family looks good, maybe The Event, but it depends on how quickly that one picks up. Flash forward(as an example) moved SO slow, that I just didn't care anymore and stopped watching.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-17-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By mamapixie
I've had quite a few Amazon packages come to me...

I've had quite a few Amazon packages come to me that way(when I use super saver shipping)
Forum: Family Safety   07-17-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By mamapixie
You could also try going to Kmart to see if you...

You could also try going to Kmart to see if you can find any of the $36 Safety 1st Avenues, or EFTA's.

i would probably install the infant seats more upright if you could, at that age I put the...
Forum: Family Safety   06-16-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By mamapixie
I agree, you need to know how to install and...

I agree, you need to know how to install and un-install the seat. Go to this link, http://www.nhtsa.gov/cps/cpsfitting/index.cfm

Make an appointment, and make sure the technician instructs you on...
Forum: Television   06-12-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,132
Posted By mamapixie
Highlight to read: I don't think Rory is...

Highlight to read:


I don't think Rory is really dead, I mean he is in the current "timeline" but there's something about that crack, and how it keeps appearing. Plus the Doctor pulling a piece...
Forum: Diapering   05-06-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,436
Posted By mamapixie
I would do a few newborn covers, the cord notch...

I would do a few newborn covers, the cord notch is really necessary. Newborn proraps were the only newborn covers that ever worked for us, there is no cut out on the Bummi's so I couldn't use those...
Forum: Diapering   05-06-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By mamapixie
Make sure you read their feedback really well,...

Make sure you read their feedback really well, if they don't have much feedback, don't buy.

I personally make my own fitted diapers(and just recently PUL covers) because I'm too cheap to have...
Forum: Diapering   03-22-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By mamapixie
put it in the jar, and microwave it for 30...

put it in the jar, and microwave it for 30 seconds, that should melt it sufficiently. I also add a few drops of baby soap to the mixture.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-03-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By mamapixie
I like double layered for cashmere too. It...

I like double layered for cashmere too. It basically makes for a bullet proof pair of woolies. I made DS a pair of yoga pants with 2 layers of cashmere, and they're great for night time use.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-16-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By mamapixie
I love flannel. Easy to find, sew, and tons of...

I love flannel. Easy to find, sew, and tons of cute prints. I've only sewn with PUL on a limited basis(mostly, recycling old covers into cloth pads), and even that little bit made me twitch.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-14-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By mamapixie
Plus if you go there, at least my store(I'm in...

Plus if you go there, at least my store(I'm in ND) has cotton swimsuit elastic, which works a lot better for diapers than the stuff you buy at Joann's. I need to go get some more actually.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-13-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By mamapixie
http://www.millendtextiles.com/store_locations.ht...

http://www.millendtextiles.com/store_locations.html
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-13-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By mamapixie
You're in MN I see, anywhere near the cities or...

You're in MN I see, anywhere near the cities or the FM area? If you are, go to Mill end Textiles. I've bought regular cotton velour there in the past.
Forum: Diapering   02-12-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By mamapixie
The ones I make from old wool sweaters. Custom...

The ones I make from old wool sweaters. Custom sizing, and I get the satisfaction of knowing I'm upcycling items. And I can generally get at least 2 pair of longies out of a sweater. If I'm making...
Forum: Diapering   02-12-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By mamapixie
With both snap and aplix/touchtape fitteds(I...

With both snap and aplix/touchtape fitteds(I don't sew with Velcro) my husband had a habit of forgetting to put a cover over them. solved that(or so I thought) by making wool covers(longies,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-11-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By mamapixie
You can buy a snap pliers from kamsnaps, and...

You can buy a snap pliers from kamsnaps, and make sure to buy the long prong style snaps(since you're going thru so many layers)
http://www.kamsnaps.com/Pliers-for-Plastic-Snaps-c5/

Were you...
Forum: Diapering   02-11-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By mamapixie
I don't do onesies at all either, I prefer t...

I don't do onesies at all either, I prefer t shirts. Even as a newborn with a fluffy butt, Ds wore newborn pants. Actually helped them fit better. Same now with his jeans, he's a little guy, and his...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 148
Posted By mamapixie
I've had a 24oz bag of frozen peas in my freezer...

I've had a 24oz bag of frozen peas in my freezer now for almost 2 years, it has been deemed the "ice pack veggies", it gets brought out for everything.

Hope your butt feels better soon.
Forum: Television   02-11-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
  Dr Who
Views: 2,110
Posted By mamapixie
Awesome! I'd read the rumors, but I've learned...

Awesome! I'd read the rumors, but I've learned to take Who rumors with a grain of salt.

I don't want to see the Vashta nerada again either. Eek...
Forum: Family Safety   02-05-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Posted By mamapixie
If it's a carseat, then I'd personally be less...

If it's a carseat, then I'd personally be less willing to just wash up and use.
Forum: Diapering   02-05-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By mamapixie
I boil mine when they get rather stinky, but...

I boil mine when they get rather stinky, but bleach works too.
Forum: Diapering   02-04-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,514
Posted By mamapixie
I hate diapers that take more than one drying...

I hate diapers that take more than one drying cycle to dry. I'll only purchase or make quick-dry fitteds as a result. when I make them, even if the pattern calls for an internal soaker, I alter it...
Forum: Diapering   02-04-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By mamapixie
You can tell by the snaps. Does it just have the...

You can tell by the snaps. Does it just have the two snaps on each wing, or is there a third snap near the bottom of the wing?

and then are you just using the inserts that came with them?
Forum: Diapering   02-04-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By mamapixie
Are you sure it's an AIO, I wasn't aware that...

Are you sure it's an AIO, I wasn't aware that Fuzzibunz made anything besides pocket diapers. The one size FB are okay, did you buy version 2(with the hip snaps) If not, before you use it, email...
Forum: Diapering   02-03-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,514
Posted By mamapixie
Well for me, I've been making pocket fitteds to...

Well for me, I've been making pocket fitteds to stretch the lifespan of my prefolds, as most of the GMD red's I have in DS's stash are starting to fall apart. Making a pocket fitted and using the...
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