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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By oiseau
It makes my ears hurt when I hear people...

It makes my ears hurt when I hear people pronounce it the second way!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,100
Posted By oiseau
Every other day. If it's super hot, I go to...

Every other day. If it's super hot, I go to every day. In the winter, it's sometimes every third day. My skin gets horribly dry and itchy after I shower, so I try to avoid it as long as possibly...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 483
Posted By oiseau
nothing

nothing
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-09-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By oiseau
I did a lot of experimenting a few months back...

I did a lot of experimenting a few months back to come up with a good ramen recipe. I loosely follow this recipe: Tonkatsu Ramen (http://norecipes.com/blog/2009/12/30/tonkotsu-ramen-recipe/). The...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-07-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 634
Posted By oiseau
We rarely eat at places that require...

We rarely eat at places that require reservations, but when we eat out, we prefer to go out earlier (between 4:30-6). We're usually the youngest diners in the restaurant, surrounded by senior...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By oiseau
It's a grey tree frog. Just showed the pics to...

It's a grey tree frog. Just showed the pics to my friend and he answered without hesitation. He had no answer for why he'd be sitting out on the concrete in the sun though.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-29-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By oiseau
Well, turns out this won't be a problem after...

Well, turns out this won't be a problem after all. I didn't get offered the job http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif
We still have to move, but since I won't be working in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-25-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By oiseau
Thanks for the continued responses! I still...

Thanks for the continued responses!
I still haven't heard back about the job, so we're still holding off on a decision. I met my fiance after work on Sunday and we spent some time driving around...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-22-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,548
Posted By oiseau
I currently pay $482/mo. for cobra for just...

I currently pay $482/mo. for cobra for just myself (my fiance is uninsured though he just started a new job Monday that offers insurance...no word yet on how affordable it will be). My plan is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-22-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,022
Posted By oiseau
According to that site, we do, but I'm sorta...

According to that site, we do, but I'm sorta confused about how they calculate things. The food and transportation estimates seem really high to me and there's NO WAY you could find a liveable space...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By oiseau
Thanks! You guys have brought up some good...

Thanks! You guys have brought up some good points. We did already have the discussion  about living downtown for just a couple years, then moving back out to the suburbs. We're both from pretty...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-18-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By oiseau
It would depend on exactly where we moved, but...

It would depend on exactly where we moved, but probably 30-45min.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-18-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By oiseau
My fiance and I need to move out of our...

My fiance and I need to move out of our apartment in the next month or so. We currently live in a suburb of a big Eastern city . My fiance started a new job today in a nearby big cityand with luck,...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-18-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,466
Posted By oiseau
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Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-18-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,466
Posted By oiseau
Regarding cultures with young...

Regarding cultures with young marriage/child-bearing trends, I wonder how much of that could be related to a shorter life span in general. Like, if you're only going to live to the age of 40 or 50,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-11-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By oiseau
I have a smoothie for breakfast or lunch...

I have a smoothie for breakfast or lunch sometimes. It's easy for me to mix up and drink in the car on the drive to work (sometimes I don't go in until 1-ish, so those are the days I would have a...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-08-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,466
Posted By oiseau
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-06-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 40,389
Posted By oiseau
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Quote:Originally Posted by kawa kamuri http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-06-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,466
Posted By oiseau
Congrats!!! YAY!!!

Congrats!!! YAY!!!
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   04-04-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By oiseau
I'm a big fan of Salem, so that's my vote. They...

I'm a big fan of Salem, so that's my vote. They have a really awesome art museum (Peabody if I remember correctly) that had a lot of kid friendly stuff when I was there. There are also tons of Salem...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-26-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,995
Posted By oiseau
I'd pay off my cc (~$2000), get my car all fixed...

I'd pay off my cc (~$2000), get my car all fixed up (~$1000), use a couple hundred for some fun purchases (some new undies...mine are getting all worn out, maybe a couple new shirts and a nice meal...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-25-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By oiseau
Due to some apartment code craziness (see my...

Due to some apartment code craziness (see my thread in TAO for the whole story), my landlady took the stove out of my apartment. We're going to be moving ASAP, but we're probably stuck here for at...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-24-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 435
Posted By oiseau
I am absolutely not living my dream life right...

I am absolutely not living my dream life right now. Some things about my life are great, but there's a lot of cruddy stuff too and a lot of stress.
My dream life would be to be a sahm to 2 kids on...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-24-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 527
Posted By oiseau
I always leave the partial roll. I can hardly...

I always leave the partial roll. I can hardly keep track of everything else, let alone remember to take my half roll of toilet paper!! I think almost everywhere we've moved has had a roll on the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-23-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By oiseau
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Quote:Originally Posted by rhiandmoi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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