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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-28-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By simple living mama
Yes, good for using that gut feeling!     We...

Yes, good for using that gut feeling!  
 
We had sort of the same scam happen.  It was a guy wanting to buy my husband's art work.  He sent a check for two thousand dollars over what the actually...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-28-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By simple living mama
Hi friends.  I had to have an emergency...

Hi friends.  I had to have an emergency hysterectomy and I've lost quite a few pounds before and during my hospital stay.  I'm normally a really strong 165 lb woman who has a physical job but now...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-28-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By simple living mama
I sure hope you and your families are safe and...

I sure hope you and your families are safe and get stay protected through the craziness.  
 
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By simple living mama
Oh what a sweet letter from you Choose2reuse....

Oh what a sweet letter from you Choose2reuse.  She was hoping to get some one close to her age but told me it might be fun to have a few different pen pals.  She wants to wait to see what kinds of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By simple living mama
She was unschooled until about 8th grade and...

She was unschooled until about 8th grade and then we did the school thing for a half of year to get her ready for high school. (This was her wish)  She's looking to do foreign exchange her junior...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   06-22-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By simple living mama
Well, it helps to have a lot of money if you...

Well, it helps to have a lot of money if you plan on moving to Telluride.  It is home of the rich and famous.  I've had friends move there and it is a struggle to stay afloat.  Now if that is not a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-30-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By simple living mama
Toasting almonds sound delish!  I will try that...

Toasting almonds sound delish!  I will try that today.  Thanks for your help girls. 
 
 
Forum: Mental Health   04-30-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By simple living mama
Seems like talking about the particular thing...

Seems like talking about the particular thing you are stressed about might help along with some of the suggestions the above poster gave.  I too am going through stress and what I have found the...
Forum: Mental Health   04-13-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,337
Posted By simple living mama
I too, never wanted to be an angry mom.  I found...

I too, never wanted to be an angry mom.  I found myself spanking when they were about 3 and 4 years old.  I started finding myself quite depressed as I was going to be the one that broke the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-10-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By simple living mama
such as edamame or sunflower seeds taste so good...

such as edamame or sunflower seeds taste so good in a green salad and is a fairly new discovery for me.  I was wondering what other dried goodies can I put in.  Thanks so much ahead of time friends!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-11-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 155
Posted By simple living mama
It's all about good tires.  Start saving for...

It's all about good tires.  Start saving for some good snow tires and you'll be right.  Makes all the difference in the world. 
 
 
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By simple living mama
There is a wonderful book you both can work...

There is a wonderful book you both can work together on called Games for Reading, Peggy Kaye.  It's full of fantastic no pressure games that are fun and each one has a different approach to helping...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-03-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By simple living mama
A few books my nine year old loved.  The Hay...

A few books my nine year old loved.  The Hay Meadow and The Cay.  Fantastic books. 
 
 
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-30-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By simple living mama
 Diatomaceous earth is a fine powder that...



Diatomaceous earth is a fine powder that kills ants by pulling all the moisture from their bodies. Since it works by absorbing moisture from the ant itself.  Non toxic and inexpensive.
Also,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-30-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By simple living mama
I think it's a wonderful idea.  Very thoughtful....

I think it's a wonderful idea.  Very thoughtful.  Who wouldn't want more pictures and photos the professional might never think to take.  Pictures of people's expressions while the bride and groom...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By simple living mama
If you have itunes, check out the podcast...

If you have itunes, check out the podcast section. They have some pretty great foreign language podcast you can learn from.  Our favorite is Coffee Table French.
 
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   05-28-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,794
Posted By simple living mama
I feel kind of like the only one who lives as...

I feel kind of like the only one who lives as minimal as I do so I can't tell you what a nice post this is to find.  My minimal mindset came when my dad moved the family to South America.  It was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-26-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By simple living mama
My daughter in now 14 and chomping at the bit to...

My daughter in now 14 and chomping at the bit to take French for high school in Fall. I know very little French but I used to put on her favorite movies that had the language option and switch it to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 483
Posted By simple living mama
Second shot at it here as there are so many good...

Second shot at it here as there are so many good ones.
 
Cinnamon toast
 
Campfire
 
First rain
 
Pot,,,yes ganga smells good, I can't help it
 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By simple living mama
I'm not sure I would mind so much if someone...

I'm not sure I would mind so much if someone flirted with my ex either. He's my ex after all!  Seriously, I don't have an ex but  I think when a group of couples have been hanging with each other...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-18-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By simple living mama
ollyoxenfree...

ollyoxenfree (http://www.mothering.com/community/user/ollyoxenfree) thanks for the suggestions. I want to look in to these books as well.  Another great (my fav) early american book is called Diary...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-18-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 483
Posted By simple living mama
Addie, you like the smell of bleach?  Never...

Addie, you like the smell of bleach?  Never heard that one.
 
 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,502
Posted By simple living mama
So much advice here but since I just got over a...

So much advice here but since I just got over a bad episode of angular cheilitis, I thought I would tell you what I did.  I got this from the research I did on the net and it seemed to work.  I made...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 483
Posted By simple living mama
Oranges   Roses   Lavendar   My...

Oranges
 
Roses
 
Lavendar
 
My children's heads
 
Puppy breath
 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By simple living mama
Oh, I love you mothering gals for your...

Oh, I love you mothering gals for your thoughtful responses.  She is a fairly new friend that has come in to my life. (A total of four times together but countless emails)  She has charmed my kids...
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