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Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-27-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By elsie
I simple approach would be to get some small...

I simple approach would be to get some small baskets or containers and group the spices in ways that make sense - like "baking" or "Indian" , etc. You could even color code them so it is visual as...
Forum: Pets   10-27-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By elsie
I am trying to recall what I read, but there are...

I am trying to recall what I read, but there are vets like Robert and Martin Goldtein and Nancy Scanlon who have approached the topic of holistic feeding and care for dogs and cats. I believe they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-04-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By elsie
I'm sure his reaction had more to do with him...

I'm sure his reaction had more to do with him thinking about his own mortality than anything to actually do with your mother. At least you now know that clearly his wishes are to be placed in a...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-05-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By elsie
yeah -  our county is great and they send us...

yeah -  our county is great and they send us every year an updates list of what can be recycled (of course, I recycle the old poster). I went on a tour of the sanitation station once and they are...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-04-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By elsie
We have different recycling containers form the...

We have different recycling containers form the county - paper, mixed and yard waste. With that, we have 1.5 bags of trash per week in a family of four with two cats. My large paper bin is almost...
Forum: Pets   05-29-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By elsie
I would also try vacuuming the dog. Some dogs...

I would also try vacuuming the dog. Some dogs don'tmind the sound and it can help cut down the dander. I would also try using a damp washcloth and rubbing down the dog with that.
Forum: Pets   05-24-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By elsie
I would be very careful with the amount of tuna...

I would be very careful with the amount of tuna you feed the cats, without the proper balance of vitamin E, it can be dangerous. I also do not know if you had the kitten checked out by the vet and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-16-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By elsie
I have also found that an ammonia cleaner like...

I have also found that an ammonia cleaner like windex really works well in that kind of situation. In stead of spraying the blinds, I would use a rag and soak it in the windex and wipe them down...
Forum: Pets   05-14-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By elsie
The momma cat will teach the kitten about the...

The momma cat will teach the kitten about the litter box - if she is used to being outdoors, it may take her some time. Make sure it is her only option. I believe kittens nurse for 8 weeks or so. I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-22-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By elsie
Honestly, I'm not sure if this is the career...

Honestly, I'm not sure if this is the career path for you. Having dealt with varying degrees of hoarding with the people in the my life, the last thing they want is to pay someone who is quietly...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-02-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By elsie
You could use something like this and hang it...

You could use something like this and hang it where the blinds are hung:
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60075295/
 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-06-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By elsie
I'd keep it if you have the space to store it...

I'd keep it if you have the space to store it without an issue. But that is mostly because I'm lazy. I probably wuld no tmove it again though
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-01-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By elsie
Well we have grown dishes we all use and have...

Well we have grown dishes we all use and have always used, but our dishes aren't particularly heavy (just regular weight, not light) so I'm not sure how much help I can give. I would just have them...
Forum: Pets   03-01-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By elsie
He is spraying because he is a male who has...

He is spraying because he is a male who has moved into a new environment. He is marking his territory and will keep spraying everytime he walks by spots he sprayed before and smells his scent again....
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-22-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,332
Posted By elsie
As long as it takes me to get dressed and dry my...

As long as it takes me to get dressed and dry my hair (15 minutes or so)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-21-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By elsie
Last summer I sent the girls into the grocery...

Last summer I sent the girls into the grocery store for butter. They were 7 and 9 and thought they were so cool.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-18-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 424
Posted By elsie
DD1 is a fair hair, blue eyed version of DH (who...

DD1 is a fair hair, blue eyed version of DH (who is dark) 
DD2 is me if I could tan - features, body type and all
 
People ask if they are twins since DD2 is as tall as DD1, but I don't even...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By elsie
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by caedenmomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345545/why-do-panera-bagels-suck#post_16881345)

We get...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-05-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By elsie
Something we did was put down several smaller...

Something we did was put down several smaller rugs instead of a large one and created different zones.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-29-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By elsie
Staying onsite has advantages - extra early...

Staying onsite has advantages - extra early morning hour and your room key acts like the Disney fastpass on most rides (Universal express). You can stay off site and buy an express pass, but it has...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-28-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By elsie
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by elanorh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1343112/help-needed-dealing-with-stalker#post_16851584)

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Forum: The Mindful Home   01-26-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,643
Posted By elsie
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by jillyofthevalley http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-19-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By elsie
I would buy a couple nice boxes from Staples and...

I would buy a couple nice boxes from Staples and store them in that. If he hasn't needed them in a while, then they do not need to be at his fingertips at all times. I would put the boxes in a...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-18-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By elsie
Good luck shampooing a cat!   I found that...

Good luck shampooing a cat!
 
I found that twice daily combing really works the best, plus the cats love that. I would get rid of the old carpet, clean up and comb the cats. It should really take...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-16-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By elsie
Have you tried using vinegar? Like really...

Have you tried using vinegar? Like really soaking the area with vinegar and then washing off? It works a lot better breaking down the urine smell. With an old bathroom and a couple of guys who...
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