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Forum: Queer Parenting   09-08-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By sidandspencersmom
Hello.  I am looking for support/feedback about...

Hello.  I am looking for support/feedback about this situation.  I am a lesbian mother to two boys (ages 7 and 9).  They attend public school (in Texas) and every year, the principal allows the Boy...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-05-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By sidandspencersmom
You can buy a chick from the feed store and put...

You can buy a chick from the feed store and put it under her one night.  This will make  her happy, and is not cruel.  I have done this four times with my hens, and it's worked every time.
Forum: Gardening   01-20-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By sidandspencersmom
i use 2 x 8's.  go to your hardware store and...

i use 2 x 8's.  go to your hardware store and ask for "plumbers hanging tape'/  It's silver metal tape with holes in it. You use it on the outside corners of your beds to reinforce them.  You just...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-24-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By sidandspencersmom
I would check with your city ordinances to be...

I would check with your city ordinances to be sure chickens are "allowed".
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-08-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By sidandspencersmom
It's bad here, too. We are, like you, watering...

It's bad here, too. We are, like you, watering our Live Oaks on our 3 acres.  The farmers around here are selling their cattle, because they can't afford to feed them. Hay is scarce, and being...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-17-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By sidandspencersmom
does anyone have trouble peeling fresh free...

does anyone have trouble peeling fresh free ranger eggs?  By the time I am done peeling the shell, there isn't much left, since it sticks to the shells so bad.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-09-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By sidandspencersmom
You may want to post this in Country Living as...

You may want to post this in Country Living as well.  There is organic chicken feed available- that has non GMO corn in it.  It's a lot more expensive ($30) a bag, but it will give you peace of mind...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-09-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By sidandspencersmom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by KodyAnn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1328929/vegetarian-chili-recipe#post_16647505)

2 cans of...
Forum: Parenting   08-16-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By sidandspencersmom
pipecleaners and plastic beads-  they can make...

pipecleaners and plastic beads-  they can make bracelets for family/friends.  I put them in a large ziploc bag, and they can put their hands all the way inside the bag to work the beads on the...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-12-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By sidandspencersmom
  We flew out of terminal B (Continental...


We flew out of terminal B (Continental Express), and I think everyone went through the scanners- adults and kids. 
Forum: Gardening   07-10-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By sidandspencersmom
As promised- it is July- and my garden has...

As promised- it is July- and my garden has piddled out. I have pulled out all my tomato plants- it's too hot for them to produce anymore, and the ones that are ripening on the vines, are damaged by...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-10-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,326
Posted By sidandspencersmom
We are considering using Morton to build our...

We are considering using Morton to build our barn, home, and cabin on our 3. 5 acres. Does anyone have experience with Morton Buildings?
Forum: Women's Health   07-05-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By sidandspencersmom
It only happens just before and during an...

It only happens just before and during an orgasm.  The pain is like a sharp cramp, and goes away just seconds after the orgasm. It's only on the right side, and has just recently begun.
Anyone ever...
Forum: Gardening   07-01-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By sidandspencersmom
off the top of my head- okra watermelon ...

off the top of my head-
okra
watermelon
hot peppers
maybe eggplant
 
 
Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   06-30-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By sidandspencersmom
Our family is taking a road trip to Louisiana. ...

Our family is taking a road trip to Louisiana.  We are most likely taking I-10 east.  We are thinking of doing a swamp tour- any suggestions?  We won't be going as far in as New Orleans, probably...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,077
Posted By sidandspencersmom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Lynn08 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1314227/crappy-food-you-like/80#post_16464583)


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Forum: Gardening   05-23-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By sidandspencersmom
awesome!  like I said before- it's best to grow...

awesome!  like I said before- it's best to grow up a trellis or in a hanging pot. The passion flower is a great attractor for butterflies, esp the Gulf Fritillary  
Forum: Gardening   05-21-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By sidandspencersmom
If you are talking about a true passion flower...

If you are talking about a true passion flower off a passion vine, you can grow it in a hanging pot and have it hang down, rather than grow up a trellis. What color were the flowers? Purple?
 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By sidandspencersmom
I returned the book yesterday- I wanted to throw...

I returned the book yesterday- I wanted to throw it in their faces, but just tossed it on the receptionists desk.  It wouldn't have been so bad if my DS had not seen the yearbook, and really wanted...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-18-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By sidandspencersmom
My youngest DS is in Pre-K (5yrs old) at a...

My youngest DS is in Pre-K (5yrs old) at a preschool related to a church.  We do not go to that church or any other church, but that is beside the point.  A couple of weeks ago, they sent out an...
Forum: Gardening   05-03-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By sidandspencersmom
I have four raised beds- 4ftx8ft 1 has...

I have four raised beds- 4ftx8ft
1 has tomatoes and basil, one has peppers, one has cucumbers, and one is a salsa garden, with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and cilantro
 
20 or so 10-15 gallon pots...
Forum: Gardening   05-02-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By sidandspencersmom
My boys and I sold veggies this afternoon in our...

My boys and I sold veggies this afternoon in our subdivision- think Lemonade stand.
We had tomatoes, zucchini, cucumber, and jalapenos.  Get this, we sold out in less than 2 hours and made over...
Forum: Gardening   04-28-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,172
Posted By sidandspencersmom
I have been harvesting tomatoes and cucumbers...

I have been harvesting tomatoes and cucumbers everyday, and even made pickles yesterday!  Not enough tomatoes for canning, but enough for eating everyday, and sharing with the neighbors.  I also...
Forum: Gardening   04-22-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By sidandspencersmom
don't let your lady bug out until dusk, or they...

don't let your lady bug out until dusk, or they will all fly away.
You can also rest assured that while neem hurts aphids, whiteflys and the like, it does not harm ladybugs and other predators that...
Forum: Gardening   03-21-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By sidandspencersmom
Do some research on Knockout Roses. They are...

Do some research on Knockout Roses. They are very easy to care of and are disease resistant. 
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