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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By newmamalizzy
We're somewhere in the middle. I do buy bread,...

We're somewhere in the middle. I do buy bread, but tend to avoid lots of the foods that we'd otherwise have to make from scratch. I do have pasta on hand, but I try to avoid making it because I have...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,131
Posted By newmamalizzy
Congrats on the new customer, Meowmix! ...

Congrats on the new customer, Meowmix!

Pumabearclan, sounds like a lovely, peaceful day.

Mariamadly, I think I've said so before, but I love how you parent your older children. I think it's...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 04:58 PM
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Views: 67,892
Posted By newmamalizzy
I use NomNomPaleo's recipe for spicy tuna cakes,...

I use NomNomPaleo's recipe for spicy tuna cakes, but I don't use her seasonings. I generally do a bunch of fresh lemon and basil instead. They sound weird but are surprisingly yummy and a very...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 09:27 AM
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Posted By newmamalizzy
Supposed to be spicy tuna cakes, but I don't feel...

Supposed to be spicy tuna cakes, but I don't feel like it. Likely a mishmash of leftovers, maybe tuna croquettes instead of the cakes.
Forum: Meal Planning   05-28-2015, 11:30 AM
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Views: 67,892
Posted By newmamalizzy
Now I need to have a walking taco. How have I not...

Now I need to have a walking taco. How have I not known about this???

Planning on a quick chicken soup tonight, despite the heat.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-27-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By newmamalizzy
This sounds SO familiar. My DD2 is nearly 8...

This sounds SO familiar. My DD2 is nearly 8 months and still I and off the boob all night. Well, actually, I think we do sleep long stretches sometimes, but I don't pay enough attention to the clock...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-27-2015, 04:09 PM
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Views: 67,892
Posted By newmamalizzy
Walking tacos? DH away this week. Yesterday...

Walking tacos?

DH away this week. Yesterday my DD and I had leftover tomato soup, a hot dog, and some fruit. Tonight was just a box of Annie's with raw broccoli (cooked one for baby) and black...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,131
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ooh, camping sounds fun wolfcat! Congrats on your...

Ooh, camping sounds fun wolfcat! Congrats on your workshop success.

Phew. Tough day today. First day of DH's trip.
- up after a hard night with the baby
- made coffee, breakfast, Bea's lunch
-...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-26-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By newmamalizzy
Voondrop, what do you have on hand for serving...

Voondrop, what do you have on hand for serving guests?

Also curious, since we do similar things for breakfast and lunch, how much time would you say it takes you for prep/cleanup? I timed it out...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-26-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By newmamalizzy
Totally agree with luckiest! I was racking my...

Totally agree with luckiest! I was racking my brain trying to remember how we dealt with this problem, and now I recall guiding my DD to put her food in a dish. I would actually catch and redirect...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-25-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4,050
Views: 67,892
Posted By newmamalizzy
We're having Mexican shredded beef tacos with...

We're having Mexican shredded beef tacos with watermelon and slaw.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-25-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 998
Posted By newmamalizzy
I'm enjoying your updates, IsaFrench and...

I'm enjoying your updates, IsaFrench and SweetSilver. It's inspiring to watch you struggle and continue to strive and hit your goals,

I've been not thinking too much about food, but trying to keep...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-24-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ah, so more like a biscuit dough. I'll give that...

Ah, so more like a biscuit dough. I'll give that a try. Thanks!

Frozen fruit sounds great as a snack. I always buy it because I hate buying fresh fruit out of season, but I don't really like the...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-24-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By newmamalizzy
My DD and I used to always eat a cooked breakfast...

My DD and I used to always eat a cooked breakfast together, though lately I only make it for her since I'm busier with the baby in the mornings. Once baby is on more solids I hope for us to be able...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-24-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,050
Views: 67,892
Posted By newmamalizzy
Grilling up a few rib-eye steaks with potatoes,...

Grilling up a few rib-eye steaks with potatoes, corn, and a bit of fresh spinach.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,131
Posted By newmamalizzy
Hoping for a productive day today! So far: ...

Hoping for a productive day today!

So far:
- everyone is dressed
- breakfast is done
- DH hung up Bean's new disc swing
- I did the grocery shopping
- now DH is putting away the shopping...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By newmamalizzy
I'm too cheap for real string cheese, too. :) ...

I'm too cheap for real string cheese, too. :)

We have very similar things available for snacks for ourselves - fresh fruit, cheese, nuts, homemade pops. But I find myself stingy about sharing...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-24-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By newmamalizzy
As a point of MDC pride, I feel like I need to...

As a point of MDC pride, I feel like I need to clarify that I don't mean real "sleep training" at all. My DD still spends every nap nursing continuously on a pillow on my lap, and spends the first 3...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-23-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By newmamalizzy
Yes, the cooking is a big part of it. I don't...

Yes, the cooking is a big part of it. I don't have a very good system for batch cooking yet, and I toss and turn between prioritizing the budget and time and health. Seems I can never master all...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-23-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By newmamalizzy
Snacks to keep on hand?

As my kiddo is getting older I find we more often need snacks to share with other kids on short notice. We don't do a lot of snacking in our house, and a lot of our food is either too pricey to share...
Forum: Parenting   05-23-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By newmamalizzy
I am pro-choice, but anti-abortion, so I'll leave...

I am pro-choice, but anti-abortion, so I'll leave it to others to advise you on that. I don't envy you with such a difficult decision to make.

On the boyfriend front, though, if it were me I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-23-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By newmamalizzy
Take this with a grain of salt, but I don't think...

Take this with a grain of salt, but I don't think you're being irrational. I think there's a very good chance that you just have a rash and everything will be fine, but inflammatory breast cancer...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,131
Posted By newmamalizzy
Sounds like a fun day, Meowmix! Yesterday...

Sounds like a fun day, Meowmix!

Yesterday was pretty run if the mill.
- school day for Bea
- tried out my new water wrap in the shower with Bug. Not so easy :(
- salvaged lots of fridge items...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-23-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By newmamalizzy
I clean up the kitchen a bit after every...

I clean up the kitchen a bit after every meal/snack/cooking episode. I limit myself to 3-5 minutes each time, prioritizing clean, clear counters. One of the first things I do is put away the dry...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-22-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By newmamalizzy
VYCC is great and might provide similar benefits....

VYCC is great and might provide similar benefits. (Vermont Youth Conservation Corps)
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