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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-23-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Jillie
I'll be watching this as we may be going down...

I'll be watching this as we may be going down this road as well.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-17-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Jillie
the origional post is now 2years old and I still...

the origional post is now 2years old and I still have chickens, though not one is from that flock.  I have 28 right now, 14 from last year and 14 from this year.  Last spring I left dh in charge for...
Forum: Learning at School   03-24-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,406
Posted By Jillie
I'll be watching this for ideas as we are having...

I'll be watching this for ideas as we are having LOTS of spelling trouble with my also 3rd grade dd, who just never got the phonics thing at all.  And her handwritting is terrible too, so sometimes...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-12-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Jillie
So I've noticed over the last 2 or 3 months,...

So I've noticed over the last 2 or 3 months, that I have slowly been gaining weight. I've tried tracking my food and getting back into running, but I'm still on a slow gain. What am I doing/not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-07-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Jillie
After a difficult week, I wanted to share this...

After a difficult week, I wanted to share this here incase anyone is in the same situation. For the second time in 2 weeks I was in the ER with dd (almost 7). Again they said her stomach pain was...
Forum: Pets   01-19-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By Jillie
I did. I found him on petfinder also and he was...

I did. I found him on petfinder also and he was about a 5 hour drive away. I talked to the shelter several times and they agreed to meet us at about half way. After about a week, when they called...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-19-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Jillie
So can your kids reach the hooks and baskets? My...

So can your kids reach the hooks and baskets? My kids are 4,6,8 and cant yet reach the hooks dh put up for us. Drives me nuts. I can't convince him we need more hooks at reasonable levels. I like...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-18-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Jillie
Where do you keep them? I can't find a good...

Where do you keep them? I can't find a good place for all of the snow pants, gloves, hats, ect, for all five of us. Everyone has more than one pair of everything, not to mention we are on a farm so...
Forum: Family Safety   10-01-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,619
Posted By Jillie
I mailed our five bottles on aug 27 and finally...

I mailed our five bottles on aug 27 and finally got our order code on the 11 of september. I ordered the replacements on the 12th and finally got them today! I was so glad to see ups drive in the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-30-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,216
Posted By Jillie
My two girls talked on time, but ds was delayed....

My two girls talked on time, but ds was delayed. We started some speech with him when he was 2.5 and quit when he was just over 3. Very low key stuff, but now he is speaking clearly and seems to be...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-30-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Jillie
I was just coming here to see what everyone...

I was just coming here to see what everyone thought about my cookie recipe. I think you would really like it!

Wet Mix
1/3 c water
2 eggs
1/4 c butter
1/4 applesauce
1tsp vanilla

Dry Mix
Forum: Personal Growth   09-25-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By Jillie
I have one. She is simply difficult. She is...

I have one. She is simply difficult. She is always right and treats me like crap, although I'm sure she dosn't think so. She can barely talk to me and is still mad that we eloped. Everyone assumed...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-25-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,565
Posted By Jillie
For us its not about frugality, but about the...

For us its not about frugality, but about the quality of the food (ok and a little about the cost). The food served at our school is all processed and mostly white in color. Nothing is cooked, just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 651
Posted By Jillie
On monday, a friend told a story about that...

On monday, a friend told a story about that weekend when through a misunderstanding her 15 yo son nearly drank bleach, to the point that he had some in his mouth. He realized it immidatly and spit...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-14-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jillie
Just came back from buying chicken cheep! Love...

Just came back from buying chicken cheep! Love getting a deal on stuff like that. When you peek behind the sale price and the regular price shows that you are almost getting 2 for the price of 1 it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-05-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By Jillie
I have a almost 4 yo who is like this. He is all...

I have a almost 4 yo who is like this. He is all about work and is always willing to help. He is mad if there is no job for him. DH is a farmer and ds loves to ride in the tractors and combines with...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-25-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Jillie
Thrift store, chruches for sunday school...

Thrift store, chruches for sunday school projects, schools for art projects, daycares. No one will likely want all of it, but you could parcel it out to each one in manageable sizes, then throw...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-25-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Jillie
So part of my problem is lack of storage. There...

So part of my problem is lack of storage. There are really only 2 closets in the whole house. Another problem is the layout of the space. My house has 2 windows on each side of the house, which is...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-23-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Jillie
I spend a large amount of time today cleaning,...

I spend a large amount of time today cleaning, picking up getting ready for visitors (that never even made it into the house, but still) Vac-ed, washed dishes, cleaned out litter boxes, and took out...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-18-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Jillie
Perfectly priced! Huh??? I've never gotten...

Perfectly priced!

Huh??? I've never gotten an email from one of my chicken suppliers like that, who is that from? Oh, wait, LL Bean doesn't sell chickens, what the heck?!? Oh wait CLOTHES! I get...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-08-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Jillie
This is my exact problem right now! I just had 2...

This is my exact problem right now! I just had 2 cookies for breakfast, something I would never let the kids do and would normally never do myself, but they are so good! I just can't have them...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-20-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Jillie
I saw a post over on backyardchickens.com about...

I saw a post over on backyardchickens.com about someone who tried to hatch a double yolk egg. It was nearly sucessful, but in the end both chicks died. There isnt really enough room for two. I don't...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-07-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Jillie
Ok so I saw the house tonight. Dh is not excited...

Ok so I saw the house tonight. Dh is not excited about it really at all. I like it but it definatly has some problems. Nothing has been updated except the roof and a few windows. It needs lots of...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-06-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Jillie
I haven't actually seen the house yet, just...

I haven't actually seen the house yet, just driven by the yard. It is 3 stories, 2 and a 1/2 it might be called. Older than 60, has some hardwood floors. The yard as it is is about 3 to 5 acres I...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-06-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Jillie
We may have the oppertunity to move from our 11...

We may have the oppertunity to move from our 11 acres on a coulie with a small but well loved house to a yard with an older larger house in need of updating, but only trees around it, no barn or...
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