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Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-11-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,217
Posted By b&c'smama
I think I remember reading a couple months back...

I think I remember reading a couple months back that although the real estate market as a whole is still in bad shape, the market for inexpensive starter homes was pretty good. I can't help but...
Forum: Meal Planning   06-11-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,741
Posted By b&c'smama
The couscous salad sounds wonderful!!! I...

The couscous salad sounds wonderful!!!

I also think solar ovens sound interesting... I thought that a good solar oven was pricey though. I may have to re-invesitgate.

Some things we do: lots...
Forum: Meal Planning   06-11-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,319
Posted By b&c'smama
I would love the recipe for buttermilk herb...

I would love the recipe for buttermilk herb chicken dinner. You have inspired me to re-stock the freezer!
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-10-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By b&c'smama
I use almost all natural or homemade cleaners,...

I use almost all natural or homemade cleaners, but my smooth cooktop is one place where I don't. I just can't get good results. I use a razor to scrape off solids, then I use "Barkeeper's Friend" -...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-10-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,825
Posted By b&c'smama
I agree. It sounds like it is not grounded and...

I agree. It sounds like it is not grounded and could be very dangerous. I'd get an electrician out immediately! Until then I'd unplug it, but to be safe, I'd turn off the circuit breaker before I'd...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-10-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 788
Posted By b&c'smama
I had a dishwasher repairer specifically tell me...

I had a dishwasher repairer specifically tell me NOT to pre-rinse too well. He said your dishwasher detergent needs stuff to wash off and if there isn't enouigh it will eventually result in etching...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-09-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By b&c'smama
I would love to make homemade "hot pockets"...

I would love to make homemade "hot pockets" (those things sold in the freezer section - it's bread stuffed with meats, cheeses, etc.)

If I make them myself, I could use whole grains, organic...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-09-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,416
Posted By b&c'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

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Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13887972)
I'm kind of surprised how popular made...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-04-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,416
Posted By b&c'smama
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jo...

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Thanks everyone for great ideas!
Forum: Meal Planning   06-03-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By b&c'smama
I hope this is the right place to put this... If...

I hope this is the right place to put this... If not, mods, please feel free to move it.

We are really trying to do a better job of eating up what we have/using leftovers/reduce food waste.

I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-03-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,416
Posted By b&c'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by Ygle...

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Originally Posted by Ygle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13875149)
Absolutely, positively, having a meal plan and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-02-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,416
Posted By b&c'smama
As I was loading the dishwasher tonight it...

As I was loading the dishwasher tonight it occurred to (not for the first time) that the simple act of unloading/re-loading/running the dishwasher probably does more for the cleanliness and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-02-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By b&c'smama
For the decorative items I remember reading...

For the decorative items I remember reading something on Flylady that has really helped me. (and I am by no means a Flylady devotee!) It was that if something is not blessing you or your home (which...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-02-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By b&c'smama
This doesn't help with the issues with DH, but...

This doesn't help with the issues with DH, but if Freecycle isn't working for you, try Craigslist free stuff section. I like it MUCH better, and have given away lots of stuff on it very easily
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-01-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By b&c'smama
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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I have no answers for you, but just wanted to say I totally know how you feel about being overwhelmed. Because of this economy my dh...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-01-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,174
Posted By b&c'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by ekortering...

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Originally Posted by ekortering http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13859669)
Last Fall we bought a repo house and I got...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-31-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By b&c'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by Knittin' in the...

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Originally Posted by Knittin' in the Shade http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13856079)
I can't stand flylady! But, I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-31-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By b&c'smama
99lauren, thank you for your...

99lauren, thank you for your afirmation!!!http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
I need it today - I am having a hard day, after having a family member over yesterday who is...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,174
Posted By b&c'smama
When we remodel our kitchen, I'm hoping to get...

When we remodel our kitchen, I'm hoping to get white cabinets/medium wood/bamboo floors (or good quality laminate)/and stainless appliances. I didn't even know I was following a trend, I just like...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-31-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By b&c'smama
OP, I know just how you feel. I also have tried...

OP, I know just how you feel. I also have tried flylady, as have some of my friends. None of us can keep up with it. While I think she has some good ideas, personally I find most of it too...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-26-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By b&c'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by Climbergirl...

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Originally Posted by Climbergirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13795441)
Our property management company only...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-23-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By b&c'smama
Thank you USAmma!...

Thank you USAmma! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
I came here today looking for inspiration for getting back on the simplifying and organizing bandwagon, and you more than...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-23-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By b&c'smama
Quote: Originally Posted by HeatherAtHome...

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Originally Posted by HeatherAtHome http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13777528)
I'm assuming they prepped the drywall...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-14-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By b&c'smama
I'd love to hear what other mamas do for child...

I'd love to hear what other mamas do for child care for their school age child? Our school offers after-school care, but I'm not sure what we'd do about school holidays/vacations/summer. Who takes...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   09-21-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,365
Posted By b&c'smama
I may be the voice of dissent here. I really see...

I may be the voice of dissent here. I really see both sides of this issue. I totally understand and agree with everyone's disgust and resentment over the bailout of people and banks who acted...
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