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Forum: Gardening   07-21-2010, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Kiltie Girl
So we are growing sweet potatos again this year....

So we are growing sweet potatos again this year. We first tried them two years ago and had planted them next to the cucumbers. We got no sweet potatos, but did get some orange, hard rined, sweet...
Forum: Gardening   09-09-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Kiltie Girl
We did take the skins off this year (for the...

We did take the skins off this year (for the first time after doing tomatos for about 4 years), but we did it a bit differently. We threw the tomatos through DH's food grinder/meat grinder. Then I...
Forum: Gardening   08-11-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Kiltie Girl
DH and I were discussing doing this this year....

DH and I were discussing doing this this year. We would like to do some tomatos, lettuce, peas, herbs, beans and a few others under grow lights. But I have a few questions....what do we do about...
Forum: Gardening   08-11-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,864
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Can anyone share their lemonaide concentrate...

Can anyone share their lemonaide concentrate recipes? That sounds devine!!

I'm just starting into the canning/freezing/preserving season here. I've done up 13 quarts of broccoli for the freezer...
Forum: Allergies   07-24-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Allergies   07-23-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Quote: Originally Posted by kjbrown92...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kjbrown92 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14127470)
With DD1's dust mite allergy, we changed...
Forum: Allergies   07-23-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Kiltie Girl
I just had my allergies done (my kids all have...

I just had my allergies done (my kids all have major food allergies and I'd never been tested). Anyhow, it turns out that I'm allergic to just about everything there is outside, and then cats/dogs...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-20-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Quote: Originally Posted by anewmama...

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Originally Posted by anewmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14024793)
Here are some links as I am thinking of the...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-29-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Dh and I are contemplating getting a hive. Can I...

Dh and I are contemplating getting a hive. Can I get some insight and tips on that? Where to order? What to order? How to get set-up? Tips and tricks? Thanks!
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,336
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Quote: Originally Posted by crittersmom...

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Originally Posted by crittersmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13503410)
Today we went to a Scottish festival and...
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,336
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Subbing and reading along.... I'm on spring...

Subbing and reading along....

I'm on spring break this week from work and the kids are off school as well. We're celebrating birthdays and spring cleaning like crazy!
Forum: Parenting   03-19-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,354
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Quote: Originally Posted by birdie22...

Quote:
Originally Posted by birdie22 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13391323)
I thought it was about dancing... "mind the...
Forum: Gardening   03-16-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Yeah, we dug up a few and they were awful! Oh...

Yeah, we dug up a few and they were awful! Oh well, lesson learned. We're going to work on getting them all up and then starting over. I'm trying to convince DH to try growing in them in straw, as...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-16-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Kiltie Girl
We've been getting 6 eggs a day for the last 3...

We've been getting 6 eggs a day for the last 3 days! The kids and I are so excited!!! It's so much fun to watch the hens race around the yard and the kids enjoy running with them.
Forum: Parenting   03-11-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,290
Posted By Kiltie Girl
We have a reletively small entryway, but manage...

We have a reletively small entryway, but manage to keep it fairly organized at this time of year (although I can't wait to put half the things away for spring/summer to clear it out a wee bit!).
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Forum: Gardening   03-09-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Last year we planted potatos and forgot to...

Last year we planted potatos and forgot to harvest them. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif So they stayed in the ground all winter.

What do we do this year? Do we...
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,290
Posted By Kiltie Girl
*hugs* to you momma, so much going on! ...

*hugs* to you momma, so much going on!

*****

1) How big is your home and how many LOs do you currently house? How is that working for you (how do you make it work?)

We are a family of 6 in...
Forum: Parenting   03-04-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,290
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Just subbing for now...I'll come back and read...

Just subbing for now...I'll come back and read more later.

I've popped in and out of this thread for the last year, but I'm trying to get better about posting - I tend to read a lot and not post....
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-01-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Just lurking in to see what you come up with....

Just lurking in to see what you come up with. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-01-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Thanks for all the suggestions...keep 'em...

Thanks for all the suggestions...keep 'em coming!

On a cute note - my daughter has to take something Dr. Suess in to school this week for show and tell and so she asked if she could take one of...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   02-21-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Thanks for the replies. We're planning on...

Thanks for the replies.

We're planning on getting more Rhode Island and some Barred Rocks, I believe. DH is actually going to the auction this Monday to see if he can pick up a hen or two that is...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   02-18-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Kiltie Girl
We are reletively new to raising chickens for...

We are reletively new to raising chickens for meat and eggs. Last spring we bought a bunch of Rhode Island Reds and DH raised them. They were doing great - we free-ranged in the yard part of the day...
Forum: Parenting   09-16-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,292
Posted By Kiltie Girl
I'm going to pop back into this thread...I seem...

I'm going to pop back into this thread...I seem to come and go a bit around here, but tend to read more than post.

Jenn, mom to four little ones, 5, almost 4, 2, and 6 months. Work full-time...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-16-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 40,598
Posted By Kiltie Girl
I read through this thread the other day and was...

I read through this thread the other day and was really intrigued, so I thought I'd give it a try. My mom and sister are doing it with me as well. We've been taking the honey for 3 nights now and...
Forum: Parenting   07-08-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,256
Posted By Kiltie Girl
Quote: Originally Posted by DoomaYula...

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Originally Posted by DoomaYula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11622426)
Ugh, sometimes as a MoM, I feel like...
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