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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-01-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By ustasmom
I spent a lot of time here for many years. And...

I spent a lot of time here for many years. And then I found myself at 230 pounds, after having 8 babies.

I lost 95 pounds doing Beachbody programs and I am in the running for the quarterly prize...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-09-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By ustasmom
Apples are $19 a bushel here, too.

Apples are $19 a bushel here, too.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-04-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,326
Posted By ustasmom
But, it is Costco, the home of the "If you don't...

But, it is Costco, the home of the "If you don't like it, return it" policy.'

If it shrinks or gets wonky, bring it back.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-03-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By ustasmom
It depends how much wood and how much propane. I...

It depends how much wood and how much propane. I live in the mountains of Virginia. Not quite as cold and snowy as MI, but we need heat from Oct/November through March.

We have a wood furnace but...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-27-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 10,332
Posted By ustasmom
Can I please be removed as "Hopeful"? I'm...

Can I please be removed as "Hopeful"?

I'm really not hopeful. In fact, we all had quite a giggle when I noticed it. I am ready to age out gracefully at 45. My oldest turns 22 in November, and my...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   09-01-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,247
Posted By ustasmom
My chickens have always used the nest box,...

My chickens have always used the nest box, except for 1 egg.

We have a ramp that goes up to it. Dh figured it couldn't be comfortable to fly if you were ready to drop an egg. I have straw in our...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-01-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By ustasmom
My inlaws thought about joining this. But it is...

My inlaws thought about joining this. But it is like $5000 to join, and really, you have to buy a good amount to make it worthwhile, IMO.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-22-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By ustasmom
Pick something or you will end up with a 4 digit...

Pick something or you will end up with a 4 digit number followed by ED. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-22-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By ustasmom
I bought it and my boys liked it at first. They...

I bought it and my boys liked it at first. They preferred Headsprout, though. I preferred the Click n Read price tag.

We kept it about a week or so and my boys were so bored. I canceled my...
Forum: Co-op Archive   08-19-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 133
Posted By ustasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by lemurmommies...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lemurmommies http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11985491)
Yep, FedEx and UPS are notorious for...
Forum: Co-op Archive   08-19-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 133
Posted By ustasmom
Don't ship using FedEx. I just got hit with...

Don't ship using FedEx.

I just got hit with a $48 customs bill for a $100 sale of used stuff.
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-12-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By ustasmom
I get 2 cups of cream off the top of our raw...

I get 2 cups of cream off the top of our raw milk gallons and I only take half of the cream. I just use a stainless steel measuring cup. I just buy more milk to accomodate the fact that at the end...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By ustasmom
My kids LOVED Reading Eggs, but I really think...

My kids LOVED Reading Eggs, but I really think that phonics vs sight reading is the way to go.

I bought Headsprout a few days ago and we are on Episode 10 already. We tried Click'nKids, but my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-04-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By ustasmom
I've bought from the Co-op a couple of times. I...

I've bought from the Co-op a couple of times. I have a couple more things that I will probably buy toward the end of the periods as well.

I even asked for a refund for one thing as I didn't like...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-29-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ustasmom
Was it posted or did you get an email if you...

Was it posted or did you get an email if you ordered the questionable items?
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-20-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 162
Posted By ustasmom
I'll open one on August 1st, but that won't help...

I'll open one on August 1st, but that won't help you on July specials.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-19-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By ustasmom
I just signed up. The membership with this code...

I just signed up. The membership with this code looks like it is part of a literacy challenge to get 10,000 children reading. It goes until September 7.

The only downfall that I've seen as this...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-14-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 2,065
Posted By ustasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by cheer mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cheer mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11688126)
By any chance are there any Dolphin bags...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-12-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By ustasmom
Shipping totals: Everything is cheapest via...

Shipping totals:

Everything is cheapest via FedEx Home Delivery. Please PM me your phone number for the FedEx label. Everything HAS to go out on Monday, so please pay promptly. I applied any...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-12-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By ustasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Mallori...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mallori http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11678690)
Oh cool....did it come?...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-09-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By ustasmom
Estimated delivery is on Friday.

Estimated delivery is on Friday.
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-07-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By ustasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Mallori...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mallori http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11635864)...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-06-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By ustasmom
nora--not a llama 119 whole celery seed =...

nora--not a llama

119 whole celery seed = $2.21
2883 certified organic garlic flakes = $7.90
21702 Califlora Calendula Gel = $7.19
229612 celestial seasonings vanilla rose tea $2.30 x 2 =...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-06-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 815
Posted By ustasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by chasmyn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by chasmyn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11634037)
Has everyone received their filters then?...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-06-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 278
Posted By ustasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by MomInFlux...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MomInFlux http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11632806)
I'm so sorry to be a flake - I just added...
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