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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-30-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 498
Posted By Himom
I work for NASA designing the electronics for...

I work for NASA designing the electronics for spacecrafts. It's the coolest job for a space geek like me. 
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-30-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,531
Posted By Himom
My first was in a hospital with an OB. It was a...

My first was in a hospital with an OB. It was a time before I discovered MDC and knew there's such a thing as a natural birth. I think the birth ended up being natural through luck and using...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 486
Posted By Himom
DS was 'cookie' from when he was 5 wks in utero...

DS was 'cookie' from when he was 5 wks in utero and we didn't know the gender, until he was 4 years old.
 
Unfortunately I don't remember what we called DD before she was born.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 294
Posted By Himom
For an all-expense paid trip, I'd pick...

For an all-expense paid trip, I'd pick Antartica. Take an AA flight into Buenos Aires, Argentina then take a hopper to Ushuaia to board on a ship to explore the northern tip of the White Continent....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-01-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,160
Posted By Himom
I too think that it's a once-in-a-lifetime...

I too think that it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Sounded like your parents wanted to have a big family gathering and invited everyone. Could your DH be worried about any strings that would be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-23-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 527
Posted By Himom
DS is on roasted seaweed phase right now. He...

DS is on roasted seaweed phase right now. He eats a pack with rice for lunch at school every day. I find them cheaper ($0.25) at an Asian grocery market not too far from our house. I see that you...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-15-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,084
Posted By Himom
I don't like the carbonation in sodas and the...

I don't like the carbonation in sodas and the taste is way too sweet for me. Twice a year I'll drink some lemonade (MinuteMaid kind) at my kids' parties. Yep, I'm pretty boring when it comes to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-12-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 872
Posted By Himom
Maternal side: My mom is #2 of 8 children. I...

Maternal side:
My mom is #2 of 8 children. I have 25 cousins from this side ranging from 55 years old to 27 years old. I'm somewhere in the middle of this range and have a few cousins of my age.
 ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 336
Posted By Himom
I do! It took me many years to get to that point...

I do! It took me many years to get to that point mostly because I felt weird calling another woman "Mom" when my own mom is still alive and we're very close. But now I'm comfortable calling MIL...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-26-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Himom
I'm in! We're not leaving the house today, the...

I'm in! We're not leaving the house today, the kids are getting over a cold :(
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-12-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 140
Posted By Himom
Happy 90th birthday, Joanne!

Happy 90th birthday, Joanne!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-10-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By Himom
Many years ago, when DVD technology was new...

Many years ago, when DVD technology was new (gosh, I'm dating myself now), some friends decided to give us gag gifts of DVD movies knowing that we did not have a DVD player nor were we planning to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-03-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Himom
Free purse book at Walgreens. Enter coupon code...

Free purse book at Walgreens. Enter coupon code FOREVER at checkout through Wed, Oct. 6th.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-02-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 489
Posted By Himom
Congratulations !!

Congratulations !!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-01-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 578
Posted By Himom
Foremost, DH, DS and DD: just the thought of...

Foremost, DH, DS and DD: just the thought of them not being around sends me into a panic attack. Secondly, like PP, a clean flushing toilet. My grandparents used to live out in the boonies with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-30-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 520
Posted By Himom
Dental care for DC - our pedi dentist is so...

Dental care for DC - our pedi dentist is so expensive and not covered by our dental insurance, but oh, so worth it.

Travel - we like to see the world and don't want to backpack/camp.

Food -...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 404
Posted By Himom
My body lacks the enzyme to process alcohol....

My body lacks the enzyme to process alcohol. When I was in college, I tried two sips of margarita and my whole face and upper body broke out in rashes. I don't bother with any alcohol ever since,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-20-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 524
Posted By Himom
I'm 5'3" and wear size 7.5 or 8 depending on the...

I'm 5'3" and wear size 7.5 or 8 depending on the shoe.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-18-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By Himom
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I'd mention this in the gentlest way possible. Your DH is fully capable of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-17-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,007
Posted By Himom
A good pair of shoes. I have picky feet and out...

A good pair of shoes. I have picky feet and out of all the shoes I've bought over the years, feet only like the Merrell slip-on that cost way more than I'd prefer to spend on shoes.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-08-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,526
Posted By Himom
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-31-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 444
Posted By Himom
I voted 'never'. I consider others' time as...

I voted 'never'. I consider others' time as valuable as mine and I'm peeved whenever I receive one of these.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-27-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 261
Posted By Himom
We went to Kaua'i and Maui for our honeymoon and...

We went to Kaua'i and Maui for our honeymoon and returned to Kaua'i 10 years later for our anniversary. We stayed at the same hotel as our honeymoon, but this time we mostly hung out by the pool...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-03-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 259
Posted By Himom
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-03-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By Himom
We used the Hilton parking at LAX. It was...

We used the Hilton parking at LAX. It was $10/day indoor. Convenient shuttle, we kept the keys with us. We prepaid online and got in on a promotion that made the rate a little lower.
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