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Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-16-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By Beth DeRoos
For those interested YouTube has some wonderful...

For those interested YouTube has some wonderful videos like We The Tiny House People  and my favorite California DIY, shipping container tiny home and a cargo trailer bedroom , which is about Lulu...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-16-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By Beth DeRoos
When we moved from our last small home (700 sq...

When we moved from our last small home (700 sq ft) to our new 350 sq ft small cottage we had so much fun downsizing and only packing items we would need and actually use. So the photos of the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 829
Posted By Beth DeRoos
Stainless steel flatware that is 18/10 stainless...

Stainless steel flatware that is 18/10 stainless is better at retaining its shininess. 18 refers to 18% chromium content, and the other number refers to the percentage of nickel content. There is no...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 829
Posted By Beth DeRoos
Alas I have Damask Rose sterling for the Lenox...

Alas I have Damask Rose sterling for the Lenox china that as a sixteen year old I chose as my pattern.  Also have tableware that is intentionally mismatched, because I like the shabby chic look...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,943
Posted By Beth DeRoos
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,943
Posted By Beth DeRoos
I/we don't buy any processed foods, items with...

I/we don't buy any processed foods, items with ingredients that I cannot pronounce. Food items that aren't fair trade. Took a class years and years ago by a former ad agency person who explained why...
Forum: Family Safety   09-05-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,852
Posted By Beth DeRoos
My Mother would have a drink some evenings after...

My Mother would have a drink some evenings after work, my Dad would have a drink a few times per month. No one sat around drinking beer, wine like we see today. It's rare I even have a small glass...
Forum: Family Safety   08-27-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,852
Posted By Beth DeRoos
NO you are NOT over reacting. In fact its scary...

NO you are NOT over reacting. In fact its scary to think what would have happened if both your husband and his brother had been so hung over they didn't wake up at all. What would your 3 yr old...
Forum: Diapering   08-27-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By Beth DeRoos
Adding a cup of plain vinegar to the rinse water...

Adding a cup of plain vinegar to the rinse water when doing a wash, means items dry softer in the dryer or on the clothes line. I invested in sturdy canvas shopping bags which I am using a dozen...
Forum: Unschooling   08-22-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By Beth DeRoos
John Holt wrote a lot about successful kids who...

John Holt wrote a lot about successful kids who got into top colleges/universities per unschooling. And David and Micki Colfax are well known for their four boys being unschooled mode homeschoolers...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-22-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,664
Posted By Beth DeRoos
Some kids just don't do well sitting in one...

Some kids just don't do well sitting in one place doing work. Its why we are a homeschooling family since the 70's. My concern is that this child will show up somewhere with bruises and other marks...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-22-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,664
Posted By Beth DeRoos
Some kids just don't do well sitting in one...

Some kids just don't do well sitting in one place doing work. Its why we are a homeschooling family since the 70's. My concern is that this child will show up somewhere with bruises and other marks...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-09-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,664
Posted By Beth DeRoos
I had DD breasts at the time, and found that...

I had DD breasts at the time, and found that putting a pillow behind my back as a brace so I was a tad on my side helped a lot with lining up the breast and nipple for my son. A friend with large...
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