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Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-10-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Buddhamom
Hubby may be transferred to a company in OK and...

Hubby may be transferred to a company in OK and we are from CT so this would be a shock.  But, where to live would be a possible challenge depending on a few factors.  We live in a town of 1700...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   07-16-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Buddhamom
He is waiting to hear back from one in Lake City...

He is waiting to hear back from one in Lake City that he interviewed at.
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   06-17-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Buddhamom
Hubby is considering a job there and I am...

Hubby is considering a job there and I am curious about the area since we are coming from CT and have never been there.  Is it crunchy?  What towns are good to raise kids in?  Also, I need a town...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-11-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,901
Posted By Buddhamom
I buy the large packs of cheap face cloths (like...

I buy the large packs of cheap face cloths (like 10 for $3.00) at walmart, cut them in half and use them as reuseable toilet paper.  Also, I try to get the fruits and veggies that are not good...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-11-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,385
Posted By Buddhamom
FWIW, Dr. Sears talks about how a child sleeps...

FWIW, Dr. Sears talks about how a child sleeps better at night if they have a nap and I have to agree. On the rare day that my baby doesn't nap, she is up all night on and off and restless when she...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-28-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By Buddhamom
Anyone looking to get together?  We are still...

Anyone looking to get together?  We are still just hanging out here in the quiet corner of CT http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   05-26-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,572
Posted By Buddhamom
Looking for other families going to the Falcon...

Looking for other families going to the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in August. Our little tribe is going and consist of me, hubby and our 8yr. old and 2 yr. old daughters.
 
Namaste!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-10-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Buddhamom
THANK YOU!  That makes more sense how you wrote...

THANK YOU!  That makes more sense how you wrote it.  I was knitting around until I got to  4 stitches before the bind off and confused at how i was going to bind off 8 when I only had 4. I am...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-10-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
How big did you make the sections before...

How big did you make the sections before dreading them? I am still thinking these may be too small of sections and they couldn't handle the weight and day to day  wear and tear of the budding dreads.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-10-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Buddhamom
I am at this part and it says:   Divide for...

I am at this part and it says:
 
Divide for straps
Next rnd
Bind off 3 (3, 4, 4) sts, k until 4 sts
from bind-off, bind off 6 (8, 8, 10) sts, k until 4
sts from bind-off, bind off to end—two...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-05-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
Wow, I never had that happen and DH palm rolled...

Wow, I never had that happen and DH palm rolled with a nice lime aloe gel every night for the first three months, not to mention I needle felted them.  About how big around are they? Could they be...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-04-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By Buddhamom
I live in Scotland, CT with population of about...

I live in Scotland, CT with population of about 2000 with a tight knit community.  Lots of crunchy here as a lot of us belong to the local co-op in Willimantic.  Diversity is small as i have about...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-04-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By Buddhamom
I am in Scotland, CT which is next to Windham. ...

I am in Scotland, CT which is next to Windham.  I have a 17 mo .old and 7.5 yr. old at home and 21 and 23 yr. olds out of the homeand we are vegan crunchy. Baby wearing, cloth diaperingand still...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-05-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
Not at first.  My head felt so light and it was...

Not at first.  My head felt so light and it was easier to sleep at night.  Mine were so thick and hard it was like sleeping on pipes *LOL*  I would like them back now and think of how long they...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-04-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Buddhamom
I can relate a little.  I am 42 and my babes...

I can relate a little.  I am 42 and my babes range from 23 YEARS to 15 MONTHS.  I have been doing this a long time and it is hard especially since my last was not planned as we were told 8 yr....
Forum: Women's Health   10-04-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Buddhamom
What herbs can I take to balance my hormones and...

What herbs can I take to balance my hormones and help with PMS while breastfeeding?  Ever since my period came back after my last baby was born 15 mo. ago my hormones have been way out of whack and...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-04-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
Scroll up a few posts to see what i had before...

Scroll up a few posts to see what i had before cutting them.My sister cut mine in half and used a dematting dog comb and it took 7 hours, but i was left with a chin length bob.  You will see a LOT...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-28-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
My husband imports loose leaf Green Tea from...

My husband imports loose leaf Green Tea from Taiwan and he use to brew some and give my hair a rinse/soak with it while it was nice and warm.  It is a natural antibacterial and I love the way i...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-23-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
I had gotten some off ebay and they were nice...

I had gotten some off ebay and they were nice wood ones real cheap.  When they got really fat i bought some wood rings and put those in as well.
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-20-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
Like I said before, back when I had dreads a few...

Like I said before, back when I had dreads a few years ago, I used Whole Foods 365 mint shampoo about 3 times a week and after 3 years of having dreads I had them cut in half before being combed out...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-10-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
Thanks, yes I did and as you can see by my...

Thanks, yes I did and as you can see by my picture they are no more.  I am thinking of doing it again after it grows out, but at 42, not sure *LOL*
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-10-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
I cut mine in half to shoulder length, but then...

I cut mine in half to shoulder length, but then my sister spent 7.5 hours combing them out after 3 years of having rock hard ones and I ended up with a bob, but then after having my unexpected baby...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-09-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
I used Whole Foods own brand shampoo, the mint...

I used Whole Foods own brand shampoo, the mint one so it kept the itchies down and I washed every three days.  Needle felting is when you take a felting needle (can get at any craft/sewing store)...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-06-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,721
Posted By Buddhamom
I am no longer dready, but when DH did mine he...

I am no longer dready, but when DH did mine he needle felted them as well as palm rolling and they got REALLY tight quick.  BTW, I have poker straight baby fine blkonde hair. They were hard like...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-13-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Buddhamom
Is cotton string good for core spinning on...

Is cotton string good for core spinning on spindle or would hemp yarn be better? I am spinning alpaca fleece.
 
Namaste,
Tracey
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