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Forum: Diapering   09-05-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
  Diapers
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Posted By PumpkinButts
We have a top loader.  I do the Large setting. ...

We have a top loader.  I do the Large setting.  Cold cycle, hot cycle with 2 spoonfuls of borax and 2 or 3 washing soda.  Then an extra rinse after.  Tried adding really hot water, we'll see if they...
Forum: Diapering   08-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
  Diapers
Views: 213
Posted By PumpkinButts
Ok, I will try stripping.  I didn't think I...

Ok, I will try stripping.  I didn't think I would have to do that with my washing method but I suppose it could be build up after all.  Other than just adding extra hot water how do I go about...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-07-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,512
Posted By PumpkinButts
9 so far  

9 so far
 
Forum: Diapering   08-02-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
  Diapers
Views: 213
Posted By PumpkinButts
Ok, not sure where to post this and I can't find...

Ok, not sure where to post this and I can't find anything about it.
 
We wash our cloth diapers with borax and washing soda and they stink as soon as my son pees in them.  Anyone had this problem...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   06-03-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By PumpkinButts
My husband has a few UA shirts that are really...

My husband has a few UA shirts that are really stretched out but I feel bad just chucking them.  Anyone have some ideas of a way to repurpose them?
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-28-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By PumpkinButts
Check out the Skin Deep website.  They have...

Check out the Skin Deep website.  They have ratings and information on a huge number of products.
 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-27-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By PumpkinButts
I know that spraying things with vinegar and...

I know that spraying things with vinegar and then hydrogen peroxide is a fantastic disinfectant.  Maybe you could do that on the carpet and then use a carpet cleaner to clean it out of the carpet?
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-10-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,797
Posted By PumpkinButts
I like the wording of the first much better than...

I like the wording of the first much better than the second.  The second seems a bit abrassive, while the first gives off the feeling that you're greatful for what people have provided for your...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,056
Posted By PumpkinButts
Maybe try some consignment sales at nearby...

Maybe try some consignment sales at nearby churches or something?  A lot of the time people sell stuff with tags still attached!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,056
Posted By PumpkinButts
I'm not sure how old your kids are, but I love...

I'm not sure how old your kids are, but I love hitting the sales racks at BabiesRUs.  They usually have seasonal stuff marked as buy one get one free.  I got a couple of "church" shirts for my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-05-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By PumpkinButts
It doesn't sound like you're being unreasonable...

It doesn't sound like you're being unreasonable at all.  I would try to get a hold of them, and discuss returning the boat as an option or letting DH look at it to see if he can see what the problem...
Forum: Family Safety   08-12-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,919
Posted By PumpkinButts
My in-laws have an above ground pool, so I guess...

My in-laws have an above ground pool, so I guess it's about 4 to 4.5 feet deep?  They send my brother-in-law out to swim by himself all the time (he's 12).  He's a decent enough swimmer but that's...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-30-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,455
Posted By PumpkinButts
Has any one used both together?  I'm interested...

Has any one used both together?  I'm interested in grey watering our garden and fruit trees but we use homemade laundry soap which contains borax.  Everything I've read has said not to do it if you...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-29-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,322
Posted By PumpkinButts
I think it's great to give him so many choices. ...

I think it's great to give him so many choices.
 
They may not be thrilled that it's taking him a long time to eat because it interferes with "nap time".  The preschool I used to work at had rules...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-24-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
  Labels
Views: 1,393
Posted By PumpkinButts
Does anyone know where I could have custom...

Does anyone know where I could have custom fabric tags made for sewing projects that I plan to sell on Etsy?  I'm looking for something online and I don't want to spend a fortune on the tags, any...
Forum: November 2011   07-24-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,520
Posted By PumpkinButts
I'm so glad I came across this thread, it...

I'm so glad I came across this thread, it sparked DH and I to have a discussion about this last night.    We're due in early November with our first.
Basically what we discussed is that I don't...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-20-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By PumpkinButts
Thanks for your input amelia :)

Thanks for your input amelia :)
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-18-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By PumpkinButts
I'm looking into work I can do from home once my...

I'm looking into work I can do from home once my munchkin is born in the fall. I used to work at a grocery store when I was younger and we had secret or mystery shoppers who came in quite often.  I...
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