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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-06-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By julielenore
A bucket and plunger works great, especially if...

A bucket and plunger works great, especially if you have a wringer atttached (think industrial mop bucket on wheels) The secret is to only use a small amount of soap, a few drops of dish soap does...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-20-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By julielenore
We hang school bags from my kids bedposts as...

We hang school bags from my kids bedposts as soon as thier lunch pails are cleaned out. In the morning we grab them and they stay in the kitchen floor until it is time to leave.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-17-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By julielenore
Quote: Originally Posted by Gracefulmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gracefulmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12815263)
This is just a guess, because I've never...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-17-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By julielenore
I am trying to use up skiens of yarn and my next...

I am trying to use up skiens of yarn and my next project is a pair of slipper socks using two strands of worsted. Could I use 1 strand wool and one strand acrylic to make them more washable? The...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-19-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By julielenore
We have heated with wood for 8 years,...

We have heated with wood for 8 years, supplementing with our oil furnace only in emergencies. We have spent less than $300 in oil in the last 8 years.
Dh buys firewood logs from sawmills (the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-21-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 782
Posted By julielenore
I had a gay uncle back in the 80's. He was...

I had a gay uncle back in the 80's. He was closeted and had a wife and child and eventually died of AIDS. Luckily his wife somehow did not catch the virus, although she did get hep C from him and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 731
Posted By julielenore
I used to sleep nude. A few years ago a there...

I used to sleep nude.
A few years ago a there was a fire down the street and the woman refused to jump out the window, many people said it was because she was nude, and too embarrassed because...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 5,437
Posted By julielenore
Quote: Originally Posted by moondiapers...

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Originally Posted by moondiapers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11239731)
I don't wear the crotch of my pants up in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 1,569
Posted By julielenore
Quote: Originally Posted by GooeyRN...

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Originally Posted by GooeyRN http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11236339)
I would LOVE to see that. That would crack me...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By julielenore
Quote: Originally Posted by mommyswenn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommyswenn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11239279)
Please do not block the neighbours'...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 5,437
Posted By julielenore
Quote: Originally Posted by prana...

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Originally Posted by prana http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11239629)
Doesn't the crotch seam on the pants bother...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 1,569
Posted By julielenore
For some reason it has become popular in my...

For some reason it has become popular in my neighbourhood to put a car hood on your front lawn with some kind of saying written on it.(like a sign)
The one across the street says, Welcome to da...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-02-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,160
Posted By julielenore
I have 9 tatoos. I regret my two half sleeves. I...

I have 9 tatoos. I regret my two half sleeves. I don't wear in t shirts or tank tops,and wear long sleeve shirts on the hottest days of summer.
The tattoos were done by my ex, who kind of used me...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-22-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 744
Posted By julielenore
I wave because it is rare in my town that...

I wave because it is rare in my town that someone will actually stop at the crosswalk when you push the button. My kids have had to wait while 12 cars went right through before one finally stopped...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-13-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,270
Posted By julielenore
When I was single I used to sleep in the kitchen...

When I was single I used to sleep in the kitchen on a single bed where the table was supposed to go. We made a corner for the table in the livingroom. I got the closet in my sons room and he got the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-23-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By julielenore
My twins are 45 months old. Marshall trained a...

My twins are 45 months old. Marshall trained a few months ago and Luke is not interested at all. After 4 kids I have learned not to push them it will happen when they are ready. I just make sure...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-18-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By julielenore
I just had this problem last week. iIdid the...

I just had this problem last week. iIdid the vinegar and baking soda thing, but it did not seem to help. Then I let the hot water run for about 4-5 minutes and that seemed to do the trick. HTH's
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-09-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By julielenore
I had my son when I was in Grade 11. He got...

I had my son when I was in Grade 11. He got pneumonia in the first term (October) and I stayed home for two weeks to care for him (I had no support) and then his father stopped looking after him so...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-07-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By julielenore
http://www.daycareforums.com/ this is a very...

http://www.daycareforums.com/
this is a very mainstream board, good to talk with other providers, but you may or may not agree with some of the beliefs and values

...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-07-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,052
Posted By julielenore
I have four kids. I don't have time to make...

I have four kids. I don't have time to make something each one of them likes. I do not run a restaurant. I make one meal, if they eat it fine, if they don't fine too. Dinner is not going to be...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-07-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,185
Posted By julielenore
I don't want my daughter having sex in my house...

I don't want my daughter having sex in my house ever.
I would not be comfortable with that.
I would be Ok with her having sex, just not in my house.

btw I was on my own at 15 and had my first...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-03-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 282
Posted By julielenore
One thing I do not like about small town living...

One thing I do not like about small town living is that if you ever make a mistake, people will never forget it. Everyone knows who you are and remembers everything you have done, good or bad. It is...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-03-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By julielenore
Thanks for all the input, I will definately use...

Thanks for all the input, I will definately use worsted, they will work up nice and fast this way.
Forum: Parenting   03-03-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,385
Posted By julielenore
I think it depends on the child's experience and...

I think it depends on the child's experience and family dinamics. In some countries there are 11 year olds actuallly raising their siblings right now. Some 11 year olds are more mature than other 16...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-27-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By julielenore
I want to do some charity knitting. Would...

I want to do some charity knitting. Would worsted be too heavy? I plan to make the hats for full term babies at my local hospital.
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