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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-23-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By OneTrickPony
if it is a publicly traded company, the share...

if it is a publicly traded company, the share price is PUBLIC. I don't know where to tell you to look (because I don't know where you are and where the company is!) but the company website is a good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-23-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By OneTrickPony
stock certificates = common shares. In the...

stock certificates = common shares. In the "olden days," shares of a company were issued on certificates and were called "stock certificates." Now, they are typically issued electronically with a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By OneTrickPony
the MCC sequel is "Simply in Season" -- a...

the MCC sequel is "Simply in Season" -- a beautiful cookbook! go to www.simplyinseason.org (http://www.simplyinseason.org) for more info!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By OneTrickPony
jumping in to say we did this, too, when I...

jumping in to say we did this, too, when I decided to stay home full-time with baby no. 2.

Here's what we did: switched to a no-fee bank account (about $20/month savings). Cancelled newspaper...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-02-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By OneTrickPony
Here's what I do: Grate a bar of Dr....

Here's what I do:

Grate a bar of Dr. Bronner's bar soap. Add water to cover and simmer on the stove until the soap is totally melted. Then put into a big, lidded pail with 32 cups hottest tap...
Forum: Lactivism   02-02-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,975
Posted By OneTrickPony
way to throw your sucker in the dirt, Jutta. If...

way to throw your sucker in the dirt, Jutta. If you can't have it your way, no one can have Friday Night Suppers, I guess. Bah!
Forum: Lactivism   02-01-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,975
Posted By OneTrickPony
unfortunately, there is news: Jutta has posted a...

unfortunately, there is news: Jutta has posted a new newsletter to the dufferinpark.ca website, with more sneering, condescending and hostile stuff to say about breastfeeding in any way that she...
Forum: Lactivism   01-24-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,975
Posted By OneTrickPony
I like the sound of the quiet nurse-in -...

I like the sound of the quiet nurse-in - however, what concerns me is that the "policy" on the official-sounding dufferinpark.ca website is unlikely to be changed unless a force greater than Jutta...
Forum: Lactivism   01-17-2005, 03:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,250
Posted By OneTrickPony
she's a volunteer, not a paid staff person....

she's a volunteer, not a paid staff person. Although apparently she can make policy about bf'ing in a public space - a city-owned park to boot!

I'm there for the nurse-in. Hell, I'm willing to be...
Forum: Lactivism   01-11-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,250
Posted By OneTrickPony
Even if you don't live in Toronto, please...

Even if you don't live in Toronto, please consider writing a letter to the park at the e-mail address posted by Venal, above (and you can copy it to the local councillor at...
Forum: Lactivism   01-11-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,250
Posted By OneTrickPony
Here's my letter to the park and copied to the...

Here's my letter to the park and copied to the local city councillor, FTR:

"As a mother, and a Torontonian, and a fervent supporter of city parks and recreation, I am very distressed to read in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-06-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By OneTrickPony
HI mamas! My friend sent me a "kitchen towel...

HI mamas! My friend sent me a "kitchen towel exchange" letter, and I'm wondering whether anyone here wants to participate. You send out six letters to your friends and one kitchen towel (AKA dish...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-01-2004, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By OneTrickPony
Hmmmm. I'm not sure why it would be gross?! IMO...

Hmmmm. I'm not sure why it would be gross?! IMO it is "free" water (we pay for our water supply) and it is nice and soft. I use it in the washing machine and on plants.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-09-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By OneTrickPony
Hi mamas! I am reading the Tightwad Gazette and...

Hi mamas! I am reading the Tightwad Gazette and I have decided to start experimenting with milk powder to replace some of the milk we buy.

Is there a site out there (or someone here) that can...
Forum: Homebirth   05-04-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 954
Posted By OneTrickPony
Um...Never? I had my first baby with...

Um...Never?

I had my first baby with midwives and she first saw a doctor at 14 months of age.

She did see midwives for all of her "well-baby" checkups at 1 day, 3 days, 6 days, 12 days, 3...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-22-2004, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By OneTrickPony
I noticed signs pretty much immediately. Date of...

I noticed signs pretty much immediately. Date of conception was December 9, by December 18 I was sure. Dh had also noticed signs - mostly how tired I was. Positive pregnancy test on December 26....
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-20-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By OneTrickPony
Can anyone post a link to nice moses baskets? ...

Can anyone post a link to nice moses baskets?

There was one in my local Goodwill last week but it was just so skanky I couldn't make myself buy it!

I'd like one (or something similar) to hold...
Forum: Diapering   04-20-2004, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By OneTrickPony
Hmmm. Borax IS harsh. I would use it, I guess,...

Hmmm. Borax IS harsh. I would use it, I guess, on "regular" clothes - especially my kitchen cloths - but NOT on dipes.

BTW, I have that book, and I LOVE it too! (Dh makes fun of me for liking it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2004, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By OneTrickPony
FWIW, we haven't had TV since before our dd was...

FWIW, we haven't had TV since before our dd was born. Yes, we *have* a TV and it is in our nasty, unfinished basement. We go down there to watch videos about once every 2-3 weeks and dd is not...
Forum: Gardening   04-19-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By OneTrickPony
I have and use both! We actually have two push...

I have and use both! We actually have two push mowers - one was left here by the previous owners.

They are NOT hard to push on our little, fairly flat lawn. In fact, they are really fun to use! A...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-19-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By OneTrickPony
mmmm. Ice cream! As well as milk, you can use...

mmmm. Ice cream! As well as milk, you can use coconut milk and yogurt. I made coconut milk "ice cream" for a lactose intolerant friend - it was AwEsOmE!

You don't need to use eggs if you don't...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-16-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By OneTrickPony
Thanks for your response! The sweater is...

Thanks for your response! The sweater is hand-knit with no labels. I'm going to try to make a dipe cover from me.

BTW, I also have a 2 year old dd and I am due with another exactly one week later...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-16-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By OneTrickPony
Hi mamas! I bought two sweaters at Goodwill this...

Hi mamas! I bought two sweaters at Goodwill this week for felting/fulling.

One felted beautifully - it is a nice thick mat.

The other, which was somewhat more loosely knitted, does not seem to...
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By OneTrickPony
Oh - I don't think they are breakable, despite...

Oh - I don't think they are breakable, despite the name "porcelain"!
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By OneTrickPony
I have two porcelain veneers that I got in 1986....

I have two porcelain veneers that I got in 1986. They are still going strong - no one would know they aren't my own teeth. The dentist redid them twice right when I got them because he wasn't happy...
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