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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-07-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By lovemyfamily6
We're trying to trim our food budget. We've been...

We're trying to trim our food budget. We've been buying too many processed foods lately. We have four kids, dh works full time and I work part time. Dh does a split shift and I work in the middle so...
Forum: Pets   03-02-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I thought I'd update this thread. The dog was...

I thought I'd update this thread. The dog was taken back to the shelter in July. In August, she was adopted to a couple with a 17 year old son. They were made aware of her history and chose to adopt...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-13-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I'm looking for some low carb veg foods to add...

I'm looking for some low carb veg foods to add in to my diet so I'm getting enough calories. I'm consuming 25 grams or less carbs per meal/snack and waiting at least 2 hours before eating 25 grams...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-05-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I looked at our hfs website and they have DHA...

I looked at our hfs website and they have DHA supplements there. I just need to find one that isn't fish. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Any ideas where to find the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-05-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
Posted By lovemyfamily6
My 2.5 year old has Apraxia. Today his speech...

My 2.5 year old has Apraxia. Today his speech therapist recommended really increasing the omega 3's and getting DHA. I told her we're vegetarian, but this is important. I don't want to eat fish, but...
Forum: Pets   07-07-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By lovemyfamily6
We ended up taking her back to the shelter on...

We ended up taking her back to the shelter on Sunday. I called them to see what advice they had and the owner said she absolutely thought we should bring her back. She did have their trainer call me...
Forum: Pets   07-05-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Sigh. That's what I was afraid of. I'm worried...

Sigh. That's what I was afraid of. I'm worried that we're just waiting around for the next incident and it could be bigger and cause actual damage. It may never happen but if it did, I'd feel like...
Forum: Pets   07-05-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By lovemyfamily6
We adopted a dog (lab/hound mix) from a rescue...

We adopted a dog (lab/hound mix) from a rescue shelter in February. She's generally a good girl. She snapped at our toddler (21 months when it happened) and we immediately got training for her....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-14-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Quote: Originally Posted by mybabysmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mybabysmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13934475)
What about lentils? Do you consider them...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-13-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I'm trying hard to get in to better meal...

I'm trying hard to get in to better meal planning habits. I was doing great until near the end of the last pregnancy when I went on bedrest and I've just not regained all the organization I had back...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-11-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,219
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Quote: Originally Posted by sprouthead...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sprouthead http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13916826)
okay- i'm sorry if i sound dense......
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-22-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Quote: Originally Posted by poiyt...

Quote:
Originally Posted by poiyt http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13636394)
wow...this is the 3rd thread on family...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-21-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Just a bump. My son was asking tonight when we...

Just a bump. My son was asking tonight when we can start this. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-21-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,733
Posted By lovemyfamily6
1. Baking soda 2. ACV 3. Coconut oil 4....

1. Baking soda
2. ACV
3. Coconut oil
4. Witch Hazel
5. California Baby powder

Shoot, I'd miss my Dr. Bronner's soap. Maybe if I had to, I'd ditch the baking soda and use the soap???
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-20-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I think we're ready to do this. I'm not using...

I think we're ready to do this. I'm not using cloth diapers, so I don't currently have any diaper laundry/pail/or anything.

I'd like to order from a cloth diaper store. I was wondering about...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-17-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Quote: Originally Posted by pers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13559981)
Honey-baked lentils is one of my favorite easy...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-16-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I wonder if a mixture of coconut oil and...

I wonder if a mixture of coconut oil and cornstarch would be effective enough without the baking soda. I think the baking soda is what caused the irritation a couple years ago.
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-16-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I have been using the Crystal roll on for about...

I have been using the Crystal roll on for about two years now and have loved it. No problems at all. About a month and a half ago, I started getting really itchy under my arms. I developed red bumps...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-15-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By lovemyfamily6
A little TMI...my boys have had soft stools...

A little TMI...my boys have had soft stools always. Frequent and soft. We've had a lot of complaints of tummy aches, so the ped wanted to do a stool sample. The complaints subsided for the most...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-15-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,453
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I do use ACV. Thanks for the info! I'll keep...

I do use ACV. Thanks for the info! I'll keep doing it then because I love it. My hair looks better than it used to and I get more of the natural wave in it without adding anything.

I bought two...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-15-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By lovemyfamily6
Our family is vegan. I'm interested in trying a...

Our family is vegan. I'm interested in trying a partly/mostly raw diet. I've heard such fantastic things about eating raw foods. I'm going to the library tomorrow. Does anyone have a book...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-14-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,735
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I used to use honey to wash my face. It was...

I used to use honey to wash my face. It was awesome! We became vegan though so now I don't have a good facial cleanser. I've tried baking soda/water but I keep having break outs on my forehead. I'm...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-14-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,453
Posted By lovemyfamily6
I've been washing my hair with baking soda and...

I've been washing my hair with baking soda and rinsing with acv. I really like it so far (it's been two weeks). Is it possible that the baking soda will damage my hair though? I was thinking about...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-13-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 896
Posted By lovemyfamily6
We did wooden eggs this year. I bought a goose...

We did wooden eggs this year. I bought a goose egg sized wooden egg for all four of my boys. We just used the Crayola washable kid's paint. I put a bit of each color in a small condiment cup along...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-13-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By lovemyfamily6
These are my absolute favorite sugar cookies! ...

These are my absolute favorite sugar cookies!

http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=13834.0

They aren't terribly sweet but when you frost them, they're perfect. And they aren't crispy. I don't...
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