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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-05-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,499
Posted By Shirelle
If I absolutely had to, I probably could, but I...

If I absolutely had to, I probably could, but I think it would be difficult to save or get ahead. I would also need to be debt free. Not counting the debt payments we make, we live on about $23,000...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-05-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Shirelle
Dh's school had emergency loans for this...

Dh's school had emergency loans for this purpose. I would ask the fin aid department what is normally done in this situation--if they have emergency loans or if they'll hold your classes for you for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-05-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By Shirelle
Quote: Originally Posted by Madders...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Madders http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14333908)
I decided to go into an outlet store the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-05-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,151
Posted By Shirelle
I bought a bag of chicken legs/thighs for $3.90,...

I bought a bag of chicken legs/thighs for $3.90, and made three meals for four people plus chicken stock out of it.

I started making homemade jello this week, and I used leftover juice from...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 737
Posted By Shirelle
ITA with the renter's insurance. I think it's...

ITA with the renter's insurance. I think it's very wise to have it. Ours is $11/month, and it covers either 20 or 30K worth of belongings (can't remember which). I have a friend who's upstairs...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-21-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 5,942
Posted By Shirelle
Life would be really difficult. In a lot of the...

Life would be really difficult. In a lot of the cities in Texas, people work pretty far from home. Dh only commutes 20 miles, and that is considered a short commute. In other cities (I'm thinking of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-15-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,221
Posted By Shirelle
I probably wouldn't, especially if I hadn't...

I probably wouldn't, especially if I hadn't talked to the boy's parents first. I guess in your case, if you're not concerned about her having sex, then it wouldn't matter, as long as his parents...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-23-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Shirelle
Cori Lively posts on this board...you could PM...

Cori Lively posts on this board...you could PM her, her SN is DallasMidwife . I think her site is www.barefootmidwifery.com (http://www.barefootmidwifery.com) I'm not sure if she delivers in Tarrant...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-12-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By Shirelle
And ditto on the site posted above. Fabulous...

And ditto on the site posted above. Fabulous resource if you're relocating!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-12-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By Shirelle
Houston is BIG. It takes a couple of hours to...

Houston is BIG. It takes a couple of hours to drive from one end to the other (and NOT during rush hour). Mostly, it's just like any other big city....a lot of different kinds of people, transplants...
Forum: Lactivism   12-25-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,285
Posted By Shirelle
That's so sweet...

That's so sweet http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif I go to school at TWU, so I'm familiar with that Cracker Barrel. It's good to see that more Texans are embracing NIP....
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-25-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Shirelle
It's called an SNS--Supplemental Nursing System....

It's called an SNS--Supplemental Nursing System. http://www.selfexpressions.com/supnursys.html
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-14-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 752
Posted By Shirelle
Quote: Catholics are the Pitbulls of...

Quote:
Catholics are the Pitbulls of Religon... lets put the bright light on them, it makes for good media!
Now THAT is an awesome quote. I'm going to use that one later...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-06-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By Shirelle
Me!...

Me! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif

I have two kids, 4 and 2(older one with autism)....work part-time (10-15 hours/week) and go to school full time (15 hours/week). I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-06-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Shirelle
I got mine at a Walgreens, I had to ask the...

I got mine at a Walgreens, I had to ask the pharmacist for it.
Forum: November 2007   05-28-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,035
Posted By Shirelle
Oh, I'm so sorry...

Oh, I'm so sorry http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I passed a baby naturally at nine weeks, but at fifteen weeks, you might want the support of a midwife or doctor....
Forum: Learning at School   05-27-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,342
Posted By Shirelle
I was always set on homeschooling. I've always...

I was always set on homeschooling. I've always been a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants type, and unschooling with a little curriculum thrown in, really appealed to me. I figured my kids would spend their...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,242
Posted By Shirelle
I have very crooked teeth and it used to make me...

I have very crooked teeth and it used to make me very self conscious. I do make an effort to keep them clean, and fairly white so I don't think they are as noticeable. My Dad told me I could get my...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   05-27-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,577
Posted By Shirelle
I think this is ridiculous. I lost a baby at...

I think this is ridiculous. I lost a baby at nine weeks, and also put it in the refrigerator until we could bury it. Poor woman http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 658
Posted By Shirelle
Oh, I'm so sorry...

Oh, I'm so sorry http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-26-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,837
Posted By Shirelle
We throw out 1, maybe 2 (if we have company)...

We throw out 1, maybe 2 (if we have company) kitchen sized bags of garbage a week. We don't compost, but we do recycle. We're also a family of four.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 869
Posted By Shirelle
We don't have any family that lives close by,...

We don't have any family that lives close by, but in the last year I've made a couple of really good friends who see my kids on a daily basis, and they've watched them a couple of times. When we go...
Forum: Allergies   05-26-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Shirelle
After all my badgering, dh decided to try the...

After all my badgering, dh decided to try the neti pot for his allergies. He's used it a myriad of times and always has the same result. Nothing comes flowing out the other nostril. I've watched him...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-26-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,747
Posted By Shirelle
ds 1 nursed 3 days...

ds 1 nursed 3 days http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
ds 2 is 23 months and still nursing.
Forum: Diapering   05-26-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,003
Posted By Shirelle
I know this isn't a popular idea, but you could...

I know this isn't a popular idea, but you could try bleaching them.

I have been CDing for three years, and I had tried everything to get the ammonia smell completely out, and nothing was working....
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