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Forum: Natural Body Care   10-31-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 375
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Posted By Chicky2
Everyone's dreads are lookin' great!  Becky, I'm...

Everyone's dreads are lookin' great!  Becky, I'm so sorry it didn't work out this time.  Were you using your bs as a paste?   We are a no poo family, and my teens who have really oily hair respond...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-29-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
So you decided to take the dreaded plung after...

So you decided to take the dreaded plung after all, eh?  Good for you!  And good that your so isn't like that in all areas!  Thanks for posting.  I have bangs, too.  :o)
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-28-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
Quote:Originally Posted by Becky...

Quote:Originally Posted by Becky Wheeler http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1340838/dready-mamas-2012/180#post_17090559)

 I am tempted...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-28-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
P.s. lots to people have a love/hate...

P.s. lots to people have a love/hate relationship w/their dreadies for the first 2 years.  They do shrink ALOT.  The sooner you dread, though, the sooner they'll finally get long.  I want mine long...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-28-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
When I started my dreads, my hair was halfway...

When I started my dreads, my hair was halfway down my back (to where my bra hooks).  It shrunk to about an inch below my earlobes.  I did them myself w/twist and rip and backcombing.  I don't do a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-25-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 6,676
Posted By Chicky2
141 months.

141 months.
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-02-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
delicate_sunshine, I never got the hang of the...

delicate_sunshine, I never got the hang of the crochet hook.  What worked best for me was to palm roll while in the shower, and then again after I got out.  Seemed to smooth them out better, or at...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-18-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
Dreadies look awesome, Sharlla and Mamayogibear!...

Dreadies look awesome, Sharlla and Mamayogibear!
 
Keylimecutie, sleeping on them (loose) helps them dread.  :o)
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-18-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By Chicky2
Well, we haven't had time to work more on it...

Well, we haven't had time to work more on it lately, so it's on hold for a bit.  We had 2 vehicles break down at the same time.  wickedmama, pming ya.
 
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-01-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
Um, bad lighting, lol.

Um, bad lighting, lol.
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-01-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
Love the pics!   Here's mine from today,...

Love the pics!
 
Here's mine from today, which is just 3 days shy of 1 year and 9 mos dready.
 
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/252246/width/525/height/700...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-23-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By Chicky2
We did this with all of our kiddos!  I don't...

We did this with all of our kiddos!  I don't know how mamas who don't do this manage.  My hubby always used clamps to clamp the crib to the bed.  This is the only way we ever used a crib, lol.  At...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-22-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By Chicky2
Sorry for the delays!  Hubby got slammed at...

Sorry for the delays!  Hubby got slammed at work, we went on a minivacation, and then got sickies in the house.  Plan is to work on it Thurs and Fri night, Sunday after a bee removal job, and after...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-12-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,155
Posted By Chicky2
My dh and I are beekeepers.  We make $ by doing...

My dh and I are beekeepers.  We make $ by doing cut out jobs for people (we come get bees out of their wall, doghouse, shed, etc.).  We get paid for the job, get paid in honey if it's a good year...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-12-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By Chicky2
Ok, so tomorrow is suppose to be spent working...

Ok, so tomorrow is suppose to be spent working on the shelter allllll day.  That's what I wanted, lol.  We've been sick so we keep getting behind.  I should be updating again at the end of the week...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-26-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
I use either colored hemp and just start at the...

I use either colored hemp and just start at the top and tie a good knot and then wrap til I"m done, lol.  Or I like to use embroidery thread, which won't become part of your dread.  If they are...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-26-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
DelicateSunshine, cute album!  I need to take...

DelicateSunshine, cute album!  I need to take some more pics, maybe of some of the ways I wear them.
 
I have hennaed some of my dreads.  I was thinking about doing it again, but just to some like...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-25-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By Chicky2
Yeah, we are definitely having alot of fun! ...

Yeah, we are definitely having alot of fun!  Helps to have friends who think "hanging out" is working our arses off, lol!  Um, a few beers and rural pizza delivery helps, too! 
 
I actually am...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-25-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By Chicky2
Updated the photos as we've done some more...

Updated the photos as we've done some more work.  We ran out of bags so now we have to wait on the rest to get here (hopefully on Friday so we can finish this weekend maybe!)....
 ...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-25-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,642
Posted By Chicky2
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by alicewyf http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1351423/sahming-on-a-tight-budget-support-thread#post_16959553)...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-24-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,642
Posted By Chicky2
Wow can I relate.  I have been a sahm for 15...

Wow can I relate.  I have been a sahm for 15 years.  I can't tell you how many times we've been faced w/people being jealous and the truth is they really don't get how we live.  If anyone really...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-23-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 44,339
Posted By Chicky2
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by MrsGregory http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1310255/dinner-what-are-you-having/1040#post_16956487)

We...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-18-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,463
Posted By Chicky2
I started using shampoo bars, and I think...

I started using shampoo bars, and I think someone on here mentioned them.  I can't remember where I ordered from right now... Never used Dr. Bronners.
 
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-17-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Chicky2
Well,  as far as animals, we have meat rabbits,...

Well,  as far as animals, we have meat rabbits, which cost us in the summer because of a/c, but we usually sell enough of them in the winter to pay for their feed thru the year (we sell for county...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-17-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Chicky2
Not sure about the fire ants, but I have a...

Not sure about the fire ants, but I have a thread on here about the earthbag storm shelter/root cellar we are currently building, if that would help you at all.
 
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