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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-20-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I like some of the simple meal ideas (especially...

I like some of the simple meal ideas (especially spaghetti and the smoothie) listed so far.  Still, the dinner you made sounds yummy.  What's funny to me is that chicken nuggets seem so gross that...
Forum: Diapering   03-19-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Interesting, guys.  It sounds like the use of...

Interesting, guys.  It sounds like the use of disposable wipes with cloth diapers is relatively rare.  I suppose if more people did it, the cloth diaper pails would come with handy, side "wipe...
Forum: Diapering   03-18-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I have registered for 18 prefold diapers and 6...

I have registered for 18 prefold diapers and 6 covers (so few in case we decide we prefer a different type/brand) and a cloth diaper pail with odor filters.  It just occurred to me that, in my six...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-08-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I'm writing my birth plan, and as much as I am...

I'm writing my birth plan, and as much as I am trying to emphasize the "let nature take its course" philosophy that I agree should always be the first line of action, I need to put something for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-08-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Last June, I had a fertility test done (of my...

Last June, I had a fertility test done (of my fallopian tubes - a dumb choice since there was no reason to think anything was wrong with them), based on my insurance company seemingly having told...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-08-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By MrsSlocombe
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-08-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By MrsSlocombe
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Why...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-07-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I have a friend who became pregnant twice while...

I have a friend who became pregnant twice while being mostly vegan (with a little egg) and having very low body weight and fat;  the first time was accidental, and the second time happened the very...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-07-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By MrsSlocombe
It sounds like the issue is not just about...

It sounds like the issue is not just about values (e.g., materialism), but about hurt feelings regarding their flaunting things you can't afford.  (I can't afford them, either.)
 
I also get...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-07-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By MrsSlocombe
This is really useful - thank you!

This is really useful - thank you!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-07-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Thanks.  I get a little nervous around big...

Thanks.  I get a little nervous around big events.  I still think we should have invited more cousins to our wedding, used a different caterer, and that I should have made sure that my husband knew...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-07-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Thanks, guys.  This is useful.  I agree that...

Thanks, guys.  This is useful.  I agree that childrearing differences are only a problem if they come up repeatedly, or if opinions are stated as facts to older children.
 
To avoid ending up with...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-07-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By MrsSlocombe
P.S.  I just made the recipe I posted.  Good...

P.S.  I just made the recipe I posted.  Good considering how very little fat and sugar, and how much protein, they contain.  Not as good as real gingerbread, of course.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-07-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By MrsSlocombe
No, no reason except that it would cut the work...

No, no reason except that it would cut the work in half.  I can easily do it, though.  My friend told me she preferred silence, too.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-06-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Interesting!  I would love to be able to take...

Interesting!  I would love to be able to take just any old recipe and use protein powder + applesauce instead of egg.  Do you find that it works better in some types of baked goods than in others?
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-06-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I am needing some concentrated sources of...

I am needing some concentrated sources of protein since being pregnant, gaining a little too much weight (my midwife blames the carbs), and going mostly soy-free.  For this reason, I bought a...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-06-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I've never used dairy, and only occasionally...

I've never used dairy, and only occasionally used gluten (breadcrumbs), to roast veggies, and I'm nearly always happy with the results.  The only times I am not happy is if the veggies are...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I'm editing most of my posts that contain...

I'm editing most of my posts that contain personal information;  thanks for the responses to this one!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,122
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Clomid!  Nothing else worked.  I tried home...

Clomid!  Nothing else worked.  I tried home ovulation tests, FAM (which was hindered by the fact that I bought three thermometers and none of them seemed to work), having sex almost every...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Some of the tips I am reading about interviewing...

Some of the tips I am reading about interviewing pediatricians include asking him or her about childrearing philosophies.  Do you think this matters?  If so, why?  The only thing I can think of is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By MrsSlocombe
When I learned that the birthing suite where I...

When I learned that the birthing suite where I will give birth had an MP3 dock, I started thinking about an hours-long playlist of my favorite music.  Though I like music from several genres, the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By MrsSlocombe
I think the answer depends, in part, on your age...

I think the answer depends, in part, on your age and whether there is anything else you are putting off because of the unknown timeline.  I tried for two years to conceive, never sure if I should go...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-01-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,925
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Great question.  I love salads that can sit in...

Great question.  I love salads that can sit in the fridge.
 
This one has been a big hit:
...
Forum: TV-Free   03-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By MrsSlocombe
Thanks, all!  Hildare, that's a good point about...

Thanks, all!  Hildare, that's a good point about being able to get TV cabinets cheaply now that people are so into wall mounting.
Forum: Learning at School   03-01-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
Posted By MrsSlocombe
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