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Forum: Parenting   12-18-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,811
Posted By primjillie
I can't imagine living with a smoker. My parents...

I can't imagine living with a smoker. My parents were heavy smokers and I can't believe I lived with it for 18 years. The minute I turned 18, I was out of there and still can't stand the smell of...
Forum: Pets   12-15-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By primjillie
As someone who has spent almost $3000 on my two...

As someone who has spent almost $3000 on my two dogs the last six months, I would say no ~ don't get a dog unless you are prepared to pay for vet bills if necessary. We were lucky for years to have...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-13-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,677
Posted By primjillie
Lotus.Blossome ~ your house sounds awesome. I am...

Lotus.Blossome ~ your house sounds awesome. I am love with "old" stuff. My kitchen is primitive ~ old jars, yellowware bowls, wooden kitchen utensils, old food crates. My favorite color is blue, so...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-11-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,853
Posted By primjillie
We have our Christmas traditions/favorites and...

We have our Christmas traditions/favorites and my grown kids keep adding to it! This year it is scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, yogurt with granola and berries, banana bread, pumpkin bread,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-10-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By primjillie
We had the neighbor's tree fall into our yard...

We had the neighbor's tree fall into our yard and on the house, and they were not responsible. Luckily, my insurance paid for it, but both insurance companies reported that the neighbor wasn't...
Forum: Parenting   12-04-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,813
Posted By primjillie
My father was alcoholic, but didn't get abusive...

My father was alcoholic, but didn't get abusive until I was a young adult. He was verbally abusive to all of us and physically abusive to my mother. Luckily, he wasn't very strong so he never hurt...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-17-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 317
Posted By primjillie
We always do turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet...

We always do turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans of some sort, rolls, cranberries, salad, dressing, pumpkin pie, apple pie, pumpkin cheesecake and some type of appetizers. There may...
Forum: Parenting   11-13-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,475
Posted By primjillie
I have had my grandchildren on sleepovers since...

I have had my grandchildren on sleepovers since they were babies. I've even had them for a weekend while their parents went away for their anniversary. I live about 5 minutes from them and they...
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,048
Posted By primjillie
My children all had cp when they were little,...

My children all had cp when they were little, and I'm glad. But I would be ticked off if someone gave it them knowingly without letting me know. I was a sahm, so I could deal with it. But if I had...
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,660
Posted By primjillie
I love Halloween and even dressed up for work...

I love Halloween and even dressed up for work and won the contest! I had a lot of kids, all ages and all types of costumes. A lot of dark, creepy ones, but a lot of cute ones too. What surprised me...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-30-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By primjillie
I don't understand why it wouldn't be your place...

I don't understand why it wouldn't be your place to help out? I think you are being sensative and gentle about the whole thing, and I think you are a generous person. I would keep on what you are...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-25-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,158
Posted By primjillie
It doesn't bother me at all, but then again, I'm...

It doesn't bother me at all, but then again, I'm a dog lover. I've noticed some towns are a lot more dog friendly than others. My dog is allergic to other people, so she stays home. :-)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-24-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,065
Posted By primjillie
I wouldn't be offended, I'd probably laugh at...

I wouldn't be offended, I'd probably laugh at her. But I do agree with the other poster - it would offend me to be at my mom's for dinner and to have everyone eat separately. My family (when I was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-24-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 138
Posted By primjillie
I like the first ones too.

I like the first ones too.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-18-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,593
Posted By primjillie
When the Dark Knight came out, we went to see...

When the Dark Knight came out, we went to see it. The teens in front of me were texting the teens in front of them! I usually hate to speak up, but the brightness of their phones was so distracting,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-18-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 904
Posted By primjillie
I have never heard of anyone going to a wedding...

I have never heard of anyone going to a wedding and not bringing a gift, even if it is something simple or homemade. I feel the bride and groom go to a lot of trouble to entertain their guests, and...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-16-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By primjillie
I remarried my ex 7 years ago and now we are...

I remarried my ex 7 years ago and now we are going through a second divorce. Unless you fix what went wrong, it would be tough to make it work a second time. I wasted a lot of years on this...
Forum: Parents as Partners   09-29-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By primjillie
We did it for a couple of months before we...

We did it for a couple of months before we separated and it was hell. But he was suspicious and angry and it made me feel even more sure of my decision to leave. But I do think it is possible with...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-23-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 347
Posted By primjillie
Not a chance............

Not a chance............
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-20-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By primjillie
I feel for you. My soon to be ex chews and has...

I feel for you. My soon to be ex chews and has for more years than I count. Lied and hid it for many years, but I could tell. It was one of the many factors that split us up. It was gross and I...
Forum: Pets   09-17-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By primjillie
I would definitely do parvo, distemper and...

I would definitely do parvo, distemper and rabies. After seeing our new puppy die of parvo, because of my ignorance, I will never skip those vaxes again. I do believe in delaying them as they get...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-17-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By primjillie
I am a big believer in freedoms, but I wouldn't...

I am a big believer in freedoms, but I wouldn't mind a bit if excessive cursing was outlawed (smoking too if I had my way!). It is amazing to hear younger people, all the way down to 9 or so,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-14-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,978
Posted By primjillie
Thanks, elanorh. I was beginning to think I was...

Thanks, elanorh. I was beginning to think I was crazy on these threads. You are right, I have never seen cheesecake sitting out on the shelf, even if it freshly made. Even the ready made filling is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,978
Posted By primjillie
Obviously, too late, but I would toss it unless...

Obviously, too late, but I would toss it unless the room was very cold. As I said on the other thread, I am always amazed at these questions. You've got cream cheese, eggs, sour cream and many other...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,531
Posted By primjillie
Another one for toss it. I am always astounded...

Another one for toss it. I am always astounded in these threads by the food people keep after being left out. Would you leave a cooked chicken out all night? What is the difference in that and...
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