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Forum: Finding Your Tribe   05-18-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By onandon
Quote: Originally Posted by boatbaby...

Quote:
Originally Posted by boatbaby http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15365396)
Onandon - that is so exciting! I was reading...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-27-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
Quote: Originally Posted by unlegal...

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Originally Posted by unlegal http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15342900)
Are you Bethany, by the way?

Nope, I'm...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-27-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
The boat is ours today! Yippee!...

The boat is ours today! Yippee! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif We signed the final papers and handed over our life's...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-13-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
We had an excellent test sail and a good survey...

We had an excellent test sail and a good survey (no major surprises). The CAL 43 is a go! It sailed like a dream. It's 40 years old but has a new rig, new sails, lots of spares, and an engine with...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-11-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
I'll post my update since everything has...

I'll post my update since everything has changed....Our deal on the ocean Polaris fell through after we had a terrible boat falling apart test sail. A few weeks ago we got to the top of a liveaboard...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-30-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By onandon
We love the book "Ruby Sings the Blues," by Niky...

We love the book "Ruby Sings the Blues," by Niky Daly about a loud girl who learns to control her volume by learning to sing. Not that it helped, but it's a good story that might get them thinking...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   02-21-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
I noticed that there are even more mamas on this...

I noticed that there are even more mamas on this thread now. I'm so excited I want to shout out to the world that we're on the verge of being a boat family. We have an accepted offer on a beautiful...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   01-13-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
Quote: Originally Posted by LeoneLover13...

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Originally Posted by LeoneLover13 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14726119)
How do you know if you are ready to make...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,224
Posted By onandon
I'm loving all of the ideas. We'll be in Maine...

I'm loving all of the ideas. We'll be in Maine visiting family soon so I think maybe we'll get to LL Bean and buy a back pack or a new pair of shoes for fall. I love all of the school supplies so...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-21-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By onandon
Ikea has a roll holder...

Ikea has a roll holder (http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/10149350). I haven't assembled ours yet but it might be the trick.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-21-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,224
Posted By onandon
My daughter is 5 and we're planning on starting...

My daughter is 5 and we're planning on starting our first day of homeschool in August or September. How have you kicked off the first day of school for your child? Do you buy them a new backpack,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-09-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,720
Posted By onandon
She really planned her wedding on short notice....

She really planned her wedding on short notice. It seems that your family should have been informed early on that a wedding plan was in the works so you could have been able to plan much farther...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-21-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By onandon
I noticed you're in the Bay Area. Have you been...

I noticed you're in the Bay Area. Have you been to Coyote Point Recreation Area? The magic mountain park is amazing! There is a huge slide, maybe three stories high that's great for wearing kids...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   05-13-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
Unlegal- Yah! Good luck with your house sale and...

Unlegal- Yah! Good luck with your house sale and boat search! Sadly, our offer didn't get accepted on the boat we love. We're still hoping it'll stay on the market and they'll call us and tell us...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-29-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
Our offer is in and now we wait (a week at most,...

Our offer is in and now we wait (a week at most, but likely we'll hear from the broker tomorrow). Boatbaby I got your PM, thanks! I'll be writing to you soon.
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-27-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
A couple weeks ago I replied to this thread...

A couple weeks ago I replied to this thread saying that we'd buy a boat anytime between now and a couple years from now. I guess I was manifesting the NOW. This weekend we found a boat we adore, a...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-20-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
Quote: Originally Posted by Sonnenwende...

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Originally Posted by Sonnenwende http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13436444)
How do you make money doing this? I think...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-15-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By onandon
Our library is offering 50% off of our fines if...

Our library is offering 50% off of our fines if paid during the next week. Maybe other libraries will offer the same. (Just to clear the record, my fine is only $3 before reduction. I'm not a bad...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-08-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,383
Posted By onandon
I'm a future boat mama. We're planning on buying...

I'm a future boat mama. We're planning on buying our boat and moving aboard anytime between now and October 2012 when we plan to set sail for at least a couple years. The trick here is to find legal...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-28-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By onandon
One thing that I always did in the early months...

One thing that I always did in the early months was pack the water bottle, snacks, and diaper bag before bed every night so that I could leave the house at the moment the kids were ready enough to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-21-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,426
Posted By onandon
Quote: Originally Posted by Lily's_Mom...

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Originally Posted by Lily's_Mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13405187)
Okay, I'm 20 years older than your kids,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-18-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,361
Posted By onandon
We pay $9/gallon for organic/ non homogenized...

We pay $9/gallon for organic/ non homogenized milk. It comes in 1/2 gal glass bottles with a $1.50 deposit each. Local raw is double. We're an hour south of San Francisco.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-04-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By onandon
I have two binders. One is for things I've never...

I have two binders. One is for things I've never tried but want to and another is for things I've made and want to make again. Each binder is divided into two categories only--real food & sweets....
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-03-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By onandon
Practice makes perfect of course, but sometimes...

Practice makes perfect of course, but sometimes I use a post it note or a piece of masking tape for a guide.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-29-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,285
Posted By onandon
Has anyone tried the Guidecraft Dress Up...

Has anyone tried the Guidecraft Dress Up Carousel (http://www.guidecraft.com/product/0/G98101/_/DRESS_UP_CAROUSEL_(NATURAL)) ? I'm so tempted to buy it (obviously it's not the least expensive option...
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