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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-24-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By JennaH
We use kefir almost every day. When I found out...

We use kefir almost every day. When I found out you can sub it in for buttermilk I knew I had to have it handy! We make the most delicious English muffins with kefir. We keep our own kefir grains...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-24-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,583
Posted By JennaH
I agree with the poster who said it is a very...

I agree with the poster who said it is a very personal choice. I did choose to drink raw milk while pregnant. I grew up drinking raw milk and now own shares in both a cow herd and goat herd. Have...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-13-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By JennaH
for me, eating local is a bit more important...

for me, eating local is a bit more important than eating organic. So, the cheapest route for me is my own garden (modest, in my side yard) and next the farmer's market. After that there is a small...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-15-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,299
Posted By JennaH
Definitely the stand mixer or the food...

Definitely the stand mixer or the food processor. I like having control over the details and also shaping and baking in the oven. I have made dough w/both the food processor and the KA mixer and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-08-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By JennaH
I do think that organic chicken from the regular...

I do think that organic chicken from the regular grocery store is better than conventional. I definitely would prefer pastured, but I haven't found a source near me yet, either :( Also, I disagree...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-28-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By JennaH
Baby due end of April and I am not sure weather...

Baby due end of April and I am not sure weather this baby will sleep in a bassinet beside us or in bed with us. We have an 8-yr old innerspring mattress and are thinking about getting a latex topper...
Forum: Diapering   01-22-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By JennaH
not unrealistic at all! Flats are great b/c you...

not unrealistic at all! Flats are great b/c you can fold them different ways. If you are having explosive poo that is running out of your covers, I would personally look into different covers. I was...
Forum: Diapering   01-22-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By JennaH
Yay for your enthusiasm and desire to use cloth!...

Yay for your enthusiasm and desire to use cloth! I think pocket diapers are just as easy for dad (especially if you stuff them) and they are usually cheaper than AIOs.

As for washing, I found...
Forum: Homebirth   01-22-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By JennaH
I got fed up w/DD#1's ped, so we switched to my...

I got fed up w/DD#1's ped, so we switched to my family doctor (D.O.) for both of us. I plan on taking baby #2 there when I want to get their first vaccine(s), which I haven't quite decided on (need...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-01-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By JennaH
Everyone's replies have been really great. I...

Everyone's replies have been really great. I wanted to add something that goes a little deeper. What happens when the body takes in too much processed food (especially processed grains - bread, etc)...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-01-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By JennaH
I second the nuts idea. I usually have a small...

I second the nuts idea. I usually have a small tupperware of almonds or other nuts in my purse. Or make your own trail mix or granola. And, ideally, try to eat something before your blood sugar dips...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-01-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By JennaH
Hi! Just want to get opinions here. I'm so...

Hi!

Just want to get opinions here. I'm so picky about my cottage cheese. I was previously buying Robinson Dairy which is a local CO operation. They don't use hormones but are not organic, and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-01-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By JennaH
We don't eat beef all that often, but I saw...

We don't eat beef all that often, but I saw grass-finished filet on sale at the store so I tried it. It was amazing! Hubby was surprised at how red the meat was and also thought the taste was a bit...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-01-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By JennaH
Quote: Originally Posted by ishereal...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ishereal http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14461388)
I was looking online for a but more info but...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-01-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By JennaH
Quote: Originally Posted by Marnica...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marnica http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14464114)
I have been toying with the idea of raw milk...
Forum: April 2010   08-29-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 667
Posted By JennaH
I'm not showing either but I feel really...

I'm not showing either but I feel really bloated. My pants fit the same so I don't think it's noticable. I'm only 6 wks along though. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gifs
Forum: April 2010   08-29-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By JennaH
Claireb,...

Claireb, hugshttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif. Sometimes I don't know how people can be so insensitive. I'll send some prayers your way...
Forum: April 2010   08-29-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By JennaH
I don't think I ever feel quite normal, but...

I don't think I ever feel quite normal, but always a little "motion sick". It's pretty much exactly how I felt with DD.
Forum: April 2010   08-28-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,047
Posted By JennaH
Quote: Originally Posted by Elecampane...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Elecampane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14283721)
So, just out of curiosity, is there...
Forum: April 2010   08-28-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By JennaH
This has probably been covered before, and I...

This has probably been covered before, and I probably sound like an idiot, but exactly how are the "weeks" calculated? I did a few different online pregnancy due date calculators, and they all put...
Forum: April 2010   08-28-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By JennaH
Quote: Originally Posted by shantiani...

Quote:
Originally Posted by shantiani http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14291278)
Just some fun with surveys to see the...
Forum: April 2010   08-28-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By JennaH
I am really getting the itch to do the nursery....

I am really getting the itch to do the nursery. DD is 2 1/2 and still in "the nursery" and in a crib. The new baby will sleep with us at first but I have all these ideas for the new nursery...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-28-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By JennaH
Hi Cristiaz, if you're using raw milk you don't...

Hi Cristiaz, if you're using raw milk you don't have to heat or warm the milk at all, according to my mom who used to do it all the time w/raw goats milk. I haven't tried it yet because we don't get...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-28-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By JennaH
Yay! Did you end up getting cow's or goat's...

Yay! Did you end up getting cow's or goat's milk? I'm so happy for you!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-28-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By JennaH
welcome!

welcome!
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