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Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-24-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,876
Posted By ParisApril
We had the basement insulated this past week and...

We had the basement insulated this past week and I just made pizza for dinner and my house is 22C/71F right now and I am roasting!  I had to open a few windows, lol.  I guess the insulation is...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-23-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By ParisApril
 Quote:Originally Posted by Breathless...



Quote:Originally Posted by Breathless Wonder http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-22-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By ParisApril
I've only been to 1 class and the whole time I...

I've only been to 1 class and the whole time I was thinking about how I could do this at home for free.  Lucky it was a free class.  I don't have a gym membership for that reason also.  Yoga is not...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-21-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,897
Posted By ParisApril
We spend about $1000 a month on food which we...

We spend about $1000 a month on food which we are trying to lower to $700.  That included soap, shampoo, laundry soap, TP etc
 
We buy mostly organic foods.  Things like non-organic apples,...
Forum: Parenting   11-18-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,448
Posted By ParisApril
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Quote:Originally Posted by limabean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1280053/wwyd-if#post_16053565)

This happened to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-17-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,876
Posted By ParisApril
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Quote:Originally Posted by mattemma04 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-15-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By ParisApril
I have a thick wool blanket that I double up to...

I have a thick wool blanket that I double up to protect the mattress from DS's pee.  It works really well even on the nights he was trying to go without a diaper and wet the bed.  It sounds like you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-13-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,876
Posted By ParisApril
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Quote:Originally Posted by fustian http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1278978/what-tempis-your-house-at#post_16041702)
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-13-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,876
Posted By ParisApril
We heat with wood so it's all over the place...

We heat with wood so it's all over the place depending on time of day and what room you're in.
 
Lows of 13C/55F highs of 20C/68F.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-12-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By ParisApril
http://files.mothering.com/hug2.gif   I used...

http://files.mothering.com/hug2.gif
 
I used to live in the same town as my Grandparents and would visit them at least once a week.  Then we moved 45 minutes away and didn't get to see them very...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-12-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,504
Posted By ParisApril
Just curious.

Just curious.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By ParisApril
Buy or make him a warm pair of mitts like these....

Buy or make him a warm pair of mitts like these.
http://www.amazon.com/Chopper-Mittens-with-Wool-Liner/dp/B001KWYG8O...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-11-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,781
Posted By ParisApril
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Quote:Originally Posted by Thystle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1261068/my-friend-is-always-broke/20#post_16035277)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,781
Posted By ParisApril
    I haven't hung out with her for more...


 
I haven't hung out with her for more than an hour 2 x in the past month. 
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-09-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,795
Posted By ParisApril
It's really nice and you get to outfit it to...

It's really nice and you get to outfit it to your taste, perfect! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-08-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By ParisApril
I used 1/8 tsp. baking soda mixed into 1/4 cup...

I used 1/8 tsp. baking soda mixed into 1/4 cup conditioner and added some water to it and shook then washed with that. I left it on for a few minutes and scrubbed the scalp like normal. I'm really...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-07-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 36
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Views: 961
Posted By ParisApril
I think the idea is alright however I wouldn't...

I think the idea is alright however I wouldn't pay $20 for one.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-07-2010, 08:07 PM
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Views: 961
Posted By ParisApril
Quote: Originally Posted by LessTraveledBy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LessTraveledBy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16023341)
Since we are on the topic of not...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-07-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 42,039
Posted By ParisApril
I think I may be at or around 2010 by now....

I think I may be at or around 2010 by now. Somewhere along to way I've lost count.

I finally convinced DH that we don't need DD's double bed and we can take the bunk bed apart for them to each...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-07-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By ParisApril
I agree with P.S. My kids DD(11) and DS(5) have...

I agree with P.S. My kids DD(11) and DS(5) have lots of toys but more often than not you can find them playing some type of imagination game that involves none of the toys!

My kids are 6 years...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-05-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By ParisApril
Thanks I think I'll give it a try when I wash...

Thanks I think I'll give it a try when I wash today (I'm going to have Friday be my wash day now). How often did you wash it with BS/conditioner?
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-04-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By ParisApril
When my kids were really little. Under 1.5 I...

When my kids were really little. Under 1.5 I pretty much stuck to weights and cardio videos at home. Once they got a bit older I would leave them with DH and go for a run or bike ride and I still...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-04-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By ParisApril
I also second the never weigh yourself before...

I also second the never weigh yourself before your period. I can be up as much as 4 lbs before mine and if I weigh myself even on day 2 of my period I find I've dropped all that water weight.
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Forum: Natural Body Care   11-04-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By ParisApril
I have found leaving it on for 20 minutes really...

I have found leaving it on for 20 minutes really helps loosen up the dry skin on my scalp. Then I really scrub the scalp. My hair is not greasy afterward just shinny but I rinse it really, really...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 848
Posted By ParisApril
My sister is expecting in April, her first and I...

My sister is expecting in April, her first and I plan on making her a little baby hat for Christmas.

An unborn baby in a gift exchange though seems kinda weird to me.
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