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Forum: Traditional Foods   03-30-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Tcarwyn
Yup, the irritability is totally normal. It has...

Yup, the irritability is totally normal. It has to do with eating less carbs and in Atkins circles it is known as "induction flu". It can last up to about 2 weeks but often only about 5 days or so...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-30-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By Tcarwyn
With lots of mayo! So yum. T

With lots of mayo! So yum.

T
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-30-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By Tcarwyn
We are off the grid and I am growing my first...

We are off the grid and I am growing my first real veggie garden this year. We have a tiny propane freezer that will mostly be used for meat and while I do have a pressure canner I am a bit worried...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-30-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By Tcarwyn
Pizza made with a tapioca flour crust (very thin...

Pizza made with a tapioca flour crust (very thin so low in carbs, and grain free) mozarella cheese, homemade (and home- canned from last summers heirloom tomatoes) tomato sauce, black olives,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-30-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By Tcarwyn
For me, I feel better overall, but the really...

For me, I feel better overall, but the really breakthrough and the real weightloss only came when I stopped eating grains. I dont eat glutenous grains at all and only very small amounts of rice and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-05-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Tcarwyn
I found one online.for...

I found one online.for $190http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif. I am planning on getting one of those wooden ones and hang it up myself somehow.

Thanks for the ideas. We...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-04-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By Tcarwyn
Chiming in with a family of 4 in about 700 sf...

Chiming in with a family of 4 in about 700 sf house, but the upstairs has slanted ceiling from abut 2 1/2 feet up so not a whole lot of usalabel space up there. It is not layed out great but we...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-04-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By Tcarwyn
I read this idea online somewhere and I think we...

I read this idea online somewhere and I think we might give it a try. Buy single storage drawers (like $20 from Target) and arrange them to cover the foorprint of the mattress. Top with cut to size...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-04-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Tcarwyn
Well, we have just decided to buy the tiny house...

Well, we have just decided to buy the tiny house we currently rent. We feel so happy about it.
But, it is very small...It's about 750 sf but the second story (so half of that footage) has slanted...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-01-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 2,064
Posted By Tcarwyn
Just dropped dh off at an airport in tennessee...

Just dropped dh off at an airport in tennessee and filled up for $1.59...Its around 1.84 here in NC...A few months ago when we had the shortage and could barely get gas at all it was up to $4.50 or...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-15-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Tcarwyn
Well, we just moved from a 1500+ house in teh...

Well, we just moved from a 1500+ house in teh burbs to a small strawbale in the woods. Its dh and me and our two girls and we have about 450 sf. I agree its about getting rid of stuff and then...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-15-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Tcarwyn
I did it several times. First when I moved to...

I did it several times. First when I moved to the states from Holland...I had 2 suitcases...The when I got married and moved across the country. We had a small uhaul and then again recently when we...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   11-14-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Tcarwyn
Wow...so lots of recommendations for the...

Wow...so lots of recommendations for the havaheart...So now, say I catch this rat, now what do I do with it?

Thanks for the info y'all!

Tanya
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   11-13-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Tcarwyn
Because its EASY to go without a toilet! it...

Because its EASY to go without a toilet! it sucks going with out the internethttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

We have a composting toilet (outside), and the...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   11-13-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Tcarwyn
So...we have a rat in our house. We live in a...

So...we have a rat in our house. We live in a tiny strawbale in the woods. Poison is not an option (for several reason). We borrow the neighborhood cat some nights and while he is a great mouser,...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   09-08-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By Tcarwyn
Another Asheville recommendation. Just moved to...

Another Asheville recommendation. Just moved to the area from CO (dh grew up in Durango). We love it here

Tanya
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-30-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,879
Posted By Tcarwyn
Well, ,I spent my morning in a Hobbit house...

Well, ,I spent my morning in a Hobbit house today. http://www.rrylander.com/index.htm Its much cooler then it looks in the pictures...very cozy and with a round door!

( we live at Earthaven now...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-30-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Tcarwyn
Nope... I actually had a yogurt maker and gave...

Nope... I actually had a yogurt maker and gave it away,, I prefer to do it in large glass jars. I Just wrap the jar in a towel and let it go overnight...works totally great!

Tanya
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-30-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Tcarwyn
We use it for everything besides drinking and...

We use it for everything besides drinking and cooking as well...Love it.

Tanya
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-29-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,612
Posted By Tcarwyn
Got lots of basil in the garden and a pressure...

Got lots of basil in the garden and a pressure canner on the way...only to find out that you can't (should not) can pesto ....dang!

So...any other ideas to preseve my lovely basil through the...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-29-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,879
Posted By Tcarwyn
Yep, we are planning on something similar as...

Yep, we are planning on something similar as well...(going to look for thar yahoo group)

Tanya
Forum: Gardening   07-25-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Tcarwyn
'K... I am totally new to this too but have been...

'K... I am totally new to this too but have been doing some reading. It sounds to me like you can plant most things in summer as long as they mature before you first killing frost date unless they...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-25-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Tcarwyn
WOW.. I am amazed. Just called the bank that had...

WOW.. I am amazed. Just called the bank that had the fraud protection explained what happened, was on hold for 5 minutes and they are writing us a check to cover the total amount ($236!). We should...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-25-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Tcarwyn
Ah, well as for notifying the bank...we did that...

Ah, well as for notifying the bank...we did that and were told that it is all computer generated and there was nothing they could do about it. As for walking into a branch, the bank does not have...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-25-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Tcarwyn
Yes...I forgot to mention...this was not some...

Yes...I forgot to mention...this was not some plan we signed up for or anything....

Tanya
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