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Forum: Preteens and Teens   Yesterday, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Ragana
Agree! I was also a teen with very few limits...

Agree! I was also a teen with very few limits (and could have used some better advice on the situations I got myself into). I don't check up on my teen, but we do set certain limits. This doesn't...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 409
Posted By Ragana
That says it all for me - great advice.

That says it all for me - great advice.
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 07:27 AM
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Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
Yay, one baby watch down, one to go! Congrats!!

Yay, one baby watch down, one to go! Congrats!!
Forum: Meal Planning   12-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
It was good! :smile: newmamalizzy - Glad...

It was good! :smile:

newmamalizzy - Glad you're on the mend! Is anyone not sick right now? I have a cold and DD1 is down with a virus or mild flu.
Forum: Meal Planning   12-16-2014, 07:05 PM
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Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
Kitchensqueen, here's how I'm planning to make it...

Kitchensqueen, here's how I'm planning to make it - this is to-taste; I don't have a specific recipe.

Saute onion and some shredded carrot, add sauerkraut, saute a little more. Maybe toss in a...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-16-2014, 10:33 AM
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Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
Night three of using up stuff in the fridge. I...

Night three of using up stuff in the fridge. I still need to go shopping for a few things today - ugh. The plans for the rest of the week are
* Black bean burritos - have lots of tortillas to use up...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Ragana
I hate to say it, but $150 is actually not that...

I hate to say it, but $150 is actually not that bad for 4 prs. Ugh, I know. My DDs both wear women's sizes. I shop Kohl's with coupons, Costco ($30 knock-off Uggs for this winter!), occasionally...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
Ended up making the Honey-Baked Lentils in the...

Ended up making the Honey-Baked Lentils in the crockpot - delicious! I used more garlic, fresh ginger, fresh onion. Served with homemade rice-a-roni (link), also yummy!
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Forum: Pets   12-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 25
Posted By Ragana
Ha! I think that will be our approach. He is a...

Ha! I think that will be our approach. He is a little guy (15 lbs.), but likes activity, so if we exercise him enough beforehand, he will conk out. :grin:
Forum: Meal Planning   12-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
apeydef - Good luck with baby watch! ...

apeydef - Good luck with baby watch!

Thinking of Mothering standby Honey Baked Lentils for dinner tonight. Probably with rice and whatever scraps of vegetables are left. Need to clean out fridge...
Forum: Pets   12-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 25
Posted By Ragana
Thanks! He does like tendons, so I will get one...

Thanks! He does like tendons, so I will get one of those. He likes rib bones, too, but those make him thirsty. Maybe if he gets antsy toward the end. The flight is 4 hrs., which should be OK, but...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-14-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
Tonight - Starting to use up stuff in the fridge...

Tonight - Starting to use up stuff in the fridge before Xmas, so we are having a goat cheese and spinach pasta bake.
Forum: Pets   12-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 25
Posted By Ragana
Airplane travel with dog in cabin?

Has anyone flown with their small dog in the cabin? We are headed off on this adventure in a bit, and I could use tips! We have been training our dog in the carrier prior to the trip.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 88
Posted By Ragana
Yes! One reason we have been in our apt. for...

Yes! One reason we have been in our apt. for nearly 15 years is the layout. It's fairly large and we have configured it differently over the years depending on changes in our life situation. That's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-14-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 88
Posted By Ragana
Sounds like a House Hunters dilemma! :wink: ...

Sounds like a House Hunters dilemma! :wink:

Which one is in a better location? Which one has a better layout? How big of a financial hit would you take on the perfect one?
Forum: Vaccinations   12-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 111
Posted By Ragana
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Personal Growth   12-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 532
Posted By Ragana
Invited friends!

Invited friends!
Forum: Personal Growth   12-12-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 532
Posted By Ragana
Liked on Facebook!

Liked on Facebook!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 73
Posted By Ragana
My 11-yr. old DD listens to the Harry Potter...

My 11-yr. old DD listens to the Harry Potter audiobooks religiously. We also love James & the Giant Peach read by Jeremy Irons and Charlie & the Chocolate Factory read by Eric Idle, but neither has a...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-12-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
Last night was Mexican casserole, which I make in...

Last night was Mexican casserole, which I make in the crock pot when there are scraps and bits of leftover tortillas, vegetables, salsas, etc. I layered the following in my crock & cooked until...
Forum: Parenting   12-12-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ragana
MDC seems to be troll central lately...

MDC seems to be troll central lately...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-12-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 111
Posted By Ragana
Subbing. I don't have a science or statistics...

Subbing. I don't have a science or statistics background - is there any information indicating what proportion of the children who died had a preexisting condition? (autoimmune condition or something...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-11-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,993
Posted By Ragana
When I visited the Soviet Union many years ago, I...

When I visited the Soviet Union many years ago, I was surprised to see umbrella repair shops - smart! In the United States, no one thinks of repairing an umbrella and didn't even way back in the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,993
Posted By Ragana
My winter coat was stolen at an event, so I...

My winter coat was stolen at an event, so I pulled out my old one, but the zipper was broken. I took it to the dry cleaner to get a new zipper put in instead of buying a new coat (which is what I...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 60,256
Posted By Ragana
December is crazy this year. And this week there...

December is crazy this year. And this week there is something going on Mon-Wed evenings, so I will have to have stuff ready in the kitchen for people to eat when they can. So, I'm planning on black...
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