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Forum: Frugal Mommies May 6th, 2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By 8forus
Re: Meals today!

Not so great today:

A smoothie for breakfast (nectarine, banana, orange, collards, flaxseed, pb, almond milk)
Cheese Pascha, crackers, & kielbasa for lunch
Man-Pleasing chicken for supper tonight
Forum: Frugal Mommies May 6th, 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By 8forus
Re: Does anyone here can?

All the time! I love it :) I can fruits, veggies, meat, soups, chilis, etc. I do both water bath and pressure canning.
Forum: Large Families May 6th, 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By 8forus
Re: Longer early labors after many pregnancies?

I had weeks of early regular contractions with all but one of mine. With that one I felt very blessed because I was dilating without contractions until I went into transition. At that point it was...
Forum: Large Families May 6th, 2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 235
Posted By 8forus
Re: How far along did you make it with each kid.

I made it different times for each one - some late, some early - I ranged from 37 weeks (#4) to 42.5 weeks (#2) and everything in between. My boys tended toward early while my girls tended toward...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty May 6th, 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By 8forus
Re: Your clothes

I like very simple styles - mainly solid colors. I like to layer cammies with other tops. I also like athletic wear. No name brands, just whatever is cheap and looks good. I pretty much only shop...
Forum: Gardening May 6th, 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By 8forus
Re: Too Late?

I've started pretty late before (due to moving) and still had a nice crop - a little later than normal but still got one in. Depending on your area, you might need to protect your crops with covers...
Forum: Moms of Gradeschoolers May 6th, 2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By 8forus
Re: Countdown!

Only 3 weeks go here - our last day is May 24!
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children May 6th, 2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By 8forus
Re: Define

Another reason for not testing until around 8 years old is because of the eye-brain-nerve connection (I do not know the official term for it). Just as there is a wide range of normal ages to begin...
Forum: Large Families April 19th, 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By 8forus
Re: "max" number of kids

Since I haven't gotten pregnant again and we only have 8 surviving children plus my niece I guess that's it for us ... however, this does not feel like a large family for me and I always thought I...
Forum: Large Families April 19th, 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By 8forus
Re: each other's best friends?

Not true in our family ... don't get me wrong many of them are close but they are not best friends.
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children April 19th, 2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By 8forus
Re: Wednesday Wahoos

Yep! My youngest is dyslexic and she does not have an IEP currently. She's also in the process of being tested for the gifted program. Anyway, she got Honor Roll and a Merit Award this 9 weeks! ...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty April 19th, 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By 8forus
Re: How Long?

It depends on what you define as fixing your hair :) I wash, towel dry, comb out, shake out and then let dry naturally while running my fingers through it every now and then until it is completely...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty April 19th, 2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By 8forus
Re: What's your favourite....

Bath product? My skin brush / my homemade bath salts

Shower Gel? I don't use shower gel - I use a variety of natural bar soaps or a salt or sugar scrub

Moisturiser? Coconut oil

Forum: Fashion and Beauty April 19th, 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By 8forus
Re: What is your hairstyle?

Most of my life I've had long hair with a couple of stints with short hair. And when I say short I mean earlobe short! But I always let it grow out each time I get it cut and go years between...
Forum: Fashion and Beauty April 19th, 2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,379
Posted By 8forus
Re: What kind of Shampoo

I use baking soda and apple cider vinegar for shampoo and conditioner. Then I'll use olive oil and egg as a deep conditioner occasionally.
Forum: Gardening April 19th, 2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By 8forus
Re: March Gardeners

I pretty much start everything indoors - there are very few things I start outside.

Currently outside:
Lettuce (4 varities)

Currently in seed starters...
Forum: Moms of Teens and Preteens April 19th, 2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By 8forus
Re: It's official!!

I'm still nervous lol We currently have 5 kid drivers + my niece and 3 of them make me nervous (24, 20, 17) while the other 3 are absolute dreams (21, 21, 19) and I never worry about how they will...
Forum: Moms of Gradeschoolers April 19th, 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By 8forus
Re: Gifted children

Yes, ma'am ... I have 4 gifted all over 10 years old and a 5th one in the process of being tested as she is also dyslexic.

There is also a gifted and talented board that several of us are a part...
Forum: Food Allergies March 14th, 2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By 8forus
Re: what DO i feed him

What you do is sit down and start listing what he *can* have rather than not have. From there you will gain a clearer picture of what to feed him. From there you can start searching out recipes...
Forum: Green Mommies March 14th, 2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By 8forus
Re: Question about stepping away from baby wipes

Love them!!

I prefer them over conventional wipes myself and I just tossed them in the wash with the diapers. I used a combo of Dr. Bonner's Liquid Castille Soap and Lavender Essential Oils for...
Forum: Large Families March 14th, 2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By 8forus
Re: church

We're old calendar Eastern Orthodox (converts, not cradle).
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children March 14th, 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By 8forus
Re: Check-in time!

We're still here, just been busy with school and such. I've been busy with classes, teaching classes (weekends), canning, dehydrating, raising chickens, preparing the garden, planning and...
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children March 14th, 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By 8forus
Re: The best & worst?

The flip flop weather is both best and worst!! The warm weather is the greatest and the cold snaps are the worst!
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children March 14th, 2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By 8forus
Re: Do you like gardening?

Love gardening! Fruit, veggie, and medicinal herbs :D We expand every year and preserve everything we can for winter usage. We're getting better and better at it as we can more and more each...
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children March 14th, 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By 8forus
Re: Valentine's

Just another day to me - always has been. But starting last year I started making V-day themed foods and decorating because my husband loves the holiday and has steadily dealt with my "strong...
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