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 9 Sep 2009
 Calgary, AB

raisingirl

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  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 May 2012 8:34 PM

      Baby Bullet?
    It's super handy and I loved using it, but honestly, I only used it for a couple of weeks. The amount of time my LO...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 12:02 PM

      Re: buying a house- things you wished you'd considered
    For us a huge one is which direction the yard faces. Currently our back deck faces east, so we only have sun in the morning...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Apr 2012 12:38 PM

      x-post~Con.vertible car s.eat for smaller vehicle?
    We have a Honda Fit, and none of the carseats we tried would fit. They just came out with a Safety First Guide 65 model,...

  • Miscellaneous
     23 Apr 2012 5:40 PM

      Re: What food can I not drive across the border with?
    No Kinder Surprise eggs! There was a story a while ago about it. Probably not useful info, but just in case! In the past I've...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Apr 2012 5:23 PM

      Re: My neighbor wants to kill my cat.
    Yeah, she seems rather unstable. I can't believe she would say that about your DH. If you know any other cat owners in your neighbourhood...

  • Recipe Swap
     18 Apr 2012 2:10 AM

      Thai recipes??
    I lived in Thailand for a few years, and I have a few dishes I always ate: Pad Thai (stir fried noodles) Massaman Curry (a...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Apr 2012 11:56 AM

      Baby name jewelrry
    I bought a hand-stamped necklace from Brag About It on Etsy when DS was born. I love it. Definitely much more affordable, but not sure...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Apr 2012 11:55 AM

      Help! DS Will Not Take a Bottle.
    I almost didn't respond, as I have nothing encouraging to say...DS started refusing adamantly, and has never gone back. We are really struggling right now...

  • Recipe Swap
     10 Apr 2012 11:47 AM

    Leftover Turkey recipes??
    So, our Easter dinner left us with a ton of turkey. Any go-to recipes you love? We usually do soup, but anything else? ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 2:10 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    Thanks for posting that link. It was very useful for me! I have a question for the informed people...I have tried finding the answer to...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Apr 2012 3:43 PM

      Parental leave question
    Yeah, I am pretty sure the leave portion is completely separate from the EI portion. I think you are entitled to 1 year regardless of...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Apr 2012 3:25 PM

      Re: What food do you have trouble cooking?
    I have yet to make caramel correctly. I either burn it or it's too hard. I also usually overcook chicken. For the people who have...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Mar 2012 12:13 AM

      post partum numbness
    No, I didn't experience what you are describing, however I did have a weird nerve thing that went through my right leg. Any time I...

  • The Prairies
     19 Mar 2012 2:04 PM

      Re: Shawnessy Barn, Calgary
    I did! I started a thread about it back when I was planning...here's the link: http://forums.weddingbells.ca/ubbthreads...657#Post1616657 We had invited about 100 people, but only about...

  • The Prairies
     12 Mar 2012 12:40 AM

      Re: Bustier/corsets in Calgary?
    I bought mine at the lingerie store in Willow Park...I can't remember the name of it, but it's close to the Crave Cupcakes. Good luck!...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 1:34 AM

      Re: Do you talk to people on a plane?
    I only will talk if spoken to first. Generally I am not a huge fan of chatting on the plane, but it has saved my...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Mar 2012 6:54 PM

      Re: WBers Blog Rollcall
    Ooh, I love these posts! I always love finding new blogs to read! My blog is www.upmommycreek.com ...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Feb 2012 5:09 PM

      Re: Is my shirt ruined?
    I second using the sun! Works wonders on stains. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 5:59 PM

      Re: Any Yoga Instructors?
    My friend did a course in Costa Rica (I think...I can't remember where exactly). She did feel that it wasn't enough to go out and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Feb 2012 2:37 PM

      Playing with ears
    DS has been doing this for about a month. It's a developmental thing with him. I was worried about an ear infection at first, and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Feb 2012 2:59 AM

      EBF Mom's Older Babies & Taking No bottle
    Oh man, I hear ya. DS won't take a bottle either. Well, he has taken it from my parents on the 2 occasions we went...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Feb 2012 2:45 AM

      Breastfeeding and Tongue Tie
    Our DS also has a tongue tie. The Lactation Consultant in the hospital said he seemed to latch well, so it was our choice whether...

  • Recipe Swap
     19 Feb 2012 1:49 AM

      Your best mac & cheese please!
    This one is my favourite: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/chucks-favorite-mac-and-cheese/ It seems weird, but it is so ooey-gooey and creamy and delicious and super easy. ...

  • The Prairies
     26 Jan 2012 10:48 PM

      Re: Calgary - Linens
    I looked into a bunch of linen vendors, and ended up buying from www.linentablecloth.com. It was free shipping when I ordered as well, so it...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Jan 2012 9:54 PM

      Re: Worst customer sevice
    They have staff in Zellers?!? There are supposed to be real people to help you?!?! Not at all surprised with those results. On another note,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Jan 2012 2:56 PM

      Not rolling
    One of the parenting books I read had a quote about reaching milestones that I always try and keep in mind (although it's hard at...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Jan 2012 5:48 PM

    Where to buy CD & accessories online
    I use www.littletreehugger.ca They are based out of Beaumont, AB. I have always received my order within 2-3 days, which is awesome. They also frequently...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Jan 2012 2:46 PM

      Re: Duvet and duvet covers - Getting them to cooperate
    So the consensus is the clips work then? DH and I have seen them a few times but always think they won't work, which would...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Dec 2011 1:27 AM

      Re: Wedding Bells.ca Malware warning?
    So, has anyone noticed that since the thread in the other forum has started, that the Bump tickers are now the giant-box-of-hugeness?? Coincidence?? I think...

  • The Prairies
     18 Dec 2011 9:30 AM

      Re: Veils Calgary
    Yeah, I bought mine at one of the bridal shows for "50% off", but never wore it. I ended up wearing one I bought from...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Dec 2011 12:20 AM

      Re: Post a photo of your bridal shoes and...
    These were mine: I searched everywhere for green shoes, but they weren't "in" that year. But I happened to find these on eBay, brand new...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Dec 2011 12:21 AM

      Re: how LOWES can you go??
    I definitely think companies have the right to advertise wherever they would like, and that includes pulling advertising as they see fit. However, to me...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Dec 2011 9:37 PM

      Re: Oh Canada...
    Bahahaha. I love this comment below the article: "I hope someone you love moves to Canada to convert to Islam and get same-sex married to...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Dec 2011 3:37 PM

      Re: how LOWES can you go??
    Tojules, I agree that the clip was not the most unbiased clip, and I had a couple of issues with it as well. However, the...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Dec 2011 3:07 PM

      Re: how LOWES can you go??
    My twitter feed has been abuzz with this since last night. I think they made a huge error in pulling out (tee hee MrsMcW!!). Caving...

  • Craft Corner
     12 Dec 2011 1:06 PM

      Re: Pinterest - You vs. The Pin
    Holy cow! That cake is amazing CrackelJam! Almost too pretty to eat! If anyone still needs an invite, just pm me your email addy and...

  • Craft Corner
     8 Dec 2011 11:19 PM

      Re: Pinterest - You vs. The Pin
    Those look awesome! What a great job! I love the Jimmy Buffet one...my parents would love it. They are huge fans. What an awesome idea...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Dec 2011 12:24 AM

      Re: Christmas Photo's- an LOL!
    Oh man, I am going to have nightmares of that clown...*shiver* ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Dec 2011 2:04 PM

      Re: Racist or Truth?? vote!
    I am not offended by the sentiment in the original post about disagreeing with "Happy Holidays". That is not racist at all (nor do I...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Dec 2011 2:26 PM

      Re: Racist or Truth?? vote!
    This discussion always baffles me every year. Every year there are people all up in arms about the "war on Christmas" and how newspapers are...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Nov 2011 12:27 AM

      Re: Introduce yourself
    Hi, I'm raisingirl. I like long walks on the beach and candlelit dinners. And I also have an incredibly dumb, but very attractive cat. I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Nov 2011 9:40 PM

      do you have confidence in the "mini pill"
    I just talked to my doctor about this today. He said that it's not as effective, but does provide some protection. That didn't really seem...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     27 Nov 2011 6:02 PM

      Angel care video monitor - update
    We have the Angelcare video monitor and there is only 1 input jack for the sensor pad on the back. However, we haven't had any...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Nov 2011 5:50 PM

      Re: Calgary shutting downtown core
    It's been so crazy. Hopefully it dies down soon! My friend's downtown apartment building had windows blown in one floor above theirs. Hopefully everyone is...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Nov 2011 12:24 PM

      pacifiers
    DS loved his soother until he hit about 3 months We probably would have gone nuts without it in the first few months. Now, he...

  • The Prairies
     24 Nov 2011 12:26 AM

      Re: Calgary seamstress
    I also used Liliana in Kensington. She is great, and like Noodle says, a total sweetheart. I had a lot of work done for my...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Nov 2011 11:28 PM

      Re: Religion 101
    In regards to Diva's video, at first I thought it brought up some interesting points (the first 2 or 3 if I recall correctly) and...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Nov 2011 6:03 PM

      Re: Religion 101
    Haha, Brecksgirl, I was just going to say lets start a church!! Actually, DH and I were married by a pastor from the Unitarian Universalist...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Nov 2011 1:05 AM

      Re: Religion 101
    This has been a really interesting thread. It's brought up a couple of questions for me. Lately I have been thinking a lot about religion,...

  • Recipe Swap
     14 Nov 2011 1:29 PM

      LF: Pad Thai recipe
    I have a recipe I learned while I was in Thailand from my (Thai) friend. It's super-duper easy. Pad Thai Recipe ...

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