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 7 Jul 2005
 Saskatoon SK

redandrea

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  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     31 May 2012 4:33 PM

      TRU ship product to store?
    We just ordered another car seat base at TRU and it's being shipped to the store for us to pick up - no cost for...

  •   Re: Guest List Nightmare
    Just to play devil's advocate here for a second. I often read that it's YOUR (generic, refering to whichever poster) wedding and you should be...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Apr 2012 3:35 PM

      Re: etiquette when someone agrees to look after kids
    Ask your lawyer. We were surprised when our lawyer told us that the province would appoint a trustee for our children that would oversee all...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 4:42 PM

      Re: Looking for Baby Shower ideas and how to host one
    Games that I have enjoyed at baby showers: 1) Little plastic babies frozen in ice cubes - first one that melts wins a prize. 2)...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Apr 2012 4:03 PM

      Re: Would you move to Edmonton if you were us?
    Edmonton is going to be different from Montreal, no question. I would think it matters more how well you think you'll do away from your...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Apr 2012 2:43 PM

      Re: Child care is not in my job description
    I'm trying to get this straight in my mind. The Dad is on computers but it's not a computer lab, it's a biological research lab,...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Apr 2012 12:48 PM

      Suggestions for daddy-daughter activities (3 yo)
    Swimming, library time, parks, zoo, shopping, home depot excursions (she loves to "drive" the car carts). Shopping for toys is also always a big hit!...

  • Money Matters
     11 Apr 2012 2:18 PM

      Re: How do you allocate your savings?
    Our amounts are in flux right now with our changing situation. With respect to our net income we use: 12% for doubling mortgage payments 5%...

  • Money Matters
     4 Apr 2012 10:30 AM

      Re: Would you take out a mortgage this high?
    Something to keep in mind is that while mortgage rates are low now, they could go up. That said, I would not have a problem...

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     30 Mar 2012 4:19 PM

      Re: Tacky or OK?
    To be fair I think you need to ask the opinion of only those who don't think Jack-and-Jill fundraising showers are tacky in the first...

  • Money Matters
     30 Mar 2012 12:25 PM

      Re: Tax Q: claiming dependants
    Children are not necessarily dependents. Look at the guide for line 305 (bolding is mine): Quote: ...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Mar 2012 1:20 PM

      Re: Alicia Silverstone (bizarre)
    purplemonkey is right - premastication was/is practiced by humans the world over. I agree that there are sanitary issues and I personally have never done...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Mar 2012 6:25 PM

      How much harder is 3 kids compared to 2?
    Ask me later. Hopefully the replies to this post are ALL positive... ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Mar 2012 12:30 PM

      22 month age gap?
    Our first two are 22 months apart. From the beginning DS was besotted with DD, couldn't get enough of her. And he still can't! They...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 4:53 PM

      Re: Why do a lot of women go for this type of look....
    Hmmm... when I searched, the "ladies" looked quite heavily made up and dressed provocatively. With sequins/shiny fabric. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 2:36 PM

      Question Re: Rent and Notice
    Maybe when you let the other RMTs know that you're removing your stuff in Mid May, they'll offer to rent it/ buy it from you?...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 2:16 PM

      Re: Why do a lot of women go for this type of look....
    TOWIE = the only way is Essex. Google images gives an idea. Although I think the TOWIE look is pretty fake to begin with... ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 2:09 PM

      Re: How much for vehicle/driver license renewal
    We have public insurance in SK too. Good old SGI = SK Gov't Insurance. Probably the most expensive insurance that we've paid compared to AB...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 11:01 AM

      Manipulation and respect
    Our daycare doesn't do time outs either, and we still use them very effectively at home. Our kids understand that there are differences between daycare...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 10:40 AM

      Re: Oreo's 100th Anniversary
    Twist it apart, eat the cookie side with no icing. Then eat the side with the icing. ...

  • Money Matters
     6 Mar 2012 10:29 AM

      Re: Mortgage Rate good or not?
    julied - the OP said she liked her current mortgage company. If you have a good relationship with the company or with someone there, sometimes...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Mar 2012 11:11 AM

      Re: Any other ON teachers freaking out?
    Ultimately what would be best for my kids... Their own private, personal teachers. One-on-one teaching from someone who had the experience and expertise to help...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Mar 2012 9:18 AM

      Re: Forums switching to Canadian family?
    Milly, I think I understand your point. But I respectfully disagree. I do fit in to the "traditional family" description you provided. But that's not...

  • Money Matters
     5 Mar 2012 9:06 AM

      Re: Mortgage Rate good or not?
    cadmonkey - talk to your mortgage broker. Then because you really like your current mortgage company, take the broker's best deal back to them and...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Mar 2012 10:53 AM

      Re: Am I a horrible daughter?
    No, you are not a horrible daughter. Can you conspire with someone who is going to be there (or at least in the city) to...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Mar 2012 5:44 PM

      Re: Secret Mod Forum?!
    Oooh I saw it! I was denied!!! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Mar 2012 5:42 PM

      Re: Pulling Over for Funeral Procession?
    I'm also confused. I would not stop for a funeral procession going in the opposite direction. My stopping has nothing to do with allowing them...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Mar 2012 5:36 PM

      Re: Any other ON teachers freaking out?
    omaki - I think you have a good point. Teachers need to have certain considerations that the rest of the general working population do not...

  • Money Matters
     1 Mar 2012 4:08 PM

      Re: Do you have to file taxes?
    brideoneday - please be careful when admonishing others. You missed the top part of Julybride06's post where she quoted Dazed. Dazed brought up the US...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     1 Mar 2012 10:44 AM

      "I'm Not Your Friend"
    I would talk to the teachers at daycare. At ours, they emphasize that all the children there are friends. So rules go like "We don't...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Mar 2012 10:21 AM

      Re: BRCA1 testing. Any experience?
    Thanks rach! My info from human genetics courses is definitely getting out of date at this point... ...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Feb 2012 3:37 PM

      Re: BRCA1 testing. Any experience?
    Great news lilybellule! So happy for you and your family! I hope that you can help your sister reach the decision that is right for...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Feb 2012 4:35 PM

      Re: Rich, educated people more likely to lie, cheat
    I would think that a paper published in PNAS has had a lot of scrutiny ie peer review. I would give DH's left nut to...

  • Money Matters
     28 Feb 2012 1:47 PM

      Re: buy/rent- what do I do?
    I'm not saying that it isn't done or that it won't work ever. But I had the impression that banks and other mortgage lenders see...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Feb 2012 11:08 AM

      Re: Resignation notice issue
    Can you ask the new job if you can start two weeks later, ie middle of April? That would give you the 4 weeks notice...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Feb 2012 4:21 PM

      Re: Cooking potatoes question
    Use a potato ricer instead of a masher. It keeps them lighter and fluffier. ...

  • Money Matters
     27 Feb 2012 4:17 PM

      Re: buy/rent- what do I do?
    Hmmmm. I think that there has been a previous poster who had some trouble because some of their down payment was a "gift" from the...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Feb 2012 10:22 AM

      Re: WWYD - Work Related
    I would make some kind of an official report to my own supervisor and let them decide what to do from there. Maybe also cc...

  • Money Matters
     23 Feb 2012 11:40 AM

      Re: buy/rent- what do I do?
    Personally, I would not do a townhouse or apartment style condo. I have heard so many people in my hometown (Edmonton) say that they cannot...

  • Money Matters
     22 Feb 2012 1:53 PM

      Re: Can you review my budget?
    tandr, you said: Quote: ...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Feb 2012 9:59 AM

      Re: Soap stains on dishes from dishwasher!!!
    For us, a combination of Lemi-Shine and the Finish Powerball Quantum packets did the trick. We used both for a while until all the residue...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Feb 2012 10:18 AM

      Re: Valentines Day Haters?
    Well this year the kids have been super enthusiastic about V-day. We worked on Valentines cards, put together the little packages for all the daycare...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Feb 2012 4:41 PM

      toy story birthday party
    We did this last year, and as others said there is lots of Toy Story stuff out there. We ordered the cake from Sobey's or...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Feb 2012 3:22 PM

      Re: BRCA1 testing. Any experience?
    Just a quick point here: men can also get breast cancer, and men with a genetic mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 will also have an...

  • The Prairies
     9 Feb 2012 10:45 AM

      Re: Delivering in Saskatoon
    Great to hear about the back-ups! I'll make sure DH has a good look around. Those mesh undies were great but I had to switch...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Feb 2012 10:36 AM

      Re: Inuit boy dies in Labrador
    Thanks Anonymous472, that was very helpful and insightful. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Feb 2012 10:31 AM

      Re: At what age - Funerals
    When my grandfather died last year, we had to bring the kids (out of town) but they did not see him in the hospital or...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Feb 2012 10:21 AM

      Re: Inuit boy dies in Labrador
    Jugie and airborne_mama, thanks for your posts. I was also wondering where the SAR was based and if their weather conditions were different than those...

  • The Prairies
     8 Feb 2012 4:21 PM

      Re: Delivering in Saskatoon
    My last two trips they provided: - peri-bottle, to wash your underneaths after going to the bathroom - long pads, seemingly limitless amount - one...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Feb 2012 3:31 PM

      Re: Police Shooting in Alberta
    Yeah, FriendsFirst got my post. And personally, I would rather be the kind of person that looks for the good in everyone than the kind...

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