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  • Miscellaneous
     2 Oct 2012 2:11 PM

      Re: Goodbye WBs...For real
    So long and thanks for all the fish....

  • The West Coast & Territories
     23 Sep 2012 10:59 AM

    Bling Boutique Bridal Show
    A friend of mine is hosting the Bling Boutique Bridal Show, if you're in the Vancouver Area. "The Bling Boutique Bridal show is an intimate...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Jul 2012 11:41 PM

      Re: Resigning as a moderator
    Cheers, Muff! I can understand that it's hard to want to represent something that the owners don't even want to be part of. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 May 2012 6:44 PM

      Diapering services in York Region?
    We're with Happy Nappy: http://www.happynappy.ca/11/businesses/7571/269/Happy-Nappy-Cloth-Diaper-Service---Toronto--Area (if you use them, I'd love for you to use my name as a referral). I'm in Van, so I'm...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 May 2012 6:35 PM

      Recommend your baby monitor
    We have an angelcare we bought in the states. One of the handsets was defective (kept turning off randomly), so I contacted angelcare and they...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     13 May 2012 2:23 AM

      Night time diapers - day time use?
    Baby dry gave DD diaper rash if I used them during the day, even changing them frequently. I did use them if I was planning...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 May 2012 6:56 PM

      Re: cheapest way to build website?
    I've seen great things done with wordpress sites. I bought a template from a company for $50, since I couldn't strongarm wordpress into doing what...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 May 2012 3:37 PM

      Hip Huggers
    DH was told to buy one of these for mother's day by a guy at work, because it may save my back: http://www.babynari.com/ Does anyone...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 May 2012 12:57 PM

      Nestle Goodstart????
    We used the goodstart concentrate without the omegas with no problem. ...

  • Home Life
     30 Apr 2012 5:41 PM

      Re: Painting baseboards
    We used Oxford white by Benjamin Moore in a semi-gloss oil. It seems a lot of people here like their cloud white because it's warmer,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     30 Apr 2012 4:33 PM

      Your health care practitioner's rec. feeding sched
    We woke H up to feed her since she struggled with weight gain and I had to supplement to get her up to a decent...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 11:33 PM

      Re: Do you cook?
    I probably qualify as not. I find lately we're eating a lot of take out due to lazyness. We went out tonight. I go through...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 6:38 PM

      Re: What are you reading?
    I'm reading one of the J.D. Robb books. I consider picking up books that make me feel smarter, but life's too short for me to...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Apr 2012 2:29 PM

      Re: The price of a purse?
    $16. It's a MEC purse with a snap in black. I never really used a purse, I just used the back pocket of my jeans....

  • Home Life
     23 Apr 2012 12:47 PM

      Re: White Kitchen's are all the rage??
    I'm of the opinion that white never goes out of style. However, it's your house, so you should go with what you like best. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Apr 2012 11:31 PM

      The epidural
    My epidural did slow down labour, but really, after 18 hours, the epidural was the most GLORIOUS thing ever. It didn't wear off quickly, so...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Apr 2012 11:28 PM

      Re: Random Question for Vancouver Ladies: Golf Balls
    The best place for coffee is the JJ Bean by the door in the Granville Island market. The baristas there often represent Canada at the...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Apr 2012 7:24 PM

      Re: Two-year-old Calgary boy made member of Mensa
    I was labeled as gifted as a child. My parents opted out of putting me in a dedicated enhanced learning school, which I'm not entirely...

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     19 Apr 2012 12:39 PM

      Re: Menu choices template help!
    These were ours: I had it as an ms word doc for another wb'er I can try to dig up for you if you need...

  • Home Life
     18 Apr 2012 12:36 PM

      Re: Tiny Kitchen Help! *with pics & floorplan*
    You'll get used to it. The kitchen in our condo was smaller. You'll just have to be ruthless with the things you use everyday and...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 1:27 PM

      Re: Pet Friendly Ant Killer
    Borax is pet friendly. It's just soap. We used it to get rid of our major ant infestation on our patio a few years ago....

  • Home Life
     17 Apr 2012 1:24 PM

      Re: Would you change this colour?
    I think it depends on the palette you want to go with. I like the red/white curtains the pp posted. I find the wall to...

  • Home Life
     17 Apr 2012 1:21 PM

      Re: POLL: Floor tiles in a shower?
    12x12 on the wall or on the floor of the shower? The thing about putting them on the floor is getting the right angle for...

  • Home Life
     17 Apr 2012 1:17 PM

    Re: Digital Piano - Feedback?
    If you're going for digital, the only feature I really recommend is the weighted keys. Ours weren't growing up, and while it didn't really hinder...

  • Home Life
     17 Apr 2012 1:16 PM

      Re: Harwood in Kitchen
    I grew up in an open concept house with mid-tone oak hardwood. My parents installed it in 1990, and it lasted up until last year...

  • Home Life
     16 Apr 2012 4:49 PM

    Re: Digital Piano - Feedback?
    We had a casio growing up. I think that's also what my university digital composing class was on as well. The piano we had lasted...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Apr 2012 2:54 PM

      Re: What was the Big Change?
    I think the biggest change was that this was a very close knit community of people, and certainly since St Joseph Media (who owns can...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Apr 2012 5:46 PM

      Re: Spin: How many TVs do you have?
    We just have the one. DH and I watch the same shows, and if there's something on one of us doesn't want to watch, then...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Apr 2012 5:19 PM

      Re: If you could go anywhere in the world...
    Paris...well, anywhere in france. I love france. I haven't done England, Scotland or Ireland. They're all on my list too. Though if you get discounted...

  • Home Life
     14 Apr 2012 11:47 PM

      Re: Hardwood Floors
    I prefer a mid-dark tone rather than dark. Something with a bit of texture/grain will hide the dents/dust more. We had solid espresso floors in...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Apr 2012 11:38 PM

      Re: Do you have a tv in the bedroom?
    We don't. It was a habit that grew out of tiny condo living (why put one in the bedroom when there's one 4 ft out...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     14 Apr 2012 8:48 PM

      Re: Photo invitation post
    Without more detail about what post you're looking for, I would suggest scanning the examples on vistaprint.ca. Most people seem to get theirs done there....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     14 Apr 2012 5:36 PM

      How much does your 2 month old eat?
    H would eat 50 - 70 mls of formula or breastmilk every 3 hours, except at night (she STTN'd from 7-11 weeks and then forgot...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Apr 2012 5:30 PM

      Re: Forum bugs - please report them here!
    1) the text/layout changes haven't been addressed on CanFam. There was a suggestion for alternate skins to make the site say, readable. Is this still...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Apr 2012 5:26 PM

      Re: What is your go-to stir fry sauce?
    I make my own with soy sauce, honey, 5 spice, ginger and garlic. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Apr 2012 5:21 PM

      Re: Linked.In - what's the purpose??
    In my field, people use it as an online resume. It's a great way to store references (since reference letters are too formal), and is...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     12 Apr 2012 12:13 AM

      Re: Show me your DIY Programs?
    She probably isn't sending you a pdf because she's concerned that you'll print it yourself and not pay her. I don't blame her. If you...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Apr 2012 10:52 PM

      Baby Modeling Agencies
    No advice. Dh wanted to do it until he found out lots of the call times were at odd hours like 4am. You have to...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Apr 2012 9:10 PM

      When to break the swaddle?
    If she's sleeping well, then don't stop it. Generally you want to drop the swaddle when they start getting really active, so that they don't...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2012 1:08 PM

      Re: What does it cost to reupholster a chair?
    Padding should be included. My mom just got it done and it was $200 - $400 per chair. ...

  • Home Life
     10 Apr 2012 1:56 PM

    Re: LF: Eclectic bowls
    Where are you located? The consignment home store here had a bunch like that. ...

  • Home Life
     10 Apr 2012 1:35 PM

      Re: Good results with "matching" BM colours?
    I used Behr in the nursery and I will never use it again. We ended up having to do 6 coats of white and 4...

  • Home Life
     10 Apr 2012 1:33 PM

      Re: Our bathroom reno (finally)!
    I love that tub. It looks fantastic. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Apr 2012 1:19 PM

      Ikea dressers...
    We used 2 ikea malms. We were going to get the wide 6 drawer unit, but I'm tall, so it would have killed my...

  • Home Life
     9 Apr 2012 6:36 PM

      Re: ensuite reno
    I probably would have put the controls for the shower on the side with the door (the door opened both ways), so that you didn't...

  • Home Life
     9 Apr 2012 6:21 PM

      Re: ensuite reno
    We did a marbled porcelain in the old kitchen that would work well as an alternative to real marble. It looked like travertine to touch,...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     9 Apr 2012 5:33 PM

      Re: 2 Weeks in Scotland With a Toddler...
    Try pm'ing omaki. She did Scotland with her toddler a while back. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Apr 2012 2:04 PM

      Feeding before bed and STTN
    We do a bottle before bed because I think it helps her sleep longer if she goes to bed full, but for the last month...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Apr 2012 2:04 PM

      Re: spin: tell me about Chrome and/or Firefox
    I have tech issues with chrome, ironically with my gmail. So I always use firefox. Firefox will import your bookmarks from IE. ...

  • Craft Corner
     9 Apr 2012 1:05 PM

      Re: DIY Paint-your-own-ceramics?
    We did paint-your-own in Collingwood at christmas. My mug was $5.99 to paint and be fired. You'll pay more in shipping to get an unglazed...

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