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  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     17 May 2012 1:28 PM

      Awesome Math website
    Love that Math one! Thanks! ...

  • Home Life
     6 May 2012 12:01 AM

      Re: Help painting furniture - deciding on colour/style
    Yes, I'll have to see how the white primer looks. Maybe I'll chicken out! But I want it to be NOT like every other little...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 May 2012 12:21 PM

      Re: New forum has launched
    I'm in now, thanks. ...

  • Home Life
     2 May 2012 8:41 PM

      Re: Help painting furniture - deciding on colour/style
    And yes, I hope to do lots of before/during/afters! ...

  • Home Life
     2 May 2012 8:40 PM

      Re: Help painting furniture - deciding on colour/style
    I actually had this pic (from Centsational girl) saved as an inspiration pic for the dresser! But there is no router-ing on it, so I...

  • Home Life
     1 May 2012 11:24 PM

      Help painting furniture - deciding on colour/style
    I'm making a new big girl room for my daughter, and going with a vintagey look. She has picked out fabric and this quilt for...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 3:29 PM

      Re: Secret prize ideas $50,$30 and $20
    I LOVE the ideas for the bbq and sundae kits!! Thanks so much ladies! Off to check out the greenhouse today, hoping for maybe some...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 9:06 PM

      Secret prize ideas $50,$30 and $20
    I have a ladies' group that gets together monthly for games, and it's my turn to hostess! I need to get three surprise gifts for...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Apr 2012 12:43 PM

      Re: WWYD - Providing Inspection Reports?
    I'd be suspicious and refuse. Done. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Apr 2012 10:51 AM

      Re: "educational" gift for 6yr old boy?
    Sounds a lot like my 5yr old boy! That perplexus looks awesome! My kids both still really love this marble game too http://teachers.scholarschoice.ca/products/Marbulous-Marble-Run-220-pcs-p11609/ Don't cheap...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Apr 2012 8:33 PM

      Re: Did anyone get Garth tixs for Stampede?
    Box seats and Club Seat Season ticket holders had tickets before Saturday. ...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 10:12 PM

      Re: When moving out of your home - etiquette
    We asked for a plant-map because the backyard was fully landscaped and beautiful. They gave us a map and photos and everything so nice. Another...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2012 3:14 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    Just bumping with the news lately that WR leader does not personally, necessarily agree with the WR policies. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Apr 2012 5:20 PM

      Re: Garth Brooks coming to Calgary for Stampede
    We had floor seats at the Saddledome back in... 95? 96? Whenever it was. It was an awesome show!!! But I'm not rich enough to...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 Apr 2012 11:38 AM

      what age did you switch to a booster?
    Both of my kids are still in the Nautilus with the 5pt. So that's 7.5 yrs and 5.5 yrs old!! Neither is 50lbs yet and...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 3:23 PM

      Re: Do reed diffusers work?
    I like them because it seems less chemically (though not sure about the tub!?) and I refuse to have plug-in scented things. And my Scent...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Apr 2012 4:52 PM

      Re: Have you opened a small-town tavern?
    My town growing up (and surrounding ones) are much smaller, but same idea. The food makes or breaks it. You need to have a lunch...

  • Home Life
     2 Apr 2012 8:45 PM

      Re: Baby's Nursery - finally finished!
    Supercute! I love all the colours! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Apr 2012 8:42 PM

      Re: Photo NOT safe for any eyes...u have been warned
    Ta Originally Posted By: Aquablue ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Apr 2012 10:23 PM

      Re: IUD and bleeding
    Six weeks maybe? Eight maybe? Don't want to jinx it but now I seem to be in the clear!! ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     30 Mar 2012 11:24 AM

      Where can I find this??
    Dollarstores! ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     20 Mar 2012 5:50 PM

      Well the time has come ...UPDATE
    Let the games begin!! My Gr 2 girl has been holding hands with a Gr 5 boy on the walk home from the bus stop...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     14 Mar 2012 10:16 AM

      6 y/o birthday party with lots of guests - gifts?
    My friend had a cute poem for asking for small cash. I don't have it anymore though. But it seemed to work. ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     12 Mar 2012 12:13 PM

      Re: C25K Support Thread
    Good job!! Now that you have your time, your distance and speed will come quickly, I'm sure! I'm hoping to get out again this week...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     12 Mar 2012 11:09 AM

      Bday Gift for 6 year old boy
    Yep Lego. ...

  • Home Life
     12 Mar 2012 10:48 AM

      Re: Check out my octopus art!
    Very cool! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Mar 2012 12:33 PM

      Re: Commute to DT from deep south Calgary?
    We are in Lake Chaparral. Takes me half an hour in non-rush (mid-day) in either direction. My husband takes 35-60 minutes in peak. It totally...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     6 Mar 2012 10:31 AM

      long vacation without kids?
    We are going in August for just over 3 weeks!! YIPPEE!! My kids will go to my parents' in SK. They will be busy with...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 9:59 AM

      Re: How do you eat a... kiwi?
    My friend taught my boy to eat it with the peel ON too! Yuck! Don't even like the thought of that fuzzy stuff in my...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 Mar 2012 6:55 PM

    Unviersal Orlando question
    Nope. Disney is at Disney. Universal has other characters though. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Mar 2012 4:49 PM

      Re: Campervan(Motorhome) Tour of NZ - Recommendations?
    I would love to do that! We looked around before and were comparing prices for buying and re-selling when we're done. In the end, we...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Mar 2012 12:22 PM

      Re: Best laser for hair removal?
    Another caution about Groupon deals etc is that they often have expiries and lots of people trying to book appointments, so it is difficult to...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Feb 2012 7:58 PM

      WWYD - Need advice please
    And kudos to you for LOVING him through his struggles with anger. I can't imagine it must be heartbreaking. So strength to you, mama! ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Feb 2012 7:56 PM

      WWYD - Need advice please
    Okay, total outsider's opinion. I don't have kids with behaviour issues (other than the norm!) Your mom does have the right to say no more...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Feb 2012 10:03 AM

      Book suggestions for an 8-year-old bookworm?
    My daughter chews through books fast too. She is currently reading my Weirder School series (Mr Tony is Full of Baloney etc). She giggles all...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Feb 2012 3:34 PM

      Re: *Spin* - Where to buy a good bathing suit?
    I like La Vie en Rose and Land's End. I'm looking at www.venus.com right now, but wondering about duties coming to Canada. Great prices though!...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Feb 2012 3:21 PM

      Re: Do you wear a bikini?
    I've always worn a bikini. Tried a tankini, but found that the belly part got droopy when wet and not my fave. Tried one-pieces but...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     23 Feb 2012 12:22 PM

      Help me! Please!
    Throw them in the tub with some kitchen utensils! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 10:46 PM

      Re: SPIN - How do you pronounce "syrup"?
    I'm a sir and hubby is a seer and I tease him too. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 10:44 PM

      Re: Quick help needed - airline merger
    Belize this summer! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 6:54 PM

      Re: Quick help needed - airline merger
    Oh, I know all about the crappy service. Just couldn't stomach 3x the price on Delta, which includes an overnight connection enroute. Ah, well, maybe...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 6:27 PM

      Re: Quick help needed - airline merger
    Thanks. Done! We're going! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 2:44 PM

      Re: Quick help needed - airline merger
    Hmm, sounds good... so would you go Continental or United? It shouldn't really matter, right? ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Feb 2012 1:34 PM

      Quick help needed - airline merger
    Continental and United are merging. Continental has the flights we want this summer, but a travel agent said that it might have to go as...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     21 Feb 2012 10:25 AM

      Re: C25K Support Thread
    Thanks ladies. I'll see how it goes as I add time and distance. I was with a friend the other day (she runs lots and...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     19 Feb 2012 10:55 PM

      Re: Insanity Workout - Anyone tried it?
    I've done it 13 times in the last 3 weeks! It is awesome! I have a group of moms I do it with every weekday...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     19 Feb 2012 10:49 PM

      Re: C25K Support Thread
    Oh, and I don't have a fancy watch, but I have a few neato apps on my phone... but I don't want to be looking...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     19 Feb 2012 10:46 PM

      Re: C25K Support Thread
    How do you know how fast to run? I'm doing 3-1s right now, and I did 4km. But I did it in 24 minutes, which...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Feb 2012 6:38 PM

      Re: Grade 1 - start at age 5 or 6 (birthday in Feb)
    In my circle of friends, it is more popular to hold back the year. Especially for boys. Most people cite academics, but also usually sports...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Feb 2012 6:16 PM

      Re: Please help me plan a trip to Alberta
    The museum is fantastic. I agree with the girls here though. Fly in to Calgary. Get a hotel near the airport (Barlow Trail / Sunridge...

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