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 22 Jan 2008
 Ottawa, ON

Buttercup

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  • New Moms - The First Year
     13 Jun 2012 12:45 PM

      Travelling with a month-old baby
    It's not that babies don't like car rides, it's that they need to eat so frequently and at a month old, they're not usually quick...

  • The Central Provinces
     25 May 2012 9:43 PM

      Re: Mangled Mani-Pedi -- help! (OTTAWA)
    I would also go back to the same place and ask them to fix/redo it. I'm also interested to know which place it is. If...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 May 2012 10:33 AM

      Re: Expired toothpaste
    I wouldn't use it but I'm very cautious when it comes to expired products like toothpaste and sunscreen. They're full of chemicals and although they...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 May 2012 7:35 AM

      When to break the swaddle?
    We just stopped using the swaddle with my DS. He used to be impossible to put to sleep if he wasn't swaddled (flailing his arms,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 May 2012 7:58 PM

      Introducing a soother?
    We introduced it right from the beginning but only at bedtime and if he's being fussy in the carseat (because when you're driving, there's really...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Apr 2012 10:59 AM

      Re: HELP. How do you get through a day with no sleep?
    Food (but not junk) and cold drinks (smoothies, slushies, iced cap, etc.) and as crazy as it sounds, doing push-ups ...

  • Home Life
     28 Apr 2012 12:13 AM

      Re: House insurance
    I pay $800/year. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Apr 2012 7:26 AM

      Re: So...how do you shave your legs?
    Do you shave right when you jump in the shower? Maybe you have a bit of goosebumps when you shave? Is it red/ingrown everywhere on...

  • Home Life
     24 Apr 2012 2:46 PM

      Re: How to kill bamboo?
    I don't know about bamboo, but when I wanted to get rid of goutweed, I pulled out as much as possible and then dumped boiling...

  • Home Life
     23 Apr 2012 8:30 AM

      Re: Bedrooms: Laminate or Carpet?
    I prefer carpet in bedrooms. ...

  • Tube Talk
     21 Apr 2012 12:15 PM

      Ringer season finale
    so I actually watched the season finale last night. It was so good! I really hope they bring it back! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Apr 2012 6:44 PM

      Re: Kraft Oreo Breastfeeding Ad (NOTE- photo included)
    does no one else think that the whole picture looks fake? that baby doesn't look real to me at all... ...

  • Tube Talk
     19 Apr 2012 6:39 AM

      Ringer season finale
    I didn't realize that was the season finale either! I hope they keep it going, I love that show! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Apr 2012 7:30 AM

      Re: Buying a bicycle
    Try out the different styles and see which one you like best. I grew up riding mountain bikes and I bought a hybrid for my...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Apr 2012 5:04 PM

      Hypnobirthing
    I read the book but didn't really practice that much. I still found that the book put me more at ease with the thought of...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Apr 2012 4:07 PM

      Re: What Brand of Pots/Pans?
    My pots and pans are Lagostina and they're fine. I don't really use them all that much except to make rice/quinoa because I much prefer...

  • Home Life
     14 Apr 2012 9:01 AM

      Re: When moving out of your home - etiquette
    I also wouldn't clean the carpets and would do a good cleaning of the whole house. It shouldn't take too long if you do it...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Apr 2012 8:55 PM

      Re: What's for supper?
    Salmon with mashed potatoes and salad. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Apr 2012 5:23 PM

      Re: funny blogs for boring days..suggestions?
    Not funny per se but keeps me entertained: the art of doing stuff ...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2012 1:23 PM

      Re: What does it cost to reupholster a chair?
    I looked into this a while ago and the quote I got was $600... not worth it IMO. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2012 12:03 PM

      Re: Old magazines
    I posted mine on kijiji. I said they were free to whoever came to pick them up before garbage day. They were gone the next...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Apr 2012 9:19 AM

      Re: sweet or salty?
    Both. Salty chips with a can of coke. That's my ultimate indulgence. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Apr 2012 8:15 PM

      Re: How do you make KD
    Butter and milk. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 2:02 PM

      Re: What kind of sickie are you?
    I don't whine but I don't keep on truckin' either. I give in to it and make the most of it. I stay in my...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:53 PM

      Re: Federal Government Employees: anyone else worried?
    I'm on mat leave right now so I don't really know what's going on in the department. I'm not overly worried about my job because...

  • Home Life
     4 Apr 2012 12:34 PM

      Re: Where is the best place to buy appliances?
    I don't know about price matching, but Corbeil will deliver for free. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Apr 2012 1:21 PM

      Road trip with infant car seat?
    I went on a 5 hour road trip last weekend and only stopped once. I know you're not supposed to leave babies in their car...

  • Money Matters
     27 Mar 2012 5:33 PM

      Re: What are you doing with your tax return $$?
    New tires for the car. ...

  • Home Life
     22 Mar 2012 9:32 AM

    Re: cloths for glass?
    I use diluted vinegar and scrunched up newspaper. Cheap and effective! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Mar 2012 3:03 PM

      Re: Herb Garden Help
    I've never had trouble with basil and find it's pretty easy to grow. Just make sure to pinch off the flowers. Cilantro on the other...

  • Home Life
     19 Mar 2012 9:50 AM

    Reorganizing perennial plants
    I moved into my current house almost 3 years ago. When I moved in, the yard was massively overgrown full of perennials and weeds. I've...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Mar 2012 5:43 PM

      Long hair and sleep?
    I had long hair when I was a kid and my mom would braid it. It ends up less tangled and it's relatively flat so...

  • Baby On Board!
     12 Mar 2012 6:29 PM

      Mat leave Question?????
    I applied online and got my first payment (one week's payment) 3 weeks later. ...

  • Home Life
     9 Mar 2012 11:44 AM

      Re: Do you offer your guests slippers?
    I don't but I've seen that in some homes. I personally wouldn't wear them but that's my personal hang-up. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Mar 2012 3:46 PM

      Re: Ottawa ladies - inspire me!
    Allium is my go-to place. It never disappoints! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Feb 2012 3:29 PM

      Recommend a jogging stroller
    If you're looking for a chariot, make sure to check on kijiji, I've seen tons on there! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     31 Jan 2012 9:19 AM

      Re: biting nails question
    I stopped biting my nails a few months ago. What worked for me was keeping a nail file with me and every time there was...

  • WB Zoo
     8 Jan 2012 9:06 AM

      UPDATE Dog having seizures
    My dog hasn't had any cluster seizures, just the one every 2 weeks... should I expect her condition to progress to cluster seizures or are...

  • WB Zoo
     7 Jan 2012 9:39 AM

      UPDATE Dog having seizures
    We're not quite sure what my dog is, we got her at a local shelter and she doesn't quite look like anything in particular but...

  • WB Zoo
     6 Jan 2012 11:03 PM

      UPDATE Dog having seizures
    UPDATE My dog just had two grand mal seizures, 15 minutes apart. I hope that that's it for today. I am definitely going to try...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 Jan 2012 9:11 PM

      Stains and borrowing clothes
    I echo what everyone else had said, but I still feel for you... it really sucks that all the clothes were stained! If I had...

  • Home Life
     30 Dec 2011 11:18 PM

      Re: Carpet tiles as area rug?
    A couple of years ago, DH got a hold of left over carpet tiles and used them to make an area rug for our family...

  • Home Life
     30 Dec 2011 4:00 PM

      Re: Stupid question - Sticking bedroom door.
    you could try sanding the spots that are sticking ...

  • WB Zoo
     29 Dec 2011 7:00 PM

      Pet friendly de-icing products
    We shovel and then use sand. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Dec 2011 2:29 PM

      Re: K-Cups - I need stronger coffee!!
    When we had a Keurig at the office, I used the Espresso k-cups and brewed it as regular coffee. ...

  • Home Life
     26 Dec 2011 10:24 AM

      Re: Stupid Appliance q
    I bought my fridge during a boxing day sale and it wasn't delivered until the following March so I definitely think you should get out...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Dec 2011 5:54 PM

      Re: How to get the smell of smoke out of...
    I would run it through the dishwasher and if the doesn't smell doesn't come out, toss it. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Dec 2011 2:31 PM

      Re: Throwing yourself a baby and/or wedding shower
    I agree with PPs that throwing your own baby shower is tacky, especially for a second baby, but if it was after the baby was...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Dec 2011 12:05 PM

      Re: Wedding Bells.ca Malware warning?
    My laptop now has a trojan and I basically can't use it without the anti-virus popping up every 10 seconds to tell me about it...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Dec 2011 8:24 AM

      Re: Where does DH shop for clothes?
    Sears, the Bay, Winners, Bluenotes, and Tommy Hilfiger (outlet). ...

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