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 13 Oct 2004
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CarrieT

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  • Craft Corner
     15 Jun 2012 9:25 PM

      Another birthday cake
    Gumpaste and chocolate fondant calla lilies ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Jun 2012 8:24 PM

      Re: Is 41 *TOO OLD*???
    Nope, it's not too old. I did it at 40 and have never regretted it. ...

  • Home Life
     26 Apr 2012 1:31 PM

      Re: How to Paint a Door
    Wash with TSP to make sure any greasy stuff is removed. Rinse well with water and do a light sanding. Paint with outdoor paint. ...

  • Home Life
     26 Apr 2012 1:29 PM

      Re: Good results with "matching" BM colours?
    I've used mostly BeautiTone paint from Home Hardware and had them match to whatever colour chip I have. I have never been disappointed. The coverage...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     26 Apr 2012 1:15 PM

      Re: Thyroid nodules
    I have had thyroid nodules for years and have been for a battery of tests over the years, including ultrasound, radiolabelled (nuclear) imaging, and two...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     26 Apr 2012 1:05 PM

      Re: My before and afters
    Wow! Congrats! Very inspirational... ...

  • Craft Corner
     26 Apr 2012 1:03 PM

      Re: Birthday cake for a friend
    Thanks! I just bought the cutters for lilies and am going to try my hand at those. ...

  • Craft Corner
     25 Apr 2012 10:10 PM

      Birthday cake for a friend
    I made this for a friend's birthday. Roses and callas are made of gum paste. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Apr 2012 10:30 PM

      Re: My Easter Cake!!!
    Great job - and your basket weave is so straight an even! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Apr 2012 10:26 PM

      Re: When you get a mani or polish your own nails.....
    I go to the knuckle. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Apr 2012 5:23 PM

      Re: WestJet offers child-free flights
    I really wish it were true. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Mar 2012 10:03 PM

      Re: 14 Days in Europe (Two cities) where would you go?
    Vienna is beautiful. So are the Greek Islands, but I don't know about going there now... I haven't been to the Amalfi Coast, but I'd...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Mar 2012 12:55 PM

      Re: Anyone have a soda stream/ fountain pop machine?
    I was at Costco in Newmarket yesterday and they had these at the front of the store on "liquidation." Can't remember the price but it...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Mar 2012 12:53 PM

      Re: What do You Think of This Ring (No Spam)
    As much as I love bling, that ring doesn't float my boat. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Mar 2012 12:50 PM

      Re: Duggars/TLC/Reality TV
    I watched it too and was a bit surprised at what made it to air, but to be sure, the Duggars had the final say...

  • Miscellaneous
     23 Mar 2012 9:09 PM

      Re: Hunger Games
    Absolutely no interest at all. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Mar 2012 9:55 AM

      Re: George Clooney Arrested?
    I don't think he has a charitable bone in his body. JMO. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Mar 2012 11:45 PM

      Re: George Clooney Arrested?
    He does everything for show. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Feb 2012 10:22 PM

      Re: Controversial obeisity ad campaign
    Childhood obesity isn't a brand new issue. Perhaps a harsher campaign such as this one will work where softer approaches have obviously failed. If nothing...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Jan 2012 9:24 PM

      Re: Hospital will no longer hire smokers
    NAZIS ...

  • Home Life
     9 Dec 2011 1:06 PM

      Re: water between 2 glass panes
    MH is right. The seal is probably broken. The window needs to be replaced. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Dec 2011 1:02 PM

      Re: Have you made a major career change?
    1) What career did you move from and to? Food product development manager to medical writer to self-employed medical writer 2) Did you need...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Dec 2011 11:05 PM

      Re: No more baby # 20 for the Duggars...
    "The facts do not cease to exist because one chooses to ignore them." From two OB/GYNs: Dr. Linda Burke-Galloway, MD, MS, FACOG is a board-certified...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Dec 2011 3:28 PM

      Re: Did you attend your convocation?
    Yes, I attended convocation for all of my degrees (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D.) I was mighty hungover for that middle one, but I was there...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Dec 2011 10:12 AM

      Re: Do you have a will?
    Yes, I have a will and POAs for personal welfare and property. I paid $500 for everything (Ontario). ...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Dec 2011 10:09 AM

      Re: I'm Christian, unless you're gay
    The Salvation Army Position Statement on Gay and Lesbian Sexuality The Salvation Army upholds the dignity of all persons. For this reason, and in obedience...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Dec 2011 10:20 PM

      Re: Luggage: do you get what you pay for?
    Heys 3 Piece Expandable Fashion Spinner Luggage Set Today's showstopper (until midnight December 4) on The Shopping Channel. Heys Luggage - $199.98 . ...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Dec 2011 10:06 PM

      Re: Racist or Truth?? vote!
    I'm totally sick of the "happy holidays" replacing "Merry Christmas." There are now "Christmas concerts" being held in February so that nobody's offended. It's CHRISTMAS...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Dec 2011 12:08 AM

      Re: Luggage: do you get what you pay for?
    I love Atlantic. I have two pieces that have logged quite a few thousand air miles. I also have a big Air Canada bag that's...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Dec 2011 11:50 PM

      Re: Eye shadow
    Naked Palette from Urban Decay seems really popular. What makes it so special? I've heard of the brand but that's about it. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Dec 2011 11:59 AM

      Re: Can you unlock a PDF?
    I'd like to know the answer, too. I need to annotate articles for my work, and the locked ones are a pain. The ones you...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Dec 2011 11:55 AM

      Re: TO Mayor Ford's "boycott" of the Toronto Star
    It's too bad profanity is banned on WB. If ever there was a thread for profane descriptors and curse words, this is it! ...

  • Home Life
     1 Dec 2011 10:06 PM

      Re: curtain rod question
    They sell pretty thin ones at IKEA. You're probably better off replacing it, though. You can get them for a reasonable price. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Dec 2011 9:56 PM

      Re: No, You Cannot Be a Professor
    I stopped reading when I reached this: "This is not because you are not bright enough. You are plenty bright. In any case, finishing a...

  • Home Life
     1 Dec 2011 11:18 AM

      Re: curtain rod question
    The thingies are called finials and there are different sizes to fit different sized (diameter) rods. If your rod came with finials, you could take...

  • Home Life
     1 Dec 2011 11:14 AM

      Re: Look What I Built!!!!!
    What a great job! I'm in awe of your work...and of the tools you must have in your tool box. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Dec 2011 9:20 AM

      Re: TO Mayor Ford's "boycott" of the Toronto Star
    I wish he would take his ball and go home. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Dec 2011 9:18 AM

      Re: Eyes. Wide. Shut.
    I'm glad to see some responses. No, this is not new, but the snowball is getting bigger by leaps and bounds. It IS frightening. People...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Nov 2011 9:28 PM

      Eyes. Wide. Shut.
    Read it. And weep. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Nov 2011 10:37 AM

      Re: Colonoscopy/endoscopy
    I've had both - twice. No problems. The drugs are fantastic! The worst part about the first endoscopy was the horrible spray they used to...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Nov 2011 10:33 AM

      Re: Articles or Books on Stress and Illness?
    Look into mindfulness. There are tons of books on it and websites, too. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Nov 2011 10:29 AM

      Re: Spin - Deal sites: What was your best find? Worst?
    I haven't seen much on those sites I have been interested in. I was also disappointed with Black Friday/Cyber Monday in Canada this year. That...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Nov 2011 10:28 AM

      Re: Negotiating on Furniture Prices @ Leons?
    Delivery is included in all of Leon's pricing for big items. They will give you a discount (small) if you pick it up. I know,...

  • Home Life
     26 Nov 2011 9:46 PM

      Re: Best price for KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer?
    The Shopping Channel will be having one as their showstopper, launching at 10 o'clock (Eastern) tonight. They haven't leaked any of the details, so I...

  • WB Zoo
     25 Nov 2011 10:15 AM

      Help me feed my cat
    Part of the reason dry diets often don't work for weight loss in cats is that cats don't have a strict requirement for carbohydrates. Bomb...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Nov 2011 10:09 AM

      Re: Co-worker lost her DH
    Just let her know you're thinking about her. That's what she really needs. No platitudes. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Nov 2011 10:07 AM

      Re: Eyebrow plucking
    I pull out the strays when I see them. When there's a good crop of hairs, I use the tiny wax strips at home. I...

  • Miscellaneous
     23 Nov 2011 10:50 AM

      Re: Ugly girls that think they're hot.
    Might as well delete the thread now. It doesn't even make sense. ...

  • WB Zoo
     23 Nov 2011 1:00 AM

      Help me feed my cat
    The fibre thing doesn't generally work for cats. The best way to get them to lose weight is to feed wet food. I did this...

  • Home Life
     23 Nov 2011 12:40 AM

      Re: Hard to find drapery
    I don't think the curtains in that picture are really yellow - I think they are "Ivory Palace" (one of the accent colours). If you...

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