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  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     18 Apr 2012 3:24 PM

      Re: finding time to exercise when you have kids
    On week days, I work out during my lunch hour, either at my company gym or outside. It's the only way I can fit it...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     16 Apr 2012 10:34 AM

      Re: Dear Nuevodia:
    Completely amazing! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Mar 2012 10:11 PM

      Re: The Cupcake Girls/Show
    I've only had one of their cupcakes, at the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. It wasn't very good, it was dry and the icing wasn't nearly buttery...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Mar 2012 10:14 PM

      How many daycare providers did you interview...
    We visited 5 daycare centres and went with the last one we visited. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Mar 2012 9:52 PM

      Re: Mountain Climbers and Adventure Types
    I've done a couple of 10,000 ft peaks in and around Banff...nothing amazing though. ...

  • Recipe Swap
     5 Mar 2012 10:17 PM

      Share your favourite indulgent bar recipes pls?
    DH and I really like these bars, and they're super easy to make Chocolate Almond Toffee Bars ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     29 Feb 2012 10:47 AM

      Re: I feel like such a failure...
    I totally understand the frustration and self loathing that comes with trying to lose weight again and again and again and never having success. I...

  • Recipe Swap
     24 Feb 2012 10:24 PM

      Question regarding yeast breads
    I took a bread making course and the instructor said that if the dough is snapping back on itself, it hasn't rested enough. Perhaps instead...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Feb 2012 2:41 PM

      Re: Have you/ would you eat horse?
    When I lived in Italy we ate horse regularly. Mostly because of the high iron content. It tastes like beef. We also ate a lot...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Feb 2012 9:52 PM

      Re: Mirena IUD
    I didn't have much cramping but had roughly 36 hours of spotting. My first period lasted about 12 days. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 11:05 PM

      3 day potty training
    It worked for ODD. We did it when she was 26 months and was showing all the signs she was ready. The first day we...

  • Book Bonanza
     22 Jan 2012 12:36 AM

    cold mountain - should i keep pushing through?
    It took me three attempts to get through the first chapter. I pushed through and it became one of my favourite books. I suggest to...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Dec 2011 3:08 PM

      Re: Help me :( Super dry scalp.
    I'd suggest going to your doctor. I have psoriasis on my scalp and your symptoms sound very similar to mine. The doctor gave me a...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Dec 2011 9:51 PM

      Re: When do you eat dinner?
    Before kids, we ate between 7 and 8. With kids, we aim to eat around 6 - 6:30. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Dec 2011 12:12 AM

      Re: Songs that make you cry
    George Canyon - I Want You to Live. Never fails to make me cry. ...

  • Book Bonanza
     3 Dec 2011 11:29 AM

      The Poisonwood Bible
    I read it quite a few years ago, but I remember expecting it to be better than it actually was. It was an interesting story,...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Nov 2011 9:46 PM

      Re: DH going to see MY therapist?
    When I was dealing with depression, DH and I had counseling sessions together with my therapist. I felt it was important for him to learn...

  • Recipe Swap
     4 Nov 2011 7:06 PM

      Amazing Soup - Thai Carrot Pumpkin
    Thanks for the recipe! I made it for lunch today and it was super yummy ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Nov 2011 12:07 PM

      Re: Do you eat food in grocery stores before paying?
    Only if the kids are going crazy (and if the item doesn't have to be weighed) or if I'm nauseous and have to eat immediately...

  • Miscellaneous
     31 Oct 2011 10:13 PM

      Re: Pregnant and didn't know it?
    This happened to a girl when I was in high school. She was tall and really skinny. One day I noticed she hadn't been in...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Oct 2011 5:12 PM

      Sickness and daycare.
    With ODD, the first year in daycare was the roughest. She caught everything under the sun - HFM, roseola, RSV, colds and gastro bugs. She's...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Oct 2011 11:02 AM

      Re: SPIN - Early Concert Experiences
    Roch Voisine. I was 15 and more than willing to attend. My next concert was Van Halen, I think. Or Garth Brooks. One of the...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Oct 2011 10:58 AM

      Re: How much do you make in an hour?
    I'm a geologist and I get paid roughly $48/hr. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Sep 2011 10:14 PM

      WWYD - Ratting on someone else's teenager
    I was driving by my local high school this afternoon and I saw a former Girl Guide of mine (I used to be a leader)...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Sep 2011 10:03 AM

      Re: Your most expensive vehicle purchase?
    Last year we bought a Lexus RX350 for $50,000+. We put $25,000 cash towards it (from the sale of our Acura TSX) and the rest...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Sep 2011 11:50 AM

      Re: Post an engagement photo!
    ...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Sep 2011 4:52 PM

      Re: "Four regions rattled by earthquakes"
    Earthquakes happen all the time, we just don't usually feel them. Here's a map showing the earthquakes that occured in Canada over the past 30...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Aug 2011 6:28 PM

      Re: Who DOESN'T Have a Cell Phone/Blackberry?
    I didn't have one until 3 months ago, and then I only got it because work pays for it. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Aug 2011 10:40 AM

      Re: I suppose it's a spin - throwing it all away!
    A woman I used to work with did this. She was an engineer working for a large oil and gas company, made good money and...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Jul 2011 2:31 PM

      Re: How many do you have???
    None. My sister is perhaps separating with her DH and my in-laws are nowhere close to having kids. I hope to have some someday... ...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Jul 2011 10:16 AM

      Re: Don't throw things pls - Opinion needed
    My cousin's name is Colton and he's now 19. I think it suits an adult fine. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Jul 2011 10:15 AM

      Re: work spouse
    I had a work husband, until he was trasferred to a different office 18 months ago. But luckily he'll be back in the fall! We...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Jul 2011 12:26 PM

      Re: What kind of jeans does your man wear?
    John used to buy his from RW&Co and Bootlegger, but then discovered Fidelity jeans (from Underground). They fit and feel so much better, although he's...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     16 Jul 2011 11:21 AM

      Re: My 100 pound weight loss!
    Well done! Congrats on your success ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Jul 2011 10:32 AM

      Re: Your Favorite Wedding Photo
    My fave ...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Jul 2011 3:26 PM

      Re: Harry Potter Fans
    So awesome ...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Jul 2011 6:22 PM

      Re: Do you get paid sick days at work?
    I'm also on salary, so I get as many sick days as I need. However if I take more than 5 in a row I...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Jun 2011 10:34 AM

      Re: How long is your commute to work?
    It takes me 35 minutes from door to door, assuming the train is running on shedule. I walk from my house to the C-train, then...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 May 2011 10:43 PM

      Over-diluting Formula-How Bad?
    After YDD was born DH and I realised that for 6 months we had been making ODD's formula at a 1:4 ratio instead of a...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Apr 2011 2:35 PM

      Re: What's the one food you can't ever cook right?
    Lemon meringue pie. The bottom crust always ends up soggy and gross. ...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     31 Mar 2011 10:53 PM

      Re: Torino and surroundings
    I lived there for a year a while back. While it doesn't have the magnificent ruins like Rome or Florence, it does have interesting things...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Mar 2011 10:29 PM

      Re: Have you ever seen the northern lights?
    Yes, I grew up in Fort McMurray as well and spent many nights laying in the grass in my backyard watching them. I've seen them...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     2 Mar 2011 9:59 PM

      Re: P90x Discussion Group?
    BtoA - good for you for sticking with it! 8 weeks is impressive, you're almost done! DH went out and bought the pull-up bar last...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     25 Feb 2011 1:51 PM

      Re: Registered Dietician - any experiences?
    I saw a RD to lose weight after ODD was born. She was helpful, discussed my goals with me and gave me a meal plan....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Feb 2011 12:46 AM

      Returning to work?/ Stay @ Home - how do you do it
    With ODD I went back to work when she was 10 months old and DH took 2 months of parental leave. It honestly wasn't that...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Feb 2011 10:18 PM

      I don't get powder formula
    I make 1.5 L batches of formula at a time. When I was using boiled water I would pour the water in a juice jug...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     17 Feb 2011 12:41 AM

      Re: WBBL 3
    alyssasmom won round 2 ...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Feb 2011 3:33 PM

      Re: Calgary Girls - Anniversary dinner - where??!
    We went to Rouge last night for Valentine's Day - very yummy! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Feb 2011 11:07 AM

      Re: Dizziness / Loss of Balance
    For the past 6 months, every time I get a cold it's accompanied by dizziness. It generally goes away when I start feeling better, although...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Feb 2011 12:13 AM

      another WWYD?
    I bought a 101 Piece Cake Decorating Set at Michaels for my sister as a bridal shower gift. It was on clearance - I got...

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