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  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 12:29 PM

      Re: I am in a good mood today
    It's the first day in 2.5 weeks that it hasn't rained all day!!! Seriously it was get super depressing. So I'm in a fantastic mood....

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 3:54 AM

      Re: Do you ever travel alone...for fun?
    I travel alone a lot and when it comes to food I like to get some take away and go some where and people watch....

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 3:48 AM

      Re: Would you move to Edmonton if you were us?
    Vivaldi I noticed you mentioned there is something inside you craving something different. A change. It sounds like you're open to the idea of change....

  • The Prairies
     16 Apr 2012 9:45 AM

      Re: Wedding social prizes?
    Same friend of mine had an "adult toy box" which was super popular as well. I've seen it at a few social and they're always...

  • The Prairies
     16 Apr 2012 7:56 AM

      Re: Wedding social prizes?
    I worked in the non-profit field in Winnipeg for years and WE even found it hard to get donations and we were a registered charity....

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Apr 2012 7:41 AM

      Re: If you could go anywhere in the world...
    Not to sound totally bias but Switzerland is nice in July. We have chocolate factories, a statue of a giant eating babies, a 200 year...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Apr 2012 4:38 AM

      Re: POLL Would you have moved? (Fast food resto)
    I chose other. I would have asked if I could use part of the booth to be honest. Leave the husband and child where they...

  • Recipe Swap
     15 Apr 2012 12:32 PM

      what to make with fresh strawberries?
    I recently made a strawberry balsamic jam and it's to die for. DH and I ate an entire jar in a weekend. We're not proud...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Apr 2012 11:01 AM

    Help finding a packing company
    My Oma is selling her house in Edmonton. *cue ugly cry* My moms mother passed away 26 years ago and my Opa remarried about a...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Apr 2012 4:17 PM

    Re: How is your laptop protected?
    DH and I both use Avast virus scanner, we run crap cleaner and spybot search and destroy as well. We also exclusively use Chrome. But...

  • Recipe Swap
     6 Apr 2012 4:41 PM

      Interesting ways to cook carrots?
    Okay...just go with me on this recipe. It's a really cool way to do a version of glazed carrots. It's a huge hit in our...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Apr 2012 2:44 AM

      Re: Coworkers misspelling name: do you correct them???
    My name has been misspelled and mispronounced my entire life. Even by family members. And when you look at my name, it's not that hard...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 10:16 AM

      Re: Good gift or tacky?
    I would scrap it only because sometimes DVD players won't/can't read burned disks for a bunch of different reasons (bad disk, bad burn, colour encoding...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Apr 2012 10:34 AM

      Re: What food do you have trouble cooking?
    I use to be hopeless at making any bread that weren't pitas. Then we moved to Switzerland and I can magically make bread go figure....

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Mar 2012 7:37 AM

      Re: Pi anyone?

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Mar 2012 7:23 AM

      Pi anyone?

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 8:39 AM

      Re: What to do with it?
    Rather than calling do you have a way to send her or her parents a letter? I would provide a list of the items and...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Mar 2012 12:49 PM

      Re: Recommend a good documentary
    Blood into Wine - about the lead singer of the band Tool becoming a winemaker. Hilarious and informative. League of Ordinary Gentlemen - The revival...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Mar 2012 12:30 PM

      Re: Working Abroad?
    Dh and I are currently living in Switzerland. DH is working for the Universal Postal Union which is a branch of the United Nations. He...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Mar 2012 9:46 AM

      Happy International Women's Day!
    In honour of International Women's Day enjoy a little retro feminist Sesame Street. ...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     7 Mar 2012 5:17 AM

    Re: Spin: Travelling on a Budget - Your Tips
    DH and I have traveled quite a bit since moving to Switzerland because it's super easy to get places. We traveled when lived in Canada...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 8:55 AM

      Re: Modcloth
    Before you order something read the reviews and comments on the item it's usually a great way to figure out whether something fits a little...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 8:18 AM

      Re: Do you talk to people on a plane?
    I don't even like to talk to DH whilst we're flying let alone a chatty Kathy stranger. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 6:33 AM

      Re: WBers Blog Rollcall
    This is mine. It started after I walked away from a soul sucking job and would try my hand at being a stay at home...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Feb 2012 11:06 AM

      Re: I need your help to WIN A WEDDING! Please VOTE!
    Small word of advice. The members of this community don't take to kindly to people joining just to get votes for something and posting the...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Feb 2012 6:07 AM

      Re: What do you cook when SO is away?
    Usually stir-fry because I can control the amount and I usually chop more veggies than I actually need so I have some for a meal...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Feb 2012 3:59 AM

      Re: Always wanted to know....
    I've been bilingual my entire life. I learned German and English at the same time as a child. My french instruction in school was very...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Feb 2012 8:27 AM

      Re: Tattoos and Tanning Beds
    Honestly the best way to protect your tattoo is to not use a tanning bed. But if that's not an option, super high spf plus...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Feb 2012 5:41 AM

      Need help packing
    It seems I know how to pack up my entire life into two suitcases and a backpack but I don't know how to pack for...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Feb 2012 2:52 PM

      Re: Online surveillance bill tabled in the house
    Would you like the police to open, scan, read and keep record of all your mail for rest of your life and then charge you...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Feb 2012 11:25 AM

      Re: What life lesson have you learned recently?
    1. It's still an adventure even if you have to get off the train, take a bus to the next train station and take a...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Feb 2012 11:13 AM

      Re: Valentines day gifts for fh / dh
    Dh and I don't do Valentine's Day. We do what we called "Discounted Negotiated Affection Day" on the 16. It has an 8.5 year history...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Feb 2012 10:45 AM

      Re: Have you/ would you eat horse?
    I've eaten it. I've also bought it and prepared it at home. It's not in regular rotation in our meal plans but it's something I'm...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Feb 2012 9:51 AM

      Re: Tassimo recall
    Has it been recalled only in Canada and the US? We bought ours here in Switzerland but it falls in the batch number of recalls...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Feb 2012 12:16 PM

      Re: What grinds your gears????
    1. Tourists. I hate tourists. Okay more specifically I hate obvious and bad tourists. They walk slowly, they don't pay attention to where they're going,...

  • The Prairies
     8 Feb 2012 8:47 AM

      Re: Spa Reviews
    I've done Ten Spa and Riverstone. At Ten spa I totally recommend the Hamam (sp?) its a turkish bath and the most beautiful amazing relaxing...

  • The Prairies
     4 Feb 2012 8:18 AM

      Re: Stuff Saskatchewanians Say
    DH and I just watched. We laughed until we cried. He grew up on the Manitoba Saskatchewan Border. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Feb 2012 7:51 AM

      Re: How much do you spend on groceries?
    I did our weekly grocery shopping the other day and it all came to 67 Swiss francs which is about 75ish Canadian dollars. That's all...

  • Miscellaneous
     31 Jan 2012 8:27 PM

      Re: Drop-crotch jeans...seriously????
    These jeans have been all the rage since we moved here this summer for men and women. So they're coming for you Canada. If they...

  • Miscellaneous
     23 Jan 2012 6:24 AM

      Re: Lush products--solid shampoo?
    Love their solid shampoo. Most of my family does. Great for travel and last FOREVER! I also like - Toothy Tabs (again great for travel)...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Jan 2012 2:33 PM

      Re: Hello, I'm your new neighbour
    If a new neighbour came over and introduced themselves awesome. If a new neighbour came over and introduced themselves with baked goods I would be...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Jan 2012 3:37 AM

      Re: Pics of your tattoo(s)
    I got this one just before we left for Switzerland. I wanted DH incorporated some how but I don't like name tattoos so I got...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Jan 2012 4:17 AM

      Re: SOPA/PIPA - why you should care
    Some morning after the black-out information 13 new senators oppose PIPA 2 Key Senators withdraw support of SOPA ...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Jan 2012 2:42 PM

      Re: SOPA/PIPA - why you should care
    SOPA/PIPA explained in song by LOLCats ...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Jan 2012 11:27 AM

      Re: SOPA/PIPA - why you should care
    Dh just pointed out an example of .ca and .co.uk websites being effected. Say their online stores, based in Canada that uses .ca but they...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Jan 2012 8:53 AM

      Re: Did you write your own vows?
    We didn't write them in the sense of we went off and wrote them by ourselves and had these elegant sonnets. No. Dh was very...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Jan 2012 8:01 AM

      SOPA/PIPA - why you should care
    I'm surprised no one has posted about this considering it can/could effect how we not only use WB but the internet in general. Imagine logging...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Jan 2012 1:26 PM

      Re: Being summoned for JURY duty?
    My brother was summoned and was subsequently chosen. It was a rather high profile murder trial in Manitoba. I believe it lasted three weeks. They...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Jan 2012 11:20 AM

      Re: Were you ever teased because of your initials?
    As another poster pointed out if kids don't make fun of the initials, they'll think of something else. Some kids are just jerks. Or maybe...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Jan 2012 4:31 AM

      Re: Bereavement flights/fares
    Thanks everyone for your insight. We're not entirely sure what to do at this point. Oma is a very practical woman and would spend the...

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