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Forum: Travel & Vacations 02-28-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,831
Posted By Di_22572
I have traveled from Toledo, Ohio to Centralia,...

I have traveled from Toledo, Ohio to Centralia, WA years ago with 4 kids--12, 13, 8, and 3. At that time you could go thru Salt Lake City, UT. It was a great trip. Our car attendant was Kurt Katz....
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 08-18-2004, 01:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,135
Posted By Di_22572
I met my husband through a church group for...

I met my husband through a church group for singles older than 25 or divorced. I was the former and he the latter. I had taken a carload of friends who were doing the social thing over punch and...
Forum: Travel & Vacations 12-08-2003, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,448
Posted By Di_22572
Columbia River Gorge and Hood River

When you drive through the gorge, take the time to drive on the old highway on the Oregon side--it has lots of little waterfalls you can stop and look at...very pretty. Also Mulnomah Falls is...
Forum: Homeschooling 12-07-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,977
Posted By Di_22572
Math games

I home school. To get my kids interested in math, I borrowed an idea I saw. Take a piece of tag board. Fashion a board similar to Monopoly. Have Go, Jail, free parking, etc. On the other spaces,...
Forum: Travel & Vacations 12-07-2003, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,448
Posted By Di_22572
vacation in Oregon

This is a long post--sorry.
First, write to the chamber of commerces in the town/city you are visiting and any others within 60-100 miles. Tell them when you are going to be there and ask for local...
Forum: Vegetables & Fruits 05-04-2003, 07:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,192
Posted By Di_22572
Mrs. Maniac-- Just where in Michigan do you...

Mrs. Maniac--
Just where in Michigan do you live? We used to live in Monroe about 15 years ago. We loved the summers there--you'd have hot humid days and then hot not humid days. Here in Va, it...
Forum: Vegetables & Fruits 05-03-2003, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,192
Posted By Di_22572
Our garden is doing well. We ate the first...

Our garden is doing well. We ate the first broccoli and picked a few leaves off the Romaine lettuce for a salad this week. I've got the tomatoes in and they are blooming. I am planning on putting...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 02-26-2003, 06:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,420
Posted By Di_22572
Here is my dd's recipe. We listed the steps in...

Here is my dd's recipe. We listed the steps in the order she does them and our comments. This almost makes it unnecessary to go out for Chinese.
Di

Aimee's Chinese Chicken

Start cooking your...
Forum: Questions Over Coffee 02-23-2003, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,630
Posted By Di_22572
Where did you get the corn to grind? I haven't...

Where did you get the corn to grind? I haven't seen any dried corn for sale. I got my wheat through the LDS chruch cannery. I have it stored in #10 cans and can open to use as needed.

Have you...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 02-22-2003, 11:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,420
Posted By Di_22572
I have tried frugal for several years now. ...

I have tried frugal for several years now. Sometimes I do better and sometimes I do worse. Dollar General gets my vote for the best place to find bargains. I buy my spices there and use their...
Forum: Questions Over Coffee 02-21-2003, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,630
Posted By Di_22572
Lightbulb I have a whisper mill too. I also grind dried...

I have a whisper mill too. I also grind dried beans in it. You take the bean flour and add it to whatever, but the best is when you whisk it into simmering chicken bullion. It makes a chicken...
Forum: Travel & Vacations 02-09-2003, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,256
Posted By Di_22572
blushing We live in Va and two years ago did a summer trip...

We live in Va and two years ago did a summer trip visiting all the caverns. I've done Luray with my older kids and then with youngest. It is interesting, but I think the best (and I've been there...
Forum: Vegetables & Fruits 02-06-2003, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,192
Posted By Di_22572
Pinkie Winky We bought our house here in Virginia 6 summers...

We bought our house here in Virginia 6 summers ago. The first summer we took down trees and prepped a 100x100 area for a garden. We put in 7 rows 4 feet wide. Five sideways on the north side with...
Forum: Decorating - Bedrooms 11-02-2002, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
Posted By Di_22572
Pinkie Winky bedrooms

;-)
We started out with a crocheted bedspread in oranges, red and yellow that I made. My husband didn't like it. Then we moved on to a spread in different shades of blue. I became very fond of...
Forum: Fashion 11-02-2002, 09:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,454
Posted By Di_22572
:heart: I like the #27 Playtex 18 hour bra. I...

:heart:
I like the #27 Playtex 18 hour bra. I am a nurse and had a large chested patient tell me she loved them. I have worn this particular style for about 12 years. They are hard to find and...
Forum: Travel & Vacations 10-07-2002, 03:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,466
Posted By Di_22572
Pinkie Winky When we went I purchased a book about how to see...

When we went I purchased a book about how to see everything in just 3 days. We did it and it was exhausting--more days would have been better. I can't remember the title of the book (I lent it and...
Forum: Divorce 09-30-2002, 06:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,091
Posted By Di_22572
blushing Just a thought. You own the house, so at least...

Just a thought. You own the house, so at least you have a place to live. If you need surgery on your arm you should know that some people live with the discomfort for a long time before having...
Forum: Food Safety: Keeping Food Fresh 06-14-2002, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,305
Posted By Di_22572
I have purchased wheat that was canned in gallon...

I have purchased wheat that was canned in gallon cans--you have to help can it--from the LDS Cannery. They have them scattered around the country. The labels say that you can store it this was for...
Forum: Crafty Corner 06-14-2002, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,834
Posted By Di_22572
Always being a cheapskate, we use a 3 x 5 card...

Always being a cheapskate, we use a 3 x 5 card with "DIRTY" written on it. We tape it to the dishwasher right by the handle--so even those who can't read notice it. When the dishwasher is run, the...
Forum: States 06-12-2002, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,737
Posted By Di_22572
Pinkie Winky Hello. What a neat idea to be able to greet moms...

Hello. What a neat idea to be able to greet moms from all over Virginia. I'm a transplant from Washington state. I live near Montross. I love having all the historic places around us. I started...
Forum: Grocery Shopping 04-17-2002, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,587
Posted By Di_22572
Food Storage

I have been keeping a mini store in my home for years. A friend got me started after seeing what she called her "Mormon Closet". She would buy things she saw that could be used as gifts by her...
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