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Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 09-01-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,100
Posted By chi
I'd debated with myself Tues. (29th) on whether...

I'd debated with myself Tues. (29th) on whether to top off my 3/4 full tank or not. Sure glad I did at $2.66!! Even that was $28.00!!! Next day, wed., it went to $2.99 and yesterday it jumped to...
Forum: Family 04-08-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,284
Posted By chi
My Daddy's been gone since 1980 but my Mom is 93!...

My Daddy's been gone since 1980 but my Mom is 93! My older sister (66!! can't believe that) so I doubt I'll ever have to worry about her. But then there's my sister. I have my fingers crossed
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 04-08-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,837
Posted By chi
K-8 I went to Roosevelt Elementary School in...

K-8 I went to Roosevelt Elementary School in Broadview, IL. So far my kids have been in the same school district the whole time, although in Montague, MI. My oldest is now a college freshman and my...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 10-29-2004, 08:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,100
Posted By chi
$2.15 two days ago, $2.08 yesterday, haven't been...

$2.15 two days ago, $2.08 yesterday, haven't been out yet today. Who knows?!! Maybe 2.05 maybe 2.20. It's crazy. I'd be walking more but I live in the country and just to pick up a gal of milk would...
Forum: Infants 10-29-2004, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,623
Posted By chi
Wow coll you certainly are behind, but then kids...

Wow coll you certainly are behind, but then kids have been turning out 'alright' for milliions of years now despite what we do. LOL. My oldest is 18 not much younger than yours and I did the...
Forum: Teacher & Mentor Gifts 10-29-2004, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,016
Posted By chi
Since I make Christmas cookies that is what my...

Since I make Christmas cookies that is what my kids always gave their teachers. Besides can you imagine how much STUFF teachers must get over the years. At least these could be eaten and gone :)...
Forum: Teenagers 10-29-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,158
Posted By chi
Perhaps college is just not for him. If he is...

Perhaps college is just not for him. If he is working full-time then he is being responsible to a point. Since he is graduated from high school and working full time then treat him like an adult. If...
Forum: Christmas Decorating 10-22-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,674
Posted By chi
REAL!!! The only way to go. We've done both -cut...

REAL!!! The only way to go. We've done both -cut our own and bought off a lot. Kind've depends on how deep the snow is and the age my kids were. Cutting down a tree by yourself with two little ones...
Forum: College Parents 08-02-2004, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,477
Posted By chi
sending oldest to college soon

I will be taking my oldest to college this month the day before his 18th birthday. I already know I will be one big puddle. However, I don't think I will miss the endless fights we're now having. OR...
Forum: Elementary Aged Kids 08-02-2004, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,158
Posted By chi
Momszoo and Tunicat- Thanks. Felt like I was...

Momszoo and Tunicat- Thanks. Felt like I was alone here in putting my son on meds years ago.:alien: The diabetes example was EXACTLY what my pediatrician used and it is so true! Used carefully I...
Forum: Food Safety: Keeping Food Fresh 02-11-2004, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,350
Posted By chi
For applesauce it would be a hot water bath but...

For applesauce it would be a hot water bath but you should go ahead and invest in both. Just don't get a pressure canner with a dial gauge(if they still make them) I've got a MIRRO brand with a...
Forum: Food Safety: Keeping Food Fresh 02-09-2004, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,350
Posted By chi
Pinkie Winky Mary, No need to be afraid of canning :) Just...

Mary,
No need to be afraid of canning :) Just get a good canning book, like the Ball Corp. one and follow the directions. I was a city girl with absolutely NO canning experience at all and no one...
Forum: Teenagers 02-07-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By chi
Hi, Glad she made it. $4,000 is nice. Mine...

Hi,

Glad she made it. $4,000 is nice. Mine got accepted at Ferris State and also applied at Michigan State. He's going into landscaping, wants to own his own business someday. I was really hoping...
Forum: Teenagers 02-06-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By chi
Hi, How'd everything go? My son just got...

Hi,
How'd everything go? My son just got accepted at one college and is waiting to hear from the other one. Hope your daughtermade it in.
Forum: Elementary Aged Kids 02-06-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,158
Posted By chi
Hi, My now 17 yr old senior son was "diagnosed"...

Hi,
My now 17 yr old senior son was "diagnosed" (teacher suggested it) ADHD in 3rd grade. He would literally fall out of his seat, he was never still. Never having younger siblings myself or cousins...
Forum: Teenagers 01-30-2004, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,161
Posted By chi
My 17 yr old senior is expected to go to bed at...

My 17 yr old senior is expected to go to bed at 10:00, sometimes a bit later. He gets up at 7:00 and being ADHD is usually ready by 10:00. Just let my 13 yr old go to 9:30, he's also up at 7:00 but...
Forum: States 01-28-2003, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,605
Posted By chi
The tried and true's will work to start with....

The tried and true's will work to start with. Field Museum, Science and Industry Museum, Sears Tower Skydeck, any beach, Lincoln Park Zoo(free), Brookfield Zoo (huge), Uno's(pizza), Navy Pier. just...
Forum: States 01-26-2003, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,605
Posted By chi
HI!, You couldn't be moving to a more...

HI!,

You couldn't be moving to a more wonderful area! I grew up in Chicagoland but I wouldn't dare advise you on towns as I married and moved away in 1979. However from experience then taking the...
Forum: Christmas Decorating 11-26-2002, 09:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,801
Posted By chi
Guess I'm the maverick here. I do dearly love...

Guess I'm the maverick here. I do dearly love Christmas just like everyone else, but I don't like how it's been dragged out. I prefer to have a short special Christmas season. We put up our tree...
Forum: Family 11-26-2002, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,145
Posted By chi
I'm with everyone else here. Tough love is...

I'm with everyone else here. Tough love is needed. You and your husband, together, must give him a deadlline on moving out. Whether he has a job or not by then. There are shelters, etc. That sounds...
Forum: Fashion 11-03-2002, 02:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,760
Posted By chi
I'm only a 42C (mostly 'cause I'm overweight I...

I'm only a 42C (mostly 'cause I'm overweight I think) but I have to have an underwire or I just look and feel awful. Anyways, Playtex (the big seller) has just never fit right. I finally, a few...
Forum: Extended Family 10-22-2002, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,614
Posted By chi
(For my cousins and I it is the blue candy dish...

(For my cousins and I it is the blue candy dish that always sat in the living room with jelly beans stuck to the bottom of it. After my grandma died, her children (our parents) couldn't believe that...
Forum: Food Safety: Keeping Food Fresh 10-21-2002, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,634
Posted By chi
Momoftwo- sorry, but never having used the liquid...

Momoftwo- sorry, but never having used the liquid I have no clue what the conversion rate would be. I don't have any Sure-jell in the house right now or I'd check the box. However, I never had any...
Forum: Food Safety: Keeping Food Fresh 10-21-2002, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,634
Posted By chi
Momoftwo- sorry, but never having used the liquid...

Momoftwo- sorry, but never having used the liquid I have no clue what the conversion rate would be. I don't have any Sure-jell in the house right now or I'd check the box. However, I never had any...
Forum: Food Safety: Keeping Food Fresh 10-21-2002, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,634
Posted By chi
Momoftwo- sorry, but never having used the liquid...

Momoftwo- sorry, but never having used the liquid I have no clue what the conversion rate would be. I don't have any Sure-jell in the house right now or I'd check the box. However, I never had any...
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