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Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 06-05-2005, 12:25 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
Saying from where you live

Hi Teresa,
It's so funny to see local expressions. I have heard 2 people say 'kool beans'. I thought that is was a midwest thing.
Here in New Jersey people can be so miserable, they...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 10-28-2004, 04:47 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
^^ Hi Meg, It's my understanding that...

^^
Hi Meg,

It's my understanding that 'Jersey' is in England, although it's also a slang term for New Jersey. When 'the colonies' were settled in the 1600's, the area I live in was called...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 10-27-2004, 05:05 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
:party: Hi Meg, You're right this is...

:party:

Hi Meg,
You're right this is an older thread, but it's lots of fun. I have to assume that you're from Australia? That's my guess from the jargon you mentioned!
Since I've last...
Forum: Friends 10-23-2004, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,657
Posted By charlen
Making friends when you're older

Hi Ladies,
I have to tell you, I'm in the same boat! I have been very blessed to make 2 good friends in the last 10 years. One I met here on familycorner.com, and one I met as a penpal from...
Forum: Recipe Requests 10-23-2004, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,392
Posted By charlen
Ukranian Walnut cake?

Hi,
I don't know if this is it, but this is one I found that may be close to it. It came from a website called www.massrecipies.com Recipe: Ukranian Honey Cake (medivnyk)

1 cup dark honey ...
Forum: Crafty Corner 10-23-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By charlen
clean cut in soap making

Hi,
I'm no expert in soap making, but how about dental floss? That makes a clean cut in lots of other things!:clapp:
Forum: Just for Grandparents 03-21-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,145
Posted By charlen
names for grandparents

My grandkids call me Grandma, and my hubby Grandpop. They call my mother Mom-Mom, and their other grandmother Nana.
When my son was little, he grandmoms were: Grammy, Grandmom, Mom-Mom, and his...
Forum: How To... 07-11-2003, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,381
Posted By charlen
Grinders?

o'sure - That story you posted is sort of right. I live in NJ, and the story here is that even before the 2nd World War, the sandwiches were being sold.
My grandparents lived in Camden, NJ,...
Forum: Announcements & News 06-14-2003, 06:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,082
Posted By charlen
I'm wondering if this is even possible, and how...

I'm wondering if this is even possible, and how it could be equitable. How about another source of revenue?
If you were to charge a small fee (sort of like Ebay) for people to list their...
Forum: Announcements & News 06-13-2003, 12:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,082
Posted By charlen
I do Ebay, so I wouldn't mind making an...

I do Ebay, so I wouldn't mind making an occassional contribition to keep the site free. How many people would have to participate to make it work, and how often?
Forum: Cosmetics & Perfumes 06-09-2003, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By charlen
I'm not an Avon rep, but I really think that the...

I'm not an Avon rep, but I really think that the Anew products are wonderful! I use the Positivity (expensive, at $30), but the results are unbelievable. My HUSBAND used the Anew line plumper for...
Forum: Scouting (Boys) 06-09-2003, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,088
Posted By charlen
I was a Den Leader, and a Den Leader coach back...

I was a Den Leader, and a Den Leader coach back in the 70's. In the summertime I recall the following ideas.
1- We made a 'Cub Scout Olympics'. That was great fun. We made fun events, like a...
Forum: Health - Eye, Ear, Nose, & Throat 06-04-2003, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,987
Posted By charlen
Mary30824- I can't believe you live in Thomson...

Mary30824- I can't believe you live in Thomson Ga.! That is where my son lives, we just came back from a visit. Considering how small Thomson is, it really IS a small world:::

By the way, I...
Forum: Pregnancy & Birth 05-24-2003, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,524
Posted By charlen
I'm in agreement here, you can never be 100%...

I'm in agreement here, you can never be 100% ready! I had my son early, while many friends waited until their late 30's. One thing is for sure, you'll never have the energy you have now again. No...
Forum: Health - Eye, Ear, Nose, & Throat 05-24-2003, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,987
Posted By charlen
My husband has this. He has had it for the last...

My husband has this. He has had it for the last several years, but it has gotten worse this last year. He says that when he drives, it's good to leave the window down a few inches, because the...
Forum: Frugal Fun 05-10-2003, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,271
Posted By charlen
You can't beat a Las Vegas vacation for the...

You can't beat a Las Vegas vacation for the money. There are all kinds of deals out there. We are not gamblers, but we took a cheap trip, and did all the free things we could find. There are lots...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 05-08-2003, 12:48 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
Blondie - I live 'down the road a piece' (in...

Blondie - I live 'down the road a piece' (in keeping with the theme!) from Bridgeton. I live off Route 49 in Pennsville. I went all through Bridgeton yesterday on my way to the doctor.
If it was...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 05-07-2003, 12:15 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
Blondie - Yes, I live about 20 miles or so from...

Blondie - Yes, I live about 20 miles or so from Bridgeton. Do you know someone nearby, or were you just fixin' to visit? LOL
I live just about 3 miles from the Delaware Memorial Bridge.

:-P::...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 05-06-2003, 08:29 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
Pegasus - Hi and welcome! No, that's a new one...

Pegasus - Hi and welcome! No, that's a new one on me. I have a pen friend in England, and she shares the local jargon with me too.
What's life like for you on the Isle of Mann? I live in New...
Forum: How To... 05-04-2003, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,962
Posted By charlen
sjrussell - That sounds like a great alternative...

sjrussell - That sounds like a great alternative to mashed 'taters and gravy. I don't like gravy with meat loaf. I usually make macaroni and cheese and stewed tomatoes, or potatoes augrautin. I...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 05-01-2003, 05:33 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 23,919
Posted By charlen
Hi Fran, I just love 'fixin'. It really...

Hi Fran,
I just love 'fixin'. It really expresses that time where you aren't actually doing whatever, but your just considering it!

Here in the Northeast, people say "Yo!" when they...
Forum: Questions Over Coffee 04-30-2003, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,345
Posted By charlen
I guess you COULD eat them raw, the question is...

I guess you COULD eat them raw, the question is why would you want to? :-P:: :-P:: They taste pretty bitter to me!
Forum: How To... 04-30-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,962
Posted By charlen
Gravy!

When I make a roast beef, pork, or chicken, I either make broth out of it or freeze small containers (like Tupperware minis) with drippings in in. When I don't have that, I use a few tablespoons of...
Forum: Outer Beauty - Other 04-24-2003, 05:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,862
Posted By charlen
Does everyone know I mean a bird? I always...

Does everyone know I mean a bird? I always forget that certain words (even partial) get censored out! :p
Forum: Outer Beauty - Other 04-24-2003, 05:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,862
Posted By charlen
Just to let you know, I have a 'biker chick'...

Just to let you know, I have a 'biker chick' friend who has 10 or so tatoos. She has one large pea**** on her back, coming up over her shoulder. She had her foot tatooed last year, so that it looks...
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