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De in D.C.
Northern VA
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I follow Oreck on twitter as @delora
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2012 on Home Sweet Hazmat at amalah . com
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Found it amazing that the AirInstinct would monitor the air for particles and adjust itself accordingly.
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2012 on Home Sweet Hazmat at amalah . com
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Is the old lady floral pattern supposed to be ironic, or is floral actually young and hip now? I really am clueless (and that's the reason that 99% of my shirts are solids).
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Rebekah - she left after being told a second time she couldn't breastfeed on a public bench in the museum. I'm planning to go to the nurse-in since I'm local. I just hope I can make the schedule juggling work.
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How are your dietary changes going? Still sugar-free and staying away from refined grains (for the most part)?
Toggle Commented Jan 21, 2011 on I'm Out, Part Sixty Million at Jodifur
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I'm just happy because I'm wearing my favorite jeans today (from JC Penny, but they've always fit amazing - proof that if you look you don't need $80 denim). These haven't fit in probably 3yrs (yes, that includes pregnancy and post-baby body, but they didn't fit pre-preg either!).
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2011 on Shoe Friday #108 AND Delurk! at Jodifur
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I'll have to whip this post out when Tom starts complaining about my new acquisitions. I had several pairs wear out / break on me this summer, so will need replacements as soon as it gets warm out again.
Toggle Commented Nov 5, 2010 on 100 Days of Shoe Friday at Jodifur
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Sorry to hear you have to give up your dream, but your next life adventure sounds pretty darn exciting. If you happen to make it out to the east coast, the CSA farm I support would be an interesting place to stop outside of DC. www.bullrunfarm.com The land has been in the wife's family for generations, so they own it out-right. This is the only way they'd be able to afford to support a farm in that region, since the land is rocky and troublesome.
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2010 on The End of our Farm (For Now) at Honest Meat
I'd never read any of the older additions, so would love to win a copy of this.
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My milk gets this sour smell after approximately 3 days in the refrigerator, but it doesn't seem to bother baby, so I don't so anything about it. My only concern is that I sometimes have a hard time determining if a bottle of milk has actually turned bad, or if it's just the enzyme breakdown.
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My MIL volunteered as crew for the '00 and '01 rides. Kudos for you for making the sacrifice of a few days and helping to provide funds for these great organizations.
Toggle Commented Jun 22, 2010 on Keep Pedaling at Fabulous Miss S.
I'd left that decision up to my partner, since I don't have that body part. He decided to circ our first son so that they'd "match." We just had our second son, and he also got circumcised since his brother was. I severely regret letting either of them get cut at this point, but what's done is done.
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Technically the soda tax failed (that taxed per ounce), but they did pass another soda sales tax to support Healthy Schools. http://www.theslowcook.com/2010/05/27/a-new-sales-tax-on-sodas/
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Soooo true how every woman puts on the weight differently. Even though I'm 5'4, when pregnant, I don't get a huge belly; my weight gain tends to be everywhere else. With my first son, I gained 40lbs all in my thighs, chest, arms and face, and never lost any of it. This second pregnancy, I only put on 20lbs (don't be all envious; I was 50lbs overweight to begin with), and many of my co-workers didn't even know I was pregnant until after I delivered. I actually lost all this weight within 2 weeks, but am still working my way back into my clothes 4mos later. I can't believe your OB office blew you off like that! NOT acceptable from a health care professional.
Toggle Commented May 27, 2010 on The big pregnant girl at Motherhood Uncensored
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I wonder what percentage of those "not proficient" scores are from poorly written standardized tests. My 4th grader is a voracious reader and constantly talks about the plots of books he's read. I know he doesn't have any difficulty understanding what he reads. However, after getting near perfect scores in Math and Social Studies on his SOLs (Standards of Learning) last year, his reading score, while passing, was poor. He complained that they read a passage on one day of testing, with follow-up questions about the passage given the next day (without having the passage with them).
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The Fairfax Costco is much more civil, with plenty of parking to go around (though I'd still avoid Sats if I were you). You couldn't pay me enough money to try and park at the Pentagon City one.
Toggle Commented May 21, 2010 on I'm Quitting Costco at DC Metro Moms
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I fall into the category if wanting to do lots, but always ending up doing little. I can volunteer for the big school events (bingo night, silent auction, etc) and try to send in food when it's requested, but I can never spend time volunteering during the school day because I work full-time. I'm sure there are lots of other wonderful parents that fall into the same category; they would do more if it happened during non-traditional hours.
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I really want to see this film, and when I had suggested that's what I wanted to do for mother's day (because hello, mommies and babies!), my family laughed at me. Hrumph.
Toggle Commented May 20, 2010 on Babies On Film at MamaPop™
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No comment on how this dance routine came from a KIDS MOVIE?! Why are movie studios persisting in exposing kids to inappropriate content?
Toggle Commented May 20, 2010 on Is Your 7-9 Year Old Girl Sexy Enough? at MamaPop™
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I haven't been able to buy bras in regular stores since I've been able to legally drink. However, I didn't expect to be measured as a G cup (and 2 band sizes larger) when I stopped in to get some nursing bras for baby #2. I don't care what my partner thinks - boobs suck.
Toggle Commented Apr 27, 2010 on A, B, C, D-cup at DC Metro Moms
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