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madmommy
Interests: sewing, reading, blogging, documentaries, biographies, cooking, camping, boating, fishing
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Mar 15, 2010
I never did find out what the black dots were supposed to signify. And the company got back to me by email to confirm that, yes, they did make this model, but unfortunately did not have any manuals for it. Sort of tells you something when the company itself isn't tracking it anymore! We ended up sending this one to the scrap yard, and bought a very nice second-hand stove from our church when they remodeled the kitchen.
Toggle Commented May 19, 2009 on Calling All Cooks at madmommy
Is the baseball game something the kids created, or is it a game played like marbles? I'd really love to hear how it's played!
Toggle Commented Aug 23, 2008 on SoulePapa Blogs :: Loose Change at SouleMama
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I remember Little League, and playing catcher, a position I played for many years, even into softball in high school, all because no one else wanted it. The rush of putting on all of that gear between innings. I miss that.
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2008 on ten things at SouleMama
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The corncrib we had at our farm when I was little was fairly delipidated, so in an ironic twist of humor, my dad found an old 1940-1950's bomb shelter sign and hung it from the wood.
Toggle Commented Jul 5, 2007 on The old sleigh in the rafters at Old School Acres
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My hubby would be drooling right now (avid pheasant hunter...doesn't really hunt much else).
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2006 on Morning visitor at Old School Acres
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Buttons are a great idea. And what do you have against Project Runway's winner? My hubby and I were ecstatic! Well, he was happy, I was pumping my fists in the air and cheering wildly, lol.
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2006 on a solution! at Miss Minnie
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Was the "be kind" rule for him to us, or us to him, lol! Just kidding, he'll be fine out here.
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2006 on goodbye::hello at SouleMama
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Ok, first of all...HUGS. Now, take a deep breath. Lets start with the slippers. Those awesome slippers I would have loved when I spent a week in the hospital with the munchkin after he was born, with feet and ankles so swollen I couldn't wear anything BUT slippers, but mine didn't look as good as yours! Anyhow, did some research (clicked on over to http://www.onlyslippers.com/) and realized that most of their slippers start around $49.99. If you can find a way to cut your materials cost (buying in bulk, for instance) then you can keep your per hour cost up and still charge around $50. A lot of people are willing to spend this for a baby shower gift. However, no offense to you bil, $40 an hour is pretty high. My hubby makes half that (US dollars). So maybe $20 an hour? I don't know, just throwing out some ideas. For any and all of these, your own website store would be best (we'll funnel people your way, lol). Hope this helps!
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2006 on incite needed. at Miss Minnie
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I totally agree with the spider-ick factor. My hubby thinks it's funny I check behind the bed every night, but almost every other night there's another spider lurking, on my side too! And then the one's that hide, like yours in the drawer...too much! I swear they lie in wait and then stick their tongues out at us, nyah nyah, and then run like heck while we're still screaming. Sigh.
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Those are beautiful horses...draft horses? My husband and I have considered owning a farm someday to raise draft horses and some of the other "forgotten" animals...I grew up with sheep and plenty of cats!
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2006 on Progress at Old School Acres
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Oh, I'm so glad I remembered what time the sale was, got there right on the dot, even had my alarm set on my cell phone to remind me! Now comes the wait. I'm thinking of framing the postcards for my craft room, very inspirational. thank you for sharing your creativity with us!
Toggle Commented Aug 3, 2006 on the Stitchettes at Wee Wonderfuls
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Ah yes, we are in the same boat. Except I never know which nap he's going to want, be it the morning or afternoon, and length is sketchy too!
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He is a born actor, such creativity and look at that face! Such intensity.
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2006 on implements of inspiration at SouleMama
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Just sent my payment...so excited. And now to wait...Thank you for your creativity!
Toggle Commented Jun 8, 2006 on sold out. at angry chicken
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Now I have a serious craving for baklava. Had forgotten how good it is. There aren't any places in Wichita I can think of that sell it (I used to get it when I lived in California, but that was a long time ago). Very jealous about the shoes, they are too cool!
Toggle Commented May 25, 2006 on good lord, thank you! at angry chicken
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Happy Birthday! I'm only a few months behind you on my 33rd, and it scares me that I take a serious look at the Avon "anti-aging" products I sell on the side. Ugh. And I think those eyebrow hairs only grow in sunlight. I never see them until I leave the house!
Toggle Commented May 24, 2006 on my happy day! at angry chicken
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It seems so unfair I live in Kansas, all the fun bloggers seem to live in Portland! Sigh. Beautiful bag. I just gave a friend some TimTams for her graduation, I was lucky enough to find a place in Wichita that sells them!
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My 11 mo old munchkin now has eight; he, too, got four in at the same time. I can't imagine what that must feel like, but I know nothing is safe from his chompers! Love the list, sounds a lot like my brain waves lately. And I'm so jealous, no Ikea even close to me and shipping is horrendous!
Toggle Commented May 11, 2006 on a very random ten at SouleMama
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Funny, recently I've found just the opposite. I've just started crafting during my son's naps and letting more of the dishes and laundry go...maybe it's the feeling of accomplishment of finishing a project and having something to show for it, instead of the dishes getting dirty again and the laundry basket full again. But if my crafting was as busy as yours, I'd probably look forward to a day of just laundry lol!
Toggle Commented May 10, 2006 on a walk. at angry chicken
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Funny, Kansas has been the same way...just wish we had a beach to make the nice days a little nicer. Somewhere down my family tree I had a relative that was McCarthy's godmother. Apparently the two families were good friends. Not exactly something I'm proud of, but interesting nonetheless.
Toggle Commented May 9, 2006 on beachy fun at angry chicken
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