Monthly Archives: May 2009

Tales From My Veggie Garden 2009 I

I am going to “try” to do at least a weekly update on my veggie garden. Hopefully things will go well and I will be able to update much more often as everything starts to grow. We had very little luck last year as we lost our entire veggie bed because of back yard...
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Choosing to Potty Train

I have been asking my 2 yr old Little Nut Nut if he wants to use the potty for months, probably almost a year and he has had very little interest. I thought that maybe he was uncomfortable with the padded potty seat ring to set on the big potty, so we pulled the...
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Schools almost over!

Yippie! Just over a week left and the kiddies are done for the year! I have to say that so far the school year has been about 3 weeks too long already. We are all just barely hanging on. As the days get longer, the kids are having a harder time getting to sleep...
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Lost in Thought

I am really trying to pull myself out of my slump. I started out the year full speed ahead and thought I was going to be able to pull myself out from under this rock that seems to be getting bigger every day. Just when I was getting ready to tell everyone that I...
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Welcome to The Nut House

My motto is “There is nothing wrong with a little crazy in your day” and I completely believe it. I think if I didn’t allow just a bit of crazy into my daily routine I would go completely bonkers. The Nut House consists of my myself,  my 4 boys ages 7, 5, 2 and...
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How to Dry Citrus Zest for Homemade Beauty Products

Adding lemon, lime, orange or even grapefruit zest to Homemade Beauty products is a refreshing and cheap way to add a touch of scent and exfoliate at the same time. I use zest to make exfoliating salt and sugar scrubs as well as a facial cleanser and toothpaste. Additionally, the great thing about drying...
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How to Make Homemade Conditioning Hair Treatments

Making a simple Conditioning Hair Treatment is so easy, it can be done as often as you like. Most take a just a few minutes to prepare and will leave your hair feeling soft and smelling great. These are my favorite Homemade Conditioning recipes. A Honey Conditioning Treatment for light hair: You will need...
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How to Test for Fetal Movements After 28 Weeks

It is recommended that after 28 weeks pregnant women should take a few minutes twice a day to stop and count Fetal Movements. After 28 weeks, baby’s movement may slow down as he starts to run out of room to move around in. Babies are easily rocked to sleep by their mother’s daily routine,...
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How to Prepare for a Nasty Stomach Virus: Making an Emergency Food Kit for Your Children

Yuck! You have been hearing about that wicked stomach virus going around, and you really hoped that your children wouldn’t come down with it. Now that they have it, are you prepared with the proper foods to help their bellies and their body feel better and recover over the next 24-48 hours? When my...
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