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Forum: Spouses & Significant Others April 28th, 2011, 03:41 PM
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Views: 4,412
Re: just need help.

I haven't logged on in about a year, but felt I needed to when I read this thread.

This is coming from someone who spent almost 10 years (most of high school and several years after) with...
Forum: Recipes May 4th, 2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,604
Re: Wine question(s)

snafu - there's a website called snooth.com that has a lot of information about wine. You can sign up for a daily newletter that has information that varies from covering what makes a type of wine...
Forum: In-laws May 2nd, 2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Re: What to do about gifts?

That sounds like a great plan! I bet she'll be flattered you thought of giving it to her and I hope she enjoys it. Glad you're inlaws didn't ask but save that answer for future use, just in case :p
Forum: In-laws May 2nd, 2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,698
Re: How do I "politely" tell MIL to butt out of our marriage?

Thank you HHH, Snafu, and KayKay. I agree, HHH is right. It would be wasted energy to try to tell MIL. Afterall, there is no reasoning with the unreasonable, right? And she does fly off the...
Forum: Open Chat May 1st, 2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Re: The "Know Power" of "NO Power"

Thank you for sharing this, HHH. I'm going to print it out and keep it in my purse.
Forum: In-laws May 1st, 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,698
Re: How do I "politely" tell MIL to butt out of our marriage?

No problem, Blue Skies, I understand. And thank you for the hugs. I'm sending hugs back your way, too. It stinks to be in a situation that feels impossible to change.


I should also mention...
Forum: Open Chat May 1st, 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,435
Re: "Brain Farts"

That's funny! I often think faster than I talk and say things like I need to put car in the gas. :p I use "blond moment" as my excuse, though my hair is getting darker, so I don't know how much...
Forum: Recipes May 1st, 2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,604
Re: Wine question(s)

Thanks for the explanations HHH. I think I need to go buy a bottle...or five!
Forum: In-laws May 1st, 2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,698
Re: How do I "politely" tell MIL to butt out of our marriage?

...con't

Geez this is long...Sorry!!!

I take the girls back to their home and let SIL know what happened. I apologized for taking them with me. She said that MIL had called her badmouthing me...
Forum: In-laws May 1st, 2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,698
Re: How do I "politely" tell MIL to butt out of our marriage?

...cont'd

Once the party wound down, I turned down the invite to my friend's house to watch gift opening so I could go get the decorations and go home and go to bed. This is soooo wrong of me,...
Forum: In-laws May 1st, 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,698
Re: How do I "politely" tell MIL to butt out of our marriage?

...cont'd

SIL had told us to not drive back to pick the decor back up because we did so much for them that she wanted to bring it back to us. This was during Fiesta (loooong party period), so she...
Forum: In-laws May 1st, 2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,698
How do I "politely" tell MIL to butt out of our marriage?

Hi all! I've been meaning to post for a while about some other things, but it also seems my MIL issues are starting again. Things had been pretty okay for almost the last two years - minor things,...
Forum: In-laws May 1st, 2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Re: What to do about gifts?

Hmmm, maybe I should be thankful my inlaws only demand gifts and don't give me any! :p

Maybe do what Blue Skies suggested and then sell it to buy something you would use. Just say something like,...
Forum: General Health March 22nd, 2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,332
Re: PMS - Help!!!!

Lots of hugs! Hate that you have to deal with severe cramps. I know what you mean and always resent normal people during that time! May be TMI, but I know I'm still lucky in that at least I only...
Forum: Open Chat February 10th, 2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Re: Happy Birthday Another Disheartened DIL!!

Thanks everyone! It was just an ordinary day-I worked and hubby worked. He gave me a sweet card, though, and made dinner (and clean up:) last night. Yep, I'm working on my cake! Most years I...
Forum: Pets January 11th, 2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,739
Re: Pets' behavior when you're ill

Glad you're feeling better, Snafu! Both DH and I are now sick:( Yesterday we agreed it was just bad allergies, but we've gotten worse and worse. We have full blown colds, but thankful it's not the...
Forum: All Grown Up January 8th, 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,254
Re: What to Say?

I like KayKay comparing her to wild deer - it really makes sense! When you do contact her - don't push. Don't go into it with any expectations. Def. don't talk negative about your daughter. If...
Forum: Children January 3rd, 2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,196
Re: Please send good thoughts

Thoughts and prayers are with you (and him). At the end of the day, no matter the outcome, he's still the same person! Good luck!
Forum: Open Chat December 30th, 2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,528
Re: Anyone going to a New Year's Eve party?

You're not a dud :) you just party in your own way! :p

We are having a Wii party at home. My mom moved in with us (really need to post about this soon...) and DH doesn't get off until 10 pm.
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Forum: Open Chat December 6th, 2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,773
Re: Happy Birthday Blue Skies!!

Happy Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great one!
Forum: Open Chat December 4th, 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,709
Re: Snow?!?

Lizze - I hope the flooding ends soon and you, your family, and friends remain safe!

We had snow! Okay, okay, it was just some flakes that didn't stick and only lasted for a few minutes - but it...
Forum: Open Chat December 3rd, 2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,709
Re: Snow?!?

I know what you mean, KayKay! Even though almost everything will shut down for ice or snow, hubby will still have to go to work and drive into downtown. I'm worried about it, especially since we...
Forum: Open Chat December 2nd, 2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,930
Re: Anyone finished shopping?

ummmm...scared to post, but I'm done. Just finished last night. Usually try to finish before Thanksgiving. Was done before Thanksgiving - MIL had said they didn't want to do gift exchange this...
Forum: Weight Loss/Exercise November 23rd, 2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,321
Re: Exercise buddy

I did half and hour on the Wii on the 16th. Then...I had a migraine off and on for almost a week (not to mention little sleep) and am finally feeling back to normal. So I'll start again tonight. ...
Forum: Spouses & Significant Others November 23rd, 2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,852
Re: My Thanksgiving Turkey

While I can see your point about the blame being placed on you, (not to mention the good chance that this is added to the "pile" to be brought up at some point in the future) I think you should just...
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