Plastic Bag Ban

An Ontario MP will introduce a private member's bill Monday that will seek to ban plastic shopping bags across the country. London-Fanshawe New Democrat Irene Mathyssen said...

Started by Amie on 10/24/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 10/28/2010 by Alison


Saving money

We cut coupons and go to Sav-A-Lot where they ask you to "pay" for the plastic bags you need; and the you recycle the bags for the next time you go. I see this as a...

Started by Joie on 12/22/2008 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 12/22/2008 by Lilliam


Storage for Leveled Books

Does anyone have an idea for my first graders to store their leveled books? We do Readers Workshop and the children need to keep & carry books at their individual reading...

Started by Carrie on 08/22/2010 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 10/11/2012 by Stasi


13 year old birthday party ideas

My daughter wants to do 'something different' for her 13th birthday in March. Can't afford to spend a lot but any ideas would be welcome. She'd like to invite 6 or 7 guests but...

Started by Maria on 02/26/2010 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 05/09/2017 by Megan


What everyday items do you reuse??

I love to reuse! Heres a small list of things I reuse: cereal boxes for gift boxes just add a bright bow, comics as wrapping paper, cut bottoms of milk cartons for bowls, old...

Started by Jamie on 07/09/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 07/10/2011 by Sal


Do you recycle? Not really a debate...

If not, why not? As a lot of you know, my husband, son and I moved from Florida to upstate NY almost a year ago. In Florida, everyone I know and everywhere you go, people...

Started by Joy on 02/02/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 02/07/2011 by Barb


Best breast milk storage option?

I am pregnant with my second child and was able to breastfeed my first daughter for a year without pumping. Unfortunately, I will have to return to work after 3 months and want...


diaper pails??

I am planning to use cloth diapers with my little one. Any suggestions on what kind of a diaper pail I should buy? How often are you emptying/washing etc.


HVR Chicken

Take 1 packet of dry Hidden Valley Ranch dressing, and put it in a 1 gallon plastic bag. Add 3/4 cup of plain bread crumbs. Add your favorite cut of chicken (thigh, etc) one...


inexpensive diaper pails

The pail I used for my girls broke while in storage and I am in need of an inexpensive pail for the new baby. I'd like to buy two I use pocket style diapers and want to be able...