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[ - ] If you could only have one or the other forever, which would you choose: wine or sex? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:56 AM Flag
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sex [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:56 AM Flag
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Sex [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:40 AM Flag
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Wine hands down. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:41 AM Flag
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x2 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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sex [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:57 AM Flag
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Wine [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 01:00 AM Flag
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Hmm...I really can't choose! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:44 AM Flag
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sex for sure - but maybe that's just bc I can orgasm multiple times ;) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 01:01 AM Flag
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wine [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:46 AM Flag
[ - ] How much alcohol do you drink a day/week? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:40 AM Flag
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A lot. Usually 4 times a week. Twice during the week 2 drinks and twice on weekends. 4 drinks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:41 AM Flag
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Many. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:41 AM Flag
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It depends...2 cocktails and a glass of sangria last night, nothing tonight. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:58 AM Flag
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On average, about 4 drinks/wk...but I can go a wk or so without drinking at all. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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It varies. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:47 AM Flag
[ - ] I just made a smoothie with a cup of strawberries, 1 cup of raspberries, 1 cup blueberries, 1 cup of blackberries, 1 banana, 2 tbs of flax seed, 1 tbs of cocoa total of 1 liter of stuff. YUM!!!! I'm so full, that was a great dinner. Feeling good. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:36 AM Flag
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Forgot to mention 3 cups of organic power greens inside also. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:37 AM Flag
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Vitamix? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:38 AM Flag
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I wish :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:40 AM Flag
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You drank a liter of smoothie? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:40 AM Flag
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Yes. I put more veggies than fruit there. I masked the kale, chard and spinach with cocoa. It's water based and no added sugars. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:42 AM Flag
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Vodka would make it perfect. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:41 AM Flag
[ - ] How often do you change your sheets? & who does your laundry... you or a housekeeper? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:32 AM Flag
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On e a month ish no [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:33 AM Flag
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Housekeeper [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:33 AM Flag
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Every 2 weeks. I do the laundry for my family. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:33 AM Flag
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Every week. I do it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:34 AM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:58 AM Flag
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Once a wk, unless it's summer, when we're away most wkend. Then every 10 days or so. I do some laundry and send lots out to the local wash and fold. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:51 AM Flag
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Once a week, cleaning woman (don't have housekeeper, have aupair and cleaning woman one day a week). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:35 AM Flag
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1x/week. Cleaning lady does sheets and towels and DC's clothing. (I like to do my own laundry.) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:36 AM Flag
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Weekly in the city and about once a month in the country. In the city, I tend to strip most of the beds and cleaning lady puts on clean sheets. I do all my own laundry as I'm picky about it (wd in apt). No cleaning lady in country. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:52 AM Flag
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Every week, I do it! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:36 AM Flag
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+ 1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:57 AM Flag
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once or twice a week, depends if the bed gets messy - i have lots of sheets and send them out [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:40 AM Flag
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1-2 months, I used to do it every week but I'm going through depression, I think. I just stopped doing laundry [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:41 AM Flag
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Weekly. Less often than that is just gross. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:42 AM Flag
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And it's me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:42 AM Flag
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Sheets/pillowcases - weekly; mattress cover/comforter/duvet/pillows - monthly; I do the laundry, but I don't iron. :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:44 AM Flag
[ - ] What kind of bedding do you kids have. Mine: fitted sheet, flat sheet, comforter with a duvet and a quilt. Is this too much? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:27 AM Flag
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Same [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:46 AM Flag
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Are you hot? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:47 AM Flag
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Fairly attractive, in shape. Why? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:49 AM Flag
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lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:51 AM Flag
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Op, lol that was me. They don't use the quilt at night, it's just a bed cover [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:51 AM Flag
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Same [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:52 AM Flag
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Op that wasn't me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:54 AM Flag
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Fitted sheet and duvet. I hate a flat sheet! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:36 AM Flag
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Do you clean the duvet every week? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:38 AM Flag
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This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:43 AM Flag
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Yes. (Cleaning lady does.) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:45 AM Flag
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Fitted and top sheet then blanket and coverlet for summer, comforter and duvet for winter. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:38 AM Flag
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I do (for all of us) fitted sheet, comforter with cover, pillow sham in addition to pillow. No flat sheet. No point as duvet cover washed weekly. Beds much easier to make nicely this way. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:39 AM Flag
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fitted, flat, comforter with duvet cover - winter weight comforter and summer weight comforter depending on season [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:39 AM Flag
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This is normal. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:42 AM Flag
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So skewed out at the answers with no top sheet. Even with the duvet being washed weekly it just seems sloppy and unclean. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:59 AM Flag
[ - ] Long shot: Does anybody know someone in NYC who would make a house call to repair a grandfather clock? Mine stopped chiming. Thanks! 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:25 AM Flag
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Lmgtfy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:27 AM Flag
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Thank you--saw them online and thought they looked good. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:13 AM Flag
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They are the BEST!!! It's a family business on lex ave. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:30 AM Flag
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Hmmm. Not sure what you're saying but I'm positive I'm being mocked! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:29 AM Flag
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Let Me Google That For You [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:31 AM Flag
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Oh, got it. I did google it and there were quite a few that came up--I asked on here because I was looking to see if someone had direct experience with a particular repair shop. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:33 AM Flag
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There is a shop on Hudson south of Christopher (couple blocks) on east side of street - they fixed my cucko clock . Don't know if they make house calls. Good luck [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:30 AM Flag
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Thx [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:20 AM Flag
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Call Christie's or Sotheby's and ask for a referral [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:39 AM Flag
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That could be a euphemism for something else. ;) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:29 AM Flag
[ - ] Feel bad that I wasn't able to get book/dvd's for dc's easter basket. They were with me all day today and hate just to give candy. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:21 AM Flag
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Yeah, I hate it when a holiday just magically happens the next day and I didn't know about it ahead of time [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:48 AM Flag
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Lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:34 AM Flag
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I buy books on sale and keep them hidden just for these occasions [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:51 AM Flag
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me too when the kids were little, i always had things squirreled away [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:41 AM Flag
[ - ] I will get a divorce before I allow some Directv guy to drill a hole in my new roof. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:21 AM Flag
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^does anyone have any good or bad satellite dish installation stories? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:21 AM Flag
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It is nbd. They are small - these are not the massive dishes of the old days. They go on the edge of a garage roof or whatever - no risk to structure and not highly visible. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:27 AM Flag
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can't you stake it somewhere on the property? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:25 AM Flag
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klassy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:26 AM Flag
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better then holes in my roof [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:25 AM Flag
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but I assume they still have to drill a hole to get into the attic somehow [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:39 AM Flag
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thru the ridge vent [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:44 AM Flag
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We have a small dish for Direct TV on our home on Martha's Vineyard. Dir TV has been great and the dish is about the size of a small pizza. The guy was very careful in installing and discussed various options with me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:24 AM Flag
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DirectTv is the best! Are you worried about the holes from the satellite or running the cable? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:30 AM Flag
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the holes from the satellite. I'm assuming they can reuse the cable from timewarner? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:49 AM Flag
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What do you do for internet? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:32 AM Flag
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verizon [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] 1yo has a cough. She is sleeping terribly. Ped checked her out, it's nothing serious. But how long will it last? Exhausted! 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:13 AM Flag
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Benedril [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:58 PM Flag
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Humidifier and let her sleep propped up in stroller by your bed [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:16 AM Flag
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Would a bit of Tylenol help for comfort? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:04 AM Flag
[ - ] Events at MSG, auto shows and karaoke are NOKD. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:13 AM Flag
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Damn! Did I miss the Auto show karaoke event at MSG? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:37 AM Flag
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I had a BF drag me to auto show one time, and loved it. Girl who mocked me in HS was working as a "model" standing next to car and smiling. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:34 AM Flag
[ - ] I posted earlier about substituting sour cream for buttermilk in a pound cake recipe. Diluted the sour cream with a little milk - cake came out perfectly. Thanks, everybody. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:11 AM Flag
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My suggestion rules! My meatloaf was famous around here for a little while too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:02 AM Flag
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OP...I love my meatloaf (the Quaker Oats recipe my mom made) but happy to have another. Do tell. Thanks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:25 AM Flag
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11/2 of ground meat (turkey or beef), 1 egg, breadcrumbs, 2tbsp milk, 2tbsp horseradish, 1tbsp dried mustard, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper,. Make a loaf on a sheet pan and bake for 45 minutes. I like a nice glaze made ketchup, cider vinegar and a little brown sugar. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:36 AM Flag
[ - ] What are some areas where you depart from traditional modern orthodoxy? For example, I think the phrase "diversity is our strength" is wishful thinking. I don't mind living/working/existing in a monoculture. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:10 AM Flag
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I believe that marriage is for life and is monogamous, unless the other person breaks the contract first (infidelity, abuse, etc). Sorry. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:13 AM Flag
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Why apologize. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:28 AM Flag
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Abortion is murder. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:46 AM Flag
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Women who sleep with married men are man stealing whores and should be shunned. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:37 AM Flag
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We're ok with that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:47 AM Flag
[ - ] Would you rather have a formal dining room or a family room (assuming you already have a living room and a small dining area ? 21 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:57 PM Flag
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how small of dining area? I like having a dining room, but i like having dinner parties (formal and informal - but you still need a place to eat) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:59 PM Flag
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We can seat our family comfortable and that's pretty much it. We have an outdoor dining area that can accommodate 12 and is almost always usable (LA) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:00 AM Flag
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then maybe the family room, would be nice to have two areas when the kids get older [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:48 PM Flag
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Family room [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:04 AM Flag
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I like dining room [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:09 AM Flag
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+1 We rarely use our formal living room. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:28 AM Flag
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Formal dining room [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:12 AM Flag
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SoCal mom? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:14 AM Flag
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Yes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:27 AM Flag
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dining room, I don't understand the need for both a family room and a living room. the formal living room never gets used unless it is open to the other rooms. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:24 AM Flag
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It is open [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:27 AM Flag
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+1. Seems like a duplication of space. But in OP's case it sounds like they'd never use a dining room. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:40 AM Flag
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we find it nice to have a place to sit and kids get the other room, they don't want to hang with mom and dad at 15 (or at least for any length of time that is), no fighting over tv, or xbox, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:43 AM Flag
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so the living room had duplicate tv or is just a sitting area? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:44 AM Flag
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we have a tv in both rooms [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:48 AM Flag
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NP: no Tvs in living room, at least in our case, I is nice and calm, best place to relax and read. Prettier than family room [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:50 AM Flag
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you must have a more comfortable couch than the ones I've sat on in formal living rooms! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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Yes, we use it so chose comfortable stuff. Room has lots of light too! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 01:00 AM Flag
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family room [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:27 AM Flag
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Family room - if you're the same poster Re getting your husband on board for the family room, I'm totally on your side. We turned our formal dining room into a pantry and now have an open Family/Dining area and it's definitely the best use of space for us [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:29 AM Flag
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A combo formal dining room and library. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:39 AM Flag
[ - ] Good Manhattan thrift stores. 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:55 PM Flag
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Don't waste your time at the ones on 3rd Ave on the UES. A lot of junky 80's blazers and mismatched sets of China. [ Reply | More ]
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*china [ Reply | More ]
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Mskcc thrift store [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:49 PM Flag
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I hate that they make you check your bag at the front. Who is going to try to shoplift a Liz Claiborne blouse from 1997? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:51 PM Flag
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The workers there are total morons [ Reply | More ]
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I think they are volunteers [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:10 AM Flag
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Second hand furniture store, recently moved to St. George's Church - Park/21st(approx) is fabulous. Great prices and good stuff. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:56 PM Flag
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+1 but furniture only [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:26 AM Flag
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My friend used to have good luck at St Lukes in the village, but she scoured it regularly. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:16 AM Flag
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There are some great ones around 25th st and 7th [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:42 AM Flag
[ - ] Has anyone read the Atlantic article "The Confidence Gap"? It explored how and why professional women express less confidence in their abilities than men do. I'm in the middle of it now. Has anyone else read it? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:55 PM Flag
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Not yet, but I am watching g this post and just book marked the article. Thanks! Will check back later [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:03 AM Flag
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OP - The article really gets into the science of the behavioral and biological differences between men and women with respect to confidence. It also discusses the influence of nurture. Probably my favorite line so far: "But while being a “good girl” may pay off in the classroom, it doesn’t prepare us very well for the real world." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:14 AM Flag
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Pp that is an excellent point. Can't wait to read. Thanks for posting [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:57 AM Flag
[ - ] I am constantly worried that I will die young and leave my kids. How do I stop the constant worrying, it's taking over my life. 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:53 PM Flag
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Therapy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:18 AM Flag
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Oh, please [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:47 AM Flag
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It got better as they grew older and became more self sucI think it gets better when they become older and a little more self sufficient. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:18 AM Flag
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^ Perhaps it would make you feel better to get things in order. Write a will, write them letters, talk to family to plan what would happen in the event of... and then put it all out of your mind, know you have prepared as best you could and forget about it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:03 AM Flag
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Good advice [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:14 AM Flag
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It was interesting reading the Goldfinch. Even an absolute worst case scenario can kind of work out. np. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:32 AM Flag
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I do this too. I know I need therapy, and you probably do too. It's normal to worry, but not when it starts to feel like it is taking over your life. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:33 AM Flag
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You're not that young. Better? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:30 AM Flag
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Just keep your papers organized. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:50 AM Flag
[ - ] Have to bring a salad tomorrow to my sis house. I have spinach, spring mix, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. That should be fine right? Was thinking about taking some minced garlic mixing with evoo and fresh squeezed lemon juice as a dressing. Sounds ok? I'm not a cook and she is picky as hell but this is what I usually do for myself at home (I would usually add egg whites, beans and chicken but this is just a side so I won't do that). Thanks for any ideas 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:44 PM Flag
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I take spinach, grape tomatoes, blue cheese and almonds [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:54 PM Flag
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Yes, excellent idea. Walnuts, pecans would do too. Some sliced fennel would add an impressive touch, imo. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.19.14, 11:58 PM Flag
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I like the rule that salad should contain lettuce, a fruit, a cheese and a nut. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:19 AM Flag
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no garlic, too strong a flavor. and just lemon juice? blech [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.20.14, 12:31 AM Flag
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