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    My wide, short backed mare is going in a black...

    My wide, short backed mare is going in a black country quantum jump with the panels upswept in the rear, and Frank Baines made her a dressage saddle with panels especially for her short back -- and...
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    Fred -- I liked A Portion for Foxes, and I second...

    Fred -- I liked A Portion for Foxes, and I second the Dressage Chronicles books if you keep looking for lighter, fun reads! :)
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    I'm frustrated this year so far, because my tree...

    I'm frustrated this year so far, because my tree is still outside. The good thing is that we have been so busy sending all you good folks saddle soap and leather conditioner that Mr. Bensmom has...
  4. Hmm -- about a week, I think!

    Hmm -- about a week, I think!
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    Oh, no, Renn!!! Let me check on my end and make...

    Oh, no, Renn!!! Let me check on my end and make sure your Florida package isn't delayed for any other reason (we had one get stuck under the dining room table this week, for instance! But it wasn't...
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    or freeze them, maybe? Just adding that...

    or freeze them, maybe?



    Just adding that I feel your pain -- my kitchen isn't tiny, but it isn't large and it is FILLED WITH SOAPMAKING SUPPLIES!! Arghhhhhh.

    I'm not complaining, of...
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    I think this is very similar to recipes that have...

    I think this is very similar to recipes that have been posted above, but this is the one I use for both chocolate and peanut butter fudge, and the third variety, the cinnamon, was very popular last...
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    Found this here...

    Found this here, on a link from one of the subreddits, where there was a discussion of the fact that the jury judged Adnan's failure to testify. Having read hundreds of criminal trial transcripts, I...
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    I'm guessing we won't get any big sort of reveal,...

    I'm guessing we won't get any big sort of reveal, but there are several things about the case against Adnan that really bug me.

    I did criminal appellate work for years on behalf of the state, and...
  10. Jen -- I've thought about doing the wipes, but...

    Jen -- I've thought about doing the wipes, but our "factory" isn't advanced enough to create some that will seal and stay moist -- (ask acottigim -- she's seen my poor kitchen!! :lol: )

    It's on...
  11. Most of you have probably seen the announcement...

    Most of you have probably seen the announcement on social media, but just in case, our sale runs through Cyber Monday -- gift packs, two special scents and all the regulars are 15% off with the code...
  12. Caitlin -- the microwave *will* melt the jar, but...

    Caitlin -- the microwave *will* melt the jar, but you should be able to microwave it in short bursts that might get it loose enough to get out -- just don't microwave the jar enough to turn the soap...
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    And some of us are so attached to a drink all the...

    And some of us are so attached to a drink all the time that when we go 30 mins without, it causes misery! :lol: The evidence is out on whether what you drink is a huge deal -- water, of course, is...
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    Depends on the type of security tag - I had a...

    Depends on the type of security tag - I had a pair of gloves that I bought at WM -- cashier removed one type of security tag, but missed the plastic one. (Seriously? A pair of mechanics gloves at...
  15. Thread: Talk about PMS

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    I've been thinking lately that if men had to deal...

    I've been thinking lately that if men had to deal with these issues, there would have been a cure a long time ago. Can you imagine knights in shining armor having to sit out a battle because "it was...
  16. We will be glad to work with you on awards! I...

    We will be glad to work with you on awards! I like the vanilla mint too -- I think we need a reason to bring it back :D

    I love the sugar & spice though. The factory (DH in my kitchen) is ramping...
  17. Who was looking for the Sugar & Spice scent?!! ...

    Who was looking for the Sugar & Spice scent?!!

    It is up on the website now, for a limited time! The rest of the Holiday Specials will be arriving later this month :)
  18. Jingles from here too -- agree that no panic at...

    Jingles from here too -- agree that no panic at this point is a good thing.

    I've seen horses fail a clinical neuro tests from cellulitis in a hind leg, to overall soreness and lameness that ended...
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    It was below freezing here this morning. Clearly,...

    It was below freezing here this morning. Clearly, November is drunk. This is FLORIDA, people. We have cold weather, though just not this early. This is the land of the warm Thanksgiving, not the...
  20. I feel very fortunate that the private messages...

    I feel very fortunate that the private messages haven't started, but I'm guessing that is the newest marketing technique and is yet to come. I get annoyed just by being added to "groups" that are...
  21. Thread: Chromecast?

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    Lord Helpus -- you have to use the remote that...

    Lord Helpus -- you have to use the remote that came with the TV and not the DISH remote. It is a pain to have them both handy but that is what we've had to do.

    On my TV remote, there is a button...
  22. Thread: low / no heel

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    We used an unusual technique on one of my horses...

    We used an unusual technique on one of my horses that my former farrier has had good luck with elsewhere as well.

    It takes a bit of willingness to experiment and some time, but I was pleased. The...
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    Y'all tickle me! I love the Woody's Confidence...

    Y'all tickle me!

    I love the Woody's Confidence soap too :) He is such an amazing horse, and achieved more than was expected of him -- that's what I aspire to do! :D

    Set those expectations...
  24. I've got a Pebble watch now, and after the first...

    I've got a Pebble watch now, and after the first few days of notifications buzzing on my wrist, turned them off.

    But, using my phone as a GPS cycle computer is having me run through an entire...
  25. Thoughts on the Apple watch? Assuming one is...

    Thoughts on the Apple watch? Assuming one is already an Apple Fangirl and all -- start saving pennies or wait for second generation?


    This is terrific! Thanks!
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