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    I really like the feel of sateen cotton. Ralph...

    I really like the feel of sateen cotton. Ralph Lauren's 624-thread count sheets are my favorite. They are a good deal when they are on sale and you have an additional coupon. I think I got ours for...
  2. I don't think there was a blanket statement that...

    I don't think there was a blanket statement that "all Indian food contains dairy."

    However, a lot of Indian food does contain dairy. DH is Indian. The recipes he/I cook often include actual dairy...
  3. A lot of Indian food has cream-based sauces.

    A lot of Indian food has cream-based sauces.
  4. Thread: Phrases that annoy

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    I can't even!

    I can't even!
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    I did not say I did not want my (now) SILs there....

    I did not say I did not want my (now) SILs there. In my OP, I was referring to not wanting to invite (married) SIL's mother-in-law, whom DH is not close with and I had never met. We wanted a very...
  6. Any location in NJ... New Jersey is the second...

    Any location in NJ... New Jersey is the second most expensive location for a wedding in the US, outside of NYC.
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    Duplicate post.

    Duplicate post.
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    This sounds like a great leadership and...

    This sounds like a great leadership and innovation opportunity for you!

    I would approach your manager first and share your observations. Then ask about the possibility of creating a staff...
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    You might enjoy reading Lessons from Madame Chic...

    You might enjoy reading Lessons from Madame Chic or just reading the author's blog: http://dailyconnoisseur.blogspot.com/. Check out her advice on the 10-item wardrobe.

    I also love the advice on...
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    What makes you feel like a million bucks?

    I saw a similar topic on Buzzfeed last night: what item makes you feel like a million bucks, even if it's inexpensive?

    For me, it's an aromatic handsoap (Mrs. Meyer's), fresh pasta, and red...
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    Well folks, I'll keep my mouth shut and do my...

    Well folks, I'll keep my mouth shut and do my best to let it go. And as someone else said, I'll kill them with kindness.

    That being said, some of the thoughts on gift-giving are blowing up my...
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    Doesn't everyone? How else would I know what to...

    Doesn't everyone? How else would I know what to write in the thank you cards?
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    Same as mine. I've also been to two bachelorette...

    Same as mine. I've also been to two bachelorette parties where each girl brought a pair of panties that represented herself. The bride had to guess the identity of each pair - that was fun and it...
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    I believe they are both gift-giving events. If...

    I believe they are both gift-giving events. If this was true though, that would be great news for the five weddings (and five showers) I've been invited to so far this year...

    Bridal showers =...
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    The severity of mono affects each person...

    The severity of mono affects each person differently. Me? I got it freshmen year of college, missed three weeks of classes and lost about fifteen pounds... and was basically comatose for the first...
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    All good points... I think I'm feeling insecure...

    All good points... I think I'm feeling insecure and like this underscores a previous situation (family was not particularly welcoming when DH and I began dating due to race/religion)... but I could...
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    Another wedding thread: Gifts

    DH and I got married three months ago. Most of our guests gave us a wedding present, either sent to our home ahead of time or delivered in person (cash/checks only). Several guests have not given us...
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    I ran into the same issue while fielding RSVPs...

    I ran into the same issue while fielding RSVPs for my wedding last year... it's was very frustrating how many people just assumed they could bring their children, despite my clear addressing on the...
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    Rent the Runway! I use this for special events...

    Rent the Runway! I use this for special events and have never been disappointed. RTR's website is easy to navigate and I love their sorting features. The stylist notes and size/fit information is...
  20. Thread: PCOS?

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    Ditto and I have a crazy amount of testosterone....

    Ditto and I have a crazy amount of testosterone. I was under the impression that it was fairly easy to diagnose with bloodtests - I had two separate OB/GYNs confirm my diagnosis by checking on my...
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    I highly recommend checking out both...

    I highly recommend checking out both http://thepointsguy.com/ and http://www.frequentflier.com/forums/index.php for advice on the topic. Lots of FAQs and guidance - you will definitely get the card...
  22. Thread: Bunny questions

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    No breed recommendations, but I would visit your...

    No breed recommendations, but I would visit your local animal shelter - they often have rabbits available.

    I had rabbits growing up, but preferred our guinea pigs - more personality IMO.
  23. Former second-grade teacher/special education...

    Former second-grade teacher/special education teacher here. Currently working in higher-education to develop future special educators.

    A couple of thoughts:

    The rapid decrease in her...
  24. This is GENIUS! I am about to enlist a bridesmaid...

    This is GENIUS! I am about to enlist a bridesmaid to do this stat before I finalize details with our florist in two weeks. Thanks!
  25. The Knot was great for getting me set-up with a...

    The Knot was great for getting me set-up with a work plan of to-dos, key dates, etc.

    Identifying your budget is a crucial first step. I'd suggest setting aside some emergency money, too, since...
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