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Sat Aug 13

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 10:38 AM

Re: Option to buy

Couple with the fact that they just got married and are momentarily cash-poor, so it will take them a while to save enough to keep everyone happy. (I'm not worried about that, their credit is stellar (725+) and she makes over $200k annually. [more]

Fri Aug 12

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 3:34 AM

Re: Sugar Addiction

Sidenot...if you're a coffee drinker. I used to put plenty of milk and sugar in mine. Now I drink it black and actually like it that way. Not at first, of course. But your palate WILL adjust.

The trick for me to survive the transition [more]

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 3:27 AM

Re: Sugar Addiction

What tconi said. It works. It's what I did with Whole30. I definitely have improved my sugar tasting sensitivity and gotten rid of dessert/junk food cravings. Sometimes there are even fruits, especially the melons around here, that almost seem [more]

Wed Aug 10

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 6:02 AM

Re: Recomended Diet(s)

I had some dehydrated ginger yesterday and I am back in gluten hell. I told the vendor at the vegetable market I have gluten and dairy allegies. Supposedly it had no gluten. But my body is telling me apparently this did. I think the whitish bits on [more]

Tue Aug 9

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elQu replied to the Fools Fighting Fat board. 4:35 AM

Re: Recomended Diet(s)

www.whole30.com. The book version is "It Starts with Food". Also, www.whole9life.com.

A way of eating natural, wholesome, nutient-packed foods, and [more]

Mon Aug 8

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:37 PM

Re: Breaking nails

So, a question....do you perceive your MIL's improved health to be associated with what she ate (in a micromanaged way), how much she ate .... or whether it was because she'd simply dropped the excess bodyfat by WHATEVER [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:00 AM

Re: Breaking nails

Also, low iron can contribute. Signs are generally vertical cracks that don't mend and a flattening, and eventually "cupping" to create a "spoon nail" appearance.

I had trouble with both of those a few years back when [more]

Mon Aug 1

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 6:11 AM

Re: Doing a credit check

I've used LandlordStation.Com several times:
http://boards.fool.com/tenant-screening-website-landlordstat...

Also, depending on your listing [more]

Mon Jul 25

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:07 PM

Re: Harvest

Similar story for apricots, they only develop sweetness while ripening on the tree. Apricots for the commercial distribution are picked early and never develop the sweetness and flavor ("ambrosia") that you get with tree-ripened [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:40 AM

Re: Harvest

Love, love, love figs. They're starting to come into season here in Portugal. It's a blessing to enjoy them fresh and local. We can only get dried in the NE. Not the same.

The trees grow like weeds here and are often found on the [more]

Sun Jul 24

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:03 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

It was calf or cow brains. And yes, after Mad Cow, we stopped having it. Too bad, though. It was really good.

Laura

Fri Jul 22

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:21 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

See, I've noticed of late that there's a tendency among *some* Fools (such ss yourself) to editorialise posts in a not-tremendously-subtle way..
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No editing was used to point out you inappropriately, and intentionally, [more]

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:06 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

Brains is a delicacy in some other countries. I had it once in a 3-star French restaurant. "Food for thought." ;-)

Years ago, we used to have brains periodically, especially as part of scrambled eggs. Yummy! It was a [more]

Wed Jul 20

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elQu replied to the ROTJob's Cubicle board. 6:20 PM

Re: The complete list of Phrases

Shampoo My Crotch is apparently so disliked it's listed twice.

Laura

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:12 PM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

Here you go....let's see how quick this link gets the TMF board nanny knickers in a twist...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48rz8udZBmQ .... seeing as you're a
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Tue Jul 19

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elQu replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:22 AM

Re: Good fats and better longevity

[OlDoc]...I know this *for a fact* since I'm still in major decluttering mode in our last few weeks prior to Westward Ho! and I'm going through all your TMF *tutorials*.....free, gratis and sans double digit recs.....and preserved for [more]

Wed Jul 6

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:15 AM

Re: Floor tiling job - OK or terrible?

FYI, it's a WorkForce THD550, I believe (I'm not home to check). For example,

There's one on Ebay
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Mon Jul 4

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:48 AM

Re: Floor tiling job - OK or terrible?

WORK MATE I think it is/was... Well made, blade lasted a long, long time_
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Yes, I think that's the brand.

Laura

Sun Jul 3

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:29 PM

Re: Ceiling Fans

Will this be fan only or fan/light? If your existing wiring to the wall switch is one-wire, you'll have to also use the pull chains on the fan to switch between fan and light. If you want separate controls for each on the wall, perhaps with a [more]

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:02 PM

Re: Floor tiling job - OK or terrible?

Sidenote: he also used an $88 tile saw from Home Depot to make his cuts. I questioned him about that, too. He said "Got a $700 job out in the truck [I casually peeked in; he did], but it's a pain in the neck to move around, and this [more]

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