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  1. Chicken baby food for mine. And canned pumpkin.
  2. The Great Big Pressure Cooker Book: 500 Easy Recipes for Every Machine, Both Stovetop and Electric Paperback , I bought this then forgot I had it until recently. It has great reviews.
  3. You would need to order a certified copy of his birth certificate from the state he was born in. If Delaware, it's this form. I'm not seeing information about correcting a death certificate, but there are phone numbers for various offices of vital statistics that you could call.
  4. So glad to hear the good report. My doctor--now retired--told me that his patients that stayed on top of the pain and took it easy the first two weeks recovered faster than those who didn't, so please go easy on yourself.
  5. I agree. I do a lot of genealogy and know to take records that were filled out by informants with a grain of salt. I also know to verify through multiple sources whenever possible, and in your father's case it's possible through marriage records, military records, etc. However, out of curiosity I did check in my state to see what was required to make the correction, and here it looks to be a simple and relatively inexpensive process. A certified copy of the birth certificate is required, copies of ID of the individual making the request, and filling out a request form and having it notarized. Plus a 15 fee.
  6. My kids just keep a few plastic bags in their backpacks. I use a 2 gallon Ziploc around the laptop sleeve if I think there might be risk of it getting wet.
  7. My mom's dog chewed up her new porch carpet, and he ate a good amount of it in the process. It was a looped carpet and it took several days to clear his system. He did feel pretty crummy for a few days, and at the beginning at least had red carpet coming out both ends. Riley wasn't the brightest dog, but he never did eat another carpet.
  8. We used space saver bags for packing bedding and winter clothing. I also left a few for DD as she'd use them for trips home.
  9. DD's freshman year roommate was a stranger and the two of them became like sisters. Rooms were a little bigger than what you describe. But no AC.
  10. DD's dorm is on the edge of a large campus. She has pepper spray and an emergency whistle attached to her keychain.
  11. Laundry hamper with wheels and handle, along these lines. My daughter likes this desk lamp because she can adjust the amount of light. Surge protector/extension cord Rapid charger: In addition to a multi-tool, I packed a few tiny screwdrivers. Everyone used them on electronics, glasses, or both. My kids all sent the printer home. I use it now. 🙂 I set up a small (coupon size) expandable file for each kid that we called the Important Docs File. Inside I put copies of a few documents such as contact info for a lost debit card, a few checks, stamps, a few envelopes, insurance cards, etc. Also added in some emergency cash. They all got in the habit of putting important receipts or documents in there. They kept it in a lockbox at school, but they'd pack it when they came home for vacations so they could empty and/or restock. (It's also a good idea to scan or copy their driver's licences, debit cards, and car registrations, etc. and keep those on file at home). An aside, for those whose kids are turning 18 and/or going off to college, I would urge you to have your student take care of the legal paperwork that would be needed in in case of emergency ASAP. I say this as a parent who didn't, and we wound up having to have a power of attorney for healthcare drawn up by a chaplain in the hospital for our college student at the onset of a serious life threatening illness. As soon as the first round of treatment was completed, we used Quicken Willmaker to help him draw up another power of attorney for healthcare, a will, and a power of attorney for business. We had it witnessed and notarized, and then we scanned and made copies. I think it was about $50. I pray you'll never need it, but when kids turn 18 you as a parent no longer have any legal say in their medical care. You need that document in order to have access to an adult child's medical information and to make decisions should a serious medical situation ever arise.
  12. I don't usually dress a salad, but in my region a fruit tray might have a dip served alongside it. The one we use is one 8 ounce package of cream cheese (softened), one small jar marshmallow Fluff, a little orange juice, some orange zest and a dash of ginger is optional. People seem to enjoy it.
  13. I am drawn to memoirs written by people who weave funny anecdotes into the stories they tell. Fields and Pastures New: My First Year as a Country Vet by John McCormack The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University by Kevin Roose Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Don't Let the Goats Eat the Loquat Trees by Thomas Hale
  14. I was the executor for my mom's estate and being out of state during winter, pipes freezing were a huge concern. At one point we had an emergency delivery of furnace oil late at night because it had run out during that bad cold spell last winter. We took a lower offer just to get out of the risk.
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