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Oct 17th 2016, 11:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By taffie77

Re: My N-400 Experience - Columbus, OH

Congratulations!
So, if I'm reading this correctly, you submitted the application in July? We've just got our receipts, and we're trying to work out timelines. USCIS seems to indicate that they're...
Forum: Meet-ups
Jul 25th 2014, 11:19 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By taffie77

Re: Minnesota anyone?

Welcome to Minnesota!

To be fair, it was the worst winter in about 60 years or something. It was my 4th winter in Minnesota, and the first I found it miserable. Summer hasn't been too helpful...
Forum: USA
Jun 27th 2014, 10:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By taffie77

Re: International Mover Help! From UK to MN

The company we used were Bishops, who I believe are based in Swindon, but at this end (in MN) they contracted to Mohawk. We used Mohawk again when we moved last year, as they were so good.
Mar 9th 2014, 3:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By taffie77

Re: How Europeans think Americans have breakfast

Where is the vodka based drink?
Feb 17th 2014, 12:47 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,963
Posted By taffie77

Re: WalMart Food and Drink

With Tetley you need to check whether they are import, or the 'British Style' manufactured in NJ.
Forum: USA
Jan 7th 2014, 12:52 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 5,299
Posted By taffie77

Re: Chip/PIN US credit cards yet?

Wouldn't that be the case in (for example) Supermarkets though? I really can't remember, as I only used cash when I was in the UK last year.

Re the tap and pay - I've seen terminals in US stores...
Forum: USA
Jan 7th 2014, 2:38 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By taffie77

Re: ** URGENT REPLIES PLZ ** NEED children Brit passports...

That said, return tickets are often cheaper than one way...
Forum: USA
Jan 7th 2014, 2:33 am
Replies: 91
Views: 5,299
Posted By taffie77

Re: Chip/PIN US credit cards yet?

We just received chip & pin cards from Wells Fargo this week. My H called up and asked for them specifically, though it did take some explaining. He was recently in the UK and fed up of having to...
Jan 7th 2014, 2:22 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,267
Posted By taffie77

Re: Anyone experiencing the extreme cold?

-20f here this morning when I drove to work. I think around -45f with the windchill. The high is -2f tomorrow, so it'll feel like a heatwave after today :blink:
It's good and dry at least. This...
Forum: USA
Jan 4th 2014, 2:49 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,828
Posted By taffie77

Re: MOT vs State inspection (Texas)

I've never used it, but there's a website called Carfax that you can use to check the history of a car.
Jan 4th 2014, 3:00 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By taffie77

Re: Illnesses

I don't recall an increase in frequency of getting sick, but my first cold in the US hit me pretty hard :lol:
Dec 18th 2013, 1:14 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,562
Posted By taffie77

Re: I know there are bereavement flights...

That's what we found when my grandmother was dying earlier this year. The price that Delta quoted wasn't any cheaper than online, but they were willing to be flexible with changing return flights if...
Forum: USA
Mar 5th 2013, 1:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,509
Posted By taffie77

Re: Chicago for one day?

I read in a foodie magazine that Pleasant House Bakery in Chicago is famed for British style pies. I think you should go there and report :)
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2013, 3:56 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,733
Posted By taffie77

Re: Brit Cultural Stereotypes for Kindergarteners

Take them some Pickled Onion Monster Munch :D
Jan 20th 2013, 4:37 am
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By taffie77

Re: Civil Surgeon in Minneapolis area?

We used one close to home in Downtown, but it was kind of rough :lol:
An immigration lawyer friend recommends Dr. Yohannes Gebre at the Midway Family Clinic .
Don't forget that if you have been...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2013, 3:03 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By taffie77

Re: Where the heck do you get keys cut?

Do you have a local shoe repair? Both that I've used here also do keys.
Forum: USA
Jan 14th 2013, 1:23 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By taffie77

Re: New Orleans at Christmas

Thank you all for your advice and comments. We had a wonderful time, but were exhausted by the time we came home :D

We did: buggy tour of the French district, Steam Boat (Natchez), Laura...
Forum: USA
Dec 2nd 2012, 4:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By taffie77

Re: Linkedin

Certainly in my area, most recruiters are using LinkedIn. They both advertise roles, as well as looking for people with likely skills. Not only can you connect with individuals, but there are...
Forum: USA
Nov 28th 2012, 10:29 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By taffie77

Re: New Orleans at Christmas

Oooo, lots of lovely advice thank you :)

I'm looking at these guest houses, probably the one on St Ann (looks like it used to be A Creole House Hotel) -...
Forum: USA
Nov 26th 2012, 10:04 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By taffie77

Re: New Orleans at Christmas

Thanks for the responses. We've still not booked anything, but there still seems to be plenty of accommodation availability.
I doubt we'll have much time to venture further than the French Quarter,...
Forum: USA
Nov 22nd 2012, 1:53 am
Replies: 105
Views: 5,371
Posted By taffie77

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

Ha ha, that can be the surprise on Saturday ;)
Forum: USA
Nov 22nd 2012, 1:43 am
Replies: 105
Views: 5,371
Posted By taffie77

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

We're going to a local buffet tomorrow, but to friends on Saturday. My H volunteered me to make Yorkshire Puddings, which I have never done before, and we need enough for 25 :eek:
Forum: USA
Nov 22nd 2012, 1:38 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By taffie77

New Orleans at Christmas

I think we're about 99% decided to go to New Orleans for Christmas. It'll be fun to see the other end of the Mississippi :lol: Just wondering if anyone had any recommendations, and of course I would...
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 12th 2012, 11:17 pm
Replies: 196
Views: 23,536
Posted By taffie77

Re: Love your Accent!!!

I agree, though I'm not sure why you quoted me* as I married an Englishman :omg_smile:

*I'm guessing by mistake ;)
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 11th 2012, 3:04 am
Replies: 196
Views: 23,536
Posted By taffie77

Re: Love your Accent!!!

My boss does a great impression of me. He sounds just like Dick Van Dyke, despite the fact I am Welsh :blink: I have said next week I'm going to find a good YouTube video on the different accents......
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