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#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:31 AM

Well today is where the fun and chaos really begins, So today, I have listed what I need to get done today, but also my goal for the week (considering I will be reno'ing all week), which will be dragged across each day this week and added with the daily stuff until done.


MORNING STUFF

WHILE OUT
School Drop Off
Get Bread
Drop Spare Keys Into Agent Didn't have to inspection cancelled

RENOS/PROPERTY
Final Inspection @ 9.30am
Ring Conveyancer After Inspection
Pick Up Keys When Called
Start Renos
Take Pics for Stove etc to List for sale
Take Before Pics
Upload Pics
List for Sale Stuff

LAUNDRY
Replace Cockroach Bait
Tidy

WASHING
Sort/Fold/Iron/Put Away 2 Baskets of Washing
Hang 3 Loads of Washing
Load 1- My Linen
Load 2
Load 3 In Now
Load 4
Clear Line

MISC
Sort Out Xmas Presents and Work Out Who Still to Buy For
Pack Up Laybyes
Bin Out
Pack Jack's Pj's for Tonight
Pack Hayley's Footy Clothes

PHONE CALLS'E/MAILS
Ring School RE Changes to Pick Up Today
Ring Removalist to find out why quote still not recevied
E-mail TAFE Teacher To Confirm tomorrow

FITNESS
Protein Bar @ MT
Protein Bar @ AT
Weigh and Log

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM
Sort and Pack Blanket Box
Clean Wall/Skirting Behind Blanket Box
Clean Window Near Front Door
Clean Wall/Skirting Behind TV
Clean Wall Behind Sconce
Sort Through DVD's and CD's Put Into Cases
Vacuum
Finish Wiping Over Outside Of Lightshades
Tidy started

HAYLEY'S ROOM
Tidy

JACK'S ROOM
Tidy

KITCHEN
Empty Dishrack
Dishes ROund 1 DOne
Benches
Clean Out Fridge
Cut Up Watermelons
Replace Cockroach Baits
Vacuum
Unpack and Put Shopping Away started
Tidy

PAPERWORK
Pay Bills started
Organise Paperwork Trays
Tuesdays List started
Next Months Menu Plan 2 Weeks Done
Budget
Copy Stuff From Library Books

MY ROOM
Clear Floor
Dust
Vacuum
Tidy
Strip Bed
Make Bed
Clean Windows/Tracks/Ledges
Clean Lightshade
Packing
Spot Clean Walls
Clean Skirtings
Sort Out Make Up Drawer
Sort Through Clothes and Ditch Unwanted or Pack for Sale


Hoping to add more, as I have so much to do and organise

Edited by purpleblackqueen, 19 November 2012 - 08:06 PM.


#2 AMPSyd

Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:40 AM

Hi PBQ - so are you moving out of your current rental place to a place you have purchased and are currently renovating. Are you doing the renos yourself or are you getting tradies in?

I am currently painting and boy-oh-by are my arms sore.

Today for me is a paint free day so...

Get kids up, morning chores (washing already in machine), off to school
go to work
come home
school pick-up
DS music lesson
DD ballet lesson
dinner
relax with a puzzle



#3 purpleblackqueen

Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:40 AM

So what is everyone else doing today???

#4 purpleblackqueen

Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:44 AM

QUOTE (AMPSyd @ 19/11/2012, 06:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi PBQ - so are you moving out of your current rental place to a place you have purchased and are currently renovating. Are you doing the renos yourself or are you getting tradies in?

I am currently painting and boy-oh-by are my arms sore.

Today for me is a paint free day so...

Get kids up, morning chores (washing already in machine), off to school
go to work
come home
school pick-up
DS music lesson
DD ballet lesson
dinner
relax with a puzzle


Yes I have bought a place- we settle today original.gif  I will be doing a fair bit of the renos, with SIL helping, but mostly the prep, ripping up carpets, scrubing every wall inside (which are all very badly smoke stained), ripping out the old kitchen,  removing wall paper out of one room, (that all has to be done by Friday), then there are tradies coming in an out too-- shower screen goes in tomorrow, then BIL, electrician, plumber over the weekend, painters all of next week and carpet layers the week of the move (15th Dec)

Edited by purpleblackqueen, 19 November 2012 - 05:46 AM.


#5 Ianthe

Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:03 AM

Good luck and enjoy pbq! Very exciting!

Today

Study
Ring doctor
Contact Centrelink
Ring bank
Unpack dishwasher
Repack dishwasher
Unpack dishwasher
Repack dishwasher
Collect rubbish
Sleeping bags packed up (no one has been anywhere but the kids have dragged the sleeping bags out and left them all over the house)
Pop up to school
Reports for P & C
All toys upstairs
Tidy front room
Tidy middle room
Tidy back room
Vacuum
Mop
Dinner
Kids to Taekwondo
Load of washing
Fold several loads of washing
Kids put away washing

Edited by Ianthe, 19 November 2012 - 05:19 PM.


#6 Freddie'sMum

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:14 AM

Feeling in a really rotten mood today:

- ignore all housework
- try and sell / give away the children
- hide under the bed
- cry

That'll do for today.



#7 TeaTimeTreat

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:19 AM

Wow that sounds like a big day PBQ!

Here is my list for today:

Make DS lunch/pack his bag
Kindy drop off on time
Put load of washing on
Hang 2x loads out
Put away pile of dry clothes
Wash wool blanket
Finish DH's ironing (3 workshirts left to go)
Make Beds
Hang out wool blanket
Sweep & Steam mop tiles
Sweep & mop with wood restorer the polished wood floors
Tidy up/organise DS bedroom with is a mess
Tidy/dust master bedroom
Tidy/dust living room & dining room
Quick clean of bathroom/toilet (did deep clean last week)
Attempt to spot clean sofa covers (may not work but I can't face taking them all off)
Wash up breakfast things
Get clothes of line and put away
Pick up DS from Kindy
Dinner prep


I would also like to get some study done but I think that's unrealistic so I am going to focus on getting the cleaning & washing done today so I can just study Tues & Weds.

Hope we all have a good day  original.gif .

Edited by sparkler, 19 November 2012 - 03:24 PM.


#8 TeaTimeTreat

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:20 AM

QUOTE (Freddie'sMum @ 19/11/2012, 10:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Feeling in a really rotten mood today:

- ignore all housework
- try and sell / give away the children
- hide under the bed
- cry

That'll do for today.


bbighug.gif  maybe add eat chocolate to the list!

#9 Ianthe

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:23 AM

QUOTE (sparkler @ 19/11/2012, 11:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
bbighug.gif  maybe add eat chocolate to the list!


Definitely. I see a lot of TV for the kids in your day today FreddiesMum.

#10 ShamelesslyPooks

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:27 AM

Ianthe how is the "contact centrelink" bit going? I've been on hold 20 mins and counting sad.gif

#11 Lyra

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:29 AM

QUOTE (Freddie'sMum @ 19/11/2012, 11:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Feeling in a really rotten mood today:

- ignore all housework
- try and sell / give away the children
- hide under the bed
- cry

That'll do for today.



Hope the addition of chocolate and copious amounts of television for the children makes the day go easier.

#12 RichardParker

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:44 AM

Yay for Settlement Day!

My list:
Work.
Go home.
Go to the gym (maybe)
Come home (dependant upon having gone to the gym)
Eat.
Shower.
Sleep.

I sprayed some bleach around the bathrooms yesterday.  That's enough housework for the week.

#13 TeaTimeTreat

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:56 AM

In Brisbane, post thunderstorm/hail, soooooo humid! This weather is not condusive to housework!

Also why are small boys bedrooms so disgusting.

That is all  dry.gif

#14 Ianthe

Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:08 AM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 19/11/2012, 11:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ianthe how is the "contact centrelink" bit going? I've been on hold 20 mins and counting sad.gif


I haven't tried yet. I think I can do what I need to do online. I hate using the phone and try to avoid it at all costs. Now I feel like I should get on that original.gif

#15 Ianthe

Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:15 AM

QUOTE (sparkler @ 19/11/2012, 11:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Also why are small boys bedrooms so disgusting.


Enjoy it while you can. Because nothing is as bad as a 15yo boys bedroom.

#16 Ianthe

Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:30 AM

Well I have now spent way too much time on the Centrelink website and I can't finalise it because I need my son's student number and he has that at school with him. So I will have to start from scratch later  rant.gif





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