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#1 Ianthe

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:54 AM

What's on today?

Food for eldest kid for camp
Assignment
Kitchen
Washing

I think there is a lot more but that's all I can think about.

#2 AnotherFeral

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:30 AM

The house needs a lot of work but I'll probably ignore that and:
- Make Christmas ornaments with DD1 (to give to classmates instead of candy canes)
- Maybe put up the Christmas tree

We were supposed to have a mini joint birthday party with cousins but their youngest (only 3m) has chicken pox sad.gif

#3 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:37 AM

All about ds' birthday party today, actually can't wait for it to be over ph34r.gif   then come home and die on the couch.

still need to do the usual

1 load washing doing
tidy kitchen done done
food prep for party done
pack everything away after done
find storage/high places for ds' birthday stuff done
general tidy/vacc done
bring in washing from yesterday done
fold washing done & away

aratiaw  - sad.gif hope the little one is better soon.

Edited by Mummyone1, 08 December 2012 - 07:59 PM.


#4 Shamoo

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:38 AM

I'm lying in bed listening to DH clean the house before my parents arrive this afternoon  ph34r.gif  biggrin.gif

The heat in Adelaide is unsympathetic to heavily pregnant ladies!

#5 happynow

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:40 AM

General tidy up of the house then maybe watch a movie with my ds's  and some baking . I'm going to enjoy this weekend since its been my first weekend off in six weeks

#6 purpleblackqueen

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:02 AM

Well 6 days out from the move and I have zero motivation today.

Morning Stuff

WHILE OUT
Get Another Paint Brush
Get Xmas Stockings and Stuff


WASHING
Hang 1 Load Out
Load 1
Load 2
Load 3
Load 4
Sort/Fold/Pack Mt Wash More

OUTSIDE
Clean Out Car
Get KIds to Pick Up All Rubbish Around Yard started
Get Kids to Start Moving Dirt Into Garden
Get Kids to Pack Up Outdoor Toys Ready to Move started

MISC
Write Cards for Jack's Friends Party Tomorrow

KITCHEN
Dishes
Benches
Quick Tidy
Pack Bulk of Food

LOUNGE ROOM
Quick Tidy
Vacuum
Move Dining Chair and Rug Into Carport for Tip
Pack the Playstation and Games

MY ROOM
Put Covers Back on Pillows When Washed
Pack Xmas Supplies Bought Today
Take Down MIrror
Patch up and Paint Holes Where Mirror was

LAUNDRY
Pack Under Tub
Move Ironing Board and Clothes Airer to Packing Area
Clean Window/Screen/Track/Ledge
Clean Wall/Door
Decobweb

Edited by purpleblackqueen, 08 December 2012 - 03:46 PM.


#7 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:53 AM

Liz, why don't you do ALL the Christmas related stuff AFTER you move. Makes much more sense. I too, have moved house at this time of year and did all the Christmas stuff after we got to the new place. Otherwise you are just double handling when you don't really need to.

Today I need to:

Wash
Sweep back patio after strong winds
Bake



#8 EssentialBludger

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:03 AM

Not much here, anything above and beyond washing and the dishes will be a bonus.

I've been wanting to take the kids to look at Xmas lights but DS keeps falling asleep before its dark! Will try again tonight!

#9 Freddie'sMum

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:10 AM

Miss-7-and-a-half has been vomiting for Australia since 2am this morning.

My poor washing machine doesn't know what's hit it - she's gone thru 2 sets of sheets, mattress protectors, pillowcases - the lot.

I have started cleaning the kitchen because it's bugging me.

The whole house looks like a tip - but I am going to clean it slowly but surely.

Mostly for today - will be a rest day for the girls - DH has done a bit of tidying our outside and we will get stuck in to cleaning the rest of the house.

Does anyone else find it's so much easier to clean when the kids are in bed ??



#10 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:20 AM

QUOTE (Freddie'sMum @ 08/12/2012, 12:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Miss-7-and-a-half has been vomiting for Australia since 2am this morning.



Does anyone else find it's so much easier to clean when the kids are in bed ??



Yep that's what I usually do, the stuff I list is just the small stuff that can be done in between playing with kids, day to day keep on top of stuff, most of the cleaning gets done once they are in bed, even if it ends up being late for me.

Hope your dd is feeling better, we had gastro last week, so awful.

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:25 AM

FM - I hope your DD is feeling better soon. That was us yesterday!



#12 purpleblackqueen

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:27 AM

QUOTE (~THE~MAGICIAN~ @ 08/12/2012, 11:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Liz, why don't you do ALL the Christmas related stuff AFTER you move. Makes much more sense. I too, have moved house at this time of year and did all the Christmas stuff after we got to the new place. Otherwise you are just double handling when you don't really need to.

Today I need to:

Wash
Sweep back patio after strong winds
Bake


I got some stuff because the shop was running out and the other shop was closing down.

#13 Relish*

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:48 AM

I promised DD we'd make christmas cookies  ddoh.gif  I thought she might forget but nope, 6.30 am this morning I woke up to a cookie cutter dangling in my face as a subtle reminder. House needs tidying, hit the shops for a bday present for my cousin's 21st (tonight, oops), and cursing DP for being out last night, this morning and this afternoon to not help with any of it.

Day in perspective after reading Freddie'sMum's post! Hope your DD is feeling better soon, for all of your sakes!

Edited by *Relish*, 08 December 2012 - 11:49 AM.


#14 purpleblackqueen

Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:57 AM

QUOTE (Freddie'sMum @ 08/12/2012, 12:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Miss-7-and-a-half has been vomiting for Australia since 2am this morning.

My poor washing machine doesn't know what's hit it - she's gone thru 2 sets of sheets, mattress protectors, pillowcases - the lot.

I have started cleaning the kitchen because it's bugging me.

The whole house looks like a tip - but I am going to clean it slowly but surely.

Mostly for today - will be a rest day for the girls - DH has done a bit of tidying our outside and we will get stuck in to cleaning the rest of the house.

Does anyone else find it's so much easier to clean when the kids are in bed ??



I hope you DD feels better soon. Definetly easier to clean when kids are in bed, but usually by then I am exhausted too.




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