5 minute tasks
Join me please!
, Dec 12 2012 09:31 AM
35 replies to this topic
Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:31 AM
I am trapped at home with an expcted delivery and no car. I have no excuse but to get things done here (as much as I want to run away)
Bake a loaf of bread
Sink load of dishes (dishwasher broke !!)
Then I wil report back.
Any support and company much appreciated. My house is sadly neglected
Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:36 AM
Also at home trying to get the family lounge room and kitchen cleaned. If I accomplish only this today, I will go to sleep a much happier woman! Right first task, put away washing on kitchen table before the kids attack it and I have to clean them again lolš
Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:45 AM
scooty that sounds like a good defensive plan.
Round one done.
Now to putting away a load of washing. back soon!
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:00 AM
Lurkers I can see you, Feel free to join us.
Load of washing away - done!
Drunk two glasses of water
No delivery yet
back to more dishes (how did we use so many over sucha short space of time?!?)
Edited by amoral lemur, 12 December 2012 - 10:07 AM.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:03 AM
Washing,check! Groceries put away, check! Just feeding baby now, so time for a breather in this melb heat!
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:05 AM
I need a nap- I'll come back later
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:08 AM
not at home, at work but getting more and more distracted.... i will get this piece of work done
(might take longer than 5 minutes though!
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:10 AM
Just put the washing on.
Now to do a quick pick up in DS room.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:10 AM
Cherish you deserve a nap being pregnant in this heat.
Scooter if I had wanted heat I wouldn't have chosen Melbourne. What are they doing to us?
OK now off to tidy hallway (a big mess of items that need to be returned / donated plus randowm child creations etc
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:12 AM
im pretty proud of myself, before 10 am i had cleaned my lounge room, dining room and kitche, done 2 loads of laundry, unloaded, reloaded and started the dishwahser, cleaned the toilet and bathroom and vacummed.
i HATE cleaning so im pretty pleased with my efforts
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:16 AM
Ooh that is impressive. I was about to get back into it, but now have a stinky nappy to change.... Think I'd rather put on a load of washing.... Pooeee!!!
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:21 AM
Planning my meals for the week. Each day of planning takes roughly 5 mins so I guess I'm in lol.
Got a lot done, yesterday. I find deciding to post a tour of your house to overseas relatives on FB to be a good motivator for cleaning.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:22 AM
MrsDamonSalvatore I am not sure you belong in this thread. Your progress is daunting!
I have done half of the hallway but ther is an increased chance that these items will now leave the house
I think I will get a cup of tea now and pay some bills.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:24 AM
I find deciding to post a tour of your house to overseas relatives on FB to be a good motivator for cleaning.
You are a braver woman than I.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:24 AM
Round one for this morning:
finished my freelance work (unfortunately an hour this morning not five minutes)
Hung out load of washing
Put another load on
Done the dishes
Cleaned the kitchen
sorted through a bunch of documents
Now bub is up from morning nap. Next on the list is bub's morning tea, clean highchair and then go down the street to do some chores (buy santa hats for husbands work and some dishwashing powder). Might treat myself to a coffee too. A large one.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:32 AM
Right... Moving on to taking the garbage out and then put away clean dishes and empty dishwasher.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:33 AM
i will play - i just started maternity leave this week and am not used to the being at home thing!
- write list of what to pack in hospital bag
- take out garbage
- put another load of washing on
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:41 AM
Haven't left the house yet... vaccuumed the lounge room while bub had morning tea. Am going to go... now.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:42 AM
Grats mozzie! It's a strange time moving from working to being at home all the time. Took me a while to adjust.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:44 AM
The internet is too alluring and interesting than anything that needs doing here!
Today I need to:
Put out the second load of washing when its finished.
Change eldest daughter's bed and wash sheets.
Sort huge back of clothes given to us for youngest daughter. Find somewhere to put said clothes once sorted.
Put away eldest daughter's birthday cards to make way for incoming Christmas cards.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:49 AM
Can I add what I've done?
hang out small load of washing
watch QI while kids are in bed
put away clothes
pots & pans
clean inside windows
I hate dishes...
Edited by *Browncoat*, 12 December 2012 - 04:05 PM.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:53 AM
More dishes and a little bit of tidying done.
Procrastinating over bills....
Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:00 AM
evalynnI of course you are welcome!
Browncoat I hate dishes as well.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:17 AM
I'll stick with lurking today lol. I am just taking a little break from moving- done 10 loads in the last day and a half- all myself. Although the truck is coming @ 7am on Friday for the big stuff
Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:34 AM
Did some dishes and bills. Some of the bills were a lovely surprise. They were in credit! (I have no idea why)
There are still more bills and dishes *sigh*
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
Bonds and Disney fans with babies to buy for will be celebrating this news. Bonds and Disney have just released collaboration Wondersuits.
Since the 1980s, the Italian town of Ostana had not seen the birth of a single baby.
''I've delivered calves, lambs, dogs and cats, but nothing like this.'' This 'Super Gran' calmly peeled the amniotic sac over her great-grandson's head before discovering the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck ... twice.
It's something that can be taught as early as possible and reinforced as they get older and more mobile - even from toddlerhood.
Meet the brand new understated chic model from Bugaboo.
It's been two and a half years since Heather Clark's seven-month-old son Lukas passed away.
One minute your productivity is skyrocketing and the next you're sitting there trying to focus – just like that you draw blank, your brain, mush.
Guess what? Despite not pushing him out, I cried, and my heart skipped, and I felt the rush of love and pride when I saw him for the first time.
For parents, having a child with microcephaly can mean a life of uncertainty.
Here are a few 'other' baby firsts you may not have been expecting, but you'll want to be ready for.
My son was born on the 1 July 2014. It's a fabulous birthday, don't you think? Not only does the first of July ring in a new financial year, but it also means we've hit the year's half way mark.
A naturopath whose treatment of a baby boy allegedly led to the infant being severely ill has pleaded not guilty to charges against her.
A teary-eyed Andy Murray promised pregnant wife Kim he'd be on the next plane home after his turbulent two weeks at the Australian Open came to an end.
A small boy in the US has struck up a quacking good friendship with an unlikely companion ... his pet duck.
Researchers have found that, contrary to prior belief, caffeine does not cause health-threatening heart palpitations.
I've always been one of the most maternal women I know.
For some couples you either both want to know the gender of your unborn baby, or you don't. For others, it's not that simple.
Tough new "no jab no play" laws could hurt children who have not been immunised due to family dysfunction, poverty, or poor access to medical support, experts warn.
Airlines and cruise companies across the world are offering refunds or travel credits to pregnant women who are scheduled to visit countries struck by the devastating Zika virus.
Not all women will require medication, but many will. And there isn't and shouldn't be any shame in that.
Labor frontbencher Penny Wong is used to to hearing arguments against same-sex marriage. But for Australia's most prominent gay politician, one hurts more than others.
Some things in life are inherently served with a big scoop of fun: balloons, bubbles, cupcakes to name but a few, but exercise?
She wanted a fresh colour for 2016, but instead she got chemical burns.
A Perth family has thanked US surfing "legend" Kelly Slater after the star saved a mother and a young toddler from "a freak wave" in Hawaii.
Tech giant instigates massive international recall of power point adapters due to risk of electric shock.
It's impossible not to share this little boy's excitement about the alphabet.
Like all tired parents, Monique and Kyle Ruppel were looking forward to the day their 15-month-old daughter Celia would start sleeping through the night.
An Australian mum who has shared the ups and downs of carrying quintuplets has welcomed her five babies into the world.
It was all too much excitement for this dad.
The way parents respond to their child's babbling can shape how their infants communicate.
The World Health Organization announced that it will convene an emergency meeting about Zika.
Baby Ebony was repeatedly failed by the agencies tasked with her protection before her horrific death at the hands of her father, South Australia's deputy coroner says.
Thirty-eight weeks or 39? Non-medical factors are pushing women to have elective caesareans earlier than official guidelines - and hospitals are playing along.
Two police officers delivered more than a traffic fine by the side of a busy Melbourne road yesterday.
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson has posted the first picture of his baby boy, Freddie, on social media.
Get your free ticket to the Essential Baby & Toddler Show and save $20 - register online now!