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#1 Rainbow Lemur

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)

Round one

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

#2 scooty

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 lol😃

#3 Rainbow Lemur

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!

#4 Rainbow Lemur

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 sad.gif

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.


#5 scooty

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!

#6 Cherish

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:05 AM

I need a nap- I'll come back later Tounge1.gif

#7 titch482

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 original.gif (might take longer than 5 minutes though!

#8 Becstarinator

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:10 AM

Just put the washing on.

Now to do a quick pick up in DS room.

Then sweep.

#9 Rainbow Lemur

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

#10 MrsDamonSalvatore

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 laughing2.gif

#11 scooty

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!!!

#12 kpingitquiet

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.

#13 Rainbow Lemur

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.

#14 Rainbow Lemur

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:24 AM

QUOTE (kpingitquiet @ 12/12/2012, 11:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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.

#15 harryhoo

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.

#16 scooty

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:32 AM

Right... Moving on to taking the garbage out and then put away clean dishes and empty dishwasher.

#17 Feral Mozzie

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

#18 harryhoo

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.

#19 scooty

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.

#20 sne

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.

#21 HeroOfCanton

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

Can I add what I've done?

vacuum
clean toilet
mop bathroom/toilet
clean vanity
hang out small load of washing
watch QI while kids are in bed
put away clothes
dishes
pots & pans

clean inside windows

I hate dishes...

Edited by *Browncoat*, 12 December 2012 - 04:05 PM.


#22 Rainbow Lemur

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:53 AM

More dishes and a little bit of tidying done.

Procrastinating over bills....

#23 Rainbow Lemur

Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

evalynnI of course you are welcome!

Browncoat I hate dishes as well.



#24 purpleblackqueen

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

#25 Rainbow Lemur

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*




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