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#1 Isolabella

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:39 PM

Ok I am opening the bar.

Two kids down, one to go.

DH nowhere to be seen (work Xmas party)... Expect drunk wake up 3am or so.

Anticipating checking kids Christmas gift by stealth.

Off to grab some Midori and pineapple juice.

So here to the end of the world.

Edited by lsolaBella, 21 December 2012 - 06:39 PM.


#2 blackcat20

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:41 PM

Errrr...been felling spewey all week so I gave in after one drink. Which prompted my mum to ask if I was pregnant....
Off to see a movie tonight, at least I'll die laughing if the world does come to an end.

#3 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:43 PM

Well I celebrated the end of the world last night by consuming a rather large quantity of wine.....figuring the end of the world=no consequences=no hangover....but no! Anyway, am having a hair of the dog and am gearing up for 10:11 pm ....is that when its going to happen?!

Cheers!

#4 blackcat20

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:45 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 21/12/2012, 07:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well I celebrated the end of the world last night by consuming a rather large quantity of wine.....figuring the end of the world=no consequences=no hangover....but no! Anyway, am having a hair of the dog and am gearing up for 10:11 pm ....is that when its going to happen?!

Cheers!


I heard an ad on the radio last night that encouraged responsible drinking "even though you might not wake up tomorrow due to the world ending" or something to that effect biggrin.gif

#5 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:48 PM

QUOTE (blackcat20 @ 21/12/2012, 07:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I heard an ad on the radio last night that encouraged responsible drinking "even though you might not wake up tomorrow due to the world ending" or something to that effect biggrin.gif

Well, it's an important message to get across...! If only I could heed it more!

#6 wca

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:58 PM

I'm here, have had a couple of glasses of bubbly. All three kids in bed but the two girls are still mucking around.
DH at yet ANOTHER bloomin work Xmas do', no doubt will roll home somewhere in the wee hours of the morning. Sucked in because I'm working tomorrow so he'll be watching the kids with a lovely hangover.
I'm in the worst mood rolleyes.gif and I don't really know why!

#7 Unatheowl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

Just had a white now to finish off the red original.gif. Its my turn to sleep in tomoz! Yay !

#8 Isolabella

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:03 PM

Tried to sneak a peek at the kids gift. No joy. Expert non peeking wrapping.

Hmm must clean up living room mess.


Goes and have another sip.

#9 snuffles

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:06 PM

Not drinking (yet), just got home from the gym.  I can't lift my arms above my head, LOL.

Contemplating how to combat six weeks of summer holiday boredom...



#10 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:06 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 21/12/2012, 08:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Tried to sneak a peek at the kids gift. No joy. Expert non peeking wrapping.

Hmm must clean up living room mess.


Goes and have another sip.

Could you wait till kids are in bed, ever so carefully unwrap present, ascertain contents ....then re-wrap? That's what I would do...suspect you are a better person than me.... ph34r.gif

#11 loubee

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:07 PM

Gin and Tonic for me. Going to party like it's 1999 the end of the world biggrin.gif

IsolaBela just push the mess under the couch.

#12 Madeline's Mum

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:08 PM

Ill join! Work is finished for the year, gifts wrapped (and peeked at) and I'm enjoying a mixed berry cider. DS is due for bed shortly and I feel like it'll be a late one for me due to my earlier 2 hour nap biggrin.gif

Edited by Madeline's Mum, 21 December 2012 - 07:09 PM.


#13 FeralAlpacaWarrior

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:09 PM

Both girls in bed. DH home on holidays now for 3 weeks, yay to having an extra pair of hands on deck!

Have had a crap week due to DD2 getting her 4 mo needles on Monday and being cranky all week. TGIF.

#14 Isolabella

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:21 PM

No on further peeking. Wrapping paper taped to the box underneath in multiple places. Trust me I am an expert on Christmas pressie peeking from way back. Seriously impressed with this wrapping. Looks like they puzzled the end of a few bits of wrapping paper together and finely fitted it to the box, sticking it down on the box.



#15 kadoodle

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:21 PM

Diet coke for now, will find some red later.  Just giving the baby some boobie while listening to the other kids not sleeping in their beds and DH grumping at house plans.

Last day of school today original.gif

Got sunburned while checking erosion in one of our creeks.  DD2 was with me and she fell in, got muddy and stripped off.  I didn't want her getting sunburned so I put my shirt on her and finished off my measurements just in my bra.  Ouch.

#16 Unatheowl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:27 PM

QUOTE (kadoodle @ 21/12/2012, 08:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Got sunburned while checking erosion in one of our creeks.  DD2 was with me and she fell in, got muddy and stripped off.  I didn't want her getting sunburned so I put my shirt on her and finished off my measurements just in my bra.  Ouch.

That's awesome that you have  a creek.  On day dh and I will have a property.  I am jealous reading about your everyday chore original.gif. Not about the sunburn though sad.gif

#17 Coffeegirl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:33 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 21/12/2012, 08:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No on further peeking. Wrapping paper taped to the box underneath in multiple places. Trust me I am an expert on Christmas pressie peeking from way back. Seriously impressed with this wrapping. Looks like they puzzled the end of a few bits of wrapping paper together and finely fitted it to the box, sticking it down on the box.


Did the kids see the wrap?  Or do you have a really similar wrap?  If so rip it off and re-wrap!   ph34r.gif


I scored a bargain on my fav Grant Burge bubbly today at First Choice.  Was expecting to pay $22/ bottle.  Rang up at $15.   So I bought 6.    Was that naughty? Have already finished off a bottle with DH with dinner and am eyeing off a second....     Maybe I will be praying that the world had ended tomorrow!

DH is now on holiday, but I still have some work to do over the weekend and on Monday.  Sigh.......

#18 Bluestocking

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:34 PM

If anyone needs some music, Herald Sun has an 'end of the world' playlist:
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/...g-1226541453424
(you have to scroll down under the countdown)

#19 Anne of The Island

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE (blackcat20 @ 21/12/2012, 07:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I heard an ad on the radio last night that encouraged responsible drinking "even though you might not wake up tomorrow due to the world ending" or something to that effect biggrin.gif


Yes, I heard it too - Thirsty Camel.   It made me giggle - they said "We don't what time it supposed to end. We're not even sure whether they have taken into account daylight savings"

I am onto my third (very small) glass of Pinot Gris and very much enjoying it - both kids in bed & husband having "a quick drink after work" - we all know how they will end.

#20 Coffeegirl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE (Excentrique @ 21/12/2012, 08:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If anyone needs some music, Herald Sun has an 'end of the world' playlist:
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/...g-1226541453424
(you have to scroll down under the countdown)



Won't open on my ipad.

I hope it included 'Its the end of the world as we know it' by REM

#21 snuffles

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

Mmmm yum now I'm on the booze.

#22 Isolabella

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:39 PM

QUOTE (Coffeegirl @ 21/12/2012, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Did the kids see the wrap?  Or do you have a really similar wrap?  If so rip it off and re-wrap!   ph34r.gif


Present under the tree. Kids have been exclaiming over the wrap. Not a pattern I remember seeing in the shops. My kids are too into details not to miss a Rewrap using different paper.



#23 Bluestocking

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:41 PM

QUOTE (Coffeegirl @ 21/12/2012, 07:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Won't open on my ipad.

I hope it included 'Its the end of the world as we know it' by REM

I'm still waiting for it. It had better be on there!

eta: already reached the end, didn't have it, this play list sucks!

Edited by Excentrique, 21 December 2012 - 07:42 PM.


#24 Coffeegirl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

QUOTE (Excentrique @ 21/12/2012, 08:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm still waiting for it. It had better be on there!

eta: already reached the end, didn't have it, this play list sucks!


What kinda end of the world playlist could it be without that song????




#25 Coffeegirl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:50 PM

DH is now exclaiming about how good his new beer glasses are and how they really improve the flavour and nose of the beer.

Sigh... Could the world end earlier?




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