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#1 chookpea

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:44 AM

Yes fluffy, but the only reason why I love hot weather is that I can catch up on my laundry!

I'm on my third load now.  Sheets, winter coats, everything...and all dry within an hour or two!  

Ah, the things I get excited about nowadays!  Tounge1.gif

#2 TillyTake2

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

Lol none! Not even the promise of fast drying washing will get me out of the air conditioning!

#3 countrymel

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

None - it's all smokey here today.

#4 HollyOllyOxenfree

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

I put one out at 8am and I am not going back out there - DH can bring it in when he gets home.

#5 Tonberry

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

Have done two.
Contemplating getting the nappies out of the shed as I want to do a strip wash on them so I can sell some of the ones I don't want anymore.
However that means going outside, which is definitely NOT appealing Tounge1.gif

#6 Leslie Knope

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

On to my 4th. original.gif

#7 tamjk

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:56 AM

On load number 4 here biggrin.gif
And I still have to tackle the black hole of DS1's bedroom (his father is teaching him early the concept of a 'floordrobe'), DH's mystery pile and the bedlinens.

On the plus side, I'll have heaps of ironing tonight as an excuse to get out of bath time duties happy.gif

#8 Mummytoyou

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:58 AM

one load of nappies at the moment, probably another one later.

#9 EssentialBludger

Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:59 AM

1 so far. I should probably do sheets but I'm feeling a bit lazy.

#10 Green Door

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:00 AM

Onto my 4th now. The first 2 loads are dry and waiting to be put away.
Thinking of doing bath mats next

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:01 AM

I have a load of towels on right now.

I wash clothes at night and hang out before bed.



#12 BadCat

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:05 AM

None.  I'm rather afraid I'd have to collect it from neighbour's yards if I hung anything out today.  laughing2.gif

Besides, I washed yesterday.  I almost never wash two days in a row.

#13 WhimsicalDragonfly

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:08 AM

As many as I have the energy for!

#14 the.supers

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:09 AM

I am using the weather as a good opportunity to teach the kids how to sort laundry and use the machine.  Lots of practice today!

#15 sparassidae

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:25 AM

Onto our third load now. No different to any summer day really lol.

#16 squeekums

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:46 AM

The grand total of
0

feels damn good lol

#17 lozoodle

Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:53 AM

None, though I did some last night and hung it on clothes airers that are out on the deck now original.gif

I've been in aircon since 7am at work so I think I'm in for a shock when I get home at 3 to my non aircon house.

Never mind, kiddie pools were invented for a reason tthumbs.gif

Edited by lozoodle, 08 January 2013 - 11:54 AM.


#18 Missy Shelby

Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:02 PM

Only one today but 2 everyday for the last few days prior to today as we were away and had no washing machine.

I am a bit strange really, I love washing and everything to do with it.  I especially love smelling the clothes when they come out and I am hanging them up atm (I even put a bit more liquid in so the clothes smell extra nice).  I think it must be a weird pregnancy thing biggrin.gif

#19 daisydo

Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

Onto my 5th now. Using the opportunity to wash thick blankets and doonas/duvets.

#20 Madnesscraves

Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:16 PM

Just about to do my 3Rd!

#21 haras1972

Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:23 PM

Also have our doona, pillows, mattresses, underlays, etc, out in the sun for some UV and airing...

3rd load is about to finish!

#22 trishalishous

Posted 08 January 2013 - 01:14 PM

same as always, 1 load. I put the nappies on at night, then put the clothes on top, then long wash, and hang

#23 Tall Poppy

Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:43 PM

1 load, I was going to do another but couldn't be bothered.

Most days I do a load though so, it's not like I've done more or less than I would have if it wasn't insanely hot.

#24 countrymel

Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:46 PM

Damnit.. the smoke blew away!

Just about to hang out #1.

#25 ~chiquita~

Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:47 PM

Only 2.

All the bedding plus the doona. All dry in an hour, gotta love that.




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