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How many loads of washing today?
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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!
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!
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.
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
Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:56 AM
On load number 4 here
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
Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:58 AM
one load of nappies at the moment, probably another one later.
Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:59 AM
1 so far. I should probably do sheets but I'm feeling a bit lazy.
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
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.
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.
Besides, I washed yesterday. I almost never wash two days in a row.
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!
Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:25 AM
Onto our third load now. No different to any summer day really lol.
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
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
Edited by lozoodle, 08 January 2013 - 11:54 AM.
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
Posted 08 January 2013 - 12:10 PM
Onto my 5th now. Using the opportunity to wash thick blankets and doonas/duvets.
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!
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
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.
Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:46 PM
Damnit.. the smoke blew away!
Just about to hang out #1.
Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:47 PM
All the bedding plus the doona. All dry in an hour, gotta love that.
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