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#1 je m'en vais

Posted 14 January 2013 - 11:39 AM

I'm preparing to go back to work tomorrow original.gif

#2 HubbaBubbaMumma

Posted 14 January 2013 - 11:48 AM

A million loads of washing - my 2 older boys have just arrived home from Jamboree and bought 1/2 of the show grounds dirt with them!
I up to load 5!

#3 password123

Posted 14 January 2013 - 11:54 AM

Trying to muster the strength to hit the gym.

#4 elizabethany

Posted 14 January 2013 - 11:59 AM

I'm cleaning while watching the Australian open.  FTA TV annoys me, but I am too cheap for pay...

#5 Logical nonsense

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:00 PM

Trying not to get to upset about the stat of my house as we have workers installing new grass & a nice wood retaining wall. The mud is everywhere....
Will need to do a massive clean up tomorrow.

So fare I have rearrange my kitchen, laundry & now its the bedroom's turn,
think we need more storage room for my stuff biggrin.gif

#6 Beancat

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:02 PM

going for a walk - done

housework - inc cleaning floors

few jobs down the street and a bit of grocery shopping

Prob a couple of washing

#7 MrsLexiK

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:05 PM

totally bored at work and have wasted half my morning on EB and writing up baby checklists for things that we need and things that need doing.  Sometimes it is dead borning when your boss is away - how I wish I didn't have to be hear to man the phones!

#8 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:05 PM

Popping out soon to drop DD at her friends place for a play, then taking other DD to pick up stationary that was on back order. Probably a food shopping and it's my house cleaning day. Sheets are in the wash now. We didn't wake up until 9am and it's only 10 now, so not much yet.



#9 Elemenopee

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:06 PM

My chilli bush is covered in chillis, so just made chilli sauce and a hoisin sauce.
Also creating a photo book online of our recent trip to HK.

#10 ~iMum~

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:08 PM

Test driving cars that I've picked out over the weekend. Not as fun as it sounds - slimy salesmen and it's too hot to be enjoying jumping in and out of cars.

#11 JRA

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:09 PM

Well, we spent a couple of hours on the dog beach with dog chasing ball, DS on his nippers board trying to beat the dog, and me acting as judge, with DH on shore enjoying the show.

We have just had a great lunch of yummy roll, and then in an hour or so heading to the surf.

Pretty perfect day really - again

#12 EssentialBludger

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

Cleaning sad.gif tackling the bathrooms today.

#13 kpingitquiet

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:11 PM

Climbing Mount Washmore, repelling down Mount Foldmore, moved a dryer inside, cleaned a toilet, might paint a wall or two. Busy times!

#14 leisamd

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:16 PM

We're just about to wrap up our first day of homeschool for the year! So proud of my kids, they did a great job. We're eating lunch then off for a bike ride. original.gif

#15 MintyBiscuit

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:17 PM

I built a new desk last week and emptied the old one, which means I now have a pile of crap sitting on the dining room table that I need to organise. Omelette now, gym later, then attempting to go to sleep at a decent hour when DH has to stay up til 2-3am for work >.<

#16 Lifesgood

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

QUOTE (JRA @ 14/01/2013, 01:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, we spent a couple of hours on the dog beach

dog beach?

DH and I have taken down the xmas tree at last and are now emptying out closets and having a big chuck-out to make space for the half of our house that has to be packed into the remaining half while we do renovations. DD has a friend here for the day so they are busy destroying the playroom and her bedroom. Might send them outside shortly to destroy the backyard. The sun has finally come out so when DS wakes from his nap we might all head out for a walk.

#17 Feral timtam

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:20 PM

Not thinking about the washing
Not thinking about the dishes
Not thinking about cleaning the floors.

I'm in the process of some serious procrastination. If I keep my eyes firmly affixed on either computer screen or crosswords I won't see the chores that need doing.

Depending on the weather I might take the kids to the park later.

#18 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:30 PM

I've got cooking fever and have got three different meals cooking as I write- they'll all go into containers and then into the freezer, ready for those dreaded, rushed school day evenings. I'm also doing washing and  hoping to clean my feral pigsty of a house.

#19 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:32 PM

Quick trip to shops - done

Washing - 2 loads - done

Sit out the back with cup of tea and read the paper - done

Think about what's for dinner - a work in progress

Tackle paperwork for daughter's sports club - apparently I agreed to be Secretary this year - must have been the champagne.

#20 vanessa71

Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:35 PM

I have played Ker Plunk, I've been on Facebook, I've done some washing and ironing, I've made breakfasts and lunches and I will be playing netball tonight. The rest of the day will be filled with more ironing .


#21 JaneDoe2010

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:01 PM

Bits and pieces at home - in my PJ's. original.gif

I have hung some washing, done some dishes, fed children as appropriate, listened to them NOT argue today (how pleasant!!), fed guinea pigs and cats, put some bills in Quickbooks, paid myself (run our own business), answered business calls a few times, made a few business calls, made a few private calls, looked around here, been on FB, looked at funny sites RSS ... blah blah blah. Stuff!

Edited by JaneDoe2010, 14 January 2013 - 01:02 PM.


#22 71Cath

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

Working  ph34r.gif

Can't you tell?

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#23 JRA

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:07 PM

QUOTE (LifesGood @ 14/01/2013, 12:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
dog beach?



Most beaches around melbourne have controls whether dogs are allowed off leash, especially at this time of year. At the end of the street at this time of year the beach alllows dogs off leash until midday at which time they turn in to pumpkins.

So we tend to take the dog there for an hour or two in the morning, the boy paddles on his board, and we just have some fun. The surf beach is a national park, so no dogs allowed



#24 Ianthe

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:10 PM

Not a lot. Just took the kids to the park.

#25 Therese

Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:15 PM

Working original.gif

And celebrating my youngest's 10th birthday original.gif We all went and saw Wreck it Ralph as that is what she wanted to do.




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