Jump to content

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th


  • Please log in to reply
15 replies to this topic

#1 ChunkyChook

Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:44 PM

My huge childless weekend list to get ready before school goes back:

Dishes
Benches
Clean out fridge
Tidy pantry
Cupboard doors

Clear off window sill
Declutter draws

Strip bed
Wash bed linen
Remake bed

Tidy bedroom
Sort through built in robe

Wash 2 loads
Dry 3 loads
Fold 5 loads
Put away

Tidy lounge
Vacuum under cushions
Clear of dining table
Vacuum rug
Tidy desk
Tidy bookshelf
Sort out paperwork
Wash sliding door
De cobweb sliding fly screen

Wipe over shower
Clean toilet
Wipe out bath
Clear and clean vanity
Clean mirror
Tidy bathroom cupboard

Strip DDs bed
Wash bedding
Remake bed
Tidy/sort/declutter toys
Declutter clothes
Get school stuff ready

Vacuum through
Mop through

Clean out handbag
Clean out car
Clean out boot
Check water and oil in car

Sweep down cobwebs outside
Sweep out carport

Do groceries

I think I will save the mowing, weeding and whipper snippering for another weekend!

Edited by ChunkyChook, 20 January 2013 - 09:54 AM.


#2 purpleblackqueen

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:50 AM

I am going to list as achieved today, esp after the 44 degrees we got to yesterday, DD's sleepover party last night- hence I got about 3 hours sleep, girls got a lot more, as they had the air conditioner on.


SATURDAY
Coffee x 2
Email Resume to Agent
Put Breadmaker Away
Put Lounge Room BAck Together
Clean Makeup off Doors, and DOor Frames (after Girls blindfolded makeovers)
Dropped DD at Friends House
Took Wii Games Back to DVD Shop
Looked on EBAY for Wii Games for Kids

Edited by purpleblackqueen, 20 January 2013 - 08:03 AM.


#3 ChunkyChook

Posted 19 January 2013 - 09:03 AM

How did Thursdays interview go PBQ?



#4 purpleblackqueen

Posted 19 January 2013 - 09:16 AM

QUOTE (ChunkyChook @ 19/01/2013, 10:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How did Thursdays interview go PBQ?


I didn't get the job, I was 1 of 4 interviewed though, the one that got it had a bit more experience, but they have kept my resume on file.

I have just emailed my resume to every Real Estate Agency, then I will follow them up after school goes back. The agent who sold me this house and who I have become friends with, is seeing if he can get me some work experience with him through his agency, so that I can get experience, and become known in the area and also then decide what I want to do either property management or sales.

#5 QueenIanthe

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

Lots to do today. The heat yesterday meant I did nothing.

Kitchen

Unpack dishwasher
Repack dishwasher
Unpack dishwasher
Repack dishwasher
Unpack dishwasher
Hand wash what's needed
Rubbish/ recycling out to bins
Clear bench tops
Clean bench tops
Bake bread

Washing

Fold towels and put away
Put mine and O's washing away
Sort and fold other washing
Kids put their washing away
Load of clothes
Load of towels

Upstairs

Collect recycling
Geotrax away

Misc

Collect library books
Clean out car
Kitty litter
Start online shop
List for what else we need for school
Send in job application

Back room

Pick up Thomas stuff
Wipe down back table

General cleaning

Quick tidy downstairs
Downstairs bathroom
Vacuum tiles
Mop

And all kids in bed by 8pm! On fire today wink.gif

Edited by Ianthe, 19 January 2013 - 08:45 PM.


#6 Bob-the-skull

Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:25 AM

ahh it never ends!!!

misc:

food shopping
sort fridge
sort freezer
put new washing baskets in each room
sort laundry baskets

sort school bags for oshc

Washing:

load in
load out
load in

load out
load in
load out

My room:

washing out
make bed
dishes out
empty rubbish bin


DS1's room:

make bed
tidy floor
washing out
tidy desk
remove shoe box
strip bed
put new bedding on

DS2's room:

make bed
tidy floor
washing out
remove shoe box
strip bedding
put new bedding on


Lounge:

train set away
lego away
tidy misc stuff
washing out
recycling to bin


Kitchen:

empty dish washer
stack dish washer
clean electric frying pans
wipe benches

wipe table
rubbish out
recycling out

Edited by -*meh*-, 20 January 2013 - 01:18 PM.


#7 purpleblackqueen

Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:47 AM

MORNING STUFF

WASHING
Put Hayley's White Top Into Soak

WHILE OUT
Get Red Wine and Vege for Casserole

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
Rubbish Out
Dinner In Oven
Made Fairy Floss with Kids
Empty Indoor Recycle Bin
Clean Benches
Put Stuff Back On Shelf in Pantry
Tidy
Sweep
Load Dishwasher
Unload/Reload Dishwasher
Handwash Non Dishwasher Items
Make Banana Cake

PAPERWORK
Menu Plan for This Week
Menu Plan for Next Fortnight


Will Add More Once This Is Done

Edited by purpleblackqueen, 20 January 2013 - 01:32 PM.


#8 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:56 AM

I need to:

Unpack from weekend away.
Make scones.
Vacuum.
Drop goods to OP shop.



#9 LittleListen

Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:09 AM

Sunday Morning Motivation. Thanks CC!

Move bookcase to spare room and decorate
Wash dishes from yesterday (lazy sod!)
Pack boxes
Tidy fridge
Change vege order
Tidy laundry
Vacuum/Dust corridor
Sort out under the bed
Clean windows
Plan the week with DH



Edited by eyesabove, 20 January 2013 - 01:01 PM.


#10 LittleListen

Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:21 AM

Sorry to hear you didn't get the job PBQ, but sounds like you have a great plan for getting experience in place. All the best!

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:38 AM

Forgot, I must wash my tablecloth!



#12 QueenIanthe

Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:46 AM

So today I am going to tidy up my bedroom. Play a game with the kids. Continue to relax. Loving these school holidays.

#13 EssentialBludger

Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:38 PM

Dishes/clean kitchen DONE
Hang 3 loads of washing DONE
Clean bathrooms x2
Fold/put away washing
Clean kids rooms DONE
Mop kitchen
Vacuum
Dust tv and DVD cabinets
Tidy DVDs
Pull some weeds

I'm exhausted already. unsure.gif


#14 Bob-the-skull

Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:19 PM

i think i have hit the wall with motivation today...

will continue to cycle the washing through but smeg the lounge and any other cleaning...

#15 EssentialBludger

Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:43 PM

Dishes/clean kitchen DONE
Hang 3 loads of washing DONE
Clean bathrooms x2 ONE DONE
Fold/put away washing STARTED
Clean kids rooms DONE
Mop kitchen DONE
Vacuum DONE
Dust tv and DVD cabinets
Tidy DVDs
Pull some weeds

Getting too hot so having a break. DP is still asleep so will do ensuites when he wakes.



#16 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

I've been motoring along. Getting most of my big Monday clean done today while kids are occupied and DH is out for the day.

About to have lunch, a shower and go visit a friend.






1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Win a Mountain Buggy Swift

To celebrate Essential Baby reaching half a million Facebook fans, we have a Mountain Buggy Swift to giveaway to a lucky fan.

Shopping with kids: breaking the pester-power cycle

You're out shopping with your little one and they're incessantly whining that they want a treat. It's easy to say no ... the first time, at least.

eBay jacket may hold clue to murdered girl's identity

A jacket similar to the one found with the remains of a brutally murdered little girl in South Australia has been identified on eBay.

New mum forced back to work early due to paid parental leave 'technicality'

Shelley Parker had to keep driving buses until the date her baby was due and will have to rush back to work at the end of this week after being denied paid parental leave on a "technicality".

Pregnant Amanda Palmer poses naked for book drive

It has to be the most original way ever of promoting a children's book donation day.

The conception dilemma facing many parents today

Some parents who conceived through a sperm donor will be wary of telling the child, while others prefer to deal with it early on. But recent research suggests it makes little difference either way.

The wedding photo the bridesmaid would rather forget

We've probably all seen a passed-out bridesmaid at one wedding or another, but it usually happens towards the end of the night.

Pregnant TV meteorologist takes on haters

Pregnant TV meteorologist Katie Fehlinger has hit back at haters who called her a "sausage in casing".

Honest words from first-time mums

I didn't want to say anything negative to my pregnant friend, but I wish I'd been more honest.

Adorable baby experiences rain for the first time, couldn't be happier

Harper had seen rain from the comfort of indoors before, but had never had the pleasure of being outside and experiencing it first hand.

What it's really like to start a family in your fifties

Many people suppose that it must be much more tiring to have a baby in middle age, but all the mothers in the playground look exhausted, whatever their age.

'Biggest hypocrite ever': Josh Duggar admits to Ashley Madison account

An American reality TV star has been busted with a cheating website account, according to US media.

Long recovery ahead for girl hit by car weeks after baby brother's death

A little girl is more alert and starting to talk after being hit by a car a week ago, but still faces a long recovery.

How to react when a toddler lies

Q: My almost-3-year-old is starting to figure out that he can lie when asked if he ripped the book, threw the food, hit his brother, etc. Totally normal, I know. How do we respond?

The circular experience of a Centrelink client

A mum-to-be experiences the frustration of dealing with Centrelink, myGov and everything in between.

Kelly Clarkson announces live on stage: 'I'm pregnant!'

Singer Kelly Clarkson has announced she is pregnant with her second child during a concert in Los Angeles.

Hack

How to search the leaked Ashley Madison data

At least three sites are republishing Ashley Madison's user data on the public-facing internet.

Mum dances her way through labour

There are a fair few ways to distract yourself and beat pains while in labour, but it's probably a rare woman who chooses her dance her way through it.

'Rest in peace, my little lion': premmie baby Jacob passes away

Baby Jacob, whose photo of him born at just 27 weeks was deemed 'too graphic' for a fundraising site, has died.

Mum killed three young sons 'to help her daughter', prosecutor says

Niall Pilkington's death last summer apparently raised little alarm in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Tragic accidents happen, after all.

Shorter women have shorter pregnancies: study

When a group of researchers studied nearly 3500 mothers and their babies, they noticed a curious pattern.

Get your FREE Baby & Toddler Show ticket!

Get your free ticket to the Sydney Essential Baby & Toddler Show for September 25-27 - register online now.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

The worst 20 minutes of my life

Thirty seconds was all it took to turn a shopping trip into my worst nightmare.

Top baby names for England and Wales in 2014

George has overtaken William in the official rankings of most popular British baby names - and Game of Thrones is still having an impact on parents.

Baseball or baby? Dad's tough choice

What's more important, a baby or a baseball? That's a question this dad seems to struggle with.

Childbirth choices: five star or free?

It's not often you hear the words labour and luxury in the same sentence but for some, a 5-star start to parenthood is exactly what they seek. And with a number of private hospitals now offering packages which include a post-birth stay at a sumptuous first class resort, many mums are choosing to recover in style.

'Where did your boobies go, Mummy?' and other soul-destroying comments from kids

Most women carry a smidge of baby weight after giving birth. If you're lucky enough to have an older child in the house, they can keep you on track with your weight loss goals.

Do you read me, baby?

Is it too soon to be reading to my two-month-old son? If not, what should I read?

Minimising sibling rivalry when you've got a baby

Sibling rivalry is an act of competition, but if your children feel involved and special, this type of jealousy will be minimised.

Will studying on maternity leave take you away from your most important job?

I remember when I was trying to decide if I could combine motherhood and furthering my university education.

Win a Pacapod this Father's Day

To celebrate dads and families, we are giving away a Picos Pack from Pacapod Australia filled with a few extra goodies ENTER NOW

Preschooler hit by car shortly after baby brother's death

A mother has had a frantic race to the hospital after her daughter was hit by a car, just four weeks after her infant son died.

Gay couple and Thai surrogate in custody tug-of-war

A six-month-old baby girl is trapped in the Thai capital in a bitter custody wrangle between her Thai surrogate mother and her biological father.

Couple denied IVF over parenting concerns

A mother of six has been denied access to IVF treatment in order to have another child over concerns about her parenting skills.

The book that promises to put your children to sleep

Exhausted parents from around the world are singing the praises of a "miracle" book which promises to put even the most restless child to sleep in just minutes.

5 things every parent who feels guilty needs to know

Parenthood can make you feel bad, but you're not alone.

Royals criticise 'dangerous' attempts to photograph Prince George

The British royal family criticized paparazzi on Friday for what it called their increasingly dangerous attempts to photograph young Prince George.

'No jab, no play' rule to cover Victorian kindergartens and childcare centres

"Anti-vaxxers" face not being able to send their children to childcare centres or kindergarten if they refuse to have them immunised.

15,000 birthing kits on their way to developing countries

Giving birth in a hospital surrounded by medical experts is tough enough, but some women deliver babies without a clean sheet to lie on.

Photo of premmie 'too graphic', fundraising site says

When their son Jacob was born at just 27 weeks, Christina and Jeff Hinks were thrown into an uncertain world.

The latest Bugaboo collections: cool chevron and runner prams

Bugaboo sure likes to keep things fresh, and with the Australian spring/summer season coming up, there are two new Bugaboo pram releases.

Making room for two in the bed

Mum's room or their own room? Cot or bassinets? Deciding where twins will sleep can be tricky.

 

FREE TICKET

See Hi-5 LIVE in Sydney!

Get your free ticket to The Essential Baby & Toddler Show and save $20 - register online now!

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.