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#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 Ianthe

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 -*meh*-

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 Ianthe

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 -*meh*-

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.






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