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#1 littlemissmessy

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:00 AM

What are you constantly looking for at your house?

I am always searching for;

a pen
scissors
teaspoons

#2 Chelli

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:04 AM

Remote control
Pen
Scissors
Shoes and socks

#3 PrincessPeach

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:07 AM

Remote Control
Ruler
Calculator

#4 GamerMum

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:07 AM

pen
scissors
baby spoons
my socks
ipod chargers

#5 MegzG

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:08 AM

pen
socks
petrol discount vouchers

#6 TheChipAddict

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:09 AM

My sanity
A sense of humor
The winning lotto ticket (I'm sure I bought it.....)


#7 ~sydblue~

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:09 AM

Scissors - we have at least 8 pairs

Iphone/Ipad charger - we have about 6




#8 MissNess

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:11 AM

Stickytape! I swear we have about a dozen rolls but none when I want to use it  rant.gif

#9 WhatWouldBuffyDo

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:12 AM

Phone charger
Remote
My phone
Whichever book i am currently reading (DD2 is "helpful" and likes to put them in my room or away etc)
Teatowels

#10 lishermide

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:13 AM

iPod/Pad charger. How do we have half as many chargers as devices when they all came with one?

Thermometer

Sticky tape. Never where I left it.

#11 CountryFeral

Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:22 AM

A 'normal' pen.

Oregano.    

I swear DP finds the weirdest places to stash the oregano, always somewhere different and never in the place it is supposed to be..... maybe he is having some kind of teenage flashback and his brain goes "Dried green herb looking stuff - must hide carefully!"

#12 *Enigma*

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

QUOTE
maybe he is having some kind of teenage flashback and his brain goes "Dried green herb looking stuff - must hide carefully!"


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#13 Peppery

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:29 PM

Hair tie - for myself or DD

#14 ellebelle

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:30 PM

keys

#15 mummy2amelia

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:32 PM

Pen
Sticky tape.  DD like to create things with bits of paper and half a roll of sticky tape.
Remote
Chocolate – I think DH has figured out where my secret stash is.
Any enthusiasm to cook tea again.


#16 piper-jane

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:33 PM

*lip balm  although dh solved this one, he makes me buy them 3 at a time, so now they are everywhere- he found the constant "where's my lip balm?" very tiresome.

*mobile

*socks - not the crappy old itchy ones, just my favourites

*hair thingies (solved by buying in bulk)

#17 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:34 PM

Remote control and my phone (the little ones dissapear with it regularly) and snappis for cloth nappies (I have no idea where they go).

#18 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:40 PM

My sanity
Remote and something good to watch
My fav coffee cup
Motivation to do housework - I rarely find this one



#19 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:41 PM

keys. I have multliple hand bags and I can never find where I've put them.

#20 elmo_mum

Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:47 PM

chocolate

#21 spellfall

Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:08 PM

Clothes. Why is it the ones I particularly want to wear are nowhere to be found?

Lip balm

Bobby pins

#22 babyruby

Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:23 PM

safety pins

#23 Leggy

Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:40 PM

Keys
glasses
remote
scissors
sticky tape
"socky" the comfort blanket (not a sock or a blanket, but one of several hanky-sized bit of pink fluffy material)
The right f***ing lid for the tupperware container I want to use.

Quite frequently my brain also.

#24 treetree

Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:21 PM

Telephone. We have three handsets. Somewhere...

Pens. I swear I buy at least ten a week

Hairties. Somewhere in my house there are over 500

DHs hat, phone, keys, clothes, shoes

Basil (the herb)

The most crucial piece to any board game we own.

#25 Bel Rowley

Posted 06 February 2013 - 04:30 PM

Remote controls
Kids' hats
Keys
Phone
Hair ties
Puzzle pieces and dice
The lipstick/gloss that goes best with whatever outfit I happen to be wearing.




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