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#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

I am writing my list of what I want to have done by the end of the week, except Day to Day stuff which will be added daily, when the list gets rolled on to the next day.

MORNING STUFF

HEALTH/FITNESS/BEAUTY
Weigh and Log
Vitamins- AM
Vitamins- PM
Treadmill 30 mins
Eyebrows
Colour Hair

WHILE OUT
School Drop Off
Get MOney Out for Order
School Pick Up
Year 1 Parent Information Meeting @ 5.30pm Not Going - Hayley NOt Feeling Well
Get Vit C from Chemist for Kids
Take Big Blankets to Laundromat
Pick Up Candle Order from School Mum
Get Petrol

WASHING
My Linen
Kids Linen In Now
Fold All Washing
Ironing
Jack's Blankets
Jack's Blankets
Handwash New Sarong
Hang Big Blankets on Line after Taken to Laundromat
Rags
Hand Wash Top
Clear and Pack Away Clothes Airers
Clothes

LOUNGE ROOM
Dust
Strip Out
Sweep/Mop
Furniture Back
Find Place for New Candles
Clean Fan Blades
Clean Window Tracks
Wipe Over Skirtings
Wipe Over TOp of Doorways
Tidy TV Cabinet
Tidy DVD's etc

TOY ROOM
Clean Windows
Clean Window Tracks
Strip Out
Sort Through Tubs and Reorganise toys etc
Sweep/Mop
Wipe Over Skirtings
Wipe Over TOp of Doorways
Paint Step

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
Unload/Reload Dishwasher
Strip Out
Sweep/Mop
Put Stuff Back
Wipe Over Skirtings
Unload/Reload Dishwasher Again
Clean Window
Clean Window Tracks
Clean Fan Blades
Replace Light Bulbs
Wipe Over Top of Doorways
Scrub Out Freezer
Scrub OUt Fridge
Tidy Pantry
Cut Up Celery/Carrot Sticks
Empty Rubbish and Recycling started
CLean Indoor Bins
Make Big Fruit Salad
Make Big Salad
Make Muesli Cookies
Make Fettucine Carbonara for Dinner Pasta Bake Instead
Fill Up Soda Stream Bottles with Water
Fill Up Water Jugs
Cut Up Lemon and Add to 1 Water Jug
Handwash Non Dishwasher Items
Put Away Platters

LAUNDRY
Clean Window
Scrub Sink
Clean Tracks
Sweep/Mop
Make Up MOre Fabric Softner

MY ROOM
Strip Bed
Make Bed
Dust
Vacuum
Clean Windows
Clean Tracks
Clean Fan Blades
Wipe Over Skirtings
General Tidy
Hang Art Work

BATHROOM/TOILET
Clean Toilet
Clean Mirror
Clean Shower
Clean Vanity
Clean Window Ledge
Sweep/Scrub

HAYLEY'S ROOM
Strip Bed
Raise Hayley's Mattress- Has a cold
Make Bed
Dust
Vacuum
Clean Windows
Clean Tracks
Clean Fan Blades
Wipe Over Skirtings
General Tidy
Paint Hayley's Window Frame/Ledge
Paint Hayley's Door Frame
Organise Desk
Organise Bookshelf
Sort Out Jewellery, Makeup, Candles, etc

JACK'S ROOM
Clean Windows
Clean Fan Blades
Wipe OVer Top of Door Frame
Strip Bed
Wipe Fingers Marks Off Walls
Make Bed
Dust
Vacuum
Clean Window Tracks
Wipe Over Skirtings
General Tidy

MISC
Old TV Unit Being PIcked Up @ 10am
Wipe OVer Tops of Door Frames
Clean and Set Up Vapouriser in Hayley's Room
Sweep/Mop Hallways
Wipe Over Hallway Skirtings
Paint Front Door Frame and Door Edge
Change Over Wallets
Prepare for Tuesdays Job Interview

PHONECALLS
Order Garage Door for Delivery/Instal in 4 Weeks
Ring School Principal RE School Council
Ring BIL to Confirm When He Needs Door Delivered
Ring Undercoverwear Lady With Final Order started

TAFE STUFF
Sort Last Semesters Tafe Notes
Re- Write This Semesters Tafe Notes
Assignment
Exam

PAPERWORK
Budget
Sort Through Computer CD's
Sort Through Thumb Drives
Filing
Print Up Bills from Emails
Shopping List
Deal With Stuff in Bottom Basket
Read Ice Cream Maker Book
Menu Plan

Edited by purpleblackqueen, 18 February 2013 - 03:47 PM.


#2 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:04 AM

Holy Dooley!

Do you think by writing such a big list and looking at it is actually overwhelming to the point where nothing gets done?

Tomorrow for me:

Clean house
Maybe clean rental
Grocery shop




#3 EssentialBludger

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:07 AM

Far out. Don't you find writing it like that makes it daunting? I'd want to do nothing at all if I had that to get through.

#4 purpleblackqueen

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:09 AM

QUOTE (~THE~MAGICIAN~ @ 17/02/2013, 12:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Holy Dooley!

Do you think by writing such a big list and looking at it is actually overwhelming to the point where nothing gets done?

Tomorrow for me:

Clean house
Maybe clean rental
Grocery shop



Not at all.

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 17/02/2013, 12:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Far out. Don't you find writing it like that makes it daunting? I'd want to do nothing at all if I had that to get through.


Not at all, I am giving myself a week to do it, apart from the normall day to day stuff

#5 ChunkyChook

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:51 AM

Short and sweet for a Monday.

Lunches/Morning stuff
DD to school
De cobweb and sweep out carport

Take bins out
Work - vacate clean
Pick up DD

Get takeaway
Goto bed

Edited by ChunkyChook, 18 February 2013 - 04:20 PM.


#6 Freddie'sMum

Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:51 AM

I've gotta say that for *me* that list would be so overwhelming that I would just hide under the bed.

I've got a busy week coming up: Parent info meeting at the school, 2 x parent teacher interviews, usual 3 days of work, I am desperate to clean out the girls' bedrooms (x 2) and the normal, get the groceries, school lunches, clean uniforms, make sure homework is done .....

That's enough for *me* !!



#7 Heather11

Posted 17 February 2013 - 12:15 PM

QUOTE
ar out. Don't you find writing it like that makes it daunting? I'd want to do nothing at all if I had that to get through


Yes it would be for me too.

In reality all it really is, is cleaning each room from top to bottom.  PBQ just likes to list every single job individually.

I much prefer to just have on my list

Clean lounge room
Clean bedrooms
etc
etc



#8 purpleblackqueen

Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

QUOTE (Heather11 @ 17/02/2013, 01:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes it would be for me too.

In reality all it really is, is cleaning each room from top to bottom.  PBQ just likes to list every single job individually.

I much prefer to just have on my list

Clean lounge room
Clean bedrooms
etc
etc



It is not just cleaning either, for example Hayley's bedroom needs some painting done. Also everyone is different. And different parts of the rooms may get done on different days, depending on what else is happening.

#9 Lyra

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:09 PM

Tomorrow I plan on booking a few appointments and going through my inbox and filing everything away

The rest of the week I plan on scrubbing down walls so that I can maybe, possibly beginning painting over the weekend and next weekend

#10 zande

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:13 PM

QUOTE
In reality all it really is, is cleaning each room from top to bottom. PBQ just likes to list every single job individually
.
Exactly. But like a pp, if I saw that list I would hide under my bed!

I don't make lists. I have a diary and on it tomorrow I have:

Housework (which will involve most of what's on PBQ's cleaning lists);
Dentist appt;
and that's pretty much it!

The rest of the day-to-day stuff just happens. And if I'm doing my housework tomorrow and I can't actually be bothered doing the skirtings, then I roll it over until another week! In actual fact, cleaning skirtings would probably be on my spring cleaning agenda!

#11 Lyra

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:15 PM

QUOTE (zande @ 17/02/2013, 03:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And if I'm doing my housework tomorrow and I can't actually be bothered doing the skirtings, then I roll it over until another week! In actual fact, cleaning skirtings would probably be on my spring cleaning agenda!


skirtings? what are these household things called skirtings?  huh.gif unsure.gif

#12 happening

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

Long bits of painted wood to hide the join between the floor and the wall.

I vacuum mine with the soft brush bit attachment thingy on the vacuum cleaner when I remember too.

Once every couple of months they are wiped with a damp cloth as the vacuuming is underway.



#13 Lyra

Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:27 PM

QUOTE (happening @ 17/02/2013, 03:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Long bits of painted wood to hide the join between the floor and the wall.

I vacuum mine with the soft brush bit attachment thingy on the vacuum cleaner when I remember too.

Once every couple of months they are wiped with a damp cloth as the vacuuming is underway.



people dust them? and wipe them?

Housework: I'm doing it wrong LOL

#14 PurpleWitch

Posted 18 February 2013 - 01:33 AM

Ugh.

I'd cry if i had to list all the things i do in a day, let alone a week.

I dare say PBQ would be thanking her stars.

That being said, bloody hell PBQ you must have the cleanest house on EB!

I just don't have the time or
Energy to clean that much, or write those long
Lists.
I'd have the dishes washed, dried and put away by the time
You'd have types that
List.

#15 Ianthe

Posted 18 February 2013 - 06:33 AM

Go to school to get paperwork
Treasurer stuff
Fold washing that is all over the lounge
Sorted out all paperwork
Email Bible study group
Message several people for various reasons


That's all I can focus on today-I am really tired. Will prob do more.

Edited by Ianthe, 18 February 2013 - 04:01 PM.


#16 Taffyk

Posted 18 February 2013 - 06:55 AM

I love lists but OP, that is full-on!

Reminds me why I work full-time - I could never do all that housework.  Although, I did wipe the skirtings in the 2 bathrooms over the weekend - can't abide dust.

Today: work (9 hours not including lunch), start 'diet', go home and feed DD and bath & bedtime routine.  Hope DH cooks dinner (he has assignment due today).  Bring washing in, do another load.  Do the dishes.  Prep DD's food for tomorrow.  Go for a walk with friends??  Get to bed so I manage more than 5 hours sleep. Oh and read some assignment drafts for DH.  If I get a chance, spray shower
Have my own study to do but must wait until DH finishes 2nd assignment next week.

#17 Beancat

Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:16 AM

wow OP, glad that list works for you original.gif
That list would do my head in.

Today
Dishwasher/kitchen
folding
bathroom
toilets
small supermarket shop
play with the kids/tidy up after them/oganisse what ever they need  (this one takes most of the day!)

#18 qak

Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:29 AM

That list is overwhelming to me.  I agree, I don't list every single thing, some of them are just itemising every single wipe (eg I would do "clean bathroom" which necessarily incorporates everything you have listed.)  Truthfully - I just don't clean as much as you do.

How long does it take to write all that up?  Do you have a master list you cut & paste from?

#19 purpleblackqueen

Posted 18 February 2013 - 09:16 AM

QUOTE (qak @ 18/02/2013, 08:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That list is overwhelming to me.  I agree, I don't list every single thing, some of them are just itemising every single wipe (eg I would do "clean bathroom" which necessarily incorporates everything you have listed.)  Truthfully - I just don't clean as much as you do.

How long does it take to write all that up?  Do you have a master list you cut & paste from?


I have a master list I use, but something dont get done every clean. I am also looing at going toback to work soon (have 2nd interview tomorrow for a job) so I am trying to get EVERYTHING done before I do go back to work, so that I can start fresh with everything done and can then get into a work/study/family routine

#20 Cardio Carrie

Posted 18 February 2013 - 09:41 AM

I am a long time lurker and have read this thread often and gotten much motivation from it. I am working from home now and really need some motivation to get everything in the day done. Hope it is OK for me to join in and post my list.

Make DDs bottles
Take DS to school
Ring OnePath
Download School Enrolment Forms
Make Weekly Meal Plan
Make Shopping List
Go to Coles for groceries
Pack & Run Dishwasher
Unpack Dishwasher
Wash other dishes and put away
Clean dining table
Put away loose items in dining room DONE
Put away loose items in kitchen DONE
Hang out load 1 of washing DONE
Wash and hang out load 2 of washing DONE
Iron school uniforms
Fold and put away towels
Pick DS up from school DONE
Reorganise Tupperware cupboard
Find somewhere to store lunchboxes and drink bottles

Edited by LegoLady, 18 February 2013 - 03:56 PM.


#21 purpleblackqueen

Posted 18 February 2013 - 09:58 AM

QUOTE (LegoLady @ 18/02/2013, 10:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am a long time lurker and have read this thread often and gotten much motivation from it. I am working from home now and really need some motivation to get everything in the day done. Hope it is OK for me to join in and post my list.

Make DDs bottles
Take DS to school
Ring OnePath
Download School Enrolment Forms
Make Weekly Meal Plan
Make Shopping List
Go to Coles for groceries
Pack & Run Dishwasher
Unpack Dishwasher
Wash other dishes and put away
Reorganise Tupperware cupboard
Find somewhere to store lunchboxes and drink bottles
Clean dining table
Put away loose items in dining room
Put away loose items in kitchen
Hang out load 1 of washing
Wash and hang out load 2 of washing
Pick DS up from school



Welcome and I am glad you get some ideas from the list that get posted on here.

#22 Ianthe

Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:42 PM

Welcome Lego Lady original.gif

#23 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:57 PM

I'm in the middle of a major declutter at the moment.  I've completely finished one bedroom and halved the contents of a bookcase in another.  I've been very ruthless biggrin.gif .

However, I'm doing some kitchen cupboards today and I'm wavering over some old placemats.  They are too stained to use for visitors but I like the pictures cry1.gif Help me be strong.

#24 Cardio Carrie

Posted 18 February 2013 - 03:59 PM

Thanks for the welcome everyone. Hope you all had a great day. Have just accomplished my first "big school" pick up in the rain with a newborn too. No one got wet either!!

Best wishes for your interview tomorrow purpleblackqueen

Need to get quite a bit done tonight as I am going to see Les Miserables tomorrow and then have a school meeting in the afternoon. I think that My Kitchen Rules and The Block will prove too much of a temptation though original.gif

#25 purpleblackqueen

Posted 18 February 2013 - 05:50 PM

QUOTE (LegoLady @ 18/02/2013, 04:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks for the welcome everyone. Hope you all had a great day. Have just accomplished my first "big school" pick up in the rain with a newborn too. No one got wet either!!

Best wishes for your interview tomorrow purpleblackqueen

Need to get quite a bit done tonight as I am going to see Les Miserables tomorrow and then have a school meeting in the afternoon. I think that My Kitchen Rules and The Block will prove too much of a temptation though original.gif



Thanks- got to 2nd round on this one, thought I stuffed up on the phone screen, last week as I got it during lunch break @ tafe.




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