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#1 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:06 PM

We are all ready for the week ahead. Homework completed, uniforms washed and ironed, baking done, house clean and semi-tidy.

We had a hot lunch today, just having a quick and early tea in about an hour, then off to Community Mass at DD school. Looking forward to it.

How about you?



#2 EssentialBludger

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:10 PM

I'm so tired. Would fall asleep in seconds if I put my head down.

Still got to cook dinner, bath kids, put them to bed, make lunch for tomorrow.

I've ironed uniforms though. biggrin.gif

Need coffee.

#3 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:15 PM

Can you make an easy dinner EB? Miss the bath tonight?



#4 Green Door

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:17 PM

Kids in bed asleep, lunches for tomorrow done, uniforms done, house clean , its wine time for me. A glass or 2 then off to bed

#5 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:18 PM

You sound organised GD. Enjoy that wine!

#6 -*meh*-

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:19 PM

uniforms are drying... no ironing here.

we have all been fed, watered and kids have been bathed as well.

Now just waiting for bed time in 10min so i can crawl in to bed myself whilst trying to convince myself i won't melt on the way to work tomorrow!

#7 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:20 PM

Are you in for a hot day tmrw Meh? I have had enough of the heat so hoping for a cooler one.



#8 *LiMa*

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:22 PM

Nothing is done here. We just got home from spending the afternoon swimming.  Dh has to hit the supermarket to buy stuff for lunches tomorrow at some stage, and I have to wash DDs swimming things cause school swimming starts tomorrow.  Other than that not much else will get done.  I'm too tired to care

#9 ~Supernova~

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:22 PM

Today I...
Vacuumed, mopped, cleaned the bathroom, DS's room, toyroom, kitchen. Sterilised bottles. Did dishes, washing, folding. Organised my party menu and to do list for DS's 1st b'day. Baked lunches for the week. Made cottage pie (which took far too many hours) and is in the oven in the final stage now. Cleaned out both fridges thoroughly. Weeded for about an hour. Took care of a sulky 8yr old and miserable 1yr old in between.

Yeah...I'm just ready for bed lol.

Oh wait, still have uniforms to iron sad.gif

ETA: I'm now enjoying a wine while DH puts the little monster to bed wink.gif

Edited by Mareek, 17 February 2013 - 06:23 PM.


#10 -*meh*-

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:26 PM

QUOTE (~THE~MAGICIAN~ @ 17/02/2013, 06:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Are you in for a hot day tmrw Meh? I have had enough of the heat so hoping for a cooler one.


39 here tomorrow *sob* and i catch public transport to work sad.gif

which isn't really any different to driving my car that has no air con, except this way its not my fuel, no parking costs and i can read my book Tounge1.gif

thankfully there is a cool change tomorrow night and its only going to be 29 on tuesday!

#11 GamerMum

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:30 PM

Cooking dinner, then showers for all and bed. The flu is currently taken up residence in my house, so I'm on snot overload and just feeling blergh.

#12 EssentialBludger

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:34 PM

Easy dinner, yes. They're having baked beans on toast. wink.gif Missing bath, no. DS has had a few accidents today and he smells. And DD has been licked all over by her friends big smelly dog.

#13 sa5ha

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:36 PM

I'm exhausted and looking forward to going back to work tomorrow for a break.

I've spent yesterday doing wedding planning/dress shopping and today shuttling my mum around the city looking at real estate.

Sounds like fun but it's all so draining!

#14 ChunkyChook

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:43 PM

I spent most of the day outside working my butt of in the yard. Managed a tip run with all the green waste in the middle of it all.

DD is showered and I have also melted away the grime from the yard in a stinking hot shower. We are fed and just watching Master Chef before bed. I will be laying out DDs uniform soon and having an early night after Master Chef.



#15 happygurl06

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:47 PM

Uniforms dry, no ironing here.  Snacks organized, I make the sandwich in the morning.

We had pizza for tea now the kids are splashing in the clam pool, I wash them in there when its hot!

Bedtime in 15 for the big one and my little one will tell me when he is good and ready to got to sleep!  1 year olds!

As for me, I'll be trying to watch The Block that I recorded.





#16 -*meh*-

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:52 PM

ahh stories read and kids are now both in bed biggrin.gif

I am kicking back on the recliner in front of the aircon sipping on a cup of vodka and orange with lots of ice...

will veg here until kids go to sleep and i finish my drink... then i think it will be shower and crawling in to bed to watch some episodes of scrubs biggrin.gif

#17 Angelot

Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:00 PM

Exhausted.  DD let me have about three hours sleep before the alarm clock dragged me out of bed at 5:30.  Now I'm just waiting for her to crash so I can, too!  Very grateful we had leftovers for dinner and that required zero thought or effort.

#18 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:01 PM

It's still like 38 degrees here at 7.30, so hot, we are just about to eat home made hamburgers, I'm still cleaning and washing after being out all weekend, still need to get school stuff ready, kids are still running around getting wet in the pool and sprinkler so we may just skip the bath tonight since it's late.
Yeah not very organised here tonight but it's been a huge, fun weekend, the house is clean since I just spent 3 hrs cleaning and the kids wouldn't be sleeping in this heat yet anyway so it's all good.

#19 Canberra Chick

Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:04 PM

My body finally said enough after the past month t work and so I have been sleeping or lazing most of the day with swollen glands.
I packed a case too, as tomorrow I fly off to Sydney after work for a two day communication course at NIDA. It sounds great and I applied for the funding as part of work's professional development program. But I don't want to leave DH and the kids.  sad.gif  I am such a sook.




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