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What would you do with a spare 20 mins each week? Tell Cif for a chance to win a £250 voucher NOW CLOSED

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AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 12-Jun-14 16:31:26

We all sometimes wish we had some extra time in the day, and we've been asked by Cif to find out what Mumsnetters would do with a spare 20 minutes.

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Cif Express Direct to Floor Cleaner saves you time, so Cif would love to know what you would you do with a spare 20 mins each week.

How would you spend those extra 20 minutes? Maybe you'd have a lie in? Or watch an extra episode of your favourite sitcom? Perhaps you'd read a chapter or two of a new book?

Whatever you would do with your spare 20 minutes, Cif would love to hear about it.

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CMOTDibbler Thu 12-Jun-14 16:35:50

You mean really spare? Like there was nothing I should be doing at all. Wow - I actually can't imagine this!

I'd go and sit in the sun with a coffee and a book, so I could sit and enjoy the peace of it!

Holfin Thu 12-Jun-14 17:46:58

I would probably have a 20 minute nap grin

snice Thu 12-Jun-14 17:47:29

Mug of tea, comfy chair, book-every time

JuniperTisane Thu 12-Jun-14 17:49:43

Sit on my arse with a book and silence.

I never get to sit on my arse with a book and I can't remember the last time I had silence in the day angry

RubySparks Thu 12-Jun-14 18:02:48

So usually that means a cup of tea and quick look at mumsnet!

MissRee Thu 12-Jun-14 18:06:58

Have a poo. On my own with no children screaming for me!

starlight36 Thu 12-Jun-14 18:08:49

I'd take the time to paint my toenails properly, rather than the quick five minute job which is currently embarrassing me!

TheHouseatWhoCorner Thu 12-Jun-14 18:14:14

I'd phone Janice for a proper chat. She has the most interesting life of anyone I know and she makes me laugh til my jaw aches.

LindseyandMatthew Thu 12-Jun-14 18:17:25

I would have a hot cup of tea, read a book and just relax

CharmQuark Thu 12-Jun-14 18:20:54

Oooh, walk to work, go to the cinema, stay and have a bit of a relax in the sun after my mad dash 'get-fit' swim at our local lido, learn French (properly), plant some edible things in the garden and tend them - tomatoes, French beans, strawberries, maybe, do more (some!) cleaning....go camping, sort out my home filing, get the frint room decorated, write to some old friends,

My 20 mins is like a tardis.

CharmQuark Thu 12-Jun-14 18:22:02

Oh, and I'd phone Janice, too, if ThehouseAtWhoCorner would give me her number.

Janice had better have two lots of spare 20 minuteses.

moonegirl Thu 12-Jun-14 18:27:31

have a nap smile

ScrambledEggAndToast Thu 12-Jun-14 18:30:11

I would go to my favourite cafe and have a vanilla milkshake and a slice of carrot cake, my mouth is watering thinking about it grin

gazzalw Thu 12-Jun-14 18:32:41

Read a book - you can't beat it and there's never enough time to read - so an extra 20 minutes a day would make a real difference!

StillNoFuckingEyeDeer Thu 12-Jun-14 18:33:19

If I had an extra totally free 20 minutes a week, with absolutely nothing I had to do, I'd spend it with DD1. We'd play together or read. I feel like I spend so much time cooking, cleaning etc, I'd love to spend more time focused on DD1.

EddieVeddersfoxymop Thu 12-Jun-14 18:43:01

Free time? What's that?? Seriously, I would relax with a cup of herbal tea, a good book and a fine piece. I volunteer for an organisation that means I come home drained emotionally and physically so a chance to switch off from clients and their problems would be bliss.

BlackeyedSusan Thu 12-Jun-14 18:57:24

sleep.

DrFunkesFamilyBandSolution Thu 12-Jun-14 18:57:28

Go for a jog. I'll give up after 2 minutes so spend the next 18 sitting on a bench watching the world go by

Poofus Thu 12-Jun-14 19:03:30

Sleep! If you can switch my toddler off for 20 minutes, so I can have a nap, I will be over the moon.

Poofus Thu 12-Jun-14 19:04:50

Who's Janice? confused

HappySunflower Thu 12-Jun-14 19:18:58

I would linger in the bath for a bit longer with my book!

Petal7 Thu 12-Jun-14 19:21:09

I would read the newspaper and drink a frothy coffee. With Radio 4 on instead of nursery rhymes!

Roseformeplease Thu 12-Jun-14 19:21:22

I would make a coffee, get my DD to make some of her fabulous scones and sit and chat to her and DS and DH about nothing in particular.

I'd fit in an extra yoga session smile

(not really, I'd sit about drinking coffee and reading like the rest of you)

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