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crace Wed 27-Jun-07 07:04:45

where's the coffee...?

So, any bets on whether they will be two hours late with no phone call for the THIRD day running? Both my children are still in bed sound asleep too, and I want to join them And it's gray and miserable

But on the plus side I've lost 2lbs this week! Woohooo

KaySamuels Wed 27-Jun-07 08:12:41


Congrats crace that's great!
It's annoying yes, I have this too. Sometimes I use the time to make a cold lunch and put it in the fridge, or I get the antibac spray out while there are no kids around!
If you are a bed bug like me though you will just be thinking of the extra 10,20,30mins you could have had in bed. And yes, I know we are paid for it but I'd rather trade the money for sleep (ie 20mins sleep, rather than 20mins pay - irrational and not possible I know!!)

mumlove Wed 27-Jun-07 08:20:53

Hello. Had my coffee now I am waiting for mindee 3 to arrive so we can go to school and preschool.

Crace excellent, keep up the good work and then you can lose some lbs for me .

saltire Wed 27-Jun-07 08:32:35

Crace, you have my sympathy. Are they the kind of parents who listen if you say them that you need notice if they are going to be late? The ones I had just didn't seem to listen to anything I said.

I asked yesterday, where is nannynick? I haven't seen him around since we got back online. has he left?

crace Wed 27-Jun-07 09:14:07

Sorry saltire, no he's around - he just doesn't visit us in the staff room. I saw him on several threads, and mostly at night me thinks. He's busy these days, I think!

They came "on time" only 30 mins late but I hate wondering when they will be here - Kay, am the same I would gladly take the extra 1/2 hour sleep in lieu of pay!

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 10:32:32

Morning! DH just gone out to do a job for a while, so I can stop painting! I wish I'd never suggested that since I don't have kids on a Wednesday, I'd do the painting - he's a lousey gaffer! Haven't had time to read all the posts yet, I'll pop back when I've finished and read properly. Have a nice morning!

jandeb Wed 27-Jun-07 10:45:25

Hi again I lost my key but found it again, whats the weather like where you are?

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 11:14:40

Hi Jan! The weather was ok here earlier, if it was March anyway! In the last half hour though, its started to get really dark and the wind has picked up. Think its gonna pour down in a minute. I'm in SE London, where are you?

fifilou Wed 27-Jun-07 12:47:08

Hello ladies!

Been a busy bunny this morning organising a party. God its mental trying to find clowns! Some look like theyve done way too much LSD in the 60's and others are just too weird looking.

Ive found a very good girl clown, but not sure how B! will like this? Hes 7.


sorted a bouncy castle too, and also now booked up all 9 weeks of the school hols with activities. Yay! Super nanny get back in your closet.theres a new cape wearer here!


Have brought in some jaffa cakes.

fifilou Wed 27-Jun-07 13:03:21

Ive just asked hwere nanny nick is for you......

Ive invited him in for a brew.......have i stolen his comfy chair?

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 13:45:46

QUICK, we've got 20 mins without a Prime Minister, what can we do whilst the cats away!!

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 13:47:09

btw, I don't like jaffa cakes, evil things!

MamaG Wed 27-Jun-07 13:49:05

Mo you're a blardy weirdo - you don't like jaffa cakes, you're not keen on cake, are you sure you're Kbear's bessie mate?

<<tries to steal gin>>

KbearBrockovich Wed 27-Jun-07 13:53:16

She is a weirdo, deffo. I am the well-balanced half of the friendship!

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 13:54:15

Well hello! Where've you been? I haven't seen you around these parts for weeks. I'm Kbears friend, mainly because I don't eat all the cakes!!

MamaG Wed 27-Jun-07 13:54:57

I never seem to be on at the same time as you buggers any more, not that i'm avoiding you of course!

KbearBrockovich Wed 27-Jun-07 13:58:31

I do, I eat ALL the cakes. She makes the tea, I eat the cakes. Works for me.

dmo Wed 27-Jun-07 14:12:12

i'll eat your jaffa cakes than i love them
or should i be good like crace and try to lose a few pounds????? bugger it the jaffa cakes it is diet can start tomo

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 14:14:35

I'm told staff room goodies are completely fat & calorie free, so you could eat the whole packet if you like! Be quick though, Kbear likes them a lot!!

crace Wed 27-Jun-07 14:15:07

You would all be so proud of me, Open morning at local preschool and I got the kiddies a goodie from the cake stall and not a thing for me. Yep, am all smug The reality is I am fed up with my post pregnancy body of 18 months ago and it's time to get my bum in gear. There!

All done for the day, Dh is flying back tonight, and I miss the trousers off him Been 5 days of peace and quiet but am ready for him to be back.

crace Wed 27-Jun-07 14:15:36

(And I don't like jaffa cakes, blech - cheesecake however, now you would be talking)

fifilou Wed 27-Jun-07 14:23:37

cheesecake.......eurgghhhh, its satan cake.

Jaffas are yum, you lot dont know whats good for you!

im feeling poorly

dmo Wed 27-Jun-07 14:27:07

whats up?

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 14:29:20

I've got a wicked cheesecake recipe, which I will now share with you! So easy, my dd has been making it for about 2 years on her own.

Packet of ginger biscuits crushed up and mixed with 2 oz butter. Stuff in bottom of loose bottomed cake tin. Mix 2 pots of marscapone with 4 oz icing sugar and zest & juice of either 2 limes or lemons. Chuck on top of biscuit base. Chill, job done! Tis fab.

MaureenMLove Wed 27-Jun-07 14:31:51

What sort of poorly?

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