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Anyone having a cleaning day?

(8 Posts)
giraffescantdancelikeannw Sun 21-Nov-10 11:22:49

Not a day of rest here, had my day of rest yesterday hwen I crashed out on the sofa after working in the morning blush

Been in and out of hosp past month, 90% better now, but its meant I have left a lot of things as not felt up to it. Also had lots of stress at work but now have handed in notice so no excuse. Best friends dd is comig to stay tonight so need to get things organised for that.

Going to write a list and come back in an hour. Feel free to join me <<passes out virtual cake>>

bins out
change bedding
make up travel cot
wash dishes
clean cooker
clean kitchen surface
mop floors
sweep floors
clean windows and mirrors
general tidy up
hoover bedroom
clean fridge
put away clean clothes

maddylou Sun 21-Nov-10 11:30:32


have started
bin ,dishwasher and washing done

nothing for it -must tidy utility!!
I`m going in!

detachandtrustyourself Sun 21-Nov-10 12:17:31

Well done maddylou, don't wear yourself out though,take breaks, that is always important but especially important for you as you have been ill and 90% better. And stress at work will make you worn out. Bet it is a relief to have handed in your notice.

You have inspired me to get going

I have:-

washed one sinkful of pots
got youngest dc dressed
now going to shop for milk etc

Then got to make dinner for me and kids

It's never ending isn't it?

maddylou Sun 21-Nov-10 12:19:23

thank you -its giraffes who has been ill though.

Made a bit of a dent so far

giraffescantdancelikeannw Sun 21-Nov-10 12:37:54

Ok an hour since I started and am back.

Went out to the binshed and met the lady who lives downstairs and we had a good old bitch about other people in the close grin and I told her all about my stolen mop, she was outraged. So am pleased to have found an allie in the close.

a1b2, thanks. Think have used too much cleaning products as its making me a bit wheezy - oops. Yes my boss had been shouting at me over hosp appointments - to get a heart monitor fitted ffs. Still have a one day job and am picking up some extra. Oh and when I handed in my notice she told me to get out, so am getting paid to not be there for 4 weeks grin Had job interview on Friday and they mentioned a second one next week so just need to wait and hear if thats going ahead.

well done maddy - can I pop round and stick my dshes in your dishwasher? <hates washing up>

bins out done but will prob fill more bags
change bedding
make up travel cot done looks very cute
wash dishes some
clean cooker
clean kitchen surface
mop floors
sweep floors
clean windows and mirrors
general tidy up some
hoover bedroom
clean fridge done
put away clean clothes
polished wooden surfaces done

Ok so fridge have emptied, thrown away some stuff, cleaned door and washed all the compartments that come off. But theres a big block of ice at back, have a pot of boiling water in just now. Any other ways to melt it? Fridge off obv. Have used salt before but then you are left with salty water puddles to clean up.

detachandtrustyourself Sun 21-Nov-10 13:01:20

oops sorry, got mixed up there over nicknames
well done girraffes and maddy.
think some people use a hairdryer to defrost fridge. Never tried that method myself though. Would have to be careful of not getting electric shock with mix of electrical item (hairdryer) and possible puddles of water from melting block of ice.

giraffescantdancelikeannw Sun 21-Nov-10 17:31:27

Well I just left some of the ice and gave up. I will battle with it another day. I have though -

put a wash on, put clean clothes away, swept floors, mopped floors, tidy up, set up travel cot, polished wood, cleaned fridge, put bins out, hung up washing, did the dishes, cleaned kitchen, changed bedding oh and been to the gym as well today. Now I can go and pick up my lovely niece grin

maddylou Sun 21-Nov-10 17:32:30

excellent stuff -well done

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