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Jas Wed 09-Jul-08 07:50:57


Jas Wed 09-Jul-08 07:53:19

Day 9, babysteps

sagacious Wed 09-Jul-08 07:54:53

Morning Jas !

I am setting aside today to get back on track.

The whole place is a mess

So its crisis cleaning for me

Hope everyone is well (sorry haven't kept up with past days threads)

Back with a list after the school run

Jas Wed 09-Jul-08 07:55:36

Good morningsmile

Cancelling sports day was a good decision. It is pouring down already.

Tort - Try not to be disappointed about lack of summer hol. It would probably be terrible weather anyway!
This way you can go out on the nice days, and save your peniesthe rest of the time for another time.

I'll be back at luch time.

Jas Wed 09-Jul-08 07:56:17

Morning sagacioussmile

biglips Wed 09-Jul-08 08:12:30

Morning all!

Jas - it did mention in the papers that this week is awful but next week or so should start to brighten up and into August too. (fingers cross)

crochetdiva Wed 09-Jul-08 08:14:01

Gulp ... have just joined FLY ... am I mad - going back to FT work in just over a week after 2nd lot of maternity leave ... will I cope?

RubyRioja Wed 09-Jul-08 08:18:02

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 08:39:11

Helloooooooooo smile

TMH Hope you and yours feel brighter soon, am thinking of you all xx
I took your advice and have kept up the pain killers, it wasn't that bad last night so I slept ok smile

Tort Hope your mouth isn't aching this morning smile
We probably won't get a holiday either this year...dh struggles to get much time off and we have decided to redecorate so that is going to suck up any surplus funds!

crochetdiva Hi and welcome smile

Morning to Jas, saga, ruby and biglips smile

Well we decided on the spur of the moment to strip the wallpaper! Landlord said it was fine to redecorate so DH got straight to it!
Living room looks like an explosion in a paper factory though! hmm grin

My eldest two DC are on their school trip today (luckily it is indoors as it is piddling down!)

DD2 looks like she has slapped cheek virus. She is fine in herself...a bit whingy but fine otherwise....just big red cheeks and a rash down her arms.

Well DH is still asleep as he stayed up until the early hours...I shall make a start on the other wall smile

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 08:56:25

What do you think to This
It is just for a "feature" wall (the fire place wall)

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 08:58:53

It looks better on the roll, the detail is more golden....
The carpet is maroony and the other walls are going to be plain beige and cappucino.
The new sofa is going to be chocolate.
(Hard to explain...I will take photo's grin)

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 09:02:05

The old wallpaper is blue and pinky stripes at the bottom and a blue and pinky kind of wash effect on the top (very 80's) but the blue doesn't really go with anything, so we thought swop the blue for chocolate shades...which hopefully still go with the carpet! (can't really change the carpet)

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 09:08:18

I have put a photo on my profile...shows the current decor...and the kids at halloween!

(blush I am just asuming people might be do feel free to ignore my decor rambles!)

SirCharlieStinkySocks Wed 09-Jul-08 09:18:17

Hello guys

Feeling very down today, had some very bad news about a person I know in a professional context, can't go into details but am heartbroken sad

TMH I just read about your niece I hope she is ok, it's good that she has her family around her at this tragic time

LML Hope the tooth is better

Morning Jas Biglips Ruby apologies if missed anyone

Well it's pouring down today so my list is:

Make beds
Strip paint off bannisters
1 load of laundry to put away
Declutter some paperwork for recycling tonight
Clean 1 kitchen cupboard

Think that'll be it for today

SirCharlieStinkySocks Wed 09-Jul-08 09:22:13

LML Love the photo, we currently have a chocolate style decor, choc curtains and carpet with a sort of cappuccino coloured wall (I believe B & Q called it Brownstone) and DH wants to change for blue!!!

Anyway only thing I've found is it makes the room look a bit too dark for my liking plus choc carpet with 2 cats and 3 dcs is a PITA as it needs a run over with the Dyson every day but does look smart when it's all tiday as we have all oak furniture as well and a light chocolatey 3 piece suite (honestly it does look nice!!!)

crochetdiva Wed 09-Jul-08 09:26:48

I'm a teacher .... and I just shined my sink! grin

(oh, and I put the dishwasher on!)

TheMadHouse Wed 09-Jul-08 09:26:51

Morning All

Loopy Sounds fine to me. I am not a wallpaper gall, but it is OK and all the colours will match - so go for it grin

Waves to everyone else. Thanks again for all the support you wonderfull ladies and welcome crochet

I have a busy day, as there will be zero flying tomorrow (hospital, preschool concert etc)

So my list is

Up and dressed - done
S&S - done
Change Bedding - done
Empty Dishwasher - done
Breakfast - done
Wash Breakfast Pots
Hang Out washing/washing in dryer done
Sort out lunchtime meal - done

Lunchtime Routine and extras

Feed the boys
DS1 to preschool
Tidy and wash lunchtime pots
Sweep dining room floor and clean table
Lunch for me
Sort Dinner for all
Clean out fridge
Wash inside of kitchen windows
Wash back door
Wash seals on washing machine and tumble dryer
Wipe skiring boards
Wash blind
Check Shopping list

Evening Routine

Dinner for Boys
Load Dishwasher and clean Dining room
Bath Boys
Get their clothes out for tomorrow
Tidy Toys
Load washing machine
Start the dishwasher
Shine Sink
Get my clothes out for tomorrow
Read a book

sagacious Wed 09-Jul-08 09:30:56

I have sat dd in front of the tv
I have eaten a bacon sandwich


Off to do 15 mins in the kitchen

OhYouBadBadKitten Wed 09-Jul-08 09:39:19

I don't want to do my toaster.

didn't do yesterdays mission as too busy - will go and sort lids out soon.

EHM Wed 09-Jul-08 09:42:25

am lurkingblush TMH just wanted to say I am thinking of you all, and so sorry to hear read about your niece on the other threadsad

<<<<<<waves>>>> to ALL

RubyRioja Wed 09-Jul-08 09:43:29

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kiltycoldbum Wed 09-Jul-08 09:45:10

Morning everyone
So far have done

Morning Routine
Make bed done
Bathroom and Toilet S+S done
Fix hair face get dressed done
Take Laundry d/stairs + put on
Put last nights dishes away done
make b/fasts done
wash up b/fasts done
wash and sterilise bottles done
clean out fire/refill log basket *no fire last night yay!*
whats for dinner *lasagne w garlic bread yum*
shine kitchen sinks *done 1*

To Do Tuesday Routine
Hoover Lounge
Hoover Kitchen
Wipe down kitchen c/brd fronts
15min declutter kitchen (that be the shelves!)

Its a really manky rainy day here, is everywhere i think! my dd has a bad eye infection, cant get to docs till 2morrow have a special eye ointment to put on it but dont seem to be doing much good! shes watching backyardigans, ds is eating a rattle (poor toothies!) so am gonna try get some bits on list done as mum is coming round for lunch. then this arvo may just read a magazine an chill out!

kiltycoldbum Wed 09-Jul-08 09:46:29

bugger my bolds didnt work

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 09:49:14

There are some more photo's now...I've just taken them! smile

littlemissloopy Wed 09-Jul-08 09:56:38

grin I knew you'd understand Ruby

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