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TheMadHouse Sat 01-Nov-08 10:01:36

Hmm Typed a long post and now it has gone.

I have had a nice lie thanks to DH smile

We only had 3 hardy trick or treaters, which was good as they scared DS1 sad I am not sure I actually like the message of halloween [bar humbug emotion]. I am much happier using it as an end of the autumn harvest type thing, rather than a give me sweets or I will do something bad - not really the message I want for my boys.

We are off to York for the day, both the boys have colds but seen on fine form, so not much flying.

Oh and I also woke to the smell of fresh coffee, as DH had put the coffee perculator on - yummy

Bewilderbeast Sat 01-Nov-08 10:10:39

morning tmh

done

accounts and internet banking
sorted out things for filing/shredding
tidied up a bit in the kitchen
am writing meal plan and shopping list

we are dog sitting today so a trip to the park is on the cards

wendylanguage Sat 01-Nov-08 10:11:33

Hi Madhouse, thanks for your encouragement on the other thread. It's my DS's 4th birthday party tomorrow so I can't have a family day today unfortunately! Hope York is good, did you go to the Railway museum?

Bewilderbeast Sat 01-Nov-08 10:11:35

come on trinityrhino get your butt in here.

TrinityRhino Sat 01-Nov-08 10:11:58

Good Morning all
TONS OF FLYING needed to day
I will be doing a million 15 whooshy bits right after I shine my sink grin

TrinityRhino Sat 01-Nov-08 10:12:30

15 min thats should say

TrinityRhino Sat 01-Nov-08 11:05:16

well I have done naff all and you lot are all away and flying
<sob>

beeny Sat 01-Nov-08 11:07:35

We are off to York for the day see you then.

EHM Sat 01-Nov-08 11:20:07

Hi ALL

Enjoy York TMH & thank for thread
trinity go fly girl you know you want toogrin
bewilder enjoy the park
Hello to wendyl*
*beeny
if there a fly convention in York todaywink

DH has just taken dd swimming. I going to do 15 mins in each roomif needed & then thats my flying for the day.Already changed bedding in our & dd's room & 1 load on line.although very damp & dark here today. Taking dd to Fireworks tonight at near by village.

Have fun family time fly ladies.x.x

EHM Sat 01-Nov-08 11:21:37

GO happy 15th!

RubyRioja Sat 01-Nov-08 12:51:57

happy anniversay Grouchy.

Weird start to the day. I am on call for a friend who may be summonsed to hospital for very poorly dad. I will take her dcs.

Phone rang at 6.30am - so realising that cordless phone had gone flat batt overnight, hurtled downstairs to find another phone, byt missed call.

Called back - line engaged, called again, waited for call, called back again. (Getting dressed as I did so) to find it was Argos confirming they would deliver within the hour!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Glad it was not bad news, but was completley thrown.

Then went with my sister to watch her have Botox (nosey). Q interesting.

Now have shifted the top layer of mess and halloween decs and plan a lazy weekend as tomorrows lunch guests have cancelled.

Back to school Monday, and I plan to reclaim my house and bin some stuff!

AnneOfAvonlea Sat 01-Nov-08 12:53:58

helllooooooooooooooooo trinity.

It's been a while FGS, but you know me as some other names. EVery time I channge I leave a trail.

I have also done naff all today

RubyRioja Sat 01-Nov-08 12:55:07

OMG - just noticed the rhino is back!

Whips out ecloth and gives her horn a quick polish (oh matron!)

grouchyoscar Sat 01-Nov-08 14:06:58

Indeedy. hello again Trinity (who has a shiny sparling horn)

Being haunted/troubled by socks today. Keep finding puddles of Ed's hiding under/in things. DH's are in Ed's grundy drawer, Ed's in DH's drawer and Ed's footy socks have run off with my favourite specs hmm

So I will do a sock round up after my time out. This mornings DONE list is

Up
Washed
Down with dark laundry
Breakfast (cheers DH)
Get Ed's footy kit ready (sock loss noted)
Empty Ed's grundy drawer (PJ's not in pairs grr, another task)
Encourage Ed to get ready for footy training
Take him to the playing field
90 mins touchline support duties with DH
Home, Strip Ed (V V V muddy)
Load WM and run
Put him in the shower
Sort through DH's grundy drawers (No Ed footy socks hmm)
Down with a drying Ed
Clean out Cat cellar
Reline with paper and sawdust
Soiled litter to grey bin
Sweep kitchen floor (V mucky and floury)
Mop kitchen
Mop front room

TO DO

Put downstairs furniture back
dust bedroom
Tidy up dry washing
Ironing
sock and PJ round up

TMH hope York was lovely
BWB Hope the park wasn't too cold

must rest. TTFN

Bewilderbeast Sat 01-Nov-08 14:14:11

grouchy park was bitterly cold but we had a warming coffee and a bun at the cafe - sat outside with the dog.

tmh and beeny have a lovely time in York.

Maybe we should have our northern flyers get together in York.

done

clipped coupons and recipes from magazines and put leftovers in the recycling

off to do the shopping now, be back later.

wendylanguage Sat 01-Nov-08 15:04:33

Hello everyone, you lot are a bit inspirational! This morning i have baked DS's birthday cake, made soup for lunch, made choc crispie buns for party, washed up several times, sorted some stuff for party. Now off to make 60 fairy cakes (we are having fairy cake decorating at the party!)

bythepowerofgreyskull Sat 01-Nov-08 15:11:47

envy at the york convention.. I grew up in yorkshire and would love to have a day out in york!

good flying here today, had a jewellery party here this morning so the house was gleaming by 9.30am

now it is just about not letting it get trashed through the day smile

off out to big party tonight.. got to go and change the spare bed so my sister (babysitting) has somewhere to sleep.

Hope you all have a great day and thanks Anne for your clue - I have been wondering who you are EVery time I see your posts. smile

sagacious Sat 01-Nov-08 15:27:49

Hi all (and welcome back trinity and welcome wendy)

I have lovely shiny pretty gorgeous amtico flooring in the bathroom and ensuite ... I keep making excuses to come and gaze adoringly at it.

I am SO sad

Had a fab night trick or treating last night (dc's thoroughly overexited)and then back to a friends for a party and some leathal homebrew.

My head was a bit tender this morning

Went out for a walk in the woods (MIL came too my good deed for the day) and we stopped off at the village pub for a pint (me/dh/mil) and froot shoot for dc's (I felt it my MN duty to order them grin)

Its cold and blowly around here so feeling very wintery so have started planning christmas (I'm sure ruby started about six months ago wink so I'd better catch up fast )

Have a fab weekend

sag x

ludagoryghoul Sat 01-Nov-08 16:17:49

Howdy Doody smile

Welcome back trinity smile

Hi to wendy*

*saga
your day sounds lovely...

I've been food shopping around Morrisons...bought some stack boxes and have sorted out the landing cupboard. I have just finished listing some things for Freecycle.

All the halloween decs are now down and stored away for next year.
Christmas next! grin

I'm determined to beat the clutter and sort all the cupboards out once and for all. Both my big cupboards saty tidy for all of a day before they are un-enterable again!

Anyhoo...I can hear the kids fighting so I'd better go and shout a bit grin

ludagoryghoul Sat 01-Nov-08 16:21:47

greyskull envy Hope you have a nice evening smile
My DD1 is off to a halloween/bonfire party this evening with one of her friends. DS and DD2 are having a DVD at home (as they weren't invited) Star Wars I fear!

TheMadHouse Sat 01-Nov-08 20:14:17

Evening all

I had a fab day in York - I think it is one of my favorite places in the whole world. The boys had so much fun counting and chaceing the grey sqiggles in the museum gardens and we had a nice walk on the walls and by the river. Topped off with a new pair of PJ's (me)

SO I am all for a Northern Flyers day at York - it would be great. We could even save up and have afternoon tea in Bettys grin

Bewilderbeast Sat 01-Nov-08 20:34:05

tmh I love bettys I would not even need my arm twisting to go for afternoon tea. I love york, I take my mum on the first day of the st nicholas fair every year, that's when christmas starts for me.

wendylanguage Sat 01-Nov-08 22:32:25

Second that even though I am gatecrashing your thread grin. I love Betty's it's just wonderful as is York.
I have decorated my number 4 birthday cake, cleaned out behind the fridge which was horrible and done some freecycling from some decluttering.
Lots to do tomorrow for birthday party - i'm off to print off the lists and instruction sheets for the adult helpers! wink

grouchyoscar Sun 02-Nov-08 01:35:42

Half past what hour! shock

Just got into bed. Chose to clean up after the Swedish Chef had evidently visited the kitchen to make the evening meal. Ended up cleaning out the deep fryer and putting a white load in the wm and a load in the dw and td. FLYing does things to you, I can't leave things until the morning when I know they can be done before bedtime.

I found the socks and shirts (yay!) and I did my to do list. Just haveto find my specs now hmm

See y'all tomorrow

ludaloo Sun 02-Nov-08 08:23:22

Morning all smile

I've been up with the kids since about 6.30! The clocks moving seem to have scuppered any routine they were in.

Nothing exciting to do today so just the usual sunday stuff.

Oh and just a note to anyone with a cat....

Do not let them anywhere near glowsticks! You know the ones that come in a tube and you bend them to start them glowing....I bought a couple of tubes of sticks for the kids to have at halloween. Great fun for the kids, but DD1 decided to play with the cat with one. She was wiggling it and the cat pounced on it and bit it. The contents of the tube leaked out (making the carpet glow!!) but the cat went absolutely potty! She was jumping all over the place and started foaming at the mouth. I had to wrap her in a towel (to prevent her scratching my eyes out) and literally wash her mouth out.
Very fearful that she had been poisoned I was ready to whip her to the vet, but luckily I think she only ate a bit and the mouth washing did the trick! She is fine again now.
DD1 was very upset and kept asking if God was cross with her! Obviously neither the cat nor DD1 knew that was going to happen so she was cuddled better smile

But anyway...they are a bit hazadous if you're not careful!

Anyway...I'm off to eat a bagel smile

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