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EHM Sat 22-Aug-09 07:23:22

Morning ALL*

*wolf
have great week off.
Tea hope boys make speedy recovery. My friend in Boro had swine flu & couldn't visit any children/old/infirm for 10 days after she we better. she couldn't visit her mum who has had stroke & in Nursing homesad Or go to work as she helps out in schoolsad

Off at 946 to Airport so last bit of packing, once we are showered & dressed. plus need to get washing bagged up for laundry to collectsmile

See you all soon take care.x

Starbear Sat 22-Aug-09 10:25:00

Morning EHM Thanks for the thread Morning all
Back from Croyde N. Devon a day early. Heavy rain stopped play.
Okay the Only word you need to know today is Laundry Oh and food shopping Ratatouille today I think put some veg back in the boys!

wendyhappysmile Sat 22-Aug-09 11:26:34

Morning all
Back from my trip away and fully functioning again i.e. back on MN!
Hope you are all good and will try to skim read threads to see all news later.
DH off for a stag night tonight so getting some peace tonight!
I was ill overnight, fever and achey etc, had paracetamol and am ok so don't think it's the swine flu! Feel wobbly though
see you all soon

grouchyoscar Sat 22-Aug-09 14:28:27

Hello again ALL

Back from the family week away to Whitby. Had a great if exhausting time.

Have mountains of washing to do and, Oh joy, the washer has forgotten what to do shock It's just not spinning

TeaMonster Sat 22-Aug-09 16:02:07

Collected Tamiflu, but after discussions with our neighbour who is a GP and a dad of four boys under 8 one of who has CF we are not giving it to the boys.

scattyspice Sat 22-Aug-09 19:05:47

Oh no mad, I hope the boys are ok. You are probably right not to give Tamiflu. Sorry Wendy is poorly too. I thought that DD and I were getting it but we seem to be improving.
grouchy glad you had a good holiday, Dam that washer!
star shame you had to bale out dam that rain!
EHM happy holiday.

Dh is gamly fitting new doors through out the house. This morning we've beek making scones and this aft we all went to local antique/reclaimation shops to hunt for door stuff. I had a long conversation with DS about Kama (a celestial star chart hmm), not sure if he got it I need some Power Rangers references.

BBl

TheProfiteroleThief Sat 22-Aug-09 19:24:06

Hi all
sorry to hear about boys Monster. I think I'd avoid tamiflu too.

Am shattered from entertaining children (all mine) and bike riding. Slightly saddle sore

wendyhappysmile Sat 22-Aug-09 19:43:59

Hi all*
*Tea
you are right to avoid the Tamiflu imo too. Thinking of you all lots.
Prof sure some wine will perk you up!
grouchy hope washer is working - seems washers are conspiring against everyone this week!
Star hope your veg crusade went well. I did the same today with a pasta sauce!
Watching X factor trashy TV it's great!
Feeling rubbish still but paracetamol keeping me together. Planning an early night tonight.
Sleep well everyone.

Starbear Sat 22-Aug-09 20:23:33

The theme for this month I think is coping with flu, exhausted from family holidays and laundry. We are already planning next years holiday. Ratatouille went down well. Roast Chicken for Sunday. Pasta on Monday. Pumpkin soup Tuesday Wednesday. Top of my head menu planning. Can't do better than that as it always a changes with us! Have a good night everyone

Tortoise Sat 22-Aug-09 22:02:41

Evening all.
Just popping in to say a quick hello. smile
Got home from our holiday today. smile Really enjoyed it and sad to be home.
1st load of washing done, 2nd load in!

TM Saw on FB that minimads are poorly, hope they feel better soon. I too would avoid tamiflu.

May pop in tomorrow. smile

TeaMonster Sun 23-Aug-09 07:06:15

Long night - I am so tired and DH is now not feeling well

Glad you had a good time away Tort and Wendy. Star sotty for rain stopping play - thats just not cricket

EHM should be on her holls now so enjoy

Groucy We had a fun time with you all

I have forgot the rest. I am going to make a cup of tea
pop the washer on
Feed the cat
DW empty
Breakfast for the boys

collapse

Starbear Sun 23-Aug-09 11:05:12

Hi, all TM hope you all feel better soon!
Wendy Hope you feel better today and the sun is shining.
Tortoise Sounds like you've had fun and as I said theme for this month seems to be laundry!
So far this morning
Boys dressed and washed
Breakfast and boys out.
washing on line, 2nd in machine
kitchen tidy
plants watered (not the right time of day but otherwise they never get a drink!)
garden a little tidy
To do
make beds
me wash & dress (I'm going to put some make-up on!)
Put 2nd load on line
Put half loaf in freezer
3rd in machine
lunch
to mum to see new cupboards and bring her back for dinner
Cook dinner
take mum home!

scattyspice Sun 23-Aug-09 12:21:39

Sympathies mad I hope you don't succumb too.
Glad you had agood holiday tort You must be shattered after all the fun.

Oh no trouble. BBL

TeaMonster Sun 23-Aug-09 13:22:25

I will not succomb

I am a strong and healthy woman, my happy thoughts help create my healthy body!!!

TeaMonster Sun 23-Aug-09 13:23:13

I have pumped them full of veg, from the garden, cabbage, onion, carrots, runner beans and potaoes

Oh plus sausages from the shop

Tortoise Sun 23-Aug-09 14:27:56

4th load of washing in the machine! Glad the weather is ok today.
DS2 was sick twice last night but been fine since then. Just had toast so fingers crossed.

I'm shattered today! Hopefully will get a better nights sleep tonight.

TheProfiteroleThief Sun 23-Aug-09 15:34:21

Hello ladies.

If I never see another name label I won't be sorry! I have spent hours labelling everything in sight.

Now enjoying the sun and a bit of MN grin
Hope dc not too poorly Monster and Tort

Tortoise Sun 23-Aug-09 15:38:20

Prof I haven't bought any uniform yet, but have iron on labels ready for when i do! Hopefully won't take too long!! DS2 seems OK.

TheProfiteroleThief Sun 23-Aug-09 15:39:12

Crikey yes - you have 4 lots!
<<faints clean away at prospect>>

Tortoise Sun 23-Aug-09 15:44:36

Yep 4 lots to do! Hopefully not 4 full lots of uniform to buy though!!
Then there is the shoes to find!

Wolfcub Sun 23-Aug-09 16:14:59

Afternoon all

tea I hope the boys feel better soon
grouchy you are welcome to coke and use our washer if you need to
We have had a nice weekend with the nephews
Did loads of cleaning yesterday morning, not that you would know it now

Whilst da has slept in our bed this afternoon we have tidied his room and sorted out the too small clothes and put them away. We have also converted his cot into a bed after he managed to climb out of his cot three times last night

grouchyoscar Sun 23-Aug-09 16:28:07

Ah, uniform, only got a week to work out what is needed

Oh, hello

Mad We had a great time with you and the minimads. Ed loved it. Hope all is as well as poss in the Madhouse.

Last night the new neighbours had a house warming party. Clan Grouchy participated for a short time but wimped out and went to bed early blush Didn't get time to log on

Today, DH thought it was the best opportunity to put Ed's new bed together. I was in charge of holding tools/supporting things/fetching and carrying. hmm The bed is up, made and looks great, it's really opened his room up and he has more usable space. I was also in charge of the clearing up and all that. Bit shattered now.

Washer is on the blink. Next door have done a load for me and MIL has done 3. Still quite a lot to do and I will get the repair man out to the pesky blighter tomorrow. Weather has been fine enough to dry quite a bit.

Got to go and find homes for his cuddlies and his underbed storage boxes. But cuppa first grin

Makingchanges Sun 23-Aug-09 16:38:44

Can I join you. I have lurked on this thread for weeks - but never got round to posting. I log on every day as you guys motivate me to clean my house (sometimes)

I have one DD and I've just become a SAHM - However I am also doing a couple of Uni courses and volunteering in a couple of schools each week as I intend to go into teaching.

My DH would wecome me to become more efficient on the housecleaning front and I have tried fly before but sadly failed.

TheProfiteroleThief Sun 23-Aug-09 16:44:09

Welcome - but for me, not about house cleaning so much as managing my life and my time.

It has given me techniques to be more proactive and the manager of my own life. Not polish skirtingboards grin

Join our cult!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11111

Makingchanges Sun 23-Aug-09 16:53:57

Being proactive and managing things would be great - I feel like I'm constantly juggling and in the end nothing gets done

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