View Full Version : Jan 1 5 minute challenge!

01-01-2009, 06:15 AM
Hey, cool! I get to start one!

I'm going to tackle my computer area today.

01-01-2009, 06:49 AM
gina - you so mean! ;) of course i guess i could have just ignored this :shifty - but i think i will alter between spending extra time with kiddos and cleaning

01-01-2009, 07:19 AM
I made cornbread and washed the dishes I used.

Blue Savannah
01-01-2009, 07:52 AM
:heart :heart :heart

01-01-2009, 08:07 AM
:sigh the house cleaning never ends, does it? As soon as dh is done in the tub I will get to work.

01-01-2009, 09:09 AM
made bed, brought laundry & dishes downstairs, put both in appropriate places, folded two loads of clothes

01-01-2009, 09:20 AM
made beds

01-01-2009, 09:36 AM
working on master bathroom

01-01-2009, 09:49 AM
put supper in crockpot
put dishes away in dish drainer
made toast for DS
re-organized one cabinet so I could more easily put the pizza pans away
cleaned kitchen sink
sauteing one part of supper on stovetop

01-01-2009, 10:00 AM
master bathroom is done, including tub & floor :rockon
vacuumed entire upstairs

01-01-2009, 10:32 AM
Folded and put up a load of laundry.

01-01-2009, 10:36 AM
Reclaimed my computer desk
Discarded a bunch of old papers
Organized my medications

01-01-2009, 10:54 AM
flipped laundry, started another load, worked on kitchen, fed kids lunch

01-01-2009, 11:43 AM
worked on lunch and cleaned up the kitchen

01-01-2009, 11:57 AM
more kitchen, plus i put the new tags on the cars & brought up the trash cans from the curb

01-01-2009, 12:08 PM
I worked on my desk, cleaned out the file cabinet, took out recycling. Now we're home (went out for a bit) and Little Man is fussy so for now I'm doing nothing. ;)

01-01-2009, 12:26 PM
sorted mail, snacking kids

Blue Savannah
01-01-2009, 01:28 PM
Okay, my dh is home today, and doesn't quite understand my need to play this game. ;)

Here's what I've done, five minute chunks:

All Christmas decorations down and put away
Living room tidied (twice so far)
Dining room tided (twice)
Breakfast, lunch dishes/kitchen cleanup
bathroom scrub down
made bed; tidied bedroom
dd cleaned off the table in her room!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
two loads of laundry in the works
hot spots
sorted some mail

I think that's it! Hubby helped me with the Christmas stuff, so it only took a few hours. I was SO glad for his help today. :heart :heart :heart He has the kids out, so I'm going to tackle the fridge/freezer now. :) So much easier without a 2-yo's help!! :giggle

01-01-2009, 01:29 PM
Cleaned up a yucky mess.
Started another load of laundry.
Folded a load and a half of laundry.
Helped DH get old caulk off of the bathtub, so he could re-caulk it.

01-01-2009, 01:45 PM
Tossed out 5 or 6 bags of assorted trash
Organized the bookshelf by the table
Found a home for the computer paper

Blue Savannah
01-01-2009, 01:49 PM
cleaned out fridge/flipped laundry

01-01-2009, 01:56 PM
kids' bathroom, kitty litter & assorted grossness, laundry

01-01-2009, 02:00 PM
I'm not at home so I can't clean, but I am working on my 2009 goals list :tu

01-01-2009, 02:15 PM

working on dinner & getting kids to clean their toys :sigh

01-01-2009, 02:28 PM
taking down Christmas decorations...that's been at least an hour.

Blue Savannah
01-01-2009, 02:53 PM
Okay, I cleaned the freezer, top of fridge ('cause you know I'll be needing to climb up there before too long :giggle), top of freezer out in garage (a catch-all from the car), and I went through my shopping basket. :phew

That is all the major housecleaning projects I wanted to finish today. I may still check in for maintenance. :)

01-01-2009, 03:17 PM
loaded the dishwasher, searched house for elusive cups/silverware

01-01-2009, 03:29 PM
Okay, I cleaned the freezer, top of fridge ('cause you know I'll be needing to climb up there before too long :giggle),

and I will want a picture :poke ;) :lol

We are working on dinner & toy clean up.

01-01-2009, 03:37 PM
Still doing Christmas put-away.

01-01-2009, 05:23 PM
Spent ALL afternoon helping DS put together a motor model he got for Christmas
Finished making supper
A little dishwashing, but not done yet

01-01-2009, 05:32 PM
finished cleaning up kitchen after supper
finished washing the dishes, drying them and putting them away
shined the sink
wiped counters and stove

01-01-2009, 05:42 PM
cleaned up from dinner

01-01-2009, 07:57 PM
cleaned three bedrooms - changed sheets on kids' beds since I already changed sheets on my bed this week
10 minutes tidying up around the house - hotspots

01-01-2009, 08:34 PM
Finished bedrooms.
Tidied the rest of the house.
Folded and put up laundry.

01-01-2009, 11:15 PM
3 loads of laundry washed, dried, folded and put away!! Major accomplishment for me
Put a bunch of extra towels in an under the bed storage bag
put all the blankets in a storage bag