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monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 06:57 AM
:duck
i need help getting moving today :O
when you see this, get up and do 5 minutes of work in your home then come back and tell us all about it! the more you do the more i do :poke :heart

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 07:02 AM
I just got done with school for the kids & nursing S. I have *so* much to do & I am soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo tired. :yawn

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 07:36 AM
unloaded and loaded the dishwasher... with "help" it took me 10 minutes :sigh (i'm really cranky today :yawn and not being my most patient self :blush )

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 07:44 AM
loaded & started dishwasher

I'm cranky & impatient today, too. :sigh I hate it!

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 08:13 AM
i need to get back on a good schedule with my st john's wort - it really helped when i needed it before

ok- back to the regular thread - off to figure out lunch

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 08:59 AM
folded & put away load of towels that has been sitting out for several days

charla
01-05-2009, 09:04 AM
cleaned kitchen top to bottom
-wiped down counters, cabinet fronts and handles, major appliances and items on counters
-cleaned microwave inside and out
-cleaned stovetop, wiped out oven, cleaned backsplash, exhaust hood, knobs and handle
-wiped down inside of refrigerator
-wiped table
-cleaned sink
-dusted light fixtures, ceiling fan and plate rail
-swept and mopped floor
-wiped down top of trash can lid
-wiped down baseboards


oops, forgot to mention that I re-organized both lazy susan corner cabinets that I use for pantry items

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 09:05 AM
we have all eaten and everything is cleaned up
and i smell my next job... the IMPeror of trouble is a stinker!

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 09:20 AM
cleaned all counter tops, sink, stove top & outside of microwave, oven & dishwasher
flipped laundry & started another load

I *have* to do the kitchen floors today. They are groody. And the highchair.

arelyn
01-05-2009, 09:21 AM
returned books to shelf
cleared off the kitchen floor...I have to clean mine too!

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 09:28 AM
paid a couple of online bills after changing the imp!

my kitchen floor needs to be done as well :yes no highchair though - evie started climbing that too :no and the booster is easier to clean :phew

canadiyank
01-05-2009, 09:41 AM
Needed phonecall made
Unloaded/loaded dishwasher
Changed laundry over
Started on Motivated Moms list

charla
01-05-2009, 09:57 AM
paid one bill
worked on menu for the week

charla
01-05-2009, 10:07 AM
made beds and straightened bedrooms

canadiyank
01-05-2009, 10:13 AM
Cleaned toilet.

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 10:14 AM
tried to make bed, but got frustrated chasing S so I am back here. :bag

charla
01-05-2009, 10:15 AM
making lunch

charla
01-05-2009, 10:50 AM
made out grocery list
cleaned up lunch

Anani
01-05-2009, 11:05 AM
Worked on OUR bedroom for a change
Flipped mattress
changed sheets
put on new bedspread (a duvet cover actually on a comforter)
Swept
Picked up all the junk collected in there

charla
01-05-2009, 11:11 AM
balanced checkbook
checked on library books

charla
01-05-2009, 11:33 AM
loaded dishwasher and started it

RealLifeMama
01-05-2009, 12:01 PM
I started just with the intention of gathering and then taking out the trash, but then I wound up loading the dishwasher and handwashing some dishes as well. I guess I am a prime example of the first law of thermodynamics, :giggle
Now, let's see if I actually get up when I see a new reply....

canadiyank
01-05-2009, 12:11 PM
Exercised, took a shower, making lunch.

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 12:20 PM
switched laundry and snacked kiddos

next up is a shower for me - and then i really need to get going on the kitchen :yes

RealLifeMama
01-05-2009, 12:30 PM
Swept kitchen floor, cleared table

Anani
01-05-2009, 12:38 PM
Cleaned kitchen
washed two loads of dishes

canadiyank
01-05-2009, 12:42 PM
More laundry, cleaned downstairs bathroom.

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 01:38 PM
after shower brought down the rest of the towels, changed another poopy dipe, switched laundry, brought up baby doll accessories evie wanted (baby swing...)

charla
01-05-2009, 01:41 PM
ran errands - library, health food store, office supply store and grocery store
put away groceries

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 02:43 PM
dinner was heated/made eaten and is now all picked up
kids helped clean up living room (so that it is clean for daddy)


now to nurse evie (apparently she doesn't like chicken tonight - some days it is all she eats :hunh but gigi did share a few bites of her pb&j - which evie will never eat when i offer to her :hunh again :no ) and fold clothes that came out of dryer, so that the empty basket will be ready for the next load

charla
01-05-2009, 03:49 PM
cooking supper
washed dishes used to prep supper
unloaded dishwasher
straightened up living room and family room

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 03:51 PM
kids are cleaning their toys, S is asleep (finally!), I am getting ready to clean up in the kitchen

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 04:57 PM
folded 2 loads of laundry, 1 load is in dryer and another in washer

klpmommy
01-05-2009, 04:58 PM
I'm way past tired, I am planning a hot bath & *early* bedtime as soon as the cookies dh is baking are done. :shifty Have a good night, y'all. I hope to be able to play more tomorrow, my house *really* needs it, but I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo tired.

monkeylicious
01-05-2009, 05:01 PM
:hugheart kimberly - i hope you have a good night with one of those stretches of times that makes one hopeful! :heart

charla
01-05-2009, 05:06 PM
cleaned up supper
washed dishes
scrubbed broiler pan - remind me why I wanted to use the broiler pan :banghead
loaded dishwasher
wiped counters, stove, table
watered houseplants

charla
01-05-2009, 08:43 PM
organized the entertainment armoire - dvd's, cd's, casettes, VHS tapes, etc.
vacuumed part of family room floor for a shredded cheese accident
emptied vacuum cleaner
cleaned up yet another mess on family room floor - yogurt
straightened up the family room and DD's bedroom