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Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 08:00 AM
When you see this thread, set your timer for five minutes and go do something in your home. Dishes, picking up toys, whatever. :) Come back and post here what you did.

:heart Five minutes at a time can make a big difference.

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 08:00 AM
gathered dishes; loaded in the dishwasher
tidied living room/dining room

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 08:01 AM
Should you be up yet??? I thought you were supposed to rest for AT LEAST a month after having a baby!! :shifty

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 08:52 AM
no one told that to my house :shifty And, can you believe it, it's BEEN a month. :no and I'm making the kids help :startled

started a load of laundry, folded and put away a load of dipes.

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 09:10 AM
no one told that to my house :shifty And, can you believe it, it's BEEN a month. :no and I'm making the kids help :startled

started a load of laundry, folded and put away a load of dipes.


REALLY?? Already??? Oh my GOSH that has gone fast!! :hug

Ok. . . I'm TOTALLY unmotivated, but I'll try just 1. Five Minute Challenge and see where it gets me..

Is it REALLY Friday too???

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 09:21 AM
made bed and cleaned up other stuff in the bedroom

Aisling
02-06-2009, 09:25 AM
I *making* myself do this today. I have absolutely NO fuzzy feelings about it...in fact, I'm coming kicking and screaming. :shifty But I'm here. :shifty

That counts for something, right? :giggle

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 09:29 AM
LOL. . . I guess I'm here too Ashely. . . since you're the one that suggested that I CLEAN of all things GGGGggrrrrrr. . . At any rate, I just folded some laundry. . .

Garland
02-06-2009, 09:30 AM
I loaded the dishwasher.

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 09:40 AM
I *making* myself do this today. I have absolutely NO fuzzy feelings about it...in fact, I'm coming kicking and screaming. :shifty But I'm here. :shifty

That counts for something, right? :giggle


:giggle :hug You're getting so close! You and E both!!


kitchen cleaned up/dishwasher running

Garland
02-06-2009, 09:41 AM
brought laundry downstairs & sorted it

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 09:44 AM
Folded more laundry and put it away. . . and started my 2nd diaper cycle.

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 09:46 AM
clean out fridge/meal plan/menu
bathroom
fold color load
fold towels
pull out dinner for tonight
organize thrifted denim
maybe go to the grocery store. maybe.

Garland
02-06-2009, 09:59 AM
started a load of laundry

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 10:03 AM
Made lunch for boys (ala peanut butter Sandwhiches!!!!)

Warmed up my coffee :shifty

Aisling
02-06-2009, 10:08 AM
Elayne...do a *little*, but then park your hiney somewhere comfortable for a while! :cup :yes


OK. More than 5min, but I work better in half hour spurts. :giggle Load in the laundry, laundry gathered from living room and playroom (I have strippers :rolleyes), dishwasher going, kitchen counters wiped, trash out, kitchen floor swept, living room tidied, bedroom tidied, bed made, throws folded.

I'm taking a wee break now. My back's hurting. :hissyfit <<<me, being all fussy. :O

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 10:42 AM
Ok. . . Picked up living room, vacuumed and I feel AWESOME right now. . . SERIOUSLY!

mamacanuck
02-06-2009, 11:53 AM
I unloaded my dw. :)

But now that I'm off my duff, I might go finish tidying up my kitchen. :yes

Garland
02-06-2009, 12:14 PM
Made lunch
Made smoothies with vegetables hidden in them
Cleaned up lunch stuff

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 12:19 PM
Put a steak in the frying pan. . . started getting side swap stuff ready to mail. . . thinking about one more cup of coffee. . . :shifty

Aisling
02-06-2009, 12:23 PM
Made the girls lunch, started some pina coloda frozen yogurt in the frozen yogurt maker for after dinner :yum, lunch clean up

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 12:24 PM
Made the girls lunch, started some pina coloda frozen yogurt in the frozen yogurt maker for after dinner :yum, lunch clean up


I'm coming over for some of that yogurt if you don't mind! :shifty Now, How many states over are you?

Aisling
02-06-2009, 12:26 PM
:haha Quite a few! You'd be hungry by the time you got here. ;) :giggle I'd certainly feed you. :sillygrin

MamaPepper
02-06-2009, 12:29 PM
:haha Quite a few! You'd be hungry by the time you got here. ;) :giggle I'd certainly feed you. :sillygrin


Sounds great!!! I'll be right over! :giggle

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 12:34 PM
emptied dishwasher (with help from kids :heart)
flipped laundry
cleaned up lunch
made grocery list
made yogurt with ds :heart
organized/wiped out fridge


Made the girls lunch, started some pina coloda frozen yogurt in the frozen yogurt maker for after dinner :yum, lunch clean up


yummy! Is that anything like an ice cream maker?

Aisling
02-06-2009, 12:40 PM
It's similar! :yes Only you don't have to do the whole salt/ice thing. It actually has a freezable cooler thingy that you pour the mixture into, and then it just spins it around in circles with an agitator. I :heart my frozen yogurt maker! :giggle

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 01:09 PM
That sounds just like my ice cream maker.

So. . . will you tell me how you make pina colada frozen yogurt? That sounds YUMMY! I'd love to make frozen yogurt. We've gotten SO bad about our diet during pregnancy/postpartum. Time to get back on track a bit. :bag

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 01:10 PM
oops. . . was distracted by my sweet tooth.

Cleaned the bathroom AND the shower AND took a shower AND got dressed. :jawdrop

Aisling
02-06-2009, 01:14 PM
-1 carton vanilla (or plain) yogurt
-honey to taste
-2 TB vanilla extract (to vanilla-fy plain yogurt :giggle)
-1 tsp grated ginger (optional, but great if you have a cold!)
-1/2 C pineapple juice
-1/2 C unsweetened grated coconut

Sometimes, I put in almonds, too. You can also put in crushed pineapple. :yum

Blend (I was lazy and just hand mixed today, so I wouldn't have to wash the blender :giggle), and pour into machine! :yum

Blue Savannah
02-06-2009, 01:19 PM
mmmmm!!!! must try that this weekend!! :ty

RiverRock
02-06-2009, 01:31 PM
Perfect timing to read this thread...I have 2 litres of plain yoghurt that I need to use up. After I put my ice cream maker into the freezer I'll go clean something (and add pineapple juice to my shopping list ;)).