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RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 08:24 AM
If you see this thread in "new replies" then get up from your computer, do something to bless your home for 5 minutes, then come back and tell us what you did.
You only have to do 5 minutes at a time!
The sooner you come back, the sooner people like me, who are actually sitting here not planning to get up until a new reply has been posted, get :poke


I have a lot to do today. I think that labor is imminent at this point, and I was hoping things would be a little cleaner than they are right now.

I will make my list in the next reply.

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 08:28 AM
I am home for 2- 2 hr spurts today. I hope that I can get lots done!


get something ready to mail
clear kitchen counter
wipe kitchen counter
wipe stove
sweep floor
give kids a bath
laundry
laundry
laundry
laundry (2 to put away, one to dry, one to wash)
clean toilets
wipe bathroom counters
clean bathroom mirrors
clean wall by stairs
empty trash bags
vacuum hallway
vacuum living room
finish packing overnight bag
rip CD's to computer
get snacks together for kids
Go into labor after all of this is done and have a peaceful safe delivery of a healthy, adorable baby.

OK, so, someone come poke me

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 08:55 AM
I think I'm going to try and participate today as long as my internet keeps working. . . I'm sort of getting to that feeling that, even though I theoretically have three weeks left, I better get my butt in gear NOW!!!

Ok. . . Off I go!! (I have SO MUCH I don't even know what to start with) :shifty

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 09:04 AM
put load of laundry in dryer, one in washer

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 09:06 AM
Did some sink dishes. . .

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 09:31 AM
Got the kids started on their baths
Discovered C has a fever.

charla
02-18-2009, 09:40 AM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom



so far I've sorted laundry and got it started
stripped three beds
put clean sheets on two beds
tidied family room and bedrooms
working on school work and lunch

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 09:40 AM
Uh Oh!!!! How high of a fever???

Sewed on some bags I need to get out. . .

charla
02-18-2009, 10:23 AM
worked on church volunteer work - waiting for two phone calls in order to finish

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 10:24 AM
laundry folded,
Got snack basket ready for kids

Off to chiro now!

charla
02-18-2009, 11:11 AM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom


switched laundry
more church volunteer work

Garland
02-18-2009, 11:13 AM
I haven't been feeling well and have just been laying on the couch the last few days. So the house is a mess! I need to get up and around to tidy up a bit, so I need this today.

Lily
02-18-2009, 11:17 AM
To do:
load of towels
load of linens
make bed in back room
wash pillows
dry cleaner
gym
dishes
vac and steam vac: dining room, living room. hall and bedrooms
mop/sweep: kitchen and bathroom
spray paint ammo cans
decorate photo boxes
finish shaving cat
brush dog
buy 5 gallon buckets and start picking up rocks
plot out garden
organize my desk
tackle the mess on the dining room table

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 11:21 AM
Picked up the blocks that were being used as weapons. . . .

A little more general toy pickup.

Got the cars and "car tracks" out for the boys. . .

charla
02-18-2009, 11:31 AM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom

Garland
02-18-2009, 11:43 AM
Made lunch and tidied up afterwards

charla
02-18-2009, 11:47 AM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 11:48 AM
Sewed on a couple of my custom bag orders. . .

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 11:57 AM
I am back.

I put some chicken on for dinner.

Lily, I was reading your list, and for some reason, I was reading too fast and thought it said "Spray paint ammo cats" :giggle

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 12:09 PM
How did the Chiro go RLM???

Sewed more on bags. . .

charla
02-18-2009, 12:11 PM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
another load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom
run dishwasher after supper


switched laundry

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 12:20 PM
How did the Chiro go RLM???

Sewed more on bags. . .


It went fine, thanks for asking. She adjusted a couple other areas that she does not normally do in case I was holding stress there. I hope that all this bodywork helps with the baby's position at labor time! She did not do anything to put me in labor though. :sigh But that is OK, I still have all this housework to do!!

I just finished some general tidying of the kitchen. Now, I am making a cup of tea! 5 minutes at a time is really all I can do today, it seems.

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 12:24 PM
Soon RLM, SOON. . . You're right. . gotta get the house clean First :giggle

Sewed more and did some Nebraska Friends of Midwives work. . .

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 12:47 PM
Did some more clearing off for my kitchen counters

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 01:29 PM
Did some pinning. . got Leo asleep YAY!!!

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 01:44 PM
worked folded some more laundry

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 02:09 PM
Finished Poleidepy's bags!!!! :phew I'm sewing like mad to get orders done before baby comes, so I feel like I've totally accomplished something here!!! WOOHOO!!!

charla
02-18-2009, 02:22 PM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
another load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom
run dishwasher after supper


switched laundry

If only the dryer would work faster...I've got two wet loads waiting.

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 02:45 PM
Started a load of laundry (inspired by Charla) and folded the laundry that had been on top of the dryer for a week :shifty

Garland
02-18-2009, 02:46 PM
Started laundry

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 02:52 PM
Put away laundry and did a tiny bit of pick-up in my room

charla
02-18-2009, 02:57 PM
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Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
another load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom
run dishwasher after supper


Instead of just tidying the bathroom, I went ahead and cleaned it - toilet, sink, tub, mirrors and floor.

MamaPepper
02-18-2009, 03:20 PM
WAY TO GO CHARLA :woohoo

Took fabric pictures for next custom bag project. . .

charla
02-18-2009, 03:27 PM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
another load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom
run dishwasher after supper

switched laundry
put clean sheets and blanket out of the dryer back on my bed
getting supper on the table


Ya'll are doing great too. :highfive

Garland
02-18-2009, 04:05 PM
Switched the laundry
Found overdue library books
Organized kids' bookshelves

charla
02-18-2009, 04:33 PM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
another load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom
run dishwasher after supper

switched laundry
cleaned up a drawer that got dumped out on the floor :doh

RealLifeMama
02-18-2009, 04:48 PM
Our dryer takes forever, too. It takes 2.5 hours for a load of towels. It does not have a seal, and our washer does not spin well, so the clothes go in really wet.

Here is what I got done today.

get something ready to mail
clear kitchen counter
wipe kitchen counter
wipe stove
sweep floor
give kids a bath
laundry
laundry
laundry
laundry (2 to put away, one to dry, one to wash)
clean toilets
wipe bathroom counters
clean bathroom mirrors
clean wall by stairs
empty trash bags
vacuum hallway
vacuum living room
finish packing overnight bag
rip CD's to computer
get snacks together for kids

Garland
02-18-2009, 05:09 PM
Watered plants
Cleaned up toys

charla
02-18-2009, 06:46 PM
Here's my list for today:
finish school work
load of dark laundry
load of light laundry
load of sheets
another load of sheets
load of towels
kids' baths
make salad to marinate for supper tonight
church volunteer work for Angel Food
prep for children's ministry tonight at church
tidy bathroom
run dishwasher after supper

:phew The laundry is done.
Tidied the house for the night
Now I'm going to go water my plants since MommaCat reminded me that I needed to do that and then I'm calling it a night. :yawn
Good night, ladies. It was great to have your motivation to help me get stuff done. :hug I don't think there was a time that I checked the new replies that this thread didn't pop up!

Garland
02-18-2009, 08:55 PM
Great job!

I changed the laundry again and tidied up the house a little more. I didn't do a whole lot today because I'm sick, but still it was good to be reminded to do things when I could. :smile

charla
02-18-2009, 09:41 PM
Hope you feel better soon, MommaCat. :hugheart

Garland
02-19-2009, 08:03 AM
Hope you feel better soon, MommaCat. :hugheart


Thanks, I'm better today than I was the last few days. :)