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Lily
02-19-2009, 11:03 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!

I did really good Tuesday, but was a total slacker yesterday. So I need to make up for all the napping and reading I did yesterday.

To do:
ammo cans
fold towels
put away clothes
bathroom
finish vac and steam vac den
finish shaving moomoo
brush mia
load of dishes

Garland
02-19-2009, 12:11 PM
Started a load of laundry

Cleaned up from lunch

Garland
02-19-2009, 12:47 PM
We need more people :poke


I switched the laundry and folded some.

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 01:02 PM
I'll play.
DD and I are working on our pantry today.
I could not find the peanut butter, so I started removing things. She said "oh, mommy, are you organizing the pantry? Let me do it, I am good at organizing things. "
So, we took everything out, and now it has to go back in.

The rest of my list:
CLean bathroom I did not get to do yesterday
vacuum living room
vacuum hallway
run dishwasher
unload dishwasher
make chicken casserole
work on N's room
work on dining room table (our biggest hotspot)

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 01:22 PM
Worked on pantry

charla
02-19-2009, 01:26 PM
Trying to ignore this today, but okay, okay, I'll get up and do five.

RiverRock
02-19-2009, 01:33 PM
I'm sooo in. I looked for this earlier but wasn't feeling motivated enough to start the thread. Thank you, Charla!!!

My list:

quick walk through and tidy of the house
vacuum all floors
swish and swipe of bathrooms
inventory of exercise equipment (needed for a personal trainer who will be helping dh with some rehab-after an injury he had 5 pins put in a heel last spring :yes2)
decide on an area in the house and do a throrough top to bottom cleaning (so many rooms need it, but realistically I can do one today)
make a menu plan
send out invites to A's birthday parties (one family, one little friends)
decide on and prep dinner

charla
02-19-2009, 01:37 PM
unloaded the dishwasher

off to do five more - that's the only way I'm going to get something done today :shifty

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 01:40 PM
Five in dining room
DD has taken over the pantry for me, LOL.

charla
02-19-2009, 01:45 PM
cleaned old stuff out of fridge and loaded dishwasher
cleaned up science experiment - no really this time it wasn't out of the fridge - it was a for real science experiment we did in school this morning
cleaned kitchen sink
swept kitchen floor

charla
02-19-2009, 01:54 PM
dusted the living room top to bottom

charla
02-19-2009, 02:00 PM
dusted the dining room top to bottom

Lily
02-19-2009, 02:14 PM
To do:
ammo cans
fold towels
put away clothes
bathroom
finish vac and steam vac den
finish shaving moomoo
brush mia
load of dishes

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 02:20 PM
wow, Lily, you are practically done.
Charla, you always amaze me at your productivity.


I worked on the dining room some more.

RiverRock
02-19-2009, 02:21 PM
Oops, I should have said, "Thank you, Lily!!!" in my last post. For some reason I thought Charla started the thread when I posted. In any case, thank you ladies for keeping me motivated!

Oh yeah, I e-mailed the inventory and now on to the less exciting items on my list...

Garland
02-19-2009, 02:22 PM
Got caught up on dishes

Did a couple blog entries with my kids

Folded more clothes

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 02:40 PM
loaded and started dishwasher

cleared kitchen counters

charla
02-19-2009, 02:41 PM
I've never been brave enough to start the thread. Maybe one of these days I'll branch out. :giggle

prepared bbq meatballs (my Grandma's recipe) and put them in the oven
cleaned up resulting mess except for the pan that is soaking
put a pot of water on to boil so I can make homemade mac n cheese - haven't made any in a long time so not sure how it will turn out

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 02:51 PM
emptied some trash
swept bathroom floor

Garland
02-19-2009, 02:56 PM
Picked up clutter

charla
02-19-2009, 03:07 PM
dusted family room top to bottom
helped DS finish up his math for today

Garland
02-19-2009, 03:10 PM
Read to my kids

Helped pick up some toys

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 03:55 PM
emptied some more trash
Got some laundry going
finished sweeping floor
made chicken casserole
washed some dishes

Now it is time to finish making dinner

I will update my list a little later.

charla
02-19-2009, 04:43 PM
cleaned up from supper - washed dishes, loaded dishwasher, wiped counters, stove and table


wow, Lily, you are practically done.
Charla, you always amaze me at your productivity.


That was sweet of you to say. It really helps not to be pregnant or have babies or toddlers. :giggle

Garland
02-19-2009, 05:07 PM
Unloaded the dishwasher

Started another load of laundry

Watched Oprah's Messy House Tour show :giggle

charla
02-19-2009, 05:15 PM
Dusted three bedrooms top to bottom
In the kitchen I dusted the wall hangings, corners, ceiling fan and light fixtures, plate rack, top of fridge and edges of the top of cabinet doors
(Don't think I've ever thought to dust the top of the cabinet doors up near the ceiling - I don't know what possessed me! :scratch)

charla
02-19-2009, 05:31 PM
vacuumed three bedrooms, hallway entryway part of living room

RealLifeMama
02-19-2009, 07:44 PM
CLean bathroom I did not get to do yesterday- did some but not all of it
vacuum living room
vacuum hallway
run dishwasher
unload dishwasher
make chicken casserole
work on N's room
work on dining room table (our biggest hotspot)


The vacuum was upstairs and I did not want to carry it down. I did vacuum upstairs, though.
And DH vacuumed the stairs when he got home, and then took it down so I can do the downstairs tomorrow.