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    • Natty68
    • By Natty68 9th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    Weekly Flylady Thread 10 October 2016
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    • 9th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
    Weekly Flylady Thread 10 October 2016 9th Oct 16 at 9:09 PM
    Thank you, Valli, for last week's thread.

    It is your responsibility to read the forum rules, please follow them on this thread as Flylady has been here a LONG time and is a fabulous support and resource for lots of us.

    Welcome to the Weekly Flylady thread. If you need help organising your week or getting motivated when it comes to housework then come and join us.

    The idea is that even if you are really busy you don't need to fall off the wagon!

    Every room comes back around next week so please don’t stress about catching up

    These lists are only suggestions and not a must do list; you are more than welcome to post and follow your own lists.

    Also adding a declutter mission each day will help to gradually clear the clutter and make flying easier.

    A few of the basics before we start the week

    Hotspots are areas where if one thing gets put there, loads of other things follow!

    Daily routines are anything you need to do on a daily basis like washing, swish and swipe kitchen and bathroom, ironing, making beds, vacuuming high traffic areas, making meals etc.

    Night-time routines are all things which make getting ready in the morning easier, preparing clothes for the next day, making lunches, swish & swipes of the kitchen and tidying the living room before you go to bed plus personals like shower/brush teeth etc.

    Fling Boogie - stick on some loud music, grab a bin bag and whiz around the house finding items that can go out with the rubbish, recycling, for charity shop, basically anything that will stop it cluttering your home.

    Swish and swipe/S&S means have a quick wipe over an area such as a sink or toilet to prevent the build up of dirt. This is usually done on a daily basis

    HHE/HHC/HHI Half Hour exercise/challenge/ironing ... run around for 30 minutes to the Benny Hill music frantically cleaning exercising or ironing.. other music may be used if you prefer!
    WM ~ Washing machine
    TD ~ Tumble dryer
    SC ~ Slowcooker
    BM ~ Breadmaker
    DW ~ Dishwasher
    SOAADFA ~ Sit on 'bottom' and do 'nothing'
    KH/XH/FW ~ Ex-husband and other not so polite versions
    DH/DD/DS/DW/DP ~ Dear husband/daughter/son/wife/partner/whatever
    OH/SO ~ Other half/significant other
    NN ~ nice neighbour
    Toxic (friend/mother/sister/whoever) ~ person in your life that seems to exist to make your life miserable
    AF ~ Aunt Flo 'time of the month'.. nothing to do with flying but it comes up often.
    ETA ~ Edited to add
    Gibble ~ miscellaneous crap that appears forever homeless
    Dot-to-dot ~ pick a small area (not a whole room) like a chair/coffee/table/shelf/worktop or wherever- thats your first 'dot' - totally clear it - clean it - and only put back what should be there - deal with what you have removed (not just move it somewhere else) then if you have time move on and do the same to another 'dot' -the idea is just like a dot to dot puzzle, you aim to join up all the dots and have a tidy room. The trick is to keep each dot tidy until you get them all joined up!
    RoD ~ Room of Doom, the one room that feels like it is a permanent pit and cannot be used to its potential!

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    Here goes...

    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Sociable Study/Pc Area
    Level One...
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Throw away all those empty bottles of shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray etc. I know they make the room look pretty but they are just cluttering up the place..!!
    Level Two...
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Remove and bin all those slivers of soap that you have been saving, do you really need them?
    Clear any clutter from desk
    Dust PC and desk and wipe off those cup rings!!
    Wipe keyboard, house phone, sockets, switches and mouse etc
    Level Three...
    Clear clutter from floor
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom.. defragment the pc while doing this (programs.. accessories..system tools.. defragment!.).. if you do the disc cleanup as well, clear all the cookies and temporary files too
    Delete 10 links in your favourites which you no longer use or are dead!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Clean/wash the brushes/dust box/filters on the vacuum cleaner!!!! .. make sure they are completely dry before using it though.. I don’t want anyone electrocuted!!
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    • Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    • Wash your bathroom mats, nets, clean blind/curtains etc
    • Grab a binbag and fill it with stuff to leave the house.. rubbish or charity shop or to donate to a friend!
    • Clean the radiators in these rooms
    • Pull out the pc and desk and clear under and behind it.. how much money did you find? Clean windows, hang up clean nets and draught-proof curtains and any table cloths/throws or other dust and grot gathering bits of fabric!
    • Wipe sticky and dirty marks off the walls and doors

    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Level One...

    Check fire alarms are working
    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Level Two...
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Sort one area of clothes or linen storage making sure only what should be in there is, anything that's had it's day or doesn't belong there is removed
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Extra tasks list:
    • 27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    • Put away those summer clothes from someones cupboard and get out the winter woollies.. don’t store anything that is past its best! Make a list of things you need to buy!!
    • Clean windows in these rooms
    • Check house for places where draughts are getting in.. doors, windows etc and see if there are ways to stop it!
    • Clean out that airing cupboard!!!!!! get rid of those things you don't need.. use dead towels as cleaning cloths etc.. be ruthless!!!! you REALLY don't need that 'thing' you've saved for 10 years.. 'just in case'

    Wishful Wednesday ~ those frightening kids rooms and spare rooms
    Level One...

    Vacuum the floor, even if it's just where you can see
    Level Two...
    Clear away anything that isn't in it's place, clothes, toys, books etc
    Dusting.. all those shelves and flat fluffy surfaces!! Don’t forget the light shade and curtain pole!!!
    Level Three..
    Strip beds and replace with fresh linen .. check if duvets need freshening up too!!
    Sort through a cupboard/chest of drawers and get the clothes out which are no longer wearable, too small or out of season!
    Wipe any sticky marks off walls and doors
    Extra task list
    • Wash a set of curtains, nets, duvet or throw
    • Time for the Flylady Fling, in the toy box!!!! aim for 27.. if no toy box you’ll have to choose another area!
    • 30 minutes ironing
    • Pull out the beds, furniture and clean all behind them.. the skirtings and light fittings and everything.. get rid of all the things that are no longer required!

    Tantalising Thursday ~ Kooking Kitchen and Dancing Dining Room
    Level One...

    Clean floors
    Level Two...
    Clear and wipe kitchen surfaces
    Sort fridge bringing what needs using soon to the front, clean out any spills or grots in there!
    Wipe dining table.. (clean table cloth if necessary)
    Level Three...
    Dust any extra furniture in dining area, checking for cobwebs on way round
    Wipe and replace all those small appliances.. kettle, toaster etc
    Descale kettle and iron
    Clean cupboard door fronts and fronts of appliances .. don't forget those kick boards..
    Check those washing machine filters and drawers for ickiness!! Tumble dryer and dishwasher filters need to be done too!!
    Extra Mission...
    • Wipe window sills and clean windows in these rooms
    • Wipe down any tiles and shine those taps.. a toothbrush is great for cleaning away the gunk!
    • Clean oven if you didn't do it last week
    • 30 minutes ironing.
    • Get in that food cupboard. Give it all a GOOD scrub out before placing the things you need to use soon at the front. Check dates and freshness on older things, and See if you can incorporate these into next weeks meal plan! Feel free to get carried away and do more cupboards!!!

    Friday ~ Luscious Living Room, Handsome Hall Stupendous Stairs
    Level One...

    Vacuum floors and sofas
    Level Two...
    Dusting, even if around everything
    Remove clutter making sure stairs especially are safe
    Clean TV, other electricals and cabinets
    Water any thirsty plants, wipe their poor neglected leaves!!
    Level Three...
    Wipe light switches, sockets (make sure they are not switched on!!) and banister
    Clean any other glass like mirrors, pictures etc
    Tidy shoes, coats and bags .. wash any that need washing in preparation for cold weather!! See if there are any that don't fit, past their best or just plain uncomfy which could leave the house!
    Put up linings or winter curtains to keep out those draughts.
    Extra Mission...
    • Paperwork clearance.. spend 15 minutes minimum sorting through those piles of paper.
    • Vacuum under furniture you can manage to move without hurting yourself
    • Clean a window or two.
    • Get yourself a bag or box, go around collecting things that are not in the place they should be, then put them back where they should be, or better still give them to their owners to put away themselves
    • 30 minutes ironing
    • Get those uniforms, games kits, coats and things in the wash which you will need on Monday
    • Clean light fittings, skirtings even the ones behind furniture. Clean fire-surrounds. Wipe sofa's down. Clear as may hotspots as you can.. see if you can get it all into one pile instead of 15!!!
    Last edited by Natty68; 13-10-2016 at 9:56 PM.

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    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 11th Oct 16, 12:03 AM
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    Evening folks and a warm welcome to the new peoples and returners

    Sending loads of gws vibes LW and suggest sofa-surfing for the day - hope all those yucky drugs soon out of your system.

    Natty - hope your poorly moggy soon better

    I watched The Slum as well Valli. One of my real interests is social history and, even though these programmes are fiction, I find Aunty beeb does well with inserting some interesting facts. I do wonder about the political flavour of this though - they are talking about all these hundreds of immigrants ??? Maybe I'm just being cynical.

    Today I did the dailies. Now taking a bit longer as the windows all need wiping due to the condensation every morning.
    Did Spanish lessons.
    Made my three lbs of beef mince and veg into Chilli.
    Cooked the remaining three lbs of mince and froze for later.
    Trimmed and cut up about two lbs of lean beef and made a casserole for the slow-cooker.
    Did all the washing up, including horrible greasy stuff, DUPA
    Wiped over all the bunkers and cooker. Cleaned sink and floor.


    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Sociable Study/Pc Area
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom..
    Extra mission:
    Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    Pull out the pc and desk and clear under and behind it

    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom
    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    Vacuum floors in bedroom
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Extra tasks list:
    Put away those summer clothes from someones cupboard and get out the winter woollies.. don’t store anything that is past its best! Make a list of things you need to buy!!
    Clean out that airing cupboard!!!!!! get rid of those things you don't need.. use dead towels as cleaning cloths etc.. be ruthless!!!! you REALLY don't need that 'thing' you've saved for 10 years.. 'just in case'

    Lots of hugs, sticks and spoons if you need some
    Hope you all have a super Tuesday
    Lx
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    • thriftmonster
    • By thriftmonster 11th Oct 16, 7:32 AM
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    I've been lurking for a few weeks but would like to rejoin again this week if that's ok. The house is fairly clean and tidy atm as we had lunch guests on Saturday but it needs constant work to keep on top of it as it is a) old (1821), b) large and c) being renovated slowly.

    When I've done Flylady it's worked really well for us - so I'm in.

    We also have a house guest at the minute, recovering from major surgery (he lives alone so was discharged here) so the last couple of weeks have been hijacked by a lot of trips to Salford Royal -no mean feat from here.
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    • Valli
    • By Valli 11th Oct 16, 7:55 AM
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    When I did my OU foundation we looked at this, a lot of the migration was from the country to the city. I know, around the end of the 19th century both my grandfathers families were in the East End. The families then moved North.
    Hoping to get some ironing done before I shoot off on an errand.
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    Don't put it DOWN - put it AWAY!

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    • bossymoo
    • By bossymoo 11th Oct 16, 8:36 AM
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    Morning,

    Almost ready for school here. It's dark and damp outside - I've got hats and gloves at the ready!

    Really need a few groceries today - kids both have a friend coming after school tomorrow and I won't get chance then, with being at college. So I have a list for a few dinners to get until we can do a "proper" shop. I seem to get a delivery each week but still need a top-up. Probably needs a rethink.

    Then I shall be back and at the list. Including squeezing tat into the wheelie bin as collection is tomorrow...

    See you soon!
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    • dancemum
    • By dancemum 11th Oct 16, 10:09 AM
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    Kitchen rearranged
    FF switched off and cleaned
    Conservatory emptied
    Garden rearranged and gate unlocked
    Waiting for new FF
    • greenbee
    • By greenbee 11th Oct 16, 10:12 AM
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    I've done a load of washing while I was on a work call and it sounds like it will be ready to hang out when I've finished my next bit of work. I've also washed my sheepskin boots, so need to move the dehumidifier to the utility room to help them dry.

    Sun is shining. Windows are filthy, but I'm going to get an hour outside shortly while it's nice. Might even attempt to run, although it's more likely to be 'interval training'
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 11th Oct 16, 10:35 AM
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    it will come back. Have you tried adding some intervals on faster running into your sessions or picking the pace up for the last 10 minutes of a run?
    I started running about 4 months ago after not running for a year due to pregnancy and seperated stomach muscles. Started of at 12 min miling and still sometimes do that when on an easy run. I'm racing at 9.30s now. Ran with my friend and 8 year old son yesterday so did 10.49s. Are you a member of a running club?
    Originally posted by Frizzlef
    At the moment I'm still stop/start. When I started running I found that as I built up the mileage I got faster naturally. Every now and then I'll do intervals between lampposts or something, but that's usually when I'm feeling good on a run. At the moment I'm just concentrating on finishing.
    I do go to a run club when I can (shift work bites) and I find it helps as they change up routes and techniques so there is more variety.

    I agree with you re mats Raphael but I bought an IKEA one that's more like a thick towel. Once I am free of the tyranny that is work I'll call in and get another one so I can swap them over.
    Originally posted by hex2
    Our bathroom is quite small, we have to shut the door to get in the shower, so if we had a rug/mat, we wouldn't be able to open the door

    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Pc
    Level One...
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Level Two...
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Level Three...
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom.
    Delete 10 links in your favourites which you no longer use or are dead!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Clean/wash the brushes/dust box/filters on the vacuum cleaner!!!! .. make sure they are completely dry before using it though.. I don’t want anyone electrocuted!!
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    • Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    • Grab a binbag and fill it with stuff to leave the house.. rubbish or charity shop or to donate to a friend!
    • Clean the radiators in these rooms
    • Clean windows
    • Wipe sticky and dirty marks off the walls and doors
    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Level One...

    Check fire alarms are working
    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Level Two...
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Sort one area of clothes or linen storage making sure only what should be in there is, anything that's had it's day or doesn't belong there is removed
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.

    Extra tasks list:
    • 27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    • Put away those summer clothes from someones cupboard and get out the winter woollies.. don’t store anything that is past its best! Make a list of things you need to buy!!
    • Clean windows in these rooms
    • Check house for places where draughts are getting in.. doors, windows etc and see if there are ways to stop it!
    • Clean out that airing cupboard! get rid of those things you don't need.. use dead towels as cleaning cloths etc.. be ruthless! you REALLY don't need that 'thing' you've saved for 10 years.. 'just in case'
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    • Mumto5
    • By Mumto5 11th Oct 16, 11:17 AM
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    [COLOR=Red]

    Withhold pocket money/privileges etc till it's cleaned?
    Originally posted by x_raphael_xx
    That used to work but now they are all adult and earning their own money they don't get pocket money! I refused to cook for them yesterday so the 2 boys got a d0min0s.

    Congratulations on your run as well!


    Today I did the dailies. Now taking a bit longer as the windows all need wiping due to the condensation every morning.
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    This is one of my daily chores too. I have invested in a Karch8r window vac and am very pleased with it.

    I have walked Coco, she has a sore paw. I put some antiseptic cream on it but she licked it off. I might have to get the cone of shame out.

    I'm waiting for a text message for a click and collect order. Annoyed it's not here yet!

    I had words with DH last night but he didn't really listen to me. He interrupted and told me he has been offered a promotion. That shut me up! He is finding out what it entails today. He's been with the company a year and a bit so they obviously like him! I thought it was going to be another redundancy bombshell.

    The WM is on it's 3rd load. DD1 has cleaned the kitchen (one of the housework tasks pinned to the fridge). I've taken all the summer clothes out of mine and DH's clothing stores. Winter wear is filling the gaps created. It was so cold this morning! Going to tackle todays list now.
    • mrs-moneypenny
    • By mrs-moneypenny 11th Oct 16, 11:25 AM
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    Busy morning not a lot achieved.
    Mils heating isnt working. Been round rang boiler company, been talked through topping up water pressure, bled all radiators, reset the boiler, recalibrate the sync between the thermostat and the boiler. Still not heating up, so someone is coming out on Friday, they will only check the boiler and fix that if it's faulty, if it's the thermostat I've got to get someone else out. So I've rung the fitter who put it in and serviced it and got him on standby just incase I need him afterwards.
    Have just checked my pension forecast on the gov website, I need to think about topping up Three years, but that's the best I can do. I do have about thirteen years to do it so don't think I have a huge problem in the grand scheme of things. I was panicking as being a part time worker I've not paid NI for years. Not as grim as I thought it might be.

    This afternoon I plan to treat the garden fence panels, but first a cuppa and a quick swish and swipe around the kitchen and bathroom.

    Hugs to all who need them.
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    • Frizzlef
    • By Frizzlef 11th Oct 16, 11:59 AM
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    Feeling a little emotional here today. Don't want to be in the house as it makes me think about going to work but equally I want to get the house sorted so need to crack on. Organised to go around a friends this afternoon as a incentive to get house sorted.

    This morning I have been to an event at the school. Spoken to someone re kitchen and written a list of what needs doing when. And hung some washing out.
    Bathrooms need doing and our bedroom is horrendous!!!!



    Here goes...

    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom
    Clean floors in these rooms
    Throw away all those empty bottles of shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray etc.
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Clear clutter from floor
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    Wash your bathroom mats

    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Check fire alarms are working
    Clear the clutter!!!!!!!
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Sort one area of clothes or linen storage making sure only what should be in there is, anything that's had it's day or doesn't belong there is removed
    Clear a hotspot., or spend 15 minutes clearing one.
    Extra tasks list:
    27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter


    Right frizzle- bathrooms!!!!!
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    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 11th Oct 16, 1:03 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Chicken pie in the oven, bedroom and bathroom cleaned.
    I've noticed BF has written 'banana muffins' on the wallboard. We have a few bananas going soft, so I think it's a hint. I've probably got time to whip some up.

    Magical Monday - Barnacled Bathroom and Pc

    Level One...
    Clean floors in these rooms (even if it is around the clutter)
    Level Two...
    Clean baths, toilets and sinks
    Level Three...
    Wipe down tiles in bathroom.
    Delete 10 links in your favourites which you no longer use or are dead!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Clean/wash the brushes/dust box/filters on the vacuum cleaner!!!! .. make sure they are completely dry before using it though.. I don’t want anyone electrocuted!!
    Change hand towels and flannels
    Extra mission:
    • Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    • Grab a binbag and fill it with stuff to leave the house.. rubbish or charity shop or to donate to a friend!
    • Clean the radiators in these rooms
    • Clean windows
    • Wipe sticky and dirty marks off the walls and doors
    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing
    Level One...

    Remove and wash bed linen.
    Level Two...
    Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum mattress before replacing with fresh linen.. do you need that winter duvet yet?
    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    Extra tasks list:
    • 27 fling boogie time, time for that midweek fling, go on grab a bag and clear that clutter
    • Clean windows in these rooms
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    • bossymoo
    • By bossymoo 11th Oct 16, 1:56 PM
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    Ive had a flurry of activity! 2 wash loads done (not that I can dry it outside ) including my bedding, which is remade. Also dusted, vacced and tidied in there. Then I cleaned both bathrooms so caught up a little with yesterday. Made up spare bed as I think MIL is staying tonight.

    Filled car up - not but necessary, and sorted hospital for next week. We've to be there at 9:30 so I need to get someone to take DD to school so we can leave earlier. We have two appointments but the first is just removing the cast - the second is physio but precautionary just to get the go ahead to leave, since his consultant is on holiday. Fingers (not thumbs!!!) crossed that will be the end of it!

    Going to read for an hour now, college stuff.
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    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 11th Oct 16, 2:26 PM
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    Jazee
    Hello everyone. Last day off the paid stuff today. Plans haven't worked out for one reason and another so I have:

    WUDUPA
    Walked LittleyDog
    Changed our bedding
    Run an errand
    Taken my glasses to be repaired
    Had lunch out with DH

    Now going to walk Littley again, wait for Mr T delivery and not a lot else.

    Hope you're all having a great day.
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    • Dizzy Imp
    • By Dizzy Imp 11th Oct 16, 2:57 PM
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    Wow...I've had a busy busy morning with surveyors crawling all over the place. Absolutely no flying done except one load in the WM and the essential decluttering of an all butter scone with strawberry jam and cream....must keep my energy levels up!

    Tiny now asleep and Small has an after school club until 4.15pm, so a cuppa in peace maybe? Anyone joining me?
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    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 11th Oct 16, 3:00 PM
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    Dizzy, I've just had my cuppa and some fudge.

    Have also just booked next year's holiday so really quite happy.
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    • Dizzy Imp
    • By Dizzy Imp 11th Oct 16, 3:03 PM
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    Dizzy, I've just had my cuppa and some fudge.

    Have also just booked next year's holiday so really quite happy.
    Originally posted by Jazee
    I found some Dairy Milk in the fridge

    Ooh, holibobs! Where are you off to? Anywhere exotic?
    DFBXmas2016 #27 £3606.60/£34,027.17 = 10% as at 28/6/2016/2016
    Wombling total 2016 = £5649.63 as at 14/11/2016
    Sealed pot challenge 2017 (#501)1/6/2016 = 10.12.2
    • greenbee
    • By greenbee 11th Oct 16, 3:16 PM
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    Short (very short) run done. And dirty gym kit in being washed. All windows opened briefly to air the house while I was on a call. Dehumidifier moved. Now to close the windows, shower and think about mowing while it's dry and sunny. Work will happen later
    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 11th Oct 16, 3:21 PM
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    I found some Dairy Milk in the fridge

    Ooh, holibobs! Where are you off to? Anywhere exotic?
    Originally posted by Dizzy Imp
    No where exotic as I like to take the dogs with me and they don't have passports, but we only get the one break a year so I always choose luxurious accommodation in the middle of nowhere.

    I really should move. I'm still at the PC with Poppet on my lap.

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    • LameWolf
    • By LameWolf 11th Oct 16, 4:17 PM
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    I have walked Coco, she has a sore paw. I put some antiseptic cream on it but she licked it off. I might have to get the cone of shame out.
    Originally posted by Mumto5
    Another one for a spot of healing energy, then - on it's way to her. x

    I've noticed BF has written 'banana muffins' on the wallboard. We have a few bananas going soft, so I think it's a hint. I've probably got time to whip some up.
    Originally posted by x_raphael_xx
    I made banana cake the other day - I have a brilliant recipe, you just chuck 4 oz flour, a couple of ripe bananas cut into chunks, 2 eggs, 6 oz sugar and 12 oz flour in the food processor, wuzz it up, put the resultant gloop in a greased'n'lined cake tin, and bake for an hour at 180 C, Simples! I also added a teaspoon of cinnamon this time, for a change.

    I've managed a trip into town (with Mr LW's halp of course) for yet another prescription - it's ok, this is stuff I've been on for ages, so no nasty surprises. Also visited Morries for the bits I couldn't get in Ald! so I'm cream crackered after that.

    Haven't a scooby what's for dins tonight - at this rate, it may well be fresh air followed by bread and scrape!
    LameWolf
    If your dog thinks you're the best, don't seek a second opinion.
    • hex2
    • By hex2 11th Oct 16, 4:30 PM
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    Tantalising Tuesday ~ Masterful Master Bedroom & Loopy Landing

    Level Three...
    Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing


    Nearly done !
    'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need' Marcus Tullius Cicero
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