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Christmas Eve 5 min tasks
Because I need the motivation


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#1 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

I have to clean the house tonight and CBF, so I am going to take it 5 mins at a time and before I know it I will be done.  (Positive thinking at its best Tounge1.gif )

First task:

Ensuite and bedroom tidy original.gif


#2 Iliketoflounce

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:59 PM

fold clothes and do dinner that is all it can stay there afew more hours

#3 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:00 PM

Done!

Next tidy DS room.

#4 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:05 PM

Done!

Empty dishwasher and restack.

#5 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

And done!

Next wipe benches and cooktop original.gif

#6 lynneyours

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:11 PM

Are you an alternate personality of PBQ?






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#7 *Lib*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

Nah she's doing this list Tounge1.gif

And isnt D old enough to tidy his own room? Tounge1.gif

Edited by *Lib*, 24 December 2012 - 06:13 PM.


#8 katbalou

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:15 PM

All I can say is Well Done, Topsy Turvy.  I spent a full 2 hours in DS2 and DS3's room yesterday, just so it would be half presentable for grandparents to play with them in it tomorrow.  It really was an awful tip.

Now I only have time for 5 mins for every other job.

#9 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:17 PM

Done.

Next clear dining and coffee tables and wipe over.

#10 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:23 PM

Haha taking 5 mind to reply to you!  Tounge1.gif

PBQ alter ego.  Ummm no original.gif in fact may stop this just in case I get confused again.  Who I am is someone who sometimes needs to feel accountable to get things done.  So if I say it here and I don't get it done you will all heap ridicule on my head and I shall quiver in the corner feeling very sad Tounge1.gif

I keep the house pretty clean and tidy so it's mostly just surface mess which needs cleaning.

Lib knows the truth.. It's out there Tounge1.gif

Anyway as I was.  I shall refrain from boring you all/wowing you all with my exceptional cleaning skills and leave you to enjoy your Christmas Eve.

Over and out!

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:27 PM

Oh goodie! Thanks OP!

I will be joining in soon after I've finished this cool drink! Just got home from a quick trip to Woolies, but my goodness it's hot out there! (the supermarket was quiet!)



#12 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:36 PM

Ahhh bugger it.  I'm still going.  I know who I am and this helps motivate me original.gif plus I am not asking for advice on how to do it and them finding excuses why it can't possibly work Tounge1.gif

Oh and Lib, do you really think D is old enough?  Old enough to trash it maybe, but I think the bed making and clothes straightening is a bit beyond him yet biggrin.gif

Ok next!

Put DS folded clothes away original.gif

Edited by TopsyTurvy, 24 December 2012 - 06:37 PM.


#13 rabbit hyde

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:59 PM

Okay I'm in,

Take all the rubbish out to the bins.

#14 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:00 PM

Ok, I'm off to remake 3 x beds with clean sheets!



#15 rabbit hyde

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:09 PM

and I'm done,

Now to take all the misc items lying around the lounge and put them back in their place.

#16 rabbit hyde

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:17 PM

Done.

This is fantastic by the way.

I'm going to vacuum the lounge and rug now.

#17 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

I'm back with another cold drink!

Hot here in WA.

Now going to get washing off the line, and clean out the chicken coop!

Will take me awhile I think!



#18 *Lib*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

The Big D certainly is...maybe not so much the little one Tounge1.gif

#19 Cath42

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:31 PM

QUOTE (*Lib* @ 24/12/2012, 07:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nah she's doing this list Tounge1.gif


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#20 rabbit hyde

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:36 PM

and I'm back.

I think I'm taking a little more than 5 minutes but I am 38 weeks pregnant and it is really hot here at the moment.

next up - wipe down and dust surfaces.

Then have a cold class of water before I plan my next attack.

#21 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:21 PM

Well back finally original.gif

Everything is done and dusted tthumbs.gif tackling the vacuuming and mopping took more than 5 mins so there was no need to include them on the list.

Last chore for the evening:

Wrap the last of DS presents and put them all under the tree original.gif

Goodnight all and a very merry Christmas to you all x

#22 lynneyours

Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:52 PM

Merry Christmas! I've just wrapped all pressies, and now to the cleaning.  I'll still be round at, oh, 4am, judging by the destruction.  And 14 people coming tomorrow. YAY.

#23 *Lib*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:59 PM

We've built and wrapped a bike, I have eaten the cookies and milk, broken the carrot, now I just have to put out the presents...

Merry Christmas x




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