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#2676 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 09 December 2019 - 03:38 PM

39 degrees today. The heat is glorious!! I installed a sprinkler system, kids are outside playing with a bucket of water, everyone seems happier. I got to wear shorts and a T-shirt all day.  No socks! No shoes! I feel free!

Too bad it won’t last. (Melbourne weather, going to be 19 tomorrow. Sigh. Put those socks and shoes back on)


#2677 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 09 December 2019 - 04:03 PM

View Postmayahlb, on 09 December 2019 - 01:36 PM, said:



We have a newer one but DH bought it after I cracked it with not being able to get all the washing done in 1-2 days. We got the extra big one. I love that I can fit 3 loads of my 10kg washing machine on there. And really if I have more enough will be day by then to make room.

I’m happy because there is only another 4 days of school to get through.

I need to buy more pegs and coat hangers! It's going to make life so much easier by just putting it straight away instead of hanging in the dryer-basket because I'm too lazy to deal with folding.

Another win,the bathrooms were quite grimy and soap scummy - a scrub with bi carb and vinegar and they are shiny!

#2678 kimasa

Posted 10 December 2019 - 07:16 PM

LM, you and I are on the same page there, yesterday was my idea of heaven. I love the heat.

DD spent the morning in her new class for next year.

I'm happy because DD is happy that she got the teacher that she really really wanted (which was just luck because our school doesn't take requests).

And I'm happy because I'm happy that DD is not in a class with the friend I would rather her spend less time with and she is in the class with the friend who I would rather her spend more time with (again, just luck... or maybe her teacher this year noticing the same positive and negative dynamics that I did).

#2679 raspberry sherbert

Posted 10 December 2019 - 07:25 PM

Christmas decorating and present buying is almost done. I have a few little things to pick up on Friday and a couple of parcels still coming but I feel organised.

#2680 Paddlepop

Posted 11 December 2019 - 12:14 AM

Class lists came out today. DD has two of the three children we requested in her class next year. She's sad that the third one isn't in her class again but we'll try to keep fostering that friendship outside of class time.

#2681 notsoretro

Posted 11 December 2019 - 07:24 PM

Just family fun tonight. DS2 bought a pair of dreadful slides so there was lighthearted teasing at dinner. Then later I was holding my phone and an ad popped up on FB for find a local plumber so I held the phone out over him and beeped, "here's one"! HIs eyeroll was epic.  Just silly stuff but we do have fun together and I love having them here still

#2682 MayaTheGrinch

Posted 11 December 2019 - 07:36 PM

After 13 years we now have automated reticulation.

#2683 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 11 December 2019 - 09:33 PM

DD is falling asleep in my arms.

It's hot, sweaty and I have 5% battery but after my emotional day, I am reminded of savouring the little things.

#2684 Paddlepop

Posted 12 December 2019 - 12:07 AM

Rain. 129mm in the past two hours. Thunder, lightning, hail, wind, and rain just pouring down. A good old fashioned thunderstorm at the end of a hot day. It's now a lovely 19 C.

#2685 PrincessPeach

Posted 12 December 2019 - 01:42 PM

DS has his best friend in his class next year & a teacher who's teaching style will really suit him (very directed learning).



#2686 Bethlehem Babe

Posted 13 December 2019 - 07:15 AM

Oh my. I just got treated to a kitchen dance to rocking around the Christmas tree by Youngest. He came running in saying "that's my song!!" Then did the dance from the concert to it. Well that just made my day!!!

#2687 cstar

Posted 13 December 2019 - 08:44 AM

My ds go his vce result yesterday, he did amazing, he worked hard all year and achieved an amazing result, so proud I could burst.

#2688 Ozquoll

Posted 13 December 2019 - 10:36 AM

View PostPaddlepop, on 12 December 2019 - 12:07 AM, said:

Rain. 129mm in the past two hours. Thunder, lightning, hail, wind, and rain just pouring down. A good old fashioned thunderstorm at the end of a hot day. It's now a lovely 19 C.
I love days like that. And that smell in the air just before the rain hits - magic.

#2689 Ozquoll

Posted 13 December 2019 - 10:44 AM

I've been helping in 6yo DS's classroom this week. This morning, one of the little girls gave me a wristband which she'd drawn a heart on, and another little girl drew me a special picture with all my favourite things, with the words 'I love you osskwoll (Ozquoll)" on it ☺️. What sweet kids! Absolutely made my day.

Edited by Ozquoll, 13 December 2019 - 10:45 AM.


#2690 IamOzgirl

Posted 13 December 2019 - 11:28 AM

I just finalized a trip to Japan YAY

#2691 IamOzgirl

Posted 17 December 2019 - 05:53 PM

Two post in a row for me!

I did something today that has been playing on my mind. Can’t go into detail as it to identifying but a weight has been lifted off my shoulder and a burden unloaded.

#2692 Silverstreak

Posted 17 December 2019 - 06:15 PM

DS got a great school report, so proud of him! And our days and times for speech therapy are continuing next year, which is a relief, as it's currently very convenient.

#2693 Ozquoll

Posted 17 December 2019 - 06:46 PM

1. Air-con in my car has been fixed, just in time for the heatwave 👍

2. Dinner included potatoes I grew myself 😀

3. My little DS (6yo, with ASD) spent most of his school breaks today playing with a boy I've long thought would be a good friend for him. DS enjoyed himself greatly, and the two of them made plans to continue their game (hunting for gold 🤩) tomorrow. Socialising doesn't come naturally to DS, so this is really lovely news.

#2694 JustCurious100

Posted 17 December 2019 - 07:36 PM

Red wine, sex and the city and Indian take out!

#2695 Riotproof

Posted 18 December 2019 - 06:48 AM

The cat is staring out the door at a a bird. And I went to my tea shop, so I have Australian bushfire tea. It is the last day of school. Ds seems happy about his teacher next year.

#2696 Elsegundo

Posted 18 December 2019 - 06:55 AM

Kids are actually playing nicely together for once and can hear them playing with lego in next room. Ds2 is a bit painful at moment (5yo!) and his chosen lego person is a little duck he's calling 'little ducky Friday'.  So cute.

#2697 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 18 December 2019 - 07:37 AM

It’s warm enough to dry clothes outside today.

#2698 Etcetera

Posted 18 December 2019 - 07:57 AM

My DD gets her cast off today!
She broke her arm really badly - open fracture and snapped both bones; her arm looked like Harry Potter's. She's done so well so fingers crossed everything looks good today.

#2699 Lucrezia Bauble

Posted 18 December 2019 - 08:27 AM

Last day of school! yippee!

got a DHL notification that my last package for the christmas tree is due to arrive in Friday - cutting it a bit fine but DHL are usually spot on with their delivery dates. so that’s good.



#2700 PrincessPeach

Posted 18 December 2019 - 10:30 AM

Back online after a lightning stike fried the NBN box!




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