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post #81 of 1254
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I feel like a replay of yesterday!

1st session: Put away and wash dishes. :-)
post #82 of 1254
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Next session: 15 minutes of decluttering and then folding laundry.
post #83 of 1254
Going to go set my timer for 10 minutes now...
post #84 of 1254
Ugh. Bleached nasty outdoor trash can where 9yo ds discovered maggots enjoying our trash.

Then I put the clean dishes away.
post #85 of 1254
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My son is napping and I am taking the opportunity to exercise! (3 sessions)
post #86 of 1254
First thing I did today was clean the top shelf of the fridge, and change all the towels, for my MM chores, now I'm going to make my bed and then vacuum DS's mattress to get rid of dust mites, and turn his mattress over.
post #87 of 1254
Made my bed
Vacuumed DS's mattress
turned it over and discovered it said underneath "No need to turn"!!
Turned it back over again.
Cleaned ensuite sink
Cleaned toilet and toilet brush

Off to wash DD's sheets, declutter a bit in master bedroom, and later dust in DS's room...he is away at camp for the Spring Break, so I want to make it nice for his return at the end of the week.
post #88 of 1254
Ive spent about 45 minutes today already tidying up the apartment then sweeping and moping all the rooms. DH returns today so I wanted everything clean when he got home.

Now I'm going to go make snacks(DONE), check on the laundry (we had a diaper oopies last night soo all the linens needed washing)(DONE- switched over), then start on working in the Christmas/birthday lists(DONE on both) so I can talk with DH about them when we pick him up.
After the Christmas/birthday lists I need to work on a baby to get/to make lists (DONE) and the to-do before baby comes list(DONE). Last time I had all that done when I was like 16 weeks along but I didn't have morning sickness this bad then (and I had a 14 hour flight back from the states with a sleeping child so it was a lot easier to do).
After that it should be almost time to leave so I'm going to pull the car around to the front of the building and clean out the insides(DONE). I need to get gas(DONE) and stop by the PX (DONE) before the drive up to get him (it takes 1-1 1/2 hours to get to the airport depending on traffic). Im thinking of stopping and getting some quick snacks to keep the girls happy on the drive, I really don't think I can handle screaming fits while I'm driving today.

DH is home! Im so tired and the girls are wired from Daddy being home. Now I have a huge amount of laundry to do..
post #89 of 1254
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Wow, Okimom, you've been busy! ... Congrats on your husband being home! I know I miss my husband terribly when he is away.

clutterwarrior, I should be doing my Motivated Moms chores, too, but I've been decluttering like crazy lately. I had the utility room, plus two full closets, filled with boxes, and within the last few weeks, I've nearly cleared the utility room. This has felt like such a feat to me. I've had these boxes for years, and I'm finally getting rid of them. I feel like since I'm feeling so motivated, I'd better keep at it until I'm done. I figure it shouldn't take me as long to do the closets as the utility room--and then I can feel unweighted and focus on the rest of my home. I've literally been spending hours of every day decluttering. But I do want to return to Motivated Moms chores, as well. I think you're decluttering, too, and if I remember correctly, you've passed your goal. Anyhow, back to this thread topic...

First session I'm putting away and washing dishes, as well as starting the load of diapers that have soaked overnight.
post #90 of 1254
Yay Okimom that is lovely that your DH is home.

PoetryLover it's great when you get that motivated feeling to declutter, you just get into the zone, and then it's hard to stop decluttering to do anything else! Well done on getting those boxes cleared. I know what you mean about being a feat, in fact today I cleared a box plus a shelf that I have been ignoring for years...
post #91 of 1254
Okay I am setting the timer for 15..back to report!
post #92 of 1254
*folded laundry
*put some laundry away
*put dishes away
post #93 of 1254
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I transferred the diapers to the dryer, hung the covers to dry, put another load of laundry in and made the bed.

Next session I will fold and put away laundry.
post #94 of 1254
*decluttered living room
*washed clothes
*made breakfast & cleaned kitchen
*studying!

I've been using smaller trash bags & taking out the trash every day. This makes me feel like our home is fresher.

I was wasting large kitchen bags and didn't like the trash sitting around so long.
post #95 of 1254
Awesome PoetryLover!

[QUOTE=PoetryLover;15895025]. I had the utility room, plus two full closets, filled with boxes, and within the last few weeks, I've nearly cleared the utility room. This has felt like such a feat to me. I've had these boxes for years, and I'm finally getting rid of them.
post #96 of 1254


[QUOTE=clutterwarrior;15893982]Made my bed
Vacuumed DS's mattress
turned it over and discovered it said underneath "No need to turn"!!
Turned it back over again.
post #97 of 1254
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[QUOTE=*bejeweled*;15896007] Awesome PoetryLover!

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Originally Posted by PoetryLover View Post
. I had the utility room, plus two full closets, filled with boxes, and within the last few weeks, I've nearly cleared the utility room. This has felt like such a feat to me. I've had these boxes for years, and I'm finally getting rid of them.
Thank you, *bejeweled*! It's feeling great!

I'm busy tending to a babe who doesn't feel well, so I'm not extra productive and I haven't gotten around to dealing with the laundry. A bunch of it is in the bedroom, but I don't want to wake sleeping babe. So I'm folding the laundry in the dryer and then transferring the final load from the wash to the dryer--and scooping the litter box. Be back to report!

Happy productivity to all~~
post #98 of 1254
I am joining you guys!!

I need to start laundry, empty the dishwasher, make lunch so DH and I can eat (he comes home everyday for lunch), fold laundry, poop scoop litter box, vacuum!
post #99 of 1254
Poetry, its great you have the decluttering bug! Can you send some my way? DH has agreed to help me go through all the closets/cupboards of the house and declutter/organize before the baby comes (or we move).. Decluttering isn't my specialty, I always worry Im going to get rid of something I'm going to need later ughs..

DH left for work an hour ago and luckily the girls are acting really good about it. I was worried they might get really upset when he left but they didn't. Im staying off the computer for the most of the time today so Ill post what I plan on doing and coming back with updates of what I actually got done.

1- sweep kitchen/dining room. - is it bad I waited until after dinner time so I only had to do it once today??
2- switch laundry, fold put away- One load done, the other in the dryer. Almost dry, my dryer is so slow
3- work on home school stuff I didn't get done. -Done for the rest of the year.
4- Hang the posters DH got for the playroom up before they get ruined. Design what I want the bulletin board to look like
5- general clean up of the house
6- work on sewing for a while..

Thats it. I doubt it will all get done because Ill probably get side tracked playing with the kids.
post #100 of 1254
Adding to the list:

*quick grocery trip
*made dinner
*studying more!
*waiting for Survivor to come on tv

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Originally Posted by *bejeweled* View Post
*decluttered living room
*washed clothes
*made breakfast & cleaned kitchen
*studying!

I've been using smaller trash bags & taking out the trash every day. This makes me feel like our home is fresher.

I was wasting large kitchen bags and didn't like the trash sitting around so long.
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