~The Daily Grind~ 8/21/09

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  1. ddavis860

    ddavis860 <font color=magenta>My dream job is to be the Fair

    Apr 29, 2005

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    ~The Daily Grind~ 8/21/09

    It's Friday! :dance3::banana::dance3:

    My List for Today:

    Caffeinate [​IMG] This repeats every day!!

    Work till 3p

    365 pic

    Finish packing for beach...

    [​IMG] Drive to the beach... bout 1 hr 45 min on a good day...

    Hope that Hurricane Bill doesn't ruin my weekend!!!

    See y'all on Sunday!

    Have a Great Day and a GREAT Weekend! :teeth:
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  3. StitchIsOurHero

    StitchIsOurHero <font color=red>I was smart enough to marry a DH w

    Jul 29, 2004
    YESSSSSSS!! It's FRIDAY!!!!! Woohoo!!! And our Disney trip (DS's 1st trip is 6 WEEKS from today!!! It's getting closer!)

    Deb, that pink car smilie is now my FAVORITE!!! And have a marvelous time at the beach!!

    Ok, yesterday, I felt yucky, and it showed in everything I did (I hate days like that). So, DH finally said, "Just go on to bed, honey, and I'll take care of DS". I didn't even argue (a testament to the yucky I was feeling). So, I went to bed at 8:10!!!!! :scared1: I feel better today, so it's off to face the day!! I won't get all of this done today, but some of it's for the weekend!

    1. Up
    2. Caffeinate
    3. Pack my lunch b/c I didn't do it last night

    4. Take last load out of dryer
    5. DS up
    6. Take DS to Mom's
    7. Work--really, really want to get my list done today

    8. Cards to work
    9. Pick up DS10. Bring DS's stuff from week home
    11. Fold laundry
    12. Wash 3 loads
    13. Gather stuff for cabin tomorrow night
    14. Maybe to shopping with DH & DS
    15. Watch weather to see how much more rain we're going to get!!
    16. Clean our bathroom
    17. Dust our bedroom
    18. Start on resort swap
    19. Go to sleep sort of early!!
  4. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    Have fun at the beach, Debbie!!!
    Brooke, hope you feel better today!!! Poor thing! I got mail yesterday, I love it!!! My nephew is such a keeper!!! I always put his most recent photo on the fridge.. DH looked at last night and said "he looks more like you everyday, are you sure your and his mom aren't sisters?"...

    lunches made
    beds made x 2
    ds8 up, dressed, bkft, teeth
    straighten family room, dining room, kitchen
    older kids up
    empty dishwasher
    bring up scrapping supplies

    older kids on bus
    sort thru photos DH picked up yesterday (think I need to order 2 more for the statues around the Partners statue for layout ; got to find them on my discs, I know I took them).
    upload photos (2 I'm missing and others ~ will order another 100 while Walgreens sale is on)
    Scrapbook w/ friend starting @ 9am
    pick up kdg kid @ 10:30am
    scrapbook a while longer
    grocery store

    elem homework
    ms homework
    pick up DD from XC practice

    make sure all uniforms are still where I placed them yesterday for events this weekend
    bedtime routines
    pack DD a healthy snack bag for meet tomorrow morning
    verify scheduling w/ DH since DS8 has to be back @ for his game 45 minutes earlier.. I want to see PJ race since I didn't get to see her race on Tuesday... PHOTOS
    charge camera battery
  5. rlovew

    rlovew Moderator Moderator

    Mar 12, 2006
    Good Morning- Glad you are feeling better today SIOH! Enjoy the beach Debbie:)

    take dogs for grooming
    get things ready for tag renewal
    work on swaps
    t-shirts for SDV

  6. ZeroToHero

    ZeroToHero DIS Veteran

    Jul 27, 2007
    Hope you have a fun time at the beach Debbie! It's a bleh sort of day here.

    SIOH - Glad you're feeling better, I hate days like that.

    My day:
    Give presents to sister

    Help sister get ready for her 9-5 videogame party. :rolleyes:
    Get ready for work

    Work 10-6 I'm here now - is it time to go home yet?
    Dinner, cake, whatever is left over from the party
    Bed.... probably early
  7. aroyer

    aroyer <font color=green>I am shy, but once you get know

    Jun 15, 2006

    Deb- have fun at the beach! I wish Texas beaches were prettier.
    SIOH- glad you are feeling better!

    Meet the teacher was fun last night. Her teacher is very young, but she looks like fun. Her school is beautiful- it is opening for the first time this fall and it is state of the art. Really cool. I think overall DD feels better about school. The other little girl she met at the meet n greet picnic last week is in the class next to hers and their classrooms connect. So hopefully they will see each other quite a bit.

    AND, can I just say that I LOVE my new camera. I finally got to test it out last night and I'm in love. It is super fast and shoots when I want it to, not when it feels like it. Which is what the old camera did.

    wash hair
    straighten hair
    make bed
    swish and swipe
    shine the sink
    kids dressed
    work on DD's room
    work on my room
    read Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince with DD (yeah! we made it to book 6 yesterday!)
  8. bigbabyblues

    bigbabyblues DIS Veteran

    Mar 25, 2004

    It's our last day of summer vacation.....school starts on Monday.

    I need to:
    Run sweeper
    clean upstairs bathroom
    mop kitchen
    DH take boys for haircuts
    all go to grocery store
    find my coffee table--it's been buried
    sort school supplies and get backpacks ready for Monday

    That's enough, I want to go back to bed!

  9. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    I'm at work, but I'm meeting my family for lunch at Olive Garden today! Unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks! Yipppeee!!

    Hope everyone is having a great day! Stay away from Hurricane Bill!
  10. TinkerBean

    TinkerBean Earning My Ears and Losing My Mind<br><font color=

    Jun 4, 2007
    We're back from the beach!

    It was great - we are very spoiled to be invited every year. The house is *right* on the beach, you look out the living room window and there is the ocean:lovestruc We are all "glowing" a little. We figured out one of the bottles of sunscreen was old *ouch*. At least most of it was used on me ;)

    We leave Sunday early morning for Canada so today we are running errands. Babysitter is coming for few hours so Dh and I can a least run the errands together (looks like this will be our only quality time together for awhile:laughing:)

    Have a great day everyone!

  11. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    well today hasn't gone like i planned

    Dh woke me to hurry up it's gonna rain gotta get in the load of wood
    then I realized levi had open house from 9-12 dropped him off
    home to wood mom to pick up levi
    unload wood finished just before the bottom dropped out
    now i'm sitting here running on battery cause it's thundering and lightening all around us. (unplugged it from the printers too.)
    Left to do and want to do none of it.
    laundry fold and dry then fold last load
    fight headache
    find something for dinner (I rather take a nap)
    fight headache
    check on animals in pastures
    hope storm blows over before bedtime

    The weather report is saying 2-5" of rain over the next day or so I bet just in the last hour we've had an 1 1/2.

    Stay dry new england.
    Everyone else have a great weekend
  12. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    Good luck Christy..
    Those storms rolled thru out state a few days ago...than they petered right out around our county...we got next to nothin'.. :(
  13. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    Is it wrong of me to hope for storms? DH's friend is having a party tomorrow. OMG, yawn, it's so freakin' boring! On the good side, I'll just spend most of the time with Morgan at the neighbor's pool, so I guess that's not so bad. If it rains, we'll be stuck inside...So, never mind, maybe it better not rain!
  14. Lisa

    Lisa <font color=royalblue>OMG, I think I am going to p

    Aug 18, 1999
    Deb, have fun at the beach and be careful of riptides from Hurricane Bill.

    SIOH, glad you are feeling better.

    Ash, I am so glad DD is feeling better about her new school.

    My to do list:

    Up early
    Treat poison ivy
    Unload dishwasher
    Hang up clothes on the line
    Go to the dr before Nurse Buffy hunts me down. We should just give her a script tab, she knew I needed a steriod pack, don't know why I needed to go to the dr for it.:confused3 Turns out it isn't poison ivy but either poison oak or sumac. So I am now on the steriod pack, get ready for the she beast to emerge and me all zoomed out.:scared1:
    Meeting at the house with DD's new teacher. She is really is nice but firm which DD needs.
    Find O rings that I bought last week at Staples for SDV. Not sure where I put it.:confused3
    Watched Top Chef and Top Chef Masters
    Watch finale of Whale Wars.
  15. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    Strorms were NASTY lighten hitting as thunder is crashing.
    we've got 6" ruts in the driveway, I actually think 1/2 my stone is now in CT since the brook under the driveway goes to the white river and that flows in to the conn river.
    Our library flooded again we got the call that it was abt. 6-12" below the glass on the door. I'm in it up to my underwear and the fireman in full uniform pulls in ( along with the highway crew) to help and hands me the hose:scared1: couldn't believe it, still can't. thank god the door has an awesome seal and only abt an inch got in. I've got to upload the pics so the town manager can see the mess then I'll post one Hopefully the kid got one besides my butt.
  16. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    OMG! I'm so sorry Christy.. I guess it was all hands on deck to help with that.... So sorry to hear about the driveway too.... We had rain here but no storms.. we left the HS game early due to the rain.
  17. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    Wow, that sounds horrible. We had a little rain, but nothing like that!
  18. ZeroToHero

    ZeroToHero DIS Veteran

    Jul 27, 2007
    Wow - that does sound really bad. :( At least only an inch got in though, you can be thankful of that.

    I had to cancel my trip to Provincetown today because of the giant swells that were being reported, which is probably a good thing... but it looks like a gorgeous day out now...... so now I'm torn, because it's supposed to get bad later.
  19. party of 3

    party of 3 <font color=royalblue>i can't believe that i will

    Apr 1, 2005
    Christy that is just awful! growing up we lived at the bottom of a big hill at the dead end so our basement would always flood!

    Lisa- i hope you are reading this. maybe i'll send it pm as well.
    I know EXACTLY what you need for that awful stuff. my mom had it so bad that she went to the dr one time and they gave her steroids and it did not work. i was talking about it at work and was given the BEST cure for that.

    KOSHER SALT. yup. you take a bath in put the salt in the water. drys it up in a jiffy. you get it at the grocery store. mom did it and it dried it up like nothing. it worked awesome. since then i have passed this on to others and they always come back and tell me how good it worked. HOPEFULLY it will work for you as well.
  20. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    Oh it was BAD. Some of the worst I've seen in years. the thunder shook the house! Tom will spend the day trying to fix the driveway although we're scheduled to get more this pm. I'll be scrapping and he'll be dealing with the floods and driveway mess.

    Holly thanks for the kosher salt tip Levi get sumac and i get ivy BAD at least once a year. We're at the top of the hill so we don't flood (could always slide off) thank god.
  21. rlovew

    rlovew Moderator Moderator

    Mar 12, 2006
    So sorry to hear about the flooding and storm problems, I remember a bad storm in CT when I was little that washed away a lot of my grandparents driveway and we had to get up at 3 in the morning to put enough back to be able to drive home to NYC for school and dad's work since it was a Sunday night that the storm came in.


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