~The Daily Grind~ 8/25/09

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  1. ddavis860

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

    Apr 29, 2005

    “Housework done incorrectly still blesses your family.”
    "You Can Do Anything for 15 Minutes!" ~ FlyLady

    This month's Habit is: One load of laundry each day :laundy:


    ~The Daily Grind~ 8/25/09

    It's Tuesday!!

    So yesterday at the end of the shift, someone said they were walking out with me. I said I'm not leaving right away, I'm going down to the gym. Well, that started it... Seems there are people with gym memberships that aren't going, and think it's a great idea to go right after work. One of my friends said she always wanted to join, but didn't want to go alone. I think I might have some friends to motivate me now :teeth:

    My List for Today:

    Caffeinate [​IMG] This repeats every day!!


    Work till 3p

    gym [​IMG]

    365 pic


    Dinner... Salmon

    Have a Great Day everyone!!! :teeth:
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  3. StitchIsOurHero

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

    Jul 29, 2004
    Morning, everyone!! I'm a mess this morning--sinus/cold crud. My eyes are watering & my nose is pouring. . .TMI, sorry!! I'm just hoping DS doesn't catch this stuff!!

    Oh well, another day, another list!!

    Here we go:

    1. Up
    2. Caffeinate--this is a MUST today!!
    3. Empty dishwasher

    4. Clean kitchen & dining room
    5. DS up--yep, he got up at 5:35.
    6. DS to Mom's
    7. Cards to work
    8. Work--more to-do list
    9. P365 week of journaling during lunch
    10. PM Holly ;)
    11. Pick up DS
    12. Fold laundry
    13. Wash 3 loads
    14. Walk with dh, ds, & lucy
    15. Chkn & mac & cheese for dinner
    16. P365 pic
    17. Pack Wed lunches
    18. Call ACM
    19. Sleep & fight off this crud
  4. DisneyIsTerrific

    DisneyIsTerrific DIS Veteran

    Jun 1, 2006
    SIOH, I hope you get to feeling better.

    My day:
    Make DH's lunch
    DS up and to school
    Go to dealership to have alignment done on car
    Go to PO to mail color swap (DH & DS loaded all the boxes into my car last night)
    Clean dining room table of my mess from sorting/packaging color swap
    Work on swaps

    Have a great day everyone!
  5. party of 3

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

    Apr 1, 2005
    morning everyone!!!

    well it's day 2 of vacation and bubba has a friend coming over. we went to get my car last night and that pretty much sucked up most of my fun $! i'm hoping that those 2 will play and i can hopefully get some stuff done around here. i put a ton of mom's stuff away yesterday.

    so my list consist of....

    make beds
    finish picking up kitchen
    laundry/fold and PUT AWAY!
    clean bathroom. did not do yesterday.
    country chicken for supper
    mail out death certificates to people that are bugging me for them.
    call appt owner today AGAIN
    post office to mail other things ;)
    vacuum living room. -although dh is painting and going to rip the rug up i still have to vacuum it.
    lunch with bubba and his friend.

    ok that should do me for today.
    have a great tuesday everyone. and have lots of fun.
  6. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    Morgan and I have today off. She has a 9:30 appt at the allergist and we need to be there early to fill out paperwork. They said to plan to be there an hour and a half, so I'd better bring a book.

    Got an email yesterday asking for help with the school playground this morning, so we'll go over there after the doctor and help out. I think they want to do some painting and cleaning up before open house and the ice cream social on Thursday.

    May try to get to the LSS for my Bazzill for the Resort Swap. That is the ONLY thing I'm buying though. I'm on a spending freeze (until my Gypsy comes in!), I've been way crazy spending lately and it's got to stop! But, if it's a warm day, we may go to the pool, only a few more days of it being open, so we should use it while we can!

    Hope everyone has a great day!
  7. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005

    Got a list a mile long but most of it is done already... the other is fun stuff for my last swap and scrapping!


    make bed
    empty dishwasher
    load dishwasher
    empty dishwasher
    make DH's lunch
    sweep family room
    DS8 up, dressed, breakfast, brush teeth
    make DS8's bed
    older kids up
    elem kids on bus
    ck email/dis
    email Winkflash again due to no response about complaint :(
    Still no response... I'll NEVER utilize them again!
    older kids' beds made
    older kids on bus

    cut out embellishments for TnT swap
    hope mail comes in w/ paper today, maybe correct photos from Winkflash, maybe photos from Artscow nothing in the mail.. :(
    cut out embellishments to complete a few other pages
    cut out embellishments for Suzanne (this will 2 a day until I get the list done to donate to her)
    pick up kdg. child
    post office to return photos that are NOT mine!
    bank to make van payment

    elem kids homework
    older kids' homework
    pick up DD from XC
    DS13 to soccer practice
    DS8 to football
    follow up w/ DH about brace maker as the one the dr. referred us to is not in network, the brace maker, the doctors office and DH are trying to figure out who is covered.. why all the frickin' red tape? MORONS!
    30 minute reading for DS8 (in addition to the 20 mins after school)
    review DS8's vocab
    bedtime routines
    make list for Wednesday (DH is traveling tomorrow so it's a late night for me)
  8. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    today is the last day of school vacation boys are still sleeping and I'm letting them sleep as late as they can.

    lets see today I have to
    wait for phone call................................:rolleyes1:rolleyes1
    check new calf (Buck and big Momma are in the barn)
    finish putting away cloths 2 baskets left
    get lunch boxes ready go get stuff for lunch boxes
    pic up pictures
    take kiddos somewhere fun thinking rock of ages granite quarry need to call and see if the part they can sandblast something them selves is open
    dinner? no clue
    boys bedtime routine starts at 7:30 and lights out at 8:30
    me time to scrap

    Nancy that list still still makes my head spin
    Jennifer Enjoy the shopping I can never put my self on a ban, good luck to Morgan at the dr.
    Holly Have a great day enjoying Bubba
    Brooke hope you're feeling better Must be the weather I woke up all stuffy and ear's plugged, throat has a frog in it. Hope you feel better soon
    Deb yeah for friends at the gym it definately makes it easier.

    Have a great day everyone.
  9. party of 3

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

    Apr 1, 2005
    are ya kidding me???
    bubba would totally love this!
  10. joyah

    joyah living on the funny farm

    Aug 31, 2007
    Holly not kidding:rotfl2: according to the website it looks like the sandblasting part may be closed till mid sept I'm going to call once the entire house is up.
    My great grandfather worked in the Barre VT granite quarries when he immigrated and this is something I've wanted to do with the boys forever just wanted them to be old enough to really remember and see the whole thing.

    After we go wether it's today or when the sandblasting thing is open I'll tell you all about it. I live SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO:rotfl2: far away from it, (45 mins) that it's pathetic I've never gone.
  11. aroyer

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

    Jun 15, 2006
    Mornin! DD had a GREAT day yesterday! She came home really happy (like a weight was lifted off her shoulders) and was even sweet to her brother. :thumbsup2 Why is it that day 2 of school is already hard for her to get out the door? Yesterday she had free time.

    Deb, that's awesome that you have some friends to go to the gym with!
    SIOH, I hope you feel better.
    Holls, good luck today! I'll be thinking about you.
    Joyah, have fun today!

    DD's lunch
    DD's hair
    DD's etc.
    DD out the door

    make bed washing sheets instead
    swish and swipe
    shine the sink
    load dishwasher
    sweep kitchen floor- YUCK
    find Lisa on FB to look at the new CM totes!Woohoo! Super cute!
    finish writing in DD's journal
    pick up DD
    365 pic
    think about what to do with play-doh
    work on bedroom
    DH is cooking dinner!:cool1:
  12. Lisa

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

    Aug 18, 1999
    Deb, good for you for being dedicated going to the gym.
    Brooke, sorry to hear your allergies are acting up. Niel Meds Sinus rinse, I swear by it.
    Nancy, good luck with the dr for the brace. Insurance is such a pia
    Ash, I'll pm you. ;)

    My day today:

    Slept in :worship: I love not hearing that silly alarm in the morning.
    Pack cosmetic bag
    Make bed
    Talk to DH about the color to paint the guest room. He too is pulling up a carpet. We are going to put in wood flooring. We decided we might as redo the whole room, it hasn't been painted since we built the house in 1990.
    PM Ashley
    Check the Kennedy Space Center's web site. The launch was delayed from 2:00 am this morning. Need to find out when it is going to be launch. I have ALWAYS wanted to see a launch, and this is coming from someone who is not a science geek. I still don't understand how it is I get power from water waaaaaaaay up in Niagra Falls when I turn on my light switch. I just know I do.
    Write check for DD's evening riding lesson
    Go to the bank.
    Pick up MomE
    Drop off some CM stuff on the way to the airport
    Drop off DD's meds at school on the way to the airport.


    Go to FL!!!


    Maybe have dinner at Bahama Breeze

    I will have my laptop with me this week, so if you guys need to reach Buffy or me, feel free to pm us.
  13. aroyer

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

    Jun 15, 2006
    Lisa, have a GREAT time!!!! :cool1: And I'm with you, I think it would be amazing to see the space shuttle launch and I am so not a science person either. Looking forward to the PM! Thank you!
  14. rlovew

    rlovew Moderator Moderator

    Mar 12, 2006
    Have a great trip down Lisa! If the launch is happening while you are in Florida you just need to be outside at the right time and you can see the shuttle pass- you can actually see it better from orlando than the space center. We were at the center for a launch last Christmas time.

    Joyah- hope you can do the sandblasting - that sounds like fun.

    Jennifer- good luck on the spending ban

    continue sitting through church reports class
    sit through classes on being a pastor's child/wife
    sit through some sex harrassment stuff (or maybe go to the room and work on swaps)

    the food here is really good but the chairs are not really nice on the bottom- I may bring a pillow with me for the weekend just in case.

    Have a great day everyone!

  15. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    DH has been on the phone w/ the brace maker we were referred to by his previous employer (they were a rehab hospital and he keeps in touch w/ several of them)... He called them.. They say they are in our network.. DH has a call out to verify w/ insurance, a call to the sports med specialist.. another call out to ex... another call back to insurance making them aware she is NOT allowed to contact them in regards to his insurance that he and I are the only ones and we now have a password that is to be used on our account at all times... She was actually calling in and giving them improper information @ insurance which was thus causing the issues! MORON! Didn't I tell you that somedays she makes me wonder why she exists.... We have those issue ironed out now and are awaiting the final notifications that they are in network and an appointment set up.. This also justified my reasons to DH why he must attend appointments for the kids at all times because she can't ever get the info right...

    ETA: the referred brace maker is not in network.. We have 2 that are in network, now trying to contact specialist..
  16. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    Did you know my brother works for NASA? He does! He lives in Titusville, FL (right near Cape Canaveral/Kennedy). I've seen a few space shuttle launches, we used to live in Titusville too. I am not a science geek (I'm just a geek), and I love that stuff! Totally cool (wicked pissa), I hope you get to see it! Have a great time!

    Morgan sweated off a patch within an hour of it being put on. Urgh. Oh well, I reapplied it, hopefully it will stay for 2 days and not be a problem. It's supposed to cool off tomorrow, so here's hoping.

    We went to the school to help paint the playground and they ran out of paint, so we just checked out her classroom. The teacher had been there, but wasn't when we got there...She had pictures up though and she's YOUNG! Woot! I think M's going to have a great year!

    Congrats to DD Ash, I'm glad her first day went well and she was nice to her brother!

    Uh, sandblasting? That sounds really neat!
  17. morgansmom2000

    morgansmom2000 DIS Veteran

    May 16, 2007
    Ah, your paper didn't come today?! Phooey!
  18. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nope, hoping tomorrow..
  19. BernardandMissBianca

    BernardandMissBianca Rum makes math fun! Moderator

    Feb 18, 2005
    TO do:

    Tell DH Happy Birthday and give him cards!
    Get seating assignment from SW
    Get Boys hair cuts
    take tote to fed ex
    call bank to let them know I'll be out of town
    get 365 pics from Walgreens
    pack clothes
  20. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    why do you have to tell your bank your out of town? Do they put a hold on your $$ so DH doesn't buy new cars routinely? LOL
  21. PrincessNancy96

    PrincessNancy96 Scrapbook Mom Moderator

    Dec 28, 2005
    Happy Birthday BAMB's DH! (do you know how hard it is not to call him by name! LOL)

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