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Who's ready for a fresh start?

Day 1:
1. Find or buy sandpaper
2. Sanding in stairwell
3. Finish ceiling stairwell
4. Finish ceiling basement
5. Inspect upstairs walls for major flaws
6. Sand and/or fill upstairs
7. Make a list of things that need to be done upstairs
8. Fix the gate - again (longer screws this time)
9. Fill a bag with garbage in garage
10. Check if ground is still frozen in garden
11. Pick up garbage in yard
12. Menu plan and grocery list
 

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~I'll join again this week after a looooong break from these challenges. My little to-do list is now a page long so I have to get busy!
I like to list as I finish tasks and aim for 43 by week's end(It is 43 right? It's been so long I don't quite remember).
I'll check in later.~
 

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Lucky 13 for sure! I'm on a day shift today (groan), and have an itty-bitty three hour shift tomorrow, and then I'm off for a week. My plans are to be mostly a slug and just sit, but I decided to join in again this week anyway, as an inspiration to at least do something. But I'm setting no goal. I'll just list what I do and see how many I end up with.

For today:
1. Catch up on dishes
2. Work on current afghan

Nap. As usual when I draw a morning shift, I've had about 4.5 hours of sleep. I'm sure I'll fall asleep in the recliner this evening. Guaranteed.
 

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Day 1:
[-]1. Find or buy sandpaper
2. Sanding in stairwell
3. Finish ceiling stairwell
4. Finish ceiling basement
5. Inspect upstairs walls for major flaws[/-]
6. Sand and/or fill upstairs
7. Make a list of things that need to be done upstairs
8. Fix the gate - again (longer screws this time)
9. Fill a bag with garbage in garage
10. Check if ground is still frozen in garden
11. Pick up garbage in yard
12. Menu plan and grocery list
 

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Day 1:
[-]6. Sand and/or fill upstairs
7. Make a list of things that need to be done upstairs[/-]
8. Fix the gate - again (longer screws this time)
10. Check if ground is still frozen in garden
12. Menu plan and grocery list

Day 2:
1. Grocery shop
2. Cut in walls stairwell & basement
3. Clean bathroom ceiling
4. Touch up bathroom ceiling
5. Touch up Ji's ceiling
6. Patch crack in Je's ceiling
7. One coat rolled on basement stairwell
8. Start a shopping list for hardware store
9. Empty out furnace room
10. Fling 6 things
 

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Day 2:
[-]1. Grocery shop
2. Cut in walls stairwell & basement[/-]
3. Clean bathroom ceiling
4. Touch up bathroom ceiling
5. Touch up Ji's ceiling
6. Patch crack in Je's ceiling
7. One coat rolled on basement stairwell
8. Start a shopping list for hardware store
9. Empty out furnace room
10. Fling 6 things

The painting took forever, so not sure how much more I'll get done today.
 

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Was going jump back in and try get some spring cleaning done but have to many other things coming up so will have to wait another week.
 

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Not doing great so far. I was way to tired last night to tackle dishes, but it will get done. I'm running out of forks!

1. Catch up on dishes
2. Finish 1/4 of afghan
3. Finish 1/2 of afghan
4. Finish 3/4 of afghan
5. Finish all of afghan
6. Grocery shopping 1
7. Put away groceries 1
8. Grocery shopping 2
9. Put away groceries 2
10. Re-pot plants
11. Apologize to plant I knocked off the shelf and clean up dirt spill when it dries
12. Clean fountain pens
13. Puzzle 1
14. Puzzle 2
15. Puzzle 3
16. Crockpot pot roast
17. Cook pork loin

Yes, mostly a play week! BIG grocery shopping today. My favorite bargains - 3 2-litre bottles of Coke for .46 (so I got the Real Thing, not Kroger Big K for a change), 4 bags of Sargento shredded cheese for 1.03, and two bags of frozen Fordhook lima beans, one was free, one came to .14. I love them, but don't buy them often.

Also, two cases of Ozarka water, just an ordinary sale (2.99), but I've started freezing it to take to work, and adding more water as it melts. I'm drinking more water that way, so it's worth it. I'm sorry for the landfills, but I try to use each bottle three times. I figure that won't kill me. Heck, even if it does, I can't afford to live forever anyway!
 

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Starting late this week as we were on Oahu for a soccer tournament this weekend. Started making my list for the week while there and was amazed how many projects must be done by end March.....and I somehow lost a week as I thought March ran through Friday....oh well, just need to hustle more!!

1. Sew as many hula costumes as possible to the point of trying on to be fitted.
2. Tuesday night - costume fitting
3. SM - finish SOP and submit
4. Finish K's IEP
5. Schedule AR's IEP
6. Plan for preschool Easter party
7. Complete 2009 GE tax forms
8. Submit above
9. Pay bills
10. Call dentist and cancel appt.
11. Call Dr. B and make appt


That's enough for now!!
 

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~I totally posted here on Saturday night! I wonder where my post diappeared to? Weird. I'll re-list my finished items from the weekend:

1.transfer 2X detergent to bottles and dilute
2.take kids outside for the day(Sat)
3.pay bills
4.print fitted diaper pattern/instructions
5.make pattern from scale drawing
6. cut out diapers and doublers from 10 t-shirts(120 pieces, my hand hurts!)
7.fix dd's basket
8.replace dryer vent cover(DH)
9.reinforce patch on shed(DH)
10.foam cracks/air leaks in shed(DH)
11.30 minutes cleaning bathroom
12. cut large roast and freeze in portions
13. maintain clean counters, empty sink
 

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Day 2:
[-]3. Clean bathroom ceiling
4. Touch up bathroom ceiling
5. Touch up Ji's ceiling
6. Patch crack in Je's ceiling[/-]
8. Start a shopping list for hardware store
9. Empty out furnace room
10. Fling 6 things

Day 3
1. Touch-ups sagey
2. Touch-ups cliff rock
3. Touch-ups wildflower honey
4. Clean up suitcases
5. Purge containers
6. Put chairs outside
7. Make laundry soap
8. Fill garbage bag
 

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Day 2:
8. Start a shopping list for hardware store
9. Empty out furnace room
10. Fling 6 things

Day 3
[-]1. Touch-ups sagey
2. Touch-ups cliff rock
3. Touch-ups wildflower honey[/-]
4. Clean up suitcases
5. Purge containers
6. Put chairs outside
7. Make laundry soap
8. Fill garbage bag
 

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~So far today:

14. make zucchini bread
15. make banana bread
16. make waffles and freeze
17. clean 30 minutes living room
18. ""
19. wash, dry, fold and put away 1 load laundry
20. maintain clean counters/empty sink
21. make and post menu(posting after this post)

I'm taking a 30 minute break and then getting back to my work. I won't check in for a few days because of Passover but I'll be keeping busy and update later in the week. Hope y'all have a wonderful and productive week!~
 

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An amended list for the next few days.

1. Catch up on dishes
2. Take apart afghan AGAIN, put yarn in basket, forget the whole thing
3. Grocery shopping 1
4. Put away grocery shopping 1
5. Grocery shopping 2
6. Put away groceries 2
7. Pick up new glasses
8. Go by nursery for 8" azalea pot
9. Apologize to plant I knocked off the shelf and clean up dirt spill when it dries
10. Re-pot plants
11. Clean fountain pens
12. Start new afghan
13. Puzzle 1: Country and Fruit (very colorful, very easy)
14. Puzzle 2: A Stroll in the Garden (siamese cat, should be easy)
15. Puzzle 3: Exquisite Creatures (all beetles, probably very hard)
16. Crockpot pot roast
17. Take pork loin out to thaw and cook
18. Cook beans and ham
19. Vacuum living room
20. Vacuum bedroom
 

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Day 2:
9. Empty out furnace room
10. Fling 6 things

Day 3
[-]4. Clean up suitcases
5. Purge containers[/-]
6. Put chairs outside
[-]7. Make laundry soap
8. Fill garbage bag[/-]

Day 4
1. Pack rubbermaid totes
2. Tidy rec room
3. Second coat cut in
4. Second coat rolled on
5. Pack extra blankets
6. Pack unfinished projects
 

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Moving along slowly.

2. Take apart afghan AGAIN, put yarn in basket, forget the whole thing
5. Grocery shopping 2
6. Put away groceries 2
7. Pick up new glasses
8. Go by nursery for 8" azalea pot
9. Apologize to plant I knocked off the shelf and clean up dirt spill when it dries
10. Re-pot plants
11. Clean fountain pens
12. Start new afghan
13. Puzzle 1: Country and Fruit (very colorful, very easy)
14. Puzzle 2: A Stroll in the Garden (siamese cat, should be easy)
15. Puzzle 3: Exquisite Creatures (all beetles, probably very hard)
16. Crockpot pot roast
17. Take pork loin out to thaw and cook
18. Cook beans and ham
19. Vacuum living room
20. Vacuum bedroom

That's it for tonight. Still working on the second puzzle, will probably take apart the afghan in the a.m.
 

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Donna - clean fountain pens - intrigues me - what kind of fountain pens and how do you clean them?

Here is what I got done today:

Finished IEP
Schedules next IEP
Filled pill box
Made monthly tax payment
Cashed check
Grocery shopped
Wrote data documentation
Had a massage
Laundry
Made dinner for DH
Cancelled dental appt.

Here's my list for tomorrow:

1. Take weekly meds
2. Noon - physical therapy
3. Complete 2009 GET forms
4. Input 2009 GET forms
5. Work on Brigance
6. Check at Walgreens for meds
7. 6:30 - costume fitting
8. Buy eggs
9. Hard boil eggs
10. Find Easter dishcloths
 

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Day 2:
9. Empty out furnace room

Day 3
6. Put chairs outside

Day 4
1. Pack rubbermaid totes
2. Tidy rec room
3. Second coat cut in
4. Second coat rolled on
[-]5. Pack extra blankets
6. Pack unfinished projects[/-]
 

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Day 2:
9. Empty out furnace room

Day 3
6. Put chairs outside

Day 4
1. Pack rubbermaid totes
2. Tidy rec room
3. Second coat cut in
4. Second coat rolled on

I did do some cleaning out in the garage, but I'm not letting myself change my list because I have too much stuff I need to get done and if I'm too flexible with myself it won't happen.

If I give myself an inch, I'll take a mile ;)
 

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Day 2:
9. Empty out furnace room

Day 4
1. Pack rubbermaid totes
2. Tidy rec room
3. Second coat cut in
4. Second coat rolled on

Day 5
1. Fling 6 things
2. Donation bags filled and out
3. Recycling bins filled and out
4. Clean up main floor

Day 6
1. Freecycle or trash 6 items
2. Clean bathrooms and upstairs

Day 7
1. Coat of paint in rec room
 
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