Sunday, November 18, 2007

Where did the Weekend Go??

We were in the pool this afternoon when Nikki's friend's dad came to pick her up. I asked what the time was and it was 6pm. I honestly thought it was about 3pm. Where did the day go??

We had a lovely relaxing day in the pool today. It was hot (not sure of the temp) and we had a few friends over and also my sister and her 3 year old boy so it was a great day. I sure didn't feel guilty about doing nothing today because yesterday was a big day doing a few jobs that needed doing.

I seem to go around in circles. By the time I finish all the tidying of rooms and all the other chores, it's time to start again. Like tidying of kids rooms. Why is that always such a big job? Our main problem is total lack of storage space in the girls room. It is bursting at the seams. So our next project is bunk beds for that room and then it frees up a wall so we can put built in robes. I can see a trip to Ikea coming up.

So yesterday we got lots of little jobs done like unpacking the suitcases properly and putting them away and emptying out the shoe basket (which was overflowing) and getting rid of all the shoes that don't fit anymore. I also swept around the pool and entertaining area. And our last job of the day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

After much pestering by the kids, we put up the christmas tree!!

We went to see Father Christmas Friday night so I guess it was ok to put up the tree. I know it's early to see Father Christmas but there is method in my madness. Firstly there were no lines, we walked straight in to the Magic Cave in the city. This is always packed most times we go and we usually have to line up. So it does pay to go early. And secondly I have put the kids presents away so this way they can't change their minds.

Nikki was going to ask for Bindeez (but can't now because of the recall) so she asked for a skateboard. Ashleigh asked for Rainbow Magic books and Jarryd asked for Lego.

I will take a photo of the tree and post it next time. It really does look nice.

Then after our big day yesterday we went to a quiz night last night. We had a great time and came home with lots of goodies.

So already it's back to work tomorrow. The weather is supposed to be 38 and 39 deg for the next 2 days. Roll on Christmas. I get another 2 weeks holiday!!

Have a great week everyone.


Chris H said...

I can't believe you have your tree up already! It's not even December! I'm not putting up our tree this year, have to keep the house 'uncluttered' while trying to sell it, suits me! I find all the decorations 'messy' anyway! Sad old tart I am.

Jenny said...

I thought I had method in my madness that I go to see Santa, while the state school kids were still at school for another week. I love our tree up, but I leave it till well into December, our lounge is very small and I find it quite cluttering if I have it up too long. As it is my computer chair usually backs into the branches, so, while I love it, I am always happy when it comes down.

You are lucky that you have been able to use the pool so early. We are fortunate, because while you guys have it really hot, we have it cool which pleases me no end.

Hope you have a good week.

Wanna_B_slimmer said...

Well its dec the 1st... and I havent put my tree up... might do it later...hmmm
will pop back to see the photos you have promised... haha

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