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Re: The 'I Accomplished Something Today!' Thread
« Reply #1140 on: December 14, 2014, 11:00:22 AM »
I'm moving well!  1st (of 4) load of laundry is in the dryer, 2nd is in the washer.  5 batches of bread are on the rise.  1 will be made into chelsea buns, 1 will be made into rolls and the other 3 will be 6 loaves of bread - 2 whole wheat, 4 raisin.
After cleaning out my Dad's house, I have this advice:  If you haven't used it in a year, throw it out!!!!.
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« Reply #1141 on: December 14, 2014, 07:14:54 PM »
I managed to get everything done but the pies.  They won't take long, though, so I'll do them - and the kitchen clean-up - tomorrow.

I'll think about doing Christmas cards tomorrow, too.  I've only been given one card so far so I don't know whether or not to bother.
After cleaning out my Dad's house, I have this advice:  If you haven't used it in a year, throw it out!!!!.
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Re: The 'I Accomplished Something Today!' Thread
« Reply #1142 on: December 14, 2014, 08:55:47 PM »
This weekend we have: cleaned our house due to having my IL's over for a mini-Christmas tomorrow evening, put up our Christmas tree and decorations, and wrapped/bagged most of our presents.  We also did all of our Christmas cards, so those just need to be stamped and mailed out. We got two of the four boxes that need to be mailed out of state ready to go, decided on little presents for my cousins and had people over to watch football.  I am exhausted, and yet I still need to do laundry!

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Re: The 'I Accomplished Something Today!' Thread
« Reply #1143 on: December 15, 2014, 05:22:39 AM »
More sewing, I now have a very sore finger from pushing needles through material which did not want to be sewn.

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Re: The 'I Accomplished Something Today!' Thread
« Reply #1144 on: December 15, 2014, 01:31:24 PM »
Feeling stupidly proud of myself for making the first of the custom storage containers I've designed to help keep the insides of my kitchen cupboards in order. (I was horrified by finding out of date items so I want to make rotation of supplies easier so it doesn't happen again). I haven't done any DIY for ages so it feels like a really big deal.

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Re: The 'I Accomplished Something Today!' Thread
« Reply #1145 on: December 16, 2014, 09:33:23 PM »
This was a day - I'm knackered.

I booked the day off so I could do my Christmas shopping and do my volunteering at Christmas Cheer.

Up at 8, out the door by 9.  Off to Bed, Bath and Beyond, followed by Cabelas, Storage Solutions (unplanned), Costco, MEC (like REI), Marks and the grocery store.  Home by 12, quick lunch and back out to volunteer, sorting food.  Grabbed gas on the way home.  Not only am I done my own shopping but I also did some for my Dad and possibly for my brother.

I did realize that I forgot a couple of things at the grocery store that I need for next week's potluck dish so I will have to do another grocery store run before Monday.

Left to do by Christmas:  roll out pies, make bread crumbs, put together the herbs for the dressing, wrap presents and knit, knit, knit.  I have a bunch of hats still to do - 4 that have to be done by the 23rd and another 4 by the end of Boxing Day.
After cleaning out my Dad's house, I have this advice:  If you haven't used it in a year, throw it out!!!!.
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Re: The 'I Accomplished Something Today!' Thread
« Reply #1146 on: Yesterday at 10:21:46 PM »
I had an eye appointment today and they put in the drops to enlarge my pupils so knitting was pretty much out.  But I did get all my gifts wrapped!
After cleaning out my Dad's house, I have this advice:  If you haven't used it in a year, throw it out!!!!.
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