Sunday, April 11, 2010

Spring Break...not really!

Well...spring break is over...but break it was not! When I think back over our week I get tired...I think we need our spring break now!

1. Painted the family room...got rid of old furniture...got new furniture....deep cleaned...purged 160 CDs & 25 video tapes...touched-up the woodwork
2. Rented Rug Doctor...cleaned carpets in family room, back porch, boys' rooms & playroom
3. Cleaned up back porch...sprayed down all furniture...hung lights (ready for bbq)
4. Cleaned our closet...took out winter...brought in spring...purged 4 garbage bags of clothing...every article is neatly folded & organized
5. Cleaned Grant's closet...found next size up clothing...hung all spring/summer clothes...sorted clothes for church resale
6. Did Kate's Kart twice
7. Got new Kate's Kart laptop...updated files...transferred files
8. Planted a new herb garden...basil, onions, italian herbs, rosemary, chives
9. Mowed...turned mulch...fertilized...sprayed weed killer
10. Took down Easter decorations
11. Cleaned 2 houses (the things I do for extra cash...gotta replace those 4 bags of clothes)
12. Tore down old broken computer desk....went shopping for new desk...put together new desk...cleaned up mess from old desk....organized new desk
13. Picked up 30 boxes of books from Borders for Kate's Kart
14. Gave 3 presentations at elementary school...started #11 at Cameron Community
15. Grocery Shopping...laundry...Easter shopping...cooking Easter dinner...making cakes
16. Took Grant to doctor...viral rash
17. Held and comforted and held cranky, fussy baby
18. Did schoolwork...prepared for student teacher...graded papers

And...we had some fun too
1. played on the swingset with the boys
2. played with the new baseball stuff
3. took bikerides....first time Grant was in trailer
4. rented movies
5. played Wii
6. went out for doughnuts (just Andy & Seth)
7. DATE NIGHT...yum yum dinner out...just the 2 of us!
8. Spent a few hours w/ Grandma & Ted
9. Saw Nana & Oompa after their trip...thanks for being our babysitters
10. ate a couple meals out
11. went to the Y

Oh yeah...and throw in fevers, nausea, rashes and just general achiness for all 4 of us!
Wow...busy week! It feels good to have been productive...maybe not as good as laying on the beach doing nothing...but overall...it was a nice break (maybe without the sickness...especially for Seth...he had it the worst).

and with that...I'm off to bed!
PS....this is my 900 post! wow....what a ride the past 3 years!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Let's see what did I do HMMMM!
Nana

The Saunders Family said...

that list makes me tired! doesn't it feel good to be productive?

Kelly said...

Wowie! What a BUSY week! And, you're still breathing! =)

I love checking in on you guys. Grant is growing so fast and Seth is a little man! Amazing!