Laundry, Shopping and Work: What the Hell!?!

datePosted on 07:37, November 21st, 2012 by Small Town Mommy

Hey, look at that, it’s Wednesday.  Since things are finally back to normal (with electricity and all that), I am joining the ladies of Blue Monkey Butt for What the Hell Wednesday.  This is the opportunity to tell you some of the things that are driving me mad.

Last Wednesday, I told you about my laundry.  Guess what, it’s still here, WTH!?!  Some people suggested I try taking it all to the laundromat but that would require leaving my house.  Since I don’t like to leave the house, that’s not an option.  Besides, taking my kids to the laundromat is the 10th circle of hell.  I think part of the problem is that I finish a load and these people I live with just make more.  I can never reach the end.

Of course, things get back to normal around here just as the holiday season begins, WTH!?!  Fortunately, I have nearly finished my Christmas shopping.  I have a few additional gifts to get but the bulk of the shopping is done.  I love finishing before Thanksgiving.  It gets me into the holiday spirit (how can I have the holiday spirit when a trip to the mall is looming).

It’s a good thing I have my shopping done because work has gotten really busy, WTH!?!  Most people are slowing down to celebrate the holidays but I am speeding up.  While I am always happy to be busy, I wish it would spread year around.

So have you finished all your holiday shopping or have you avoided starting?  Both are viable options and I have tried each.  For me, finishing early works. Does it work for you?

 

 

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8 Responses to “Laundry, Shopping and Work: What the Hell!?!”

  1. meleahrebeccah on November 21st, 2012 at 11:32 am

    “Besides, taking my kids to the laundromat is the 10th circle of hell”

    AHahahhhahahah!

    And no – I haven’t even begun THINKING about holiday shopping!

  2. ann on November 21st, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    I haven’t started my shopping yet but I don’t have much to do any more. both kids approve of money in lieu of material things which makes it real easy.

  3. blueyes on November 21st, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    I’m actually ahead of the curve this year and have 2 peoples gifts done. Usually I’m a last minute gift card shopper because I despise shopping or going to the mall.

  4. Famous SpokesGoat Pricilla on November 21st, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    I don’t buy gifts, I get gifts. It’s good to be a goat

  5. lin on November 24th, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    I used to buy and wrap it all before Thanksgiving, but now I don’t have much to buy so I do it later. I’m doing a lot online because I hate the stores so much this time of year.

    Why don’t you have the girls do a load or two doing the week. Kids can do jeans or darks without ruining them. The key to laundry is doing at least one load a day.

  6. betchai on November 25th, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    glad to know things are back to normal, I am so way behind holiday shopping, and to think I am visiting home (Philippines ) these holidays, and am not so ready for the trip yet in terms of gifts :(

  7. Leanne on November 25th, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    Yes. I’ve done some but I’m far from finished. Same goes for my laundry. :)

  8. Elle on November 26th, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    I’ve barely started with our Christmas shopping and forget about the laundry. It never ends! Thanks for joining us!