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Do do this week for party / mums arrival

Postby clothmama » Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:44 am

Party
  • confirm guest list
  • confirm shopping list
  • Go shopping for food / drink
  • Go shopping for paper table cloths etc
  • Finish constructing the 20 paper flowers (3 done 17 to go :loopy: )
  • Make hanging tea light holders (buy and eat lots of glass potted yogurts!)
  • Get dh and kids to do a trail run of the outdoor cinema to check it is all working
  • play list
  • Get dh to set up speakers outside

Mum
  • Clean her room (put away sewing machines etc first and move out sewing table)
  • Make the bed
  • Move the clothes shelf / hanger downstairs (clear it off and put away coats / [s]wash them etc shove in a bag and deal with after all this!)[/s]

Other
  • Clean bathroom
  • Clean kitchen / living
  • Get BBQ up from garage and cleaned
  • Garden (mow / tidy / water 2nd daily)
  • Pick up parcel
  • Send letter
  • Organise translation
  • Organise letter from Oz
  • Get boys to strip and change thier beds
  • Get all the washing away :loopy: :doh:

Monday
  • Get lists and menu plan confirmed
  • :washing: washing
  • Washing piles away - 1/2 done so I get half a strike :hohoho: :hohoho:
  • Post office :doh: :doh: went to town with letter and forgot to post - FAIL!!
  • Organise translation
  • Boys beds
  • If time go for parcel
  • Water garden
  • Clean bathroom

Tuesday
  • Organise mums room
  • Go shopping

Wednesday
  • Make the satay sauce - fridge
  • Marinade and freeze chicken bits to go on skewers and freeze
  • Get any decorations etc (lights) that are OK outside set up
  • Make sure the BBQ is up and clean
  • Any other food prep that I can do / freeze etc

Thursday
  • Go to airport to pick up mum and godparents (or if running out of time let them make thier own way :giggle: strike - bags won't all fit in small hire car)
  • Dinner (presuming that godparents will be here too) - carbonara - with courgetti or pasta

Friday
  • Bake cake
  • Prepare / cook the zucchini fritters
  • Make dips
  • Dinner - pizzas

Saturday
  • Get flowers for wine bottle flower decorations
  • baguettes
  • Decorate as much as I can in the morning (everything but flowers and table cloths)
  • Campers arrive early afternoon - get them set up then send all kids and extras to the pool to finish everything in peace!
  • Assemble skewers
  • Salads
  • chop crudites
  • All other meal prep
  • have fun :wine: :wine: :dancing: :dancing: !

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Re: Do do this week for party / mums arrival

Postby clothmama » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:45 am

To do today:
Tuesday
  • Finish washing piles -nearly there! - did more but still not finished!
  • More :washing:
  • Post office
  • Organise translation
  • Go for parcel
  • Water garden
  • Clean bathroom
  • Finish organising mums room - getting there!
  • Go shopping

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Re: Do do this week for party / mums arrival

Postby clothmama » Wed Aug 03, 2016 6:38 am

Wednesday

  • Get any decorations etc (lights) that are OK outside set up
  • Clean bathroom
  • Organise translation - just need to send cheque
  • Finish organising mums room - getting there!

And if I get a big burst of energy I'll start on the food:
  • Make the satay sauce - fridge
  • Marinade and freeze chicken bits to go on skewers and freeze
  • Any other food prep that I can do / freeze etc

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Re: Do do this week for party / mums arrival

Postby clothmama » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:27 am

Friday

  • go to caterer friends house to organise glasses / cutlery / plates (?)
  • get wine / bubbly
  • check shopping list and make new list to make sure not fogotten anything
  • Bake cake
  • Prepare / cook the zucchini fritters
  • Do the slow cooked onions for the little tarts
  • Make dips (arrrrgghhhh what dips was I going to do :panic: ) Forget te dips - can't work it out!
  • Make hanging tea light holders (buy and eat lots of glass potted yogurts!)
  • Finish the paper pom poms
  • Finish freezing ballons of water (to keep drinks cold :D )
  • Get dh and kids to do a trail run of the outdoor cinema to check it is all working
  • play list (dh)
  • mow lawn (dh)
  • Dinner - pizzas evening food market on in the village so we'll go to that

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Re: Do do this week for party / mums arrival

Postby ems101 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:57 am

Is it today?!

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Re: Do do this week for party / mums arrival

Postby JabberJabber » Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:33 am

I didn't see 'drink gin' on your list?!


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