A woman's lot is never done...
11AM - Go to Rugeley and pick up a present for my Mum for Mother's Day. Stop off at Home Bargains to pick up cheap biscuits and cakes, plus two Easter Eggs.
12.30AM - Stop off at a friends to drop off Easter Eggs for the children, and enclose £5 in each to make up for forgetting Christmas.
1PM - Pets At Home to buy Royal Canin complete cat food. Buy 1 get 1 half price. At £19.95 per bag I hope Twinkle and Belle enjoy it as they will never be having it again.
1.30PM - Into Lichfield to pick up MIL's gift, also to drop off my mum's dry cleaning as I have a 3-4-2 voucher.
2PM - To Aldi to pick up some food - cost £25.
3PM - Home and a sit down with a drink before clearing our "conservatory" (aka plastic outhouse) of all recyclable material which includes cutting up all the cardboard from the kitchen units with a stanley knife. 2 full wheelie bins later.
4-6PM - Cleaning lounge. It is covered in tile dust, so I was down on my hands and knees scrubbing then polishing the floor. Hoovering everything in sight and cleaning the leather sofa with specialist product. I also emptied the cats litter tray....again.
7PM - Argue with The Chap.
Now to clarify the final point, TC and I made up very quickly within the hour. It is very rare we "have words". But after he has been tiling for 48 straight hours and I am feeling that all I have done is spend money and run around, then we are both pretty fraught.
I know a lot of people spend their weekends catching up on chores and errands. It rarely gets to me. I always do the running around as The Chap has the DIY skills, so it seems reasonable for me to take care of everything else.
But sometimes, just sometimes I / we get a bit fed up... is that allowed?
I think the odd argument is pretty normal
when The Chap is being unreasonable. isn't it?