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Minivanman
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Birthday Girl

Today is Mrs Minivanman's birthday, so I got up early this morning and washed up last nights dinner dishes for her. I've even dried them and put 'em away.

I know, I know. I'm just a big softy...... but better than paying an outrageous amount for a card!  

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Re: Birthday Girl

She`ll be disappointed you didn`t do the hoovering, though.... Undecided

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It's not just the hoovering though...there's the dusting, fluffing up the cushions, polishing the family silver, breakfast in bed...and that's before you take her shopping for that expensive box of choccies from Lidl (other shops are available).  

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Re: Birthday Girl

I might just push the boat out and take her up a cup of tea as well. Thumbs Up

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Re: Birthday Girl

Don't forget the Poundland Nookie pills... Funny

Minivanman
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Now that would be a big surprise for her! Wink

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Re: Birthday Girl

It reminds me of a time a few years back when on our group chat went something along the lines of:

Him: (many many words which the swear filter will catch)
Us: What’s up?
Him: I forgot it is my Mrs. 30th birthday today!

Oh dear I thought, that’s not good 😬
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Great fun though trying to avoid them, and somewhat trying for our mods as well. 

Keep up the good work guys. Thumbs Up

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Re: Birthday Girl


@Minivanman wrote:

Today is Mrs Minivanman's birthday, so I got up early this morning and washed up last nights dinner dishes for her. I've even dried them and put 'em away.  


That made me chuckle! My missus thinks she's hard done by if I don't do the washing up straight after dinner - every day.

I shall have to show her your post to reassure her how lucky she really is. For some reason she thinks she's hard done by Crazy2

Yesterday we had her sister & fella over. As usual I had to do the washing up (tons of it). When i went to the kitchen she said to me "there's not much, i've done most of it already for you". I looked at the drainer to see ONE single large plate. Somehow i'm the guilty one around here..

 

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Well to be honest the Mrs does not like me doing washing up which is a bit of shame as she does all the cooking - except when it's just egg, beans and chips!

So really, the only time I do it is when it's been left by the sink from the previous night (which is rare) and I'm up first. 

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@Minivanman wrote:

Well to be honest the Mrs does not like me doing washing up 


You must be one of those fellas that does a bad job of it then? Pity i never figured that one out!

Mind you, I'm an appalling cook..

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Guys!! Buy a damned dishwasher already!!! Funny

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Thats not a bad idea... are you paying for the extra space it will need though? (our kitchen won't fit one)

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Just wheel it about from a pantry or something like a twintub and use it as & when needed... Grin

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We got rid of ours a) because the Mrs thought it did not do a good job b) we are on a water meter so..... and c) there are only two of us and not enough dishes!

 

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