Tuesday Tickler Poll

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Tuesday Tickler Poll
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Tue, 04-15-2003 - 10:56am
Man's work and woman's work, does it exist in your house? Find out by answering the following questions. Who has the job of...

Mowing the lawn??

taken out the trash??

washing clothes??

cleaning the kitchen??

washing the cars??

bathing the pets??

making the bed??

hanging pictures??

moving furniture??

bring home the bacon??

cooking the bacon??

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Avatar for smltwngrl
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Registered: 03-27-2003
Tue, 04-15-2003 - 1:27pm
Mowing the lawn?? We both do ~ whoever has the most time when it needs to be done, I guess.

taking out the trash?? I usually do, but one of 8 yo DD's chores is emptying all the trash cans and pulling the trash bin to the curb on Thursday evenings. And 4 yo DS loves to carry out the trash! He can't open the lid to the bin, though.

washing clothes?? Me...this is such a never-ending job...

cleaning the kitchen?? Me ~ I can't stand being in the kitchen unless it's neat as a pin!

washing the cars?? Both of us.

bathing the pets?? Neither ~ the vet's wife does it for us!

making the bed?? Me. And the kids make their own beds.

hanging pictures?? Me.

moving furniture?? Me, but DH will do it if I ask.

bring home the bacon?? LOL! We both bring home the bacon!

cooking the bacon?? That's DH's job. He cooks the best bacon ever! I don't know how he cooks it so perfectly every time.

Heather

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Registered: 04-05-2003
Tue, 04-15-2003 - 1:42pm
No man here...so a woman does it all...but my son picks up sticks in the yard before it gets mowed...
Avatar for feralwoman
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Registered: 03-25-2003
Tue, 04-15-2003 - 2:44pm
Mowing the lawn?? Royce does it

taken out the trash?? We all do it

washing clothes?? All

cleaning the kitchen?? All

washing the cars?? ..Uh, you're supposed to wash them? ;)

bathing the pets?? They take care of it (cats)

making the bed?? Hm. Refer back to the car question

hanging pictures?? I do that.



moving furniture?? Whoever feels like doing it.

bring home the bacon?? Both

cooking the bacon?? All

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Tue, 04-15-2003 - 2:45pm
No man here at all, so I do everything except mow the lawn and wash the car. I have no lawn and no car. lol
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Registered: 03-26-2003
Tue, 04-15-2003 - 4:12pm
Mowing the lawn?? him, unless hes deployed and it has to be done LOL

taken out the trash?? depends on whos here, mostly him

washing clothes?? me i would never let him

cleaning the kitchen?? again the kitchen is MINE, i dont even like him in it LOL

washing the cars?? him

bathing the pets?? either of us, mostly me

making the bed?? again either of us or he gives me a hand

hanging pictures?? me sometimes i ask him to hold it up so i can see where i'd like it

moving furniture?? if its moving in a home him, if its rearranging i do it

bring home the bacon?? hmm...he makes the money i do the shopping LOL so me! :P

cooking the bacon?? um......me like i said the dude doesnt go n the kitchen haha



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Registered: 03-19-2003
Wed, 04-16-2003 - 9:48am
Mowing the lawn?? HUSBAND (he's too picky, he thinks he's the only one who can do it right... i say, knock yourself out!)

taken out the trash?? I take it out of the kitchen, he takes it to the road.

washing clothes?? Everyone washes their own in our house and we take turns doing towels.

cleaning the kitchen?? I clean the kitchen and my daughters too (when i can talk them into it)

washing the cars?? He takes them to a drive through. I do it every so often.

bathing the pets?? I bathe our dog... everyone else is afraid of getting soap in his eyes.



making the bed?? My husband makes the bed. He's the one who is so particular about it so i told him he can do it every day then.



hanging pictures?? I have to hang the pictures... he's not too good at technical stuff.

moving furniture?? I usually recruit my daughters to help me move it.

bring home the bacon?? We both bring home bacon...

cooking the bacon?? I definitely cook the bacon. He can't cook a lick. I've banned him from cooking since he caught our toaster on fire, caught Spaghettio's on fire and started a fire in the microwave because he left the twisty tie on a package of hamburger buns. lol

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Wed, 04-16-2003 - 9:51am
Hi Heather.... i'd love to know how he fries perfect bacon! Ask him if you can give us his secret... lol. I have tried and tried to fry great bacon but it turns out different every time i fry it. I've even tried baking it on a cookie sheet.

*** Daisy ***

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Registered: 03-25-2003
Wed, 04-16-2003 - 4:27pm
LOL Daisy at you husband burning up in the kitchen ~ that is so funny. Burned spaghettios is a major bummer ~ so glad he's sticking with the bedmaking.