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Banker Gurl : Man of the House

May 24th, 2014 at 02:25 pm

Well yesterday I worked 10.5 hrs, carried 24 12pk of pop from my car to my basement, then I used a sump pump, lawn mower, extension cord, and fuse box by myself....then I crushed a beer can on my head.
Haha JK, but I did have several delicious Cheladas while I cleaned the hot tub.
So pretty and clean!!!

So after work I found the correct switch in the fuse box and turned off the hot tub (I have never touched the fuse box before). I got out the sump pump (which I have never used before) and put it in the hot tub so that it could pump out the tub while I was mowing the lawn. I had some trouble getting it to work...so I am holding it in the water for several minutes and messing with it trying to get it to kick on...one of the hoses came off while I was doing that, and then suddenly it decides to kick on before I get the hose back on and COMPLETELY soaks me from head to toe! Sprays everywhere, mostly in my face...I am fighting with it trying to get a grip so I can get the hose back on and after the initial shock of getting rocked in the face I am laughing so hard the neighbors probably thought I lost my mind...damn that was funny. Def could have been on AFHV.

So I got that going and while its pumping the tub I mowed the yard. Once I was done with that I went and got my suit on and cleaned the tub which was nice cause it was a beautiful 83 degrees here last night. Brought out some tunes and listened to the Beach Boys Greatest Hits and enjoyed my adult beverages. It was enjoyful. Smile

All that took a few hours and I felt very studly when I was done! Plus was a good start to the Monster To Do List.

6 Responses to “Banker Gurl : Man of the House”

  1. Looking Forward Says:

    Ooohh.. that looks nice!
    Boy, I wish I could come over for Girl's Night! Big Grin

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Girls can do everything a man can do! Having 'manned' the house while my husband is away I have done many things that one thinks a man should do. I have even done electrical work including hanging a ceiling fan. I also do simple plumbing jobs. YouTube is my friend when my husband is away. Great job!!

  3. Banker Gurl Says:

    I grew up with the DIY Dad of the world and 2 brothers. Instead of treating me like the princess, I was usually treated like one of the boys. And since my parents own a bunch of rentals, I have done nearly every home repair you can think of, shingled more roofs then I can count, poured many driveways, lots of landscaping and probably more hours painting/staining then anyone who isn't a professional! However I usually have direction and assistance. So was very proud of myself for not calling DH or my Dad when I was having trouble with the pump. Smile

  4. Banker Gurl Says:

    Looking Forward and CCF - Let's set it up! Girls hot tub night! I will supply the tub, pizza, and Ben & Jerry's....you bring the Boone's Farm! Keepin it classy! LOL

  5. creditcardfree Says:

    You should be proud!

  6. snafu Says:

    Banker Gurl, that you were even willing to take on the sump pump speaks volumes. Good on you! Like CCF, You Tube is my friend, I re-play the video, gather supplies and make a start. It likely takes me three times longer to get tasks done but I reward myself with a gift of 'me' time.

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