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post #21 of 54
I just bought the MM planner yesterday ...unfortunately then our printer jammed so I haven't been able to print it out yet!

I would love to join in with this challenge!
post #22 of 54
I feel like I'm doing this all by myself, LOL. Someone else post your list and progress!

Here is my list for today:

Make beds ( DONE)
Load/Run/Empty dishwasher ( DONE)
Sweep kitchen & entryway ( DONE)
Clean kitchen sink ( DONE)
Clear/Wipe kitchen counters ( DONE)
Plan / Cook lunch (our main meal is lunch) ( DONE)
Wipe out bathroom sinks
Empty trash ( DONE)
Do laundry ( DONE)
Take vitamins/medication ( DONE)
Swish and swipe bathrooms

Today I'm adding:

Wipe down fridge shelves (quick wipe down, I'm not cleaning out the fridge today)
quick mop kitchen ( DONE)
Pick up, sweep and mop laundry room floor ( DONE, and that was TIRING)
vacuum living room and hall
Go to bank
Clean outside of windows (I'm just using Windex Outdoor, so it's pretty easy) ( DONE)

I think I'm going to stick with my own list of "extras". I looked around and decided what needed to be done the most, combined with how much energy I think I'll have today. If I get done and have a little extra "oomph" I'll add something from the official list.

Well, I lost it halfway through the day, so vacuuming was put off until tomorrow, and so was the bank and fridge. But I added the windows and the house looks decent, so I'm happy. On to tomorrow!
post #23 of 54
Thread Starter 
Monday 21
Change dishcloth/towel
Change hand towels in bathrooms
Inventory refrigerator contents and plan meals around leftovers
Vacuum main/public rooms or 1st floor
Clean toilets
Replenish stock of toilet paper in bathrooms
Sweep/mop bathrooms
post #24 of 54
Thread Starter 
Tuesday 22
Wipe down deep freeze (outside & top)
Clean out purse/wallet
Pay/File bills
Clean bathroom mirrors
Clean knickknacks and shelves
Dust hallways/entryway
post #25 of 54
Thread Starter 
Sorry I dropped the ball a bit on posting the daily chore lists. Mon and Tues are now posted. But that is because I have been up off my butt (and off the computer) cleaning! I'm off to a Dr appt, but will hopefully get to post my progress later.
post #26 of 54
My schedule is a homemade version of MM, so it's a little different.

But so far today we've:
-- vacuumed (including rugs in front of cat litter boxes)
-- cleaned bathroom counters and mirrors
-- cleared the car

Last night, to get ahead for today, I:
-- swept the nook
-- bleached tub toys

And I added:
-- clean front of fridge
-- clear out purse

Our daily chores, which get done at the end of the day, are:
-- feed cats
-- scoop cats
-- straighten playroom, living room, art area
-- clear book box
-- clear dining table
-- sweep kitchen and mud room
-- empty/fill/run dishwasher
-- change kitchen towel

DH has been totally onboard with this. Until this morning, when he realized that "every week" means EVERY WEEK. The schedule said to clean bathroom counters and mirrors, and he looked and said they looked fine. I countered that the idea behind this was that they wouldn't ever look dirty, if we did a bit of cleaning frequently! That made sense to him.
post #27 of 54
Ok yesterday I did all the chores...Have to say I didn't feel overwhelmed by it actually it was pretty easy and I could feel like I knew that in due time the house would all get done by Saturday!

today here we GO!!

Wipe down deep freeze (don't have a deep freezer butwill do a shelf in the fridge)
Pay/File bills (done)
Clean bathroom mirrors
Clean knickknacks and shelves (done)
Make beds ( DONE)
Load/Run/Empty dishwasher (loaded and running)
Sweep kitchen & entryway (roomba is going now )
Clean kitchen sink (DONE)
Clear/Wipe kitchen counters (DONE)
Plan / Cook dinner (DONE)
Wipe out bathroom sinks
Empty trash
Do laundry (one in washer and one in dryer)
post #28 of 54
Ok, I've ordered a bound version from fedex. I've always found flylady a bit overwhelming and I have hopes for this. My biggest challenge to overcome is our bad habits.
post #29 of 54
Tuesday 22
Wipe down deep freeze (outside & top)***not yet
Clean out purse/wallet ***not yet
Pay/File billsDONE
Clean bathroom mirrors***not yet
Clean knickknacks and shelves*not doing it
Dust hallways/entryway *don't need to
post #30 of 54
I'm soooo in need of this! Thanks!
post #31 of 54
I've been hit or miss, but my house is still looking better. I realized I must be working on a different week. I am using the sheet where she has 2 weeks on one sheet and the dates are 1/10-1/16 and 1/17-1/23.

~I skip making beds for now. I'll add that when I get a handle on the rest
~Been loading the dishwasher as I go, but need to clean up after dinner done now
~Kitchen sink is clean and clean again
~I swept the floor swept again
~Need to wipe counters as part of dinner clean-up done
~Made dinner and will have left-overs for a few days
~wiped bathroom sink
~Need to empty trash-DH will do it
~Did some Laundry-- need to switch it and put it away Not done yet-- will have to put it away tomorrow
~Will read to kiddos at bedtime
~Need to exercise, but probably won't. I did take a walk for 10 min.
~This is my quiet time I guess
~I take my meds/vits at bedtime and rarely forget
~I'll prepare tomorrow's clothing in a bit Done


~Cleaned the tub
~Skipped my purse b/c it's pretty clean
~Skipped vacuuming upstairs. It's only the hallway.
~Cleaned the mirrors

~Did the painting projects I needed to do with DD


Tomorrow will be a busy day, so we'll see how much I get done. I have to take the LO to the ped. for a well baby visit and we've been waking up very late, so just waking up on time will be tricky. Probably will have to come home and nap. Then my mom is coming over. Then ODD has dance class, and DH is working until 10 pm or later. But I figure if I have a bad day, then I'll get back to it on Thursday.
post #32 of 54
Thread Starter 
Wednesday 23
Change dishcloth/towel
Change hand towels in bathrooms
Clean outdoor trash can
Wash walls - living room
Clip children's nails
Dust children's/guest room(s)
post #33 of 54
I have to say, it's nice to look at all of those smiles and see what I've accomplished today.
post #34 of 54
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkksmom View Post
I have to say, it's nice to look at all of those smiles and see what I've accomplished today.
Go you!
post #35 of 54
ugh...not a good day. I feel in a fog from the pg and the extreme heat. I'm skipping today.
post #36 of 54
Well I came home today to find my planner delivered. I'll get started on t after my babies nap.
post #37 of 54
We had a busy day as expected, so I didn't get anything done yet... wait! I did plan and make dinner. We spent the day at the pool and we are planning to go back tomorrow.
post #38 of 54
I was in total nesting mode today for some reason. I mean, my LO is 12 weeks! I shouldn't still be nesting!

Anyway, got my daily chores done and threw in some decluttering for good measure! I'm loving how the house looks, and with the basic daily stuff done, I'm motivated to get into some of these things I've been putting off (cleaning off shelves, getting rid of tons of old cups and mugs, etc).
post #39 of 54
I got almost no cleaning done today myself, but that's okay--I had a super busy day. And I was able to get all my PTA stuff done (I am the outgoing treasurer and needed to do a bunch of filing, write a couple of checks, go to the bank, and meet with the new treasurer--got it all done!) I also caught up on all our personal paperwork and filing, swept the kitchen, DD vacuumed and took out the bathroom trash, and DH made lunch and did the dishes afterward (there are SOME benefits to being 5 days from my due date! )

So the house is relatively clean, and I am ready to go for tomorrow again There are dishes sitting out from dinner, so I'm going to go put the easy ones in the dishwasher and get some extra sleep if possible
post #40 of 54
I'm subbing for inspiration....
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