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post #21 of 1254
*picked up garbage and cleaned up garbage in car
*collected clothes to wash
*started a load of laundry
*put away dishes and reloaded washer
*started burning some aromatherapy.
post #22 of 1254
*Folded a load of laundry
*carried some laundry up from basement (now another flight of stairs!)
post #23 of 1254
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1st session:

started load of laundry
put away supper dishes
washed breakfast dishes and coffee pot and filter (air drying)
made bed
put shoes in closet
gathered clothes hangers to place in laundry room


ETA: Cleaned Counter
post #24 of 1254
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(2) 15 minute sessions--organized DS's clothes, packing away those that are too small for him.
post #25 of 1254
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15 minutes folding/hanging laundry
post #26 of 1254
playroom!

ETA: done in 23 minutes, but I need to mop the floor.
post #27 of 1254
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15 minutes:

started a load of laundry
finished sorting son's clothes
Hung DH's clothes in his closet
post #28 of 1254
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spent 15 minutes clearing dresser/preparing lunch
post #29 of 1254
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Originally Posted by Delicateflower View Post
playroom!

ETA: done in 23 minutes, but I need to mop the floor.
Awesome!
post #30 of 1254
GREAT thread! TY!

Is anyone else a FLYbaby? on Flylady?

Just starting back to it...

Let's see... kitchen sink is shiny and beautiful. One bathroom swished and swiped. Breakfast and lunch dishes done.

Now off to a fierce battle in the LAUNDRY WARS.
post #31 of 1254
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Originally Posted by mum4vr View Post
GREAT thread! TY!

Is anyone else a FLYbaby? on Flylady?

Just starting back to it...

Let's see... kitchen sink is shiny and beautiful. One bathroom swished and swiped. Breakfast and lunch dishes done.

Now off to a fierce battle in the LAUNDRY WARS.
I used to do Flylady and I still incorporate a lot of her ideas, such as the 15 minute sessions of cleaning, 27 fling boogie, hot spot control and that type of thing. More recently, I've started doing Motivated Moms and am having good luck with that. I like the idea of checking off a list and being done to enjoy the rest of my day.

Good luck with Flying! And welcome to this thread!
post #32 of 1254
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15 minutes decluttering
post #33 of 1254
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put diapers in to soak
Transferred laundry
post #34 of 1254
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folded and put away laundry
post #35 of 1254
Its lunchtime here and then I need to start cleaning. I slacked off doing morning/night clean up and its showing. Oh and i never did do all my weekly cleaning and I doubt Im going to get it done today (Im tired and have a migrane) so I need to at least try to make things presentable for the oncoming week.
First I need to finish folding and putting away clothes. I also need to fix the girls clothes in their bedroom because they got into them this morning and they are ALL over the place.
Well I got the clothes almost all put away but Im moving really slow today. Im soo tired. Next up conqure the tornado aftermath of clothing in the kids room. Maybe I should invest in a lock for their closet (ok, half kidding.. but only half, why must my 21 month old dump the clothing almost every day?)
post #36 of 1254
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Originally Posted by OkiMom View Post
Its lunchtime here and then I need to start cleaning. I slacked off doing morning/night clean up and its showing. Oh and i never did do all my weekly cleaning and I doubt Im going to get it done today (Im tired and have a migrane) so I need to at least try to make things presentable for the oncoming week.
First I need to finish folding and putting away clothes. I also need to fix the girls clothes in their bedroom because they got into them this morning and they are ALL over the place.
Well I got the clothes almost all put away but Im moving really slow today. Im soo tired. Next up conqure the tornado aftermath of clothing in the kids room. Maybe I should invest in a lock for their closet (ok, half kidding.. but only half, why must my 21 month old dump the clothing almost every day?)
Wow, OkiMom, I'm tired just reading your post! Hmmm... I wonder if there's a way to put the clothing on higher shelves so they're out of reach (just until she passes the clothes dumping phase--lol). I'm tired because my little guy has been very restless at night for weeks now, and gets up very early in the morning (like 6:00). Yesterday I was so tired I began to actually feel sick. But I know that this, too, shall pass.

I'll be back to be productive in this thread later. :-)
post #37 of 1254
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So far today I have:

1st session:
Scooped the litter box and added fresh litter
Decluttered
Washed a load of diapers

2nd Session:
Transferred diapers to laundry
folded and put away a load of laundry
post #38 of 1254
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Originally Posted by PoetryLover View Post
Wow, OkiMom, I'm tired just reading your post! Hmmm... I wonder if there's a way to put the clothing on higher shelves so they're out of reach (just until she passes the clothes dumping phase--lol). I'm tired because my little guy has been very restless at night for weeks now, and gets up very early in the morning (like 6:00). Yesterday I was so tired I began to actually feel sick. But I know that this, too, shall pass.

I'll be back to be productive in this thread later. :-)
I wish there was but we tried shelves in the closet and they weren't strong enough to hold the clothing (they fell on top of us when we put them up, I'm glad the kids weren't hurt). I have most of their clothing hung, I'm wondering if it would be practical to hang everything but PJs/undies but what to do with the baby clothes I started to bring down/buy (I'm not due until Feb but I gave a LOT away after DD2 and I don't know what I have so I'm buying a little at a time, it seems useless to put them up then drag them down), they don't sale infant hangers over here.
I did get the covers out for the bookcases we use as dressers (dressers made life worse because then it was a game for them to see what all was in there) and I put them up. She hasn't dumped them since I put them up. I'm trying to get DD1 to keep the room closed but at 3 1/2 she forgets a lot.
I'm also debating for her birthday investing in some dress up clothes, DD1 never got into dress up but DD2 seems to want to get dressed in different outfits (then she always goes back to the first one she was dressed in!) so I'm thinking that might help keep the clothes up if she has something that she can dress up in whenever she wants.
Ok, I'm exhausted but I'm going to try to do at least 4-15 minute sessions tomorrow morning before we leave for our fun day. We are going to Ryukyu Mura tomorrow which is a traditional Okinawan village, so I don't want housework hanging over my head when I'm trying to enjoy myself!

ETA- My motto for the day either tends to be "This too shall pass" or "someday you are going to miss this" I know one day Ill look back and miss walking into a room full of little clothing all over the place with my girls giggling because they got into it.. but right now its hard to imagine missing the extra work that I always end up having to do.
post #39 of 1254
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DS is down for nap and I am decluttering!
post #40 of 1254
OK I am going to set the timer and tackle the laundry.
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