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#31 of 54 Old 06-22-2010, 09:30 PM
 
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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.

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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)

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I have to say, it's nice to look at all of those smiles and see what I've accomplished today.

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I have to say, it's nice to look at all of those smiles and see what I've accomplished today.
Go you!

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ugh...not a good day. I feel in a fog from the pg and the extreme heat. I'm skipping today.
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Well I came home today to find my planner delivered. I'll get started on t after my babies nap.

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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.

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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).

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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

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I'm subbing for inspiration....

GOOD moms let their kids lick the beaters. GREAT moms turn off the mixer first!
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Love the challenge. I just am jumping on board with yesterday since I was out of town. Of course one of my dc is sick with the flu - day 3. So, I got the daily's done yesterday and only some of the other chores. Hoping today will be a better day. I want to get caught up on the house & paperwork today & tomorrow since I work this weekend. High hopes with a kiddo with the flu.

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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)

My dd is in charge of sweeping today, so that will help.

p.s. to those spending the day by the pool - I am jealous. I have had a sick child, sick parent, or been out of town since the kids have been out of school. I can't wait for the time that we can just hang out at the pool for the afternoon. Enjoy! Even if some chores don't get done.
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Thanks Mag.Bubble! I am taking your advice and heading over to the pool again today. DD was homeschooled this year and is loving the chance to meet up with all of her school friends.

I didn't do too too bad yesterday. I did:

Feed the Butterfly (we have 1 butterfly from our caterpillar/butterfly nursery with an injured wing, so we didn't release that one yet. Will do it today since we've had it for over a week and we don't want to watch it die-- just wanted to let it live as a butterfly for longer than a day before becoming bird food. LOL)

Made dinner
Cleaned the dishes
Wiped out the sink
Cleaned the counters
Prepared our clothing for today

Didn't do any of the extras, but at least the kitchen isn't a complete mess. Oh and I washed and dried a load of laundry. Just need to fold and put away today.

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Well, the doctor thinks I may be about to go into labor, so plans have changed!

Today I would like to:

Clear the dining room table
Do as much laundry as possible
Clean my room
vacuum my room and DS's room (I'll probably have DD do this)
maybe pick up the playroom a little

No motivated moms for me, but I hope no one minds me posting my own list

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Loving this so far!!

Today on top of the daily chores I did I also was able to accomplish all this!!

Swept the front porch/entry way.
Cleaned the bathroom mirrors and front door window
Vacuumed the formal living room, storage room, and house (roomba pooped out on me earlier drats! )
Cleaned the dining room table and put out a table runner, flowers and candles to pretty it up.
Folded a load of laundry and put away 3 other loads.
Cleaned the bottom of the freezer and one shelf in the fridge
Cleaned off the desk
Cleaned trash out of the Flex


Had time to run my errands to pick up a pool for the boys and a birthday present.

In the end I told dh I deserved to be taken out for dinner!

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How do you all with babies do all that! Either your babies are better sleepers than mine or you are super moms. I feel like taking a break when dd is sleeping, not getting stuff done! Wow!

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well THANK you for this thread...it got me moving this week and MAN I did more than I thought I would without feeling bombarded...

Today with the everyday chores I was able to

Clean the microwave
fold and put away 2 loads of laundry
clean out the fridge
I waxed my eyebrows for my "me time"
and laid on the couch and read a book for THIRTY minutes

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I was a slacker for the past 2 days, but I think I'll try to get the kitchen under control now. I personally don't have a good sleeper at the moment, so I just take advantage of the days where I actually have energy. Today, I just was too tired to focus, but the house looks better than it would have without this challenge, so I am going to try to stick with it.

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I'm in! I truly need to get some sort of routine down. And now with finding out #7 is on the way, the time is TODAY!

Mama to 9 so far:Mother of Joey (20), Dominick (13), Abigail (11), Angelo (8), Mylee (6), Delainey (3), Colton (2) and Baby 8 and Baby 9 coming sometime in July 2013.   If evolution were true, mothers would have three arms!

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OK-- so all I did yesterday was make dinner, do the dishes, vinegar the table stove and counters and sweep the floor. Things are still better than if I did nothing. We have a busy weekend, but I'm ready to go another round starting tomorrow.

Congrats Anglebee!

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Is there a list for Thursday/Friday/Sat? Or does the program front load the week so the weekend is "time off"?

My dd1 had her last day of preschool last week so I've got two months to get into the housekeeping habit... in September my 5yo will be homeschooling (Moving Beyond the Page) and attending a "waldorf first grade social circle for homeschooled kiddos" on Wed/Thurs 9-2, my 3yo will be attending a yoga/earth child preschool Mon/Tues 9-noon, and my then 1yo will be into everything! I may be starting my own online degree program too so that's an extra wrinkle. Any cleaning/organizing habits need to be working well by then!

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There are lists for each day. There's the daily list and then there are only a few extras on the weekends. If you go on the motivated moms website, she has samples that you can check out. That's what you can use to get you started.

I had a lonnnggggg day, so nothing but dishes today and not all of them fit in the dishwasher.

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Thanks.

I actually went and purchased the "year" a little after I posted... hopefully blending MM and the few FlyLady tricks that I've already internalized will work!

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Is this thread still going or was it only for last week?

I did horribly last week but doing amazingly well this week!!!

I've done EVERYTHING from the list Monday, Tuesay and today except for clean telephones (not sure how to do this--wipe it down w/clorox wipes?), vacuum 2nd floor (18 weeks pregnant and too scared to lift the heavy duty vacuum up the stairs -- DH said he would do it tonight), clean out one kitchen drawer will do later day! YAY! I love it when things go well. I actually made dinner (a full nice sit down meal for the fam) on Monday & Tuesday, too! Our house looks 100% better than it did last week. MM is amazing.
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I "wuz-gonna" do this, but didn't do well. I am caught up on dishes, need to vacuum and mop and do abot a million other things, but LO is teething and I'm just tired. She did start sleeping more, but I'm still beat. Today will be a catchup day.

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