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Are YOU living in CHAOS (Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome) like Franny in the pink sweats? Do you feel overwhelmed, overextended, and overdrawn? Hopeless and you don’t know where to start? Don’t worry friend, we’ve been there, too.
Step through the door and follow FlyLady as she weaves her way through housecleaning and organizing tips with homespun humor, daily musings about life and love, the Sidetracked Home Executives (SHE) system, and anything else that is on her mind.
When you join FlyLady, you will receive daily FLYmail. Your FLYing Lessons will guide you through babysteps to help you set up routines, get rid of your clutter, and put your home and life in order. FlyLady’s approach has worked for thousands. Join anytime you want (there is no cost involved)! You are not behind – you are just getting started! Read FlyLady’s personal testimony in WhyFly? Don’t be overwhelmed by all the material on this site – take it a little piece at time – baby steps. To get started, check out the FLYing Lessons – it will tell you how to begin. You can have this peace too, and it won’t cost you a dime!
Flylady will send you a daily email that helps keep you on target with small steps each day so you end up with a clean home in no time! It saves you money over having a housecleaning service and also helps keep your sanity. Here is a sample of a week of flylady:
Sneak Peek for the Week – August 29 – September 4, 2010 This week we are in 2 Zones:
Zone 5 – The Living Room/Family Room – Monday, Tuesday
Zone 1- The Front Porch/Entrance/Dining Room – Wednesday – Friday
August Habit – Laundry:
Our habit for August is working on Laundry. If we can control our laundry by doing one load of laundry per day, laying our clothes out each night and getting dressed each morning becomes a simple habit to practice. Our habit this month is all about making our lives easier. So, join us in our new habit of doing one load of laundry each day.
Calendars are here and they started on August 1, just in time for the new school year! The fabulous FlyLady calendar is now in the Fly Shop! To check them out and all the fun packages go to: http://www.flylady.net/pages/FlyShop.asp
Missions for the Week:
Zone 5: Mission #1 Monday
We are only in Zone 5 for two days this week. Take time today to put out any major hotspots in your living room. Put out those fires before they really start to flare up!
Zone 5: Mission #2 Tuesday
Today is our last day in the Living Room! Let’s have a detailed vacuuming session. This means to vacuum the room, making sure to get up against the baseboards and to get under the furniture. Please be careful that you don’t hurt yourself trying to move furniture. If it is too difficult to get under the couch or chairs then just try to get as close to the base of the furniture as you can.
Have fun and don’t get sidetracked!
Zone 1: Mission #1 Wednesday
We are going to have a multi room mission today, it might take you longer than 15 minutes to do it, so set your timer for each room and FLY through it!
For the Front Porch, Entrance and Dining Room, put out the fires that are burning in your hot spots. Look for the junk mail, magazines, catalogs and the stuff that just seems to get dropped in the same old place all the time.
They are smoldering so get to it!
Zone 1: Mission #2 Thursday
Today take a look at the walls and the windows in your dining room. Grab some cleaner and a cloth and go after the finger prints and smudges that those mysterious little elves seem to leave behind as they run through your house when no one is looking! LOL
Be careful with the walls as not to rub too hard to remove paint if you have a flat finish.
Zone 1: Mission #3 Friday
We are heading into the Entrance area of your home today. Let’s grab all those shoes, books and jackets that seem to pile up right by the front door and put them away. In my house, no one ever drops their things there, they get up and walk there all by themselves! LOL! Grab these things and set your timer. I bet you can do this in less than 15 minutes.
Check it out for yourself! If you have someone come twice a month to clean, it easily can cost you $300 a month – which adds up to $3,600 a year! This is FREE, in bite sized steps and can save you a lot of frustration and cost!