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    Dustykitten
    Weekly Flylady Thread 20th February 2012
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    • 19th Feb 12, 9:22 PM
    Weekly Flylady Thread 20th February 2012 19th Feb 12 at 9:22 PM
    Welcome to the weekly Flylady thread. If you need help organising your week or getting motivated when it comes to housework then come and join us.

    There are 3 levels per day with Level 1 being very basic, level 2 in the middle, up to 3 which is more advanced and time consuming. Feel free to mix and match to suit your own personal circumstances.

    Every room comes back around next week so please don’t stress about catching up

    These lists are only suggestions and not a must do list; you are more than welcome to post and follow your own lists.

    Also adding a declutter mission each day will help to gradually clear the clutter and make flying easier.

    A few of the basics before we start the week

    Hotspots are areas where if one thing gets put there, loads of other things follow!

    Daily routines are anything you need to do on a daily basis like washing, swish and swipe kitchen and bathroom, ironing, making beds, vacuuming high traffic areas, making meals etc.

    Night-time routines are all things which make getting ready in the morning easier, preparing clothes for the next day, making lunches, swish & swipes of the kitchen and tidying the living room before you go to bed plus personals like shower/brush teeth etc.

    Fling Boogie - stick on some loud music, grab a bin bag and whiz around the house finding items that can go out with the rubbish, recycling, for charity shop, basically anything that will stop it cluttering your home.

    Swish and swipe/S&S means have a quick wipe over an area such as a sink or toilet to prevent the build up of dirt. This is usually done on a daily basis

    HHE/HHC/HHI Half Hour exercise/challenge/ironing ... run around for 30 minutes to the Benny Hill music frantically cleaning exercising or ironing.. other music may be used if you prefer!

    Click here to read Toots wonderful welcome guide

    Monday - Kitchen and Dining Room
    Level One

    Sweep and mop the floor - right into the corners
    Clear and wipe table
    Level Two
    Wipe the worksurfaces, including underneath anything which lives here
    Clean out the fridge, use up or chuck anything at or past it's best
    Level Three
    Sort out a hotspot
    Clean a window
    Wipe any marks froms walls/doors
    Extras
    Refill salt/pepper/herb pots etc (give them a wipe whilst you're at it)
    HHI or exercise
    HHPaperwork or gardening


    Tuesday - Master bedroom and Landing
    Level One

    Clear the floors and hoover
    Declutter and wipe one surface
    Level Two
    Strip and remake the bed
    Wipe the skirting boards
    Level Three
    Dust the lampshade and curtain pole
    Empty any upstairs bins
    Dust any pictures
    Extras
    Sort out a handbag
    Locate your summer sandles, do they need cleaning/reheeling
    HHI


    Wednesday - Living Room, Hall & Stairs
    Level One
    15 minutes tidy up/putting away in this room
    Hoover behind/under any furniture you can safely move
    Level Two
    S&S the downstairs loo
    Dust all electrical items
    Level Three
    Clear and hoover the stairs
    Polish something, brass, shoes, table, the family silver
    Dust on top of door
    Extras
    Mend something that needs fixing
    HHExercise or me time
    Catch up on any email/post


    Thursday - Bathroom and study
    Level One

    Clean sink and toilet
    Clear the bath and shower
    Level Two
    Wipe your keyboard and mouse (which probably have more germs on than the loo)
    Sweep and mop floors
    Level Three
    Shine your mirrors
    Descale your taps
    Change the towels, sponges, bathmats
    Extras
    Review your finances, have you/can you do an ISA for 2011-12
    Clear out some emails or favourites
    15 minutes decluttering somewhere


    Friday - Any room that needs attention Kid's bedroom/ Spare Room
    Level One

    Hoover anywhere that needs it
    HH Me time
    Level Two
    Strip, wash and replace any bedding
    Find a home for a homeless item
    Level Three
    Fling open the windows for some fresh air
    Clean a window
    Sort that drawer/pile which has been on your list for ever
    Extras
    Meal plan for the weekend
    Catch up on phone calls
    Dust your most fluffy area
    Last edited by Dustykitten; 23-02-2012 at 10:39 PM.

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