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    • Valli
    • By Valli 18th Sep 16, 10:25 PM
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    Valli
    Weekly Flylady Thread 19th September 2016
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    • 18th Sep 16, 10:25 PM
    Weekly Flylady Thread 19th September 2016 18th Sep 16 at 10:25 PM
    Thank you, natty, for last week's thread.

    It is your responsibility to read the forum rules, please follow them on this thread as Flylady has been here a LONG time and is a fabulous support and resource for lots of us.

    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.

    The idea is that even if you are really busy you don't need to fall off the wagon!

    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!
    WM ~ Washing machine
    TD ~ Tumble dryer
    SC ~ Slowcooker
    BM ~ Breadmaker
    DW ~ Dishwasher
    SOAADFA ~ Sit on 'bottom' and do 'nothing'
    KH/XH/FW ~ Ex-husband and other not so polite versions
    DH/DD/DS/DW/DP ~ Dear husband/daughter/son/wife/partner/whatever
    OH/SO ~ Other half/significant other
    NN ~ nice neighbour
    Toxic (friend/mother/sister/whoever) ~ person in your life that seems to exist to make your life miserable
    AF ~ Aunt Flo 'time of the month'.. nothing to do with flying but it comes up often.
    ETA ~ Edited to add
    Gibble ~ miscellaneous crap that appears forever homeless
    Dot-to-dot ~ pick a small area (not a whole room) like a chair/coffee/table/shelf/worktop or wherever- thats your first 'dot' - totally clear it - clean it - and only put back what should be there - deal with what you have removed (not just move it somewhere else) then if you have time move on and do the same to another 'dot' -the idea is just like a dot to dot puzzle, you aim to join up all the dots and have a tidy room. The trick is to keep each dot tidy until you get them all joined up!
    RoD ~ Room of Doom, the one room that feels like it is a permanent pit and cannot be used to its potential!

    Mr S/A/T/M/L/Al - supermarkets Sainsburys, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons, Lidl, Aldi. You get the picture!!

    Click here to read Toots wonderful welcome guide

    Aaaaand we're off...

    Blue Monday - Klean the Kitchen and Diner

    Level 1

    Clear the table; change the cloth, wipe the mats, wipe or polish as appropriate
    Give the chairs a clean/dust too - vacuum upholstery, polish wood
    Clear the worktops - wipe any small appliances. Put back only what should be there

    Level 2

    Polish the windows
    Wipe cupboard fronts
    Empty - and wash out - the bin

    Level 3
    Dust in the dining room
    Mop and/or vacuum floors

    Extras
    HHI - let's do some every day until it's all gone...
    Pick a frog and start munching - mine will be accounts.
    Clean and clear the fridge
    Write a Christmas groceries list - add one item to your shopping each week


    Terrific Tuesday Bathroom Blitz

    Level 1

    Shine the sink
    Clean the loo inside and out - scrub that rim
    Wipe the light pull

    level 2

    Clear the bath and clean it completely
    Clear the shower cubicle/screen

    Level 3

    Empty bins
    Wash the windows
    Scrub the floor
    Replace the towels
    Wash out the toothbrush holder

    Extras
    Check bottles and throw out anything not being used/empty
    Wipe down any units
    remove all plugs - shove a brush down plugholes and twist and pull out all that hair and grime
    Polish all taps with a fluffy cloth



    Wonderful Wednesday - Lounge time

    Level 1

    Open the windows,
    Empty the bin,
    Clear out anything that lives elsewhere
    Plump the cushions

    Level 2

    Vacuum upholstery including UNDER the sofapads!
    Sweep or mop or vacuum, depending on your floor covering

    Level 3

    Dust everywhere - including skirtings, dado or picture rails
    Clean all light fittings

    Extras

    Vacuum drapes
    Clean windows
    HHI
    Bin bag dance around the house


    Thrilling Thursday Bedroom time

    Level 1
    Open the windows,
    strip the bed
    clear the floordrobe

    Level 2
    Make the bed
    Vacuum the floor

    Level 3
    dust and degrot
    wipe the windows

    extras
    HHI
    clean out your bedside cabinet!
    empty out the bottom of the wardrobes and vacuum them


    Friday Flying Visit

    Pick a room which needs attention

    Bedroom/kids/spare/conservatory/library/ballroom...

    Level 1

    Straighten up and fly right

    Open the window
    Just rush round the room removing carp and straightening...plump cushions/whatever

    Level 2

    Serious groundwork

    CLEAN the floor

    (THAT should be enough - but if you're mad for it do Level 3)

    LEVEL 3 - Get right down to the real nitty gritty

    dust and deweb
    clean the windows

    EXTRAS

    Go and stand outside your front door and look in.
    Now tidy away what has horrified you and try again!
    Better?
    Good. Your home is welcoming. Have a fantastic weekend and enjoy it.
    Last edited by Valli; 22-09-2016 at 8:38 PM.
    Make two - and freeze one!
    Don't put it DOWN - put it AWAY!

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    • jackywhizz
    • By jackywhizz 21st Sep 16, 10:13 AM
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    jackywhizz
    Morning everyone.

    Valli - my son's friend went to Alaska this year and sent a photo of himself standing in a store with a huge rifle. Apparently they sell guns in the supermarkets there

    Biscuit Monster - have great fun - I predict a sore behind tomorrow

    Mrs M - your DH sounds like mine - can't get him to throw anything out. He has a pair of green football socks which must be 40 years old. They are full of holes but he keeps them because they were given to him by a friend & colleague he played 5-a-side with. The poor man suffered a massive heart attack during a game and died before the ambulance arrived They just live at the bottom of his sock drawer - I doubt he ever sees them...

    On the flying front - dailes done - last wash load is in machine one frog eaten(did several last night too) now to start on today's list.
    • jackywhizz
    • By jackywhizz 21st Sep 16, 10:15 AM
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    jackywhizz
    Blue Monday - Klean the Kitchen and Diner

    Level 3
    Dust in the dining room
    Mop and/or vacuum floors

    Extras
    Write a Christmas groceries list - add one item to your shopping each week

    Wonderful Wednesday - Lounge time

    Level 1

    Open the windows,
    Empty the bin,
    Clear out anything that lives elsewhere
    Plump the cushions

    Level 2

    Vacuum upholstery including UNDER the sofapads!
    Sweep or mop or vacuum, depending on your floor covering

    Level 3

    Dust everywhere - including skirtings, dado or picture rails
    Clean all light fittings

    Extras

    Vacuum drapes
    Clean windows
    HHI
    Bin bag dance around the house
    Last edited by jackywhizz; 21-09-2016 at 12:36 PM.
    • kazwookie
    • By kazwookie 21st Sep 16, 10:21 AM
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    kazwookie
    xraphaelxx when I had problems with gas and leccy folk over readings I took photos of the meters / numbers on the meters / spiders in the meter box etc, and emailed them, it soon sorted out the problem..

    Daily stuff is done
    WM is done
    35 to go. 35 already gone
    (5 stone to get rid off in total)
    • Narc0lepsy
    • By Narc0lepsy 21st Sep 16, 11:25 AM
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    Narc0lepsy
    wudupa
    kitchen surfaces wiped
    bathroom done including shaking of mats and mopping of floor
    one basket clean washing put away
    bedroom vacuumed
    all bins in house emptied including compost.
    That's about it really. Time for a quick coffee then off early to uni to make sure the new electronic parking thing recognises me.....

    Ran CCleaner through the computer last night but didn't understand some of the things it suggested needed deleting, so lost my nerve! Noted them down so maybe will Goog1e them this evening and be brave.

    Pigeon family still alive.
    Remember...a layer of dust protects the wood beneath it.
    • Biscuit monster
    • By Biscuit monster 21st Sep 16, 11:38 AM
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    Biscuit monster
    Thanks for your kind words MrsMP. I've always struggled with new people coming round, partly because of untidy issues (hence why I'm here, although it's much better than it was due to everyone's kind support) and partly because I'm a little bit socially anxious, I think. Now added into this are the ongoing renovations.

    Anyway, I've found the floor in the girls room, dumped a binbag of carp, and now having an early lunch break. X
    • nicki
    • By nicki 21st Sep 16, 12:43 PM
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    nicki
    ...Drove to meet Mr N at a garden centre so he could have his tab - horrified that at the entrance was a big advert for the Christmas Preview Evening in 4 days time............
    Originally posted by Narc0lepsy
    I picked up a Christmas catalogue from the pet shop 2 weeks ago! DD and I are trying to decide what to get Zack this year Plus I've already been buying Christmas smellies from the Av*n catalogue as we're onto the giftsets appearing. I hate that it starts so early, but thats the joy of this industry!

    Afternoon all.

    Yesterday went to pot. No idea what happened to the afternoon, but by the time DD got in I was feeling terrible. Really nauseous, burning up, shivering, all my joints hurting so after having a shower and making a delivery I got on the sofa under a blanket. DD was not impressed that she cooked pasta for tea and I didn't eat it. By the time I went to bed at 10pm my skin was sensitive to the touch like when you have goosebumps but I didn't have any actual goosebumps and I know, that makes no sense! Took some parrots before bed, slept until 5am when a truck went past and the whole house shook as it went over the speed bump I thought it was an earthquake for a split second, then realised the rumble was an engine. I'm feeling better today but still very tired so I'm sticking to computer jobs and a quick 5 minutes here and there when I get a burst of energy.

    Plan for today:
    Pay bills / update finances
    Order dog food and other items from pet shop.
    Sort out food cupboards etc so I can do a shop.
    Mr A delivery shop (we need bottled water for DD for school again so I'll just add on the weekly shop)
    Everlasting mince (next job when I've posted this)
    Make a chore list for DD for tonight.
    Pics for A.

    Off to find the big pan and the recipe for this everlasting mince, then I'll tweak it
    Baby steps and organisation....
    Declutter 2016 in 2016 : 1534/2016 (Actually left the house!)
    • Honey Bear
    • By Honey Bear 21st Sep 16, 1:53 PM
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    Honey Bear
    Have friend request from US soldier (apparently) in Kabul (apparently) 2 pictures on profile - on one he's holding an American football; on the other a VERY big gun! lol
    Originally posted by Valli
    I'm beginning to feel left out and rejected. I never get these (apparently) hunky chunks wanting to befriend me .... I do get a lot of phone calls from helpful Microsoft engineers wanting to sort my computer problems out though.

    Mrs MP - agree that memories are in us, not in things.

    That puts it perfectly. When my mother went into a nursing home I didn't know what to do with her photograph albums - there were dozens. I'm afraid I filleted about six photographs out of them that I really wanted and let all the rest go. I've never once needed to look through them and that was 10 years ago.

    From the list I have plumped the cushions although LittleyDog is now busy rearranging them.

    Originally posted by Jazee
    We went to another city last night to go to the theatre and got cut up by another driver. We now have a scrape down the side of the car, the driver's side body indicator is no more and the driver's door has a nasty creak when you open it which is getting worse very quickly. We took all the nescessary details and there was a witness so we've contacted our insurance company, plus some photos etc. What blew OH and I away was her attitude. 'You should have given way. Let's call it knock and knock.' I don't f****** think so.

    Valli, that Level 1 list is a lifesaver for me today. Thank you.

    Dog taken to hydrotherapy and chalet shut up for the winter. It could be reopened again in half an hour, but I've bunged the mouse repellers in and turned them on, drained the water system and turned the fridge off. OH mowed the lawn and put the garden furniture in the shed so it's all done and I can forget about it for once. A friend mended the final double-glazed window that needed fixing a few weeks ago so I'm hoping this winter it won't need a dehumidifier running 24/7 as it has the last two winters. I can't believe how many gallons of water we sucked out of the woodwork when we first put it in there but by the end of last winter there was barely a drop in it.
    Keeping it AF
    • YORKSHIRELASS
    • By YORKSHIRELASS 21st Sep 16, 3:01 PM
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    YORKSHIRELASS
    Hi all, feeling a bit out of sorts today, dont really know why. You know when everything just feels like a massive struggle? Sigh.

    DS2 is at his part time job today which means I have to pick him up from school, bring him home so he can change and grab something to eat, then I take him to work. He then needs to be picked up later. This takes about 2.5 hrs out of my day losing potentially £25 in my earnings so that he can earn £16!!! I know he is getting work experience etc but it seems like such a lot of hassle.

    Anyhow, things to do. Might get a sneaky bike ride in when I have got DS2 sorted, that might cheer me up. Living room isnt too bad but it does need a hoover. In fact I might do that now before I have to get to school to try and find a park.
    • kazwookie
    • By kazwookie 21st Sep 16, 4:26 PM
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    kazwookie
    Yorkshirelass, can your son not cycle to school and back, or at least to his job and back?

    Just spent 3 hours gardening / cutting back / tip run.
    35 to go. 35 already gone
    (5 stone to get rid off in total)
    • LameWolf
    • By LameWolf 21st Sep 16, 4:59 PM
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    LameWolf
    Have friend request from US soldier (apparently) in Kabul (apparently) 2 pictures on profile - on one he's holding an American football; on the other a VERY big gun! lol
    Originally posted by Valli

    On the plus side, I've booked myself in for a riding lesson today at half one. Not been on a horse for seven years and I can't wait!!!!
    Originally posted by Biscuit monster
    How did it go?... Are you walking like John Wayne now?

    I'm afraid sweet FA has been achieved by Yours Truly; simply in too much pain. Must do better tomorrow.
    Mr LW has, however, taken the sheep-onna-stick to the tops of all the walls, cleaned the tops of the fridge-freezer and the kitchen cupboards, and dusted all the flat surfaces in bedroom #2 (actually used as a storage room)
    LameWolf
    If your dog thinks you're the best, don't seek a second opinion.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 21st Sep 16, 5:45 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    xraphaelxx when I had problems with gas and leccy folk over readings I took photos of the meters / numbers on the meters / spiders in the meter box etc, and emailed them, it soon sorted out the problem.
    Originally posted by kazwookie
    Thanks if/when they ring me I shall do just that!

    I'm beginning to feel left out and rejected. I never get these (apparently) hunky chunks wanting to befriend me .... I do get a lot of phone calls from helpful Microsoft engineers wanting to sort my computer problems out though.
    Originally posted by Honey Bear
    You wonder how anyone could fall for that scam...
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3788994/This-pension-supposed-nest-egg-Couple-conned-14-000-fraudster-pretending-Microsoft-said-PORN-computer.htm

    Blue Monday - Klean the Kitchen and Diner

    Level 2
    Polish the windows
    Level 3
    Mop and/or vacuum floors.
    Extras
    Pick a frog and start munching.

    Terrific Tuesday Bathroom Blitz
    Level 3
    Wash the windows
    Scrub the floor

    Wonderful Wednesday - Lounge time

    Level 1
    Open the windows,
    Empty the bin,
    Clear out anything that lives elsewhere
    Plump the cushions
    Level 2
    Vacuum upholstery including UNDER the sofapads!
    Sweep or mop or vacuum, depending on your floor covering
    Level 3
    Dust everywhere - including skirtings, dado or picture rails
    Clean all light fittings
    Extras
    Vacuum drapes
    Clean windows
    Bin bag dance around the house I've been on a decluttering mission, so there is nothing to bag up! I have listed an item on fleabay thou!

    Leftover & extra bits
    Clean windows.
    Clean car.
    Have a bit of a tidy in the cupboard under the stairs.
    Scan paperwork.
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    • Biscuit monster
    • By Biscuit monster 21st Sep 16, 6:55 PM
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    Biscuit monster
    Evening all,

    Well as well as cleaning the girls room this morning, I've tidied every room, hoovered and mopped. The place is looking much better.
    Thanks LW for asking about the riding. It went great! I remembered a lot, and even managed some cantering (a bit scrappy, but better than i thought it would be).
    Right, I'm treating myself to a lazy evening xx
    • bossymoo
    • By bossymoo 21st Sep 16, 7:36 PM
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    bossymoo
    Well done, BM. We're a bit messy here. But I think given time spent in minor injuries units and hospitals, plus college, I'll cut myself some slack.

    I have homework too

    Tomorrow I'm going to try whizz round the whole house. It's mainly bits of clothes n stuff to put away, and a good wipe round. Also want to pop out to Mr S for some bits and browse the TU sale. DD still needs a new pe tshirt

    DS went to school today he seems happy. The learning mentor / wellbeing lady came to see him (presumably to check it wasn't me that bashed him ) and gave him a sticker. His friends helped him, one brought his book at "silent reading" time and another brought him pencils when needed. Bless! He's been quite the celebrity lol. But he's tired of telling people what happened, he said "mum even people I've told already, keep asking again". Lol. We need to ask his teacher what he can do instead of pe tomorrow though.

    Tonight I'm going to make pack up then relax for a bit!
    Bossymoo
    Teetering on the edge...


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    • Valli
    • By Valli 21st Sep 16, 9:38 PM
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    Valli
    Morning everyone.

    Valli - my son's friend went to Alaska this year and sent a photo of himself standing in a store with a huge rifle. Apparently they sell guns in the supermarkets there
    Originally posted by jackywhizz
    I'm quite tempted to use this as an example of why we need to be very careful when responding to friend requests. There is minimal information on the profile; could well be the precursor to a scam attempt.

    Valli, that Level 1 list is a lifesaver for me today. Thank you.
    Originally posted by Honey Bear
    You're very welcome xx In all honesty do level 1 (like that) and any room would look ok. Awful about the bearmobile!
    Well done, BM. We're a bit messy here. But I think given time spent in minor injuries units and hospitals, plus college, I'll cut myself some slack.
    Originally posted by bossymoo
    Quite right too

    Have managed some flinging.

    List is up
    Make two - and freeze one!
    Don't put it DOWN - put it AWAY!

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    • YORKSHIRELASS
    • By YORKSHIRELASS 21st Sep 16, 9:48 PM
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    YORKSHIRELASS
    BM well done on doing something that you enjoy, think we should all follow your example. Oh and glad young Bossy is on the mend.

    Kaz school is 7 miles away from home and work is 6 miles in the opposite direction so there is no way he could get there in time on the bike. The joys of living in the country. He enjoys the job, it gives him valuable experience and a bit of his own money. Its just a pain for me!

    Been out on the bike and done my gym class. Fed everyone and washed up, hoovered and dusted the LR, washed and dried a load of whites, walked the dog and done some paid stuff. Bedtime.

    Night all x
    • ionafan
    • By ionafan 21st Sep 16, 10:58 PM
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    ionafan
    We went to another city last night to go to the theatre and got cut up by another driver. We now have a scrape down the side of the car, the driver's side body indicator is no more and the driver's door has a nasty creak when you open it which is getting worse very quickly. We took all the nescessary details and there was a witness so we've contacted our insurance company, plus some photos etc. What blew OH and I away was her attitude. 'You should have given way. Let's call it knock and knock.' I don't f****** think so.

    Valli, that Level 1 list is a lifesaver for me today. Thank you.
    Originally posted by Honey Bear

    Honey Bear
    , my DH is paying £1000 for the bodywork repairs to his car, and it sounds as if yours is worse.

    Ditto re Level 1 lists. I am struggling with a Virtual Learning Environment, a pile of books and papers and an ageing brain and simply haven't got time to do more than the absolute basics On the other hand, since DH is out playing trains all day (and got himself on one of BBC Midlands Today FB photos) the house doesn't get untidy.

    I have been out for a lovely meal this evening with the group from the course I did in the last academic year, and got home to find DH fast asleep in bed. Awwww, he must have been shattered after a full day at work and then his BSL course.

    Dizzy, are you pleased with your hairdo?

    CY texted me last night to say that she is back in hospital - she's not happy about it but knows it's the best place to be atm.

    (((Hugs))) spoons and sticks all round, as needed x Will be popping in when I can, but...
    • donnajt
    • By donnajt 22nd Sep 16, 6:40 AM
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    donnajt
    morning all - i am here - been unable to participate much cos i;m in terrible pain with back - it just won't ease up - didnt help that i had to lug furniture round at work and reconnect pc at work yesterday - will be complaining today! House is tidy but not up to fly lady standards - am hoping to enlist dd to give me a hand on saturday to get it sparkly again esp my kitchen sink I miss that glow in the morning

    love to you all x
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    • jackywhizz
    • By jackywhizz 22nd Sep 16, 7:21 AM
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    jackywhizz
    Morning all

    Healing and get home soon vibes to CY

    Valli - definitely sounds like a scam attempt to me.

    Paid work today - will go and change bed before I go.
    • mrs-moneypenny
    • By mrs-moneypenny 22nd Sep 16, 8:05 AM
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    mrs-moneypenny
    Morning all
    Hugs good wishes and coping vibes to all who need them.
    Valli he doesn't sound at all genuine to me.
    Honeybear glad you are both alright, her attitude stinks!
    Had full house for tea last night, dd2 came over to wish mil happy birthday so they all end up staying for tea, then ds1 had a friend over for drinks plus ds2s gf was here when I got home from work so I quickly ended up rustling up food for 11 just as we were eating dd3 plus fiance nipped in on way back from mils but they only wanted a cuppa and hug each.

    I'm busy all day today so will have to play catch up later, certainly need to do the kitchen once I get time as repair man is round tomorrow.
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    • nicki
    • By nicki 22nd Sep 16, 9:29 AM
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    nicki
    Morning all

    Sorry can't remember what I was going to say so Hugs, sticks and spoons to all.

    I'm supposed to be out at work collecting books but I'm waiting on my phone charging. DD is in half day today (its the open evening from 4pm and they need to set up) so is treating herself to lunch from somewhere using her pocket money. I have a Mr A delivery coming this afternoon (costing me 46p delivery & carrier bags due to the price guarantee vouchers ) then more work this evening. I still need to order Zacks food, but I plan on doing that later.

    DD is also off tomorrow so we'll be out to the dentists for 9am for check-ups. I also need to remember to book her an eye test as we got a letter yesterday saying she was overdue...could have sworn she wasn't due for one but since she goes to Mr A its not a problem fitting it in

    We'll also be starting the Christmas shopping tomorrow....only the cards as we buy mum & dad/uncle/brother/sister/special couple type ones. If we look tomorrow and find ones we like then they're done and dusted with, if not we still have half term and another inset day in November to get them There's not much choice for "Dad and step-mum" ones so they can take a while to find.

    Personal:
    Clear a folder of papers which need scanning/shredding
    Order dog food etc
    Mr A delivery due 1-2pm
    Deal with mince from last night
    Start shopping list for tomorrow so I don't forget anything.
    Work:
    Sort out money to pay into bank.
    Collect books
    Delivery
    D coming to swap stuff

    Blue Monday - Klean the Kitchen
    Level 2
    Polish the windows
    Level 3
    Mop and/or vacuum floors
    Extras
    Pick a frog and start munching


    Terrific Tuesday Bathroom Blitz
    Level 1
    Shine the sink
    Clean the loo inside and out - scrub that rim
    Wipe the light pull
    level 2
    Clear the bath and clean it completely
    Level 3
    Wash the windows
    Scrub the floor
    Extras
    Polish all taps with a fluffy cloth


    Wonderful Wednesday - Lounge time
    Level 2
    Vacuum upholstery including UNDER the sofapads!
    Sweep or mop or vacuum, depending on your floor covering
    Level 3
    Dust everywhere - including skirtings, dado or picture rails
    Clean all light fittings
    Extras
    Vacuum drapes
    Clean windows
    HHI
    Bin bag dance around the house


    Thrilling Thursday - Bedroom time
    Level 1
    strip the bed
    Level 2
    Make the bed
    Vacuum the floor
    Level 3
    Dust and degrot
    Wipe the windows
    Extras
    HHI


    Phone is nearly charged so time for me to get some cough medicine and then get sorted to go out.
    Baby steps and organisation....
    Declutter 2016 in 2016 : 1534/2016 (Actually left the house!)
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