Weekly Flylady Thread 27th June 2011



  • pigpen
    pigpen Posts: 40,839
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    edited 3 July 2011 at 6:58PM
    Is there a Toots about for the new Fred?

    LB moment 10/06 Debt Free date 6/6/14
    Hope to be debt free until the day I die
    Mortgage-free Wannabee (05/08/30)
    6/6/14 £72,454.65 (5.65% int.)
    08/12/2023 £33602.00 (4.81% int.)
  • Isis1981uk
    Isis1981uk Posts: 5 Forumite
    Did fairly well this week (my second)

    Monday - Sitting Room and Hallway
    Level One
    [STRIKE]Open the windows and turn on some music!
    Vacuum floors and sofas!
    Declutter the chairs, floor and top of any cupboards![/STRIKE]
    Level Two
    [STRIKE]Vacuum under any furniture you can.. please don't injure yourselves!
    Sort out coats, shoes and bags
    Clean any ornaments, glass, mirrors, pictures etc[/STRIKE]
    Level Three
    [STRIKE]Check those smoke alarms!
    Wipe sofas, paintwork and dusty places
    HHC in the hallway.. vacuum floors/stairs, wipe paintwork, fling that junk mail!.. if there is a charity shop bag.. FILL IT[/STRIKE]!
    Empty and wash out vacuum cleaner.. don't forget filters!

    Catch up on some calls/emails
    [STRIKE]Clean switches and sockets[/STRIKE]
    Wipe the windows in these areas

    Tuesday ~ Kitchen and Dining Mess
    Level One
    [STRIKE]Sweep, vacuum and mop floors
    Declutter and wipe worksurfaces
    Oven and hob cleaning week... and it is level one so none of you can get out of it..[/STRIKE]
    Level Two
    [STRIKE]Wipe table replacing cloth if necessary..
    Clear out a cupboard.. the larder unit or pantry if you have one or just the general messiness of cupboard.. the one where you stuff all things useless.
    Wipe and replace small appliances.. Clean one thoroughly![/STRIKE]
    Level Three
    [STRIKE]Wipe units and large appliances.. don't forget kickboards![/STRIKE]
    [STRIKE]Wipe the tops of the wall units.. lining them with old wallpaper or newspaper keeps them clean![/STRIKE]
    [STRIKE]Dejunk window sills[/STRIKE], dust blinds and wash windows!

    Wash light shades and clean bulbs
    Clean out the smelly fridge
    Sort out and restock baking cupboards
    Scrub sink and shine the taps!

    Wednesday - Bathroom and Study/Pc Area
    Level One
    [STRIKE]Clean floors in these rooms
    Clean baths, toilets, don't forget the outside! and sinks.. shine the taps with a toothbrush[/STRIKE]
    Level Two
    [STRIKE]Clear any clutter from desk
    Dust PC and desk and wipe off those cup rings!!
    Wipe keyboard, house phone, sockets, switches and mouse etc[/STRIKE]
    Level Three
    [STRIKE]Wash your bathroom mats, nets, clean blind/curtains etc
    Scrub down tiles in bathroom.. defragment your pc while doing this.
    Empty and clean out all the upstairs bins!
    Clean shower screen/curtain if you have one/if required
    Collect all the dirty laundry [/STRIKE]

    Wipe the skirtings, door and window frames in these rooms
    [STRIKE]Fling all those empty bottles and tubes
    replace any sponges, flannels, toiletries that need it
    Make a long list of those things you need to get for going back to school in September!![/STRIKE]

    Thursday ~ Master bedroom & landing
    Level 1
    [STRIKE]Check fire alarms are working
    Remove and wash bed linen and duvet covers.
    Fling open the window and let in the air[/STRIKE]
    Level 2
    [STRIKE]Dust surfaces & make sure no cobwebs..
    Vacuum & turn mattress before replacing with fresh linen..
    Clean lightshade. And remove dead insects
    15 minutes floordrobe clearance [/STRIKE]
    Level 3
    [STRIKE]Vacuum floors in bedroom and on landing
    binbag dance
    Clear a hotspot.. or spend 15 minutes clearing one.[/STRIKE]
    tidy a cupboard
    Clean windows in these rooms
    [STRIKE]Clear a box of clutter from the landing
    Make any necessary phone calls[/STRIKE]

    Friday ~ Childrens/Spare rooms
    Level One
    [STRIKE]Clear the floor
    Spend at least half an hour doing something just for yourself.. a nice bath, a manicure.. just your time! Make that appointment to have your hair done!![/STRIKE]
    Level Two
    [STRIKE]strip the beds and wash those sheets.. and any duvets that need doing
    Drag the stuff from under the beds and place it in it's proper homes![/STRIKE]
    Level Three
    [STRIKE]Vacuum the floor
    deweb and fluff the room[/STRIKE]
    clean the windows
    [STRIKE]Wash any curtains/throws/cushions etc that need it[/STRIKE]
    Wipe sticky marks from walls and doors
    [STRIKE]Clean any tv's, pc's playstations in the room
    15 minutes filing![/STRIKE]
  • pigpen
    pigpen Posts: 40,839
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    edited 3 July 2011 at 7:33PM
    That's a good looking list Isis.. you've done really well.. I hope you are suitably proud of yourself and your beautifl home !
    LB moment 10/06 Debt Free date 6/6/14
    Hope to be debt free until the day I die
    Mortgage-free Wannabee (05/08/30)
    6/6/14 £72,454.65 (5.65% int.)
    08/12/2023 £33602.00 (4.81% int.)
  • Craftyscholar
    Craftyscholar Posts: 3,403 Forumite
    hex2 wrote: »
    Rubble sacks


    Last house I tried painting over them with the tile paint but you could see the pattern so I didn't even try this time.

    I did the tile paint route and actually it's been quite successful.
    It's only a small bathroom, but all four walls tiled so a lot to sort out:eek:
    I might manage to get the old tiles off, but then replastering the walls and tiling even just the bath area wouldn't come cheap.
  • Don't like the tester pot colours now I've done the bath panel and a little corner of the wall between the bath and the sink. :( Probably doesn't help that Minion swapped out the colours when I wasn't looking and raspberry was replaced with old lady pink and dead mouse brown. :mad: Oh well, it can act as a base coat for something else. Anything else. Except the kid's playground aqua she also suggested. It's going to be white on white if there's going to be any grief about it.

    I just want colours that are going to make it look like a place I would want to spend more than a couple of seconds in.
    I could dream to wide extremes, I could do or die: I could yawn and be withdrawn and watch the world go by.
    colinw wrote: »
    Yup you are officially Rock n Roll :D
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