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I LOVE Flylady & have been following her for yrs. I break many tasks into 15 mintue increments that I do before I leave for work in the AM. That's how I do my
bathroom: sink & counters one day, toilet next, then shower walls, and shower doors and floor and finally the bathroom floor itself.

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Saves me from having to do it on the weekend! Flylady.com ROCKS!
- Submitted by YAMAHA49 7/16/2010 in Organization | 8 Comments
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GLENYSM 7/6/2013 10:58:00 AM

    I used to follow Fly Lady but forgot all about her. Thanks for the reminder. I WILL sign up again.
BADUREKL 7/23/2010 2:25:00 AM

    This works great with kids, as well. You will be amazed how little time most things take. We waste more time thinking we don't have time to do things than doing them takes. Just do it!
PMORENA 7/22/2010 5:06:00 PM

    Fly Lady kept me sane when I had three kids at home and was working full time but now that I'm an empty nester, I don't need the daily reminders. However, I have the quote "I can do anything for 15 minutes" right on my daily to-do list!
SAMSEE 7/22/2010 2:02:00 PM

    I've been a member of Flylady for quite some time but I fall off the wagon..then get back on. She says it's never to late to start. Her premise is that perfectionism keeps us from doing anything but it is better to get something done even if it isn't perfect. You start with shining your sink. It is a simple thing to do, it's a goal that can be achieved and it's amazing how good you feel to have accomplished something.
TREEFROGLADY 7/20/2010 9:53:00 PM

    LOVE the FlyLady! She's awesome.
TWINKIEQUEEN 7/20/2010 5:27:00 PM

    interesting idea...i may have to try this
SHASUN 7/20/2010 8:14:00 AM

    Setting my timer for "15 minutes" is a great motivator. It is fun and challenging to see what I can get accomplished in that relatively short amount of time. Keeps small tasks from turning into big projects.
HRICKETT 7/19/2010 1:03:00 PM

    I do something similar myself. I print out a weekly calendar that gives me a chore per free hour, like "sweep all hard floors" or "clean kitchen surfaces." I also try to do little things if there are lax periods in larger tasks. For example if I'm simmering something, I'll use the time to wipe the kitchen cabinets down with a wet rag or get some dishes ready for washing.

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