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i am a terrible housekeeper. really terrible. i have learned to take one small area at a time, do it RIGHT, then take a break. i am working on my kitchen today.

- Submitted by NIGHTSKYSTAR 11/17/2010 in Organization | 4 Comments
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FVHORVATH 11/17/2010 11:50:00 AM

    I too am terrible at house cleaning. I always say my home is clean enought to be healthy and dirty enough to be happy. My DH is pack rat and I am not much better. I just pach it better where his is all over. But my DD is MRS. Clean so I know I taught her well now all I have to do is re-learn the same lessons I taught her! LOL
STFY31 11/20/2010 11:54:00 AM

    I have a horrible time keeping up on things!!! I feel as though my house is always a disaster. I found a website called flylady.com and she has been a life saver. She does the same thing sets up a schedule you can follow. She separates your house into zones and each day you have part of that zone to clean. I just log on and print out my chores for the day and then I am done. Eventually the house is clean and kept up on.
I just have to be faithful in following her :)
BEVERLEAF 11/19/2010 2:48:00 AM

    I get behind sometimes and then I get discouraged. Then I get mad!!! That's when I get it in gear ... I turn on some fast Zydeco music and clean with the beat! And here's the key: Clean the WORST thing FIRST, so you can see RESULTS! That's what gets me jump-started to get to work cleaning. Then I yell to my DH over the music, "Help! I'm cleaning and I can't stop!!!" This doesn't happen regularly, but when it does, it's a lot of fun! emoticon
AZTLAN777 11/17/2010 12:30:00 PM

    Good strategy for cleaning one area or room at a time! Nothing like a nice clean, and clean smelling home environment! Good luck, hope you make a good headway and with happiness.

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