SparkPeople FLYclean (Finally Loving Yourself) Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=68178 Come FLY with us (Finally Loving Yourself). Simple Daily Routines from the FLYlady techniques will be posted to help us keep our homes clean & organized while getting our bodies into shape. SparkPeople FLYclean (Finally Loving Yourself) Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=68178 Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72788523 The shining heart of your kitchen is your kitchen sink. Your mission for today is to shine your sink. This is the first assignment that you are ever given. Even I forget what a powerful message that gleaming sink does for me in the morning. Thu, 12 Dec 2019 06:07:06 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72788520 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 12 Dec 2019 06:06:13 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72783074 Today is anti-procrastination day and we are heading into the refrigerator! Your mission for today is to set your timer, grab a trash bag and throw open the door to fling out the science projects, Thanksgiving leftovers and don't forget to check out the vegetable/fruit drawer. I am usually guaranteed a piece of fruit with a little fuzz on it that needs to be tossed! Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:29:13 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72783070 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off Wed, 11 Dec 2019 06:28:24 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72777868 Your mission for today is to de-clutter your silverware drawer, get rid of those leftover plastic spoons, wet wipes, sippy cup lids that don't have bottoms anymore, etc. We all have the stuff that just seems to pile up in that drawer! Tue, 10 Dec 2019 06:26:19 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72777866 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 10 Dec 2019 06:25:29 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72772408 We are in the first day of the kitchen zone! <BR> Let's take a look at the cabinets! Take a few minutes to check them out, I bet you will see that they need a little sprucing up. Just wipe down the outside surfaces. You will be so surprised at what a difference shining those cabinets will make! <BR> <BR> There is no "right" way to do this. Depending on what your cabinets are made out of is what you will use to wipe the cabinets down. A wood soap, a general purpose cleaner, or just soap and w... Mon, 9 Dec 2019 06:30:13 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72772405 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 9 Dec 2019 06:29:40 EST QOD~12/07-12/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72763919 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0634e3ca-0d0f-4221-956a-1dc8dbf51e0a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you open gifts on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc97f1d2-06b9-4773-9210-8b4e5df662ab.jpg"> <BR> Sat, 7 Dec 2019 12:26:15 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72757228 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 6 Dec 2019 06:24:03 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72757223 This is our last day in Zone 1, today is a choose your own mission day. Set your timer for 15 minutes and do something that needs to be done in the area of Zone 1. If you need to vacuum, dust or do a 27 fling, go for it! Take the time to just get something done! Remember, we do today what we can do and then a little more tomorrow. We are taking Babysteps together! Fri, 6 Dec 2019 06:23:13 EST QOD~12/05-12/06 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72753921 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/222b6dd6-6680-4bd2-a265-b04430beea7d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What would you like Santa to bring you for Christmas? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55a0802f-45cb-4848-a17d-a2a2d6be99af.jpg"> Thu, 5 Dec 2019 12:11:57 EST Song With a Color in the Title http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32159x68178x72752255 Post a song with a color in the Title. <em>306</em> Thu, 5 Dec 2019 07:07:53 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72751885 Let's go into the dining room and get down and dirty with the cobwebs and the dust bunnies. Look up and look down, get the dust off the baseboards and the cobwebs out of the corners in the ceiling. While you are looking up, check out your light fixture, does it need to be dusted? <BR> Take 5-15 minutes to take care of this! Thu, 5 Dec 2019 05:27:12 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72751879 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 5 Dec 2019 05:26:34 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72746192 Today take a look at the walls and the windows in your dining room. Grab some cleaner and a cloth and go after the finger prints and smudges. Wipe the light switches and door handles too! That will help keep the spread of germs down in your home as a bonus! Wed, 4 Dec 2019 05:58:34 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72746189 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off Wed, 4 Dec 2019 05:58:01 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72740600 We are in Zone 1 and your mission for today is to clear out the clutter in the interior entrance of your home. Set your timer for 15 minutes and put away the shoes, jackets and mail that have piled up in this area. Put away anything else that has managed to smolder in the beginnings of a hot spot! Toss that junk mail and smile! Tue, 3 Dec 2019 05:30:49 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72740597 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 3 Dec 2019 05:29:41 EST QOD~12/02-12/03 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72736491 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2b0d4f66-ea3a-4edf-b1f8-a2932fe45947.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite thing to do getting ready for Christmas? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/819ed3aa-c095-4b13-a874-1d2f7470a104.jpg"> Mon, 2 Dec 2019 10:54:53 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72734991 Today is the day to toss the Autumn decorations from the front porch! If you still have a pumpkin, hay or cornstalks it is time to let them go! If you have already cleared these items from your porch and front entrance area, then grab your broom and shake out your door mats! This is a mission that will take less than 10 minutes and will really make a difference! Mon, 2 Dec 2019 06:03:17 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72734988 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 2 Dec 2019 06:02:27 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72729594 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 1 Dec 2019 05:45:56 EST QOD~11/30-12/01 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72725775 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fe0ee248-8c55-4434-8275-775e8aed7ee1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Did you go shopping on Black Friday? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d48ecd8-998c-4397-b710-75b90b911f59.jpg"> Sat, 30 Nov 2019 11:37:03 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72719626 Today is our last day in the Living Room! Let's have a detailed vacuuming session. This means to vacuum the room, making sure to get up against the baseboards and to get under the furniture. Please be careful that you don't hurt yourself trying to move furniture. If it is too difficult to get under the couch or chairs then just try to get as close to the base of the furniture as you can. <BR> <BR> Have fun and don't get sidetracked! Fri, 29 Nov 2019 06:28:30 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72719624 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 29 Nov 2019 06:27:55 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72715319 If you are celebrating Thanksgiving, you are excused from the mission. For the rest of you here it is! <BR> <BR> It is time for a 27 Fling!! Take 5 minutes to fling your way through the Living Room! Nothing too hard here folks, just that old 27 Fling Boogie! Grab that trash bag and release yourself from things that are causing clutter! Toss those magazines and newspapers! Toss that Junk Mail! Have fun and remember that we are FLYing! Thu, 28 Nov 2019 05:57:36 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72715318 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 28 Nov 2019 05:57:01 EST QOD~12/27-11/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72711834 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a0bd27f9-78c5-4e64-bada-5caad786aea9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you watch the Thanksgiving Parade? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/65dc7833-6fcc-426a-9ff0-a673f4c4fbbe.jpg"> <BR> Wed, 27 Nov 2019 10:57:01 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72710104 For today you are to take 5 minutes and dust the decorative items in your living room. The picture frames, lamps and knick knacks, this is a detailed dusting. Turn on the music and move quickly, you will be amazed at how fast you can to this! Wed, 27 Nov 2019 06:00:06 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72710102 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:59:36 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72704683 Today I want you to spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your living room. Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair, or even the floor. The things that you almost don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there then out it goes! <BR> <BR> This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your living room, do what you can do for 15 minutes. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:46:14 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72704682 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:45:34 EST QOD~11/25-11/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72702325 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e076c2e7-10bc-4f3d-ac3a-70c359c24137.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What’s the most annoying noise? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c9583be-e883-4821-aa1a-2992d97b5744.jpg"> Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:46:32 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72699075 We are heading into the Holiday Season and for those that are celebrating this month we need to prepare the Living Room or Family Room depending on what you have for Holiday Decorations. <BR> <BR> For today put out the fires that are burning in your hotspots and flat surfaces. Put away what needs to be put away and toss what needs to be tossed. Set your timer for 15 minutes and GO! You can do anything for 15 minutes. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 05:36:22 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72699073 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 25 Nov 2019 05:35:49 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72694257 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 24 Nov 2019 08:13:42 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72688838 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 23 Nov 2019 06:25:40 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72683467 Today is the day to remake your bed. This may take a little longer than usual but so well worth it. Strip your bed and remake it. Get someone to help you flip the mattress, if you can't then try just to turn it around. If you have some fabric spray, spritz your mattress and pillows. Then place those crisp freshly washed sheets and blanket on. Take extra care when making the bed. Really tuck those corners in and fluff the pillows. An extra tip is to toss your pillow in the dryer with a dryer s... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:03:05 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72683466 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:02:23 EST QOD~11/23-11/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72680215 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a41a4f3c-f147-4d6b-a346-8d1ad23d2c78.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What is your all-time favorite game? <BR> (maybe played when young &amp; still love to play or just started playing in the past few years) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b5225474-3475-496e-b873-51cf62b422d7.jpg"> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:30:15 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72678106 Today we are going to focus on the "stuff" that is hanging around in our bedroom that need to be put away but we just have not gotten around to. Set your timer for 15 minutes and go to it. Hang up the clothes, put the laundry basket of clothes away, take the coffee mug on the nightstand to the kitchen and turn around and come right back, don't get sidetracked. Better yet, have an empty laundry basket and toss in the things that do not belong in your room and then take the basket around the ho... Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:42:20 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72678102 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:41:32 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72672526 Today you are to grab your favorite pj's and have them ready for you to change into this evening. Tonight will be busy and full of last minute details, to have one small decision already made will make a big difference! Wed, 20 Nov 2019 05:37:41 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72672523 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 05:36:59 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72666960 Today I want you to spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your bedroom. Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair or even the floor. The things that you almost don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there then out it goes! <BR> <BR> This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your bedroom, do what you can do for 15 minutes. Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:08:25 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72666959 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:07:47 EST QOD~11/18-11/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72663868 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f9a0573-7a0a-4bad-a66a-9c5c0bdc75ef.jpg"> <BR> <BR> If you could have an all-expenses paid trip to see any famous world monument, which monument would you choose? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8b0821ca-706b-48a3-87d6-816804a04d43.jpg"> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:53:30 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72661214 This week we are in the Master Bedroom, today I want you to spend 15 minutes under your bed! Take this time to get the things out from under the bed that you have shoved under there during a mad stash and dash through the house. <BR> <BR> 15 minutes might not be enough, but for today just try to put a dent in the stuff that you have put there. Things that just don't belong. If you don't have anything under your bed, then grab a vacuum cleaner or broom and get the dust bunnies that have been ... Mon, 18 Nov 2019 05:57:06 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72661210 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 18 Nov 2019 05:55:59 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72655487 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:09:06 EST QOD~11/16-11/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72652573 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bef04835-515d-48be-8bb8-908bf3c0c388.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What outdoor activity haven’t you tried, but would like to? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8fb9f4bd-621a-4076-b1fd-fad79184ae71.jpg"> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 15:47:18 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72650036 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:00:16 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72644197 As we are headed in to Cold and Flu season I want you to take 15 minutes to wipe down your door knobs, light switches and phones in your home. As many of them as you can accomplish in 15 minutes. If you need more time, take a break and go back for another 15. Use plain rubbing alcohol on a rag or something that is anti-bacterial to get rid of all of the germs and handprints that have built up. Also, when wiping down the phone make sure you wipe down the mouthpiece as well. Fri, 15 Nov 2019 05:54:16 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72644193 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 15 Nov 2019 05:53:02 EST QOD~11/14-11/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72640937 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99d09e76-12d4-4f23-9d3f-54b352b318ed.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you like to wear hats? What kind? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4ec44062-0c46-43e3-bcfb-e8df5f21d2e9.jpg"> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:04:41 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72638631 As you know that Zone 3 is the main bathroom and another room in the house. <BR> <BR> Today that other room is the laundry area. Take 15 minutes and straighten up the laundry area. Put away the stray hangers. Wipe down the washing machine and dryer. Toss out all those empty detergent and fabric softner bottles that you have meant to take care of. You know what you need to do, just set your timer for 15 minutes and get busy! Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:20:53 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72638624 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:19:54 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72632287 Today we are going to shine our tubs or showers! We have talked about shinning our sinks since you started and we want you take 5 or 10 minutes to shine that tub or shower. Do not get obsessed with the tub being perfect. Just scrub the tub with whatever works. there is no perfect tub/shower cleaner or perfect way to do this. Shampoo on a wash cloth will work! Whatever or however you choose, anything is better then nothing, then spritz it with a little windex and dry it with a towel like you s... Wed, 13 Nov 2019 05:35:09 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72632286 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 13 Nov 2019 05:34:31 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72626088 Let's grab some general purpose cleaner and shine those counter tops and shine our bathroom sinks! Clear everything off the counter top and wipe them from side to side and top to bottom. Then use a little elbow grease and scrub your sink, then spritz the counter top and sink with a little windex to make it shine. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:15:18 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72626087 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:14:48 EST QOD~11/11-11/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72622621 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f35ddd42-0b01-490e-b571-5d9b97e341e4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What does Veteran's (or Remembrance) Day mean to you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c15170e5-e32c-4f58-a8ca-f01e14a788b2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2fa49148-f557-4482-b243-982b3b94bac1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/957c4df5-c986-4282-add7-c02adf9be976.jpg"> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:26:06 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72619708 This is one of my favorite missions! This is what I will be doing tomorrow morning! For those of you that are gearing up for a holiday this month, this is a great way to kick off getting the bathroom ready! <BR> Your mission for today is to check the supplies that are needed in your bathroom. Do you need toilet paper, toothpaste, shampoo, mouthwash, soap etc. Add these to your shopping list this week. Take a visual inventory to make sure you have what you need so one of your family members ar... Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:59:47 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72619707 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans <BR> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 05:59:18 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72616191 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 10 Nov 2019 13:40:42 EST QOD~11/09-11/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72609663 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c042723-46e1-46fe-82d7-398bd49eda77.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Does a cloudy day affect your mood? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef7f34a3-b640-46ea-9df0-83d81982ba15.jpg"> <BR> Sat, 9 Nov 2019 11:18:44 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72608270 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 9 Nov 2019 07:10:47 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72602484 Today is our last day in the Kitchen!! For today I want you to grab your broom and your mop. Sweep your kitchen floor really well and then mop. There are several ways to mop a kitchen floor and no real wrong way. Hot soapy water and wipe. There is no "perfect" mop and no "perfect" way to do it. Just Do It! <BR> Don't obsess and get caught up in perfection! It won't matter if you don't mop the way your Mother did as long as you do it. Remember House work done incorrectly still blesses your fam... Fri, 8 Nov 2019 06:54:43 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72602475 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 8 Nov 2019 06:53:58 EST QOD~11/07-11/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72597853 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a6514d50-4a4e-4717-a145-ddca6907b607.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you have a food scale? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/793133d6-8285-44ae-9dc4-efabef804853.jpg"> Thu, 7 Nov 2019 10:55:37 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72596378 When our counter tops get cluttered with stuff the heart of our home looks bad and feels bad. <BR> <BR> Your mission today is to set your timer for 15 minutes and start putting the clutter away that has invaded these surfaces. You know those small appliances that you have only used once this month. It time to find them a new place to live. When the counters are cleared your heart is shining again. Thu, 7 Nov 2019 06:21:12 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72596375 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 7 Nov 2019 06:20:37 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72590417 The shining heart of your kitchen is your kitchen sink. Your mission for today is to shine your sink. This is the first assignment that you are ever given. Even I forget what a powerful message that gleaming sink does for me in the morning. I love walking into my kitchen and having that great big smile take over my face. Wed, 6 Nov 2019 06:54:27 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72590413 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 6 Nov 2019 06:53:56 EST QOD~11/05-11/06 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72586686 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c69faf2c-27a8-4535-b10d-3c86c640c248.png"> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite dessert? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/74af2ad8-937b-46b1-9519-f448fa699a36.jpg"> Tue, 5 Nov 2019 13:15:41 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72584190 Your Mission for today is to fling your way through at least one shelf of your pantry. We all seem to have items in our pantry that we will not use, that we keep shoving to the back because one day we might use them. I know I need to check mine for items I have bought when they are on sale for Thanksgiving. This would be a good time to add the Food items to the list for errand day! Tue, 5 Nov 2019 06:10:47 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72584183 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 5 Nov 2019 06:10:07 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72578004 Today your mission is to clean out under your sink. All the almost empty containers, the old nasty sponges,the grocery bags, the cleaners that you don't use,the empty jars,the clutter that just seems to pile up under the sink! While you are under there make a list of the tings you are low or out of, and add that item to your list for errand day. Mon, 4 Nov 2019 05:55:58 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72578002 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 4 Nov 2019 05:55:28 EST QOD~11/03-11/04 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72573566 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a78cea03-fb0f-4a0b-94bc-bd2a920981e3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> How do you like your coffee? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a2df9453-a1c9-4310-83cf-2355ad54dc2c.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 3 Nov 2019 11:07:54 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72571923 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 3 Nov 2019 05:37:39 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72565774 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 2 Nov 2019 06:03:12 EST QOD~11/01-11/02 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72561329 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be40f5b3-52f2-426f-a446-e80fb1322a89.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you have any goals you would like to achieve this month? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/49f366cf-80ad-412f-96bf-b341e32e97cf.jpg"> Fri, 1 Nov 2019 11:05:09 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72559678 Today is only day in Zone 1, the Front Entrance, Porch and Dining Room. For today's mission just spend 15 minutes in the entrance way of your home. Grab all the mail, shoes and jackets and put them away. I am always so surprised at how much stuff seems to accumulate in that one area! This is one area that when you tackle it and you are finished that you feel such a huge accomplishment because it is what you see first as you come through the door! Fri, 1 Nov 2019 06:25:40 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72559675 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 1 Nov 2019 06:25:06 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72553646 We are heading into the Holiday Season and for those that are celebrating this month we need to prepare the Living Room or Family Room depending on what you have for Holiday Decorations. <BR> <BR> For today put out the fires that are burning in your hotspots and flat surfaces. Put away what needs to be put away and toss what needs to be tossed. Set your timer for 15 minutes and GO! You can do anything for 15 minutes. Thu, 31 Oct 2019 05:49:14 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72553644 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 31 Oct 2019 05:48:41 EST QOD~10/30-10/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72549594 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8bfaec20-a57f-4e1e-8298-38187d915c74.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What's the scariest thing that happened to you on Halloween? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/568c3e40-2d36-40a5-9a9b-52e2e656dfe6.jpg"> <BR> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:23:33 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72547635 Let's have a Fire Drill. You know the piles that I am talking about. The ones that just grow and grow! Put that fire out! Take 15 minutes and put things away where they belong and toss the rest. Wed, 30 Oct 2019 05:35:06 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72547631 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. <BR> <BR> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 05:34:15 EST November.....30 Days To Greater Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32155x68178x72547624 NOVEMBER.... <BR> <BR> Don't fall's colder,shorter days get you down.Try to enjoy every moment of this beautiful season! After all,November brings football,falling leaves, and backyard fires,so flash those pearly whites as often as you can.Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. <BR> <BR> Starting...November 1st, Suggestions that will help us get through this month will be posted. See you here! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeo... Wed, 30 Oct 2019 05:30:31 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72541985 We are ready to go diving! You are to go Sofa and Chair diving! This means to throw off those cushions and dig out all of the things that have been swallowed up by the sofas and chairs. In our house we always seem to find that elusive sock that we swear the dryer ate. There have also been a few cheerios, candy wrappers and popsicle sticks found deep in those areas too! If you are feeling REALLY adventurous you can go diving under the sofas and chairs also. Grab a trash bag and start diving! Tue, 29 Oct 2019 05:36:56 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72541984 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 29 Oct 2019 05:36:20 EST QOD~10/28-10/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72538191 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b95b20b5-9b2a-408e-afaf-a8a2d2273dd0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What did you do for fun when you were a kid? <BR> How is it different from what you see kids doing now? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bad71a7a-ee06-430f-9100-e0e221acaeab.jpg"> <BR> Mon, 28 Oct 2019 12:06:15 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72536252 Today I want you to spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your living room. Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair, or even the floor. The things that you almost don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there then out it goes! <BR> <BR> This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your living room, do what you can do for 15 minutes. Mon, 28 Oct 2019 06:12:34 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72536249 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 28 Oct 2019 06:12:01 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72530980 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 27 Oct 2019 06:56:41 EST QOD~10/26-10/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72526909 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/92c72b59-5db8-4406-97f3-a19d539d4b9c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What is your 1st memory &amp; how old were you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e65c6ffd-5499-4323-834b-60b0a49504bd.jpg"> <BR> Sat, 26 Oct 2019 12:00:43 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72525151 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 26 Oct 2019 05:41:02 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72519271 Today is the last day in the Master Bedroom. Take 15 minutes to declutter your dresser. Get the things off the top of your dresser that you have placed there that you were going to put away later. Later is now. Take the time to take care of this; it really makes a great difference. <BR> Fri, 25 Oct 2019 05:51:14 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72519266 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 25 Oct 2019 05:50:19 EST QOD~10/24-10/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72515383 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b5142a96-eedb-4914-9f99-6c0c7edc3767.gif"> <BR> <BR> What's the oldest thing you own? Where did you get it from? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c9e64cb6-75c8-44b7-957f-42e7cf5e6f5e.jpg"> Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:30:52 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72513250 This week, we have been tackling clutter in our bedrooms. So, today we are going to clean off the nightstands! Get the tissues, cups and stuff that has piled up, toss and put away. Then grab a feather duster or dust rag and dust the surface. Place a pretty candle or picture there. Something that is new to that spot that you love to see. <BR> <BR> Waking up and not seeing a pile of things on the nightstand and a pile of clothes will make your morning a little brighter! <BR> <BR> Thu, 24 Oct 2019 05:20:06 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72513249 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 24 Oct 2019 05:18:57 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72507497 Wednesday is Anti-procrastination Day. We are going to straighten up the floor of your closet! <BR> <BR> Are the shoes piling up and you can't find two shoes that are a like? Do you think you have too many shoes? While you are lining up your shoes; pick two pair to give away or throw away. The next time you are looking for the pair of shoes that match your outfit, you will smile because you will be able to find them without getting down on your hands and knees. This will put another smile o... Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:57:08 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72507494 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:56:01 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72501682 Today is the day to attack the clothes pile. Now you all know what I am talking about. This pile is either on a chair, on top of the hamper, dresser or at the foot of your bed. Set your timer for 15 minutes and grab some hangers or start folding. While you are doing this do not hang up or fold something that you hate! This is the time to let it go!! If you do not love it, send it right out the door! Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:40:17 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72501679 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:39:50 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72495476 Today I want you to spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your bedroom. Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair or even the floor. The things that you almost don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there then out it goes! <BR> <BR> This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your bedroom, do what you can do for 15 minutes. <BR> <BR> Mon, 21 Oct 2019 05:17:13 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72495475 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 21 Oct 2019 05:16:18 EST QOD~10/20-10/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72492760 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9dbeac01-dcd7-45d8-a415-0da759a8211f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Who is your favorite male actor? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/13b477ff-ff30-42c3-8c6f-b23a5c5e1510.jpg"> Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:54:39 EST Say It in Five Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32159x68178x72489940 I post this on another team, years ago. Post anything that you want to let us know, what you're doing, motivational things, etc. You get the idea? <BR> <BR> But, it has to be in 5 words. <BR> <BR> Have a healthy happy day. <BR> I ordered my Spark book. <BR> It rained all day today. <BR> Eat your fruits and vegetables. <BR> Did you exercise this morning? <BR> Do you get my drift? <BR> <BR> You get the idea? Sun, 20 Oct 2019 06:27:53 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72489919 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 20 Oct 2019 06:22:29 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72484723 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 19 Oct 2019 06:48:57 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72478835 Today let's grab some general purpose cleaner and shine those counter tops and bathroom sinks! Clear everything off the counter top and wipe them from side to side and top to bottom. Then use a little elbow grease and scrub your sink, then spritz the counter top and sink with a little windex to make it shine. <BR> <BR> This is the last day we have in the guest bedroom. We have worked hard this week, and I am proud of you! Today set your timer and relax. For 15 minutes sit down and have a cup... Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:06:10 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72478834 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:05:24 EST QOD~10/17-10/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72475426 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/97061f9d-9a34-4475-8afb-efdaae38eb89.jpg"> <BR> <BR> When buying a food item. what is the first thing you look for on the package, is it portion size, <BR> calories, fat, carbs, sodium or protein? (or other) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c008c185-cddf-4aca-b3d4-48f1190d1c90.png"> Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:55:59 EST Habit: Paper Clutter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72472988 We are going to focus on getting the Paper Clutter under control and out of our homes. We all have paper clutter and if we don’t spend some time getting rid of it, it will completely take over and create CHAOS! <BR> <BR> Piles of newspapers <BR> Baskets of unread Magazines <BR> Junk mail <BR> Boxes of old school papers(from college or kids papers) <BR> Recipes <BR> Paperback books <BR> Piles of unopened mail <BR> Old phone books <BR> Catalogs <BR> <BR> You get the idea. <BR> <BR> What is y... Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:06:07 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72472911 For the bathroom today, take 10 minutes to toss old cosmetics and perfumes. If you have these items that you have not used for over a year but they are still hanging around, it is time to dump them. If you have not worn anything in the past year then toss it. Most cosmetics have a limited shelf life and are harboring grounds for bacteria. This also applies to lotions and moisturizers. <BR> I understand for some of you who are new to FlyLady there is a lot of hard work to be done. So, today we... Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:34:35 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72472907 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:33:29 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72467271 Bathroom Mission: Today you are to wash your bathroom rugs, shower curtains and accessories. This will take longer than 15 minutes and for those of you that are working outside the home you may have to schedule this. In total, to take the rugs to the machine and bring them back to the bathroom is less than 15 minutes but the wait time for the washing machine and dryer will take up some time. If you have not rebooted your laundry this is a good time to do that! <BR> <BR> For the guest bedroom... Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:37:24 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72467265 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:36:28 EST QOD~10/15-1016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72464188 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e37b7ce3-406b-4a12-8e4d-4a172eb69df3.png"> <BR> <BR> What sounds do you hear right now? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15e84ca1-c534-42c6-a934-ac50941e72d5.jpg"> Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:20:53 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72461140 Today we are going to shine our tubs or showers! We have talked about shinning our sinks since you started and we want you take 5 or 10 minutes to shine that tub or shower. Do not get obsessed with the tub being perfect. You can do this mission while you are in the shower, just scrub the tub with whatever works. Anything is better than nothing, then spritz it with a little windex and dry it with a towel like you shine your sink. <BR> <BR> On to the guest bedroom! Today we are going to tackle... Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:34:31 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72461137 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:33:35 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72455275 We have moved through the zones and we have arrived in the bathroom and an extra room! <BR> <BR> Your mission for today is to do a 27 fling boogie in the bathroom! Get rid of those shampoos, conditioners, hair gels, etc., that you have held onto but you don't use them! Toss them! Set your timer for 15 minutes and grab a trash bag and start flinging! <BR> <BR> You might even be able to get in a second 27 fling in under 15 minutes! <BR> For the extra Room this month, let's get in to the guest... Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:42:32 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72455269 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:41:28 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72449691 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 13 Oct 2019 07:30:51 EST QOD~10/12-10/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72446011 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/234ed5ea-ad75-4b7a-a623-9113b36a466d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite herb to use for flavor? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/01ab3794-8ae8-4a2f-8126-987c0c570187.jpg"> <BR> Sat, 12 Oct 2019 13:07:22 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72444275 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 12 Oct 2019 07:36:15 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72438191 Today is our last day in the Kitchen! For today I want you to grab your broom and your mop. Sweep your kitchen floor really well and then mop. There are several ways to mop a kitchen floor and no real wrong way. Hot soapy water and wipe. There is no "perfect" mop and no "perfect" way to do it. <BR> <BR> Don't obsess and get caught up in perfection! It won't matter if you don't mop the way your Mother did as long as you do it. Remember house work done incorrectly still blesses your family! Fri, 11 Oct 2019 06:12:19 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72438187 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 11 Oct 2019 06:11:47 EST QOD~10/10-10/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72434720 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a1a8207f-27b8-446b-9e55-52da011f2e45.gif"> <BR> <BR> Do you feed outside animals? (birds, squirrels, etc) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/546e828e-bc4b-4dd6-9a99-0e603659582b.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2d18dd31-9635-4098-88b1-7c796e40dc64.jpg"> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:13:17 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72432223 Today we are going after the big appliances! <BR> I am not telling you to clean your ovens and tear apart your refrigerators. Just wipe off the fingerprints, the spills and the dried food that gets stuck on the stove, dishwasher and the refrigerator. Wipe down the doors, handles and surfaces. <BR> <BR> This is not a detailed cleaning mission where you need to spend hours scrubbing, just 15 minutes to surface clean your large appliances. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 06:27:18 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72432221 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 10 Oct 2019 06:26:41 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72426100 Today you will need to get an OLD toothbrush and some soap and scrub those kitchen sink faucets! You will be amazed at how much gunk and grime will come off around the handles. You shine your sink everyday but today we are going to make those faucets sparkle! While you are at it take that soapy toothbrush and scrub your rings that you are wearing that have gotten grungy and make them sparkle too! Wed, 9 Oct 2019 06:01:38 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72426098 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 9 Oct 2019 06:01:09 EST QOD~10/08-10/09 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72422091 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a24b05cf-a74b-4092-8776-1fc872db2326.png"> <BR> <BR> Do you decorate for Halloween? (inside or outside- or both) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8fb77dae-55dc-4228-978f-ff4aee48f7ff.jpg"> Tue, 8 Oct 2019 13:19:34 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72419814 Your mission for today is to scrub down your counter-tops. I don't mean to just wipe a rag across them! I mean you get some hot soapy water and you wipe down the counters from front to back and side to side. Don't take everything off at one time and then plan to put it all back again, I promise you will get sidetracked. You just move your toaster (or coffee pot or whatever this is an example here)over to one side and wipe down the counter, then move over a foot or so, move aside what is there... Tue, 8 Oct 2019 06:16:10 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72419813 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 8 Oct 2019 06:15:44 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72413431 We are back in the kitchen! The mission for today is not fun. Clean your kitchen trash cans! Take out the trash and wash those cans out. You know what happens when that trash bag slips down and yet the rest of the family still tosses things in there! Use a soapy rag and wipe down the sides and the bottom. Some of you may need to take the can outside and spray it out with the hose. If you have a lid, don't forget to clean the underside. Mon, 7 Oct 2019 05:53:06 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72413427 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 7 Oct 2019 05:52:30 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72407368 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 6 Oct 2019 06:19:13 EST QOD~10/05-10/06 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72403247 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/885cba0b-8ca4-4193-8658-811e91f72a54.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Last night, what was the last thing you ate before going to bed? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79f81571-52f7-4d54-b507-d51b298378e1.jpg"> Sat, 5 Oct 2019 12:06:24 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72401199 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 5 Oct 2019 06:22:35 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72395250 This is our last day in Zone 1, today is a choose your own mission day. Set your timer for 15 minutes and do something that needs to be done in the area of Zone 1. If you need to vacuum, dust or do a 27 fling, go for it! Take the time to just get something done! Remember, we do today what we can do and then a little more tomorrow. We are taking Babysteps together! <BR> Fri, 4 Oct 2019 05:44:36 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72395248 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 4 Oct 2019 05:43:56 EST QOD~10/03-10/04 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72391876 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f8a9226c-0544-4bbb-af1c-fb30d3332501.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite healthy food to eat? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/92d86138-e867-4e36-a983-b604fd95dc34.jpg"> Thu, 3 Oct 2019 13:14:04 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72389316 We are in the Dining Room today and I want you to take 15 minutes to clear off some of the things that have begun to pile up on the table. You know those things that you move so you can set the table at night for dinner but then put back. Set your timer and see how much you can get put away. Enjoy when you set the table tonight that you don't have to move those piles around just to eat dinner. Have fun with this, put on some fun music and FLY! Thu, 3 Oct 2019 06:14:02 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72389311 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 3 Oct 2019 06:13:11 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72382935 Today you are to sweep your front porch area around your front door. Shake out your welcome mats and wipe down your front door. This makes a huge difference in how your home looks. We have a tendency to neglect this area and yet it is the first thing that people see when they come to your home. Wed, 2 Oct 2019 06:20:36 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72382932 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 2 Oct 2019 06:19:56 EST QOD~10/01-10/02 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72379114 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f89859fd-2b56-45e2-b2ea-85232fbaca0b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Because October is a new month, are there any goals <BR> you would like to achieve during this month? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c0b91c19-6499-4340-a037-1b8bf7195192.jpg"> Tue, 1 Oct 2019 12:28:20 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72376625 For today let's grab our feather dusters and dust off the leaves on our house plants and give them a drink of water! If you want bonus points you can pull of some of the dead leaves and blooms, you know....declutter the plants! If you don't have any live plants but have some artificial arrangements, dust those off and dump any loose leaves and petals. Tue, 1 Oct 2019 06:21:41 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72376624 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 1 Oct 2019 06:21:11 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72370522 We are in the Living Room and Family Room for a few days. What to do if you have both? Well, my answer is to do the mission in both rooms. I try really hard for the missions to take less than 15 minutes so it should not be too much of a time crunch to do both rooms if you have them. <BR> <BR> Your mission for today is to go sofa and chair diving! This is when you remove the cushions from your sofas and chairs and start digging for the things that magically disappear in there. Grab these thin... Mon, 30 Sep 2019 06:10:33 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72370521 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans <BR> Mon, 30 Sep 2019 06:09:16 EST QOD~9/29-9/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72366689 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a392c492-180c-4c82-924f-b2bbd3aa25e0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What temptation have you resisted so far this weekend? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d374a98-2213-42bf-93c8-56b5303756a5.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 29 Sep 2019 11:59:13 EST October. ...Daily Challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32155x68178x72365318 Different daily challenges will be posted. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/78a6499a-108c-4743-9414-5aa337a03f66.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:32:00 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72365288 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:28:40 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72359705 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 28 Sep 2019 06:52:19 EST QOD~9/27-9/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72355759 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1d10a173-8ff2-4b2a-9ea9-e33fbe11729b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What's your weather like today? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4d0e2595-5e1a-498d-8e6b-7a95fd97e7db.jpg"> <BR> Fri, 27 Sep 2019 10:58:15 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72354103 Today is the last day in the Master Bedroom. Take 15 minutes to declutter your dresser. Get the things off the top of your dresser that you have placed there that you were going to put away later. Later is now. Take the time to take care of this; it really makes a great difference. Fri, 27 Sep 2019 05:50:05 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72354102 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 27 Sep 2019 05:49:36 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72348500 This week, we have been tackling clutter in our bedrooms. So, today we are going to clean off the nightstands! Get the tissues, cups and stuff that has piled up, toss and put away. Then grab a feather duster or dust rag and dust the surface. Place a pretty candle or picture there. Something that is new to that spot that you love to see. <BR> Waking up and not seeing a pile of things on the nightstand and a pile of clothes will make your morning a little brighter! Thu, 26 Sep 2019 06:21:15 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72348498 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 26 Sep 2019 06:20:50 EST QOD~9/25-9/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72344855 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/556e3bb9-8a9a-4c3c-84ac-5915b494e474.png"> <BR> <BR> It seems like every time we go shopping, something goes up in price.. <BR> <BR> What steps are you taking to save money? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aac4146e-0c22-4ae9-8b66-802e9d42c2f8.jpg"> Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:13:56 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72342715 Wednesday is Anti-procrastination Day. We are going to straighten up the floor of your closet! Are the shoes piling up and you can't find two shoes that are a like? Do you think you have too many shoes? While you are lining up your shoes; pick two pair to give away or throw away. The next time you are looking for the pair of shoes that match your outfit, you will smile because you will be able to find them without getting down on your hands and knees. This will put another smile on your face ... Wed, 25 Sep 2019 05:29:26 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72342711 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 25 Sep 2019 05:28:49 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72337113 Today is the day to attack the clothes pile. Now you all know what I am talking about. This pile is either on a chair, on top of the hamper, dresser or at the foot of your bed. Set your timer for 15 minutes and grab some hangers or start folding. While you are doing this do not hang up or fold something that you hate! This is the time to let it go!! If you do not love it, send it right out the door! Tue, 24 Sep 2019 05:14:31 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72337111 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 24 Sep 2019 05:13:55 EST QOD~9/23-9/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72333152 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd977ab0-30dd-40f4-bfc3-46b2a0a63d27.jpg"> <BR> <BR> How many pillows do you sleep with? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94fc739a-9ddf-4a45-bd1d-35a56233796a.jpg"> Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:25:28 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72331454 Today I want you to spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your bedroom. Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair or even the floor. The things that you almost don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there then out it goes! <BR> <BR> This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your bedroom, do what you can do for 15 minutes. Mon, 23 Sep 2019 05:52:05 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72331450 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 23 Sep 2019 05:51:16 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72326294 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 22 Sep 2019 06:30:06 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72320589 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 21 Sep 2019 05:28:31 EST QOD~9/20-9/ 21~~WELCOME FALL~~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72317160 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ab552ad8-d443-44e7-8d42-5e431a7b2905.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What are your favorite things about Fall? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8470e898-5d25-462a-bfff-a554dde52097.jpg"> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:07:54 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72315159 We are in the last day of Zone Three! Your mission in the bathroom is to mop the floor. Now, you can do this with some hot soapy water and a rag or mop. There is no perfect way to mop. Just get the floor wet, wipe it and dry it! <BR> <BR> Your mission for the Stash and Dash space is to do a 27 fling boogie in the space. Grab 27 things to throw away, give away or put away! Now you have seen how you can work on these stash and dash spaces a few minutes at a time every day and make a difference... Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:34:01 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72315156 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:33:20 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72309893 The bathroom sink is calling you! Let's shine our bathroom sinks and counter tops. Scrub the sink and the faucets, wipe down with Windex (remember to be careful that you are not mixing Windex with any bleach products, make sure you rinse very well before using the Windex). Take time to wipe down your counter tops and give them a shine as well. <BR> Your mission for your Stash and Dash space is to go back again to throw away anything that needs to be tossed or recycled. We are going back to do... Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:53:08 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72309891 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:52:40 EST QOD~9/18-9/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72305943 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/45dc1943-7678-4672-9f25-ed264ae759e9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> When was the last time you enjoyed a cup of coffee, (or tea) with a friend? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/983c111f-3635-42ed-897d-487c6133d71a.jpg"> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 10:56:39 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72304254 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. <BR> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:15:19 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72304236 It is Anti-procrastination Day! It is time to take a look into the medicine cabinets and toss the empty bottles and boxes that are taking up space. While you are doing this also take a look at the expiration dates on the medicines that are there. If you have some that need to be gotten rid of take care of that as well. Grab a damp rag and wipe down the shelves. Don't take everything out, just lift, wipe and put back. <BR> Your Mission for the Stash and Dash space is to spend 5 minutes putting... Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:12:04 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72298693 We are back in the bathroom and your mission for today is to clean our your bathroom trash can. Use the tub to fill the can with hot water and add some general purpose cleaner or dish soap. Let it soak and then scrub the bottom, the sides and the outside. Turn it over and let it dry in the tub and then put it back before someone needs to bathe and ends up taking a shower with the trash can! This is so simple and makes a difference. <BR> Your mission for the Stash and Dash space is to spend 5 ... Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:38:03 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72298692 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:37:28 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72293138 This week we are in Zone 3. This is the main bathroom and another room of your choice. Our "other" room is going to be taking 5 minutes at those stash and dash spots in your home. Maybe it is the basement, a corner in your bedroom, the guest room or garage. Just 5 minutes each day to put a dent in the stash and dash piles we have built. <BR> Your mission for today in the bathroom is to wipe down around the base and the back of the toilet. This is an area that we all seem to forget about until... Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:50:00 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72293136 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:49:24 EST QOD~9/15-9/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72289666 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6ba9ef9c-107f-4523-9d32-57523d358cfe.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have you ever broke any bones? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d37ad125-e412-4f41-ae2a-06c65bcc0c93.jpg"> Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:38:04 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72288143 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 15 Sep 2019 07:24:11 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72282772 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 14 Sep 2019 05:56:46 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72277515 Today is our last day in the kitchen and I want you to spend 5 minutes and check on the cleaning supplies and things under your sink? Are there things that you don't use? Are there items you have run out of and need to put on your list? Now, what is up with your dish rags and sponges? If you need new ones, put them on the list too. Enjoy your weekend! Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:32:30 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72277514 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:31:57 EST QOD~9/12-9/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72273848 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4ad0771e-b4e9-4859-a629-4423f5cc4fe1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> How many of you are married and for how long? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/01e6d73b-b9ee-4386-9b70-bc37b7bf3bdf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:18:37 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72272234 Your Mission for today is to declutter your plastic wraps and foil drawers, cabinets or shelves. We all have a spot that we keep these items and there is always one empty box in there and some lone baggies that are trying to escape. Toss the empty boxes, the rolls of plastic wraps that are too stuck together to work, and those strays that you are not sure if you should use them or not. <BR> <BR> This is quick and easy! Have Fun! Thu, 12 Sep 2019 06:22:40 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72272233 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 12 Sep 2019 06:22:05 EST QOD~9/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72268672 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a834a618-e568-4ee4-ae5d-b9c0ff4c488f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you remember what you were doing when you heard about 9/11? <BR> What one memory stands out for you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e038825f-2399-4e08-b583-51340ad0e7fa.jpg"> Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:03:23 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72266300 Today is Anti-Procrastination Day and we are still in the kitchen, <BR> Your mission for today is to grab a trash bag and clean out your refrigerator. You are to toss ANYTHING that will not get eaten any time soon. This means that new salad dressing you decided to try but really don't like. It is time to let it go. Just as the rule applies to the rest of the house. If you don't love or use it, lose it! Get rid of the fruit that is a few days beyond when it was really edible, get rid of the ve... Wed, 11 Sep 2019 06:09:52 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72266299 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 11 Sep 2019 06:09:19 EST QOD~9/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72262297 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0473e8d0-3728-4eda-8013-858b1b0a3182.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite food? Is it the same as when you were a child? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cdda053a-c895-4cce-b85e-39e7944ed45e.jpg"> Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:02:21 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72260449 Every once in awhile I get an email from a member with a mission suggestion. I received this one and thought it was great! So here is your mission from a member for the kitchen today: <BR> <BR> I was in the kitchen the other day putting away the silverware and noticed how gross the silverware holder had become! Also, the area around the holder was filled with little bits of nothing..elastics, paperclips, ketchup packets! A total mess, in other words. I had the thought that it would be great ... Tue, 10 Sep 2019 05:22:29 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72260448 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselves tim... Tue, 10 Sep 2019 05:21:56 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72254506 We are in the kitchen this week! <BR> <BR> Take 15 minutes and scrub your stove top! Soak the knobs and drip pans in hot soapy water while you clean the stove top. Some elbow grease and hot soapy water will take care of a lot! Don't become a perfectionist and try to get it as clean as the day it was new. Just do the best you can and then scrub the drip pans and knobs. Don't scrub the knobs so hard that the numbers and words scrub off! <BR> Anything that you do will be better than what it was... Mon, 9 Sep 2019 05:34:42 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72254501 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 9 Sep 2019 05:34:12 EST QOD~9/08-9/09 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72250421 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d842ff69-5841-44d0-b7c9-4bdf7e9276dd.jpg"> <BR> <BR> For achieving one of your goals, what would you choose to reward yourself with? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8584a4be-cbd0-4a44-8cd6-c91889a7ca44.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:18:11 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72248841 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find some th... Sun, 8 Sep 2019 07:01:48 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72243210 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Board Ga... Sat, 7 Sep 2019 06:27:53 EST QOD~9/06-9/07 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72239413 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7a6961b8-23ed-4dd9-8aaa-2805011d438a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you allow yourself an occasional indulgence? If so, what is your favorite indulgence? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/52d32fb5-2689-4549-b83f-b58f23f59458.jpg"> Fri, 6 Sep 2019 12:59:37 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72237185 Today, let's sparkle up the Dining Room Table and Chairs. If you don't have a Dining Room set, no problem, do this mission on the kitchen table. <BR> Set your timer for 15 minutes. Wipe down the tops, the edges, and the legs on your Dining Room Table. Give the chairs a wipe too. Don't ask us about cleaning chemicals LOL (Laugh Out Loud), use whatever cleaning and polishing supplies you normally use for your furniture. <BR> <BR> When you are done, put on a pretty table cloth, flowers from the... Fri, 6 Sep 2019 05:47:08 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72237183 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum a... Fri, 6 Sep 2019 05:46:34 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72231008 For today let's grab our feather dusters and dust off the leaves on our house plants and give them a drink of water! If you want bonus points you can pull of some of the dead leaves and blooms, you know....declutter the plants! LOL! If you don't have any live plants but have some artificial arrangements, dust those off and dump any loose leaves and petals. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 05:53:20 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72231006 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make a list... Thu, 5 Sep 2019 05:52:32 EST QOD~9/04-9/05 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72227098 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dbfb8e3d-029d-4fd5-a2df-e4e21b10e14b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What is a skill or talent that you have developed with practice? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/31253dd3-ccda-4b37-9dde-f72677475958.jpg"> Wed, 4 Sep 2019 12:40:22 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72224899 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 4 Sep 2019 06:30:53 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72224896 We are going to work in the dining room today. Take 15 minutes and work some more on your de-cluttering as we. Toss anything that can be tossed and put away anything that can be put away. We are working towards the dining room being a dining room and not a storage and pile up area. Keep reminding yourself that you are going to change your home 15 minutes at a time. Wed, 4 Sep 2019 06:30:02 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72218748 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselv... Tue, 3 Sep 2019 06:27:44 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72218741 Today your mission is to sweep off your front porch, shake out your door mats and wipe down your front door. Hopefully today is a beautiful day for you to be outside for a few moments and to enjoy a little sunshine. Get rid of the twigs and dirt on the front porch and use a little general purpose cleaner to clean up your front door. We have a tendency to forget this area and yet it is the first thing that we see when we go through the door. Reward yourself for a job well done with a tall glas... Tue, 3 Sep 2019 06:26:49 EST QOD~9/02-9/03 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72214947 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fcc5a788-9efa-4a9a-8303-73dd5fc9b8af.jpg"> <BR> <BR> If money wasn't a problem, would you have plastic surgery If so, what would you have done <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d897668-52f9-405b-9334-796ceb9caf46.jpg"> Mon, 2 Sep 2019 13:27:13 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72212345 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 2 Sep 2019 06:24:42 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72212342 We are in Zone 1 this week! This Zone includes the Entrance, Front Porch and the Dining Room. Your mission for today is to take 10 minutes to get rid of the hotspots that gather in this area. The junk mail, newspapers, shoes, jackets etc, that seem to get stuck in a holding pattern when you set them down and plan to get back to them. It is amazing how inviting the entrance area can be when there is not a bunch of STUFF everywhere. Grab a trash bag first and toss what can be tossed. Then grab ... Mon, 2 Sep 2019 06:23:58 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72206629 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find... Sun, 1 Sep 2019 06:59:34 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72201055 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Boar... Sat, 31 Aug 2019 06:38:24 EST QOD~8/30-8/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72197061 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/429b6045-002c-466d-a21a-61a77800c182.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Would you rather be transported permanently 500 years into the future <BR> or 500 years into the past? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/13a1356a-a072-4e95-ba7f-7baeb8ac4a81.jpg"> <BR> Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:49:46 EST SEPTEMBER...30 Days to More Fruits and Vegetables http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32155x68178x72195576 30 DAYS TO MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. <BR> <BR> As summer winds to an end,fall is a time for harvest. September is many things to many people, including 5-a-Day month, Fruit and Vegetable month, and even Organic Harvest month! Since most people struggle to get the recommended five to nine servings of produce each day,these 30 tips will help you add more fruits and vegetables to your diet—and enjoy every bite! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link>... Fri, 30 Aug 2019 06:27:25 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72195556 Another favorite mission of mine is to really take a look at the knick-knacks and decorative items that you have in the living room. Could you declutter any of these? Do you have too many cutesy things that are really just dust catchers? Things that don't really bring you joy but have been there for so long that you don't even realize that they are there? Your mission is to take 5 minutes to get rid of anything that you don't love or use in your living room/family room. <BR> For those of you ... Fri, 30 Aug 2019 06:19:23 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72195555 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum ... Fri, 30 Aug 2019 06:19:14 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72189699 Let's have a detailed vacuuming session. This means to vacuum the room, making sure to get up against the baseboards and to get under the furniture. Please be careful that you don't hurt yourself trying to move furniture. If it is too difficult to get under the couch or chairs, then just try to get as close to the base of the furniture as you can. Thu, 29 Aug 2019 06:16:46 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72189695 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make ... Thu, 29 Aug 2019 06:15:37 EST QOD~8/28-8/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72185501 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7457453-b1c0-4efe-af3b-37074d9db07d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have you made plans for Labor Day Weekend? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dc912105-9611-47f0-8ec4-3b70609a295c.jpg"> Wed, 28 Aug 2019 10:54:39 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72183776 Today I want you to spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your living room. Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair, or even the floor. The things that you almost don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there then out it goes! <BR> This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your living room, do what you can do for 15 minutes. Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:49:53 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72183774 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:48:56 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72177845 Let's have a Fire Drill! Go get the hotspots cleared off in your Living Room! You know the piles that I am talking about. The ones that just grow and grow!! Put that fire out! <BR> <BR> Take 10 minutes and put things away where they belong and toss the rest. Tue, 27 Aug 2019 06:38:07 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72177844 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselv... Tue, 27 Aug 2019 06:37:21 EST QOD~8/26-8/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72173474 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/230d73e2-36a1-4bc4-984f-90b29136a932.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What color makes you feel good? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d8e311e5-1161-416d-a1fc-93187347d5fd.jpg"> Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:41:38 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72170548 For today you are to take 5 minutes and dust the decorative items in your living room. The picture frames, lamps and knick knacks, this is a detailed dusting. Turn on the music and move quickly, you will be amazed at how fast you can to this! <BR> Don't overthink the mission, just do the mission Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:48:17 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72170541 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:47:35 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72166082 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find... Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:31:16 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72160425 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Boar... Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:54:48 EST QOD~8/23-8/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72156750 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bca649f2-4dfe-434f-820a-07d745f6bc35.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you have date night with your spouse or insignificant other? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6935a38a-175f-4f82-989a-3c7f5da54e91.jpg"> Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:55:05 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72154380 Today is the last day in the Master Bedroom. Take 15 minutes to declutter your dresser. Get the things off the top of your dresser that you have placed there that you were going to put away later. Later is now. Take the time to take care of this, it really makes a great difference. Fri, 23 Aug 2019 06:23:01 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72154375 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum ... Fri, 23 Aug 2019 06:22:18 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72148621 This is one of my favorite missions: Toss your underwear! <BR> When was the last time that you went through your underwear drawer? How many pairs really need to be tossed? Panty hose? Bras? This is one area that SHE's really have a tendency to ignore for themselves. Toss what you can and make it a promise to yourself that you will replace them when you can. Release the tattered, holey, and just plain worn out under-things! Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:30:02 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72148617 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make ... Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:29:25 EST QOD~8/21-8/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72144580 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3e123e67-dabc-4487-a1c0-182694023068.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Is there one brand of make-up, moisturizer, that you always use or <BR> just any brand that's on sale? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4358ca7c-dd11-435f-adc3-9476d065e027.png"> Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:35:40 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72142425 It is anti-procrastination day as we are FLYing through the bedroom. Today you are to declutter 27 things from a closet in your bedroom. Our closets are holding on to some very outdated fashions and some downright bad purchases of our past! Let's fling our way through our bedroom closet today! Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:39:08 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72142421 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:38:26 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72136486 Accessories can contribute to some of the biggest clutter problems! <BR> Today I want you to take 10 minutes and purge your jewelry boxes, chest, whatever. Now I am not talking about the family heirlooms here. I am talking about the costume stuff that we have collected, been given or don't even know where the heck it came from jewelry. <BR> <BR> Remember the rule: If you haven't worn it in the past year - toss it, don't love it - toss it, and it doesn't bring you joy then you toss it. Those ... Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:29:29 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72136482 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselv... Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:28:56 EST QOD~8/19-20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72133391 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f344cc86-3d2e-43c2-9728-1e72aeaeae01.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Are you in better shape now or when you were 20? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b9d75af2-dc8f-4908-9045-87ae65014d1a.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/58f7fd0b-8817-4248-81f2-abc382387bbd.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2259b414-2bb9-438b-923e-02d4d9dcbc96.jpg"> Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:12:46 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72130458 Today is the day to get rid of the dust in your bedroom. Dust the walls and the ceilings. Take your broom to get the dust bunnies that you can't reach with your feather duster or dust cloth. <BR> Have you ever noticed how the dust bunnies seem to creep up the walls? LOL! <BR> <BR> Then grab a dust cloth/feather duster and dust the flat surfaces of your furniture as well. You will be so surprised at how much dusting you can get accomplished in 15 minutes. <BR> Have fun! Mon, 19 Aug 2019 06:30:54 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72130457 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 19 Aug 2019 06:30:13 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72124871 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find... Sun, 18 Aug 2019 06:49:05 EST QOD~8/17-8/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72121517 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fe0ed22d-e67b-4716-90c2-edaba24faf50.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What’s the worst hairstyle you’ve ever had? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0508cdbc-5cc4-4d8c-b62e-25640bcd58f8.jpg"> Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:43:21 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72119452 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Boar... Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:55:58 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72113495 Today I want you to grab those old toothbrushes that you have just for cleaning and scrub those sink faucets and tub faucets. It is amazing how gross those faucets can get! Just a little soap and water with the toothbrush will make a huge difference! I know this is on of those missions that makes you groan but it takes less than 5minute to do and those faucets will shine! <BR> <BR> For the Guest/Extra Room: <BR> It does not mater if you still have clutter in this room, after this week of mis... Fri, 16 Aug 2019 06:07:50 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72113494 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum ... Fri, 16 Aug 2019 06:07:11 EST QOD~8/15-8/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72109449 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79f6c89e-e764-47d7-9474-22ff21197728.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you read labels on things you buy? (food/non-food items) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/37ab3180-991c-453b-9975-f5a19118fbdb.jpg"> Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:11:31 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72107825 For the bathroom today, take 10 minutes to toss old cosmetics and perfumes. If you have these items that you have not used for over a year but they are still hanging around, it is time to dump them. <BR> <BR> Let's dump those lipsticks, mascaras and eye-shadows that we have held on to since high school and college. The key to what to not to keep is: If you have not worn anything in the past year then.......TOSS TOSS TOSS! <BR> Most cosmetics have a limited shelf life and are harboring ground... Thu, 15 Aug 2019 06:53:35 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72107818 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make ... Thu, 15 Aug 2019 06:52:45 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72101718 Bathroom Mission: <BR> <BR> Today you are to wash your bathroom rugs, shower curtains and accessories. This will take longer than 15 minutes and for those of you that are working outside the home you may have to schedule this out over the next few days. In total to take the rugs to the machine and bring them back to the bathroom is less than 15 minutes but the wait time for the washing machine and dryer will take up some time. <BR> <BR> Guest/Extra Room: <BR> <BR> Back in we go - can we sa... Wed, 14 Aug 2019 06:10:56 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72101716 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 14 Aug 2019 06:10:18 EST QOD~8/13-8/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72097930 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72b8b277-7230-4b21-a560-ec429af49c9f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have you ever served jury duty <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f14c6a6-c7bc-4d6f-ba47-f997731c4da2.jpg"> Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:49:28 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72096064 For the Bathroom: <BR> <BR> Check the supplies that are needed in your bathroom. Do you need toilet paper, toothpaste, shampoo, mouthwash, soap etc. Add these to your shopping list this week. Take a visual inventory to make sure you have what you need so one of your family members are not stuck in the bathroom yelling for toilet paper, nothing says "I Love You" like plenty of toilet paper! <BR> <BR> Guest/Extra Room: <BR> <BR> Another 27 Fling Boogie but this time with things that need to ... Tue, 13 Aug 2019 06:38:22 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72096062 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselv... Tue, 13 Aug 2019 06:37:26 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72090372 This week we are in the bathroom and another room. The other room will be our Guest or Extra Room! This means whatever room that you have that is your dumping ground. For most people it would be the guest room. You choose the room that needs de-cluttering the most for the other room. <BR> <BR> Bathroom: <BR> Clear off the Hotspots that have gathered on the back of the tub and the bathroom sink tops. <BR> <BR> Guest/Extra Room <BR> Grab a bag and do a 27 fling boogie of things to throw away.... Mon, 12 Aug 2019 06:28:13 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72090367 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 12 Aug 2019 06:27:30 EST QOD~8/11-8/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72086947 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61d57f9f-cfe9-4c62-914d-34edf2c43201.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you play the lottery or scratch tickets? <BR> Have you ever won? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4e9c2d3f-0c70-46a8-94f8-ab6daecc54a8.jpg"> Sun, 11 Aug 2019 13:37:59 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72084694 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find... Sun, 11 Aug 2019 06:49:50 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72079561 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Boar... Sat, 10 Aug 2019 07:11:33 EST QOD~8/09-8/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72075579 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8b10e8cb-477a-47b4-8bd0-fce40a3c663d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> If I came over to your home and stole everything off of your fridge what would I be getting? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bdf082b8-c36d-47a8-a7a9-9238996aede3.jpg"> Fri, 9 Aug 2019 11:47:51 EST QOD~8/07-8/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72063773 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9d902586-c242-458e-a91b-182f3bb783bf.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you have any body piercings, or tattoos <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d9a3d766-ddcc-4030-8b45-be69890c131d.gif"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/93e547d6-8b73-4f60-a1e1-a50e28b48ed6.jpg"> Wed, 7 Aug 2019 12:01:40 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72061775 Today you will need to get an OLD toothbrush and some soap and scrub those kitchen sink faucets! You will be amazed at how much gunk and grime will come off around the handles. You shine your sink everyday but today we are going to make those faucets sparkle! While you are at it take that soapy toothbrush and scrub your rings that you are wearing that have gotten grungy and make them sparkle too! Wed, 7 Aug 2019 05:58:50 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72061774 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 7 Aug 2019 05:58:05 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72061772 Today we are going after the big appliances! <BR> I am not telling you to clean your ovens and tear apart your refrigerators. Just wipe off the fingerprints, the spills and the dried food that gets stuck on the stove, dishwasher and the refrigerator. Wipe down the doors, handles and surfaces. <BR> <BR> This is not a detailed cleaning mission where you need to spend hours scrubbing, just 15 minutes to surface clean your large appliances. Wed, 7 Aug 2019 05:57:17 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72061769 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make ... Wed, 7 Aug 2019 05:56:47 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72061768 Today is our last day in the Kitchen! For today I want you to grab your broom and your mop. Sweep your kitchen floor really well and then mop. There are several ways to mop a kitchen floor and no real wrong way. Hot soapy water and wipe. There is no "perfect" mop and no "perfect" way to do it. <BR> <BR> Don't obsess and get caught up in perfection! It won't matter if you don't mop the way your Mother did as long as you do it. Remember house work done incorrectly still blesses your family! Wed, 7 Aug 2019 05:56:05 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72061767 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum ... Wed, 7 Aug 2019 05:55:26 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72056259 Your mission for today is to scrub down your counter-tops. I don't mean to just wipe a rag across them! I mean you get some hot soapy water and you wipe down the counters fromnfront to back and side to side. Don't take everything off at one time and then plan to put it all back again, I promise you will get sidetracked. You just move your toaster (or coffee pot or whateverthis is an example here)over to one side and wipe down the counter, then move over a foot or so, move aside what is there ... Tue, 6 Aug 2019 06:44:37 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72056256 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselv... Tue, 6 Aug 2019 06:43:58 EST QOD~8/05-8/06 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72052285 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/390672ad-5c99-434e-ba89-136ed67aad70.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What's one food do you really dislike paying high prices for? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b6c4ee75-59a0-4213-94cd-42623ea84e2d.jpg"> Mon, 5 Aug 2019 12:35:34 EST Mission..Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72050390 We are back in the kitchen! The mission for today is not fun. Clean your kitchen trash cans! Take out the trash and wash those cans out. You know what happens when that trash bag slips down and yet the rest of the family still tosses things in there! Use a soapy rag and wipe down the sides and the bottom. Some of you may need to take the can outside and spray it out with the hose. If you have a lid, don't forget to clean the underside. Mon, 5 Aug 2019 06:40:25 EST Daily Focus Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72050388 On Mondays, The Weekly Home Blessing hour is the time FlyLady spends blessing her home. No detailed cleaning required; vacuum the middle of the floors only! Set your timers and have fun – you are blessing your home and family! <BR> <BR> FlyLady sets her timer for 10 minutes to work on each of 7 ways to bless your home: <BR> <BR> Vacuum <BR> Dust <BR> Quick Mop <BR> Polish Mirrors and Doors <BR> Purge magazines/catalogs <BR> Change Sheets <BR> Empty all trash cans Mon, 5 Aug 2019 06:39:32 EST Daily Focus Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72044348 Renew Your Spirit <BR> Each Sunday is the day to Renew Your Spirit. This is a day to take time for yourself and build YOU up with your favorite things. If you don’t Renew Your Spirit, you can’t renew the spirit of others. Here are some great ideas: <BR> <BR> Go worship at Church <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A walk in the park <BR> Curl up with a good book <BR> Take a long hot bubble bath <BR> Watch a favorite movie <BR> There are so many ways you can Renew Your Spirit. Find... Sun, 4 Aug 2019 07:04:34 EST QOD~8/03-8/04 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72040576 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/67fd9e1d-4211-44c7-babb-7162a7de71b8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> If you were a ghost and could possess people, what would you make them do? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df2f10d6-d75e-4761-9751-94eaa0f1f669.jpg"> Sat, 3 Aug 2019 10:40:04 EST Daily Focus Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72039124 Saturday at FlyLady is especially fun because it’s the day we have Family Fun Time! This a special time just for you and your loved ones to spend time renewing your relationships with each other. Your week has been busy and time has been limited, so spending some special time with your family is so very important today. Here are some great Family Fun Time ideas for you: <BR> <BR> A movie at the local theater <BR> A picnic in the park <BR> A few games at the bowling alley <BR> Family Boar... Sat, 3 Aug 2019 07:10:04 EST Daily Focus Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72033137 We use each Friday as our Declutter your Purse and Car day. This only takes a few minutes and saves us lots of time later. Without the candy wrappers, old receipts, and other trash in your purse, finding your car keys becomes a breeze! Removing all the clutter and trash from your car ensures that you won’t be hit by any UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) in the event of a crash. Set aside a few minutes just for these two tasks each Friday. Here’s a list of things to toss: <BR> <BR> Old gum ... Fri, 2 Aug 2019 06:21:11 EST Mission. ..Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72033133 Today take a look at the walls and the windows in your dining room. Grab some cleaner and a cloth and go after the finger prints and smudges. Let's carry this mission to your front door too. Wipe down the door and pay attention to the area around the door handle. If it is anything like mine it will need a little scrubbing. Fri, 2 Aug 2019 06:20:01 EST QOD~8/01-8/02 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72028431 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cf8f8d7e-1a6f-406f-a8c6-8176b691dac7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What food is delicious but a pain to eat? Thu, 1 Aug 2019 10:41:32 EST Mission.. .Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72026681 Welcome to August and Zone 1: The Entrance, Front Porch, and Dining Room. We are going to have a multi room mission today, it might take you longer than 15 minutes to do it, so set your timer for each room and FLY through it! <BR> <BR> For the Front Porch, Entrance and Dining Room, put out the fires that are burning in your hot spots. Get rid of the pile of shoes by the front door, get rid of the pile of junk mail and put away the magazines and school papers that are piled on the dining room... Thu, 1 Aug 2019 06:46:20 EST Daily Focus Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72026679 Thursday at FlyLady is Errand Day. We use this day to get out and run whatever errands we need to do for the week. Make a list of wherever you need to go and whatever you need to do during the day today and then get to it. This can include: <BR> <BR> Grocery shopping <BR> Doctor appointments <BR> Dentist appointments <BR> School shopping <BR> Dropping the clothes off at the cleaner <BR> And tons of other things. If it needs to be done outside the house, today is the day to do it. Make ... Thu, 1 Aug 2019 06:45:31 EST Mission... .Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72020255 Today is the last day of the Living Room Zone. Your mission for today is to place something pretty in the room that is just for you. I am thinking of some lovely flowers that are from your garden or a small bouquet that you can purchase for just a few dollars. Maybe you have a lovely arrangement or plant somewhere in your home that would be just perfect in your freshly cleaned living room! Enjoy! Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:36:22 EST Daily Focus Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72020251 Every Wednesday is Anti-Procrastination Day for FlyLady. This is a day that we take care of things we’ve been putting off. You can use this day to take care of any procrastinating you’ve done. You can do things like: <BR> <BR> Do the Laundry <BR> Make doctors appointments <BR> Finish that report for work <BR> Work on a project with your child <BR> Clean the fish tank <BR> You can do whatever you need to take care. This is the day to stop putting things off. Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:35:46 EST QOD~7/30-7/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68178x72015755 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ee229f5-708f-417f-a7d6-f48e490e8b30.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What’s the most expensive thing you’ve broken? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5eb29c5f-3d1f-47bf-9bb0-352bd860006e.jpg"> Tue, 30 Jul 2019 10:46:56 EST August...31 Days (Tips to Catch those Zzz's) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32155x68178x72014233 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Sleeping is just as important to survival as eating, drinking, and breathing. But for lots of people, getting enough sleep can range from challenging to impossible.This August, you'll learn to sleep more soundly and improve your energy levels by using these 31 daily tips. <BR> ... Tue, 30 Jul 2019 05:52:13 EST Mission. .Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72014226 Today we are going after the neglected areas of our living room/family room. Grab a feather duster or dust rag and go after the tops of door jams, pictures, molding, windows, corners of the ceiling and the tops of your curtains. Now do not get obsessed and start tearing the room apart. Just look up and dust! Tue, 30 Jul 2019 05:50:30 EST Daily Focus Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32154x68178x72014221 On Tuesdays, We take some time out to Plan our week. Planning means taking time to look at next week and see what we can do to make things easier for us during the next week. Here are some things we can do to plan: <BR> <BR> Menu planning <BR> Activities planning <BR> Date Night and Family Fun Time planning <BR> Wardrobe planning <BR> Checking prescriptions to see what needs to be refilled <BR> And anything else you might need to plan. There are tons of things we can do to save ourselv... Tue, 30 Jul 2019 05:49:40 EST