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FLYbabies, day 24......swish and swipe

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Jas · 17/09/2007 06:10

Day 24

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Jas · 17/09/2007 06:31

Today's reminders and mission

I have loads to do, and at the moment am not sure if the dds will be going to school. DD1 really wants to go but probably could do with another day off. DD2 seems much better but wants to stay at home

I'm shattered. I went to bed at 11, was still up at 12 with sciatica, and ds was up at 1.

I'll drink more tea, and get dressed. Back in a bit.

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FunkyGlassSlipper · 17/09/2007 07:06

Morning guys. Up v early here too!

Off to make a cuppa and will try and start my morning routine :

Morning routine

  1. Make bed
  2. Swish & Swipe bathroom
  3. Put a washload in
  4. Empty dishwasher
  5. DRINK SOME WATER
  6. Clear away breakfast things
  7. Think about what you want for dinner - take out meat if necessary.
  8. 2 minute hotspot
  9. 5 minute room rescue
hippipotami · 17/09/2007 08:01

Morning all, can I join?

I did try to join the big Flylady thread last week, but it was a bit like trying to run before I could walk.
I don't really want to start all the way at the beginning, I used to FLY last year under a different name, and some habits have stuck (but not the shoes in the hosue one)

Will go and read your previous threads, to see where we are, and then try to catch up, if I may?

Youngest dc starts school full-time today and I need something (anything) to keep my mind off this.

hippipotami · 17/09/2007 08:03

hosue? that would be house!

BigBeeristheBigBeer · 17/09/2007 08:12

Hi everyone!

mylastrolo I've been doing the baby steps but I have been menu planning for a while (at least a couple of years). It was actually my DH's idea as he does all the cooking in the evening. It means we don't waste time buying groceries every night, and obviously works out cheaper that way.

Hello hippopotami.

I've made myself a proper daily routine:

Morning routine

  1. Get me and girls washed and dressed incl. DD1's hair and my make-up
  2. Breakfasts and clear away and drink water
  3. Load and unload DW
  4. Shine sink, wash up and sterilize bottles
  5. Sweep kitchen/dining room and wipe surfaces
  6. Start WM
  7. Make beds
  8. Empty litter tray or change cat litter
  9. What's for dinner?
  10. Take DD1 to nursery or DDs out

    Afternoon routine

  11. Make lunch and clear up and drink water
  12. Kelly's Mission
  13. 15 mins decluttering
  14. 2 min hotspot *2
  15. Errands and phone calls
  16. DD2's physio
  17. 15 mins somewhere
  18. Hang up wet washing/put away dry
  19. Collect DD1 from nursery or take DDs out

    Evening routine

  20. Tea for DDs
  21. Bath DDs and put them to bed
  22. Swish and swipe
  23. Tidy toys
  24. Put out clothes for next day
  25. Pilates
  26. Load DW/clear up/feed cat and drink water
  27. Paperwork/internet stuff (eg finding child trust fund account!)
  28. Read my book
ludaloo · 17/09/2007 08:23

Morning all

jas take it easy today, I hope you can get some rest. Glad DD's are feeling a bit better.

Well...my morning routine is going ok, I have:
~Got up and washed, and dressed (and all the kids)
~Made beds
~Picked up dirty washing
~Put a load in W/M
~Made brekkie

Did D/W in my evening routine
S&S Bathroom in my evening routine

Off to do school/nursery run

ludaloo · 17/09/2007 08:25

bigbeer your routines are brilliant! well done you

Hello too to Hippi

harleyd · 17/09/2007 09:27

hey everybody
im back with a vengence and ready to sort my house and get my routine back on track!
i have showered, swished, dressed, breakfasts, kids to school, shiny sink.
today i am going to
1 - bedclothes day
2 - hoover & dust
3 - grocery shopping
4 - lots of 2min hotspots
5 - 5min room rescue living room
6 - if i get time i am going to wash inside of windows
then i am going to read emails and everybodys plans to see what i have missed out
have a good day everyone

TheMadHouse · 17/09/2007 09:33

Morning all

It is like the FLY Hospital in my house. we have had a sicky weekend and all the boys have manflu. DH has gone to work, but is not well and I have two clingy boys adn the littleone is just holding on to my pants (I have resorted to a belt to keep them up)

Jas you must be so tired
Ludaloo I am so glad the weekend went well

I got my kitchen cuboard cleaned yesterday when the boys were all cuddling on the couch.

Morning Routine

Up and dressed - Done
S&S - Done
Make Beds - Done
Empty Dishwasher - Done
Breakfast - Done
Wash Breakfast Pots
Hang Out washing/washing in dryer - Done
Sort out lunchtime meal - Done
Got to Post Office

Lunchtime Routine

Feed the boys
Tidy and wash lunchtime pots
Sweep dining room floor and clean table
Lunch for me
Ironing
Sort Dinner for all
Mission


Evening Routine

Dinner for Boys
Load Dishwasher and clean Dining room
Bath Boys
Get their clothes out for tomorrow
Tidy Toys
Load washing machine
Start the dishwasher
Shine Sink
Get my clothes out for tomorrow
Read a book

Jas · 17/09/2007 09:41

Oh the FLYhospital is filling up again then MadHouse
I've kept both dds home, so I can't go to work, and alot of the things I was planning to do will have to wait til tomorro now. I have to clear out a huge cupboard in what was our bedroom, so dp can get it ready to turn it into a shower.

Hello hippipotami
bigbeer has just posted a nice breakdown of our routines so far, which may help. You know you want to shine that sink!

Good morning harley, ludaloo and FGS too.

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babypowder · 17/09/2007 09:55

mylastrolo, hope you're coming with us on this dairly journey! And hello hippopotami! BigBeer, I am so in awe, that I feel the need to emulate you and break my list into specific routines. I'll try it for today ...

Morning
1 Get me and girls up, dressed, breakfasted DONE
2 Clean bath whilst in shower DONE
3 DD1 to school DONE
4 Clear up DONE
5 Write up day's to do list while feeding DD2 DONE
6 Swish & swipe DONE
7 DD1s bedclothes into WM DONE
8 Hang bedclothes out
9 Clothes into WM
10 Hang clothes out
11 Sort out tea

Afternoon
1 Make tomorrow's lunches for DH and DD1
2 Iron, put clothes away
3 HOTSPOT
4 Prep tes
5 Make after school snack
6 Pick up DD1
7 Help with homework
8 Prep tea
9 Tidy livingroom after playtime
10 Make tea

Evening
1 Tidy kitchen, sweep floor, start DW, shine sink DONE
2 Get DD2 ready for bed DONE
3 Get DD1 ready for bed DONE
4 Put out clothes for tomorrow DONE
5 Swish & swipe after toothbrushing DONE
6 Into bed with Rebus

FunkyGlassSlipper · 17/09/2007 10:06

Hi everyone.

I'm doing well on my morning routine

Morning routine

  1. Make bed
  2. Swish & Swipe bathroom
  3. Put a washload in
  4. Empty dishwasher
  5. DRINK SOME WATER
  6. Clear away breakfast things
  7. Think about what you want for dinner - take out meat if necessary.
  8. 2 minute hotspot
  9. 5 minute room rescue

    I've done everything.

    I've also hoovered everywhere upstairs and tidied and dusted DD1 and DD2s bedrooms [swot emoticon]

    I'm off to make a cuppa now. And then will try and get the downstairs loo done although I have a tesco delivery coming sometime soon so will need to put the shopping away.

    Glad you're still here bp
mylastrolo · 17/09/2007 10:27

morning ladies *Bear wow my God you really are flying.

off to gym
been for coffee
did school drop off in gym gear side tracked for coffee

my d/d 4 cried don't want to go to school. all of a sudden out of the blue she has been fine so far. feel crap really .

to do:

gym
shower dress
make beds
hoover
wash floors
s&s bathroom
kitchen
sort out ironing
bloody paper work i still haven't finished.

We have swimming tonight so it will be a handy dinner.

been on here 15 mins still have nought done!! you'll be chasing me from here.

done one load in washing machine.

winemakesmummyclever · 17/09/2007 10:41

Hi,

Back from Dublin and playing catch up - though I did lots before we went, so it's not too bad. Did come home to a shiny sink, but mum has managed to partially block it - off for some Mr Muscle in a bit.

BigBeer - wow, you are so organised

Have managed most of morning routine, just going very slowly as ds decided that he wanted to get up and play for an hour in the middle of the night , so am a bit sleep deprived.

Will do the mission afer lunch when ds is (hopefully) asleep.

mylastrolo · 17/09/2007 12:04

hi have posted on wrong thread got mixed up with jas being on two no hope for me.

done been to gym hate it still
washing hung out

get off mumsnet and do some work.

bet dublin was good craic .

still all the rest to do on list earlier

Jas · 17/09/2007 12:06

You are allowed on both MLR The other FLYladies are friendly really.....

I haven' touched the bathroom yet I will do lunch and have a go afterwards.

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alycat · 17/09/2007 12:14

After my post last Weds (having left the FLYhospital, good phrase tmh, bet it would be clean in there!), I made a brief foray back into FLYing only to have my DS fall and split his head on Thursday!

One very exciting race to A&E in an ambulance, some knotted hair and superglue with an extended observation period we came home!

So I am going to now read all the FLYbaby threads I've missed and get stuck in tomorrow.

My DH is away so I can FLY after the children are in bed too! I'm sure I'll soon be back on the wagon - was it SMS that had fallen off too?

hippipotami · 17/09/2007 12:17

Morning all.

Am doing well this morning [proud of myself emoticon]
Have put away a load of laundry
Put another load in the machine and then hung it out
Sorted out dd's wardrobe (summer stuff out, autumn stuff in, and sorted through huge bag of handmedowns)
Breakfast dishes done
Bathroom swished and swiped
Done mission
Walked dog

Am having a cuppa and some time on MN, then will swish and swipe downstairs rooms, and then I am meeting a friend for lunch.

Life is good, am feeling happy

BigBeeristheBigBeer · 17/09/2007 12:37

Had a friend here for a couple of hours. But then again, I suppose I need to make sure I have a life as well as a cleaning schedule .

Thanks for the votes of approval for my routine .

Morning

  1. Get me and girls washed and dressed incl. DD1's hair and my make-up - DONE
  2. Breakfasts and clear away and drink water - DONE
  3. Load and unload DW - DONE
  4. Shine sink, wash up and sterilize bottles
  5. Sweep kitchen/dining room and wipe surfaces -DONE
  6. Start WM - DONE
  7. Make beds - DONE
  8. Empty litter tray or change cat litter - DONE
  9. What's for dinner? - MEXICAN SAUSAGE PIE FROM ANOTHER THREAD. NEED NACHOS.
  10. Take DD1 to nursery - DONE

    Afternoon routine

  11. Make lunch and clear up and drink water - DONE
  12. Kelly's Mission
  13. 15 mins decluttering
  14. 2 min hotspot *2 - DONE
  15. Errands and phone calls -
  16. DD2's physio
  17. 15 mins somewhere
  18. Hang up wet washing/put away dry - DONE
  19. Collect DD1 from nursery or take DDs out

    Evening routine

  20. Tea for DDs
  21. Bath DDs and put them to bed
  22. Swish and swipe - DONE
  23. Tidy toys
  24. Put out clothes for next day
  25. Pilates
  26. Load DW/clear up/feed cat and drink water
  27. Paperwork/internet stuff (eg finding child trust fund account!)
  28. Read my book
FunkyGlassSlipper · 17/09/2007 13:03

Hi Guys,

I got everything done on my morning routine

My afternoon routine looks like this :

  1. Clear away lunch things
  2. Empty/reload dishwasher
  3. Hang out/collect washing
  4. Swish & swipe downstairs loo
  5. 15 minutes
  6. DRINK SOME WATER
  7. Kelly?s Mission

    And I have done 1-4 already. Will do 5-7 in a bit....after Neighbours.
Jas · 17/09/2007 14:58

Ok, so:

  1. Maintain a shiny sink done
  2. Put on a bra done
  3. Make beds done
  4. Laundry on line
  5. 2 min hotspot done
  6. 5-15min declutter done
  7. S&S done
  8. Mission done
  9. DDs recorder practice
  10. DDs spellings/homework
  11. DDs reading
  12. Clear worktops and dining table done
  13. Tidy DSs toys
  14. Hoover
  15. BED
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TheMadHouse · 17/09/2007 15:03

Oh no my day has gone from bad to worse. decided to venture out, as DS2 was so clingy and bloody went and lost my mobile.

So now have to get them ready for photo's at 3.30 then dash off to find phone - reclaim it as is in M&S lost property and then home for tea with the clingons.

I had to change my trousers as DS2 kept pulling them dowm, he is not walking yet (15 months)

harleyd · 17/09/2007 16:26

i have had a good day. i have done everything on my list except the washing of windows. when it came down to it, i just couldnt be arsed

i have still to
1 - cook dinner
2 - pick dh up from work
3 - check homeworks
4 - put bedclothes back on beds
5 - get kids to bed
6 - go for a run
7 - have a bath
8 - lie in front of tv/laptop for an hour or so

mylastrolo · 17/09/2007 16:27

hi again,

hoovered downstairs and bathroom
washed kitchen floor with borex/w/v and bicarb and lemon juice works well

Did mission bathroom cabinet what a job much more space and organised my d/h will have a heartattack when he goes to get something have put his razor in there. room now

dust bunnies in bathroom mega clean in there. now able to s&s easily i hope.

showered washed hair after mega clean and gym
collected girls

home now getting ready for swimming.

easy tea tonight cheating with m&s chicken!!

To do:

paper work
undersink mission
ironing
make our bed
finish off hoovering upstairs

sort out spare room with all the clean washing.

have to go spied on here.

harleyd · 17/09/2007 16:28

and i have printed out the routine that bigbear posted to keep me focused

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