Sunday, March 16, 2014 to Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sunday is Planning Day—Coordinate Your Schedule and Calendar with Your Family

Bible Readings:                               Monday— Numbers 4-5                                                Psalm 54

Tuesday— Numbers 6-7                                               Psalm 55

Wednesday—Numbers 8-9                                          Psalm 50

Thursday—Numbers 10-11                                          Psalm 56

Friday—Numbers 12-13                                                Psalm 57

Saturday—Numbers 14-15                                           Psalm 58

Area of Focus: The Master Bedroom, Bathroom, and Closet –March 16th to March 22nd

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Up Next Week: The Entry, The Front Porch, and The Dining Room –March 23rd to March 28th

Our Front Porch--I'm looking forward to Spring!
Our Front Porch–I’m looking forward to Spring!

Daily Focus:        Monday—Launch Your Week

Put  Your Home in Order after the Weekend

Clean the Toilets

Check Your Bathrooms for any Needed Supplies—Personal Care, Cleaning, or Paper Products

Tuesday—Duster Dance Day

Wednesday—   Desk DayMy Desk

Pay Your Bills

Bring Personal and Family Business Up to Date

File

Thursday—         Floor Day

Clean All Hard Floors—Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, or Linoleum

Friday—               Wrap Up Your Week Day

Clean Out Your Car

Clean Out Your Purse, Backpack, Diaper Bag, Computer Game or Whatever You Carry with You When You Leave the House

Vacuum the Traffic Areas in Your Home—Give Special Attention  to Your Bathroom, Bedroom, and Closet

Saturday—Family Fun Day

Work or Play Together as a Family and Make It Fun!

Head off the Clutter in Your Bedroom before It Starts:

Keep Your Dressers and Nightstand Clear of Clutter

  • Keep a Basket or Bowl on Your Dresser for When You Empty Your Pockets
  • Regularly declutter your nightstand. Keep only those things you use regularly.
  • Make Sure Your Have a Waste Basket Conveniently Located and Empty It Often
  • IMG_0424Don’t use your chair as a dumping ground for your clothes. Hang them up or put them in the hamper.
  • Get a Valet Hook and hang your clothes, jewelry, and accessories out the night before. Make sure your clothes are clean and in good repair.
  • Go through your clothes regularly and get rid of the things that are past their prime, don’t fit, or flatter.
  • I love the organizers we have in our underwear drawers.
  • The organizer I use in my underwear drawer
    The organizer I use in my underwear drawer

     

The organizer I use in my underwear drawer with my underwear in it.
The organizer I use in my underwear drawer with my underwear in it.

 

Rolling instead of turning pairs of socks into themselves saves the elastic at the top of the socks and keeps them together
Rolling instead of turning pairs of socks into themselves saves the elastic at the top of the socks and keeps them together

Complete Activity Chart—Master Bedroom, Bathroom, and Closet

These are the tasks with frequency that are done in the kitchen. D=Daily, W=Weekly, M=Monthly, S=Seasonally, Y= Yearly, EO=Every Other.

Most of these tasks take only a few minutes so don’t be overwhelmed.

Frequency–Notes Day Done Delegate to:
Master Bedroom
Make Bed D      
Change Sheets W      
Vacuum W      
Dust W      
Dust Picture Frames W      
Polish Furniture M      
Clean Mirror M      
Clean Cobwebs M      
Wash Mattress Pad And Bedding EOM      
Clean Under Bed EOM      
Clean Windows EOM      
Turn Mattress S      
Clean Closets/Drawers S      
         
         
Master Bath        
Clean Sink D      
Clean Tub After Each Bath D      
Clean Mirror W      
Clean Toilet W      
Master Bath (cont.)        
Polish Countertop W      
Wash Floors W      
Wash Rugs M      
Clean And Organize Cabinets And Drawers M      
Clean Brushes/Combs M      
Clean Cobwebs M      
Wipe Down Woodwork M      
Clean Shower Stall M      
Wash Shower Curtain M      
Wash Windows EOM      
Clean Out Medicine Cabinet S      
Vacuum Bathroom Fan Grill S      
         
         
         
Master Closet        
Polish Shoes W   Only the shoes you wear  
Check For Clothes Needing Repair/Cleaning M      
Purge Closet Of Unneeded/Unwanted Clothes M      
Remove Seasonal Clothes S      
Organize Closet S      

Again, a little at a time. You will get it done.

Hugs,

Mary

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