So I have been following the fly lady for awhile and So far I have
established a morning routine
established an evening routine ( more or less)
– use the weekly zones as a suggestion of what to do and where to concentrate ( but where the fly lady is and what i need to do might be different) . or I might expand the idea — like if she has you looking for spiderwebs in the dinning room – I might look through the whole house ( it is small)
started actively looking for things to put away and spending 5 to 15 minutes doing such things
Things I am not doing – the monthly missions ( dec – menu planning , january shine your sink, february – 15 minutes of decluttering a day ) just doesn’t fit right now
weekly home blessing ( 1 hour spent on 5- 6 tasks that make your home basically clean) partly because what I do on a daily basis does this – and partly because the name annoys me
How I am Currently feeling about this whole experiment. It works. The house is much cleaner . There is time to do bigger projects and it is easy to see what needs to be done ( for example: My DH painted the vanity in the bathroom – and changed the knobs. Instant improvement. Much needed. And he did it because he took the day off to clean before company came , but there wasn’t much to do – so he saw a small project and did it) . Also – if there is a day that is missed – it doesn’t make much difference. bigger dust bunnies .
added bonus. I talk a lot when I am doing mundane chores , to myself, the cats, and people who aren’t there. Now – I talk to the invisible fly lady. She really appreciates my comments about dirty socks left on the ottoman – or how easy it is to put one load of laundry away instead of 7 .