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sweetpumkinpye

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Last week was a bust. I find it very easy to deviate off my routine and it takes a little while for me to get back on track. As long a s the most important things are done I can cope. My five chores a week just help keep things in check. If they get done, great, if not it will be OK. Looking at the forecast it will be a rainy week so will need to keep on top of washing and groceries. Final month of Autumn, Winter is June 1st so the last push to get things organised.

Daily:
Moisturise morning,
Water throughout day,
Shower/bath at night,
Moisturise,
Brush teeth,
Lip balm,
Hand cream,
Clean kitchen and DW on before bed.
Read and sleep at reasonable time,

Weekly:
*make work lunches for Monday (X) Tuesday (X)
*washing (X)( )
*fold washing (X)
*vacuum floors ( )
*mop floors ( )
*clean bathrooms (X)( )
*meal plan dinners plus work lunches (X)
*clean fridge (X)
*tidy pantry (X)
*tidy freezer (X)
*tidy stockpile (X)
*shopping list (fortnightly) (X) grocery shopping (fortnightly) (X)

Fun/ Christmas prep:
*start/continue/finish one craft project ( ) Continue wedding bunting
*start/continue/finish one book ( ) Goal for the year is to read 10, I have read 10.
*update planner (X)
*tidy gift closet (X)
*continue looking for stocking fillers and gifts (X)

Extras:
*Movie with DH, DD and DFSIL Tuesday night (X)
*coffee with friend Wednesday (X)
*wrap Mother's Day gifts (X)
*Grocery shopping with Mum Thursday (X)
*Taxes with SIL Friday (X)
*Day trip to farm Saturday ( )hurt my back so staying home.

5 small chores:
1)Sort family history ( )
2)Cull paperwork in dresser ( )
3)Tidy craftroom drawers (X)
4)Check greeting cards for upcoming events (X)
5) Check cleaning supplies ( )

Word of the Year:
Improve
 
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Holiday_Mom

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With the vaccines being made to everyone 16 and older now, our little corner of the world is changing from slow and peaceful to a bit more hectic and "normal." I'm trying to find the balance because I really did enjoy the slowing down of life and being present the moment we were in. The school year is coming to a close for my college students. Two of my children are graduating soon. I have a lot of appointments and meetings for 8th grade graduation and for the new high school. Mother's Day is around the corner so those things will keep me busy this week.

  • Weed Gardens
  • Clean Bathrooms.
  • Pay bills - Pest control; Internet;
  • Correspondence: Note to teacher; Family History group; Thank you note
  • Appts: Tuesday - Medical 2 pm; Wednesday - video call - 7 pm; Thursday - Medical 10 am
  • Menu Planning
    • Check that ingredients for planned meals are in the house.
    • Make a grocery list.
    • Buy groceries.
    • Food Prep: Cut up onions, peppers and carrots for upcoming meals.
  • FlyLady: Kitchen
    • Dust top of fan.
    • Clean oven.
    • Clean microwave.
    • Clean out the refrigerator.
    • Wipe down cabinets and appliances.
    • Wash floor.
    • Clean Windows.
    • Wipe down the trash can.
    • Wipe down wall and door jambs.
  • Do weekly reflection.
  • Staple reflection papers to the planner pages.
  • Update journal.
  • Graduation Plans: Think about outfit (shoes dress, stockings, makeup, lipstick), card, gift, menu, cake, decorations
  • Make list of Annual medical appointments. Note when to call (3 months or 6 months ahead) for next appointment. Add list of phone numbers for the medical offices. Add to planner.
  • Look into planner options for June: monthly calendar pages
  • Buy Mother’s Day cards and gift
  • Make menu for Friday’s lunch
  • Do Bible study questions.
 
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jampss

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I have been using this idea for organizing my month, weeks, and days. It worked for April so I am continuing for May.
 

sweetpumkinpye

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Mary, I agree. There was something quite nice about the calmness and quiet of Covid. Certainly a silver lining.
 

sweetpumkinpye

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jampss, interesting. I will come back and look at that. Always interested in new ways of being organised.