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Saving Time Ideas

Go Graham Go and Jolly Mom are running a Mom Time theme now. They are asking for ideas on how to save time. Here are some things I follow:

1. I use fly lady's plan for cleaning and organizing my home as much as possible. I do not follow it exactly, but I take the ideas that she gives and implement them in a way that fits our life, home and style. My favorite of suggestion from the flylady is keeping the kitchen sink clean . . . I really do feel so much better when it is clean and there is nothing in it.

2. I use a crock pot as much as possible. I love getting dinner ready in the AM. It frees up my afternoons to get cleaning done, or just to have "me time."

3. I go grocery shopping once a week. I will plan my menu for the week on Sundays and once the boys are down for naps in the afternoon, I head out to the grocery store.

4. I have a monthly calendar and datebook always handy. I try to have my days as scheduled as possible, meaning I know what I need to tackle every day. If I have my datebook close by, with my list of "to-dos", I do not get side tracked doing other things. I get the most important things done first.


  1. Those are all great ideas!

    I got your message today.. I meant that I live in the Fly Lady's hometown! :)

    She actually has an office building!


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