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Routines

Many FlyBabies have asked FlyLady about her routine and how she set it up. So FlyLady decided to share her routines with you all as a starting point for your own routines! FlyLady’s Routines Dear Friends, I am often asked about my routine, so I decided to share it with you. This is a continual process. . – FlyLady FlyLady’s Before-Bed Routine The Before-Bed Routine is the most important routine of the whole day. There are three parts to FlyLady’s Before-Bed Routine: 1. Living room – pick up and put away things, magazines, dishes, clothes, shoes, etc.Kitchen – clean it up, shine sink, lay out clean dishcloths, run the dishwasherDining room/entrance – clear the hot spotsReview check list to be sure nothing has been forgotten 2. Check your calendar and/or planner for appointmentsStart a to-do list for tomorrowThink: “What can I do tonight that will make tomorrow morning easier?” 3. Cool down time: Don’t fret! 1. 2. Step 11: Basic Weekly Plan.

Now that you’ve made pages for all your routines, you’ve completed a whole section of your control journal.

Step 11: Basic Weekly Plan

Take a divider and label it “Routines” to mark the spot. The next step we’ll do is add our Basic Weekly Plan. In Step Two of building your Control Journal, you put seven blank pages (labeled for each day of the week) in the Weekly section. These pages are for your Basic Weekly Plan. I want you to think about everything that needs to be done during a full week in your home, then divide your list up into what days you want to do the jobs. Weekly Home Blessing Day This is the day you spend an hour doing basic cleaning in your house. Cull/toss old magazinesChange sheetsEmpty all the trashVacuum all roomsMop kitchen and bathClean mirrors and doorsDust FlyLady likes to do her Weekly Home Blessing Hour on Mondays. Free Day. Crockpot Roast Beef Recipe. This classic crockpot roast beef dinner recipe is a fabulous and easy meal in one dish.

Crockpot Roast Beef Recipe

Be sure to read How to Cook Pot Roast before you begin for best results. This recipe is a meal in one pot. It's flavorful, savory, aromatic, and delicious, with the best texture of beef I have ever had. You can change up the vegetables you put into this recipe, of course, but I think the combination of onion, garlic, baby carrots, and potatoes is perfect with the rich beef. Still, parsnips, turnips, or whole mushrooms would be nice additions to this hearty recipe. There's no more comforting recipe on earth for a cold and snowy winter night. All you need to complete this wonderful meal is a fresh green salad tossed with avocados, grape tomatoes, and sliced mushrooms. Preparation Combine flour, salt, pepper, marjoram, and thyme on a large plate and coat the beef with this mixture.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Perfect Pot Roast Recipe. There is no pot roast recipe better than this one for Perfect Pot Roast.

Perfect Pot Roast Recipe

It's my variation on Laurie Colwin's recipe for Pot Roast from her wonderful book Home Cooking. Try it soon! Preparation Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. To make Perfect Pot Roast, start by heating olive oil in heavy pan over medium high heat. Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets. I love the convenience of the instant oatmeal packets sold in grocery stores, but I do not like the cost.

Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets

My children also love the instant oatmeal packets, and so I researched until I came up with this recipe for making them ourselves. Over time, we have added to the list of variations for this recipe, and have come up with some very fun packets, which are delicious as well as economical. We make these up as a family project, and the children help to choose which extra ingredients to add to the basic oatmeal packets. This is not only fun, but keeps them excited about eating them later, because they helped to make them. I hope you find them useful. Homemade Instant Oatmeal 3 cups Quick-Cooking Oats Salt Small sized Zip Baggies For more savings: Make Your Own Homemade Seasoning Mixes Put 1/2 cup oats in a blender and blend on high until powdery. To serve: Empty packet into a bowl.

Variations: Sweetened Oatmeal- To each packet add 1 Tbsp. sugar or 1 packet 'Equal' artificial sweetener. 10 Ways to Eat Less Meat. From Fine Cooking #106 (Aug/Sept 2010), pp.54-61.

10 Ways to Eat Less Meat

There are lots of good reasons to eat a little less meat these days. But who knew that what’s good for the environment, good for your health, and good for your wallet could be so much fun for the cook, too? Once you cook with (and eat) less meat, you’ll find yourself adding a great new lineup of dishes to your weekly repertoire. Here are ten delicious stratagies with a half dozen recipes for each to help you get started. Strategy #1: Use Meat as a Condiment Sometimes all you need to turn a vegetable side dish into a satisfying main course is just a little bit of full-flavored meat, such as bacon, ham, salami, pancetta, or sausage. Strategy #2: Have Breakfast for Dinner Eggs have a lot going for them: They’re a great source of protein, they’re almost always in the fridge, and they’re the basis for many different dishes.

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