A Sticky Mess was Easy to Clean

Dear FlyLady,

Yesterday morning I was making waffles for breakfast and when I went into the pantry to get the syrup. I must have not had a good grip on the bottle because I dropped it, the bottom cracked and busted, (fortunately it was a plastic bottle and not glass), and syrup went everywhere.

Man was I dreading having to clean that up! Fortunately we still had more syrup so I finished breakfast and then went back to clean up the mess. I had washed my hands after, (well before to, ha), eating and had dried them with a paper towel which was now damp so I swiped it across the syrup and of course it just smeared it more which was what I expected.

So I went and got a purple rag, got it wet with hot water and went at it with a little elbow grease. Probably 3 or 4 rinses of the rag and all the syrup was easily cleared away. And I had only used hot water on purpose just to see if the floor would still feel sticky. I went back an hour later, bare footed on purpose again, and you couldn’t tell anything had been there!

Those ¬†rags, with only hot water, surely got me out of a “sticky” mess. They are just incredible! Truly my favorite FlyLady tool! Thank you and your crew for your continued work on our behalves.

Much love from Ky,


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