12/06/2016 Fireside Chat
12/8/2015 Did you miss the boat?
FlyLady, Leanne and You! This show is one of the best shows we have ever done! It may be long but take a chance and listen to it! It may be just what you need to get through the holidays and start off the new year.
On today Special Show I am joined by Alan Levy and my husband Robert Cilley. We will be talking about the recent tragedies in India. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. Let There Be Peace on Earth.
Today’s show topics included:
Kathleen Ca- Applying for a job after years as a full time mom.
work history- Being CEO of your home. Clutter nearly killed her daughter. Child found med in under sink cabinet in bathroom. Monika– fitness event in Disney World 2010. 1/2 marathon Sensory nanny has a training plan start a savings acct for the event Rubbermaid!!! We love Rubbermaid! make a game with kids to get home blessed 15n minutes at a time for homework then play back to homework. crisis cleaning, 5 steps laundry- sort,wash, dry, fold, put away reboot that laundry set a timer
Adam Levy from Zwaggle and Pam Young told us how to get clutter out of our childrens’ rooms. We had one caller who asked about how to organize her children’s toys.
Special Holiday Episode #01– Jacki from IL called in and shared her Sour cream Brownie recipe Marla shared her coco recipe! Mission: Clean one Fridge shelf thoroughly
Special Holiday Episode #02– 2:16 Dream Big 2:19 Lee in New Hampshire Transplanted Southerner so happy to hear Marla’s Southern voice. Has a friend over who she is trying to convince to shine her sink. Wanted to call and say Thank you. Making Cornflake wreathes, chocolate peanut butter balls, gingerbread house, molasses cookies Lee made many of her presents this year. Marla made 6 huge lasagna’s this year 2:23 Mission Clean your dishes 2:24 Up Kind of Day Valerie from Canada lives in a mining town, lots of people getting laid off. Her husband is worrying about being laid off 2:30 Mission, spend 2 minutes dusting Samba Dust song ? So long dust Samba
Special Holiday Episode #03– Samba Dust song ? So long dust Samba 2:33 Back to Valerie talking about her Mom not teaching them to clean and so glad that Marla has helped her with that. Routines and habits as our foundation makes cleaning our house a breeze. Valerie didn’t know how often is enough and FlyLady helped her with that. Pecan Sandy Recipe Monkey Bread 2:38 Angel from Louisiana husband in oil business, husband worrying, needs Marla’s advice. Putting up decorations. She can’t sew, she can staple! Marla says that is just fine. 2:44 Mission: Boogie Clean your car!!!! Cleanup song!
Special Holiday Episode #04– Cleanup song! 2:45 Marla reminds us to get our housework done first then we can play! 2:47 Amanda from Arkansas Donnia sent her presents. Amanda is loving Eric’s Christmas CD and also a testimonial. Marla reminds us it’s sometimes hard to accept gifts. Talking recipes for divinity, fudge, cookies, date nut logs, etc. Marla was never good at making divinity, it always flopped. Amanda has fudge problems! ? Amanda shares her story about her leg injury got an ice burn Alan and BTR helped her recover and she is so grateful for being able to hear BTR while recovering Talked about favorite dishes to bring to pot luck. Pizza Dip recipe Marla’s winter potluck recipe 2:57 Mission: light a candle or 2 to help spread the cheer around Let There be Peace on Earth
Special Holiday Episode #05– Let There be Peace on Earth 3:03 Rachel from California first time caller a little nervous. Sharing her menu planning with a very picky husband. Wrote down the things her husband would eat on the fridge and let him fill in the blanks. He chooses from the list on the fridge, its multiple choice, its working! He surprised her by making dinner the other week! Hand sanitizer takes marker off fridge ? Marla let Robert pick out her purple so he would drive the car. 3:09 Leanne called in talking about her book. 3:13 Mission Reboot Laundry Corndog Song – Rachel’s kids call it the eating the dog song
Special Holiday Episode #06– Corndog Song – Rachel’s kids call it the eating the dog song 3:18 Beth from Houston, test turkey, total SHE cooked the bag in the turkey, not happy with how it turned out. Legs fell off of the turkey when she moved it from pan to table. Marla cooked her turkey upside down, it was so juicy! Leanne experimented with her turkey this year. High temperature roasting and it turned out GREAT!!! 3:25 Mission: Hotspot cleaning Grown up Christmas List
Special Holiday Episode #07– 3:30 Jennifer from Oregon – new flybaby loving the new site. The no whining part of the site, Marla reminded everyone it’s all about babysteps, don’t crash and burn Caller seems she is so behind with laundry. Marla recommended just gathering it all up and going to the Laundromat. She has too many clothes. 5 in the family. Marla suggested she clean out one drawer for each person so they all have one empty drawer. That will make putting away much easier. Marla suggesting to send clothes to charity and bless someone else with them. Jendi has marker on one wall she can’t get out. Marla recommends rubba scrubba to try and the Mr. Clean eraser or repaint over it. Can’t organize clutter, you just have to get rid of it. Jendi babysits, and meal time is so messy, kids rooms she feels overwhelmed. Marla recommends Up Kind of Day because cleaning is fun and so not a chore!!! 3:41 Mission: Water the Christmas Tree
Special Holiday Episode #08– The Veggie Blues!!! 3:45 Jendi from Pennsylvania. Not used to swish and swipe. Wondering if it is ok if she does it once a week. It works better for her to do it once a week. Marla said once a day is so much better swishing and swiping Jendi loves Twitter reminders Husband noticed when she stopped FLYing, but he didn’t comment when it was doing it! Mini mission: swish and swipe Alicia from WI: Nanny very stressed out, working in 2 houses, feels very overwhelmed. Whenever she needs something it’s at the other house. Too cold to leave everything out in the car. Marla said she needs to learn how to travel efficiently. Have one bag that stays packed all the time so she can take it with her. Told her to make a list of things she needs and keep them with her. There is a packing/vacation control journal. Marla said she needs to get more sleep. Mini Mission pick up toys on the living room floor 3:57 Lydia from Michigan’s daughter has exzema and wants to know what can help by eating or vitamins. Leanne said Vitamin E can be taken and used. Flaxseed oil, salmon 4:00 Mini Mission wipe toothepaste specks off your mirror Slow and Steady
Special Holiday Episode #09– Slow and Steady 4:02 Laura from Montana medical problems, got checked up and told the Dr. She is a FlyBaby She wants the sink stopper. 4:10 Let there be peace on earth Leanne experimented with her turkey this year. High temperature roasting and it turned out GREAT!!! 3:25 Mission: Hotspot cleaning Grown up Christmas List 3:30 Jennifer from Oregon – new flybaby loving the new site. The no whining part of the site, Marla reminded everyone it’s all about babysteps, don’t crash and burn Caller seems she is so behind with laundry. Marla recommended just gathering it all up and going to the Laundromat. She has too many clothes. 5 in the family. Marla suggested she clean out one drawer for each person so they all have one empty drawer. That will make putting away much easier.