Open Loops 3/13/2015

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On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on homemade baking mixes; healthy snacks under 200 calories; how self-care is fundamental; keeping out of victim mentality with your time management; strenghtening relationships; homemade frozen pizza; and how to layer clothes to stay warm.

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Simplifying the Housecleaning Habit

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I’ve been struggling with something recently. As much as I love having a neat and clean house, I cannot get myself motivated to actually do it.

When I ran into this problem years ago, Flylady helped me by showing me how to apply method to cleaning. Her overly rigid schedule didn’t work for me, though, and it fell by the wayside. I was OK for a few years working my own system…

…but I got out of the habit.

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