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For those of you unfamiliar with this challenge, it is basically an inverted pyramid. On Day 1, you get 12 LITTLE things done. They can be as small as tossing a pen you know is out of ink, emptying a wastebasket, watering a plant. Don't try to do too much: this is to knock out all those little annoying things that are so minor, you never seem to stop to do them. On Day 2, you get 10 things done, maybe that take a bit more time, like answering an email, or making that call to your Mom that you keep putting off. On Day 3, 8 things, and a little more effort. On Day 4, 6 things. On Day 5, 4 things. On Day 6, 2 things. On Day 7, 1 thing.

By the end of the week, you will have done 42 things that you probably wouldn't have done otherwise!

For the non-conformists in the group, a lot of members alter this challenge to meet their own requirements. Some just list 42 things and knock them out as they can throughout the week. Some do just a dozen things, one per day. Adjust as necessary to work for you. One size does not necessarily fit all.

With that said, let the challenge begin....
 

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My list for tomorrow:
  1. Read at least 10 pages of my book
  2. Fold and put away towels
  3. Hang up clean laundry
  4. Dig out some yarn and appropriate needles to start washcloth
  5. Change bunnies' litter box
  6. Recharge my work cell phone
  7. Bring mail upstairs (from out of my car)
  8. Refill vaporizer in livingroom
  9. Refill vaporizer in bedroom
  10. Tidy up one kitchen counter
  11. Find 10 things to fling
  12. Prepare work clothes for upcoming week
 

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My list for today:

1. Empty the trash in bathroom
2. Put away the small bag of xmas stuff left out.
3. Toss, bag to donate 10 items
4. Charge Camera Batteries
5. Charge Cell Phone before I forget to.
6. Two loads of laundry
7. Fold two loads of laundry
8. Tidy up Livingroom
9. Tidy up Kitchen
10. Plan my week with work schedule.
11. Meal plan this week.
12. Print out 2011 intention worksheet
 

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  1. Read at least 10 pages of my book
  2. Fold and put away towels
  3. Hang up clean laundry
  4. Dig out some yarn and appropriate needles to start washcloth
  5. Change bunnies' litter box
  6. Recharge my work cell phone
  7. Bring mail upstairs (from out of my car)
  8. Refill vaporizer in livingroom
  9. Refill vaporizer in bedroom
  10. Tidy up one kitchen counter
  11. Find 10 things to fling
  12. Prepare work clothes for upcoming week
 

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  1. Read at least 10 pages of my book
  2. Fold and put away towels
  3. Hang up clean laundry
  4. Dig out some yarn and appropriate needles to start washcloth
  5. Change bunnies' litter box
  6. Recharge my work cell phone
  7. Bring mail upstairs (from out of my car)
  8. Refill vaporizer in livingroom
  9. Refill vaporizer in bedroom
  10. Tidy up one kitchen counter
  11. Find 10 things to fling (at 5 so far)
  12. Prepare work clothes for upcoming week
 

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My list for today:

1. Empty the trash in bathroom
2. Put away the small bag of xmas stuff left out.
3. Toss, bag to donate 10 items 34 Clothing Pieces!!
4. Charge Camera Batteries
5. Charge Cell Phone before I forget to.
6. Two loads of laundry
7. Fold two loads of laundry
[-]8. Tidy up Livingroom
9. Tidy up Kitchen [/-]
10. Plan my week with work schedule.
11. Meal plan this week.
12. Print out 2011 intention worksheet
One load of wash in now, I hope to get it fully done with before I have to work today.
 

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  1. Read at least 10 pages of my book
  2. Fold and put away towels
  3. Hang up clean laundry
  4. Dig out some yarn and appropriate needles to start washcloth
  5. Change bunnies' litter box
  6. Recharge my work cell phone
  7. Bring mail upstairs (from out of my car)
  8. Refill vaporizer in livingroom
  9. Refill vaporizer in bedroom
  10. Tidy up one kitchen counter
  11. Find 10 things to fling (at 9 so far)
  12. Prepare work clothes for upcoming week
 

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  1. Read at least 10 pages of my book
  2. Fold and put away towels
  3. Hang up clean laundry
  4. Dig out some yarn and appropriate needles to start washcloth
  5. Change bunnies' litter box
  6. Recharge my work cell phone
  7. Bring mail upstairs (from out of my car)
  8. Refill vaporizer in livingroom
  9. Refill vaporizer in bedroom
  10. Tidy up one kitchen counter
  11. Find 10 things to fling (at 9 so far)
  12. Prepare work clothes for upcoming week
 

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  1. Read at least 10 pages of my book
  2. Fold and put away towels
  3. Hang up clean laundry
  4. Dig out some yarn and appropriate needles to start washcloth
  5. Change bunnies' litter box
  6. Recharge my work cell phone
  7. Bring mail upstairs (from out of my car)
  8. Refill vaporizer in livingroom
  9. Refill vaporizer in bedroom
  10. Tidy up one kitchen counter
  11. Find 10 things to fling (at 9 so far)
  12. Prepare work clothes for upcoming week
I'll read the 10 pages when I go to bed tonight.
 

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Tomorrow's list:
  1. Change bedsheets
  2. Pick up clutter in bedroom
  3. Put away breadmaker
  4. Move this weekend's bulk cooking portions to downstairs freezer
  5. Deep-clean one counter in kitchen
  6. Review open case at work (part 1)
  7. Go to the gym
  8. Call vet re: getting Dusty's teeth floated
  9. Dehydrate banana chips
  10. Inventory pet food/supplies and make list of necessary items
 

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Looks like I missed today, so I'll start tomorrow. I tried this before and got overwhelmed, so we'll see how I do this time...
 

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1. Call dentist office and see when my next cleaning appointment is scheduled...
2. Be at funeral home at 9 A.M. to do Mrs. Joan's hair...
3. Check my appoinment book at work to see if I can get physical done at Doctor's office on Jan. 20th...
4. Get my nails filled in and get pedicure...
5. Wash bras...
6. Make bank deposit...
7. Purchase birthday cards for January birthdays (5)...
8. Load Starbucks gift cards onto one card...
9. Decide on outfit for work Tuesday...
10. Clean mirrors and TV screens...
 

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Im in starting tomorrow. im a list 42 type

Here's my list so far

To Do:
  1. Call phone company to adjust our service to cheaper plan
  2. Figure out how to get internet banking for our HSA
  3. Increase dh's HSA withdrawl
  4. Pay auto registration (on friday)
  5. Buy ds a tool box
  6. Buy a crate for bookshelf
  7. Cut some more trim
  8. Write down all of the stuff that i already have for consignment sale
  9. Make a list of things i need to get to package for consignment sale
  10. List on freecycle
  11. Go to michaels in lutherville to look for frames
  12. Thank you notes (3)
  13. Buy epoxy
  14. Repair Voltron's Blazing Sword with that epoxy
  15. 2 exercise bike or trampoline sessions or zumba classes
  16. Drink water ( i have to put this on the list lol)
  17. Crockpot steak with texmex seasonings
  18. Make Dentist appt for dh
  19. Schedule dental cleanings for spring break
  20. Empty diaper pail
  21. Take compost out
  22. Get shred for compost from sis
  23. Laundry
  24. Pull tax files to get ready
  25. Put file box away
  26. Weigh myself
 

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1. Empty the trash in bathroom
2. Put away the small bag of xmas stuff left out.
3. Toss, bag to donate 10 items 34 clothing Pieces!!
4. Charge Camera Batteries
5. Charge Cell Phone before I forget to.
6. Two loads of laundry
7. Fold two loads of laundry
8. Tidy up Livingroom
9. Tidy up Kitchen
10. Plan my week with work schedule.
11. Meal plan this week.
12. Print out 2011 intention worksheet

Final for Sunday. Didn't finish putting away the xmas stuff. Will need to add it to my next list because I will get it done!
 

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Monday:

1. Two loads of Laundry
2. Fold two loads of laundry
3. Toss old items from fridge
4. Donate 12 items of daughters clothing she no longer wears.
5. Clean out medicine cabinet 21 items tossed or disposed of.
6. Send Rebate form for Menards
7. Email Gma and Gpa K's photos
8. Go through magazines and recycle what I don't want
9. Remove xmas sign on kitchen shelf and put away
10. Look at library account on when items go back.

+ Left over from Sunday = Put away the small bag of xmas stuff left out.
 

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1. Call dentist office and see when my next cleaning appointment is scheduled...
2. Be at funeral home at 9 A.M. to do Mrs. Joan's hair...
3. Check my appoinment book at work to see if I can get physical done at Doctor's office on Jan. 20th...
4. Get my nails filled in and get pedicure...
5. Wash bras...
6. Make bank deposit...
7. Purchase birthday cards for January birthdays (5)...
8. Load Starbucks gift cards onto one card...
9. Decide on outfit for work Tuesday...
10. Clean mirrors and TV screens...
 

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  1. Change bedsheets
  2. Pick up clutter in bedroom
  3. Put away breadmaker
  4. Move this weekend's bulk cooking portions to downstairs freezer
  5. Deep-clean one counter in kitchen
  6. Review open case at work (part 1)
  7. Go to the gym
  8. Call vet re: getting Dusty's teeth floated
  9. Dehydrate banana chips
  10. Inventory pet food/supplies and make list of necessary items
 

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Monday:

1. Two loads of Laundry
2. Fold two loads of laundry
3. Toss old items from fridge
4. Donate 12 items of daughters clothing she no longer wears.
5. Clean out medicine cabinet 21 items tossed or disposed of.
6. Send Rebate form for Menards
7. Email Gma and Gpa K's photos
8. Go through magazines and recycle what I don't want 9 Magazines Gone!
9. Remove xmas sign on kitchen shelf and put away
10. Look at library account on when items go back.

+ Left over from Sunday = Put away the small bag of xmas stuff left out.
I'm doing a mix of stuff all day today. Keeping myself busy so I don't fall asleep or get crabby after only getting four hours of sleep last night. Sleep should be on my list this week. laugh.
 

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  1. Change bedsheets
  2. Pick up clutter in bedroom
  3. Put away breadmaker
  4. Move this weekend's bulk cooking portions to downstairs freezer
  5. Deep-clean one counter in kitchen
  6. Review open case at work (part 1)
  7. Go to the gym
  8. Call vet re: getting Dusty's teeth floated
  9. Dehydrate banana chips
  10. Inventory pet food/supplies and make list of necessary items
Off to work in a minute, so the rest will have to wait a bit.
 
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