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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Wild Card Wednesday

Today is Wild Card Wednesday! For today I have a little assignment for you...should you choose to accept it! If not that's okay...pick a wild card....any card and get BUSY....

Assignment: Take 25 index cards...any size but 3 x 5 are plenty big enough. Now look around your home...what little jobs and tasks do you keep putting off or just don't seem to fit in your cleaning schedule? Like cleaning under the fridge or wiping down light switches...or maybe cleaning out the magazine basket. As you walk around your house jot down one job on each card. You should end up with a stack of 25 cards with one job on each one. This will be your deck of Wild Cards for 2009. Put a rubberband around them and place them somewhere that you can find them.

Each Wednesday or maybe Tuesday evening. Shuffle the cards and draw one....that will be your Wild Card task for that week. After you draw a card....keep it in a different stack....after you have completed all ....should take about 6 months...put the deck back together and shuffle them around for Round Two!!

I like to use this idea because otherwise EVERY Wednesday I am wracking my brains for what to choose for that week. If you have an emergency task or special occassion that you are prepping for...you can always substitute a choice of your own for a card...The cards also allow me to get to some tasks that are otherwise often overlooked or put at the bottom of the list time after time.


CandyCane said...

That is a great idea!

Shaz said...

Hi! Just passing through. :)

What a great way to get things done around the house.