The original book that launced a million SHEs, Sidetracked Home Executives from pigpen to paradise is finally an e-book! Pam Young and Peggy Jones were . Sidetracked Home Executives has ratings and reviews. Denise said: I discovered there’s actually a name for people like me. People who lose trac. As outlined in the book Sidetracked Home Executives™: From Pigpen to Paradise, S.H.E.s organize their homes and tackle housecleaning with a simple– but.
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Sidetracked Home Executives: From Pigpen to Paradise by Pam Young
Showing of reviews. The authors appear to live in a world of stable traditional families they feel obliged to include 8 pages justifying Pam’s divorce! It’s nice to have a book from someone who isn’t naturally organized but figured out a way to do it. They understand that some of us are housework-challenged, and they have a way to help us through ;igpen.
Trivia About Sidetracked Home View or edit your browsing history. The irony is humorous to me. A card file, well away from any electronics, would solve that problem, too. We’ll see how their system works out for me. Obviously, the ideas are updatable to modern technology! I recommended this to my daughter in law. What drew me to this book was the dated housekeeper feel of the book.
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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Ignore the part on kids and it helps you focus in this new period of your life. It’s written as a humorous story told by two previously very messy sisters who challenged each other to get their act together at home and came up with a very simple and doable “card system” for housecleaning routines.
Many thanks for the help you’ve given me through Authors and Sidetracked Sisters Pam Young and Peggy Jones have published six books explaining how to use 3-by-5 file cards for home organization. Whether you’re new to the concept or have spent years “in the box”, this is the place to learn and grow.
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Living room Before photos. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It’s a really fun read too!
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Also, the sidetrackedd chapter regarding their marriages seems completely out of place. Princess Piggy Personal experience. I would recommend this book to anyone struggling to keep up with routine tasks.
I decided my time would be better spent elsewhere. With a complete photo tour, Virginia explains how she uses the Sidetracked Home Executives cardfile system to organize her home and her life.
Want to Read saving…. I tend to be tactile, spontaneous, creative, oblivious to time, and either hyper-focused on some project or totally unfocused and unaware of my surroundings. Skip to main content. No, family snapshots of the Slob Families—does anyone but the most dedicated fan care? Bathrooms Before and after photos. Nope, her sister did the 4 and called her back and joked that she’d torn up the card.
Perhaps a good choice for a new housewife with absolutely no idea how to stay organized and keep the house clean, but there are probably more modern methods that will work better for the rest of us. They discuss upgrading to a computer system over index cards and clarify the potential pitfalls with I read my mother-in-law’s copy of this book long ago and was intrigued by the elaborate index card system they describe for staying on top of the housework. I do see a difference in my attitude and my husbands toward our home.
I found this book on the Staff Picks shelf at the library. I might actually be organized in a couple of months! I’ve tried making schedules before, but it’s the looking at and following through with that cause me trouble. Never mind the men! If you are looking for a very detailed list of every imaginable household task, you have come to the right place!