Are you a Fan of Laundry Day? Tell Me About It!

Tell Me Your Experience_ Laundry Day at ASlobComesClean.comI never thought I’d say this, but I love Laundry Day. I tried (and failed at) every laundry method I could find, but this was the one that works for me and my brain. If you’ve been here a while, you know. I’ve blabbed and blabbed about it.

It’s your turn to blab now. If you’re a Laundry Day convert, I want to hear about it! I’m collecting quotes, and I’m going to use some of them in my book, so please share your Laundry Day experience!

You can fill out the form below (or click here to go straight to the form) share how the whole Laundry Day concept works for you.

If you have no idea what I mean by Laundry Day, that’s fine. You can read all about it in posts like the ones listed below:

Phantom Laundry: The Laundry Management Method that is Rocking My World

Rhyme and Reason of Laundry Day

Laundry Day in All Its Glory

Reworking My Laundry Day

Laundry Day’s Most Important Step

Laundry Conquered Podcast


Do you have other Slob Stories and Victories to share? Your input would be greatly appreciated. Click on the links below for other quotes I’m collecting.

The Container Concept

Dishwashing Routine

I’m going to be collecting more over the next week as I near my deadline, and Linda will be doing the collecting while I dig a hole and crawl inside with my laptop so I can finish this HUMONGOUS project!

Using an Awkward Pause to Finish Laundry Day

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It was 2:48. I needed to be at my kid’s school by 3:00. The school is five minutes away.

It was officially an awkward pause in my day. What could I possibly accomplish in seven minutes?

But it was a Monday, and Monday is Laundry Day. And I was rocking Laundry Day on that particular Monday.

Really. When Laundry Day is consistent and I’m really, truly only doing seven days’ worth of clothing for my family of five, I do five loads. Two darks (nice stuff; t-shirts/workout stuff), one whites, one lights, and jeans/dark towels.

If I can put in a load early enough on Sunday night that I can move it to the dryer and put a second load in the washing machine before I go to bed, I’m shocked at how fast I move through Laundry Day on Monday.

My final load of the day had just finished drying. If . . . IF . . . I could get that load folded (straight out the dryer since that method makes laundry magically disappear instead of creating a wrinkly mountain in my living room), I’d be done. Done before 3 p.m. y’all. That’s big.

So I tried.

Even if I didn’t finish before I needed to leave, I’d be five more minutes down the road to Laundry Success.

I’d be proud of myself for not wasting that particular Awkward Pause.

I made it. Here’s proof. I didn’t get it put away, but I matched and “folded” an entire load of (not bright) whites. And y’all, that’s the load I hate folding straight out of the dryer the very most!

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2:53, and Laundry Day was done. Except for the putting away of that very very last load, but still.

Go me.

Have you tried Laundry Day? Have you joined the (totally unofficial, dues-free) club? I encourage you to try it. It is THE best way I’ve found to keep laundry under control for my ADD, project-focused-mundane-task-resistant brain.

Here’s a podcast about it.

Here’s the long version of how I came to figure out that it’s the best way for me. (Including links to the many other methods I tried that were miserable failures.)

Podcast Listeners Click Here

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Whatever Works for YOU

Whatever Works for You at

I have e-books. I’ve come up with ways to keep my home under control, to be able to let non-immediate-family members come inside on a weekly basis. I can tackle a decluttering project with confidence and know I’ll make progress (if not finish) in whatever time I throw at it.

I share all these things (and all the times I fail) with you here on the blog.

I get giddy when someone joins my Laundry Day Club, because I know how home-changing that concept has been for our family.

BUT, I really only care about whatever works for you.

Take my ideas, give ’em a try, and if they don’t work for you, find something that does.

I was once in a meeting-of-the-minds conference call between a cleaning product brand and a group of cleaning experts. (As proof that anything can happen, I was one of the cleaning experts.)

The subject of laundry came up, and another “expert” started going on and on about how he/she could not understand how/why anyone would do all their laundry on one day. How that made no sense when it was so much easier to do one load a day, from start to finish.

I spoke up. I had to. I explained exactly how one load a day goes in my house (how it becomes the same one load day after day because I can’t remember to change it over to the dryer) and why the get-it-over-with-in-a-day-so-I-don’t-have-to-think-about-laundry-for-six-whole-days way works so much better for my Project Brain.

But I totally get how one load a day would be awesome for someone who can make it work for them.

For me, it drains the energy from my soul.

This is why I haven’t promoted a free video e-course recently called Four Steps to Stress Free Homemaking. I wanted so badly to promote it because it was a precursor to the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle sale.

My first cringe came from my personal reaction to what feels like over-simplifying something that isn’t a simple issue for me. But then, I watched the first two videos. I really do like the women in them.

But the first video is all about how one load a day is the way to go. How it’s THE key to never getting behind on laundry again. I was talking to my husband about how I wished I could promote them but couldn’t in good conscience because the first video completely goes against what I believe is a game-changer for people like me. I casually said, “They’re encouraging people to do one load a day, from start to finish . . . ”

Before I could keep rambling, Hubby said, “NO!”

I was surprised at his vehemence.

He shook his head and said, “No. No way. That would be a horrible idea for you. Your way of doing all the laundry on Monday is the only way for you to keep it under control.”

Keep in mind that this man speaks not from theory or from reading my blog, but from experiencing clean socks and undies and rarely-ridiculously-wrinkled t-shirts every day, every week for years now. Like, 4 whole years.

This experience is in stark contrast to his experience in the days when I tried the one load a day method.

He knows what works in our home, because he lives it.

So here’s my point. Do whatever works. Maybe the method in the course is exactly what will work for you. Or maybe you’re like me, and need to treat laundry as a project with a beginning, a middle, and an end and do it as your single focus one day a week.

Want to understand my way and how it came about? Go here.


Podcast listeners click here.




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