S.H.E.'s Organized!

Questions about using Pam Young and Peggy Jones' Sidetracked Home Executives card file system for home management.

What is S.H.E.?

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S.H.E.™ is an abbreviation for Sidetracked Home Executives, a system of home management taken from the book of the same name written by Pam Young and Peggy Jones. Other terms you may hear include Sidetracked, SHE cards and Slob Sisters. They refer to concepts presented by Young and Jones in their books.

What happened to the S.H.E.'s Organized message boards?

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Our SHEsOrganized.com message boards were closed in January, 2008, due to the retirement of our site owner.
Members of the old SHEsOrganized.com forum have started a replacement board here:
SHE's Organized Message Boards

What do all those S.H.E. abbreviations mean?

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Here are some common abbreviations used on this site:

  • SHE - Sidetracked Home Executives
  • BWP - Basic Week Plan
  • OMM - On My Mind Card
  • P&P - Pam Young and Peggy Jones, authors of the S.H.E. books

Here are some additional abbreviations used as shorthand online:

  • DH - Dear Husband (or D%$# Husband, as the case may be)
  • SIL, MIL, BIL - Sister-in-law, Mother-in-law, or Brother-in-Law
  • DK, DD, DS - Dear (or D%$#) Kid, Daughter or Son
  • IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
  • LOL - Laughing out loud

But Flylady told us to throw away our cardfiles!

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This site explores the original card file method introduced by Pam Young and Peggy Jones' book, Sidetracked Home Executives(TM): From Pigpen to Paradise, originally published in 1977.