09 March 2008

Cleaning the Kitchen







You can see that I have one cabinet neatly organized, and it will *stay* that way allll day. I've taken the top picture so that I can have some photographic evidence that yes, I DID get around to cleaning once. It's pretty discouraging. As I cleaned this one cabinet, other areas of the kitchen begin to look even more messy than usual. I have gotten this cabinet and one drawer cleaned, but several other cabinets and two full shelves in the basement are crying out for my attention.
I get to them as I can, because my arms are usually holding a baby or doing something else like homeschooling or meal preparation. (I also have to have a daily computer fix, else I shall go mad. I shall.) I have absolutely got to wash the curtains in this room as well. I remember remarking to myself that I got these done last a few months before the baby got here.... oh... it wasn't THIS baby, it was baby J! No wonder they're in such need of a washing. I feel as though I am constantly running and never catching up, because there is always the "usual" that must be done as well. And my children insist on things like "meals" and "clean laundry" on a regular basis.



5 comments:

  1. Thats the trouble with starting cleaning!!
    Good job though! Well done! I dont know how you have the energy!

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  2. I'm right there with ya, sister. I'd rather do most things than clean, including having oral surgery. :-) That cabinet looks great!

    My cleaning gets done when we're expecting company. I do the very, very least I can, otherwise. It's terrible, and I'm working on it. My mom never taught me how to do household chores, so it's been an uphill battle just to learn how to do stuff!

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  3. Mmmm, can I have some of your Manwich and Starbursts?

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  4. Hey, I got another cabinet done! I'm on a roll here! Just don't look at the rest of my house.

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  5. Ha ha me too...I am constantly trying to organize only to find I need to do it all over again! And yes on the computer fix else I shall go insane:)

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