Two Weeks After House Cleaning…And The House Ain’t Trashed Again Yet!

A couple of weeks ago, I went on a “cleaning frenzy,” and cleaned up the lower level of the house since a friend was stopping by. And during that “cleaning frenzy,” something in me…snapped. I decided I was going to go toe-to-toe with my inner slob – and kick her lazy mother f—ing ass!

My “goal” was for it never to take me more than a half hour tops to get the lower level of the house in “presentable” condition, should a person happen to drop by (with advanced notice, of course)!

So what does all of this entail?

  • Keeping counter tops as clutter-free as possible. Get something out, put it away when you’re done.
  • Not letting dirty dishes pile up too much.
  • Vacuuming once a week. I recently bought a cordless “mini vacuum” which is good for detail cleaning (kind of like using a toothbrush to clean the crevices in your bathroom…no, not THOSE crevices!)
  • Reclaiming the kitchen “peninsula” as a dining surface. Which means NOT piling junk mail on it, not setting car keys on it, etc.

Let’s see if we can go a whole MONTH without the place looking trashed again!


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