Monday, November 2, 2009

Cleaning as Promised

When I heard of the four day week end for my kids I told them to buckle up for some cleaning. There idea of clean and mine are two different things. They think if you see no clutter that it's clean. Wrong. I printed out there list of chores for there rooms and gave them their assigned areas in their bathroom. I found the list for them to check off saves me a lot of time checking and rechecking their rooms.

I started on my bathroom from ceiling to floor. This included cleaning out the linen closet and medicine cabinet. Laundry was started. The first floor dusted and vacuumed. The kitchen and bathroom mopped. When the kids finished upstairs they thought they were done. No! If I'm still cleaning so are you. The kids pitched in and the stairwells were vacuumed as well as the play room. Window frames, door frames and ceiling fan blades were washed. Plants were watered, compost bucket emptied, trash and recycling buckets emptied.

As soon as the floors dry I will start on the kitchen counters. And with hubby just arriving home I see a dump run in the near future.

It feels so good. Now that the really heavy stuff is cleaned, closets hoed out and refrigerators cleaned I can concentrate on cooking for Thanksgiving and leave the spot cleaning to the family.


Walk in the Woods said...

Someone get this woman a cape!

Kathy said...

That sounds wonderful!