Monday, November 5, 2007

The Overwhelmed House and Me

I'm a pretty busy person, but so is everyone else these days. This is one reason why my house has become a dumping grounds. Clutter and cleaning is the one thing I consistently struggle with. I think it is now worse than it has ever been. It's embarassing and very overwhelming, but keeping it a secret won't do any good. I do have people over and they love me, even in spite of my mess. I don't want to keep it this way though.

This summer, I went over to a couple of friend's houses. The visits must have been within a week of each other, because I know it grabbed me pretty hard. Their houses were perfect! I know perfect is a strong word, but they were REALLY good. And both of them had not one, but TWO children. I would need those people from Clean Sweep to come over for my house to even get close to that clean!

So, I'm going to work at it. I think I will write about my successes here. Anybody for some boring cleaning stories? I know it's cheesy to blog, "Guess what! I cleaned my toilet," but nothing else has worked, so why not try this!?!? I'll start with my success last night. I cleaned the surfaces of our computer desk. I moved stuff and dusted and everything. Yea me! It's still not great, but it's a start. Now just to keep that momentum going!