Sunday, September 19, 2010

Not ever again....just sayin

Do you procrastinate ever? Well, let's just say I don't either. HAAA! Fooled you. In fact, this week I procrastinated in cleaning my house when I knew I had a whole house full of people coming over on Saturday. So, in my usual fashion, I got up at 7, ran my errands and cleaned like gangbusters for 5 hours oh and recruited a few less than willing teens to help me. Washing curtains, rugs, windows, scrubbing floors, toilets, showers, cleaning china cabinets, oiling the wood furniture, sweeping down the cobwebs outside. You name it, if it existed in this house, it got scrubbed, swept, dusted, cleaned, or otherwise altered. Even the man of the place said, "I was shocked when I walked in the house at how much you did." REALLY? So am I now that I think about it...but here's the thing, every muscle in my body is killing me today...even after two extra strength tylenol.

So here's my new dilemma: Do I continue to procrastinate, so that SO much has to be done in one day, do I pace myself, do I give up cleaning all together and just have get togethers at other people's houses, or perhaps hire a cleaning lady? Those are the important matters of life being pondered at the Ruchus today. By the way, they're being pondered in a clean house :) At least for today!

4 comments:

Shari said...

We hired a cleaning service that comes by every two weeks. We decided that if they did the basic cleaning every two weeks, we'd have enough time to do the other things we need to do around the house. Sometimes you have to decide the best way to spend your time.

Lori said...

I am the same exact way Jacque! And after being at your home that night, you would have never known there was a cobweb! Soooo being the procrastinator that I am when it comes to house cleaning, my advice is to be sure and keep plenty of extra-strength tylenol on hand!!

Kim Arden Horta said...

I have a days of the week plan based on the Creation Plan that is designed to pace your cleaning...it helps when I follow it...if you want to know. IE. one does laundry on the day the waters were created. There is even a day for animal care. Love ya!Kim

jennifer said...

Since I hate to clean I always leave it to the last possible minute. What I get done often depends on who my company is.