Friday, October 29, 2010

"Your house is always perfection", she said.

I got a text this morning from someone. She had this scary idea for me. Take pictures of my house as-is. And post them. Oh, the horrors. I did NOT want to do that. Then she replies with "In my mind your house is always perfection." I'm always up for proving someone wrong. (Yes, that suitcase on my bedroom floor is from two weekends ago. Judge away.) Good old human nature prevails:

As all you mothers know, the outcome below will last approximately 1 hour. Maybe a bit more if there are children missing from the home. All three of our rugrats will be spending the night at their Great Auntie's tonight so I will get to enjoy my clean house for a bit! Whooohoo!

9 comments:

Neisha said...

looks about like what mine looks like...lived in. we are also known to have a suitcase laying around for a week or two after a vacation/convention :) and in our bedroom is piles of clean clothes on the hope chest.

Shannon said...

"lived in". exactly!

Cheri said...

your "messy" house is bordering on amusing. mine is completely trashed. never fear..my list of excuses is a mile long! and as always...i love your house. come rearrange mine....you know you want to.

Sara, Justin, Simon and Max said...

Great post! :):) I love it...and it looks much better than ours looks most of the time...especially in the middle of the day, then it's at it's worst!

The Minks said...

I agree. Your "before" photos aren't bad at all. I sent Nate away with a long shopping list and the kids and told him to take his time so I could clean my house today for the first time in 3 weeks. I see the little crack in the blinds that Toby must peek through!

Jenny said...

I couldn't tell if the first picture was "before" or "after!"
I'll have to do this sometime. You'd be horrified. I'M horrified, that three kids can trash a house so quickly...and that I have to pick it up. Sure, I know the kids should do that, but it's easier said than done.
About the suitcase: I've been known to leave mine shoved against the bedroom wall for two to three weeks too.

Anita said...

I think it looks pretty good in the before and after shots.
'Keeping house' is hard work. Period. Yours looks great!

Mj said...

i'd be happy with the "before" pictures...especially with 3 little people running around!! wow..impressive!!

sg said...

what's the point in cleaning if it's just going to get messed up again? haha! i hardly noticed the mess in the before pictures...i was checking out the decorating! i had to go back and do the "what's different about these 2 pictures". =)