rere: rad! it must feel so nice! i have only one rug in my house.. my house consists of wood floor in the living room and tile in the rest (a bunch of smallish washable throw rugs)..but the
rug, which is huge and protects the wood floor from my children really needs a steam clean or something! did you rent a steam cleaner? or do you own one? and do you have a recommendation?
majazama: i think the blue could be much worse, but i know how it feels to hate the counters! the last house (you know?) had a terrible counter and my dp replaced it with tiles.. it made a world of difference and was so easy!
my new house has tile countertops and its so nice. easy to clean, in a pinch it can be used as a cutting board. i would like to redo the grout some day.. its a bit stained in places, but its okay. far better than most of the rentals ive had!
Collinsky: i have a bag of lids..want me to send em your way
and i hear you on the clothes delema. its the one thing that im bad about. i dont buy clothes either, well excpet for a few choice things at the thrift store, but it builds up.and im frugal and i want to keep stuff thats nice from my other 2 for my smallest one, but man it adds up fast!
i just deconstructed my wordrobe and am left with little more than a laundy basket full, which seems insane, but its all that i really like to wear, so thats what im keeping.
plus i figure if i clean out all that i dont use, it opens up space for new good stuff, you know?
i will have some more storage space one my sister leaves, so im going to properly sort, label and store the clothes that we dont use now but WILL, LIKE SUMER CLOTHES ECT...and it will feel better than piles in the closets, which drives me :
my chore of the day is the laundry room/upstairs bathroom
its a very small space and much used..especially by my cats, one of which is old and sick and getting put down this week. she poops and its so rank. the kids cant use this bathroom really right now because no matter how much i change the litter, itsstill smelly and she wont cover it up and gets litter everywhere! then she jumps up on the sink and gets nasties on there too. im
about this issue. i know its not her fault..but the germs from a cat litter box make me feel ill..and my baby is crawling through the hallway where the livingroom and laundry room intersect and yuck. ill be happy when its over. its sad, but she isnt well and is too old to do much for her.