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#1 of 7 Old 08-14-2006, 08:36 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Is anyone else looking around them, feeling overwhelmed by how much cleaning has piled up over the summer? Housework has not been a priority here for a couple of months, and now I'm appalled at the condition of our closets, drawers, pantry, refrigerator, and so on, and so on....

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I am just appalled :
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Oh, yes.

In fact, I've been doing little bits at a time each day getting us ready for the school year. I did the linen closet the other day and DH actually noticed! One task each day makes it more manageable.
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Oh my hell. The fridge. I don't even want to go there.
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Ugh, I detest the fridge too. I have a crappy side by side and nothing I do will help that situation. We juice and the carrots and beets alone fill it up.

Absolutely-tackle one thing a day is the way to go. I feel a bit better because I got off my tuckus and went through the children's closets, and purged some toys for good will. I had told myself I would start this process on Wed., when dd starts school, so I'm at least ahead of myself!
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ok Im here too. epecially cause Im a BIG fall start new routines girl. Im trying to paint the kids rooms this year before school starts... aaakkkk! Laundry hurts me
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Yes!
I have to scrub my refrigerator and the kitchen floor. Those are the chores I hate the most

~e, wife to my sweet T , mama to my turtleman (12) , sunshine (9 ), and monkey (6)
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