Holiday Season House Cleaning -- Who has started the madness?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by The Chicken Lady, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    DH and I started cleaning our house for the holidays today.

    We moved all the living room furniture and cleaned the carpet with a rented steam cleaner. I spot-cleaned some small stains with something called the Bissell "Little Green" that we borrowed from my MIL.

    I dusted and polished everything.

    I washed the kitchen floor and all the cupboards and appliances.

    I washed the windows upstairs inside and out.

    I took the covers off the floor vents and vacuumed out the dust inside them.

    I cleaned the patio door track (now *that* was gross).

    DH spent time steam-cleaning the living room carpet, which was a big job. He also helped with a ton of dishes and cleaned and organized all his video game equipment (sometimes it threatens to take over one corner of the living room). He sorted a ton of papers and put them in the file cabinet. He got the pilot light for our electric fireplace lit (I am so scared of that thing; I think I am going to blow up the house, so I prefer that he gets it set up).

    I have a ton more to do... [​IMG] but the house already looks (and smells) a million times better!

    Who else is starting their holiday season cleaning? Let's motivate one another and share cleaning and organizing ideas! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2008
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] Please don't remind me.
  3. hoosier

    hoosier Songster

    I have started thinking about it. Does that count? [​IMG]
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State

    not me.
  5. [​IMG] Cleaning? Yikes.
  6. punkin

    punkin Songster

    Jun 18, 2008
    East Tennessee
    Do I haaaave to? [​IMG]
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    I started but just because some messed up switch flipped in my brain today. I cleaned the whole coop organized feed storage and cleaned organized and just messed around with my room.

  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    We dont really do holidays and if we did, no one in either of these families would come anyway. So, no cleaning except to please myself. So, the answer is nope.
  9. apbgv

    apbgv Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    I was on a cleaning spree today and yesterday dunno why dusted, cleaned floors, groomed dogs thats weekly, touched up paint spots on the walls, cleaned the outside coop, started cutting plants down since winter is coming:( don't wanna go to work tomorrow wanna stay home and do more, ha ha
  10. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    My son gave me his Christmas list this weekend. He has 2 months to go!!!

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