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Scaling Mount Laundry


The piles of clothes around my bedroom got to be too much finally.  There were baskets and stacks of clean clothes, an overflowing basket of dirty clothes, and a whole lot of over-stuffed bags of clothes to be given away.  Everything was starting to bleed together, and well, I couldn’t walk over to my side of the bed without tripping over something or other.

Time to clean up!

So I got to work, and four episodes of Monarch of the Glen later (thank you, streaming Netflix on demand), the clothes were all sorted and in their proper places.  And I was thinking all of my thoughts with a Scottish accent – maybe four episodes was a few too many…


So, anyway, this makes me happy.  I’m no longer tripping on things.  The only problem? With all of the clothes out of the way, you can see the clutter everywhere else.  Ack! Guess I still have a wee bit o’ work to do…


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15 thoughts on “Scaling Mount Laundry

  1. Good for you! Looks awesome!

    1. Thanks, and I hope it will look even awesome-er, when I get around to cleaning off the top of my desk 🙂

  2. nothing four more episodes won’t fix, lol!

    1. Aye, ye may be on ta somethin’ there, lassie. 😀

  3. thank you for making me feel normal. 🙂

    1. Heh. That what I’m here for 🙂

  4. he he… Looks like my game room aka: laundry staging area. Which is on the way to my studio space so must be cleaned because someone is coming here to PHOTOGRAPH it tomorrow, sigh!

    1. Ooh, photographing your studio? Fun! What’s the occasion?

  5. I swear clutter is a living thing-it comes out of nowhere and takes over a room. I cooked a huge meal last night, but had to leave right away for a meeting, and the dish fairy skipped over my house so that’s what’s next on my docket. The neighbor came over-he and hubs went fishing-and he sure looked at my messy kitchen! And of course hubs took him to the garage THROUGH that mess!

    1. Oh, having neighbors see my mess makes me cringe! But it’s often unavoidable – they probably understand. Besides, in your case, being men, they probably didn’t even notice, LOL!

    2. The dish fairy– is that what keeps happening to my house, too? I have always wondered why it seemed like they never magically disappeared, even when a kid was tasked to wash them… 😀

  6. You are so brave to show this…I am in the process myself…(washer broke…kids growing quickly right now..etc) and it is quite motivating to see others in the same situation

    1. Ah, well, you sound like you have a few good excuses! I really don’t – it all just got away from me at one point, and I never managed to recover. I hope your washer is fixed soon!

  7. Wow Lisa, that could have been my own bedroom last week. I do the same thing as you… take a laptop up the stairs, prop it on a tv-tray, and put on Netflix. (I swear, Netflix is one the best inventions EVAH!)

    It’s that time of year when the weather can’t make up it’s mind. One day it’s cool, like yesterday. The next day, it’s 75 degrees. So my closet is stuffed, because there are both summer and fall clothes hanging in it.

    But last week I took down the boxes and piles of clothes off the shelf above the closet rod, and cleaned out my dresser drawers. Two bags of clothes went to my daughter (and when she’s done looking through it for anything that fits or needs to be altered to suit her needs, she’ll pass it on to my oldest daughter-in-law).

    I’ve got a bag of stuff to give to Goodwill, and most of it is good clothes but I’m not wearing it because it doesn’t look good on me. (Why? because I bought it when my brain forgot I was an autumn…)

    I so appreciate your blog, Lisa. It’s so nice to see other moms going through very similar things, even to using Netflix to make a dreaded cleaning chore go easier.

    1. I’m glad you’re enjoying it – the ability to easily find common ground is one of the things I love about the blogosphere 🙂
      You have your clothes organized by season? You’re way ahead of me! I like the idea in theory, but I have never been on-the-ball enough to actually do it.

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