Yes, that’s half removed wallpaper. The project that’s taking more than 6 months.
Checked bathroom floors for stuff.
Remembered to start thawing chicken for tonight’s dinner.
Did my new non-negotiable. Since a 5 minute maintenance pickup is my new habit for the week, I looked around to see that the main areas were pretty well already picked up. It’s amazing how having a set pickup time makes me more aware of little things that can be picked up as I walk by throughout the day.
There are plenty of major decluttering projects in the office, bedrooms, closets, cabinets, etc, but hey, those take longer than 5 minutes, right?
So I vacuumed. That’s all. And I believe the DVR said that Dora had been paused for 4:48 when I finished. So I even put away the vacuum cleaner in that last 12 seconds.
I vacuumed the middle of the floor in the two rooms that are clean right now, the living and dining rooms. Normally, I don’t vacuum unless I’m doing a major clean, so it rarely gets done. It made a huge difference though. Hmmm. So even if the floors aren’t in dire need of vacuuming, they still look better when vacuumed. Who knew?
And just so I stay totally honest here, I’m going to post a picture of my desk, which honestly isn’t as bad as it sometimes is. Yes, I’m proud of myself for keeping several rooms guest ready for the last few days, but I have to remember that I have a looooonnnnng way to go.
This is painful. Here goes: