Monday, September 24, 2012

Organizing VS. Cleaning

If we're friends on Facebook, then you know I have been going completely insane purging and organizing everything in my house.

Seriously, it's been therapeutic. I could honestly do this for a living.

I LOVE to organize-EVERYTHING. I adore all the big organizing blogs like iheartorganizing and A Bowl Full of Lemons . I drool every time I am on them.

Now, please note that I said that I love to ORGANIZE. The word "cleaning" is not involved, I assure you.

I HATE to clean. Baseboard, laundry, dusting, etc. These things are not my friend. If you come to my house, things my be in place...but please don't come with white gloves. 

I couldn't tell you the last time I dusted my ceiling fan, and my windows have little grimy hand prints all over them from the tinys that live here.

I am working on this though. I am still on a journey to LOVE homemaking. Cooking? Yes. Organizing? Yup. Beautifying my home? Of course. Cleaning? Eh. Like I said, I'm working on it.


Speaking of working on it, here is a picture (via Instagram) of my 'new' shelf in my bathroom. 

Whatcha think? I put a bunch of my old cameras, including my mom's Brownie one, on there as well as a few vintage mason jars filled with old buttons. The top stop-sign looking picture is the "I stand at the door and knock," painting of Jesus. My grandma hand a larger print of this, so when I saw this picture at a thrift store, I had to snatch it up.




That's all for now. I've gotta get this house cleaned ASAP because we are going to the mountains this weekend!!! I am super excited! AHH!!! An autumn vacation never happens.


7 comments:

  1. Um, this sounds exactly like me. I LOVE to cook. I LOVE to organize. I LOVE to decorate. Clean? Not so much. Only what is necessary.

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  2. I love organizing too! SO much fun :) I love how your shelves turned out!

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  3. I think I'd take organizing over cleaning any day-- although I'll have to come back here regularly for inspiration as I have the attention span of a gnat and so I do a sort of "half" job at organizing and other housey tasks. =)

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  4. It's true, organizing is way more fun than cleaning--and definitely leaves you with a better feeling. Actually, reading your post is reminding me that I'm supposed to clean the bathroom today... :(

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