Clean the kitchen day
Enough of vacations - back to the domestic world ..... I am at home all this week on holidays (alone) and I thought Monday would be "cleaning the kitchen day". With the help of Ruby (you can see her in the photos "helping") I have spent the morning doing just that and it felt great. So far I have thrown away 3 bags of rubbish (old/broken plastic containers, lids with no bottoms, things I never use etc...) plus a bag of food past the due by date.
And this is what it looks like now ...... clean and organised ....... however non of the males (husband and sons) will be able to find anything for a while. Just have to mop the floor, but I will do that when I eat my lunch.
One thing I did do was move the herbs and spices - they were in a cupboard (slightly above my head) which that made it hard to see what I needed, now they are in the drawer (near the stove) and all I have to do is open and read the labels - should make looking for what I need much easier.
Whilst cleaning out the cupboards I had a few multiple items such as boxes of crackers (x3) and orange juice poppers (15) and quite a few cans of air-spray. Now you might think my house smells by the number of cans I have - which isn't really the case. I just buy a new can every-time I do the fortnightly groceries (out of habit) - this is what happens when you don't have a shopping list.
Is Ruby looking disapprovingly.... at least I won't need to buy any for a while - and yes I do like the smell of "lavender" and "ocean fresh"
Time for lunch.
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Just had to share this photo - my husband decided to have a bath last night and Ruby thought she would join him as she loves playing with the bubbles. This is Ruby balancing along the edge of the bath-tub. No, she didn't slip in, but if she had I wasn't sure if my husband would get out of the bath tub without being covered in scratches. (P.S. the hairdryer you can see isn't plugged in and fortunately it didn't get wet)
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