Thursday, March 23, 2017

Clutter keeps me from being frugal!

I am the kind of person who would not move a finger if I do not feel like it and I usually do not feel like it at all. Well, may be "usually" is an understatement, I should say "most of the time". I just hate any type of housework. My mom is just the opposite and she is a neat-freak. Oh, how I wish she were here.

I have asked the cleaning lady to come on Sunday. I will do my best to get rid of the clutter on Saturday so, my apartment can be thoroughly cleaned.

I need to sort through my clothes and shoes to give away what I no longer wear.

I also need to clean the bathroom cabinets and put them in order.

When there is clutter, I do not see certain items in the cupboards and keep buying them. That is not frugal!

There are so many bottles of God-knows-what and I have no idea why I keep them. Also, I need to see how much and what kind of detergent I have on hand. I stupidly go buy stuff that I have and forget buying what is necessary. Dumb!

Wish me luck so that I will feel like doing what is necessary over the weekend...


6 comments:

  1. Good luck! I dislike cleaning too, but find it so much easier to do with just me and DH now. I was terrible about it when the kids were growing up. My mom is a neat-freak too and at least now I can feel like I am somewhat like her :)

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    1. When you walk into my mom's apartment, you can easily think that no one lives there. Everything has a place and everything is in it's place.

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  2. I came across this article earlier this week -- so far it has been helpful:
    https://zenhabits.net/18-five-minute-decluttering-tips-to-start-conquering-your-mess/

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    1. Thank you! I will definitely check it out.

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  3. I must admit I do have a bit of clutter, but buying things again is not a problem. I just consider it stocking up. At least you know yourself and you are honest!

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    1. Thanks for making me feel better. I love all sorts of chores outside the home. When it comes to housework, I am plain lazy!

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