Saturday, November 15, 2008

Learning the ropes...



I'd like to think I'm doing pretty good at this whole wife thing and then i open my dryer and my failures are right there waiting to be put away...


I have made it a point to make sure all the dishes (save maybe that one before bed glass of water I had) are done before I go to bed... and stacked up neatly in the dish drainer waiting to be put away...


My husband is very quick to compliment and he thanks God for me every day when we pray... I pray I am a blessing to my husband... God is quick to point out my failures and keep me humble... piles of clean laundry and dishes...


I've got the ropes down I plan all my dinners so we shop once a week and I have 1-2 dinners waiting on standby in case we have to switch to plan b. We keep things tidy and uncluttered and I wouldn't be embarassed if friends stopped by unannounced...


Then I open the dryer... and see the laundry I did a week ago waiting to be put away... or I go to clean up the kitchen after dinner and see the dishes I did yesterday are still piled up so high one more fork wuld topple the pile...


I've delegated some chores to Steve... like putting away the dishes and he's good about it... he also vacuums and cleans the bathroom he helps tidy up and he sprays the bed down with febreeze when he makes it so its fresh and clean every time we climb in. I even taught him how to work the washer and dryer tonight and he's followed my "start dinner" instructions to the letter... I am blessed by my husband....


I am very good at the cleaning part of housework but not so good at the putting away part... I've always struggled with putting things away... except groceries i like putting groceries away but laundry and dishes can't we just pull em out of the dryer??? I guess we can until my husband complains he has no socks...


Time to go put away 2 weeks worth of laundry... blech...







2 comments:

Danae said...

Isn't it awesome??? I am so glad you two "FOUND" each other!!
God is so good!

Lindy said...

you are so adorable! It's definitely good to stay humble as you are learning the ways of domestic wife... :-) I need that reminder still!! It's so funny that you mentioned you may just have to wait on the laundry until your husband complains about no socks... that is literally my system of knowing it's time to do laundry!!! (he runs out of clothes much faster than me...)