"I'll admit I may have seen better days,
but I'm still not to be had for the price of a cocktail,
like a salted
Wallpaper scraper at the ready then Mr Gray.
groan..I know it well...
I love marcia's mum. When I first met her, she picked me up from the airport in Lubango and then drove the wrong way up the road (on the sidewalk) to beat the traffic having first thrust a flagon of wine into my hand and telling me to drink. Then, when we had our house built, she would come for lunch, berate marcia for being a sloppy wife and do all the ironing and floor sweeping and over lunch would give marcia a lecture on 'being a good wife'. I love visits from my mother in law. Marcia seems strangely retiscent.
I took off days before mine arrived to get this house looking like no one lives here.Good luck!m.
Just have plenty of drool-wipers handy!
Don't forget the noseprints on the doors and windows and dribble on the hearth and kitchen floor.
Your sense of humour cracks me up. I also want to fart in a posh place, but never found the courage to do it.
Dog snot & pig shite off your clothes? My niece has a Bull Mastiff, reminded me of her saying, "cleaning up the Pixi snot". LOL have fun with this, as I am sure you will see the humour in it all.
Ah, the things we have to do!
I can recommend a good pneumatic drill...
Have fun. Omg this entry made me laugh. What's worse? the clean up or the visit?
I hope you're not eating okra while your MIL is visiting, it's difficult to tell if that's a vegetable or snot.Jane x
It can't just pass as textured surfaces?
It is not dog snot it is pet "art"! Good luck with the cleaning.
Do the dogs stay outside while you clean, then walk on newspapers until the second before arrival?
GreaT Cartoon! Have fun.
From time to time, we all have to clean up our acts. I guess this is your time. Condolences for having your normal routine upended.
Warning - make sure suction is working in the right direction....I bet you don't get round to dusting the lampshades. I mean, people never look upwards, do they?
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Good luck with making things clean and tidy. I started on some spring cleaning here, and it looks as if i'll need most of spring to get it all done!Loved Hippo's comment. My MIL wasn't as warm towards me.
My MIL is unable to travel thank goodness. She has only been here a couple of times but the most memorable was the first time she visited after Mr. O and I married when she arrived with:Food that you could buy at the grocery store down the street from my houseAnd her pots and pansThen she proceeded to take over my kitchen (I LOVE to cook and am very fussy in my kitchen)She got the kids involved in a very messy gingerbread making operation and my head about exploded.Had to tell her son to speak with her. On subsequent visits she was off limits to the kitchen.I feel your pain.
I wish we had some helpful tips, but alas dog snot seems to be the hardest thing to get rid of.
The dogs will have another to rub against now! I am sure she will love this! Yes?
Been there...done that.
I'll continue to be single and snotty then.
When you get done there, my place could sure use a good spring cleaning as well!
Perhaps you should look into a jackhammer?
Granny always said, Clean house after the company leaves and you won't have to clean it twice.I respect my elders and try to follow their advise.Enjoy your visit.
Remind me not to read your posts when I'm eating lunch
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