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Thread: House Cleaner?

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    Super Member GrannieAnnie's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by mustangquilts View Post
    DH has headed out to our place in Wyoming and will be gone for a month. So this week off I am going to pretend I have a house cleaner and just spend the next 7 days quilting!!!!! When I go back to work I will be mad cause the house cleaner never showed up and hope she shows up on my next 7 days off. I will put all the blame on her. That way I will not be mad at me. Here's to quilting, cookies and chocolate. With cookies and chocolate there will be no dishes to wash, so at least the kitchen will stay clean.
    I never get mad at me for sewing instead of cleaning---------hubby is another story!
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    Junior Member mimmy96's Avatar
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    HAHA!! Love it! Enjoy and HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Power Poster twinkie's Avatar
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    Great idea.

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    Super Member eparys's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by mustangquilts View Post
    Don't get me wrong. I love my DH of 31 years. I have to stay here and work while he is retired and building our new home in Wyoming. It is over 700 miles from where we live now so I can not go on my days off. He totally supports my quilting. It is just I am home alone and having some fun time doing what I want the most. That is to quilt. Believe me I miss him.
    I do not envy you building a home 700 mi away. We did it 5 years ago but neither of us were retired. What a night mare!! Glad he is able to oversee the "project" himself. As for you .... well quilt on!! Can not wait to see what you accomplish!

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    Super Member quiltmom04's Avatar
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    The ONE time a year the house gets a GOOD cleaning is before vacation because we have someone come to stay at the house to pet sit and I don't want her to be grossed out! Haha! Other than that, it's sort of a 'lick and a promise' as the saying goes!

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    Super Member Caswews's Avatar
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    Quilting, crocheting, sewing and crafting in my Sewing Room...Peaceful and wonderful !!
    Ohhh enjoy !!!!! Love it when the DH takes off for a while and I have the whole place to myself and my dog !LOL No one to clean up after but ME and oh yeah my dog!! I can crochet, sew, quilt, watch tv and no interruptions (honey when will dinner be ready? what's for lunch ? etc....LOL). Ahhh yes the life ..
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    I give my house a lick and a promise (to do better the next time?)(fingers crossed)!

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    Member lovecreating's Avatar
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    Seacoast, New Hampshire
    I feel the same as many do here. I miss him when he is gone but I enjoy the time alone, less picking up, cooking, laundry etc. I can get so much more done by myself, but yes it can get lonely. Yes it is hard to got through the whole building phase. I hope you are getting a very special craft room in your new home. That's my dream, a special craft room, so I don't have to pack and unpack my stuff. Or having my dining area utilized by my stuff. I have a long table and at one end is my machine and pile up my tools and supplies at days end and we eat at the other end. Can't wait to have my own room. I know I would craft more if I didn't have to dig things out of my bedroom closet.

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    Senior Member mustangquilts's Avatar
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    Oh yes, it has a craft room. It is 16 x 28. DH already has his shop built. He knew better that to argue about my sewing room. Besides, as he says, If momma is happy, we all are happy! :0)

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    Super Member jeanharville's Avatar
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    Saratoga, Arkansas
    Mustangquilts, I certainly understand the joy of alone time and love having it myself.

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