Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Show Of Hands

Is anyone else sick and tired of picking up after everyone else?! The kids I can understand. But I've about had it with OTHER people leaving glasses, shoes, shirts, papers, tools, lights, socks, coats and you name it scattered around the house!!!!!!!!!! Left for me to pick up because I stay home with the kids!!! If you wan't a serene house when you come home then for cryin' out loud show a little respect and clean up after yourself!!!! Then maybe I'll greet you with a smile and kiss when you come home from work due to the fact that I don't have 4 loads of laundry scattered on the bed and four baskets of clothes to put away that I didn't get to because I spent the rest of the day picking up after OTHERS and chasing around children. How's that for a F'n run on sentence? I'm fired up!!! Can I get a witness up in this MO FO?


Blogger Brandi said...

AMEN SISTA! I am with you on that one!

12:55 PM  
Blogger The Mom said...

I hear you girl. Somehow whenever DJ needs a pair of socks the 5-foot-high laundry pile I just spent 2 hours folding ends up in a crumpled mess that I can't distinguish from the dirty laundry laying around. "Respect my hard work!!" is what I tell him, and I'm teaching Em that too!

1:57 PM  
Blogger holli said...

I'm the worst about leaving shoes all over the place - and I only have me to blame for it. I guess that's ridiculous because I get mad at myself when I trip over them. I think I would go insane if I was having to get mad about someone else right now too!!

5:16 PM  
Blogger dakotablueeyes said...

Oh that's like a major gripe here. I mean yes the kids I pick up after but when I have to gather a whole pile of dirty socks off the fireplace hearth when that hubs could just as easily do it ticks me off. And am I the only one who can wipe the table with a wet washrag when the kids are done eating. Dang hubs, if you are gonna feed the kids, clean up after them. lol

5:50 PM  
Anonymous Nicole said...

Preach on, sista! I am always perplexed that my husband can perform complicated surgery at work but CANNOT manage to move his empty glass and popsicle wrapper to their proper places in the kitchen.

6:10 AM  
Blogger Melinda said...

AMEN!!!!!!! It drives me crazy. I could get more cleaning done if i didn't spend half my day cleaning up after ADULT people in my house! And he has the nerve to say he doesnt leave a mess...AS i am looking at a pile of tools and shoes he has left behind!

7:10 AM  
Blogger michaela said...

right there with you. i am currently on strike as far as cleaning up after my husband. not that he'll notice and i'll end up cleaning it all up in a week - but in the meantime? i'm on strike!

7:32 AM  
Blogger Jill said...

Amen and AmeN! I hear you!

10:12 AM  
Blogger Tee said...

LOL! Kelli is mad and I like it! Lead us in a march on Washington DC!

I don't have a problem with Hubby. He's a neat freak. But my MIL lives with us - which is bad enough - but she is constantly leaving crap around!! She's like a little kid!!!

11:53 AM  
Blogger Anne said...

don't EVEN get me started. if i counted the number of times i trip over his clodhopper boots in the middle of the night or find empty milk glasses hiding in the bathroom i would go freaking insane!!

3:02 PM  
Anonymous Mama C-ta said...

Oh hell yeah! The clothes hanging on the railing, the shoes everywhere! dishes in the sink when I JUST emptied the dishwasher for the katrillionth time!!

4:32 PM  
Blogger KELLI BELLY said...

THats what I'm talking about ladies!!! Thanks for backin' me up!!! LOVE YOU ALL!!XOXO

6:46 PM  
Blogger Rhonda said...


4:16 AM  
Blogger sarahgrace said...

Hear, here! Or, "you make dinner!" "You breastfeed this kid!" "You grow six extra limbs!"

9:04 AM  
Blogger pdp said...

I admire you for being a house wife, it must be so much fun! It must be nice to have a husband who can afford for you to stay home all day with the kids.

5:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I resemble that!!!!!

aka: Kelli's Husband at work trying to make a living!!!!

5:39 PM  

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