Friday, March 5, 2010

Spring Cleaning - Week 1 - Entry - THE AFTER

I joined Sarah in Spring Cleaning the entry this week and I was successful!!!    If you want to see how bad things looked before, go right ahead . . . but be forewarned, it was reeaallllyy bad!

I started off scrubbing the doors down and washing the rugs.  I don't have any pictures of it . . . you really wouldn't be able to tell a difference from the pictures.  But, boy could I tell a difference!!!

Then I moved on to our coat closet.   I got rid of several coats and shoes, got rid of any games that were missing pieces, and scrubbed everything down!  I'm pretty pleased with the after . . . we'll see how long it stays this way!!  Here's my pictures:

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The best part of cleaning was finding our old video camera in the closet.   I plugged it in to see if it still worked, thinking the boys would really enjoy making their own videos.  There was a tape in the camera - with video from back when Rachel was a baby!   We've spent hours over the last several days watching these old videos.  I can't believe how much the kids have grown!  Here is a video of us watching a video:

7 comments:

  1. Good job! Feels good doesn't it.

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  2. Everything looks great!!! I always find things I thought I had lost or that I didn't even remember I had! I love it!

    And as much as I love the boys, I am glad to get rid of their dirty prints off on my walls and doors...

    Thanks for linking up!!! :)

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  3. Looks great. And the video was cute.

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  4. Yahoo, one area down....how many to go??? It is amazing how much us mommy's can get done is week huh?

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  5. Looks great! I'm absolutely loving this. It feels so good to get things cleaned out, doesn't it?! I look forward to seeing your other areas and how they're transformed!

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  6. Looks great! I love watching old movies too!! They look so small on the video!

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