Bleach, vacuum, bleach and then Windex.
Don’t forget the mountains of laundry,
Trying to figure out how much of the homemade laundry soap for thick blankets and quilts.
Sweep and mop,
Wipe that mirror down,
And take out the trash.
More bleach for lots of walls and don’t forget some spots on the ceiling.
(How did ketchup get up there? This is the bathroom!)
Fold the laundry,
Sort the laundry,
And for goodness sake, don’t forget to iron!
Grocery store and shop, shop, shop!
Put the food away,
Try not the smash the eggs in exhaustion.
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and you’re hosting last minute.
The house is clean and the children falling asleep.
Have yet to cook or bake or even dice.
Sit back and rest.
The madness continues in the morning.