Thursday, August 14, 2008

What has been done is being Undone...

Well, where to start??

Remember yesterday's post? The one in which I told you (very briefly) that I cleaned my living room and folded clothes while watching a cute movie and a super cool sneak peek?

So, here's what happened AFTER I worked so hard on my living room...

1:00 Riley wakes up from her nap and has a snack.
2:00 We leave to go get Chandler from school.
2:45 Chandler finally gets out of school. :)
3:00 We make a quick stop at Wal-mart.
3:30 We arrive home.
3:45 I pass by the living room and that's when I notice IT!

In the 15 +/- a few seconds that we have been home my kids have DESTROYED the living room!! Absolutely DESTROYED!
There were Cheerios all over the floor. Blankets and pillows tossed about. Chandler socks and shoes tossed into the center of the room.
Riley sitting on the floor with clothes surrounding her and the laundry basket ON HER HEAD!

I screamed, ranted, and raved I very calmly shooed them from the room and started cleaning up AGAIN.

I'm ALMOST finished picking things up off the floor when I noticed that other than the sound of the TV in my room, it's VERY quite in my house. NEVER A GOOD SIGN!

I walk into the kitchen to discover that Riley has pulled Chandler's backpack off of the table and has dumped the contents onto the floor... it's only the 2nd day of school so that's not TOO big of a mess, but what is a mess??
She has also emptied the ENTIRE CONTENTS OF MY PURSE AND WALLET all over the floor AND she is painting herself with my LIPGLOSS!!!

Every receipt, every card, every picture, every dollar (there were not many of those!).
All the loose RANDOM things a mom keeps in her purse... Little People, crayons, CDs (I don't know WHY there was a CD in my purse!), hair bows (shameless plug!), EVERYTHING!

So, what happened then?
I did my best to get things sort of put back together and when my husband arrived home I begged him to let us eat out before Chandler's Back to School Skating Party hosted by our church. :)


Heather said...

I've had many, many days like this. Sometimes, I just have to laugh, to keep from crying!

Sarah@Life in the Parsonage said...

Just another day in paradise :) Same thing happens around here...all the time. They trick me into thinking that I'm on top of everything and then BAM. Little rascals :)

amber edgeworth said...

Totally understand. Keeping 3 boys all day plus jenna's new development of crawling has me on my toes!

Jackie @ Our Moments Our Memories said...

I am laughing...but only because I've been there. There's nothing more frustrating than having your hard work destroyed before your eyes....ughhh. I think that's why I hate cleaning so much, because it all just gets messed up again so quickly.

Amanda said...

that riley is something else. i have watched my video of her eating that yogurt over and over. it just makes me laugh!

did brandon take you all out to dinner?