Gleaning from the past for a more simple future in our 1950s cottage.
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Lenten Cleaning, Perhaps?
Spring cleaning never works for me because I want to be outdoors doing yardwork in the warming sunshine after a winter behind four walls. This year, I've decided to try my hand at Lenten cleaning and get the children involved as a lesson in giving up some of their playtime to contribute to the well-being of the household. Besides, they make most of the messes, so why not clean them up?!
This is going to be quite the challenge for me. I hope I end up as proud and accomplished as the vintage lady above rather than like this: