Monday, March 1, 2010

Tackle it Tuesday – Kitchen of Chaos

 Tackle It Tuesday Meme

I figured the only way to stay on task was to blog about it, and 5 Minutes for Mom happens to have the remedy: “Tackle It Tuesday”.  Perhaps you saw a taste of what I was in store for last week with my kitchen photos.  I decided today was really the day.  I need at least one clean room in this house!!  So here’s some before shots (these look better than last week!):


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After the kitchen had been literally shoveled out from the debris of the ceiling, there were chunks of plaster everywhere.  Water and dirt had dried to the floor. Yuck.  I started at the top and worked my way down to the floor.  I hauled out 2 large bags of junk and that big trash can full of plaster and wood pieces.  It took me most of the day…but I got it done!!

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I have to say HOORAY! for Mr. Clean with Febreze (Meadow and Rain scent, and no, I’m not advertising), that stuff was so nice!!  I was getting really tired of that yucky dirty water smell and the Mr. Clean really did the trick.  I had to haul the buckets of water from upstairs, this sink still isn’t working.  What I still need to tackle:  The front of the fridge! But I need some sleep first!


Upstatemomof3 said...

Well, I am impressed!! I think it looks awesome - any chance you want to come and clean my kitchen like that? :)

#1Nana said...

You're making good progress. It's taken me two weeks to start cleaning the clutter off my countertops! I'm going to start a minor makeover in my kitchen this month. See pictures at

Susie said...

That is a HUGE tackle!!! Awesome job!!

Staci said...

It looks great! I hope you were able to get some rest after wards!

Kelli said...

WOW, that looks amazing! I also love the sweet, older, country feel to your kitchen. :-) I have tried, but just can't accomplish that feeling!

Anonymous said...

Wait! Wait! I'm blinded by the sparkle coming off that last photo!

Sweet dreams!


Unknown Mami said...

You did a fantastic job!