Why bother?!

4 Aug


I cleaned the living room spotless. I cleaned the kitchen..spotless. Now, I just stand around with that “the f*#k?!?!” look on my face. I actually cleaned the kitchen yesterday. Like, yesterday evening. Sometimes, I think I must be stupid. I can’t think of anything else I would fix over and over and over again, knowing it will be destroyed moments later.

My children have this strange quirk..they have to destroy everything in sight. A clean house just means they get to start all over again. My hubby has a bad habit of setting shit down wherever he is standing. I need freaking order!! Organization! I need things to have a place. Why do I even bother? I’d, obviously, be a much better housewife if I didn’t have to clean up after everyone.

(found on Views from the Couch)

You know, I love Angry Birds. I mean, who doesn’t? Someone should really make a game for me: Angry Housewives. You would throw things like vacuums and brooms at little cartoon men and children. Each time you peg one, your house gets cleaner. I’d play the shit out of that. I’d play the game rather than actually cleaning the house. Win-win for me! I hope it goes without saying that I’d never throw brooms or vacuums..well, I’d never actually throw vacuums at my children or husband. I’d never throw birds at pigs either.

Okay, enough random thoughts. I think my anger has subsided enough that the stupid has set back in & I’m considering cleaning again.

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9 Responses to “Why bother?!”

  1. Fort Living Room August 5, 2011 at 12:40 am #

    If you find that game, will you let me know where? I would pay to play a game where I could throw brooms and vacuums at men and in my case dogs!

  2. Undomesticated Housewife August 5, 2011 at 4:12 am #

    @Fort Living RoomI will! I might suggest it to an app/game maker…if I ever meet one!

  3. Queen of the Couch August 5, 2011 at 7:41 pm #

    I like the game idea. It could be therapeutic.

  4. auntie terry August 12, 2011 at 3:11 am #

    ah girl, you kill me!!! lol! Angry Housewifes sounds OUTSTANDING!!!!!!

  5. Squeak - MamaMouse September 8, 2011 at 4:05 am #

    I love the idea of your game. We could win virtual chocolates!

  6. Sheilagh Lee October 21, 2011 at 2:50 am #

    maybe you should take the game to the bank a lot of us would like to play it.

  7. Cari from Bubble Gum on my Shoe October 21, 2011 at 3:05 pm #

    Do IT! I'd totally play Angry Housewives. HA!

  8. Aubrey Anne October 22, 2011 at 1:24 am #

    Angry Housewives. Genius. I'm with ya, sister!

  9. jplovescotton.com October 23, 2011 at 2:34 am #

    Great idea…. I like the image of the vaccuum hitting and creating a cloud like the one Pig Pen on the Peanuts always had around him!

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