There are a few things the hubs and I are pretty "uptight" about.
Things that may or may not "loosen up" once the kiddos start arriving.
Things such as:
- We HATE dishes sitting in the sink! They have to be washed and put away after were done using them.
-And speaking of dishes, if I see water spots or the dish isn't spic and span, I will hand wash and dry that dish a second time, just to satisfy my OCD needs!
- My counters, stove and table MUST be wiped down every time they've been put to use, down to the bread crumb!
- We've never resorted to fast or pre-packaged food since we've been married. (I know, I know.)
- We vacuum once and sometimes twice a week!
- We have a chore chart, yep, we went that far.
- The living and front room must stay clean at all times, of course, when the hubs pulls out the Lego's, this rule is out the window.
- My hubs doesn't allow food in the car, not even for me!
- I cant stand running late, on time is late in my book.
- Our freshly new carpet would appreciate it if you took your shoes off when you came over. (A few months of cleaning carpets taught Jimmy this one.)
- I disinfect my kitchen...everyday!
- We make our bed everyday.
- We STILL wear our flip flops in the shower (actually, Jimmy's flip flops are the only ones sitting on the bathroom floor, I just use his since I'm too lazy to pull mine out of the boxes), and I haven't taken a single bath. Even after the bathroom has been soaked in bleach! (I don't think this one will loosen up until we get a new tub, for some reason we just cant get over the fact that we don't know who's been in there, yuck!)
Well maybe so, I'll admit that much. But we are pretty happy with the results of our uptight-ness. A clean(ish) house is always a nice thing.
Don't let me scare you off though, we do live like piggys in our own ways! Behind closed doors you'll find that I have filled 2 bedroom closets with clothes and shoes, so I've got a pile by my bed of stuff that needs to find a place. Random things are stuffed in drawers, and lets not start with my craft and sewing stuff, CRAZY, disorganized, and I haven't even started on it because its just too overwhelming!
What kinds of things are you crazy uptight about??? Did you loosen up after time? I'd love to hear!