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MISSJANE55 SparkPoints: (42,272)
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12/22/13 5:25 P

right now, nothing. but when the mood comes over me, which is often, i'm like a tornado - i have to have it clean.

PENNYSAVER2 SparkPoints: (144,077)
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12/22/13 4:39 P

I enjoy having a clean home.

12/22/13 4:15 P

I agree. Just living in something clean.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,868
12/22/13 3:13 P

just like living in a clean house

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (86,617)
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12/22/13 11:11 A

Company coming over

12/22/13 6:32 A

When I clean my house I like to turn on the radio, and rock-and-roll makes it a fun workout.

STEELER71 Posts: 8,048
12/22/13 5:39 A

I'm a neat freak. Even when I was raising my 4 children I kept a spotless house. It's routine. I'm soon to be 75 yrs. old and I still follow my routine.

TCANNO SparkPoints: (367,627)
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12/22/13 5:30 A

I don't need motivation to do it I just do it

I like routine

GRAPHICS2 Posts: 13,944
12/21/13 11:39 P

Inviting people over

12/21/13 11:37 P

Having 33 people coming over for Noche Buena -The Good Night on Christmas Eve!

12/21/13 10:05 P

I have a mild case of OCD for one thing. But I'm known for using it as exercise. I have weekly and monthly lists. And the typical daily tidy. I set the oven timer for 10, 15 or 30 minutes depending on the list of tasks and work as fast as I can to get as much done as possible in that time.

EMMACORY Posts: 22,824
12/21/13 9:50 P


12/21/13 9:49 P

knowing I burn calories as I am cleaning my house. I like it neat and clean.

AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (0)
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12/21/13 9:35 P

Not being a slob.

I like to keep my house clean enough that I could always have friends stop by without being embarrassed. I try to keep it in such a state that, with about 5 minutes of speed cleaning, my home can be in tip-top shape.

SUSAN727 Posts: 1,881
12/21/13 8:52 P

company coming..
Lately, I try to focus on cleaning to get my mind off FOOD!

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
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12/21/13 3:05 P

Dog hair and dust.

--MEOW-- Posts: 4,707
12/21/13 3:03 P

SPIDERS!! emoticon or any kind of insect....
I like keeping everything organized, that way it is easier to clean and vacuum everywhere... and that keeps spiders away...

FORTYPLUS56 Posts: 3,197
12/21/13 2:26 P

Can't stand looking at clutter so on most days I just move it around, but when I do get motivated I love to clean with music and a glass of wine. I can clean for hours. emoticon

Edited by: FORTYPLUS56 at: 12/21/2013 (14:28)
ZZYYGGY3 Posts: 2,488
12/21/13 1:56 P

Carpetcrawler it's not strange. I know what you mean and that sometimes prompts me to get cleaning,

12/21/13 1:53 P

When my house is a mess I feel like my life is out of order. That might sound strange but I do get a feeling of peace when my place is clean and organized.

UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
12/21/13 1:46 P


KITTY20 Posts: 8,303
12/21/13 1:21 P

Cannot stand it dirty, also it is a good way to cross train as you do a lot of different movements.

12/21/13 11:53 A

the motivation varies from time to time but overall, I'd have to say that mostly it amounts to keeping dH happy. that being said, I tend to focus on the kitchen and bathrooms so as to minimize germs /bacteria and odors.

GINNABOOTS Posts: 9,475
12/21/13 10:22 A

I like everything neat and clean!

ELLELARS08 Posts: 404
12/21/13 10:17 A

people coming over

GOODEBEME Posts: 315
12/21/13 9:58 A

I like having a clean house AND I can't stand ANY foul odors.

LKS2GAB2 SparkPoints: (37,765)
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12/21/13 9:46 A

The peaceful feeling I have when it's clean.

ATHENA1966 Posts: 4,003
12/21/13 9:46 A

I can't relax if my house is a mess. And at this time of year, more folks are likely to drop by.

PEACHY_GIRL Posts: 19,670
12/21/13 9:45 A

It gets so messy it drives me nuts

EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
12/21/13 8:56 A

It relaxes me.

LAURA5979 SparkPoints: (110,604)
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12/21/13 8:43 A

I just feel better when the house is clean. Then I don't have to worry about drop in guests or if my 10 month old granddaughter comes over.

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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12/21/13 8:17 A

I just don't like mess! I think better when things are clean. However, I don't have a white glove kind of house. It is picked up and vacuumed and dishes put away etc., but the dust is a losing battle!

DIGIT00 Posts: 8,784
12/21/13 8:15 A

If I do an exercise video, crunches, etc, I'm on the floor. I don't want whats on the floor to be on me, so I sweep. If I'm going to sweep, I might as well dust. In order to dust, everything has to be put away. Once done, need to do laundry, laundry done, I don't want to mess up what I just accomplished, so laundry gets put away. After thinking about all this, I'm worn out... maybe I'll just sit here and watch a Christmas video instead.

SUNSET09 SparkPoints: (562,969)
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12/21/13 6:59 A

Accomplishment in getting it off of my to-do list! It's something that has to be done and a cluttered house is a cluttered mind! emoticon

Edited by: SUNSET09 at: 12/21/2013 (07:00)
12/21/13 6:38 A

in the last 30 days...inspection from fire department, a visit from the gas company to replace the meter and 2 visits from the realtor to show the house.
otherwise it gets tidied and the dishes washed on the weekends when Im off from work

DRLMAZ Posts: 8,928
12/21/13 6:09 A

nothing so far

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
12/21/13 6:00 A

The need to be clean

GDANE3 SparkPoints: (250,438)
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12/21/13 5:44 A

We have nice things and I want to keep them clean & nice.

TCANNO SparkPoints: (367,627)
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12/21/13 5:06 A

because I don't like living in a mess. I like things put in their place

FAITHP44 Posts: 8,833
12/21/13 4:56 A

I'm not good at getting housework done, though I'm trying to be more organised.

As others have said, company coming is a huge motivator. Sometimes I need that bit of pressure to get things done.

SHERYLDS Posts: 17,506
12/21/13 3:55 A

ditto ... company coming

-MANDA- SparkPoints: (77,144)
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12/20/13 11:55 P

If I know someone is about to really gets me moving emoticon

JIACOLO SparkPoints: (564,956)
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12/20/13 10:40 P

Company always gets me moving, although I can get that fire going when the dust starts to overcome everything

SUNSHINE99999 Posts: 19,820
12/20/13 10:16 P

family coming over.

ETHELMERZ Posts: 21,114
12/20/13 10:10 P

People coming over makes me "step on it"............

LOUNMOUN Posts: 1,334
12/20/13 10:07 P

My home isn't spotless but not super messy either.
I am motivated to clean because I live here and spend time here. It isn't nice to spend time in a dirty, cluttered space.
I do clean a bit more when I know guests are coming.

KITTYCAT64 Posts: 599
12/20/13 9:59 P

Obviously nothing. LOL.

LADYCJM SparkPoints: (57,456)
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12/20/13 9:54 P

6 cats, 2 dogs, foster puppies and an allergy to animal dander.

yes, I am officially a sucker.

J2740LOU SparkPoints: (325,147)
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12/20/13 9:34 P

What motivates me??? Dirt, bugs, chaos? or better yet, not wanting them iin my environment.

ZZYYGGY3 Posts: 2,488
12/20/13 8:39 P

I am the worse housekeeper ever. Trust me there are days when I make Oscar Madison look clean. I think it comes from the fact that for the last 20 years I worked as a room cleaner in a hotel, and after cleaning 18 rooms a day at breakkneck speed, cleaning my own home was the last thing I wanted to do. Lately though I have gotten better, and when I hear company is coming over, the apartment does get spotless and organized. That's my motivation what's yours?

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