Enchanted Spring Cleaning

Wake up Mittens, it's time to do some Spring cleaning. I know just the music to put on to get us all in the mood to clean.

My creation

Samantha, the perfect Golden Retriever is all ready to help...

Samantha will help me clean

Here come our friends the little bluebirds to help us.

enchanted Spring cleaning

And Cocoa just loves to help us clean.

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Perhaps some fresh flowers will get us in the mood.

May Flowers

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Oh, well, I can dream can't I. When I took out the cleaning things and moved the furniture, everyone suddenly had somewhere else to go. So here I am ready to begin. At least the music is inspiring. Now where did I put my tierra?

Here's a little helper, a clip from tips on Spring Cleaning from Martha Stewart.

My creationAnd it is always so reassuring to know that I am not alone...
House Cleaning Blues
by Ellen Bailey

I have the house cleaning blues
I look around and see so much to do
I look at the walls, the windows, and the floors
I see heaps of dust layered like boards

What I need is a good house cleaning crew
But where to get one, I haven't a clue
I asked for volunteers, but none would relent
Their community spirit, it seems, had been spent

I could wish for an occasional hurricane
For me, that may not be such a bad thing
I could raise the windows and open the doors
And be done with these house cleaning chores

But hurricanes don't occur where I live
So its left up to me to clean this crib
I have devised a plan to get the job done
Since I can no longer depend on anyone

My plan is as simple as it can be
One that is not very taxing on me
My walking shoes I will lace up tight
And from this nightmare I will take flight

May Flower Basekt

enchanted Spring cleaning The song for this post is called The Happy Little Working Song from my new favorite movie Enchanted.
Alison Gibbs said...

Karen what a fun post. Fabulous music.

Melissa said...

Cocoa does not look happy to be cleaning and Mittens reminds me of my Spanky. What a cute post. That's also what I was doing...some Spring cleaning and some catching up reading blogs and responding to emails. But really, I was cleaning too...you should see the fridge, it sparkles. No help from the animals though. Enjoy your week.


P.S. Marabella is gorgeous!


Kari & Kijsa said...

Teehee- such a cute post and great music!! Have a wonderful evening!

kari & kijsa

Treasure Barn said...

Love your pictures. You pets are precious, the pictures of the flowers are so clear and beautiful, love you song.......I am int eh spring cleaning mood now.

Have a blessed day!

Beverly said...

Possibly you should take this on Broadway. It definitely has potential, and imagine the chorus line. Vacuums, mops and rags everyone.

Sheila said...

Your pets are precious..and patient.. lol
Before I turned on my speakers I was singing 'Whistle while you work', now there is another tune to vacuum to.

Anonymous said...

Looks like Cinderella! My pooch won't let me dress her up like my former beloved pooch! OOoo! I discovered 2 new NE artisans,I am featuring them on my blog for a little boost..pay it forward! Hugs Denise

windy angels said...

GREAT post. I adore the photos of your critters, AND the flowers. Samantha is especially adorable.
Lovely "happy thoughts" combination.
Have a great week.
angels be with you,

Donna said...

Your little helpers look so cute! I'm doing the same thing you are this week, I started on the windows this morning.
What a fun song!

Anonymous said...

Ya gotta love a dog in a headscarf!

Did they help with the cleaning?


Rue said...

Hi Karen :)

This is a wonderful post, especially since I just finished cleaning up dog hair. Why would any sane woman have 3 dogs, I don't know, but I do know you feel my pain ;) Thank you for the giggle!

I love Marabella! Very cute :)

Have a beautiful night.

M.KATE said...

how come suddenly spring cleaning sounds fun? all i know i have to spring clean my rabbit cage every weekend and they are real happy bcos they get thrown out of the cage and into the garden for roaming. happy week ahead :)

Kathleen Grace said...

Oh the looks on the dogs faces when you dressed them up in those scarves! lol, you can tell how thrilled they were! The colors of the flowers in the basket are so beautiful and clear and glorious! A fun and beautiful post!

Mary said...

Love the pics of your little "helpers!" And the basket of flowers is glorious!

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

What an adorable post! I was really hoping (since I do believe in fairy tales) that you were going to tell us that the cute pooches and kittie magically started dancing around the room, using their tales for dust wands!

Those flowers are beautiful!

Mary Isabella said...

I love that movie. We got it for our Granddaughter for Easter. Great post!!!!! Have a beautiful Wednesday.....

celestina marie said...

Great Post Karen, Poor babies don't look happy at all. Great music to go with your post. Your flowers are inspiring too.
Have fun cleaning! LOL
La Rea Rose

My Crafty Little Page said...

Love it, love it, love it! Fabulous post. Nancy

PS Your flowers and flower garden are....well... breathtaking! Nancy