Shelley congratulated me this morning. The house is clean. The entire house, all at one time. Usually, it's either upstairs or downstairs or specific sectors of both that are in such a state of affairs. Not since Kai arrived have we been sitting this pretty.
The carpets are vacuumed, furniture dusted, clothes washed and put away, ditto for the dishes, fresh liners for the oven elements, study is tidy (not quite organized, but navigable), floors swept and mopped, toys organized, light bulbs changed, garbage taken out ... we're ready for two more adults and two more children to join us for the next few days in keeping things pristine and immaculate.