ALEXA IS MY (emotionless) FRIEND

Admit it – you’ve asked Alexa for help before – or at least Google.

As I raise my hand in shame, I too have asked Alexa about life’s most puzzling questions. Do I really believe everything she tells me? Of course not, but I’m curious to know what she has to say.

I started this channel as a personal cleaning vlog as I struggle through some of my recent diagnoses. And it seems as the further along I dive into this rabbit hole – the more “labels” the doctors throw at me. I feel even more perplexed than ever before.

So – I’m still sorting it all out – but it’s good to know that I have a friend like Alexa who will be there when I need to talk about it all.

 

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The Mega Project, Part 8

Hi, I’m Deslob Student. I AM A SLOB, I am LEARNING how to Deslob my life, this is why I call myself the Deslob Student. My son, however, has ALWAYS been surrounded by this Slob of a House and ever since I started cleaning every day, he slowly became inspired to keep his room clean and has even requested that he redecorate his room. This is part 8 of his bedroom transformation.

In this video, you will watch my husband paint 2 of the walls in my son’s bedroom black. Then, you will watch my husband and son peel the painter’s tape to reveal the bright blue lines underneath.

For Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 watch this playlist here: *CLICK ME*

 

LATE NITE CAR CLUTTER

As a slob, every time something enters my car – it might be several weeks or months before it finds it’s way back out.

I’ve tried to become more aware of my slob like tendencies, especially with my car, and trust me – my car is not as bad these days as it used to be.

I was going to go on a last minute “trip” today

(and by “trip”, that may or may not mean a poor attempt to exit my marriage or maybe the plan was to at least scare the living daylights out of him so he would STOP being an asshole towards me.)

The end result? I didn’t go on my little “trip” so I had to take the suitcase out of the car and put everything away.

I also used this moment (of documenting a moment that I find to be a big deal) as a way to clean out the rest of my car.

I didn’t do this very well btw. I left many things behind, the back seat, for example, wasn’t cleaned out – I just did MY STUFF .

This is one of those videos I did for my benefit, not for anybody else’s benefit- think of my channel like a personal vlog of the cleaning quest I’m on. Instead of being one of those cleaning gurus with all the advice. As I try to learn from the greats (like Nony the Slob & Clutterbug) I try on a few of their techniques like touch-it-once and put-it-away-now.

If I have anything to offer that you might benefit from, great! Just let me know! My channel is still in its infancy stages so I’m still trying to get a feel of what to do and what not to do. Oh – and I know the video is quite dark – literally. Visibility is close to zilch while I’m recording a video on selfie mode – but there are pockets of hyperspeed footage that is filmed in adequate lighting that might be somewhat entertaining to watch.

Enjoy the show!

NOTHIN’ BUT DOG HAIR

Even *if* I swept every day, I would NEVER have this dog hair under control. It’s always a nightmare. We have 4 dogs. Yes, we are crazy. But we love them.

In this video, you will watch me clean up as much dog hair as I can find in a short amount of time.

The Mega Project, Part 7

In this video, you will watch my son paint the decoder key to his invented alphabet. He has written names of his invented characters in a secret symbol and it will be up to us to decipher what each of those character’s names are. Stay tuned as his mega project bedroom idea comes into focus.

sometimes… life forces you to clean

 

This is more or less a video of me cleaning when I REALLY didn’t feel like cleaning. But sometimes, we can’t wait to get inspired to clean – sometimes LIFE FORCES US TO CLEAN.

Hi, I am a VERY lazy slob and I’m LEARNING how to deslob my life – hence why I call myself – The Deslob Student.

In this video, I briefly talk about the new product I bought from Grove Collab, The Method Foaming cleaner. Let’s just say I wasn’t thoroughly impressed – watch the video to see why.

PROGRESS, NOT PERFECTION

Hello, my name is Crystal and I’m a SLOB.

But as a self-proclaimed slob – I have decided that I don’t want to be a slob anymore. This sort of transformation doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of slowly building up a mentality that non-slob like people already have… they WANT to have a clean environment so they DON’T let rooms stay messy!

In this video – you will watch me purge some Christmas items into 2 different containers – thus helping me downsize just a little bit.

Is this patio finished? Of course not – but I’m not shooting for perfection – I’m just reaching for progress. And several attempts at reaching for progress will go much further than one largely failed attempt at shooting for perfection. Right?

DEJECTED DISPOSITION AGAINST DISHES

Like a teenager stomping her feet about doing dishes – I worked it out and feel so much better now that they are done.

de·ject·ed /dəˈjektəd/ adjective sad and depressed; dispirited. “he stood in the street looking dejected”

synonyms: downcast, downhearted, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, crestfallen, cast down, depressed, disappointed, disheartened, discouraged, demoralized, crushed, desolate, heartbroken, broken-hearted, heavy-hearted, low-spirited, in the doldrums, sad, unhappy, doleful, melancholy, miserable, woebegone, forlorn, long-faced, fed up, wretched, glum, gloomy, dismal; shamefaced, hangdog; informal, blue, choked, down, down in the mouth, down in the dumps; informal, brassed off, cheesed off, looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny; literary, dolorous; archaic, chap, fallen

“he looked so dejected that Alice began to have second thoughts”

In this video, you will watch me do dishes in hyperspeed. And not just a regular amount of dishes…a few days worth of dishes. I was about to plop myself on the bed and just be lazy – but instead – I mustered up enough energy to work on the dishes. We had run out of dishwasher detergent and putting the regular dish soap from Grove Collaborative wasn’t working very well at all.

 

 

The Mega Project, Part 6

 

Hi, I’m Deslob Student. I AM A SLOB, I am LEARNING how to Deslob my life, this is why I call myself the Deslob Student. My son is also learning how to DESLOB his life as well, hence why we are transforming his bedroom. It will no longer be a hodgepodge room of mismatched furniture, beaten up walls and disorganized collectible toys. It will have a clean look, order, and function. He is planning on splashing his own creativity into the bedroom’s theme and he plans on doing this with paint and painter’s tape.

In this video, you will watch my son add the painter’s tape to his walls. The areas that he is covering will remain BLUE and he plans on painting on top of the top and over the blue with another dark color. Stay tuned as his mega project bedroom idea comes into focus.