No More Tears…or Dishes…in Heaven!

I swear my kitchen breeds dirty dishes. 

It almost makes me want to not eat, and if you know me you know this means I am serious!

Nearly every night I have to unload the dishwasher, which is more of a ‘dish sanitizer‘ than anything and then hand wash a bunch of pots and pans.

And this is a light day!

And this is a light day!

There are only two Hoffmans in this house!

I suppose it comes from all the chopping, portioning, planning, and whatnot that I do.

Question of the day: Is it really worth it?

  • Dishpan hands plague me.
  • There have been more moments than I care to admit when an item has to be ‘fished’ out from the brink in order to make supper.
  • My lunch bag only makes matter worse as it good for at least 6 pieces of ‘Ziplocware’ which need focussed attention.

Some days I dream about heaven and think about how wonderful it will be. On these days I hope I live in a castle complete with dragon, moat, and library complimented with an amazing latte machine and no lactose intolerance.

Then there are other days, like today, when I pray for no dishes.

Dear Lord, please let there be no dishes for I have done my penance 4 times over. You can have the moat and dragon, after all they are probably more trouble than they are worth. If I promise to drink all my lattes out of paper cups and recycle, do we have a deal?
~Tired, Dishpan Handloree

Do you pray for no dishes in heaven too?

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  1. LOL we moved house a couple of months ago and we don’t have a dishwasher anymore. When Rob and I first moved in together, we didn’t have one, then we had one, then we didn’t, then we did, and now we don’t! No matter how badly the dishwasher cleans the dishes, it’s a hell of a lot better than doing them all by hand – so annoying!

    • I agree! We lived without a dishwasher for about 3 years as well. I cooked Thanksgiving dinner ONCE at that house and never again…even with a dishwasher. I think it scarred me for life. 🙂

  2. I’m right there with ya. My father-in-law bought us this fancy new dishwasher about 2 years ago that was supposed to be the best on the market, blah, blah, blah. The thing doesn’t work any better than the 20 year old one we had before. I find myself just washing by hand everyday and just use it maybe once or twice a week for “sanitizing.” =( I always tell my husband that I really don’t mind cooking all the time, it’s the cleaning that makes me evil.


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