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11 (totally not) shameful ways to slack off around the house

I might write a blog about happy home life, but that doesn’t mean I’m a perfect Holly Homemaker. In fact, in many ways I’m just plain lazy, and I come up with shortcuts all the time that help me do what needs to get done while skating by on the rest.

I asked Twitter friends to chime in with their own lazy-homemaking confessions. Click through to see how they responded – and maybe get some inspiration for ways to make your own household run smarter (without you having to work harder.)

  • New Item 1 of 12
    11 totally not shameful ways to slack off around the house
  • Do as I do…or don’t, whatever. 2 of 12
  • Iron? I’m not sure I still own one of those… 3 of 12
    Multi-use tools FTW!
  • There’s a time for everything. 4 of 12
    Timing is everything
  • Just keep the lights low! 5 of 12
    What they don't know won't hurt 'em
  • It’s the eco-friendly choice. 6 of 12
    Waste not!
  • I love a devious slattern. 7 of 12
    Smart (and devious)!
  • Quick! Somebody figure out a way to make this big on Pinterest! 8 of 12
    It's the latest fad in decor
  • All members of the family have a job to do. 9 of 12
    A woman after my own heart.
  • The longest cry for help. 10 of 12
    A long, loud cry for help

    via Holli

  • It’s cheaper than a dresser. 11 of 12
    Cheaper than a dresser!
  • Now that’s what I call a "multitasking tool"! 12 of 12
    We all have our limits.

Want to find out how I keep our family of 7′s house neat-enough…without working too hard? Check out three little ways I slack off around the house.

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