Thursday, 1 June 2017

A Short Story About How Minging My Car Is








The filthy cesspit that I call 'my car' is very much unlike my husband's car. His is sleek, shiny, new and smells of leather, aftershave and coffee. 

My car is a 6-year old people carrier that smells of sour milk, Haribo and farts. 

The reason for such a difference in the state of our respective automobiles is much to do with the fact that, aside from the many, many other hats we mums wear, I am the designated chauffeur to 3 delightful little children, who happen to love spilling milkshakes, eating Haribo and farting in my car (and also Sainsbury's as it happens). 

Today I made the dreadful error of deciding to 'muck-out' my four-wheeled friend and spent an hour wading (I do not use that expression lightly) through half-chewed sweets (some still wet), dagger-hard McDonalds French fries, naked barbie dolls, pairs of one-legged sunglasses, old receipts, a shoe (????) and lots of misshapen solidified brown clumps, which I can only presume (and pray) are reconstituted chocolate. 

When I had finished and sat back to survey my handiwork the car still looked horrendous (see above).

So here's my handy guide to getting your car looking sparkling inside:-
1. Pay someone else to do it.
2. Don't let your kids get into it. Ever. Again.

Lucy At Home
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9 comments

  1. Yes Yes Yes - my car is also somewhat of a sh*theap. I totally blame the kid :-) xx #blogcrush

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  2. Haha glad it's not just me, thanks for commenting!!xx

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  3. Hahaha I LOVE your tips! My car is awful too. Every time I clean it out, I vow I'm going to keep it tidy and insist the kids clean up after themselves... and yet within a week, it's as bad as ever! #blogcrush

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  4. feel your pain my cars a skip!
    #blogcrush

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  5. Our cars are the same, it was so disgusting the other month my best friend shamed me into getting it valeted which I normally do regularly but just hadn't bothered for months ha! THanks for hosting #BlogCrush

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  6. Ha ha. Kids and cars don't mix well. They take advantage of the fact that you can't take your eyes off the road to throw all their trash around.
    #Blogstravaganza

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  7. Haha, my car is absolutely disgusting. It's gross and it smells really bad! It's frustrating because it's a nice car, but since I had kids it's just a skip! Thanks so much for sharing with #Blogstravaganza xx

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  8. My Mrs., her car has the same look and feel as the one you describe. Mine would resemble your hubby's. Funny how tiny people can really wreak such havoc on a car! It is very gross, and I will now freely use the wordd, 'minging,' which is totally a new one for me! TY! #blogcrush

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  9. I actually did a mini sick in my mouth at the 'wading' bit. Bleurgh!! #BlogCrush x

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