The party doesn't need a facelift, it needs a housecleaning.
The men agreed that housecleaning was all right—after it was over.
There are a few words on this last point in the chapter on housecleaning.
No frogs, toads or eels were allowed near, but in the work of daily housecleaning, the storks and the mermaids were great friends.
Why could not they be told plainly that there are no housecleaning days in the tenderloin?
"housecleaning is very different nowadays from what it used to be," she began.
Rested and refreshed, they all returned promptly to their housecleaning.
The work went merrily forward during the next two days, although the season was hardly propitious for housecleaning.
Following our own housecleaning, the Eskimos had one on June 12.
I notice whenever any of our family goes away and gets ready to come back, it is a signal for a mad bout of housecleaning.