Here's the 411: Clutter is what I do and I can help you with that! Let's be real here, you've thrown things out, put things in the trash, got "organized" by moving things from one spot to another and that laundry coming out of the dryer isn't making it back to the closet anytime soon. Despite having the best intentions.
Give an excuse of why you can't meet tonight-you have a special guest
Do a quick cleaning of all the visual areas
Pull out the cocktails & wine while you wait for her arrival
Rush to pick up your clothes of the coach & tidy up