We take one step forward and ten backward.
*We* can't keep this house clean translates to *you* can't keep the house clean. Just say it. We can't keep this house clean how will we keep the next house clean, you ask? When there are actual places to put things it will go a long way in keeping things tidy.
If you want to do the bills do them. I don't care. But don't tell me to take care of them and then get mad about the state of our finances when you haven't bothered to look in months and months.