Thursday, March 17, 2011

Household Hint

My first hint today is one that I never thought twice about until my sister was visiting from out of state. She came over to hang out while I cleaned house. I know, I'm really fun. I was cleaning my bathroom, and just finished scrubbing the inside of the toilet. I always do this first. When I clean the inside I lift the seat up, use the toilet brush and the put the seat down on top of the brush. This keeps it out of the water, but still in the toilet so it can dry while I finish the rest of the bathroom.


Our reader hint comes from Karen. We're sticking to the bathroom with this one too!
When my girls are potty training I put a smiley face on the front inside the elastic so they know which way their panties go. Somehow the panties used to always end up backwards... I guess they wanted to see the design better. Now they know the smiley goes in the front.

That's a great idea. When my kids get their underwear on backwards it always looks so uncomfortable! Thank you Karen!

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11 comments:

LocalFunForKids said...

That's something I never thought of, but it makes perfect sense. Thanks for linking up with Fun for Kids Friday. I can't believe we have two toilets featured this week. It made me laugh! : )

Ladybird Ln said...

What a great tip, I have never thought of that, but it would be nice to have a dry brush to put away! I am your newest follower! Come stop by my blog if you get a chance.

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beSlightlyAskew said...

something so simple and yet so brilliant! if only I could keep my son from grabbing it out and using it as a sword before it dried...
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Kristi said...

My mom has always done this, too!! It's so simple but so SMART! Thanks for the reminder! ; )

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valerie b said...

Genius idea. I've linked it to my pinterest board.

By the Bluegrass said...

Love household hints. This is a great one! And, my three year old usually gets her underwear on backwards, inside out!
xo,
Sena

SmileMonsters said...

I love this tip! I'll be using it this week and from now on. I love it so much I featured it this week. Let's face it, kids and toilet cleaning go hand in hand!

http://smilemonsters.blogspot.com/2011/03/fun-for-kids-finds_21.html

Jo @ SmileMonsters

CEDAR JUNCTION said...

I really like your another hint: close the lid on the toilet brush so that it can drip back into the toilet. I usually toss it into the trash can to dry there, but I like your idea better.

Have a wonderful week!
Teresa

Jen said...

I love tips like this! Thanks for sharing at my Penny Pinching Party.

Marianne said...

Great idea to dry your brush in the toilet bowl, never thought of that. Mine has their own holders so I haven't really needed one, but it would keep the holder nice and fresh.

Stacey - Elle Belle said...

I've always done that same thing with my toilet bowl brush... learned it from my Mom... maybe I should ask her if she thought of it herself :)