Toilet seat up or down?

Ever since the toilet was invented and the opposite sexes shared it, the argument of whether the seat should go up or down has raged.

The discourse is easily settled. Both the seat and lid should go down. That lid is there for a reason. The reason? A plume of human excrement mist erupts when you flush. You don't want to breathe that in. If you do you might want to chase it with a few squirts of febreze.

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Selling vs Donating

Have extra stuff laying around your house? Why don’t you try to make a few bucks online by selling it? How about donating it for a tax write off? How about neither, just throw it in the garbage. Sometimes that’s the best choice.

Selling

People want stuff for free. You post an item and they offer you half of your asking price. If you offer a free item then they will want you to deliver it. Better yet, they will want you to pay them to take it off your hands. Selling on eBay or Amazon has become a hassle. By the time you pay all the seller fees, merchant fees, and postage, you are left with about half of what the item is worth.

Donating

This is a better option. Let other people look through your bags of unwanted items and they can throw it way. The tax write off is barely worth it. For kids clothes, give it to friends or family, they will be responsible for throwing it in the trash now.

Trash it

Unless you want Goodwill throwing your stuff way you can save them the trouble. Leave it visible on trash day and people will pick it from the rubbish like mining for treasure.

Best techniques in furniture restoration

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Sofa table I made, because my wife found one like it for $300

One mans trash is another mans trash to deal with now. My favorite way to restore furniture is to return it back to it’s original state. That is, dust. Throw the old piece of furniture into the garbage where it belongs. Go buy you some fresh new quality furniture. Keep those furniture makers employed, or better yet, make your own!

Why must we Fidget Spinner?

I’ve done my best to keep Fidget Spinners out of my house, but I caved under the pressure and ordered some for my children. If the spinners make one squeak of a noise they are going straight into the garbage.
A lawnmower blade makes a great fidget spinner, so next time your kids get antsy, have them go outside and cut the grass.

Hotel shower heads

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I used to love the shower heads at Holiday Inn express, but since their beds are so uncomfortable I had to switch to Hilton hotels. I believe that Hilton uses Waterpik or Speakman, both are nice, but can’t compete with Kohler. I just wish I could find a nice metal Kohler shower head. I bought one, but it was plastic and mount broke after a year. The replacement part was almost as much as a shower head. So I just buy new shower heads every few years now.  I know you can clean them with a zip lock bag and whatever miracle liquid cleaner is on the market, but I know that there is still crud behind the nozzles deeper than the cleaner fluids can reach.

Best litter for your feline overlord 


I’m not impressed by many products but this new slide litter by Arm & Hammer is pretty great. Nothing worse than scraping off dried diarrhea from a stressed out kitty off the bottom of the litter box. While not the best smelling cat litter on the market, it smells better and covers the odor of cat urine and feces. Combine this with a litter genie and unless someone sees your cat, they surely won’t smell it. This litter almost has a play dough like consistency once it reacts tot he cat pee, it kind of reminds me of litter critters.

They’re growing up too fast…

People are always saying this about their children. However, it’s very sad to me. Usually people say this when they haven’t seen your kids in awhile because of the lapse in time periods makes it seem as if the child is growing at an alarming rate. It’s even worse if a parent says this about their own kids. It makes me think that you are not paying attention to your kid. Unless you are injecting your kids with HGH or they have a pituitary gland disorder then your kids are probably growing at a normal pace for a human. Or maybe it’s just a figure of speech, who knows!