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The Cure for Dish Pan Hands
Posted By Jessica Fisher On February 16, 2010 @ 2:08 am In Cleaning,Home Management,Homekeeping | 36 Comments
I’ve told you before how much I love my plastic dishwashing gloves . They are, indeed, a blessing from the Lord. I don’t think I’d be able to keep up with the amount of dirty pots and pans I generate each day if it weren’t for some type of hand protection. Hot water and grease-cutting soap would just wreak havoc on my delicate skin. And, there’s the “eww” factor when it comes to cold, slimy, dirty dishes….
Gloves are definitely where it’s at. However, I have lots of helpers. And my gloves have experienced fifty-two different kinds of abuse over the days and weeks. Some have worn them as footwear . But, more commonly, I find them full of water at the bottom of the sink under a few grungy dishes.
I’ve tried all sorts of solutions to keeping them dry and out of harm’s way, my most successful being to drapethem over the Snowman cookie jar . But seeing as it’s been 70 degrees lately and the Blizzard of 2010 did not reach the West Coast, the snowman had to go to storage and I found myself without a plastic glove rack. Golly.
So, imagine my surprise when I saw this:
FishPapa asked me for clothespins one night. And I was too busy to wonder, WHY in the world does he need clothespins? The next morning I found my handy-dandy plastic glove holders waiting for me. They definitely work for me .
What funky trick do you have for organizing household tools?
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