|I’m easily grossed out by certain things. Hair. Hair really grosses me out…..but mostly just hair in public bathrooms. AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Okay, sorry. Another thing – cleaning out the drain. Why? Well because there is HAIR down in there. Gobs of it. You’d think we were bald by seeing how much is in there. One more thing – rotten vegetables. They get all slimey and scary. Whew! Who knows what will happen if you touch that? And finally, the dish drainer. We don’t have a dishwasher (by my choice) so I air dry my dishes. I hate how gooey and slimy that silly mat underneath gets. It gets yellow…..and green…..and did I mention, slimy? In a perfect world, I’d just clean it every day……but then again, in a perfect world I’d also get 8 hours of sleep every night and it’s easier to call in a drain cleaning expert to do the task.|
I solved my phobia of slimy dish drainer mats by throwing mine away. Yep, I threw it away. If you know me, you know I must be pretty stinking mad to throw something away. Instead, I’m using kitchen towels under my drainer. They look so much nicer and when it gets dirty I just wash it and put down another one. You have to make sure it’s a very absorbent towel. I’m really enjoying it. I might change them out daily if I do a lot of dishes, but they can last a couple days without getting yucky. When your dishes are dry, you can hang your towel up to dry for the next time. I wash them and reuse as they need it. It’s saving me a lot of gagging moments.It also allows you to change them out with the season. You can use decorative towels for holidays and it gives your kitchen a really festive look.
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