Monday, July 9, 2012

Simple Solution To Keep Track of YOUR Drinks

   


I don’t know about you all, but in the summer months my family goes through lots of bottled water.

Since we have a pool I prefer plastic out by the pool, so we will either use plastic bottles, or cups(don’t worry, we recycle!)

PROBLEM

 “Uh, excuse me, but I think you are drinking my water!”

I came up with a simple solution, or so I thought! Just put your name on the drink with a marker. 

Sounds like the perfect solution, but not everyone knows where I keep my marker, and if they do, they won't always go to the drawer to get the marker, so I came up with a better idea!!!


SOLUTION

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Keep the marker in the refrigerator next to the drinks!!!


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Velcro is my new best friend.


I placed the self-stick prickly side on the edge of the shelf in the door.

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The fuzzy side was placed on the marker.

                   
VOILA

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Now everyone can put their name on their bottle. 

No more waste! No more half-full bottles sitting around!!

I have done this all summer and so far I must say it has worked beautifully.

If you have the same problem in your house, try it, I think you will like it!!!!

 

7 comments:

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Fabulous idea, Kathysue! And so simple!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Ok, this is totally genius. Hugs, Marty

chisenfam said...

We already do the initial on the cap idea, BUT I am the only one that does because like you mentioned noone else wants to fish around in the drawer beside the fridge and get the marker. I LOVE the idea of the velcroe on the bin where there is NO excuse!!

michele said...

you rule.

i have to be honest. we just drink whatever is there (these men have ruined me) and call it a day.

you my friend inspire.

smiles.

michele

Acanthus and Acorn said...

OMG so funny because I just went to movies with my teens and we got all the water bottles mixed up!

Trish said...

AWESOME idea, I think I will definately be able to put this to great use in my house!!!

michele said...

this also in:
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smiles to you.

michele