The Great Faucet Conundrum

I’ve been wearing my aprons in the kitchen a lot more recently. 

Ah, because you’ve had a chance to start cooking more now that the twins are a bit bigger, you say?

Um, no. 

Because I have a faucet in the kitchen that I HATE.

Why do I hate my faucet, you ask?

The Great Faucet Conundrum

Because it’s not well-suited for the sink!

On a daily basis, I walk away from my sink soaked in water after rinsing up a few dishes, or sometimes even after just washing my hands. 

See, I’m only five feet four inches tall, and I really think the counter tops in our new kitchen are higher than the counter tops in our old kitchen. When I stand and lean up against the counter or the sink, it hits me just above the waist. 

And somehow, when the water from the faucet that I hate in the kitchen hits the kitchen sink, it splashes up and hits ME right above the waist. Soaked, I say. SOAKED. So I’ve been wearing aprons a lot if I’m going to be by the sink. They do a pretty good job of keeping me mostly dry. 

But I got to thinking, it’s probably a good idea to replace the faucet.

Since I’m not ready to replace the sink yet, I know I want to stick with something that coordinates decently with what’s already there. My husband suggested something like this:

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Organizing Bathroom Storage – A Guest Post!

If there’s one thing you all KNOW that I love, it’s organization! Right?! There’s nothing better than walking into a beautifully-organized room, where you can go straight to the item you need and there’s no clutter in your way! Perfect!

And, if there’s one thing you all KNOW that I hate, it’s clutter! What’s one of the worst rooms to accumulate clutter in the house? The bathroom! (Not to mention that, if it’s not kept clean, then it’s DIRTY clutter! UNSANITARY clutter! Ugh!)

So when Nikki Mouille from The Garage Transformers Inc. contacted me about a guest post on bathroom organization, I thought it was a fantastic idea! Now, get ready to learn something new! I sure did! Are you ready?

Are you sick of opening your sink cabinet or linen closet and everything seems to always fall out? Well I am! If you have never had this problem, you must have really organized your bathroom storage. (I’m jealous). I will be moving in a few months and I set a goal to not have the same problems in my new bathroom. I decided it was time to look into some of the common mistakes and find solutions to fix them.

Common Mistake #1: Not Utilizing a Prime Location

A common mistake is to leave the space above the toilet vacant. Your first thought may be, well we wouldn’t want anything to fall in. Raise your hand if this has happened to you! It’s happened to me; it’s awful! Having toothpaste or makeup falling into the toilet can completely ruin a day, but there is a way around it. By adding an etagere, a shelf and cabinet combination, you can avoid a morning catastrophe from happening. This storage idea has a deep shelf and a cabinet to house all the essentials.

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