I am a 31 year old working mom. I have two children ages 6 & 8. I am newly remarried (two years and counting) and enjoy spending time with the hubs! Even though life is busy I try to take a little time to show what is going on in my world. This blog is mainly for daily happenings, finances and such. I have created a whole new blog at Butcher, Baker and Candlestick Maker to chronicle my creative sides. You will find recipes, cooking adventures, crafts and a whole lot of digital scrapbook layouts.


Wednesday, April 9, 2008

WFMW: Disposing of Tampons

Yes, I know a very gross subject but I have discovered a way to dispose of used tampons in - shall we say a cleaner way. I keep all of my empty toilet paper rolls for the month, then when that time is here I just use an empty toilet paper roll to encase my tampon. It keeps the bathroom trash can cleaner and I have to say smelling a lot better. Well that is what works for me.

For more tips go see what WORKS FOR ME WEDNESDAY!
Note: So I just got off the phone with my husband and he said "we got to talk about your blog" Poor guy, he is an introvert and lead a very sheltered life (until he met me). He just does not understand that people actually do talk about these kind-of things.


Lauren said...

Hmmmm...I have never thought of that.

You are a wealth of valuable information!

Kim said...

Do you mean the tampon applicators? I just flush the used tampon - they are smaller than some other things that go down the toilet - I wouldn't put them in the garbage.

Amy said...

Yes, please tell you husband we (women) actually do talk about such things. And sometimes things he may find even more embarrassing than that! :)

That's a good tip, though, especially for those of us with septic systems that can't handle anything besides bodily waste and plain t.p.

Thanks for the idea and the chuckle.

Jane said...

LOL! I thought I was the only one!

I never have enough so I have have since moved on. First it was junk mail envelopes. Now I use a page from a magazine...a glossy one. Or the coupon pages from the Sunday paper will do. It does control odor too.

I learned the hard way not to flush them. The strings get caught on the rough interior of the pipes. Not good.


Debbie J. said...

I'm so happy to say I "don't think" I'll need these any more. They say 12 months and so far I'm 5 months along! (I don't mean that I'm pregnant LOL) This is a good tip, should the need arise again!

Anonymous said...

Great idea! Mine is similar. I save my empty "boutique style" Kleenex boxes. They also hold larger items quite securely.