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chloetheudder · 12/10/2018 04:28
What are you weirdly, irrationally stingy about? I am strangely stingy about throwing away kitchen sponges. A sponge literally has to be repulsive before I can bring myself to chuck it and get a fresh one out. Why is that? There are just some things that feel really decadent/indulgent to me and that is weirdly one of them, which makes no sense to me. Upon pondering this intriguing matter I began to feel curious about what things you are weirdly stingy about...
flumpybear · 12/10/2018 04:34
Eugh!! That'll mean it's clogged with bacteria 🤮
I thought I was bad with tooth paste til I met my husband who literally cuts open bottles of moisturiser to get the dregs out!
Aquamarine1029 · 12/10/2018 05:09
If there's anything to be stingy about, disgusting sponges aren't it.
PurpleFlower1983 · 12/10/2018 05:28
The sponge thing is a bit grim...
I always make sure I get every last bit out of the toothpaste and butter.
Aprilsinparis · 12/10/2018 05:36
If possible, I will cut the bottom off my plastic bottles of face and body moisturiser, it's too expensive to leave a bloody big dollop in the bottom.
KC225 · 12/10/2018 06:42
DH is a tight about sponges and thise foamy dish cloths. We have words every month, it makes me feel sick that he will use a minging one to wipe down the kitchen tops with one. When I say, would you wipe your face with that - he looks me dead in the eye and says yes 'bloody liar'.
I do agree with April. I will cut the bottoms from expensive face creams, lotions and potions.
daisyreadmere · 12/10/2018 06:54
You do know you could be making yourself ill using a dirty sponge do t you?
CookiesandQueen · 12/10/2018 08:03
Another one who cuts the top of moisturiser tubes! It's expensive and there's always loads left!
BrightLightsAndSound · 12/10/2018 08:12
I pour warm milk into the empty nutella jar and give it a shake: it makes a delicious hot chocolate and i get every last scraping put the jar
Ariela · 12/10/2018 08:45
I put hot water in the coffee granules/gravy granules &cold in the squash to rinse them out & use it.
RiverTam · 12/10/2018 08:49
sponge is grim but cloths I refuse to throw away and chuck in a really hot wash, but for all I know that's not actually helping.
also do the moisturizer thing, and with tubes of hair product. Dollops left in the bottom!
BunsOfAnarchy · 12/10/2018 09:07
OP my mum boils her sponges in a pan on the stove at least once a week!
Singlebutmarried · 12/10/2018 09:15
Ooh. Nutella n milk. So doing that at the bottom of the jar next time.
I’ve just obtained a toothpaste dispenser in a bid to get more out of the tube and to stop DD squirting willy nilly.
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