I’m not here to tell you how to soak clothes.
OK, maybe I am.
But that’s not why I’m here today.
I’m here to share with you how I solved a little dilemma I call the no-working-sink-in-the-laundry-room dilemma.
I should be thankful I even have a laundry room, right? Although our laundry room is more like a laundry room/garage/storage room/pantry/kitchen-type place. And because it’s all of those above, it doesn’t look like any of them. Just a packed mess.
Anyway, back to soaking clothes.
Because my sink isn’t working in my laundry room/garage/storage room/pantry/kitchen-type place, I had to come up with a different way to soak stained clothes.
I can’t use the bathroom sink . . . unless I want toothpaste spit mixed in with my clothes plus who knows what else. (this is not my bathroom sink, by the way)
I can’t use the kitchen sink . . . unless I want bits of food swirling around with my clothes, buried underneath piles of dishes. (this is not my kitchen sink, by the way)
I can’t use the bathtub . . . unless I want the residue from my kids’ dirty bodies to add more stains to my clothes. (this is not my bathtub, by the way)
So what’s a girl to do?
Enter the giant bowl.
This bowl is so multi-purpose it’s not even funny. It’s a Thatsa bowl from Tupperware and I love it. I use it for all kinds of things.
And today it’s being used as a soaking sink.
It’s big enough to hold a few pieces of clothing at a time, but small enough that I can move it around to keep it out of the way while the clothes get a good soaking. (this is my kitchen sink, by the way)
Here it is on my kitchen counter. It’s out of the way for now. But if I have to move it, no problem.
Lovin’ it, I tell ya!
And then I don’t have to resort to the bathroom sink, kitchen sink or bathtub. I’ve done that before and it always ends up being a disaster.
What do you have lying around your house that you could use?
Or maybe you don’t have a no-working-sink-in-the-laundry-room dilemma and you can just use your laundry room sink for one of its intended purposes.
Spoiled rotten brat.
Sorry, I’m just jealous.
Maybe I should fix the sink.