5 useful things

Do you ever stop and question an objects usefulness? Stuff that works. Stuff that you saw in an advertisement, took in the information and made a mental note to “add to cart” when next out shopping?

Today I thought I would share with you some useful things that I have purchased and the reason for said purchasing.  These are things that are high on the useful list.


Every morning, at around 7am, this bell is used by someone. Every. Single. Fucking. Morning. Why they cannot check for toilet paper BEFORE ablutions is beyond me. IT IS NOT THAT HARD LADS!

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Ok, so we are (hopefully) coming towards the end of chest-infection-cough-a-palooza and I have become a germaphobe as I refuse to get sick, although the incidental weight loss would be welcomed. I started with the Original Scent which reminded me of the smell of our toilet when I was a kid, and am now enjoying the Country Scent, which is still quite offensive but if the spray does what it says it does, which is to annihilate bastard germs, then that is an inconvenience I am willing to live with.


And at the end of a long day, I sit down at 5pm with Sandra and Hugh on the tv, and toast the day with this. Have you ever tried it? Oh sweet lord it is like Gordon just knows what a girl wants, what a girl needs, all splashed over a tall glass of ice. If you are a gin fan, give it a go. Add to that cart! It has been very helpful recently.



“What in the hell is that?” I hear you ask. For those of you with a canine companion, you might know. Let’s just say a soggy one underfoot does not a happy gal make. But useful when I go out as it saves the furniture.

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Did you know about this? Have you been an early adopter of such practices? At our local shops, you need to ask the manager when they are getting their next supply in such is the demand for this stuff. If you manage to get your hands on a box, it is like the feeling I might have had if I had actually managed to get my mitts on Prince tickets. WINNING!

So there you have it. 5 of the most useful things in rotation around the joint.

What is the most useful thing you have purchased lately?