And then he bought a soap dispenser.

And then he bought a soap dispenser.

This is not complaining. For those that are not in the know, my husband is easily > Danny Tanner when it comes to being clean and organized. As in, he has a teensy, tiny little bit of OCD about it. This room is our “eventual garage”, so for now we are treating it as such. I came home  to this wall on the far right one afternoon.


All of the bins were custom labeled with his trusty labeler.

Oh, and this is what I came upon another random afternoon. Here is the labeler in action. Just when you thought you couldn’t handle having your medicines unorganized by category for one more second.

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Let me emphasize again, this is not complaining. But you can imagine that with this level of OCD-ness we may enter in to  a bit of a grey area from time to time. Like maybe I buy a shabby chic-super cute chalkboard and I paint it of course, a shabby chic-super cute robins egg blue. It will generate the following husbandy response.

Dave: blink, blink “…..”

Me: “Say something”

Dave: “…….”

Me: “DAVE!”

Dave: “…..It’s just, there’s nothing in the kitchen that matches it.”

Me: “It’s staying.”

And then one day, he bought a soap dispenser.

There are a few things wrong with this scenario. But they all boil down to this – invading my territory. The best part of this whole gregarious, overstep of boundaries unfolds as follows:

Me: “So, uh, what are those?”

Dave: “New soap dispensers”

Me: deep breath….keep it cool Sarah, keep it cool! “Oh, cool. So why are there two?”

Dave: “One to replace the broken one in the kitchen, and one for the main bathroom.”

Me: “I just bought one for the bathroom! It’s nice, what’s wrong with it?”

Dave: “The bathroom one doesn’t work very well”

Me: “What? How?”

Dave: “It just shoots out at a weird angle.”

I’m going to repeat that in case you were a little distracted while reading this ridiculous conversation. I won’t judge – totally understandable.

“It just shoots out at a weird angle”…..”Oh, and it’s easier to use.”

This is my life you guys. Seriously. So, here’s my dispenser. I feel it’s pretty straight forward.


And here’s Dave’s. The one that’s “easier to use” and doesn’t project soap at a “weird angle.”


I’d like to point out that his dispenser has an extra step. What happens if you don’t have thumbs.

Clearly, clearly, I win.


The Winner.

Say it.

And also we may have some issues. Whatevs.

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