A little less dishes can help a lot over time

Posted on Jul 4 2016 - 8:29am by SimpleFrugalMom

One for each of us

Something that’s really helped us out a lot on dishes is having each family member have a different colored cup to use. This way, we can easily keep track of our drinks throughout the day without questioning and can be more environmentally friendly. Also, through your the day, we’ll often stash the cup in the fridge so it stays cool. Of course, we still clean them regularly, but the churn throughout the day is much less.

An example of some colored tumblers that may be used in this manner, but one could just as well pick out varying designs per each family member (this may depend on the maturity/understanding of the children).

Of course, there are the more traditional wine charms for this type of labeling at parties. Then there are silicone stick on mustaches.. or other designs:

And so many other glass marker methodologies, –stick-on, magnetic, or markers, but the colored tumbler method works for us!

 

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