7/31/15

I'm Really Not Type A - Assigned Towels

Remember this post? About our assigned towels. For a while, my children used their monogrammed beach towels as bath towels. That is until summer rolled around and we needed to take our beach towels to the pool (and the river - ha!).

Since I've bought towels never once in our 9 years of marriage, I thought it was reasonable to make a small purchase and lay our towel chaos to rest.

I got this idea from Design Mom. Buy the rainbow and assign each child a color.






Stephen: blue
Laurie: hot pink
George: green
New Baby: yet to be decided, but probably yellow
Guest/Extra towels: red and orange




As our family has grown, it has been such a useful system. It saves big on laundry since each child uses their towel multiple times before they need washing. Also, I like the way they look on the shelf!


Here's George, modeling a chic, green terry cloth.


I bought these towels from Target, and I love them because they are not too thick and bulky. They are a nice size, especially for children. And for $4.99!!! they are fantastic quality. I actually prefer them to our Pottery Barn towels. 


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Posts like these probably make me seem very type A. I'm really not. I think I'm more of a B+.

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Do your kids have assigned towels?

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P.S. Color coded cups keep me sane.

7 comments:

  1. We have only one little one, but he hangs his towel for multiple uses. My husband and I also use bath towels several times before washing. It cuts down on laundry and saves water.

    Kim from Philadelphia

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  2. We're right there with you with the towels AND the cups! It makes so much sense.

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  3. Do you and Stephen use a specific color?

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    1. No, we use our grown up towels we got as a wedding gift.

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  4. so nice to look at! My kids (I am embarrassed to type this) actually share the same blue towel. And I wash it occasionally :) We have a tiny bathroom with limited towel racks. I guess I should work on this.

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    1. ha ha - love it. well, at least they are clean when they are using it!

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  5. Love seeing George all wrapped up in his green. He is getting so big!! And I'm excited for August 14th.

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