I swear, sometimes these kids are going to send me to the looney bin. Aside from the constant messes and spills, they tend to take things and misplace them. This happens a lot. Like, ALL THE TIME.
Case in point: yesterday the can opener went missing. I have no idea where it is. To open a can of coconut milk for this morning’s strawberry lassi I used a bottle opener. All was well.
Until I went to grab the bottle opener this evening, only to find it missing. Where is it??? No one knows.
I needed to open a bottle of beer to make a batch of homemade beer cheese dip for a 4th of July party. I turned the house upside down looking for the tool I needed, but no luck. Both tools are gone, probably buried in a toy bin or sneakily hidden in the trash can.
So, I came up with a rather crafty way to open the beer bottle. I stuck a tine of a fork under the cap’s grooves, and slowly went around the cap, easing it up. By the time I made it all the way around the bottle cap (about 15 seconds), it easily slipped off.
Pretty cool party trick!
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