Barf Proof

September 6, 2011

Journal

So, the chair in my classroom that the little girl threw up on went straight to the dumpster. Sometimes things like that are salvageable; sometimes you just cut your thrift-store-chair losses and look for an alternative.

Lloyd and I stopped at Menards on Sunday and found this chair. It’s from an outdoor furniture set and it’s practically perfect in every way! Wide enough for two friends to share a book, soft enough for a sleepy/sad child to curl up, and best of all – soft, yet waterproof (and wash-off-able) cushions. If worse comes to worse, brand-new cushions could replace these.

Plus, the janitors can sweep under it.

Bonus: It was on sale! Let the viruses begin!

Wait – I don’t mean that.

I really, really don’t mean that.

Drat my tempting of fate.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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5 Responses to “Barf Proof”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Plus, you’re covered in case it ever rains in your classroom.

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  2. Gretchen Said on:

    Beautiful! That would look lovely in my living room.

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  3. Kristi Said on:

    Excellent purchase!

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  4. Peggy Said on:

    Very nice chair! Very nice!

    And the arms on that chair would be perfect for you to make a something or other to hold barf bags…just in case. But keep in mind, barf bags have feelings too:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pctX2e7rhGI&feature=related

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