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Move & Mix Update

by Meghann on September 14, 2011

Today I was feeling a ‘Meghann Creation’ for lunch.

It started innocently enough with a zucchini, yellow squash, and red onion that I sauteed with some Garlic Gold (HLS swag), cumin, salt and pepper.

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Then it got interesting when I decided to add two eggs to the mix.

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That’s when it got ugly – tasty – but, ugly. πŸ˜›

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A spoonful of salsa and some pita wedges helped pretty it up. πŸ˜‰

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What? I promise it was GOOD! πŸ™‚

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Move & Mix: Six Months Later…

Last week Derek and I quietly celebrated six months of living together.

Crazy, right? Man, time sure does fly when you’re having fun!

I started writing a BIG post updating where we were with certain ‘Move & Mix’ projects, but that post turned into several stories I’ve been wanting to spit out since moving in with a guy. Instead of a MONSTER post, I thought it would be fun to share a few here and there on the blog over the next few weeks.

The first one revolving around our bathroom habits. πŸ˜‰ Here it goes.

His and Her Bathrooms

Ok, this might sound strange, but Derek and I have claimed our own bathrooms in the house. I know. Weird. But, with good reason.

See, the master toilet doesn’t flush well. At all. I tried using it for the first week or two, but you have to jiggle the handle a certain way, hold it down long enough to get the water moving, and -sometimes- you even have to go back for a double flush. One minute of doing your business and three minutes of messing with the flusher. It. Drove. Me. Insane. Especially when I missed a step and Derek would let me know of the little ‘surprises’ he found waiting in the toilet. Not cool.

So, I started using the perfectly flushable second bathroom toilet and haven’t looked back. Yes, it’s weird to have to walk out into the hallway to use the second toilet in the middle of the night when there’s one right next to the bed, but that’s my prerogative and I’m happy with it.

Oh, and trust me, I’ve spoke with Derek several times about the possibility of getting the toilet fixed (it also runs constantly – add that to the list of things that drive me crazy), but his response is “You just don’t know how to do it right. The toilet works for me.” Touche, Derek.

So, that’s the story of mine and Derek’s bathrooms. He even refers to the second bathroom as mine when referencing it in conversation. I guess this just one of those weird quarks you developed when living with someone.

Do any other live-in couples out there have separate bathrooms? Or am I the only crazy one?

1 Kristin September 14, 2011 at 2:49 pm

If Dave and I didn’t live in a 1 bed 1 bath flat, then I would definitely have my own girly bathroom!

2 Shanna, Like Banana September 14, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Haha..funny topic

My hubby does his ahem, err number 2 biz in the guest bathroom only. He’s not allowed to do it in our master bath πŸ˜‰
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3 Laura September 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm

Same here! He has his half bath on the bottom floor for a reason!
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4 Ashley September 14, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Our master bathroom is TINY. Super tiny. Like you could sit on the toilet, put your feet in the shower, and wash your hands all at the same time. So that one belongs to my husband. The hall bathroom is mine, well, now I share it with my daughter, but thankfully at 17 months she doesn’t hog it too much yet :).
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5 Amy September 14, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Yep! My husband and I have our own bathrooms. He gets ready for work much earlier than I do, so it makes more sense for him to use the hall bathroom and not have to wake me up. Works like a charm! πŸ™‚

6 Meghann September 14, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Another reason why I use the hall bathroom – I get up an hour before Derek does in the morning.

7 Dori September 14, 2011 at 2:51 pm

I thought it was very common for couples to have separate bathrooms. So nope, not crazy at all.
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8 Shayla @ The Good Life September 14, 2011 at 2:53 pm

Ha love this! Hubby and I definitely use different bathrooms and you are not alone in this! Hubby gets the main bathroom in our room, and I get the half bath in the hallway. I’m fine with that because I can lay out all my girly toiletries and we’re not stepping over each others toes…and we can do our “business” in separate bathrooms – a definite must for me! πŸ˜‰
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9 Shaya (Eye Girl Eats) September 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Haha i LOVE the idea of a second personal bathroom! Since I’m fairly potty-shy, that would be awesome for me– unfortunately, we have a one bed, one bath condo. So if I have to go, ahem… #2…, I need to close several doors and have total privacy before I’m comfortable to go.

And I’m married!!

Haha well that was TMI, but anyway. If I had another bathroom, we would definitely have personal ones!!
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10 Karen September 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm

My husband and I have always had separate bathrooms. It just works better that way. More room for my stuff in my bathroom that way. πŸ™‚
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11 Emily@SavoryandSavage September 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm

I think it is pretty common for couples to use separate bathrooms. It really cuts down on the arguments about stupid things.
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12 laura September 14, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Same as Shanna…..the husband does his #2 biz in the hall bathroom which is now referred to as “his office”. Gotta stack of newspapers and mags in there and all! I allow him back into the newly renovated master bath to shower and get ready though πŸ™‚

13 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen September 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm

My husband tends to use the guest bath upstairs instead of our master bath in our room and I FULLY support it! πŸ˜‰ Honestly, sharing a bathroom with a guy is probably one of the worst things about living together. I just do not enjoy cleaning toilets that have been “dirtied” by other people. Gross. Clorox bleach wipes might have literally saved my marriage.
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14 jenn September 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm

My husband and I have always had separate bathrooms in all 3 places we’ve lived (I currently use the master & he uses the one in the upstairs hall) and I really feel this is one of the secrets to a happy marriage. πŸ™‚ It also cuts down on “getting ready” time since we can both shower and get ready in our own bathrooms at the same time.

When we build our dream house someday – we’re building a master bedroom with 2 separate bathrooms. I don’t know why this isn’t commonplace yet!

15 SaraRM September 14, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Oh yeah definitely with you on this one! My husband and I have been married for 3 years and still have seperate bathrooms. Its the way we like it!!

16 crystal September 14, 2011 at 9:46 pm

My husband and i do too. I do not like sharing a shower with people.

17 Corey @ Learning Patience September 14, 2011 at 3:03 pm

We share a bathroom…luckily my hubby is clean and tidy. Thank goodness.
I couldn’t deal with a messy bathroom husband… Your creation looks yummy…
xoxo from Trinidad
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18 Sweet and Savvy September 14, 2011 at 3:04 pm

I am loving your lunch creation. It looks really good! πŸ™‚

I see nothing wrong with having two separate bathrooms! Yours can be pretty and clean.. nothing wrong with that!
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19 Sara September 14, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Ugh, I wish we did, but my husband and I bought a house last year with (shock, horror) only one bathroom! No half or anything!!! So I’m stuck sharing… toothpaste stuck to the sink, little hairs from shaving and all!!!

20 Casey @ Pocket Full of Sunshine September 14, 2011 at 3:07 pm

My BF and I only have one bathroom (the horror) so we share. But he is in and outta there (unless he’s doing business and reading a magazine πŸ™‚ ) so it’s not that big of a deal.
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21 Anne Weber-Falk September 14, 2011 at 3:09 pm

We had his and hers toothpaste. I am a neat squeezer, meaning I squeeze the tube from the bottom and work my way up. John is a middle man, meaning he grabs the tube and squeezes from the center. It drove me crazy! Then one day my MIL suggested separate tubes and all was right with the world again.

22 Crystal V September 14, 2011 at 4:13 pm

I cannot second this enough! We (well, I) have the EXACT same issue. I thought I was going to kill him. Then I realized the simplest solution was to buy his and hers toothpaste. Now I laugh and feel like I one-upped him every time I see his ratty, mis-shapen toothpaste tube then pick up my nice perfectly squeezed one πŸ˜‰

23 Ashley September 14, 2011 at 3:11 pm

We might if we had a second bathroom! Oh the joys of the one bedroom apartment. πŸ™‚ It’s not so bad actually, except for when the the hubby decides to shave. All those little hairs everywhere! Yuck!
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24 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife September 14, 2011 at 3:11 pm

hahahah. We use the same bathroom-and all is well πŸ™‚
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25 Emily September 14, 2011 at 3:17 pm

In my house we have a boys bathroom, and a girls bathroom. There is no # 2 done( by theboys cuz they take foreeeeveer) in the girl bathroom. The girl bathroom Is also the largest. We also have a bathroom downstairs that everyone can use. It works out great for us.

26 kathleen @ the daily crumb September 14, 2011 at 3:19 pm

we do not have separate bathrooms but i would LOVE if we did! we only have one bathroom on the second floor of our house and, thus, are forced to share. it’s not terrible, but my husband is such a SLOB and it drives me bananas!!
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27 RunEatRepeat September 14, 2011 at 3:22 pm

I think all couples should have separate bathrooms.
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28 Shana September 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm

My husband and I have seperate bathrooms. There is no way I could share a bathroom with him because I like to have my own bathroom space. It works for us.

29 Paula September 14, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Separate bathrooms here, too. However, I can’t agree with Derek not getting his toilet fixed! Whaaat? I’m assuming the condo pays the water bills? A running toilet will jack up the water bill, so if he had to pay it, maybe he’d get it fixed? lol

30 Meghann September 14, 2011 at 3:31 pm

The condo association pays for the water, so his thoughts are we aren’t paying for it. Nevermind the impact on the environment….

31 Katy @ MonsterProof September 14, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Ha! Well…it’s one flight of stairs to our bathroom…and 3! to the guest bathroom. Just not happening in the middle of the night.
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32 Theresa @ActiveEggplant.com September 14, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Too funny! We only have 1 bathroom…but we have separate closets. Mine is in our master bedroom and his is in the spare bedroom. (We live in a small, 2 bedroom house with 1 closet in each bedroom, so the “master” is really just a slightly bigger room with no other “frills”.) Now I tend to refer to “my bedroom” and “his bedroom”, even though we actually sleep in the same bed in the same room.
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33 Melanie September 14, 2011 at 3:31 pm

We live in a 2 bedroom apartment and I claimed the 2nd bathroom as mine almost as soon I moved in! I wouldn’t have it any other way! Also helps too that I don’t wake him when I get ready in the mornings – shower, hair dry etc.

Totally normal πŸ™‚

34 Halley (Blunder Construction) September 14, 2011 at 3:31 pm

I think it makes sense to have his/her bathrooms, if you have the space. My bf makes a mess shaving/in general, and I would appreciate some privacy in the AM while I’m getting ready. Ideally, would have two sinks in a master bath. You should totally get the toilet fixed, either way.
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35 Roselyn @ A Balanced Fit September 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm

My husband and I used to have separate bathrooms when we first moved in together, so I totally know where you’re coming from. Now that we have kids, we are forced to share a bathroom, but since we have 2 boys, I’m contemplating making a girls’ and boys’ bathroom. πŸ˜‰
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36 Paula @ Eat: Watch: Run September 14, 2011 at 3:38 pm

Not crazy! My hubs and I have seperate bathrooms as well as bank accounts. πŸ™‚ I wake up earlier than him, so I take a shower in the guest bath and get ready there. While I’m putting on makeup, he’s taking a shower in the master. Tho, I use the master bathroom in the middle of the night to tinkle. πŸ™‚
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37 Nicole September 14, 2011 at 3:43 pm

My husband and I have our own bathrooms as well. I love it!

Let Derek know that the toilet constantly running isn’t good for your water bill either! πŸ™‚

38 mary September 14, 2011 at 3:49 pm

Brian and I use separate bathrooms as well… Just to do our business in. but we use the same shower and sink and things like that. but theres a reason he uses the second bathroom. haha!
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39 Erin September 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Oh man, that toilet would drive me craaaaazy! I would just go buy a new one and install it myself (it’s not hard).

We don’t have a master bathroom but we do have two full baths – one on the first floor and one on the second floor. The first floor one is bigger so that one is mine. The second floor one is smaller so that one is my husband’s. But the second floor one is closer to the bedroom so if I really have to go in the middle of the night I’ll use that one. No toilet handle jiggling needed!
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40 Addison September 14, 2011 at 3:56 pm

I grew up thinking having separate bathrooms was normal for couples (and still do). My grandparents each had their own bathroom at their house, hers was even on the other side of their house!
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41 Becci L. September 14, 2011 at 4:08 pm

When hubby and I first got married we lived in a 537 square foot home (with two 60lb dogs!!) and shared the only bathroom. Hubby works a job where he does not have a set schedule…they tell him at the end of the day what time he needs be at work in the morning. This caused many frustrated mornings for me when I would get up at my normal time and he would be just getting into the shower, causing me to be late (and not be able to use the bathroom!). We currently have seperate bathrooms in our rental house and we also plan on each using a different bathroom in the home we are building. (Bonus…I only have to clean the bathroom I use, he has to clean his own!)

42 Cait's Plate September 14, 2011 at 4:20 pm

Hahaha – if i had two bathrooms you better believe I would claim one as my own as well πŸ™‚
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43 Raffi Darrow September 14, 2011 at 4:20 pm

I have friends who have separate bedrooms because she snores so bad and he is a Dr. with a wacky schedule. I have not asked the obvious questions that go along with having 2 bedrooms, it’s “nunya”. (As in, nunya business!)
I like to shower in “the kids” bathroom when my shoulders hurt because they have a better shower massager. But usually B&I shower together. Yes, there are 2 showerheads and a lot of space, but again – nunya.
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44 Mallory @ It's Only Life September 14, 2011 at 4:21 pm

My boyfriend and I don’t live together yet, but when we do I can imagine we’d develop little quirks like that! That’s so funny though… you’re lucky you have 2 bathrooms! πŸ™‚

The lunch looks delish and like something I’d randomly create. You can never go wrong with veggies, eggs, and salsa!!
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45 kelly September 14, 2011 at 4:26 pm

hahaha, too funny. My inlaws have a similar toilet problem and it drives me nuts and makes me afraid to go to the bathroom! I understand your pain πŸ˜‰

When my husband (then boyfriend) first moved in together, we had separate bathrooms. It was nice! I got to girl-ify mine and he man-ed up his. Now, we have only 1 bathroom in our house (with another on the way) and have learned to live w/each other. It will be nice when we get the other one though πŸ˜‰

46 Grace September 14, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I’ve seen people do it before, but usually the guys gets the boot since they’re the “yucky ones” you just got to choose the one with the better toilet:)

47 steph September 14, 2011 at 4:45 pm

You aren’t crazy! We have separate bathrooms. That way he doesn’t waste my fancy shampoo/conditioner or use up my good face scrub πŸ˜‰ Its nice because it saves us time in the morning so we aren’t in each others way…. But, we do keep our toothbrushes in his bathroom, he said he missed brushing our teeth together at night before bed lol πŸ™‚

48 Kate @ alittlelikeheaven September 14, 2011 at 4:45 pm

I have also sort of adopted the guest bathroom in our house as “mine.” I get ready in the mornings long before my husband wakes up so I found it easier to move all my stuff in there and not worry about the light being on.
That toilet would drive me crazy!!!

49 Kim September 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Yep! I am right there with you. My husband and I have been married for over a year… I dont know about you?, but when I dry my hair I always shed πŸ™‚ so I like having a seperate bathroom to get ready in the morning, spread out my makeup on the counter, and store my tampons/etc, in a different bathroom. Now its just the normal.. I call it my “bathroom” all-the-time. I only use the master bath for shower, and teeth brushing. It works out awesome! For now on .. we will always have 2 baths, no turning back.

50 Rachel Wilkerson September 14, 2011 at 4:54 pm

YES! I have been meaning to write about this. I always said, even before I had a bf, that I’d need separate bathrooms when living together. I just need my personal space in my bathroom to keep all my beauty products. Also, I’m just not the kind of person who wants to talk about what a bathroom is actually for and Eric is fine with that. Also I don’t want to clean his bathroom and he doesn’t want to clean mine! SO when I moved into his two-bedroom place in the spring, we decided he’d keep his bedroom and closet and I’d get the master bathroom and closet. We CAN use the other’s but we rarely do, even if that means a longer walk. It works great for us!
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51 Meghan September 14, 2011 at 5:00 pm

We use separate bathrooms, though a lot of times we flop back and forth, I wash my face in 1 brush them in another. We get ready at the same time so its easier this way.
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52 Jenny September 14, 2011 at 5:01 pm

My boyfriend and I are moving back in to my house soon once renovations are done and I have opted to use the spare bedroom to hold my clothes (it has more closets) since Ill be up earlier than him to get ready for work but I told him no way was I forfeiting the completely redone bathroom in the master bedroom so he was going to have to hear me in there in the mornings and deal with it! πŸ™‚

53 Hillary September 14, 2011 at 5:11 pm

My BF and I don’t live together yet, but I already see this being an issue for the future! When he comes to visit (we’re long distance right now), we drive each other CRAZY, always getting in each other’s way in the bathroom. I’ll want to do my hair while he wants to shave and brush his teeth, etc. Oy.
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54 meghan September 14, 2011 at 5:19 pm

We do! We have a bathroom in the hallway that Tim uses! And I use the one in the bedroom! Ha!
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55 Leigh September 14, 2011 at 5:31 pm

We each of our own bathrooms too! We have a bathroom in the basement and my husband says it won’t get used unless he does, so he’s claimed it as his. He is responsible for cleaning it, which is why I don’t go in there often, haha. But he uses the master bathroom (mine) to brush his teeth, etc

56 Jess@atasteofconfidence September 14, 2011 at 5:45 pm

The master bathroom is definitely more mine in the apartment. He never uses my shower! haha.
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57 Heidi Nicole September 14, 2011 at 6:10 pm

If only we had our own bathrooms! In the mirco apt we live in now we have only one bathroom…somedays two would be awesome!

At our place in WI we had two bathrooms – one upstairs and one down in the man/nerd cave. We always called the one downstairs his but that is just because he spent most of the time near it!
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58 Ashley @ This Is The Place September 14, 2011 at 6:30 pm

In our last place, we had two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Husband and I DEFINITELY had our own bathrooms. We even referenced them as his and hers. It was AWESOME. We could get ready simultaneous. Post-long run/hike/adventure we could shower at the same time. We never had to wait for it.

We recently moved to a two bed/1 bath place and things have changed. It’s mostly interesting when we have to be ready to leave at the same time in the mornings.
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59 Elizabeth September 14, 2011 at 6:30 pm

A woman I used to work with swears that two bathrooms is the key to a successful marriage. It just takes out a whole list of things to be annoyed with each other over.

60 steph September 14, 2011 at 8:01 pm

my mom says that, too!

61 Mary September 14, 2011 at 6:39 pm

You know, if the toilet runs constantly then it is wasting a ton of water which most likely increases your water bill. That might help sway Derek, but also, it’s usually pretty easy to do yourself if he’s still not convinced. However, even after that, I think I would still want my own bathroom.
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62 Meghann September 14, 2011 at 8:00 pm

The water bill is included in the condo fees. Trust me – I’ve tried that argument too!

63 Emily G. September 15, 2011 at 12:40 pm

This is how my condo association works as well. My downstairs bathroom has the same problem but it’s easily fixed. However, my thinking is while yes the association does pay the water bill – they are having to pay a higher price for their water bill in lieu of sprucing up the area (IE: power washing, new roofs, better lawn care, etc). They could also use the extra money to put in reserves in case of a major problem being fixed meaning 1) Yall won’t have a special assessment to pay or 2) HOA fees won’t increase at year end. Just my two cents!

64 Meghann September 15, 2011 at 1:06 pm

Thanks! I’m gong to try this tactic with Derek. Truth be told, he’s not a fan of the HOA and this is his way to say ‘screw you’ when in reality it’s really screwing us in the end.

65 Socal Rachel September 14, 2011 at 8:14 pm

My parents and grandparents both have their own bathrooms which are referred to as his/hers. With my ex we had our own bathrooms in one of our apartments too.
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66 Ami@dashofcurry.com September 14, 2011 at 8:19 pm

First, your lunch creation looks amazing! Very creative! I only have one bathroom and wish we had two so I could have my own! I certainly would not let him use mine if I had one to myself!
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67 Katy September 14, 2011 at 8:47 pm

my boyfriend is INSISTING on having his and hers bathrooms when we move in together next summer when I finish grad school. I dont think its weird at all, unless you have a ginormous master bathroom!

68 Kristen @ The Concrete Runner September 14, 2011 at 8:56 pm

When my husband + I first got married, I started using the hall bathroom instead of the master bathroom because it was prettier + a tad bit bigger. However, it started to get inconvenient for me, and after about 2 months, we are bathroom buddies again. And I don’t have to clean that hall bathroom nearly as much since we very rarely use it… famous last words before this baby arrives!
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69 allie September 14, 2011 at 8:59 pm

My husband and I use different bathrooms. He uses the master, I use the one in the hall. Works for us!!!!

70 Joelle (On A Pink Typewriter) September 14, 2011 at 9:48 pm

Haha that lunch creation is not weird to me at ALL. I make a concoction similar to that basically daily for dinner.. so delish!!
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71 Danielle (Shrinking and Studying) September 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm

Oh gosh, we had two bathrooms in our apartment I would definitely claim one of the bathrooms for myself! It’s the worst when I’m trying to get ready in the morning and my boyfriend comes in needing to use the bathroom!

Plus, I live with another boy roommate too and he has his guy friends over all the time. If we had a second bathroom I would totally claim it for myself and make them clean ALL the gross boy pee off the seat and bowl.

72 Brittney September 14, 2011 at 10:04 pm

My fiance (Ryan) & I use separate bathrooms too! At first we used our small one that is attached to our bedroom but it wasn’t working at all. Impossible to move around and just didn’t make sense, so I hear ya!

73 Melissa @ TryingToHeal September 14, 2011 at 11:53 pm

Interesting update! I don’t live with Whit but we’ve never had a problem using the same bathroom when we’re together for a significant period of time.

But if I can say something, get that running toilet fixed!!! Water is being wasted! Sorry, I had to…I’m thinking of the Everglades and lakes…;) <3
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74 Meghann September 15, 2011 at 7:52 am

I give Derek the same speech!! Sadly he’s not environmentally friendly πŸ™ I know. Sadface.

75 Cara September 15, 2011 at 12:00 am

Me and the husband have our own storage bathrooms. Mostly because I have a lot of products in mine and be hates the clutter. Also I like knowing all my stuff is in one bathroom and my own little sanctuary in the house. We did this even before we were married and living together. I love it.
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76 Heather September 15, 2011 at 1:14 am

Lol, my boyfriend has let me know when I didn’t flush all the way too, so embarrassing! I still deny it was me πŸ™‚
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77 Mahealani @ Pu`uhonua September 15, 2011 at 10:05 am

Ha! This post made me laugh so hard! When Evan and I moved this apartment over a year ago, we were delighted to find a second bathroom in it. Even though it’s down the hall and on the other side of the living room, it quickly became MY bathroom. I love spreading out my makeup and having a toilet that flushes well too!
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78 Lara @ TresLaLa September 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm

It would make our lives easier, but no — we both use the same one. Of course, we’ll always share a shower, because the one in our bedroom is HUGE & has 2 shower heads. It’s always so weird when we go on vacation & can’t both shower at the same time!
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79 Charise September 16, 2011 at 10:16 am

You know the repair kit for the flusher or plunger flap thing (whichever is the problem, or both) cost like $10-15, right? πŸ™‚

My husband and I actually use the same bathroom, even though we have 2.5 in our house. We’ll use the toilet in whichever is closest, but both shower and get ready in the master bath. I like getting ready next to him in the morning, although lately he’s been getting up suupppper early so I don’t get up until he’s about ready to leave.
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80 Megan @ Who Me, Run? September 16, 2011 at 10:25 am

When we moved into our house, my boyfriend started using the bathroom in the guest room to take care of his “business.” I’m not complaining at all because I’ve wandered into the guest room not knowing that he had just left a few times and it wasn’t pretty!
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81 Sarah (A Runner's Heart) September 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm

omg! I thought we were the only one’s! My hubby and I have our own seperate bathrooms as well and I LOVE IT! Mine is in the hallway as well, but I do not mind at all taking few extra steps to go to the CLEAN bathroom! lol My hubby’s is decorated in green (of course I decorated it, cuz if it was up to him he wouldn’t even have a clean towel lol) And mine is in pretty girly colors! It has recently become my 3 month old daughters bathroom as well, so I also have lots of rubber ducky’s and hooded towels in there lol πŸ™‚ But yeah…I NEVER want to go back to sharing! πŸ™‚
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