Unicorn Poop

One of my long forgotten attempts at being a “crafty Mom” showed up a couple weeks ago, dumped in a pile on the dining room floor topped with glue.

In this moment of exasperation over yet another unnecessary and ridiculous mess to clean up, and even though I knew what the pile was, I yelled out, “what the hell is this mess?!”

A few seconds later my two boys came running into the dinning room. Both had on their best innocent faces, and my six year old casually replied, “Well, Mom. I’m not sure, but I think that looks like unicorn poop.”

It’s been nearly three weeks, I can tell you that I’ll be reminded for years to come of this mess (about a measuring cup of glitter) because no matter what I do, I’m still finding glitter everywhere. It’s on my feet, it’s on my clothes, and even been seen on the my daughter’s ass when I change her diaper. We’ve found it inside of books, in the kid’s hair and I found some today on my baked potato. Apparently, glitter stays in the environment forever…and ever.

Submitted by: Susan/Divine Secrets of a Domestic Diva



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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1410712362 Jen Curry

    LOL! Glitter is the herpes of the craft world. You’ll never get rid of it all!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=736942159 Shannon Scherz

      Ha!  Jen, I was just going to type that, then saw yours.  Great minds think alike.  I bought my daughter an adorable shirt with glitter on it and they didn’t adhere the damn stuff well.  After washed and dried, there was hardly a lick on it.  Now, when I cleaned the lint filter, it exploded off the screen… all over my laundry room, and all over the baskets of clean folded clothes.  AGGGGGHHHHH!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1719554586 Stephanie DiBello

      I too was  about to make that same comment, Love it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/csher Christine Sher

    My daughter had a beautiful Christmas dress with sparkles.  She rode in her Dad’s truck to go get pictures done at Target.  It’s now August and my husband is still highly offended that there is still glitter in the back seat of his “big man truck.”

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1433135757 Juanita Phillips Kazsuk

      LOL, and he needs to get over that shit–he’s a “big man” with a DAUGHTER.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nicola-Murray/1379703713 Nicola Murray

      Real men aren’t afraid of a little glitter. ;)

  • http://profiles.google.com/kathym425 kathym425

    I hate glitter!!  I have never bought the stuff but my daughter sometimes comes home with art projects from school with it.  Those teachers must really have something against us……

  • http://www.facebook.com/hollie.wolf1 Hollie Wolf

    It’s like Easter grass. We have never had Easter in our house, but some one at some time did, and I keep finding it everywhere!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1104916100 Shannon Toney Bowers

      Holy crap, Easter grass is the WORST.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1001959722 Regenea Hockaday-Garland

        almost as bad as icicles for the christmas tree

        • http://www.facebook.com/bob.black Bob Black

          At my house we always say “Christmas isn’t over ’til the last piece of tinsel comes out of the cat’s ass”

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=548465244 Esmé Christensen

    one of my sisters was born at home and had glitter on her before my mum even got to hold her lol, it is nasty stuff and not aloud in my house :P

  • http://profiles.google.com/abreakenridge Amanda Bernard

    omg I laughed so hard, I’m sorry! Your 6 year old sons comment is just TOO precious! Unicorn poop! Wise guy, eh? :P

  • Anonymous

    glitter is the herpes of craft supplies…

  • Shane Lusher

    Oh God, the glitter.  I’m all over that.  And you can NEVER get it out of there, can you?  That shit just sticks and sticks and sticks.  Wait..Jen said it’s the herpes of the craft world.  Damn, I wish I’d thought of that.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1286581695 Debby Lewis

    Glitter is totally the herpes of the craft world.  And body glitter is even worse because it’s finer and softer so it will stay forever.  My three year old dumped out 3 bottles that I had left from Halloween. I am still washing clothes that haven’t been anywhere near the disaster site that have the fine powered glitter all over them!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1617555825 Tina Spring

    Proof that glitter is the vd of craft supplies.

  • Tina & Shane Browning

    OMGosh…I laughed and laughed and laughed harder than I have in a long time at these posts!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=691022524 Heather Hill

    Glitter is the herpes of all craft supplies.  it never goes away.

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