My Oven Door

Among MANY other things, our son ruined my almost-new built-in stainless steel $2100 KitchenAid oven door.  He dropped it down to stand on it to see if we had any ramen noodle soup in the cabinet above the oven.  It was too much trouble to get the stepstool that lives next to the oven.  He would have had to turn around.  He’s a teenager and weighs almost as much as I do.  I’ve had the hinges fixed four times, but they won’t stay fixed.  Lucky for me, the garbage can is just the right height to hold the oven door shut.  And yes, the warmed-up garbage always add a little something extra to the smell of dinner cooking.

Submitted by: Kate

Rough-housing gone wrong


It was an idyllic evening, My husband was cooking and the boys were playing “CHASE”. When the 5 year old fell the 2 year old jumped on him breaking his femur. Now no CHASE for 8 weeks

Submitted by: Karole K

Key Fob vs. Garbage Disposal

My five-year-old son and his friend, while having a pillow fight, knocked my keys off the bar and into the sink, where they fell into the garbage disposal. He swears he thought the sound was a spoon falling in. I found this out only later, when I turned on the disposal and heard the god-awful shrieking of metal on metal.
It’s $300 or so to replace this key fob, BTW.