When it comes to personal hygiene - especially relating to zones below the belt - who isn't inclined to a little potty humor every now and then? Growing up, my aunt had a copy of a colorful and crude book called Jokes For The John. Published in 1961, it was loaded with indelicate humor and Playboy-esque comics and came with a chain for hanging right next to your toilet.
We may have come a long way since the days of reading dirty jokes in the bathroom, but the vintage-era charm of this memory comes from recollections of me and my siblings retreating to the bathroom more often than nature intended, simply to sneak a peek at the naughty illustrations.
Today's family bathroom is still a place of retreat, and more importantly it is becoming a place of cleaner, greener living. Here are some eco-friendly adjustments you can make in your bathrooms to improve your home's decor and reduce its impact on the environment.
Bathroom talk. It's a topic that's sure to evoke giggles and poking for anyone from age 2 on up. But all kidding aside, our toilet paper practices are really in the dark ages. If you walk down any grocery store aisle, you will see a what appears to be a wide range of options, from pillow soft to cardboard stiff, but really it all comes down to the same thing: dry toilet paper. And at the end of the day, dry doesn't really get the job done right.