We've had a few things on our plate these last few days...
Like...the dryer died.
Wouldn't heat at all.
I shared the exciting news with T and then just looked at him with hopeful eyes. I told him I knew he could fix it. He wasn't so sure. I kept looking at him. I promised I'd help him.
We put the kids to bed and tackled the dryer.
I did really important things...like holding the flashlight and handing him things.
We broke out the ohmmeter...(I learned a lot.)
And discovered something about "no return" - or something...and that meant electricity wasn't going through the coils to heat them...
So T removed the heating element. One part of the coil had burned up. Hence the problem. T told me we were blessed that the house didn't burn down. There was a ton of lint down there! (an entire Walmart bag packed FULL - and I do clean my lint filter EVERY time and I stick the vacuum wand down there upon occasion.).
We googled the part. It was going to run us roughly $100...so I pulled a T move and called a repair shop first thing the next morning. They had the part and would sell it to me for $75. I woke the children, loaded the car, and we secured the part.
It took T less than an hour to put the new part in and re-assemble the dryer.
Good as new!
Oh, Mom was right...don't leave the house with the dryer running.
And "the man!" - Whatta man, whatta man, whatta mighty fine man!
Now in addition to the dryer going ka-put, something red wound up in with a load of many whites...and they are all pink! Including a sweet little gown of MC's and my fav burp cloth...ugh!
And an old roof leak we'd paid to have fixed a few years ago poured forth once more. Lovely.
And the kids jammed a dvd into the player...I took it apart and successfully removed said item and put the player back together...and it works!
I dried her hair today...how hilarious is that?
Let me explain.
We were all in MW's room when I saw T3 (who's been potty training for the last week or so) standing in front of MW's Barbie castle, undies down, tee teeing. I screamed, "no, no, no! Not there!"
Little man was tee teeing in the Barbie potty.