Friday, October 6, 2017

10-Minute Project: Clean Out the Glovebox

Pip and I recently cleaned out the car. While she was going through the many books that had accumulated in the back seat, I organized the glove box. I knew it was a horrible jumble of useful and unimportant items before I started, because the last time I had opened it looking for a straw, I ended up spilling half the contents onto the floor and then scrambling to cram it all back in at our next stop.

To avoid such an event in the future, I put back only what I thought was necessary this time. Here's what went back in:


There were so many other things in there, though, that I had added at one point or another, thinking that they may come in handy. They didn't make it back into the glove box, but they did find a new home in a plastic baby wipe container in the trunk with our jumper cables and other emergency supplies. Although I can't reach them from the driver's seat, they're with us if we need them.


Am I missing anything? What else do you keep in your vehicle in case of an emergency?

2 comments:

  1. I always like to keep spot sticks/wipes (Tide/Shout) in the glovebox. You never know when you may need it. Also, now that I have my own little kiddo, I tend to keep a small thing of wipes and hand sanitizer (I prefer the foam kind, it is not as messy and it is not as harsh on my hands).

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    1. Smart about the stain removers--we need them often enough. Lol. And I second the hand sanitizer and wipes. Actually, when Pip was tiny I vowed never to go anywhere without wipes, ever again. Ha. They don't go EVERYWHERE with us anymore, but I do keep a pack in the car.

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