Fruit Stickers – What we do with them!

Fruit Sticker on Hand

Fruit Stickers on Cardboard

Ever since fruit distributors and sellers decided that every piece of fruit needed its own sticker, we have had to deal with them. We decided that we would take off all stickers, except for organic fruit stickers because they clearly identify the fruit as organic. The next question: What to do with the stickers? Here, we see that Nadine makes a sticker pile on the back of her hand.

Alternatively, we stick them to the face of a cardboard fruit box. We love the collage created by the random application of the stickers.

Our Favorite Machine – The Pak-Tyer

We use the Pak-Tyer to wrap and tie our hampers with red string. This is low tech, and all the more amazing for it. We place a hamper in the opening of the machine and step on a foot pedal. A metal arm threaded with red string swings around the hamper twice and somehow ties a handy knot. It happens so fast that we can’t really see how it ties the knot. We think the Pak-Tyer is the greatest invention since slice bread.

Spare Pineapple – What to do?

Practical Uses for a Pineapple
– Paperweight (needs to be replaced when ripe)
– Bookends (see above)
– Hat (with strap)
– Weapon for self-defense – throw or use to ward off
– Halloween costume
– Play football when you do not have a football lying around
– Accepted as barter at many stores and restaurants
– Replace wheels on broken rolling chairs
– Stand for iPad/tablet
– Doorstop (maybe need more than one)
– Create delicious pineapple upside-down cake……fail when you realize that it is far too complicated
– Rum drinks
– Find a hill and have pineapple races. Place bets on your favorite!
– Carry it around and refer to it as your lucky pineapple
– Glue to a large pair of headphones and create a fashion statement

Special thanks to Andrew Valente for his quirky world view.