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Be. Super. Careful.

Second showers are seriously dangerous. They can cause all sorts of trouble.

Take it from someone who knows. It starts with a cute little ask for a second shower. It ends like, “I’m going to scream until I can spend an hour in there” and “I’m going to riot and destroy things until you let me bathe as long as it takes to use up all the hot water” and “I wanna shower like a 16 year old girl going out on a first date or I’m wrecking the curtains”. I fear you’ve only opened the gate now. I’ll begin praying for you.
 

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Be. Super. Careful.

Second showers are seriously dangerous. They can cause all sorts of trouble.

Take it from someone who knows. It starts with a cute little ask for a second shower. It ends like, “I’m going to scream until I can spend an hour in there” and “I’m going to riot and destroy things until you let me bathe as long as it takes to use up all the hot water” and “I wanna shower like a 16 year old girl going out on a first date or I’m wrecking the curtains”. I fear you’ve only opened the gate now. I’ll begin praying for you.
:coffeescreen::rofl:
 

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Tonight, hubby thought he could eat yogurt in peace. He was ambushed before he even got to take his first bite. :toofunny: Silly Hubby!
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He surrendered long enough for me to stop laughing and take a picture, but then I had to dislodge the girls and give everybirdy their "dinner seeds".
 

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Tonight, hubby thought he could eat yogurt in peace. He was ambushed before he even got to take his first bite. :toofunny: Silly Hubby!
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He surrendered long enough for me to stop laughing and take a picture, but then I had to dislodge the girls and give everybirdy their "dinner seeds".
Aww what an awesome pic :heart:
 

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And I suppose I'd better post these pics of Bowl-gita so everyone can see what a goof little Miss Luv Bug is. :rolleyes:
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She snips the toys to bits, then I scoop a handful of pieces into the bowl on one of the playstands & she sits in it and ants every last piece! :laugh:
 

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Love your pics :)
 

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And I suppose I'd better post these pics of Bowl-gita so everyone can see what a goof little Miss Luv Bug is. :rolleyes:
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She snips the toys to bits, then I scoop a handful of pieces into the bowl on one of the playstands & she sits in it and ants every last piece! :laugh:
Oh my goodness how sweet! Even sweeter because she reminds me of a goffin girl pair at the rescue that got adopted. One of them loved to ant! I miss those two.
 

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Oh my goodness how sweet! Even sweeter because she reminds me of a goffin girl pair at the rescue that got adopted. One of them loved to ant! I miss those two.
So happy they were adopted together. And yes, Miss Luv Bug is a dedicated, full-blown anting enthusiast! :joyful: None of our other birds have done it. :shrug2:
 

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Russell loves to ant as well. Maybe a cockatoo thing?
 

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So happy they were adopted together. And yes, Miss Luv Bug is a dedicated, full-blown anting enthusiast! :joyful: None of our other birds have done it. :shrug2:
Yes the rescue doesn't split bonded pairs. It is harder to find two birds a home. They were the most friendly, fun girls. When I was new, they helped build my confidence with the big birds.
 

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I just can't fathom how she manages to squeeze her little feathered bottom into that bowl! Lol!
 

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There's a reason we call her Bowl-gita. Like a cat, if she fits, she sits!
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Okay, so this one isn't a bowl; it's a box of toy parts. She's tossing out the larger ones & anting the beads which thankfully fall back into the box.

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Sometimes instead of anting she makes bird-tea and flies around the house bathing in and steeping her feet in most of the waterbowls. :rolleyes:

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What if her bowls are in the dishwasher you ask? She makes due without! Any cupped surface will do. If she can hold on or recline she can still ant to the fullest! :cantwait:
 
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What a funny, sweet pair of girlies!!
 

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So cute :D
 

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The goffins girls like to supervise us while we're in the kitchen. Since the fridge is now off-limits to the seal-chewing Stink Bug, we open the doors of one of the cabinets for them to perch on instead. It didn't take them long to start nibbling at the wood, so now I tear a slit in a piece of cardboard and slip it over the the lower hinge of the next cupboard up. They'll happily shred away while I make dinner. ;)

Synchronized Shredding!
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And Luv Bug is kind enough to let me know when her side has run out by moving on to my poor calendar. :rolleyes:
 

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Currently at our house...
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We're currently trying out Buzz's old cage for one of the girls. Bug likes the bigger bowls. :xflove:
 
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