Don't Store Rolaids Near Soap

Here's a tip I learned the hard way. I don't have a lot of room in my bathroom so I have some of those shoebox size plastic boxes, one for each member of the family and a big one for miscellaneous stuff. Well, for some reason, I stuck my rolls of Rolaids in the box that also contains extra bars of soap. Well, you guessed it, the chalkiness soaked up the smell and taste of soap. I had heartburn the other night and popped a couple in my mouth and it tasted like I had just said a bad word in front of my mother. So just be careful where you store your Rolaids.


By Christi from Paducah, KY

January 15, 20070 found this helpful

Thanks for this hint, very helpful!

But I just HAVE to ask, did your mother threaten to wash your mouth out with a Rolaid? ;-)

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January 18, 20070 found this helpful

LOL... I did something similar a longggg time ago.

I thought I'd put a deodorizer in my ref. you know the stick up kind? well, what I thought I bought is not what I ended up putting in my ref.

I was making a sandwich the next day, and the bread tasted like vanilla and flowers! Now I just put a box of Arm & Hammer in the ref!

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January 23, 20070 found this helpful

I don't remember how often it happened, might have been only once, but I still remember the taste of that Lifebuoy soap my mother washed my mouth out with. YUCKKK! I think after that the threat was all she needed.

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