Outhouse Themed Bathroom?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Bec, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    Here's the 1905 outhouse that is on our property.

  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    If you have an old outhouse on your property, and it hasn't been used in years and years, try digging down into it... Seriously.

    Back in the day, people used to throw old bottles, etc. in their outhouse "refuse pits"... You can make some serious cash selling them if you find old ones (like medicine bottles) that are still in good quality. I saw a show about it on the History Channel.
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Quote:That looked like the story that my Dad and his oldest brother did to their grandfather's outhouse with HIM in it! [​IMG] Grandfather was not too happy about being on his side on the job! [​IMG]
  4. Rosalind

    Rosalind Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    [​IMG] I think someone was having a lot of fun with Ruth's outhouse!

    Chicken Lady, I tell ya what, you are welcome to dig around under our outhouse, and you can keep anything you find! You're a braver woman than me! [​IMG]
  5. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Songster

    May 16, 2008
    West Virginia
    I have outhouse envy! I wish I had one for my kids and DH to use so they would stay out the house bathroom! Kids and men can be so,...let me see,..trying to use the right word,..NASTY! [​IMG] If I had an outhouse I could clean it with my high pressure washer/waterhose and not have to touch all the disgusting stuff [​IMG] ,...and keep my nice bathroom in the house just for me! Ahhhhhhhhhhh,.....just a dream. [​IMG]
  6. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2009
  7. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Quote:If righted, that would make a nice little chicken coop!
  8. ams3651

    ams3651 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    my grandparents had an "electric" corn cob on the wall all my life [​IMG] So when I moved in I put up a sign
    Outhouse Rules
    Be Neat
    Leave it like you want to find it
    Put the Lid down
    Leave paper for the next one
    Shut the door so the chickens wont get in

    Its tan and has an outhouse on it.
  9. Marion

    Marion Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Wilmington, NC

    This is something that I made for my bathroom about 6 years ago...

    And the top picture is one painted for me by a friend, the lower one is a photo I took in the mountains....
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2009
  10. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    I was glad when I could leave the outhouse behind. I don't want to decorate the inside of my house like one.

    But if it makes you happy, then that makes two of us.


    Similarly, my sister used to dislike going out to eat to "country cooking" establishments, like Po' Folks and Cracker Barrel. Her logic?

    "S**t," she'd say, "I can cook that stuff at home any time. Why would I want to pay good money for it when I eat out?!"

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