Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver Become Trained When we first settled into our hotel room and quarantine, we weren’t sure how things worked. Soon we learned that if there was a knock at the door, we should grab our masks and open the door. A masked staff member would stand at a distance and pass on […]
Mr. & Mrs. MacGvyer in Quarantine Mrs. MacGvyer makes a Dustpan Background: Because we are in quarantine and no one can enter our hotel room, we are not getting room service of any kind. Problem: Our floor was getting gritty and needed sweeping, but we didn’t have a broom. Several times we requested a broom and finally […]
Problem: Our hotel room has 2 very small glasses for drinking.Solution: Take a plastic water bottle from our travels, remove the label and cut off the top. (Thankfully Mr. MacGyver never goes anywhere without his trusty Leatherman tool!) Use an emory board to smooth the edges of the new tumbler, rinse and you are good to go!
Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver Solution #4 Guacamole – no bowl, no fork, no problem! Background: At our home here in Honiara, we have an avocado tree which produces huge, wonderful avocados in January and February and we’ve looking forward to enjoying them! In preparation to our return, we brought along packets of guacamole mix and our […]
Being locked away in a hotel for 3 weeks with just the basics has given us opportunity to come up with some creative solutions to some problems. Watch for more installments of “Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver in Quarantine“. Problem #1 Our rooms are quite dark. There is a window, but people walk past it and we […]