By Sharon Merritt
Domestic Diva: Use. Rinse. Load. Use. Rinse. Load. Sounds simple but only the Domestic Diva can resist the temptation to just toss that coffee cup and spoon into the sink until later.
Good-Enougher: You conserve water and electricity (and your own energy) by loading the dishwasher only when there are no more clean coffee cups and spoons to be found.
Cable-Show Candidate: That pile of dishes in the sink makes Kilimanjaro look like a hill.
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