It all started on Christmas. Grandpa gave each of the babies a plush Disney character and Brody's, as you probably already know, is Mickey Mouse. He LOVES that Mickey more than anything and when the goin' gets tough that Mickey is all he needs.
Months ago we noticed Brody took comfort in Mickey's nose in particular. At night we would go in and he would be hanging out chewing and sucking on Mickey's nose... ok whatever. A few weeks passed by and we were at a friends house when all of a sudden one of our friends gagged after getting a whiff of Mickey's nose "OMG Heather, Mickey's nose is disgusting!" I picked up the Mickey, took a sniff and almost upchucked myself. At this point I thought ok we just need to wash Mickey, no big deal. I go home, chunked him in the washer then the dryer, pull him out and the smell was still there. Better, but still there. The second Brody laid his mouth of that thing it was just as nasty as before.
As the days go by Mickey is getting more and more disgusting and the stink is started to linger around in the rooms where Mickey has been. Poor innocent Kylee went to give Mickey some lovin' the other day and gagged as she yanked it out of her mouth as fast as she could.
Here's where I need YOUR help. Buying a new Mickey every month isn't exactly in our budget. What have you done with your children's lovies when they started smelling well... not so lovely? Someone mentioned vinegar in the washing machine with it - didn't work. I also tried soaking Mickey's nose in a bowl of straight vinegar over a long period of time- didn't work. The nasty mouse has been through the washing machine AT LEAST 15 times and its just not working.
Brody & Mickey