My bathtub is wasting precious space!

We've just moved into a new rental place and it has a separate bath and shower. I'm excited about having a tub, but I can't see us using the tub more than once every couple of weeks. I was wondering if anyone has found a… dust cover? Or something that you could put over a tub? Or some way of covering the tub between uses so that the space could get used as a bench or something?


Water your house plants with bathwater

My son takes a bath every night. Last night, as the tub was draining and I was thinking over my chores I needed to execute that evening (because that's how I treat my chores: EXECUTION!) I realized that I could kill two birds with one stone and use the lukewarm bathwater to water the houseplants.