Reba McEntire Says She Washes, Reuses Solo Cups

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Reba McEntire is an completed singer and restaurateur, however followers may be stunned to find out about her affinity for purple — and different coloured — Solo cups.

“Generally I ask to make use of actual plates as a substitute of paper plates. However I like Solo cups,” the “Final One to Know” songstress, 68, advised Willie Geist throughout a Sunday, April 23, episode of Sunday At this time, noting she takes a laid-back strategy to planning events“I feel that’s the principle message of [my new lifestyle] e-book — don’t not have a celebration as a result of the whole lot doesn’t look proper, otherwise you didn’t have time to get this prepared. Simply go have enjoyable.”

McEntire — who makes positive to inventory “lotsa Solo cups” at her household gatherings — even revealed the inspiration behind her party-planning expertise.

“I acquired that from Mama. At Thanksgiving, all people wrote their identify with a magic marker on their Solo cup, and that approach you didn’t should waste a lotta cups, gettin’ a brand new one, and also you knew which one was yours,” the Voice mentor, who shares son Shelby with ex-husband Narvel Blackstock, recalled on Sunday. “And subsequent Thanksgiving you search for your cup, ‘trigger it’s nonetheless there.”

Geist, 47, was not utterly positive if McEntire critically saved the plastic cups. He requested: “Oh, actually? It stays, OK, you retain it, wash it out, put it up on the shelf.”

The Reba alum then confirmed that she “nonetheless” washes the drinkware to have them able to go for the following household events.

“That’s superior. I like that,” the NBC anchor quipped in delight.

McEntire has lengthy been a culinary fanatic, even opening her personal eatery Reba’s Place in Oklahoma in January.

“If you happen to’re driving from Dallas as much as Tulsa, you’re gonna cross by way of Atoka, and when you take a proper on Most important Road, proper up on the left, is Reba’s Place,” the Huge Sky actress advised Southern Dwelling in February of opening a restaurant in her hometown. “So we have been assured, if not being a vacation spot, however as someplace to cease on the way in which to a vacation spot.”

She added on the time: “[There’s] small leisure. It’s not like massive bands coming in. It’s acoustic. I didn’t need it loud so individuals can sit and nonetheless benefit from the music however can nonetheless discuss within the meantime.”

The “I’m a Survivor” musician even bonded along with her boyfriend, Rex Linn, over their comparable tastes.

“Our Valentine’s meal final 12 months was Sonic tater tots,” McEntire advised Jenna Bush Hager on At this time With Hoda and Jenna earlier this month. “Effectively, [with] my nickname being ‘tater tot’ and his being ‘sugar tot,’ we love Sonic tater tots. They’re fantastic. And to go in there and get a No. 1 cheeseburger with the whole lot on it and tater tots, man, that’s an incredible Valentine’s dinner. We cherished it. We sat proper there within the automotive and ate it.”