Can't recall if we have done this before do you have laundry tips you would like to share?
Apparently pulling on the legs of Jeans is good to help them retain there length & not shrink. Sometimes I hang them on the line upside down. (not really sure it works)
I use baking soda in the wash from time to time supposed to be good for my septic plus something else I cant recall
I also use white vinager from time to time I think its for as a fabric softner.
To remove stains I apply liquid dish soap ( the kind for hand washing dishes) directly to it also they say you can mis this w perioxide but I find it works well enough. Though apparently lemon scented can discolor I have read
My mother still uses Lestoil on stains it works but I would rather use something not quite as strong.
I also use Borax sometimes it seems to catch forgotten stains & during the summer we are over run w ants so its everywhere but not w/ any other potion
Steph 38 DH 42 DD 9 Asthma eczema and allergies DS 5 Eczema and milk allergy
I use vinegar as fabric softner too. Also to get out smells ect.
Never thought to keep the stain remover in the bathroom!
I also use those dry bars vrs. sheets? Why...because I do not have sheets stuck to things, all over the floor to pick up or lost inside some sheet /towel somewhere! They last 2-3 months. I really like them. And the bounce one has one that is one of those "fragrance free " types.
I use the oxy clean to get out a lot as well that other products haven't worked on.
Not many people know this but dryer sheets deteriorate the antiflammatory protection that is in children's clothes. I don't use them for the kid's stuff for that reason. We are having a horrible horrible time with static this year especially since I just bought everyone fleece pjs. Any natural suggestions I could use to get rid of the static?
Me (28), DH (30), DS1 - Michael (4) and DS2 - Nathan (1 - severe peanut allergy and an egg allergy)
Get a big ball of aluminum foil and toss it in with your clothes. The theroy is that as the ball is tumbling around with your clothes it will discharge the static. I have tried this before and it really did work. You will need a big ball though because it will shrink over time in the dryer.
Another option that I have heard good things about but have never tried is those dryer balls. They are rubber balls with little nubs all over the ball.
Me 33, DD - O 12, DS1 -J 7, DS2 - Cr 6, DS3 - Co 4, DD2 - E (11/10)
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