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How to Remove Clothing Stains

I recently bought a couple of new shirts. I had previously been using the fact that none of my shirts fit as weight loss motivation, but that wasn’t working out as well as I hoped and I gave in to the temptation to buy bigger clothes. I now have 4 that fit well and look nice. So I was at the park with the girls, rolling down the hill (not as fun as it was 30 years ago, I have to say). After a couple of times down the hill, we were all three covered in grass stains. I was … Read more

How to Sanitize Your Laundry

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I am so excited to be one of fifty Whirlpool Moms featured in featured in a test-drive program. During the next two months, I’ll be testing the Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer and sharing my experiences with you. Did you know that your laundry could be making you sick? This is some disgusting stuff, especially for those of us who regularly run poop from cloth diapers through our washing machines. Even if you don’t use cloth diapers, what do you do when your family has the flu or a bad cold? What do you do if someone gets head lice … Read more

How to Keep Your Front Loading Washing Machine From Smelling #WhirlpoolMoms

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I am so excited to be one of fifty Whirlpool Moms featured in featured in a test-drive program. During the next two months, I’ll be testing the Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer and sharing my experiences with you. I read recently that front loading washers can develop a musty, moldy odor. I deal with enough odors: cat pee, man sweat, formula, and mud, just to name a few. I do not need to deal with washing machine funk in addition to all of that. (Who does?) 1. Clean your front loading washing machine I mentioned last month that my washer … Read more

Your Best Laundry Tips featuring a $25 Giveaway

I am delighted to be one of twenty bloggers featured in Arm & Hammer’s Switch & Save Challenge. For the last five months, I’ve been testing several Arm & Hammer products and sharing my experiences with you. All month, I’ve been talking about laundry and asking for your best tips. As always, you came up with some great ideas that I hadn’t thought of myself. Some of the best: Treat stains as soon as they happen, and wash the garment as soon as possible. Wash like items (similar colors, similar fabrics) together to keep clothes looking new longer. One reader … Read more

6 Ways to Save Money on Laundry

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I am delighted to be one of twenty bloggers featured in Arm & Hammer’s Switch & Save Challenge. For the last four months, I’ve been testing several Arm & Hammer products and sharing my experiences with you. I may have said it before, but I do laundry every single day. Most days, it’s more than one load, sometimes as many as four or more. I read once that a home’s clothes washer and dryer are its biggest water and electricity users, respectively. Because I do so much laundry, it would be to my advantage to reduce the costs associated with … Read more

Top 10 Reasons I Love my Whirlpool Duet Washer & Dryer #WhirlpoolMoms

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I am so excited to be one of fifty Whirlpool Moms featured in featured in a test-drive program. During the next four months, I’ll be testing the Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer and sharing my experiences with you. Approximately four weeks ago, I became the proud owner of a Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer. I said then that these machines are more like computers than washing machines; they still do. I said then that I sometimes sit and watch them working; I still do. They are completely amazing. I love my washer and dryer so much that I should add … Read more