If you have kids, especially teenage boys, you have probably discovered how smelly their laundry hampers can be. Add smelly laundry, and it can be quite the bad experience for the poor person doing the laundry. It can be fixed! Sprinkle the inside of the laundry hamper with … [Read more...] about Deodorize your laundry hampers to keep them from smelling
Most people are familiar with the sticky style of lint rollers that you peel off to expose a clean sticky surface. They are really cheap, usually come in multi-packs, and are pretty convenient. But lately there have been expensive reusable lint rollers, that you must … [Read more...] about Are reusable lint rollers worth the money?
Single-use pods are convenient than pouring liquid or powder each time, and also is a lot more convenient if you need to use a Laundromat or you have teenagers doing laundry who tend to over-estimate the amount of detergent needed by a lot. But is it worth the extra … [Read more...] about Are single-use laundry pods worth the money?
When you spend the money on a great pair of LuLulemon yoga pants or capris, you don’t want to accidentally wreck them in the wash, as it can easily make your pants look a lot older and faded. First, always wash your pants inside out, this helps prevent wear and tear on the … [Read more...] about How to wash your LuLulemon yoga pants
Despite the fact they are electric, you can easily wash electric blankets in your washing machine. However, you do need to do a few things to ensure it can be washed without any problems. First you want to disconnect the plug and control box or boxes from the bottom of the … [Read more...] about How to wash electric blankets
1 cup distilled water 2 tsp vodka or witch hazel 12 drops lavender essential oil Lavender linen spray is the most popular of all the scented linen sprays because lavender is considered a very relaxing scent, perfect for spraying your bedding with! Combine in the ingredients … [Read more...] about Make Lavender Linen Spray
1 cup distilled water 2 tsp vodka or witch hazel 12 drops vanilla essential oil While a lavender linen spray is the most popular, those who don't prefer floral scents enjoy vanilla linen spray. This one is my personal favorite! Combine all the ingredients and pour into a small … [Read more...] about Make your own Vanilla Linen Spray
If you want to hang clothes to dry - whether to save money or to hang delicate pieces of clothing - it can be a pain to find the space for a portable laundry line or flat drying rack , especially if you don't have a dedicated laundry room. Here are some ideas to help. First, … [Read more...] about Hanging clothes to dry with little extra space
Laundry hampers are useless if your family doesn't use them, meaning laundry time is that much more work when you have to hunt your kids room for dirty clothes hiding in closets, under beds or even just in chaos that is your child's bedroom floor. So what can you do to make … [Read more...] about Getting your family to use laundry hampers
Wrinkle releaser spray is one of those "extras" rather than a "need" when it comes to supplies for your laundry room. It is convenient to use to quickly get wrinkles out of an item of clothing, but when you don't have time (or don't want to waste electricity) to run the dryer for … [Read more...] about Make your own Wrinkle Releaser Spray
Have you discovered you somehow left damp clothing mixed with something metal (pretty easy for kids to do!) and have rust stains on your clothes, there is some help to get the stain out. You can purchase rust stain remover products, but there are some methods you can try at … [Read more...] about Removing rust stains from clothing
Sure, you are probably pretty proud your son or daughter slid into home plate to get that much-needed final run for the game, but you are left with trying to clean the dirt and clay from the baseball uniform so it looks great for the next game. However, that can be easier said … [Read more...] about Removing dirt and clay from a baseball uniform
With everyone trying to save money, using hot water for loads of laundry doesn't make much sense. But with a little time - and hardly any more effort - you can wash your whites without using hot water! Washing your whites in cold water is easy. You will want to soak your laundry … [Read more...] about How to get white laundry clean without using hot water
Believe it or not, most running shoes can be washed in the washing machine! First, tackle your running shoes with baby wipes, often any dirt and grunge can be removed my simply scrubbing with baby wipes or kitchen wipes. If that doesn't do the trick - then the washing machine … [Read more...] about How to wash running shoes in the washing machine
If you do not have an Energy Star washing machine (meaning one that is energy efficient), you would probably be surprised to know that you could be throwing money away by washing your clothes in hot water. This is because most of the electricity used on older model washing … [Read more...] about Washing laundry in cold water to save money