Tag: Laundry

How to fold a fitted sheet

How to fold a fitted sheet
There is one thing I haven’t learned in my 40 years; how to fold a fitted sheet.  This photo is a real life representation of what happens when I attempt to fold the awkward elastic corners. According to Real Simple: “Drape the sheet over your hands.With the top two corners inside out and the elastic... Read more »

Natural Stain Removers

Natural Stain Removers
Am I the only one that feels like I am always doing laundry?  Believe or not, I’ve made the never-ending task more fun since I discovered these natural stain removing solutions. I must admit it is quite satisfying to return a white shirt to looking almost new after an unfortunate encounter with permanent marker. Did... Read more »

Fabric Softener Alternatives

Fabric Softener Alternatives
Since my multiple sclerosis diagnosis, I’ve been doing my best to remove chemicals from my home.  Far from easy, I am constantly reminded of the harmful ingredients in household, beauty and even garden products. Fabric sheets and softeners include many toxins that are linked to cancers, respiratory and nervous system problems. According to Thank Your... Read more »
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Lice: Is your head itching yet?

Lice: Is your head itching yet?
I think I can finally begin to write about this now that I am thankfully past it. A few weeks ago we had lice at our house.  My daughter got a note sent home in backpack mail that informed us someone in her class had lice.  I checked her head then, but didn’t see anything... Read more »

I Can Do Without Sorting Socks

I Can Do Without Sorting Socks
My house will never be perfectly organized.  My laundry will never be completely done.  My husband will always be looking for matching socks. No matter how hard I try, this nagging sock problem will not go away. I do laundry as often as I can, but for some reason there are always spare socks without... Read more »