Category Archives: laundry

Getting rid of wrinkles… and we don’t mean face cream

When I was young I watched my mother and grandmother iron clothes. They would take out the glass Coke bottle with the sprinkle top, fill it with water and work away. One of my grandmothers even ironed pillow cases. She did. Amazing. I remember begging my mom to show me how to iron because it [...]

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A buzz from doing laundry

My husband and I have both been hanging laundry outside to dry all our lives. Never had a problem except occasionally stiff clothes. Until last week, that is. Saturday morning I started to put on a pair of jeans and something sharp was hitting me just above my right  knee. It felt like a crab or jelly [...]

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Why some people can’t wear white (or how to remove any stain)

Some people I know are a magnet for stains. Yes, I’ll stand and admit I’m one of them. I have numerous white turtlenecks with tea stains. O.K., maybe I need lessons in finding my mouth with my tea cup, but what I really need is to be able to remove stains. I was inspired a [...]

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