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A laundry miracle!

April 16, 2009

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A laundry miracle!

I’ve been behind in doing laundry this week, so tonight I grabbed a big gob of clothes and stuffed them in the washer. (It’s high-capacity, so it can take it.) I washed: 7 pairs of dress pants (one of them Lloyd’s best pair) 11 shirts (3 of Lloyd’s school shirts, his best Sunday shirt, 2 […]

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TWO tests

April 9, 2009

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TWO tests

…. can you believe it? I wanted to figure out a solution to the tipping problem, so I ran a couple of scenarios this week. Method one: Disassemble an old patio table and use the top as a base. Ribbons hold the legs of the drying rack down, and while the whole contraption is now […]

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A small fail

March 31, 2009

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A small fail

I didn’t want to post about this yet because I’d like to wait until I have the problem solved, but I’m out of ideas for tonight, so here goes: I bought a pretty cool drying rack to use outside when the weather’s nice. I’d like to keep line-drying my laundry during the summer but it […]

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June to March

March 9, 2009

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June to March

Cheap Girl update: Remember the last box of laundry soap I opened in June? Well, I opened the next box of detergent this past Saturday, so excuse me while I try to work out some sloppy math here. Average….. five loads a week? (Whites, lights, darks, towels/bedding, misc.) One week in June July to February […]

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Laundry musings

December 5, 2008

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This post started to be about the time – 8:15 and I’m ready for bed, but that would just be silly.  So I went downstairs to throw a load in and thought I’d tell you about my fake Oxy-Clean. Even though Billy Mayes hawks Oxy-Clean, and I believe everything he says, I can’t bring myself […]

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Stupid cats.

September 28, 2008

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Stupid cats.

It was a gorgeous afternoon. I had thrown our sheets into the washer before church and wanted to hang them up outside on the sheet-drying contraption. I was like a crazy person – checking on them every fifteen minutes, fiddling with them, smelling the fabulous smell that only laundry dried in the fresh breeze can […]

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