Use cold water to wash ALL your laundry. There are several kinds of cold water laundry detergent available to make sure your clothes get clean. This reduces fading and prevents shrinking, reduces your water heating bill and keeps your clothes looking great!
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1. Add a 1/2 cup of baking soda to the water in your washing machine & let it dissolve prior to adding your clothes. The baking soda acts as a water softener and helps makes clothes super-soft. 2.Adding a cup of vinegar to the wash water can also soften clothes, but I don't find this method as effective as the baking soda technique.
Toddler Tip~~WRITE ON THE TAG=2T, 3T or the "AGE" it fits!!
As my toddler has been growing, I need to keep track of his clothing and the "age" it fits. So,every time we get clothes,I write with a permanent marker the "age"=12 mos.,18 mos.,24 mos. ,2T ,etc. & the water temp.= "W" for warm and "C" for cold , so when I am TIRED and doing washing, I don't ...
have to THINK just WASH ! Also, as he outgrows his clothes and we give them to a charity, the NEXT time someone goes to use the clothes,the "age" it fits will make it EASIER for others to sort through and to choose clothes for youngsters!
We all know that drinking water is important to overall health. But, it can help prevent colds and flu, too, especially when you wash your hands after going to the bathroom -- all that constant hand washing keeps you free of germs!
Just make sure to wash with warm water and soap (no need for it to be anti-bacterial) for about 30 seconds, and use a paper towel on the bathroom door handle in case someone isn't as fastidious as you are!
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