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Years ago I read an article that said to cut the dryer sheets in half when you buy a new box. It works just as well and you get twice as many dryer loads out of each box. I have been doing it for years and it works great.

- Submitted by LOVES_ANIMALS 5/14/2010 in Saving Money | 5 Comments
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BUDRFLY31 7/23/2010 10:20:00 AM

    Sorry SALLYKWITT, I have to disagree.
Dryer sheets are not good for the environment. Toxic chemicals are used. Instead, use a quarter cup of white vinegar in your rinse cycle. It softens your clothes and the smell dissipates quickly and does not leave a smell on your clothes. I also put a drop of lavendar essential oil with my vinegar. It is all natural and I love the smell.
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LIVIN4TOMORROW 5/18/2010 11:44:00 AM

    Thanks for the great tip! I am going to try that next time!
CEPEARL 5/15/2010 1:32:00 PM

    I am going to start that with my next load......
JUJU57 5/15/2010 7:33:00 AM

    I too have been using this tip for as long as I can remember. Thanks for sharing!
RKWINCHESTER 5/14/2010 11:29:00 PM

    I totally agree, I have been doing this for years as well!

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