Every week I have tons of ironing and I dread it. But I have found a way to enjoy it and even look forward to it. I have found a fitness and nutrition Podcast that is recorded once a week that gives practical info. The Podcast is just long enough to get me through that weeks ironing.
Keeping focused on something I'm interested in while ironing makes the time fly by. It's like putting myself on auto pilot.
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Need to iron just the collar or button placket on a blouse or shirt quickly and not have to drag out the ironing board, iron, and wait for the iron to heat up? Use your flat iron (hair straightening iron)! My new flat iron heats up really fast and irons those areas on blouses with much more ease and in much less time than using an iron does.
1.Remove perspiration stains - Add four tablespoons of salt to one quart of hot water and sponge the fabric with the solution until stains fade. 2.Brighten colors - Wash colored curtains or washable fiber rugs in a saltwater solution to brighten the colors. Brighten faded rugs & carpets by rubbing them briskly with a cloth that has been dipped in a strong saltwater solution & wrung out. (Con't) 432
3.Clean a gunky iron bottom - Sprinkle a little salt on a piece of paper & run the hot iron over it to remove rough, sticky spots.
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