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Home Made Laundry Detergent

Home Made Laundry DetergentNews from KATC Lafayette News: There are many ways to get free stuff! Watch Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom for more details on how to save big. ACADIANASTHRIFTYMOM.com Home made laundry detergent. Ingredients: 1 bar fels naptha soap (grated) 2 cups Borax 2 cups washing soda 10 cups boiling water 2 gallons hot water [...]

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Top tips for organising your new home

Top tips for organising your new homeNews from Sydney Morning Herald: I used to be a wee bit obsessive-compulsive about having a tidy house. It was my attempt at imposing order on a chaotic universe. Children fixed all that – they left me without time or energy to indulge in OCD-like behaviour. But my youngest [...]

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The science of laundry detergent

The science of laundry detergentNews from Mother Nature Network: Photo: Flickr We all love clean clothes: their smell, their look, their feel. We use copious amounts of detergent each year. However, aside from watching commercial dramatizations, we pay little attention to how stains are removed. To understand how detergents work, you must first understand the [...]

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Cleaning house the green, vegan way

Cleaning house the green, vegan wayNews from MiamiHerald.com: Many people think the word “vegan” describes a diet, but veganism is about much more than just food. Veganism is a lifestyle – a lifestyle which seeks to minimize harm in whatever ways possible. Thus, vegans eschew cosmetics that were tested on animals, clothing made from fur [...]

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Homemade laundry detergent

Homemade laundry detergentNews from Mother Nature Network: WASH UP: The start of DIY liquid laundry detergent, made with Fels Naptha soap. (Photo: moonlightbulb/Flickr) There are a number of reasons to take the plunge and try your hand at homemade laundry detergent. You just finished your bottle of store bought detergent, there’s a fierce snowstorm raging [...]

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Dryer Starts Fire at Great Falls Laundromat

Dryer Starts Fire at Great Falls LaundromatNews from KFBB NewsChannel 5: Story Created: Nov 26, 2011 MST Story Updated: Nov 26, 2011 at 10:47 PM MST Fire fighters had their hands full after a dryer at a Great Fall laundromat lit up late Saturday morning. The fire started behind a dryer at Tenth Avenue Laundry, [...]

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Mums air dirty laundry and have hit on their hands

Mums air dirty laundry and have hit on their handsNews from Sydney Morning Herald: Madeleine Hamilton and Bunny Banyai have written an irreverent parenting book. Banyai has a three-year-old daughter, Clementine, pictured, while Hamilton has two daughters, Posy and Patience. Photo: Craig Sillitoe THE newest arrival on the parenting shelves began, of course, with a [...]

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KellysCloset.com and DiaperShops.com Kick Off Black Friday Buzzz Day with …

KellysCloset.com and DiaperShops.com Kick Off Black Friday Buzzz Day with …News from Sacramento Bee: SOUTH PARIS, Maine, Nov. 25, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — Starting at 12:01 am EST on November 25, 2011, one of the Web’s largest online cloth diapering stores, Kelly’s Closet, which is owned by DiaperShops.com, will kick off its sixth annual Black [...]

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Sprinkler stops dryer fire at hospital

Sprinkler stops dryer fire at hospitalNews from Mail Tribune: November 22, 2011 A fire sprinkler extinguished a laundry fire on early this morning in a laundry room at Providence Medford Medical Center, 1111 Crater Lake Ave. Cleaning rags in an electric clothes dryer ignited and activated the fire sprinkler system, Medford Fire-Rescue officials said in [...]

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Tips to Make Time for Date Night

Tips to Make Time for Date NightNews from Fox News: With the laundry list (no pun intended!) of responsibilities you have every day, it’s hard to imagine there’s any time left to actually ditch the lounge pants, put on some makeup, and let your hair down for a night out with your partner. Yet making [...]

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