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Organizing Failure: #1 Mistake

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You’ve cleaned the closets, the pantry, and set out a gorgeous workout schedule and meal plan.  And it all works…for three days.  Then it all falls apart and you’re back to your old habits.  What happened? Some would say that it takes two weeks to start a new habit.  Just gut it out.  As a […]

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Summer Laundry: The Results Show

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A few weeks ago, I reported in THIS POST that I was trying a new laundry experiment.  Here are the results. 1. Resolve to do laundry once a week. Kid you not.  This is the best thing ever.  I do three loads a week! 2.  Remove out of season clothing. No more sweaters in the […]

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10 Ways to Simplify Summer Laundry

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Summer is a great time to simplify your closet since there’s less requirement to wear something different all the time and the temperature isn’t hopping around on you. So, here’s my favorite 10 ways to simplify summer laundry. 1. Resolve to do laundry once a week. This eliminates the need for 17 pairs of undies […]

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10 Things You Should Know Before Making Homemade Laundry Detergent

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I have spent HOURS on the this database researching all of the possible chemical formulations of laundry detergent, and like dishwasher detergent, it has completely CHANGED how I make homemade laundry detergent! Cleaning Power 1. NO commercial detergents contain BORAX and WASHING SODA together. It’s an either/or.   Powder is washing soda.  Liquid detergents have borax, usually […]

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3 Steps to Simplify DIY Stain Removal

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1.  Reality Check Do you really treat stains?  I don’t.  I NOTICE stains after they’ve been through the wash.  If you aren’t an avid stain treater, you really only need a bar of soap and a faucet.  Here’s my REAL stain routine: Shoot, there’s a stain on the shirt I just put on! Can I […]

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