How to Remove “Ring Around the Collar” Without Bleach

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I was mortified to find my hubby’s white shirt with a proverbial, ‘ring around the collar’ last week. Remember the funny 70′s commercial? Google it! Actually, it was more like a ‘ringworm around the collar’ to me. And hubby was embarrassed, as if it made him look like he doesn’t take showers. So I put… 

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How to Whiten Dirty Socks Without Bleach

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My daughter’s softball season is ending. (Remember, I made this quick naan bread pizza when the season started? Time flies!) And if your kids play sports, you know how grateful I will be, with all the extra time I’m about to have, not having to do laundry daily, especially the dirty socks. These dirty socks, pictured… 

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Homemade Borax Free Laundry Detergent for Sensitive Skin

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Do you have sensitive skin? My kids do. When their Eczema flares up, I go into a battle mode and start taking stock on what could have possibly triggered it ‘this time’. So when their skin became red and inflamed a couple of weeks ago, I wondered if it was my “natural” homemade laundry detergent… 

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How to clean a wool blanket without dry cleaning

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Practically Green states that “most common chemical used, perchloroethylene aka perc, is dangerous. The EPA says perc causes cancer in lab animals, and is a likely human carcinogen that impacts brain, liver, and kidney function. It’s no good for the environment, either. Yet 85 percent of U.S. dry cleaners use perc (there are an estimated 35,000… 

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Non-Toxic and Cheap Homemade Laundry Detergent

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I always wonder what this world would be like if we didn’t have to wear clothes. Did I make you spit up your morning coffee? Sorry.  Seriously, can you imagine all the clothing related industries that would become obsolete if we were allowed to run around with our birthday suits on? I say this to… 

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7 Natural Stain Removers for Fabric

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I think someone should invent ONE stain remover for ALL stains. Period. Just one little bottle of magic solution that removes blood stain, wine, coffee, oil, grass, or whatever. Is that too much to ask? I know. I know. The chemical make up of these pesky stains are all different, ergo, different stains require different… 

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