Laundry is by far one of the biggest challenges homemakers face on a daily basis. But laundry really doesn’t have to be as stressful as we often make it. Today I’m sharing some fantastic laundry hacks that make life easier and clever laundry tips to help you manage that mountain of laundry currently piled in your laundry room.
I know when I had five kids at home we had a ton of laundry. I did two loads of laundry every day! Over the years I learned that doing laundry doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, I think as homemakers we often make it harder than it has to be.
For instance, one bad habit that homemakers often have is not folding laundry right away. If this sounds like you, I want to gently remind you: you’re making your life harder than it has to be.
Maybe you dread putting the laundry away. Maybe folding it feels like it takes forever. If you’re wondering how long does it take to fold laundry, I have good news for you!
It can take less than 10 minutes to fold one load of laundry.
I have a challenge for you: Today, wash and dry one load of laundry. Time how long it takes YOU to fold that load of laundry. I think you might be surprised at how quick it is. Let me know in the comments below!
Fels Naptha is essentially a laundry soap bar and stain remover that was first manufactured somewhere around 1894. It became increasingly popular during the Great Depression because it was surprisingly inexpensive and could be used to clean most things around the house. This multi-tasker is a long forgotten gem for today's laundry room
UGH! What is that smell in your laundry room? Trust me, you aren’t alone. Washing machines are notorious for collecting gunk and funk and weird smells. Here’s a step-by-step guide to clean your washing machine inside and out – for High Efficiency (HE), top loader, or front loaders – and using all-natural products.
Does your family end up with all types of different stains on their clothing? Then you need to check out this DIY stain remover for clothes. It eliminates virtually every type of stain with results you have to see to believe!
Try not to have or use too many clothes baskets for clean clothes. Instead, try using only 1 clothes basket to transport clean clothing in. You'll be less likely procrastinate putting away your clean clothes, because you'll need to use the basket again soon.
My name is Melissa Ringstaff and I've been blogging here at A Virtuous Woman since 2001. I'm a pastor's wife and homeschooling mom living in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern KY. I believe in finding freedom from perfection and living life with purpose and I want to help you do exactly that.
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