97 Cent Stain Remover!!

97 Cent Stain Remover!!

As you may know if you read my blog much, I’ve started making my own powdered laundry detergent and one of the ingredients I use is a bar of fels-naptha soap found in the laundry detergent isle of Wal-Mart and probably most any grocery stores. You may (or may not because I don’t recall mentioning [...]

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Easy and Quick Homemade Laundry Detergent!

Easy and Quick Homemade Laundry Detergent!

When you start reading frugal blogs and books, before too long you run into homemade laundry detergent, some make the liquid goop others the powdered kind. I’ve kept telling myself I should try making some if I wanted to fit in with the other self-proclaimed penny-pinchers, but I didn’t know what all those strange ingredients [...]

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Lessons in Laundry: 5 Ways to Have Less Laundry

Lessons in Laundry: 5 Ways to Have Less Laundry

A great way to save not only money, but time spent doing laundry, is to simply have less laundry to wash! I’m not saying we should all go around naked….although that would cut down on laundry tremendously! Nor am I saying you should wear your sweaty socks all week long before washing them, but I [...]

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Betty's Book of Laundry Secrets

Betty’s Book of Laundry Secrets

http://purposelyfrugal.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=2772&action=editI recently re-read Betty’s Book of Laundry Secrets, a book I was given when I got married almost 5 years ago. It’s a nice easy to read book with lots of good information. Since keeping clothes looking good can save you from buying more clothes, I thought I’d share some of my favorite quotes from [...]

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Lessons in Laundry and Vinegar

Lessons in Laundry and Vinegar

Awhile back I was talking to my mom on the phone and somehow got on the subject of smelly t-shirts. She suggested that I either soak them in a water/vinegar solution or put some vinegar in the fabric softener spot of my washing machine, since vinegar is a deodorizer. I’ve tried both of those for [...]

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Lessons in Laundry #3:Let's Hang Out!

Lessons in Laundry #3:Let's Hang Out!

So, in my first “Lessons in Laundry” I talked just a little about hanging laundry out. But here’s a few tips (maybe everybody already knows these, but I thought I’d share them just in case): hang your clothes inside out, to keep the colors from fading a breeze helps keep your clothes from getting stiff [...]

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Lessons in Laundry: More Ways to $ave

Lessons in Laundry: More Ways to $ave

Here’s some more ways to save on laundry, other than hanging out your clothes, because lets face it sometimes you can’t. Whether you don’t have a place to hang your clothes, the weather’s bad or you’re just in a hurry. So here’s some other ways to save on your laundry: Detergent: Go for the cheap [...]

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Lessons in Laundry: Meet my friend Mr. Electricity

Lessons in Laundry: Meet my friend Mr. Electricity

Laundry…we all do it…at least I hope we all do! Well it costs us every time we wash our clothes. We use electricity (or gas), water, detergent, and maybe fabric softener and dryer sheets. But how much do you really spend in laundry? I have the answer!! Well, okay, that’s a lie, but Mr. Electricity [...]

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