Laundry Folding Series: Underwear Folding (Pt.5-final)

  SewChicandUnique has a tutorial HERE…. And for the “grand finale” in the Saturday laundry folding series……. **trumpets** underwear folding.   Yes, I went there. Hey, don’t knock it ’till you’ve tried it.   I use this method…….   But from all the videos I saw on YouTube……all the cool kids are doing it this … Continue reading

Laundry Folding Series: How to Fold a T-Shirt in 2 Seconds {Pt.4}

Photo Credit Japanese T-Shirt folding……. Who knew??   (And I think we’ll wrap it up next week with…..drumroll…..I can’t believe I’m even saying this…..underwear folding.) I know… who folds their underwear, anyway? Well, I do, actually…(after watching the video, that is). And…..I’m pretty sure I just crossed some kind of line here…. So….. Enjoy!! (You … Continue reading

Laundry Folding Series: How to Fold FITTED SHEETS Like a Pro…(Pt.3)

Photo from SmallNotebook…..(a blog worth checking out!)   Happy Saturday, sisters! For some reason I don’t mind laundry as much on Saturdays…..  just feels a bit more “laid back” to me! Of course, that wasn’t true until we decided not to do any Sport/Lesson/Activity that would take us away from the home EVERY Saturday…. (Ahh, … Continue reading

Laundry Folding Series: (Pt.2) How to fold your BATHROOM TOWELS so they look fluffy and pretty like in the magazines!!

This is one of my favorites!  I use the method from the first video, but the second method would probably be better for “thinner” towels…. And in the very likely case that you are thinking, “Well duh….I’ve been doing that all along….” Be sure to check back next week for Part 3……How to fold a … Continue reading

“Repurpose” that FLEECE!

Fleece…fleece…..fleece…. Our friend Jaimie B. had the most marvelous idea…..She cut up some old fleece pieces she had to use for DUSTING!! How clever! And one great thing about fleece….it doesn’t ravel, so there is no sewing necessary! She suggests that for a more “fancy” edge, just use pinking shears if you have them…. When … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: 2 Things Mama Told Me Never to “Skimp” on…

Growing up, mama was always a very careful “saver”. She made all of our clothes…. Never kept snacks of any kind in the house… Made her soups watery to stretch them further…. Hot dogs and mac & cheese definitely had its place on the monthly meal socket… A very rare trip to MacDonald’s was always … Continue reading

Laundry Folding Series: folding SOCKS (pt.1)

One Saturday as I was catching up on laundry….. (wait, I never actually “catch up” on laundry….lemme start over…) Photo Credit One Saturday, as I was doing laundry, I came across the most fabulous video on sock folding.  This video has changed the course of all sock drawers in my house….forever. Now. I know that sock folding … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: Never Buy Napkins Again! (and a giveaway:)

One day, as I was pulling my wonderful, awesome, Bum Genius diapers out of the dryer, I had an epiphany.  “You know,” (thinks I) “If I am able to wash my cloth diapers each week….there is no reason why I can’t do the same with NAPKINS!” That afternoon I went down to my basement fabric … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: How we use our DRYER to HEAT the house

Brrrrr…..it’s COLD out there, no?  And in this drafty old house, any heating tips are very WELCOME. Right now my two favorite places to be are sitting on the hearth in front of the fireplace, and in my laundry room, doing laundry.  (I can’t believe I just said that)… Your dryer is putting out wonderful, … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: Make your own stain remover- SO EASY!

As my mom and I were standing in her laundry room several months ago she says, “Do you want to know how I started making my own stain remover?…. It only took me FIFTY YEARS to figure it out…(*rolls eyes and chuckles*)”… She proceeds to tell me the most ridiculously simple, obvious, “duh, why didn’t … Continue reading

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