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5 Do-It-Yourself-Laundry Options While Traveling

Part 2 in the series, “Doing Your Own Laundry on the Road” Last week looked at soaps available for washing your own clothing while you travel. This week we’ll look at the actual hand-laundry process. Self-laundry Options and Methods 1. … Continue reading

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The Power of Premoistened

Prepackaged moist wipes, pads, and towelettes allow you to get through security with fewer items stuffed into your quart-size liquids bag. Their purpose is generally for cleansing, but sometimes they also include medicinal products. At home you might be frugal … Continue reading

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Save Money with Sheet Rags and Bath-Towel Dusters

Using fabric instead of disposable wipes for household cleaning can save a lot of money while reducing the amount of trash going to landfills. Since each Savage Sister has her own favorite tip on the subject, we’ll both contribute to … Continue reading

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The Savage Sisters’ Super Glass Cleaner

Do you ever wonder how minerals can be good for the body but bad for windows and laundry? As a nurse, I’m fascinated by the fact that calcium and magnesium keep our bones strong and our hearts beating, but they … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Outdoor Cleaner

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly algae, moss, and mildew grow on my deck and sidewalk here in the Pacific Northwest. And as if the ugly appearance weren’t bad enough, the brownish-green slime becomes slippery with every rain … Continue reading

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