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Decoration storage

Do you have proper storage for your decorations Christmas or otherwise, or do you just wing it like me and use what’s available? I have the one big click clack storage box that all my containers fit into. I sewed a sack a few years back to tie up and store my Christmas tree in. …

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Mat or rug grippers/non slip mats/anti skid mats.

They come in rubber and silicone, by the metre or in pre cut packs of various sizes and grids. I usually buy by the metre which comes in a very wide width and lasts for ages. I have 1 hallway mat that slips and slides and this stuff is needed, but I have a huge …

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Baby clothes savings.

I mentioned to my daughters in law that if they had baby clothes that still fit the bubs if they’d like the sleeves shortened to take into summer clothes I can cut the long sleeves off and hem to short sleeves. They have a lot of legged and no leg onesies. Well I cut off …

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Make up remover pads revisited

Now that I’ve had my toweling remover pads for a while and the previous ones I made out of flannelette my favourite would be the toweling ones. Why, I think it’s because of the tufted bits of towel that make it plumper when wet with remover (I use a  Micellar water) While the flannelette ones …

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Washing the clothes, doing the laundry …

Washing the clothes, doing the laundry, whatever you call it do you use a liquid soap or a powder soap in your machine? For myself I like a laundry powder, one that works in a cold water wash.  Do you use the full amount in the instructions on the box? I use about 1-2 tablespoons …

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