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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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Todays frugal

After making my burp clothes for the grand kidlets (it was cheaper to buy a towel than by the metre) I had strips of perfectly good towel left. Depending on the measurements of those strips as my towels were different sizes I made different things. With the wider and larger pieces I managed to make …

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Bed Mattress

Do you rotate or flip your bed mattress? Do you use a mattress protector? Not all mattresses are created equal so there are things you can and can’t do with them these days depending on the mattress you buy. Most mattresses you can flip and rotate but there are those that you can only rotate …

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Time for a change

Every now and then I decide I’m ready for a few new things, not necessarily brand new but at least new to me or a reorganisation of what I have that can be changed up and moved from one room to another. I’ve repainted my entry hall, it’s pretty short but fiddley, it took ages. …

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