Laundry and Ironing

When Is it Bad Luck to Wash Clothes

When Is it Bad Luck to Wash Clothes? (According to Superstition)

Washing clothes is a relatively simple job, in comparison to some of the other household chores. Choose the right setting and you can’t really go wrong!  Having said that, the laundry pile can seem never-ending at times, particularly for big families. This means that a lot of us wash our clothes on an almost daily …

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How Much Washing Powder to Use – The Definitive Guide

If you’re new to the washing powder world you may be feeling a little confused about how much powder you’re actually supposed to use to clean your clothes!  It’s understandable why it’s so baffling – there’s so much debate about the measurements, everyone tells you different figures and perhaps you’re just used to using capsules. …

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Is it Safe to Put Essential Oils in the Washing Machine

Is it Safe to Put Essential Oils in the Washing Machine?

We all love it when our clothes have a fresh and long-lasting fragrance. There are different ways to achieve that result, but most methods include chemicals that might damage your clothes. One natural way to add fragrance to your laundry is by using essential oils.  Essential oils are pure oils extracted from different types of …

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How to Wash a Silk Scarf

How to Wash a Silk Scarf

A silk scarf is an elegant piece of clothing that can be used for special occasions as well as everyday wear.  Although silk can be difficult to maintain, it would be a shame to store such a beautiful item and never wear it. Wearing your silk scarf regularly will mean washing it to keep it …

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