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Laundry Room Savings

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What is it about kids and clothes? I swear, it seriously feels like I can never get ahead when it comes to the mountains of laundry that seem to fill up the dirty clothes baskets in each of my kids’ rooms! Keep in mind that my youngest is only nine months old…and, I honestly think he has more clothes than the rest of us combined!

Again, I know that I’m not the only woman out there who feels this way, regardless of how many children you have. In fact, for a long time I felt like I was the only mother who tumbles clothes at least two or three times because I either don’t have time to fold them right away or forget about them. Then, one day I shared my secret with a couple of my close friends only to discover they do the same thing. Now, while I can’t help you stay on top of the laundry in your house, I can help you save a little money in this area. Below are a few tips: Regularly sort clothing. I’m not talking about sorting the dirty clothing into whites, colors, socks, towels, etc. I’m talking about regularly going through the kids’ clothes and removing the clothing they have outgrown (or ruined). This will save you time in the long run, because it will minimize the number of clothes the kiddos have in their closets (reducing your work load on laundry day). It will also save you money, because you can either sell or store the good articles of clothing that have been outgrown. This is especially true for outgrown formalwear! Make your own laundry detergent. Laundry detergent is expensive. Believe me, I have done the math on this one. I have a…