Clothes Call: Here Comes the Stain Again
Come clean already. Do you struggle with laundry? In a perfect world, we could afford to have everybody's clothes dry cleaned on a weekly basis. Unfortunately, those costs can add up over time. That doesn't mean you can't handle with care yourself. It's a delicate situation -- so follow these tried-and-true tips for keeping you and your kids' clothes in tip-top shape and warding off those super stains. If you get a spill on an article of clothing, spot treat it immediately. Attack greasy stains with salt, cornstarch or baby powder. Blot red wine with a cloth napkin infused with white wine. When washing jeans, turn them inside out so that colors don't fade. One sticky situation is contending with gum. Fold the article of clothing gum side out, put it in a plastic bag and place it in the freezer. After a few hours, the gum should come off easily. How many times have your child's clothes been ruined by big chocolate blemishes?