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  • I just spent about $25 on laundry aids. The kids came by J-Ro, July 06, 2002(#1 of 14191)
  • by lime, July 07, 2002(#2 of 14191)
  • My apartment is amazingly neat right now. I am most by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#3 of 14191)
  • Should I be ignoring all these posts Lime keeps moving? by debby, July 07, 2002(#4 of 14191)
  • Yes, Lime is just testing. There isn't anything in by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#5 of 14191)
  • Oh, I'm glad you started this topic--I neeeed this by Susanne, July 07, 2002(#6 of 14191)
  • Actually, it was a stunning snippet from my English by lime, July 07, 2002(#7 of 14191)
  • Susanne do you guys have any storage space that comes by debby, July 07, 2002(#8 of 14191)
  • I was thinking last week that I have enough stuff. I do by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#9 of 14191)
  • Because now you have space for all that neat by lime, July 07, 2002(#10 of 14191)
  • You know, there was a commercial about a decade ago, by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#11 of 14191)
  • I think we have finished with the laundry. Can I wash by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#12 of 14191)
  • Yes, you can wash shoes. He's dumping wet clothes by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#13 of 14191)
  • I can probably get another husband on by Brigit M, July 07, 2002(#14 of 14191)
  • Yes, you really might have to kill him, I certainly by debby, July 07, 2002(#15 of 14191)
  • Not wet laundry. I changed it to dryer. But still. by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#16 of 14191)
  • But I can probably get another husband on by lime, July 07, 2002(#17 of 14191)
  • I do that hang the shirts to air dry thing too, I got a by debby, July 07, 2002(#18 of 14191)
  • Debby, the rolling cart is la bomba. I don't know why by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#19 of 14191)
  • You know, I've been saying for 6 months now that I by Jenni S., July 07, 2002(#20 of 14191)
  • A "linen press" should have a tweeny to clean it out, by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#21 of 14191)
  • In my perfect world, yes it would. What do you call by Jenni S., July 07, 2002(#22 of 14191)
  • There is a gorgeous antique linen press in the by debby, July 07, 2002(#23 of 14191)
  • Toys. Grin in angle brackets: by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#24 of 14191)
  • Hey no fair, j-ro is italicizing other peoples posts! by debby, July 07, 2002(#25 of 14191)
  • Aww, I had closed the tag at the end of my post to see by debby, July 07, 2002(#26 of 14191)
  • I did the g in angle brackets. It didn't appear. so I by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#27 of 14191)
  • You're going to hate how you have to do angle brackets by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#28 of 14191)
  • I aint doin it. by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#30 of 14191)
  • by Brigit M, July 07, 2002(#32 of 14191)
  • ok, it works, but I'll never remember by Brigit M, July 07, 2002(#33 of 14191)
  • How about -g- by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#34 of 14191)
  • I never used angle brackets anyway, just parenthesis. by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#35 of 14191)
  • Rolling laundry carts? You give better service than I by dirt track date, July 07, 2002(#36 of 14191)
  • Just here to note that Jennifer, you said you changed by Alice CK, July 07, 2002(#37 of 14191)
  • Debby, we have a storage room on the patio and dh put by Susanne, July 07, 2002(#38 of 14191)
  • Alice, I didn't change washer to dryer in both places. by J-Ro, July 07, 2002(#39 of 14191)
  • I fold in the living room and put the piles on their by Jenni S., July 07, 2002(#40 of 14191)
  • I rarely remember to fold laundry, which is why I make by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#41 of 14191)
  • Jeez, laundry is such a drag. Tomorrow I'm taking our by Pebbles, July 08, 2002(#42 of 14191)
  • by Ase, July 09, 2002(#43 of 14191)
  • <hah it by Ase, July 09, 2002(#44 of 14191)
  • Please do not laugh at me, but I need to know the by Lyra Jane, July 09, 2002(#45 of 14191)
  • I would so much rather you restated the question, as by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#46 of 14191)
  • If you go according to my cupboards (which have looked by Biscuit, July 09, 2002(#47 of 14191)
  • I bet there is a bomb, but isn't that what mothballs by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#48 of 14191)
  • I clean stuff when I notice it getting by lime, July 09, 2002(#49 of 14191)
  • I think mothballs are more preventative. And they stink, by Biscuit, July 09, 2002(#50 of 14191)
  • Oh, I would bomb then. I had a house with so by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#51 of 14191)
  • I don't know what gives with all the spiders, really I by Biscuit, July 09, 2002(#52 of 14191)
  • The second, yes. I don't recall it stinking much, by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#53 of 14191)
  • Yay on the corpse drifts. I think that might be by Biscuit, July 09, 2002(#54 of 14191)
  • It is. You feel like you've accomplished something. by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#55 of 14191)
  • Lyra, I tend to dust once a week, which seems to be by Brigit M, July 09, 2002(#56 of 14191)
  • Thank you, Brigit. Cal, it has more to do with by Lyra Jane, July 09, 2002(#57 of 14191)
  • I would distrust the sort of thinking that says you're by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#58 of 14191)
  • I like the orange stuff too. I don't like by lime, July 09, 2002(#59 of 14191)
  • I would distrust the sort of thinking that says by lime, July 09, 2002(#60 of 14191)
  • > I would distrust the sort of thinking that says you're by Biscuit, July 09, 2002(#61 of 14191)
  • I'm the opposite, actually--I'd rather clean when it is by CalGal, July 09, 2002(#62 of 14191)
  • Lyra, I'm not clear on why you need to find out what the by Alice CK, July 09, 2002(#63 of 14191)
  • He hangs up his shirts right from the by Lori Dee, July 09, 2002(#64 of 14191)
  • My recommendation is to figure out what you want to by lime, July 09, 2002(#65 of 14191)
  • My problem is the collection of junk that I need to keep by Lori Dee, July 09, 2002(#66 of 14191)
  • Can you sort it by general area, and then get the by lime, July 09, 2002(#67 of 14191)
  • Lyra, ask your mother to teach you -- I am sure she will by Annie G, July 10, 2002(#68 of 14191)
  • Patrick's about as bad as me. Seriously, it's basically by Lyra Jane, July 10, 2002(#69 of 14191)
  • I'll enthusiastically endorse Lime's suggestions. I'm a by Brigit M, July 10, 2002(#70 of 14191)
  • Nuisance - I rubber maided the shit out of the little by debby, July 10, 2002(#71 of 14191)
  • The consort thinks this theory is nuts but he has by Brigit M, July 10, 2002(#72 of 14191)
  • Problem is finding and maintaining those by lime, July 10, 2002(#73 of 14191)
  • Congenitally anal-retentive folks like my dad can by Susanne, July 10, 2002(#74 of 14191)
  • Yes, slobs who want to be neat must try to get rid of as by lime, July 10, 2002(#75 of 14191)
  • That's the one thing that has been very successful for by CalGal, July 10, 2002(#76 of 14191)
  • Um, I own it. But I've only skimmed through parts of by Julie F, July 10, 2002(#78 of 14191)
  • Sorry, deleted the post because link was weird. Trying by wombat, July 10, 2002(#79 of 14191)
  • Fixed it! Lyra, can you hire a cleaning service? by wombat, July 10, 2002(#80 of 14191)
  • <g> <edit: whoohoo it worked> by tuesday, July 11, 2002(#81 of 14191)
  • And can I say how happy I am to know I will be able to by tuesday, July 11, 2002(#82 of 14191)
  • Hi Tuesday! Maybe I should write a book on the domestic by debby, July 11, 2002(#83 of 14191)
  • Seriously you should Debby. Your stories are great! by dirt track date, July 14, 2002(#84 of 14191)
  • part of that is wiping the floor around by Brigit M, July 14, 2002(#85 of 14191)
  • If any of the females in question are still working on by Alice CK, July 14, 2002(#86 of 14191)
  • My two girls (7 and 4) share a bathroom and the same by Susanne, July 14, 2002(#87 of 14191)
  • OK, now I'm completely hornswoggled. Maybe little by Brigit M, July 14, 2002(#88 of 14191)
  • I wonder, can anyone here who lives in an all-female by CalGal, July 14, 2002(#89 of 14191)
  • This seriously happens to you guys? I cannot imagine it. by LC, July 15, 2002(#90 of 14191)
  • There seems to be some extra condensation around the by Violet, July 15, 2002(#91 of 14191)
  • There is yukkiness around the toilet area and it's all by Pebbles, July 15, 2002(#92 of 14191)
  • Lyra, I second the recommendation of Home Comforts. I by J-Ro, July 15, 2002(#93 of 14191)
  • And Ase says you have no sense of by Jenni S., July 16, 2002(#94 of 14191)
  • But j-ro provokes more of the snicker-snicker-snerk kind by lime, July 16, 2002(#95 of 14191)
  • I will be moving soon (October, I think?) I can't wait by Jamie R., July 18, 2002(#96 of 14191)
  • Okay, reasonably neat is relative. Is vacuuming twice a by Jamie R., July 18, 2002(#97 of 14191)
  • hahahaha.I bought a new vacuum cleaner and--I am by CalGal, July 18, 2002(#98 of 14191)
  • I haven't read "Home Comforts" but did spend some time by dirt track date, July 23, 2002(#99 of 14191)
  • well get to it dirt track, especially the not taking by debby, July 23, 2002(#100 of 14191)
  • If you want to know how to keep things by Ruby Gospel, July 23, 2002(#101 of 14191)
  • Ruby, I know what you mean and I confess that I am the by LC, July 23, 2002(#102 of 14191)
  • Is the woman who wrote home comforts that obsessive by CalGal, July 23, 2002(#103 of 14191)
  • I'm hopeful about a new system in the Garnet household. by Janey Garnet, July 24, 2002(#104 of 14191)
  • We use baskets liberally, not just pretty baskets, but by Pebbles, July 24, 2002(#105 of 14191)
  • We've been married nine years tomorrow, and we're by Ruby Gospel, July 24, 2002(#106 of 14191)
  • We didn't start getting things figured out till last by Brigit M, July 24, 2002(#107 of 14191)
  • by Janey Garnet, July 24, 2002(#108 of 14191)
  • OK, well....let's see. I'll start with the clutter v. by dirt track date, July 24, 2002(#109 of 14191)
  • Laundry hampers should not have by StephanieD, July 24, 2002(#110 of 14191)
  • My mom's methods generally followed the "ounce of by dirt track date, July 24, 2002(#111 of 14191)
  • (cont'd)She did laundry the same way--she'd take by dirt track date, July 24, 2002(#112 of 14191)
  • (cont'd)She also cleaned the kitchens and by dirt track date, July 24, 2002(#113 of 14191)
  • That's how I do things here, too, and honestly don't by terrilynn, July 24, 2002(#114 of 14191)
  • I will avoid that last with clenched teeth (g), but by CalGal, July 24, 2002(#115 of 14191)
  • it is a matter of internal vs. external organization. by debby, July 24, 2002(#116 of 14191)
  • Yeah, but it's really for an MB thread, I think. Do we by CalGal, July 24, 2002(#117 of 14191)
  • I meant to start one, but haven't yet. I'll go do that by Janey Garnet, July 24, 2002(#118 of 14191)
  • D'oh! Someone beat me to by Janey Garnet, July 24, 2002(#119 of 14191)
  • heheheheheh.But I haven't answered the question by CalGal, July 24, 2002(#120 of 14191)
  • where? Here or in the MB thread.And I keep reading that by dirt track date, July 24, 2002(#121 of 14191)
  • - How often are you supposed to dust?- by Aradiaseven, July 24, 2002(#122 of 14191)
  • I can endorse so much of dirt track date's advice. by Brigit M, July 24, 2002(#123 of 14191)
  • I'll be right there with you, Brigit. Ours is butt-ugly by J-Ro, July 24, 2002(#124 of 14191)
  • You wouldn't want hard floors, Jennifer? I dream of by Brigit M, July 24, 2002(#125 of 14191)
  • Yes, I do want hard floors. We replaced carpet in the by J-Ro, July 24, 2002(#126 of 14191)
  • Hmm, that's true about the dust. Must mull by Brigit M, July 24, 2002(#127 of 14191)
  • I wish you could see my friend Jane's house. She has by J-Ro, July 24, 2002(#128 of 14191)
  • I have previously found white on a kitchen floor to be by Aradiaseven, July 24, 2002(#129 of 14191)
  • Jennifer, that sounds too cool. I love my yellow by Brigit M, July 24, 2002(#130 of 14191)
  • by rtb, July 24, 2002(#131 of 14191)
  • Beware black or white floors. They look great..for by dirt track date, July 24, 2002(#132 of 14191)
  • Damn, I wish we had bookmarks working! DTD, thanks for by Ruby Gospel, July 24, 2002(#133 of 14191)
  • Maybe he would like something like these by StephanieD, July 24, 2002(#134 of 14191)
  • My cubicle is famously messy at work- papers and post it by Jamie R., July 25, 2002(#135 of 14191)
  • "she's just kidding. It's always like by lime, July 25, 2002(#136 of 14191)
  • hahahahaha.My desk is incredibly messy and I by CalGal, July 25, 2002(#137 of 14191)
  • You P you!I keep my desk at work very neat. I by lime, July 25, 2002(#138 of 14191)
  • I always tidy up before I go home. How on by CalGal, July 25, 2002(#139 of 14191)
  • I really like sorting things, but I am pathologically by Janey Garnet, July 25, 2002(#140 of 14191)
  • I like to sort of finish stuff up by the end of the day, by lime, July 25, 2002(#141 of 14191)
  • When I'm in the middle of something I hate putting it by dirt track date, July 25, 2002(#142 of 14191)
  • My natural inclination is to avoid the by lime, July 25, 2002(#143 of 14191)
  • Me either, and it sounds like Ruby isn't inclined that by dirt track date, July 25, 2002(#144 of 14191)
  • Lime--you mentioned lists. Do you actually use the by dirt track date, July 25, 2002(#145 of 14191)
  • The flylady website bugged the crap out of me. Do I by lime, July 25, 2002(#146 of 14191)
  • I mostly don't use them. Usually because the act of by lime, July 25, 2002(#147 of 14191)
  • We're in need of a major de-clutter. Just stuff that has by Jenni S., July 25, 2002(#148 of 14191)
  • I am dreading unloading our rented storage bin when we by Pebbles, July 25, 2002(#149 of 14191)
  • Just the other night I came across a list I had made by debby, July 25, 2002(#150 of 14191)
  • I love making lists. After I make a list I can put off by Aradiaseven, July 25, 2002(#151 of 14191)
  • The flylady thing is indeed annoying in its gestalt, but by Brigit M, July 25, 2002(#152 of 14191)
  • The dork factor is pretty high on fly lady--it's true, by dirt track date, July 25, 2002(#153 of 14191)
  • DTD, that's exactly what I meant, stated better. I by Brigit M, July 25, 2002(#154 of 14191)
  • Oh, you mean you're supposed to CHECK the by dirt track date, July 25, 2002(#155 of 14191)
  • Heh. Yes, when I keep the list right next to my by lime, July 25, 2002(#156 of 14191)
  • Ruby--if you are unhappy and stressed by Ruby Gospel, July 25, 2002(#157 of 14191)
  • I always, always have a mountain of clean by Susanne, July 27, 2002(#158 of 14191)
  • Don't you guys think that I need by Susanne, July 27, 2002(#159 of 14191)
  • Do you think you would ever actually close the doors? by J-Ro, July 27, 2002(#160 of 14191)
  • I've thought about those things myself but I am not even by debby, July 27, 2002(#161 of 14191)
  • I have a low little half armoire thingy that has closing by Pebbles, July 28, 2002(#162 of 14191)
  • I really would close the doors. We're in an apartment by Susanne, July 28, 2002(#163 of 14191)
  • Susanne - how long are you planning on staying in the by debby, July 28, 2002(#164 of 14191)
  • We'll probably buy around the first of the by Susanne, July 28, 2002(#165 of 14191)
  • I feel that our house is just to small to keep things by Nancy C., August 03, 2002(#166 of 14191)
  • Nancy, I have seen bathtub refinishing at home shows. by Pebbles, August 03, 2002(#167 of 14191)
  • I hate that about tubs, too, Nancy, when they're clean by CalGal, August 03, 2002(#168 of 14191)
  • I aleays thought the bathroom was a place to be used, by j. ross, August 05, 2002(#169 of 14191)
  • J. Ross, I wonder if that isn't why my husband doesn't by Sadie, August 05, 2002(#170 of 14191)
  • I think that about the entire house, not just the by CalGal, August 05, 2002(#171 of 14191)
  • My husband's actually not super-clean. He's just very by Sadie, August 05, 2002(#172 of 14191)
  • I keep the kitchen spotless, but there's stuff strewn by nein09, August 05, 2002(#173 of 14191)
  • I am tackling things a bit at a time, too. One closet, by tuesday, August 06, 2002(#174 of 14191)
  • Cal, there's a Swiffer ad running up here that makes me by Biscuit, August 06, 2002(#175 of 14191)
  • That's me. I just got done doing the daily vacuuming. by Julie F, August 06, 2002(#176 of 14191)
  • hahahahaha to both of by CalGal, August 06, 2002(#177 of 14191)
  • How do you keep paper sorted? Things by Decca, August 06, 2002(#178 of 14191)
  • I really need a financial-stuff-storage system. I sort by Violet, August 06, 2002(#179 of 14191)
  • I do not see any reason to keep old phone bills or by lime, August 06, 2002(#180 of 14191)
  • Most utility bills, I've put on auto-pay. Cable I keep by Violet, August 06, 2002(#181 of 14191)
  • I've gotten good at throwing the corpses away right by CalGal, August 06, 2002(#182 of 14191)
  • One doesn't in fact need more than three or four months' by Violet, August 06, 2002(#183 of 14191)
  • I toss my bank statements too -- I have it all online, by lime, August 06, 2002(#184 of 14191)
  • Hrm. That's by Violet, August 06, 2002(#185 of 14191)
  • I think you need to prove stuff to the bank sometimes. by CalGal, August 06, 2002(#186 of 14191)
  • Yes, I do not exactly recommend my method to others, but by lime, August 06, 2002(#187 of 14191)
  • In all my years of saving bank statements (25+), I have by Nancy C., August 06, 2002(#188 of 14191)
  • I'm terrified to throw away anything with my name or by Biscuit, August 06, 2002(#189 of 14191)
  • My shredder broke; I have to get another one.I am by CalGal, August 06, 2002(#190 of 14191)
  • I bought my shredder for about $20 as well, mostly to by terrilynn, August 06, 2002(#191 of 14191)
  • I am pretty sure you are like legally by Biscuit, August 06, 2002(#192 of 14191)
  • How far back can the IRS go to audit you? I would think by terrilynn, August 06, 2002(#193 of 14191)
  • Seven by CalGal, August 06, 2002(#194 of 14191)
  • Well, and plus, if you ever become really famous, your by Annie G, August 06, 2002(#195 of 14191)
  • My biographer can go piss up a rope, and the CIA and the by Violet, August 06, 2002(#196 of 14191)
  • I am pretty sure you are like legally by J-Ro, August 06, 2002(#197 of 14191)
  • I can get my old bank statements online.We keep by Sadie, August 06, 2002(#198 of 14191)
  • I keep bank statements until the file drawer gets too by dirt track date, August 06, 2002(#199 of 14191)
  • My system: Bills to be paid go into one of those spiral by Alice CK, August 07, 2002(#200 of 14191)
  • My system:Unopened mail piles up in various key by CalGal, August 07, 2002(#201 of 14191)
  • I forgot to mention that because I can only bring myself by Alice CK, August 07, 2002(#202 of 14191)
  • I used to balance and had quicken, but I can only do it by CalGal, August 07, 2002(#203 of 14191)
  • I tried to do the extra stuff with Quicken -- entering by Alice CK, August 07, 2002(#204 of 14191)
  • CalGal stole my by Biscuit, August 07, 2002(#205 of 14191)
  • I'm back in avoidance mode for some reason. I haven't by Jamie R., August 07, 2002(#206 of 14191)
  • I'm not expecting any bed by Alice CK, August 07, 2002(#207 of 14191)
  • I download everything from the bank and click the by lime, August 07, 2002(#208 of 14191)
  • Alice, hahaha.See my insomnia gripe in the vent by Jamie R., August 07, 2002(#209 of 14191)
  • I have to balance my account to the penny, every month. by Kristina, August 07, 2002(#210 of 14191)
  • Cal's system isn't that different from ours...but our by dirt track date, August 07, 2002(#211 of 14191)
  • Oh, crap, I have to overnight the car insurance again. by Brigit M, August 07, 2002(#212 of 14191)
  • automatic payments are your by dirt track date, August 07, 2002(#213 of 14191)
  • Not if you don't have money in the account on those by CalGal, August 07, 2002(#214 of 14191)
  • Indeed. It's something like six times a year on an odd by Brigit M, August 07, 2002(#215 of 14191)
  • You don't have to pay them on their schedule you know. by dirt track date, August 07, 2002(#216 of 14191)
  • Really, dtd? They never mention these things. I'll ask by Brigit M, August 07, 2002(#217 of 14191)
  • Yes, many creditors will change your billing by Alice CK, August 07, 2002(#218 of 14191)
  • Darn, this has gotten around to finance? I was going to by Curie Tournesol, August 07, 2002(#219 of 14191)
  • I have a cool vacuum cleaner, too. And I'm 40. Now I'm by CalGal, August 07, 2002(#220 of 14191)
  • Sorry about that.What kind do you by Curie Tournesol, August 07, 2002(#221 of 14191)
  • It is a Eureka, and it is exceptionally cool. I couldn't by CalGal, August 07, 2002(#222 of 14191)
  • I've heard good things about the Eureka. I'm surprised by Curie Tournesol, August 07, 2002(#223 of 14191)
  • I heart my vacuum cleaner.Brigit--utilities and by dirt track date, August 07, 2002(#224 of 14191)
  • I have to balance my account to the by Sadie, August 08, 2002(#225 of 14191)
  • Sadie, this is the man whose thoughts include the by Brigit M, August 08, 2002(#226 of 14191)
  • Yes, Brigit, that is the man.I'm not tidy, but I by Sadie, August 08, 2002(#227 of 14191)
  • I hate paper. I hate bills. Not everything was set up by dirt track date, August 08, 2002(#228 of 14191)
  • Yes, autopay is the way. Whenever I get a bill that's by Pebbles, August 08, 2002(#229 of 14191)
  • I found the sewer bill. It was in a folder of things I by dirt track date, August 08, 2002(#230 of 14191)
  • I go so far as to get totally pissed off if there is a by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#231 of 14191)
  • You buy another $4 liner.I treat those things as by Lila Jones, August 11, 2002(#232 of 14191)
  • I've thrown it in the washing machine on cold, with by Pebbles, August 11, 2002(#233 of 14191)
  • New one it is, then. That was my first instinct, but I by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#234 of 14191)
  • I throw them away, but I found I could improve the by Decca, August 11, 2002(#235 of 14191)
  • Maybe the Tilex tastes by Pebbles, August 11, 2002(#236 of 14191)
  • Or the cat was getting by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#237 of 14191)
  • I just showed my son how to Wet Jet Swiffer the kitchen. by Rose H., August 11, 2002(#238 of 14191)
  • Not evil. Smart. I'm convinced the Swiffer people should by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#239 of 14191)
  • ears perking upOh yeah?puts by Curie Tournesol, August 11, 2002(#240 of 14191)
  • <OT> Ruby, are you feeling better by terrilynn, August 11, 2002(#241 of 14191)
  • They should really sell them in family packs : his, by Rose H., August 11, 2002(#242 of 14191)
  • You can prolong the liner's life by tossing it in with a by dirt track date, August 11, 2002(#243 of 14191)
  • I am feeling better, TL. Not right, but much by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#244 of 14191)
  • I didn't know that you were sick...hope you get back to by dirt track date, August 11, 2002(#245 of 14191)
  • DTD, just strep from hell. Nothing serious, just by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#246 of 14191)
  • So both you and Maggie are sick? That sucks, I'm so by Decca, August 11, 2002(#247 of 14191)
  • Oh gah....I had that a couple of years ago. NOT by dirt track date, August 11, 2002(#248 of 14191)
  • Maggie had strep last week; I got it this week. No by Ruby Gospel, August 11, 2002(#249 of 14191)
  • I just showed my son how to Wet Jet by lime, August 11, 2002(#250 of 14191)
  • Oh, yuck, Ruby, i hope it passes by Brigit M, August 11, 2002(#251 of 14191)
  • my kid loves sweeping. I got him a miniature pushbroom, by Pebbles, August 12, 2002(#252 of 14191)
  • Apparently I need to rent a kid to coerce me into doing by Sapphire, August 12, 2002(#253 of 14191)
  • Erma Bombeck said something like, cleaning house while by tuesday, August 13, 2002(#254 of 14191)
  • I love things tidy. But I am whipped tired when I get by Lori Dee, August 14, 2002(#255 of 14191)
  • Kids do have more stuff than livestock as a rule, and by dirt track date, August 14, 2002(#256 of 14191)
  • My sticking spot is I hate, hate stuff littering by Lori Dee, August 14, 2002(#257 of 14191)
  • Word.Add unflushed toilets to that list for me by dirt track date, August 14, 2002(#258 of 14191)
  • Ugh, we have ground in gunk all over the carpet. It is by Pebbles, August 14, 2002(#259 of 14191)
  • Yeah. carpeting by dirt track date, August 14, 2002(#260 of 14191)
  • This is one of the reasons I had such a need to buy the by Annie G, August 14, 2002(#261 of 14191)
  • I'm still on about the shower curtain liners.I by Aradiaseven, August 15, 2002(#262 of 14191)
  • We have a nylon shower curtain liner. Easily by Alice CK, August 15, 2002(#263 of 14191)
  • Aradia, yes to all that. And also yes to DTD on why by Nancy T., August 15, 2002(#264 of 14191)
  • I just bought a new liner and now that I'm looking, I by J-Ro, August 15, 2002(#265 of 14191)
  • I buy the cheapo liners for $3, I buy four at a time and by Jenni S., August 15, 2002(#266 of 14191)
  • Jenni, they also work well for gathering leaves in the by Sue Generous, August 15, 2002(#267 of 14191)
  • They would, too! We're apartment dwellers, though, so by Jenni S., August 15, 2002(#268 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, August 15, 2002(#269 of 14191)
  • Rates are dirt, dirt cheap. We refi'd at the end of last by dirt track date, August 15, 2002(#270 of 14191)
  • I'm about to sign a lease for a year, though, and I like by CalGal, August 15, 2002(#271 of 14191)
  • Much to our realtor's consternation, we have been by Sue Generous, August 15, 2002(#272 of 14191)
  • Good lord, I put this in the wrong thread. Hallucinating by CalGal, August 15, 2002(#273 of 14191)
  • clean houses are worth more money. by Sue Generous, August 15, 2002(#274 of 14191)
  • I thought it was sort of a housekeeping item by dirt track date, August 15, 2002(#275 of 14191)
  • House help.I have hardwood floors with area by Piccie, October 25, 2002(#276 of 14191)
  • I have carpeting, but it's filthy. I just bought a by Lori Dee, October 25, 2002(#277 of 14191)
  • Piccie, if you vacuum the floors and rugs daily or every by J-Ro, October 25, 2002(#278 of 14191)
  • I like the WetJet better than than the Wet Swiff. Cuz by Harri P., October 26, 2002(#279 of 14191)
  • if you vacuum the floors and rugs by j. ross, October 26, 2002(#280 of 14191)
  • What kind of lousy housewife ARE you, j.? All the Saran by J-Ro, October 26, 2002(#281 of 14191)
  • Every day??? Three times a week???You must live by j. ross, October 26, 2002(#282 of 14191)
  • Every two days is pretty unlikely, once a week is more by Piccie, October 26, 2002(#283 of 14191)
  • So when do I use the swiffer and for by Jenni S., October 27, 2002(#284 of 14191)
  • I don't vacuum every day! I don't have all hardwood by J-Ro, October 27, 2002(#285 of 14191)
  • I can't vacuum alot because the kids are scared of it, by Sue Generous, October 27, 2002(#286 of 14191)
  • I vacuum every day. I have 7 cats, 2 dogs and a by Julie F, October 27, 2002(#287 of 14191)
  • Does the swiffer serve the same function as the broom? by Piccie, October 27, 2002(#288 of 14191)
  • The broom is for big stuff and the Swiffer is for little by mollyT, October 27, 2002(#289 of 14191)
  • The main problem I have with the Swiffer is that it does by Julie F, October 27, 2002(#290 of 14191)
  • Hm. I use the swiffer like a broom that dusts. As in, I by Jenni S., October 28, 2002(#291 of 14191)
  • Spawn accidentally spilled liquid laundry detergent on by CalGal, October 30, 2002(#292 of 14191)
  • Do you have a carpet cleaner, like a Green Clean by Harri P., October 30, 2002(#293 of 14191)
  • Anything that doesn't require machinery? If not, I guess by CalGal, October 30, 2002(#294 of 14191)
  • If you use too much water to flush it out, you'll ruin by Harri P., October 30, 2002(#295 of 14191)
  • Ack, yeah. In the absence of a shop vac, call them. by Brigit M, October 30, 2002(#296 of 14191)
  • Obviously too late for this now, but if you fold up a by j. ross, October 31, 2002(#297 of 14191)
  • Speaking of Swifters...about six-months before Swifters by ula, November 15, 2002(#298 of 14191)
  • I have used it, because we had someone with a continence by Brigit M, November 15, 2002(#299 of 14191)
  • It worked pretty well for the worst-ever odor emergency by Marya, November 15, 2002(#300 of 14191)
  • I have found that the other versions of Febreze-- by TwoStep, November 15, 2002(#301 of 14191)
  • TwoStep, you have the floors of my dreams. I want by Nancy T., November 19, 2002(#302 of 14191)
  • We bought this house in May and loved the floors by TwoStep, November 19, 2002(#303 of 14191)
  • I painted the concrete floor in my den but didn't seal by Belle, November 19, 2002(#304 of 14191)
  • You could do the radiant heating if you installed it by Nancy T., November 19, 2002(#305 of 14191)
  • I believe my aunt and uncle did that, Nancy, when they by lime, November 19, 2002(#306 of 14191)
  • I just moved into a house with a concrete floor in the by AnneS, November 20, 2002(#307 of 14191)
  • The house being built on HGTV's The Dream House has by Julie F, November 20, 2002(#308 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty sure you can just paint over it with the by Harri P., November 20, 2002(#309 of 14191)
  • The house being built on HGTV's The by Decca, November 20, 2002(#310 of 14191)
  • Yeah, it kind of fascinates me that they can find by LC, November 20, 2002(#311 of 14191)
  • I love making up alternative titles for HGTV Shows. by Decca, November 20, 2002(#312 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the concrete floor advice. Oh, and this by AnneS, November 20, 2002(#313 of 14191)
  • Househunters (terribly addictive) is by Biscuit, November 20, 2002(#314 of 14191)
  • Hi, my name is Julie, and I am a Househunters by Julie F, November 20, 2002(#315 of 14191)
  • We call Househunters the Picky People! show. Have you by LC, November 20, 2002(#316 of 14191)
  • My problem with Househunters is that they are just not by Kitty Foyle, November 20, 2002(#317 of 14191)
  • We like watching Househunters, but kind of in spite of by Brooke, November 20, 2002(#318 of 14191)
  • LC, thanks for the suggestion. Enabler.I think by Julie F, November 20, 2002(#319 of 14191)
  • I love Househunters too. The sheer predictability of it by Sadie, November 21, 2002(#320 of 14191)
  • I watch those Sunday Showcase of Homes shows just to see by Decca, November 21, 2002(#321 of 14191)
  • Anne, I so want to make that shelving cover. I by lexuh, November 21, 2002(#322 of 14191)
  • (RE: shelving cover) - Lexuh, I'm not much of a by AnneS, December 09, 2002(#323 of 14191)
  • What I often find amazing about by Marya, December 09, 2002(#324 of 14191)
  • Yeah, we saw two houses the same day, priced $50K apart, by LC, December 09, 2002(#325 of 14191)
  • Get chemical de-icer (potassium chloride?). They have it by j. ross, December 09, 2002(#326 of 14191)
  • Perfect, thank you. Good thing the previous owners moved by LC, December 09, 2002(#327 of 14191)
  • If you have a decent-sized driveway you might consider by Harri P., December 09, 2002(#328 of 14191)
  • Tad kind of wants one and I don't mind, but I have by LC, December 09, 2002(#329 of 14191)
  • De-icer? Snow shovel? Snow thrower? What language are by J-Ro, December 09, 2002(#330 of 14191)
  • Urban by Curie Tournesol, December 09, 2002(#331 of 14191)
  • Urban by J-Ro, December 09, 2002(#332 of 14191)
  • And a strange obsession with ice by j. ross, December 09, 2002(#333 of 14191)
  • Urban eskimo- hilarious! Meanwhile in Fairbanks, I can by manix, December 09, 2002(#334 of 14191)
  • Is this the right thread to preen about the fact that I by dirt track date, December 09, 2002(#335 of 14191)
  • Very high five, by Mary Catherine, December 09, 2002(#336 of 14191)
  • dtd,That is exactly the kind of cleaning I find by Marsie Dotes, December 10, 2002(#337 of 14191)
  • LC, if you are nice enough to the neighbor and thank by Sue Generous, December 10, 2002(#338 of 14191)
  • I will thank them copiously and gladly if I ever see by LC, December 10, 2002(#339 of 14191)
  • Steam heat is supposed to hiss, I think, but maybe not by Harri P., December 10, 2002(#340 of 14191)
  • You bleed water, not steam. Somehow there is too much by j. ross, December 10, 2002(#341 of 14191)
  • That's my plan for tonight, actually. Need by LC, December 10, 2002(#342 of 14191)
  • My DH goes through an elaborate scheme that consumes an by Annie G, December 11, 2002(#343 of 14191)
  • I am so never living somewhere where it freezes ever by Alice CK, December 14, 2002(#344 of 14191)
  • New study shows that housework is in fact by Sue Generous, January 04, 2003(#345 of 14191)
  • I wonder if they broke it down by gender, if they only by CalGal, January 04, 2003(#346 of 14191)
  • I don't think that anything can be concluded from that by lime, January 05, 2003(#347 of 14191)
  • I thought it was a cute article. I think the most by Sue Generous, January 05, 2003(#348 of 14191)
  • It's never your "second by CalGal, January 05, 2003(#349 of 14191)
  • I think the most depressing thing about housework is by lime, January 05, 2003(#350 of 14191)
  • Oh, tsk. There is no "should". Just don't do the damn by CalGal, January 05, 2003(#351 of 14191)
  • I said when you feel like other people should be helping by lime, January 05, 2003(#352 of 14191)
  • I find it depressing when there's a mountain of laundry by Sue Generous, January 05, 2003(#353 of 14191)
  • I'm one of those annoying people who likes a clean house by Decca, January 05, 2003(#354 of 14191)
  • Sue: I've found that the mountain of laundry is much by lena kendall, January 06, 2003(#355 of 14191)
  • Housework is inherently depressing because it is by ciao bella, January 06, 2003(#356 of 14191)
  • Hmm, Sue's link in #345 wouldn't work for me.I by StephanieD, January 06, 2003(#357 of 14191)
  • I assume you all know about by Catgirl, January 06, 2003(#358 of 14191)
  • by StephanieD, January 06, 2003(#359 of 14191)
  • Web site, I believe, Stephanie (flylady.net) - and you by katinka, January 06, 2003(#360 of 14191)
  • Flylady actually cares about housework. She doesn't work by Arlene Green, January 06, 2003(#361 of 14191)
  • Oh well, then.Couldn't resist this book at the by katinka, January 06, 2003(#362 of 14191)
  • Nah, Flylady works for people who want to get housework by Catgirl, January 06, 2003(#363 of 14191)
  • I like my method better: make the kids do it.They by Arlene Green, January 06, 2003(#364 of 14191)
  • Obviously you are the person I should be talking to, by Catgirl, January 06, 2003(#365 of 14191)
  • I am working at getting the kids to help with dinner. by lime, January 07, 2003(#366 of 14191)
  • I've taken some good things from the flylady site, like by annefalcon, January 07, 2003(#367 of 14191)
  • I'm having a bit of success with: "OK. X and Y and Z by Regina, January 07, 2003(#368 of 14191)
  • I've had good success with my four year old if I'm by annefalcon, January 07, 2003(#369 of 14191)
  • Cleaning the bathroom while the kid is in the tub is by Julie F, January 07, 2003(#370 of 14191)
  • I just emptied out 2 more cupboards--pantry kind of by dirt track date, February 21, 2003(#371 of 14191)
  • So -- taking a poll "most" favored and most despised by kim kay, February 22, 2003(#372 of 14191)
  • Most hated: emptying dishwasher.Second most by J-Ro, February 23, 2003(#373 of 14191)
  • Most hate: dustingMost enjoy: laundry (washing & by LoriK, February 23, 2003(#374 of 14191)
  • Most hate: long list of contenders including cleaning by sweet pea, February 23, 2003(#375 of 14191)
  • Most hated: toilet.Former most hated: mopping. by Piccie, February 23, 2003(#376 of 14191)
  • Most hated: all of it.Most enjoyed: none of by chris n, February 23, 2003(#377 of 14191)
  • Most hated: scrubbing the tub, dusting, mopping the by Laurelx, February 23, 2003(#378 of 14191)
  • Most hated: Toilets, cat box, trash, folding by Babylon Sister, February 23, 2003(#379 of 14191)
  • Like: cleaning the kitchen, dusting, vacuuming, by dirt track date, February 23, 2003(#380 of 14191)
  • I don't get all this hate for emptying the dishwasher. by Janey Garnet, February 23, 2003(#381 of 14191)
  • Frankly, my favorite housework thing right now is that by Babylon Sister, February 23, 2003(#382 of 14191)
  • Like: polishing antiquesDislike: discarding by Harri P., February 23, 2003(#383 of 14191)
  • Hate all of it, but hate scrubbing shiny by Violet, February 23, 2003(#384 of 14191)
  • Like: throwing things out.Dislike: putting things by Alice CK, February 23, 2003(#385 of 14191)
  • Hate: Being the dishwasher. You people who have by Eustacia, February 23, 2003(#386 of 14191)
  • I hate it all, but I hate polishing furniture with lemon by StephanieD, February 23, 2003(#387 of 14191)
  • I have a dishwasher but I actually enjoy handwashing by dirt track date, February 23, 2003(#388 of 14191)
  • Yes, dishwashing is fine once you're doing it. It's by Violet, February 23, 2003(#389 of 14191)
  • The reason it's more annoying to empty the dishwasher by Alice CK, February 23, 2003(#390 of 14191)
  • dishwashing is fine once you're doing by Jenni S., February 23, 2003(#391 of 14191)
  • Obviously the key is to have two dishwashers and just by StephanieD, February 23, 2003(#392 of 14191)
  • But emptying the dishwasher takes less than two minutes. by j. ross, February 23, 2003(#393 of 14191)
  • hate: decluttering and dealing with the mountains of by Julia M, February 23, 2003(#394 of 14191)
  • Hatehatehate: Emptying the dryer and putting away by terrilynn, February 23, 2003(#395 of 14191)
  • hate: putting things away, doesn't matter what it is, I by Belle, February 23, 2003(#396 of 14191)
  • I only had hate and like for household chores, because I by dirt track date, February 23, 2003(#397 of 14191)
  • But emptying the dishwasher takes less by lime, February 23, 2003(#398 of 14191)
  • Lime, I consider one of the advantages of having a by Belle, February 23, 2003(#399 of 14191)
  • I like washing dishes, and I don't mind any kind of by Marya, February 23, 2003(#400 of 14191)
  • Love: sweeping and vacuuming.Hate: getting all by Janey Garnet, February 23, 2003(#401 of 14191)
  • love: the fact that my daughters are old enough to by Julia M, February 23, 2003(#402 of 14191)
  • Marya and I need to switch houses once a week.I by Eustacia, February 23, 2003(#403 of 14191)
  • Love: sweeping and by Marya, February 23, 2003(#404 of 14191)
  • I'd be all over that if I had time. These days, I'm so by Janey Garnet, February 23, 2003(#405 of 14191)
  • I detest all decluttering-type tasks. Unfortunately, I'm by Andrea, February 23, 2003(#406 of 14191)
  • Hate: emptying the dishwasher, because I'm 4'11" and by annefalcon, February 23, 2003(#407 of 14191)
  • People who should come over to my house: Julia M to by Annie G, February 23, 2003(#408 of 14191)
  • Kathy, don't you think it would be a good idea to buy by Annie G, February 23, 2003(#410 of 14191)
  • Hate:Cleaning rabbit cage.Putting away clean by Lori Dee, February 23, 2003(#411 of 14191)
  • No, 30 years from now your kids will be emptying the by dirt track date, February 23, 2003(#413 of 14191)
  • the sort of thinking that says you're by TAFKA, February 23, 2003(#414 of 14191)
  • Twenty years from now we will need by Alice CK, February 23, 2003(#415 of 14191)
  • The reason it's more annoying to by Brigit M, February 23, 2003(#417 of 14191)
  • I must say that one of the best childrearing decisions by Alice CK, February 23, 2003(#418 of 14191)
  • Oh, yes. We have a similar ritual for the living room, by Brigit M, February 23, 2003(#419 of 14191)
  • Like: using the swiffer wetjet and spraying Scrubbing by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 23, 2003(#420 of 14191)
  • It's not that big of a deal, except for two by TAFKA, February 23, 2003(#421 of 14191)
  • nightly cleanup ritual for the by Julia M, February 23, 2003(#422 of 14191)
  • Most detested?Laundry...hands by anni, February 23, 2003(#423 of 14191)
  • Hate: Folding and putting away laundry; dishwashing by ema nymtonsti, February 23, 2003(#424 of 14191)
  • Never done except when I move house: dustingDone by Aradiaseven, February 24, 2003(#425 of 14191)
  • Actually, this thread is probably a good place to ask by Aradiaseven, February 24, 2003(#426 of 14191)
  • Hate: cooking, carrying the folded clean clothes by Chappy, February 24, 2003(#427 of 14191)
  • Hate: Vaccuming tri-level house + the Satan-created by Melissa B., February 24, 2003(#428 of 14191)
  • Like: doing the laundry. Also, since I discovered those by Decca, February 24, 2003(#429 of 14191)
  • does a single person really need to by TAFKA, February 24, 2003(#430 of 14191)
  • Even the Home Comforts woman admits that her lists are by Brigit M, February 24, 2003(#431 of 14191)
  • Aradia, you should probably post that in the Home by Biscuit, February 24, 2003(#432 of 14191)
  • Love/like: Laundry, cooking, vacuuming, watering plants, by cybrcat sunflower, February 24, 2003(#433 of 14191)
  • does a single person really need to by lime, February 24, 2003(#434 of 14191)
  • My least favorite hands down is cleaning the by Em T., February 24, 2003(#435 of 14191)
  • Love washing dishes and all the attendant by Biscuit, February 24, 2003(#436 of 14191)
  • I sweep every day because the kitchen and family room by J-Ro, February 24, 2003(#437 of 14191)
  • Love: Swiffering, cleaning inside of toilet bowl, by TwoStep, February 24, 2003(#438 of 14191)
  • Oh, here's a good one:LOVE: thinking about, by Chappy, February 24, 2003(#439 of 14191)
  • Dusting, blech. I have assorted dusters, in assorted by Lori Dee, February 24, 2003(#440 of 14191)
  • I don't like doing anything in the way of cleaning. Not by Sue Generous, February 24, 2003(#441 of 14191)
  • Re: kids and laundryOnce the sons became by anni, February 24, 2003(#442 of 14191)
  • Where is my dishwasher sympathy, by J-Ro, February 24, 2003(#443 of 14191)
  • It's a sad, sad story, Jennifer, but I couldn't help but by Biscuit, February 24, 2003(#444 of 14191)
  • I've done that. I grew up without a dishwasher, who knew by Harri P., February 24, 2003(#445 of 14191)
  • My mother-in-law exhorts me to never leave the house by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#446 of 14191)
  • The floors are fine. There wasn't much water on them; by J-Ro, February 24, 2003(#447 of 14191)
  • Those of us without dishwashers are forming a string by terrilynn, February 24, 2003(#448 of 14191)
  • I leave the washer and dryer running, but they are by Em T., February 24, 2003(#449 of 14191)
  • does a single person really need to by dirt track date, February 24, 2003(#450 of 14191)
  • I've read articles advising the by Brigit M, February 24, 2003(#451 of 14191)
  • DTD, I'm with you. We couldn't possibly sweep every by Sue Generous, February 24, 2003(#452 of 14191)
  • It is a good reference, but Home Comforts has a by LC, February 24, 2003(#453 of 14191)
  • I've heard that you should never run the dryer when by Alice CK, February 24, 2003(#454 of 14191)
  • Is the Home Comforts woman the one who just wrote by CalGal, February 24, 2003(#455 of 14191)
  • Cal, I don't think so. That book has been out a couple by Belle, February 24, 2003(#456 of 14191)
  • That's the one I mean. She should be in therapy. TV by CalGal, February 24, 2003(#457 of 14191)
  • She's the one who says you shouldn't put your purse on by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#458 of 14191)
  • I particularly like the parts where by Decca, February 24, 2003(#459 of 14191)
  • Right after she tells you not to scratch those hives, by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#460 of 14191)
  • For those who listed vaccumming amoung most hated chores by kim kay, February 24, 2003(#461 of 14191)
  • Why, why is bagless better? I don't change the bag by J-Ro, February 24, 2003(#462 of 14191)
  • I don't like having to drag it out of the closet, unwind by lime, February 24, 2003(#463 of 14191)
  • There's all this crap I have to pick up before I by TAFKA, February 24, 2003(#464 of 14191)
  • I don't like having to drag it out of by Nancy T., February 24, 2003(#465 of 14191)
  • Oh, she's nuts all right. She actually reminds me of the by LC, February 24, 2003(#466 of 14191)
  • And you have to eat breakfast, and you have to eat it at by LC, February 24, 2003(#467 of 14191)
  • at best it provides an evanescent by lime, February 24, 2003(#468 of 14191)
  • Eh. She's extreme, but for many people some degree of by Brigit M, February 24, 2003(#469 of 14191)
  • She is so over the top she makes me want to disagree by LC, February 24, 2003(#470 of 14191)
  • Exactly. We've been trying to get up earlier in order by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#471 of 14191)
  • Kinda makes the shredded wheat more glamorous, by Brigit M, February 24, 2003(#472 of 14191)
  • Okay, I looked it up for you and Mr M and she does seem by LC, February 24, 2003(#473 of 14191)
  • The plot thickens on the dishwasher saga: I told Little by J-Ro, February 24, 2003(#474 of 14191)
  • So now it's also a problem that our bedroom is on the by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#475 of 14191)
  • I gave that Home Comforts book to my sister. No doubt by J-Ro, February 24, 2003(#476 of 14191)
  • and he said 'sh.Oooh. What by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#477 of 14191)
  • Brigit, this is why I think she has issues: by LC, February 24, 2003(#478 of 14191)
  • Well, at least the robots outside the window will keep by LC, February 24, 2003(#479 of 14191)
  • The moralizing and the life lessons are a bit much, but by Alizarin, February 24, 2003(#480 of 14191)
  • Oh, she absolutely has issues, Laura! I didn't mean to by Brigit M, February 24, 2003(#481 of 14191)
  • Well, at least the robots outside the by Julia M, February 24, 2003(#482 of 14191)
  • Pixy Stix are of the devil. And that goes for all of by TAFKA, February 24, 2003(#483 of 14191)
  • People actually fold fitted sheets?Who by dirt track date, February 24, 2003(#484 of 14191)
  • To riff Samuel Johnson, folding fitted sheets is like a by TAFKA, February 25, 2003(#485 of 14191)
  • What else is one supposed to do with by Belle, February 25, 2003(#486 of 14191)
  • I'm not saying you don't fold them. I'm saying that it's by TAFKA, February 25, 2003(#487 of 14191)
  • Stuff them into the linen closet in a big wrinkly by dirt track date, February 25, 2003(#488 of 14191)
  • Those Home Comforts excerpts are hilarious. I'm totally by Lorelei, February 25, 2003(#489 of 14191)
  • The trick to a unruly bed linen closet is to take a flat by Belle, February 25, 2003(#490 of 14191)
  • That's what I do, and I got it off someone in TT, and by TAFKA, February 25, 2003(#491 of 14191)
  • Soren enjoys folding laundry a lot these days, because by Marya, February 25, 2003(#492 of 14191)
  • I like doing laundry, from the sorting to the folding. by Lizard S., February 25, 2003(#493 of 14191)
  • Least favorite: Washing the dog bed covers. It involves by Kate D, February 25, 2003(#494 of 14191)
  • My ex FiL taught me how to fold fitted sheets: you fold by ema nymtonsti, February 25, 2003(#495 of 14191)
  • Despite the hives, I find the Home Comforts book by Decca, February 25, 2003(#496 of 14191)
  • On topic: My mother gave him a package by Sue Generous, February 25, 2003(#497 of 14191)
  • Seen on a t-shirt...Pixie sticks - because not by Laurelx, February 25, 2003(#498 of 14191)
  • he could definitely have done it on by Jenni S., February 25, 2003(#499 of 14191)
  • Decca, are you the skank who just outbid me on the by LC, February 25, 2003(#500 of 14191)
  • I got the Home Comforts book from the library & skimmed by Em T., February 25, 2003(#501 of 14191)
  • Decca, are you the skank who just by Decca, February 25, 2003(#502 of 14191)
  • Oh. Never mind.(It didn't go for that much, but I by LC, February 25, 2003(#503 of 14191)
  • Yes, but it's a reprint edition I picked up at by Decca, February 25, 2003(#504 of 14191)
  • I bet we have the same editions, by LC, February 25, 2003(#505 of 14191)
  • I just looked - The Library of Victorian Culture by Decca, February 25, 2003(#506 of 14191)
  • Huh. No, it looks like the Beecher is from the Harriet by LC, February 25, 2003(#507 of 14191)
  • Stand an unused rowboat in the corner by Julia M, February 25, 2003(#508 of 14191)
  • It's Adirondack Chic, by terrilynn, February 25, 2003(#509 of 14191)
  • by Julia M, February 25, 2003(#510 of 14191)
  • Also, we've already had the by Biscuit, February 25, 2003(#511 of 14191)
  • Apparently you don't go around the way by Marya, February 25, 2003(#512 of 14191)
  • cleaning microwave with Easy-Off popping by cybrcat sunflower, February 25, 2003(#513 of 14191)
  • I love Mrs. Beeton. I have The Management of Servants, by Harri P., February 25, 2003(#514 of 14191)
  • cybr, they are little packaged wipes you place in the by Belle, February 25, 2003(#515 of 14191)
  • Those sound perfect - will have to look for by cybrcat sunflower, February 25, 2003(#516 of 14191)
  • cybr, girlfriend, I probably am if you think I'm the one by Belle, February 25, 2003(#517 of 14191)
  • You are! *smooch* So this is where you've by cybrcat sunflower, February 25, 2003(#518 of 14191)
  • RE Bagless vacs: they are so great because (1) they by kim kay, February 25, 2003(#519 of 14191)
  • Apparently you don't go around the way by Brigit M, February 25, 2003(#520 of 14191)
  • Anybody who wants a bagless vac can have mine. It is by Julie F, February 25, 2003(#521 of 14191)
  • Then you must put the perishables in a by TAFKA, February 25, 2003(#522 of 14191)
  • An ice chest is not a bad idea in Phoenix in summer if by kim kay, February 25, 2003(#523 of 14191)
  • I can see that < scratching Phoenix from list of by TAFKA, February 25, 2003(#524 of 14191)
  • My first two cars didn't have air conditioning. I don't by Alizarin, February 26, 2003(#525 of 14191)
  • Nothing. Unless you hate L'Air du Temps, and then what by TAFKA, February 26, 2003(#526 of 14191)
  • The smell will fade, and it's a nice smell, but you by Brigit M, February 26, 2003(#527 of 14191)
  • I'd put a dish of baking soda in the drawer to absorb by Julia M, February 26, 2003(#528 of 14191)
  • Thanks. Dresser drawer closed for the newspaper and by Alizarin, February 26, 2003(#529 of 14191)
  • I'd leave it open for a while, while the alcohol by Brigit M, February 26, 2003(#530 of 14191)
  • An ice chest is not a bad idea in by Pi, February 26, 2003(#531 of 14191)
  • Oh yea. And it's a lifesaver if you by Sue Generous, February 26, 2003(#532 of 14191)
  • Haha. That is sure not a problem I ever have. On by lime, February 26, 2003(#533 of 14191)
  • So last night, I said, "Spawn, didn't you wash three by CalGal, February 26, 2003(#534 of 14191)
  • So I did buy the third card, which is by Brigit M, February 26, 2003(#536 of 14191)
  • Excellent. Just by Biscuit, February 26, 2003(#537 of 14191)
  • >We've been tracking the wrong person's by Jamie R., February 26, 2003(#538 of 14191)
  • What kills me is how much time I spent looking for the by CalGal, February 26, 2003(#539 of 14191)
  • Hilarious! You tell a great story, by Jenni S., February 26, 2003(#540 of 14191)
  • I am filled with vicarious hate of those fucking cards. by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 26, 2003(#541 of 14191)
  • Have you ever seen those sort of lanyard/necklace things by Annie G, February 26, 2003(#542 of 14191)
  • That's a good idea, Annie.When I used to need a by Alizarin, February 26, 2003(#543 of 14191)
  • One blessing I hadn't been thankful for lately. Our own by Mostone, February 26, 2003(#544 of 14191)
  • No, they're fine. So fine, in fact, that I kept on by CalGal, February 26, 2003(#545 of 14191)
  • Like they wouldn't lose the laundry lanyard.Great by Andrea, February 26, 2003(#546 of 14191)
  • Maybe a laundry lanyard and a clapper to locate it would by Em T., February 26, 2003(#547 of 14191)
  • Hilarious story! Hits so close to home that it's almost by cybrcat sunflower, February 26, 2003(#548 of 14191)
  • My god. That's fabulous. Glad the jeans made it by dohdee, February 26, 2003(#549 of 14191)
  • Cal, that was a great story. Glad the jeans are by bellasera, February 26, 2003(#550 of 14191)
  • I can't believe that the jeans sat there for 2 weeks and by Julia M, February 26, 2003(#551 of 14191)
  • Can you imagine the HELL someone would get if CalGal by kim kay, February 26, 2003(#552 of 14191)
  • I had the same thing happen to our Y cards. DS was by TAFKA, February 26, 2003(#553 of 14191)
  • Hilarious. CG, do I need to search the thread to find by anni, February 26, 2003(#554 of 14191)
  • I'm glad CG has had good experiences with her communal by TAFKA, February 26, 2003(#555 of 14191)
  • If you have a washing machine, you can only do one load by CalGal, February 26, 2003(#556 of 14191)
  • You must have a lot more clothes than me. I have to do by Janey Garnet, February 26, 2003(#557 of 14191)
  • Different strokes for different folks, Cal. Besides, the by TAFKA, February 26, 2003(#558 of 14191)
  • If I had my own washing machine, I'd probably do a by AnitaB, February 26, 2003(#559 of 14191)
  • Last summer I was living in an apartment that had a by Lorelei, February 26, 2003(#560 of 14191)
  • Of course if you can afford it, it's also nice to send by TAFKA, February 26, 2003(#561 of 14191)
  • Ah...time management.Condo life has even more by anni, February 26, 2003(#562 of 14191)
  • Anita--I would probably hate it much more if I actually by CalGal, February 26, 2003(#563 of 14191)
  • If you had a nanny, Cal, you could just have her do it by Annie G, February 27, 2003(#564 of 14191)
  • Annie, there are so many things wrong with that sentence by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#565 of 14191)
  • This is sort of on-topic...Fav BIL sent along an essay by anni, February 27, 2003(#566 of 14191)
  • f I had my own washing machine, I'd by Jenni S., February 27, 2003(#567 of 14191)
  • In the place I'm going to move to in a few weeks, there by Violet, February 27, 2003(#568 of 14191)
  • When we lived in a big old apartment complex with by Alice CK, February 27, 2003(#569 of 14191)
  • Doing a load a day isn't all it's cracked up to by Sue Generous, February 27, 2003(#570 of 14191)
  • We've been doing the drop it off and someone else deals by jaybird, February 27, 2003(#571 of 14191)
  • Besides not having enough clothes to go for longer than by terrilynn, February 27, 2003(#572 of 14191)
  • Indeed...I couldn't take by anni, February 27, 2003(#573 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by Annie G, February 27, 2003(#574 of 14191)
  • Good Lord, I certainly don't do laundry every by Alice CK, February 27, 2003(#575 of 14191)
  • When I got a washer/dryer, I got a front loader set, and by Mogget, February 27, 2003(#576 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#577 of 14191)
  • Much more capacious than the by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#578 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by Violet, February 27, 2003(#579 of 14191)
  • I don't do laundry every day. i tried it for about a by Sue Generous, February 27, 2003(#580 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by Annie G, February 27, 2003(#581 of 14191)
  • I do a load of laundry every day. It keeps me by dohdee, February 27, 2003(#582 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by J-Ro, February 27, 2003(#583 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by Janey Garnet, February 27, 2003(#584 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#585 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by J-Ro, February 27, 2003(#586 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to Work by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#587 of 14191)
  • I moved the group of posts. They were off by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#588 of 14191)
  • I agree w/the convenience of dropping off by ula, February 27, 2003(#589 of 14191)
  • I do laundry twice a week, normally light stuff on by Em T., February 27, 2003(#590 of 14191)
  • Dropping off laundry was very hard on my clothes. They by LC, February 27, 2003(#591 of 14191)
  • If you have a laundry machine in your own house laundry by j. ross, February 27, 2003(#592 of 14191)
  • j. speaks for me. I love finally having my own washer by Erin, February 27, 2003(#593 of 14191)
  • I wish we had a chute. It is nice to have a main-floor by Harri P., February 27, 2003(#594 of 14191)
  • The main floor laundry room is wonderful. We just throw by Erin, February 27, 2003(#595 of 14191)
  • I can see the advantage of doing several loads at a by Mostone, February 27, 2003(#596 of 14191)
  • But, don't your bras get destroyed if you always wash by Erin, February 27, 2003(#597 of 14191)
  • Right - the panties. I usually do the bras w/ the by Mostone, February 27, 2003(#598 of 14191)
  • I despise laundromats. At worst, I have had to ride my by cybrcat sunflower, February 27, 2003(#599 of 14191)
  • Laundramats definitely work better if everyone in the by Alizarin, February 27, 2003(#600 of 14191)
  • Oh, laundromats would suck. I could never tolerate by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#601 of 14191)
  • For a long time we had no dryer so we lugged baskets of by Em T., February 27, 2003(#602 of 14191)
  • I don't use dryers all that much. Spawn just takes by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#603 of 14191)
  • Isn't staying out of your closet down in the communal by Em T., February 27, 2003(#604 of 14191)
  • We don't have room to put up a by CalGal, February 27, 2003(#605 of 14191)
  • We live in the world of mold and mildew. Of course, in by Em T., February 27, 2003(#606 of 14191)
  • If you have a laundry machine in your own house by anni, February 27, 2003(#607 of 14191)
  • They were always hot, crowded, by TAFKA, February 28, 2003(#608 of 14191)
  • I thought it was that you weren't supposed to let your by Violet, February 28, 2003(#609 of 14191)
  • I had a really wonderful laundromat experience in Maine by Annie G, February 28, 2003(#610 of 14191)
  • Well, now that sounds like a nice laundromat. I don't by TAFKA, February 28, 2003(#611 of 14191)
  • j.ross, you may come over and do our laundry since you by Sue Generous, February 28, 2003(#612 of 14191)
  • Don't lots of places have those bar/laundromats or by Alice CK, February 28, 2003(#613 of 14191)
  • When we were first married and lacked major appliances I by Brigit M, February 28, 2003(#614 of 14191)
  • There's a new one here called The Soap Box that's doing by terrilynn, February 28, 2003(#615 of 14191)
  • There is a place called Harvey Washbangers in town that by Belle, February 28, 2003(#616 of 14191)
  • In Austin we went to a place that had a small gym by Sue Generous, February 28, 2003(#617 of 14191)
  • My fondest dream lately is to open the combination by Biscuit, February 28, 2003(#618 of 14191)
  • Why did I come to this thread this morning? Now I feel by Queen of Drama, February 28, 2003(#619 of 14191)
  • QOD, I feel your pain, and I'm working myself up to by Sue Generous, February 28, 2003(#620 of 14191)
  • My underwear usually just gets draped over the edge by cybrcat sunflower, February 28, 2003(#621 of 14191)
  • dohbok (tang soo do)Is this by j. ross, February 28, 2003(#622 of 14191)
  • dohbok (tang soo do)It means by Ruby Gospel, February 28, 2003(#623 of 14191)
  • I really did try to do my laundry. Everything is now by Queen of Drama, February 28, 2003(#624 of 14191)
  • cybrcat, the 52 pairs of underwear was me, actually, not by Lorelei, February 28, 2003(#625 of 14191)
  • Oh...sorry for the underwear mix-up!Is this by cybrcat sunflower, February 28, 2003(#626 of 14191)
  • Well, Cal did say she would go for 6 weeks without doing by lime, February 28, 2003(#627 of 14191)
  • Or goes commando a by J-Ro, February 28, 2003(#628 of 14191)
  • I have a fair amount of underwear. Beyond that I will by CalGal, February 28, 2003(#629 of 14191)
  • One of my most interesting experiences in Europe was by kim kay, February 28, 2003(#630 of 14191)
  • back to the bar/laundramat thing: there's a place in by dohdee, February 28, 2003(#631 of 14191)
  • We bought a new washer and dryer this afternoon. by Queen of Drama, March 01, 2003(#632 of 14191)
  • Assholes indeed. What kind of new ones did you pick? by Brigit M, March 01, 2003(#633 of 14191)
  • QoD, isn't the home warranty the best? We had to by Alice CK, March 01, 2003(#634 of 14191)
  • Delivery will be between 8-10 tomorrow. And we got, um, by Queen of Drama, March 01, 2003(#635 of 14191)
  • Oh, that sucks, QoD. I suppose the best way to look at by Alice CK, March 01, 2003(#636 of 14191)
  • Also, better now than after six months of struggling by LC, March 01, 2003(#637 of 14191)
  • What assholes, QoD.Meanwhile, earlier this week I by Alizarin, March 01, 2003(#638 of 14191)
  • I don't have any experience with this, but if the baking by Eustacia, March 01, 2003(#639 of 14191)
  • by J-Ro, March 01, 2003(#640 of 14191)
  • vinegar added to your wash cycle?Now, any ideas by Queen of Drama, March 01, 2003(#641 of 14191)
  • Have you already frozen the gum and scraped off what you by Alizarin, March 01, 2003(#642 of 14191)
  • What Eustacia said, Alizarin- soak them in a baking by Brigit M, March 01, 2003(#643 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., March 01, 2003(#644 of 14191)
  • The gum residue is from a stick of gum going through the by Queen of Drama, March 01, 2003(#645 of 14191)
  • A brand of stain remover that also makes little by Brigit M, March 01, 2003(#646 of 14191)
  • Carbona? Invaluable for getting feline skidmarks off by TAFKA, March 01, 2003(#647 of 14191)
  • But what is it? She by katinka, March 01, 2003(#648 of 14191)
  • by Ruby Gospel, March 01, 2003(#649 of 14191)
  • Thanks, by katinka, March 02, 2003(#650 of 14191)
  • (An earworm is a song that gets stuck in your head, by Alizarin, March 02, 2003(#651 of 14191)
  • Oh. I've always known that as a song by Harri P., March 02, 2003(#652 of 14191)
  • The last 2 houses I have lived in have had a laundry by dirt track date, March 02, 2003(#653 of 14191)
  • Is there a good way to get burnt on-carbon off a by TAFKA, March 02, 2003(#654 of 14191)
  • Boiling by Eustacia, March 02, 2003(#655 of 14191)
  • I've no doubt. 'Course, then I'd have to deal with by TAFKA, March 02, 2003(#656 of 14191)
  • TAFKA, I don't know if this will work with Teflon, but I by Julia M, March 02, 2003(#657 of 14191)
  • I like the smell of vinegar, but I'm weird.Try by Harri P., March 02, 2003(#658 of 14191)
  • I've had good luck boiling water with a teaspoon of by dirt track date, March 02, 2003(#659 of 14191)
  • oxy clean seems to work the by Sue Generous, March 02, 2003(#660 of 14191)
  • What is your favorite household cleaning by kim kay, March 02, 2003(#661 of 14191)
  • Thanks to everybody who gave me advice on my Teflon pan. by TAFKA, March 02, 2003(#662 of 14191)
  • kim kay, Windex. It cleans an awful lot of by J-Ro, March 02, 2003(#663 of 14191)
  • kim kay, my mom would say Comet. She kept the home of a by mollyT, March 02, 2003(#664 of 14191)
  • Yeah, everybody should have some kind of scouring by TAFKA, March 02, 2003(#665 of 14191)
  • Just to go back to laundry, I do laundry because I take by Kitty Foyle, March 02, 2003(#666 of 14191)
  • At Home spray cleaner from Trader Joe's and my Swiffer by Julie F, March 02, 2003(#667 of 14191)
  • CitraSolv. That stuff cuts through by Alice CK, March 03, 2003(#668 of 14191)
  • I used to use CitraSolv to get the grease from my bike by Sadie, March 03, 2003(#669 of 14191)
  • I did laundry for 13 hours straight yesterday. Bleah. by cybrcat sunflower, March 03, 2003(#670 of 14191)
  • I use pledge for my leather sofa. The kids leave a lot by Sue Generous, March 03, 2003(#671 of 14191)
  • Stick to it! The only reason our family room furniture by J-Ro, March 03, 2003(#672 of 14191)
  • When my friend's family got a new living room chair the by j. ross, March 03, 2003(#673 of 14191)
  • This is why I hesitate to replace our stained, crappy by Alice CK, March 03, 2003(#674 of 14191)
  • I don't have it in me to be a sofa by J-Ro, March 03, 2003(#675 of 14191)
  • "You! Go away! You come back, sit on sofa in one by Alice CK, March 04, 2003(#676 of 14191)
  • Ha, this conversation reminds me that Alice's two kids by CalGal, March 04, 2003(#677 of 14191)
  • Cal, as I told you at the time, if my own sofa looked by Alice CK, March 04, 2003(#678 of 14191)
  • They didn't seem to mind. And they really are great by CalGal, March 04, 2003(#679 of 14191)
  • Aw, thanks! I was very pleased that Woodstock opened up by Alice CK, March 04, 2003(#680 of 14191)
  • I'm a coaster Nazi. I even yelled at my poor dad "THAT'S by Harri P., March 04, 2003(#681 of 14191)
  • You mean you don't have your own personal by Biscuit, March 04, 2003(#682 of 14191)
  • What causes the backs of a couch to come unsewn? You by Em T., March 04, 2003(#683 of 14191)
  • Anyone have any ideas about finding by Jenni S., March 04, 2003(#684 of 14191)
  • Back to laundry... We own two folding laundry drying by Mostone, March 04, 2003(#685 of 14191)
  • Jenni, we have stainless appliances in our kitchen and by TwoStep, March 04, 2003(#686 of 14191)
  • Jenni, Whirlpool sells a stainless steel cleaner such as by J-Ro, March 04, 2003(#687 of 14191)
  • I should have said, it's small appliances I need it for. by Jenni S., March 04, 2003(#688 of 14191)
  • I used to use plain cleanser on a stainless sink, but I by Alizarin, March 04, 2003(#689 of 14191)
  • I use Windex for those, Jenni. I thought you were by J-Ro, March 04, 2003(#690 of 14191)
  • Windex, huh? So it probably isn't worth the $8.50 to get by Jenni S., March 04, 2003(#691 of 14191)
  • Jenni, I run my stainless kettle through the dishwasher by Julia M, March 04, 2003(#692 of 14191)
  • I'm glad it finally came out, by Eustacia, March 04, 2003(#693 of 14191)
  • I use Soft Scrub with bleach on my stainless steel sink, by Nancy T., March 04, 2003(#694 of 14191)
  • Maybe an antique dealer would know? I'm by Harri P., March 04, 2003(#695 of 14191)
  • This is off the wall, but do you have a shoe repair guy by LizardBreath, March 04, 2003(#696 of 14191)
  • It's worth a call, LB. by Harri P., March 04, 2003(#697 of 14191)
  • I think that's inspired, by Em T., March 04, 2003(#698 of 14191)
  • That's a good idea. I've used shoe repair shops to fix by StephanieD, March 04, 2003(#699 of 14191)
  • My shoe repair guy is great, and cheap, which I love. by palmist, March 04, 2003(#700 of 14191)
  • What is going to happen to shoes in 15 years, though? I by j. ross, March 04, 2003(#701 of 14191)
  • My shoe guy is in his late 30s or early 40s, I think. by Nancy T., March 04, 2003(#702 of 14191)
  • Alizarin, glad it worked out. Baking soda is a by Brigit M, March 04, 2003(#703 of 14191)
  • YAY! The home warranty company called HBW today and by Queen of Drama, March 04, 2003(#704 of 14191)
  • Hooray for the home warranty company! And the $19 by Kate D, March 04, 2003(#705 of 14191)
  • If the Soft Scrub/Stainless Steel Cleaner/Windex/Glass by Val C., March 07, 2003(#706 of 14191)
  • That goes for the GlassWax too--it's got solvent in by dirt track date, March 08, 2003(#707 of 14191)
  • I'll use anything except for Pine-Sol. It's what my by Melissa B., March 08, 2003(#708 of 14191)
  • When our washer was on our 2nd floor we by TAFKA, March 08, 2003(#709 of 14191)
  • Cleaning products I use:Windex, for mirrors and the by lime, March 08, 2003(#710 of 14191)
  • I once had a glass coffee table. I got rid of by TAFKA, March 08, 2003(#711 of 14191)
  • Lemon, 409, X14 (we're on a boat, mildew's a poblem. by jaybird, March 08, 2003(#712 of 14191)
  • I just started working for a company that manufactures by Laurelx, March 09, 2003(#713 of 14191)
  • For truly sparkling windows, vinger and water, using by Mama J, March 09, 2003(#714 of 14191)
  • I use vinegar and newspaper too. I've used coffee by Sadie, March 09, 2003(#715 of 14191)
  • I use clear ammonia and water and squeegee the windows. by dirt track date, March 09, 2003(#716 of 14191)
  • I just got a huge line of felt tip pen on my cotton by Darci, March 09, 2003(#717 of 14191)
  • Sorry about that. I seem to be unable to post a by daisy, March 09, 2003(#719 of 14191)
  • Ooh! I saw a guy on PBS get a pen stain (it was by Simulacra, March 12, 2003(#720 of 14191)
  • There's a milk method which is quite demented but works: by Andrea, March 12, 2003(#721 of 14191)
  • So is using oxyclean on my berber by kim kay, March 12, 2003(#722 of 14191)
  • I've used oxyclean on a Berber. It didn't work by daisy, March 12, 2003(#723 of 14191)
  • I've used something called "Wine-Away" or "Wine-out" or by Nancy T., March 12, 2003(#724 of 14191)
  • There's a new Oxy stuff specifically for carpets called by Harri P., March 12, 2003(#725 of 14191)
  • You should have a show! You could be surreal and by LC, March 12, 2003(#726 of 14191)
  • But with a desperate, by Harri P., March 12, 2003(#727 of 14191)
  • It's comedy gold, I tell by LC, March 12, 2003(#728 of 14191)
  • No kidding, it really is.I wrote a piece once by Andrea, March 12, 2003(#729 of 14191)
  • But with a desperate, by Biscuit, March 12, 2003(#730 of 14191)
  • I'd live it. Oh wait a minute, I do live by Julia M, March 12, 2003(#731 of 14191)
  • You could co-star, Julia. You could be the jaded by LC, March 12, 2003(#732 of 14191)
  • Pouts....I'm pretty full of hints my own by dirt track date, March 12, 2003(#734 of 14191)
  • I utterly lack hints, but if you need somebody annoying by Eustacia, March 12, 2003(#735 of 14191)
  • Ok here is my VERY BEST hint (ready? ready?): Put by kim kay, March 12, 2003(#736 of 14191)
  • (That is the best hint ever, kim! )I want to be by Sue Generous, March 13, 2003(#737 of 14191)
  • Sorry Sue, my MIL has already been cast in that by Julia M, March 13, 2003(#738 of 14191)
  • Can I do the craft segment? Maybe while by Janey Garnet, March 13, 2003(#739 of 14191)
  • The chainsmoker really ought to do the kiddy krafts by Andrea, March 13, 2003(#740 of 14191)
  • I wanna be the Gladys Kravitz (although I remember by JayKay, March 13, 2003(#741 of 14191)
  • Someone wrote to ask me if Alice Pearce, who played by Em T., March 13, 2003(#742 of 14191)
  • Julia, are you my by TwoStep, March 13, 2003(#743 of 14191)
  • make 2 corner shelves in the back porch by TAFKA, April 15, 2003(#744 of 14191)
  • No, I don't. Back porch is a misnomer. We think it by Em T., April 16, 2003(#745 of 14191)
  • Oh. I see. We used to have a room like that in our house by TAFKA, April 17, 2003(#746 of 14191)
  • Jumping to the end to get advice on choosing a cleaning by Jillian PlicPlic, April 28, 2003(#747 of 14191)
  • How dirty is by j. ross, April 28, 2003(#748 of 14191)
  • No idea. It might be fine. But the idea is to have the by Jillian PlicPlic, April 28, 2003(#749 of 14191)
  • Jillian, in your place I'd call a national company like by Alice CK, April 28, 2003(#750 of 14191)
  • edit: crosspostedProbably not. The reason I ask, by j. ross, April 28, 2003(#751 of 14191)
  • Right. Okay, so I'm seeing some ads that specifically by Jillian PlicPlic, April 28, 2003(#752 of 14191)
  • I'd call a few places and get quotes, Jillian. The big by Julia M, April 28, 2003(#753 of 14191)
  • Always good to know your own strengths, by palmist, April 28, 2003(#754 of 14191)
  • Well, if your budget is tight right now, Jillian, then by Alice CK, April 28, 2003(#755 of 14191)
  • Didn't whoever wrote a book on gasp! it sucks to be by Alizarin, April 29, 2003(#756 of 14191)
  • Definitely don't do Merry Maids or their like if you by Brooke, April 29, 2003(#757 of 14191)
  • I've heard the same thing from people who've used the by Brigit M, April 29, 2003(#758 of 14191)
  • I dunno. We used to use Merry Maids and they did a great by Harri P., April 29, 2003(#759 of 14191)
  • I've used The Maids a couple of times and had a very by Curie Tournesol, April 29, 2003(#760 of 14191)
  • Our experience with MM was a bad one--I couldn't see by dirt track date, April 29, 2003(#761 of 14191)
  • I've read other places besides Nicked & Dimed that MM by Em T., April 29, 2003(#762 of 14191)
  • Well, was she spring-cleaning? I like to do that much by Brigit M, April 29, 2003(#763 of 14191)
  • Does your friend have sticky little people and/or by palmist, April 29, 2003(#764 of 14191)
  • We have a long-haired cat and so always have this by Curie Tournesol, April 29, 2003(#765 of 14191)
  • MM teaches their workers to make a by j. ross, April 29, 2003(#766 of 14191)
  • My friend has 2 children, no pets. I think she lets by Em T., April 29, 2003(#767 of 14191)
  • Em, does anyone in her house smoke? My parents both by Sapphire, April 29, 2003(#768 of 14191)
  • No, they don't smoke. I think it may be some kind of by Em T., April 29, 2003(#769 of 14191)
  • I just may be your friend. *head hung in shame* I have by Eustacia, April 29, 2003(#770 of 14191)
  • I was like that. I trained myself out of it because it by Brigit M, April 29, 2003(#771 of 14191)
  • She has mentioned things casually that seem so strange by Em T., April 29, 2003(#772 of 14191)
  • None of them use trashcans? EEP! It would take my house by Arlene Green, April 29, 2003(#773 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine wanting to pay to have by Harri P., April 29, 2003(#774 of 14191)
  • I know, Arlene, doesn't it defy logic? There are only 2 by Em T., April 29, 2003(#775 of 14191)
  • None of them use trashcans? EEP! It by Brigit M, April 29, 2003(#776 of 14191)
  • Mr. T used to be that way too, till one time we moved & by Em T., April 29, 2003(#777 of 14191)
  • Garbage left around drives me batshit insane. That's one by Harri P., April 29, 2003(#778 of 14191)
  • Nice tirade, you. Did you take the McDonald's wrappers by Biscuit, April 29, 2003(#779 of 14191)
  • I'd love to shove his garbage down his fucking throat, by Harri P., April 29, 2003(#780 of 14191)
  • Open the mail? The envelopes and junk mail stay where by Curie Tournesol, April 29, 2003(#781 of 14191)
  • I'd love to shove his garbage down his by Ruby Gospel, April 29, 2003(#782 of 14191)
  • A different friend of mine used to pick up the by Em T., April 29, 2003(#783 of 14191)
  • That's correct, Ruby. Obviously I'm losing my by Harri P., April 29, 2003(#784 of 14191)
  • Obviously I'm losing my by Ruby Gospel, April 29, 2003(#785 of 14191)
  • Harri P! She crams it down their holes! She shoves it by Harri P., April 29, 2003(#786 of 14191)
  • I guess this could go along with keeping house, on the by Em T., April 29, 2003(#787 of 14191)
  • I am so guilty of the "moving around unopened mail" by dohdee, April 30, 2003(#788 of 14191)
  • It wasn't unopened, but I recently ran across a stash of by palmist, April 30, 2003(#789 of 14191)
  • omg. I'm packing now, and really having to stop and by Violet, April 30, 2003(#790 of 14191)
  • Violet, unless storage space is at a premium, this is by Alice CK, April 30, 2003(#791 of 14191)
  • I thought the same way during our last move, Alice, by Harri P., April 30, 2003(#792 of 14191)
  • Ugh, I have boxes in my garage that have been packed up by Sue Generous, April 30, 2003(#793 of 14191)
  • I swear, my baseboards just got covered in cat hair by Sadie, April 30, 2003(#794 of 14191)
  • I recently went through boxes and found by Deborah Quest, April 30, 2003(#795 of 14191)
  • DQ and I are moving-mindset by dohdee, April 30, 2003(#796 of 14191)
  • What DQ said, besides the cost factor. If you're paying by Em T., April 30, 2003(#797 of 14191)
  • the puddle of mysterious brown goo by Jenni S., April 30, 2003(#798 of 14191)
  • My mother is coming to visit in 11 days. Guess I'd by Sapphire, April 30, 2003(#799 of 14191)
  • Jenni, I have no idea. Other spills are identifiable at by Em T., April 30, 2003(#800 of 14191)
  • Sapphire, will she be staying at your house? I mis-typed by Em T., April 30, 2003(#801 of 14191)
  • Staying for one night, yes.Staring at the clutter by Sapphire, April 30, 2003(#802 of 14191)
  • my house looks like shit.That is by theDiva, April 30, 2003(#803 of 14191)
  • I've moved tons of unused crap for years. In the six by Curie Tournesol, April 30, 2003(#804 of 14191)
  • Moving unused crap is okay unless you (a) do it yourself by Em T., April 30, 2003(#805 of 14191)
  • Em, he's not quite used to climbing up so high to bed, by Curie Tournesol, April 30, 2003(#806 of 14191)
  • My son (3.5) has asked me such questions as: "Do dust by StephanieT, April 30, 2003(#807 of 14191)
  • Curie, he's going to have fun! Both of ours have the by Brigit M, April 30, 2003(#808 of 14191)
  • He's pretty close to the ceiling. There'd be another by Curie Tournesol, April 30, 2003(#809 of 14191)
  • After the move there's no pressure to by lime, April 30, 2003(#810 of 14191)
  • I had boxes that stayed packed and unopened through 4 by LoriK, April 30, 2003(#811 of 14191)
  • I ordered new carpet yesterday!!!! WOO HOO!!!! No more by dirt track date, April 30, 2003(#812 of 14191)
  • Woo! What color is the new by Sapphire, April 30, 2003(#813 of 14191)
  • What Lime said (re whether Violet should pack up and by Alice CK, April 30, 2003(#814 of 14191)
  • Alice, you left out "assorted lengths of by Sapphire, April 30, 2003(#815 of 14191)
  • Good God, people save string?Actually, what I by Alice CK, April 30, 2003(#816 of 14191)
  • Brigit, how sturdy is that Ikea loft bed? Julian was by Harri P., April 30, 2003(#817 of 14191)
  • Alice has clearly never met my dad. When they moved from by Sapphire, April 30, 2003(#818 of 14191)
  • We had an old can of whipped cream, left over from by Stephanie D., April 30, 2003(#819 of 14191)
  • Oh, Stephanie, you reminded me. Once when we were gone a by Em T., April 30, 2003(#820 of 14191)
  • I had a glass bottle of Coke explode in my fridge by Sapphire, April 30, 2003(#821 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine the mess, by Em T., April 30, 2003(#822 of 14191)
  • The last situation Violet should be in by Deborah Quest, April 30, 2003(#823 of 14191)
  • Alice, are you a strong by Deborah Quest, April 30, 2003(#824 of 14191)
  • And remember, I kept saying discard before moving by Em T., April 30, 2003(#825 of 14191)
  • Hahaha, DQ! Yeah, I've gone through my share of boxes by Alice CK, April 30, 2003(#826 of 14191)
  • What I generally do is start to by Aradiaseven, April 30, 2003(#827 of 14191)
  • As part of our effort to help my brother pitch 30 years by palmist, April 30, 2003(#828 of 14191)
  • What Alice said. And also, Violet is going to have by Sadie, April 30, 2003(#829 of 14191)
  • palmist, I so feel your pain. The one chore that I've by terrilynn, May 01, 2003(#830 of 14191)
  • Oh. My. God. I am overwhelmed, you guys. It's totally by Violet, May 01, 2003(#831 of 14191)
  • Alice, that makes twice you've nailed by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#832 of 14191)
  • Last weekend I threw out the Xerox copy of a book on by Violet, May 01, 2003(#833 of 14191)
  • Mr. Date is a cluttery packrat extraordinaire. When we by dirt track date, May 01, 2003(#834 of 14191)
  • Pity; it sounds like a book I would have liked to read. by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#835 of 14191)
  • A book discussing the translations. I was working on by Violet, May 01, 2003(#836 of 14191)
  • Violet, about having had the fabulous ideas for books by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#837 of 14191)
  • He had a way, way bigger creativity volcano to by Violet, May 01, 2003(#838 of 14191)
  • Or I could just go read Clarissa, by Stephanie D., May 01, 2003(#839 of 14191)
  • Ha. Okay. Don't need to tell me by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#840 of 14191)
  • I have been known to look at a box/drawer/bag full of by Badger, May 01, 2003(#841 of 14191)
  • I hate getting rid of stuff. I blame my mom, who by Harri P., May 01, 2003(#842 of 14191)
  • I'm trying to do brief weeding sessions by Deborah Quest, May 01, 2003(#843 of 14191)
  • Harri, the IKEA bed seems pretty sturdy so far. Spud by Brigit M, May 01, 2003(#844 of 14191)
  • a good P/J compromiseHar. by Violet, May 01, 2003(#845 of 14191)
  • avoiding obvious parallel-construction by Deborah Quest, May 01, 2003(#846 of 14191)
  • Thanks, DQ!Harri, my kids will probably be by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#847 of 14191)
  • I think when your space isn't overwhelmed by by Em T., May 01, 2003(#848 of 14191)
  • We might have to go through boxes in the garage soon. by Harri P., May 01, 2003(#849 of 14191)
  • The nerve of that man! It might be like a treasure hunt, by Em T., May 01, 2003(#850 of 14191)
  • I cleaned out my bureau and found a bunch of art nouveau by Harri P., May 01, 2003(#851 of 14191)
  • Is there anyway the engraving/job part can be by Em T., May 01, 2003(#852 of 14191)
  • How about a picture of the paper by J-Ro, May 01, 2003(#853 of 14191)
  • Mr. P suggested I pose with a champagne bottle and a by Harri P., May 01, 2003(#854 of 14191)
  • lift up and wipe underneath the random by Brigit M, May 01, 2003(#855 of 14191)
  • I was going thru old paperwork recently and ran across by kim kay, May 01, 2003(#856 of 14191)
  • I was reading a clutter book in the bookstore last week by debby, May 01, 2003(#857 of 14191)
  • Brigit, getting glimpses of your future?Harri, I by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#858 of 14191)
  • And after many ugly confrontations by Harri P., May 01, 2003(#859 of 14191)
  • Harri - fortunately I noticed the missing table top by debby, May 01, 2003(#860 of 14191)
  • Alice, that was my dad's house when I was growing up, by Julia M, May 01, 2003(#861 of 14191)
  • He deleted your email? Jesus! No jury in the world would by Harri P., May 01, 2003(#862 of 14191)
  • As I recall that was also calgal's feelings. I think she by debby, May 01, 2003(#863 of 14191)
  • I don't toss or stealth toss. Do know people who box up by Em T., May 01, 2003(#864 of 14191)
  • Hey, Julia. You still got the O Club by palmist, May 01, 2003(#865 of 14191)
  • he has a lot of white plastic 5 gallon by Alice CK, May 01, 2003(#866 of 14191)
  • I have to say that I appreciated hearing about the by palmist, May 01, 2003(#867 of 14191)
  • Now I have to know about the freezer.My mom by Regina, May 01, 2003(#868 of 14191)
  • Actually, I guess I sort of stealth toss. I pack crap by Regina, May 01, 2003(#869 of 14191)
  • Who knows what you'll find besides by Curie Tournesol, May 01, 2003(#870 of 14191)
  • I'd rather buy a new essential-but-unused-for-five-years by Aradiaseven, May 01, 2003(#871 of 14191)
  • Freezer story was in the by palmist, May 01, 2003(#872 of 14191)
  • Brigit, getting glimpses of your by Brigit M, May 02, 2003(#873 of 14191)
  • Heh. I cleaned out a drawer of computer supplies. Lots by Alizarin, May 02, 2003(#874 of 14191)
  • Well, the unneeded binders are in a different category by Alice CK, May 02, 2003(#875 of 14191)
  • Yes, the emptying out is what I need to work by Brigit M, May 02, 2003(#876 of 14191)
  • So it looks like we have ants. Ants galore. The cats are by Biscuit, May 02, 2003(#877 of 14191)
  • Ant traps are not poisonous, unless your cats eat, like, by Regina, May 02, 2003(#878 of 14191)
  • Dudes, I threw some stuff out. The whole -- not actually by Violet, May 02, 2003(#879 of 14191)
  • Also, I read that ants don't like to by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 02, 2003(#880 of 14191)
  • I've been buying cool glass and ceramic plates and bowls by Alice CK, May 02, 2003(#881 of 14191)
  • I've found that ant traps work really well. I've had by Harri P., May 02, 2003(#882 of 14191)
  • Someone on another group wrote she had really good luck by Em T., May 02, 2003(#883 of 14191)
  • I have had fair luck with traps. Baking soda mixed with by j. ross, May 02, 2003(#884 of 14191)
  • Baking soda mixed with sugar worked by Biscuit, May 02, 2003(#885 of 14191)
  • Ants don't bother me so much. Mice, they bother me. by Harri P., May 02, 2003(#886 of 14191)
  • When the ants go marching one-by-one into your snoring by Biscuit, May 02, 2003(#887 of 14191)
  • What is it, Kathy? I've never heard of by Biscuit, May 02, 2003(#889 of 14191)
  • I'm not so bothered about mice. It's a by Harri P., May 02, 2003(#890 of 14191)
  • Feh, Hantavirus. We have city by Biscuit, May 02, 2003(#891 of 14191)
  • palmist, about the mat, no we don't have it anymore. It by Julia M, May 02, 2003(#892 of 14191)
  • It seemed like a long shot, but I had to ask. Even by palmist, May 02, 2003(#893 of 14191)
  • Mr. Dirt must be an accumulator--but I'm not a stealth by dirt track date, May 02, 2003(#894 of 14191)
  • I am going to try it. Is it horribly toxic?To by Regina, May 02, 2003(#896 of 14191)
  • Biscuit: I'm responding to the cluster fly by dirt track date, May 02, 2003(#897 of 14191)
  • I just waited for them to die. As I recall they were by Biscuit, May 02, 2003(#898 of 14191)
  • DTD, they are the same flies I was freaked out about. by Lori Dee, May 02, 2003(#900 of 14191)
  • Ummm....welll......I am mortified to admit this but we by dirt track date, May 03, 2003(#901 of 14191)
  • Here's what I don't understand about myself. I test J on by Decca, May 03, 2003(#902 of 14191)
  • You're not a J. You must be testing on how you wish to by CalGal, May 03, 2003(#903 of 14191)
  • Decca, I test as almost exactly divided between J and P, by Violet, May 03, 2003(#905 of 14191)
  • I think part of the pile thing is trainable. I'm far P by Alizarin, May 03, 2003(#906 of 14191)
  • Decca, sometimes really depressed by Decca, May 03, 2003(#907 of 14191)
  • sometimes really depressed "J's" will have massive by Curie Tournesol, May 03, 2003(#908 of 14191)
  • Yeah, it's ringing bells. I should try to track it by Violet, May 03, 2003(#909 of 14191)
  • I just caught up with this discussion and find it by Erin, May 03, 2003(#910 of 14191)
  • Yay Erin! Good for by Curie Tournesol, May 04, 2003(#911 of 14191)
  • Yes, I'm decluttering in the process of packing too. by Jillian PlicPlic, May 04, 2003(#912 of 14191)
  • I feel your pain, Jillian. The movers will be here by Violet, May 04, 2003(#913 of 14191)
  • Yes! All of my boxes left are the 1'x1'x1.5' size or by Jillian PlicPlic, May 04, 2003(#914 of 14191)
  • This is one of the nice things about living on a boat -- by jaybird, May 04, 2003(#915 of 14191)
  • I find fewer things more pointless by lime, May 04, 2003(#916 of 14191)
  • I had a batch delivered. It's not so much that I don't by Violet, May 04, 2003(#917 of 14191)
  • Well, I tidied up the bathroom, the living room, and den by Decca, May 04, 2003(#918 of 14191)
  • That's called the L for laziness type. I frequently by Harri P., May 04, 2003(#919 of 14191)
  • Knowing that I tend to do that (start by Decca, May 04, 2003(#921 of 14191)
  • FWIW, I keep the main living/entertaining space as bare by Sue Generous, May 04, 2003(#923 of 14191)
  • IIRC, that kind of "all or nothing" thinking is P. A J by dirt track date, May 04, 2003(#924 of 14191)
  • One reason small projects turn into big ones is because by Alice CK, May 04, 2003(#925 of 14191)
  • I need to do some serious decluttering and weeding. by mollyT, May 04, 2003(#926 of 14191)
  • They're hanging out in your closets eating your by J-Ro, May 04, 2003(#927 of 14191)
  • I don't have any wool in that closet, that's what's so by mollyT, May 04, 2003(#928 of 14191)
  • they could be just taking itty-bitty by Alice CK, May 04, 2003(#929 of 14191)
  • when Laura and her sisters decide to by Decca, May 04, 2003(#930 of 14191)
  • I know my life would be easier if I by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#931 of 14191)
  • One reason small projects turn into big ones is by Curie Tournesol, May 04, 2003(#932 of 14191)
  • I have a laundry emergency, and am in dire need of tips. by MizT, May 04, 2003(#933 of 14191)
  • There's not much to be done. I would suggest saying by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#934 of 14191)
  • I must have stuck the shirts in even by J-Ro, May 04, 2003(#935 of 14191)
  • CalGal,I figure I'll have to pick up a few new by MizT, May 04, 2003(#936 of 14191)
  • Why does she have to say by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#937 of 14191)
  • Who is posting under your name? That method is both by J-Ro, May 04, 2003(#938 of 14191)
  • Really, I'll sit down and have the "how to do the by MizT, May 04, 2003(#939 of 14191)
  • It's not "bitching" to say, "Here's how by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#940 of 14191)
  • I figured I'm probably screwed, I was just hoping by MizT, May 04, 2003(#941 of 14191)
  • so I'll probably send him on an by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#942 of 14191)
  • If Oxyclean doesn't work, I don't know what would. I by Decca, May 04, 2003(#943 of 14191)
  • Yes, but it's more than that. It's the mental energy. by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#944 of 14191)
  • The light is slowly dawning here...this must be why NONE by Decca, May 04, 2003(#945 of 14191)
  • Yes. Exactly. Those books are written by people who are by CalGal, May 04, 2003(#946 of 14191)
  • I recently discovered that a bunch of my maternity tops by Julie F, May 04, 2003(#947 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Julie F. I just went to the QoC site, and she by MizT, May 04, 2003(#948 of 14191)
  • Also, I am sympathetic to not being able to do the by Julie F, May 04, 2003(#949 of 14191)
  • We just had that conversation an hour ago, Julie. by MizT, May 04, 2003(#950 of 14191)
  • MizT--Mary Ellen WOW! is a fairly decent stain remover by Harri P., May 04, 2003(#951 of 14191)
  • Thanks Harri- I knew you'd come through with a good tip. by MizT, May 04, 2003(#952 of 14191)
  • I don't think much of Zout. I like Shout Stain stick. by J-Ro, May 04, 2003(#953 of 14191)
  • I always thought of Ivory Snow as a pretty mild soap-- by MizT, May 04, 2003(#954 of 14191)
  • MizT, I've had good luck getting stains out of clothes by Julia M, May 04, 2003(#955 of 14191)
  • A few years ago, I picked out an old tablecloth on eBay by Harri P., May 04, 2003(#956 of 14191)
  • Julia, thanks for the soaking tip. I'll try that as my by MizT, May 04, 2003(#957 of 14191)
  • Another dumb question-- can you mix Oxyclean and borox? by MizT, May 04, 2003(#958 of 14191)
  • I think I've used them in tandem. I'm one of those by Harri P., May 04, 2003(#959 of 14191)
  • I, not being exactly a household cleaning goddess, use by lime, May 04, 2003(#960 of 14191)
  • Ok, I just got off my lazy ass and read the back of the by MizT, May 04, 2003(#961 of 14191)
  • Adding didi seven to the list (which, IIRC, is pretty by MizT, May 04, 2003(#963 of 14191)
  • If the shirts are cotton and nothing else works, you can by dirt track date, May 04, 2003(#964 of 14191)
  • As long as everyone is madly talking laundry, can anyone by Erin, May 04, 2003(#965 of 14191)
  • I just went through my closet; 6 pairs of shoes are by Jillian PlicPlic, May 05, 2003(#967 of 14191)
  • I have been inspired, too. I hate living with all this by Tuesday, May 05, 2003(#968 of 14191)
  • Has anyone written a good organizing/housekeeping book by Janey Garnet, May 05, 2003(#969 of 14191)
  • MizT, I would try all the suggestions you've collected by Brigit M, May 05, 2003(#970 of 14191)
  • Janey,A P would never get around to writing that by CalGal, May 05, 2003(#971 of 14191)
  • That's more or less how I actually do things, especially by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 05, 2003(#972 of 14191)
  • Damn, maybe I am a P after all. The part about finding by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#973 of 14191)
  • Cal, I just read that to Killjoy and said "Does she have by Janey Garnet, May 05, 2003(#974 of 14191)
  • But I could never spend several days by CalGal, May 05, 2003(#975 of 14191)
  • It is far more achievable for a P to by Janey Garnet, May 05, 2003(#976 of 14191)
  • I'm getting it. But what about the by Tuesday, May 05, 2003(#977 of 14191)
  • You can generally fit dishes in while cooking or by CalGal, May 05, 2003(#978 of 14191)
  • I don't mean a daily task, of by Tuesday, May 05, 2003(#979 of 14191)
  • There's three of them: DNAYou were born that way. by CalGal, May 05, 2003(#980 of 14191)
  • It is far more achievable for a P to by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#981 of 14191)
  • I do think that people who are J's but raised by P's by lime, May 05, 2003(#982 of 14191)
  • I was fooled into thinking I was J because I get anal by Janey Garnet, May 05, 2003(#983 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty sure I'm not a P because I feel so unhappy by lime, May 05, 2003(#984 of 14191)
  • I thought earlier you were talking by CalGal, May 05, 2003(#985 of 14191)
  • Doesn't everyone prefer starting projects over finishing by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#986 of 14191)
  • Ha! I knew that alphabetical order thing would draw you, by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#987 of 14191)
  • Sad story from a J-who-lives-with-a-P; I glanced at our by Badger, May 05, 2003(#988 of 14191)
  • Sheesh, I am so confused. I like making lists and by Decca, May 05, 2003(#989 of 14191)
  • My head would absolutely explode if I let the dishes, by terrilynn, May 05, 2003(#990 of 14191)
  • I don't know what I am now. The P list fits me by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2003(#991 of 14191)
  • Oh, my CDs are alphabetized and so is all the fiction on by Brigit M, May 05, 2003(#992 of 14191)
  • I used to just let the laundry and dishes sit. Then I by Harri P., May 05, 2003(#993 of 14191)
  • Apparently I'm a big old flaming P, when I thought I was by Eustacia, May 05, 2003(#994 of 14191)
  • If you give a P a mop bucket, she'll ask for some lemon by Janey Garnet, May 05, 2003(#995 of 14191)
  • I'm a J, married to a P. Mr. T voluntarily tackled a big by Em T., May 05, 2003(#996 of 14191)
  • You know, there is a thread for MB stuff.That by Alizarin, May 05, 2003(#997 of 14191)
  • Is there some easy way of cleaning the outside of by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2003(#998 of 14191)
  • From the outside of course. But you knew that.It by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#999 of 14191)
  • look at my shiny by Biscuit, May 05, 2003(#1000 of 14191)
  • J. Ross: Which is fine for the first floor, but doesn't by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2003(#1001 of 14191)
  • You need a by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1002 of 14191)
  • I have discovered baskets. I have the hardest time by Decca, May 05, 2003(#1003 of 14191)
  • I'd need a really high ladder, which I'm not about to by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2003(#1004 of 14191)
  • I have discovered baskets. I have the hardest time by Decca, May 05, 2003(#1005 of 14191)
  • What about that Windex bottle you can use with a hose by Harri P., May 05, 2003(#1006 of 14191)
  • That's what we've been doing on the outsides, using this by Em T., May 05, 2003(#1007 of 14191)
  • What about that Windex bottle you can use with a hose by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2003(#1008 of 14191)
  • We used the Windex bottle with a hose when we were by Julie F, May 05, 2003(#1009 of 14191)
  • My windows are all accessible, but I use the windex by dirt track date, May 05, 2003(#1010 of 14191)
  • J, and I have separate bookshelves for fiction and by sohcahtoa, May 05, 2003(#1011 of 14191)
  • I'm not well-versed in Meyer-Briggs personality types by MizT, May 05, 2003(#1012 of 14191)
  • Our PBS station did a long show put on by Julie by Em T., May 05, 2003(#1013 of 14191)
  • MizT, if you do get DiDi seven, be absolutely sure to by Val C., May 05, 2003(#1014 of 14191)
  • most cleaning products aren't by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1015 of 14191)
  • Fiction is alphabetized by author, non-fiction is by by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#1016 of 14191)
  • J.ross: I thought ammonia was a base? I know mixing by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#1017 of 14191)
  • My bookshelves are all arranged by size, type and color by palmist, May 05, 2003(#1018 of 14191)
  • I thought the same as j. ross, because people sometimes by Brigit M, May 05, 2003(#1019 of 14191)
  • Bleach is base. You can tell amonia is acid because it by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1020 of 14191)
  • (x-post)Em, I agree about the too-small house by MizT, May 05, 2003(#1021 of 14191)
  • I've found ideas in unexpected places: a woman's by Em T., May 05, 2003(#1022 of 14191)
  • Drano used to be lye--which is as base as you can get I by dirt track date, May 05, 2003(#1023 of 14191)
  • Household ammonia is a base, with a pH of by Eustacia, May 05, 2003(#1024 of 14191)
  • Okay, I had it backwards then -- ammonia is very acid, by Alice CK, May 05, 2003(#1025 of 14191)
  • It's not "bitching" to say, by Pi, May 05, 2003(#1026 of 14191)
  • by Rose H., May 05, 2003(#1027 of 14191)
  • Val, Thanks for the warning about the Didi-Seven. by MizT, May 05, 2003(#1028 of 14191)
  • How much do I owe you, Pi?ROSE! ROSE! Where the by J-Ro, May 05, 2003(#1029 of 14191)
  • I dunno, what's the going rate for minions these days? by Pi, May 05, 2003(#1030 of 14191)
  • Where the hell have you been, by Rose H., May 05, 2003(#1031 of 14191)
  • Well, if I'd known all it took to get you to come out of by Jenni S., May 05, 2003(#1032 of 14191)
  • I'd try the diswasher detergent/oxyclean soak before the by Val C., May 05, 2003(#1033 of 14191)
  • Seriously, I put myself on read-only by J-Ro, May 05, 2003(#1034 of 14191)
  • I know. Bad, bad by Rose H., May 05, 2003(#1035 of 14191)
  • So now I just went to the little place at the Miami by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1036 of 14191)
  • It's "you knew".Hey, you by Rose H., May 05, 2003(#1037 of 14191)
  • I already changed it Ms. by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1038 of 14191)
  • I'm too by Rose H., May 05, 2003(#1039 of 14191)
  • So if I try to change the oil in my by CalGal, May 05, 2003(#1040 of 14191)
  • There's even an MSDS for water. by Sapphire, May 05, 2003(#1041 of 14191)
  • by Julia M, May 05, 2003(#1042 of 14191)
  • You're right. He should tell you by Pi, May 05, 2003(#1043 of 14191)
  • I'd disagree. I don't mind stains in the clothing, and by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1044 of 14191)
  • Cal's approach is surprisingly gentle, and I understand by Eustacia, May 05, 2003(#1045 of 14191)
  • j. ross, if I lived in your house I would happily let by Julie F, May 05, 2003(#1046 of 14191)
  • My wife actually washes or destains or more likely takes by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1047 of 14191)
  • Wait until the kids get to be teenagers. Just shrink a by Julie F, May 05, 2003(#1048 of 14191)
  • But... but... if you take decent care of the clothes you by Alizarin, May 05, 2003(#1049 of 14191)
  • I think j ross's point is that he and his family by Julie F, May 05, 2003(#1050 of 14191)
  • Really, j. ross? Do you and the kids go out in public by Sapphire, May 05, 2003(#1051 of 14191)
  • I never measure my stains. But yes, many of the kid's by j. ross, May 05, 2003(#1052 of 14191)
  • I never measure my by J-Ro, May 05, 2003(#1053 of 14191)
  • I just found this thread (still finding my way around by Juli Brissin, May 05, 2003(#1054 of 14191)
  • J. Ross's philosophy of laundry mirrors my own, so it's by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2003(#1055 of 14191)
  • Me too! I have that book. While she tends towards the by mollyT, May 05, 2003(#1056 of 14191)
  • That's my laundry philosophy too. K's shirts have by lime, May 05, 2003(#1057 of 14191)
  • I think people think I am advocating lying. I didn't; my by CalGal, May 06, 2003(#1058 of 14191)
  • No, you imbecile, it's because the by Pi, May 06, 2003(#1059 of 14191)
  • If the clothing is damaged to the point by CalGal, May 06, 2003(#1060 of 14191)
  • She was talking about needing to replace the clothing, by Pi, May 06, 2003(#1061 of 14191)
  • by Kay, May 06, 2003(#1062 of 14191)
  • Uh by gsand, May 06, 2003(#1063 of 14191)
  • I am so glad to know that I am not the only one who by Janey Garnet, May 06, 2003(#1064 of 14191)
  • Naked Lady parties? You pick up what the naked lady by palmist, May 06, 2003(#1065 of 14191)
  • Umm, CalGal and Pi, I really just needed stain removal by MizT, May 06, 2003(#1066 of 14191)
  • The consort and I are both P's - he apparently much more by debby, May 06, 2003(#1067 of 14191)
  • A Naked Lady party is when a bunch of women get together by Janey Garnet, May 06, 2003(#1068 of 14191)
  • So am I to understand that spraying the armpit part of a by Nancy T., May 06, 2003(#1069 of 14191)
  • Yes, I got it from The Farmer's Almanac. Apparently the by debby, May 06, 2003(#1070 of 14191)
  • If you can avoid wearing antiperspirant (and get the by maria, May 06, 2003(#1071 of 14191)
  • For some reason that never worked for me - I guess I'm by debby, May 06, 2003(#1072 of 14191)
  • Nancy,Here's an Amazon book link just for you: by MizT, May 06, 2003(#1073 of 14191)
  • Cool. I didn't know that, and will try it on Mr. P's by Harri P., May 06, 2003(#1074 of 14191)
  • I'll be spamming this in a number of places. by CalGal, May 06, 2003(#1075 of 14191)
  • Ha! Thanks for the link, MizT. I can't believe those by Nancy T., May 06, 2003(#1076 of 14191)
  • Geez, I was expecting to read about Mr. Clean enemas or by rtb, May 06, 2003(#1077 of 14191)
  • Alot of that info is also available on the web. If you by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 06, 2003(#1078 of 14191)
  • rtb, I bet if you read the book on baking soda, you just by MizT, May 06, 2003(#1079 of 14191)
  • I really like the juxtaposition of posts 1077 and by Alizarin, May 06, 2003(#1080 of 14191)
  • Is it white vinegar that you'd use for avoiding pit by debby, May 06, 2003(#1081 of 14191)
  • I think a balsamic, or a red wine by Annie G, May 06, 2003(#1082 of 14191)
  • by Julia M, May 06, 2003(#1083 of 14191)
  • Two things I just found out that rtb may be interested by MizT, May 06, 2003(#1084 of 14191)
  • once shirts have pit stains, can they ever come out? DH by Chappy, May 07, 2003(#1085 of 14191)
  • The vinegar only prevents them, it doesn't get rid of by debby, May 07, 2003(#1086 of 14191)
  • OK, at some point it makes more sense to get new by JayKay, May 07, 2003(#1087 of 14191)
  • Not if you have emotional connections to them (I don't by Chappy, May 07, 2003(#1088 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean should get rid of underarm stains, even really by Jenni S., May 07, 2003(#1089 of 14191)
  • You think that'll work on bloodstained khakis that have by palmist, May 07, 2003(#1090 of 14191)
  • Does oxyclean work on colored stuff, or only by lime, May 07, 2003(#1091 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean works on colours too, Lime. I've never had it by Jenni S., May 07, 2003(#1092 of 14191)
  • I'll give it a whirl. This is my last pair of khakis in by palmist, May 07, 2003(#1093 of 14191)
  • I soaked a red and white striped shirt in oxyclean and by Julie F, May 07, 2003(#1094 of 14191)
  • About the whites.This is going to be a total by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1095 of 14191)
  • How old are the pillowcases? I don't think it was the by Harri P., May 07, 2003(#1096 of 14191)
  • Yellow Out takes old pit stains out of t-shirts. You can by Iggy, May 07, 2003(#1097 of 14191)
  • Bluing would probably also work, but I'm afraid of by Lizzie T., May 07, 2003(#1098 of 14191)
  • I guess I'm under the impression that by Jenni S., May 07, 2003(#1099 of 14191)
  • Maybe I will ask her. duh. good idea.I don't know by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1100 of 14191)
  • See, I don't buy white sheets precisely because it's so by Brooke, May 07, 2003(#1101 of 14191)
  • I'm very stubborn about the white. I buy them on by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1102 of 14191)
  • I'm similar. I haven't had any non-white sheets since by Lizzie T., May 07, 2003(#1103 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean needs warm or hot water to dissolve but by debby, May 07, 2003(#1104 of 14191)
  • Nope. Exact same by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1105 of 14191)
  • Then um - you did fill the washer completely, add by debby, May 07, 2003(#1106 of 14191)
  • I prediluted the bleach by some vast factor, as advised by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1107 of 14191)
  • OK, wait. I didn't throw the dilute bleach on dry by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1108 of 14191)
  • It sounds like you poured the diluted bleach on the by Cassandra Bigtooth, May 07, 2003(#1110 of 14191)
  • Jesus, nobody tells me things. Maybe I should yell at my by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1111 of 14191)
  • I'm telling you, though in general I suck at housework, by debby, May 07, 2003(#1112 of 14191)
  • I figure I've had much more practice at laundry than at by Alizarin, May 07, 2003(#1113 of 14191)
  • OK, thanks, I reckon the above probably accuonts for by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1114 of 14191)
  • What about using the washer's bleach dispensers-- do by MizT, May 07, 2003(#1115 of 14191)
  • I have never been all that picky about bleach techniques by J-Ro, May 07, 2003(#1116 of 14191)
  • God, I DESPISE laundry. And I'm not very good at it, and by Curie Tournesol, May 07, 2003(#1117 of 14191)
  • Bleach problems are always intermittent, and tied to by Cassandra Bigtooth, May 07, 2003(#1118 of 14191)
  • I thought you were supposed to let the clothes, water, by Julia M, May 07, 2003(#1119 of 14191)
  • Violet, not that you were worried, but it isn't just by sweet pea, May 07, 2003(#1120 of 14191)
  • Aaaugh.I dn't know, it irks me not to know these by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1121 of 14191)
  • I don't think that complete knowledge of bleach is by sweet pea, May 07, 2003(#1122 of 14191)
  • White sheets are basic in my haid.I am also going by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1123 of 14191)
  • And when it comes to bleach, people really learn by by palmist, May 07, 2003(#1124 of 14191)
  • God help my sheets by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1125 of 14191)
  • Maybe you need a training set. For experimentation and by palmist, May 07, 2003(#1126 of 14191)
  • OK, the ones I have can be them, then, because I don't by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1127 of 14191)
  • I don't think that complete knowledge by Brigit M, May 07, 2003(#1128 of 14191)
  • That book has been on my wishlist for years. I think by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1129 of 14191)
  • Bring on the by lime, May 07, 2003(#1130 of 14191)
  • I have a front loader, so prefilling isn't an option, by Anna Trueblood, May 07, 2003(#1131 of 14191)
  • The Housekeeping book, a day of pampering - now you're by katinka, May 07, 2003(#1132 of 14191)
  • Throw in a box of See's chocolates, and you are by MizT, May 07, 2003(#1133 of 14191)
  • I bleached white cotton sheets every time I washed them by dirt track date, May 07, 2003(#1134 of 14191)
  • I have another suggestion for products to try on white by sohcahtoa, May 07, 2003(#1135 of 14191)
  • Ha. I'd tag "Bring on the catastrophe" but I can't get by Violet, May 07, 2003(#1136 of 14191)
  • She goes into exhaustive detail on by j. ross, May 07, 2003(#1137 of 14191)
  • So that their clothes, which they spend good money on, by Harri P., May 07, 2003(#1138 of 14191)
  • Well, I find it interesting to read, probably for the by Brigit M, May 07, 2003(#1139 of 14191)
  • Well, I find it interesting to read, by Alizarin, May 07, 2003(#1140 of 14191)
  • Why would anyone want to know this stuff? So that by MizT, May 07, 2003(#1141 of 14191)
  • I like all those by Nancy T., May 07, 2003(#1142 of 14191)
  • Can someone please give me a lemon juice enema before I by mine is longer than all the others, May 08, 2003(#1143 of 14191)
  • As for keeping house: the idea is to sometimes pick by mine is longer than all the others, May 08, 2003(#1144 of 14191)
  • Jeez, but those should have gone into the Gross by palmist, May 08, 2003(#1145 of 14191)
  • Milt, that would be tumbleweed. Also known as Russian by Lizzie T., May 08, 2003(#1146 of 14191)
  • palmist, with a name like yours, you probably have the by mine is longer than all the others, May 08, 2003(#1147 of 14191)
  • Tumbleweed, you're right. 'Russian sage' has the wrong by mine is longer than all the others, May 08, 2003(#1148 of 14191)
  • Russian sage, aka perovskia, is not by J-Ro, May 08, 2003(#1149 of 14191)
  • It's not? Then what's the other name for by Lizzie T., May 08, 2003(#1150 of 14191)
  • That book has been on my wishlist for by Decca, May 08, 2003(#1151 of 14191)
  • Anyone try that new detergent for black by kim kay, May 08, 2003(#1152 of 14191)
  • Anyone try that new detergent for black by Mostone, May 08, 2003(#1153 of 14191)
  • No, what new detergent is by Em T., May 08, 2003(#1154 of 14191)
  • Anyone try that new detergent for by j. ross, May 08, 2003(#1155 of 14191)
  • JR --I know, I had to phrase my post a couple of times. by kim kay, May 08, 2003(#1156 of 14191)
  • Woolite supposedly specially formulated for dark by Brooke, May 09, 2003(#1157 of 14191)
  • Decca, woohoo, must go asap.It's just interesting by Violet, May 09, 2003(#1158 of 14191)
  • They used to advertise that detergent for black clothes by JayKay, May 09, 2003(#1159 of 14191)
  • Anyone try that new detergent for black by mine is longer than all the others, May 09, 2003(#1160 of 14191)
  • Based on reading the cleanliness is next to godliness by kim kay, May 11, 2003(#1161 of 14191)
  • I spent today with a rented carpet cleaner (Rug Doctor! by Jillian PlicPlic, May 14, 2003(#1162 of 14191)
  • Take the blinds down and wash them in the shower/bathtub by Ruby Gospel, May 14, 2003(#1163 of 14191)
  • Have you tried bleach on the old mildewy stuff? I only by Arlene Green, May 14, 2003(#1164 of 14191)
  • I love my X-14 for mildew. It's basically bleach, but by Marsie Dotes, May 14, 2003(#1165 of 14191)
  • A magic blind-cleaning by Iggy, May 14, 2003(#1166 of 14191)
  • Bleach mixed 1 to 3 with water is the standard treatment by j. ross, May 14, 2003(#1167 of 14191)
  • Getting a wife is another way of solving these problems. by mine is longer than all the others, May 14, 2003(#1168 of 14191)
  • Right, Milty. Very helpful advice for me. Thanks SO by Jillian PlicPlic, May 14, 2003(#1169 of 14191)
  • Jillian, my mother once tried to clean blinds by Pegasus, May 14, 2003(#1170 of 14191)
  • I should try that. We have venetian blinds all over the by Nancy T., May 14, 2003(#1171 of 14191)
  • Jillian, there should be a piece at each top corner that by terrilynn, May 14, 2003(#1172 of 14191)
  • If all the blinds in the house are dirty Jillian, call by dirt track date, May 14, 2003(#1173 of 14191)
  • Jillian, if you need to scrub at the mildewy stuff after by sweet pea, May 14, 2003(#1174 of 14191)
  • I take them outside and hang them on the fence and by Julia M, May 14, 2003(#1175 of 14191)
  • Guess I need to pick up some Oxyclean. by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 14, 2003(#1176 of 14191)
  • I've used Oxyclean in those rented carpet cleaners in by terrilynn, May 14, 2003(#1177 of 14191)
  • Okay, I looked at the tops of the blinds and I don't see by Jillian PlicPlic, May 14, 2003(#1178 of 14191)
  • Jillian, are there little by Annie G, May 14, 2003(#1179 of 14191)
  • My blinds are cheap-ass, and they came by Iggy, May 14, 2003(#1180 of 14191)
  • I've got a wool blanket with a mysterious dark stain on by LizardBreath, May 14, 2003(#1181 of 14191)
  • I think they say not to because you aren't supposed to by Iggy, May 14, 2003(#1182 of 14191)
  • Jillian: if those little bracket thingys are metal and by dirt track date, May 14, 2003(#1183 of 14191)
  • Ah. The blanket's already been through the washing by LizardBreath, May 14, 2003(#1184 of 14191)
  • I thought you weren't supposed to use those enzyme type by Julia M, May 14, 2003(#1185 of 14191)
  • I don't think OxyClean is an enzyme cleaner -- isn't it by LizardBreath, May 14, 2003(#1186 of 14191)
  • You don't wash wool? What are you supposed to do when by Jillian PlicPlic, May 14, 2003(#1187 of 14191)
  • You're right, LB. I think we established that one one by Julia M, May 14, 2003(#1188 of 14191)
  • Isn't Nature's Miracle an enzyme cleaner? It uses by Iggy, May 14, 2003(#1189 of 14191)
  • Most detergents contain enzymes, I by Harri P., May 15, 2003(#1190 of 14191)
  • It's the heat that murders wool. I've washed wool things by TAFKA, May 15, 2003(#1191 of 14191)
  • Whoa. I think I might rather die than take down and wash by Violet, May 15, 2003(#1192 of 14191)
  • I remember this as an occasional thing my mother did. by TAFKA, May 15, 2003(#1193 of 14191)
  • All right. I am stupid. Oxo bright (Trader Joe's brand by Jillian PlicPlic, May 15, 2003(#1194 of 14191)
  • Whoa. I think I might rather die than by Alice CK, May 15, 2003(#1195 of 14191)
  • The blind cleaning service, people! The blind cleaning by dirt track date, May 15, 2003(#1196 of 14191)
  • I would wash them, really I would, but they would never by CalGal, May 15, 2003(#1197 of 14191)
  • Oh God. I would do that. If I first got into the fucked by Violet, May 15, 2003(#1198 of 14191)
  • I just take off my glasses so I can't see the dust on by Aradiaseven, May 15, 2003(#1199 of 14191)
  • If the blinds got so nasty that something had to be by Alice CK, May 15, 2003(#1200 of 14191)
  • Oh God. I would do that. If I first got by CalGal, May 15, 2003(#1201 of 14191)
  • Me too.We have blinds, which we hate. When we by Janey Garnet, May 15, 2003(#1202 of 14191)
  • I agree w/putting up really cheap blinds so that when by ula, May 15, 2003(#1203 of 14191)
  • If you give a mouse a by annefalcon, May 15, 2003(#1204 of 14191)
  • See, now, I did it the other way around. I washed the by Jillian PlicPlic, May 15, 2003(#1205 of 14191)
  • The annoying thing about blinds is that a couple of by dirt track date, May 15, 2003(#1206 of 14191)
  • I took the blinds down completely and stored them under by Lizzie T., May 15, 2003(#1207 of 14191)
  • Not that I've tried it, but I've heard that if you wipe by Ruby Gospel, May 15, 2003(#1208 of 14191)
  • LB:I hate that extra space you have by mine is longer than all the others, May 15, 2003(#1209 of 14191)
  • When I was a kid I used to do chores for a little old by Serin McDaniel, May 15, 2003(#1210 of 14191)
  • Hey, Serin's here. Who knew? And by Rose H., May 15, 2003(#1211 of 14191)
  • Serin!! How wonderful to see you. Like a cool Turkish by Deborah Quest, May 15, 2003(#1212 of 14191)
  • Serin! Now there is a name I missed by Arlene Green, May 15, 2003(#1213 of 14191)
  • Serin's here! Serin's here! Serin's by Annie G, May 15, 2003(#1214 of 14191)
  • Of course--once you take down the by Sadie, May 16, 2003(#1215 of 14191)
  • Serin! Woohoo!Are there blinds that aren't a by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1216 of 14191)
  • The ones encased in glass would fit the bill, but I've by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1217 of 14191)
  • The rollup bamboo/matchstick/whatevertheyare kind aren't by Brigit M, May 16, 2003(#1218 of 14191)
  • But those deteriorate something fierce, Brigit. by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1219 of 14191)
  • Oh, excellent, and those wouldn't be wildly impossible by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1220 of 14191)
  • They do deteriorate quickly, but they're cheap, at least by Brigit M, May 16, 2003(#1221 of 14191)
  • Don't all New Yorkers pretty well just live their lives by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1222 of 14191)
  • No, I meant opaque from within. I sleep poorly when by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1223 of 14191)
  • Ah, no, then these are not for you (at least in the by Brigit M, May 16, 2003(#1224 of 14191)
  • OK, what is opaque in the way of blinds that does not by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1225 of 14191)
  • Shutters can be, but they are by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1226 of 14191)
  • You can also get a pleated shade that's room darkening, by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1227 of 14191)
  • dies. I'll consult the window by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1228 of 14191)
  • Room darkening is the key phrase, Violet. by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1229 of 14191)
  • will probably get honeycomb shades. smith & noble by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1230 of 14191)
  • A good choice, especially if the windows are by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1231 of 14191)
  • Oh, they're brand freaking new. In a loooong horizontal by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1232 of 14191)
  • Maybe vertical blinds and the honeycomb shades? Vertical by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1233 of 14191)
  • I was just looking at some. Ugh. Can't get my head by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1234 of 14191)
  • You may learn to love by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1235 of 14191)
  • Honeycomb by Julia M, May 16, 2003(#1236 of 14191)
  • I hate the vertical ones but we have some anyway. My by JayKay, May 16, 2003(#1237 of 14191)
  • Um, sounds remarkably like a by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1238 of 14191)
  • I have motorized skylight shades. They were here when I by J-Ro, May 16, 2003(#1239 of 14191)
  • Yes, but its a combo vertical blind and sheer - it has a by JayKay, May 16, 2003(#1240 of 14191)
  • YOU DO???? Oh my God. This is like the Oven. by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1241 of 14191)
  • Oh, yes. Those are by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1242 of 14191)
  • Violet, by Annie G, May 16, 2003(#1243 of 14191)
  • I have them open in another window now. I probably got by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1244 of 14191)
  • So just take a break for a few days. It's not like it's by Annie G, May 16, 2003(#1245 of 14191)
  • The problem with your genius arrangement was the TV by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1246 of 14191)
  • But didn't I read the other day that starting like next by Annie G, May 16, 2003(#1247 of 14191)
  • Internet depends on what block you're on, cable TV I by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1248 of 14191)
  • Violet, the honeycomb blinds are awesome for room by Brooke, May 16, 2003(#1249 of 14191)
  • Do they still make blackout curtains? If you're feeling by Lizzie T., May 16, 2003(#1250 of 14191)
  • What about wood blinds? I don't like honeycomb blinds by Harri P., May 16, 2003(#1251 of 14191)
  • They do still make blackout curtains.Violet, I by Deborah Quest, May 16, 2003(#1252 of 14191)
  • When we had skylights, I closed the blinds in mid-June. by Harri P., May 16, 2003(#1253 of 14191)
  • Annie, what is the secret of wire hiding? Now I'm by Em T., May 16, 2003(#1254 of 14191)
  • Put a rug over it, I by Harri P., May 16, 2003(#1255 of 14191)
  • Put them under the carpet, that's all. You just have to by Annie G, May 16, 2003(#1256 of 14191)
  • Isn't that bad for the wires, to be walked by Sapphire, May 16, 2003(#1257 of 14191)
  • I have a friend with a sofa floating in the middle of by Em T., May 16, 2003(#1258 of 14191)
  • I love the floor outlets. Love them.Not that we by dohdee, May 16, 2003(#1259 of 14191)
  • It is very easy to get floor outlets, and not by J-Ro, May 16, 2003(#1260 of 14191)
  • We have been living in our apartment for almost three by Lizzie T., May 16, 2003(#1261 of 14191)
  • Don't you have to pull up the floor to get floor by Harri P., May 16, 2003(#1262 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, are you sure it's easy? It seems like it would be by Annie G, May 16, 2003(#1263 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine installing outlets in the middle of the by Violet, May 16, 2003(#1264 of 14191)
  • Maybe an electrician could kind of snake wire under the by Harri P., May 16, 2003(#1265 of 14191)
  • I am going to get cellulars from nobrainerblinds, for by LC, May 16, 2003(#1266 of 14191)
  • We need to find some kind of Blind Solution for the by Biscuit, May 16, 2003(#1267 of 14191)
  • ABC has an outlet? Can I take the subway by palmist, May 16, 2003(#1268 of 14191)
  • Perhaps I shouldn't generalize, but when I wanted to by J-Ro, May 16, 2003(#1269 of 14191)
  • I trained as an electrician. I'm trying to picture how by sohcahtoa, May 16, 2003(#1270 of 14191)
  • by J-Ro, May 16, 2003(#1271 of 14191)
  • I vote for the honeycomb shades. I got some at Home by Curie Tournesol, May 16, 2003(#1272 of 14191)
  • I am dying a miserable jealous death because I can't go by debby, May 16, 2003(#1273 of 14191)
  • Violet, I used to curse my SO and cat every time I woke by maria, May 16, 2003(#1274 of 14191)
  • Provided you have crawlspace under the floor, installing by Julia M, May 16, 2003(#1275 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, when you do decide to redo your living room, I by Alice CK, May 18, 2003(#1276 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, when you do decide to redo your by J-Ro, May 18, 2003(#1277 of 14191)
  • I have been agonizing about window coverings for our by Sue Generous, May 18, 2003(#1278 of 14191)
  • I went on a little spring-cleaning sort of rampage this by Brooke, May 18, 2003(#1279 of 14191)
  • were you taking notes while you were in by Alice CK, May 19, 2003(#1280 of 14191)
  • The "fireplace," which is really a '70s tan tin stove, by J-Ro, May 19, 2003(#1281 of 14191)
  • Okay, I remember the slanting ceiling now -- that's what by Alice CK, May 19, 2003(#1282 of 14191)
  • So you want to add a window/skylight by J-Ro, May 19, 2003(#1283 of 14191)
  • Why isn't it a by Andrea, May 19, 2003(#1284 of 14191)
  • Because each side is a different by J-Ro, May 19, 2003(#1285 of 14191)
  • You gotta be careful with windows that shape, depending by Harri P., May 19, 2003(#1286 of 14191)
  • As I remember, that room is pretty spacious. So maybe by Stephanie D., May 19, 2003(#1287 of 14191)
  • I love those saris! I do want warm colors that go with by J-Ro, May 19, 2003(#1288 of 14191)
  • So maybe the main color could be dark red, with gold or by Stephanie D., May 19, 2003(#1289 of 14191)
  • Yes, I was thinking dark red upholstery (maybe a brick, by J-Ro, May 19, 2003(#1290 of 14191)
  • We had to get our shore house ready for renters this by Mostone, May 19, 2003(#1291 of 14191)
  • Sounds beautiful, J-Ro. Our living room has mostly reds by Em T., May 19, 2003(#1292 of 14191)
  • Trim is white in the Ro house, but I will look into by J-Ro, May 19, 2003(#1293 of 14191)
  • Oh, I wasn't recommending our colors, just saying they by Em T., May 19, 2003(#1294 of 14191)
  • I love bee balm!! It looks fantastic with darkish by InTheRed, May 20, 2003(#1295 of 14191)
  • I'll add another endorsement for honeycomb blinds. I by Nancy T., May 20, 2003(#1296 of 14191)
  • How often do the interiors of houses need to be painted by kim kay, May 21, 2003(#1297 of 14191)
  • It depends. If the walls look like crap it's safe to by dirt track date, May 21, 2003(#1298 of 14191)
  • You aren't helping! I need expert authority as back-up by kim kay, May 21, 2003(#1299 of 14191)
  • If you live in a rental apartment in NY, I think they by Annie G, May 21, 2003(#1300 of 14191)
  • Yes I do have a baby girl and I am thinking that by kim kay, May 21, 2003(#1301 of 14191)
  • I think the expected lifespan for carpet in rental by Julia M, May 21, 2003(#1302 of 14191)
  • It's hard for me to imagine a wall by Mostone, May 21, 2003(#1303 of 14191)
  • Our walls need painting and carpet needs replacing. by J-Ro, May 21, 2003(#1304 of 14191)
  • When You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Julia M, May 21, 2003(#1305 of 14191)
  • Totally depends on people/kids/pets, I'd think. My by Brigit M, May 21, 2003(#1306 of 14191)
  • And also the paint you use. Our former house, which was by Harri P., May 21, 2003(#1307 of 14191)
  • The apartment that we're vacating is painted in flat by terrilynn, May 21, 2003(#1308 of 14191)
  • Yeah, we used eggshell in the living room and semigloss by Brigit M, May 21, 2003(#1309 of 14191)
  • We have flat white paint all over the house. I painted by Sue Generous, May 21, 2003(#1310 of 14191)
  • My fellow interior design students yesterday were raving by Harri P., May 21, 2003(#1311 of 14191)
  • I was at the library today & picked up a book called by Em T., May 24, 2003(#1312 of 14191)
  • Yes, because the unorganized person needs to add "Make by lime, May 24, 2003(#1313 of 14191)
  • That book is probably not meant for the unorganized by Rose H., May 24, 2003(#1314 of 14191)
  • Maybe, but really. You know those posterboard or plastic by Em T., May 24, 2003(#1315 of 14191)
  • I really think it's for the Martha-esque, but I'd have by Rose H., May 24, 2003(#1316 of 14191)
  • Like you couldn't cover a box you already had with by Curie Tournesol, May 24, 2003(#1317 of 14191)
  • Yes, but greeting cards are or can be fun to the by Em T., May 24, 2003(#1318 of 14191)
  • you wouldn't have to cover the box but you could if by Curie Tournesol, May 24, 2003(#1319 of 14191)
  • Who cares about the condition of an by Rose H., May 25, 2003(#1320 of 14191)
  • Well, I took my copy back to the library today. Making by Em T., May 25, 2003(#1321 of 14191)
  • I just read Home, Swell Home and one of the authors by palmist, May 26, 2003(#1322 of 14191)
  • Good lord.If you need a good laugh about by dohdee, May 26, 2003(#1323 of 14191)
  • Feng ShiteThat's wonderful. by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 26, 2003(#1324 of 14191)
  • Jillian - my mom just had her blinds professionally by kim kay, May 30, 2003(#1325 of 14191)
  • Do I even want to know WTF is up with the Maxipad by JayKay, May 30, 2003(#1326 of 14191)
  • I just paid to have my floors stripped and waxed. by annefalcon, May 31, 2003(#1327 of 14191)
  • What is the best way to clean the oven by Kitty Foyle, May 31, 2003(#1328 of 14191)
  • Throw them out and get new by Sue Generous, May 31, 2003(#1329 of 14191)
  • Spray them with oven cleaner, then wipe them off with a by Marya, May 31, 2003(#1330 of 14191)
  • That's what I do. I put 'em on newspapers in the back by Biscuit, May 31, 2003(#1331 of 14191)
  • If you don't have a backyard, you can also spray them by maria, May 31, 2003(#1332 of 14191)
  • Leave them in the self-cleaning oven and run the cycle. by J-Ro, May 31, 2003(#1333 of 14191)
  • So, step 1, throw out existing oven. Step 2, buy by Sapphire, May 31, 2003(#1334 of 14191)
  • I hate using the self-cleaning feature. It stinks up the by Harri P., May 31, 2003(#1335 of 14191)
  • My husband hates it too. That's why we set the timer to by J-Ro, May 31, 2003(#1336 of 14191)
  • My oven is self-cleaning, but the manual specifically by Curie Tournesol, May 31, 2003(#1337 of 14191)
  • That's because the racks get too clean and then they are by J-Ro, May 31, 2003(#1338 of 14191)
  • I knew it was because the racks wouldn't slide properly by Curie Tournesol, May 31, 2003(#1339 of 14191)
  • Damn, thanks for reiminding me I have to run the by JayKay, June 01, 2003(#1340 of 14191)
  • So I saw one of these Roombas in Bed Bath & Beyond by Sadie, June 01, 2003(#1341 of 14191)
  • Does it by Sue Generous, June 01, 2003(#1342 of 14191)
  • But the Roombas are so darn cute! Ours is nicknamed by MizT, June 01, 2003(#1343 of 14191)
  • I just learned something INCREDIBLE. At BB&B you can by kim kay, June 01, 2003(#1344 of 14191)
  • Only if you ignore the small print on the front that by CalGal, June 01, 2003(#1345 of 14191)
  • How big an object will the Roomba pick up? I could set by LC, June 01, 2003(#1346 of 14191)
  • I don't know about bunny droppings - the chamber is on by MizT, June 02, 2003(#1347 of 14191)
  • I am curious about something and I welcome honest by Lori Dee, June 02, 2003(#1348 of 14191)
  • Off to the armchair thread for by CalGal, June 02, 2003(#1349 of 14191)
  • Can you move my post there or should I copy it over to by Lori Dee, June 02, 2003(#1350 of 14191)
  • No reason to delete it, just ask it there, and anyone by CalGal, June 02, 2003(#1351 of 14191)
  • Lori,I wouldn't be so hard on yourself. A clean by MizT, June 02, 2003(#1352 of 14191)
  • We got some microfiber cloths this weekend at Costco and by Lizzie T., June 02, 2003(#1354 of 14191)
  • LizzieT, I've been wanting to try those microfiber by TwoStep, June 02, 2003(#1355 of 14191)
  • What's the active ingredient, by palmist, June 02, 2003(#1356 of 14191)
  • I have no idea. I don't care. It could be the blood of by TwoStep, June 02, 2003(#1357 of 14191)
  • Wow, that sounds amazing. I got a coupon for it by Em T., June 02, 2003(#1358 of 14191)
  • TwoStep, yes, you can launder them and use them again. by Lizzie T., June 02, 2003(#1359 of 14191)
  • I've been using the microfiber cloths for a few years by MizT, June 02, 2003(#1360 of 14191)
  • Next, I will be trying a microfiber cloth instead of by wyndie, June 02, 2003(#1361 of 14191)
  • Wyndie, the answer to that was posted recently; I think by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 03, 2003(#1362 of 14191)
  • Ah, thanks. I haven't ventured over there. I will check by wyndie, June 03, 2003(#1363 of 14191)
  • search "who wants to know" and/or by kim kay, June 03, 2003(#1364 of 14191)
  • I found it - thanks much. I knew there had to be a way by wyndie, June 03, 2003(#1365 of 14191)
  • I so want a housekeeper. Truly madly deeply. Of those by dohdee, June 16, 2003(#1366 of 14191)
  • Once every two weeks, and not usually. I give her one by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1367 of 14191)
  • Mine's not a housekeeper; she's the World's Dumbest by Harri P., June 16, 2003(#1368 of 14191)
  • So if you have a deadbolt and a doorknob lock, you only by dohdee, June 16, 2003(#1369 of 14191)
  • That's right. If you've known someone a long time you by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1370 of 14191)
  • Our cleaning lady has a key and comes every other week. by Mostone, June 16, 2003(#1371 of 14191)
  • I should note that the one problem with the "only give by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1372 of 14191)
  • Right. Ok. I am so going to look for a housekeeper this by dohdee, June 16, 2003(#1373 of 14191)
  • every other week. she's got a key and she's not too by Sue Generous, June 16, 2003(#1374 of 14191)
  • I do what DQ by Violet, June 16, 2003(#1375 of 14191)
  • We have a housekeeper come over for half a day every by Juli Brissin, June 16, 2003(#1376 of 14191)
  • We pay $65 for her to do a good basic cleaning of the by Mostone, June 16, 2003(#1377 of 14191)
  • I pay $90 for about three hours worth of work. Cleaning by Harri P., June 16, 2003(#1378 of 14191)
  • I am seriously thinking about getting a housecleaner by lime, June 16, 2003(#1379 of 14191)
  • That's pretty much what my housekeeper does, Lime. She by Juli Brissin, June 16, 2003(#1380 of 14191)
  • Kitchen and bathroom scrubbing, get laundry caught up, by Violet, June 16, 2003(#1381 of 14191)
  • $50 for 3 hours work was what we paid in Baltimore -- by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1382 of 14191)
  • No, you don't have to do the taxes. Not unless you're by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1383 of 14191)
  • Are you by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1384 of 14191)
  • See this link, for example (sorry, link feature doesn't by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1385 of 14191)
  • The operative issue is whether or not you are by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1386 of 14191)
  • oh thank god. I'd have to demote her or something, by Sue Generous, June 16, 2003(#1387 of 14191)
  • Determining whether or not someone is an employee is by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1388 of 14191)
  • That is helpful, I'll do some more by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1389 of 14191)
  • Actually, the link itself tells you the same by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1390 of 14191)
  • Right, and the link says you owe the tax UNLESS it's by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1391 of 14191)
  • Oh, I see. Then they're just wrong.What if it by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1392 of 14191)
  • I see your point intuitively, but what do you make of by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1393 of 14191)
  • The IRS will say anything to get more money from by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1394 of 14191)
  • Actually, let me put it another way:If you by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1395 of 14191)
  • Serial posting: I'm confused. The IRS pub says exactly by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1396 of 14191)
  • You think so? I read it as setting the bar for by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1397 of 14191)
  • I think the key is this sentence: "A self-employed by Curie Tournesol, June 16, 2003(#1398 of 14191)
  • How could the IRS come after you for someone else's tax by Annie G, June 16, 2003(#1399 of 14191)
  • Deb, the operative thing to take out of this by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1400 of 14191)
  • You don't have to pay for either workers comp or by Annie G, June 16, 2003(#1401 of 14191)
  • How could the IRS come after you for by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1402 of 14191)
  • Cal, I did miss your point in the initial serial by Deborah Quest, June 16, 2003(#1403 of 14191)
  • Really? I'm rather shocked. I had gotten advice by Annie G, June 16, 2003(#1404 of 14191)
  • No, we don't. Miriam will lecture and act like the IRS by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1405 of 14191)
  • No, nanny's definitely an employee and is treated as by Annie G, June 16, 2003(#1406 of 14191)
  • I would have worried. If people had to give depositions, by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1407 of 14191)
  • Well, no one else would do it, so I did it, and the case by Annie G, June 16, 2003(#1408 of 14191)
  • He certainly learned the American way all by CalGal, June 16, 2003(#1409 of 14191)
  • LOL.This is a long story and off-topic, but I had by Annie G, June 17, 2003(#1410 of 14191)
  • I am in must get rid of 1/2 of the crap I own (because I by kim kay, June 17, 2003(#1411 of 14191)
  • Very inspirational, Kim Kay. I know that if I could find by Em T., June 17, 2003(#1412 of 14191)
  • One rule I invented that is working by Brigit M, June 17, 2003(#1413 of 14191)
  • I'm not ready to pare my Halloween decorations down to by palmist, June 17, 2003(#1414 of 14191)
  • If you could figure that out you could make an by Em T., June 17, 2003(#1415 of 14191)
  • Ooh, I like the Rule of 8.I found a pretty good by annefalcon, June 17, 2003(#1416 of 14191)
  • The Rule of 8 works because it's not too drastic by kim kay, June 17, 2003(#1417 of 14191)
  • Why should I be reassured by knowing by Brigit M, June 17, 2003(#1418 of 14191)
  • Boy, is that ever the by Em T., June 17, 2003(#1419 of 14191)
  • Wouldn't the rule of eight work more efficiently if you by j. ross, June 17, 2003(#1420 of 14191)
  • Oh, go by Brigit M, June 17, 2003(#1421 of 14191)
  • Brigit -- please correct my typo if you are going to by kim kay, June 17, 2003(#1422 of 14191)
  • Done! I didn't even notice by Brigit M, June 17, 2003(#1423 of 14191)
  • I can't make myself do housework the past two days. On by InTheRed, June 18, 2003(#1424 of 14191)
  • ITR, my four-year-old enjoys "washing the dishes." He by Curie Tournesol, June 18, 2003(#1425 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Curie. I do try. He has his own little broom, by InTheRed, June 18, 2003(#1426 of 14191)
  • I feel your pain. Me, I never seem to get out of the by Curie Tournesol, June 18, 2003(#1427 of 14191)
  • I get in that slump all the time. I don't even by wyndie, June 19, 2003(#1428 of 14191)
  • I clean like a wild woman then because I cannot STAND by Curie Tournesol, June 19, 2003(#1429 of 14191)
  • CMCS crazy manic cleaning by wyndie, June 19, 2003(#1430 of 14191)
  • Sisyphus by Curie Tournesol, June 19, 2003(#1431 of 14191)
  • Small bowls of white vinegar left around the house will by Iggy, June 19, 2003(#1432 of 14191)
  • Then how does one make the house stop smelling like by wyndie, June 19, 2003(#1433 of 14191)
  • I don't notice a vinegar smell when I use it to clear by Iggy, June 19, 2003(#1434 of 14191)
  • When the vinegar leaves, all the vinegar smell goes too. by palmist, June 19, 2003(#1435 of 14191)
  • The best thing for me is the threat of by cybrcat sunflower, June 19, 2003(#1436 of 14191)
  • So you let the vinegar evaporate? Interesting. I am by wyndie, June 19, 2003(#1437 of 14191)
  • Maybe sprinkle baking soda, let sit for a while and by Aradiaseven, June 19, 2003(#1438 of 14191)
  • Someone once mentioned boiling water with baking soda in by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 19, 2003(#1439 of 14191)
  • Every week I Swiffer the floor, and every week I am by Lizzie T., June 23, 2003(#1440 of 14191)
  • Don't leave us hanging, Lizzie-- what on earth was by TwoStep, June 23, 2003(#1441 of 14191)
  • It was some kind of dust manufacturing system under by Lizzie T., June 23, 2003(#1442 of 14191)
  • You know what I hate? Looking closely at the corners of by Harri P., June 23, 2003(#1443 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, a friend of mine said she once closed a door to by Em T., June 23, 2003(#1444 of 14191)
  • Em, what were you doing at my by Curie Tournesol, June 23, 2003(#1445 of 14191)
  • This internet friend is incredibly nice & her house by Em T., June 23, 2003(#1446 of 14191)
  • In our last residence we had the behind-the-door problem by Brooke, June 23, 2003(#1447 of 14191)
  • I would be up to my waist in dust and pet hair if I by Julia M, June 23, 2003(#1448 of 14191)
  • Brooke, I'd try a damp cloth with a bit of dishsoap by Aradiaseven, June 23, 2003(#1449 of 14191)
  • I got new laundry soap, and it's all pre-packaged in by lime, June 23, 2003(#1450 of 14191)
  • I'd put up a headboard, one that can be cleaned easily. by Rose H., June 23, 2003(#1451 of 14191)
  • Suggestion about the oily spot on the wall: tell your DH by dirt track date, June 23, 2003(#1452 of 14191)
  • Hee hee. He doesn't sleep with his head right against by Brooke, June 23, 2003(#1453 of 14191)
  • I frequently wash the walls with diluted Clorox CleanUp. by Harri P., June 23, 2003(#1454 of 14191)
  • Seems like I've read you can clean hair grease related by Em T., June 23, 2003(#1455 of 14191)
  • We replaced the carpeting a few weeks ago and I resolved by dirt track date, June 23, 2003(#1456 of 14191)
  • Lime, I love those detergent tablets! I buy those only by wyndie, June 24, 2003(#1457 of 14191)
  • I like the dishwasher tablets, but don't get the gel by Harri P., June 24, 2003(#1458 of 14191)
  • I don't like that the tablets are each wrapped in their by Biscuit, June 24, 2003(#1459 of 14191)
  • Supposedly, the liquid dishwasher detergent is a lot by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1460 of 14191)
  • How fucking stupid do you have to be to use undiluted by Harri P., June 24, 2003(#1461 of 14191)
  • I would have too, Harri. He was pretty darn by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1462 of 14191)
  • Dumb and helpful is such a fatal by Rose H., June 24, 2003(#1463 of 14191)
  • Actually, this guy was dumb & obssessive. He would come by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1464 of 14191)
  • this, obviously, was a man that needed by wyndie, June 24, 2003(#1465 of 14191)
  • Didn't he, though? However, when ex & I divorced he got by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1466 of 14191)
  • I think I read somewhere that the dishwasher tablets by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1467 of 14191)
  • You don't handwash your Arby's glasses? Were you brought by Harri P., June 24, 2003(#1468 of 14191)
  • Well yes, Harri, I was. That's why I even have Arby's by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1469 of 14191)
  • I handwash all my fast food glasses, because I couldn't by Harri P., June 24, 2003(#1470 of 14191)
  • See, now I know you're toying with me. He wouldn't fade. by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1471 of 14191)
  • Hey, I have those Arby's glasses with the gold rim, by cybrcat sunflower, June 24, 2003(#1472 of 14191)
  • The old ones with the holly, or the newer ones with an by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1473 of 14191)
  • I have the holly ones. I think they're really pretty, by terrilynn, June 24, 2003(#1474 of 14191)
  • The etched winter scene. Those are my "good" by cybrcat sunflower, June 24, 2003(#1475 of 14191)
  • I liked both sets. No one ever says to me, "Hey! How by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1476 of 14191)
  • I heard that you aren't supposed to put good/fine china by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1477 of 14191)
  • When I worked at McD's in high school we got the various by Brigit M, June 24, 2003(#1478 of 14191)
  • Dumb and helpful is such a fatal by Aradiaseven, June 24, 2003(#1479 of 14191)
  • You're very by Rose H., June 24, 2003(#1480 of 14191)
  • I heard that you aren't supposed to put by dohdee, June 24, 2003(#1481 of 14191)
  • Oh, dohdee, tell me you're making that by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1482 of 14191)
  • Unfortunately, I am not, and fortunately for Lindull by dohdee, June 24, 2003(#1483 of 14191)
  • What a bonehead, but then, which came first, being named by Em T., June 24, 2003(#1484 of 14191)
  • We always called her Lindull. Of course, after my by dohdee, June 24, 2003(#1485 of 14191)
  • "that woman is like the flag, RED neck, BLUE collar, by Curie Tournesol, June 24, 2003(#1486 of 14191)
  • You want to hear something terrible about by CalGal, June 24, 2003(#1487 of 14191)
  • Ha, Cal. Boy has ruined so many shirts via bleach. He by Lizzie T., June 24, 2003(#1488 of 14191)
  • I got bleach on my very favorite t-shirt yesterday, by terrilynn, June 24, 2003(#1489 of 14191)
  • I hate when I do that. You would think I would stop by Brigit M, June 24, 2003(#1490 of 14191)
  • I recently bleached several pairs of DH's undies. Dark by Aradiaseven, June 24, 2003(#1491 of 14191)
  • Speaking of mold - I was coming here to ask about it in by wyndie, June 24, 2003(#1492 of 14191)
  • Try the bleach water first on the grout. Let it sit a by Brigit M, June 24, 2003(#1493 of 14191)
  • Wyndie, yes, that's what I would use on the by terrilynn, June 24, 2003(#1494 of 14191)
  • Yikes, tl, take a by Brigit M, June 24, 2003(#1495 of 14191)
  • Clorox makes an industrial bleach too -- you can buy it by Rhonda, June 24, 2003(#1496 of 14191)
  • I'm probably screwed then, since I was a heavy smoker by terrilynn, June 24, 2003(#1498 of 14191)
  • I washed a bunch of white (OK, very old and grey) towels by Badger, June 24, 2003(#1499 of 14191)
  • I don't have bleach in the house, but my daughter puts by Rose H., June 24, 2003(#1500 of 14191)
  • Rose, is she using zit cream w/benzoyl peroxide? That'll by Sapphire, June 24, 2003(#1501 of 14191)
  • I had a friend who used a Dutch-made hairspray that by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1502 of 14191)
  • Yup. I didn't want to go all chemical, but that's it. by Rose H., June 24, 2003(#1503 of 14191)
  • BP will totally bleach out towels, and if she's putting by dohdee, June 24, 2003(#1504 of 14191)
  • I want to stop cleaning. I want a clean house. This by wyndie, June 24, 2003(#1505 of 14191)
  • I have towels that look like that too. I try to stick by lime, June 24, 2003(#1506 of 14191)
  • Wyndie, then you can bop around singing "I Feel Good" by by Curie Tournesol, June 24, 2003(#1507 of 14191)
  • I don't get it with the nighties. The cream is for her by Rose H., June 24, 2003(#1508 of 14191)
  • Last weekend, I sorted through six big boxes that had by palmist, June 24, 2003(#1509 of 14191)
  • gack. I have about 30 boxes of god knows what in the by Sue Generous, June 26, 2003(#1510 of 14191)
  • Maybe you can get Geraldo to pay you to let him go by j. ross, June 26, 2003(#1511 of 14191)
  • And then miraculously, he'll open them by Sue Generous, June 26, 2003(#1512 of 14191)
  • that's because everything will be piled up next to the by dohdee, June 26, 2003(#1513 of 14191)
  • Yesterday I sorted through plastic tubs and big plastic by Brigit M, June 26, 2003(#1514 of 14191)
  • Youngest daughter & her family are coming over Saturday by Em T., June 26, 2003(#1515 of 14191)
  • That was me, and I am still singing its praises to all by TwoStep, June 26, 2003(#1516 of 14191)
  • It is great. I used it to fix my enamelled cast iron by Marya, June 27, 2003(#1517 of 14191)
  • I can't find my outdoor umbrella. How the hell can you by Harri P., June 27, 2003(#1518 of 14191)
  • by Nancy T., June 27, 2003(#1519 of 14191)
  • Did the mommy bird steal it to protect her baby chicks? by Annie G, June 27, 2003(#1520 of 14191)
  • The problem was, I asked Mr. P to put it away last fall. by Harri P., June 27, 2003(#1521 of 14191)
  • Hm, do you think this miracle Dawn will fix my pot that by wyndie, June 27, 2003(#1522 of 14191)
  • Try, wyndie. Worth a shot. I'd given up on my by Marya, June 27, 2003(#1523 of 14191)
  • Apparently he zapped it into the by Biscuit, June 27, 2003(#1524 of 14191)
  • Does Mr. P want to come over here? I've got a whole by Julia M, June 27, 2003(#1525 of 14191)
  • If Mr. P. could zap about a third of my ass into the by Biscuit, June 27, 2003(#1526 of 14191)
  • Mr. P, my boss. My boss, Mr. by Eustacia, June 27, 2003(#1527 of 14191)
  • by Julia M, June 27, 2003(#1528 of 14191)
  • Marya, I will let you know if it saves my pan. It will by wyndie, June 27, 2003(#1529 of 14191)
  • Can I get in line for the ass zap with everyone by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1530 of 14191)
  • Look. I don't know what rumors you've heard, but Mr. P by Harri P., June 27, 2003(#1531 of 14191)
  • We just wanted all this extra ass sent off wherever the by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1532 of 14191)
  • No fair. Harri''s bogarting the by Biscuit, June 27, 2003(#1533 of 14191)
  • Judging by the size of my ass, Mr. P's ass zapping by Harri P., June 27, 2003(#1534 of 14191)
  • Perhaps if I had an umbrella sticking out of my ass Mr P by Sapphire, June 27, 2003(#1535 of 14191)
  • Perhaps, but you'd also be The Most Popular Girl Around by Biscuit, June 27, 2003(#1536 of 14191)
  • Sapphire, that was NOT fair! I almost had a stroke by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1537 of 14191)
  • a good idea to save it for a future unspecified by palmist, June 27, 2003(#1538 of 14191)
  • he had dismantled an old recliner and by Sapphire, June 27, 2003(#1539 of 14191)
  • This reminds me of an ill-starred occasion last year by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1540 of 14191)
  • My experiences with their old house are ... colorful. So by palmist, June 27, 2003(#1541 of 14191)
  • Wow, palmist! Further inspiration to go home & root by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1542 of 14191)
  • Do it, Em. Your kids will thank by palmist, June 27, 2003(#1543 of 14191)
  • Oh, I keep a box going all the time for things that by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1544 of 14191)
  • Well, gee. If you ever get rid of anything, then you're by palmist, June 27, 2003(#1545 of 14191)
  • My ex-BF and I used to do this regularly at his mother's by cybrcat sunflower, June 27, 2003(#1546 of 14191)
  • When we moved into this house about 4 years ago, I found by Julia M, June 27, 2003(#1547 of 14191)
  • I read a piece on the net once about people who have by Em T., June 27, 2003(#1548 of 14191)
  • Yeah, my dad definitely hoards as a compulsive trait. by Julia M, June 27, 2003(#1549 of 14191)
  • My mom seems to have taken my point. My sister sometimes by palmist, June 27, 2003(#1550 of 14191)
  • After my Pawpaw passed away, my mother and I spent a by dohdee, June 27, 2003(#1551 of 14191)
  • Is there something, like polyethylene, that I can treat by Violet, June 30, 2003(#1552 of 14191)
  • Could you get a piece of glass cut to cover the top? I by dohdee, June 30, 2003(#1553 of 14191)
  • I think it's polyurethane that gives a hardwearing by Rose H., June 30, 2003(#1554 of 14191)
  • But if the table has any value, putting a coat of that by palmist, June 30, 2003(#1555 of 14191)
  • by Violet, June 30, 2003(#1556 of 14191)
  • The glass top was an excellent suggestion. You'd want to by palmist, June 30, 2003(#1557 of 14191)
  • I open and close the gateleg, by Violet, June 30, 2003(#1558 of 14191)
  • by Julia M, June 30, 2003(#1559 of 14191)
  • What about 2 pieces of glass- one for the opened top and by lena kendall, June 30, 2003(#1560 of 14191)
  • Coasters is going to be it. I hope no one by Violet, June 30, 2003(#1561 of 14191)
  • Make sure it actually has real value before you bother by Harri P., June 30, 2003(#1562 of 14191)
  • Johnson's paste wax will at least help repel by J-Ro, June 30, 2003(#1563 of 14191)
  • I was just thinking about paste wax. You need to spend by Annie G, July 01, 2003(#1564 of 14191)
  • My mom has a table like this and there's always much by Violet, July 01, 2003(#1565 of 14191)
  • I spent a few weeks waxing my great-grandmother's desk by Lizzie T., July 01, 2003(#1566 of 14191)
  • Yeah, Lizzie, I had a nice arts and crafts table by Harri P., July 01, 2003(#1567 of 14191)
  • I'm staying with a friend for a few weeks, and agreed to by palmist, July 08, 2003(#1568 of 14191)
  • I'm not hyper-organized, but I do have a system that by Juli Brissin, July 09, 2003(#1569 of 14191)
  • I'm finding that most of the paper consists of old by palmist, July 09, 2003(#1570 of 14191)
  • While you are at my S2BMIL's house, palmist, could you by RamblingRose, July 09, 2003(#1571 of 14191)
  • Palmist, your posts are more inspiration to keep up the by Em T., July 09, 2003(#1572 of 14191)
  • I certainly never expected to play this role in anyone's by palmist, July 09, 2003(#1573 of 14191)
  • I am going to be moving into a new apartment very soon by Reggae Junkie, July 09, 2003(#1574 of 14191)
  • Hi there, I was wondering if anyone here has tied or by Lori Dee, July 09, 2003(#1575 of 14191)
  • Hokay. As I was walking to the Metro this morning, I by palmist, July 10, 2003(#1576 of 14191)
  • Yes, absolutely, but be prepared that it may contain the by Reggae Junkie, July 10, 2003(#1577 of 14191)
  • Yes you should, Palmist. In fact, if you can sneak out by Em T., July 10, 2003(#1578 of 14191)
  • Of course you should, by Alizarin, July 10, 2003(#1579 of 14191)
  • You all recall my struggles with packratism, right? And by palmist, July 10, 2003(#1580 of 14191)
  • Only the by JayKay, July 10, 2003(#1581 of 14191)
  • JUST the fan, a large, single item without accessories by Em T., July 10, 2003(#1582 of 14191)
  • box of mixed flower pots, lego & old by Brigit M, July 10, 2003(#1583 of 14191)
  • Em, you've just described this poor lady's yard. I think by palmist, July 10, 2003(#1584 of 14191)
  • This reminds me of one of Charlie's favorite books, by annefalcon, July 11, 2003(#1585 of 14191)
  • Hey, if they were neatly sorted, that might be by palmist, July 11, 2003(#1586 of 14191)
  • I made my own "Space Bags" last night. I stuck my by Iggy, July 11, 2003(#1587 of 14191)
  • That's a great idea, by Alizarin, July 11, 2003(#1588 of 14191)
  • I saw it on some weird PBS household tip show. I was by Iggy, July 11, 2003(#1589 of 14191)
  • grabs an elephant-sized trash bag, a vacuum & some by RamblingRose, July 11, 2003(#1590 of 14191)
  • by Iggy, July 11, 2003(#1591 of 14191)
  • So how can you tell if there's a realtor in your by Alizarin, July 11, 2003(#1592 of 14191)
  • Spike-heeled footprints in the by Biscuit, July 11, 2003(#1593 of 14191)
  • What should I be looking for in a cleaning by bluestocking, July 11, 2003(#1594 of 14191)
  • Bluestocking, when we were looking for a cleaning by Fiksu, July 11, 2003(#1595 of 14191)
  • You can ask about supplies, what they use, how many by palmist, July 11, 2003(#1596 of 14191)
  • Can you hire them on an hourly basis? (I know nothing by lime, July 11, 2003(#1597 of 14191)
  • Oh, you also need to sort out with them whether they'll by Fiksu, July 11, 2003(#1598 of 14191)
  • All this sounds like very good advice. I would love to by Em T., July 11, 2003(#1599 of 14191)
  • I am planning on that, as soon as I finish moving. I am by lime, July 11, 2003(#1600 of 14191)
  • I was kind of weirded out by it - you know, we're two by Fiksu, July 11, 2003(#1601 of 14191)
  • Ooh, need to ask about supplies. I am excited to get rid by bluestocking, July 11, 2003(#1602 of 14191)
  • Ask the prospective cleaner what the services would by Val C., July 11, 2003(#1603 of 14191)
  • I don't like the people who do estimates. You want the by CalGal, July 11, 2003(#1604 of 14191)
  • You want the people who say look, we by lime, July 11, 2003(#1605 of 14191)
  • Two hours to clean the apartment of three people (and by Alizarin, July 11, 2003(#1606 of 14191)
  • No animals. I'll clean my own fridge out, and I think by lime, July 11, 2003(#1607 of 14191)
  • I will try to make a list of must-dos, could-dos, maybe by bluestocking, July 11, 2003(#1608 of 14191)
  • Make sure it's clear whether you are expected to by dirt track date, July 11, 2003(#1609 of 14191)
  • I agree with bluestocking; you should make a list of by Em T., July 11, 2003(#1610 of 14191)
  • Lime, a good independent cleaner will meet with you up by Violet, July 11, 2003(#1611 of 14191)
  • Make sure it's clear whether you are by CalGal, July 12, 2003(#1612 of 14191)
  • More from Barbara Ehrenich on how it's so unfair by Badger, July 12, 2003(#1613 of 14191)
  • of this will change the fact that by Decca, July 12, 2003(#1614 of 14191)
  • As for it teaching children that some by dohdee, July 12, 2003(#1615 of 14191)
  • Do not--let me say this again--do NOT--no, by Juli Brissin, July 12, 2003(#1616 of 14191)
  • of this will change the fact that someone is working by jaybird, July 12, 2003(#1617 of 14191)
  • Well, not to mention that if we only patronize by Ruby Gospel, July 12, 2003(#1618 of 14191)
  • Yep. Whose ideal job is a grocery store checker, or a by lime, July 12, 2003(#1619 of 14191)
  • She's still chewing that old cabbage? Sheesh. I by dirt track date, July 12, 2003(#1620 of 14191)
  • Juli, it's fine if it is your requirement. It is not by CalGal, July 12, 2003(#1621 of 14191)
  • That's the same essay that ran in Salon a few months by LC, July 12, 2003(#1622 of 14191)
  • Aargh! Prospective housecleaner called to cancel her by bluestocking, July 12, 2003(#1623 of 14191)
  • Flakiness is a deal-breaker. Keep looking.That by Fiksu, July 12, 2003(#1624 of 14191)
  • Juli, it's fine if it is your requirement. by Juli Brissin, July 13, 2003(#1625 of 14191)
  • I have a laundry question. I have a crinkly silk dress by Brooke, July 13, 2003(#1626 of 14191)
  • Maybe if you wear it for say half an hour it will soften by Rose H., July 13, 2003(#1627 of 14191)
  • air fluff in the dryer with a towel for 5 by dirt track date, July 13, 2003(#1628 of 14191)
  • Take it to the by CalGal, July 14, 2003(#1629 of 14191)
  • Fluff it. And for the record, there is no such thing as by Belle, July 14, 2003(#1630 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, July 14, 2003(#1631 of 14191)
  • Yeah, my experience with "washable" silk has been by Brigit M, July 14, 2003(#1632 of 14191)
  • My mother is the magic laundry person. When in doubt, I by CalGal, July 14, 2003(#1633 of 14191)
  • my experience with "washable" silk has by Alizarin, July 14, 2003(#1634 of 14191)
  • When I had a couple of cheapo silk blouses, I found that by Nancy T., July 15, 2003(#1635 of 14191)
  • I take silk to the cleaners because it is such a massive by dirt track date, July 15, 2003(#1636 of 14191)
  • Thank by Brooke, July 16, 2003(#1637 of 14191)
  • While we're on laundry, does anyone have a suggestion by Jillian PlicPlic, July 18, 2003(#1638 of 14191)
  • How do you clean a wall? I've never had smooth brandnew by Violet, July 18, 2003(#1639 of 14191)
  • by J-Ro, July 18, 2003(#1640 of 14191)
  • Jillian, Goo Gone will take pine sap off your hands, and by Serin McDaniel, July 18, 2003(#1641 of 14191)
  • what's by Violet, July 18, 2003(#1642 of 14191)
  • Trisodium phosphate. You buy it in the hardware store by J-Ro, July 18, 2003(#1643 of 14191)
  • no, it's flat. this is most excellent information. I by Violet, July 18, 2003(#1644 of 14191)
  • Do not use Goo Gone on clothing. It will stain stain by dohdee, July 18, 2003(#1645 of 14191)
  • This is why you shouldn't have flat by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#1646 of 14191)
  • My biopsy bled all over our new white sheets last night. by Lizzie T., July 18, 2003(#1647 of 14191)
  • Try hydrogen peroxide or by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#1648 of 14191)
  • And cold water, as your home ec teacher told you in an by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#1649 of 14191)
  • Good thoughts. by Lizzie T., July 18, 2003(#1650 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I knew about the cold by Lizzie T., July 18, 2003(#1651 of 14191)
  • Did you take home ec, by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#1652 of 14191)
  • Only in middle school. The best thing that came out of by Lizzie T., July 18, 2003(#1653 of 14191)
  • Oh, and I told Boy that Julian confirmed his six-foot by Lizzie T., July 18, 2003(#1654 of 14191)
  • Six-foot earthworms are one of the reasons I've never by Em T., July 18, 2003(#1655 of 14191)
  • How do you get mildew stains out of a vibrantly colored by daisy, July 18, 2003(#1656 of 14191)
  • I'd try Oxiclean for that, too. I bought a 50s cherry by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#1657 of 14191)
  • Harri bought options on Oxiclean this by Annie G, July 18, 2003(#1658 of 14191)
  • I should've. Damn, I love that by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#1659 of 14191)
  • I saw an ad on tv this morning for this by Letice Goofrey, July 18, 2003(#1660 of 14191)
  • Letice, you'd better write the name of the product down by Em T., July 18, 2003(#1661 of 14191)
  • How do you get furniture dents out of by Badger, July 19, 2003(#1662 of 14191)
  • What kind of by Belle, July 19, 2003(#1663 of 14191)
  • I've heard some technique involving an ice cube & a by Em T., July 19, 2003(#1664 of 14191)
  • Moving the furniture out of the dents is a start. After by J-Ro, July 19, 2003(#1665 of 14191)
  • With plain old, but not too old, plush carpet, you can by palmist, July 19, 2003(#1666 of 14191)
  • I knew there was something to do with icecubes involved, by Badger, July 19, 2003(#1667 of 14191)
  • I found two different hints. The first was leaving an by lime, July 19, 2003(#1668 of 14191)
  • I noticed a few days ago that the mini-blinds in our by Juli Brissin, July 19, 2003(#1669 of 14191)
  • The thing about the ice cubes and/or steam iron for by Em T., July 19, 2003(#1670 of 14191)
  • I'm definitely not going to try the steam iron thing on by Badger, July 20, 2003(#1671 of 14191)
  • I am going to serial post this in a parenting thread too by wyndie, July 20, 2003(#1672 of 14191)
  • How about having them sort their toys into bins - legos, by MizT, July 20, 2003(#1673 of 14191)
  • Well, you see, um, that would require me having to be by wyndie, July 20, 2003(#1674 of 14191)
  • I'm sorry, but quite apart from cleaning house, that's by CalGal, July 20, 2003(#1675 of 14191)
  • They should be able to do this unsupervised, and the by MizT, July 20, 2003(#1676 of 14191)
  • Spend the money you are giving the kids on valiums or by j. ross, July 20, 2003(#1677 of 14191)
  • Y'all are so funny! I should go take a digital picture by wyndie, July 21, 2003(#1678 of 14191)
  • You are seriously screwed up, Wyndie. Find a shrink by CalGal, July 21, 2003(#1679 of 14191)
  • I get so anxious if I look at it that I by Sadie, July 21, 2003(#1680 of 14191)
  • "Nuts" is a little strong. But it is far from a normal by LC, July 21, 2003(#1681 of 14191)
  • Hey, Cal, what do you think about deleting my original by wyndie, July 21, 2003(#1682 of 14191)
  • Wyndie, while I don't think I would have let a room in by Annie G, July 21, 2003(#1683 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty sure that the people who are by Sadie, July 21, 2003(#1684 of 14191)
  • Yeah, they do, Annie, they have plenty of containters by wyndie, July 21, 2003(#1685 of 14191)
  • I think if I were going to attack you, by CalGal, July 21, 2003(#1686 of 14191)
  • >I didn't see you posting in that by Annie G, July 21, 2003(#1687 of 14191)
  • Oh, okay, I misread. I thought people were attacking by Annie G, July 21, 2003(#1688 of 14191)
  • No, that's not what I was talking by Sadie, July 21, 2003(#1689 of 14191)
  • Me, too. I addressed it as a parenting issue, and a by CalGal, July 21, 2003(#1690 of 14191)
  • And why are you even READING a thread called Keeping by Annie G, July 21, 2003(#1691 of 14191)
  • ANNIE! my sistah! I am howling with laughter. #1691 - by wyndie, July 21, 2003(#1692 of 14191)
  • I just went and found the discussion about wyndie's by Annie G, July 21, 2003(#1693 of 14191)
  • Annie, you are describing my life! And I don't think by MizT, July 21, 2003(#1694 of 14191)
  • No, those people are just worse than you. It doesn't by CalGal, July 21, 2003(#1695 of 14191)
  • But picking up the plates at parties keeps you looking by MizT, July 21, 2003(#1696 of 14191)
  • Mr. T called me at work this morning to say our iron had by Em T., July 21, 2003(#1697 of 14191)
  • NTS: Invite Annie to next by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1698 of 14191)
  • Downey Fabric Release? What is this miracle product? I by Letice Goofrey, July 21, 2003(#1699 of 14191)
  • Actually, Letice, the sister of a friend e-mailed her by Em T., July 21, 2003(#1701 of 14191)
  • Sounds like something I need. I'm going to make a Target by Letice Goofrey, July 21, 2003(#1702 of 14191)
  • Whatever makes keeping house easier counts as a blessing by Em T., July 21, 2003(#1703 of 14191)
  • Letice, Pick up some Dawn Power Dissolver, too. I by MizT, July 21, 2003(#1704 of 14191)
  • I am thrilled to hear about the wrinkle releaser, as by J-Ro, July 21, 2003(#1705 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, do you not trust your linens to professionals? Of by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1706 of 14191)
  • I feel like to contribute I need to become J-Em or by Em T., July 21, 2003(#1707 of 14191)
  • I already picture your name as "Empty". Which is not to by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1708 of 14191)
  • Busted for being brain dead! I guess it had to happen by Em T., July 21, 2003(#1709 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, do you not trust your linens to by J-Ro, July 21, 2003(#1710 of 14191)
  • Yikes! That is crazy! Isn't it all, well, by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1711 of 14191)
  • I don't know why it was so expensive. The cleaner I by J-Ro, July 21, 2003(#1712 of 14191)
  • I iron & starch most of our table linens (except for the by RamblingRose, July 21, 2003(#1713 of 14191)
  • I tried doing the Joint Filer's shirts once, to save by J-Ro, July 21, 2003(#1714 of 14191)
  • Reason #12749237147 To Marry A Military Man:They by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1715 of 14191)
  • After buying the gorgeous Rowenta, I have decided that I by Lizzie T., July 21, 2003(#1716 of 14191)
  • Dohdee.This is true. Also, to by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1717 of 14191)
  • God, yes, to the vacuuming. Mr. TFH makes me crazy with by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1718 of 14191)
  • OMG! That is too funny!DH is constantly vacuuming by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1719 of 14191)
  • Three cats + toddler = hair and crumbs all the time = by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1720 of 14191)
  • Laughing helplessly.I've caught DH by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1721 of 14191)
  • Hey, I vacuum the ceiling a lot. If I didn't, the by Julia M, July 21, 2003(#1722 of 14191)
  • The vacuum is in general an excellent pest-elimination by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1723 of 14191)
  • My kids don't fit in the hose, by J-Ro, July 21, 2003(#1724 of 14191)
  • Julia, you're fairly normal though. Mr. TFH will by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1725 of 14191)
  • OK - Other than the old "hairspray" solution, what's by Mostone, July 21, 2003(#1726 of 14191)
  • My kid did her science fair project on this. Stain by J-Ro, July 21, 2003(#1727 of 14191)
  • I used straight rubbing alcohol to get ballpoint ink out by Iggy, July 21, 2003(#1728 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the by Mostone, July 21, 2003(#1729 of 14191)
  • Shout spray has a tendency to take color with by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1730 of 14191)
  • Goodness knows nothing could be easier than trying plain by Em T., July 21, 2003(#1731 of 14191)
  • Lordy let's hope not. that means that there would be by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1732 of 14191)
  • Julia, you're fairly normal by Julia M, July 21, 2003(#1733 of 14191)
  • Julia, I would love one of those central vacs. Just by JayKay, July 21, 2003(#1734 of 14191)
  • My dad once spent a whole afternoon by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1735 of 14191)
  • One of my dogs loves to be vacuumed.OK my by Veronica-Speedwell, July 21, 2003(#1736 of 14191)
  • One of my dogs loves to be by Violet, July 21, 2003(#1737 of 14191)
  • It's true! He sits still for it and looks all happy and by Veronica-Speedwell, July 21, 2003(#1738 of 14191)
  • Maybe you should use the upholstery attachment. Ours by Julia M, July 21, 2003(#1739 of 14191)
  • We've used the crevice tool and the upholstery brush. by Veronica-Speedwell, July 21, 2003(#1740 of 14191)
  • We've used the crevice tool That sounds by Eustacia, July 21, 2003(#1741 of 14191)
  • Eeeek, yeah, don't use your imagination with that. We by Veronica-Speedwell, July 21, 2003(#1742 of 14191)
  • Y'all're killing me.I will admit that I have by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1743 of 14191)
  • And what'd the cat by Veronica-Speedwell, July 21, 2003(#1744 of 14191)
  • Glared at me and then pooped in my purse. by dohdee, July 21, 2003(#1745 of 14191)
  • by Veronica-Speedwell, July 21, 2003(#1746 of 14191)
  • Question: Why don't you have a by Mostone, July 21, 2003(#1747 of 14191)
  • Gack!My dog liked to be vacuumed, too. It must by Brigit M, July 21, 2003(#1748 of 14191)
  • I used to vacuum my collie, too. Of course, I'd also by RamblingRose, July 21, 2003(#1749 of 14191)
  • My mom has a central vac in her house. It's cool, but by Pegasus, July 22, 2003(#1750 of 14191)
  • Most cats are very particular about where they'll by Marya, July 22, 2003(#1751 of 14191)
  • It's cool, but not the greatest thing by Julia M, July 22, 2003(#1752 of 14191)
  • Oh, the phantom pooper was very particular about where by dohdee, July 22, 2003(#1753 of 14191)
  • Good point, Julia. I think I could stand to declutter, by Marya, July 22, 2003(#1754 of 14191)
  • Spouse used to vacuum our dog, too. She was a very by Letice Goofrey, July 22, 2003(#1755 of 14191)
  • Mr. T came to me a few months ago and asked what was an by Em T., July 22, 2003(#1756 of 14191)
  • Julia, no - the central vac is NOT quieter than a by Pegasus, July 22, 2003(#1757 of 14191)
  • My parents installed a central vacuum during a minor by Lizzie T., July 22, 2003(#1758 of 14191)
  • Oh Letice you put a lump in my throat. The dog I miss by Veronica-Speedwell, July 22, 2003(#1759 of 14191)
  • I much prefer my Miele.Yeah, by j. ross, July 22, 2003(#1760 of 14191)
  • Not if you get the Naturele! Mine was by Lizzie T., July 22, 2003(#1761 of 14191)
  • My parents have central vac. I never thought it was by louisef, July 22, 2003(#1762 of 14191)
  • I never gave central vacs a thought until I saw them on by Mostone, July 22, 2003(#1763 of 14191)
  • The toe kicks are cool. They'd be great in a bathroom, by Veronica-Speedwell, July 22, 2003(#1764 of 14191)
  • Kinda like a marzipan monkey on a by palmist, July 22, 2003(#1765 of 14191)
  • Is there anyway for me to de-pill my silk t-shirts? I by Belle, July 23, 2003(#1766 of 14191)
  • Those little pill-shaver by JayKay, July 23, 2003(#1767 of 14191)
  • Those pill-shaver thingies work really well. Boy has a by Lizzie T., July 23, 2003(#1768 of 14191)
  • Shave them. Carefully.editing to say: I use a by Alizarin, July 23, 2003(#1769 of 14191)
  • I shouldn't be worried about using the shaver on by Belle, July 23, 2003(#1770 of 14191)
  • Can you try it on an inside hem or somewhere else that by Alizarin, July 23, 2003(#1771 of 14191)
  • My electric razor has a little single blade thingy that by maria, July 23, 2003(#1772 of 14191)
  • I think I'd like retractable floors, by Decca, July 23, 2003(#1773 of 14191)
  • I loved that book as well. Couldn't remember the by Pegasus, July 24, 2003(#1774 of 14191)
  • It's still brilliant, although even more bizarre when by Marya, July 24, 2003(#1775 of 14191)
  • My house is infested with moths. Has anyone ever heard by Serin McDaniel, July 24, 2003(#1776 of 14191)
  • They are probably Indian meal moths. Do you buy bulk by Deborah Quest, July 24, 2003(#1777 of 14191)
  • God help you, Serin.Glue traps, plus: throw out by Violet, July 24, 2003(#1778 of 14191)
  • We had those recently and they were in a bag of rice. by Julia M, July 24, 2003(#1779 of 14191)
  • You want empty, sterile cabinets with by Aradiaseven, July 25, 2003(#1780 of 14191)
  • So, would it be a good practice to transfer all pasta by Letice Goofrey, July 25, 2003(#1781 of 14191)
  • Actually, Letice, I think that (euw) the weevils (euw) by Fiksu, July 25, 2003(#1782 of 14191)
  • Yeah, but a home they can't get out of and can't (ew) by JayKay, July 25, 2003(#1783 of 14191)
  • Ah. Good thinking. (My skin is by Fiksu, July 25, 2003(#1784 of 14191)
  • One could bring it home, stick it in the freezer for a by Violet, July 25, 2003(#1785 of 14191)
  • And then you'd be eating dead things.This by JayKay, July 25, 2003(#1786 of 14191)
  • Yes, one could, if one had sufficient freezer space! I by Letice Goofrey, July 25, 2003(#1787 of 14191)
  • I have a big oval rustish colored stain on my favorite by Piccie, July 25, 2003(#1788 of 14191)
  • Try wetting it and scrubbing it with Borax. I got red by Lizzie T., July 25, 2003(#1789 of 14191)
  • Is Borax something I can buy at the by Piccie, July 25, 2003(#1790 of 14191)
  • Yes, Piccie. Look for it with the laundry boosters. I by MizT, July 25, 2003(#1791 of 14191)
  • All right, this stuff with the bugs has to go. There is by CalGal, July 25, 2003(#1792 of 14191)
  • I'm always looking for storage space since our house is by Em T., July 25, 2003(#1793 of 14191)
  • But I also went right then and wrote by Deborah Quest, July 25, 2003(#1794 of 14191)
  • That's why I love the Palm Pilot. I can put in an entry by J-Ro, July 25, 2003(#1795 of 14191)
  • I'm sure a Palm Pilot is very handy, but my life isn't by Em T., July 25, 2003(#1796 of 14191)
  • If the day calendar works for you, don't change it. I by J-Ro, July 25, 2003(#1797 of 14191)
  • I am considering a Palm Pilot purchase in two years or by Lizzie T., July 25, 2003(#1798 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, I have the Coach agenda that holds a Palm Pilot. by MizT, July 25, 2003(#1799 of 14191)
  • Aaah! My ideal item! And one, sadly, that they no longer by Lizzie T., July 25, 2003(#1800 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, have you checked on by Em T., July 25, 2003(#1801 of 14191)
  • There's really no point in it, since I already dropped by Lizzie T., July 25, 2003(#1802 of 14191)
  • Oh, I by Em T., July 25, 2003(#1803 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the moth advice. If "thanks" is the word for by Serin McDaniel, July 26, 2003(#1804 of 14191)
  • Okay, we've lived in this house for a year now and by Chappy, August 01, 2003(#1805 of 14191)
  • Are they upholstered or are you talking about pads? If by Harri P., August 01, 2003(#1806 of 14191)
  • I once bought a goosedown reading pillow, fairly by Nancy C., August 01, 2003(#1807 of 14191)
  • You can wash goosedown pillows in the washing machine, by Lizzie T., August 01, 2003(#1808 of 14191)
  • Chappy, get some Nature's Miracle at the pet store and by Iggy, August 01, 2003(#1809 of 14191)
  • Chappy, what Iggy said. Be sure to drown the chair by MizT, August 01, 2003(#1810 of 14191)
  • I've never found any of those things work very well. by Harri P., August 01, 2003(#1811 of 14191)
  • Out of curiosity, what's the difference between this by Biscuit, August 01, 2003(#1812 of 14191)
  • Three by Harri P., August 01, 2003(#1813 of 14191)
  • This one is cleaning, that one's neatening and by Alizarin, August 01, 2003(#1814 of 14191)
  • I've got a chair that's upholstered in off white cotton. by maria, August 01, 2003(#1815 of 14191)
  • Maria, aren't the covers for those chairs $30 or by MizT, August 01, 2003(#1816 of 14191)
  • Well, yeah. Are you telling me to just buy a new one? by maria, August 02, 2003(#1817 of 14191)
  • Maria, I have two Poang chairs that look like by RamblingRose, August 02, 2003(#1818 of 14191)
  • Well, shoot. That'll teach me to not actually LOOK at by maria, August 02, 2003(#1819 of 14191)
  • The nature's miracle really does work. We had a by dohdee, August 03, 2003(#1820 of 14191)
  • We've had to do multiple treatments with Nature's by MizT, August 03, 2003(#1821 of 14191)
  • Will it work on leather? Friend bought a white leather by Biscuit, August 03, 2003(#1822 of 14191)
  • yeah, on mine, there's no stain at all, by Chappy, August 03, 2003(#1823 of 14191)
  • Chappy, You can do a little test on the fabric first, if by MizT, August 03, 2003(#1824 of 14191)
  • Interesting, thanks Miz T. I'll go to PetSmart tomorrow by Chappy, August 04, 2003(#1825 of 14191)
  • Is there a reasonably easy, low-tech way to clean a by Serin McDaniel, August 08, 2003(#1826 of 14191)
  • Bissel makes a mini steam cleaner, but if you didn't by Veronica-Speedwell, August 08, 2003(#1827 of 14191)
  • Try Oxi by Harri P., August 08, 2003(#1828 of 14191)
  • How does Oxi Deep work, Harri? What is it intended by Em T., August 08, 2003(#1829 of 14191)
  • It brings the magic of Oxi to carpets!I'm not by Harri P., August 08, 2003(#1830 of 14191)
  • I'll look for Oxi Deep, I guess.The problem with by Serin McDaniel, August 08, 2003(#1831 of 14191)
  • Can someone remind me why I shouldn't put my brand new by maria, August 13, 2003(#1832 of 14191)
  • They will get oxidized looking, Maria. Won't hurt their by JayKay, August 13, 2003(#1833 of 14191)
  • It just will not ever stop raining around here, and by Erin, August 13, 2003(#1834 of 14191)
  • Are your floors sealed? Ours are and I use a weak by Lizzie T., August 13, 2003(#1835 of 14191)
  • No, and that's a problem. We've been getting around to by Erin, August 13, 2003(#1836 of 14191)
  • Erin, I found this website about cleaning mildew from by Iggy, August 13, 2003(#1837 of 14191)
  • I am here to report Oxi-Clean changed the color of my by dirt track date, August 13, 2003(#1838 of 14191)
  • Crap, dtd. Do you have any scraps left over from when by Lizzie T., August 13, 2003(#1839 of 14191)
  • We do have some leftover. I am going to call my by dirt track date, August 13, 2003(#1840 of 14191)
  • Thank you, by Erin, August 13, 2003(#1841 of 14191)
  • You can probably patch it yourself, seriously. I read by Lizzie T., August 13, 2003(#1842 of 14191)
  • I need remedial housekeeping, stat! I've been so busy by maria, August 23, 2003(#1843 of 14191)
  • That's it, Maria. You've earned a time out. Stand in the by InTheRed, August 23, 2003(#1844 of 14191)
  • Now, how is the place going to get cleaned up if she by sweet pea, August 23, 2003(#1845 of 14191)
  • 8 minutes? She catches on fast! Takeout by InTheRed, August 23, 2003(#1846 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, August 26, 2003(#1847 of 14191)
  • Cal, you asked about Fuller's brooms and mops. Since by J-Ro, August 26, 2003(#1848 of 14191)
  • My mom always swore by the quality of Fuller by Harri P., August 26, 2003(#1849 of 14191)
  • So I am considering getting a Roomba to clean up after by Piccie, September 01, 2003(#1850 of 14191)
  • My mom recently bought one of those for my grandma, who by cybrcat sunflower, September 02, 2003(#1851 of 14191)
  • I'm housesitting this week (in a house without pets, by palmist, September 02, 2003(#1852 of 14191)
  • by Veronica-Speedwell, September 02, 2003(#1853 of 14191)
  • Yep. by Alizarin, September 02, 2003(#1854 of 14191)
  • Noticable difference when by palmist, September 02, 2003(#1855 of 14191)
  • In the blue thing? Yes. In the forced air system? Some, by Alizarin, September 02, 2003(#1856 of 14191)
  • Well, based on that, can't hurt to by palmist, September 03, 2003(#1857 of 14191)
  • How did I survive 32 entire years on this planet without by Aradiaseven, September 03, 2003(#1858 of 14191)
  • Aradiaseven--what are you using Borax for? I just by Marcasite, September 03, 2003(#1859 of 14191)
  • It destinkerates like nothing by Harri P., September 03, 2003(#1860 of 14191)
  • Fabulous for deodorizing and cleaning, and cheap as by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1861 of 14191)
  • Harri and Brigit have it. Cleans amazingly, totally by Aradiaseven, September 04, 2003(#1862 of 14191)
  • Is it a powder? If I sprinkle some on the bottom of the by Julie F, September 04, 2003(#1863 of 14191)
  • Or throwing away and buying a new one?(heh heh, by Sue Generous, September 04, 2003(#1864 of 14191)
  • Borax will also take out red wine stains, if you make a by Lizzie T., September 04, 2003(#1865 of 14191)
  • It is a powder- combining a detergent with boric acid, by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1866 of 14191)
  • Why would you want to kill spiders? Except for the one by Sue Generous, September 04, 2003(#1867 of 14191)
  • No no. Not spiders. Spiders eat the things I am talking by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1868 of 14191)
  • Did she mean spiders or silverfish? Silverfish are by Lizzie T., September 04, 2003(#1869 of 14191)
  • At a certain point spiders eat each other, and you can by CalGal, September 04, 2003(#1870 of 14191)
  • aaaaaaaaaaaaaagggggggghhhhhhhum. yes. Lizzie is by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1871 of 14191)
  • Gah,I despise silverfish. And once you've got by Marsie Dotes, September 04, 2003(#1872 of 14191)
  • Borax was also the financial underpinning of the whole by j. ross, September 04, 2003(#1873 of 14191)
  • Would Borax be safe to use on a wool by Pegasus, September 04, 2003(#1874 of 14191)
  • So, on the Borax--do you just add some to the laundry by Marcasite, September 04, 2003(#1875 of 14191)
  • Pegasus--I wouldn't. Does the carpet by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#1876 of 14191)
  • Borax was also the financial by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1877 of 14191)
  • Ooooooh. I am all excited to try Borax now. DH is an by TwoStep, September 04, 2003(#1878 of 14191)
  • Harri - no, it doesn't smell, but the dog knocked over a by Pegasus, September 04, 2003(#1879 of 14191)
  • I wonder if I could fill a pantyhose by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1880 of 14191)
  • TwoStep, I filled a pantyhose leg with aquarium charcoal by Iggy, September 04, 2003(#1881 of 14191)
  • fill a pantyhose leg full of Borax and by Sapphire, September 04, 2003(#1882 of 14191)
  • Try one in the left shoe, the other in the right, report by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#1883 of 14191)
  • Will do. It'll be like a science project!I by TwoStep, September 04, 2003(#1884 of 14191)
  • In my experience, the charcoal did seem to remove the by Iggy, September 04, 2003(#1885 of 14191)
  • I have used the fluffy Swiffer things. They work pretty by louisef, September 04, 2003(#1886 of 14191)
  • My sister adores the fluffy Swiffer dusters. I'd buy by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#1887 of 14191)
  • I really like the Swiffer fluffydusters for doing stuff by terrilynn, September 04, 2003(#1888 of 14191)
  • I've just been diagnosed with a dust allergy, so I've by Serin McDaniel, September 05, 2003(#1889 of 14191)
  • Brigit, can you elaborate on the Borax solution for the by Belle, September 05, 2003(#1890 of 14191)
  • Two things I did when we lived in that horrible place by Brigit M, September 05, 2003(#1891 of 14191)
  • Do you have to sprinkle the Borax directly on the floor by Belle, September 05, 2003(#1892 of 14191)
  • I would think sprinkling it onto something would be by Brigit M, September 05, 2003(#1893 of 14191)
  • Not overwhelmed but seeing one is more than I can by Belle, September 05, 2003(#1894 of 14191)
  • Does Borax help at all with by AnneS, September 05, 2003(#1895 of 14191)
  • That I don't know, because we don't get them. I suppose by Brigit M, September 05, 2003(#1896 of 14191)
  • Has anyone used those dye magnets things? They're by Annie G, September 06, 2003(#1897 of 14191)
  • I use them and I think they work, although it's hard to by J-Ro, September 06, 2003(#1898 of 14191)
  • Is this the right thread to ask about advice for by daisy, September 06, 2003(#1899 of 14191)
  • Why a garage sale? Take it to good will and get a by CalGal, September 06, 2003(#1900 of 14191)
  • Plus, this is the wrong thread. Cleanliness is next to by CalGal, September 06, 2003(#1901 of 14191)
  • For those allergic to dust: avoid heavy drapery and wall by Sue Generous, September 06, 2003(#1902 of 14191)
  • Belle, if you can stand it, I would sprinkle the borax by Sue Generous, September 06, 2003(#1903 of 14191)
  • There's a garage sale thread, daisy, but decluttering by lime, September 06, 2003(#1904 of 14191)
  • also, I think I remember that bugs are by Brigit M, September 06, 2003(#1905 of 14191)
  • Annie, I use those dye magnet things any time I am doing by TwoStep, September 08, 2003(#1906 of 14191)
  • Borax is white, unless it's been colorfied in the years by Em T., September 08, 2003(#1907 of 14191)
  • The Borax I have is by Aradiaseven, September 08, 2003(#1908 of 14191)
  • My clogs were really, really horrifically stinky so I by Iggy, September 08, 2003(#1909 of 14191)
  • I would just like to be able to walk into our bedroom by TwoStep, September 08, 2003(#1910 of 14191)
  • I think the charcoal will go a long way to absorb the by Iggy, September 08, 2003(#1911 of 14191)
  • Or banish the shoes from the by Veronica-Speedwell, September 08, 2003(#1912 of 14191)
  • Chiming in to agree with the advice about skipping the by AnneS, September 09, 2003(#1913 of 14191)
  • Exactly. Who the hell wants to haggle with some nasty by CalGal, September 09, 2003(#1914 of 14191)
  • We had a problem with extremely stinky water shoes by bluestocking, September 09, 2003(#1915 of 14191)
  • My husband has left his 'river shoes' on the deck all by palmist, September 09, 2003(#1916 of 14191)
  • The freezer? Hmmm, I'll see if we have enough room. by TwoStep, September 09, 2003(#1917 of 14191)
  • This might not be the right thread, but I can't think of by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1918 of 14191)
  • Eustacia, could your mom or someone with a bigger by Em T., September 09, 2003(#1919 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Em. Underbed boxes and undercrib storage are by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1920 of 14191)
  • I'll bet frozen running shoes would by Alizarin, September 09, 2003(#1921 of 14191)
  • This just occurred to me, & it may be really nutty, but by Em T., September 09, 2003(#1922 of 14191)
  • You can use large garbage bags as sort of a mock "space by Iggy, September 09, 2003(#1923 of 14191)
  • Oh, good point about the desk and chair. And the by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1924 of 14191)
  • I found out this past week that we're by Rose H., September 09, 2003(#1925 of 14191)
  • Not everything has to be stored in a square box. When I by palmist, September 09, 2003(#1926 of 14191)
  • Someone should get Violet in here - she was the by Biscuit, September 09, 2003(#1927 of 14191)
  • She's coming here to learn techniques in DH's boss's by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1928 of 14191)
  • Oh, it's that kind of a deal. Still, that sucks about by Rose H., September 09, 2003(#1929 of 14191)
  • Well, figuring out better ways to store and organize is by Em T., September 09, 2003(#1930 of 14191)
  • The space bags only work on really puffy items like by Harri P., September 09, 2003(#1931 of 14191)
  • Definitely. It would be great to have a more spacious by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1932 of 14191)
  • Eustacia, if she is going to have share your bath, by LoriK, September 09, 2003(#1933 of 14191)
  • We only have one tv and can't afford another one. I have by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1934 of 14191)
  • If you've got time, could you or preferably, your by Em T., September 09, 2003(#1935 of 14191)
  • Will by Eustacia, September 09, 2003(#1936 of 14191)
  • Alizarin, thanks for the tip re: frozen running shoes. by TwoStep, September 09, 2003(#1937 of 14191)
  • I'm planning on putting a few sets of sheets in there, by Eustacia, September 10, 2003(#1938 of 14191)
  • I'd put a couple in her room but then show her where the by TwoStep, September 10, 2003(#1939 of 14191)
  • Let your husband show her where the towels are kept; by Em T., September 10, 2003(#1940 of 14191)
  • I don't know what's going to happen with transportation. by Eustacia, September 10, 2003(#1941 of 14191)
  • Allright, I'm having a hard time finding Borax! I've by TwoStep, September 15, 2003(#1942 of 14191)
  • Blue-green box with a cheesy picture of a kid with a by Aradiaseven, September 15, 2003(#1943 of 14191)
  • Same at the grocery stores around here, down at one end by Em T., September 15, 2003(#1944 of 14191)
  • I got 40-mule-team borax at the hardware store. It was by daisy, September 15, 2003(#1945 of 14191)
  • Thanks! The hunt is on.cheesy picture of a by TwoStep, September 15, 2003(#1946 of 14191)
  • Aha: by Aradiaseven, September 15, 2003(#1947 of 14191)
  • cheesy picture of a kid with a whip by Biscuit, September 15, 2003(#1948 of 14191)
  • Biscuit, hee hee by TwoStep, September 15, 2003(#1949 of 14191)
  • Mr. M somehow managed to slam an ink pen in the car door by Julia M, September 18, 2003(#1950 of 14191)
  • That's the best time to take photos of the little by Harri P., September 18, 2003(#1951 of 14191)
  • The more I read about other people's cats, the more I by dirt track date, September 18, 2003(#1952 of 14191)
  • Speaking of cats and stains, yesterday morning our by TwoStep, September 18, 2003(#1953 of 14191)
  • I thought we were going to have to have the playroom by Marsie Dotes, September 18, 2003(#1954 of 14191)
  • Did I post my OxiClean disaster here? I used it to clean by dirt track date, September 18, 2003(#1955 of 14191)
  • Totally agreed! My husband is of the "if a little is by TwoStep, September 18, 2003(#1956 of 14191)
  • Mine once used Dow bathroom cleaner on our living room by Em T., September 19, 2003(#1957 of 14191)
  • What should I use to clean my cherry kitchen cabinets? by Julie F, September 22, 2003(#1958 of 14191)
  • Have you tried Murphy's Oil Soap? All-purpose cleaners by Brigit M, September 22, 2003(#1959 of 14191)
  • I like Murphys Oil Soap. If it were just fingerprints, by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1960 of 14191)
  • Of course, Murphy's Oil Soap! I can't believe I didn't by Julie F, September 22, 2003(#1961 of 14191)
  • How do I get rid of fruit flies in the kitchen? Other by Marya, September 22, 2003(#1962 of 14191)
  • Put a piece of fruit (I'd use something like the half by Julia M, September 22, 2003(#1963 of 14191)
  • Murphy's Oil makes those disposable wipe thingies now. I by Juli Brissin, September 22, 2003(#1964 of 14191)
  • I got a pack of those and used them for the cabinets. by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1965 of 14191)
  • I'll try that, by Marya, September 22, 2003(#1966 of 14191)
  • I have a bunch of cotton maternity underwear that isn't by Julie F, September 22, 2003(#1967 of 14191)
  • I purchased a Swiffer WetJet & am now by RamblingRose, September 22, 2003(#1968 of 14191)
  • Aren't they great, RR? We love our by Em T., September 22, 2003(#1969 of 14191)
  • They by RamblingRose, September 22, 2003(#1970 of 14191)
  • Swiffer products are just genius. I look forward to by TwoStep, September 22, 2003(#1971 of 14191)
  • I love my Swiffer wet jet thang. Really easy to use, and by Letice Goofrey, September 22, 2003(#1972 of 14191)
  • I highly recommend the Dirt Devil Sweeper Vac with by Iggy, September 22, 2003(#1973 of 14191)
  • (your personal dirt may vary)Cracked me up. Nope, by Em T., September 22, 2003(#1974 of 14191)
  • Does the Sweeper Vac make noise like a regular vac, by Letice Goofrey, September 22, 2003(#1975 of 14191)
  • Swifter wetJet would be ideal for that situation, by Em T., September 22, 2003(#1976 of 14191)
  • It's got a machine-like hum, more like a hair dryer than by Iggy, September 22, 2003(#1977 of 14191)
  • Dirt Devil Sweeper Vac with by Harri P., September 22, 2003(#1978 of 14191)
  • It is way cool and less than $40. WEP. I think I'll go by Iggy, September 22, 2003(#1979 of 14191)
  • I have to try that. I was not prepared for all the hair by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1980 of 14191)
  • J-RO, you got a dog?!? The things I miss when I don't by Julie F, September 22, 2003(#1981 of 14191)
  • I'm so misunderstood. Yes, we got a GREAT BIG GERMAN by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1982 of 14191)
  • My collie loved being vacuumed. He'd even grunt his by RamblingRose, September 22, 2003(#1983 of 14191)
  • Julie, there are also pictures of the miracle dog Tally by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1984 of 14191)
  • I'm not sure if this should go here or in Scales and by LizardBreath, September 22, 2003(#1985 of 14191)
  • I was not prepared for all the hair by Julia M, September 22, 2003(#1986 of 14191)
  • I surely was. I stuck my fingers in my ears and went by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1987 of 14191)
  • I'm not sure if this should go here or by J-Ro, September 22, 2003(#1988 of 14191)
  • My collie was terrified of the vacuum. I used to put it by Julie F, September 22, 2003(#1989 of 14191)
  • I have been vacuuming like a demon, and by Harri P., September 22, 2003(#1990 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, definitely get one of those serrated things. It by Sadie, September 23, 2003(#1991 of 14191)
  • Is it like a cake cutter, a curry comb, or by J-Ro, September 23, 2003(#1992 of 14191)
  • by Sadie, September 23, 2003(#1993 of 14191)
  • by J-Ro, September 23, 2003(#1994 of 14191)
  • OK, I am cracking up at the Ro family woe that is by JayKay, September 23, 2003(#1995 of 14191)
  • Don't point at the whole family. The rest of my beloved by J-Ro, September 23, 2003(#1996 of 14191)
  • Be careful with the shedding blades. If you're too by Lizzie T., September 23, 2003(#1997 of 14191)
  • I regularly swept up enough hair to make another dog, by terrilynn, September 23, 2003(#1998 of 14191)
  • With my dog, you used to be able to pluck handfuls of by Brigit M, September 23, 2003(#1999 of 14191)
  • We have a shedder (we refer to it as "the Shredder") for by TwoStep, September 23, 2003(#2000 of 14191)
  • J-Ro--your dog could be "blowing her coat." Spring and by dirt track date, September 23, 2003(#2001 of 14191)
  • That could be right, DTD. She's definitely shedding way by J-Ro, September 23, 2003(#2002 of 14191)
  • I have been using Silver Dip and Tarn-X for all our by Lizzie T., September 25, 2003(#2003 of 14191)
  • Humidity, I by Harri P., September 25, 2003(#2004 of 14191)
  • I use Silvo, by the way, for silver. Works better, I by Harri P., September 25, 2003(#2005 of 14191)
  • I wondered about humidity, but I don't think it's been by Lizzie T., September 25, 2003(#2006 of 14191)
  • You should. It's made by the people who make Brasso. by Harri P., September 25, 2003(#2007 of 14191)
  • I think the aluminum trick takes too much silver off by Harri P., September 25, 2003(#2008 of 14191)
  • Gotta watch out for them by Lizzie T., September 25, 2003(#2009 of 14191)
  • What do you clean granite countertops with? Are 409-type by Letice Goofrey, September 25, 2003(#2010 of 14191)
  • I use Windex. You can also use soap and water to clean by J-Ro, September 25, 2003(#2011 of 14191)
  • Good. I've been using soap and water followed by paper by Letice Goofrey, September 25, 2003(#2012 of 14191)
  • Me too. Toast crumbs show up, though.A caterer by J-Ro, September 25, 2003(#2013 of 14191)
  • I spray mine with the At Home cleaner that Trader Joe's by Julie F, September 25, 2003(#2014 of 14191)
  • Piffle. You should sanitize them if you drop a lot of by J-Ro, September 25, 2003(#2015 of 14191)
  • Oh, good. We don't even eat meat and when we eat fish, by Julie F, September 25, 2003(#2016 of 14191)
  • A caterer told me that soap and water by Mostone, September 25, 2003(#2017 of 14191)
  • I keep my toaster on a serving tray with a one-inch lip. by palmist, September 25, 2003(#2018 of 14191)
  • You're supposed to reseal stone every once in a while. by Harri P., September 25, 2003(#2019 of 14191)
  • The stone guy told me to seal it yearly. I had to buy a by J-Ro, September 25, 2003(#2020 of 14191)
  • That is a terrific idea, palmist. I have a little bitty by Julia M, September 25, 2003(#2021 of 14191)
  • I finally got my husband to make his cinnamon toast ON by palmist, September 25, 2003(#2022 of 14191)
  • Yes, J-Ro.I use Windex on the granite every now by JayKay, September 25, 2003(#2023 of 14191)
  • I didn't know that about sealing the granite. Where do by Julie F, September 25, 2003(#2024 of 14191)
  • I like dull marble floors. They remind me of the by Lizzie T., September 25, 2003(#2025 of 14191)
  • When you say soap and water, what do you mean? (I by TwoStep, September 25, 2003(#2026 of 14191)
  • I didn't seal mine, haven't sealed any of the other rock by Veronica-Speedwell, September 25, 2003(#2027 of 14191)
  • Oh, the other rock types. The slate floor I clean with a by Veronica-Speedwell, September 25, 2003(#2028 of 14191)
  • Where do I buy the sealant? Is it safe by J-Ro, September 25, 2003(#2029 of 14191)
  • Oh well, I guess it won't hurt to wait another few by Julie F, September 26, 2003(#2030 of 14191)
  • Hi! Does anyone know how I'd go about repairing some by Kathy Barthway, September 27, 2003(#2031 of 14191)
  • Got a Home Depot? I just went to their "How To Lay by Kitty Foyle, September 27, 2003(#2032 of 14191)
  • It's kind of a nitpicky by palmist, September 27, 2003(#2033 of 14191)
  • Oboy, I definitely don't want to take out all the grout; by Kathy Barthway, September 28, 2003(#2034 of 14191)
  • Harri, I got some Silvo yesterday and polished all the by Lizzie T., September 28, 2003(#2035 of 14191)
  • Not sure if this should go in here or in one of the by AnneS, September 28, 2003(#2036 of 14191)
  • Painted concrete and some nice (inexpensive) area rugs? by dirt track date, September 28, 2003(#2037 of 14191)
  • I have this problem as well - about three times a year I by wyndie, September 28, 2003(#2038 of 14191)
  • The floor of my yoga studio is painted concrete and it by maria, September 28, 2003(#2039 of 14191)
  • I know I personally need to consider this option as it by wyndie, September 28, 2003(#2040 of 14191)
  • You can call it stained concrete if you want to, wyndie! by maria, September 28, 2003(#2041 of 14191)
  • I shall go google and see if I can find some photos. by wyndie, September 28, 2003(#2042 of 14191)
  • by wyndie, September 28, 2003(#2043 of 14191)
  • Wow! is right! That is seriously cool. Off to look into by AnneS, September 29, 2003(#2044 of 14191)
  • I saw a house with stained concrete floors on House by Decca, September 29, 2003(#2045 of 14191)
  • I can't remember where I saw it, maybe Christopher by palmist, September 29, 2003(#2046 of 14191)
  • In what parts of the country/world is painted concrete by Alizarin, September 29, 2003(#2047 of 14191)
  • It is (or was) huge in NYC; started with people living by Kathy Barthway, September 29, 2003(#2048 of 14191)
  • I think it is mostly garagey and basementy, but concrete by palmist, September 29, 2003(#2049 of 14191)
  • We saw the concrete kitchen countertops in a loft-type by JayKay, September 29, 2003(#2050 of 14191)
  • Yeah, it's very by Kathy Barthway, September 29, 2003(#2051 of 14191)
  • We have stained concrete floors in our entire house by TwoStep, September 29, 2003(#2052 of 14191)
  • How does concrete do in climates where there are large by Aradiaseven, September 29, 2003(#2053 of 14191)
  • Our concrete floor has a long crack in the kitchen, and by TwoStep, September 30, 2003(#2054 of 14191)
  • Has anyone had any experience with staining old by AnneS, September 30, 2003(#2055 of 14191)
  • Our house was built around 1971 and until a few years by TwoStep, September 30, 2003(#2056 of 14191)
  • I just tried to take my drapes into the dry cleaner, but by Veronica-Speedwell, October 01, 2003(#2057 of 14191)
  • What are they made of?The advice I've heard, from by bluestocking, October 01, 2003(#2058 of 14191)
  • They might shrink, however. Best not to put them in the by palmist, October 01, 2003(#2059 of 14191)
  • Also be sure that your curtain rods will hold the weight by Alizarin, October 01, 2003(#2060 of 14191)
  • This fabric would be ruined by washing at home. I guess by Veronica-Speedwell, October 01, 2003(#2061 of 14191)
  • Veronica, can't you at least take them down and vacuum by J-Ro, October 01, 2003(#2062 of 14191)
  • What are they made by Harri P., October 01, 2003(#2063 of 14191)
  • Are they lined? Look in the yellow pages for a cleaner by dirt track date, October 01, 2003(#2064 of 14191)
  • Actually, I think the dust is harder on them than the by Harri P., October 01, 2003(#2065 of 14191)
  • Dust is very hard on drapes. The extra weight and by Lizzie T., October 01, 2003(#2066 of 14191)
  • The fabric is Rayon/acetate with a poly/cotton lining. I by Veronica-Speedwell, October 01, 2003(#2067 of 14191)
  • Take it to another by Harri P., October 01, 2003(#2068 of 14191)
  • Really? OK. (PS, where is your tagline by Veronica-Speedwell, October 01, 2003(#2069 of 14191)
  • If they aren't really soiled, just dusty then a good by dirt track date, October 01, 2003(#2070 of 14191)
  • I tried another cleaner, who took them. Yay. The tab is by Veronica-Speedwell, October 02, 2003(#2071 of 14191)
  • I bought the Dirt Devil stick vac with Swiffer last by maria, October 03, 2003(#2072 of 14191)
  • Maria, where did you buy by mollyT, October 03, 2003(#2073 of 14191)
  • I am currently coveting the Hoover Floor Mate for my by Kathy Barthway, October 03, 2003(#2074 of 14191)
  • Target, by maria, October 03, 2003(#2075 of 14191)
  • Thanks. Might have to get my roomie to agree to the by mollyT, October 03, 2003(#2076 of 14191)
  • molly, you haven't BEEN to Target in all that time, or by TwoStep, October 03, 2003(#2077 of 14191)
  • I'm with you, TwoStep. Once a week is the norm. If it by terrilynn, October 03, 2003(#2078 of 14191)
  • I haven't been to Target since maybe April. It's new to by mollyT, October 03, 2003(#2079 of 14191)
  • Going to Target is an event for me -- the nearest one is by LoriK, October 03, 2003(#2080 of 14191)
  • I am ridiculously spoiled. I have a Target less than a by TwoStep, October 03, 2003(#2081 of 14191)
  • Going to Target is an event for me -- the nearest one by annefalcon, October 03, 2003(#2082 of 14191)
  • I want to live in a farmhouse 10 miles from commerce. Do by Veronica-Speedwell, October 03, 2003(#2083 of 14191)
  • We don't have a farmhouse, but our nearest store was by cybrcat sunflower, October 03, 2003(#2084 of 14191)
  • cybrcat, are you in Ohio? I miss good ol' by Kathy Barthway, October 03, 2003(#2085 of 14191)
  • Nope, north Georgia.It is convenient having by cybrcat sunflower, October 03, 2003(#2086 of 14191)
  • I also don't have a car, so either by CalGal, October 04, 2003(#2087 of 14191)
  • Gah, I would hate to not have Target 5 mins away! HATE by wyndie, October 05, 2003(#2088 of 14191)
  • wyndie, I'm in the Canton by cybrcat sunflower, October 06, 2003(#2089 of 14191)
  • I need to rewire a lamp. My aunt maintains that this is by Lizzie T., October 07, 2003(#2090 of 14191)
  • Not if it's not plugged by Julia M, October 07, 2003(#2091 of 14191)
  • It hasn't been plugged in since 1994. Oh, well. Last I by Lizzie T., October 07, 2003(#2092 of 14191)
  • It is by palmist, October 07, 2003(#2093 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, DH rewires things all the time and he still has by JayKay, October 07, 2003(#2094 of 14191)
  • Excellent. I will stop by the hardware store on the way by Lizzie T., October 07, 2003(#2095 of 14191)
  • I just watched Vern from Trading Spaces make a hanging by Anna Trueblood, October 07, 2003(#2096 of 14191)
  • Oh, doncha love Vern! Handy and so by JayKay, October 07, 2003(#2097 of 14191)
  • Yes, I by Anna Trueblood, October 07, 2003(#2098 of 14191)
  • It's easy, Lizzie. Even a spaz like me can do it. Though by Harri P., October 07, 2003(#2099 of 14191)
  • unplug it first unless you want gnarly by Aradiaseven, October 08, 2003(#2100 of 14191)
  • I did it! And everyone was right; it was very very easy. by Lizzie T., October 08, 2003(#2101 of 14191)
  • Does anyone else have this cleaner? by wyndie, October 12, 2003(#2102 of 14191)
  • I don't know about that one, Wyndie. It does *look* by maria, October 12, 2003(#2103 of 14191)
  • It's a great cleaner, Maria. I have read the manual and by wyndie, October 12, 2003(#2104 of 14191)
  • Why do you clean the brushes, by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#2105 of 14191)
  • Because they are dirty. I sweep the floors before by wyndie, October 12, 2003(#2106 of 14191)
  • Nope. I pull out a long thread if it's catching, but by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#2107 of 14191)
  • If I don't clean the brushes after every vacuuming (or by Mama J, October 12, 2003(#2108 of 14191)
  • Yup, it's all about my long hair - and my by wyndie, October 12, 2003(#2109 of 14191)
  • What is the best remedy to get the stench out of hockey by InTheRed, October 12, 2003(#2110 of 14191)
  • I use Febreze. Baking soda doesn't cut by Harri P., October 13, 2003(#2111 of 14191)
  • Is she using Febreeze spray or the Febreeze laundry by Sadie, October 13, 2003(#2112 of 14191)
  • I assume the spray, because the equipment isn't washable by Harri P., October 13, 2003(#2113 of 14191)
  • Ah, I'm hockey-impaired. Clorox makes a spray that by Sadie, October 13, 2003(#2114 of 14191)
  • Are you talking the plastic pads? Is there any way you by dirt track date, October 13, 2003(#2115 of 14191)
  • He isn't a goalie, so it is just gloves and pads which by InTheRed, October 13, 2003(#2116 of 14191)
  • In the olden days before Febreze, theatre costume shops by Kathy Barthway, October 13, 2003(#2117 of 14191)
  • Oh I don't think she'd be convinced to put vodka to such by InTheRed, October 13, 2003(#2118 of 14191)
  • I'm just saying, one spray on the gear, two sprays in by Kathy Barthway, October 13, 2003(#2119 of 14191)
  • Haha - I'll suggest it to her but will her kid show up by InTheRed, October 13, 2003(#2120 of 14191)
  • No, vodka doesn't really have a smell. Which is why I by Kathy Barthway, October 13, 2003(#2121 of 14191)
  • vodka has sugars and other crap in it though. Try a by dirt track date, October 13, 2003(#2122 of 14191)
  • Ex-BF The Dumb Hockey Player used to wipe his out with by Iggy, October 14, 2003(#2123 of 14191)
  • Blech. And that's why I date skinny, PhD-totin' by Kathy Barthway, October 14, 2003(#2124 of 14191)
  • Yeah, well. Note I said ex. Now I'm with an by Iggy, October 14, 2003(#2125 of 14191)
  • Yay for brainiacs! You never have to deodorize their by Kathy Barthway, October 15, 2003(#2126 of 14191)
  • Girl, that is a tagline if ever I saw one!Could by wyndie, October 15, 2003(#2127 of 14191)
  • Hm. It is looking better the more I look at it. Yes, I by Kathy Barthway, October 15, 2003(#2128 of 14191)
  • Great suggestions! The temp will be hitting below zero by InTheRed, October 15, 2003(#2129 of 14191)
  • I just bought and used the Swifter w/the wet pads and by ula, October 18, 2003(#2130 of 14191)
  • Yeah, the box is remarkably accurate when it says 100 by maria, October 18, 2003(#2131 of 14191)
  • I've been watching a lot of that Clean Sweep show on TLC by Anna Trueblood, November 03, 2003(#2132 of 14191)
  • Keep up the momentum, Anna, it sounds as if you're off by Em T., November 03, 2003(#2133 of 14191)
  • You might find treasures, too. In the course of our by palmist, November 03, 2003(#2134 of 14191)
  • I doubt we will find any treasures. I just keep by Anna Trueblood, November 03, 2003(#2135 of 14191)
  • Oh, um, hoarders have a different take on by palmist, November 03, 2003(#2136 of 14191)
  • That's true, Anna. If you hear people say they're moving by Em T., November 03, 2003(#2137 of 14191)
  • If you hear people say they're moving by Harri P., November 03, 2003(#2138 of 14191)
  • The NewRules: If it's not good enough for our by Anna Trueblood, November 03, 2003(#2139 of 14191)
  • Many people have boxes that they truly have forgotten by Em T., November 03, 2003(#2140 of 14191)
  • If you don't have someplace that is by Harri P., November 03, 2003(#2141 of 14191)
  • Hey, I don't have dry or bug-free either! We may not by Em T., November 03, 2003(#2142 of 14191)
  • I have an old barn packed full of junk. With God knows by Harri P., November 03, 2003(#2143 of 14191)
  • Why do all my posts involve either headaches or vermin by Harri P., November 03, 2003(#2144 of 14191)
  • You call the exterminator for raccoons and squirrels? by J-Ro, November 03, 2003(#2145 of 14191)
  • Of course. I'm not going to trap a raccoon myself. I'd by Harri P., November 03, 2003(#2146 of 14191)
  • There is a big raccoon that I think lives under our by J-Ro, November 03, 2003(#2147 of 14191)
  • You could call my parents. They would trap your vermin by Lizzie T., November 03, 2003(#2148 of 14191)
  • They would trap your vermin and drive by J-Ro, November 03, 2003(#2149 of 14191)
  • Speaking of macrame, I saw a HUGE - I mean, about eight by Lizzie T., November 03, 2003(#2150 of 14191)
  • Maybe Harri and Lizzie's mom should borrow the cannon by Em T., November 03, 2003(#2151 of 14191)
  • Harri, your vermin posts make me feel better about my by palmist, November 03, 2003(#2152 of 14191)
  • It really can, palmist. My parents are avid cleaners by Brigit M, November 03, 2003(#2153 of 14191)
  • The Dog spends a lot of time on by Harri P., November 03, 2003(#2154 of 14191)
  • I agree, Brigit. The only time I had a big mouse by mollyT, November 03, 2003(#2155 of 14191)
  • I love it that you are still friends with Hopping Mad, by J-Ro, November 03, 2003(#2156 of 14191)
  • Oh, the reason we have mice is that we took a bunch of by Anna Trueblood, November 03, 2003(#2157 of 14191)
  • I also wanted to add that I found a bunch of kitten by Anna Trueblood, November 03, 2003(#2158 of 14191)
  • What can I use to get rid of a mildewy smell on old by palmist, December 08, 2003(#2159 of 14191)
  • I would stick them in a container with some aquarium by Iggy, December 08, 2003(#2160 of 14191)
  • Oh, good suggestion. I was concentrating so hard on by palmist, December 08, 2003(#2161 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, December 09, 2003(#2162 of 14191)
  • Since Ad and others laughed at the idea that I could by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2163 of 14191)
  • Oh, God, Cal, I've had that experience. My condolences. by Em T., December 19, 2003(#2164 of 14191)
  • It wasn't that messy. If it had been, I would have by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2165 of 14191)
  • I feel like I missed a step in the story. Why do you by sweet pea, December 19, 2003(#2166 of 14191)
  • I wish you were closer, Cal. I'd be willing to clean by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2167 of 14191)
  • The question is, why were you cleaning under the by Rose H., December 19, 2003(#2168 of 14191)
  • Lizzie--I'll send you cookies, if I end up baking by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2169 of 14191)
  • Phew. You had me worried by Rose H., December 19, 2003(#2170 of 14191)
  • Pasha, he's gone by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2171 of 14191)
  • I want a by Julia M, December 19, 2003(#2172 of 14191)
  • My big moment was deciding to tell by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2173 of 14191)
  • If my apartment hadn't been kind of clean, I probably by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2174 of 14191)
  • It's already kind of clean? You work by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2175 of 14191)
  • Well, by "clean" I mean you can walk without by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2176 of 14191)
  • Clean by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2177 of 14191)
  • Works for by Rose H., December 19, 2003(#2178 of 14191)
  • I was making progress on the laundry, but I can't find by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2179 of 14191)
  • Are they on the bookcase? By the door? On your desk? by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2180 of 14191)
  • Maybe that's an indication there is still a little work by Em T., December 19, 2003(#2181 of 14191)
  • I think they might be in the laundry basket, under the by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2182 of 14191)
  • It's worth a by Em T., December 19, 2003(#2183 of 14191)
  • Dump them on the bed, then dump them back in the basket by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2184 of 14191)
  • I can't find the bed. Where do you suppose I put the by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2185 of 14191)
  • I can't find the bed.It's the by Sapphire, December 19, 2003(#2186 of 14191)
  • It's one of those house that Jack built situations, by Em T., December 19, 2003(#2187 of 14191)
  • Cal, you should try the technique I saw on the Queer Eye by JayKay, December 19, 2003(#2188 of 14191)
  • I don't mind laundry at all. I just don't do it very by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2189 of 14191)
  • Turn that laundry basket upside-down any old place and by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2190 of 14191)
  • It has to be a project, not a by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2191 of 14191)
  • They weren't in my laundry basket. All that work for by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2192 of 14191)
  • I so, so agree with this. So does by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2193 of 14191)
  • Is your in-basket on your desk? Was I right in telling by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2194 of 14191)
  • I'm heartily J, but Boy is pretty P. We bleed back and by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2195 of 14191)
  • See, I don't get this at all. I wash clothes twice a by Em T., December 19, 2003(#2196 of 14191)
  • It wouldn't be a good approach for you. It is a good by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2197 of 14191)
  • I'm J, and as far as I understand it, laundry is a task by Rose H., December 19, 2003(#2198 of 14191)
  • why would making a project out of it be by Lizzie T., December 19, 2003(#2199 of 14191)
  • I'm the opposite. I can't do the whole "just remember to by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2200 of 14191)
  • But I find it's totally different now that I have a by Kathy Barthway, December 19, 2003(#2201 of 14191)
  • I orginally started the Monday/Thursday regimen because by Em T., December 19, 2003(#2202 of 14191)
  • Nope. I've always had a washer and dryer in my house by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2203 of 14191)
  • I am so not a Laundry As Project person.However, by JayKay, December 19, 2003(#2204 of 14191)
  • JayKay, let me introduce you to my friend, Downy Wrinkle by Kathy Barthway, December 19, 2003(#2205 of 14191)
  • I'm the same way, Cal. I pay bills twice a month. by jaybird, December 19, 2003(#2206 of 14191)
  • Once a week? Twice a month? What is this you speak by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#2207 of 14191)
  • OK, the same, but more frequent. And laundry works out by jaybird, December 19, 2003(#2208 of 14191)
  • I generally save up all of my laundry, and do a big 3 by Reggae Junkie, December 19, 2003(#2209 of 14191)
  • I pay bills once a month, usually around the 20th. My by Harri P., December 19, 2003(#2210 of 14191)
  • I'm extremely J and even when I had my own laundry by maria, December 19, 2003(#2211 of 14191)
  • The nice thing about laundromats is you can get multiple by Juli Brissin, December 19, 2003(#2212 of 14191)
  • Laundry must be a project or it does not get done. I by Brigit M, December 19, 2003(#2213 of 14191)
  • I always did mine on Mondays, too, until there were more by terrilynn, December 20, 2003(#2214 of 14191)
  • See, this is why I will install 2 washers and 2 dryers by InTheRed, December 20, 2003(#2215 of 14191)
  • Okay, so if I put LAUNDRY on my To-Do list and take by Decca, December 20, 2003(#2216 of 14191)
  • I do laundry on Saturday morning. I also pay my bills as by Kitty Foyle, December 20, 2003(#2217 of 14191)
  • Pasha, he is the maintenance god at the by CalGal, December 20, 2003(#2218 of 14191)
  • For definition of Laundry-as-Project, see Post #2215. by Kathy Barthway, December 20, 2003(#2219 of 14191)
  • I do laundry on Saturday because I'm around and can by dirt track date, December 20, 2003(#2220 of 14191)
  • I do laundry when I have no clean underwear. However, by Sapphire, December 21, 2003(#2221 of 14191)
  • My god, it's too easy to just throw a load in the washer by annefalcon, December 21, 2003(#2222 of 14191)
  • Your clothes sit wet all day? That's pretty disgusting by CalGal, December 21, 2003(#2223 of 14191)
  • They're clean and wet. Why is that disgusting? We don't by annefalcon, December 21, 2003(#2224 of 14191)
  • Once my clothes sit wet all day, that probably means by sweet pea, December 21, 2003(#2225 of 14191)
  • I have tendencies in that direction too, sweet pea. I by dirt track date, December 21, 2003(#2226 of 14191)
  • All that plus I have to be in the by CalGal, December 21, 2003(#2227 of 14191)
  • Oh yeah, me too. Which is why I've been putting off the by sweet pea, December 21, 2003(#2228 of 14191)
  • That's exactly how I prefer to do it, dtd. The only way by Brigit M, December 21, 2003(#2229 of 14191)
  • I know people who will do one load of by annefalcon, December 22, 2003(#2230 of 14191)
  • The only time my house is clean is during the second by mollyT, December 22, 2003(#2231 of 14191)
  • My daughter wanted to bake cookies, but the kitchen was by Rose H., December 22, 2003(#2232 of 14191)
  • If everyone in the house isn't by dirt track date, December 22, 2003(#2233 of 14191)
  • dirt, I don't know but that is me to a tee. I dislike by Belle, December 22, 2003(#2234 of 14191)
  • Oh, I can only do simultaneous cleaning if we're in by sweet pea, December 22, 2003(#2235 of 14191)
  • I thought by terrilynn, December 30, 2003(#2236 of 14191)
  • T-L, thanks for the link to that site. She is a favorite by Em T., December 30, 2003(#2237 of 14191)
  • Hm. I didn't know other ppl got this weird rush to purge by wyndie, December 30, 2003(#2238 of 14191)
  • In our case it's all about making room for any new stuff by Em T., December 30, 2003(#2239 of 14191)
  • I used to be a Project Person, until I had a kid. Out of by Letice Goofrey, December 30, 2003(#2240 of 14191)
  • Storage question: Does anyone have a method of storing by dohdee, December 30, 2003(#2241 of 14191)
  • I've got a largish wicker basket with a handle that I by Eustacia, December 30, 2003(#2242 of 14191)
  • You can take a long strip of cloth, or braid some yarn by Em T., December 30, 2003(#2243 of 14191)
  • these are just loose ribbons. Eustacia, that sounds by dohdee, December 30, 2003(#2244 of 14191)
  • I don't know if this should go here or in Home Remodels, by eleanor rigby, January 02, 2004(#2245 of 14191)
  • Use an awl to chip the paint out of the slot of the by jaybird, January 03, 2004(#2246 of 14191)
  • That's what I did and it worked! Outlet is now by eleanor rigby, January 03, 2004(#2247 of 14191)
  • I've just finished reading through this thread, and I by eleanor rigby, January 03, 2004(#2248 of 14191)
  • Eleanor, I love my Swiffer WetJet: The attachment by RamblingRose, January 04, 2004(#2249 of 14191)
  • My husband loves the Swifter wetjet and is happy to use by Em T., January 04, 2004(#2250 of 14191)
  • Oh, so it's mopping I'm supposed to have been doing, by eleanor rigby, January 04, 2004(#2251 of 14191)
  • An appropriate story for this thread: we live in a by Em T., January 04, 2004(#2252 of 14191)
  • Wow, Em, that sounds great.I wonder if it would by terrilynn, January 04, 2004(#2253 of 14191)
  • I have a bottle of that stuff and a stained bathtub. by dirt track date, January 04, 2004(#2254 of 14191)
  • So you can get this at the grocery store? I am so by dohdee, January 04, 2004(#2255 of 14191)
  • I found it at Bed Bath & by dirt track date, January 04, 2004(#2256 of 14191)
  • I really like Kaboom. It worked a treat on the stained by Harri P., January 04, 2004(#2257 of 14191)
  • Kaboom works really well if you have hard water/mineral by Iggy, January 04, 2004(#2258 of 14191)
  • Kaboom. I must look for this... our bathtub is by eleanor rigby, January 04, 2004(#2259 of 14191)
  • We were right up there with you in disgustingly stained by Em T., January 04, 2004(#2260 of 14191)
  • Ooh, I don't have stained bathtubs, but my sink is in by sweet pea, January 04, 2004(#2261 of 14191)
  • Henry went spelunking while in Tennessee and seems to by TAFKA, January 04, 2004(#2262 of 14191)
  • Were the clothes washed in hot water and were they dryed by dohdee, January 04, 2004(#2263 of 14191)
  • Too late for any of that. We just ignorantly bundled by TAFKA, January 04, 2004(#2264 of 14191)
  • I would try rewashing and applying the Shout gel on the by dohdee, January 04, 2004(#2265 of 14191)
  • Try dish soap, too. Anything I can't get out of clothes by eleanor rigby, January 04, 2004(#2266 of 14191)
  • Can you put the stuff in the washer or will that cause by TAFKA, January 04, 2004(#2267 of 14191)
  • If you only use a dab, it should be okay. Not like by dohdee, January 04, 2004(#2268 of 14191)
  • Red clay is red because it contains iron oxides. Iron by dirt track date, January 05, 2004(#2269 of 14191)
  • Thanks, everybody. I'll act on all of this. Some of the by TAFKA, January 05, 2004(#2270 of 14191)
  • I'm not sure where to put this, but I'll post here and by Kathy Barthway, January 06, 2004(#2271 of 14191)
  • If you can get water out of the other one, it's by TAFKA, January 06, 2004(#2272 of 14191)
  • Dammit! (Uh...what else? by Kathy Barthway, January 07, 2004(#2273 of 14191)
  • by TAFKA, January 07, 2004(#2274 of 14191)
  • Wow, that's cool! 'Cept they make you give money at the by Kathy Barthway, January 07, 2004(#2275 of 14191)
  • There is ice on the inside of my windows. What if by Sapphire, January 07, 2004(#2276 of 14191)
  • Bundle up, Sapphire! Make hot chocolate by Em T., January 07, 2004(#2277 of 14191)
  • Put hand towels on the windowsill so when the water by mollybo, January 07, 2004(#2278 of 14191)
  • You've probably resolved this some way or other by now, by Cassandra Bigtooth, January 07, 2004(#2279 of 14191)
  • You can try running the hot water a very little bit - by Aradiaseven, January 07, 2004(#2280 of 14191)
  • Aradia, there was nothing at all coming out of the by Kathy Barthway, January 07, 2004(#2281 of 14191)
  • That open door thing really works? Oh, man. I'm supposed by palmist, January 07, 2004(#2282 of 14191)
  • Our pipes don't seem to freeze until it's about -20C so by Aradiaseven, January 07, 2004(#2283 of 14191)
  • Whew. Good thing, because I've already got a sick by palmist, January 07, 2004(#2284 of 14191)
  • Yeah, it was 7F here the other night. I'll report on by Kathy Barthway, January 07, 2004(#2285 of 14191)
  • Anything that helps heated air (or water) circulate by Aradiaseven, January 07, 2004(#2286 of 14191)
  • We had to drip in New Orleans last night, because it was by maria, January 08, 2004(#2287 of 14191)
  • I've read that it's really not a good idea to drip your by TAFKA, January 08, 2004(#2288 of 14191)
  • When Spud was born we were renting a house. There was a by Brigit M, January 08, 2004(#2289 of 14191)
  • If the drip-drip-drip of a faucet will keep you awake, by Reggae Junkie, January 08, 2004(#2290 of 14191)
  • ooo, you're a regular Heloise, RJ! by Kathy Barthway, January 08, 2004(#2291 of 14191)
  • YOu can also tie a string to the faucet and the water by dohdee, January 08, 2004(#2292 of 14191)
  • You can also close the bathroom door or adjust the drip by Alizarin, January 08, 2004(#2293 of 14191)
  • ...or we could just sell the house! by Kathy Barthway, January 08, 2004(#2294 of 14191)
  • I got spaghetti sauce on a cream-colored acrylic/cotton by Lorelei, January 09, 2004(#2295 of 14191)
  • Sorry, sounds ruined to me. No way to put that dye by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 09, 2004(#2296 of 14191)
  • It sounds ruined to me too, actually. I was just hoping by Lorelei, January 09, 2004(#2297 of 14191)
  • One of my favorite scenes in All-of-a-Kind Family by TAFKA, January 09, 2004(#2298 of 14191)
  • Hey, that occurred to me too. (I didn't remember that by Lorelei, January 09, 2004(#2299 of 14191)
  • Hm, I wonder what would happen if I by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 09, 2004(#2300 of 14191)
  • I've ruined shirts in the same way (getting a lighter by Juli Brissin, January 09, 2004(#2301 of 14191)
  • Henny! Henny ruined the dress!I have mud stains by Decca, January 10, 2004(#2302 of 14191)
  • Oh, yes--Henny. It has been rather a long time since I by TAFKA, January 10, 2004(#2303 of 14191)
  • Saturate them with detergent and let it soak in, I'd by LC, January 10, 2004(#2304 of 14191)
  • I saturated them but when I went down to the washer, I by Decca, January 10, 2004(#2305 of 14191)
  • Maybe dampen them a little, but I would let the straight by LC, January 10, 2004(#2306 of 14191)
  • Thanks. I am usually not this stupid about laundry, but by Decca, January 10, 2004(#2307 of 14191)
  • Be very careful with straight detergent on khaki - I've by Julia M, January 10, 2004(#2308 of 14191)
  • Dammit, I forgot to buy by TAFKA, January 11, 2004(#2309 of 14191)
  • Here to report that I tried the Kaboom on the nasty by dirt track date, January 11, 2004(#2310 of 14191)
  • Anybody have advice on washing a duvet? It's Primaloft by eleanor rigby, January 11, 2004(#2311 of 14191)
  • I can send you dozens of dead tennis balls by parcel by TAFKA, January 11, 2004(#2312 of 14191)
  • Heh. That would confuse the customs by eleanor rigby, January 11, 2004(#2313 of 14191)
  • I washed and dried my down duvet sans tennis balls. It by louisef, January 11, 2004(#2314 of 14191)
  • That's what I was planning to do, louise. Thanks for the by eleanor rigby, January 11, 2004(#2315 of 14191)
  • It's hard to keep track of where everybody is living. If by TAFKA, January 12, 2004(#2316 of 14191)
  • It's OK! I'm in Canada. I should just get my mom to mail by eleanor rigby, January 12, 2004(#2317 of 14191)
  • YOu can use a clean sneaker instead of tennis by dohdee, January 12, 2004(#2318 of 14191)
  • Problem by TAFKA, January 12, 2004(#2319 of 14191)
  • If one HAD clean sneakers. I use three tennis balls by mollybo, January 12, 2004(#2320 of 14191)
  • Yeah, what are these "clean sneakers" of which you by Violet, January 12, 2004(#2321 of 14191)
  • Fortunately, I live next door to a laundromat, so the by eleanor rigby, January 12, 2004(#2322 of 14191)
  • White keds, post laundering = clean by JayKay, January 12, 2004(#2323 of 14191)
  • People launder their by Violet, January 13, 2004(#2324 of 14191)
  • I used to launder sneakers, before they got so damn by TAFKA, January 13, 2004(#2325 of 14191)
  • My Aligator spilled an entire cup of hot cocoa on the by wyndie, January 13, 2004(#2326 of 14191)
  • by TAFKA, January 13, 2004(#2327 of 14191)
  • Maybe arm covers? Or try some of that upholstery cleaner by lena kendall, January 13, 2004(#2328 of 14191)
  • Oxi clean. It will magically disappear in a swath of by Kathy Barthway, January 13, 2004(#2329 of 14191)
  • I want a swath of foamy love.Wait, that came out by mollybo, January 13, 2004(#2330 of 14191)
  • It will magically disappear in a swath by Ruby Gospel, January 13, 2004(#2331 of 14191)
  • You have an alligator? I'm thinking a stain on the sofa by JayKay, January 13, 2004(#2332 of 14191)
  • Really. Those claws must be hell on the hardwood by Julia M, January 13, 2004(#2333 of 14191)
  • Not to mention the hefty homeowner policy fees after by Em T., January 13, 2004(#2334 of 14191)
  • You people have NO idea!Hm, I think I will try by wyndie, January 13, 2004(#2335 of 14191)
  • Nature's by katinka, January 13, 2004(#2336 of 14191)
  • (brought over from the tipping thread)We only by Piccie, January 14, 2004(#2337 of 14191)
  • One more question about the duvet. Is it possible to by eleanor rigby, January 15, 2004(#2338 of 14191)
  • I think you'd find it would unbalance the washer and get by Aradiaseven, January 15, 2004(#2339 of 14191)
  • Take it to the laundromat and wash it in one of those by dirt track date, January 15, 2004(#2340 of 14191)
  • Not if you have a toddler, a leaky cat, or a sweaty by Aradiaseven, January 15, 2004(#2341 of 14191)
  • Ick. In that case I'd buy a bunch of washable blankets by dirt track date, January 15, 2004(#2342 of 14191)
  • Eh, he's worth the odd trip to the laundromat.I by Aradiaseven, January 15, 2004(#2343 of 14191)
  • My double-sized comforter will not even fit in the by Sapphire, January 15, 2004(#2344 of 14191)
  • I have a similar debate with myself, only it occurs by Iggy, January 16, 2004(#2345 of 14191)
  • A German friend taught me to turn the cover inside out, by Aradiaseven, January 16, 2004(#2346 of 14191)
  • Aha! That explains it perfectly. I'll give it a try next by Iggy, January 16, 2004(#2347 of 14191)
  • I bought a pack of those Mr. Clean Stain Erasers today. by Sadie, January 19, 2004(#2348 of 14191)
  • My mom used those on the soffit in the kitchen at her by maria, January 19, 2004(#2349 of 14191)
  • I went to Canadian Tire today, and splurged on Oxyclean, by eleanor rigby, January 19, 2004(#2350 of 14191)
  • Those Mr. Clean Magic Erasers ROCK. They really are by TwoStep, January 19, 2004(#2351 of 14191)
  • eleanor, I'd be careful putting Oxyclean in the WetJet, by Kathy Barthway, January 19, 2004(#2352 of 14191)
  • I used Kaboom on the jets of our hot tub stained with by RamblingRose, January 19, 2004(#2353 of 14191)
  • Good to know, Kathy. Thanks for the tip.So the by eleanor rigby, January 19, 2004(#2354 of 14191)
  • Gee, I would just wipe while rinsing until I couldn't by Kathy Barthway, January 19, 2004(#2355 of 14191)
  • You all talking about it caused me to buy it. by CalGal, January 20, 2004(#2356 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't have even thought to look at Drugstore.com, by terrilynn, January 20, 2004(#2357 of 14191)
  • You did an affiliate link, by CalGal, January 20, 2004(#2358 of 14191)
  • I did, actually, but thanks for posting by terrilynn, January 20, 2004(#2359 of 14191)
  • How does one clean the exhaust filter thingy that's in by terrilynn, January 21, 2004(#2360 of 14191)
  • If it's the metal mesh kind, maybe try putting it in the by Aradiaseven, January 21, 2004(#2361 of 14191)
  • Will it fit in your sink? If so, put it in the sink and by Julia M, January 21, 2004(#2362 of 14191)
  • I've got it soaking in hot water and dish soap now; I by terrilynn, January 21, 2004(#2363 of 14191)
  • I don't know why this works but soak it with a dryer by annefalcon, January 21, 2004(#2364 of 14191)
  • I bet it's that water softener stuff. Is that in dryer by Julia M, January 21, 2004(#2365 of 14191)
  • I'll bet that's the same one I walked through the room by Em T., January 21, 2004(#2366 of 14191)
  • Exactly, that's the guy, Em. I hate him, but his tips by Julia M, January 21, 2004(#2367 of 14191)
  • Maybe if he'd come and use my house as his example I by Em T., January 21, 2004(#2368 of 14191)
  • Oh, I hate him too. But obviously someone doesn't hate by Sapphire, January 21, 2004(#2369 of 14191)
  • I got a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser this weekend and used it by Em T., January 22, 2004(#2370 of 14191)
  • That stupid filter was soaked for a couple of hours and by terrilynn, January 22, 2004(#2371 of 14191)
  • Have you tried ammonia? I've had really good luck with by Lizzie T., January 22, 2004(#2372 of 14191)
  • It doesn't have to look clean. As long as you get by Rose H., January 22, 2004(#2373 of 14191)
  • TL, I've soaked those nasty-ass filters in the bathtub by dohdee, January 22, 2004(#2374 of 14191)
  • Just don't use engine-block fluid like my mom did. I'm by LC, January 22, 2004(#2375 of 14191)
  • Haley likes pantyhose and rubber gloves? by JayKay, January 22, 2004(#2376 of 14191)
  • One side of it looks like it's got shredded potatoes or by terrilynn, January 22, 2004(#2377 of 14191)
  • Forgot to say, another inducement for Mr. Clean Magic by Em T., January 22, 2004(#2378 of 14191)
  • terrilynn, buy a new by Julia M, January 22, 2004(#2379 of 14191)
  • JayKay, my mom is all about the high-powered chemical by LC, January 22, 2004(#2380 of 14191)
  • Julia, that's the best advice so far, I think. Where by terrilynn, January 22, 2004(#2381 of 14191)
  • Where would one procure such an by Julia M, January 22, 2004(#2382 of 14191)
  • If it's a standard size, Home Despot sells them. If not, by Biscuit, January 22, 2004(#2383 of 14191)
  • Oh, I'm going to steal that. "I'm not fat, I'm some by Rose H., January 22, 2004(#2384 of 14191)
  • terrilynn, buy a new one.I was by Ruby Gospel, January 22, 2004(#2385 of 14191)
  • I think it's doomed, and I'm just going to buy a new by terrilynn, January 22, 2004(#2386 of 14191)
  • I should be able to find one with no by Sapphire, January 22, 2004(#2387 of 14191)
  • You can always buy one slightly bigger and alter it. by Aradiaseven, January 22, 2004(#2388 of 14191)
  • I loved this paragraph from by Lois, January 28, 2004(#2389 of 14191)
  • I have a clean by CalGal, January 28, 2004(#2390 of 14191)
  • Nice by Rose H., January 28, 2004(#2391 of 14191)
  • I thought that the information on wood vs. plastic by Mostone, January 28, 2004(#2392 of 14191)
  • cool ... who knew that my almost compulsive handwashing by kalika, January 28, 2004(#2393 of 14191)
  • Kalika, I think I might have mentioned this here (or in by Jillian PlicPlic, January 28, 2004(#2394 of 14191)
  • This is probably a stupid question, but does it matter by terrilynn, January 28, 2004(#2395 of 14191)
  • Wow! I feel so validated, considering my countertops by ciao bella, January 28, 2004(#2396 of 14191)
  • Won't three minutes on high cook the sponge? I usually by onna monopia, January 28, 2004(#2397 of 14191)
  • I hate sponges. I just use dishcloths, three or four a by Bingo, January 28, 2004(#2398 of 14191)
  • Me too. I grew up using a dishcloth or rag, and have by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 28, 2004(#2399 of 14191)
  • I use Windex and a paper towel. Remind myself of the by ciao bella, January 28, 2004(#2400 of 14191)
  • I generally use those microfiber cloths-I have one under by terrilynn, January 28, 2004(#2401 of 14191)
  • According to the article, it's a minute in the by gsand, January 28, 2004(#2402 of 14191)
  • Fascinating article -- it's interesting how far things by LoriK, January 28, 2004(#2403 of 14191)
  • I've seen people be so sloppy when handling chicken, so by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 28, 2004(#2404 of 14191)
  • I unwrapped my chickens in the sink. Why drip all that by ciao bella, January 28, 2004(#2405 of 14191)
  • I'm sure there is lots of sloppiness and chicken juice by Lois, January 28, 2004(#2406 of 14191)
  • Not us. But then, considering dh's profession, I'm by ciao bella, January 28, 2004(#2407 of 14191)
  • "Pig juice" is pretty by Julia M, January 28, 2004(#2408 of 14191)
  • "Pig juice" sounds like something other than pig juice, by JayKay, January 28, 2004(#2409 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I guess it is. But, somehow I find hog fat less by ciao bella, January 28, 2004(#2410 of 14191)
  • if you know what I mean and I think you by Julia M, January 28, 2004(#2411 of 14191)
  • Ohhh God, JayKay. Can you just stop? Please??? by ciao bella, January 28, 2004(#2412 of 14191)
  • The Inane Clown Posse got me.Ponies HEART you, by Harri P., January 28, 2004(#2413 of 14191)
  • Ya'll are keeping me so entertained by JayKay, January 28, 2004(#2414 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., January 28, 2004(#2415 of 14191)
  • Ponies HEART by Biscuit, January 28, 2004(#2416 of 14191)
  • I'm sure there is lots of sloppiness by Alystra, January 29, 2004(#2417 of 14191)
  • From all of the hysteria I've seen around food the past by jaybird, January 29, 2004(#2418 of 14191)
  • A microbiologist friend of mine says those nice old wine by Ronski, January 29, 2004(#2419 of 14191)
  • What's in there that could kill you? Germs from the by gsand, January 29, 2004(#2420 of 14191)
  • I think there's the possibility of botulism toxins left by LC, January 29, 2004(#2421 of 14191)
  • Germs period, right? It's an anaerobic by mollybo, January 29, 2004(#2422 of 14191)
  • OT: molly, thanks for your inquiry on POQ about by gsand, January 29, 2004(#2423 of 14191)
  • Glad it was helpful! I'm retraining my handwriting by mollybo, January 29, 2004(#2424 of 14191)
  • Yes, as I recall her saying, botulism. A serious by Ronski, January 29, 2004(#2425 of 14191)
  • I thought botulism needed an acid-free environment. by dirt track date, January 29, 2004(#2426 of 14191)
  • If I see it in action, I'm often dissatisfied with other by Lois, January 29, 2004(#2427 of 14191)
  • Me too. My mom and my aunts were all kitchen by dirt track date, January 29, 2004(#2428 of 14191)
  • What's your dishwashing by gsand, January 29, 2004(#2429 of 14191)
  • dishwater has to be as hot as you can take, drained & by kalika, January 29, 2004(#2430 of 14191)
  • Can I just say that this sounds somewhat like me with by sweet pea, January 29, 2004(#2431 of 14191)
  • See, I don't get the whole fill up the sink with by gsand, January 29, 2004(#2432 of 14191)
  • Mr. Red was working late tonight, and had to meet with by InTheRed, January 29, 2004(#2433 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty anal about the laundry too, sweet pea - and by kalika, January 29, 2004(#2434 of 14191)
  • I always wash dishes in hot, running water. Cannot stand by Lizzie T., January 29, 2004(#2435 of 14191)
  • When I didn't have a dishwasher, I rinsed the big stuff by maria, January 29, 2004(#2436 of 14191)
  • Our dishwasher is dying. I insisted that a) certain by mollybo, January 29, 2004(#2437 of 14191)
  • My sisters in dishwashing! I can.not.abide. yucky by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#2438 of 14191)
  • Before we got our dishwasher I did them under running by Em T., January 29, 2004(#2439 of 14191)
  • I am so not hysterical about food saftey, but I was once by Mostone, January 29, 2004(#2440 of 14191)
  • People who dishwash under running water must either have by Badger, January 29, 2004(#2441 of 14191)
  • I use a dishpan and have a certain order: glasses, mugs, by Decca, January 29, 2004(#2442 of 14191)
  • Decca, I have a dishwasher for the first time ever, and by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#2443 of 14191)
  • I hardly ever clean anything before putting it in the by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 29, 2004(#2444 of 14191)
  • We just scrape and put in dishwasher. I've never by annefalcon, January 29, 2004(#2445 of 14191)
  • Mine aren't getting etched, it's just one of those by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 29, 2004(#2446 of 14191)
  • I scrape, but don't rinse. My dishwasher manual said not by Bingo, January 29, 2004(#2447 of 14191)
  • I despise doing dishes, and consequently never learned by eleanor rigby, January 29, 2004(#2448 of 14191)
  • I have to rinse them. I hate the idea of greasy dishes by Biscuit, January 29, 2004(#2449 of 14191)
  • same here. I feel guilty enough about rinsing under by kalika, January 29, 2004(#2450 of 14191)
  • I grew up in a house with a septic tank, so running by Lizzie T., January 30, 2004(#2451 of 14191)
  • My husband washed the dishes under hot running water and by Clio, January 30, 2004(#2452 of 14191)
  • We only hve 270 gallons of water at a time before we by jaybird, January 30, 2004(#2453 of 14191)
  • I think this is where pedals under the sink would really by gsand, January 30, 2004(#2454 of 14191)
  • Another useful hookup, if concerned about excessive by Lois, January 30, 2004(#2455 of 14191)
  • I like to run the water when I wash dishes, and justify by JamieL, January 30, 2004(#2456 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, January 30, 2004(#2457 of 14191)
  • Not having to rinse the dishes before putting them in by sweet pea, January 31, 2004(#2458 of 14191)
  • I just pulled two plates out of the dishwasher that will by mollybo, January 31, 2004(#2459 of 14191)
  • Why is it that I actually *enjoy* cleaning someone by Bingo, January 31, 2004(#2460 of 14191)
  • It's just like tabloids: someone else's dirt is more by mollybo, January 31, 2004(#2461 of 14191)
  • My dishwasher died the week Charlie was born. I was at by annefalcon, January 31, 2004(#2462 of 14191)
  • I would rather clean somebody else's house. My sister by Badger, January 31, 2004(#2463 of 14191)
  • I brought up the idea of replacing out dishwasher - it's by mollybo, January 31, 2004(#2464 of 14191)
  • I could watch Kalika do dishes without getting the by dirt track date, January 31, 2004(#2465 of 14191)
  • My mother would die if she found out, but I wash dishes by Racehorse, January 31, 2004(#2466 of 14191)
  • Serial post--we cooked a turkey last night and I was by dirt track date, January 31, 2004(#2467 of 14191)
  • Bingo, you're welcome any time! We just have to sneak by sweet pea, January 31, 2004(#2468 of 14191)
  • OK, so. Floors. I have hardwood/linoleum, no carpet by eleanor rigby, January 31, 2004(#2469 of 14191)
  • Well, I have carpet everywhere else in the house apart by Badger, January 31, 2004(#2470 of 14191)
  • You need the Hoover Floor Mate. O how I heart mine. by Kathy Barthway, January 31, 2004(#2471 of 14191)
  • It vacuums wet or dry, scrubs with little whirling by Kathy Barthway, January 31, 2004(#2472 of 14191)
  • I have the same flooring as you. If I have actual dirt by sweet pea, January 31, 2004(#2473 of 14191)
  • I want one of them! If only you didn't have to get off by Badger, January 31, 2004(#2474 of 14191)
  • I have a little Eureka canister that you can carry in by dirt track date, January 31, 2004(#2475 of 14191)
  • my normal floor thing is like sweet pea's, but with the by kalika, January 31, 2004(#2476 of 14191)
  • If you get a dog, preferably some kind of lab mix (they by dirt track date, February 01, 2004(#2477 of 14191)
  • um, yeah, I would, cos then I'd have to be paranoid by kalika, February 01, 2004(#2478 of 14191)
  • Crap. I hatehatehate sweeping. Unfortunately, there are by eleanor rigby, February 01, 2004(#2479 of 14191)
  • IME, the dog dirt doesn't accumulate as fast as toddler by dirt track date, February 01, 2004(#2480 of 14191)
  • I was home during the day yesterday and realized that: by Sapphire, February 01, 2004(#2481 of 14191)
  • Sapphire, my sister. My husband is a descendent of very by Brooke, February 01, 2004(#2482 of 14191)
  • I have someone come by every other week to clean, so I by A. Juli Brissin, February 02, 2004(#2483 of 14191)
  • Plufts. I like that.I did manage to get the by eleanor rigby, February 02, 2004(#2484 of 14191)
  • look at what they do in the wild (all sizes) ... if the by kalika, February 02, 2004(#2485 of 14191)
  • I got ambitious last night and tried to microwave our by Lizzie T., February 02, 2004(#2486 of 14191)
  • heh I microwaved mine the other day after all the talk, by kalika, February 02, 2004(#2487 of 14191)
  • Hell, I thought it was only supposed to be done for ONE by terrilynn, February 02, 2004(#2488 of 14191)
  • One minute's all I'm going to do from now by Lizzie T., February 02, 2004(#2489 of 14191)
  • My head is absolutely spinning from all the by Biscuit, February 02, 2004(#2490 of 14191)
  • My sponges and dishrags get so much exposure to bleach, by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2491 of 14191)
  • I've never heard of any of that either, Biscuit. I give by Violet, February 02, 2004(#2492 of 14191)
  • My head is absolutely spinning from all by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2493 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty casual, but I do use bleach when things get by Brigit M, February 02, 2004(#2494 of 14191)
  • I mean I'll bleach a cutting board once in a while (like by Biscuit, February 02, 2004(#2495 of 14191)
  • The smell of bleach makes me gag, so I almost never use by Sapphire, February 02, 2004(#2496 of 14191)
  • I spray kitchen cleaner on the counter if raw chicken or by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2497 of 14191)
  • I use a different counter cleaning rag every day. Mr. T. by Em T., February 02, 2004(#2498 of 14191)
  • I make a general-purpose cleaning solution from rubbing by Lizzie T., February 02, 2004(#2499 of 14191)
  • If the sponge starts to smell, I toss by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2500 of 14191)
  • My sponge has never smelled bad, so there it is. I think by Violet, February 02, 2004(#2501 of 14191)
  • not the dishwater, the rinsewater, here (otherwise I by kalika, February 02, 2004(#2502 of 14191)
  • Kalika, okay, I can kind of see it if everything's been by Violet, February 02, 2004(#2503 of 14191)
  • I use bleach to get stains out of my by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2504 of 14191)
  • this stuff sounds bizarre.No by j. ross, February 02, 2004(#2505 of 14191)
  • I occasionally toss the sponge in the dishwasher, but by JayKay, February 02, 2004(#2506 of 14191)
  • it's not so much about disease for me as hardcore by kalika, February 02, 2004(#2507 of 14191)
  • kalika, I advise you to stay the hell out of "Take a by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2508 of 14191)
  • I am looking forward to trying the Mr. Clean Magic by mollybo, February 02, 2004(#2509 of 14191)
  • heh too late - I actually started that, sort of. Because by kalika, February 02, 2004(#2510 of 14191)
  • Phew, I gotta say, I'm glad I'm not the only one who by JamieL, February 02, 2004(#2511 of 14191)
  • I have put bleach in the dishwasher, most recently when by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2512 of 14191)
  • I only use bleach on anything when there are known by debby, February 02, 2004(#2513 of 14191)
  • ... as it by Biscuit, February 02, 2004(#2514 of 14191)
  • by debby, February 02, 2004(#2515 of 14191)
  • My mother used bleach in the dishwater and it always by dirt track date, February 02, 2004(#2516 of 14191)
  • I don't even own any by Krista, February 02, 2004(#2517 of 14191)
  • You will be dead by next by j. ross, February 02, 2004(#2518 of 14191)
  • After surviving for 26 years without it? How tragically by Krista, February 02, 2004(#2519 of 14191)
  • Well, I am dead now. J. Ross killed by JayKay, February 02, 2004(#2520 of 14191)
  • Bleach is the only thing that gets coffee stains out of by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2521 of 14191)
  • What IS bleach anyhow? It's almost frightening, how by Annie G, February 02, 2004(#2522 of 14191)
  • I microwaved my sponge last night and it really smelled by gsand, February 02, 2004(#2523 of 14191)
  • Don't microwave your sponges, people. Yucky sponges are by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2524 of 14191)
  • Dishwasher, sports by JayKay, February 02, 2004(#2525 of 14191)
  • I'll scrub my kitchen sink periodically with Comet by onna monopia, February 02, 2004(#2526 of 14191)
  • I wipe down the bloody/gross counters with a dishrag by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2527 of 14191)
  • Yucky sponges is why God invented garbage cans & cheap by RamblingRose, February 02, 2004(#2528 of 14191)
  • Also, just pointing out that kissing someone is, I would by JamieL, February 02, 2004(#2529 of 14191)
  • I hate sponges - I just use a new Handy Wipe every day. by Blondie, February 02, 2004(#2530 of 14191)
  • It's often not worth it to go to the trouble of loading by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2531 of 14191)
  • JamieL, are you new? At first glance, I thought you by gsand, February 02, 2004(#2532 of 14191)
  • Oh, mostly I post on Trying to Conceive, but I lurk here by JamieL, February 02, 2004(#2533 of 14191)
  • No interruption. Glad to "meet" you. I just wanted to by gsand, February 02, 2004(#2534 of 14191)
  • Thanks! I like this thread, I've always been fascinated by JamieL, February 02, 2004(#2535 of 14191)
  • Until last June, I had never lived anywhere that had a by terrilynn, February 02, 2004(#2536 of 14191)
  • I'm surprised so many people wash by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2537 of 14191)
  • I like washing them by hand. I forget about the by Biscuit, February 02, 2004(#2538 of 14191)
  • I know a woman who doesn't use her dishwasher at all by Annie G, February 02, 2004(#2539 of 14191)
  • Since a dishwasher gets dishes cleaner and uses less by Mostone, February 02, 2004(#2540 of 14191)
  • Some of us don't have dishwashers, as much as we'd love by eleanor rigby, February 02, 2004(#2541 of 14191)
  • Oh I realize that Eleanor. I meant the people who have by Mostone, February 02, 2004(#2542 of 14191)
  • Yeah, my mom does that. I think it's because her by eleanor rigby, February 02, 2004(#2543 of 14191)
  • We've got three sponges -- one for dishes, one for by Piccie, February 02, 2004(#2544 of 14191)
  • Well, I have a lot of dishes that have metallic edges by Biscuit, February 02, 2004(#2545 of 14191)
  • When my husband was out of town, we would have been by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2546 of 14191)
  • Our old dishwasher etched the glasses something fierce. by dirt track date, February 02, 2004(#2547 of 14191)
  • Liquid dishwasher detergent etches less, but ever since by J-Ro, February 02, 2004(#2548 of 14191)
  • Liquid dishwasher detergent etches by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2549 of 14191)
  • I discovered these cute little powder and gel dishwasher by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2550 of 14191)
  • The trouble with the gel pouches is that they start by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2551 of 14191)
  • Is it humid in your kitchen? I could see how if it was by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2552 of 14191)
  • Not by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2553 of 14191)
  • Hm...well, we'll see. My challenge is to keep my kid by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2554 of 14191)
  • We use our dishwasher all the time (well, as much as by TwoStep, February 02, 2004(#2555 of 14191)
  • But how big a difference is that to just washing hands, by debby, February 02, 2004(#2556 of 14191)
  • I just like the extra protection the cutting sheet by TwoStep, February 02, 2004(#2557 of 14191)
  • I don't understand why it is necessary to nuke a sponge by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 02, 2004(#2558 of 14191)
  • For some reason, the idea of putting a kitchen sponge in by JayKay, February 02, 2004(#2559 of 14191)
  • I use one of those sponges with the green scrubby side. by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2560 of 14191)
  • I use a sponge like Race's, with a spongy side and a by TwoStep, February 02, 2004(#2561 of 14191)
  • For some reason, the idea of putting a by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 02, 2004(#2562 of 14191)
  • What Beastie said about cloths v. sponges.J-Ro: by dirt track date, February 02, 2004(#2563 of 14191)
  • I've seen much worse in underwear than would usually by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2564 of 14191)
  • We have one of those plastic containers that by Lizzie T., February 02, 2004(#2565 of 14191)
  • We have a special hidey-hole for sponges, rags and other by Racehorse, February 02, 2004(#2566 of 14191)
  • That is cool, Race. I want by Lizzie T., February 02, 2004(#2567 of 14191)
  • If you have the fake drawer fronts under your sink, by Ruby Gospel, February 02, 2004(#2568 of 14191)
  • Our kitchen cabinets are 1930s metal, alas. But I will by Lizzie T., February 02, 2004(#2569 of 14191)
  • please tell me that if you aren't by Violet, February 02, 2004(#2570 of 14191)
  • Nuking a sponge is way faster than putting it through by mollybo, February 02, 2004(#2571 of 14191)
  • I am pleased to hear of all the sponge holding by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 02, 2004(#2572 of 14191)
  • And if you put it in the microwave wet, by Harri P., February 02, 2004(#2573 of 14191)
  • That was poetic, by JayKay, February 02, 2004(#2574 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty sure she meant grunge in the microwave, by Nancy T., February 02, 2004(#2575 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, don't toil in vain against baked-on, crusted-on by TwoStep, February 02, 2004(#2576 of 14191)
  • Yup, I was unclear. Grunge in the by mollybo, February 02, 2004(#2577 of 14191)
  • Grunge in the microwave (including grunge that is 12 by TwoStep, February 02, 2004(#2578 of 14191)
  • I think it's a job for my sister-in-law, who creates by mollybo, February 02, 2004(#2579 of 14191)
  • One needn't put the dish cloths (or sponges for you by Cath, February 02, 2004(#2580 of 14191)
  • Is it just me or is this a banner by Alizarin, February 03, 2004(#2581 of 14191)
  • I put the sponge in the dishwasher every time I run it. by Alice CK, February 03, 2004(#2582 of 14191)
  • I walked into the kitchen today just in time to see my by Julia M, February 03, 2004(#2583 of 14191)
  • EWW, how many times has she done that without you by kalika, February 03, 2004(#2584 of 14191)
  • by Wilma Flintstone, February 03, 2004(#2585 of 14191)
  • I use industrial paper towel to wash my dishes in work, by InTheRed, February 03, 2004(#2586 of 14191)
  • I'm pro-bleach and dishsoap for all cleaning chores. by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2587 of 14191)
  • I like the smell of Vim, and I don't mind the powdery by InTheRed, February 03, 2004(#2588 of 14191)
  • I wash 1.5 of my 2.5 bathrooms' floors, as well as the by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2589 of 14191)
  • Yes, dish soap is great for floors, my grandmother told by InTheRed, February 03, 2004(#2590 of 14191)
  • Thanks to today's conversation I no longer need fear by Cath, February 03, 2004(#2591 of 14191)
  • You do know how men dry off after a shower, by InTheRed, February 03, 2004(#2592 of 14191)
  • We don't use paper towels on most of the surfaces in the by jaybird, February 03, 2004(#2593 of 14191)
  • I leave my sponges in the sink, and then squeeze them by Badger, February 03, 2004(#2594 of 14191)
  • we all share by kalika, February 03, 2004(#2595 of 14191)
  • I'm going to live with by Biscuit, February 03, 2004(#2596 of 14191)
  • You just want to watch her by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2597 of 14191)
  • We share bathtowels too. If you are visiting, you get by Wilma Flintstone, February 03, 2004(#2598 of 14191)
  • You just want to watch her by Biscuit, February 03, 2004(#2599 of 14191)
  • Aiyiyi. I would no sooner share a bathtowel than I by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2600 of 14191)
  • (The Bloke left his toothbrush at someone's house the by Badger, February 03, 2004(#2601 of 14191)
  • I think that unless one is in some way by Mostone, February 03, 2004(#2602 of 14191)
  • I'm afraid I don't get the towels thing, either. When by Brigit M, February 03, 2004(#2603 of 14191)
  • my husband doesn't get the towels thing either, which by kalika, February 03, 2004(#2604 of 14191)
  • Ah, I think I get that. We have great big "bath sheet" by Brigit M, February 03, 2004(#2605 of 14191)
  • kalika explains it all.I will cheerfully admit by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2606 of 14191)
  • So I followed the highlight to this thread and I seem to by Dr. Loki, February 03, 2004(#2607 of 14191)
  • Yes, except there's wiping and wiping. If you wipe up by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2608 of 14191)
  • spot on terrilyn. My idea of "sharing" is that I put by kalika, February 03, 2004(#2609 of 14191)
  • this whole (current flurry of) discussion began with by kalika, February 03, 2004(#2610 of 14191)
  • My strange SIL has to use a fresh bath towel after every by VanPear, February 03, 2004(#2611 of 14191)
  • My strange SIL has to use a fresh bath by Mostone, February 03, 2004(#2612 of 14191)
  • My wife and I use the same bath towels and she's by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2613 of 14191)
  • I put all kindsa junk in the dishwasher, too. Soap by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2614 of 14191)
  • We use towels once and then wash them just because we're by Bingo, February 03, 2004(#2615 of 14191)
  • A load of towels every day? I would go stark raving by Wilma Flintstone, February 03, 2004(#2616 of 14191)
  • My electric bills are already sky high, so I can't do by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2617 of 14191)
  • We have three towels in the master bath, each of which by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2618 of 14191)
  • Every day, I have to do at least a load of towels, one by Bingo, February 03, 2004(#2619 of 14191)
  • I just like the extra protection the cutting sheet by cybrcat sunflower, February 03, 2004(#2620 of 14191)
  • Ribbed for the chicken's by Ruby Gospel, February 03, 2004(#2621 of 14191)
  • We have adult bath towels and kid bath towels to keep by InTheRed, February 03, 2004(#2622 of 14191)
  • I think I might already live with Badger, except I don't by Krista, February 03, 2004(#2623 of 14191)
  • Well, we have five people all the time, and guests most by Bingo, February 03, 2004(#2624 of 14191)
  • I clean the counters nightly with dish soap and water by Em T., February 03, 2004(#2625 of 14191)
  • I have many, many bar mops purchased from Wal-Mart by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2626 of 14191)
  • Do people really go longer than a week without changing by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2627 of 14191)
  • I know some people change them every couple of days, but by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2628 of 14191)
  • Um, we go longer sometimes (I'd small font this if I by shoebox, February 03, 2004(#2629 of 14191)
  • Generally, ours get changed every two weeks (when the by Wilma Flintstone, February 03, 2004(#2630 of 14191)
  • My husband likes them ironed, and by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2631 of 14191)
  • He doesn't iron them, and it's times like these that I by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2632 of 14191)
  • Laundry almost daily. Wet-Swiffer the floor every other by theDiva, February 03, 2004(#2633 of 14191)
  • Help! The baby just had an explosive poop and it got by Julie F, February 03, 2004(#2634 of 14191)
  • Well, hell, I like things spotless too, but since I'm by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2635 of 14191)
  • Oh no, by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2636 of 14191)
  • I'll chime in, Dr. Loki. In our kitchen, there's only a by Patrick, February 03, 2004(#2637 of 14191)
  • I don't believe that the person whose primary by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2638 of 14191)
  • I couldn't agree more-if you don't like the way I'm by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2639 of 14191)
  • I believe that the sheets should be changed weekly. by Sakti, February 03, 2004(#2640 of 14191)
  • Help! The baby just had an explosive by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2641 of 14191)
  • I can't watch my husband doing any activity whose by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2642 of 14191)
  • Patrick, try a heated freestanding towel rail, if you by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2643 of 14191)
  • And here's Julie with a real cleaning crisis to put all by Alice CK, February 03, 2004(#2644 of 14191)
  • Bath towels (which we share) are a by Marya, February 03, 2004(#2645 of 14191)
  • Take it down and sponge it off with water and dish by Sakti, February 03, 2004(#2646 of 14191)
  • Harri, I covet a heated towel rail but, alas, do not by Patrick, February 03, 2004(#2647 of 14191)
  • Which you can do with the underwear, by the way, because by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2648 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, February 03, 2004(#2649 of 14191)
  • Har. This thread is by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2650 of 14191)
  • My house used to be like Badger's and Krista's, but by Wilma Flintstone, February 03, 2004(#2651 of 14191)
  • I must also admit to the sort of laundry OCD where I am by Sakti, February 03, 2004(#2652 of 14191)
  • Does anyone remember that article in the NY Times a by JamieL, February 03, 2004(#2653 of 14191)
  • Eeek, Jamie.I am actually not a germophobe, I by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2654 of 14191)
  • Linens & Shit... and kalika by Biscuit, February 03, 2004(#2655 of 14191)
  • I do remember that, Jamie. I think generally kids who by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2656 of 14191)
  • I didn't hear that, Jamie, but growing up on a farm, I by Krista, February 03, 2004(#2657 of 14191)
  • Of course I know that, I was just being silly, Krista. by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#2658 of 14191)
  • I change the sheets every week. Of all the housekeeping by eleanor rigby, February 03, 2004(#2659 of 14191)
  • I use Simple Green for things like floors and walls. It by dirt track date, February 03, 2004(#2660 of 14191)
  • nah, PineSol is orange-flavored now. by theDiva, February 03, 2004(#2661 of 14191)
  • Diva, that is not by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2662 of 14191)
  • Sorry--the scars are too deep. I can never clean with by dirt track date, February 03, 2004(#2663 of 14191)
  • My husband likes Spic n Span, but I just can't go by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2664 of 14191)
  • heh, yez are all getting the wrong idea about me here by kalika, February 03, 2004(#2665 of 14191)
  • hey, mix the stuff with a bit of water, it's got a nice by theDiva, February 03, 2004(#2666 of 14191)
  • Warm water plus dish detergent is working on the poopy by Julie F, February 03, 2004(#2667 of 14191)
  • You mean Spic n Span? The texture and smell of it does by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2668 of 14191)
  • I leave my sponges in the sink, and by devillishious, February 03, 2004(#2669 of 14191)
  • Race, no, orange pinesol. THough the spic&span might by theDiva, February 03, 2004(#2670 of 14191)
  • I like orange oil for certain things. I'll use it on by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2671 of 14191)
  • There are people who wash bagged by TwoStep, February 03, 2004(#2672 of 14191)
  • Bagged salad tastes like the package it comes by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2673 of 14191)
  • That's what dressing's for. And really, isn't dressing by Sakti, February 03, 2004(#2674 of 14191)
  • I love lemon oil for wood. It makes doing housework by theDiva, February 03, 2004(#2675 of 14191)
  • Yes, bagged salad tastes "different" but the whole point by annefalcon, February 03, 2004(#2676 of 14191)
  • I rather liked lemon Pine-Sol in the spray bottle. Now by Patrick, February 03, 2004(#2677 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2678 of 14191)
  • Pear Protocols:1. Sheets on Sunday. Van washes, by VanPear, February 03, 2004(#2679 of 14191)
  • Trueblood Protocols bitch and snipe by Anna Trueblood, February 03, 2004(#2680 of 14191)
  • I've got most of the poop off the blind, except the by Julie F, February 03, 2004(#2681 of 14191)
  • Let it dry, and dab some Oxi-Clean on next time. Or just by Harri P., February 03, 2004(#2682 of 14191)
  • I've got some of that spray on Oxi-Clean laundry stain by Julie F, February 03, 2004(#2683 of 14191)
  • It's white, Julie? Can you put a little diluted bleach by Julia M, February 03, 2004(#2684 of 14191)
  • Oh, how about one of those Clorox bleach by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2685 of 14191)
  • by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2686 of 14191)
  • Call a blind cleaning service and have them clean it - by madtownvoodoo, February 03, 2004(#2687 of 14191)
  • Oh, yes, I have the Clorox Bleach Pen. Great idea, by Julie F, February 03, 2004(#2688 of 14191)
  • Oh well, turn that sucker around then! Unless the by madtownvoodoo, February 03, 2004(#2689 of 14191)
  • I'll lick the butter knife before I by Alice CK, February 03, 2004(#2690 of 14191)
  • I happen to know Simon does all sorts of things with the by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2691 of 14191)
  • But if you put saliva in a stored food product, the by Lois, February 03, 2004(#2692 of 14191)
  • I'll have you know that I have mighty fine saliva. The by devillishious, February 03, 2004(#2693 of 14191)
  • I so did not need to know by JayKay, February 03, 2004(#2694 of 14191)
  • You're making me think of a muppet by Brigit M, February 03, 2004(#2695 of 14191)
  • Yes! Fraggle Rock! Thank by devillishious, February 03, 2004(#2696 of 14191)
  • I've been exposed to my kid's bacteria by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2697 of 14191)
  • The baby's room is above the garage so the poop stains by Julie F, February 03, 2004(#2698 of 14191)
  • I'm jealous.No cleaning service at chez Dirt by dirt track date, February 03, 2004(#2699 of 14191)
  • I ate lemon curd out of the jar with a spoon this past by Lizzie T., February 03, 2004(#2700 of 14191)
  • The jam colonies are thrilled to be by Marya, February 03, 2004(#2701 of 14191)
  • And the little Muppety guys who built the roads and by Biscuit, February 03, 2004(#2702 of 14191)
  • Dude, I am the Builder of by devillishious, February 03, 2004(#2703 of 14191)
  • It's still possible to eat out of a jar and minimize by Lois, February 03, 2004(#2704 of 14191)
  • Snort. I grew up in a house full of kids, pets and by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2705 of 14191)
  • Gotta say, even I am a little squicked by the saliva in by JamieL, February 03, 2004(#2706 of 14191)
  • It's still possible to eat out of a jar by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 03, 2004(#2707 of 14191)
  • Just go and wash the spoon after each by devillishious, February 03, 2004(#2708 of 14191)
  • Luckily, you can do by J-Ro, February 03, 2004(#2709 of 14191)
  • I grew up with hardened jelly gobs in every jar of by Racehorse, February 03, 2004(#2710 of 14191)
  • See? (2707 & by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 03, 2004(#2711 of 14191)
  • I have an old yellow-orange peach stain on a pair of by Piccie, February 03, 2004(#2712 of 14191)
  • You know, now that I think about it, I must have been by Alice CK, February 03, 2004(#2713 of 14191)
  • I don't stick spitty spoons back into jars because by dirt track date, February 03, 2004(#2714 of 14191)
  • I am so jealous of Lizzie T's one hour martinizing by Bingo, February 03, 2004(#2715 of 14191)
  • The thing that pisses me off about cleaning is that you by dirt track date, February 03, 2004(#2716 of 14191)
  • That's my complaint, too. My house won't even stay clean by Bingo, February 03, 2004(#2717 of 14191)
  • let's ignore the whole cross-contamination of products by kalika, February 04, 2004(#2718 of 14191)
  • I'm afraid to admit my housecleaning habits - somewhat by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2719 of 14191)
  • you freaks lick knives?Do you by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#2720 of 14191)
  • I have dared to lick a by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2721 of 14191)
  • Oh the horror--me too! And I even (gasp!) drank out of by dirt track date, February 04, 2004(#2722 of 14191)
  • No one need shoot you, dtd, as you'll surely keel over by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2723 of 14191)
  • If rrose's cleaning routine is sub-Badger, then mine's by eleanor rigby, February 04, 2004(#2724 of 14191)
  • Oh, I like stuff clean. I just don't like to by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2725 of 14191)
  • Precisely my by eleanor rigby, February 04, 2004(#2726 of 14191)
  • Me too. That's why I like hotels. Then again, I fear if by Lois, February 04, 2004(#2727 of 14191)
  • Of course not harri, the pook's conception was by kalika, February 04, 2004(#2728 of 14191)
  • Thiswhat the hell has licking a knife ... got by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2729 of 14191)
  • Lick my hot pulsing knife by dirt track date, February 04, 2004(#2730 of 14191)
  • umkay. Is this some aspect of that oo baby danger by kalika, February 04, 2004(#2731 of 14191)
  • Jam, baby. by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2732 of 14191)
  • Slimy by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2733 of 14191)
  • I had to go on a tour of the library for work tonight by eleanor rigby, February 04, 2004(#2734 of 14191)
  • I prefer my vandalism random like by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2735 of 14191)
  • Why do I suspect that you'd see it as performance art, by Alizarin, February 04, 2004(#2736 of 14191)
  • I suppose it is, of a sort. A sticky by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2737 of 14191)
  • A way of communicating with your audience, by Alizarin, February 04, 2004(#2738 of 14191)
  • I'm amused by the fact that my house has now become some by Badger, February 04, 2004(#2739 of 14191)
  • Of course not harri, the pook's by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#2740 of 14191)
  • If a knife strikes you as some sort of phallic symbol, I by kalika, February 04, 2004(#2741 of 14191)
  • That's not a by Sakti, February 04, 2004(#2742 of 14191)
  • THIS is a by Brigit M, February 04, 2004(#2743 of 14191)
  • People, licking knives can result in, er, tongue by JayKay, February 04, 2004(#2744 of 14191)
  • Well I don't think we're talking about using the Ginsu by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2745 of 14191)
  • my parents were safety freaks; you couldn't be trusted by kalika, February 04, 2004(#2746 of 14191)
  • I licked a butter knife last night and thought of by Sapphire, February 04, 2004(#2747 of 14191)
  • Ginsu by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#2748 of 14191)
  • using the Ginsu bonertag. or by Violet, February 04, 2004(#2749 of 14191)
  • Bisscuit, I eat pb from the jar with a knife, too. It's by Krista, February 04, 2004(#2750 of 14191)
  • At least you don't use your by JayKay, February 04, 2004(#2751 of 14191)
  • Only when the jar's nearly full, otherwise you get your by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2752 of 14191)
  • When I lived alone I would eat things out of the by Mostone, February 04, 2004(#2753 of 14191)
  • Only when the jar's nearly full, by Krista, February 04, 2004(#2754 of 14191)
  • And her tongue reaches farther into the jar, by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2755 of 14191)
  • I don't want him to, so I by terrilynn, February 04, 2004(#2756 of 14191)
  • Ah, but if I don't care if he does it, then it doesn't by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2757 of 14191)
  • This is also by terrilynn, February 04, 2004(#2758 of 14191)
  • I am guilty of eating/drinking out of cartons, but only by eleanor rigby, February 04, 2004(#2759 of 14191)
  • Biscuit and Krista are uncouth yobs. One must use a by devillishious, February 04, 2004(#2760 of 14191)
  • me too, by kalika, February 04, 2004(#2761 of 14191)
  • But a spoon's not nearly as manoeuverable as a knife or by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2762 of 14191)
  • I see you've played knifey-spoony by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#2763 of 14191)
  • You know what the spoon does best in the PB by devillishious, February 04, 2004(#2764 of 14191)
  • I can't watch my husband doing any activity whose by cybrcat sunflower, February 04, 2004(#2765 of 14191)
  • Things I have eaten out of jars using by Badger, February 04, 2004(#2766 of 14191)
  • I couldn't even begin to enumerate a list like that. It by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2767 of 14191)
  • What's by cybrcat sunflower, February 04, 2004(#2768 of 14191)
  • by Badger, February 04, 2004(#2769 of 14191)
  • Things I can add to Badger's list:5. by Biscuit, February 04, 2004(#2770 of 14191)
  • Not in a jar, but Ben & Jerry sized ice by betsifur, February 04, 2004(#2771 of 14191)
  • I would eat dulce de leche out of an old shoe if that by rrose selavy, February 04, 2004(#2772 of 14191)
  • Tony can go a lot longer before cleaning something but by Lori Dee, February 04, 2004(#2773 of 14191)
  • It seems that the Marmite folks are very huffy when it by Ellie Mayhem, February 04, 2004(#2774 of 14191)
  • Vegemite is vastly inferior an altogether by Badger, February 04, 2004(#2775 of 14191)
  • Indeed, Badger. Marmite is all sweet and by Jenni S., February 04, 2004(#2776 of 14191)
  • well said, by kalika, February 05, 2004(#2777 of 14191)
  • Ben & Jerry sized ice by Alice CK, February 05, 2004(#2778 of 14191)
  • Okay y'all, I just licked a knife, thought of TPW by rrose selavy, February 05, 2004(#2779 of 14191)
  • Rrose, see my by Alice CK, February 05, 2004(#2780 of 14191)
  • by rrose selavy, February 05, 2004(#2781 of 14191)
  • Every ceiling fan in the house and guest house (9 of by wyndie, February 05, 2004(#2782 of 14191)
  • wyndie, thanks for the tip about the sheet under the by Bingo, February 05, 2004(#2783 of 14191)
  • I seemed to remember seeing something on TV (so it must by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 05, 2004(#2784 of 14191)
  • Never heard of washing floors with vinegar, I'll have to by kalika, February 05, 2004(#2785 of 14191)
  • Vinegar is seriously wonderful for the floors and such. by wyndie, February 05, 2004(#2786 of 14191)
  • So I should put vinegar in the rinse of the mildewy by palmist, February 05, 2004(#2787 of 14191)
  • um. Some? I just chuck it in, glug glug glug yeah by kalika, February 05, 2004(#2788 of 14191)
  • OK, I'll try that. Sounds by palmist, February 05, 2004(#2789 of 14191)
  • I'm like Badger. I lick knives (non-sharp ones only), I by Lorelei, February 05, 2004(#2790 of 14191)
  • I'll use DH's toothbrush. Anyone else's, no by JayKay, February 05, 2004(#2791 of 14191)
  • So, any idea how to get yellow deodorant stains out of by JamieL, February 05, 2004(#2792 of 14191)
  • I share towels, drink after people, and change my by rrose selavy, February 05, 2004(#2793 of 14191)
  • So, any idea how to get yellow by Mostone, February 05, 2004(#2794 of 14191)
  • If you're using so much bleach you are getting sick from by dirt track date, February 05, 2004(#2795 of 14191)
  • I have tile floors in my kitchen, and bleach is the only by Kathy Barthway, February 05, 2004(#2796 of 14191)
  • My friend who cleans for a living swears by Clorox by terrilynn, February 05, 2004(#2797 of 14191)
  • Just don't lean on the counter while you're using it. by Kathy Barthway, February 05, 2004(#2798 of 14191)
  • You don't even want to know how many shirts I've ruined by terrilynn, February 05, 2004(#2799 of 14191)
  • I had to stop Simon from putting dishwasher detergent by Racehorse, February 05, 2004(#2800 of 14191)
  • Proactiv acne medicine peels the paint off of the wall by dirt track date, February 06, 2004(#2801 of 14191)
  • Give them white towels and a by Racehorse, February 06, 2004(#2802 of 14191)
  • White towels won't match the color scheme in there, and by dirt track date, February 06, 2004(#2803 of 14191)
  • good grief, if it lifts paint from the walls what the by kalika, February 06, 2004(#2804 of 14191)
  • Benzoyl peroxide (the "activ" in Proactiv) is known for by eleanor rigby, February 06, 2004(#2805 of 14191)
  • White towels won't match the color by Alizarin, February 06, 2004(#2806 of 14191)
  • I think the more appropriate question is "how many by Racehorse, February 06, 2004(#2807 of 14191)
  • Exactly--I don't know what they are doing with the stuff by dirt track date, February 07, 2004(#2808 of 14191)
  • Um, when you decide to squeeze, even though you've just by Sakti, February 07, 2004(#2809 of 14191)
  • If they are old enough to use zit cream, they are old by Racehorse, February 07, 2004(#2810 of 14191)
  • I'm allergic to benzoyl peroxide -- it makes my skin by Alice CK, February 07, 2004(#2811 of 14191)
  • Yesterday I finally feel like I made a good start on by Em T., February 08, 2004(#2812 of 14191)
  • I washed the boat today. The hull and cabintop/deck, by jaybird, February 09, 2004(#2813 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, February 10, 2004(#2814 of 14191)
  • Our bedroom is so horrible I am devoting this nasty by Em T., February 13, 2004(#2815 of 14191)
  • I had to do mine today, too. There were stacks of by Bingo, February 14, 2004(#2816 of 14191)
  • The BF has promised to vacuum while I am away on by eleanor rigby, February 14, 2004(#2817 of 14191)
  • I made real progress in here yesterday, thank goodness. by Em T., February 14, 2004(#2818 of 14191)
  • I did my bedroom last weekend. It was pathetic! I redid by wyndie, February 16, 2004(#2819 of 14191)
  • Wow, Wyndie, it looks very high-tech and ultra by Em T., February 16, 2004(#2820 of 14191)
  • I am continuing my effort in the Big Bedroom by Em T., February 16, 2004(#2821 of 14191)
  • Em, I just did a closet purge this weekend, and it's by Diana Barry, February 16, 2004(#2822 of 14191)
  • My mess is not entirely my fault. The door doesn't shut by Em T., February 16, 2004(#2823 of 14191)
  • Heh. Well, my mess was all my fault. I'm working on it, by Diana Barry, February 16, 2004(#2824 of 14191)
  • Please remind me never to look in my Home Comforts books by Decca, February 16, 2004(#2825 of 14191)
  • May I recommend by Sakti, February 16, 2004(#2826 of 14191)
  • Yeah, Cheryl Mendelsohn is totally nuts about germs. by Em T., February 16, 2004(#2827 of 14191)
  • And definitely don't tell her that I dye my hair by Sapphire, February 16, 2004(#2828 of 14191)
  • I wash my dachshund in the kitchen sink by betsifur, February 16, 2004(#2829 of 14191)
  • I let the cat stand in the sink while she licks the by Biscuit, February 16, 2004(#2830 of 14191)
  • because you wash dishes and vegetables in your sink by cybrcat sunflower, February 16, 2004(#2831 of 14191)
  • I'm calling CPS, Betsifur, you are clearly an unfit by Em T., February 16, 2004(#2832 of 14191)
  • Um, what's borderline about by Sakti, February 16, 2004(#2833 of 14191)
  • She says because you wash dishes and by Lizzie T., February 16, 2004(#2834 of 14191)
  • I will let y'all know about the vaccum as we use it. So by wyndie, February 16, 2004(#2835 of 14191)
  • I have almost finished in our bedroom, have finished the by Em T., February 16, 2004(#2836 of 14191)
  • Heh. I have pictures of myself as a small child, being by sohcahtoa, February 16, 2004(#2837 of 14191)
  • I suspect that rules like that probably do foster proper by Lois, February 16, 2004(#2838 of 14191)
  • That's just nuts. Just wash the damn sink after you've by dirt track date, February 17, 2004(#2839 of 14191)
  • Not sure this is even remotely interesting to anyone by Patrick, February 17, 2004(#2840 of 14191)
  • It always feels so cleansing when I move things around by wyndie, February 17, 2004(#2841 of 14191)
  • I find I need to rearrange furniture every few months by Patrick, February 17, 2004(#2842 of 14191)
  • I'm a chronic rearranger. I use it to make myself by kalika, February 17, 2004(#2843 of 14191)
  • Patrick, I've been thinking about doing the same thing. by Krista, February 17, 2004(#2844 of 14191)
  • I don't understand people who rearrange the furniture. by Harri P., February 17, 2004(#2845 of 14191)
  • We don't rearrange furniture at our place. I've tried, by Racehorse, February 17, 2004(#2846 of 14191)
  • I have to be forced to rearrange.I don't have a by CalGal, February 17, 2004(#2847 of 14191)
  • We're getting ready to do a major rearranging. I have an by annefalcon, February 17, 2004(#2848 of 14191)
  • Should the question ever arise, "how much of a dork am I by Patrick, February 17, 2004(#2849 of 14191)
  • Patrick, my brother! I would do the same sort of thing. by wyndie, February 17, 2004(#2850 of 14191)
  • Patrick, thanks for your post on the small bedroom by Iggy, February 17, 2004(#2851 of 14191)
  • I think that's a great idea, Patrick. I've heard of by Em T., February 17, 2004(#2852 of 14191)
  • Or, I might just draw it all out on by Sadie, February 17, 2004(#2853 of 14191)
  • I love to rearrange - but I have to bribe Mr. Red by InTheRed, February 18, 2004(#2854 of 14191)
  • by Lois, February 19, 2004(#2855 of 14191)
  • sadie, I don't think so. I did have 3 roommates on by wyndie, February 20, 2004(#2856 of 14191)
  • Ick, Lois. Not a germ phobe but I found a spare shower by InTheRed, February 20, 2004(#2857 of 14191)
  • Going there to continue the conversation - well, at some by wyndie, February 20, 2004(#2858 of 14191)
  • I just wash the shower curtain liners along with the by Aradiaseven, February 20, 2004(#2859 of 14191)
  • I have a cloth shower curtain so I CAN wash it by annefalcon, February 20, 2004(#2860 of 14191)
  • I have a lace shower curtain, with a separate plastic by A. Juli Brissin, February 20, 2004(#2861 of 14191)
  • Oh, I know a handy trick that works really well for by Em T., February 20, 2004(#2862 of 14191)
  • Excellent tip, Em...I'm gonna remember that by Diana Barry, February 20, 2004(#2863 of 14191)
  • One of my cats eats the plastic shower curtain liner. by Julie F, February 20, 2004(#2864 of 14191)
  • There is no universal tip that protects stuff from weird by Em T., February 20, 2004(#2865 of 14191)
  • Murphy chews, but does not eat, the shower curtain by mollyT, February 20, 2004(#2866 of 14191)
  • I love that shower liner tip, but the liner has to have by palmist, February 20, 2004(#2867 of 14191)
  • Maybe, Palmist. You'd have to look at the bottom and by Em T., February 20, 2004(#2868 of 14191)
  • Here's what I did yesterday: I finally, nearly five by Alice CK, February 23, 2004(#2869 of 14191)
  • I cleaned out the little chest freezer yesterday. Wow, by Lizzie T., February 23, 2004(#2870 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, February 25, 2004(#2871 of 14191)
  • Is where the old germ discussion last came up? I don't by Patrick, February 27, 2004(#2872 of 14191)
  • From the article:You know your by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 27, 2004(#2873 of 14191)
  • I have to ask, does it really matter that our desks are by JamieL, February 27, 2004(#2874 of 14191)
  • It's good for you--strong immune systems and all by Krista, February 27, 2004(#2875 of 14191)
  • Probably not. Most people already know that everybody by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 27, 2004(#2876 of 14191)
  • It REEKS? What kind of dumbfuck wrote by Harri P., February 27, 2004(#2877 of 14191)
  • That must be by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 27, 2004(#2878 of 14191)
  • It's not at all surprising that there are fewer germs on by Lorelei, February 27, 2004(#2879 of 14191)
  • Let me lick my finger and clean that chocolate smudge by Bingo, February 27, 2004(#2880 of 14191)
  • Honey, that ain't by JayKay, February 27, 2004(#2881 of 14191)
  • Poo references by Kathy Barthway, February 27, 2004(#2882 of 14191)
  • No by JayKay, February 27, 2004(#2883 of 14191)
  • Also, the toilet gets cleaned with disinfectant on a by Sapphire, February 27, 2004(#2884 of 14191)
  • Well, you all just inspired me to give my desk, phone by JayKay, February 27, 2004(#2885 of 14191)
  • Breeding the superbug, all you disinfectant-prone people by Aradiaseven, February 27, 2004(#2886 of 14191)
  • A7, I do this about 2x per year. I don't think I'm in by JayKay, February 27, 2004(#2887 of 14191)
  • ...yabbut. When I float as a secretary, I simply MUST by Kathy Barthway, February 27, 2004(#2888 of 14191)
  • Phones, okay, I agree those get gross, and I judge by Aradiaseven, February 27, 2004(#2889 of 14191)
  • I simply MUST sanitize the desks and by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 27, 2004(#2890 of 14191)
  • Yeah, Kathy, I know what you mean. I've done my share by JamieL, February 27, 2004(#2891 of 14191)
  • I don't think Lysol or any alcohol-based disinfectant by Lois, February 27, 2004(#2892 of 14191)
  • Yeah, bleach kills bacteria by ripping them open; it'll by Lorelei, February 28, 2004(#2893 of 14191)
  • sticky absent-person gooI am by Bingo, February 28, 2004(#2894 of 14191)
  • I clean my desk fairly often, have to 'cause I eat by InTheRed, February 28, 2004(#2895 of 14191)
  • I was noticing how filthy my keyboard was when I was on by dirt track date, March 06, 2004(#2896 of 14191)
  • OK, my idiot question of the day: are Oxyclean and by JamieL, March 09, 2004(#2897 of 14191)
  • Yes. Correct name is by Harri P., March 09, 2004(#2898 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Harri. I was looking at my new spray bottle of by JamieL, March 10, 2004(#2899 of 14191)
  • All those Oxy cleaners are the same, I think. It's just by Harri P., March 10, 2004(#2900 of 14191)
  • Whoo-hoo! I cleaned out the shed where our washer, dryer by Em T., March 12, 2004(#2901 of 14191)
  • Yeah Em! It feels so good to get rid of stuff that's by betsifur, March 13, 2004(#2902 of 14191)
  • Good day for it, Betsifur, it's not as if the weather is by Em T., March 13, 2004(#2903 of 14191)
  • I have a vacuum that is barely deserving of the name, by eleanor rigby, March 15, 2004(#2904 of 14191)
  • Sounds pretty cheap for a HEPA filter vacuum to by Harri P., March 15, 2004(#2905 of 14191)
  • I have been on a cleaning kick. Moving things out to by wyndie, March 15, 2004(#2906 of 14191)
  • I wish wyndie would come over. We're having a by Bingo, March 15, 2004(#2907 of 14191)
  • Hey, that was yesterday at my house! My children's gift by wyndie, March 15, 2004(#2908 of 14191)
  • Don't ask me! I know as much about art as I know about by Bingo, March 15, 2004(#2909 of 14191)
  • Eh, I already gave it a pass. I like it well enough but by wyndie, March 15, 2004(#2910 of 14191)
  • Whew! Got Anna's bathroom and the kitchen surfaces by Bingo, March 15, 2004(#2911 of 14191)
  • Friend to all is a friend to none, by Ruby Gospel, March 16, 2004(#2912 of 14191)
  • I'm going to run away and post at Table by Bingo, March 16, 2004(#2913 of 14191)
  • No good deed goes unrewarded, by JayKay, March 16, 2004(#2914 of 14191)
  • WHAT is that Magic Eraser made of?I don't know, by Harri P., March 16, 2004(#2915 of 14191)
  • Isn't it the coolest thing ever? That substance is by Sadie, March 16, 2004(#2916 of 14191)
  • I love those erasers too! I cleaned off the painted by Mostone, March 16, 2004(#2917 of 14191)
  • Hrm. Do they have those at Costco? I need a ton of by dohdee, March 16, 2004(#2918 of 14191)
  • Yes, will someone post a picture of one or something, so by Kathy Barthway, March 16, 2004(#2919 of 14191)
  • This? by Biscuit, March 16, 2004(#2920 of 14191)
  • OH, it's a Mr. Clean product! I love his by Kathy Barthway, March 16, 2004(#2921 of 14191)
  • OH, it's a Mr. Clean product! I love by Biscuit, March 16, 2004(#2922 of 14191)
  • That's it. I can't shake the notion that whatever that by Ruby Gospel, March 16, 2004(#2923 of 14191)
  • by Racehorse, March 16, 2004(#2924 of 14191)
  • Deleting double by Ruby Gospel, March 16, 2004(#2925 of 14191)
  • I think Ruby has nailed it. But what the heck, if it by Kathy Barthway, March 16, 2004(#2926 of 14191)
  • It's some micro foam stuff that's also used for by Sakti, March 16, 2004(#2927 of 14191)
  • There's some kind of bleaching action, too. There has to by Harri P., March 16, 2004(#2928 of 14191)
  • We were at the doctor's office this afternoon and my by wyndie, March 16, 2004(#2929 of 14191)
  • It is so sad that this thread has made me want to drive by betsifur, March 16, 2004(#2930 of 14191)
  • Ruby may be right. I also do not care. And I'm not by Sadie, March 16, 2004(#2931 of 14191)
  • new spray that will dissolve the baked by louisef, March 16, 2004(#2932 of 14191)
  • Yeah, Dawn Power Dissolver. Great by A. Juli Brissin, March 16, 2004(#2933 of 14191)
  • It is so sad that this thread has made by Harri P., March 17, 2004(#2934 of 14191)
  • I think I've read that the Magic Eraser is made of by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 17, 2004(#2935 of 14191)
  • I need one, then. There are patches of grime in this by eleanor rigby, March 17, 2004(#2936 of 14191)
  • Yes, mildly abrasive. And technically, leaves bits of by Sakti, March 17, 2004(#2937 of 14191)
  • When my electrician accidentally used pen instead of by Mostone, March 17, 2004(#2938 of 14191)
  • I used it to get the blue residue left behind by putting by clerestory, March 17, 2004(#2939 of 14191)
  • Dawn Power Dissolver + Mr. Clean Magic Erasers + Swiffer by TwoStep, March 17, 2004(#2940 of 14191)
  • I go for the exotic in my cleaning supplies whenever I by Em T., March 17, 2004(#2941 of 14191)
  • Maestro Limpio-- LOVE IT! What makes it doubly funny is by TwoStep, March 17, 2004(#2942 of 14191)
  • Yes, I read somewhere that they thought he looked too by Harri P., March 17, 2004(#2943 of 14191)
  • Is that what Burly kitchen roll in the Simpsons was by Badger, March 17, 2004(#2944 of 14191)
  • My sister got a Roomba which she and her husband are by Mostone, March 17, 2004(#2945 of 14191)
  • The only problem with that episode is that Julian takes by Harri P., March 17, 2004(#2946 of 14191)
  • Somehow the Roomba looks like more trouble than it's by Harri P., March 17, 2004(#2947 of 14191)
  • Yeah, but I saw one at a home show and was by Biscuit, March 17, 2004(#2948 of 14191)
  • That's what I thought Harri, but their experience has by Mostone, March 17, 2004(#2949 of 14191)
  • What if it started itself up in the middle of the night, by Badger, March 17, 2004(#2950 of 14191)
  • the Roomba is back under the by Biscuit, March 17, 2004(#2951 of 14191)
  • You know what I don't think that Roomba has? Incredible by Harri P., March 17, 2004(#2952 of 14191)
  • You know what I don't think that by Badger, March 17, 2004(#2953 of 14191)
  • See, what I don't understand is when the Roomba roombas, by Biscuit, March 17, 2004(#2954 of 14191)
  • Into a box inside the by Sapphire, March 17, 2004(#2955 of 14191)
  • I just want a Roomba to freshen the place up a bit. by Mostone, March 17, 2004(#2956 of 14191)
  • I like vacuuming. I like seeing all the little bits get by Lizzie T., March 17, 2004(#2957 of 14191)
  • You are by JayKay, March 17, 2004(#2958 of 14191)
  • I hate vacuuming almost as much as mopping. Mr. TFH is by dohdee, March 17, 2004(#2959 of 14191)
  • Have you heard the commercials where the new Brawny guy by gsand, March 17, 2004(#2960 of 14191)
  • My DH vacuums the tops of tables and dressers, etc., by JayKay, March 17, 2004(#2961 of 14191)
  • My dad vacuums everything. They could start a by Brigit M, March 17, 2004(#2962 of 14191)
  • My friend's dad is famous for vacuuming the trees in by Biscuit, March 17, 2004(#2963 of 14191)
  • My dad would do that, but he has a yard without trees so by Brigit M, March 17, 2004(#2964 of 14191)
  • I used to vacuum the grass in the backyard of previous by Harri P., March 17, 2004(#2965 of 14191)
  • He wants to make sure no tent caterpillars nest in by Biscuit, March 17, 2004(#2966 of 14191)
  • I'm afraid a Roomba would frighten my by A. Juli Brissin, March 17, 2004(#2967 of 14191)
  • Many Roomba fans say that's the best by Patrick, March 17, 2004(#2968 of 14191)
  • Would a Roomba chase cats around the house & try to by RamblingRose, March 17, 2004(#2969 of 14191)
  • Has anyone used the Hoover Floormate? Big Lots has them by Diana Barry, March 17, 2004(#2970 of 14191)
  • Yeah! We like it - we use it on the hardwood by JayKay, March 17, 2004(#2971 of 14191)
  • We just pulled up a bunch of carpet, JK, and found by Diana Barry, March 17, 2004(#2972 of 14191)
  • gsand, I haven't seen those Brawny commercials but now by TwoStep, March 17, 2004(#2973 of 14191)
  • Ha, TwoStep! I want to see the real commercial, by Bingo, March 17, 2004(#2974 of 14191)
  • It's really hilarious. They're both in recliners in by clerestory, March 17, 2004(#2975 of 14191)
  • Oh - apparently there's more than one, but you can watch by clerestory, March 17, 2004(#2976 of 14191)
  • Maybe this isn't the right thread, but I'll ask anyway by JamieL, March 17, 2004(#2977 of 14191)
  • Write 'em a letter, Jamie - you might even be able to do by JayKay, March 17, 2004(#2978 of 14191)
  • Brawny ads quite entertaining. Old guy looks pretty 70s by sweet pea, March 18, 2004(#2979 of 14191)
  • It's the moustache, sweet pea. How did that get to be a by clerestory, March 18, 2004(#2980 of 14191)
  • Half of all adult American males had that mustache in by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 18, 2004(#2981 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, March 18, 2004(#2982 of 14191)
  • I love the idea of ordering a hot tub by JayKay, March 18, 2004(#2983 of 14191)
  • My mind blurred those last two items into "Warm & Toasty by Sapphire, March 18, 2004(#2984 of 14191)
  • From back a ways, I lurve my Hoover Floor by Kathy Barthway, March 18, 2004(#2985 of 14191)
  • What IS the suckage power of a Roomba? Will it pick up, by Aradiaseven, March 18, 2004(#2986 of 14191)
  • The guy I know on the design team has a three year old by Sakti, March 18, 2004(#2987 of 14191)
  • Good to know, Kathy. I picked one up today. Am looking by Diana Barry, March 18, 2004(#2988 of 14191)
  • That would be great, Sakti. I definitely need something by Aradiaseven, March 18, 2004(#2989 of 14191)
  • Diana, you will soon be like me, marveling at the gentle by Kathy Barthway, March 18, 2004(#2990 of 14191)
  • Grape halves?OT, but this by Alice CK, March 18, 2004(#2991 of 14191)
  • Hard floors do come with dust and grit, but I prefer it by betsifur, March 19, 2004(#2992 of 14191)
  • Betsifur speaks truth, by Em T., March 19, 2004(#2993 of 14191)
  • I hate stealth dirt. I cannot understand people who say by Alice CK, March 19, 2004(#2994 of 14191)
  • I do want something that doesn't show the dirt. There's by Harri P., March 19, 2004(#2995 of 14191)
  • Right. I don't like carpet, because you can't GET the by Sadie, March 19, 2004(#2996 of 14191)
  • The best floor we ever had for dirt not showing was a by Em T., March 19, 2004(#2997 of 14191)
  • The terracotta tiles in my foyer don't ever show a speck by Harri P., March 19, 2004(#2998 of 14191)
  • The medium oak floors in my old house were great for by betsifur, March 19, 2004(#2999 of 14191)
  • I have dark gray carpet in the living room and bedroom. by Sapphire, March 19, 2004(#3000 of 14191)
  • betsifur, I have the.exact.same.problem with the wood by sweet pea, March 19, 2004(#3001 of 14191)
  • I believe CathyMG has a by JayKay, March 19, 2004(#3002 of 14191)
  • I was interested in the Roomba, but Dave asked what by betsifur, March 19, 2004(#3003 of 14191)
  • Half of TT has Roombas, I think. And everyone seems to by Cathy Georges, March 19, 2004(#3004 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, March 19, 2004(#3005 of 14191)
  • I would like to try one for the dog hair, but I think by J-Ro, March 19, 2004(#3006 of 14191)
  • Yeah, but weren't you worried about Tally being bored by JayKay, March 19, 2004(#3007 of 14191)
  • Ha! Seriously, I wish they had loaners so I could try by J-Ro, March 19, 2004(#3008 of 14191)
  • Exactly.Maybe I'll see if any of the few by Aradiaseven, March 19, 2004(#3009 of 14191)
  • Maybe I'll see if any of the few remaining places by RamblingRose, March 19, 2004(#3010 of 14191)
  • I just asked my sister about the sucking power of the by Mostone, March 19, 2004(#3011 of 14191)
  • No kids or pets...what's she need a Roomba for? Tell her by Bingo, March 20, 2004(#3012 of 14191)
  • That's what I was thinking!Thanks for the Best by Aradiaseven, March 20, 2004(#3013 of 14191)
  • Does anyone know how to get nail polish out of a by Wampus Cat, March 24, 2004(#3014 of 14191)
  • A big spill, or a little? Wool rug or by Aradiaseven, March 24, 2004(#3015 of 14191)
  • My husband (textile chemist) says to snip a few fibers by ElenaW, March 25, 2004(#3016 of 14191)
  • You can also use non-acetone nail polish remover. That by Minderella, March 25, 2004(#3017 of 14191)
  • Mr. M's little cousin (a cousin's child is still a by Julia M, March 25, 2004(#3018 of 14191)
  • So, I've been working my way through Home Comforts, and by eleanor rigby, March 25, 2004(#3019 of 14191)
  • (first cousin once removed, to be precise. but yes, by lime, March 25, 2004(#3020 of 14191)
  • Elena, the idea of having a textile chemist for a by Bingo, March 26, 2004(#3021 of 14191)
  • Did anyone see that Kaboom now has a toilet cleaner? by CalGal, March 26, 2004(#3022 of 14191)
  • Ok, the weirdest thing just happened. My toilet started by maria, March 27, 2004(#3023 of 14191)
  • See posts #3022 and 3023; the conjunction seems to by Em T., March 27, 2004(#3024 of 14191)
  • I don't know, the mental image I get when I see the by LoriK, March 28, 2004(#3025 of 14191)
  • I'm with you on that by Kathy Barthway, March 28, 2004(#3026 of 14191)
  • But KaBoom, taking out Maria's toilet monsters sounds by Em T., March 28, 2004(#3027 of 14191)
  • I love Oxiclean (bought a 6-pound tub today), but I'm by eleanor rigby, March 29, 2004(#3028 of 14191)
  • So, I came home from working on my thesis all fired up by eleanor rigby, March 29, 2004(#3029 of 14191)
  • Diluted bleach will kill the mold or mildew spores. by Bingo, March 29, 2004(#3030 of 14191)
  • Actually, I find Tilex Mold & Mildew works better than by Harri P., March 29, 2004(#3031 of 14191)
  • eleanor, I'm with you on the clawfoot tub. Those things by JamieL, March 29, 2004(#3032 of 14191)
  • What you have to do is wrap a cat in a Swiffer and shove by J-Ro, March 29, 2004(#3033 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, the cat violently objects to the broomstick. Any by Bingo, March 29, 2004(#3034 of 14191)
  • No. Everyone has to pull his weight in the by J-Ro, March 29, 2004(#3035 of 14191)
  • The Swiffer's actually remarkably good at getting under by eleanor rigby, March 29, 2004(#3036 of 14191)
  • I think I must buy myself a wet Swiffer. I am very by JamieL, March 29, 2004(#3037 of 14191)
  • Not the WetJet (although that rules too), but the by eleanor rigby, March 29, 2004(#3038 of 14191)
  • Which did you use under the by JamieL, March 29, 2004(#3039 of 14191)
  • I have the wet swiffer, and what I do that works great by lime, March 29, 2004(#3040 of 14191)
  • I use our microfiber cloths on the regular Swiffer by Lizzie T., March 29, 2004(#3041 of 14191)
  • Even an old washcloth works pretty by Sakti, March 29, 2004(#3042 of 14191)
  • Hmm. I'm sort of thinking, well, for that effort I by JamieL, March 29, 2004(#3043 of 14191)
  • But that's the beauty of it--you throw it into the by Sakti, March 29, 2004(#3044 of 14191)
  • I used the regular Swiffer under the tub, and it worked by eleanor rigby, March 30, 2004(#3045 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the swoon for the Textile Chemist husband! He by ElenaW, March 30, 2004(#3046 of 14191)
  • So is there a way to get oil stains out of clothes? Like by Jenni S., March 30, 2004(#3047 of 14191)
  • I've had intermittent luck with Carbona, and with Spray by Brigit M, March 30, 2004(#3048 of 14191)
  • Jenni S., I've found Zout to work by PJ, March 30, 2004(#3049 of 14191)
  • Jenni, use plain ordinary dishwashing soap (the kind by eleanor rigby, March 30, 2004(#3050 of 14191)
  • ok, Textile hubby says "Repeated washing will get it out by ElenaW, March 31, 2004(#3051 of 14191)
  • Yay! Elena's Textile God confirms my method!I by eleanor rigby, March 31, 2004(#3052 of 14191)
  • Thank you all! I can see I need to be more vigilant by Jenni S., March 31, 2004(#3053 of 14191)
  • Those of you with butcher block counters, how do you by Decca, April 02, 2004(#3054 of 14191)
  • Try a Magic Eraser, Decca. I don't have butcher block, by Harri P., April 02, 2004(#3055 of 14191)
  • A few weeks ago, the contractor was in, putting up by cj griffin, April 04, 2004(#3056 of 14191)
  • I'd be tempted to use the blood of the cleaning lady. by Sapphire, April 04, 2004(#3057 of 14191)
  • Is Mop n Glo regular wax, or is more plasticky like by Harri P., April 04, 2004(#3058 of 14191)
  • There are strippers out there for acrylic floor by Racehorse, April 04, 2004(#3059 of 14191)
  • Put some ammonia in hot water and mop with by Bingo, April 04, 2004(#3060 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Bingo, I'll try by cj griffin, April 05, 2004(#3061 of 14191)
  • I think I may have found a solution to the sponge by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3062 of 14191)
  • Has anyone tried the new toilet brush things from by Peanut, April 05, 2004(#3063 of 14191)
  • Sounds appealing, if not environmentally by Kathy Barthway, April 05, 2004(#3064 of 14191)
  • Has anyone tried the new toilet brush things from by RamblingRose, April 05, 2004(#3065 of 14191)
  • gsand, I love those sponges. You can throw them out by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3066 of 14191)
  • Why wouldn't a regular toilet brush be by Biscuit, April 05, 2004(#3067 of 14191)
  • I think it's the ick factor on regular toilet brushes, by JamieL, April 05, 2004(#3068 of 14191)
  • stewing in their own toilet juiceOkay, by JayKay, April 05, 2004(#3069 of 14191)
  • Basically, it's the ick factor. Also, I dread the idea by Peanut, April 05, 2004(#3070 of 14191)
  • I don't want to be linked with toilet by Julia M, April 05, 2004(#3071 of 14191)
  • My system is gloves and a green scrubby sponge, both of by JamieL, April 05, 2004(#3072 of 14191)
  • Bwah!I could go on and on about Dutch toilets, by JayKay, April 05, 2004(#3073 of 14191)
  • I think disposable toilet brushes are by Racehorse, April 05, 2004(#3074 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, I realized after I posted that I never looked at by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3075 of 14191)
  • They're about six bucks a by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3076 of 14191)
  • That makes them only 50 cents a sponge. That's not by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3077 of 14191)
  • Would you throw two quarters in the wastebasket every by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3078 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, April 05, 2004(#3079 of 14191)
  • But consider the billable time spent disinfecting the by Lois, April 05, 2004(#3080 of 14191)
  • Are the sponges actually worn out after a week? If not, by JamieL, April 05, 2004(#3081 of 14191)
  • They're not worn out after a month! Those things last by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3082 of 14191)
  • Now I'm by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3083 of 14191)
  • Do the sponges have a scrubby side and a spongy side? by Racehorse, April 05, 2004(#3084 of 14191)
  • Poor gsand. I'd better go back to teasing Harri by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3085 of 14191)
  • May I just say that I toss sponges a lot sooner than I by CalGal, April 05, 2004(#3086 of 14191)
  • So to by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3087 of 14191)
  • No scrubby side, race. Normally I like scrubby too but by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3088 of 14191)
  • Nice pun, by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3089 of 14191)
  • Heh. I did that on purpose, too, but couldn't think of a by CalGal, April 05, 2004(#3090 of 14191)
  • I don't understand why you'd throw out a sponge after by Julia M, April 05, 2004(#3091 of 14191)
  • Because sponges are icky and nasty and harboring all by lime, April 05, 2004(#3092 of 14191)
  • Totally. by JayKay, April 05, 2004(#3093 of 14191)
  • I know they get gross after a while, but once a by Julia M, April 05, 2004(#3094 of 14191)
  • After all the crap I read here about sponges, I thought by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3095 of 14191)
  • I bought about 3 dozen dishrags, and I use them for a by lime, April 05, 2004(#3096 of 14191)
  • Aren't rags the way to go, Lime? Once you switch from by Em T., April 05, 2004(#3097 of 14191)
  • If I had my own washing machine instead of one I had to by eleanor rigby, April 05, 2004(#3098 of 14191)
  • This thread also got into my head. I now am running the by Piccie, April 05, 2004(#3099 of 14191)
  • They raised the price of laundry to $1.65 from $1.50. by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3100 of 14191)
  • How good are they with more caked on by J-Ro, April 05, 2004(#3101 of 14191)
  • I like rags for sweeping up loose crumbs and oily by Racehorse, April 05, 2004(#3102 of 14191)
  • I use rags for most things, and these amway scrunchy by lime, April 05, 2004(#3103 of 14191)
  • I bought some of that Dawn PowerDissolve but haven't had by gsand, April 05, 2004(#3104 of 14191)
  • gsand, look through your cabinets! I guarantee you that by TwoStep, April 05, 2004(#3105 of 14191)
  • You can come over here and use it, gsand. I never have by Julia M, April 05, 2004(#3106 of 14191)
  • Once you switch from the vileness of by Alice CK, April 06, 2004(#3107 of 14191)
  • Unfortunately, I threw out all of my gak-laden pans when by gsand, April 06, 2004(#3108 of 14191)
  • What about your stovetop, gsand? I use it to clean by louisef, April 06, 2004(#3109 of 14191)
  • I am so, so happy with the Dawn Power Dissolver, and I by LC, April 06, 2004(#3110 of 14191)
  • I'll admit to using a bit of oven cleaner on cheap by Aradiaseven, April 06, 2004(#3111 of 14191)
  • I'd have to by gsand, April 06, 2004(#3112 of 14191)
  • Dawn Power Dissolver people, I have some cookie sheets by clerestory, April 06, 2004(#3113 of 14191)
  • I just used the Power Dissolver (based solely on reading by Patrick, April 06, 2004(#3114 of 14191)
  • Mr. T built a spectacularly hideous rack over our sink by Em T., April 06, 2004(#3115 of 14191)
  • I use a new dishrag for each meal cleanup, so there are by annefalcon, April 06, 2004(#3116 of 14191)
  • Exactly what I do,Annefalcon, except there are so few by Em T., April 06, 2004(#3117 of 14191)
  • Yes, DPD does smell a lot like oven cleaner. It's kind by Peanut, April 07, 2004(#3118 of 14191)
  • I am a horrible person. I use paper towels to clean the by Decca, April 08, 2004(#3119 of 14191)
  • I really like those Swiffer dusters, but the price seems by terrilynn, April 08, 2004(#3120 of 14191)
  • I use paper towels mostly for cooking chores (covering by Bingo, April 08, 2004(#3121 of 14191)
  • I love those Swiffer dusters too, and agree they're too by TwoStep, April 08, 2004(#3122 of 14191)
  • They by Sakti, April 08, 2004(#3123 of 14191)
  • They do?? I will have to look. I've never seen a box by TwoStep, April 08, 2004(#3124 of 14191)
  • They do. Mine come in a plastic pouch about the size of by Sapphire, April 08, 2004(#3125 of 14191)
  • Son Of A Bitch. I just searched for "dryer gum" to see by Anna Trueblood, April 11, 2004(#3126 of 14191)
  • Goof off! by Julia M, April 11, 2004(#3127 of 14191)
  • Isn't that aptly named, since Anna called herself a by Bingo, April 11, 2004(#3128 of 14191)
  • Yes it is! And I shall send DH for some tomorrow as he by Anna Trueblood, April 12, 2004(#3129 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty much a laundry dolt, so....can you pretreat by JamieL, April 12, 2004(#3130 of 14191)
  • Stain stick (Spray and Wash brand, not Shout as I by J-Ro, April 12, 2004(#3131 of 14191)
  • And Oxyclean, being peroxide-based, turns into water by Sakti, April 13, 2004(#3132 of 14191)
  • Yeah, the fact that Oxiclean needs to be activated and by TwoStep, April 13, 2004(#3133 of 14191)
  • Me, too. But, really, how hard is it to mix with hot by Sakti, April 13, 2004(#3134 of 14191)
  • Exactly. I used to use it much more frequently for cat by TwoStep, April 13, 2004(#3135 of 14191)
  • I use Simple Solution (or actually some knock-off by Sakti, April 13, 2004(#3136 of 14191)
  • Excellent band name: Biological Carpet by eleanor rigby, April 13, 2004(#3137 of 14191)
  • What eleanor said about her apartment, except the by lime, April 13, 2004(#3138 of 14191)
  • Laundry...that's what that foothill in front of the by Sakti, April 13, 2004(#3139 of 14191)
  • I'm feeling a bit giddy and apprehensive. I just by clerestory, April 14, 2004(#3140 of 14191)
  • My husband bought a Hoover Wind Tunnel for us yesterday, by Racehorse, April 14, 2004(#3141 of 14191)
  • Our new place has a long flight of carpeted stairs. by Brooke, April 14, 2004(#3142 of 14191)
  • Brooke, I do stairs with a very stiff broom - I hate the by wyndie, April 14, 2004(#3143 of 14191)
  • My parents bought a cordless Shark vac for the berber by Iggy, April 14, 2004(#3144 of 14191)
  • clerestory, I bought a refurbished Eureka Boss bagless by karijo, April 14, 2004(#3145 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, April 20, 2004(#3146 of 14191)
  • Anyone know how to get a cat barf stain out of a carpet? by Frank Black, April 20, 2004(#3147 of 14191)
  • I think some people have posted that Oxyclean does the by Aradiaseven, April 20, 2004(#3148 of 14191)
  • Woohoo! I ordered the Shark Stealth HEPA vacuum a couple by eleanor rigby, April 20, 2004(#3149 of 14191)
  • Frank, yes, Oxiclean. You may have to do it more than by Kathy Barthway, April 20, 2004(#3150 of 14191)
  • I tried some mildew remover on the window in my by eleanor rigby, April 20, 2004(#3151 of 14191)
  • It's a sweetish, sour-milk type smellPerhaps by AnneS, April 21, 2004(#3152 of 14191)
  • Eleanor, if you've cleaned everything you can think of by Em T., April 21, 2004(#3153 of 14191)
  • eleanor, any chance of a plumbing leak that's dampening by Aradiaseven, April 21, 2004(#3154 of 14191)
  • Aradia, I've looked under the tub and sink and I can't by eleanor rigby, April 21, 2004(#3155 of 14191)
  • What's the best way to clean shower doors? Mine always by Peanut, April 21, 2004(#3156 of 14191)
  • I clean mine with Comet spray cleaner, which seems to by Kathy Barthway, April 21, 2004(#3157 of 14191)
  • Eleanor, what about the wax ring on the toilet, could it by Aradiaseven, April 21, 2004(#3158 of 14191)
  • Do the Clean Shower products work for shower curtains as by JamieL, April 21, 2004(#3159 of 14191)
  • Yes indeed. But they have to start out by Kathy Barthway, April 21, 2004(#3160 of 14191)
  • Ah. Good by JamieL, April 21, 2004(#3161 of 14191)
  • Does anyone have any ideas about how to get paint off of by Serin McDaniel, April 21, 2004(#3162 of 14191)
  • I think I might cave in and just remove the grout and by Aradiaseven, April 21, 2004(#3163 of 14191)
  • I expect it is by j. ross, April 21, 2004(#3164 of 14191)
  • Can you paint the grout white? IOW, paint as narrow a by JamieL, April 21, 2004(#3165 of 14191)
  • Have you already tried nail polish remover? That's my by Kathy Barthway, April 21, 2004(#3166 of 14191)
  • JamieL suggests a decent workaround. To truly fix it, I by betsifur, April 21, 2004(#3167 of 14191)
  • I'd try more paint remover and a little wire brush, but by Julia M, April 21, 2004(#3168 of 14191)
  • And you have an excuse to buy a Dremel, if you don't by eleanor rigby, April 21, 2004(#3169 of 14191)
  • An extra good idea if you don't like the landlord, by Em T., April 21, 2004(#3170 of 14191)
  • Heh. No, I love my landlord. He's a great guy, but he'll by eleanor rigby, April 21, 2004(#3171 of 14191)
  • I'd kill for a deco-lavender-and-green-tiled by Brigit M, April 21, 2004(#3172 of 14191)
  • Update on the cat barf: Stuff from a pet store, used to by Frank Black, April 21, 2004(#3173 of 14191)
  • Hm -- all of y'all who are recommending re-grouting -- by Serin McDaniel, April 21, 2004(#3174 of 14191)
  • Serin, use white out and paint over the grubbiness and by Em T., April 22, 2004(#3175 of 14191)
  • Serin, is calling a tile guy to regrout an option? I by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#3176 of 14191)
  • There is a company here called The Grout Doctor. All by J-Ro, April 22, 2004(#3177 of 14191)
  • Regrouting is really not that hard a job, but if you by eleanor rigby, April 22, 2004(#3178 of 14191)
  • Serin, I don't recall the name of the product, but you by A. Juli Brissin, April 22, 2004(#3179 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I've actually got some of that, Juli. I tried it by Serin McDaniel, April 22, 2004(#3180 of 14191)
  • Nice to see you, Serin.I had a bathroom with that by Annie G, April 22, 2004(#3181 of 14191)
  • Well, I carried through my plan of scrubbing the front by Alice CK, April 25, 2004(#3182 of 14191)
  • I got home from Simon's two birthday parties and dance by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3183 of 14191)
  • the Fly Lady's method of by Alice CK, April 25, 2004(#3184 of 14191)
  • Well, I don't remember the exact method, but it's along by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3185 of 14191)
  • I think that would drive me crazy. I'd be constantly by Alice CK, April 25, 2004(#3186 of 14191)
  • Alice, have you tried that Windex window washing stuff by Julia M, April 25, 2004(#3187 of 14191)
  • You don't have to wipe it off to avoid spotting? So can by Alice CK, April 25, 2004(#3188 of 14191)
  • Alice, you don't have to finish. And the funny thing by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3189 of 14191)
  • I do that - 20 minutes to a room, and when I'm finished by betsifur, April 25, 2004(#3190 of 14191)
  • It really makes me wonder, about the complaints Fly by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3191 of 14191)
  • I find the methods very helpful, and I tend to think by Brigit M, April 25, 2004(#3192 of 14191)
  • I could use a lot of Flylady's practical advise, but I by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, April 25, 2004(#3193 of 14191)
  • FTR, I did wear my shoes, but they were by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3194 of 14191)
  • I don't wear shoes with laces. I don't even have by Catgirl, April 25, 2004(#3195 of 14191)
  • That's what I wonder, why not use the bits that are by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3196 of 14191)
  • Came here from the highlight. I'm a recent (this week) by onna monopia, April 25, 2004(#3197 of 14191)
  • I came here from the highlight, too. What's the deal by Lila Jones, April 25, 2004(#3198 of 14191)
  • She may be nuts laughing all the way to the bank. She by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3199 of 14191)
  • I like the 15-minute method for those times when your by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3200 of 14191)
  • The 15-minute method is good for kids, and also for by J-Ro, April 25, 2004(#3201 of 14191)
  • Flylady thinks you act differently if you're dressed and by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3202 of 14191)
  • I like her shoe advice. It puts a spring in my step, I by Eustacia, April 25, 2004(#3203 of 14191)
  • I know I do [edit - act differently if I'm dressed and by Brooke, April 25, 2004(#3204 of 14191)
  • In our house, where there are dark corners/sections and by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3205 of 14191)
  • I thought her shoes thing was nuts, but then I by Julia M, April 25, 2004(#3206 of 14191)
  • On some of the boards I've seen people have written by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3207 of 14191)
  • I guess I have the opposite problem of most people -- I by Alice CK, April 25, 2004(#3208 of 14191)
  • Alice, one woman wrote she was so bad about going off on by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3209 of 14191)
  • SCG is big on cleaning one hour every day, kind of like by Decca, April 25, 2004(#3210 of 14191)
  • "Now I'm cleaning the kitchen. Now I'm cleaning the by Kathy Barthway, April 25, 2004(#3211 of 14191)
  • SCG is big on cleaning one hour every by Rose H., April 25, 2004(#3212 of 14191)
  • From what I understand, MM doesn't clean so much as by terrilynn, April 25, 2004(#3213 of 14191)
  • I could do more than an hour a day and we've got no kids by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3214 of 14191)
  • A whole hour a day? With no by Decca, April 25, 2004(#3215 of 14191)
  • Oh, I don't consider putting away cleaning, and I didn't by Rose H., April 25, 2004(#3216 of 14191)
  • Before February when I retired, I tried to do a little by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3217 of 14191)
  • I've been doing more laundry during the week as well, by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3218 of 14191)
  • I hate putting away laundry; it's my least favorite by terrilynn, April 25, 2004(#3219 of 14191)
  • I hesitated to point Race and onna to the FlyLady site by Bingo, April 25, 2004(#3220 of 14191)
  • What Bingo said. If your own housework system worked by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3221 of 14191)
  • From what I understand, MM doesn't by Harri P., April 25, 2004(#3222 of 14191)
  • money replacing things they can't find by betsifur, April 25, 2004(#3223 of 14191)
  • There are a few things that Mr. T. and I have mutually by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3224 of 14191)
  • Oh, I don't consider putting away by Brigit M, April 25, 2004(#3225 of 14191)
  • I think putting away is cleaning/straightening. Clutter by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3226 of 14191)
  • Plus, if your clutter is gone, actual cleaning is by Catgirl, April 25, 2004(#3227 of 14191)
  • I've been on Flylady for quite a while. Reading the by Serin McDaniel, April 25, 2004(#3228 of 14191)
  • I think a large percentage of the testimonial writers by Brigit M, April 25, 2004(#3229 of 14191)
  • I reluctantly did a version of homeschooling when my son by Catgirl, April 25, 2004(#3230 of 14191)
  • Well, that's part of what I find interesting- at least by Brigit M, April 25, 2004(#3231 of 14191)
  • Between an old, very drafty house and by karijo, April 25, 2004(#3232 of 14191)
  • In that case, you're probably better off hiring someone by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3233 of 14191)
  • I'm going to try it again, but squeegee the water off by karijo, April 25, 2004(#3234 of 14191)
  • Even when they do little besides lie around and sleep so by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3235 of 14191)
  • One of the things I like about Flylady by Rose H., April 25, 2004(#3236 of 14191)
  • Oh see, Rose, the laundry and dishes is usually what by Decca, April 25, 2004(#3237 of 14191)
  • I only touch the kitchen a couple of times a week, and I by Racehorse, April 25, 2004(#3238 of 14191)
  • I do the dishes, wipe off the counters and keep the by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3239 of 14191)
  • I'm reading the Fly Lady's tips, and dear me, they are by Decca, April 25, 2004(#3240 of 14191)
  • Heh, me too. H gets up at five. Don't think by Brigit M, April 25, 2004(#3241 of 14191)
  • Actually,once I spread up Mr. T's side of the bed for a by Em T., April 25, 2004(#3242 of 14191)
  • have you tried that Windex window by Liadan, April 25, 2004(#3243 of 14191)
  • According to by terrilynn, April 26, 2004(#3244 of 14191)
  • I do that, and it works for me, but it has to be part of by Brigit M, April 26, 2004(#3245 of 14191)
  • A lot of it is psychological. Magazine articles often by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3246 of 14191)
  • Broken-window theory is dead-on as far as I'm by Brigit M, April 26, 2004(#3247 of 14191)
  • Fly Lady's suggestions to work on your hot spots are by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3248 of 14191)
  • Making beds is one thing I have never seen the point of. by Alice CK, April 26, 2004(#3249 of 14191)
  • I make beds, which means tossing the comforter up over by Sadie, April 26, 2004(#3250 of 14191)
  • Some people honestly think a bed that's been neatly made by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3251 of 14191)
  • I have one system for cleaning and tidying. When I do by J-Ro, April 26, 2004(#3252 of 14191)
  • There will be massive amounts of housecleaning done here by eleanor rigby, April 26, 2004(#3253 of 14191)
  • I had Julie Morgenstern's book briefly; while she made by Catgirl, April 26, 2004(#3254 of 14191)
  • I have one system for cleaning and by Brigit M, April 26, 2004(#3255 of 14191)
  • I said, "when I do it." Your dad probably does it by J-Ro, April 26, 2004(#3256 of 14191)
  • Lord, he cleans in his by Brigit M, April 26, 2004(#3257 of 14191)
  • But Eleanor, for a lot of people they need the level of by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3258 of 14191)
  • Oh, I know it helps some people, but wearing shoes in by eleanor rigby, April 26, 2004(#3259 of 14191)
  • First you put away everything that by terrilynn, April 26, 2004(#3260 of 14191)
  • Yeah, yeah, Dad, that's easy for you by Alice CK, April 26, 2004(#3261 of 14191)
  • A subset of put everything away is handle stuff as by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3262 of 14191)
  • I can no more leave the house with the by Sapphire, April 26, 2004(#3263 of 14191)
  • A subset of put everything away is by J-Ro, April 26, 2004(#3264 of 14191)
  • One woman I read about said she was cleaning out her by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3265 of 14191)
  • I'm bewildered at the need to set up by Marya, April 26, 2004(#3266 of 14191)
  • My office is the pigsty of our house. It's the paper by terrilynn, April 26, 2004(#3267 of 14191)
  • "I can't get behind the shoe thing, though... wearing by Mama J, April 26, 2004(#3268 of 14191)
  • I USED to be one of you people who couldn't leave the by onna monopia, April 26, 2004(#3269 of 14191)
  • I like FlyLady from the outside. I get annoyed that by mollybo, April 26, 2004(#3270 of 14191)
  • so maybe I should say conservative by CalGal, April 26, 2004(#3271 of 14191)
  • Forget the shoe thing - honestly, skim and pick out the by Catgirl, April 26, 2004(#3272 of 14191)
  • We have a coffee table with a shelf underenath it that by Badger, April 26, 2004(#3273 of 14191)
  • This is why I don't like coffee tables and don't have by Harri P., April 26, 2004(#3274 of 14191)
  • Yeah, but where do you put your feet? Drinks spillages by Badger, April 26, 2004(#3275 of 14191)
  • Ottoman? Floor? I don't want to put my feet on a table, by Harri P., April 26, 2004(#3276 of 14191)
  • Ours isn't a repository of crap because we don't use the by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3277 of 14191)
  • We don't have coffee tables in our family room, just by Racehorse, April 26, 2004(#3278 of 14191)
  • I can totally abide by a lot of FlyLady's cleaning by JamieL, April 26, 2004(#3279 of 14191)
  • This is where I'd adapt FlyLady's ideas, JamieL. Wearing by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3280 of 14191)
  • I'm bothered by the idea of wearing shoes in the house by sohcahtoa, April 26, 2004(#3281 of 14191)
  • I was all proud of myself Saturday morning for quickly by JennyD, April 26, 2004(#3282 of 14191)
  • But why get fixated on that? Just ignore it if it's not by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3283 of 14191)
  • See, I can see both sides of the shoe thing. If your by sohcahtoa, April 26, 2004(#3284 of 14191)
  • I suspect Fly Lady says you have to wear shoes, so that by Rose H., April 26, 2004(#3285 of 14191)
  • End tables don't seem to get as by Alice CK, April 26, 2004(#3286 of 14191)
  • Apparently you didn't spend four years married to a man by lime, April 26, 2004(#3287 of 14191)
  • I would like to see that Fly Lady clean my marble shower by JayKay, April 26, 2004(#3288 of 14191)
  • Hmmm, maybe that's why Flylady and all by Alizarin, April 26, 2004(#3289 of 14191)
  • Yeesh. Good thing it was only four years. -x post, that by JamieL, April 26, 2004(#3290 of 14191)
  • Lime: including dishes and socks that *he* had left by Alice CK, April 26, 2004(#3291 of 14191)
  • Jamie, you have just described the contents of my coffee by Violet, April 26, 2004(#3292 of 14191)
  • Alice -- yes yes yes. I've got to figure out a better by JamieL, April 26, 2004(#3293 of 14191)
  • Violet - yes, as long as it's neat, I can successfully by JamieL, April 26, 2004(#3294 of 14191)
  • No, he would always very carefully wash his one glass by lime, April 26, 2004(#3295 of 14191)
  • lime, I see we lived with the same guy. Didn't one of by Kathy Barthway, April 26, 2004(#3296 of 14191)
  • If not, one of us should by lime, April 26, 2004(#3297 of 14191)
  • I used to know a woman who said when her husband got by Em T., April 26, 2004(#3298 of 14191)
  • I'm now blessed with one who cheerfully cleans up after by Kathy Barthway, April 26, 2004(#3299 of 14191)
  • I have children for that!They got in a scratching by lime, April 26, 2004(#3300 of 14191)
  • At our house, not being ready on time results in lost TV by terrilynn, April 26, 2004(#3301 of 14191)
  • lime revives child labor! (Note to self: breeding by Kathy Barthway, April 26, 2004(#3302 of 14191)
  • That's excellent, Lime. For future transgressions, I by LC, April 26, 2004(#3303 of 14191)
  • Woohoo! The bathroom stank is gone. Regular old bleach by eleanor rigby, April 26, 2004(#3304 of 14191)
  • Kathy, it takes a few years to press the offspring into by Racehorse, April 26, 2004(#3305 of 14191)
  • My guys love the swiffer AND the feather by annefalcon, April 26, 2004(#3306 of 14191)
  • Simon loves squirting the juice and vigorously wiping by Racehorse, April 26, 2004(#3307 of 14191)
  • Little is like that. She has always loved to clean if by J-Ro, April 26, 2004(#3308 of 14191)
  • Hey, Fuller Brush finally came out with new by CalGal, April 26, 2004(#3309 of 14191)
  • K. likes to squirt and wipe things too. A. doesn't get by lime, April 26, 2004(#3310 of 14191)
  • Apparently you didn't spend four years married to a by Cilantro, April 26, 2004(#3311 of 14191)
  • Just to be a serial poster.My hoouse smelled like by Cilantro, April 26, 2004(#3312 of 14191)
  • I signed up for the Fly Lady emails.You all may by Decca, April 27, 2004(#3314 of 14191)
  • I can't mock you. I'm signed up for them by Cathy Georges, April 27, 2004(#3315 of 14191)
  • I signed up for them about a year and a half ago - maybe by Laurelx, April 27, 2004(#3316 of 14191)
  • Screw all that cleaning crapola. I finally broke down by A. Juli Brissin, April 27, 2004(#3317 of 14191)
  • Sometimes there can be things broken or out of place by Serin McDaniel, April 27, 2004(#3318 of 14191)
  • In our upstairs hallway there's one by Biscuit, April 27, 2004(#3319 of 14191)
  • !!!!!!!! Great, add that to my phobia by Krista, April 27, 2004(#3320 of 14191)
  • Put me in the "flylady's nuts" column. I do, however, by Davies, April 27, 2004(#3321 of 14191)
  • Julie Morgenstern recommends Speed Cleaning as by Decca, April 27, 2004(#3322 of 14191)
  • We have a stainless steel or some other kind of sink. by Em T., April 27, 2004(#3323 of 14191)
  • The time when I tidy best is when I've just got in from by Badger, April 27, 2004(#3324 of 14191)
  • You can shine stainless steel with various kinds of by Harri P., April 27, 2004(#3325 of 14191)
  • One of those caught fire in my ceiling by Liadan, April 27, 2004(#3326 of 14191)
  • In what sick world does a *smoke alarm* catch fire? I by JamieL, April 27, 2004(#3327 of 14191)
  • If it's an electrical device and the wiring goes bad, by Em T., April 27, 2004(#3328 of 14191)
  • It was the faint, recurrent *bzzt* that we by Biscuit, April 27, 2004(#3329 of 14191)
  • Yikes, Biscuit, what a close call that by Em T., April 27, 2004(#3330 of 14191)
  • OK, I just signed up for the FlyLady emails, and since by Marcasite, April 27, 2004(#3331 of 14191)
  • The firemen were very kind, not even getting angry that by Biscuit, April 27, 2004(#3332 of 14191)
  • The firemen were very kind, not even getting angry that by Biscuit, April 27, 2004(#3333 of 14191)
  • Marcasite, your house must be a sty. Fly Lady knows by JayKay, April 27, 2004(#3334 of 14191)
  • Just thinking about how I was when I was really extra by Decca, April 27, 2004(#3335 of 14191)
  • Well, I could also see thinking, "24 emails? Oh crap. by Marcasite, April 27, 2004(#3336 of 14191)
  • Great, Marcasite! Why don't you post some pictures so we by Em T., April 27, 2004(#3337 of 14191)
  • I actually tidied the kitchen this morning while waiting by Racehorse, April 27, 2004(#3338 of 14191)
  • My favorite part of flylady is Kelly's Missions. These by annefalcon, April 27, 2004(#3339 of 14191)
  • I actually tidied the kitchen this by debby, April 27, 2004(#3340 of 14191)
  • my staring blankly at the wall by Biscuit, April 27, 2004(#3341 of 14191)
  • I did 2 Kelly's missions last night, then, if that's by Em T., April 27, 2004(#3342 of 14191)
  • I don't read all the emails, but just seeing the subject by Brigit M, April 27, 2004(#3343 of 14191)
  • You don't get 24 e-mails all at once after the first by Cathy Georges, April 27, 2004(#3344 of 14191)
  • Twenty four emails a day is clutter. Throw them by Davies, April 28, 2004(#3345 of 14191)
  • It's modelling.You figure out fast that the by Alizarin, April 28, 2004(#3346 of 14191)
  • I got up early and cleaned the living room carpet. I by wyndie, April 28, 2004(#3347 of 14191)
  • >Maybe it's a Chinese by Annie G, April 28, 2004(#3348 of 14191)
  • Annie, this subject caused more conflict than almost by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3349 of 14191)
  • If I went to visit someone and was by Jenni S., April 28, 2004(#3350 of 14191)
  • I've also wondered how this works with parties or by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3351 of 14191)
  • I don't ask guests to take off their shoes, actually, by Annie G, April 28, 2004(#3352 of 14191)
  • I have a separate pair of sneakers for housecleaning. by Eustacia, April 28, 2004(#3353 of 14191)
  • Imx, in Taiwan and Hong Kong and Japan, people very by Annie G, April 28, 2004(#3354 of 14191)
  • My Chinese coworker had a pair of flip-flops she wore in by Eustacia, April 28, 2004(#3355 of 14191)
  • Oh, I would never ask a guest to take off their shoes. by JamieL, April 28, 2004(#3356 of 14191)
  • You all made me think of the Sex and the City episode by Decca, April 28, 2004(#3357 of 14191)
  • I always take my shoes off (in fact, I kick them off by Badger, April 28, 2004(#3358 of 14191)
  • My mother insisted that family members take off their by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, April 28, 2004(#3359 of 14191)
  • We have hardwood floors and even swiftering madly by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3360 of 14191)
  • All my family has flat feet and plantar fascitis and by annefalcon, April 28, 2004(#3361 of 14191)
  • It is very Eastern European to take your shoes off at by Pegasus, April 28, 2004(#3362 of 14191)
  • From up threadJamie, it totally is a Chinese by Cilantro, April 28, 2004(#3363 of 14191)
  • I took the kidlet to a birthday party at the home of a by Serin McDaniel, April 28, 2004(#3364 of 14191)
  • And different by Cilantro, April 28, 2004(#3365 of 14191)
  • Eesh. I would quickly go insane in these shoe-free by Patrick, April 28, 2004(#3366 of 14191)
  • My kids' babysitter is Indian, and no shoes are worn in by Eustacia, April 28, 2004(#3367 of 14191)
  • I kick them off into the cupboard by j. ross, April 28, 2004(#3368 of 14191)
  • My 15 minutes of kitchen cleaning turned into about 30 by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3369 of 14191)
  • Are there any countries other than the US in which it's by Aradiaseven, April 28, 2004(#3370 of 14191)
  • Where is here by debby, April 28, 2004(#3371 of 14191)
  • I am taking my mandated 15 minute break after doing 15 by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3372 of 14191)
  • Canada, sorry debby, I should've mentioned. by Aradiaseven, April 28, 2004(#3373 of 14191)
  • I recently had some contractors in the house and they by annefalcon, April 28, 2004(#3374 of 14191)
  • Aradia, it's fairly common at open houses to be asked to by Alice CK, April 28, 2004(#3375 of 14191)
  • Okay, using FlyLady's 15 minutes on/move/back/off I have by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3376 of 14191)
  • OF A SORT? It sounds pretty damn good to by Cathy Georges, April 28, 2004(#3377 of 14191)
  • Doesn't it make you feel good to see how much you can by Racehorse, April 28, 2004(#3378 of 14191)
  • On the shoe thing -- we take our shoes off in the house by Bluefish Altar, April 28, 2004(#3379 of 14191)
  • Yes, it does, Race. The flip side is how dippy and by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3380 of 14191)
  • The flip side is how dippy and distracted I must be by Racehorse, April 28, 2004(#3381 of 14191)
  • You have Simon for an excuse for being distracted. Alas, by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3382 of 14191)
  • Last night, I was cleaning the girls bathroom, which is by lime, April 28, 2004(#3383 of 14191)
  • Toss it; get a new by gsand, April 28, 2004(#3384 of 14191)
  • I never used bleach for cleaning until I read Home by eleanor rigby, April 28, 2004(#3385 of 14191)
  • I think I'm too sloppy to use bleach when I clean. I by JamieL, April 28, 2004(#3386 of 14191)
  • The secret is to clean house wearing clothes you don't by eleanor rigby, April 28, 2004(#3387 of 14191)
  • Also a very good way to get a rash from the chemicals by Sapphire, April 28, 2004(#3388 of 14191)
  • Em T, how many catboxes do you have, and how often are by karijo, April 28, 2004(#3389 of 14191)
  • We have 3 boxes for 4 full time inside cats, one that by Em T., April 28, 2004(#3390 of 14191)
  • I once went to an open house where the by Lorelei, April 29, 2004(#3391 of 14191)
  • I've not seen newspapers down at real estate showings, by JayKay, April 29, 2004(#3392 of 14191)
  • Here's a little bit of house keeping info that will be by Cilantro, April 29, 2004(#3393 of 14191)
  • Washing my hands takes much less time than ironing the by Sakti, April 29, 2004(#3394 of 14191)
  • Well of course!! I told you it was something you would by Cilantro, April 29, 2004(#3395 of 14191)
  • That's nuts. Do you have to iron them page by page? Or by Lorelei, April 29, 2004(#3396 of 14191)
  • I read somewhere that Prince Charles' butler irons the by Lizzie T., April 29, 2004(#3397 of 14191)
  • I make my kids iron my by j. ross, April 29, 2004(#3398 of 14191)
  • Nika Hazelton the cookbook writer wrote that her father, by Brigit M, April 29, 2004(#3399 of 14191)
  • How many royals read this thread? I'm trying to remember by Em T., April 29, 2004(#3400 of 14191)
  • How many royals read this by Harri P., April 29, 2004(#3401 of 14191)
  • by Cilantro, April 29, 2004(#3402 of 14191)
  • If royal pains-in-the-ass count, there's by Eustacia, April 29, 2004(#3403 of 14191)
  • There is a Princess Stephanie. Close by Stephanie D., April 29, 2004(#3404 of 14191)
  • Okay, a woman on another list I'm on wrote today that by Em T., April 29, 2004(#3405 of 14191)
  • What a by JayKay, April 29, 2004(#3406 of 14191)
  • Wow. Just how huge is her by RamblingRose, April 29, 2004(#3407 of 14191)
  • Maybe she was using little grocery store by Racehorse, April 29, 2004(#3408 of 14191)
  • by JamieL, April 29, 2004(#3409 of 14191)
  • No, she said it was the big green ones. Still is by Em T., April 29, 2004(#3410 of 14191)
  • My sister-in-law would have more than that if she ever by annefalcon, April 29, 2004(#3411 of 14191)
  • Dang. Was her basement packed floor to ceiling? And by lime, April 29, 2004(#3412 of 14191)
  • I could probably throw away almost that much from the by Racehorse, April 29, 2004(#3413 of 14191)
  • Feh. I have more than that just in old decorating by Harri P., April 29, 2004(#3414 of 14191)
  • I have to do all the laundry all at once, its a by debby, April 29, 2004(#3415 of 14191)
  • I've stopped doing a load every evening and started by Eustacia, April 29, 2004(#3416 of 14191)
  • I think I'll start my laundry tonight, and clean my by Racehorse, April 29, 2004(#3417 of 14191)
  • We don't have a washer/dryer and I hate going up and by Stephanie D., April 29, 2004(#3418 of 14191)
  • We have become once-a-week laundry doers by default. by J-Ro, April 29, 2004(#3419 of 14191)
  • We do the laundry on the weekend. Every time I've by betsifur, April 29, 2004(#3420 of 14191)
  • My husband does all the laundry, mostly midweek, since by Harri P., April 29, 2004(#3421 of 14191)
  • My husband is the sort who forgets the laundry no matter by Racehorse, April 29, 2004(#3422 of 14191)
  • So I have wood floors that probably aren't sealed. How by Piccie, April 29, 2004(#3423 of 14191)
  • Dustmop and/or swifter, by Em T., April 29, 2004(#3424 of 14191)
  • Right now I use the swiffer and a vacuum... but somehow by Piccie, April 29, 2004(#3425 of 14191)
  • Oh, well, wrong how? I won't rat you out about it. Just by Em T., April 29, 2004(#3426 of 14191)
  • The floors in our new place are unsealed, to my great by Lizzie T., April 29, 2004(#3427 of 14191)
  • Okay, now we know, thanks to Lizzie's Mom's by Em T., April 29, 2004(#3428 of 14191)
  • No! Don't believe him! He is wrong! My God, if your by Lizzie T., April 29, 2004(#3429 of 14191)
  • By sealed, do you mean polyurethaned or varnished? If by Racehorse, April 29, 2004(#3430 of 14191)
  • My floors are polyurethaned. I think my mom's are by Lizzie T., April 29, 2004(#3431 of 14191)
  • If, by some unlikely chance, you do by Harri P., April 29, 2004(#3432 of 14191)
  • Swiffer WetJets rock. They put out just enough liquid to by eleanor rigby, April 30, 2004(#3433 of 14191)
  • It's the water, not the cleaning agents in it, that's by Alizarin, April 30, 2004(#3434 of 14191)
  • I doubt my floor is waxed or sealed or anything, hence by Piccie, April 30, 2004(#3435 of 14191)
  • You can't keep sanding them forever, sadly. Also, I'm by Sakti, April 30, 2004(#3436 of 14191)
  • I think hardwoods in older homes can be sanded by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3437 of 14191)
  • For unsealed wood floors I would clean with Murphys and by Cilantro, April 30, 2004(#3438 of 14191)
  • On the same topic--how much do I love hardwood by Cilantro, April 30, 2004(#3439 of 14191)
  • This is probably very declasse to admit, but after by Jenni S., April 30, 2004(#3440 of 14191)
  • How do I seal them? Is it something I pay to have by Piccie, April 30, 2004(#3441 of 14191)
  • We have wall to wall, and I would dearly love all by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3442 of 14191)
  • Kind of like when you move the fridge or the oven and by Jenni S., April 30, 2004(#3443 of 14191)
  • When we sealed the floors in our first house we sanded by Cilantro, April 30, 2004(#3444 of 14191)
  • Jenni, I kind of like carpet too. Hardwood is prettier, by Lorelei, April 30, 2004(#3445 of 14191)
  • I am a confirmed floor-sitter. Only the longest of by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3446 of 14191)
  • How I long for hardwood floors in place of the carpet we by Serin McDaniel, April 30, 2004(#3447 of 14191)
  • I think the black is surface mildew and by Harri P., April 30, 2004(#3448 of 14191)
  • The black spots on my old floor sanded right out. We by betsifur, April 30, 2004(#3449 of 14191)
  • I have carpet, but I rent so I'm stuck with by Sapphire, April 30, 2004(#3450 of 14191)
  • but the individual slats were already by Harri P., April 30, 2004(#3451 of 14191)
  • I do think the finish is more durable, I just don't like by betsifur, April 30, 2004(#3452 of 14191)
  • Also, I'm pretty sure that once the wood turns black by wyndie, April 30, 2004(#3453 of 14191)
  • That said, if I caused the staining by Harri P., April 30, 2004(#3454 of 14191)
  • We refinished our own wood floors and there are quite a by Anna Trueblood, April 30, 2004(#3455 of 14191)
  • Get the house sprayed, Anna. The first house I rented by betsifur, April 30, 2004(#3456 of 14191)
  • Anna, exactly- it's an old wives' tale that dirty by Brigit M, April 30, 2004(#3457 of 14191)
  • The Rug Doctor works pretty well on carpets. We would by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3458 of 14191)
  • Who thought it was a good idea to have a black and white by Cilantro, April 30, 2004(#3459 of 14191)
  • Black and white flooring is Satanic. It only not looks by Harri P., April 30, 2004(#3460 of 14191)
  • It was very bad when we pulled the by J-Ro, April 30, 2004(#3461 of 14191)
  • Oxalic acid -- Zud? Is that the name of the powder in by JamieL, April 30, 2004(#3462 of 14191)
  • That's it, I by J-Ro, April 30, 2004(#3463 of 14191)
  • Sapphire, if this is the first time the carpets have by terrilynn, April 30, 2004(#3464 of 14191)
  • I've always used the rental carpet cleaner and it has by sweet pea, April 30, 2004(#3465 of 14191)
  • I must be a freak. We clean ours every three or four by terrilynn, April 30, 2004(#3466 of 14191)
  • Can tiles be put on top of hardwood by Precious, April 30, 2004(#3467 of 14191)
  • I clean something in the house at least once a month. by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3468 of 14191)
  • I would assume they would need to at least put some by JayKay, April 30, 2004(#3469 of 14191)
  • There's no way I'm paying to have the carpets cleaned. by Sapphire, April 30, 2004(#3470 of 14191)
  • Our future kitchen has hardwood floors and I don't like by Precious, April 30, 2004(#3471 of 14191)
  • Then a rented steam cleaner is a good bet.I'm by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3472 of 14191)
  • Our future kitchen has Pergo floors. If they were by Brigit M, April 30, 2004(#3473 of 14191)
  • Us, too, Race. I love it. Other than that fact that's by VanPear, April 30, 2004(#3474 of 14191)
  • It's tedious, but it doesn't take long to do it. I can by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3475 of 14191)
  • I love the look of a painted wooden floors--especially by Cilantro, April 30, 2004(#3476 of 14191)
  • Can tiles be put on top of hardwood by annefalcon, April 30, 2004(#3477 of 14191)
  • Our future kitchen has hardwood floors by betsifur, April 30, 2004(#3478 of 14191)
  • Oh dear on the mahogany. That is by JayKay, April 30, 2004(#3479 of 14191)
  • I would definitely have done it more often if I owned by sweet pea, April 30, 2004(#3480 of 14191)
  • betsi, I know. I think living somewhere that's all new, by Racehorse, April 30, 2004(#3481 of 14191)
  • I'd love to cover my stupid hardwoods in the kitchen. I by Harri P., April 30, 2004(#3482 of 14191)
  • I have wood floors in the kitchen that are in terrible by Julia M, April 30, 2004(#3483 of 14191)
  • The hardwood floors in my new house is by Alice CK, April 30, 2004(#3484 of 14191)
  • We own a Dirt Devil Easy Steamer, and it is a pain in by Alice CK, April 30, 2004(#3485 of 14191)
  • I hate to hear of hardwood being covered up anywhere but by Brigit M, April 30, 2004(#3486 of 14191)
  • I was thinking I'd only use it for by Patrick, April 30, 2004(#3487 of 14191)
  • Sapphire you may want to check the price on having the by kas, April 30, 2004(#3488 of 14191)
  • This is why I recommend just putting by Brigit M, April 30, 2004(#3489 of 14191)
  • a layer of nice fresh fill by Alice CK, April 30, 2004(#3490 of 14191)
  • No, you guys seriously. This is not nice wood. It's old, by Precious, April 30, 2004(#3491 of 14191)
  • So, what would you recommend for a steam cleaner for my by Anna Trueblood, April 30, 2004(#3492 of 14191)
  • I really need this thread. My apartment has gotten out by Elizabeth K, April 30, 2004(#3493 of 14191)
  • Our future kitchen has hardwood by Aradiaseven, April 30, 2004(#3494 of 14191)
  • Wyndie, from way back, no, I didn't even notice anything by eleanor rigby, April 30, 2004(#3495 of 14191)
  • Bamboo floors are beautiful. I love how you can see the by Stephanie D., April 30, 2004(#3496 of 14191)
  • Actually, I don't like the color of maple -- I don't by Alice CK, April 30, 2004(#3497 of 14191)
  • maple is also a renewable resource, by the by ElenaW, April 30, 2004(#3498 of 14191)
  • Don't despair just because your last by Clio, April 30, 2004(#3499 of 14191)
  • Of course maple is renewable, but it's renewable on a by Aradiaseven, May 01, 2004(#3500 of 14191)
  • Is it better to buy this by GregD, May 01, 2004(#3501 of 14191)
  • How likely is it that you will buy the steamvac and by CalGal, May 01, 2004(#3502 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, May 01, 2004(#3503 of 14191)
  • The Overstock one is reconditioned and an older model so by Harri P., May 01, 2004(#3504 of 14191)
  • We use our steam vac constantly. It's great when you by Racehorse, May 01, 2004(#3505 of 14191)
  • I thought I'd said that it was reconditioned, where did by CalGal, May 01, 2004(#3506 of 14191)
  • Ha! I never feel guilty about not using my cleaning by Racehorse, May 01, 2004(#3507 of 14191)
  • Actually, the one I used to have took hot tap water too, by Harri P., May 01, 2004(#3508 of 14191)
  • My house is so tidy today, that there's not much routine by Racehorse, May 01, 2004(#3509 of 14191)
  • My house is a pigpen, and it's nasty and rainy outside, by betsifur, May 01, 2004(#3510 of 14191)
  • The guys left chaos in their wake on their way out for by Brigit M, May 01, 2004(#3511 of 14191)
  • Only the upstairs bathrooms, master bedroom by Racehorse, May 01, 2004(#3512 of 14191)
  • Last night I moved the refrigerator to see how close it by Alice CK, May 01, 2004(#3513 of 14191)
  • Greg, that is the cleaner I have - and was bitching by wyndie, May 02, 2004(#3514 of 14191)
  • re: the color of bambooBamboo can be pressure by mollybo, May 02, 2004(#3515 of 14191)
  • Apparently I have a Bissell ProHeat. It seems to be by Harri P., May 02, 2004(#3516 of 14191)
  • We have the bissel ProHeat. I love it more than Mr. TFH by dohdee, May 02, 2004(#3517 of 14191)
  • I used to have to rent the grocery store rug cleaner by debby, May 02, 2004(#3518 of 14191)
  • I am cleaning the bedroom, which hasn't been done in at by Janey Garnet, May 02, 2004(#3519 of 14191)
  • I am finally able to tackle the laundry by Rose H., May 02, 2004(#3520 of 14191)
  • I am not neat and during the week as clothes get worn by debby, May 02, 2004(#3521 of 14191)
  • Oh, and I here I thought you had found an easy and by Rose H., May 02, 2004(#3522 of 14191)
  • Speak to me about this white vinegar by Krista, May 03, 2004(#3523 of 14191)
  • According to the an issue of the Old Farmers Almanac I by debby, May 03, 2004(#3524 of 14191)
  • What about pink? How do you stop white things going by Violet, May 03, 2004(#3525 of 14191)
  • Don't wash them with any colors. Wash only whites by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3526 of 14191)
  • (Keep the red socks from sneaking in on the same load. I by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3527 of 14191)
  • I never wash them with by Violet, May 03, 2004(#3528 of 14191)
  • They just go pink? Do you have a lot of iron in your by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3529 of 14191)
  • It is actually not a current problem so far with this by Violet, May 03, 2004(#3530 of 14191)
  • There probably was rust in the drum or whatever they by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3531 of 14191)
  • See, now I'm thinking, what arcane maintenance am I by Violet, May 03, 2004(#3532 of 14191)
  • You did it. You bought new. Rusty washers are old by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3533 of 14191)
  • Debby-you are the laundry goddess!!! My husbands by Cilantro, May 03, 2004(#3534 of 14191)
  • I have a little dishwasher and laundry OCD. Nobody else by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3535 of 14191)
  • Bingo, I tend to cook for eight, if not twenty, and four by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3536 of 14191)
  • The white vinegar thing really by dohdee, May 03, 2004(#3537 of 14191)
  • Eustacia, I'm the only one who'll eat leftovers. It's no by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3538 of 14191)
  • If nobody ate leftovers here, they'd starve. I tend not by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3539 of 14191)
  • Everyone here is really, really spoiled. My kitchen by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3540 of 14191)
  • a fried egg sandwichGod, this by dohdee, May 03, 2004(#3541 of 14191)
  • With mayo and American cheese. You feel a little sick by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3542 of 14191)
  • ok, it *did* sound good. The mayo killed the idea by dohdee, May 03, 2004(#3543 of 14191)
  • We are so much better about eating leftovers when I by JennyD, May 03, 2004(#3544 of 14191)
  • Okay, that settles it. I'm running away to be Bingo's by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3545 of 14191)
  • You should thank me, dohdee.Jenny, I'm not sure by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3546 of 14191)
  • Oh good! Eustacia, you'll fit right in. Until I get you by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3547 of 14191)
  • Sweetie takes leftovers to work every day for his lunch. by terrilynn, May 03, 2004(#3548 of 14191)
  • by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3549 of 14191)
  • I truly believe that Mr. TFh likes leftovers better than by dohdee, May 03, 2004(#3550 of 14191)
  • Just one warning about the vinegar wash - it won't undo by debby, May 03, 2004(#3551 of 14191)
  • I need something stronger than Shout, but safe for by JennyD, May 03, 2004(#3552 of 14191)
  • I think the inventor of oxyclean should get a Nobel by debby, May 03, 2004(#3553 of 14191)
  • I can't get rid of this awful dishwasher stink whenever by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3554 of 14191)
  • Bingo, will you be my mommy for just a little by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3555 of 14191)
  • White vinegar is totally safe on colors, I just used it by debby, May 03, 2004(#3556 of 14191)
  • a fried egg sandwichCharlie by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#3557 of 14191)
  • Precious, do you have the kind of filter that has to be by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3558 of 14191)
  • I hate doing laundry, so I live by myself I often do by maria, May 03, 2004(#3559 of 14191)
  • I hate doing laundry, so I live by by Lizard S., May 03, 2004(#3560 of 14191)
  • Ha! That was supposed to be "so *even though* I live by by maria, May 03, 2004(#3561 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, I don't think so. There's this big round thing in by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3562 of 14191)
  • I had a boyfriend like that. As a gift one time, I did by Lizard S., May 03, 2004(#3563 of 14191)
  • Precious, there are also by abdabs, May 03, 2004(#3564 of 14191)
  • JamieL, come on, and pick up annefalcon's Charlie on by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3565 of 14191)
  • anybody got any clues on deodorising a microwave? At by kalika, May 03, 2004(#3566 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., May 03, 2004(#3567 of 14191)
  • I vote for vinegar as well - maybe put a bowl with about by wyndie, May 03, 2004(#3568 of 14191)
  • I boiled some water & vinegar for a while, seems to have by kalika, May 03, 2004(#3569 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the link, abdabs. Haven't seen that in any by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3570 of 14191)
  • I was so productive last night (after lounging around by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#3571 of 14191)
  • Typical leftover procedure in my by Patrick, May 03, 2004(#3572 of 14191)
  • Two days? by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#3573 of 14191)
  • I'll generally eat things that aren't yet fuzzy or by Patrick, May 03, 2004(#3574 of 14191)
  • I too have a fear of spoiled food, because I fear and by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3575 of 14191)
  • I go five for most things. But I'm a by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#3576 of 14191)
  • We toss everything a week after it has been cooked. by Racehorse, May 03, 2004(#3577 of 14191)
  • I'm with Jamie. If in doubt, I feed it to the cats or by kalika, May 03, 2004(#3578 of 14191)
  • I eat stuff that is a week old. I eat mayonnaise that by Lizzie T., May 03, 2004(#3579 of 14191)
  • I'm pretty much like Lizzie. The only time I've had by Biscuit, May 03, 2004(#3580 of 14191)
  • You're missing out on the fish-in-the-microwave by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3581 of 14191)
  • I'm like Lizzie. If it doesn't smell or look bad, I'll by Lorelei, May 03, 2004(#3582 of 14191)
  • A sandwich left out 45 minutes shouldn't make you by Racehorse, May 03, 2004(#3583 of 14191)
  • The fact that "they" are adamant that by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#3584 of 14191)
  • "Can peanuts go bad?"Duh! by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3585 of 14191)
  • What about that whole "found a peanut" by Biscuit, May 03, 2004(#3586 of 14191)
  • Or a fly. Perhaps she'll by Babylon Sister, May 03, 2004(#3587 of 14191)
  • kalika, for a smelly microwave, cut up a lemon and by DancesWithWords, May 03, 2004(#3588 of 14191)
  • I really can get more dishes into the dishwasher than by Anna Trueblood, May 03, 2004(#3589 of 14191)
  • kalika, for a smelly microwave, cut up by Aradiaseven, May 03, 2004(#3590 of 14191)
  • I really can get more dishes into the by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#3591 of 14191)
  • My husband, after the tenth or eleventh time of washing by Kathy Barthway, May 03, 2004(#3592 of 14191)
  • ...and when there isn't room for beer, just drink it by Patrick, May 03, 2004(#3593 of 14191)
  • Back to my bizarre food compulsions, how about things by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3594 of 14191)
  • Use them till they're gone. I figure there are so many by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3595 of 14191)
  • I keep mayo for months, but I'm extremely fanatical by Violet, May 03, 2004(#3596 of 14191)
  • Mayo lives in my fridge until it separates or starts to by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3597 of 14191)
  • Maybe I should play Tetris; I have mad skilz with by Anne L., May 03, 2004(#3598 of 14191)
  • Patrick, we have a variation on that leftovers theme in by onna monopia, May 03, 2004(#3599 of 14191)
  • Soy milk only lasts 7-10 days after it is opened. The by kas, May 03, 2004(#3600 of 14191)
  • JamieL -- I do that with a sharpie too. Even spices. I by kim kay, May 03, 2004(#3601 of 14191)
  • Word to the wise - keep Hungarian paprika in the fridge. by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3602 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3603 of 14191)
  • Yesterday I finally got around to using the Mr Clean by Binny, May 03, 2004(#3604 of 14191)
  • Huh. Oxyclean bleached out a spot on my by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3605 of 14191)
  • really? I'll have to be more carefull when I use it, by Binny, May 03, 2004(#3606 of 14191)
  • Soaking in oxyclean took out a huge Hi-C fruit punch by lime, May 03, 2004(#3607 of 14191)
  • I love those Magic Erasers; they're the only thing that by karijo, May 03, 2004(#3608 of 14191)
  • But if you use one of the magical erasers on your blue by palmist, May 03, 2004(#3609 of 14191)
  • karijo, try Zud on the bathtub. Works wonders on my by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3610 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean bleached out a spot on my by debby, May 03, 2004(#3611 of 14191)
  • Yea totally sure. Some other fabrics are fine by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3612 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean (in too great a concentration) can bleach stuff by Mostone, May 03, 2004(#3613 of 14191)
  • What kind of fabric were the sheets? I use it on by debby, May 03, 2004(#3614 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean does miraculous things, but once I rubbed a by Brigit M, May 03, 2004(#3615 of 14191)
  • debby they were Royal Velvet pima by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3616 of 14191)
  • Oh yea that too. It ate holes in my by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3617 of 14191)
  • Oh sure it was the Oxyclean, by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3618 of 14191)
  • Hee hee by Precious, May 03, 2004(#3619 of 14191)
  • Word to the wise - keep Hungarian by Alice CK, May 03, 2004(#3620 of 14191)
  • This is why I write dates on my spices. Everything gets by Alizarin, May 03, 2004(#3621 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3622 of 14191)
  • Caraway seeds are necessary in the vinaigrette for the by Violet, May 03, 2004(#3623 of 14191)
  • Mr Clean magic erasersI think by Liadan, May 03, 2004(#3624 of 14191)
  • Sigh. Yet another way in which I am a deficient by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3625 of 14191)
  • This is why I write dates on my spices. by CalGal, May 03, 2004(#3626 of 14191)
  • Whew. Not just me, by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3627 of 14191)
  • hanging head in shameOur spices stay in by Liadan, May 03, 2004(#3628 of 14191)
  • That's expensive! Since Whole Foods opened here, I by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3629 of 14191)
  • I buy spices at the Indian grocery store in Arlington. by Lizzie T., May 03, 2004(#3630 of 14191)
  • No, I see the virtue in it. I just don't do it. It by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3631 of 14191)
  • From the Salt Producers Marketing Association, no by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3632 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine stockpiling two years worth of salt. by Mostone, May 03, 2004(#3633 of 14191)
  • I want you all to know that my house is cleaner because by yoyoma, May 03, 2004(#3634 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine stockpiling two years by j. ross, May 03, 2004(#3635 of 14191)
  • I have coarse salt from like twelve years ago in my by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3636 of 14191)
  • I go through probably one box of kosher salt every eight by Lizzie T., May 03, 2004(#3637 of 14191)
  • I switch my spices every year or so, when I think of it. by Brigit M, May 03, 2004(#3638 of 14191)
  • I have to buy salt every couple of months, I guess. by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3639 of 14191)
  • Well, I don't cook every day, it goes in spurts. And I by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3640 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, do you use it to scrub out the cast iron by Anna Trueblood, May 03, 2004(#3641 of 14191)
  • Just how big a tin of pepper was by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3642 of 14191)
  • Huge. Not quite the size of one of those giant gift by Brigit M, May 03, 2004(#3643 of 14191)
  • Wow. That's a lotta by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3644 of 14191)
  • I never use either of my cast iron skillets (she said, by Lizzie T., May 03, 2004(#3645 of 14191)
  • I go through a lot of salt, too, but I brine poultry and by Val C., May 03, 2004(#3646 of 14191)
  • I have only a shaker full of salt, and it's lasted me by Lorelei, May 03, 2004(#3647 of 14191)
  • I seem to go through a lot of salt. I put a tablespoon by Julia M, May 03, 2004(#3648 of 14191)
  • A tablespoon in pasta! I use salt parsinomously by Badger, May 03, 2004(#3649 of 14191)
  • A tablespoon in pasta!Just in by Julia M, May 03, 2004(#3650 of 14191)
  • I think I'm still working on the 1 kg box of salt I by Aradiaseven, May 03, 2004(#3651 of 14191)
  • o/t -- I've only recently discovered that a bit of salt by JamieL, May 03, 2004(#3652 of 14191)
  • put a tablespoon or so in the pasta by Stephanie D., May 03, 2004(#3653 of 14191)
  • Jamie, you were cooking pasta without salt in the water by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3654 of 14191)
  • Make sure you add the salt to pasta water after it hits by Cilantro, May 03, 2004(#3655 of 14191)
  • I use at least 2 boxes of kosher salt a year, but I make by karijo, May 03, 2004(#3656 of 14191)
  • Why do you add salt to the pasta water? I thought you by gsand, May 03, 2004(#3657 of 14191)
  • Because the pasta tastes really bland if you by J-Ro, May 03, 2004(#3658 of 14191)
  • Because the Italians do it that by JayKay, May 03, 2004(#3659 of 14191)
  • I don't think you need to bother with the oil - it seems by Julia M, May 03, 2004(#3660 of 14191)
  • I thought the point of salt in the water was to lower by Patrick, May 03, 2004(#3661 of 14191)
  • by karijo, May 03, 2004(#3662 of 14191)
  • I feel so educated now. My lack of cooking knowledge is by gsand, May 03, 2004(#3663 of 14191)
  • Badger, it's 'parsimonious', I think. I add salt and oil by Bingo, May 03, 2004(#3664 of 14191)
  • I still have the container of Morton's I bought when we by betsifur, May 03, 2004(#3665 of 14191)
  • I thought the point of salt in the by Harri P., May 03, 2004(#3666 of 14191)
  • I thought the salt was supposed to keep the pasta from by Racehorse, May 03, 2004(#3667 of 14191)
  • Read the article karijo linked. It explains it by gsand, May 03, 2004(#3668 of 14191)
  • Wow. I've been thinking about it exactly wrong, by Patrick, May 03, 2004(#3669 of 14191)
  • I love my low blood pressure. I salt everything to by Binny, May 03, 2004(#3670 of 14191)
  • We have several improperly maintained cast iron by Racehorse, May 03, 2004(#3671 of 14191)
  • No, adding salt raises the boiling by Aradiaseven, May 03, 2004(#3672 of 14191)
  • Well, according to by Rachel grrl_geek, May 03, 2004(#3673 of 14191)
  • I mostly just use salt for sprinkling on birds' tails by j. ross, May 03, 2004(#3674 of 14191)
  • I put it in my navel. Otherwise, my celery just tastes by Biscuit, May 03, 2004(#3675 of 14191)
  • Didn't you guys ever take chemistry? Practically by Harri P., May 03, 2004(#3676 of 14191)
  • I don't use a lot of straight salt. I season lots of by Sadie, May 03, 2004(#3677 of 14191)
  • So, I have these sheets. They're very nice sheets. My by mollybo, May 03, 2004(#3678 of 14191)
  • Yes, and how much bleach did you use to get holes in by Harri P., May 03, 2004(#3679 of 14191)
  • I didn't get holes right away, just much faster than I by mollybo, May 03, 2004(#3680 of 14191)
  • It's supposed to be best to add the bleach after the by Brigit M, May 03, 2004(#3681 of 14191)
  • And when you say 'fill the washer', you mean put the by palmist, May 03, 2004(#3682 of 14191)
  • I always start the washer, add the soap and bleach, let by debby, May 03, 2004(#3683 of 14191)
  • Quarter cup maybe. You could add some Oxiclean if you're by Harri P., May 03, 2004(#3684 of 14191)
  • Make sure you add the salt to pasta water after it by Eustacia, May 03, 2004(#3685 of 14191)
  • That's what I do, too. It may be unnecessary, but it by Ruby Gospel, May 03, 2004(#3686 of 14191)
  • mollybo, did you know that Clorox has directions on the by J-Ro, May 04, 2004(#3687 of 14191)
  • by gsand, May 04, 2004(#3688 of 14191)
  • You get a lot of points from me for it not being by J-Ro, May 04, 2004(#3689 of 14191)
  • I didn't notice the pasta being bland either. If I were by betsifur, May 04, 2004(#3690 of 14191)
  • You'd be amazed at how much better it tastes with by Harri P., May 04, 2004(#3691 of 14191)
  • All pasta is flavorless to me unless it's by Lois, May 04, 2004(#3692 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, my bleach bottle lost its label long ago. I might by mollybo, May 04, 2004(#3693 of 14191)
  • I think a cup per load is the recommended by J-Ro, May 04, 2004(#3694 of 14191)
  • mollybo, this is going to scare you, but for removing by Bingo, May 04, 2004(#3695 of 14191)
  • Clorox now makes this very cool bleach pen--makes by Cilantro, May 04, 2004(#3696 of 14191)
  • mollybo, I love the Clorox bleach "pen" theyre selling. by Julia M, May 04, 2004(#3697 of 14191)
  • I put the detergent in the machine, let it fill, then by karijo, May 04, 2004(#3698 of 14191)
  • A bleach pen? by Bingo, May 04, 2004(#3699 of 14191)
  • If you fill the washer first, how do you know what water by Julia M, May 04, 2004(#3700 of 14191)
  • Julia, I used to get that when I was little -- it was a by JennyD, May 04, 2004(#3701 of 14191)
  • Julia - I'm always washing a 'large' load, so that's not by karijo, May 04, 2004(#3702 of 14191)
  • Really, Jenny? Maybe I'd better give her some now. Did by Julia M, May 04, 2004(#3703 of 14191)
  • When you have a front loader, you can't fill and then by Harri P., May 04, 2004(#3704 of 14191)
  • Julia, yes. It was puffy red welts, mostly where my suit by JennyD, May 04, 2004(#3705 of 14191)
  • Good point, by karijo, May 04, 2004(#3706 of 14191)
  • I have a problem about adding bleach later--my washer is by Cilantro, May 04, 2004(#3707 of 14191)
  • Don't y'all have those little spout 'add bleach here' by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#3708 of 14191)
  • From way back, on the leftover/condiment discussion, I by Lady C, May 04, 2004(#3709 of 14191)
  • On the washer in our apartment building, all we can do by eleanor rigby, May 04, 2004(#3710 of 14191)
  • Ketsup? Who spells it that by Eustacia, May 04, 2004(#3711 of 14191)
  • by subbrit, May 04, 2004(#3712 of 14191)
  • He by Eustacia, May 04, 2004(#3713 of 14191)
  • if you're going to spotclean with chlorine bleach (or by kalika, May 04, 2004(#3714 of 14191)
  • Oops. Shelby was logged in before me.Just wanted by GregD, May 04, 2004(#3716 of 14191)
  • Stale spices can be smooshed with a mortar and pestle to by Sejarez, May 04, 2004(#3717 of 14191)
  • Why, Sejarez? If it wasn't moldy, I don't see how yogurt by Bingo, May 04, 2004(#3718 of 14191)
  • It was yummy. They only seem to go bad if the seal isn't by Sejarez, May 04, 2004(#3719 of 14191)
  • I've eaten bread with the moldy part broken off lots of by Bingo, May 04, 2004(#3720 of 14191)
  • Pizza, yes. The pork chop that was forgotten in the oven by Sejarez, May 04, 2004(#3721 of 14191)
  • That period table of condiments is brilliant.So, wait by Marcasite, May 04, 2004(#3722 of 14191)
  • I like my pasta extra white and fresh by Harri P., May 04, 2004(#3723 of 14191)
  • The lemon-scented is especially nice for by Bingo, May 04, 2004(#3724 of 14191)
  • With yogurt sauce from November on by JayKay, May 04, 2004(#3725 of 14191)
  • Well I broke down and bought a Swiffer Wet Jet. Have I by Mostone, May 05, 2004(#3726 of 14191)
  • How old are your kids, Mostone? Simon loves our by Racehorse, May 05, 2004(#3727 of 14191)
  • Race - We don't have any kids so it's either me or by Mostone, May 05, 2004(#3728 of 14191)
  • Oh my dog, I cleaned my oven today.Can I say I by yoyoma, May 05, 2004(#3729 of 14191)
  • This will go everywhere, so apologies in by CalGal, May 05, 2004(#3730 of 14191)
  • Yoyo, I read that and thought you went to Wal-mart and by CalGal, May 05, 2004(#3731 of 14191)
  • Cleaning an oven is a foreign concept to by Elizabeth K, May 05, 2004(#3732 of 14191)
  • I"ve gotta clean our oven. It's pitiful. Actualy, I need by dohdee, May 05, 2004(#3733 of 14191)
  • (xpost!)It was to me, too, until I started to by Aradiaseven, May 05, 2004(#3734 of 14191)
  • I just always move and let the apartment people clean it by Elizabeth K, May 05, 2004(#3735 of 14191)
  • I have never cleaned an oven, but I've moved about once by Badger, May 05, 2004(#3736 of 14191)
  • Or keep buying new by JayKay, May 05, 2004(#3737 of 14191)
  • Or buy a self-cleaning by J-Ro, May 05, 2004(#3738 of 14191)
  • There is no other job more disgusting by Harri P., May 05, 2004(#3739 of 14191)
  • Maybe I could get a by Badger, May 05, 2004(#3740 of 14191)
  • Get married. That's what I by Harri P., May 05, 2004(#3741 of 14191)
  • I think I'm going to need a different by Badger, May 05, 2004(#3742 of 14191)
  • I do clean my oven. It's self-cleaning. But then I think by CalGal, May 05, 2004(#3743 of 14191)
  • I make stuff with cheese on that bubbles over, so all by Badger, May 05, 2004(#3744 of 14191)
  • Maybe try putting the foil down before cooking the by JamieL, May 05, 2004(#3745 of 14191)
  • I am SO going to insist on a self-cleaning oven when we by Aradiaseven, May 05, 2004(#3746 of 14191)
  • Except that all this would require cleaning the oven at by Badger, May 05, 2004(#3747 of 14191)
  • I had that going on at Christmas, Badger. My orange by palmist, May 05, 2004(#3748 of 14191)
  • Watch me be all oven-proud and scrubtastic when I own by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2004(#3749 of 14191)
  • I cleaned an oven once, but I just realized reading this by gsand, May 05, 2004(#3750 of 14191)
  • Not my housecleaner. Of course, she seems to think by Harri P., May 05, 2004(#3751 of 14191)
  • went to Wal Mart, came home, ate by yoyoma, May 05, 2004(#3752 of 14191)
  • EK--I'm imagining you looking in to oven, getting by Cilantro, May 05, 2004(#3753 of 14191)
  • Cilantro, you left out the part where she's squatting by Kathy Barthway, May 05, 2004(#3754 of 14191)
  • It reminds me of that passage in The Long Dark Teatime by CalGal, May 05, 2004(#3755 of 14191)
  • Ok upgrade the chortle to a laugh out loud and woke the by Cilantro, May 05, 2004(#3756 of 14191)
  • House keeping should be interesting around our house for by Anne L., May 05, 2004(#3757 of 14191)
  • My mom is coming for a weekend visit tomorrow, and it'll by maria, May 05, 2004(#3758 of 14191)
  • OK, maria, get at it! Don't you know your mom's coming? by Anne L., May 05, 2004(#3759 of 14191)
  • My sister is coming to stay with me for several days by Elizabeth K, May 05, 2004(#3760 of 14191)
  • Well, first, I do have to catch up to the workaday by maria, May 05, 2004(#3761 of 14191)
  • My house is a total slag heap, and there is no way it by Lizzie T., May 06, 2004(#3762 of 14191)
  • This place used to look so very very by J-Ro, May 06, 2004(#3763 of 14191)
  • No! Because I fear change! And while this place will be by Lizzie T., May 06, 2004(#3764 of 14191)
  • We went almost a month without doing hard-core cleaning by Minderella, May 06, 2004(#3765 of 14191)
  • My current excuse for not having vacuumed in well over a by eleanor rigby, May 06, 2004(#3766 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, I sympathize, it's like the same rooms that were by Violet, May 06, 2004(#3767 of 14191)
  • I'd hate to imagine what our house would look like if we by Sejarez, May 06, 2004(#3768 of 14191)
  • Our city recently started curbside composting. You can by Rachel grrl_geek, May 06, 2004(#3769 of 14191)
  • The people you live with? Shoot by subbrit, May 06, 2004(#3770 of 14191)
  • I think people count as organic material too. I like by Rachel grrl_geek, May 06, 2004(#3771 of 14191)
  • That should have been in the free advice thread. I by subbrit, May 06, 2004(#3772 of 14191)
  • Any compost pot inside needs to have a lid, does it? by kas, May 06, 2004(#3773 of 14191)
  • Get a glass jar. Make some sort of a funnel with a teeny by Sejarez, May 06, 2004(#3774 of 14191)
  • Sweet! You rock, Sejarez. You could even spell it by Rachel grrl_geek, May 06, 2004(#3775 of 14191)
  • We went almost a month without doing by CalGal, May 06, 2004(#3776 of 14191)
  • Sej, that's a fabulous by Brigit M, May 06, 2004(#3777 of 14191)
  • Sej, that's very by yoyoma, May 06, 2004(#3778 of 14191)
  • If you put vinegar with a bit of dish detergent by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 06, 2004(#3779 of 14191)
  • HELP!!I just spilled some lipgloss/lipstick stuff by TwoStep, May 06, 2004(#3780 of 14191)
  • oil-based makeup by karijo, May 06, 2004(#3781 of 14191)
  • I don't have any makeup remover! Hmmm, I do have by TwoStep, May 06, 2004(#3782 of 14191)
  • Cal's place sounds like mine, but I don't have any by Bingo, May 06, 2004(#3783 of 14191)
  • Carbona sells makeup/lipstick stain remover. It is one by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 06, 2004(#3784 of 14191)
  • Dish soap might work, too. It works on any oily-based by eleanor rigby, May 06, 2004(#3785 of 14191)
  • I did swiffer, mop and run a load of laundry last night. by Elizabeth K, May 06, 2004(#3786 of 14191)
  • Dish soap removed movie popcorn grease from my favorite by Elizabeth K, May 06, 2004(#3787 of 14191)
  • Thanks, guys. I will see what I can get my hands by TwoStep, May 06, 2004(#3788 of 14191)
  • Another vote for dishsoap, grease remover of by Aradiaseven, May 06, 2004(#3789 of 14191)
  • I cleaned the inside of the microwave last night. Go by Sapphire, May 06, 2004(#3790 of 14191)
  • I self-cleaned my oven a while back. I had to open all by Lizard S., May 07, 2004(#3791 of 14191)
  • HELLLLLLPPPP!! Who has the husband who is a fabric by dirt track date, May 07, 2004(#3792 of 14191)
  • It was my husband, and he says the chemicals that would by ElenaW, May 07, 2004(#3793 of 14191)
  • I'm still so impressed with your husband, Elena. Please by Bingo, May 07, 2004(#3794 of 14191)
  • He is flattered, for by ElenaW, May 07, 2004(#3795 of 14191)
  • I self cleaned the oven last night, but I had to open by Anna Trueblood, May 07, 2004(#3796 of 14191)
  • I sent the smock in with a note offering to patch it if by dirt track date, May 07, 2004(#3797 of 14191)
  • What is the deal with those Mr. Clean Magic Erasers? by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3798 of 14191)
  • I'd really like to know, by Bethany F., May 07, 2004(#3799 of 14191)
  • It'll probably give you cancer in 20 by Lizard S., May 07, 2004(#3800 of 14191)
  • Woo hoo! A round by Lizard S., May 07, 2004(#3801 of 14191)
  • I'm wearing gloves from now by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3802 of 14191)
  • I love you, Magic Eraser! Where have you been all my by Harri P., May 07, 2004(#3803 of 14191)
  • Giving Precious the heebie jeebies, I by JayKay, May 07, 2004(#3804 of 14191)
  • Yet I can't look away.It just removed some paint by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3805 of 14191)
  • I read somewhere (I think Tabletalk) that Magic Eraser by LoriK, May 07, 2004(#3806 of 14191)
  • Oooh! I'll get my husband on the case and will report by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3807 of 14191)
  • In the meantime, getcher Magic Eraser coupons by Biscuit, May 07, 2004(#3808 of 14191)
  • I found the by LoriK, May 07, 2004(#3809 of 14191)
  • Ooh, Biscuit. Good coupon. All right, now I want to by JamieL, May 07, 2004(#3810 of 14191)
  • Am I doing something wrong with my Magic Eraser that it by Minderella, May 07, 2004(#3811 of 14191)
  • Did you wet them, by Harri P., May 07, 2004(#3812 of 14191)
  • It's been by Brigit M, May 07, 2004(#3813 of 14191)
  • Minderella, don't break the by JamieL, May 07, 2004(#3814 of 14191)
  • You didn't wet it, did by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3815 of 14191)
  • Wet, by Minderella, May 07, 2004(#3816 of 14191)
  • by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3817 of 14191)
  • Are you supposed to wet by gsand, May 07, 2004(#3818 of 14191)
  • Mindy, this is cruicial - did you take it out of the by Biscuit, May 07, 2004(#3819 of 14191)
  • by Precious, May 07, 2004(#3820 of 14191)
  • You mean I have to take the wrapper off before I wet by Minderella, May 07, 2004(#3821 of 14191)
  • I got a free Magic Eraser in the mail, and forgot about by sohcahtoa, May 07, 2004(#3822 of 14191)
  • I'm laughing as I picture you running around the house by Precious, May 08, 2004(#3823 of 14191)
  • It was really funny, by sohcahtoa, May 08, 2004(#3824 of 14191)
  • I would like a Magic Eraser for my by karijo, May 08, 2004(#3825 of 14191)
  • Hell, I could use one for my ass. * * To by RamblingRose, May 08, 2004(#3826 of 14191)
  • Waah!I just nearly got a goldfish cracker wedged by Precious, May 08, 2004(#3827 of 14191)
  • I bought a Magic Eraser on the way home from work by jaybird, May 08, 2004(#3828 of 14191)
  • soh, I got a free one, too, and you'd better patent your by Bingo, May 08, 2004(#3829 of 14191)
  • You mean I have to take the wrapper by Biscuit, May 08, 2004(#3830 of 14191)
  • Biscuit, you have to wee on it? We might have by Badger, May 08, 2004(#3831 of 14191)
  • Between the magic eraser and the swiffer wet jet I have by Cilantro, May 09, 2004(#3832 of 14191)
  • What does one sacrifice to the Magic Eraser genies? by Lizard S., May 09, 2004(#3833 of 14191)
  • Tie up a dustbunnie and plunge a toothpick through its by Em T., May 09, 2004(#3834 of 14191)
  • Well I am willing to sacrifece a few imaginary freinds by Cilantro, May 09, 2004(#3835 of 14191)
  • Anyone who thinks the Swiffer Wetjet (or any other by j. ross, May 09, 2004(#3836 of 14191)
  • I like the ones that attach over the mop. I hate by CalGal, May 09, 2004(#3837 of 14191)
  • I use my wetjet by sticking an old cloth diaper on the by lime, May 09, 2004(#3838 of 14191)
  • I like the wetjet because we have all hardwood and by eleanor rigby, May 09, 2004(#3839 of 14191)
  • wait - so are you supposed to wet the magic eraser or by dohdee, May 09, 2004(#3840 of 14191)
  • I bought a Magic Eraser today. Yes, the package says by Alice CK, May 09, 2004(#3841 of 14191)
  • The more I think about the new by Brigit M, May 09, 2004(#3842 of 14191)
  • The Swifter Wet-Jet has the bottle of cleaner built in by Em T., May 09, 2004(#3843 of 14191)
  • I am a devoted WetJet user. It has the advantage of by Racehorse, May 09, 2004(#3844 of 14191)
  • The swiffer stick is better than a plain old stick by Lila Jones, May 09, 2004(#3845 of 14191)
  • TL, when you used Oxiclean in the carpet cleaner, how by Ruby Gospel, May 09, 2004(#3846 of 14191)
  • I wanna know too, TL.Nothing says happy mother's by dohdee, May 09, 2004(#3847 of 14191)
  • Oh, no, y'all! Ai yi yi.IIRC, about a a scoop by terrilynn, May 09, 2004(#3848 of 14191)
  • Ha! I cleaned the upstairs today, using the techniques by Kitty Foyle, May 09, 2004(#3849 of 14191)
  • My research says that Cilantro's husband is correct re: by Sakti, May 10, 2004(#3850 of 14191)
  • Imagine actually reading the by dohdee, May 10, 2004(#3851 of 14191)
  • Well, I did, and what I thought was "thoroughly wet" by Sakti, May 10, 2004(#3852 of 14191)
  • Wet it ONCE per use. If you keep wetting it in the by mollybo, May 10, 2004(#3853 of 14191)
  • This may sound crazy, but I am contemplating cleaning my by TAFKA, May 10, 2004(#3854 of 14191)
  • They get really heavy. I have some small oriental rugs by Wilma Flintstone, May 10, 2004(#3855 of 14191)
  • Oh, I can believe it'll be heavy. We have moved it by TAFKA, May 10, 2004(#3856 of 14191)
  • I don't know how big the actual carpet under by Sakti, May 10, 2004(#3857 of 14191)
  • Well, I said it might sound by TAFKA, May 10, 2004(#3858 of 14191)
  • Tafka--I wouldn't do it--mostly due to the drying. While by Cilantro, May 10, 2004(#3859 of 14191)
  • But do I act? No.I've by Violet, May 10, 2004(#3860 of 14191)
  • upright vacuum cleaner -- one that is by j. ross, May 10, 2004(#3861 of 14191)
  • Oh hell and death. I hate by Violet, May 10, 2004(#3862 of 14191)
  • Dyson!!!It's great for hardwood floors. I love by Julia M, May 10, 2004(#3863 of 14191)
  • tafka, why not the $20 rug doctor at most grocery by debby, May 10, 2004(#3864 of 14191)
  • Cilantro's right, something bad will happen if you try by palmist, May 10, 2004(#3865 of 14191)
  • Dyson!!!I yearn for one by yoyoma, May 10, 2004(#3866 of 14191)
  • Those little "electric broom" upright thingies are great by Sakti, May 10, 2004(#3867 of 14191)
  • It's great, yoyoma. I am currently peeved because by Julia M, May 10, 2004(#3868 of 14191)
  • Violet, maybe go to the Expert Center on the corner of by JamieL, May 10, 2004(#3869 of 14191)
  • How much is Costco charging for by J-Ro, May 10, 2004(#3870 of 14191)
  • Dyson what? And Sakti, what sort? I need model names if by Violet, May 10, 2004(#3871 of 14191)
  • j.ross, how dare ye by TwoStep, May 10, 2004(#3872 of 14191)
  • Dyson what?A glorious, by yoyoma, May 10, 2004(#3873 of 14191)
  • Costco is carrying the high end one for $429.00. I by kas, May 10, 2004(#3874 of 14191)
  • Did someone say Christ is coming to do my vacuuming? by Kathy Barthway, May 10, 2004(#3875 of 14191)
  • Jesus is coming--better by Patrick, May 10, 2004(#3876 of 14191)
  • Ixnay on the $400 icepray angeray. Holy howling hell, is by Violet, May 10, 2004(#3877 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, they had them for $429 and it's the one that has by Julia M, May 10, 2004(#3878 of 14191)
  • Miele are supposed to be good too, by Biscuit, May 10, 2004(#3879 of 14191)
  • Something like by Sakti, May 10, 2004(#3880 of 14191)
  • That sort of thing might really be enough for me, Sakti. by Violet, May 10, 2004(#3881 of 14191)
  • Holy howling hell, is that what a by SarahLiz, May 10, 2004(#3882 of 14191)
  • I have been thinking of letting my Costco membership by J-Ro, May 10, 2004(#3883 of 14191)
  • No, no, no, SarahLiz, the alarming infrequency is what by Lila Jones, May 10, 2004(#3884 of 14191)
  • I honestly don't need Jesus's vacuum by Brigit M, May 10, 2004(#3885 of 14191)
  • Chiming in on the Dyson love. It's appalling how much by Diana Barry, May 10, 2004(#3886 of 14191)
  • Lila, you're such an enabler! by SarahLiz, May 10, 2004(#3887 of 14191)
  • Diana B.-- are you the same one who was friends with by yoyoma, May 10, 2004(#3888 of 14191)
  • Tagline.No. Way. Trust you, by Violet, May 10, 2004(#3889 of 14191)
  • Last night I was cleaning my gas cooktop a little more by Mostone, May 10, 2004(#3890 of 14191)
  • We splurged on a purple Dyson, and it's totally worth by JennyD, May 10, 2004(#3891 of 14191)
  • Wait, they come in purple? by Kathy Barthway, May 10, 2004(#3892 of 14191)
  • Yoyo/Lyndsey - Yep! Good to see by Diana Barry, May 10, 2004(#3893 of 14191)
  • Hooray! Good to see you by yoyoma, May 10, 2004(#3894 of 14191)
  • the Magic Erasor popped into my by Alice CK, May 10, 2004(#3895 of 14191)
  • We replaced our old B&D toaster oven about a year ago, by terrilynn, May 10, 2004(#3896 of 14191)
  • Have I mentioned that my upstairs neighbor loves to by Elizabeth K, May 10, 2004(#3897 of 14191)
  • I'd invite him down with his by lime, May 10, 2004(#3898 of 14191)
  • Is he married? Sounds like excellent husband material to by Em T., May 10, 2004(#3899 of 14191)
  • No. You really don't want a husband who's obsessed with by lime, May 10, 2004(#3900 of 14191)
  • lime, I did think of mentioning, in my note, that since by Elizabeth K, May 10, 2004(#3901 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine being that clean, in that small a space. by Em T., May 10, 2004(#3902 of 14191)
  • When I lived in that small a space, I HAD to be that by terrilynn, May 10, 2004(#3903 of 14191)
  • Yabbut - an hour to vacuum 800 sq ft??? by JamieL, May 10, 2004(#3904 of 14191)
  • I saw this Oprah long ago about compulsively by Racehorse, May 10, 2004(#3905 of 14191)
  • I would take one of those for 30 by J-Ro, May 10, 2004(#3906 of 14191)
  • They had a psychiatrist come on and explain that the by Racehorse, May 10, 2004(#3907 of 14191)
  • I wrote about my friend's husband who got out of the car by Em T., May 10, 2004(#3908 of 14191)
  • I would take one of those for 30 by Biscuit, May 10, 2004(#3909 of 14191)
  • Oh, I think I mentioned a time when my husband would by Racehorse, May 10, 2004(#3910 of 14191)
  • If he gets the urge again, Race, send him to by Em T., May 10, 2004(#3911 of 14191)
  • I think he's come to the conclusion that there's no way by Racehorse, May 10, 2004(#3912 of 14191)
  • At least you would know where the by lime, May 10, 2004(#3913 of 14191)
  • My uncle used his shop vac to vacuum the yard in the by Elizabeth K, May 10, 2004(#3914 of 14191)
  • My husband used to use the shop vac on the by Racehorse, May 10, 2004(#3915 of 14191)
  • What the hell? I won't even rake ours (though I will by mollybo, May 10, 2004(#3916 of 14191)
  • I wrote about my friend's husband who by Alice CK, May 10, 2004(#3917 of 14191)
  • I wrote about my friend's husband who by Julia M, May 10, 2004(#3918 of 14191)
  • The only significance was that this was his unvarying by Em T., May 11, 2004(#3919 of 14191)
  • He'll pick up the one book in the by kalika, May 11, 2004(#3920 of 14191)
  • Oh, okay, Em, so it was just part of the visual? Kind by Alice CK, May 11, 2004(#3921 of 14191)
  • why does that annoy you?It by Julia M, May 11, 2004(#3922 of 14191)
  • I had to nip the random lego bits in the bud. Legos by Minderella, May 11, 2004(#3923 of 14191)
  • when they need to be picked up, he by karijo, May 11, 2004(#3924 of 14191)
  • I agree.About the carpet, I was going to rent the by TAFKA, May 11, 2004(#3925 of 14191)
  • Hey, last week by Bingo, May 11, 2004(#3926 of 14191)
  • We replaced our old B&D toaster oven by Patrick, May 11, 2004(#3927 of 14191)
  • Tafka--I would give it a shot with the rug doctor and by Cilantro, May 11, 2004(#3928 of 14191)
  • Okay, I can't be bothered to read up, but 70 posts on by CalGal, May 11, 2004(#3929 of 14191)
  • Dysons rule; everyone should get one if by Harri P., May 11, 2004(#3930 of 14191)
  • He also has a vacuum (it reverses to a by Liadan, May 11, 2004(#3931 of 14191)
  • I'm surprised that there are already reconditioned by Sapphire, May 11, 2004(#3932 of 14191)
  • My friend's dad uses his vacuum cleaner to suck the by Biscuit, May 11, 2004(#3933 of 14191)
  • Oooooh.Makes note to drag the shop vac into by Liadan, May 11, 2004(#3934 of 14191)
  • No Dyson at Overstock.Which is good, as I would by yoyoma, May 11, 2004(#3935 of 14191)
  • TAFKA, even if it doesn't do justice to the rug the by palmist, May 11, 2004(#3936 of 14191)
  • TAFKA, you can just roll the rug up and take it to a by Harri P., May 11, 2004(#3937 of 14191)
  • I have hardwood floors and a few small rugs and I love by Julie F, May 11, 2004(#3938 of 14191)
  • I spotted my grandfather last fall, by Lorelei, May 11, 2004(#3939 of 14191)
  • Lorelei, that makes me picture a big ol' frog on a lily by Kathy Barthway, May 11, 2004(#3940 of 14191)
  • HAHAHA! That is a really funny image, though this guy by Lorelei, May 11, 2004(#3941 of 14191)
  • What are the lawn vacuuming people vacuuming besides by Cassandra Bigtooth, May 11, 2004(#3942 of 14191)
  • My uncle was vacuuming up the dead grass that got by Elizabeth K, May 11, 2004(#3943 of 14191)
  • Yeah, my husband was vaccuuming lawn debris and cut by Racehorse, May 11, 2004(#3944 of 14191)
  • Underneath what? I'm not much of one for house work or by Cassandra Bigtooth, May 11, 2004(#3945 of 14191)
  • If you've just planted grass, you can easily rip it out by Racehorse, May 11, 2004(#3946 of 14191)
  • I used to vacuum up the broken glass out of the yard. by Harri P., May 11, 2004(#3947 of 14191)
  • I don't think so. I would just be quite pleased with by Cassandra Bigtooth, May 11, 2004(#3948 of 14191)
  • Man, I'm still impressed by Legos-on-the-sheet by Biscuit, May 11, 2004(#3949 of 14191)
  • Me too, Bingo. Wish I would have though of that when I by Elizabeth K, May 11, 2004(#3950 of 14191)
  • My sister made a big fabric circle with a drawstring by debby, May 11, 2004(#3951 of 14191)
  • We replaced our old B&D toaster oven by Donna V, May 11, 2004(#3952 of 14191)
  • Barbie etc gathered neatly into a by Sakti, May 11, 2004(#3953 of 14191)
  • There's a reconditioned Dyson at Amazon. I can't get the by Bingo, May 11, 2004(#3954 of 14191)
  • by lime, May 11, 2004(#3955 of 14191)
  • Voilà. Voilà, voilà, by Curie Tournesol, May 11, 2004(#3956 of 14191)
  • pant, by Kathy Barthway, May 11, 2004(#3957 of 14191)
  • oooooh. want.So what is the difference between by Nancy T., May 11, 2004(#3958 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., May 11, 2004(#3959 of 14191)
  • Got my new vacuum! It's not a Dyson, but I love it... it by eleanor rigby, May 11, 2004(#3960 of 14191)
  • I have a Kirby--I love my Kirby. My Grandparents had a by Cilantro, May 11, 2004(#3961 of 14191)
  • I think it's sort of a re-entry ritual by cj griffin, May 11, 2004(#3962 of 14191)
  • So what is the difference between the by karijo, May 11, 2004(#3963 of 14191)
  • I want the ANIMAL. Grrr grr by J-Ro, May 11, 2004(#3964 of 14191)
  • Aha! So you can plan for it, and strategically leave by Cilantro, May 11, 2004(#3965 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the links, lime. Between the multiple popup by Bingo, May 12, 2004(#3966 of 14191)
  • Harri, the glass doesn't hurt the vacuum? When I worked by TAFKA, May 12, 2004(#3967 of 14191)
  • Yeah, shop by Harri P., May 12, 2004(#3968 of 14191)
  • I used our shop vac to get broken auto glass out of the by Kate, May 13, 2004(#3969 of 14191)
  • Any ideas on removing (i.e., dissolving) rust junk from by Frank Black, May 13, 2004(#3970 of 14191)
  • There's some sort of rust removal spray you can buy at by betsifur, May 13, 2004(#3971 of 14191)
  • Sink aerators are replacable inexpensively, aren't by Sakti, May 13, 2004(#3972 of 14191)
  • I'm a spendthrift. Waste not, want not. Besides, I have by Frank Black, May 13, 2004(#3973 of 14191)
  • You mean you're a skinflint, not a spendthrift. There's by J-Ro, May 13, 2004(#3974 of 14191)
  • Spendthifts spend recklessly or wastefully.Maybe by JamieL, May 13, 2004(#3975 of 14191)
  • That CLR stuff would probably work, but then again, a by JayKay, May 13, 2004(#3976 of 14191)
  • Well, I'll be durned, that was the incorrect by Frank Black, May 13, 2004(#3977 of 14191)
  • Is your water always rusty, or just occasionally? Once by debby, May 13, 2004(#3978 of 14191)
  • Frank, I have one of by lexuh, May 13, 2004(#3979 of 14191)
  • Can't you just unscrew it, wash the rust out, and screw by j. ross, May 13, 2004(#3980 of 14191)
  • What j. ross said--there are usually little chunks of by dirt track date, May 14, 2004(#3982 of 14191)
  • Thanks, y'all, for the Oxyclean recommendation. I've by JennyD, May 14, 2004(#3983 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean by Kathy Barthway, May 14, 2004(#3984 of 14191)
  • We just discovered a pen in the dryer....it was there by dirt track date, May 14, 2004(#3985 of 14191)
  • My mom announced that any money found in pockets became by eleanor rigby, May 14, 2004(#3986 of 14191)
  • Has anybody figured out how to make by Julia M, May 14, 2004(#3987 of 14191)
  • Hairspray does as by karijo, May 14, 2004(#3988 of 14191)
  • Rubbing alcohol is a miracle product. In our old house, by betsifur, May 15, 2004(#3989 of 14191)
  • Maybe rubbing alcohol will take the ink off my nice wood by gsand, May 15, 2004(#3990 of 14191)
  • I think the reason hairspray works is that it has by Stephanie D., May 15, 2004(#3991 of 14191)
  • We had a chapstick disaster a few weeks ago. Most stuff by lime, May 15, 2004(#3992 of 14191)
  • The only thing that works for me is checking every by Brigit M, May 15, 2004(#3993 of 14191)
  • Isn't that always the way, Lime? Either it's your by Em T., May 15, 2004(#3994 of 14191)
  • It was leaving a small but expensive amount of by debby, May 15, 2004(#3995 of 14191)
  • I got into the habit while working at a dry cleaner's. by Harri P., May 15, 2004(#3996 of 14191)
  • I do check the pockets of each and every garment before by Bingo, May 15, 2004(#3997 of 14191)
  • It's really a no-brainer, Bingo, that small children by Racehorse, May 15, 2004(#3998 of 14191)
  • I am so trying to hop on the laundry during the week by Sakti, May 15, 2004(#3999 of 14191)
  • I find Wednesday a good day for laundry; I tend to ge a by Badger, May 15, 2004(#4000 of 14191)
  • Before I retired doing laundry mid-week was the only by Em T., May 15, 2004(#4001 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine not doing laundry everyday. I just can't by Cilantro, May 15, 2004(#4002 of 14191)
  • I need to put a load of sheets into the washer. by TAFKA, May 15, 2004(#4003 of 14191)
  • I actually like doing laundry... scurries off in by RamblingRose, May 15, 2004(#4004 of 14191)
  • My mother lamented the whole time we were growing up by Em T., May 15, 2004(#4005 of 14191)
  • The only part of laundry I truly hate is the putting by TAFKA, May 15, 2004(#4006 of 14191)
  • The only part of laundry I truly hate by CalGal, May 15, 2004(#4007 of 14191)
  • I used to avoid folding and the clothes would end up by Cilantro, May 15, 2004(#4008 of 14191)
  • Ha! All DH's odd socks are on top his bureau. Whenever I by TAFKA, May 15, 2004(#4009 of 14191)
  • What started as a normal Saturday do the laundry and by debby, May 15, 2004(#4010 of 14191)
  • No good deed goes unpunished, as my mother by Sakti, May 15, 2004(#4011 of 14191)
  • Last night I decided to clean my adirondack chairs that by karijo, May 15, 2004(#4012 of 14191)
  • Yes, don't do it!Are you doing it in your sink or by Badger, May 15, 2004(#4013 of 14191)
  • I have also been known to use black permanent marker on by Em T., May 15, 2004(#4014 of 14191)
  • That difficult, huh? I'm planning on doing a couple of by karijo, May 15, 2004(#4015 of 14191)
  • It's not difficult, as such, just not as easy as it's by Badger, May 15, 2004(#4016 of 14191)
  • I've had decent results dyeing things in an old pot on by Brigit M, May 15, 2004(#4017 of 14191)
  • I've never had good luck dyeing stuff. Even if you get by debby, May 15, 2004(#4018 of 14191)
  • Debby, you just had to give that mouse a cookie, didn't by TAFKA, May 15, 2004(#4019 of 14191)
  • I'm for dabbing it with an El Marko, myself. You can by Kathy Barthway, May 15, 2004(#4020 of 14191)
  • Hello, Kathy, my sister in by Em T., May 15, 2004(#4021 of 14191)
  • We use El Marko for everything, except furniture -- that by Piccie, May 15, 2004(#4022 of 14191)
  • Viva, El by Em T., May 15, 2004(#4023 of 14191)
  • Last night I decided to clean my by Alison, May 15, 2004(#4024 of 14191)
  • That is, in theory I'm planning to do that. In by Alison, May 15, 2004(#4025 of 14191)
  • Alison, that's just what I do. I have the prettiest by Bingo, May 15, 2004(#4026 of 14191)
  • I've got tablecloth, placemat and napkin fabrics, all by Alison, May 15, 2004(#4027 of 14191)
  • Oops! (thinking about silk-scarf kit that's been in the by TAFKA, May 15, 2004(#4028 of 14191)
  • Oh yeah, I have one of those too. Plus enough tie-dye by Alison, May 15, 2004(#4029 of 14191)
  • I just saw the new thread, "How would you pitch it?" and by Alison, May 15, 2004(#4030 of 14191)
  • You know, I actually have crafts/clutter/fix-it projects by Kitty Foyle, May 15, 2004(#4031 of 14191)
  • Ouch. I wish you hadn't mentioned the scrapbooks and by Bingo, May 15, 2004(#4032 of 14191)
  • Plus enough tie-dye dye and supplies by yoyoma, May 16, 2004(#4033 of 14191)
  • Back a few posts - we only do laundry here once a week - by betsifur, May 16, 2004(#4034 of 14191)
  • I'm very impressed that for a family 0f 6 you only need by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4035 of 14191)
  • Who knows - maybe I'm overstuffing my washer and by betsifur, May 16, 2004(#4036 of 14191)
  • Someone please tell me to slap on a headband, wash my by Krista, May 16, 2004(#4037 of 14191)
  • Krista, get going. The cleaning fairies are not headed by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4038 of 14191)
  • I don't know if it's worse to do laundry all weekend or by Anne L., May 16, 2004(#4039 of 14191)
  • I can hear my laundry going, and maybe I'm just by Racehorse, May 16, 2004(#4040 of 14191)
  • I just saw the new thread, "How would by Brigit M, May 16, 2004(#4041 of 14191)
  • Race, you'd need a 36 hour day to include crafts on top by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4042 of 14191)
  • In reality I'm going to purchase the by Alice CK, May 16, 2004(#4043 of 14191)
  • Well by debby, May 16, 2004(#4044 of 14191)
  • Poor by Alice CK, May 16, 2004(#4045 of 14191)
  • Aww. Who's a pretty clean dog? Who is? Is it Bradley? by JennyD, May 16, 2004(#4046 of 14191)
  • You know, it doesn't make my house less cluttered (or by Alison, May 16, 2004(#4047 of 14191)
  • (yoyoma, it probably would make sense to send the by Alison, May 16, 2004(#4048 of 14191)
  • 'sok. I heard Michael's has my favorite kit (which I've by yoyoma, May 16, 2004(#4049 of 14191)
  • OK, how cute is Bradley with his Litte Mermaid blanket? by Krista, May 16, 2004(#4050 of 14191)
  • I actually cleaned off the top of the refrigerator and by Bingo, May 16, 2004(#4051 of 14191)
  • Go Bingo!Hey, Alison! Long time no see! I by Lizard S., May 16, 2004(#4052 of 14191)
  • Had to get a swiffer for the new place today, thanks to by GregD, May 16, 2004(#4053 of 14191)
  • If you try the Swiffer WetJet, you'll be converted! I by Racehorse, May 16, 2004(#4054 of 14191)
  • Bradley dragged his little Mermaid blanket into the by debby, May 16, 2004(#4055 of 14191)
  • he confessed that he had sprayed the floor down with by Babylon Sister, May 16, 2004(#4056 of 14191)
  • Why not do 15 minutes on each task? 15 minutes of by Racehorse, May 16, 2004(#4057 of 14191)
  • 15 minutes at a time will achieve more than doing by Ruby Gospel, May 16, 2004(#4058 of 14191)
  • Hm, maybe. It's just that when I go into that room, I by Babylon Sister, May 16, 2004(#4059 of 14191)
  • Start with the floor.15 minutes at a time also by yoyoma, May 16, 2004(#4060 of 14191)
  • Yes, start with the floor, and give yourself permission by Badger, May 16, 2004(#4061 of 14191)
  • All right, I think I will attempt to get started. I have by Babylon Sister, May 16, 2004(#4062 of 14191)
  • I see my slothful ways have earned me a by Babylon Sister, May 16, 2004(#4063 of 14191)
  • Does the Swiffer wet jet use the same liquid as is on by Kate, May 16, 2004(#4064 of 14191)
  • BabSis, take everything OUT of the office, pile it up in by Annie G, May 16, 2004(#4065 of 14191)
  • You are hardcore, Annie.The hall is tiny and by Babylon Sister, May 16, 2004(#4066 of 14191)
  • I got over it.The tipping point moment for me was by Annie G, May 16, 2004(#4067 of 14191)
  • Have any of you been able to get over by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 16, 2004(#4068 of 14191)
  • Well, since we each have an office, we each have a by Babylon Sister, May 16, 2004(#4069 of 14191)
  • I thought they were in piles on the floor of your by Annie G, May 16, 2004(#4070 of 14191)
  • Hey, I still have some clothes I got in the 80s. A Comme by Biscuit, May 16, 2004(#4071 of 14191)
  • I still have some t-shirts from Kathmandu -- but I store by Annie G, May 16, 2004(#4072 of 14191)
  • I just found some 80s clothes yesterday while looking by Harri P., May 16, 2004(#4073 of 14191)
  • take everything OUT of that closet and by Lila Jones, May 16, 2004(#4074 of 14191)
  • It seems like I am constantly cleaning out my closet to by Elizabeth K, May 16, 2004(#4075 of 14191)
  • That "if you haven't worn it in a year or two, throw it by Alison, May 16, 2004(#4076 of 14191)
  • I do well with a large surface clearing method which by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4077 of 14191)
  • I am blessed with a couple of college-student friends by cj griffin, May 16, 2004(#4078 of 14191)
  • I need to find some similarly-sized college student by Alison, May 16, 2004(#4079 of 14191)
  • Other moms? Playgroup, preschool, Mother's Day out, by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4080 of 14191)
  • The presence of an outsider helps keep me focused. I'm by cj griffin, May 16, 2004(#4081 of 14191)
  • My initial reaction to Em's suggestion to give to other by Alison, May 16, 2004(#4082 of 14191)
  • CJ, are we related?Maybe if I by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4083 of 14191)
  • Every time we have a family slide show, I scold my mom by Lorelei, May 16, 2004(#4084 of 14191)
  • Now that I know that Goodwill will accept old clothes by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4085 of 14191)
  • People who can't give blood for whatever reason, but by Alison, May 16, 2004(#4086 of 14191)
  • Well, maybe. People who try to give blood but are by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4087 of 14191)
  • I see people in thrift shops all the time buying tee by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4088 of 14191)
  • I will never give up my Lake Charles Contraband Days by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4089 of 14191)
  • They actually send a lot of old t-shirts and worn out by Harri P., May 16, 2004(#4090 of 14191)
  • Alison, I've used the same excuse - that not having worn by Julia M, May 16, 2004(#4091 of 14191)
  • enormo shoulder padsSnip them by Sakti, May 16, 2004(#4092 of 14191)
  • Doesn't work. Then you're left with disproportionate by Em T., May 16, 2004(#4093 of 14191)
  • My daughter has always snipped out the shoulder pads by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4094 of 14191)
  • I confess I have a size 10 or 12 by Krista, May 16, 2004(#4095 of 14191)
  • Oh, it was cool in 1968. Soon as I get my digital camera by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4096 of 14191)
  • My sister loves to buy logo tshirts at Goodwill. She's by Elizabeth K, May 16, 2004(#4097 of 14191)
  • Oops, I wasn't figuring in varying clothing needs due to by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 16, 2004(#4098 of 14191)
  • Throw pillows aren't useless. I throw them at the cats by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4099 of 14191)
  • OT: I have too many clothes. /OTI tried the Mr by subbrit, May 16, 2004(#4100 of 14191)
  • I used a magic eraser to remove crayon from the coffee by betsifur, May 16, 2004(#4101 of 14191)
  • When I was a little girl, my dad had an assignment in by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4102 of 14191)
  • Throw pillows aren't useless. I throw by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 16, 2004(#4103 of 14191)
  • That's what I by TAFKA, May 16, 2004(#4104 of 14191)
  • I use the method from Clean Sweep on TLC by Lori Dee, May 17, 2004(#4105 of 14191)
  • I'm using FreeCycle now too. Find something that could by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4106 of 14191)
  • One of my friends has totally given up having yard sales by TAFKA, May 17, 2004(#4107 of 14191)
  • How amazing. I figure some of the odds and ends I've by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4108 of 14191)
  • FreeCycle is great. I gave away a recumbent bike the by mollybo, May 17, 2004(#4109 of 14191)
  • When I run out of hangers, some by subbrit, May 17, 2004(#4110 of 14191)
  • I have a friend who lives in a small house. There are 4 by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4111 of 14191)
  • While you're right overall about the stress, Em, we by Brigit M, May 17, 2004(#4112 of 14191)
  • Oh,yes, Brigit, I know that is often recommended by by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4113 of 14191)
  • Long-distance move is a good one. I use that a by Brigit M, May 17, 2004(#4114 of 14191)
  • Yes, it does. Also had an epiphany once when Mr. T and I by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4115 of 14191)
  • I'm saving some of my favorite 80s clothes for my by Liadan, May 17, 2004(#4116 of 14191)
  • Tonight, after my nephew goes to bed, my mother and by Reggae Junkie, May 17, 2004(#4117 of 14191)
  • Reggae, that sounds like fun. I guess I'm kind of sick by Annie G, May 17, 2004(#4118 of 14191)
  • Sounds like a intervention almost!What thread is by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4119 of 14191)
  • No, it is going to be fun. And it will be one more thing by Reggae Junkie, May 17, 2004(#4120 of 14191)
  • The armchair thread. I could only skim. I can't by Annie G, May 17, 2004(#4121 of 14191)
  • Reggae, you guys should definitely have a camera around by Annie G, May 17, 2004(#4122 of 14191)
  • Heh. My father threatened to set up the video camera to by Reggae Junkie, May 17, 2004(#4123 of 14191)
  • I adore throwing things out. I'm also of the "don't buy by JamieL, May 17, 2004(#4124 of 14191)
  • There's place for me to obsess about my pick pick habit? by Elizabeth K, May 17, 2004(#4125 of 14191)
  • Never got my office done - as I was getting ready to do by Babylon Sister, May 17, 2004(#4126 of 14191)
  • WRT the earlier discussion about unused project by annefalcon, May 17, 2004(#4127 of 14191)
  • Anyone have any experience with a by Frank Black, May 17, 2004(#4128 of 14191)
  • There is a whole Cult of Roomba at TT. So many raves by Patrick, May 17, 2004(#4129 of 14191)
  • Oh yeah, I'm right with you on that by Elizabeth K, May 17, 2004(#4130 of 14191)
  • I badly need a LaundryBa. I want one of those where you by Rose H., May 17, 2004(#4131 of 14191)
  • I would like a by Elizabeth K, May 17, 2004(#4132 of 14191)
  • Especially a by Violet, May 17, 2004(#4133 of 14191)
  • Ooh, the PutAwayTheLaundryBa, I could get behind that, by Reggae Junkie, May 17, 2004(#4134 of 14191)
  • On days like today, I could use a by Patrick, May 17, 2004(#4135 of 14191)
  • by Anna Trueblood, May 17, 2004(#4136 of 14191)
  • AKA the by Patrick, May 17, 2004(#4137 of 14191)
  • Hey! I spoke to my friend with the Roomba over the by Sakti, May 17, 2004(#4138 of 14191)
  • My husband brought up the cat puke issue when I showed by betsifur, May 17, 2004(#4139 of 14191)
  • Wait 'till it's dry, scrape it up, then let the Roomba by mollybo, May 17, 2004(#4140 of 14191)
  • That was the question, whether it has some sort of wet by Sakti, May 17, 2004(#4141 of 14191)
  • Roombas are also good for by Rachel grrl_geek, May 17, 2004(#4142 of 14191)
  • After seven years of living with cats it's only just by JamieL, May 17, 2004(#4143 of 14191)
  • Viva El Marko!Em, I'm going to by Kathy Barthway, May 17, 2004(#4144 of 14191)
  • Sure thing, Kathy.I want the first version of by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4145 of 14191)
  • What did he want you to say, a by Alison, May 17, 2004(#4146 of 14191)
  • In my experience, there's nothing you can really do by TwoStep, May 17, 2004(#4147 of 14191)
  • They are perverse little creatures, aren't by Lila Jones, May 17, 2004(#4148 of 14191)
  • My oldest daughter thinks this is some of the earliest by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4149 of 14191)
  • My dog Edina, when she pees in the house, likes to pee by Harri P., May 17, 2004(#4150 of 14191)
  • Could be. But dogs don't try to cover their excretions by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4151 of 14191)
  • Em, that is very funny. If you could only get the kitty by JayKay, May 17, 2004(#4152 of 14191)
  • OK, could we not refer to cat turds as Tootsie Rolls? by Harri P., May 17, 2004(#4153 of 14191)
  • TURDS are by JayKay, May 17, 2004(#4154 of 14191)
  • I don't eat by Harri P., May 17, 2004(#4155 of 14191)
  • Yeah, well I don't eat Tootsie by JayKay, May 17, 2004(#4156 of 14191)
  • Don't make me chase you all apart with a by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4157 of 14191)
  • I don't own a Swiffer either! See, back on by JayKay, May 17, 2004(#4158 of 14191)
  • I want a Swiffer, but what I really need is something by JamieL, May 17, 2004(#4159 of 14191)
  • Jamie, regular Swiffers work for that if you take off as by eleanor rigby, May 17, 2004(#4160 of 14191)
  • JamieL, I think Libman makes a mop like that, but by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4161 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't mind hands and knees so much, but the problem by JamieL, May 17, 2004(#4162 of 14191)
  • Try the Libman, Jamie. It couldn't by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4163 of 14191)
  • Jamie, I'm 5'3" and I could do it. Is your tub situated by eleanor rigby, May 17, 2004(#4164 of 14191)
  • Well, I might go get me a Roomba. I have two bdrms and a by Frank Black, May 17, 2004(#4165 of 14191)
  • All too true, Frank. Report back how you like it, by Em T., May 17, 2004(#4166 of 14191)
  • I'm a man on a mission. This weekend I went to the by hootythecat, May 18, 2004(#4167 of 14191)
  • Another one who thinks that he can get his life under by TAFKA, May 18, 2004(#4168 of 14191)
  • TwoStep, your cat-puke method sounds more through, but I by mollybo, May 18, 2004(#4169 of 14191)
  • Okay.Call placed to deal with hotwater heater. by Babylon Sister, May 18, 2004(#4170 of 14191)
  • Update on the clothes winnowing. My mother and sister by Reggae Junkie, May 18, 2004(#4171 of 14191)
  • Shit. I need to go through clothes, too. Thanks for by eleanor rigby, May 18, 2004(#4172 of 14191)
  • Excellent work, by JayKay, May 18, 2004(#4173 of 14191)
  • She had things in her possession that I'd passed on by Bethany F., May 18, 2004(#4174 of 14191)
  • I don't have a dishwasher, but as our method is to by Badger, May 18, 2004(#4176 of 14191)
  • That will just change your arguments from "that bastard by Alison, May 18, 2004(#4177 of 14191)
  • Bethany, I have the cucumber bathroom spray. I'll admit by karijo, May 18, 2004(#4178 of 14191)
  • It's been working pretty good for us. I want to try it by Racehorse, May 18, 2004(#4179 of 14191)
  • Alison is correct about the dishwasher dynamic. Also, by Marya, May 18, 2004(#4180 of 14191)
  • Mr. T's variation is "I didn't put my bowl/glass/spoon by Em T., May 18, 2004(#4181 of 14191)
  • I don't fight about stuff going into the dishwasher by Racehorse, May 18, 2004(#4182 of 14191)
  • Oh, I don't fight about it either. He raised the issue by Em T., May 18, 2004(#4183 of 14191)
  • So we're going to get one from Costco. by Harri P., May 18, 2004(#4184 of 14191)
  • Silly cat just horked up a hairball on the carpet. I by TAFKA, May 18, 2004(#4185 of 14191)
  • Excellent, Harri. Instant gratification. by Marya, May 18, 2004(#4186 of 14191)
  • Floor is now visible and walking is now by yoyoma, May 19, 2004(#4187 of 14191)
  • And the worse part about a dishwasher by Kate, May 19, 2004(#4188 of 14191)
  • I put damn near everything in the dishwasher, we don't by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4189 of 14191)
  • Do you put pots and pans in the by annefalcon, May 19, 2004(#4190 of 14191)
  • Pots and pans in the dishwasher, ime, = one of more of by Alison, May 19, 2004(#4191 of 14191)
  • I do. Heavy stainless with copper core bottoms. I by maria, May 19, 2004(#4192 of 14191)
  • And they come by Alison, May 19, 2004(#4193 of 14191)
  • People, people, the way to deal with the dish wars is to by debby, May 19, 2004(#4194 of 14191)
  • I've seen people put the pots and pans in the dishwasher by annefalcon, May 19, 2004(#4195 of 14191)
  • And they come clean?98% of by maria, May 19, 2004(#4196 of 14191)
  • Alison, I think she must scrub them first - see my by annefalcon, May 19, 2004(#4197 of 14191)
  • What about eggs stuck to frying pans?You must by Alison, May 19, 2004(#4198 of 14191)
  • Anne, I think you're right. Or at least we can tell by Alison, May 19, 2004(#4199 of 14191)
  • I do rinse as a matter of habit. I think my thing is by maria, May 19, 2004(#4200 of 14191)
  • Every single thing maria said, other than the specific by Violet, May 19, 2004(#4201 of 14191)
  • Gee, my pots and pans (well, with few exceptions) always by Kathy Barthway, May 19, 2004(#4202 of 14191)
  • We got a new dishwasher January 2003, it was our 2002 by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4203 of 14191)
  • Another successful night: rearrangement of living room by hootythecat, May 19, 2004(#4204 of 14191)
  • I just made the best purchase ever.I bought a by Lila Jones, May 19, 2004(#4205 of 14191)
  • Confession: I like doing dishes. I'll do any of y'all's by Serin McDaniel, May 19, 2004(#4206 of 14191)
  • DH and I do the dishes together. He rinses and I put in by TAFKA, May 19, 2004(#4207 of 14191)
  • So really, marry a morning person who by terrilynn, May 19, 2004(#4208 of 14191)
  • I can ignore some kinds of grime, but I absolutely hate by Stephanie D., May 19, 2004(#4209 of 14191)
  • I've already traded all kinds of cleaning for never by Marya, May 19, 2004(#4210 of 14191)
  • I thought we'd all turn to stone or something from by jaybird, May 19, 2004(#4211 of 14191)
  • Lila's post was very "Give a Mouse a by Minderella, May 19, 2004(#4212 of 14191)
  • I don't like leaving dishes overnight. Then the glop by Harri P., May 19, 2004(#4213 of 14191)
  • I can't leave dishes over night. I can't even leave them by Cilantro, May 19, 2004(#4214 of 14191)
  • I went ahead and put my Calphalon in the dishwasher, by betsifur, May 19, 2004(#4215 of 14191)
  • I can't leave dishes over night. I by terrilynn, May 19, 2004(#4216 of 14191)
  • I think it's easier to get into the groove of cleaning by Harri P., May 19, 2004(#4217 of 14191)
  • I like to clean some things almost immediately. If I by JamieL, May 19, 2004(#4218 of 14191)
  • Take out is a good way to solve to by Lila Jones, May 19, 2004(#4219 of 14191)
  • Lila, I know I probably wrote about this before so won't by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4220 of 14191)
  • I don't like leaving dishes overnight. by debby, May 19, 2004(#4221 of 14191)
  • I will leave dishes in the sink overnight, with a little by Racehorse, May 19, 2004(#4222 of 14191)
  • Is it really easier to fill a sink with water and let by Harri P., May 19, 2004(#4223 of 14191)
  • by debby, May 19, 2004(#4224 of 14191)
  • Not to me, Harri. I just clean up the kitchen at night by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4225 of 14191)
  • I don't fill the sink with water. I don't like a sink by Racehorse, May 19, 2004(#4226 of 14191)
  • I am living at my mother's til July, and good heavens, I by Reggae Junkie, May 19, 2004(#4227 of 14191)
  • I stack handwashed dishes in the other by Racehorse, May 19, 2004(#4228 of 14191)
  • Reggae, that doesn't sound right -- maybe the dishwasher by JamieL, May 19, 2004(#4229 of 14191)
  • I cannot imagine dishes from the dishwasher coming out by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4230 of 14191)
  • The only thing I rinse well before putting in the by Bingo, May 19, 2004(#4231 of 14191)
  • We don't eat a lot of beans, here.I rinse off by Racehorse, May 19, 2004(#4232 of 14191)
  • I don't eat beans very often, but I'll get grainy rice by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 19, 2004(#4233 of 14191)
  • I hate the smell of dishwasher soap, and I find it by Biscuit, May 19, 2004(#4234 of 14191)
  • I find that anything starchy - beans, mashed potatos, by annefalcon, May 19, 2004(#4235 of 14191)
  • A couple of years ago, I had a couple of major surgeries by Reggae Junkie, May 19, 2004(#4236 of 14191)
  • When we have a sink full of dirty dishes, we call it by TwoStep, May 19, 2004(#4237 of 14191)
  • See, at my old house, we didn't have a toilet paper by Reggae Junkie, May 19, 2004(#4238 of 14191)
  • Heroin Sink is really funny. Reminds me of by Harri P., May 19, 2004(#4239 of 14191)
  • We got a new Maytag dishwasher in December and it rocks by Anne L., May 19, 2004(#4240 of 14191)
  • I have someone who comes in every week to clean, so I by hootythecat, May 19, 2004(#4241 of 14191)
  • We just got a TV for the kitchen and it's amazing how by Mostone, May 19, 2004(#4242 of 14191)
  • There's no way I'm putting another TV in this house! by Badger, May 19, 2004(#4243 of 14191)
  • Our kitchen TV was only our second TV. We agreed that by Mostone, May 19, 2004(#4244 of 14191)
  • Ha ha Harri, just the other day my husband asked if we by TwoStep, May 19, 2004(#4245 of 14191)
  • To tie two threads together, I once left a public toilet by Harri P., May 19, 2004(#4246 of 14191)
  • We have a half bath called The Men's Room frequented by by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4247 of 14191)
  • I did something similar during my honeymoon on Martha's by Brigit M, May 19, 2004(#4248 of 14191)
  • But it is also caused by my husband's by Krista, May 19, 2004(#4249 of 14191)
  • Hey, if you hit a recepticle, I think you just call it by JayKay, May 19, 2004(#4250 of 14191)
  • There are many of these people. There arepeople who by Badger, May 19, 2004(#4251 of 14191)
  • I'm that way with socks. I take off my socks and leave by Biscuit, May 19, 2004(#4252 of 14191)
  • Lonely by JayKay, May 19, 2004(#4253 of 14191)
  • Harri, the fact that you made it into the garbage can is by JamieL, May 19, 2004(#4254 of 14191)
  • Lonely socks.I know, it's by Biscuit, May 19, 2004(#4255 of 14191)
  • Biscuit is apparently related to my SO. We used to live by Iggy, May 19, 2004(#4256 of 14191)
  • There arepeople who think taking off a by sohcahtoa, May 19, 2004(#4257 of 14191)
  • Biscuit, you know a lone sock has a much higher chance by JayKay, May 19, 2004(#4258 of 14191)
  • LITTLE PINK by Violet, May 19, 2004(#4259 of 14191)
  • Really, how much extra effort does it by Alice CK, May 19, 2004(#4260 of 14191)
  • I throw dirty socks on the floor wherever I'm sitting, by Kate D, May 19, 2004(#4261 of 14191)
  • I love the behind-the-door hooks. Love them. In fact, by JayKay, May 19, 2004(#4262 of 14191)
  • I also smell/taste funny with the water by Liadan, May 19, 2004(#4263 of 14191)
  • Yes! They think I'm nuts or a snob for not liking their by Reggae Junkie, May 19, 2004(#4264 of 14191)
  • leaving it in an open jug lets the chlorine react out, by kalika, May 19, 2004(#4265 of 14191)
  • Tap water versus well water is one thing. Claiming to by Em T., May 19, 2004(#4266 of 14191)
  • Biscuit, you know a lone sock has a by Biscuit, May 19, 2004(#4267 of 14191)
  • I used to be able to occasionally taste detergent on by Lorelei, May 19, 2004(#4268 of 14191)
  • Poor Biscuit's socks, all alone out there without a by Krista, May 19, 2004(#4269 of 14191)
  • This is Miffs the Messies stuff, not Keeping by CalGal, May 19, 2004(#4270 of 14191)
  • I have tasted dish detergent residue-- IME it is worse by Anna Trueblood, May 19, 2004(#4271 of 14191)
  • he drops pretty much any bit of by Biscuit, May 19, 2004(#4272 of 14191)
  • And those are much less fun to clean by Krista, May 19, 2004(#4273 of 14191)
  • I have never ever tasted detergent on dishwasher-cleaned by Violet, May 19, 2004(#4274 of 14191)
  • I'd suggest trying out a different brand of by Alice CK, May 19, 2004(#4275 of 14191)
  • Eh, I've mentioned it, they all say I'm nuts, and I am by Reggae Junkie, May 19, 2004(#4276 of 14191)
  • I love those little Electrosol gel pacs for the by terrilynn, May 19, 2004(#4277 of 14191)
  • oh, I meant to say, last night while I was cooking and by Anna Trueblood, May 19, 2004(#4278 of 14191)
  • Okay, that is scary. Maybe they could repackage it and by JayKay, May 19, 2004(#4279 of 14191)
  • Okay, folks, I have a question. We have some painted by Letice Goofrey, May 19, 2004(#4280 of 14191)
  • I would try Oxy Clean first; it's pretty by Kathy Barthway, May 19, 2004(#4281 of 14191)
  • Note to self: Stick to scouring pads, avoid Dawn Power by JamieL, May 19, 2004(#4282 of 14191)
  • Dishwasher detergent is in fact extremely dangerous for by Nicola O., May 19, 2004(#4283 of 14191)
  • Orange Clean Powerful Paste Cleaner! I just bought some by Iggy, May 19, 2004(#4284 of 14191)
  • I would imagine cleansers of any kind are off limits to by JamieL, May 19, 2004(#4285 of 14191)
  • Shampoo and conditioner are not in the same category as by Alice CK, May 19, 2004(#4286 of 14191)
  • This is upthread a ways by now, but before our extremely by dirt track date, May 19, 2004(#4287 of 14191)
  • Now I have a Maytag with extra-deep by Kate, May 19, 2004(#4288 of 14191)
  • Reggae Junkie, I have extreme DW Dislike too. I also by Vix, May 20, 2004(#4289 of 14191)
  • We had just the opposite experience here. With only 2 by Em T., May 20, 2004(#4290 of 14191)
  • I love my dishwasher. Now that I'm living alone, it by Jean B., May 20, 2004(#4291 of 14191)
  • it's hard to fill a DW up with just one by Marya, May 20, 2004(#4292 of 14191)
  • When I moved here three years ago, I decided I was sick by hootythecat, May 20, 2004(#4293 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to by JennyD, May 20, 2004(#4294 of 14191)
  • x postRe the pregnancy: No risk there, but I've by Vix, May 20, 2004(#4295 of 14191)
  • Hooty, my pots and pans are all fairly high quality by Jean B., May 20, 2004(#4296 of 14191)
  • Absolutely, Jean B. I had a house without a dishwasher by hootythecat, May 20, 2004(#4297 of 14191)
  • What by gsand, May 20, 2004(#4298 of 14191)
  • I went ahead and put my Calphalon in by Nicola O., May 20, 2004(#4299 of 14191)
  • by jaybird, May 20, 2004(#4300 of 14191)
  • Killjoy and I have given up cleaning until the end of by Janey Garnet, May 20, 2004(#4301 of 14191)
  • Janey, Before and After pictures is a brilliant idea. I by Bingo, May 20, 2004(#4302 of 14191)
  • Yikes. If you ever get pregnant, I fear by Harri P., May 20, 2004(#4303 of 14191)
  • Harri, I think the sanity comment was about first by Kate, May 20, 2004(#4304 of 14191)
  • They look fine to me, now that I wash them with a soapy by betsifur, May 20, 2004(#4305 of 14191)
  • When I was in kindergarden, my mother bought plastic by Kate, May 20, 2004(#4306 of 14191)
  • I'm weird - emptying the dishwasher is one of my by Lorelei, May 20, 2004(#4307 of 14191)
  • Please come live with me, by Alison, May 20, 2004(#4308 of 14191)
  • Alison beat me to by wyndie, May 20, 2004(#4309 of 14191)
  • I love putting clean dishes and clothes away. It's the by Bethany F., May 20, 2004(#4310 of 14191)
  • I hate unloading the dishwasher and have been known to by terrilynn, May 20, 2004(#4311 of 14191)
  • Lorelei and Bethany would be happier here: ocean beach, by Alison, May 20, 2004(#4312 of 14191)
  • I have a crossover experience from yesterdayafter going by Em T., May 20, 2004(#4313 of 14191)
  • Blanche White, by Harri P., May 20, 2004(#4314 of 14191)
  • Maybe you should consider it a Sign that you, too, by Alison, May 20, 2004(#4315 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to by terrilynn, May 20, 2004(#4316 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, May 20, 2004(#4317 of 14191)
  • No, not Blanche White, Harri, two different authors I'd by Em T., May 20, 2004(#4318 of 14191)
  • Well, actually he never was an actual by Alison, May 20, 2004(#4319 of 14191)
  • Nice try, Alison. Back to the end of the line for by terrilynn, May 20, 2004(#4320 of 14191)
  • Putting things away -- dishes, laundry, etc. -- is by Alice CK, May 20, 2004(#4321 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to by Em T., May 20, 2004(#4322 of 14191)
  • Hmm... beach or mountains? I think I'll have to do a by Lorelei, May 20, 2004(#4323 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved to by Cilantro, May 20, 2004(#4324 of 14191)
  • I'm getting seriously fed up with the by CalGal, May 20, 2004(#4325 of 14191)
  • My mother was fanatically neat. She would hit me by Bethany F., May 20, 2004(#4326 of 14191)
  • Because, y'know, Cal never moralizes by Kathy Barthway, May 20, 2004(#4327 of 14191)
  • I'm glad we are doing our part to keep her fed by Cilantro, May 20, 2004(#4328 of 14191)
  • If I didn't get a cleaning lady every 2 weeks, our house by Anne L., May 20, 2004(#4329 of 14191)
  • Wood or laminate are a lot easier to deal with, by Em T., May 20, 2004(#4330 of 14191)
  • Cal, I want you to take pictures too, so we can have a by Janey Garnet, May 20, 2004(#4331 of 14191)
  • Janey, you would lose. My house is Slattern by Anna Trueblood, May 20, 2004(#4332 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't want you guys to see my house right now in by Anne L., May 20, 2004(#4333 of 14191)
  • If one of your pieces of evidence for the extreme by Cathy Georges, May 20, 2004(#4334 of 14191)
  • Hah! I by JayKay, May 20, 2004(#4335 of 14191)
  • Our bed is half-unmade, meaning the fitted sheets and by Alison, May 20, 2004(#4336 of 14191)
  • Okay, bed with no sheets, or sheets half off, by Cathy Georges, May 20, 2004(#4337 of 14191)
  • I leave sheets in a mess and smooth out a puffy down by Harri P., May 20, 2004(#4338 of 14191)
  • How about bed with all blankets and pillows on the by Anne L., May 20, 2004(#4339 of 14191)
  • I am one who makes the bed every morning, and always by terrilynn, May 20, 2004(#4340 of 14191)
  • I'm with Harri. I have to make the bed because it's in by JamieL, May 20, 2004(#4341 of 14191)
  • I started a Trainspotting House thread, with pictures by betsifur, May 20, 2004(#4342 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, May 20, 2004(#4343 of 14191)
  • bed with no sheets, or sheets half by subbrit, May 20, 2004(#4344 of 14191)
  • How about bed with all blankets and pillows on the by Cilantro, May 20, 2004(#4345 of 14191)
  • No top sheet is the best housekeeping short cut ever. It by Violet, May 20, 2004(#4346 of 14191)
  • Top sheet? Things from hell, I tell you! Nobody will by Anne L., May 20, 2004(#4347 of 14191)
  • All the places we stayed at last year in Europe used by Lois, May 20, 2004(#4348 of 14191)
  • I use a light blanket in summer, and add an extra light by Reggae Junkie, May 20, 2004(#4349 of 14191)
  • Ick, those hotel bedspreads. Those go on the floor in by Anne L., May 20, 2004(#4350 of 14191)
  • We use a duvet cover over either a down comforter (if by jaybird, May 21, 2004(#4351 of 14191)
  • The sad, sad, sad thing about my half-unsheeted bed is by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4352 of 14191)
  • I am having 7 people over for dinner on Saturday night. by Elizabeth K, May 21, 2004(#4353 of 14191)
  • Clean the toilet, wash the dishes, sweep the kitchen by JennyD, May 21, 2004(#4354 of 14191)
  • Why not put the clothes in the dryer, so nobody by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4355 of 14191)
  • It kind of bugs DH that I sleep with my by annefalcon, May 21, 2004(#4356 of 14191)
  • I just tell him to come down and join by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4357 of 14191)
  • The washer/dryer are in their own little closet. Clutter by Elizabeth K, May 21, 2004(#4358 of 14191)
  • Those scrubbing bubbles flushable wipes kick ass for by yoyoma, May 21, 2004(#4359 of 14191)
  • Harri, I think the sanity comment was by Marya, May 21, 2004(#4360 of 14191)
  • EK, if you don't have time to clean the bathroom with by TwoStep, May 21, 2004(#4361 of 14191)
  • Odd as this may sound, the book Home Comforts has by Letice Goofrey, May 21, 2004(#4362 of 14191)
  • Goody, I'm airing my clothes, books, CD's and by Bethany F., May 21, 2004(#4363 of 14191)
  • draping clothes over the backs of by Violet, May 21, 2004(#4364 of 14191)
  • 'Airing the sheets'?I like that. I like that a by palmist, May 21, 2004(#4365 of 14191)
  • I usually pile everything I've worn all week on top of by debby, May 21, 2004(#4366 of 14191)
  • I know this is Groundhog Day, but I gotta say I find by JamieL, May 21, 2004(#4367 of 14191)
  • Believe me, JamieL, if you saw my house and the dog-hair by Letice Goofrey, May 21, 2004(#4368 of 14191)
  • I bought it remaindered when we bought our house. I by Kathy Barthway, May 21, 2004(#4369 of 14191)
  • Same here. (Although I paid $10.) I like to read it by Nancy T., May 21, 2004(#4370 of 14191)
  • Me too, Nancy T. When I hear folks talking about how by Letice Goofrey, May 21, 2004(#4371 of 14191)
  • Oh, I actually kind of like the smell of bleach. It by Nancy T., May 21, 2004(#4372 of 14191)
  • Well, don't forget, it's kids who live on farms that are by JamieL, May 21, 2004(#4373 of 14191)
  • I can't stand the smell of either vinegar or amonia. One by Cilantro, May 21, 2004(#4374 of 14191)
  • Good point, Jamie. And my husband and I hardly ever get by Nancy T., May 21, 2004(#4375 of 14191)
  • I'm a sucker for spring fresh. I love to put loads of by Badger, May 21, 2004(#4376 of 14191)
  • One of best smells ever is towels washed with bleach, by Nancy T., May 21, 2004(#4377 of 14191)
  • My kids are very healthy. Lucky them, having a mother by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4378 of 14191)
  • Alison, Zout works really well on berry stains, in my by Cathy Georges, May 21, 2004(#4379 of 14191)
  • Thanks. I'll buy it tonight.What was I thinking, by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4380 of 14191)
  • Seriously, they lift right out, like magic. Nothing by Cathy Georges, May 21, 2004(#4381 of 14191)
  • by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4382 of 14191)
  • Aw, Alison, I was hoping for a sexier story of how by TwoStep, May 21, 2004(#4383 of 14191)
  • I by Alison, May 21, 2004(#4384 of 14191)
  • EK, is dusting on your by Stephanie D., May 21, 2004(#4385 of 14191)
  • I have lots of work to do this weekend, and I was by Badger, May 21, 2004(#4386 of 14191)
  • If I had any kind of social life, would I be reading by palmist, May 21, 2004(#4387 of 14191)
  • Dusting really isn't on my list, but I might dust the by Elizabeth K, May 22, 2004(#4388 of 14191)
  • If I had any kind of social life, would by yoyoma, May 22, 2004(#4389 of 14191)
  • Here you go, Elizabeth: by Reggae Junkie, May 22, 2004(#4390 of 14191)
  • hehe, Reggae. My dad used to have one of those he by Elizabeth K, May 22, 2004(#4391 of 14191)
  • What is by subbrit, May 23, 2004(#4392 of 14191)
  • Around to it - round tuit.I cleaned like a mad by wyndie, May 23, 2004(#4393 of 14191)
  • Even if you don't like vinegar for cleaning I've heard by Em T., May 23, 2004(#4394 of 14191)
  • I use a mix of vinegar, rubbing alchohol and water to by Sejarez, May 23, 2004(#4395 of 14191)
  • Best floor cleaning method: raise a daughter to about by wyndie, May 23, 2004(#4396 of 14191)
  • I tell you, this thread and the Trainspotting House one by Vix, May 23, 2004(#4397 of 14191)
  • No doubt. I have just been up to my ears and didn't want by wyndie, May 23, 2004(#4398 of 14191)
  • What Vix said. I put in laundry last night after work! by JennyD, May 23, 2004(#4399 of 14191)
  • So now the dinner party is over and I have to clean by Elizabeth K, May 23, 2004(#4400 of 14191)
  • How would I get dried-up candlewax out of by Lila Jones, May 23, 2004(#4401 of 14191)
  • Lila, layers of paper towels covered by something like a by Em T., May 23, 2004(#4402 of 14191)
  • Thanks, by Lila Jones, May 23, 2004(#4403 of 14191)
  • Before you iron, try freezing it (ice cube in plastic by Alizarin, May 23, 2004(#4404 of 14191)
  • Just read something on an e-mail group that might be by Em T., May 23, 2004(#4405 of 14191)
  • The big clear plastic bags are super cheap at by lime, May 23, 2004(#4406 of 14191)
  • Well, there you go. Useful and not expensive. I've by Em T., May 23, 2004(#4407 of 14191)
  • I don't have a costco membership, but every five years by lime, May 23, 2004(#4408 of 14191)
  • They have only recently built stores here so it's all by Em T., May 23, 2004(#4409 of 14191)
  • Re: wax- there's candle wax lifter that I've seen at BBB by yoyoma, May 23, 2004(#4410 of 14191)
  • I've used the chip off with ice first and then heat up by Elizabeth K, May 23, 2004(#4411 of 14191)
  • I just did Fly Lady's 27 Fling Boogie. Ouch. It was a by yoyoma, May 24, 2004(#4412 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the wax advice, all. And thanks to by Lila Jones, May 24, 2004(#4413 of 14191)
  • I bought a base model (3000) Roomba this weekend, but am by Frank Black, May 24, 2004(#4414 of 14191)
  • I borrowed my parents' Shark cordless sweeper to try on by Iggy, May 24, 2004(#4415 of 14191)
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  • I have now returned said Roomba and bought the new by Frank Black, May 25, 2004(#4487 of 14191)
  • Roomba report #1: Not bad. Not as good a job as a very by Frank Black, May 26, 2004(#4488 of 14191)
  • Sounds like you need to have it tricked out by the guys by Kathy Barthway, May 26, 2004(#4489 of 14191)
  • Do you think maybe after the first attempts it might do by Em T., May 26, 2004(#4490 of 14191)
  • I kind of want to hack it, give it a voice synthesizer, by Frank Black, May 26, 2004(#4491 of 14191)
  • I really want a Roomba!I woke up early this AM by Mostone, May 26, 2004(#4492 of 14191)
  • Or Daleks blaring "Exterminate!". You need to do a web by Em T., May 26, 2004(#4493 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I think it's supposed to function more like a by Cathy Georges, May 26, 2004(#4494 of 14191)
  • What do the cats think of the by Stephanie D., May 26, 2004(#4495 of 14191)
  • One doesn't like it at.all, but the other one seems okay by Frank Black, May 26, 2004(#4496 of 14191)
  • That would scare my kitty to by Kathy Barthway, May 26, 2004(#4497 of 14191)
  • Yeah, ours too. Even our brave exploring cat will only by Stephanie D., May 26, 2004(#4498 of 14191)
  • Back from the strike.Yeah, my co. is SBC. I was by hootythecat, May 27, 2004(#4499 of 14191)
  • Good Lord, but you've got a good by Violet, May 27, 2004(#4500 of 14191)
  • You are very calm, hooty. When a bag of used cat litter by Iggy, May 27, 2004(#4501 of 14191)
  • Hooty, I'm glad your house wasn't damaged too badly. by Elizabeth K, May 27, 2004(#4502 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Elizabeth. No permanent damage that I can tell. by hootythecat, May 27, 2004(#4503 of 14191)
  • Roomba vs. Cats update: Badger, the main battle cat, is by Frank Black, May 27, 2004(#4504 of 14191)
  • the small auxiliary by Rachel grrl_geek, May 27, 2004(#4505 of 14191)
  • ignored it to the point that it bumped by annefalcon, May 27, 2004(#4506 of 14191)
  • I'm so tempted to buy a roomba to see if Big Fat Kitty by Iggy, May 27, 2004(#4507 of 14191)
  • Should a Roomba come to my home, I know my cats would go by JamieL, May 27, 2004(#4508 of 14191)
  • They're much quieter than a vacuum cleaner, aren't they? by Cathy Georges, May 27, 2004(#4509 of 14191)
  • It's not quite the jet engine my usual vaccuum is by Frank Black, May 27, 2004(#4510 of 14191)
  • Ack! I've got houseguests arriving in 1.5 hours and my by maria, May 27, 2004(#4511 of 14191)
  • Well, then, get off by karijo, May 27, 2004(#4512 of 14191)
  • The carpet cleaners came today. Whenever I get the by Alice CK, May 27, 2004(#4513 of 14191)
  • I have a french press and I, uh, left some coffee and by bessy, May 28, 2004(#4514 of 14191)
  • Try a weak bleach solution, if it is mold that will take by kas, May 28, 2004(#4515 of 14191)
  • I wonder if steam might also help? If you have an iron by wyndie, May 28, 2004(#4516 of 14191)
  • Dawn Power Dissolver. You spray it on and let it by Iggy, May 28, 2004(#4517 of 14191)
  • Dawn Power Dissolver and the Magic Eraser: the two by JamieL, May 28, 2004(#4518 of 14191)
  • I half-expect my house to be either erased or dissolved by Harri P., May 28, 2004(#4519 of 14191)
  • It's a damn shame that the Magic Eraser isn't sold at by dohdee, May 28, 2004(#4520 of 14191)
  • It by Harri P., May 28, 2004(#4521 of 14191)
  • I couldn't finnnnnnnnnnnnnd itttttttttttt! by dohdee, May 28, 2004(#4522 of 14191)
  • Costco is kind of hit or miss sometimes. But I've by Harri P., May 28, 2004(#4523 of 14191)
  • I need to go back anyway, so I'll look again. I was by dohdee, May 28, 2004(#4524 of 14191)
  • I have a laundry problem. I do my darks in cold water. I by Violet, May 28, 2004(#4525 of 14191)
  • Will switching to Woolite by Aradiaseven, May 28, 2004(#4526 of 14191)
  • Fuck.My machine is new, by Violet, May 28, 2004(#4527 of 14191)
  • Is there not some filter/crap trap thing you can by JamieL, May 28, 2004(#4528 of 14191)
  • Not on mine. They specifically address this in the FAQ. by Aradiaseven, May 28, 2004(#4529 of 14191)
  • Do you use powder or liquid detergent, Violet and by Harri P., May 28, 2004(#4530 of 14191)
  • Powder, but I tried liquids of various kinds and it made by Aradiaseven, May 28, 2004(#4531 of 14191)
  • My dark things that hang to dry usually end up kind of by Cath, May 28, 2004(#4532 of 14191)
  • Liquid. Tide with bleach colorfast. I do not by Violet, May 28, 2004(#4533 of 14191)
  • xpostSee, if I ironed, I might do that by Aradiaseven, May 28, 2004(#4534 of 14191)
  • I recommend the "Air Dry" cycle on your dryer. Or the by yoyoma, May 28, 2004(#4535 of 14191)
  • Ooh, good by Aradiaseven, May 28, 2004(#4536 of 14191)
  • yoyoma, that's a great idea about the no heat cycle. by Anne L., May 28, 2004(#4537 of 14191)
  • Hmmm. That's a good idea, yoyo, thanks. I think they'll by Violet, May 28, 2004(#4538 of 14191)
  • Or just wash by Alizarin, May 28, 2004(#4539 of 14191)
  • Use Downy II fabric softener in the final rinse and then by dirt track date, May 28, 2004(#4540 of 14191)
  • OK, I'll try all those things. I'm not really up for by Violet, May 29, 2004(#4541 of 14191)
  • I'll have to try that on my two black fleece tops -- the by jaybird, May 29, 2004(#4542 of 14191)
  • I used an obscene number of paper towels yesterday by Anna Trueblood, May 30, 2004(#4543 of 14191)
  • I did the 2 outside kitchen windows yesterday. Something by Em T., May 30, 2004(#4544 of 14191)
  • Dave mopped our floors last night, with the old by betsifur, May 30, 2004(#4545 of 14191)
  • We might rent a steam cleaner for the by dohdee, May 30, 2004(#4546 of 14191)
  • Does Overstock sell that sort of thing where you might by Em T., May 30, 2004(#4547 of 14191)
  • We rented steam cleaners repeatedly for a long time, and by Racehorse, May 30, 2004(#4548 of 14191)
  • The renting of the steam cleaner fell through today, but by betsifur, May 31, 2004(#4549 of 14191)
  • I have granite counters in my almost brand spanking new by dreamsofa, May 31, 2004(#4550 of 14191)
  • I don't think you can ruin by Alison, May 31, 2004(#4551 of 14191)
  • You do have to reseal them every so often. Like once a by kas, May 31, 2004(#4552 of 14191)
  • Once a month for the first year?? by dreamsofa, May 31, 2004(#4553 of 14191)
  • I have a granite yard, does that count? So far running by Alison, May 31, 2004(#4554 of 14191)
  • I could be wrong dreamsofa but it is more frequent the by kas, May 31, 2004(#4555 of 14191)
  • I've been in my place seven months and have yet to do by dreamsofa, May 31, 2004(#4556 of 14191)
  • I'm calling the authorities and having your countertops by Bingo, June 01, 2004(#4557 of 14191)
  • Dreamsofa, your counters will be alright. Just make sure by Elizabeth K, June 01, 2004(#4558 of 14191)
  • Dreamsofa, your counters will be by dreamsofa, June 01, 2004(#4559 of 14191)
  • Damn, by Bingo, June 01, 2004(#4560 of 14191)
  • Use soap and water to clean the counters and polish with by J-Ro, June 01, 2004(#4561 of 14191)
  • Sealing is easy -- buy a spray bottle of granite sealer by Alice CK, June 01, 2004(#4562 of 14191)
  • I am all psyched because I tackled the dreaded clawfoot by JamieL, June 01, 2004(#4563 of 14191)
  • That sounds great, Jamie. I need to get some of that by Julia M, June 01, 2004(#4564 of 14191)
  • Is Zud by Brigit M, June 01, 2004(#4565 of 14191)
  • It's abrasive, but I think the thing that really makes by JamieL, June 01, 2004(#4566 of 14191)
  • You don't need to do anything special to granite, and by JayKay, June 01, 2004(#4567 of 14191)
  • I have a stupid question. If I wanted to mop my floors by eleanor rigby, June 01, 2004(#4568 of 14191)
  • Eleanor -- fill bucket with water, add a spoonful's by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 01, 2004(#4569 of 14191)
  • That's the part I'd figured out on my own, but the by eleanor rigby, June 01, 2004(#4570 of 14191)
  • There's a very special episode of The Cosby Show in by Reggae Junkie, June 01, 2004(#4571 of 14191)
  • I would use a mop bucket like this: by Badger, June 01, 2004(#4572 of 14191)
  • Awesome. Thanks, by eleanor rigby, June 01, 2004(#4573 of 14191)
  • No, that would be a major pain in the ass.Dunk by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 01, 2004(#4574 of 14191)
  • I saw that episode of The Cosby Show!I actually by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 01, 2004(#4575 of 14191)
  • Thanks, again. One more question... will Murphy's by eleanor rigby, June 01, 2004(#4576 of 14191)
  • I used to use a sponge mop, but I don't know, it just by Reggae Junkie, June 01, 2004(#4577 of 14191)
  • Check this out, El. by Reggae Junkie, June 01, 2004(#4578 of 14191)
  • The Murphey's oil soap is just vegetable oil soap. I by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 01, 2004(#4579 of 14191)
  • Dave bought an old fashioned string mop and a bucket by betsifur, June 01, 2004(#4580 of 14191)
  • The thing I've decided I don't like about sponge mops is by JamieL, June 01, 2004(#4581 of 14191)
  • Some granites -- I think, but am not by Alison, June 01, 2004(#4582 of 14191)
  • I didn't learn to mop until I became a manager for the by Brigit M, June 01, 2004(#4583 of 14191)
  • by Alison, June 01, 2004(#4584 of 14191)
  • Whee! I'll head to Canadian Tire this weekend to check by eleanor rigby, June 01, 2004(#4585 of 14191)
  • Is it just me, or does this seem a by Alice CK, June 02, 2004(#4586 of 14191)
  • There's really no way to be sure something is stain by Sadie, June 02, 2004(#4587 of 14191)
  • I don't know who you'd ask about that, by JayKay, June 02, 2004(#4588 of 14191)
  • If there is indeed a Hell and I end up there, it will be by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4589 of 14191)
  • Reseal them after you've got them clean, by Julia M, June 03, 2004(#4590 of 14191)
  • God. no. Landlord won't pay for it. Not doing it by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4591 of 14191)
  • Ugh.Now you're scaring me because I just had a by Julia M, June 03, 2004(#4592 of 14191)
  • LIke everything in this house, it's slightly off kilter. by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4593 of 14191)
  • On the commercials for the Clorox bleach pen they show by Brigit M, June 03, 2004(#4594 of 14191)
  • I have an Official Organizing (and cleaning and by Alison, June 03, 2004(#4595 of 14191)
  • It's good that I'm taking steps to by Julia M, June 03, 2004(#4596 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, June 03, 2004(#4597 of 14191)
  • I'm really happy about making the decision to do it, I by Alison, June 03, 2004(#4598 of 14191)
  • Ooh, a real-life Clean Sweep/Mission Organization. Keep by JamieL, June 03, 2004(#4599 of 14191)
  • I by Alison, June 03, 2004(#4600 of 14191)
  • On the commercials for the Clorox by Mostone, June 03, 2004(#4601 of 14191)
  • Anyone else really touchy about her housekeeping by Bethany F., June 03, 2004(#4602 of 14191)
  • Bethany - I've got to assume you've got other issues by betsifur, June 03, 2004(#4603 of 14191)
  • It is rude for a guest to clean your house, aside from by Cathy Georges, June 03, 2004(#4604 of 14191)
  • I'd have to agree with Betsifur, Bethany. Granted, your by Em T., June 03, 2004(#4605 of 14191)
  • My sister and I were talking again by the next day and a by Bethany F., June 03, 2004(#4606 of 14191)
  • Sounds to me like it was a continuation of an ongoing by Alison, June 03, 2004(#4607 of 14191)
  • Just the wrong moment and the straw that tipped you over by Em T., June 03, 2004(#4608 of 14191)
  • One of the reasons I'm so insecure about my housekeeping by Bethany F., June 03, 2004(#4609 of 14191)
  • by Alison, June 03, 2004(#4610 of 14191)
  • If a relative started cleaning my house, I'd sit back by betsifur, June 03, 2004(#4611 of 14191)
  • What Besifur said. by Em T., June 03, 2004(#4612 of 14191)
  • Kaboom makes a grout cleaner, but be careful not to let by dirt track date, June 03, 2004(#4613 of 14191)
  • dtd - Is the Kaboom grout cleaner really worth it? I by Mostone, June 03, 2004(#4614 of 14191)
  • I have all sorts of issues about my housekeeping by Brigit M, June 03, 2004(#4615 of 14191)
  • I'd probably try everything else first and only use it by dirt track date, June 03, 2004(#4616 of 14191)
  • Well - I only have the issue in the bathroom and I don't by Mostone, June 03, 2004(#4617 of 14191)
  • It's definitely less work than re-grouting. I'd give it by dirt track date, June 03, 2004(#4618 of 14191)
  • Thanks - I'll try it. Maybe I'll surprise my by Mostone, June 03, 2004(#4619 of 14191)
  • Mostone -- try Zud on the tub stains. There's a powder by JamieL, June 03, 2004(#4620 of 14191)
  • Also good on stains: Barkeeper's Friend. Has done by yoyoma, June 03, 2004(#4621 of 14191)
  • On the commercials for the Clorox by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4622 of 14191)
  • I like your retro floor. I would trade you a by Racehorse, June 03, 2004(#4623 of 14191)
  • We used multiple containers of Zud, Barkeeper's Friend, by Em T., June 03, 2004(#4624 of 14191)
  • THanks, but it's not retro, really. It's the original by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4625 of 14191)
  • I like the retro floor, too! It's fabulous. But yeah, by Brigit M, June 03, 2004(#4626 of 14191)
  • I heart the by Harri P., June 03, 2004(#4627 of 14191)
  • Maybe if you could get a discount by buying a whole CASE by Sapphire, June 03, 2004(#4628 of 14191)
  • ha! Perhaps I should invite the Crystal Meth couple back by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4629 of 14191)
  • Maybe you should spray Clorox clean-up on it and call it by Julia M, June 03, 2004(#4630 of 14191)
  • That's what I ended up doing last night, Julia, after by dohdee, June 03, 2004(#4631 of 14191)
  • I'd try Tilex first. Clorox Clean Up has never whitened by Harri P., June 03, 2004(#4632 of 14191)
  • I don't see any grout issues there, Dohdee. It's a nice by Alizarin, June 03, 2004(#4633 of 14191)
  • If you go after old grout aggressively enough to bring by dirt track date, June 03, 2004(#4634 of 14191)
  • Ugh - I'm thinking I should probably reseal the tile in by GregD, June 03, 2004(#4635 of 14191)
  • I just did our newly tiled shower enclosure and floor. by Julia M, June 03, 2004(#4636 of 14191)
  • Really? I thought you had to do it with a Q-tip in the by GregD, June 03, 2004(#4637 of 14191)
  • I sealed the grout in our old house with a bottle of by betsifur, June 04, 2004(#4638 of 14191)
  • You can just splosh it on and spread it around with a by Julia M, June 04, 2004(#4639 of 14191)
  • A day late and a dollar short (man, I really need to by dreamsofa, June 04, 2004(#4640 of 14191)
  • If we're going that far I'm replacing the by GregD, June 04, 2004(#4641 of 14191)
  • Our mop seems to have broken this weekend so I need a by Piccie, June 04, 2004(#4642 of 14191)
  • Our IFO simply topped the grout up with a thin by Sakti, June 04, 2004(#4643 of 14191)
  • Piccie, the stringy ones with a wringer are supposed to by Julia M, June 04, 2004(#4644 of 14191)
  • Our IFO simply topped the grout up by Aradiaseven, June 04, 2004(#4645 of 14191)
  • Yes. Good thing we ripped the whole bathroom out and by Sakti, June 04, 2004(#4646 of 14191)
  • Incompetent Former by Alison, June 04, 2004(#4647 of 14191)
  • Sorry about that. Need more coffee.Well, Idiot, by Sakti, June 04, 2004(#4649 of 14191)
  • Jumping to the end to say I caught a bit of an interview by abdabs, June 04, 2004(#4650 of 14191)
  • Nice, abdabs. by Catgirl, June 04, 2004(#4651 of 14191)
  • There is a $5 coupon for the Swiffer WetJet, by JayKay, June 04, 2004(#4652 of 14191)
  • I need to know about this product I just found in my by subbrit, June 05, 2004(#4653 of 14191)
  • I think American Fare is K-Mart's store brand. So, I by Babylon Sister, June 05, 2004(#4654 of 14191)
  • Yep. From the Kmart website: by karijo, June 05, 2004(#4655 of 14191)
  • Very cool! Thanks for the by subbrit, June 06, 2004(#4656 of 14191)
  • Holy Moses, Kaboom Rocks The by Anna Trueblood, June 06, 2004(#4657 of 14191)
  • Doesn't it just, by Em T., June 06, 2004(#4658 of 14191)
  • I was cleaning at the shore this weekend prior to having by Mostone, June 07, 2004(#4659 of 14191)
  • Now I want to try kaboom + magic eraser on the remaining by Anna Trueblood, June 07, 2004(#4660 of 14191)
  • I need to buy a washer and dryer. I'll probably go to by Pegasus, June 07, 2004(#4661 of 14191)
  • Why won't they let me affiliate, by CalGal, June 07, 2004(#4662 of 14191)
  • I wish they would, Cal. I had been looking at Best Buy by Pegasus, June 07, 2004(#4663 of 14191)
  • I know that lots of people have complaints about Sears, by palmist, June 07, 2004(#4664 of 14191)
  • Cal, what large appliance dealers do you have affiliate by Alice CK, June 07, 2004(#4665 of 14191)
  • Not many. Best Buy and Walmart. Other than Sears, I'm by CalGal, June 07, 2004(#4666 of 14191)
  • Cal, we're going to be buying a stove and a microhood by Lizzie T., June 07, 2004(#4667 of 14191)
  • Sears has an affiliate program? I can certainly get the by Alice CK, June 07, 2004(#4668 of 14191)
  • My Kenmore washer & dryer are over seven years old and by Jean B., June 08, 2004(#4669 of 14191)
  • Has anyone had any experience with those new clothes by hootythecat, June 08, 2004(#4670 of 14191)
  • Are you thinking maybe of this? by yoyoma, June 08, 2004(#4671 of 14191)
  • by yoyoma, June 08, 2004(#4672 of 14191)
  • Whoa, that is by Lila Jones, June 08, 2004(#4673 of 14191)
  • Yeah, a cool by Sapphire, June 08, 2004(#4674 of 14191)
  • I seriously lust after that drying by karijo, June 08, 2004(#4675 of 14191)
  • Here you go, karijo. by Julia M, June 08, 2004(#4676 of 14191)
  • dude, more like $1188.I still totally want the by dohdee, June 08, 2004(#4677 of 14191)
  • I've seen ads for that. Annoying ads, showing a little by Alice CK, June 08, 2004(#4678 of 14191)
  • There are new and used ones on sale at by CalGal, June 08, 2004(#4679 of 14191)
  • hooty, have you tried using Hangers for your dry by Elizabeth K, June 08, 2004(#4680 of 14191)
  • Hey! That's an electric version of an English drying by subbrit, June 08, 2004(#4681 of 14191)
  • I find it hard to believe a drying center is going to by Lois, June 08, 2004(#4682 of 14191)
  • Seems you could just hang your clothes to air before by Alizarin, June 08, 2004(#4683 of 14191)
  • And excessive laundering and dry by Harri P., June 08, 2004(#4684 of 14191)
  • I had to check out the Hangers web site because I by Elizabeth K, June 08, 2004(#4685 of 14191)
  • liquid CO2 is achieved, ready to be by Alizarin, June 08, 2004(#4686 of 14191)
  • That's completely not true. It's dirt by hootythecat, June 08, 2004(#4687 of 14191)
  • The Neptune is just a spanky washing machine. It is by JayKay, June 08, 2004(#4688 of 14191)
  • I heart my Neptune. I think it really does get the by Harri P., June 08, 2004(#4689 of 14191)
  • I would love one, and have no business lusting, since my by JayKay, June 08, 2004(#4690 of 14191)
  • My washer is 15 years old at least. I can lust by dohdee, June 08, 2004(#4691 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, June 08, 2004(#4692 of 14191)
  • I think my washer and dryer are close to 20; I'm lusting by Sakti, June 08, 2004(#4693 of 14191)
  • I save all my unrequited love for the Dyson by Harri P., June 08, 2004(#4694 of 14191)
  • We just cheaped out and bought from by GregD, June 08, 2004(#4695 of 14191)
  • I need a cheap vacuum for my two throw rugs and the by Bethany F., June 08, 2004(#4696 of 14191)
  • W/Ders last a remarkably long time, don't they? Even by Racehorse, June 08, 2004(#4697 of 14191)
  • What's cheap? My husband bought us a Windtunnel for I by Racehorse, June 08, 2004(#4698 of 14191)
  • That's too much. I'm still furnishing the apartment and by Bethany F., June 08, 2004(#4699 of 14191)
  • There probably is. Off-hand, I'd say go with a cheap by Racehorse, June 08, 2004(#4700 of 14191)
  • W/Ders last a remarkably long time, don't by GregD, June 08, 2004(#4701 of 14191)
  • I have a Viking dishwasher that prides itself on being by Harri P., June 08, 2004(#4702 of 14191)
  • I agree with you. My mother has a new fancy-schmancy by Racehorse, June 08, 2004(#4703 of 14191)
  • Empirically a less complicated machine with fewer parts, by GregD, June 08, 2004(#4704 of 14191)
  • Shouldn't this be discussed in the appliance by Mostone, June 08, 2004(#4705 of 14191)
  • Bethany, you can get a fine Dirt Devil for around that by yoyoma, June 08, 2004(#4706 of 14191)
  • Does a $1,200 washer get your clothes by Harri P., June 08, 2004(#4707 of 14191)
  • Yeah, sure, this could go to the appliances thread. I'm by Racehorse, June 08, 2004(#4708 of 14191)
  • has a bigger capacity and lasts longerIt's by GregD, June 08, 2004(#4709 of 14191)
  • Well... Over in the appliance thread I was by Mostone, June 08, 2004(#4710 of 14191)
  • I'm curious how an appliance can be by Patrick, June 08, 2004(#4711 of 14191)
  • It's got 3.5ft2 vs. 3.2ft2 for most by Harri P., June 08, 2004(#4712 of 14191)
  • Thanks, by Bethany F., June 08, 2004(#4713 of 14191)
  • Yucky problem here. Anyone have a good method of by GregD, June 09, 2004(#4714 of 14191)
  • Ant by Harri P., June 09, 2004(#4715 of 14191)
  • I've heard those in ant infested areas say they've had by Em T., June 09, 2004(#4716 of 14191)
  • I used 409 on them fairly successfully, in conjunction by Piccie, June 09, 2004(#4717 of 14191)
  • I've heard vinegar works. It never has for me, but my by Rachel grrl_geek, June 09, 2004(#4718 of 14191)
  • We use ant by Racehorse, June 09, 2004(#4719 of 14191)
  • Ant traps + something that will erase their scent by Sapphire, June 09, 2004(#4720 of 14191)
  • Boric acid, by Vina, June 09, 2004(#4721 of 14191)
  • I used Borax in my last apartment that had them by Minderella, June 09, 2004(#4722 of 14191)
  • Ant traps inside, Raid all around the perimeter of the by yoyoma, June 09, 2004(#4723 of 14191)
  • A slight tangent, but Mr. Molly seems to have stemmed by mollybo, June 09, 2004(#4724 of 14191)
  • Greg, I just had great success using Terro ant baits. by annefalcon, June 09, 2004(#4725 of 14191)
  • This isn't really keeping house, but it is about by karijo, June 09, 2004(#4726 of 14191)
  • Jumping in to say holy crow, you people weren't kidding by JamieL, June 09, 2004(#4727 of 14191)
  • Greg, I use cinnamon every year to keep the ants at bay. by Babylon Sister, June 09, 2004(#4728 of 14191)
  • OK, so I'm finally cleaning out my office and I'm trying by Lilith, June 09, 2004(#4729 of 14191)
  • Suze Orman on by Sapphire, June 09, 2004(#4730 of 14191)
  • Ok, that's really cool and helpful, thanks. But the by Lilith, June 09, 2004(#4731 of 14191)
  • I do sort of wonder if I might get the by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 09, 2004(#4732 of 14191)
  • I second the Terro Ant Bait. It is great. You will see by ciao bella, June 09, 2004(#4733 of 14191)
  • I love that they're clear, so you can see the ants on by annefalcon, June 09, 2004(#4734 of 14191)
  • Now anne, that borders on sadistic. Death march by ciao bella, June 09, 2004(#4735 of 14191)
  • OK, I was saving the instruction manual for a globe. I by Lilith, June 09, 2004(#4736 of 14191)
  • Note: blue = by Marcasite, June 09, 2004(#4737 of 14191)
  • OK, I was saving the instruction manual by Ruby Gospel, June 09, 2004(#4738 of 14191)
  • Marcasite's is better. And by Ruby Gospel, June 09, 2004(#4739 of 14191)
  • Note: Not actual by Stephanie D., June 09, 2004(#4740 of 14191)
  • Stephanie has just killed by Pegasus, June 09, 2004(#4741 of 14191)
  • WARNING: MOUNTAIN RANGES ARE SHARP AND MAY CAUSE EYE by Ruby Gospel, June 09, 2004(#4742 of 14191)
  • Laughing so by Cathy Georges, June 09, 2004(#4743 of 14191)
  • Do not taunt Happy Fun by Alice CK, June 09, 2004(#4744 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, June 09, 2004(#4745 of 14191)
  • Since last night's adventure with Dawn Power Dissolver by JamieL, June 09, 2004(#4746 of 14191)
  • Note: This globe does not come with our patented by Lori Dee, June 10, 2004(#4747 of 14191)
  • I'll try the Terro baits, because the Raid ones have by GregD, June 10, 2004(#4748 of 14191)
  • Depends where the plumbing is now, and whether you have by JayKay, June 10, 2004(#4749 of 14191)
  • The plumbing will be an issue. We've a galley-style, by GregD, June 10, 2004(#4750 of 14191)
  • Huh. Is it easy to bust into the ceiling and see what by JayKay, June 10, 2004(#4751 of 14191)
  • I can go up into the attic and see what we've got up by GregD, June 10, 2004(#4752 of 14191)
  • Greg, call a plumber, get an estimate. Then you can by Jean B., June 10, 2004(#4753 of 14191)
  • Greg, if I remember correctly, you're in California, so by Elizabeth K, June 11, 2004(#4754 of 14191)
  • Greg, our house had plumbing for the fridge but when we by J-Ro, June 11, 2004(#4755 of 14191)
  • this was in Texas where it doesn't usually get really by JayKay, June 11, 2004(#4756 of 14191)
  • It sometimes goes below freezing in Southern California, by Cathy Georges, June 11, 2004(#4757 of 14191)
  • If it hits anywhere near freezing here in the Bay Area, by Rachel grrl_geek, June 11, 2004(#4758 of 14191)
  • The fridge wall backs onto the living room, and I'm not by GregD, June 11, 2004(#4759 of 14191)
  • Greg, I've got a lot of old ice cube trays that I don't by Jean B., June 11, 2004(#4760 of 14191)
  • I found out about this at the conference I was at this by LoriK, June 11, 2004(#4761 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, June 13, 2004(#4762 of 14191)
  • I've tried the mighty triumverate of popular cleaning by palmist, June 14, 2004(#4763 of 14191)
  • There's a new thread, domestic disasters, for that sort by CalGal, June 14, 2004(#4764 of 14191)
  • Is there anything that can get out an by yoyoma, June 14, 2004(#4765 of 14191)
  • Ok, thanks for the lead, Cal, and yoyo, I'll look into by palmist, June 14, 2004(#4766 of 14191)
  • Downy II is not for sale around here, at least going by by Violet, June 14, 2004(#4767 of 14191)
  • Have you tried Target? That's where I get by dirt track date, June 14, 2004(#4768 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, June 14, 2004(#4769 of 14191)
  • Wow, Cal, you have more and bigger affiliates than I'd by Violet, June 14, 2004(#4770 of 14191)
  • I scored a pseudo-Saarinen Tulip table and three by bessy, June 14, 2004(#4771 of 14191)
  • Is this like the Magic Eraser? by Badger, June 14, 2004(#4772 of 14191)
  • It looks just like it, Badger. I used mine for the by JamieL, June 14, 2004(#4773 of 14191)
  • The Magic Eraser is freakin' wonderful. It got the by Anne L., June 14, 2004(#4774 of 14191)
  • What can I do for a load of clothes that were left wet by Ruby Gospel, June 18, 2004(#4775 of 14191)
  • I would wash them in hot water, with detergent and a by betsifur, June 18, 2004(#4776 of 14191)
  • I've had good luck with running them through the wash by karijo, June 18, 2004(#4777 of 14191)
  • I have oxyclean but not ammonia, so I'll try that first. by Ruby Gospel, June 18, 2004(#4778 of 14191)
  • There's a Fabreze for the washer that works well for by Sakti, June 18, 2004(#4779 of 14191)
  • The oxyclean won't bleach anything if by Brigit M, June 18, 2004(#4780 of 14191)
  • Or just dissolve the oxyclean in a bucket or bowl and by karijo, June 18, 2004(#4781 of 14191)
  • As it turns out, I'm out of Oxyclean and everything else by Ruby Gospel, June 18, 2004(#4782 of 14191)
  • If you do have baking soda, you might want to soak them by Brigit M, June 18, 2004(#4783 of 14191)
  • I'd rewash them and hang them by J-Ro, June 18, 2004(#4784 of 14191)
  • I do that all the time and rewash with some vinegar by Bingo, June 18, 2004(#4785 of 14191)
  • Bingo, shouldn't you specify plain white vinegar? The by Em T., June 18, 2004(#4786 of 14191)
  • Ruby, I second the Febreze laundry additive. It works by Babylon Sister, June 18, 2004(#4787 of 14191)
  • I can't find the Febreeze laundry additive anymore. I by Sadie, June 18, 2004(#4788 of 14191)
  • Borax is good for smelly wet laundry by sohcahtoa, June 18, 2004(#4789 of 14191)
  • I've also used a small amount - like 1/4 cup - in the by annefalcon, June 18, 2004(#4790 of 14191)
  • Add a cup of white vinegar and re-wash them--you can add by dirt track date, June 19, 2004(#4791 of 14191)
  • Will the magic eraser remove sharpie? Someone tagged my by Piccie, June 22, 2004(#4792 of 14191)
  • I think something as rough as a fence would chew up the by Ruby Gospel, June 22, 2004(#4793 of 14191)
  • The bastards.Does anybody here use a steamshark? by Rose H., June 22, 2004(#4794 of 14191)
  • Wear oven by Alison, June 22, 2004(#4795 of 14191)
  • by Rose H., June 22, 2004(#4796 of 14191)
  • Yes by Alison, June 22, 2004(#4797 of 14191)
  • Piccie-- sounds like a job for Dawn Power Dissolve to by Anna Trueblood, June 22, 2004(#4798 of 14191)
  • I'm pissed that I can't seem to find the DPD in Canada. by eleanor rigby, June 22, 2004(#4799 of 14191)
  • I can't find my oven mitts, Mom. What do I do by Rose H., June 22, 2004(#4800 of 14191)
  • Go to the organization thread if you've lost something by Em T., June 22, 2004(#4801 of 14191)
  • Hire someone else to run the dangerous by Alison, June 22, 2004(#4802 of 14191)
  • Call the fire department! They have lots of suits to by JayKay, June 22, 2004(#4803 of 14191)
  • I don't think we have the power dissolver up here in by Anne L., June 22, 2004(#4804 of 14191)
  • Really I just want an excuse to buy the magic eraser. by Piccie, June 22, 2004(#4805 of 14191)
  • All he wants to do is go out to the by Harri P., June 22, 2004(#4806 of 14191)
  • Yeah, some holiday when you don't have a dishwasher. by Anne L., June 22, 2004(#4807 of 14191)
  • OK, Living room and kitchen are completely cleaned and by maria, July 02, 2004(#4808 of 14191)
  • Is there any point to saving CD jewel cases or should I by kim kay, July 02, 2004(#4809 of 14191)
  • I'd keep the liner notes--the booklet, not the back by maria, July 02, 2004(#4810 of 14191)
  • I am not sure this is the right thread, but here by Babylon Sister, July 02, 2004(#4811 of 14191)
  • See, a really good employer would do that for you. by kim kay, July 02, 2004(#4812 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean rug & upholstery stain by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 02, 2004(#4813 of 14191)
  • Hm, never thought of by Babylon Sister, July 02, 2004(#4814 of 14191)
  • Hey all I need some assistance. I just bought a house by yoyoma, July 13, 2004(#4815 of 14191)
  • I use the Swiffer WetJet on my floors, but they aren't by Lizzie T., July 13, 2004(#4816 of 14191)
  • My nutty husband cleans our floor with one of by betsifur, July 13, 2004(#4817 of 14191)
  • Those rock,Betsifur. We used to have an old, galvanized by Em T., July 13, 2004(#4818 of 14191)
  • Wow, betsifur, that's kinda by JamieL, July 13, 2004(#4819 of 14191)
  • It does an excellent job - I was doubtful but very by betsifur, July 13, 2004(#4820 of 14191)
  • We always used Johnson's Beauti-Flor on by TAFKA, July 13, 2004(#4821 of 14191)
  • The bucket is cool, but I have no where to keep it. It by maria, July 14, 2004(#4822 of 14191)
  • Yes, it is a big space hog. Our's lives in the garage, by betsifur, July 14, 2004(#4823 of 14191)
  • YOu can't get nearly the leverage out of one of those by dohdee, July 14, 2004(#4824 of 14191)
  • No, it doesn't work like the bucket with the wringer by Em T., July 14, 2004(#4825 of 14191)
  • I'm sort of glad I'm not the only one who'd have a space by JamieL, July 14, 2004(#4826 of 14191)
  • I'd love a mop bucket like that, because they do work by sohcahtoa, July 14, 2004(#4827 of 14191)
  • I do have one of those buckets, and not only do they by Harri P., July 14, 2004(#4828 of 14191)
  • I saw lemon-scented Swiffer cloths today! Not wet or by eleanor rigby, July 14, 2004(#4829 of 14191)
  • I think I had a different brand (Pledge?) in lemon or by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 14, 2004(#4830 of 14191)
  • Hmm. I was tempted to get some because I'm a slut for by eleanor rigby, July 14, 2004(#4831 of 14191)
  • The Magic Eraser has arrived in Belgium! Except we call by Rose H., July 14, 2004(#4832 of 14191)
  • My four-year-old and I had a blast with a pack of those by Eustacia, July 14, 2004(#4833 of 14191)
  • Yes, the wet Swiffers come in lemon or some generic by bessy, July 14, 2004(#4834 of 14191)
  • Yay! Thanks, by eleanor rigby, July 14, 2004(#4835 of 14191)
  • Anyone know if the wet Swiffer cloths by Elizabeth K, July 14, 2004(#4836 of 14191)
  • Wet swiffers also come in orange and smell pretty by Peanut, July 14, 2004(#4837 of 14191)
  • "The Magic Eraser has arrived in Belgium!"Rose, by Shellsea, July 16, 2004(#4838 of 14191)
  • I bought it in the Carrefour in by Rose H., July 16, 2004(#4839 of 14191)
  • Thanks Rose, I will go investigate Carrefour in Zemst by Shellsea, July 16, 2004(#4840 of 14191)
  • Floor mopping: When one is using a Swiffer or the by Frank Black, July 19, 2004(#4841 of 14191)
  • I don't rinse when I use the swiffer. Are you maybe by Iggy, July 19, 2004(#4842 of 14191)
  • Could be too much by Frank Black, July 19, 2004(#4843 of 14191)
  • What I do with my wetjet is just spray stuff on the by lime, July 19, 2004(#4844 of 14191)
  • I use Murphy's Squirt N Mop and an old washcloth on a by Sakti, July 19, 2004(#4845 of 14191)
  • Well, shit. I got rather oily pesto on a t-shirt, and I by Krista, July 19, 2004(#4846 of 14191)
  • by TAFKA, July 19, 2004(#4847 of 14191)
  • I need to buy some of that stuff just so I can always by Krista, July 19, 2004(#4848 of 14191)
  • Krista, use dishwashing soap. That should do by eleanor rigby, July 19, 2004(#4849 of 14191)
  • Dishwashing by Elizabeth K, July 19, 2004(#4850 of 14191)
  • If it's oily, you could try the cornstarch trick and see by dohdee, July 19, 2004(#4851 of 14191)
  • Mr. T got something oily and bad on a good shirt sleeve by Em T., July 19, 2004(#4852 of 14191)
  • We bought a new vacuum yesterday, since our old one bit by betsifur, July 19, 2004(#4853 of 14191)
  • I always felt guilty about spending $200 on our Miele, by Lizzie T., July 19, 2004(#4854 of 14191)
  • Last week I got the inspiration to clean. I vacuumed my by bessy, July 19, 2004(#4855 of 14191)
  • That sounds like something I would do. So basically, by betsifur, July 19, 2004(#4856 of 14191)
  • Yep. My cat also has a few fleas at the moment so I by bessy, July 19, 2004(#4857 of 14191)
  • Dishwashing liquid seems to have done the trick--I can't by Krista, July 19, 2004(#4858 of 14191)
  • Miele makes a Cat and Dog model, Lizzie. Though really, by Harri P., July 19, 2004(#4859 of 14191)
  • I still love my Dyson. The only thing about it that by Julia M., July 19, 2004(#4860 of 14191)
  • Update on Roomba: So far I'd give it a 7 out of 10. It's by Frank Black, July 20, 2004(#4861 of 14191)
  • The Wall Street Journal had an article on robot vacuums by betsifur, July 20, 2004(#4862 of 14191)
  • I bought a Miele canister vac recently. I have always by Brooke, July 20, 2004(#4863 of 14191)
  • Speaking of vacuuming: Our previous vacuum bag emitted a by Lizzie T., July 20, 2004(#4864 of 14191)
  • My grandmother always put mothballs in her vacuum by Bethany F., July 20, 2004(#4865 of 14191)
  • The crazy vac shop here sells these freshener tablets by Iggy, July 20, 2004(#4866 of 14191)
  • Or vacuum up some baking by Aradiaseven, July 20, 2004(#4867 of 14191)
  • Baking soda in the bag might help nuke the odor. by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 20, 2004(#4868 of 14191)
  • Freshner tablets? Maybe I should stop by the by Lizzie T., July 20, 2004(#4869 of 14191)
  • One could also get cedar shavings or lavendar flowers by Sakti, July 20, 2004(#4870 of 14191)
  • Lizzie, you could also put that Carpet Fresh stuff on by JayKay, July 20, 2004(#4871 of 14191)
  • I'll bet a Christmas tree in July would do the by Eustacia, July 20, 2004(#4872 of 14191)
  • Essential oil on a cotton by Liadan, July 20, 2004(#4873 of 14191)
  • I use dryer sheets, the smelly scented ones I would by kas, July 20, 2004(#4874 of 14191)
  • I was going to suggest going out to the Christmas tree by Alice CK, July 20, 2004(#4875 of 14191)
  • Or you could just change the by Sapphire, July 21, 2004(#4876 of 14191)
  • But the bag is only half-full. The point is (and I by Alice CK, July 21, 2004(#4877 of 14191)
  • Yeah, it broadcasts the dog hair smell from the get-go. by Lizzie T., July 21, 2004(#4878 of 14191)
  • My husband once vacuumed up spilled grated cheese with by Anne L., July 21, 2004(#4879 of 14191)
  • I vaccumed dry cat food once. When I opened the thing by kim kay, July 21, 2004(#4880 of 14191)
  • But the bag is only by Harri P., July 21, 2004(#4881 of 14191)
  • My cleaning lady never puts stuff back in the same by Anne L., July 21, 2004(#4882 of 14191)
  • Argh! In the spring I planted a pretty variegated ginger by Clio, July 21, 2004(#4883 of 14191)
  • My cleaning lady never puts stuff back by Harri P., July 21, 2004(#4884 of 14191)
  • perpetual by Liadan, July 21, 2004(#4885 of 14191)
  • Mine don't bloom that year if they're cut to the ground, by Harri P., July 21, 2004(#4886 of 14191)
  • I think the ones that need trimming are Annabells (sp?). by Liadan, July 21, 2004(#4887 of 14191)
  • Liadan, I'm horribly allergic to grass, too. And by Anne L., July 21, 2004(#4888 of 14191)
  • My housecleaner is constantly moving things around. I by madtownvoodoo, July 21, 2004(#4889 of 14191)
  • Ok, speaking of house cleaners, can anyone tell me the by Alystra, July 23, 2004(#4890 of 14191)
  • I've read Other People's Dirt by Louise Rafkin, but I by Em T., July 23, 2004(#4891 of 14191)
  • You're not supposed to fill an upright vacuum cleaner by TAFKA, July 23, 2004(#4892 of 14191)
  • We have the stinky vac bag problem too, but if you by dirt track date, July 24, 2004(#4893 of 14191)
  • The strange thing is that our dogs are both bathed by Lizzie T., July 26, 2004(#4894 of 14191)
  • The dog hair is probably being heated by the vacuum's by Anne L., July 26, 2004(#4895 of 14191)
  • Good point. Also, disgusting. by Lizzie T., July 26, 2004(#4896 of 14191)
  • Laundry question:DH has a white tee shirt which by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4897 of 14191)
  • Try mixing equal parts ammonia and bleach and scrubbing by GregD, July 26, 2004(#4898 of 14191)
  • Vinegar? What does vinegar by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4899 of 14191)
  • Try using the tee shirt for work out clothes or by j. ross, July 26, 2004(#4900 of 14191)
  • Gee, by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4901 of 14191)
  • It's a joke - a recipe for chlorine gas, which by GregD, July 26, 2004(#4902 of 14191)
  • Oh, gee THANKS!Anyone actually know the answer to by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4903 of 14191)
  • It's a white t-shirt, they're all of $10 for a 3-pack. by GregD, July 26, 2004(#4904 of 14191)
  • Greag, thanks for your input, but that's not what I'm by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4905 of 14191)
  • You have a consensus. Greg and I never agree on by j. ross, July 26, 2004(#4906 of 14191)
  • Thanks, both of you. Really.It is not an by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4907 of 14191)
  • I would try the Oxyclean stain mix right on the stain by louisef, July 26, 2004(#4908 of 14191)
  • It won't make a bomb, but I don't think you need the by Julia M., July 26, 2004(#4909 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Julia and Louise!Erm, we don't know what by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4910 of 14191)
  • Have you tried that bleach gel pen? I think the bleach by Ruby Gospel, July 26, 2004(#4911 of 14191)
  • Hmm, nope, Ruby, we don't have one of those, but that is by JayKay, July 26, 2004(#4912 of 14191)
  • My mother soaks anything even slightly suspicious and by louisef, July 26, 2004(#4913 of 14191)
  • One of the key things is to soak for a good long while. by Annie G, July 26, 2004(#4914 of 14191)
  • Mr. T came home with blue ink from a pen all over the by Em T., July 26, 2004(#4915 of 14191)
  • I've had good luck soaking things in a strong solution by betsifur, July 26, 2004(#4916 of 14191)
  • I'd save it for things that can't be by debby, July 26, 2004(#4917 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, July 26, 2004(#4918 of 14191)
  • I bought my first Swiffer last night -- the beginner by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4919 of 14191)
  • The only thing the siffer is good for is teasing the by j. ross, July 27, 2004(#4920 of 14191)
  • No, no, j.--it's vacuums that by Sakti, July 27, 2004(#4921 of 14191)
  • If by j. ross, July 27, 2004(#4922 of 14191)
  • j. ross, I think the Swiffer wet is an improvement over by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4923 of 14191)
  • Jamie, the swiffer wet jet is pretty good, and it works by Anne L., July 27, 2004(#4924 of 14191)
  • I wasn't all that impressed with the dry Swiffer. It by bessy, July 27, 2004(#4925 of 14191)
  • I figure I'm better off using the by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 27, 2004(#4926 of 14191)
  • Hm. Maybe I'll stick with the wet cloths and the by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4927 of 14191)
  • I forgot the original issue and my own post referred to by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 27, 2004(#4928 of 14191)
  • I'm not sure if the Wet Jet would be a by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4929 of 14191)
  • If you think the weight will be a deterrent, it probably by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 27, 2004(#4930 of 14191)
  • The swiffer wet jet also uses 2 AA batteries, which is a by Anne L., July 27, 2004(#4931 of 14191)
  • Good heavens, batteries? No way. That's the clincher. by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4932 of 14191)
  • Yep, the little squirter thingy runs on batteries. I've by Anne L., July 27, 2004(#4933 of 14191)
  • I've used the Clorox version at a friend's house. It by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 27, 2004(#4934 of 14191)
  • I will say once again that all you need with a swiffer by lime, July 27, 2004(#4935 of 14191)
  • Or an old (or cheap) washcloth and a squirt and mop type by Sakti, July 27, 2004(#4936 of 14191)
  • I use the windex instead of the swiffer fluid by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 27, 2004(#4937 of 14191)
  • JayKay, if you're still looking for something to clean by Val C., July 27, 2004(#4938 of 14191)
  • Huh. Thanks, Val. I soaked it overnight in laundry by JayKay, July 27, 2004(#4939 of 14191)
  • Cheaper and better for the by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4940 of 14191)
  • Hah. I just throw the diapers in with the rest of the by lime, July 27, 2004(#4941 of 14191)
  • I'm not really all that picky -- but there would be by JamieL, July 27, 2004(#4942 of 14191)
  • For those who may be interested, dtd's suggestion of by Lizzie T., July 28, 2004(#4943 of 14191)
  • Then I vacuumed up the dead remains of by Biscuit, July 28, 2004(#4944 of 14191)
  • Roomba update: Beware of cat hair. It clogs up by Frank Black, July 29, 2004(#4945 of 14191)
  • I'm popping in without having read the entire thread to by Kate Carmichael, July 29, 2004(#4946 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, July 29, 2004(#4947 of 14191)
  • I'm curious about the Floormate, too. Can it be used on by rrose selavy, July 29, 2004(#4948 of 14191)
  • Talking about the swiffer wetjet caused me to spill icky by Anne L., July 29, 2004(#4949 of 14191)
  • If jarred spaghetti sauce is involved, maybe you should by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 29, 2004(#4950 of 14191)
  • The Floormate leaves hardly any water by JayKay, July 29, 2004(#4951 of 14191)
  • Would the Floormate be suitable with homes that have a by betsey, July 29, 2004(#4952 of 14191)
  • Betsey - we only have one dog, but it works beautifully by JayKay, July 29, 2004(#4953 of 14191)
  • I HEART my floormate. Wood, tile, vinyl, by Kathy Barthway, July 29, 2004(#4954 of 14191)
  • So 60 bucks is considerably less than they usually are? by rrose selavy, July 29, 2004(#4955 of 14191)
  • OK, I'm sold. Dog mess is what I'm trying to eliminate. by Kate Carmichael, July 29, 2004(#4956 of 14191)
  • Yes, yes, rrose! I spent $170 or so on by Kathy Barthway, July 29, 2004(#4957 of 14191)
  • by rrose selavy, July 29, 2004(#4958 of 14191)
  • Sixty bucks is by JayKay, July 29, 2004(#4959 of 14191)
  • I better double check if my friend is right about the by Kate Carmichael, July 29, 2004(#4960 of 14191)
  • It must be an older model, maybe discontinued or a floor by Val C., July 30, 2004(#4961 of 14191)
  • OK, I checked, and her husband said that no, it cost by Kate Carmichael, July 30, 2004(#4962 of 14191)
  • I need by Decca, July 30, 2004(#4963 of 14191)
  • I've seen them at Lowe's for $110ish.I was by yoyoma, August 01, 2004(#4964 of 14191)
  • I found one by Val C., August 01, 2004(#4965 of 14191)
  • Passed on the various presoak recommendations to a by palmist, August 02, 2004(#4966 of 14191)
  • I think I'll check at Lowe's. I have a $50 Best Buy by Kate Carmichael, August 02, 2004(#4967 of 14191)
  • I love my Floormate, too...got it for under $100 at Big by Diana Barry, August 03, 2004(#4968 of 14191)
  • Someone here suggested using the Magic Eraser to clean by Val C., August 04, 2004(#4969 of 14191)
  • Val - That was me. I'm trying to keep mine up, as it by Mostone, August 04, 2004(#4970 of 14191)
  • My apartment is such a hole that I really want to by Elizabeth K, August 04, 2004(#4971 of 14191)
  • Mo, that worked for me too - finally got ground-in by Babylon Sister, August 04, 2004(#4972 of 14191)
  • It's made of by Alice CK, August 04, 2004(#4973 of 14191)
  • It's made of by Babylon Sister, August 04, 2004(#4974 of 14191)
  • Do not question the miracle that is Magic Eraser, or the by Harri P., August 04, 2004(#4975 of 14191)
  • I picked up a magic eraser last night, and my husband by palmist, August 04, 2004(#4976 of 14191)
  • Do not question Happy Magic by Babylon Sister, August 04, 2004(#4977 of 14191)
  • It's MAGIC people! Don't ask the whys, just enjoy it's by Liadan, August 04, 2004(#4978 of 14191)
  • This won't take you directly to the product for a half by CalGal, August 04, 2004(#4979 of 14191)
  • Do not question the miracle that is by Mostone, August 04, 2004(#4980 of 14191)
  • I've loved it since it took the scuff marks off the wall by sohcahtoa, August 04, 2004(#4981 of 14191)
  • My dad can be added to the ranks of people blown away by by Liadan, August 04, 2004(#4982 of 14191)
  • My dad can be added to the ranks of by Biscuit, August 04, 2004(#4983 of 14191)
  • I got some hair dye on my bathroom counter and the by bessy, August 04, 2004(#4984 of 14191)
  • I had good luck with the hair dye remover you can find by Iggy, August 04, 2004(#4985 of 14191)
  • Hey, by bessy, August 04, 2004(#4986 of 14191)
  • No problem. I'm on a mission to deal with some by Iggy, August 04, 2004(#4987 of 14191)
  • Is it dye remover made for removing it from surfaces or by bessy, August 04, 2004(#4988 of 14191)
  • It is used to remove dye stains from your by Iggy, August 04, 2004(#4989 of 14191)
  • WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO YOUR by Liadan, August 04, 2004(#4990 of 14191)
  • The magic eraser thing here has taken on the demeanor of by GregD, August 04, 2004(#4991 of 14191)
  • Sorry, that was Mr Clean speaking through by Babylon Sister, August 04, 2004(#4992 of 14191)
  • "I SAW THE MAGIC ERASER CLEAN SCUFF MARKS! I SAW THE by GregD, August 04, 2004(#4993 of 14191)
  • I SAW THE MAGIC ERASER WITH GOODY by Babylon Sister, August 04, 2004(#4994 of 14191)
  • That was funny by Mostone, August 04, 2004(#4995 of 14191)
  • But it is by Mostone, August 04, 2004(#4996 of 14191)
  • The magic eraser thing here has taken by CalGal, August 04, 2004(#4997 of 14191)
  • Well it could be worse. We could be bowing down by Liadan, August 04, 2004(#4998 of 14191)
  • ... it could be worse. We could be by clerestory, August 04, 2004(#4999 of 14191)
  • I think it's wrong for me to take the millennial in this by CalGal, August 04, 2004(#5000 of 14191)
  • Thanks to Beastie, for the fruit fly catching method by Iggy, August 05, 2004(#5002 of 14191)
  • Hey, cool! Glad to do my by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, August 05, 2004(#5003 of 14191)
  • I searched for Beastie's post re: the killing of fruit by devillishious, August 05, 2004(#5004 of 14191)
  • Looks like Sejarez originally posted the set up, I just by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, August 05, 2004(#5005 of 14191)
  • Goes to show about grapefruit by Violet, August 05, 2004(#5006 of 14191)
  • I must be part fruit by devillishious, August 05, 2004(#5007 of 14191)
  • I just poured some cider vinegar in a shallow bowl, by Iggy, August 05, 2004(#5008 of 14191)
  • I always thought they went after the sugar. From their by devillishious, August 05, 2004(#5009 of 14191)
  • I thought the vinegar worked because it has something in by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, August 05, 2004(#5010 of 14191)
  • Ah, the unpredictable whimsy of fruit by devillishious, August 05, 2004(#5011 of 14191)
  • They like fermented or rotten fruit? Gross. I must go by Iggy, August 05, 2004(#5012 of 14191)
  • They dig in and lay eggs. And they do it in fruit left by GregD, August 05, 2004(#5013 of 14191)
  • Ack! So glad they are all drowning in by Iggy, August 05, 2004(#5014 of 14191)
  • What about wasps? How do you keep them out/away? We're by Shellsea, August 05, 2004(#5015 of 14191)
  • How do you keep them out/awayA by debby, August 05, 2004(#5016 of 14191)
  • Need to get a can of that wasp-killer stuff and go by GregD, August 05, 2004(#5017 of 14191)
  • That reminds me.We have bees, not wasps but by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5018 of 14191)
  • Call the bee removal guy.I was stuck behind a bee by Julia M., August 06, 2004(#5019 of 14191)
  • Call the bee removal guy.That by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5020 of 14191)
  • Wwe have Crocodile Dave around here. He specializes in by dohdee, August 06, 2004(#5021 of 14191)
  • We had bees in our old shed and I called a bug guy. He by betsifur, August 06, 2004(#5022 of 14191)
  • Filling with caulk or expanding foam was my first by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5023 of 14191)
  • Did you know you can make dino eggs with expanding by Rose H., August 06, 2004(#5024 of 14191)
  • by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5025 of 14191)
  • I cannot stop laughing at Julia's post 5019. I keep by devillishious, August 06, 2004(#5026 of 14191)
  • Julia is absolutely killing me by Biscuit, August 06, 2004(#5027 of 14191)
  • That reminds me, Julia, we should be in your by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5028 of 14191)
  • A7, you need to blow up the balloons a few times, so by Rose H., August 06, 2004(#5029 of 14191)
  • I'll have to try that next Easter. What an egg hunt by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5030 of 14191)
  • I was thinking a dino-themed birthday party, by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5031 of 14191)
  • Aradiaseven, you can buy a bug killer in powder form by Anne L., August 06, 2004(#5032 of 14191)
  • That reminds me, Julia, we should be by Julia M., August 06, 2004(#5033 of 14191)
  • I would love to. I'll be visiting the BIL and trying to by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5034 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the suggestion Anne. by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5035 of 14191)
  • If they're actual honeybees, I'd see if I could find by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5036 of 14191)
  • Normally I'd be totally into moving them, but in this by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5037 of 14191)
  • Don't beekeepers lure them, rather than digging them by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5038 of 14191)
  • The beekeepers have mysterious ways to remove the queen by PJ, August 06, 2004(#5039 of 14191)
  • Yeah, beekeepers can do some pretty amazing things and by Liadan, August 06, 2004(#5040 of 14191)
  • Well, if mysterious ways are involved, I could be up for by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5041 of 14191)
  • I'm picturing a netting swathed pied piper, prancing by devillishious, August 06, 2004(#5042 of 14191)
  • Bee removal experts are the only way to go.In my by Jean B., August 06, 2004(#5043 of 14191)
  • We don't have such things as bee-removal experts around by Anne L., August 06, 2004(#5044 of 14191)
  • I called a bee guy when we had a hive in the back yeard. by Sadie, August 06, 2004(#5045 of 14191)
  • Generic bees, fine, $10 can of poison, whatever, but by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5046 of 14191)
  • It was pretty impressive how well he by devillishious, August 06, 2004(#5047 of 14191)
  • I doubt they're true honey bees. Not too many sources by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5048 of 14191)
  • Canada appears to be one of the places hit by the honey by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5049 of 14191)
  • Here's some by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5050 of 14191)
  • I have very few regular bees this year. I still have by devillishious, August 06, 2004(#5051 of 14191)
  • After reading that page (thanks Sakti), I am 90% sure by Aradiaseven, August 06, 2004(#5052 of 14191)
  • Shouldn't all this be moved to Critters, by Em T., August 06, 2004(#5053 of 14191)
  • If they're wasps, poison away.I miss bees, too, by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5054 of 14191)
  • I dunno. They're in a house, and what species they are by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5055 of 14191)
  • Oh, I didn't know there was a Critters thread! I knew by devillishious, August 06, 2004(#5056 of 14191)
  • Can this be addressed with the use of a Mr. Clean Magic by Em T., August 06, 2004(#5057 of 14191)
  • If I ask you what you plant, would you have to answer me by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5058 of 14191)
  • You choose and let me know where you by devillishious, August 06, 2004(#5059 of 14191)
  • Would you ask what anyone planted in keeping by Em T., August 06, 2004(#5060 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, August 06, 2004(#5061 of 14191)
  • Kill wasps. Kill all wasps and yellowjackets. Mean by GregD, August 06, 2004(#5062 of 14191)
  • Anne, if you decided your resident insects are wasps by Alice CK, August 07, 2004(#5063 of 14191)
  • It's me with the bee-like insects in my wall, and yes I by Aradiaseven, August 07, 2004(#5064 of 14191)
  • Sorry, Aradia. I got confused since Anne also seems to by Alice CK, August 07, 2004(#5065 of 14191)
  • HOLY MOTHER OF ALL MIRACLES!I bought that Magic by Annie G, August 07, 2004(#5066 of 14191)
  • And what took you so long to try it? by Laura Palmer, August 07, 2004(#5067 of 14191)
  • And why couldn't I find it at HEB by Clio, August 07, 2004(#5068 of 14191)
  • This isn't a "How do I clean it?" question, but a "Whom by Serin McDaniel, August 08, 2004(#5069 of 14191)
  • You guys better all buy Magic Eraser through my link, by CalGal, August 08, 2004(#5072 of 14191)
  • I'd buy a small dehumidifier and then call a by Harri P., August 08, 2004(#5073 of 14191)
  • Alice CK, it was indeed me who has/had the bee problem by Anne L., August 09, 2004(#5074 of 14191)
  • Hi, Ruby! I've seen you around here (I check in, but I by Serin McDaniel, August 09, 2004(#5075 of 14191)
  • Perhaps more of an industrial or commercial cleaning by gsand, August 09, 2004(#5076 of 14191)
  • Or hire someone to do a "move-out" cleaning. It'll cost by jaybird, August 09, 2004(#5077 of 14191)
  • Sadie,You might want to try a mold remediation by betsifur, August 09, 2004(#5078 of 14191)
  • Serin, you might also try looking under "basement by Liadan, August 09, 2004(#5079 of 14191)
  • Has anyone tried using Magic Eraser on glass? I've used by TwoStep, August 09, 2004(#5080 of 14191)
  • I used it on Boyfriend's ceramic cooktop and it worked by Iggy, August 09, 2004(#5081 of 14191)
  • It worked like a champ getting the film off my glass by Harri P., August 09, 2004(#5082 of 14191)
  • I've used it to get dried stain and paint off of window by Mostone, August 09, 2004(#5083 of 14191)
  • I used it on my glass shower door, and it took the scum by Babylon Sister, August 09, 2004(#5084 of 14191)
  • I used it on my soul and it cleaned the black scum right by Biscuit, August 09, 2004(#5085 of 14191)
  • I've gotta try by Julia M., August 09, 2004(#5086 of 14191)
  • I think I'm going to have to buy them by the by Biscuit, August 09, 2004(#5087 of 14191)
  • I used it on my soul and it cleaned the by Babylon Sister, August 09, 2004(#5088 of 14191)
  • by Anna Trueblood, August 09, 2004(#5089 of 14191)
  • Serin, I would give the obvious bits, i.e. the ones that by Aradiaseven, August 09, 2004(#5090 of 14191)
  • OK, good, those all give me some good by Serin McDaniel, August 10, 2004(#5091 of 14191)
  • To paraphrase Homer Simpson on doughnuts: "Mr. Clean by TwoStep, August 10, 2004(#5092 of 14191)
  • Well, they're not taking away the scum under the water by Pegasus, August 10, 2004(#5093 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, August 11, 2004(#5094 of 14191)
  • My kids, my husband and I have all been sick for weeks. by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5095 of 14191)
  • Honestly, I think some plain old bleach is your best by Aradiaseven, August 13, 2004(#5096 of 14191)
  • Yes. To the last, that by Sakti, August 13, 2004(#5097 of 14191)
  • See, my approach would be something like "Woo hoo! we're by Krista, August 13, 2004(#5098 of 14191)
  • I was thinking exactly the same thing that Krista was by Lizzie T., August 13, 2004(#5099 of 14191)
  • Yes, that's what I meant. Her last question was by Sakti, August 13, 2004(#5100 of 14191)
  • I use the "sani-rinse" cycle in the dishwasher every by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5101 of 14191)
  • They may not just die, though. They might just sit by Aradiaseven, August 13, 2004(#5102 of 14191)
  • I've been sanitizing pacifiers like by J-Ro, August 13, 2004(#5103 of 14191)
  • Isn't everyone immune to the germs by by Lois, August 13, 2004(#5104 of 14191)
  • See, my approach would be something by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5105 of 14191)
  • Lois, I worry that we're not. We've all been sick so by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5106 of 14191)
  • They may not just die, by Sakti, August 13, 2004(#5107 of 14191)
  • That's what I was thinking, by lime, August 13, 2004(#5108 of 14191)
  • we're not talking small poxOR by Lizzie T., August 13, 2004(#5109 of 14191)
  • Y'all are by Sakti, August 13, 2004(#5110 of 14191)
  • OR ARE WE?Dum dum by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5111 of 14191)
  • Most other germs can't live long at by Aradiaseven, August 13, 2004(#5112 of 14191)
  • Throw out everyone's toothbrushes and buy new. Those by Sapphire, August 13, 2004(#5113 of 14191)
  • Norwalk virus lives for what, 48 hours by Sakti, August 13, 2004(#5114 of 14191)
  • Good idea, Sapphire. Sophie's going to be pissed, by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5115 of 14191)
  • Does it have a replacable head? Because that would be by Sapphire, August 13, 2004(#5116 of 14191)
  • No, this one by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5117 of 14191)
  • Oh, too bad. Hello Kitty toothbrushes are a precious by Sapphire, August 13, 2004(#5118 of 14191)
  • Soak the toothbrush in rubbing by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, August 13, 2004(#5119 of 14191)
  • I put our toothbrushes through the dishwasher regularly, by sohcahtoa, August 13, 2004(#5120 of 14191)
  • Soak the toothbrushes in by devillishious, August 13, 2004(#5121 of 14191)
  • Soak the toothbrushes in by sweet pea, August 13, 2004(#5122 of 14191)
  • Soak the toothbrushes in bleach and by Biscuit, August 13, 2004(#5123 of 14191)
  • Bring a cup of water to a boil in the microwave. Wet by Lois, August 13, 2004(#5124 of 14191)
  • I think there's probably metal in an electric by Darci, August 13, 2004(#5125 of 14191)
  • Be sure to rinse it really well before you give it back by Julia M., August 13, 2004(#5126 of 14191)
  • What is colour safe bleach made by devillishious, August 14, 2004(#5127 of 14191)
  • According to the label, Clorox 2 has hydrogen peroxide, by LoriK, August 14, 2004(#5128 of 14191)
  • by TAFKA, August 14, 2004(#5129 of 14191)
  • LoriK, thanks for that. I looked at the label in the by devillishious, August 14, 2004(#5130 of 14191)
  • Soak the toothbrushes in by JayKay, August 16, 2004(#5131 of 14191)
  • My MIL is cleaning my bathrooms right now. That woman by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5132 of 14191)
  • Are you videotaping her efforts to get some sanitation by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5133 of 14191)
  • Har! I've got no doubt that my slovenliness appalls by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5134 of 14191)
  • Betsi, I hope your relationship is such that you can by Jean B., August 18, 2004(#5135 of 14191)
  • Yes - I have told her that I appreciate the cleaning. by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5136 of 14191)
  • Probably she'll accept it over time, if it's explained by Jean B., August 18, 2004(#5137 of 14191)
  • And if you expand your explanation to mention wanting to by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5138 of 14191)
  • You're probably going through cleaning supplies at a by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5139 of 14191)
  • Wow, those are some good specials, Cal. Who is Mrs. by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5140 of 14191)
  • Em, I'm sure I'd be very fond of them if I by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5141 of 14191)
  • Shall I check out Mrs. Meyers and let you know how her by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5142 of 14191)
  • That is really by lime, August 18, 2004(#5143 of 14191)
  • Em, that would be great. Bet's mom has already taken on by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5144 of 14191)
  • You're probably going through cleaning by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5145 of 14191)
  • Oh, well then. Buy more. Here, you can get a discount if by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5146 of 14191)
  • I used your link in the earlier post to order some Mrs. by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5147 of 14191)
  • Now you will smell lovely as you by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5148 of 14191)
  • We went through a Sam's club container by Lizzie T., August 18, 2004(#5149 of 14191)
  • But just think how clean everyone by Jean B., August 18, 2004(#5150 of 14191)
  • Yes, all of TPW could drop in on Betsifur without her by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5151 of 14191)
  • So, what time should we all show by Jean B., August 18, 2004(#5152 of 14191)
  • I'm at a loss for what's being washed all the time. I by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5153 of 14191)
  • Extra cleaning supplies is still way cheaper than a by palmist, August 18, 2004(#5154 of 14191)
  • That's probably it, Bets. I usually use about 1/4 - 1/3 by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5155 of 14191)
  • Probably, Em. Lest I seem ungrateful, I do appreciate by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5156 of 14191)
  • Does colour safe bleach work just as well as regular, by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5157 of 14191)
  • You should tell her to start a flylady site, and then by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5158 of 14191)
  • Devil - Oxyclean. I don't think it will work as well as by betsifur, August 18, 2004(#5159 of 14191)
  • OK, I'll try some. Here's the thing: I'm not using it by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5160 of 14191)
  • I spilled bleach in the hallway a few weeks ago. It by Lizzie T., August 18, 2004(#5161 of 14191)
  • Do you think Oxyclean will remove by Liadan, August 18, 2004(#5162 of 14191)
  • I read somewhere once that most people use so much by Stephanie D., August 18, 2004(#5163 of 14191)
  • For regular laundry that's unstained and just everyday by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5164 of 14191)
  • Bleach comes in different flavors now too, devil. Maybe by palmist, August 18, 2004(#5165 of 14191)
  • But it's still chemically terrifying isn't it? Like by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5166 of 14191)
  • I don't think that having a mound of by Iggy, August 18, 2004(#5167 of 14191)
  • Maybe I'm not sure why you find it terrifying. It's not by palmist, August 18, 2004(#5168 of 14191)
  • It's very hard to unlearn the mindset by Liadan, August 18, 2004(#5169 of 14191)
  • palmist I cannot bring myself to risk getting that stuff by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5170 of 14191)
  • Devill, for whitest white cotton towels, the only thing by Anne L., August 18, 2004(#5171 of 14191)
  • Maybe Borax? That's a by palmist, August 18, 2004(#5172 of 14191)
  • Maybe I'll wear by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5173 of 14191)
  • Is Borax by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5174 of 14191)
  • No, borax is borax. It's a mined mineral, I by Sakti, August 18, 2004(#5175 of 14191)
  • No, it's something else. by sohcahtoa, August 18, 2004(#5176 of 14191)
  • Interesting. Maybe I'll try the by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5177 of 14191)
  • Devill, rubber gloves would actually work really well if by Anne L., August 18, 2004(#5178 of 14191)
  • Borax is a wondrous, wondrous substance but I still by Aradiaseven, August 18, 2004(#5179 of 14191)
  • I'm going to try the alternatives and note my findings. by devillishious, August 18, 2004(#5180 of 14191)
  • I'm interested to hear your results. My MIL swears by by palmist, August 18, 2004(#5181 of 14191)
  • Every so often I get those crappy old Clorox 2 jingles by Biscuit, August 18, 2004(#5182 of 14191)
  • A magic moment, by palmist, August 18, 2004(#5183 of 14191)
  • I kind of don't get the need for bleach on lightly-used by Alizarin, August 18, 2004(#5184 of 14191)
  • Mama's got the magic of Clo-rox by Babylon Sister, August 18, 2004(#5185 of 14191)
  • Alizarin, are you the one who refuses to use by CalGal, August 18, 2004(#5186 of 14191)
  • Cordelia's overly elaborate tie-dyeing kit had a bottle by Harri P., August 18, 2004(#5187 of 14191)
  • I would use the old finger-crossing method, myself, by J-Ro, August 18, 2004(#5188 of 14191)
  • Quick, Cal, where is an affiliate that sells soda ash by Em T., August 18, 2004(#5189 of 14191)
  • by terrilynn, August 18, 2004(#5190 of 14191)
  • especially if it is not a garment that by Harri P., August 18, 2004(#5191 of 14191)
  • Harri! You can buy it from the swimming pool by Biscuit, August 18, 2004(#5192 of 14191)
  • Thanks, terrilynn. Maybe I'll just use TSP instead, by Harri P., August 18, 2004(#5193 of 14191)
  • Yeah, Biscuit, just like I could buy muriatic acid from by Harri P., August 18, 2004(#5194 of 14191)
  • Alizarin, are you the one who refuses by Alizarin, August 19, 2004(#5195 of 14191)
  • I don't use bleach either, and my whites are really by JamieL, August 19, 2004(#5196 of 14191)
  • Clorox 2Washload: Two bath towels, two by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5197 of 14191)
  • Liquid soap or by Harri P., August 19, 2004(#5198 of 14191)
  • Sorry, liquid detergent. Store by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5199 of 14191)
  • What size by Biscuit, August 19, 2004(#5200 of 14191)
  • I think you should take your makeup off with something by Harri P., August 19, 2004(#5201 of 14191)
  • Big, humungoid, orange bottle with green cap. The by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5202 of 14191)
  • You still haven't put a shirt by Laura Palmer, August 19, 2004(#5203 of 14191)
  • Okay, I think I see the problem here. Clearly you should by Biscuit, August 19, 2004(#5204 of 14191)
  • You still haven't put a shirt by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5205 of 14191)
  • I think you should take your makeup off by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5206 of 14191)
  • FWIW, I think Oxyclean does a very good job of by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, August 19, 2004(#5207 of 14191)
  • Well, I think I'll try the Borax next. I was going to by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5208 of 14191)
  • Excellent! Photographic proof may be by Biscuit, August 19, 2004(#5209 of 14191)
  • You swiveled left to right? Well, there's your by Jean B., August 19, 2004(#5210 of 14191)
  • Borax makes the water sudsier than it would be. I used by sweet pea, August 19, 2004(#5211 of 14191)
  • Now that I know that Borax kills by Alizarin, August 19, 2004(#5212 of 14191)
  • What problems does germy laundry by dohdee, August 19, 2004(#5213 of 14191)
  • Don't ruin your washcloths with by Sakti, August 19, 2004(#5214 of 14191)
  • Or use one-and-a-half scoops of Oxyclean.Paper by Liadan, August 19, 2004(#5215 of 14191)
  • OK, is it too weird to say that I was thinking of Devill by Anne L., August 19, 2004(#5216 of 14191)
  • You can get those make-up removing towelettes, too. by JayKay, August 19, 2004(#5217 of 14191)
  • I buy the towelettes and cut them in half. They are by Sapphire, August 19, 2004(#5218 of 14191)
  • I like Cetaphil and washcloths. They work. I itch at by devillishious, August 19, 2004(#5219 of 14191)
  • I use washcloths to remove makeup. Who cares if they by madtownvoodoo, August 19, 2004(#5220 of 14191)
  • Per Laundry God Husband 'o Mine (textile chemist for by ElenaW, August 20, 2004(#5221 of 14191)
  • I found bluing in the grocery store the other day. Boy by Lizzie T., August 20, 2004(#5222 of 14191)
  • I use bluing sometimes. It by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#5223 of 14191)
  • When I was at the Mexican grocer's with devillicious we by Biscuit, August 20, 2004(#5224 of 14191)
  • My mom used bluing on my diapers when I was a baby. She by Lizzie T., August 20, 2004(#5225 of 14191)
  • We use bluing and it *does* work very by dohdee, August 20, 2004(#5226 of 14191)
  • Dohdee, isn't it hard to get it to dissolve in that big by JayKay, August 20, 2004(#5227 of 14191)
  • Dohdee, how do you keep it from staining? My mom said by Lizzie T., August 20, 2004(#5228 of 14191)
  • I cheat and use liquid bluing so you don't have to by dohdee, August 20, 2004(#5229 of 14191)
  • When do you scrub the laundry on the by JayKay, August 20, 2004(#5230 of 14191)
  • Right before she heats the water on the open fire to by Em T., August 20, 2004(#5231 of 14191)
  • Hello! We pound things on by dohdee, August 20, 2004(#5232 of 14191)
  • If you wash all your clothes in the river, you don't by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#5233 of 14191)
  • I used to work for an older woman doctor who was the by Em T., August 20, 2004(#5234 of 14191)
  • There was an article in the paper or someplace I just by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#5235 of 14191)
  • My dad has a wringer washer at work to wring out the by Iggy, August 20, 2004(#5236 of 14191)
  • My grandmother never used anything but a wringer washing by JayKay, August 20, 2004(#5237 of 14191)
  • My mom ran her hair through the wringer when she was a by Biscuit, August 20, 2004(#5238 of 14191)
  • This is why I refuse to learn how to by JayKay, August 20, 2004(#5239 of 14191)
  • Why do I look at the white font? by Iggy, August 20, 2004(#5240 of 14191)
  • There was some by Biscuit, August 20, 2004(#5241 of 14191)
  • she also ran the sewing machine needle through her by RamblingRose, August 20, 2004(#5242 of 14191)
  • That reminds me of the Simpsons episode where Homer was by Lizzie T., August 20, 2004(#5243 of 14191)
  • We had a wringer washer when I was a kid, but I don't by Anne L., August 20, 2004(#5244 of 14191)
  • For the sheets, you'd be amazed at what laying them on by Wilma Flintstone, August 20, 2004(#5245 of 14191)
  • Also, you can leave wet laundry out to dry on a frosty by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#5246 of 14191)
  • In Europe, the lawn on which sheets were laid to dry was by Shellsea, August 20, 2004(#5247 of 14191)
  • For the sheets, you'd be amazed at what by dohdee, August 20, 2004(#5248 of 14191)
  • For beating clothes by Biscuit, August 20, 2004(#5249 of 14191)
  • I cannot imagine what would happen if I left my laundry by devillishious, August 20, 2004(#5250 of 14191)
  • That's because you live in by lime, August 20, 2004(#5251 of 14191)
  • And what difference would it make in the long run, by Em T., August 20, 2004(#5252 of 14191)
  • You Canadians have the rudest by JayKay, August 20, 2004(#5253 of 14191)
  • Get a clothesline. An afternoon on the line in the sun by Liadan, August 20, 2004(#5254 of 14191)
  • Just don't locate your clothesline UNDER a giant tree; by Laura Palmer, August 20, 2004(#5255 of 14191)
  • Just don't locate your clothesline by devillishious, August 20, 2004(#5256 of 14191)
  • Sounds like a whole lot of trouble. Stick with a dryer, by Em T., August 20, 2004(#5257 of 14191)
  • Does anyone know if there's a safe way to clean an by Emily Q, August 20, 2004(#5258 of 14191)
  • I've just found out that I've been inadvertantly doing by Badger, August 20, 2004(#5259 of 14191)
  • Hand-knotted or by Sakti, August 20, 2004(#5260 of 14191)
  • I steam all my wool rugs myself.I also use a by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#5261 of 14191)
  • I used to wash everything in cold water and it always by Elizabeth K, August 20, 2004(#5262 of 14191)
  • Hand-knotted or by Emily Q, August 20, 2004(#5263 of 14191)
  • Machine. So I wouldn't worry too much about it. I by Sakti, August 20, 2004(#5264 of 14191)
  • Ok, so it won't, like, shrink, or something. Good. by Emily Q, August 20, 2004(#5265 of 14191)
  • Oh, yeah, like our machine-made Oriental in our dining by Sakti, August 20, 2004(#5266 of 14191)
  • Edited: Ah, so it works fine, Harri? by Harri P., August 21, 2004(#5267 of 14191)
  • Well, the one in my living room is failing to hide the by Emily Q, August 21, 2004(#5268 of 14191)
  • Steam cleaners work really well at getting spots out. by Harri P., August 21, 2004(#5269 of 14191)
  • We have them picked up/dropped off by a carpet cleaning by Sakti, August 21, 2004(#5270 of 14191)
  • The solution to the bleachy problem is to buy by Serin McDaniel, August 21, 2004(#5271 of 14191)
  • buy a big mess of white washcloths at by Emily Q, August 21, 2004(#5272 of 14191)
  • If I did that, my next comment would be "Holy shit, look by Jean B., August 21, 2004(#5273 of 14191)
  • I got a Floormate and it really works! My floor is by rrose selavy, August 21, 2004(#5274 of 14191)
  • I vacuumed today. Not only that, but I used the by Elizabeth K, August 21, 2004(#5275 of 14191)
  • You're doing better than me. Ever.I'm still only by mollybo, August 21, 2004(#5276 of 14191)
  • I don't suppose bluing works to prevent the browning of by Kteemac, August 21, 2004(#5277 of 14191)
  • mollybo, my bathtub is still growing science by Elizabeth K, August 21, 2004(#5278 of 14191)
  • There is rust remover stuff for whites thats sold by the by Wilma Flintstone, August 22, 2004(#5279 of 14191)
  • I read somewhere once that most people by TAFKA, August 22, 2004(#5280 of 14191)
  • Can someone explain hard and soft water? Why does a by sweet pea, August 22, 2004(#5281 of 14191)
  • Hard water means it has a lot of calcium and magnesium by Sakti, August 22, 2004(#5282 of 14191)
  • Ah, okay. by sweet pea, August 22, 2004(#5283 of 14191)
  • Hard water means the presence of calciam carbonate. by TAFKA, August 22, 2004(#5284 of 14191)
  • Well, ok, then. Much more technical resource than a by Sakti, August 22, 2004(#5285 of 14191)
  • Water being an electrolyte, will by Emily Q, August 22, 2004(#5286 of 14191)
  • Hey, washing gurus: I just bought a Miele washing by Magnolia, August 22, 2004(#5287 of 14191)
  • Have you got washers at the end of each by Badger, August 22, 2004(#5288 of 14191)
  • Have you called the appliance store and asked them for by dirt track date, August 22, 2004(#5289 of 14191)
  • They don't have my damn book (grumph, grumph) and Miele by Magnolia, August 22, 2004(#5290 of 14191)
  • I am the appliance-installation queen by Badger, August 22, 2004(#5291 of 14191)
  • BoraxWashload: Two bath towels, two hand by devillishious, August 23, 2004(#5292 of 14191)
  • I've been enjoying the Consumer Reports saga. I'm kind by Stephanie D., August 23, 2004(#5293 of 14191)
  • Actually, I must admit that I am sorely tempted to still by devillishious, August 23, 2004(#5294 of 14191)
  • Do it, do it, do it. by palmist, August 23, 2004(#5295 of 14191)
  • OK then. I like doing laundry anyway so what the hell, by devillishious, August 23, 2004(#5296 of 14191)
  • You're a sport, by palmist, August 23, 2004(#5297 of 14191)
  • I can't wait to read the results of the bluing by Stephanie D., August 23, 2004(#5298 of 14191)
  • I haven't even used borax in years. It's touted by by Alice CK, August 23, 2004(#5299 of 14191)
  • palmist, I had to page back find this: by devillishious, August 23, 2004(#5300 of 14191)
  • Oh my. That reminds me of our Chinese food disaster last by Stephanie D., August 23, 2004(#5301 of 14191)
  • Sympathies to both of you, as it's the kind of thing by palmist, August 23, 2004(#5302 of 14191)
  • Why wiuld you want a rug in front of your washer/dryer? by debby, August 23, 2004(#5303 of 14191)
  • Also, supposedly a good, non-toxic pest by devillishious, August 23, 2004(#5304 of 14191)
  • No, see, the dusty painted cement in front of the by LC, August 23, 2004(#5305 of 14191)
  • Appliances are in the basement, which is basementy, and by palmist, August 23, 2004(#5306 of 14191)
  • Maybe a rubber tile type thing, by JamieL, August 23, 2004(#5307 of 14191)
  • Well, devill, at least you won't get any giant flying by Alice CK, August 24, 2004(#5308 of 14191)
  • Since it's a rental, I think his big cheap carpet is an by palmist, August 24, 2004(#5309 of 14191)
  • Why would you want a rug in front of by Liadan, August 24, 2004(#5310 of 14191)
  • Any NYCers in here know where I can find my beloved by Kathy Barthway, August 25, 2004(#5311 of 14191)
  • I can't find it for sale at any affiliate by Bingo, August 25, 2004(#5312 of 14191)
  • Aha! I found another similar product through affiliate by Bingo, August 25, 2004(#5313 of 14191)
  • How nice. Here's an affiliate link: by CalGal, August 25, 2004(#5314 of 14191)
  • My drugstore.com order of Mrs. Meyer's products arrived by Em T., August 25, 2004(#5315 of 14191)
  • The last place I saw Wrinkle Release was at by Mostone, August 25, 2004(#5316 of 14191)
  • Cal, I thought the link I posted would give you credit. by Bingo, August 25, 2004(#5317 of 14191)
  • Bingo, the minute you click through a link, the merchant by CalGal, August 26, 2004(#5318 of 14191)
  • by Bingo, August 26, 2004(#5319 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Bingo, but that stuff is spendier than my by Kathy Barthway, August 26, 2004(#5320 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, August 28, 2004(#5321 of 14191)
  • Dammit, I was hoping that was going to be a link to my by Kathy Barthway, August 28, 2004(#5322 of 14191)
  • What by CalGal, August 29, 2004(#5323 of 14191)
  • Her downy wrinkle remover, that she can't find anywhere by lime, August 29, 2004(#5324 of 14191)
  • I was at WalMart tonight and planned to buy some and by Bingo, August 29, 2004(#5325 of 14191)
  • I'm going to be in Spfd next weekend. Hey, Bingo, wanna by Kathy Barthway, August 29, 2004(#5326 of 14191)
  • I would if I felt ready for the freeway. You'll have to by Bingo, August 29, 2004(#5327 of 14191)
  • Oh Christ, I hope we're well out of that hole by next by Kathy Barthway, August 29, 2004(#5328 of 14191)
  • That would make me very happy!And to get back on by Bingo, August 29, 2004(#5329 of 14191)
  • She falls asleep with stuff in her bed a lot, doesn't by Kathy Barthway, August 29, 2004(#5330 of 14191)
  • You know, I'd forgotten about her last episode. It was by Bingo, August 29, 2004(#5331 of 14191)
  • Pizza, I by Kathy Barthway, August 29, 2004(#5332 of 14191)
  • Could be worse...cigarette, nail by Sakti, August 29, 2004(#5333 of 14191)
  • Yeah, if Anna fell asleep with a cigarette it would be by Kathy Barthway, August 29, 2004(#5334 of 14191)
  • In a king size bed?! I thought Bingo's kids were all by Sakti, August 29, 2004(#5335 of 14191)
  • I think she's 11 or 12.And I think I'd make a by lime, August 29, 2004(#5336 of 14191)
  • True, it's Scott who's by Kathy Barthway, August 29, 2004(#5337 of 14191)
  • Yes, Anna's 11, and she isn't supposed to eat in her by Bingo, August 30, 2004(#5338 of 14191)
  • Well, at first I was thinking of Cathy George's Anna, by Sakti, August 30, 2004(#5339 of 14191)
  • And I think I'd make a rule about no by CalGal, August 30, 2004(#5340 of 14191)
  • Yes, it's her fault. Like I said, I'm getting rid of by Bingo, August 30, 2004(#5341 of 14191)
  • Hey, she lost once in the lottery; maybe the odds will by Kathy Barthway, August 30, 2004(#5342 of 14191)
  • OxycleanWashload: Two bath towels, two by devillishious, September 03, 2004(#5343 of 14191)
  • I hid the Oxyclean in my bathroom today, because I think by betsifur, September 03, 2004(#5344 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the report, by palmist, September 03, 2004(#5345 of 14191)
  • devil, did you wait till the washer was full of water to by Sapphire, September 03, 2004(#5346 of 14191)
  • Betsifur's mil snorts by Em T., September 03, 2004(#5347 of 14191)
  • Sapphire, no I put it in with the soap as the washer was by devillishious, September 03, 2004(#5348 of 14191)
  • I don't know. The directions on my (Clorox-brand, I by Sapphire, September 03, 2004(#5349 of 14191)
  • That's weird. How do you add clothes to a tub full of by devillishious, September 03, 2004(#5350 of 14191)
  • I put the oxy in the bottom and start the water on hot by Sakti, September 03, 2004(#5351 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean has an equally ominous POISON by Rose H., September 03, 2004(#5352 of 14191)
  • Pink?! You folks really ARE pretty pansy, aren't by Sakti, September 03, 2004(#5353 of 14191)
  • What? What color are yours then? Ours are shocking pink, by Rose H., September 03, 2004(#5354 of 14191)
  • Is this what you have? by Badger, September 03, 2004(#5355 of 14191)
  • Yes, but our tubs are pink, like the by Rose H., September 03, 2004(#5356 of 14191)
  • I wish mine came in a pretty pink tub! It's white with by devillishious, September 03, 2004(#5357 of 14191)
  • That stuff's expensive, and I only use by TAFKA, September 04, 2004(#5358 of 14191)
  • dohdee's paddle from her laundry by dohdee, September 04, 2004(#5359 of 14191)
  • I didn't know anybody went to the trouble to counterfeit by TAFKA, September 04, 2004(#5360 of 14191)
  • Lots of people go to major trouble to counterfeit by dohdee, September 04, 2004(#5361 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, September 04, 2004(#5362 of 14191)
  • I have never used Tide. I came up in an All household, by TAFKA, September 04, 2004(#5363 of 14191)
  • I get my actual laundry soap from Sam's club. I don't by betsifur, September 04, 2004(#5364 of 14191)
  • I buy whatever liquid laundry detergent is cheapest at by debby, September 04, 2004(#5365 of 14191)
  • Organic stains? I guess that's why it didn't work that by TAFKA, September 04, 2004(#5366 of 14191)
  • My mother in law gave me some oxyclean in a margarine by sohcahtoa, September 04, 2004(#5367 of 14191)
  • Either you used it on something that wasn't organic by TAFKA, September 04, 2004(#5368 of 14191)
  • soh, I usually soak stuff in Oxiclean to get out stains. by JennyD, September 04, 2004(#5369 of 14191)
  • I only use one scoop per sinkful of water, but I let the by Bingo, September 04, 2004(#5370 of 14191)
  • The only thing it hasn't worked on so by Rose H., September 04, 2004(#5371 of 14191)
  • I think I've posted this before - I've gotten rid of by betsifur, September 04, 2004(#5372 of 14191)
  • I use Oxiclean for soaking purposes only. And it does by Alice CK, September 04, 2004(#5373 of 14191)
  • You explained it more scientifically than I did, by TAFKA, September 05, 2004(#5374 of 14191)
  • be tempted to try the same thing with by terrilynn, September 05, 2004(#5375 of 14191)
  • I always use about 6 by devillishious, September 06, 2004(#5376 of 14191)
  • Well, they're very small scoops. And the stain-removing by TAFKA, September 06, 2004(#5377 of 14191)
  • Since we moved in, our tub has always been sort of by Lizzie T., September 07, 2004(#5378 of 14191)
  • So I read some of FlyLady's site because I liked the by Eustacia, September 08, 2004(#5379 of 14191)
  • I took that to mean that when you have a dirty dishes by Babylon Sister, September 08, 2004(#5380 of 14191)
  • I hope you're right. I was picturing mounds of cruddy by Eustacia, September 08, 2004(#5381 of 14191)
  • Gah. And did someone mention by JayKay, September 08, 2004(#5382 of 14191)
  • Or maybe, get some medication if you're so OCD that you by Harri P., September 08, 2004(#5383 of 14191)
  • In our new place and now having a dishwasher, I really by GregD, September 08, 2004(#5384 of 14191)
  • I love our dishwasher so much more than I thought I by Lizzie T., September 08, 2004(#5385 of 14191)
  • 'Storing' dirty dishes is one of the best things about by Badger, September 08, 2004(#5386 of 14191)
  • even more so than the central airOh, by GregD, September 08, 2004(#5387 of 14191)
  • Central air! Dishwashers! I've got to get out of this by JamieL, September 08, 2004(#5388 of 14191)
  • Psssst. Jamie.In-unit washer and by JayKay, September 08, 2004(#5389 of 14191)
  • Where do you live that you don't have dishwashers? by CalGal, September 08, 2004(#5390 of 14191)
  • Sadly it's not uncommon not to have a dishwasher in NYC. by JamieL, September 08, 2004(#5391 of 14191)
  • Ignore me. I think after almost 13 years this city is by JamieL, September 08, 2004(#5392 of 14191)
  • Where do you live that you don't have by GregD, September 08, 2004(#5393 of 14191)
  • A dishwasher and central air are two things that I by Anne L., September 08, 2004(#5394 of 14191)
  • Our old place was built in 1926. My kitchen was five by Lizzie T., September 08, 2004(#5395 of 14191)
  • I've never lived anyplace with a disposal. It must be by Bingo, September 08, 2004(#5396 of 14191)
  • My old place had a garbage disposal but no dishwasher or by debby, September 09, 2004(#5397 of 14191)
  • We don't have a dishwasher or a disposal. I was going to by LC, September 09, 2004(#5398 of 14191)
  • I grew up in a Victorian house without air conditioning by Patrick, September 09, 2004(#5399 of 14191)
  • She is right. Air conditioning is the greatest by Sadie, September 09, 2004(#5400 of 14191)
  • This is the first time I've had central air. I'm by Eustacia, September 09, 2004(#5401 of 14191)
  • Patrick, I understand you. I'm not a fan of super-hot by Brooke, September 09, 2004(#5402 of 14191)
  • Yes, we just had central air put in, and I'm mostly by JDF, September 09, 2004(#5403 of 14191)
  • Eh. When the real world is 95 degrees and humid, I don't by Alizarin, September 09, 2004(#5404 of 14191)
  • out here in Colorado where the air is by Sadie, September 09, 2004(#5405 of 14191)
  • I don't mind not having central air in this house. It by Harri P., September 09, 2004(#5406 of 14191)
  • Places where you need to heat the pool in the summer by Bingo, September 09, 2004(#5407 of 14191)
  • It's sort of iffy here. The previous owner didn't heat by Harri P., September 09, 2004(#5408 of 14191)
  • Yeah, that's too cold for me. I want it warm enough by Bingo, September 09, 2004(#5409 of 14191)
  • I was more motivated to drag the kids to the pool when by JDF, September 10, 2004(#5410 of 14191)
  • My parents didn't have central air when I was growing by Lizzie T., September 10, 2004(#5411 of 14191)
  • by Eustacia, September 10, 2004(#5412 of 14191)
  • Sadly it's not uncommon not to have a by Brigit M, September 10, 2004(#5413 of 14191)
  • I remember using the attic fan to cool the whole by GregD, September 10, 2004(#5414 of 14191)
  • It feels plastic and artificial and by TAFKA, September 11, 2004(#5415 of 14191)
  • I think we had a dishwasher growing up but we never used by Lizard S., September 11, 2004(#5416 of 14191)
  • I am being unreasonably petty and irrititated about by betsifur, September 12, 2004(#5417 of 14191)
  • They have one in their current place by JennyD, September 12, 2004(#5418 of 14191)
  • I don't think you're being unreasonable, by TAFKA, September 12, 2004(#5419 of 14191)
  • It's not the housekeeping issues that are annoying you, by Alice CK, September 12, 2004(#5420 of 14191)
  • She's refusing to do things your by betsifur, September 12, 2004(#5421 of 14191)
  • It probably is more appropriate for your husband to have by Alice CK, September 12, 2004(#5422 of 14191)
  • Exactly. It's the principle of the thing. It by TAFKA, September 12, 2004(#5423 of 14191)
  • because I cannot live with a fat dog by Emily Q, September 12, 2004(#5424 of 14191)
  • Exactly. It's the principle of the by dirt track date, September 12, 2004(#5425 of 14191)
  • MIL had a dachshund for years, that she never trained, by betsifur, September 13, 2004(#5426 of 14191)
  • Well, both of y'all are right. It is better to pick by TAFKA, September 13, 2004(#5427 of 14191)
  • I think in many cases, it's worth it to at least by Alice CK, September 13, 2004(#5428 of 14191)
  • Yes. If it's really not "her" house any more, then it is by CalGal, September 13, 2004(#5429 of 14191)
  • Will Oxyclean or a similar product remove mildew stains by betsey, September 14, 2004(#5430 of 14191)
  • hell by debby, September 14, 2004(#5431 of 14191)
  • Really? I had horrible luck with it with by Sakti, September 14, 2004(#5432 of 14191)
  • DId you let it soak for by debby, September 14, 2004(#5433 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, September 14, 2004(#5434 of 14191)
  • Skipping way ahead to report that I stocked up on my by Kathy Barthway, September 14, 2004(#5435 of 14191)
  • Anyone know how to get a persistent moldy smell out of a by Kteemac, September 17, 2004(#5436 of 14191)
  • Have you hung them outdoors in the by J-Ro, September 17, 2004(#5437 of 14191)
  • Try by sohcahtoa, September 17, 2004(#5438 of 14191)
  • Use a cup of white vinegar in the rinse cycle and then by Em T., September 17, 2004(#5439 of 14191)
  • Throw them out and buy new by debby, September 17, 2004(#5440 of 14191)
  • What Debby said it one last effort doesn't by Em T., September 17, 2004(#5441 of 14191)
  • Man, jeans that fit right are hard to find. I'd try at by Krista, September 17, 2004(#5442 of 14191)
  • I'll second the Borax recommendation. It is GOOD at by Aradiaseven, September 17, 2004(#5443 of 14191)
  • Maybe a really concentrated baking soda solution? Get a by JamieL, September 17, 2004(#5444 of 14191)
  • These are also my favorite pair of jeans, so throwing by Kteemac, September 17, 2004(#5445 of 14191)
  • Vinegar has never failed me (actually, Mr. Gospel, since by Ruby Gospel, September 17, 2004(#5446 of 14191)
  • Ktmeemac, have you checked the filter of your washing by Shellsea, September 18, 2004(#5447 of 14191)
  • Anybody know the right way to clean bathroom tiles so by JDF, September 19, 2004(#5448 of 14191)
  • According to the clorox infomercial that held me in its by debby, September 19, 2004(#5449 of 14191)
  • Hmmm...interesting. But as a regular thing? I wonder if by JDF, September 19, 2004(#5450 of 14191)
  • According to Home Comforts, "use any neutral or by terrilynn, September 19, 2004(#5451 of 14191)
  • JDF, make sure to seal the by Julia M., September 19, 2004(#5452 of 14191)
  • the clorox bleach pen will make the by Ratty Ingalls Wilder, September 19, 2004(#5453 of 14191)
  • Yes, it by bessy, September 22, 2004(#5454 of 14191)
  • I'm intrigued. Will the bleach pen work on grout that by Iggy, September 22, 2004(#5455 of 14191)
  • The bleach pen did nothing for my stained grout - not a by Mostone, September 22, 2004(#5456 of 14191)
  • Damn. Why won't someone make a CLR by Iggy, September 22, 2004(#5457 of 14191)
  • I used the bleach pen repeatedly on old mildewed by Nancy T., September 22, 2004(#5458 of 14191)
  • Okay, I'm buying the bleach pen just for the spots of by Iggy, September 22, 2004(#5459 of 14191)
  • The bleach pen simply sounds rife with evil by GregD, September 22, 2004(#5460 of 14191)
  • However, it did not work on the hair dye on my bathroom by bessy, September 22, 2004(#5461 of 14191)
  • It really is tempting to start using it all over the by Nancy T., September 22, 2004(#5462 of 14191)
  • Greg is envisioning taking it to work and writing "Kick by Alice CK, September 22, 2004(#5463 of 14191)
  • by GregD, September 22, 2004(#5464 of 14191)
  • Maybe you should try peroxide on the hair dye stain on by Julia M., September 22, 2004(#5465 of 14191)
  • Dude, you can use the bleach pen to on scrapbook pages. by dohdee, September 22, 2004(#5466 of 14191)
  • However, it did not work on the hair by Iggy, September 22, 2004(#5467 of 14191)
  • Julia M., how do you seal grout and does the tile guy do by JDF, September 23, 2004(#5468 of 14191)
  • Anna's been dying to use the bleach pen to write on a by Bingo, September 23, 2004(#5469 of 14191)
  • Sorry--from upthread--the idea that you can move your by dirt track date, September 23, 2004(#5470 of 14191)
  • Yes, but on the flip side an elder parent moving in with by GregD, September 23, 2004(#5471 of 14191)
  • You aren't in charge anymore, your kid by Harri P., September 23, 2004(#5472 of 14191)
  • JDF, I don't know if your tile guy did it or not. by Julia M., September 23, 2004(#5473 of 14191)
  • I don't know if this question really belongs here, but by Sakti, September 23, 2004(#5474 of 14191)
  • Cooking.By the time you sit down to eat, the by terrilynn, September 23, 2004(#5475 of 14191)
  • Is returning ingredients to storage by J-Ro, September 23, 2004(#5476 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, according to ME, of by terrilynn, September 23, 2004(#5477 of 14191)
  • Putting-away gets done whilst cooking. There is no other by Biscuit, September 23, 2004(#5478 of 14191)
  • Ha! I agree that the meal prep should be cleaned up by J-Ro, September 23, 2004(#5479 of 14191)
  • I clean as I go and try to have everything except the by Lizzie T., September 23, 2004(#5480 of 14191)
  • I think the whole one cooks/one cleans set up is just by debby, September 23, 2004(#5481 of 14191)
  • That's how we do it, debby, after one too many "did you by Badger, September 23, 2004(#5482 of 14191)
  • Its much better to have one cook + by Mostone, September 23, 2004(#5483 of 14191)
  • I cook, and Mr. Bird cleans up. I put away things as I by jaybird, September 23, 2004(#5484 of 14191)
  • I cook. Boy cleans up. I like to cook, and Boy likes to by Lizzie T., September 23, 2004(#5485 of 14191)
  • I like to cook, and Boy likes to eat by jaybird, September 23, 2004(#5486 of 14191)
  • Me, too. Works fine for by Laura Palmer, September 23, 2004(#5487 of 14191)
  • The issue I have is when breakfast is made just prior to by Sakti, September 23, 2004(#5488 of 14191)
  • In "What's New on the Supermarket Shelf" we were by Laura Palmer, September 23, 2004(#5489 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved from What\'s New by GigiZ, September 21, 2004(#5490 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved from What\'s New by JayKay, September 21, 2004(#5491 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved from What\'s New by sohcahtoa, September 21, 2004(#5492 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved from What\'s New by Lori Dee, September 21, 2004(#5493 of 14191)
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  • (Message has been moved from What\'s New by Lori Dee, September 21, 2004(#5495 of 14191)
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  • Sakti, obviously the solution is to take the eggs you by terrilynn, September 23, 2004(#5520 of 14191)
  • And don't forget, you can buy Magic Eraser from by CalGal, September 23, 2004(#5521 of 14191)
  • Magic Eraser cleaned all the soot/smoke marks off our by JennyD, September 23, 2004(#5522 of 14191)
  • My SO cooks the vast majority of the time, and I clean. by Piccie, September 24, 2004(#5523 of 14191)
  • Hmm, I wonder if it would get soot/smoke marks off a by Nancy T., September 24, 2004(#5524 of 14191)
  • All the scrabbly brick surfaces would surely tear it by palmist, September 24, 2004(#5525 of 14191)
  • This is what I'm thinking. The surface texture plus the by Nancy T., September 24, 2004(#5526 of 14191)
  • Ours was dark, dark green painted faux marble when we by JennyD, September 24, 2004(#5527 of 14191)
  • My parents' divorce was precipitated by removing four by J-Ro, September 24, 2004(#5528 of 14191)
  • I wish sandblasting was an by Nancy T., September 24, 2004(#5529 of 14191)
  • Does anyone have any suggestions about removing mold by Wampus Cat, September 25, 2004(#5530 of 14191)
  • I saw Bob Villa use a pressure sprayer once to remove by Rachel grrl_geek, September 25, 2004(#5531 of 14191)
  • You can just pressure wash with plain water and it will by dirt track date, September 26, 2004(#5532 of 14191)
  • My parents' divorce was precipitated by by TAFKA, September 26, 2004(#5533 of 14191)
  • Eh. Picture a control freak and an insouciant by J-Ro, September 27, 2004(#5534 of 14191)
  • Auntie Mame was about a boy growing up with an by TAFKA, September 27, 2004(#5535 of 14191)
  • My sister made aloo gobi here and my stainless steel by Piccie, September 29, 2004(#5536 of 14191)
  • Magic by Iggy, September 29, 2004(#5537 of 14191)
  • I have no idea what came over me last night but I by bessy, September 29, 2004(#5538 of 14191)
  • Did you try Clorox spray, by Kitty Foyle, October 02, 2004(#5539 of 14191)
  • I sent off for a free sample of Magic by TAFKA, October 02, 2004(#5540 of 14191)
  • I bought one for a friend, then had to take it back from by palmist, October 04, 2004(#5541 of 14191)
  • Why did you have to take it by debby, October 04, 2004(#5542 of 14191)
  • Because he was going to waste by Bingo, October 04, 2004(#5543 of 14191)
  • Why is that wasting by debby, October 04, 2004(#5544 of 14191)
  • Because you could wipe off toothpaste with a wet by Bingo, October 04, 2004(#5545 of 14191)
  • by debby, October 04, 2004(#5546 of 14191)
  • IF ANYONE CARES(just ignore me, I'm punchy this by Bingo, October 04, 2004(#5547 of 14191)
  • Me too, Bingo. And I'm being very by Pegasus, October 04, 2004(#5548 of 14191)
  • So am I. I haven't even made my bed, because the fitted by Bingo, October 04, 2004(#5549 of 14191)
  • The powder room wallpaper is hand-blocked French scenic by palmist, October 04, 2004(#5550 of 14191)
  • Hey, dude, it's not actually magic by Biscuit, October 04, 2004(#5551 of 14191)
  • It's by bessy, October 04, 2004(#5552 of 14191)
  • Wonderful person, inexplicably literal by palmist, October 04, 2004(#5553 of 14191)
  • Hey, dude, it's not actually magic by JamieL, October 04, 2004(#5554 of 14191)
  • Dude, wrong by JayKay, October 04, 2004(#5556 of 14191)
  • Woops, thank by GregD, October 04, 2004(#5557 of 14191)
  • Maybe Lipton should just shove a Magic Eraser in his by JayKay, October 04, 2004(#5558 of 14191)
  • The Magic Eraser is indeed Magic. It even takes by KathyS, October 07, 2004(#5559 of 14191)
  • I skeptically tried this Magic Eraser yesterday on one by Nancy T., October 08, 2004(#5560 of 14191)
  • Heh. Yeah. Don't look behind my husband's by JayKay, October 08, 2004(#5561 of 14191)
  • I lit a votive candle in the bedroom today and it by mollybo, October 10, 2004(#5562 of 14191)
  • Did any of it pick by TAFKA, October 10, 2004(#5563 of 14191)
  • There's a lot. Some will pick off, but will leave a by mollybo, October 10, 2004(#5564 of 14191)
  • What is it you're supposed to use to remove wax from by JennyD, October 10, 2004(#5565 of 14191)
  • Molly, a hair dryer set on low held some distance from by Aradiaseven, October 10, 2004(#5566 of 14191)
  • A quick by debby, October 10, 2004(#5567 of 14191)
  • The longer you leave the wax on the more likely you will by kas, October 10, 2004(#5568 of 14191)
  • Blue wax? Was it from by palmist, October 11, 2004(#5569 of 14191)
  • I bought this orange pledge stuff in a spray bottle, and by lime, October 11, 2004(#5570 of 14191)
  • Blue wax from candles and all over the wall from overly by debby, October 11, 2004(#5571 of 14191)
  • Just wondered if it were some esoteric housekeeping by palmist, October 11, 2004(#5572 of 14191)
  • I just started using Seventh Generation cleaning by Lori Dee, October 11, 2004(#5573 of 14191)
  • Will the Magic Eraser damage things like the dashboard by Bethany F., October 15, 2004(#5574 of 14191)
  • I doubt by Harri P., October 15, 2004(#5575 of 14191)
  • The abrasiveness wouldn't be an issue, but any cleaning by palmist, October 15, 2004(#5576 of 14191)
  • It's melamine (hard plastic) foam - ought to be fairly by GregD, October 15, 2004(#5577 of 14191)
  • Thank you. Looks like I found a new place to use the by Bethany F., October 15, 2004(#5578 of 14191)
  • It's not *that* kind of by Laura Palmer, October 15, 2004(#5579 of 14191)
  • "Is this by Kathy Barthway, October 16, 2004(#5580 of 14191)
  • *gag*Keep in mind that if the dash is dark by dohdee, October 16, 2004(#5581 of 14191)
  • Roomba several-month-in update: I have decided it's a by Frank Black, October 21, 2004(#5582 of 14191)
  • It works on tile and wood? Hmmmmmm. I wonder if it would by rrose selavy, October 21, 2004(#5583 of 14191)
  • I'm convinced that only a man could live with that level by Kathy Barthway, October 23, 2004(#5584 of 14191)
  • Whee! Half my house (both bathrooms, the kitchen and by mollybo, October 23, 2004(#5585 of 14191)
  • I'm convinced that only a man could live with that by Frank Black, October 26, 2004(#5586 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved from Vent, Moan, by shawi, October 28, 2004(#5587 of 14191)
  • (Message has been moved from Vent, Moan, by Anne L., October 28, 2004(#5588 of 14191)
  • There's something in there that you haven't tracked down by Mostone, October 28, 2004(#5589 of 14191)
  • Could be along the rubber seal by palmist, October 28, 2004(#5590 of 14191)
  • In some or maybe all refrigerators there's a tray by Val C., October 28, 2004(#5591 of 14191)
  • I assume you pulled out the crisper by shawi, October 28, 2004(#5592 of 14191)
  • there's a tray underneath meant to by shawi, October 28, 2004(#5593 of 14191)
  • I think if there is a tray you'll have to remove a grill by Val C., October 28, 2004(#5594 of 14191)
  • Something could have rolled under or behind it too. Have by dirt track date, October 28, 2004(#5595 of 14191)
  • Good luck with your stinky fridge, shawi. I bet there's by Julia M., October 29, 2004(#5596 of 14191)
  • so I'm not going to go nuts with by Alice CK, October 29, 2004(#5597 of 14191)
  • I let a sponge with bar keeper's friend rest on a nice by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, October 29, 2004(#5598 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, October 29, 2004(#5599 of 14191)
  • Skin Contact: In case of contact, wipe by Alice CK, October 29, 2004(#5600 of 14191)
  • On the other hand, by Sakti, October 29, 2004(#5601 of 14191)
  • On the side of the container of Barkeeper's Friend, it by Julia M., October 29, 2004(#5602 of 14191)
  • Is that what I'm supposed to use on my solid surface by palmist, November 01, 2004(#5603 of 14191)
  • I think so, Palmist.Julia, I bought some by Laura Palmer, November 01, 2004(#5604 of 14191)
  • Okay, I have a can of Barkeeper's Friend in the by Iggy, November 01, 2004(#5605 of 14191)
  • I don't think this is the right thread, so feel free to by Scarface Claw, November 04, 2004(#5606 of 14191)
  • Weight. Also, blue, red, and green towels are most by Harri P., November 04, 2004(#5607 of 14191)
  • And of the three, red is the by Sakti, November 04, 2004(#5608 of 14191)
  • Plain towels hold their shape better than those with by palmist, November 04, 2004(#5609 of 14191)
  • I've been very happy with Lands' End Supima, but that's by Harri P., November 04, 2004(#5610 of 14191)
  • Hotel-quality towels at places like Bed, Bath and Beyond by dirt track date, November 04, 2004(#5611 of 14191)
  • Look for thick, soft, and heavy. Minimal banding or by gsand, November 04, 2004(#5612 of 14191)
  • Fantastic, thanks all. My sister said the same about by Scarface Claw, November 04, 2004(#5613 of 14191)
  • Yes, it will say on the label. We got some as a wedding by Molly Bo, November 05, 2004(#5614 of 14191)
  • Pima is also wonderful. It's generally not woven as by Alizarin, November 05, 2004(#5615 of 14191)
  • Anyone have tips for getting rid of a mildew-like sour by bellasera, November 05, 2004(#5616 of 14191)
  • Check the rubber edging.Also, aren't you the one by CalGal, November 05, 2004(#5617 of 14191)
  • Second Palmist's experience with Polo towels. We have a by Julie F, November 05, 2004(#5618 of 14191)
  • I checked the edge of the washer, but that doesn't seem by bellasera, November 05, 2004(#5619 of 14191)
  • Brand names aren't much good to me because they're all by Scarface Claw, November 05, 2004(#5620 of 14191)
  • Bella, we moved into a rental house this summer, and the by palmist, November 05, 2004(#5621 of 14191)
  • What's the best way to clean a 5' long, rubber-backed by TAFKA, November 06, 2004(#5622 of 14191)
  • I have a related question about rug cleaning. We have a by Lilith, November 06, 2004(#5623 of 14191)
  • I don't think steam cleaning works all that well, so I by J-Ro, November 06, 2004(#5624 of 14191)
  • How can I get these new pillows from Pier 1 not to smell by Alice CK, November 06, 2004(#5625 of 14191)
  • Can you put them outside to air out? Or maybe put them by JennyD, November 06, 2004(#5626 of 14191)
  • I'm not trying to avoid *any* scent -- just ones I don't by Alice CK, November 06, 2004(#5627 of 14191)
  • I don't think so, Alice. I'd put them in a rubbermaid by Em T., November 06, 2004(#5628 of 14191)
  • We have a steam cleaner, and we couldn't live without by Racehorse, November 07, 2004(#5629 of 14191)
  • Really? What kind is it? Is it easy to use or a great by Lilith, November 07, 2004(#5630 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, November 07, 2004(#5631 of 14191)
  • I'm a convert from cleaning my own carpets to just by dirt track date, November 07, 2004(#5632 of 14191)
  • DTD: by J-Ro, November 07, 2004(#5633 of 14191)
  • Oh sure, taunt me with environmental friendly carpet by Lilith, November 07, 2004(#5634 of 14191)
  • I run my steam cleaner with plain water a lot, if I by betsifur, November 08, 2004(#5635 of 14191)
  • I fucking HATE carpet. It cost $200 to get all the by dirt track date, November 14, 2004(#5636 of 14191)
  • And you hate the carpet? Someone has her priorities in by CalGal, November 14, 2004(#5637 of 14191)
  • Ha! I hate the combination of carpet and animals. I by dirt track date, November 14, 2004(#5638 of 14191)
  • DTD, are you using an enzyme remover, like Nature's by Laura Palmer, November 14, 2004(#5639 of 14191)
  • Mr. DTD threatens to buy the stuff in 50-gallon drums. by dirt track date, November 15, 2004(#5640 of 14191)
  • The odor can also seep through to the padding, so make by dohdee, November 15, 2004(#5641 of 14191)
  • It cost $200 to get all the carpets by Harri P., November 15, 2004(#5642 of 14191)
  • Good luck with that, DTD. One of our cats started by Val C., November 15, 2004(#5643 of 14191)
  • I had a cat who peed all over a couch. And this cat had by dissonance, November 15, 2004(#5644 of 14191)
  • Heh, dtd. I got a white-ish carpeting put in one room by Frank Black, November 15, 2004(#5645 of 14191)
  • On the air purifier, get one with easy-to-find filters by LC, November 15, 2004(#5646 of 14191)
  • Like the $90 HEPA filter for my Electrolux. Thanks for by Harri P., November 15, 2004(#5647 of 14191)
  • Hey, at least they still MAKE your vacuum. We bought our by Biscuit, November 15, 2004(#5648 of 14191)
  • It cost $200 to get all the carpets cleaned and then by Bethany F., November 16, 2004(#5649 of 14191)
  • I ordered three of the Mrs. Meyer's products a while by Em T., November 16, 2004(#5650 of 14191)
  • I recently learned a (weird but effective) use for by AnneS, November 16, 2004(#5651 of 14191)
  • Good to know. I have a Pfaltzgraff platter with those by palmist, November 16, 2004(#5652 of 14191)
  • Oh I have a whole bunch of Pfaltzgraff with it. Stupid by Anna Trueblood, November 17, 2004(#5653 of 14191)
  • Oh I have a whole bunch of Pfaltzgraff by Babylon Sister, November 17, 2004(#5654 of 14191)
  • Yorktown may be discontinued, but it's still easy to by palmist, November 17, 2004(#5655 of 14191)
  • I have Yorktown, too, or what's left of it. I got sick by terrilynn, November 17, 2004(#5656 of 14191)
  • I hate that. I specifically looked for a pattern that by palmist, November 17, 2004(#5657 of 14191)
  • I specifically looked for a pattern by Babylon Sister, November 17, 2004(#5658 of 14191)
  • H talked me into picking a formal china pattern that had by Brigit M, November 17, 2004(#5659 of 14191)
  • by Wilma Flintstone, November 17, 2004(#5661 of 14191)
  • Replacements rocks - they are by Pegasus, November 17, 2004(#5662 of 14191)
  • However, beware of 'new' serving pieces. My husband by palmist, November 17, 2004(#5663 of 14191)
  • *squeal* they finally got more of my CHristmas china in! by dohdee, November 17, 2004(#5664 of 14191)
  • My god, I just saw a commercial for a Roomba. It's a by CalGal, November 17, 2004(#5665 of 14191)
  • Hey, you obviously haven't been keeping up here; Frank by Kathy Barthway, November 17, 2004(#5666 of 14191)
  • I think it might work for you, Cal. I wouldn't use one by Jane Plane, November 17, 2004(#5667 of 14191)
  • It wouldn't have to work very well to be better than no by CalGal, November 17, 2004(#5668 of 14191)
  • You've got a point there. I believe Frank's latest by Kathy Barthway, November 17, 2004(#5669 of 14191)
  • Search back in this thread for more about the Roomba, by Nancy T., November 17, 2004(#5670 of 14191)
  • It wouldn't have to work very well to by JamieL, November 17, 2004(#5671 of 14191)
  • I've washed down pillows. When you throw them in the by Anne L., November 17, 2004(#5672 of 14191)
  • I have washed feather-and-down pillows, with mixed by Val C., November 17, 2004(#5673 of 14191)
  • Dry cleaning is really bad for down -- it strips the by jaybird, November 17, 2004(#5674 of 14191)
  • Have you seen those dry-cleaning cloths? Those would be by CalGal, November 17, 2004(#5675 of 14191)
  • Not so good with the pet hair.A very by RamblingRose, November 17, 2004(#5676 of 14191)
  • There's a whole thread on the Roomba at TT. It features by Marya, November 17, 2004(#5677 of 14191)
  • Why wasn't I informed?I think by Liadan, November 17, 2004(#5678 of 14191)
  • You are supposed to wash & dry (not dry clean) down by clerestory, November 17, 2004(#5679 of 14191)
  • Further examination of the pillows reveals small holes by Nancy T., November 17, 2004(#5680 of 14191)
  • A whole Roomba thread? I knew people over there were by JayKay, November 17, 2004(#5681 of 14191)
  • Nancy--they got a lot of sales going on. Check Affiliate by CalGal, November 17, 2004(#5682 of 14191)
  • And I meant to say: A very by Nancy T., November 17, 2004(#5683 of 14191)
  • My god, I just saw a commercial for a by Mostone, November 17, 2004(#5684 of 14191)
  • I just read the roomba mentions and they were very by CalGal, November 17, 2004(#5685 of 14191)
  • Yeah, by Nancy T., November 17, 2004(#5686 of 14191)
  • There are other alternatives to the Roomba. Electrolux by Harri P., November 17, 2004(#5687 of 14191)
  • I am so disapointed that they don't handle pet hair by Molly Bo, November 18, 2004(#5688 of 14191)
  • the TrilobiteOh jeez, I want by Alice CK, November 18, 2004(#5689 of 14191)
  • I kind of like out pets,Sigh. by CalGal, November 18, 2004(#5690 of 14191)
  • See, I know people who like the Roomba for pet hair. by Sakti, November 18, 2004(#5691 of 14191)
  • If the roomba works well picking up pet hair on by Decca, November 18, 2004(#5692 of 14191)
  • Can't hurt to by Sakti, November 18, 2004(#5693 of 14191)
  • I kind of like out pets, by Jane Plane, November 18, 2004(#5694 of 14191)
  • Alas, too late. The big places are all by Decca, November 18, 2004(#5695 of 14191)
  • I have Roomba, it works ok. The good/bad thing about it by Lilith, November 18, 2004(#5696 of 14191)
  • Decca-- Have you checked for signs in your local by Alizarin, November 18, 2004(#5697 of 14191)
  • It works fine on pet hair. The roller brush just has to by Frank Black, November 18, 2004(#5698 of 14191)
  • I have a very rusty porcelain bath tub- damned well by manix, December 03, 2004(#5699 of 14191)
  • If you've got a lot of rust, pockmarks over much of the by GregD, December 03, 2004(#5700 of 14191)
  • manix, try the Bar Keeper's Friend. It comes in a by Julia M., December 04, 2004(#5701 of 14191)
  • Where do you get the Restore? I've tried everything on by Mama J, December 06, 2004(#5702 of 14191)
  • I use the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser on our tub. We have by Iggy, December 06, 2004(#5703 of 14191)
  • I had such high hopes for those, because they truly are by Mama J, December 06, 2004(#5704 of 14191)
  • Have you tried something like CLR, and let it sit by Molly Bo, December 06, 2004(#5705 of 14191)
  • Then Kaboom! is your friend, Mama J. I found it at by Iggy, December 06, 2004(#5706 of 14191)
  • Mama J, I got the Restore 4 at Home by Julia M., December 06, 2004(#5707 of 14191)
  • Really, there needs to be a gel form of both Kaboom and by Anna Trueblood, December 06, 2004(#5708 of 14191)
  • Tried CLR first thing. Looked like I'd used nothing. I by Mama J, December 06, 2004(#5709 of 14191)
  • Could a rag saturated with either CLR or Kaboom be by Sakti, December 06, 2004(#5710 of 14191)
  • Would you consider getting it refinished? They by devillishious, December 06, 2004(#5711 of 14191)
  • Refinishing is our last resort. If all else fails, by Mama J, December 06, 2004(#5712 of 14191)
  • Yeah, they took my tub for about four days. I think two by devillishious, December 06, 2004(#5713 of 14191)
  • Little got modeling clay on her new sweatshirt. It by J-Ro, December 06, 2004(#5714 of 14191)
  • Like plasticine clay, like play-dough or like red clay by Sakti, December 06, 2004(#5715 of 14191)
  • I may be mis-remembering, but I thought that we could by annefalcon, December 06, 2004(#5716 of 14191)
  • Like plasticine clay, like play-dough by J-Ro, December 06, 2004(#5717 of 14191)
  • Should be more or less organic then, shouldn't it? And by Sakti, December 06, 2004(#5718 of 14191)
  • With soaking and scrubbing it does not budge. I think by J-Ro, December 06, 2004(#5719 of 14191)
  • What if you tried prying it off when it's dry and by devillishious, December 06, 2004(#5720 of 14191)
  • We had the drip problem in the sink, and I found that, by Mama J, December 06, 2004(#5721 of 14191)
  • J-Ro- take it to one of those stores that have the Tide by lena kendall, December 06, 2004(#5722 of 14191)
  • Mud Stains - Let dry, then brush off as by devillishious, December 06, 2004(#5723 of 14191)
  • Thank you! I'll try the vinegar and salt remedy and if by J-Ro, December 06, 2004(#5724 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, I'd also read somewhere that working on stains by devillishious, December 07, 2004(#5725 of 14191)
  • Can anyone give me a tip on how to take the tarnish off by Lori Dee, December 09, 2004(#5726 of 14191)
  • Can anyone give me a tip on how to take by J-Ro, December 09, 2004(#5727 of 14191)
  • Huh. We are talking baby spoons that were each engraved by Lori Dee, December 09, 2004(#5728 of 14191)
  • There's something you can do with salt? or baking soda? by Alizarin, December 09, 2004(#5729 of 14191)
  • Aluminum foil, salt, baking sode. Add boiling water. Add by dissonance, December 09, 2004(#5730 of 14191)
  • Thank you, I found it!a pan or dish large enough by Lori Dee, December 09, 2004(#5731 of 14191)
  • You don't need to mix the baking soda into the hot water by dissonance, December 09, 2004(#5732 of 14191)
  • I tried this and it just didn't work for me--which sucks by Cilantro, December 09, 2004(#5733 of 14191)
  • I can't believe I'm asking this, but how much volume is by Alizarin, December 09, 2004(#5734 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, December 09, 2004(#5735 of 14191)
  • 16 cups/ 8 pints/ 4 quarts, whichever measure you are by Lori Dee, December 09, 2004(#5736 of 14191)
  • by Alizarin, December 09, 2004(#5737 of 14191)
  • Lori, there are also premoistened silver wipes, which by Kathy Barthway, December 09, 2004(#5738 of 14191)
  • I've heard that toothpaste (the regular kind not gel) by devillishious, December 09, 2004(#5739 of 14191)
  • Wow, the foil thing sounds fabulous. I'm going to have by JamieL, December 09, 2004(#5740 of 14191)
  • The only downside to the foil/water/baking soda thing is by betsey, December 09, 2004(#5741 of 14191)
  • 16 cups/ 8 pints/ 4 quarts, whichever by Aradiaseven, December 10, 2004(#5742 of 14191)
  • Any tips for getting what's left of a burned candle out by Lori Dee, December 12, 2004(#5743 of 14191)
  • Put it in the freezer and pop it out when it gets hard? by Em T., December 12, 2004(#5744 of 14191)
  • Oh, I just got through doing that with a bunch of used by TAFKA, December 13, 2004(#5745 of 14191)
  • So either freeze it or warm it up? I guess I should by Lori Dee, December 13, 2004(#5746 of 14191)
  • No, just pour it in the garbage, or recycle it like by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, December 13, 2004(#5747 of 14191)
  • We leave them to sit in the sun in a pan of water in the by jaybird, December 13, 2004(#5748 of 14191)
  • Freeze it; the wax contracts and you can just bang it on by Laura Palmer, December 13, 2004(#5749 of 14191)
  • I usually just stab at it with a butter knife until the by Lizzie T., December 13, 2004(#5750 of 14191)
  • That's what we do. Even with the stubs of dinner by Sakti, December 13, 2004(#5751 of 14191)
  • I use a heat gun. Don't use a hair dryer as it will by lynda, December 13, 2004(#5752 of 14191)
  • For metal candleholders, I just put them in a warm oven by Val C., December 13, 2004(#5753 of 14191)
  • I have two twin-size primaloft (down alternative) by Molly Bo, December 13, 2004(#5754 of 14191)
  • I must confess that I solve this problem by not washing by JamieL, December 13, 2004(#5755 of 14191)
  • It's probably worth trying a commercial washer with a by Aradiaseven, December 13, 2004(#5756 of 14191)
  • Honestly, I think soon I'm just going to buy a king-size by Molly Bo, December 13, 2004(#5757 of 14191)
  • What about getting one of those body pillows, so you can by Aradiaseven, December 13, 2004(#5758 of 14191)
  • It's an idea, but I take up more space than I should in by Molly Bo, December 13, 2004(#5759 of 14191)
  • Molly, I'm picturing you in bed in full hockey goalie by Kathy Barthway, December 14, 2004(#5760 of 14191)
  • I don't see anything inherently ridiculous about using by Equinox, December 14, 2004(#5761 of 14191)
  • I don't see anything inherently by Harri P., December 14, 2004(#5762 of 14191)
  • I've had two surgeries on my right knee and I'm a side by Molly Bo, December 14, 2004(#5763 of 14191)
  • I'm confused. By duvet do you mean duvet cover? Because by Aradiaseven, December 14, 2004(#5764 of 14191)
  • Sorry, I meant duvet cover. The duvet/comforter is a by Molly Bo, December 14, 2004(#5765 of 14191)
  • Aha. Wow, you've had a duvet cover for 5 years? Ours by Aradiaseven, December 14, 2004(#5766 of 14191)
  • Alas, I live in fly-over country and the nearest Ikea is by Molly Bo, December 14, 2004(#5767 of 14191)
  • Lands' End clothes definitely do.not.wear.out. I'm glad by Aradiaseven, December 14, 2004(#5768 of 14191)
  • The duvets are apple green, and my walls are a rich by Molly Bo, December 14, 2004(#5769 of 14191)
  • How I make the bed: I have a king size puffy down by Harri P., December 14, 2004(#5770 of 14191)
  • What is a "Dobie pad"? Is it the green pad on the back by Frank Black, December 14, 2004(#5771 of 14191)
  • Having seperate comforters for my husband and I is by dissonance, December 14, 2004(#5772 of 14191)
  • I had to Google it, but apparently Dobie pads are a by rrose selavy, December 14, 2004(#5773 of 14191)
  • I like Dobies for doing dishes. They work better than a by Stephanie D., December 14, 2004(#5774 of 14191)
  • Dobies are the best dish pads in the world. My mother by Lori Dee, December 14, 2004(#5775 of 14191)
  • I heart the Dobie. They exist in some regions under by Kathy Barthway, December 15, 2004(#5776 of 14191)
  • I can't possibly be the only one who keeps on reading by Alice CK, December 16, 2004(#5777 of 14191)
  • Those might make doing the dishes more fun, by jaybird, December 16, 2004(#5778 of 14191)
  • Alice, I can assure you, you are not. Every time someone by lynda, December 16, 2004(#5779 of 14191)
  • I took a couple of days off to get ready for the by LC, December 17, 2004(#5780 of 14191)
  • I'm not sure whether this is a cooking question or an by Sakti, December 18, 2004(#5781 of 14191)
  • Sakti, I clip a lot. If I don't try the recipe in the by J-Ro, December 18, 2004(#5782 of 14191)
  • I used to tape or glue them on to sheets of paper and by TAFKA, December 18, 2004(#5783 of 14191)
  • I photocopy the recipe and blow it up on the copier some by Lori Dee, December 18, 2004(#5784 of 14191)
  • J-Ro's solution sounds something like what I'm looking by Sakti, December 18, 2004(#5785 of 14191)
  • Yesterday they showed a special way to by Harri P., December 18, 2004(#5786 of 14191)
  • How do people organize/store/keep by JennyD, December 18, 2004(#5787 of 14191)
  • Y'all are deeply by CalGal, December 18, 2004(#5788 of 14191)
  • I fold them and stick them in between the pages of by Julia M., December 18, 2004(#5789 of 14191)
  • I use Pizza Hut's online ordering by betsifur, December 18, 2004(#5790 of 14191)
  • I do that too, by Marya, December 18, 2004(#5791 of 14191)
  • I answered on the Cooking - General thread, but now that by Alice CK, December 18, 2004(#5792 of 14191)
  • For physical recipes I stuff them willy-nilly into a by Molly Bo, December 18, 2004(#5793 of 14191)
  • If I'm looking for a recipe, I often use the net, but by Sakti, December 18, 2004(#5794 of 14191)
  • I've got a stack of Cook's and a stack of Everyday Food by Serin McDaniel, December 19, 2004(#5795 of 14191)
  • I put tape flags in the Bon Appetits, but with those by Sakti, December 19, 2004(#5796 of 14191)
  • What these cooking mags need to do, they need to include by TAFKA, December 19, 2004(#5797 of 14191)
  • TAFKA, that is a smart by Bingo, December 19, 2004(#5798 of 14191)
  • I have boxes full of clippings, which is not a system by Brigit M, December 19, 2004(#5799 of 14191)
  • What these cooking mags need to do, they need to by Lori Dee, December 19, 2004(#5800 of 14191)
  • CDs cost an absolute fortune to include in by Harri P., December 19, 2004(#5801 of 14191)
  • If it's too expensive to include in the magazine, maybe by J-Ro, December 19, 2004(#5802 of 14191)
  • Without charging extra, of by Sakti, December 19, 2004(#5803 of 14191)
  • Quite the contrary. They should charge extra. But that by CalGal, December 19, 2004(#5804 of 14191)
  • They could offer it once a year, as a compilation of all by Laura Palmer, December 19, 2004(#5805 of 14191)
  • That's what I was thinking. You can buy an annual from by J-Ro, December 19, 2004(#5806 of 14191)
  • Can't you just copy the recipes off their by Harri P., December 19, 2004(#5807 of 14191)
  • No, that's far too cheap and by J-Ro, December 19, 2004(#5808 of 14191)
  • My solution for new interesting recipes is to clip them by Harri P., December 19, 2004(#5809 of 14191)
  • This discussion just inspired me to go look through the by J-Ro, December 19, 2004(#5810 of 14191)
  • I've thought about making use of the "recipe box" by Alice CK, December 19, 2004(#5811 of 14191)
  • My sister just gave me a whole stack of Fine Cooking by J-Ro, December 19, 2004(#5812 of 14191)
  • I only use the Epicurious box for things I might want to by Sakti, December 19, 2004(#5813 of 14191)
  • What I actually do with Web recipes is cut and paste by Marya, December 19, 2004(#5814 of 14191)
  • Are all the recipes in the magazines on the site? If by Lori Dee, December 19, 2004(#5815 of 14191)
  • Harri, are we related? Your MO sounds much like by TAFKA, December 19, 2004(#5816 of 14191)
  • Me too, except that I have developed a much more by dirt track date, December 19, 2004(#5817 of 14191)
  • What I wish someone would do is invent a remote computer by Serin McDaniel, December 19, 2004(#5818 of 14191)
  • I just took my laptop into the kitchen for a recipe. by Badger, December 19, 2004(#5819 of 14191)
  • I have stacks of recipes on my Palm, which is a pain to by Sass, December 19, 2004(#5820 of 14191)
  • Are you sure you're a cook, Badger? A neat cook? by TAFKA, December 19, 2004(#5821 of 14191)
  • I am hopelessly J and stop to clean up as I go along. by Badger, December 19, 2004(#5822 of 14191)
  • I have no idea of my MB classification, but I'm pretty by terrilynn, December 19, 2004(#5823 of 14191)
  • I take my laptop into the kitchen with me on occasion, by sweet pea, December 19, 2004(#5824 of 14191)
  • This discussion just prompted me to go through a stack by J-Ro, December 19, 2004(#5825 of 14191)
  • Good lord, people, if you're worried about getting food by Molly Bo, December 19, 2004(#5826 of 14191)
  • I dump dishes in the sink as I cook, and ignore them by Alice CK, December 19, 2004(#5827 of 14191)
  • I have a whole bunch of Bon Appetits from the by TAFKA, December 20, 2004(#5828 of 14191)
  • I have one of those old-timey double sinks from the '60s by dirt track date, December 20, 2004(#5829 of 14191)
  • Warped. Warped, warped, by CalGal, December 20, 2004(#5830 of 14191)
  • Epicurious does not have every recipe in Bon Appetit. by Sakti, December 20, 2004(#5831 of 14191)
  • Epicurious doesn't have every recipe from Gourmet by Harri P., December 21, 2004(#5832 of 14191)
  • My husband has to make it by by Biscuit, December 21, 2004(#5833 of 14191)
  • I'll ask by Harri P., December 21, 2004(#5834 of 14191)
  • TSP is an industrial cleaner. We used it to clean the by Lizzie T., December 21, 2004(#5835 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., December 21, 2004(#5836 of 14191)
  • Wow, that sounds by Stephanie D., December 21, 2004(#5837 of 14191)
  • It is, although I prefer it with just maple syrup on by Harri P., December 21, 2004(#5838 of 14191)
  • It sure does. by CalGal, December 21, 2004(#5839 of 14191)
  • How did this end up in this thread, by CalGal, December 21, 2004(#5840 of 14191)
  • Don't know, but I'm glad it ended up somewhere. That by Anne L., December 21, 2004(#5841 of 14191)
  • I don't know. I'm by Harri P., December 21, 2004(#5842 of 14191)
  • Ugh. I just forgot about a pot of noodles on the stove by terrilynn, December 21, 2004(#5843 of 14191)
  • Enamelled like a Le Creuset, or enamelled like blue by Biscuit, December 21, 2004(#5844 of 14191)
  • Somewhere in the middle. It's not as heavy as Le by terrilynn, December 21, 2004(#5845 of 14191)
  • Dawn Power dissolve might work. Another one is to seal by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, December 21, 2004(#5846 of 14191)
  • I've never used Easy-Off on an enamelled pot, but if it by Biscuit, December 21, 2004(#5847 of 14191)
  • You could try boiling some soapy water in the pot to by devillishious, December 21, 2004(#5848 of 14191)
  • I also found this - To remove by Biscuit, December 21, 2004(#5849 of 14191)
  • Terri-Lynn, I soak the pan overnight with dishwasher by J-Ro, December 21, 2004(#5850 of 14191)
  • I've got it soaking right now with a baking soda paste. by terrilynn, December 21, 2004(#5851 of 14191)
  • If the baking soda doesn't work, soak it overnight with by annefalcon, December 21, 2004(#5852 of 14191)
  • I saw someone on TV put Coca-cola in a burnt pan and by Badger, December 21, 2004(#5853 of 14191)
  • Cream cleanser works a treat on burned pans. I don’t by Sass, December 21, 2004(#5854 of 14191)
  • Apologies if this has been asked before. I searched and by Vina, December 22, 2004(#5855 of 14191)
  • Do you mean those rubbery bumpy pads you put under rugs by Nancy T., December 22, 2004(#5856 of 14191)
  • Yes, I think so. by Vina, December 22, 2004(#5857 of 14191)
  • When we lived in Baton Rouge we had the opportunity to by TAFKA, December 22, 2004(#5858 of 14191)
  • Rug liners, the kind that can be cut up by jaybird, December 22, 2004(#5859 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, December 24, 2004(#5860 of 14191)
  • Terri--if you are still wondering about how to get rid by dirt track date, December 26, 2004(#5861 of 14191)
  • Thanks! I soaked it with dishwashing detergent and very by terrilynn, December 26, 2004(#5862 of 14191)
  • SOB! There are several MAGGOTS on my kitchen ceiling by VanPear, December 28, 2004(#5863 of 14191)
  • Eating raisins was your first by dohdee, December 28, 2004(#5864 of 14191)
  • ARGH! I would have to burn down the house, I'm by Badger, December 28, 2004(#5865 of 14191)
  • Heh on the raisins, dohd. Didn't even think of by VanPear, December 28, 2004(#5866 of 14191)
  • Every time the dead rat smell goes away, we get a lot of by Harri P., December 28, 2004(#5867 of 14191)
  • I am suddenly so, so, so glad that I am not VP or by Cathy Georges, December 28, 2004(#5868 of 14191)
  • It's the circle of life at Harri's!I'm a little by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, December 28, 2004(#5869 of 14191)
  • There shouldn't be maggots, if the spiders have been by TAFKA, December 28, 2004(#5870 of 14191)
  • Does anyone know how to get rust stains out of by Rubberband Girl, December 28, 2004(#5871 of 14191)
  • Possibly a professional steam cleaning, RBG? They by Lori Dee, December 28, 2004(#5872 of 14191)
  • I got a rust stain out of my apartment carpet by using by betsifur, December 28, 2004(#5873 of 14191)
  • Van, you are going to have to start wearing plastic by JayKay, December 28, 2004(#5874 of 14191)
  • JayKay, that just made me shudder. by Anne L., December 29, 2004(#5875 of 14191)
  • Dear god. I need to stop eating while by dohdee, December 29, 2004(#5876 of 14191)
  • I feel so good about my house right now! I have cleaned by lynda, December 29, 2004(#5877 of 14191)
  • THANKS, JayKay.We're narrowing things down but by VanPear, December 29, 2004(#5878 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, December 29, 2004(#5879 of 14191)
  • Jake, quit by dohdee, December 29, 2004(#5880 of 14191)
  • Hee. Made you check your coffee cup, didn't by JayKay, December 29, 2004(#5881 of 14191)
  • Good by dohdee, December 29, 2004(#5882 of 14191)
  • I've been decluttering our bedroom closet and my younger by Anne L., December 29, 2004(#5883 of 14191)
  • HA!Hey, it is almost by JayKay, December 29, 2004(#5884 of 14191)
  • I cleaned the rug in my bedroom today. I have worked by lynda, December 29, 2004(#5885 of 14191)
  • So on the decluttering front what's everyone's by JamieL, December 29, 2004(#5886 of 14191)
  • The Tivo box I would toss without hesitation. The bear I by Cathy Georges, December 29, 2004(#5887 of 14191)
  • I never, ever keep the box that anything came in, by Serin McDaniel, December 29, 2004(#5888 of 14191)
  • Jamie, you might want to save the bear for your by JayKay, December 29, 2004(#5889 of 14191)
  • Keep the bear. Lose the box. The only boxes I keep are by Anne L., December 29, 2004(#5890 of 14191)
  • lynda, I recently did a huge clean sweep of my house. I by Lori Dee, December 29, 2004(#5891 of 14191)
  • Isn't it wonderful? I swear, I hate, hate, hate when by lynda, December 29, 2004(#5892 of 14191)
  • JayKay, guess what I'm eating for lunch today? Ramen by Anne L., December 29, 2004(#5893 of 14191)
  • I keep boxes for valuable or very breakable stuff - like by gsand, December 29, 2004(#5894 of 14191)
  • For the record, it's not like a swarm. Just one here, by VanPear, December 29, 2004(#5895 of 14191)
  • Keep the bear, lose the boxes, check. JayKay, you're by JamieL, December 29, 2004(#5896 of 14191)
  • Anne, you are a brave brave soul.So basically, by JayKay, December 29, 2004(#5897 of 14191)
  • I think something like this would work better, as it by LoriK, December 29, 2004(#5898 of 14191)
  • Bwah! at all of you.I'm not a brave soul, JayKay, by Anne L., December 29, 2004(#5899 of 14191)
  • Keep the bear, lose the box.When I was a kid, we by TAFKA, December 30, 2004(#5900 of 14191)
  • Does Mr. Molly want to keep the boxes to everything by Molly Bo, December 30, 2004(#5901 of 14191)
  • What about when you (general "you", not Molly et al by Sapphire, December 30, 2004(#5902 of 14191)
  • Yes, you can. Use bubble wrap and peanuts.Signed, by Alizarin, December 30, 2004(#5903 of 14191)
  • My husband would keep every box for everything we ever by Anne L., December 30, 2004(#5904 of 14191)
  • We saved the boxes until we bought a house. It is by Sakti, December 30, 2004(#5905 of 14191)
  • Well, you've got to figure: Your stuff takes up your by Serin McDaniel, December 30, 2004(#5906 of 14191)
  • You CAN flatten them and retape when moving you by Sakti, December 30, 2004(#5907 of 14191)
  • It's the styrofoam packing that takes up the most space, by JamieL, December 30, 2004(#5908 of 14191)
  • But it's not the 15x10x4 box that's magic; it's the by Alizarin, December 30, 2004(#5909 of 14191)
  • If you had an attic, couldn't you use one big box and by Em T., December 30, 2004(#5910 of 14191)
  • All the other adults on the street by Kate D, December 30, 2004(#5911 of 14191)
  • If you had an attic, couldn't you use by Liadan, December 30, 2004(#5912 of 14191)
  • We had a bunch of boxes for electronics in our basement by Mostone, December 30, 2004(#5913 of 14191)
  • If you're saving the inserts for the boxes, which is the by Alizarin, December 30, 2004(#5914 of 14191)
  • I used my old computer and TV boxes to store holiday by palmist, December 30, 2004(#5915 of 14191)
  • We got rid of lots of our old cardboard storage boxes in by Anne L., December 30, 2004(#5916 of 14191)
  • My downstairs neighbors smoke and there are times when I by louisef, December 31, 2004(#5917 of 14191)
  • An air purifier couldn't by TAFKA, December 31, 2004(#5918 of 14191)
  • Can you pack the electronics properly by annefalcon, December 31, 2004(#5919 of 14191)
  • louise, I've seen a home deodorizer at Lowe's which is by Belle, December 31, 2004(#5920 of 14191)
  • Oh, good to know. Thanks, by louisef, December 31, 2004(#5921 of 14191)
  • A question about storing and organising children's by Scarface Claw, January 05, 2005(#5922 of 14191)
  • IME, shallower drawers (no deeper than that 3-drawer by Ruby Gospel, January 05, 2005(#5923 of 14191)
  • Boxes on low shelves can work very well. Paste a picture by Em T., January 05, 2005(#5924 of 14191)
  • I've always found it's really important to keep the by Harri P., January 05, 2005(#5925 of 14191)
  • We're sorters at my house; KIAHMF is a mixer. The toys by Sakti, January 05, 2005(#5926 of 14191)
  • Harri speaks the truth. We visited our niece when she by Em T., January 05, 2005(#5927 of 14191)
  • Hear, hear on having a clearly marked, well-organized by JennyD, January 05, 2005(#5928 of 14191)
  • Agree with having bins for everything. But I wouldn't by annefalcon, January 05, 2005(#5929 of 14191)
  • Apparently the only multi-part toys that my by palmist, January 05, 2005(#5930 of 14191)
  • We have several of the Ikea Trofast storage units and by Minderella, January 05, 2005(#5931 of 14191)
  • I've always found it's really by VanPear, January 05, 2005(#5932 of 14191)
  • We have that multi-colored Target bin thing (on sale by Vina, January 05, 2005(#5933 of 14191)
  • This has taken over too much of my life by Harri P., January 05, 2005(#5934 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't put something like it in the by annefalcon, January 05, 2005(#5935 of 14191)
  • Toys in closed bins get by Sakti, January 05, 2005(#5936 of 14191)
  • That works, Anne. Ours doesn't have wheels, by Vina, January 05, 2005(#5937 of 14191)
  • a plastic box with a snap on by Liadan, January 05, 2005(#5938 of 14191)
  • I throw annoying toys in the closet. He by annefalcon, January 05, 2005(#5939 of 14191)
  • We've got these in our playroom, with wicker baskets. by betsifur, January 05, 2005(#5940 of 14191)
  • I like that -- where'd you find it, by JennyD, January 05, 2005(#5941 of 14191)
  • Ikea - it's the Expedit bookcase and it comes in a by betsifur, January 05, 2005(#5942 of 14191)
  • Am I right in thinking you can just hose off cheap by JamieL, January 05, 2005(#5943 of 14191)
  • I have the Trofast/IKEA storage in my 2 year olds room by kas, January 05, 2005(#5944 of 14191)
  • We have a wall on our sunporch (which is kinda tacked by JennyD, January 05, 2005(#5945 of 14191)
  • I organize by offloading all of our old toys and stuff by J-Ro, January 05, 2005(#5946 of 14191)
  • EXTERIOR. NIGHT. Typical American front by Patrick, January 05, 2005(#5947 of 14191)
  • We have every variant of plastic bins with snap-on lids, by Alice CK, January 05, 2005(#5948 of 14191)
  • Funny, by katinka, January 06, 2005(#5949 of 14191)
  • I'll echo whoever mentioned transparent plastic bins. I by frost, January 06, 2005(#5950 of 14191)
  • We have the open set of colored plastic bins for toys by Anne L., January 06, 2005(#5951 of 14191)
  • Anyone have a good idea on how to get red wax off ivory by Cilantro, January 06, 2005(#5952 of 14191)
  • Have you tried ironing it between paper by Mostone, January 06, 2005(#5953 of 14191)
  • With clear wax that would be my first stop--but I by Cilantro, January 06, 2005(#5954 of 14191)
  • I would try to chip it off, because ironing it is going by J-Ro, January 06, 2005(#5955 of 14191)
  • I had good luck w/ ironing wax off of a velvet shirt by Mostone, January 06, 2005(#5956 of 14191)
  • I assumed that you already tried scraping or by Mostone, January 06, 2005(#5957 of 14191)
  • I have chipped it off and the wax came off about 92% by Cilantro, January 06, 2005(#5958 of 14191)
  • Big score at IKEA today -- their Kampe shelving units by JennyD, January 07, 2005(#5959 of 14191)
  • Me this afternoon: drinking champagne, mopping floors, by Frank Black, January 07, 2005(#5960 of 14191)
  • Oops. I believe I have broken my mop. I shall have to by Frank Black, January 07, 2005(#5961 of 14191)
  • I just can't get the mop to squirt. I hate it by Frank Black, January 07, 2005(#5962 of 14191)
  • That happens to a lot of men, Frank. Nothing to worry by JennyD, January 07, 2005(#5963 of 14191)
  • Just relax, by Stephanie D., January 07, 2005(#5964 of 14191)
  • It's probably the by gsand, January 08, 2005(#5965 of 14191)
  • But now I might have to get a new one. . . . . by Frank Black, January 08, 2005(#5966 of 14191)
  • Frank, honey, then they aren't fried pies. Good by Belle, January 08, 2005(#5967 of 14191)
  • They sure were deeeelish by Frank Black, January 08, 2005(#5968 of 14191)
  • last time I saw maggots in my house I found a dead bird by suze-q, January 09, 2005(#5969 of 14191)
  • Oh sweet jaysus. Lately my cat has been looking by JamieL, January 09, 2005(#5970 of 14191)
  • In case anyone wants an update, the Pear found the by VanPear, January 09, 2005(#5971 of 14191)
  • Put nuts in the freezer, Van. by JennyD, January 09, 2005(#5972 of 14191)
  • Ugh, gross. At least you found the source, that's a by Lori Dee, January 09, 2005(#5973 of 14191)
  • I'm so glad that the biggest thing that gets killed by by TAFKA, January 09, 2005(#5974 of 14191)
  • Van, for future reference you definitely want to freeze by Brigit M, January 10, 2005(#5975 of 14191)
  • I don't know why I didn't know that, but now that you by VanPear, January 10, 2005(#5976 of 14191)
  • That's good to know. We go through them pretty fast and by Stephanie D., January 10, 2005(#5977 of 14191)
  • better safe than by Biscuit, January 10, 2005(#5978 of 14191)
  • Yuck. My husband likes to keep bags of nuts in the car by Mostone, January 11, 2005(#5979 of 14191)
  • Thanks for all the storage advice. We're no closer to by Scarface Claw, January 12, 2005(#5980 of 14191)
  • Ew on the maggots. I always keep nuts in the fridge or by Anne L., January 12, 2005(#5981 of 14191)
  • When trying to get rid of dried bloodstains, does the by Alice CK, January 12, 2005(#5982 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't think hot water under any circumstances, by JamieL, January 12, 2005(#5983 of 14191)
  • First saturate the stain in hydrogen peroxide, then soak by terrilynn, January 12, 2005(#5984 of 14191)
  • ... & remember to dispose of the by RamblingRose, January 12, 2005(#5985 of 14191)
  • Igor already took care of that, RR.terrilynn, is by Alice CK, January 12, 2005(#5986 of 14191)
  • It's the best thing I've ever used for blood stains. by terrilynn, January 12, 2005(#5987 of 14191)
  • I learned the hydrogen peroxide trick 20 years ago when by annefalcon, January 12, 2005(#5988 of 14191)
  • If you have the powdered oxyclean it has to be dissolved by Sakti, January 12, 2005(#5989 of 14191)
  • Fortunately, they dessicate.This may be by Cilantro, January 12, 2005(#5990 of 14191)
  • What's really cool about putting peroxide on a by TAFKA, January 13, 2005(#5991 of 14191)
  • What's really cool about putting peroxide on a by TAFKA, January 13, 2005(#5992 of 14191)
  • I poured some peroxide on and let it sit for about half by Alice CK, January 13, 2005(#5993 of 14191)
  • Same thing, really. Oxyclean is sort of concentrated by Sakti, January 13, 2005(#5994 of 14191)
  • Maybe the blood has to be by TAFKA, January 13, 2005(#5995 of 14191)
  • Heading to TAFKA's house with some by Kathy Barthway, January 13, 2005(#5996 of 14191)
  • My SO cooked pad thai the other day and something is by Piccie, January 16, 2005(#5997 of 14191)
  • Boiling a strong baking soda solution can by debby, January 16, 2005(#5998 of 14191)
  • By detergent, do you mean the kind you use for washing by Aradiaseven, January 16, 2005(#5999 of 14191)
  • I find that the Dawn Power Dissolver works really well by gsand, January 16, 2005(#6000 of 14191)
  • Steel wool? The real kind, not some scrubby by JDF, January 18, 2005(#6001 of 14191)
  • I made fish last night on my grill pan, and despite my by Decca, January 18, 2005(#6002 of 14191)
  • Boil a cinnamon stick on the stove. Or vinegar works by Harri P., January 18, 2005(#6003 of 14191)
  • Vinegar does work best. I'd put whole cloves and citrus by Brigit M, January 18, 2005(#6004 of 14191)
  • Light by Sakti, January 18, 2005(#6005 of 14191)
  • A Constant Comment tea bag simmering in a pot on the by Alice CK, January 18, 2005(#6006 of 14191)
  • I keep a small pot going on the stove set on the lowest by Belle, January 18, 2005(#6007 of 14191)
  • That sounds lovely, Belle. I may try it. Though we have by Serin McDaniel, January 18, 2005(#6008 of 14191)
  • Serin, definitely. You can pick up a pan at Dollar by Belle, January 18, 2005(#6009 of 14191)
  • by LoriK, January 19, 2005(#6010 of 14191)
  • Wish I had not read by VanPear, January 19, 2005(#6011 of 14191)
  • I have a potpourri warmer, but I mislaid it 2 moves ago by TAFKA, January 19, 2005(#6012 of 14191)
  • In the next stage of their research, by clerestory, January 19, 2005(#6013 of 14191)
  • Here, you can hire a company to come clean the mattress. by sweet pea, January 19, 2005(#6014 of 14191)
  • Eh. As we all know, critters of all sorts are living by JamieL, January 19, 2005(#6015 of 14191)
  • I've previously read that you only need by Mostone, January 19, 2005(#6016 of 14191)
  • LoriK, you have made my kids very happy. Not that they by Lori Dee, January 19, 2005(#6017 of 14191)
  • We don't make ours, usually, and my husband does by Sakti, January 19, 2005(#6018 of 14191)
  • Making the bed on weekdays is never by TAFKA, January 20, 2005(#6019 of 14191)
  • Your bed is by JDF, January 20, 2005(#6020 of 14191)
  • simon-pure? What a great expression. I've never heard it by JennyD, January 20, 2005(#6021 of 14191)
  • It's a water bed, and if you're going to sleep in it by TAFKA, January 20, 2005(#6022 of 14191)
  • The baking soda loosened things up enough that when I by Piccie, January 20, 2005(#6023 of 14191)
  • I make my bed before I get in it every night. I like by Badger, January 20, 2005(#6024 of 14191)
  • Well, it looks like we're going to have three women come by VanPear, January 20, 2005(#6025 of 14191)
  • Although they don't seem very ecologically sound to me, by palmist, January 20, 2005(#6026 of 14191)
  • That sounds like a good idea, but I wonder if you just by Racehorse, January 20, 2005(#6027 of 14191)
  • I'm rather fond of using sturdy, multiple tissues and a by JamieL, January 20, 2005(#6028 of 14191)
  • Van, I have a cleaning lady that comes every 2 weeks by Anne L., January 20, 2005(#6029 of 14191)
  • I keep a bottle of spray cleaner and a microfiber cloth by terrilynn, January 20, 2005(#6030 of 14191)
  • I do what TL does.I think we need a by dohdee, January 20, 2005(#6031 of 14191)
  • Our preschooler is in love with sprays of all sorts. I by Sakti, January 20, 2005(#6032 of 14191)
  • I have a big box of unscented babywipes--that I use to by azafran2814, January 20, 2005(#6033 of 14191)
  • There is some kind of bathroom cleaning wipe, but I by Marcasite, January 20, 2005(#6034 of 14191)
  • For thorough cleaning, cloth and spray bottle. For quick by LC, January 20, 2005(#6035 of 14191)
  • There is some kind of bathroom by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, January 20, 2005(#6036 of 14191)
  • Just a word from my plumber husband -- mere advertising by Kteemac, January 20, 2005(#6037 of 14191)
  • Scrubbing Bubbles, in a pouch. I don't by clerestory, January 21, 2005(#6038 of 14191)
  • Has anyone seen the new Kaboom toilet stuff that foams by Babylon Sister, January 21, 2005(#6039 of 14191)
  • Ooh! That sounds like fun - must by Iggy, January 21, 2005(#6040 of 14191)
  • That does sound by Kathy Barthway, January 21, 2005(#6041 of 14191)
  • mere advertising claims that something by Kate D, January 21, 2005(#6042 of 14191)
  • I have no idea where to put this, but -- can anyone give by Serin McDaniel, January 21, 2005(#6043 of 14191)
  • Can you get those massive water-cooler-size things (18 by Aradiaseven, January 21, 2005(#6044 of 14191)
  • You could buy a Brita pitcher to filter your own water. by palmist, January 21, 2005(#6045 of 14191)
  • O/T -- I really dislike using those Brita filters for by JamieL, January 21, 2005(#6046 of 14191)
  • Great. Two filters to by Serin McDaniel, January 21, 2005(#6047 of 14191)
  • I use the humidifiers that boil the water, and they by azafran2814, January 22, 2005(#6048 of 14191)
  • Vinegar will get the minerals off almost anything. I by jaybird, January 22, 2005(#6049 of 14191)
  • How long does the humidifier last? I'd use it and toss by Molly Bo, January 22, 2005(#6050 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, January 23, 2005(#6051 of 14191)
  • A question for the wise ones! My favourite mug has by CuttySark, January 24, 2005(#6052 of 14191)
  • I've used cyanoacrylate (nail glue, or instant glue) by Laura Palmer, January 24, 2005(#6053 of 14191)
  • Cutty, the old-fashioned way to fix a crack was to boil by Bingo, January 25, 2005(#6054 of 14191)
  • Once it's leaking, it's time to toss the by Harri P., January 25, 2005(#6055 of 14191)
  • Or use it as a pencil-holder by Marcasite, January 25, 2005(#6056 of 14191)
  • Damn. I'm going to give the glue a try, because I love by CuttySark, January 25, 2005(#6057 of 14191)
  • I need help in choosing a new vacuum. In the past, by KerryW, February 07, 2005(#6058 of 14191)
  • I have a Dirt Devil with the filter. I hate it. The by Lori Dee, February 07, 2005(#6059 of 14191)
  • Kerry, I just asked a similar by Annie G, February 07, 2005(#6060 of 14191)
  • Do I ever second the Eureka Boss hatred. I will NEVER by sohcahtoa, February 07, 2005(#6061 of 14191)
  • I love my Dyson. Swing it, if at all by Julia M., February 07, 2005(#6062 of 14191)
  • What about durability with the Dysons? I'd consider it by GregD, February 07, 2005(#6063 of 14191)
  • I think they're pretty much all made of plastic. Dysons by Julia M., February 07, 2005(#6064 of 14191)
  • We've had ours for more than a year with no problems at by JennyD, February 07, 2005(#6065 of 14191)
  • Doesn't the Ro household also own a by Belle, February 07, 2005(#6066 of 14191)
  • No, but the Ro household is thinking hard about getting by J-Ro, February 07, 2005(#6067 of 14191)
  • Despite my almost total aversion to housekeeping, I by betsifur, February 07, 2005(#6068 of 14191)
  • How much does having a cleaning lady cost, per visit? by GregD, February 07, 2005(#6069 of 14191)
  • Reconditioned Dyson on Amazon is only $279, by Annie G, February 07, 2005(#6070 of 14191)
  • Love my dyson too. The only thing that I'm not hugely by KimL, February 07, 2005(#6071 of 14191)
  • When I told the salesguy that we were balking at the by KerryW, February 07, 2005(#6072 of 14191)
  • yet people across the country kept by Julia M., February 07, 2005(#6073 of 14191)
  • I originally heard that commercial the same way! Very by JennyD, February 07, 2005(#6074 of 14191)
  • I understand and agree it's a better vacuum. But if I by GregD, February 07, 2005(#6075 of 14191)
  • I think carpet in general is disgusting. We're making by betsifur, February 07, 2005(#6076 of 14191)
  • You and I are no-carpet sisters. Never had it, never by mimismartypants, February 07, 2005(#6077 of 14191)
  • I could not believe how much more dust by Alizarin, February 07, 2005(#6078 of 14191)
  • The average life of a decent vacuum's by tigrpaw, February 07, 2005(#6079 of 14191)
  • If I decide to buy another one, it'll be a Dyson. by Frank Black, February 07, 2005(#6080 of 14191)
  • Your house looked clean. Nothing by Lizzie T., February 07, 2005(#6081 of 14191)
  • Okay, so early in my marriage, I bought a Kirby from the by Anomia, February 07, 2005(#6082 of 14191)
  • wow, I was just coming here to ask the same question by heide, February 07, 2005(#6083 of 14191)
  • Kerry, I did a CR review when I bought my Eureka, and it by CalGal, February 07, 2005(#6084 of 14191)
  • I'm in love with my Dyson. We have three cats and each by KBee42, February 07, 2005(#6085 of 14191)
  • I love the Dyson, and we despise vacuuming and have two by Marya, February 07, 2005(#6086 of 14191)
  • I just replaced my 20 yo electrolux w/ another by ciao bella, February 07, 2005(#6087 of 14191)
  • My cleaning lady has to lug it up and by Rose H., February 07, 2005(#6088 of 14191)
  • Oh, and I can also back up betsifur's (I think it was by Lizzie T., February 07, 2005(#6089 of 14191)
  • The Swiffer WetJet is pretty damned useless. The only by Anne L., February 07, 2005(#6090 of 14191)
  • by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 07, 2005(#6091 of 14191)
  • I have a manual Swiffer. The wet wipe pads are by J-Ro, February 07, 2005(#6092 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Beastie - that's what I remembered, by JayKay, February 07, 2005(#6093 of 14191)
  • If I didn't have the WetJet, there would be even less by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 07, 2005(#6094 of 14191)
  • Um, because I didn't think to post my question there? by KerryW, February 07, 2005(#6095 of 14191)
  • that's what I remembered, by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 07, 2005(#6096 of 14191)
  • The average life of a decent vacuum's by jaybird, February 07, 2005(#6097 of 14191)
  • Well, crap. I didn't have to throw them out, after by Lizzie T., February 07, 2005(#6098 of 14191)
  • Shoot, my mom still has her Electrolux, by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 07, 2005(#6099 of 14191)
  • ...which is what I meant. Your average, decent at what by GregD, February 07, 2005(#6100 of 14191)
  • I've got an all-metal Hoover which has done very nicely by Serin McDaniel, February 07, 2005(#6101 of 14191)
  • I'd better get a lot more years out of my Electrolux, by Harri P., February 07, 2005(#6102 of 14191)
  • And the hundred-dollar vacuums I've used all stink and by Harri P., February 07, 2005(#6103 of 14191)
  • Jaybird, please come to by debby, February 07, 2005(#6104 of 14191)
  • I paid ~$200 for a Panasonic bagged upright with bare by lexuh, February 07, 2005(#6105 of 14191)
  • Greg--My 20 yo electrolux was plastic (is plastic). by ciao bella, February 07, 2005(#6106 of 14191)
  • Did you get a string mop with a little wringer bucket, by betsifur, February 07, 2005(#6107 of 14191)
  • Thank you for this discussion. We have pets and don't by cj griffin, February 07, 2005(#6108 of 14191)
  • I paid $425 for my Dyson at Costco - about $75 less than by Blondie, February 07, 2005(#6109 of 14191)
  • Having looked at them in the stores I by Ailsa Craig, February 08, 2005(#6110 of 14191)
  • I bought a used Kirby II for about $200, back in the by TAFKA, February 08, 2005(#6111 of 14191)
  • Love my Dyson. I never use my by rdbrewer, February 08, 2005(#6112 of 14191)
  • I love my Kirby! They last forever and the carpet by Cilantro, February 08, 2005(#6113 of 14191)
  • The company H just went to work for has a special on by Brigit M, February 08, 2005(#6114 of 14191)
  • Did you get a string mop with a little by Lizzie T., February 08, 2005(#6115 of 14191)
  • I think I am going to go buy a Miele canister at the old by Annie G, February 08, 2005(#6116 of 14191)
  • Actually, "Immer Besser" means KILL THE by Harri P., February 08, 2005(#6117 of 14191)
  • There aren't any secret old ties to by Lizzie T., February 08, 2005(#6118 of 14191)
  • I was really hoping you'd pop by, Lizzie, by Annie G, February 08, 2005(#6119 of 14191)
  • Don't buy anything by Porsche or Benz, tho. Or by Lizzie T., February 08, 2005(#6120 of 14191)
  • Or by Harri P., February 08, 2005(#6121 of 14191)
  • Or by J-Ro, February 08, 2005(#6122 of 14191)
  • Or I. G. by JayKay, February 08, 2005(#6123 of 14191)
  • Shit! I'd better throw out my Zyklon-B wasp spray by Harri P., February 08, 2005(#6124 of 14191)
  • Nah, they haven't had problems with by Alizarin, February 08, 2005(#6125 of 14191)
  • Annie G, I love my Miele canister vac. We had an by Brooke, February 08, 2005(#6126 of 14191)
  • I'm with Betsifur on the carpets and the mop. I don't by dirt track date, February 08, 2005(#6127 of 14191)
  • I've got one of those conical-wringer-type mops, and I by Serin McDaniel, February 08, 2005(#6128 of 14191)
  • Call me a slattern, but I vacuum weekly, use the Swiffer by lexuh, February 08, 2005(#6129 of 14191)
  • by kim kay, February 08, 2005(#6130 of 14191)
  • by sohcahtoa, February 08, 2005(#6131 of 14191)
  • Oh, this place is just too funny today. Or maybe it's by lexuh, February 08, 2005(#6132 of 14191)
  • I am really liking the Roomba that we got for Christmas. by Mostone, February 09, 2005(#6133 of 14191)
  • Roomba versus Dyson DEATH MATCH!The emotion by Patrick, February 09, 2005(#6134 of 14191)
  • Actually, "Immer Besser" means KILL THE by Frank Black, February 09, 2005(#6135 of 14191)
  • (laughing my head off at Alizarin)So I'm having by cj griffin, February 09, 2005(#6136 of 14191)
  • No, you don't want to put that much water on it. I by GregD, February 09, 2005(#6137 of 14191)
  • Hmmm. This will mean teaching the cleaning lady a new by cj griffin, February 09, 2005(#6138 of 14191)
  • Does anyone who has wood floors, cats, and roomba know by jesse666, February 10, 2005(#6139 of 14191)
  • I don't know about the roomba, but these types of mats by debby, February 10, 2005(#6140 of 14191)
  • I believe I've mentioned my love for all lemon-scented by eleanor rigby, February 10, 2005(#6141 of 14191)
  • We solved our scattered litter problems by feeding the by dirt track date, February 10, 2005(#6142 of 14191)
  • Eleanor, I've heard of people doing that, or adding a by Flea, February 10, 2005(#6143 of 14191)
  • I've thought about buying one of those, Debby. Maybe I by jesse666, February 10, 2005(#6144 of 14191)
  • Would it help to put the litter box into a bigger by Iggy, February 10, 2005(#6145 of 14191)
  • We have two very enthusiastic litter flinging kittens by debby, February 10, 2005(#6146 of 14191)
  • I once knew someone who kept the litter box in the spare by Annie G, February 10, 2005(#6147 of 14191)
  • In my experience, the clay litter seems not to track as by Blondie, February 10, 2005(#6148 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the tip, Flea!I'll second that, by eleanor rigby, February 10, 2005(#6149 of 14191)
  • Is this where we discussed the tempurpedic mattress by gsand, February 10, 2005(#6150 of 14191)
  • I'm not sure electric blanket + foam is a good by Harri P., February 10, 2005(#6151 of 14191)
  • You're not supposed to lay on top of an electric by Babylon Sister, February 10, 2005(#6152 of 14191)
  • No, but they do sell heated electric pads, by Harri P., February 10, 2005(#6153 of 14191)
  • What's the by gsand, February 10, 2005(#6154 of 14191)
  • Don't sleep on, or under, electric appliances. Use a by J-Ro, February 10, 2005(#6155 of 14191)
  • Would it help to put the litter box into a bigger by jesse666, February 11, 2005(#6156 of 14191)
  • We put our foam pad over the matress pad and under the by jaybird, February 11, 2005(#6157 of 14191)
  • J-Ro, EMF??jaybird, thanks for that. I think by gsand, February 11, 2005(#6158 of 14191)
  • Electro magnetic fields, I think. I had no idea J-Ro by jaybird, February 11, 2005(#6159 of 14191)
  • Electric blankets are by JamieL, February 11, 2005(#6160 of 14191)
  • We have several of those microwaveable rice thingies -- by Serin McDaniel, February 11, 2005(#6161 of 14191)
  • Electric blankets are by jaybird, February 11, 2005(#6162 of 14191)
  • Serin, you can make your own with rice and a tube sock; by Laura Palmer, February 11, 2005(#6163 of 14191)
  • eleanor, I would put the scent into the rinse water; you by Bingo, February 11, 2005(#6164 of 14191)
  • Someone gave me a rice sock years ago, and I used it for by KerryW, February 11, 2005(#6165 of 14191)
  • I had no idea J-Ro was so woo by Brigit M, February 11, 2005(#6166 of 14191)
  • You have no idea./Claus von by J-Ro, February 11, 2005(#6167 of 14191)
  • I'm now the proud owner of a Dyson, owing to Best Buy's by KerryW, February 12, 2005(#6168 of 14191)
  • Oh, cool, Laura! I'll try by Serin McDaniel, February 12, 2005(#6169 of 14191)
  • I have yet to find one with a washable by Aradiaseven, February 12, 2005(#6170 of 14191)
  • I put a heavy quilted mattress pad over our foam by Molly Bo, February 12, 2005(#6171 of 14191)
  • Man, I mopped our floors again today, and again, filth. by Lizzie T., February 12, 2005(#6172 of 14191)
  • Mopping produces filth. That's why I never do by CheeseToast, February 12, 2005(#6173 of 14191)
  • I lied. We (well, Mr. Bird, actually, who is generally by jaybird, February 13, 2005(#6174 of 14191)
  • I once knew someone who kept the litter by Sakti, February 13, 2005(#6175 of 14191)
  • I keep my litter box in the only bathroom I have. It's by JamieL, February 14, 2005(#6176 of 14191)
  • Word of warning: Do not overheat the warming thingies or by dohdee, February 14, 2005(#6177 of 14191)
  • Mopping produces filth. That's why I by lexuh, February 14, 2005(#6178 of 14191)
  • Good lord. Dogs drool enough to require more mopping?! by Serin McDaniel, February 15, 2005(#6179 of 14191)
  • Only some dogs, Serin.Drooly dog: by cj griffin, February 15, 2005(#6180 of 14191)
  • Very few dogs drool very much. Also, dirt abrades the by Harri P., February 15, 2005(#6181 of 14191)
  • So how does one clean a wood floor then? I don't have by Anne L., February 15, 2005(#6182 of 14191)
  • Damp-mop. Also, it depends where the floor is. A wood by Harri P., February 15, 2005(#6183 of 14191)
  • Wood floors like Murphy's Oil Soap. I think they're way by Annie G, February 15, 2005(#6184 of 14191)
  • Nikita doesn't drool a whole lot, but any drops on the by lexuh, February 15, 2005(#6185 of 14191)
  • I don't know if this belongs here or in the gross by dirt track date, February 19, 2005(#6186 of 14191)
  • Three cheers for the vanquishing of dtd's fridge crud! by Em T., February 19, 2005(#6187 of 14191)
  • Dirt, your refrigerator will probably run more by Alice CK, February 20, 2005(#6188 of 14191)
  • My refrigerator is nearly impossible to move, as it's by JamieL, February 20, 2005(#6189 of 14191)
  • Every once in a while, I pull out my fridge and clean by Racehorse, February 20, 2005(#6190 of 14191)
  • Nothing was as gross as the smashed, frozen banana I had by Anne L., February 21, 2005(#6191 of 14191)
  • I just went out in the front yard to add some newspapers by Em T., February 21, 2005(#6192 of 14191)
  • Help! I washed a red and cream patterned pillow case by dreamsofa, February 21, 2005(#6193 of 14191)
  • Try the Rit dye remover by Harri P., February 21, 2005(#6194 of 14191)
  • Thanks, I'll give that a by dreamsofa, February 21, 2005(#6195 of 14191)
  • Say, does anyone know how to attach the belt on a Kirby by Frank Black, February 28, 2005(#6196 of 14191)
  • I have to do a massive housecleaning due to sick kitty, by eleanor rigby, February 28, 2005(#6197 of 14191)
  • I've finally decided that I need to hire someone to by lime, February 28, 2005(#6198 of 14191)
  • You won't get a reaction, er. Murphy's is just by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, February 28, 2005(#6199 of 14191)
  • OK, great! Thanks, Beastie.lime, I'd tell her to by eleanor rigby, February 28, 2005(#6200 of 14191)
  • Lime - I found it useful to tell her what I didn't want by kas, March 01, 2005(#6201 of 14191)
  • If you pick the junk up off the floor and generally by Harri P., March 01, 2005(#6202 of 14191)
  • If you don't want her to go into the girls' rooms or by lexuh, March 01, 2005(#6203 of 14191)
  • Man, I was just about to send the email.Frank, by CalGal, March 03, 2005(#6204 of 14191)
  • lime, once you're sure you're going to keep on this by cj griffin, March 03, 2005(#6205 of 14191)
  • by eleanor rigby, March 06, 2005(#6206 of 14191)
  • You and me, Eleanor. I'd be turning 91 in prison doing by Em T., March 06, 2005(#6207 of 14191)
  • That is very funny, in a "glad it isn't me" kind of way. by sweet pea, March 06, 2005(#6208 of 14191)
  • I live in a small apartment with no garden -- like most by Vina, March 06, 2005(#6209 of 14191)
  • I don't believe that story is true. Maybe Kirsten B. by Rose H., March 06, 2005(#6210 of 14191)
  • I think it's true. In the German part at by Annie G, March 06, 2005(#6211 of 14191)
  • I don't doubt the obsession with cleanliness, it's the by Rose H., March 06, 2005(#6212 of 14191)
  • Oh, yeah. The inspector thing. I dunno. It's a deeply by Annie G, March 06, 2005(#6213 of 14191)
  • I think the article exaggerated the inspection thing but by Sass, March 08, 2005(#6214 of 14191)
  • Can anyone recommend someplace to get a really sturdy by Harri P., March 08, 2005(#6215 of 14191)
  • I need to know how one can grow the wrong flowers in the by Anne L., March 08, 2005(#6216 of 14191)
  • Can anyone recommend someplace to get by Biscuit, March 08, 2005(#6217 of 14191)
  • Huh, I didn't know they sold Brabantia in the US. I by Harri P., March 08, 2005(#6218 of 14191)
  • I want a swiss house cleaner. Except I think she would by kim kay, March 08, 2005(#6219 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, March 08, 2005(#6220 of 14191)
  • Well, that whole swiss cleaning thing explains my by Liadan, March 08, 2005(#6221 of 14191)
  • My underestanding of the Swiss is that they think by Annie G, March 08, 2005(#6222 of 14191)
  • her P/A neighbor was sneaking out by RamblingRose, March 08, 2005(#6223 of 14191)
  • he told me that if they stayed up late by Liadan, March 08, 2005(#6224 of 14191)
  • My grandma was half Swiss, and quite tidy and organized, by lime, March 08, 2005(#6225 of 14191)
  • Oh.My.God. There are entire villages by Brigit M, March 08, 2005(#6226 of 14191)
  • "I see you were up late last night! Any by Sass, March 08, 2005(#6227 of 14191)
  • My momma would love by Belle, March 08, 2005(#6228 of 14191)
  • Bad thought: Switzerland has no army, so they have to be by Rose H., March 09, 2005(#6229 of 14191)
  • Hmm, I have never heard of a hygiene inspector - I think by Kirsten B., March 09, 2005(#6230 of 14191)
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  • A clean sweep of the by Susan Tanner, March 12, 2005(#6487 of 14191)
  • by LoriK, March 16, 2005(#6488 of 14191)
  • I consider myself the ultimate dishwasher Nazi. I have by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6489 of 14191)
  • you touch the eating surfaces when you by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6490 of 14191)
  • Martha Stewart says to mix them up and by J-Ro, March 22, 2005(#6491 of 14191)
  • Our dishwasher came with a booklet that announced by Em T., March 22, 2005(#6492 of 14191)
  • If I mixed them up and down, I could group them by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6493 of 14191)
  • Dear abby has addressed the silverware in the dishwasher by debby, March 22, 2005(#6494 of 14191)
  • I put all the tableware business end down simply because by Annie G, March 22, 2005(#6495 of 14191)
  • Annie, you by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6496 of 14191)
  • Okay, I'll stick with eating end up. I'm so wishywashy. by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6497 of 14191)
  • I'm surprised that you guys put sharp knives in the by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6498 of 14191)
  • And you probably don't have any with the little tips by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6499 of 14191)
  • I'd kill anybody who put my iron skillets in the by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6500 of 14191)
  • Yes. Yes, it by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6501 of 14191)
  • Once my boyfriend tried to get me to start a TPW thread by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 22, 2005(#6502 of 14191)
  • He never puts the wrong things things by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6503 of 14191)
  • Other than his tendency to put things in there that by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6504 of 14191)
  • Mike can fit twice as many dishes into the dishwsher as by debby, March 22, 2005(#6505 of 14191)
  • puts the silverware willy nilly into by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6506 of 14191)
  • That is the craziest thing I've ever by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 22, 2005(#6507 of 14191)
  • I am the only person in my house who sees a difference by JennyD, March 22, 2005(#6508 of 14191)
  • I must confess that Mr. B. won't even use the dishwasher by Kathy Barthway, March 22, 2005(#6509 of 14191)
  • I employ the services of my underage by RamblingRose, March 22, 2005(#6510 of 14191)
  • I just eat over the sink. (See by Sapphire, March 22, 2005(#6511 of 14191)
  • Hahaha! Y'all kill me.Barthy, I see you become by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6512 of 14191)
  • If I ever encountered a male companion who'd even by Susan Tanner, March 22, 2005(#6513 of 14191)
  • Kent was a good housekeeper. He liked to do it and had by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6514 of 14191)
  • I'm a huge slob, but I'm obsessive by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6515 of 14191)
  • I bet my refrigerator is grosser than yours. I'd clean by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6516 of 14191)
  • You'd win that bet, but only because I HAVE a new by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6517 of 14191)
  • You guys are killing me. My husband is a huge by TwoStep, March 22, 2005(#6518 of 14191)
  • I would sympathize with the Nazi ordinarily (and hey, by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6519 of 14191)
  • Boy won't let me put any of our wine glasses into the by Lizzie T., March 22, 2005(#6520 of 14191)
  • I buy cheap wineglasses now and happily throw them into by Curie Tournesol, March 22, 2005(#6521 of 14191)
  • Actually, Bingo, it is more energy efficient to run the by Pegasus, March 22, 2005(#6522 of 14191)
  • The dishwasher seems to be chipping all my glasses. by Violet, March 22, 2005(#6523 of 14191)
  • No wine glasses in the dishwasher, yeah they are cheap by debby, March 22, 2005(#6524 of 14191)
  • I am a wash-when-it's-full person. Also, Bloke, I know by Badger, March 22, 2005(#6525 of 14191)
  • We have a cabinet overflowing with various types of wine by Racehorse, March 22, 2005(#6526 of 14191)
  • But having fewer isn't going to mean you have to put by lime, March 22, 2005(#6527 of 14191)
  • Since people insist on using them, my only work around by Racehorse, March 22, 2005(#6528 of 14191)
  • There's enough to fill my dishwasher every day and my by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6529 of 14191)
  • It's not just delicate exquisitely thin-rimmed wine by Violet, March 22, 2005(#6530 of 14191)
  • Delicate wine glasses and cheap crystal glasses are the by Racehorse, March 22, 2005(#6531 of 14191)
  • You just have to make sure to nestle them between the by Nancy T., March 22, 2005(#6532 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I broke a coffee pot that way just yesterday. It by Racehorse, March 22, 2005(#6533 of 14191)
  • You guys are cracking me up with the dishwasher by Marya, March 22, 2005(#6534 of 14191)
  • Unless I'm smashing tiny bits off the by jaybird, March 22, 2005(#6535 of 14191)
  • Is there some way to smooth a chipped edge? It seems a by Nancy T., March 22, 2005(#6536 of 14191)
  • I found by Nancy T., March 22, 2005(#6537 of 14191)
  • Just looking at that makes me want to curl up into a by lime, March 22, 2005(#6538 of 14191)
  • Years ago, I was being a dishwasher nazi and Mr. G. by Sue Generous, March 22, 2005(#6539 of 14191)
  • Sue, that's hilarious. Lime, I promise not to do it by Nancy T., March 22, 2005(#6540 of 14191)
  • We are fairly compatible in our housekeeping methods (if by Stephanie D., March 22, 2005(#6541 of 14191)
  • I'm a dishwasher Nazi. There's a way in which they go by GregD, March 22, 2005(#6542 of 14191)
  • Shopping lists are optional and take most of the fun out by debby, March 22, 2005(#6543 of 14191)
  • I'm a fastidious dishwasher loader and nestle them ever by Violet, March 22, 2005(#6544 of 14191)
  • Oh, the pint glasses. I feel your pain.Also, why by Badger, March 22, 2005(#6545 of 14191)
  • I am the usual dish technician, and I usually do wine by Patrick, March 22, 2005(#6546 of 14191)
  • Badger, the glass-use issue is the only thing that gets by Brooke, March 22, 2005(#6547 of 14191)
  • Patrick, you're lucky no one in your household by Brooke, March 22, 2005(#6548 of 14191)
  • I am a Dishwasher Nazi also, at least when it comes to by Kteemac, March 22, 2005(#6549 of 14191)
  • You just have to make sure to nestle by Bingo, March 22, 2005(#6550 of 14191)
  • DH likes us to wash off the dishes before we put them in by Sue Babe, March 22, 2005(#6551 of 14191)
  • I try to avoid dishwasher nazism by never looking in the by lime, March 22, 2005(#6552 of 14191)
  • It's fine if Shelby does it her way on her own and by ShelbyD, March 23, 2005(#6553 of 14191)
  • Haha, Shelby and Greg. The SO and I do that to each by Kate D, March 23, 2005(#6554 of 14191)
  • The Joint Filer likes to hand wash all the pots and by J-Ro, March 23, 2005(#6555 of 14191)
  • The Joint Filer likes to hand wash all by Kate D, March 23, 2005(#6556 of 14191)
  • Ours is not portable and it runs very quietly and has by J-Ro, March 23, 2005(#6557 of 14191)
  • Why in the hell do dishwashers take so fucking long to by Racehorse, March 23, 2005(#6558 of 14191)
  • I don't know! This one has an especially long run time. by J-Ro, March 23, 2005(#6559 of 14191)
  • I've never timed ours, but it's got to be at least an by Racehorse, March 23, 2005(#6560 of 14191)
  • Part of the reason that restaurant dishwashers are so by terrilynn, March 23, 2005(#6561 of 14191)
  • There're also the strong chemicals and heavy jets of by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 23, 2005(#6562 of 14191)
  • I didn't think I was going to contribute to this by Darci, March 23, 2005(#6563 of 14191)
  • Mr. M also rearranges the dishwasher after I've put by Julia M., March 23, 2005(#6564 of 14191)
  • I totally was. I kept hitting refresh, wondering, when, by lime, March 23, 2005(#6565 of 14191)
  • Stick around and I'll tell you about which classes I by Julia M., March 23, 2005(#6566 of 14191)
  • I only rearrange the dishes in the dishwasher when Liam by terrilynn, March 23, 2005(#6567 of 14191)
  • we have a cool silverware rack with by Bingo, March 23, 2005(#6568 of 14191)
  • by betsifur, March 23, 2005(#6569 of 14191)
  • I desperately, desperately want a Miele dishwasher. They by Lizzie T., March 23, 2005(#6570 of 14191)
  • we mix the silverware--some with business end up, some by dirt track date, March 23, 2005(#6571 of 14191)
  • Okay, you know what, I'm feeling very non-anal after by Alice CK, March 23, 2005(#6572 of 14191)
  • You know, I'm sure there's a perfectly sane reason why by Susan Tanner, March 23, 2005(#6573 of 14191)
  • Lizzie - My sister has a Miele dishwasher and while they by Anomia, March 23, 2005(#6574 of 14191)
  • My husband can fit twice the number of dishes in our by Anomia, March 23, 2005(#6575 of 14191)
  • I'm sure my dishwasher doesn't sterilize things, but by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 23, 2005(#6576 of 14191)
  • it breaks down constantlyCrap. by Lizzie T., March 23, 2005(#6577 of 14191)
  • I desperately, desperately want a Miele by Mostone, March 23, 2005(#6578 of 14191)
  • I ask him if he's going to be by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6579 of 14191)
  • I fold t-shirts like you do; Sweetie has his own method by terrilynn, March 23, 2005(#6580 of 14191)
  • plain old hand washing is as good as it by Marya, March 23, 2005(#6581 of 14191)
  • Crap. I really really want one! But not by Harri P., March 23, 2005(#6582 of 14191)
  • What is it you get from invisible but deadly, rotted by Susan Tanner, March 23, 2005(#6583 of 14191)
  • ptomaine? by Ellie Mayhem, March 23, 2005(#6585 of 14191)
  • I think "ptomaine" is the old-fashioned term for by Marya, March 23, 2005(#6586 of 14191)
  • Or using the Magic Shitfork(tm).edit: by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6587 of 14191)
  • Sparrow and I are anal nazis about never, ever by Susan Tanner, March 23, 2005(#6588 of 14191)
  • Speaking of evocative, Marya, that post may put my diet by Bingo, March 23, 2005(#6589 of 14191)
  • It's easy, Bingo. You just have to devote the time to by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6590 of 14191)
  • Ahh, I see. Mopping is the chore I avoid the longest. by Bingo, March 23, 2005(#6591 of 14191)
  • Same here! As long as you don't mind dinner partners by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6592 of 14191)
  • Mmmm, FLOOR by Harri P., March 23, 2005(#6593 of 14191)
  • Nothin' says lovin' like something from under the by Bingo, March 23, 2005(#6594 of 14191)
  • T-shirt folding: hold shirt up with front facing you, by Patrick, March 23, 2005(#6595 of 14191)
  • Oh, yeah--I'm going to listen to a guy about how by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6596 of 14191)
  • Soren's method is actually very neat, but you have to by Marya, March 23, 2005(#6597 of 14191)
  • I totally don't get the concept of laundry baskets for by terrilynn, March 23, 2005(#6598 of 14191)
  • It kind of depends on where your machines are. Mine are by Laurelx, March 23, 2005(#6599 of 14191)
  • I can hang things from the dryer, but there's no room to by Bingo, March 23, 2005(#6600 of 14191)
  • Same as Laurel. I'd love to have a second-floor laundry by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6601 of 14191)
  • But Terrilynn, even if you fold straight out of the by debby, March 23, 2005(#6602 of 14191)
  • laundry-folding time is my by terrilynn, March 23, 2005(#6603 of 14191)
  • After a few months of using the new silverware, I by Ronski, March 23, 2005(#6604 of 14191)
  • You can eat off my floors, but it's not by Nancy T., March 23, 2005(#6605 of 14191)
  • Late to the dishwashing discussion:I tend to do by Roy Kay, March 23, 2005(#6606 of 14191)
  • My next dishwasher will be a by Marya, March 23, 2005(#6607 of 14191)
  • Everything I know about folding t-shirts I learned in by Belle, March 23, 2005(#6608 of 14191)
  • With little demons that lap your plates by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 23, 2005(#6609 of 14191)
  • The Dishwasher of Hieronymous Bosch. by J-Ro, March 23, 2005(#6610 of 14191)
  • The Dishwasher of Hieronymous Bosch. by sohcahtoa, March 23, 2005(#6611 of 14191)
  • When we were house-hunting, we looked by Alice CK, March 23, 2005(#6612 of 14191)
  • I do not give a tiny shit about how by Harri P., March 23, 2005(#6613 of 14191)
  • I fall somewhere between Alice and the rest. I normally by Em T., March 23, 2005(#6614 of 14191)
  • I do most of the dishes because I know how much Shelby by GregD, March 23, 2005(#6615 of 14191)
  • T-shirts, forks, wine glasses. I just throw things in by Ellie Mayhem, March 23, 2005(#6616 of 14191)
  • Tie-up shoes? Shining the by Susan Tanner, March 23, 2005(#6617 of 14191)
  • Tie-up shoes? Shining the by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 23, 2005(#6618 of 14191)
  • Yeah, those are some of the recommendations. I never by Em T., March 23, 2005(#6619 of 14191)
  • Fisher-Paykel. From New Zealand, not Iceland. by Curie Tournesol, March 23, 2005(#6620 of 14191)
  • One way to pre-rinse the plates is to have a big by J-Ro, March 23, 2005(#6621 of 14191)
  • We occasionally have a small dog perform that function, by PJ, March 23, 2005(#6622 of 14191)
  • Urgh. I'm running the extra long, extra hot cycle by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 23, 2005(#6623 of 14191)
  • But are you busy for dinner? Because we have extra if by J-Ro, March 23, 2005(#6624 of 14191)
  • Great! I'll bring the by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 23, 2005(#6625 of 14191)
  • My next dishwasher will be a by Rose H., March 23, 2005(#6626 of 14191)
  • it's an intelligent machine, and it can detect how by GregD, March 23, 2005(#6627 of 14191)
  • Don't worry, I don't let my guests enter the by Rose H., March 23, 2005(#6628 of 14191)
  • Oh, I'm wistful for the Meile dishwasher in our by heide, March 24, 2005(#6629 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I've spent the year praying for our scuzzy by GregD, March 24, 2005(#6630 of 14191)
  • I HAVE A NEW DISHWASHER.And I still don't want to by CalGal, March 24, 2005(#6631 of 14191)
  • But Cal, there is SO MANY more dishwasher feelings to by lime, March 24, 2005(#6632 of 14191)
  • I have no dishwasher. Weep for by gsand, March 24, 2005(#6633 of 14191)
  • CalGal and I have something in common! Finally! by Rose H., March 24, 2005(#6634 of 14191)
  • We haven't even gotten onto the correct way to handwash by dissonance, March 24, 2005(#6635 of 14191)
  • Wow! Non-dishwasher dish washers! Now we can have the by Roy Kay, March 24, 2005(#6636 of 14191)
  • I have no dishwasher. Weep for by Patrick, March 24, 2005(#6637 of 14191)
  • My stupid soap chamber does not always pop open when we by Babylon Sister, March 24, 2005(#6638 of 14191)
  • One nice feature about our dishwasher is the timer. That by Roy Kay, March 24, 2005(#6639 of 14191)
  • Who knows - they look clean by Mostone, March 24, 2005(#6640 of 14191)
  • Who knows - they look clean by Patrick, March 24, 2005(#6641 of 14191)
  • gsand doesn't need a dishwasher. She's always by Julia M., March 24, 2005(#6642 of 14191)
  • Aha. by Patrick, March 24, 2005(#6643 of 14191)
  • Beastie asked in VMG what the three-in-one dishwasher by Badger, March 24, 2005(#6644 of 14191)
  • (Actually, it's 'glass protection', according to the by Badger, March 24, 2005(#6645 of 14191)
  • Salt? To soften the water? Maybe that isn't marketed by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 24, 2005(#6646 of 14191)
  • It's all sort of magic to me. If I didn't use the by Badger, March 24, 2005(#6647 of 14191)
  • Hey, thanks for settling another Important Dishwashing by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 24, 2005(#6648 of 14191)
  • They're all by Badger, March 24, 2005(#6649 of 14191)
  • The salt in the tablets is so that you don't need to by Rose H., March 24, 2005(#6650 of 14191)
  • when you put in salt the old by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 24, 2005(#6651 of 14191)
  • The salt is for the built-in water softener (I believe by Rose H., March 24, 2005(#6652 of 14191)
  • No. My water is very hard and my water softener doesn't by Pegasus, March 24, 2005(#6653 of 14191)
  • Pretty much, Rose. My parents have a water softener, by lime, March 24, 2005(#6654 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, March 24, 2005(#6655 of 14191)
  • Isn't that Jet Dry stuff for dishwashers basically by jaybird, March 24, 2005(#6656 of 14191)
  • deleted for by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 24, 2005(#6657 of 14191)
  • Duh, had the wrong product before. by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 24, 2005(#6658 of 14191)
  • The F&P dishdrawers have some sort of salt instruction by Curie Tournesol, March 24, 2005(#6659 of 14191)
  • My stupid soap chamber does not always by Alice CK, March 24, 2005(#6660 of 14191)
  • I just read somewhere that any powdered dishwasher by Sue Generous, March 24, 2005(#6661 of 14191)
  • Really, I heard it was the other way around -- that by gsand, March 24, 2005(#6662 of 14191)
  • Consumer Reports says the stuff with enzymes works by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 24, 2005(#6663 of 14191)
  • The soap chamber in my dishwasher doesn't open either. by heide, March 24, 2005(#6664 of 14191)
  • I know that detergent with lemon in it can (and has) by Ellie Mayhem, March 25, 2005(#6665 of 14191)
  • Alice, the thingie isn't blocked by dishes, I think it's by Babylon Sister, March 25, 2005(#6666 of 14191)
  • BabSis, how about that demonic post number? Better watch by Em T., March 25, 2005(#6667 of 14191)
  • Maybe it'll unstick my detergent by Babylon Sister, March 25, 2005(#6668 of 14191)
  • We're all posting in the demonics right by Agnes Day, March 25, 2005(#6669 of 14191)
  • I was totally bored by this thread until you guys got to by Piccie, March 25, 2005(#6670 of 14191)
  • Mine broke a while ago and it seems to wash just fine. I by Harri P., March 25, 2005(#6671 of 14191)
  • Does the cup opening at a certain time by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 25, 2005(#6672 of 14191)
  • As dirty dishes appear, I rinse them in soapy, then by Susan Tanner, March 25, 2005(#6673 of 14191)
  • As dirty dishes appear, I rinse them in by jaybird, March 25, 2005(#6674 of 14191)
  • You must become one with the dishes.What by Patrick, March 25, 2005(#6675 of 14191)
  • From the Tao Te Ching--not bad advice for by Stephanie D., March 25, 2005(#6676 of 14191)
  • Yes, by Patrick, March 25, 2005(#6677 of 14191)
  • said the by Alizarin, March 25, 2005(#6678 of 14191)
  • Stephanie, that is excellent housekeeping advice. I by Belle, March 25, 2005(#6679 of 14191)
  • According to this by Stephanie D., March 25, 2005(#6680 of 14191)
  • I'm going to print it out too. And do something cool by Curie Tournesol, March 25, 2005(#6681 of 14191)
  • One of our dogs is happy to perform that service for us, by dirt track date, March 26, 2005(#6682 of 14191)
  • now that is one fabulous non by Kaye, March 27, 2005(#6683 of 14191)
  • by Bingo, March 27, 2005(#6684 of 14191)
  • I have a question about getting an old stain out of a by Anne L., March 28, 2005(#6685 of 14191)
  • by JennyD, March 28, 2005(#6686 of 14191)
  • Diluted Clorox, brushed on and rinsed by J-Ro, March 28, 2005(#6687 of 14191)
  • Thanks. I tried the oxyclean, and it did nothing. I am by Anne L., March 28, 2005(#6688 of 14191)
  • Laying it out in the sunlight can work by Wilma Flintstone, March 28, 2005(#6689 of 14191)
  • How long did you soak it in the Oxyclean?You can by Harri P., March 28, 2005(#6690 of 14191)
  • I soaked it in the oxyclean overnight, and the stains by Anne L., March 29, 2005(#6691 of 14191)
  • Those clorox bleach pens work great for what you're by dohdee, March 29, 2005(#6692 of 14191)
  • Now that's an idea. I wonder if we have them in Canada. by Anne L., March 29, 2005(#6693 of 14191)
  • I think we do, Anne. Check Canadian Tire. I don't even by eleanor rigby, March 30, 2005(#6694 of 14191)
  • I'll have to take a look there, eleanor, because I by Anne L., March 30, 2005(#6695 of 14191)
  • I spent much of the past couple of weekends purging. I by Racehorse, April 04, 2005(#6696 of 14191)
  • I have been sorting because there is a neighborhood yard by Sue Generous, April 04, 2005(#6697 of 14191)
  • Simon wants to hold a garage sale, and I just want to by Racehorse, April 04, 2005(#6698 of 14191)
  • and get down on my hands and knees and by TAFKA, April 04, 2005(#6699 of 14191)
  • I gave one to my middle daughter for her birthday in by Em T., April 04, 2005(#6700 of 14191)
  • I know one cat we used to have would do his best to kill by TAFKA, April 04, 2005(#6701 of 14191)
  • We have so many cats Mr. T has started referring to our by Em T., April 04, 2005(#6702 of 14191)
  • We've had cats that adored being brushed. Zoey used to by TAFKA, April 04, 2005(#6703 of 14191)
  • We have Roomba, it was a birthday present for me last by sweet pea, April 04, 2005(#6704 of 14191)
  • We had a professional cleaning service come in for the by Decca, April 05, 2005(#6705 of 14191)
  • Decca, if it is a professional service that publishes a by Laurelx, April 05, 2005(#6706 of 14191)
  • I just got some ballpoint pen ink on a brand new shirt. by eleanor rigby, April 07, 2005(#6707 of 14191)
  • Do you have any isopropyl by TAFKA, April 07, 2005(#6708 of 14191)
  • Nope. I can go out and get something tomorrow when I've by eleanor rigby, April 07, 2005(#6709 of 14191)
  • You don't have plain old alcohol in the by Curie Tournesol, April 07, 2005(#6710 of 14191)
  • Vodka? Nail polish remover (if it's a white by Aradiaseven, April 07, 2005(#6711 of 14191)
  • Hmm, didn't think of vodka. I'll try that (I do have by eleanor rigby, April 07, 2005(#6712 of 14191)
  • It's a good disinfectant? A bottle only costs about by Pegasus, April 07, 2005(#6713 of 14191)
  • Why would I have isopropyl alcohol in the by Curie Tournesol, April 07, 2005(#6714 of 14191)
  • Maybe I should get some. I tend to use plain old by eleanor rigby, April 07, 2005(#6715 of 14191)
  • hydrogen peroxide tends to go bad pretty quickly while by sweet pea, April 07, 2005(#6716 of 14191)
  • Why would I have isopropyl alcohol in by Ralphie, April 07, 2005(#6717 of 14191)
  • See, there you are. Everyone should have some on general by TAFKA, April 07, 2005(#6718 of 14191)
  • I never thought to use it to clean windows. I'll have by Pegasus, April 07, 2005(#6719 of 14191)
  • It's great for windows! I just pour it on a soft flannel by Ralphie, April 07, 2005(#6720 of 14191)
  • It's also good for cleaning plexiglass, plastic lenses by Agnes Day, April 07, 2005(#6721 of 14191)
  • disinfecting by Ellie Mayhem, April 07, 2005(#6722 of 14191)
  • Well then! I'll pick up a bottle tomorrow for sure. I by eleanor rigby, April 07, 2005(#6723 of 14191)
  • It doesn't go bad so much as turn into plain by Kate D, April 07, 2005(#6724 of 14191)
  • I just had an idea. I haven't got any plain alcohol, but by eleanor rigby, April 07, 2005(#6725 of 14191)
  • How long does it take for hydrogen peroxide to go bad? by Nancy T., April 08, 2005(#6726 of 14191)
  • Not if the lid is by CalGal, April 08, 2005(#6727 of 14191)
  • Isn't there ususally an exp. date on the side of the by Belle, April 08, 2005(#6728 of 14191)
  • If it still bubbles when it hits something needing by Susan Tanner, April 09, 2005(#6729 of 14191)
  • cut yourself and see if it by ElenaW, April 10, 2005(#6730 of 14191)
  • Better cut someone by Rose H., April 10, 2005(#6731 of 14191)
  • Does anyone know a good, reliable way to get fish-smell by Shannon_VT, April 11, 2005(#6732 of 14191)
  • I'd throw the scraps out (outside into a trash thing, by Susan Tanner, April 11, 2005(#6733 of 14191)
  • Throw some chum in the by Annie G, April 11, 2005(#6734 of 14191)
  • Doesn't boiling a pot of vinegar remove by gsand, April 11, 2005(#6735 of 14191)
  • You can also get organic disposal cleaners that help. I by dohdee, April 11, 2005(#6736 of 14191)
  • Pour the boiling vinegar down the disposal while it's by Susan Tanner, April 11, 2005(#6737 of 14191)
  • Throw some chum in the by Shannon_VT, April 11, 2005(#6738 of 14191)
  • The disposal is probably not helping matters at all. by dohdee, April 11, 2005(#6739 of 14191)
  • Probably by Susan Tanner, April 11, 2005(#6740 of 14191)
  • Maybe should throw a chum-as-in-friend into the by bessy, April 11, 2005(#6741 of 14191)
  • It seems Shannon's whole house has been trying to tell by Agnes Day, April 11, 2005(#6742 of 14191)
  • Maybe should throw a chum-as-in-friend by Shannon_VT, April 11, 2005(#6743 of 14191)
  • Try baking soda for the disposal, too. And make sure by Alizarin, April 11, 2005(#6744 of 14191)
  • Try baking soda for the disposal, by Shannon_VT, April 11, 2005(#6745 of 14191)
  • Yes, Shannon, odor removal and entertainment, all in one by Em T., April 11, 2005(#6746 of 14191)
  • It's not an explosion so much as a fizzy extravaganza. I by Sapphire, April 11, 2005(#6747 of 14191)
  • Wait -- won't baking soda and vinegar by Alizarin, April 11, 2005(#6748 of 14191)
  • It's fun to do both baking soda and vingar in by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, April 11, 2005(#6749 of 14191)
  • But if Shannon put a boxcar load of baking soda and by Em T., April 11, 2005(#6750 of 14191)
  • Who knows, that might resolve the plumbing by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, April 11, 2005(#6751 of 14191)
  • My thought exactly, by Em T., April 11, 2005(#6752 of 14191)
  • But if Shannon put a boxcar load of baking soda and by gsand, April 11, 2005(#6753 of 14191)
  • where will they meetOn my by Shannon_VT, April 11, 2005(#6754 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, April 11, 2005(#6755 of 14191)
  • I once made a fake volcano with baking soda and vinegar by kim kay, April 11, 2005(#6756 of 14191)
  • It seems like it would mostly just fizz by Rose H., April 11, 2005(#6757 of 14191)
  • Water and carbon dioxide, by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, April 11, 2005(#6758 of 14191)
  • It's my by Rose H., April 11, 2005(#6759 of 14191)
  • Dammit! I went to the fancy food store and left with by Shannon_VT, April 11, 2005(#6760 of 14191)
  • Let us know when you feel the urge to make salmon pate by Annie G, April 11, 2005(#6761 of 14191)
  • Here's Mr. Shannon now! by J-Ro, April 12, 2005(#6762 of 14191)
  • My plumber gave me this disposal hint- empty an ice cube by Snarky Bean, April 12, 2005(#6763 of 14191)
  • Go and read some articles on PCBs found in farmed salmon by Agnes Day, April 12, 2005(#6764 of 14191)
  • I've had good results with putting squeezed-out lemon by TAFKA, April 12, 2005(#6765 of 14191)
  • Go and read some articles on PCBs found by Shannon_VT, April 12, 2005(#6766 of 14191)
  • wait? you smoke? I thought you were a dirty by Ellie Mayhem, April 12, 2005(#6767 of 14191)
  • And you think that hippies didn't/don't by Agnes Day, April 12, 2005(#6768 of 14191)
  • I thought you were a dirty by Shannon_VT, April 12, 2005(#6769 of 14191)
  • Shannon is a dirrrrty by Agnes Day, April 12, 2005(#6770 of 14191)
  • No, I just like dirty-smelling perfumes. But honey, no. by Shannon_VT, April 12, 2005(#6771 of 14191)
  • by Agnes Day, April 12, 2005(#6772 of 14191)
  • Ha! I've actually smelled that, and it smells fabulous. by Shannon_VT, April 12, 2005(#6773 of 14191)
  • You might be quite surprised what will appeal to you if by Susan Tanner, April 12, 2005(#6774 of 14191)
  • if you quit smoking and could smell by Biscuit, April 12, 2005(#6775 of 14191)
  • My favourite shower gel is Demeter's ginger ale. I can't by Agnes Day, April 12, 2005(#6776 of 14191)
  • I can hardly be concerned about PCBs in my fish when by Curie Tournesol, April 12, 2005(#6777 of 14191)
  • Hint for Shannon: poach the salmon. Easy to do, always by Patrick, April 12, 2005(#6778 of 14191)
  • When my hands are all garlicky, I can run them along the by Curie Tournesol, April 12, 2005(#6779 of 14191)
  • Oh, I didn't need help about the smell, really, I was by Patrick, April 12, 2005(#6780 of 14191)
  • You might be quite surprised what will by JamieL, April 12, 2005(#6781 of 14191)
  • Shannon, to get rid of fish smells, light a beeswax by Ralphie, April 12, 2005(#6782 of 14191)
  • You'll get sympathy, by Agnes Day, April 12, 2005(#6783 of 14191)
  • by Kathy Barthway, April 14, 2005(#6784 of 14191)
  • I've got one of them. It works, but I've never actually by Badger, April 14, 2005(#6785 of 14191)
  • Whew! Who smells of by JayKay, April 14, 2005(#6786 of 14191)
  • Hey, I wash once a week whether I need it or not. by Badger, April 14, 2005(#6787 of 14191)
  • Har. You wacky by JayKay, April 14, 2005(#6788 of 14191)
  • Rubbing your hands on a stainless steel sink or faucets by Anne L., April 14, 2005(#6789 of 14191)
  • Simply rub it between your hands under by Alice CK, April 14, 2005(#6790 of 14191)
  • There's something about the steel, though, that works in by JamieL, April 14, 2005(#6791 of 14191)
  • Spoons work well for by jaybird, April 14, 2005(#6792 of 14191)
  • 'Cause it looks by Kathy Barthway, April 15, 2005(#6793 of 14191)
  • Because I was running out of ideas for the Christmas by gsand, April 15, 2005(#6794 of 14191)
  • I have a stainless steel sink, so I just rub my hands on by Anna Trueblood, April 15, 2005(#6795 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I rub my hands on the stainless sink, too. I'm not by Serin McDaniel, April 15, 2005(#6796 of 14191)
  • I have one of those things, although it's not as fancy by TAFKA, April 15, 2005(#6797 of 14191)
  • So odd -- I've never even seen those steel thingies, and by Shannon_VT, April 15, 2005(#6798 of 14191)
  • Help!In spite of using a Rug Doctor to suck 4 by shawi, April 17, 2005(#6799 of 14191)
  • You might have to replace the carpet by TAFKA, April 17, 2005(#6800 of 14191)
  • Yabut I am still currently unemployed. So that is out of by shawi, April 17, 2005(#6801 of 14191)
  • Can you get in between the carpet and pad? Getting by CuttySark, April 17, 2005(#6802 of 14191)
  • Rip the carpet out anyway and live with whatever your by kas, April 17, 2005(#6803 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I think you are going to have to rip the carpet by Annie G, April 17, 2005(#6804 of 14191)
  • I think the subfloor is the cement slab foundation. Is by shawi, April 17, 2005(#6805 of 14191)
  • Sure, I would have at least an area rug until you can by kas, April 17, 2005(#6806 of 14191)
  • hmmmm....It may be time to call some friends and by shawi, April 17, 2005(#6807 of 14191)
  • Shawi, try using the Rug Doctor with bleach in the by Alice CK, April 17, 2005(#6808 of 14191)
  • Ack--bleach might wreck the carpet. I'd call a good by dirt track date, April 17, 2005(#6809 of 14191)
  • Those pads are just huge sponges and what you are by debby, April 18, 2005(#6810 of 14191)
  • Jesus. Get a fan, lift the rug and underpad up off the by Agnes Day, April 18, 2005(#6811 of 14191)
  • When my apartment flooded in '80, the only thing that by TAFKA, April 18, 2005(#6812 of 14191)
  • Just drying the padding out won't get rid of the mildew by Alice CK, April 18, 2005(#6813 of 14191)
  • Thanks for all the advice folks!Actually, I'm not by shawi, April 18, 2005(#6814 of 14191)
  • I sometimes find smells oppressive. If it got bad by TAFKA, April 18, 2005(#6815 of 14191)
  • Last night I had a small grease fire on my stove. I'm by Sue Generous, April 18, 2005(#6816 of 14191)
  • I only clean under my stove afte a major mess which by kas, April 18, 2005(#6817 of 14191)
  • Well, now that the carpet is dry and I've treated it by shawi, April 19, 2005(#6818 of 14191)
  • I would leave tile in the entry-- snowy/salty or by Anna Trueblood, April 19, 2005(#6819 of 14191)
  • Unless you polyurethaned by TAFKA, April 20, 2005(#6820 of 14191)
  • My parents got a slate floor in their front hall and the by Lizzie T., April 20, 2005(#6821 of 14191)
  • snowy/salty or wet/muddy by shawi, April 20, 2005(#6822 of 14191)
  • My parents got a slate floor in their front hall and by Cilantro, April 20, 2005(#6823 of 14191)
  • Does anyone have any experience sealing slate floors? We by AnneS, April 20, 2005(#6824 of 14191)
  • Slate's so cold and hard and everything shatters on it, by JamieL, April 20, 2005(#6825 of 14191)
  • You absolutely can do it yourself, Anne. They sell the by Julia M., April 20, 2005(#6826 of 14191)
  • My parents got a slate floor in their by Nancy T., April 20, 2005(#6827 of 14191)
  • My parents intentionally had Indestructable Slate Floor by Lizzie T., April 20, 2005(#6828 of 14191)
  • Clarification on sealing slate: it's really a glossy by Nancy T., April 20, 2005(#6829 of 14191)
  • We have wood floors with 3 coats of poly and we still by Anna Trueblood, April 20, 2005(#6830 of 14191)
  • I was thinking of using that fake stuff that looks like by shawi, April 20, 2005(#6831 of 14191)
  • Pergo, by Em T., April 20, 2005(#6832 of 14191)
  • I dunno. Since it will be years and years before I can by shawi, April 20, 2005(#6833 of 14191)
  • isn't damaged by waterIf you by Sakti, April 20, 2005(#6834 of 14191)
  • So the main advantage of Pergo is that it is by Pegasus, April 21, 2005(#6835 of 14191)
  • It's easier to clean (you can use nail polish remover!), by Sadie, April 21, 2005(#6836 of 14191)
  • I have slate floor in my kitchen. It's pretty but a by heide, April 21, 2005(#6837 of 14191)
  • All I know is that I want a smooth attractive, by shawi, April 21, 2005(#6838 of 14191)
  • Difficulty of installation is only an by Sadie, April 21, 2005(#6839 of 14191)
  • I had a slate floor in the kitchen of my last house. by yoyoma, April 21, 2005(#6840 of 14191)
  • However, I grew up with hardwood floors by Alice CK, April 21, 2005(#6841 of 14191)
  • Pergo and Pergo-alikes rock.The surface of the by GregD, April 21, 2005(#6842 of 14191)
  • Another big difference between wood floors and by Nay, April 21, 2005(#6843 of 14191)
  • It is really an axcellent compromise between style and by GregD, April 21, 2005(#6844 of 14191)
  • Since I'm a very lazy housekeeper and by shawi, April 21, 2005(#6845 of 14191)
  • It is indeed clickety-clackety and mine is over a by Susan Tanner, April 21, 2005(#6846 of 14191)
  • Unless you're putting it in a bathroom, which isn't a by GregD, April 21, 2005(#6847 of 14191)
  • Another big difference between wood floors and by JDF, April 21, 2005(#6848 of 14191)
  • My parents have Pergo in the kitchen by Nay, April 21, 2005(#6849 of 14191)
  • I have wood floors and a dog and the click clack is by kas, April 21, 2005(#6850 of 14191)
  • Isn't this what rugs were made for? One of the bennies by GregD, April 21, 2005(#6851 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't mind Pergo if it didn't look so much like by Biscuit, April 21, 2005(#6852 of 14191)
  • Do they make it in plain solid colours, or other by GregD, April 21, 2005(#6853 of 14191)
  • I dented my inlaws' pergo this weekend by dropping a jar by Anna Trueblood, April 21, 2005(#6854 of 14191)
  • Well, our hardwood floor (yellow birch, which to be by Alice CK, April 21, 2005(#6855 of 14191)
  • The fake-o appearance is OK with me, even though I am no by Susan Tanner, April 21, 2005(#6856 of 14191)
  • My SIL has Pergo on the two front rooms of her house and by Vina, April 22, 2005(#6857 of 14191)
  • I grew up with wood and have had wood in every single by Lizzie T., April 22, 2005(#6858 of 14191)
  • I grew up with this nasty cream-colored bumpy floor with by lime, April 22, 2005(#6859 of 14191)
  • Yes, they do.Looks like the by Biscuit, April 22, 2005(#6860 of 14191)
  • Or for some seriously gorgeous fakery there are the by Biscuit, April 22, 2005(#6861 of 14191)
  • Those are cute. I'd like the "grass" for my laundry by Julia M., April 22, 2005(#6862 of 14191)
  • How fun! I want sand, of course. Although I think by terrilynn, April 22, 2005(#6863 of 14191)
  • Mine is already covered with sand. Maybe it would be by Julia M., April 22, 2005(#6864 of 14191)
  • I'd love Water for Simon's bathroom. So cute, yet so by Racehorse, April 22, 2005(#6865 of 14191)
  • Can you get those here, Biscuit? I neeed those grass by Agnes Day, April 22, 2005(#6866 of 14191)
  • When our friends re-did their kitchen, the original plan by annefalcon, April 22, 2005(#6867 of 14191)
  • Biscuit! Thank you so much for posting that link... you by eleanor rigby, April 22, 2005(#6868 of 14191)
  • Oooo! Thank you, Biscuit! I love those Harvey Maria by shawi, April 22, 2005(#6869 of 14191)
  • Those are delightful, Biscuit. Thanks for the link. I by sohcahtoa, April 22, 2005(#6870 of 14191)
  • I know a place here on Davenport used to carry them, but by Biscuit, April 22, 2005(#6871 of 14191)
  • I can't imagine doing those in an actual room. Maybe as by GregD, April 22, 2005(#6872 of 14191)
  • I like the laundry room idea. I'd put water in by J-Ro, April 22, 2005(#6873 of 14191)
  • This has moved into by Nancy T., April 22, 2005(#6874 of 14191)
  • This is going to sound so dumb, but here's my plug to by mimismartypants, April 22, 2005(#6875 of 14191)
  • I'd love the grass or water one in my by rrose selavy, April 22, 2005(#6876 of 14191)
  • I just use my Swiffer Wet-Jet -- new cleaning head every by Shannon_VT, April 22, 2005(#6877 of 14191)
  • After all the housecleaning I've been doing recently (in by eleanor rigby, April 22, 2005(#6878 of 14191)
  • Nancy T - thanks for the slate floor info upthread; if by AnneS, April 22, 2005(#6879 of 14191)
  • Just called home to check, and Mr. T tells me that it's by Nancy T., April 22, 2005(#6880 of 14191)
  • Our contractor used some kind of very shiny sealant on by Alice CK, April 23, 2005(#6881 of 14191)
  • Ooh, I'd like to know the name of that by JDF, April 23, 2005(#6882 of 14191)
  • I would dearly love to have the Corks pattern in my by TAFKA, April 23, 2005(#6883 of 14191)
  • In presoak my machine fills, agitates, sits for 20 by Brigit M, April 25, 2005(#6884 of 14191)
  • I use presoak for bleaching whites, which I only do by Annie G, April 25, 2005(#6885 of 14191)
  • That's what I've been doing for all my washes, because by TAFKA, April 26, 2005(#6886 of 14191)
  • Okay, not sure if this is the right place for it, but by bellasera, April 26, 2005(#6887 of 14191)
  • I just got some gorgeous towels on Overstock. I love by Stephanie D., April 26, 2005(#6888 of 14191)
  • How much did they cost, Stephanie? I was thinking about by Em T., April 26, 2005(#6889 of 14191)
  • I used to love my Royal Velvet towels, by devillishious, April 26, 2005(#6890 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, April 26, 2005(#6891 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Cal. I'll go by Em T., April 26, 2005(#6892 of 14191)
  • I've found nice towels at TJMaxx; one pair I bought as a by JennyD, April 26, 2005(#6893 of 14191)
  • bella, if you have a Polo Ralph Lauren outlet anywhere by Kirsten B., April 26, 2005(#6894 of 14191)
  • Yikes, we have the same towels we got for a wedding gift by Sue Generous, April 27, 2005(#6895 of 14191)
  • Try using by J-Ro, April 27, 2005(#6896 of 14191)
  • Tuesday Morning also has excellent by Ellie, April 27, 2005(#6897 of 14191)
  • Kirsten, that's good to know. We got several sets of by tigrpaw, April 27, 2005(#6898 of 14191)
  • Ha, very funny J-Ro. we also have newer softer ones, so by Sue Generous, April 27, 2005(#6899 of 14191)
  • I have towels that my mom took to grad school with her by Sapphire, April 27, 2005(#6900 of 14191)
  • Maybe we're just towel abusers, but the Polo towels we by bellasera, April 27, 2005(#6901 of 14191)
  • Wow - we have 2 sets of Polo towels that we use by Kirsten B., April 27, 2005(#6902 of 14191)
  • You could all buy nice fluffy bathrobes. They're by CalGal, April 27, 2005(#6903 of 14191)
  • We use Tide detergent and always tumble by bellasera, April 27, 2005(#6904 of 14191)
  • My Ralph Lauren towels and my pilfered from the Four by debby, April 27, 2005(#6905 of 14191)
  • Gah I hate those too. I don't even consider towels that by Kirsten B., April 27, 2005(#6906 of 14191)
  • I don't want a towel that could equal by yoyoma, April 30, 2005(#6907 of 14191)
  • Bloodbath & Beyond--I like by TAFKA, April 30, 2005(#6908 of 14191)
  • My 7-year old bath towels are Grand Patrician by by RamblingRose, April 30, 2005(#6909 of 14191)
  • Help - one of the cats peed on a piece of blue tissue by Julie F, May 05, 2005(#6910 of 14191)
  • Towels: we received a set of Polo and a set of Lands by Julie F, May 05, 2005(#6911 of 14191)
  • Julie, I'd try spraying a 1:10 bleach:water mix. That's by Aradiaseven, May 05, 2005(#6912 of 14191)
  • If you have a scrap of the floor, try whatever you use by Susan Tanner, May 05, 2005(#6913 of 14191)
  • I think it would be hard to create a stain more by Julie F, May 05, 2005(#6914 of 14191)
  • I understand that the blue is bad, but put down a white by Susan Tanner, May 05, 2005(#6915 of 14191)
  • Well, that's why you want a relatively mild bleach by Aradiaseven, May 05, 2005(#6916 of 14191)
  • Did you try steel wool and/or a Mr. Clean Magic by Curie Tournesol, May 05, 2005(#6917 of 14191)
  • I haven't tried anything but the super mild spray by Julie F, May 05, 2005(#6918 of 14191)
  • The results are in: a concentrated solution of Murphy's by Julie F, May 05, 2005(#6919 of 14191)
  • Wow, that's great! I was afraid the blue dye would have by Julia M., May 06, 2005(#6920 of 14191)
  • So glad the blue stain is gone! Now if I could just get by Curie Tournesol, May 06, 2005(#6921 of 14191)
  • Curie, the stain you are describing sounds like it is by Julie F, May 06, 2005(#6922 of 14191)
  • I'm afraid you're right. But the floors have to be by Curie Tournesol, May 06, 2005(#6923 of 14191)
  • by GregD, May 10, 2005(#6924 of 14191)
  • I think the creator of that plan has a very small by Julie F, May 10, 2005(#6925 of 14191)
  • That looks like it could work for me. I printed it out by rrose selavy, May 10, 2005(#6926 of 14191)
  • Me too! My house needs a cleaning right now anyway, and by eleanor rigby, May 10, 2005(#6927 of 14191)
  • That's the Flylady by Julia M., May 10, 2005(#6928 of 14191)
  • Yes, it is. Hence the shiny sink very first by Sakti, May 10, 2005(#6929 of 14191)
  • Greg, go ahead and sign up for her emails. You'll love by Julia M., May 10, 2005(#6930 of 14191)
  • I would think the FlyLady would be way downmarket for by Belle, May 10, 2005(#6931 of 14191)
  • Julia, you are so by Belle, May 10, 2005(#6932 of 14191)
  • I like the basic idea, but the 20 minute estimate is a by SarahLiz, May 10, 2005(#6933 of 14191)
  • I would think the FlyLady would be by Julia M., May 10, 2005(#6934 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Biscuit! I'm working on a by Julia M., May 10, 2005(#6935 of 14191)
  • That is pretty much our daily routine for keeping our by Kirsten B., May 10, 2005(#6936 of 14191)
  • I've been thinking of trying to change some bad habits by GregD, May 10, 2005(#6937 of 14191)
  • Julia, ahem, please note who gets the brown by Belle, May 10, 2005(#6938 of 14191)
  • Our bed is always made, the kitchen always kept up with by Kirsten B., May 10, 2005(#6939 of 14191)
  • YES! RINSE! I don't care if stuff doesn't get in the by ShelbyD, May 10, 2005(#6940 of 14191)
  • "Making the bed" in my house involves pulling the by Shannon_VT, May 10, 2005(#6941 of 14191)
  • We don't rinse unless there are chunks, but we run the by Kirsten B., May 10, 2005(#6942 of 14191)
  • I pick up the house and vacuum every day. After I had by Lizzie T., May 10, 2005(#6943 of 14191)
  • I do the 30-minute timer when I want the place to look by J-Ro, May 10, 2005(#6944 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, May 10, 2005(#6945 of 14191)
  • You need to let the Spirit in, by J-Ro, May 10, 2005(#6946 of 14191)
  • I wish I could vaccuum everyday, because our floors are by bellasera, May 10, 2005(#6947 of 14191)
  • I think the duvet / bottom sheet combination is a huge by Laura Palmer, May 11, 2005(#6948 of 14191)
  • Yeah but then you have to wash the duvet cover all the by Nancy T., May 11, 2005(#6949 of 14191)
  • 2003 piece; isn't that when her book came by LC, May 11, 2005(#6950 of 14191)
  • I switch out the fluffy down duvet for a down blanket by Laura Palmer, May 11, 2005(#6951 of 14191)
  • Spray the entire shower and the curtain by LC, May 11, 2005(#6952 of 14191)
  • "shower spray". That shower cleaning shit that by Laura Palmer, May 11, 2005(#6953 of 14191)
  • Laura, I live in TN and I use the down comforter year by wyndie, May 11, 2005(#6954 of 14191)
  • I have to vacuum every day, since Boy is allergic to by Lizzie T., May 11, 2005(#6955 of 14191)
  • I use white vinegar for spraying the shower curtain and by Susan Tanner, May 11, 2005(#6956 of 14191)
  • Do you do yoga while you spray the vinegar? It's the by Agnes Day, May 11, 2005(#6957 of 14191)
  • Okay, I don't clean much, but "baby is afraid of vacuum" by CalGal, May 11, 2005(#6958 of 14191)
  • There is a good shoulder opening stretch that I do while by Susan Tanner, May 11, 2005(#6959 of 14191)
  • Or an easily startled by Agnes Day, May 11, 2005(#6960 of 14191)
  • xposted, obviously.My method for cleaning the by Agnes Day, May 11, 2005(#6961 of 14191)
  • Yeah well, our hep comes once a week too, but I like the by Susan Tanner, May 11, 2005(#6962 of 14191)
  • You have hep? You must be from the by Agnes Day, May 11, 2005(#6963 of 14191)
  • Ofcourse. And I prefer to remain by Susan Tanner, May 11, 2005(#6964 of 14191)
  • Yeah but then you have to wash the by Shannon_VT, May 11, 2005(#6965 of 14191)
  • I've gotten so I can strip and replace by Alizarin, May 11, 2005(#6966 of 14191)
  • I shove the distant corners in and then let it fall down by Shannon_VT, May 11, 2005(#6967 of 14191)
  • Wow, it takes me several minutes spazzing out to replace by Sue Generous, May 11, 2005(#6968 of 14191)
  • Yeah, my method involves standing on the bed and hoping by lime, May 11, 2005(#6969 of 14191)
  • Turn cover inside out, stick hands inside cover and grab by eleanor rigby, May 11, 2005(#6970 of 14191)
  • yes, I am actually briefly inside the by Agnes Day, May 11, 2005(#6971 of 14191)
  • My problem is with that bit about vacuuming and by Curie Tournesol, May 11, 2005(#6972 of 14191)
  • My house is extra dirty all the time now because of the by Harri P., May 11, 2005(#6973 of 14191)
  • Wow! We added a central vacuum vac pan to the kitchen by Sakti, May 11, 2005(#6974 of 14191)
  • Y'know, what exactly is a central vacuum? I've by Shannon_VT, May 11, 2005(#6975 of 14191)
  • And where does the filth go? by Biscuit, May 11, 2005(#6976 of 14191)
  • Imagine a canister vacuum, only much, much bigger. by Sakti, May 11, 2005(#6977 of 14191)
  • Eleanor, your duvet advice just changed my by tikibar, May 11, 2005(#6978 of 14191)
  • Don't thank me, thank whoever posted it by eleanor rigby, May 11, 2005(#6979 of 14191)
  • Ha, I'd forgotten about posting that! My aunt learned by Aradiaseven, May 11, 2005(#6980 of 14191)
  • I'm a little disappointed. I had imagined that a by Shannon_VT, May 11, 2005(#6981 of 14191)
  • Well, pushing just the hose and beater around or by Sakti, May 11, 2005(#6982 of 14191)
  • It takes me five minutes to find the by CalGal, May 11, 2005(#6983 of 14191)
  • My parents have a central vacuum and I hate it. I don't by Lizzie T., May 11, 2005(#6984 of 14191)
  • We upgraded the canister/motor when we remodeled and by Sakti, May 11, 2005(#6985 of 14191)
  • I really like the idea of that vacuum pan, though. I by Sue Generous, May 11, 2005(#6986 of 14191)
  • Maybe that's the true story of how Narnia was by Stephanie D., May 11, 2005(#6987 of 14191)
  • All the filth goes into the giant by louisef, May 11, 2005(#6988 of 14191)
  • When the kidlet was four months old, someone asked me if by Serin McDaniel, May 11, 2005(#6989 of 14191)
  • Yeah. I wonder how much of the miraculous by Sakti, May 11, 2005(#6990 of 14191)
  • I believe if she follows her own routines it works for by Em T., May 12, 2005(#6991 of 14191)
  • When the kidlet was four months old, by Kate D, May 12, 2005(#6992 of 14191)
  • I don't know how I lived without my Dyson...it's a year by Shannon_VT, May 12, 2005(#6993 of 14191)
  • Serin, I'm dying over your revised list.I heart by Curie Tournesol, May 12, 2005(#6994 of 14191)
  • The Flylady lost me when I got to the part about how you by TAFKA, May 12, 2005(#6995 of 14191)
  • I don't wear shoes in the house, so that would be a by Susan Tanner, May 12, 2005(#6996 of 14191)
  • Me too. If shoes are on, I'm five seconds away from by eleanor rigby, May 12, 2005(#6997 of 14191)
  • I honestly forget why she said it was important to do by TAFKA, May 12, 2005(#6998 of 14191)
  • Hmm. I see no point in it since shoes track dirt in the by Susan Tanner, May 12, 2005(#6999 of 14191)
  • This is GHD, but she requires shoes because she thinks by Bingo, May 12, 2005(#7000 of 14191)
  • When I'm fully dressed and shod, I'm usally fixing to go by TAFKA, May 12, 2005(#7001 of 14191)
  • Maybe one really ought to wear O.R. shoe covers over the by Susan Tanner, May 12, 2005(#7002 of 14191)
  • In some cases, a Hazmat by TAFKA, May 12, 2005(#7003 of 14191)
  • We never wear shoes around the house. Scott called shoes by Bingo, May 12, 2005(#7004 of 14191)
  • Have none of you freakish non-shoe-wearing people ever by Shannon_VT, May 12, 2005(#7005 of 14191)
  • How about a fresh warm pile of cat by terrilynn, May 12, 2005(#7006 of 14191)
  • I don't step on gross things inside. About the only by Racehorse, May 12, 2005(#7007 of 14191)
  • Have none of you freakish by Alizarin, May 12, 2005(#7008 of 14191)
  • I found Flylady's reasons for her rules to be by Sue Generous, May 12, 2005(#7009 of 14191)
  • by Kteemac, May 12, 2005(#7010 of 14191)
  • You know, that whole plan is built around the concept of by lime, May 12, 2005(#7011 of 14191)
  • well, by dohdee, May 12, 2005(#7012 of 14191)
  • I've had friends that allowed their places to become by Susan Tanner, May 12, 2005(#7013 of 14191)
  • Which isn't really rocket science.So why by Curie Tournesol, May 12, 2005(#7014 of 14191)
  • I always thought that the tied-up shoes was probably by Mostone, May 12, 2005(#7015 of 14191)
  • I wear shoes inside because I don't want to step on by Em T., May 12, 2005(#7016 of 14191)
  • Well I've got slippers for winter, but there's nothing by Susan Tanner, May 12, 2005(#7017 of 14191)
  • So why are there those of us who don't by debby, May 12, 2005(#7018 of 14191)
  • Doesn't Cal have a task vs. project orientation theory by Sakti, May 12, 2005(#7019 of 14191)
  • I get Flylady's emails and they do remind me to take the by LC, May 12, 2005(#7020 of 14191)
  • One of the funniest things I've ever read on the by Em T., May 12, 2005(#7021 of 14191)
  • wowie! I never got far enough to read her mean advice. by Sue Generous, May 12, 2005(#7022 of 14191)
  • I don't want to hear, "Well I don't by Curie Tournesol, May 12, 2005(#7023 of 14191)
  • Nothing says "you're doing it and you're doing it my by Alizarin, May 12, 2005(#7024 of 14191)
  • HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!I am a pretty slatternly by Anna Trueblood, May 12, 2005(#7025 of 14191)
  • A lot of people do better with rules: viz., the various by Marya, May 12, 2005(#7026 of 14191)
  • I should say that I am more likely to get some cleaning by Marya, May 12, 2005(#7027 of 14191)
  • We never step in anything yucky either, because our two by betsey, May 12, 2005(#7028 of 14191)
  • I'd rather go barefoot outside, because by JamieL, May 12, 2005(#7029 of 14191)
  • IIRC, FlyLady's advice is meant mostly for housewives. by lexuh, May 12, 2005(#7030 of 14191)
  • Kids, clutter, and a seeming inability to organize on a by Kaye, May 12, 2005(#7031 of 14191)
  • In most homes you have had trouble even by Alice CK, May 13, 2005(#7032 of 14191)
  • I'll go as far as to wear flipflops, but tie shoes--no, by TAFKA, May 13, 2005(#7033 of 14191)
  • It's comments like that that make me by Alizarin, May 13, 2005(#7034 of 14191)
  • So why are there those of us who by lime, May 13, 2005(#7035 of 14191)
  • As far as stepping in stuff, it's easier to get one's by Shannon_VT, May 13, 2005(#7036 of 14191)
  • I have never heard of Flylady until this thread but by mimismartypants, May 13, 2005(#7037 of 14191)
  • Once you stop beating yourself up for by Lorelei, May 13, 2005(#7038 of 14191)
  • When I'm home all the time, like when I was on maternity by Lilith, May 13, 2005(#7039 of 14191)
  • Okay, can someone please tell me why anyone would listen by Biscuit, May 13, 2005(#7040 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., May 13, 2005(#7041 of 14191)
  • She's dropped her by Belle, May 13, 2005(#7042 of 14191)
  • She's dropped her basket while jumping over the shark! by Annie G, May 13, 2005(#7043 of 14191)
  • by Kathy Barthway, May 13, 2005(#7044 of 14191)
  • O, the Poignant Purple by Decca, May 13, 2005(#7045 of 14191)
  • Ha! You signed up, didn't you, Biscuit? by LC, May 13, 2005(#7046 of 14191)
  • Once you stop beating yourself up Yeah, by Curie Tournesol, May 13, 2005(#7047 of 14191)
  • I need to go and pick my jaw up off the by JayKay, May 13, 2005(#7048 of 14191)
  • Ha! You signed up, didn't you, by Biscuit, May 13, 2005(#7049 of 14191)
  • Holy effing wackiness, by JamieL, May 13, 2005(#7050 of 14191)
  • JayKay, you just made my by Curie Tournesol, May 13, 2005(#7051 of 14191)
  • Um ... dang. I'm almost tempted to sign up for FlyLady by Cathy Georges, May 13, 2005(#7052 of 14191)
  • Okay, can someone please tell me why by Alizarin, May 13, 2005(#7053 of 14191)
  • I signed up, but couldn't bear all the emails and by Sue Generous, May 13, 2005(#7054 of 14191)
  • I think some people just need a lot of structure and by lime, May 13, 2005(#7055 of 14191)
  • You'll never get far as an advice-giver if you insist on by Stephanie D., May 13, 2005(#7056 of 14191)
  • I know a friend of mine is praying her mom takes the by Em T., May 13, 2005(#7057 of 14191)
  • They don't need FlyLady, they need by lexuh, May 13, 2005(#7058 of 14191)
  • Then I began to cry and told her that by Alice CK, May 13, 2005(#7059 of 14191)
  • Well, FlyLady does a lot of "Run to x room and throw y by Sakti, May 13, 2005(#7060 of 14191)
  • It sounds like the whole family is a little too by lime, May 13, 2005(#7061 of 14191)
  • Everytime I think of that baby and the bathwater, I by Sue Generous, May 14, 2005(#7062 of 14191)
  • We have a painted concrete floor in our basement and by Orm Irian, May 15, 2005(#7063 of 14191)
  • 10% bleach will do it, but test to make sure you're not by GregD, May 15, 2005(#7064 of 14191)
  • I now own a home with a hot tub. I have never owned a by CheeseToast, May 16, 2005(#7065 of 14191)
  • Please tell me this isn't as annoying by J-Ro, May 16, 2005(#7066 of 14191)
  • There's water treatment needed, but it's pretty by GregD, May 16, 2005(#7067 of 14191)
  • I never posted the photos of the by gsand, May 17, 2005(#7068 of 14191)
  • That's amazing, gsand.Watch it by Harri P., May 17, 2005(#7069 of 14191)
  • One more from Flylady - again with the baby: by LC, May 17, 2005(#7070 of 14191)
  • It sounds like she IS taking care of herself by knowing by Agnes Day, May 17, 2005(#7071 of 14191)
  • I love you all and it just breaks my by Biscuit, May 17, 2005(#7072 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., May 17, 2005(#7073 of 14191)
  • wiggles by Susan Tanner, May 17, 2005(#7074 of 14191)
  • I recently bought some Method furniture polish at Target by Em T., May 17, 2005(#7075 of 14191)
  • If anyone has a can of Scotchgard fabric protector at by Sapphire, May 17, 2005(#7076 of 14191)
  • I recently bought some Method furniture by dohdee, May 18, 2005(#7077 of 14191)
  • I bought some sort of Method all-purpose cleaner about by wyndie, May 18, 2005(#7078 of 14191)
  • I tried the lavender Method wipes -- completely effing by lexuh, May 19, 2005(#7079 of 14191)
  • More details on the fur on your bathroom walls, pls by Agnes Day, May 19, 2005(#7080 of 14191)
  • Is Method furniture polish like Method acting? Do you by Cathy Georges, May 19, 2005(#7081 of 14191)
  • Sapphire, to answer your question from yesterday: by Jean B., May 19, 2005(#7082 of 14191)
  • Eh, it's not that bad. I just used it to coat some by gsand, May 19, 2005(#7083 of 14191)
  • and if you inhale the fumes, it makes you repeat by Kathy Barthway, May 19, 2005(#7085 of 14191)
  • You punchline-stealing hussy. I was going to say by Bingo, May 19, 2005(#7086 of 14191)
  • i scooped you with one arm! you're by Kathy Barthway, May 19, 2005(#7087 of 14191)
  • I'll fix your other arm very soon, Barfy. Very by Bingo, May 19, 2005(#7088 of 14191)
  • Crazy by gsand, May 19, 2005(#7089 of 14191)
  • The Method-NOT Methodone--furniture polish has almond by Em T., May 19, 2005(#7090 of 14191)
  • I usually use a very weak dish soap solution to wash my by Lizzie T., May 19, 2005(#7091 of 14191)
  • Thanks, Jean B. The furniture store wants $100 to treat by Sapphire, May 19, 2005(#7092 of 14191)
  • Does this relate to being a slut by lexuh, May 19, 2005(#7093 of 14191)
  • All of a sudden, everything in the house smells like by Lizzie T., May 19, 2005(#7094 of 14191)
  • Tally's bedding smells horribly like dog also. It by J-Ro, May 19, 2005(#7095 of 14191)
  • Is it a puppy thing? Kind of like how teenage boys smell by lexuh, May 20, 2005(#7096 of 14191)
  • Time to go to the groomer and get the dog deep-cleaned. by dirt track date, May 20, 2005(#7097 of 14191)
  • The groomer will also ream out the by RamblingRose, May 20, 2005(#7098 of 14191)
  • Perhaps this belongs in Rankism for more reasons than by Brigit M, May 20, 2005(#7099 of 14191)
  • Anal glands, huh? Next time my boss bitches about how by lexuh, May 20, 2005(#7100 of 14191)
  • I can't believe you just said by lime, May 20, 2005(#7101 of 14191)
  • I didn't, though. Just typed it.Although if he by lexuh, May 20, 2005(#7102 of 14191)
  • All of a sudden, everything in the by Liadan, May 20, 2005(#7103 of 14191)
  • I continue not to grasp why anyone would want to share a by Aradiaseven, May 21, 2005(#7104 of 14191)
  • Our dog never smelled much, and was endlessly sweet and by Brigit M, May 21, 2005(#7105 of 14191)
  • I just can't get past the obvious carnivore tendencies. by Aradiaseven, May 21, 2005(#7106 of 14191)
  • Having dissected humans, I have to agree that a lot of by Susan Tanner, May 21, 2005(#7107 of 14191)
  • True. Humans look all strange if you're used to by Aradiaseven, May 21, 2005(#7108 of 14191)
  • Knock this disgusting crap off. Geez, by lime, May 21, 2005(#7109 of 14191)
  • Housekeeping is nasty shit, by by Susan Tanner, May 21, 2005(#7110 of 14191)
  • I'm flat out deleting any more posts that discuss the by lime, May 21, 2005(#7111 of 14191)
  • Thank by Stephanie D., May 21, 2005(#7112 of 14191)
  • Gee, guess someone hasn't had her by RamblingRose, May 21, 2005(#7113 of 14191)
  • Stop by Agnes Day, May 21, 2005(#7114 of 14191)
  • So, anybody had any interesting dust by Jean B., May 21, 2005(#7115 of 14191)
  • If you post anything else about that disgusting dust, by Susan Tanner, May 21, 2005(#7116 of 14191)
  • You're cute when you by Agnes Day, May 21, 2005(#7117 of 14191)
  • Washing Paddy's soft toys has totally eliminated the dog by Lizzie T., May 21, 2005(#7119 of 14191)
  • But Lizzie, the reaming is by Sue Generous, May 21, 2005(#7120 of 14191)
  • This is kind of a housekeeping-related VMG: GOD I AM SO by Shannon_VT, May 21, 2005(#7122 of 14191)
  • Get a Roomba!(edit) No wait, don't. The by Stephanie D., May 21, 2005(#7123 of 14191)
  • I put a pot of water on to boil and forgot last night by Violet, May 22, 2005(#7124 of 14191)
  • I remember something about letting a baking soda & water by Susan Tanner, May 22, 2005(#7125 of 14191)
  • It's not nonstick or copper and there's no scorched-on by Violet, May 22, 2005(#7126 of 14191)
  • The pot is dead. The baking soda solution is for when by Harri P., May 22, 2005(#7127 of 14191)
  • Crap. Well, if it doesn't work it doesn't work. One less by Violet, May 22, 2005(#7128 of 14191)
  • I use vinegar on my stainless pots and it gets them nice by Pegasus, May 22, 2005(#7129 of 14191)
  • I think Harri's right. Your pot is probably toast. by Ralphie, May 22, 2005(#7130 of 14191)
  • Also worth trying is a paste of water and Barkeeper's by Laura Palmer, May 22, 2005(#7131 of 14191)
  • I think the pot is dead, but you may as well try by Sue Generous, May 23, 2005(#7132 of 14191)
  • I think the true solution is to install a hot water by lexuh, May 23, 2005(#7133 of 14191)
  • hot water dispenserIsn't that the knob by Belle, May 23, 2005(#7134 of 14191)
  • by lexuh, May 23, 2005(#7135 of 14191)
  • I"ve always said that when I win the lottery/make the by dohdee, May 23, 2005(#7136 of 14191)
  • If the other remedies don't work, try soaking it by Curie Tournesol, May 23, 2005(#7137 of 14191)
  • I'd try that Dawn Power Dissolver stuff on by Marya, May 23, 2005(#7138 of 14191)
  • Okay, so I tried Shannon's duvet changing by Alizarin, May 23, 2005(#7139 of 14191)
  • That sounds by TAFKA, May 24, 2005(#7140 of 14191)
  • Thanks for the laugh, by Sue Generous, May 24, 2005(#7141 of 14191)
  • Baking soda alleviated but did not eliminate smudgy by Violet, May 24, 2005(#7142 of 14191)
  • OK but is the pot not still by Biscuit, May 24, 2005(#7143 of 14191)
  • Ew. I'm not boiling things in schmutzy by Violet, May 24, 2005(#7144 of 14191)
  • So the water comes schmutzy after, though? Or is it by Biscuit, May 24, 2005(#7145 of 14191)
  • Did you try the things suggested back up by Biscuit, May 24, 2005(#7146 of 14191)
  • Yeah, I read that run before. There isn't any baked-on by Violet, May 24, 2005(#7147 of 14191)
  • Apparently you have cooked-on by Biscuit, May 24, 2005(#7148 of 14191)
  • SCUM OF by Violet, May 24, 2005(#7149 of 14191)
  • FILTH DE by Biscuit, May 24, 2005(#7150 of 14191)
  • Well, maybe it can be used as a container in operations by TAFKA, May 24, 2005(#7151 of 14191)
  • I didn't understand how a pot could shed brown in the by JamieL, May 24, 2005(#7152 of 14191)
  • Violet if you ever have the occasion to dye anything you by kas, May 24, 2005(#7153 of 14191)
  • Yeah, it's gone. Oh by Violet, May 24, 2005(#7154 of 14191)
  • cooked-on evilYou could send by Patrick, May 24, 2005(#7155 of 14191)
  • (xposted in several threads)Has anyone had any by Belle, May 24, 2005(#7156 of 14191)
  • Belle, I bought half a dozen of them last fall to store by RamblingRose, May 24, 2005(#7157 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, May 24, 2005(#7158 of 14191)
  • Belle, Mr. TFH's nutty mother swears by the space bags. by dohdee, May 24, 2005(#7159 of 14191)
  • I love them for winter comforters and so on; have never by Kirsten B., May 25, 2005(#7160 of 14191)
  • Does anyone know of a good way to get scented wax out of by Shannon_VT, May 25, 2005(#7161 of 14191)
  • by Susan Tanner, May 25, 2005(#7162 of 14191)
  • Stick them in the freezer and then use a knife to crack by gsand, May 25, 2005(#7163 of 14191)
  • I'd wash them in really hot water and use one of those by Biscuit, May 25, 2005(#7164 of 14191)
  • The household cleaner industry needs to formulate a by Bingo, May 25, 2005(#7165 of 14191)
  • There's Wax Away. Don't know how well it works on glass by Curie Tournesol, May 25, 2005(#7166 of 14191)
  • I've warmed candle holders in pans of hot water to get by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, May 25, 2005(#7167 of 14191)
  • Curie, I wasn't aware of Wax Away. I'll have to look for by Bingo, May 25, 2005(#7168 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't drink out of glasses that had held candles, by debby, May 25, 2005(#7169 of 14191)
  • WANT THOSE. by LC, May 25, 2005(#7170 of 14191)
  • Those are incredible! But they are only 4 oz. Back to by Sue Generous, May 25, 2005(#7171 of 14191)
  • Ooh! I love by Brigit M, May 25, 2005(#7172 of 14191)
  • I love those too. They also have them at Sur La Table by Curie Tournesol, May 25, 2005(#7173 of 14191)
  • There's a Moroccan import place a few blocks from my by Cathy Georges, May 25, 2005(#7174 of 14191)
  • They have the tea glasses at Cost Plus, or did last time by J-Ro, May 25, 2005(#7175 of 14191)
  • Sur La Table is pissing me off, incidentally. If you're by CalGal, May 25, 2005(#7176 of 14191)
  • I'm going to test various methods on the one candle that by Shannon_VT, May 25, 2005(#7177 of 14191)
  • My dishwasher usually manages to get wax off things -- I by Aradiaseven, May 25, 2005(#7178 of 14191)
  • I wouldn't out those glasses trhough a dishwasher, by Cathy Georges, May 25, 2005(#7179 of 14191)
  • Maybe so. I generally figure if something dies in the by Aradiaseven, May 25, 2005(#7180 of 14191)
  • Availability: Out of Stock at Sur La Table, by jesse666, May 25, 2005(#7181 of 14191)
  • Do you know for sure that the paint on the candle by Alizarin, May 26, 2005(#7182 of 14191)
  • if something dies in the dishwasher it by TAFKA, May 26, 2005(#7183 of 14191)
  • Do you know for sure that the paint on by Shannon_VT, May 26, 2005(#7184 of 14191)
  • After 15 years of living in Asia and having live in by Jonez, May 31, 2005(#7185 of 14191)
  • Jonez, are you thinking of by katinka, May 31, 2005(#7186 of 14191)
  • How many posts do you think we go before FlyLady comes by wyndie, May 31, 2005(#7187 of 14191)
  • I would like to fourth the reccomendation for the space by Anomia, May 31, 2005(#7188 of 14191)
  • Jonez, I've never had a live-in staff and still struggle by Kaye, May 31, 2005(#7189 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, May 31, 2005(#7190 of 14191)
  • Run a cycle through with no soap and a quart of bleah or by Em T., May 31, 2005(#7191 of 14191)
  • Also be sure to keep the lid up when not using by Wilma Flintstone, May 31, 2005(#7192 of 14191)
  • Mr. Clean Magic Eraser removed old spray paint from the by Iggy, May 31, 2005(#7193 of 14191)
  • Kaye, if you have a built-in liquid laundry softener by RamblingRose, May 31, 2005(#7194 of 14191)
  • O.k., thanks. All good suggestions that I will try this by Kaye, June 01, 2005(#7195 of 14191)
  • I somehow got a few very prominent stains on a blouse by Mostone, June 01, 2005(#7196 of 14191)
  • Dawn dish detergent is good at getting out grease by Ruby Gospel, June 01, 2005(#7197 of 14191)
  • That's my standard routine (shout pretreat, oxyclean in by Sakti, June 01, 2005(#7198 of 14191)
  • Stain removal success story (although not grease stain). by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 01, 2005(#7199 of 14191)
  • I have a fair amount of housework to do, and I'm by Racehorse, June 04, 2005(#7200 of 14191)
  • I'll have to try the Oxyclean thing. I had a Sonneborn by TAFKA, June 04, 2005(#7201 of 14191)
  • I will second the Dawn recomendation. Works like a charm by wyndie, June 06, 2005(#7202 of 14191)
  • Ooh, that's really good to know. Andrew left a tube of by heide, June 14, 2005(#7203 of 14191)
  • I'm beginning to think Oxyclean is just some graduate by Sue Generous, June 14, 2005(#7204 of 14191)
  • I would try to run the load with Lestoil - my mother by Iggy, June 14, 2005(#7205 of 14191)
  • A messy-by-nature co-worker of mine is trying to resolve by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7206 of 14191)
  • He says I am the only person who has by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7207 of 14191)
  • He is not naturally a tidy person, so he will by Patrick, June 16, 2005(#7208 of 14191)
  • He can get laid as a slob. Men do that all the by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7209 of 14191)
  • But he might have more by Patrick, June 16, 2005(#7210 of 14191)
  • The funny thing, Cal, is that he's been to my house, and by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7211 of 14191)
  • How messy is this guy, Lizzie? Parental refusal to by Alizarin, June 16, 2005(#7212 of 14191)
  • My slobbiest friend, who vacuumed only when family came by sweet pea, June 16, 2005(#7213 of 14191)
  • He aspires to that level of messiness, Alizarin. Right by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7214 of 14191)
  • Books, clothes, papers, messiness--those things by Patrick, June 16, 2005(#7215 of 14191)
  • Being embarrassed for someone to see your living space by Alizarin, June 16, 2005(#7216 of 14191)
  • It doesn't matter whether he's okay with it or not. by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7217 of 14191)
  • Huh? How is it a loss to throw your sweaty undies to by Alizarin, June 16, 2005(#7218 of 14191)
  • (I notice that he's been to your place, by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7219 of 14191)
  • I know tidy people don't get this, but it's a by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 16, 2005(#7220 of 14191)
  • it's a expenditure of mental by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7221 of 14191)
  • Exactly.But Lizzie, seriously. Tell him to get a by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7222 of 14191)
  • Also, make things easy. Don't store stuff in a place by lime, June 16, 2005(#7223 of 14191)
  • get rid of extra by JayKay, June 16, 2005(#7224 of 14191)
  • Ha, Lime, I passed along those pointers, which I by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7225 of 14191)
  • Just learning to throw things away and take out trash is by Susan Tanner, June 16, 2005(#7226 of 14191)
  • My shoe ritual -- remove Birks wherever. 1 out of 3 by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 16, 2005(#7227 of 14191)
  • People who are followed around/waited by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 16, 2005(#7228 of 14191)
  • Simple things like having a basket for shoes, instead of by lime, June 16, 2005(#7229 of 14191)
  • Beastie, I'm just saying that is one very good way of by Susan Tanner, June 16, 2005(#7230 of 14191)
  • Nurture doesn't trump nature almost ever, by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7231 of 14191)
  • I LOVE baskets. We have partitioned baskets meant for by Badger, June 16, 2005(#7232 of 14191)
  • The housekeeper is a good suggestion if he has a problem by lexuh, June 16, 2005(#7233 of 14191)
  • I'm just saying that is one very good by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7234 of 14191)
  • What a profoundly stupid post (to Lexuh) by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7235 of 14191)
  • Lime is my kind of by Rose H., June 16, 2005(#7236 of 14191)
  • There are housekeepers who will clean around the piles by Susan Tanner, June 16, 2005(#7237 of 14191)
  • No, this is a maid. I said by lexuh, June 16, 2005(#7238 of 14191)
  • take shoes off; put shoe trees in by Patrick, June 16, 2005(#7239 of 14191)
  • So if she has a contract about which rooms she tidies, by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7240 of 14191)
  • I know tidy people don't get this, but by Harri P., June 16, 2005(#7241 of 14191)
  • x-postThere are housekeepers who by lexuh, June 16, 2005(#7242 of 14191)
  • The expenditure of my mental energy and anxiety that by Susan Tanner, June 16, 2005(#7243 of 14191)
  • Patrick, the Church's shoes are the only ones that get by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7244 of 14191)
  • She said nothing of enjoy, by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7245 of 14191)
  • So? Do it anyway.First, what by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 16, 2005(#7246 of 14191)
  • OK, doesn't mean it doesn't take mental by Harri P., June 16, 2005(#7247 of 14191)
  • There you go. And it's very obvious that you waste a lot by CalGal, June 16, 2005(#7248 of 14191)
  • And I don't live in squalor, nor defend living in by Harri P., June 16, 2005(#7249 of 14191)
  • Lime, you're so damn J. A basket for by lime, June 16, 2005(#7250 of 14191)
  • I'm a naturally messy person who's more comfortable in a by Violet, June 16, 2005(#7251 of 14191)
  • Harri, I'm talking about the mental energy it takes to by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 16, 2005(#7252 of 14191)
  • it's just about corralling the by Sakti, June 16, 2005(#7253 of 14191)
  • I'm also tidier than I used to be, but I'm still not one by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, June 16, 2005(#7254 of 14191)
  • The problem with baskets is when they overflow and need by Harri P., June 16, 2005(#7255 of 14191)
  • I do baskets, by Sue Generous, June 16, 2005(#7256 of 14191)
  • I do the baskets, and it helps. They do tend to get by Susan Tanner, June 16, 2005(#7257 of 14191)
  • I don't do baskets. I throw crap out like mad, by Lizzie T., June 16, 2005(#7258 of 14191)
  • Crap multiplies around here. I throw it out, but it by Sue Generous, June 16, 2005(#7259 of 14191)
  • Now, I don't have multiple baskets. Just one under my by lime, June 16, 2005(#7260 of 14191)
  • At Sparrow's, I have a basket for yoga mats, cds, strap, by Susan Tanner, June 16, 2005(#7261 of 14191)
  • Messy J's like me and lime love baskets, because you by Stephanie D., June 16, 2005(#7262 of 14191)
  • I'm off the charts P and I use baskets. It beats looking by Alizarin, June 16, 2005(#7263 of 14191)
  • Not a lot of people _like_ to by Sakti, June 16, 2005(#7264 of 14191)
  • I think it's more a matter of people who do it without by betsifur, June 16, 2005(#7265 of 14191)
  • The idea of baskets alarms me because of the likelihood by Alice CK, June 16, 2005(#7266 of 14191)
  • by lime, June 16, 2005(#7267 of 14191)
  • Alice, you just need a larger, shallower, wider by Violet, June 16, 2005(#7268 of 14191)
  • The main reason I ever pick anything up or put it away by Em T., June 16, 2005(#7269 of 14191)
  • Don't shoes get damaged in the shoe by heide, June 16, 2005(#7270 of 14191)
  • Alice, you just need a larger, by annefalcon, June 16, 2005(#7271 of 14191)
  • Nope, dining room table is where cats by Em T., June 16, 2005(#7272 of 14191)
  • Ah. Mine sleep in the laundry room sink, Since there's by annefalcon, June 16, 2005(#7273 of 14191)
  • Doc is sitting in catloaf position on the dining room by TAFKA, June 16, 2005(#7274 of 14191)
  • I must be a freak then, because I like to clean. I find by dirt track date, June 16, 2005(#7275 of 14191)
  • Alice, you just need a larger, by Alice CK, June 17, 2005(#7276 of 14191)
  • I can't get my head around the idea of baskets. I've by Simnel, June 17, 2005(#7277 of 14191)
  • Simnel, I have a shallow, open basket to the right of by Em T., June 17, 2005(#7278 of 14191)
  • It is all about priorities. I don't mind cleaning, at by sweet pea, June 17, 2005(#7279 of 14191)
  • To me, the baskets are about containing stuff and by Em T., June 17, 2005(#7280 of 14191)
  • I like a clean house, but I'm not particularly fond of by Jean B., June 17, 2005(#7281 of 14191)
  • Question: Does anyone have a good routine for keeping by Nicola O., June 17, 2005(#7282 of 14191)
  • by gsand, June 17, 2005(#7283 of 14191)
  • by Belle, June 17, 2005(#7284 of 14191)
  • Yeah, when the bath toys that fill with water and you by Alice CK, June 17, 2005(#7285 of 14191)
  • I was thinking bleach solution, heavy on the bleach. I by Nicola O., June 17, 2005(#7286 of 14191)
  • I also thought about putting them in by lime, June 17, 2005(#7287 of 14191)
  • Hee. Could be traumatic.I wouldn't think they'd by Nicola O., June 17, 2005(#7288 of 14191)
  • Yes. I by sweet pea, June 17, 2005(#7289 of 14191)
  • Shit, I remember bath toys that had a sorta soap residue by Varda, June 17, 2005(#7290 of 14191)
  • by Harri P., June 17, 2005(#7291 of 14191)
  • Squeeze out all squeezy toys at the end of the bath (or by Sakti, June 17, 2005(#7292 of 14191)
  • I'm glad my kids are past that stage now. They used to by Harri P., June 17, 2005(#7293 of 14191)
  • Most of our bath toys would get that icky soap residue, by Curie Tournesol, June 17, 2005(#7294 of 14191)
  • Double by JayKay, June 17, 2005(#7295 of 14191)
  • That reminds me of Peeps in the by JayKay, June 17, 2005(#7296 of 14191)
  • Does anyone have a good routine for keeping bathtub by Sue Generous, June 17, 2005(#7297 of 14191)
  • Keep toys in a BASKET with lots of drainage holes or a by kim kay, June 18, 2005(#7298 of 14191)
  • Yeah, the problem is with the toys that don't drain by Nicola O., June 18, 2005(#7299 of 14191)
  • Maybe get a hole-punch and make them whiffle by Susan Tanner, June 18, 2005(#7300 of 14191)
  • Heh. The girl might object to that.Then again, by Nicola O., June 18, 2005(#7301 of 14191)
  • (take shoes off; put shoe trees in by jaybird, June 18, 2005(#7302 of 14191)
  • When I described Boy's Shoe Ritual to another co-worker, by Lizzie T., June 20, 2005(#7303 of 14191)
  • I have to say, Mr. B. is 61 and his shoe obsession shows by Kathy Barthway, June 20, 2005(#7304 of 14191)
  • Yesterday at the grocery store under the influence of a by Em T., June 24, 2005(#7305 of 14191)
  • What does it do? Is it like a magic eraser on a by Agnes Day, June 24, 2005(#7306 of 14191)
  • It's got a pole/handle thing that can be adjusted to by Em T., June 24, 2005(#7307 of 14191)
  • Will it scrub grout? (I mean the pad - is it abrasive? I by Agnes Day, June 24, 2005(#7308 of 14191)
  • Yes. I just went in and looked at it closely. There are by Em T., June 24, 2005(#7309 of 14191)
  • Ooooh. Since I'm short, my shower walls do not get by eleanor rigby, June 24, 2005(#7310 of 14191)
  • My shower walls don't get scrubbed very well either, but by lime, June 24, 2005(#7311 of 14191)
  • I just use a sponge mop and whatever my favorite cleaner by debby, June 24, 2005(#7312 of 14191)
  • Since I'm short, my shower walls do by Alizarin, June 24, 2005(#7313 of 14191)
  • Heh. I have been known to tell them to get a job on by eleanor rigby, June 24, 2005(#7314 of 14191)
  • Has anyone rented a Rug Doctor carpet cleaner? Any tips by KerryW, June 27, 2005(#7315 of 14191)
  • I used to use one with Oxyclean regularly and it rocked, by debby, June 27, 2005(#7316 of 14191)
  • I did, a long time ago, and remember being pretty by TAFKA, June 27, 2005(#7317 of 14191)
  • I always just eyeballed it, more for for cat pee, less by debby, June 27, 2005(#7318 of 14191)
  • I have used a rug doctor and love the results. I have by Sue Generous, June 27, 2005(#7319 of 14191)
  • Is Oxyclean supposed to clean pans? I thought it was by Harri P., June 27, 2005(#7320 of 14191)
  • This was a while ago-- the powdered stuff that comes in by Sue Generous, June 27, 2005(#7321 of 14191)
  • Oh. Well, it works great on fabric by Harri P., June 27, 2005(#7322 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean is just concentrated peroxide, I by Agnes Day, June 27, 2005(#7323 of 14191)
  • I love OxyClean and, prior to the time when Wine Away by Lizzie T., June 27, 2005(#7324 of 14191)
  • Oxyclean is best for organic stains and smells, I by debby, June 27, 2005(#7325 of 14191)
  • It's excellent on getting old yellow stains out of old by Harri P., June 27, 2005(#7326 of 14191)
  • I love Oxyclean for laundry. It's done some amazing by Brigit M, June 27, 2005(#7327 of 14191)
  • The home made version of oxyclean is baking soda, by debby, June 27, 2005(#7328 of 14191)
  • baking soda, hydrogen peroxide and a by Agnes Day, June 27, 2005(#7329 of 14191)
  • Okay, I will try it again. This carpet needs a cleaning by Sue Generous, June 27, 2005(#7330 of 14191)
  • Follow up to my carpet cleaning question: I'm in a by KerryW, June 27, 2005(#7331 of 14191)
  • by Sakti, June 27, 2005(#7332 of 14191)
  • Yes. If there's no traffic and hence no toddler/dog by dirt track date, June 29, 2005(#7333 of 14191)
  • by TAFKA, July 23, 2005(#7334 of 14191)
  • Kewl.. but where do you buy by GythaOgg, July 23, 2005(#7335 of 14191)
  • In my case, there's this janitorial supply place on Main by TAFKA, July 23, 2005(#7336 of 14191)
  • Aha!I've had some luck with a janitorial supply by GythaOgg, July 23, 2005(#7337 of 14191)
  • Earl Horne! That's the by TAFKA, July 23, 2005(#7338 of 14191)
  • Oh, that's cool. Any idea if the supplier will ship to by CuttySark, July 23, 2005(#7339 of 14191)
  • Dunno. You could ask them. I think that Magna products by TAFKA, July 23, 2005(#7340 of 14191)
  • Got nasty stains on your carpet? I spilled coffee on by Jean B., July 26, 2005(#7341 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, July 26, 2005(#7342 of 14191)
  • Anyone know how to clean black bathroom faucets? The by LanaBonna, July 27, 2005(#7343 of 14191)
  • Try CLR or LimeAway (given the name surely TPW would by Alizarin, July 27, 2005(#7344 of 14191)
  • Ah. Excellent advice. by LanaBonna, July 27, 2005(#7345 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, July 27, 2005(#7346 of 14191)
  • Would CLR work on hard water deposits on by kim kay, July 27, 2005(#7347 of 14191)
  • by JayKay, July 27, 2005(#7348 of 14191)
  • Barkeeper's Friend works great for that too, kim by Julia M., July 27, 2005(#7349 of 14191)
  • Cutty, it's a CDN by Agnes Day, July 29, 2005(#7350 of 14191)
  • Julia -- The only Barkeepeer's that I could find today by kim kay, July 29, 2005(#7351 of 14191)
  • Do those Downy balls work as by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 29, 2005(#7352 of 14191)
  • By the time they're actually functional, aren't they by Sakti, July 29, 2005(#7353 of 14191)
  • by kim kay, July 29, 2005(#7354 of 14191)
  • Sakti, kim kay is struck mute because of by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 29, 2005(#7355 of 14191)
  • I saw that. I'm sorry kim kay; I could not by Sakti, July 29, 2005(#7356 of 14191)
  • By the time they're actually functional, aren't they by DancesWithWords, July 29, 2005(#7357 of 14191)
  • the Downy balls that hold liquid fabric softener and by GregD, July 29, 2005(#7358 of 14191)
  • Do you mean the Downy balls that hold by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, July 29, 2005(#7359 of 14191)
  • Trust me, Greg, the liquid you're talkin' about will NOT by DancesWithWords, July 29, 2005(#7360 of 14191)
  • the dialogue must be by noel coward it is so tensely by Biscuit, July 30, 2005(#7361 of 14191)
  • by Kathy Barthway, July 30, 2005(#7362 of 14191)
  • Self-releasing, by Agnes Day, July 30, 2005(#7363 of 14191)
  • by TAFKA, July 30, 2005(#7364 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, July 30, 2005(#7365 of 14191)
  • Hmmm, kim kay. My canister of BKF is gold with a by Julia M., July 31, 2005(#7366 of 14191)
  • by CalGal, August 01, 2005(#7367 of 14191)
  • How do you-all store bulk-buy rice and spices? I've been by Alizarin, August 01, 2005(#7368 of 14191)
  • We have quite a few of by Biscuit, August 01, 2005(#7369 of 14191)
  • Alizarin, the Martha Stewart line at KMart has some by rms, August 01, 2005(#7370 of 14191)
  • I keep all my old spice jars from before I was buying in by sweet pea, August 01, 2005(#7371 of 14191)
  • We have two very big tupperware containers with lids for by ShelbyD, August 01, 2005(#7372 of 14191)
  • Someone at my last job gave me a humongous jar that used by TAFKA, August 02, 2005(#7373 of 14191)
  • I wish someone would buy something at Better Homes & by CalGal, August 02, 2005(#7374 of 14191)
  • I like those jars, Cal. But we already have more jars by Lizzie T., August 02, 2005(#7375 of 14191)
  • What gets me about spice jars is that for me, buying in by Alizarin, August 02, 2005(#7376 of 14191)
  • My god, you worry about spices getting stale? That's by CalGal, August 02, 2005(#7377 of 14191)
  • Well, I don't worry about spices going stale. by Alizarin, August 02, 2005(#7378 of 14191)
  • Stale dry yellow mustard ruined an enitre batch of my by kim kay, August 02, 2005(#7379 of 14191)
  • There are spices in my mother's house that she had when by Susan Tanner, August 02, 2005(#7380 of 14191)
  • Until I left home I thought all herbs were by Biscuit, August 02, 2005(#7381 of 14191)
  • Do you actually KNOW that the spices were never by sweet pea, August 02, 2005(#7382 of 14191)
  • My mother's far too thrifty (and bland-food-loving) to by Susan Tanner, August 02, 2005(#7383 of 14191)
  • Do you actually KNOW that the spices by Alizarin, August 02, 2005(#7384 of 14191)
  • The little cans are rusty.I still have by DancesWithWords, August 02, 2005(#7385 of 14191)
  • by kim kay, August 02, 2005(#7386 of 14191)
  • If there's money in McCormick's spice cans going on 60 by Susan Tanner, August 02, 2005(#7387 of 14191)
  • My god, you worry about spices getting by Lizzie T., August 02, 2005(#7388 of 14191)
  • I had flat pancakes on Sunday because of stale baking by LanaBonna, August 02, 2005(#7389 of 14191)
  • I just threw away a jar of tarragon that I bought when I by Serin McDaniel, August 03, 2005(#7390 of 14191)
  • When I am using old spices I