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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

my laundry mishaps!

I teach music lessons in my home one night a week. My first student was about to show up the other night and I was running around getting everything ready with my small kids before she came. I had a few minutes to grab something to eat and as I was getting the spaghetti out of the pot, the red sauce splashed up on me. ugh!
The first thing I did of course, was take a picture in the bathroom mirror since I was still wearing the shirt and had no time to change. lol.

The next thing I did was take a little of my very favorite cleaner, Basic H2 Organic Super Cleaning Concentrate and rub it into the spots with some water. And the stain actually came out right then! I didn't lose any time changing and was able to eat and teach as planned. I waited a day or two before I had a chance to wash the shirt as I normally would have done and the end result was a very clean shirt:)

I like to keep a small 4 oz. bottle of the Basic H2 in my laundry room to put on spots and stains. And believe me, with a toddler and baby, we have lots of spots and stains! I also use Nature Bright Laundry Booster and Stain Remover to whiten and brighten our laundry, although I didn't need it for this particular shirt. It is a great and safe alternative to bleach. I talk about how much I love the Nature Bright and also the other Laundry Products that I love so much in the blog post about Airing the Dirty Laundry. It is a good read, especially for parents of small children! Be warned however, that there are some graphic before pictures in that post. :)

And don't forget about the FREE membership promotion that Shaklee is running through May 20th with only a $30 order! Members save 15% on all products always with no annual fees. If you are interested in the Basic H2 and laundry detergent, there is an Earth Day Healthy Home Kit that is being offered for a limited time. This includes the Basic H2, two spray bottles, Laundry Detergent, liquid dish soap, microfiber cloths and Shaklee energy chews, all for only $30 which will qualify you for the free membership! It is a great deal and a great way to introduce yourself to some wonderful and completely safe products. More information can be found at the bottom of my Shaklee website under Current Product Promotions.

Thanks again for reading and I hope you are having a wonderful and healthy week!



  1. As you know, I looooove the Nature Bright, too! It's the product that really got me into loving Shaklee so much.
    I haven't tried using Basic H2 for any laundry stains, but will!

  2. Yes! I forgot to add your review where you mentioned the Nature Bright, Rebecca! Here is a link: Rebecca gives here opinion on some of Shaklee's cleaners, including the Nature Bright. Thanks, Rebecca:)


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