Archive | December, 2018

28 December 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Resolutions for Tuesday.

First, Peace and love for all. Followed by the usuals: eat better, smile more, lose weight, learn something new, share, drink more water, walk. To that we’ll add “Say Hello” to someone new every day. We say hello a lot every day as part of our job. And the more we do it, the more […]

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26 December 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Boxing Day defined.

Last century, English servants were given a gift box and the day after Christmas off. Today, it’s celebrated as a day of charity, hospitality and feasting on leftovers with family and friends. It’s a holiday for some, with closed offices, schools and many businesses. And it’s an enormous travel day for returns home from holiday […]

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22 December 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Last-minute preparations.

Be sure to pick up your cleaning before we close for Christmas to spend time with friends and family. Check our holiday schedule if you have last-minute rush orders, we’ll do everything we can to take care of your cleaning needs. Next week, we’ll be home, celebrating and relaxing. To quote from classic favorite “Miracle […]

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14 December 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday travel plans.

Make your trip easier by packing smarter. Choose a travel wardrobe that will do double or triple duty for extended options. Use plastic wrap from your cleaning to separate items and prevent wrinkling. Stuff shoes with stockings and underwear. Pack complete children’s outfits, complete with socks and underwear, in zip plastic bags. Have safe, easy […]

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06 December 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Quilt care.

If you’re lucky enough to own a hand-made quilt, you’ll want to keep it aslong as possible.  Twice a year folded quilts should be opened and aired, hopefully outdoors in fresh air before careful inspection and refolding, in a different pattern than before to minimize permanent creases. Keep quilts out of direct sunlight to prevent […]

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02 December 2018 ~ 0 Comments

To bleach or not to bleach.

Chlorine laundry bleach can irritate skin, eyes and lungs and weaken natural fabric fibers. Four other methods for whitening laundry, some of them as old as washing itself. The juice of half a lemon added to regular detergent in your next load will brighten and freshen. Hydrogen peroxide in a 3-percent solution can whiten whites, […]

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