Laundry tips & family life

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Create your own decorative votive jar with Purex Sta‑Flo Starch Crafts, Videos

Create your own decorative votive jar with Purex Sta‑Flo Starch

What you’ll need: Purex Sta-Flo liquid starch • fabric • Mason jar • mixing bowl • scissors • ribbon • charms • candle

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Enjoy a family “stay-cation” with these fun ideas Family Life, Tips & Tricks

Enjoy a family “stay-cation” with these fun ideas

Plan and enjoy a great family vacation without ever leaving home! How much time do you have: a day, a week maybe, or just a couple of hours? You can plan a stay-cation that is every bit as fantastic as leaving the homestead. Stay-cations are a terrific way to quickly recharge, and plan some alone time mixed with family time.

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How to easily remove guacamole stains Stain Lab

How to easily remove guacamole stains

One of my favorite snacks is a bowl of fresh guacamole and a bag of crisp tortilla chips. Yum! But how many times does that chip break under the weight of the scrumptious guacamole, leaving you with an avocado stain across a shirt or pair of pants? Don’t panic, and don’t rub at the spot!

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Make your own wacky putty with Purex Sta-Flo Starch Crafts, Videos

Make your own wacky putty with Purex Sta-Flo Starch

What you’ll need: Purex Sta-Flo liquid starch • Clear craft glue • Food coloring • A mixing bowl • A spatula

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Swimsuit fabric care tips & keeping pool towels fresh Laundry, Tips & Tricks

Swimsuit fabric care tips & keeping pool towels fresh

The kids are home from school, enjoying the lazy days of summer, and what could be more natural than kids in water? With all that water play comes mountains of extra laundry. Here are some care and laundry tips to help keep your towels and swimsuits in tiptop shape from the first day of summer to the last.

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Rust Stains Stain Lab

Rust Stains

Rust is not a stain that you combat using traditional methods. Detergent or typical stain removers are not going to be very effective, and do not use chlorine bleach! This can make the stain permanent.

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