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Wines to Pair With Laundry

Kirsten Fox | Posted 02.03.2016 | Taste
Kirsten Fox

I've engaged in three genres of laundry so far in my life. Well, I guess you could say four because when I was young our family had a maid who did my laundry. But since I was too young to drink then, I'm setting it aside in my quest to give an overview of the best wines to pair with laundry.

15 Organization Hacks That Will Make You Loathe Laundry Less

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 01.18.2016 | HuffPost Home

There's no way to get around doing laundry. It's just one of those things we must endure as humans, like cleaning the toilet or getting coffee out of ...

Chewbacca Spaces Out Doing Laundry

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.11.2016 | Comedy

You're rich enough to hire someone to do the laundry, Chewbacca. The box-office success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is rocketing into movie hist...

5 Things You Should Never EVER Put In The Dryer

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 01.11.2016 | HuffPost Home

Laundry is hard, which is why it is so tempting to just throw everything in the dryer after it's been washed. DON'T. There are certain fabrics and mat...

5 Things I'm Not Planning This Year

Angela Jamene | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Angela Jamene

I don't know where you'll end up, and being a firm believer in freewill, I don't think anyone does. If I don't try to plan your future, you have no material to worry with. That works out nicely and frees up a lot more time for improving things.

Is Sears Playing Markdown Games With Me?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.03.2016 | Business
Christopher Elliott

The washing machine Laurie Beane just bought from Sears is suddenly on sale. Why does the company want to return it in order to honor the new price?

3 Steps To Take ASAP When You Inevitably Spill Wine On Your Dress

SELF | Posted 12.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
SELF

For some, a cup of red wine (or tomato sauce or gravy) is not a refreshing party prop -- it's an embarrassing stain waiting to happen. Here's the best method for handling a stain before it turns catastrophic.

This Ingredient You Already Have In Your Kitchen Will Change Your Laundry Forever

PureWow | Posted 12.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Truth be told, laundry ain't so bad now that you know the ins and outs of the wash cycle and what you can (and can't) put in the dryer. Still, you hate separating your stuff only to see your beloved blue tee fade too soon. Forget expensive detergents that protect color -- just try this cheapo trick.

You've Been Doing Your Laundry All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

You'll spend an average of 23,214 hours doing laundry over the course of your lifetime, according to the video above. That's a lot of time ded...

The Right Way to Install Water Softeners

Janet Miller | Posted 11.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Janet Miller

Daily use of hard water has its demerits. You will realize as time goes by that your skin gets affected and your clothes become rough from constant use of hard water. Fortunately, a water softener will come in handy - but only if you install it properly. Here's how.

Laundry Is Fun, Fun, Fun!

Kristen Hansen Brakeman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Parents
Kristen Hansen Brakeman

Hey kids, let's learn about laundry... and other sad, sad truths about life.

Don't Touch My Thong, Please!

Christine Martitz | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christine Martitz

(Photo Courtesy Christine Martitz) When it comes to doing laundry there are many things to be mindful of. You have to follow the care-tag, separate ...

Wash and Swear

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.22.2015 | Comedy
Charlie Carillo

LONDON - This is a photo of my soaking wet laundry on the clothesline, where it's been hanging for three days and three nights. Every time it's al...

The Appliance Whisperer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.02.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Inanimate objects are out to get me. I can deal with human beings, either by ignoring them or by telling them such dumb jokes that they ignore me. But machines have me baffled.

6 Ways You're Doing Laundry Wrong

Supercompressor | Posted 08.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

Like death and taxes, doing laundry is one of life's more unpleasant inevitabilities. And while it's easy to pay someone else to do it all, you owe it to your grown-ass self to learn how to do it right on your own.

Travel: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Underpants

Inga | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty
Inga

With the summer travel season in high gear, a person's thoughts just naturally turn to... underwear.

How Often You Should Actually Be Washing Your Towels And Sheets

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.13.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM How often do you launder your linens? According to a 2015 Women’s Health poll, most people wash towels and sheets fa...

35 Ways You Know You're Going Into Your Junior Year Of College

Danielle Chylinski | Posted 08.18.2015 | College
Danielle Chylinski

All that "free time in college" that you've always heard about no longer exists

The Definitive Guide To Removing 4 Of The Most Common Clothing Stains

JackThreads | Posted 07.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
JackThreads

Lucky for you, and anyone else on this great green earth that will inevitably encounter spillage, the guide below will help fend off any and all sauce monsters and seven other common clothing stains.

Consumer Reports No Longer Recommends Liquid Laundry Detergent Pods

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Laundry pods may be convenient solutions to heavy detergent containers, but the colorful pods have contributed to 11,000 poison-control cent...

Are You Using Liquid Laundry Packets?

Kate Carr | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Kate Carr

Safe Kids is working with the Tide and Gain Up, Up, and Away Laundry Safety Program to raise awareness about a real concern for parents. Since 2012, more than 33,000 calls have been placed to the Poison Help line about liquid laundry packets. That's about 30 calls a day and it caught our attention.

You're Washing Your Swimsuit All Wrong

Glamour | Posted 07.08.2015 | Style
Glamour

You've found the perfect swimsuit. Okay, well maybe it's more like the perfect collection of swimsuits. Now it's time to take care of them and make sure they don't fade, stretch out, or get grimy.

11 Things That Take Longer To Do Than Laundry

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Laundry is a chore. Laundry is a hassle. But contrary to popular belief, laundry doesn't actually take all that long to do. A wash cycle takes abo...

3 Smart Laundry Day Hacks

This Old House | Posted 06.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

In addition to being an absolute chore, doing the laundry can be a wasteful process to boot! From detergent bottles to dryer sheets, the waste starts to pile up over time. Here are three small and clever waste-eliminating hacks to consider.

What It's Really Like to Have 5 Kids

Joni Edelman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
Joni Edelman

Dinner can only be compared to a pride of lions tearing apart a zebra. There is usually at least one naked child, two glasses of something/anything spilled, four people trying to figure out who did/did not get silverware and three people getting water/refilling spilled water. Chaos reigns.