A lot of you may already know, I love (yes love) doing laundry. And like a lot of other things, I like to do it old school; washing by hand and hang-drying my clothes on a line. I do my laundry this way year round, and have a fantastic line that my husband put up […]
Washing laundry by hand is a great way to get in touch with the lost art of hard work. It’s not something that is done with little effort and can be a very rewarding experience, as well as help to save money in certain situations.
Cutting costs, even in the smallest areas, is an important part of our homesteading lifestyle. Even the simplest things, like reusing rags or papertowels, can add up to a noticeable chunk of change over time. But in what instance would you use a rag again? And isn’t it gross?
While it is completely possible to successfully hang laundry outdoors to dry in the winter, even in freezing temperatures, I usually prefer to hang mine inside by the wood burner. It not only makes me feel like I’m getting more out of the wood we use for heat, but it keeps me from battling frostbitten […]