I have often been outraged at the amount of money required to manage my menses every month! So I have been using rolled up baby socks for over a year and have not had any leakage, no infections, average amount of mess (like when applicatorless tampons are used) and have been very happy with the result. I am a college student and when I need to change one during the day and I am away from home I just put it in a leakproof plastic baggie, take home and wash. I soak them in 2 tablespoons of bleach to 1 pint water and wash when my cycle is over. I wash in hot water, regular detergent and bleach. I do not have a dryer so I line dry everything. To prevent embarassment I soak the socks in a non see thru bucket with a lid in the bathroom. To begin with I bought 6 dozen socks for newborns and have not worn out one yet. And I bought them used. Hope this saves someone money.
The Homemaker’s Hutch Magazine
With Easter just behind us, we thought it would be nice to focus this month on Gratitude We feel very thankful to have such wonderful people in our lives and are enjoying the ever growing Homemaker’s Hutch community. If you haven’t already done so, please stop by the Facebook Page and say Hi.
You’ll also find an interesting article about “Letting go of Frazzled” and lots of help and inspiration for crock pot cooking
Since April is also a month when many of us start our gardens, there’s plenty of tips and advice on the topic as well.
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