To help protect your fabrics, try tossing your linens and clothes into the wash with a tablespoon of salt. The chloride will help seal the color in and keep it looking fresher longer. It works for rugs, it works for scarves, it works for anything that's machine washable. As Martha would say, "It's a good thing."
Totally doing this! Someone said: make these for winter! or for friends as Christmas gifts: Poly-fleece filled with rice. Just pop these little cuties in the microwave for 30 seconds and then slip them into coat pockets to keep hands warm for up to an hour. how-clever