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    • Kerri

      22 things to do with a used dryer sheet. 5 & 10.. Genius!

    • April D

      tips for dryer sheets!

    • Cara Arzaga

      I used one for removing deodorant stains on a black dress I was trying on for my cousin's wedding and it TOTALLY WORKED! ~Cara Uses for used dryer sheets: - Use them to dust. - Stick one in your gym bag, in your dresser drawers, in your beloved's stinky shoes. - Put one at the bottom of your trash cans. - Remove deodorant marks from clothes. - Use to clean soap scum from your shower doors. (Never heard this one, but I'm going to give it a try.)

    • Jeanette Jamail

      How to go green - make your own laundry detergent and dish soap from scratch

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