Do’s & Don’ts for Storing Sweaters

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Do: Clean sweaters before storing. Keep away from damp areas, areas where sunlight or artificial light can shine on them, and keep away from areas where fumes may be present. Don’t: Store sweaters by hanging them by the shoulders. This will stretch out the body of the sweater and leave the sleeves short. Don’t: Pack […]

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Mothers Day

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From the moment of conception, we each dramatically change the lives of our mothers in the best and worst ways. The older we get and the more we see the people around us having children(or have children ourselves), the more grateful we become for our mothers because we start to understand just a little bit […]

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Caring For Rainwear

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As those April showers continue all this week and into May, months-long-forsaken raincoats are being pulled out of the closet to be used once again. But raincoats aren’t just for Spring anymore, they are multifunctional garments that protect you from the rain, keep you warm on cool days, and can even be worn with evening […]

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Salt: The Other White Stuff

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“Are you tired of this lingering winter….me too!!! Well here are some suggestions for removing those nagging salt stains.” The Snow season will be melting away soon, but salt may be a lingering reminder of those days of trudging through sidewalks and streets that have been treated with salt. A necessity in some climates, but […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

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Thomas Jennings Thomas Jennings stands in history as a noteworthy figure for being the first Black person to ever receive a patent, but his life should serve as an example of what was, and what could have been, for Black people in the earliest years of the United States. Thomas Jennings was born in 1791 […]

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Is it a comforter or a duvet????

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A duvet is always a comforter, but a comforter is not always a duvet- so its no wonder people get confused by the terminology. To be precise, a comforter is any bed covering with two layers of cloth that contain a filling such as down, feathers, wool. cotton or a synthetic. A duvet cover is […]

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It’s Sweater Weather…Pull’ em out and freshen em’ up

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The middle of Fall is, officially, sweater time. Sweaters are just a great way to look nice and feel good. Everywhere, sweaters are coming out of storage and being put back into the clothing rotation, unless you’re in the tropics. Caring for sweaters properly ensures their long life and that you’ll be able to enjoy […]

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Dingy Whites Got You Down?

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If your summer whites seem a little yellow after dry cleaning, the most likely cause is a breakdown of fabric finish used to make the garment appear brighter and whiter. Bright white is not really a natural shade of fibers, yarns and fabrics. Many times, manufactures brighten and whiten fabrics by using special florescent whiting […]

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Caring for Your Winter Coats

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  The care method for a coat will depend on its fiber content. For example, coats made of wool, leather and suede may require more care than coats made of other fibers. For the most part, follow these tips to help keep your coats looking great: •Wear scarves to avoid soiling the collar, especially leather […]

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