Tiny Victories

The stainless steel variable temp electric kettle that I love has been discontinued. I wanted to get one for the basement (because I am fancy and we want to make tea while watching TV) and I found a liquidator selling a few new ones on eBay for cheaper than retail! Just tried it out and it works great.

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I made my own laundry detergent and dishwasher soap! Super easy, too. And when I use it I feel like I AM OFF GRID even though I live in a city in an apartment building.

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Ooh I’d love your review after you’ve used it for a month! You’re definitely an off-grid, totally self sufficient badass.

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I’ll let you know how it goes/continues! So far I’ve done 3 loads of dishes and about the same for clothes, they all look good.

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I’d love your recipe! I’ve always used natural products, which did not perform well…but was gifted name brand dishwasher pods a few months back and wow wow wow they are so much better.
I’m trying to convince myself to go back to a natural version :confused:

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I used these two recipes! I also put vinegar in the dishwasher.

Also, I should say:

  1. I’m not an expert!
  2. My clothes are usually not super dirty other than some sweat on my workout clothes. IDK how this laundry detergent would work for hardcore dirt/grime.
  3. I rinse my dishes very well before putting them in the dishwasher out of habit.
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Thank you for sharing!
I’m a disgusting sweaty dirty laundry monster & hate rinsing my dishes, so these extra notes are very helpful! :slight_smile:

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Haha glad to be of service! tips hat

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No meetings today!!!

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I went in for a permanent crown, and they didn’t need to do a root canal. Which they had been concerned about. And my intermittent waterpikking has made a difference and my gums are healthier already!

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Used a long, annoying meeting to put together a shelf that’s been sitting around for a while and then get started on taxes.

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After weeks of suffering through cups of subpar green tea I have finally acquired strong, delicious, high quality genmaicha (my favorite type of Japanese green tea).

I love it so much that when I drank my first sip I nearly teared up!

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And pray thee where was this acquired???

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My lord took me upon his steed (14 year old hyundai) to the local market (Hmart).

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Which terroir and estate produced such finery?? (Can I see the packaging pls :joy:)

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ITO EN!

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Oooh we love ito en! Their bottled tea is the best.

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YAY INTEL. I love genmaicha too!

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I have decided to save 80% of the unexpected grandmother money distribution (trip to Japan eventually) and spend 20%
This should be enough to get a ridiculous twin sized expensive wool mattress topper, a new comforter, and some nice bedding to upgrade myself from my collection of dorm room remnants and random bits and pieces.

This is exciting. :slight_smile:

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You are both fancy and smart.

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