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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Introducing the Resolve Tip Exhange & Sweepstakes #ResolveTip

As members of the human race, we've all experience them - stains.

Stains like to appear at the most inopportune moments.  Stains can be pesky and stains can be the demise of a perfectly good pair of pants or pretty blouse.    And, since I've become a mom, I've dealt with more stain action than I would care to admit.

Laundry day at the cottage - tough to deal with set in stains

Some of the worst stains I've dealt with are those which babies produce.  I found myself pleading with my mum, early on in my motherhood career for her to help me with getting baby clothing, clean.  I loved dressing my babies in uber-cute outfits, yet they didn't seem to dig the cuteness as much as I did.  On occasions,  too many to count, I found myself looking at spit-up stained shirts and diaper blow-out bottoms with despair.  

We made it through that baby stage, but, only to find myself in a whole new world of stains.  Now, with elementary school aged children, I find my worst stains to deal with are grass stains on the knees of my son, and paint stains on the sleeves of my daughter's shirts.  A close second is chocolate milk stains, dribbled down the front of their shirts from their daily milk at lunch time.  If they were home when these incidents occurred, I could quickly treat and launder the clothing, in hopes of the stain not setting.  But, since most staining occurs while they are at school, it may be several hours before I get the chance to lay eyes on the stains and take care of them.


Introducing the Resolve Tip Exchange
I admit to previously having such bad stains that I've deemed the clothing to be unwearable.  Stains (and rips) on my children's clothing is just not acceptable to me.  In the past, I've retired clothing early, just because they didn't look their best any longer.  Now, with the Resolve Tip Exchange right at my fingertips I can find stain removal solutions and inspiration from fellow moms and dads.  People, just like you and I, who've seen it all, are sharing their resolutions for ridding clothing of daunting stains.

Share a Tip
One of my worst stains, is dribbled chocolate milk spilled down the fronts of shirts.  It is a stain that has plagued me for many years and I've experimented with many products and at home solutions.  I shared my tip for ridding the garment of the stain by mixing up part dish washing detergent with hot water and using it to scrub the stain out.



Why not share your best stain tip at Resolve Tip Exchange?  By doing so, you'll be helping out others with their stain problems and at the same time you'll be entered in a giveaway for a chance to win!



The giveaway consists of 12 weekly prizes of $250 and a grand prize of $5000










Disclosure: I am part of the Resolve® Tip Exchange Blogger Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”

17 comments:

Vesper Meikle said...

I need to find a tip on how to get grass stains out of a cotton dress

Jeannie Lam said...

I have been struggling with greasy food stains for so long. Even pretreating isn't working very well for me.

carschick2000 said...

I need a tip for getting nail polish out of my daughter's good dress? any ideas?

Stephanie LaPlante said...

I hate stains, especially on new clothing. Thank God for awesome tips online.

josiefiorda said...

I love getting tips on how to remove stains!

Heidi Carlson-Reid said...

I've had a lot of tough stains to deal with so having online tips is great!

flowerchild said...

I loved the stain tips section.. found out a few ways I will have to try on some my stains.

Soozle said...

Great tip with the milk! Thanks for sharing the website - their tip section is awesome! I think EVERYONE has dealt with a stain in their lifetime; so a handy tool to combat them is wonderful!

Sydney said...

What a great prize. Would be awesome to win!

Olivia @ This West Coast Mommy said...

The worst is when I don't see the stain until it comes out of the dryer. Argh. Grease is especially difficult to see when the clothes are wet. I need tips for that.

Erika E said...

I like this idea. The contest is great but the tips are very helpful. I'm always interested to hear how people get rid of stains that I have problems with.

Judy C said...

Thanks for sharing about this, I am off to check out the tips! (Judy Cowan)

Victoria S said...

I've been following this contest and loving everyone's tips.

Victoria Ess

Lindsay Cyr said...

I've heard many good things about Resolve, thanks for sharing with your readers!

Pip444 said...

Wow I did not not know dish washing detergent would remove chocolate milk. I wish I knew this years ago.

2012july/Cheryl Grandy said...

The stain tip exchange is a great idea! There are so many suggestions, there's bound to be one that will work on whatever stain you have.

Bons said...

Love the idea of a stain tip exchange! Worst stains are from grass/dirt from playing and food stains!