A Bossy reader and frequent commenter, Brava97, sent Bossy a tip about purchasing Sears‘ high efficiency laundry detergent. Apparently it is super concentrated and low-sudsing, which makes it ideal for front-loading washers, but approved for all washers.
We interrupt this Bossy already in progress for the following announcement: Bossy has never used this detergent, especially not in the front-loading washer she doesn’t have, and especially not in the old washer she does have, sitting in the recesses of the cluttered basement which makes Bossy so depressed she designated her husband Chief Laundry Doer because he rather enjoys clutter and anyone know a good marriage counselor?
Our commenting superhero known as Brava97 says she buys the 11.5 pound box, which is supposed to contain 120 washes, but Brava97 knows you only need a fraction of the recommended measuring scoop — as a matter of fact, a washing machine repairman once told her you don’t need more than a tablespoon of the high-efficiency stuff.
So. For instance. Brava97 purchased a box of this detergent on sale at Sears for $9.99 (regularly $19.99), on March 1, 2008. Eight. This means she is one year into her ten dollar box. She recommends watching for a similar sale.
Meanwhile, another Bossy reader suggested the idea of making your own laundry detergent. This particular reader found her detergent recipe on the Duggar Family website, and then she quickly went on to type that, no, she is not a crazy fundamentalist baby-making person herself, but she did make ten gallons of detergent for $5.
Anyone else care to weigh-in with detergent concerns?