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Outdoor clothes line

One way to save money this summer and to help the environment is to invest in an outdoor clothesline.  You can buy all sorts, from one string to the many-stringed umbrella style, and they make them retractable these days.  It may seem old fashioned to dry your clothes this way, but you save money on your electric bill and your grocery bill as there is no need for dryer sheets, obviously.  Who needs dryer sheets when you can get the real thing-there is nothing like that fresh air smell flowing through your sheets.

If you like this idea but feel you need the dryer sheets to soften things up, add fabric softener or baking soda to the rinse cycle.

Here are some clotheslines you can buy through the internet:

The Clothesline Shop 

Breezecatcher 

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