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white_with_three

Do you put cooking oil Lock

Down the drain or in the bin? Seems abit wrong to put it down the sink, but then what if there'...

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Does it kill weeds skip cos it might be a natural form of weed kill lol WWT I admit I have done that too lol I hope they were yum...

gypsy kylz

may have to cause some pain soon Lock

ok so were having a cleanout..we have so much clutter its a joke as for some reason we cant say n...

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What I do is when his at work I slowly throw stuff out or donate because it's done over a amount of time he doesn't notice his crap...

S_G_VH

Is there any mums on here in iluka/woombah area that have given birth? Lock

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am open to any replies was just hoping to see where some mums have given birth and what their experiences were like coz the closest ...

* One Beautiful Boy *

Front Loader Washers - Any recommendations? Lock

What brand and size front loader washer do you have? What do you like/dislike about it? Our top ...

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Wow, they can fit a lot in! Maybe the 8kg will be big enough for me then. It's just that when you look inside they seem so small, w...

Felicity xx

How do you clean modern cloth nappies? Lock

Hi, I'm looking into using bamboo modern cloth nappies instead of disposables but I'm unsure of w...

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I just put them on airers inside in the winter because we don't have a dryer either.

Mummabears

How much would you pay Lock

I put a post up the other day about getting someone in to do my windows and walls once a month. N...

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It depends on the amount of experience and equipment you require and the location. Typically you should expect to pay anywhere from ...

mummyofcharlizeandellega

Cats Lock

My hubby and I can not stand cats (sorry for cat lovers out there) We don't have a cat however ca...

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Thanks everyone, i dont want to hurt them, just dont want them in our yard so i will try the things that have been suggested. thank...

bmw by name

Moving to green cleaning for household Lock

So as the title suggests I'm moving towards having a "greener" household. We've started a herb...

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Green Clean is one of the office and house cleaning companies that have been ... cleaning, move-in and move-out, and other professio...

knockonwood

Smelly bath drain Lock

There seems to be a pretty awful smell coming from our bath drain. Any ideas what to do about it...

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Somewhere outside your bathroom will be a cap that will unscrew off the drain. Unscrew it (it'll be on a corner piece) and have a lo...

tjns04

Do you have a house cleaner? Lock

As the title says - do you have a house cleaner? Or have you ever used one for a once off occassi...

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before i had my kids i thought it took only a snob to pay somebody else to clean their house BUT NOW i eat my words if i could affo...

how do you clean Lock

hey how do you clean your bbq?

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I say: "honey, can you clean the BBQ"

..Chloe..

Mould on bathroom ceiling Lock

I have a little mould starting to appear on the ceiling of my bathroom. It has terrible ventilati...

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Thanks ladies. Now can i just spray the stuff up there? Or do i have to use a mop. Depends on if i have to scrub or not i suppose?

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Light Milk Lock

From what i can tell, light milk (not skim) has more calcium, slightly less sodium and less than ...

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guidance I got from the child health nurse was to move from full fat dairy to lower fat ( not skim) at 2 years of age. don't need to...

Elleinad09

Hoover front loader washing machine Lock

We have just purchased one and it's my first front loader. I don't understand all the washing opt...

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Hey there, I dont have a Hoover front loader, but I can try and help- I usually use the "cottons" cycle for my general washing (c...

kerriej

Washing machines... Lock

Hi! It looks like our 11 year old washing machine is going to die very very soon, and I have no i...

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7 months ago i bought the electrolux 8kg time saver (i think) front loader (thanx to my ds baby bonus) It was choice magazine recc...

My 4 beautiful boys

What size washing machine for a family of 4 kids & 2 adults? Lock

I am currently in the market for a new washer was looking at a 8.5kg LG top loader or a 9.5kg Sim...

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Do you want the top washing machine and dryer for your home? Let us show you how to choose the best model to meet your needs. It ma...

michaela86

cheap washing powder Lock

Hey all, So i have just come back from holidays and my MIL has been doing my DF washing while i ...

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Sounds like my MIL and DF, just tell your other half - "If he likes what mummy uses then go and live at mummy's house!" I have to ...

anyone know how to fix this Lock

hey the other day i was cooking rice and burnt the bottom of the pot so now it is all black and i...

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(I can't tell you how many times I've burned the rice! LOL! So I bought a rice cooker! Problem solved) thanks for the replies i tr...

knockonwood

Dishwashers-tablets v powder Lock

Haven't really used my dishwasher much since we moved in a couple of years ago, only couple of ti...

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I always use Kwit powder. It has never left spots and cleans really well. My aunty was also told by a dishwasher repair man not to u...

*missy*me*

iRobot vaccum Lock

Hi ladies, i have been looking into getting myself an iRobot vaccum for xmas. (the ones that go a...

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My parents have an older one so they may have improved since, but they don't use it. They have a long hair cat and her fur just clog...

*missy*me*

iRobot vaccum Lock

Hi ladies, i have been looking into getting myself an iRobot vaccum for xmas. (the ones that go a...

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chayce

Laundry Liquid Lock

Hi, I have been using Amolin Sensitive Laundry Liquid since my girls were born and am devestated ...

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Hi, I too have been searching to buy my weekly supply of Amolin and am devasted to hear it has been discontinued..!! I'm not sure w...

shull

Our 5yr old Washing machine is on the way out Lock

Our almost 5yr old Washing machine is on the way out!!!! Was told the repair would cost $500, so ...

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has anyone also tried/got feedback for the below brands: Haier Technika Ariston Bosch - 1 reply said was good but more feedback t...

2*Chicks

How do you keep your kitchen bench clear??????? Lock

It seems like the end of my bench is a never ending avalanche! If I don't want to put something a...

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lol I was beginning to think we are the only ones who do this! Ours ALWAYS ends up in a disgraceful mess about 2 days after we've ti...

does anyone know Lock

hey i got given a fish tank it hasn't been used in like 9years and has some grimey build up on it...

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thank you i'll give that a go

Weird cleaning habits! Lock

This morning I was putting away a pair of winter boots in the wardrobe, and I realised that I hav...

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white_with_three

Is it fair to ask for a dishwasher or cheaper rent Lock

Trying to keep this short, We're renting, the landlords have been trying to sell the house. Th...

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Hmm... might speak with the agents & see what they think. Either way, hopefully we get one or the other! It is inconvenient havin...

what do you use Lock

hey i was wondering what you use for your washing do you use liquid or powder for washing your c...

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I usually use Earth Choice liquid but I got Eco Store powder at the baby expo for $2 a box so have been using that. It's really good...

anak

Chores Lock

DH has just come back from working away and he was telling me one of his work mates wives gets he...

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My DS (nearly 7) and DD (just turned 4) help with everyday chores. They help unpack the dishwasher, tidy their rooms and clean up th...

stained carpet Lock

hey do you how to get stains ouuta the carpet i tried something i found on the internet with vine...

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You coping ok with everything? Not worrying or stressing? I'm ok with everything now. Ideally didn't want to have to turn up at my ...

gypsy kylz

snakes! Lock

its been a while since ive lived in the bush and remember all the first aide for snakes but cant ...

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I'm getting worried about it this year aswell. I never really buy the paper and I did a few weeks ago and on the front page was a pi...

Ameliapetersen

Positionally Plagiocephally Lock

Hi There Im just wondering if anyone has had an experience dealing with positionally plagiocepha...

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My DS had the exact same thing. It was so flat on one side he looked like a cone head and his eye and ear were pushed forward on th...

mummy on the run

gardening tips Lock

I seriously have no idea about plants. I have a garden bed, that gets some sun, but mostly is in ...

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I seriously have no idea about plants. I have a garden bed, that gets some sun, but mostly is in the shade. I want to plant a few t...

white_with_three

Ovens Lock

Love to cook in them! But I despise cleaning them! Anyone have any good tips for making the cle...

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try it for just half an hour and see how it goes if its still baked on I guess you could leave overnight - never tried it. I usuall...

jessi-j

Any suggestions? Lock

I am in desperate need of a new washing machine.. As I live in a unit it kind of restricts me to ...

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I got a 6 month old, fornt loader washing machine for $50.00 off the facebook sale sites Wow that's great, what site?

Sarahpower

Washing Powder for Newborn Lock

Have just washed boxes of girls and boys newborn clothes. Used Spree and Fab washing powder. Bu...

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I just did mine in in plain water - no soaps as I have really sensitive skin myself so not taking any risks. It is sad to have to wa...

whats your most hated Lock

hey whats your most hated house work job lol that sounds weird any way what job do you hate the ...

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Dishes, Shower, Toilet and picking up dog poo!! <img src='https://www.huggies.com.au/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#&...

OC1246

how do you clean your house? Lock

how do you organise your housework? do you do set jobs everyday? do you have a visitors area, pla...

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I have taken everyones advice on board. I picked fresh flowers and felt 100% better about the place! It just gets overwhelming some...

anak

How often do wash your floors? Lock

We moved into a house that has white tiles in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry floors. I wash my...

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Oh.. we have floor boards too so you can't actually SEE that i'm lazy haha.. I wouldnt buy a house with white tiles for that reason ...

knockonwood

How do I clean ceramic stovetop? Lock

We moved into our house a couple of years ago but I have never been able to get our stovetop spar...

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