Add a pinch of salt to laundry to keep colors vibrant. The premise is chloride in salt helps keeps clothes bright by sealing in color after repeated washings. Salt also contains power to remove bloodstains, & is a protector of clothes as well.
basket weaving with newspaper.looks like fun, except I have more boxes of basket weaving supplies than old newspapers! Wouldn't make sense to buy the Sunday NY Times just to make a basket,,,or would it?