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Wool Dryer Balls For The Win


So, I’m a little late to the game. Maybe you are, too. Have you heard of wool dryer balls? I have been listening to friends and family rave about them for months now and I finally jumped on the bandwagon. I don’t see myself ever turning back.

For years I used fabric softener sheets, then I switched to the scent beads you put in with the wash, and then our whole lifestyle started to change when I joined Young Living (YL). So, the swap of nontoxic products slowly started to take over.

My first change was taking a mason jar and filling it halfway with baking soda and adding 10-20 drops of whatever oil(s) I wanted. Then, I would have to fill a giant, empty, glass pickle jar with wash cloths or small pieces of fabric and water and add the soda mixture and stir, stir, stir. But, adding this extra, wet cloth made drying time longer. So, I ordered a mass supply of the Young Living lavender baby wipes and while this fixed the added moisture problem, I would have to add 3-4 for larger loads, and it wasn’t cost effective. To say I was getting frustrated is an understatement.

So, this week I took the plunge. I ordered dryer balls from Young Living and from Amazon.  I don’t have my YL ones yet, (they are bigger than the ones I ordered from Amazon), but I do have my shipment from Amazon.

I may or may not have finally caught up with laundry today. Seven loads, maybe.

Here’s what I love about them.

They actually do decrease drying time for me by about ten minutes per load. That’s a whole hour less of laundry time when doing as many loads as I did today. Which means more family fun time.

I also can add my oils directly on them! And I mean any single or combination amount I want!  My clothes smell amazing. I was literally in shock after the first load was dry.

However, I was still a bit skeptical. You see, everyone had been telling me that the dryer balls would also make everything softer and fluffier. So, I threw in my giant, five year old towels, the ones I’ve been considering making into rags and replacing.

Y’all! I’m sleeping in my towels tonight! They feel like I just bought them and smell amazing!

Now, since they are so big and I’m using the smaller wool balls, I used two and put oils on both. Once I have my larger ones from Young Living I’ll only have to use one.

I highly recommend that you finish reading this and order some immediately.  It will change your life. It at least changed mine. Even if you aren’t scenting them like I am, which I recommend doing, the benefit is too much to give up. In my humble opinion, there’s always laundry lurking around the corner.

I’ll be back!

Courtney


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