Originally Posted by kayabrink
I iron everything, but we don't use the dryer at all. Also, we re-wear almost all our clothes except underthings (which no, I don't iron) for at least two days.
My Mil irons EVERYTHING. Socks. Boxers. Towels. Sheets. Pajamas. RAGS. I don't do these things. There are limits to my
I find ironing therapeutic. I keep a basket of all the clothes washed and dried over the week, then iron everything at once on one day of the week, so I only need to get out the iron and board that one time. I really love doing the napkins and table cloth. Ok, apparently I'm odd...
Lol. Me coming out too
! If there's ONE task in the household I do not mind, almost like to do, it's ironing (not so much all the other household chores
). We do not own a dryer, only air-dry. Ironing for me is truly therapeutic, makes my mind stop from spinning around, makes me calm, might even get good ideas suring this activity, and satisfying on finishing a whole load/having an empty laundry basket again.
I do like everything clean, ironed, folded, and put away neatly. Like order in our clothes and cupboards. And socks/underwear/panty's (lol) I do not do, but apart from that anything else. Also sheets and towels (that's mostly a quick job anyway), also since we have regular stay-overs so I always want to have things ready for such occasions.
Also I specifically do towels because the heat of the iron may deal with some leftover bacterial cultures in those (cfr. unfortunate females with recurring infections).
Not that I'm delighted in seeing a full basket full of fresh laundry that needs ironing, Sure not a household freak :-).
I just do not see how you could NOT iron AT ALL, lol.
When I had babies I limited it to just most basics, so no sheets/towels/pyjama's and only some baby clothes, because of a serious lack of time for household and so seriously cutting in goals.
Now that's not a major issue anymore and I2m happy we're back on track, I mean: at LEAST with laundry