- Gather your napkins, small linens, socks and such to be whitened.
- Fill a large pot with water and slices of lemon.
- Bring water to boil and then turn off the heat.
- Soak the linens in the water for an hour. For maximum brightening power, place the linens in the sun.
- Launder as usual.
This is far less damaging to natural fibers than even just a touch of bleach. You’ll love the whiter whites. I’ve done this with 100% cotton cloth diapers and the results were phenomenal.
Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart.
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