Friday, May 14, 2010

this is from Winter 2008

Let me tell you... I am glad to have some of our learnin' behind us! this is one of our first off-grid laundry experiences for you to enjoy... video

7 comments:

Kelle said...

Yes, even though we are on grid, we freeze dry our clothes first and then bring inside to hang on drying racks by the wood cookstove

loves2spin said...

I'm lucky to have clotheslines right by my woodstove, but I've often wondered if it would be possible to dry out in the freezing weather. If you left them out longer, would they have dried?

Laurel H. said...

Ha! That's the way Laura Ingalls' mom used to dry their clothes in the winter, too!

Stephanie said...

We did this too :) LOL used to crack me up when we brought the jeans in, and they could stand up on the floor for a good 5 minutes by themselves. My dad hung a shower rod from the ceiling next to the woodstove, and we would hang shirts and pants there, with a drying rack below for socks and such.

Renata said...

Hi Ang
I agree - I'm glad we have the last 2 years behind us as well - but boy, have we learnt a lot about farming! (& ourselves)
Loved this clip!
Renata:)

Sonja said...

Oh! What a bright spot at the end of my day. Gave me a good chuckle at all the noise they made clanging together! Do you just use the woodstove now?

Ophie said...

I have a picture of me holding my jeans *sideways* when I hung them in the garage to dry. We were building a new house and I guess the hot-water heat hadn't been in use yet. I just don't know if I could live off-grid, but I sure admire you all for it!

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