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How a Cotton Lover Does Laundry Differently

Now and then, I have the chance to talk to the fabric experts at Cotton Incorporated and I have been meaning to write up some of the care tips I’ve learned during my cotton loving years. I like to keep my clothes, sheets, etc looking good for a long time and a large part of […]

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high tech laundry

Surprised by the Tech in Laundry & Kitchen Appliances at Best Buy

I am receiving compensation for writing this post. The opinions are all mine but I hope they share the love of cotton!  I love cotton from farm fields to my home, that’s pretty clear with all the things I post here, but I haven’t written as much about technology recently. Usually when I think of those […]

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cotton seed copy

Can you get me some cotton seed for my garden?

I love the excitement behind the question I get asked each spring — “Can you get me some cotton seed for my garden?” reminds me that other people would like to see the wonder that is cotton seed turning into a plant with broad leaves, slowly putting on buds that become flowers and ultimately form […]

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perfect bed sheets

What You Should Know Before Buying Sheets

Last week as I was attending a conference on the technical side of blogging, a friend (Michelle Miller of TheFarmBabe.com) sent me a message since I’m her go to on all things cotton. I answered as she sent another, another and then a deluge. You would have thought she was having a bit of a […]

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the feeling of cotton

If asked, what does cotton feel like? How would you answer?

Sometimes the questions that get asked leave me to pause and ponder. That’s exactly what happened when someone on Quora requested my answer to the question, what does cotton feel like? When I first saw it, I thought it was a bit absurd to ask. Then again, I routinely quote Cotton Inc on “the touch the feel […]

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quilt of family history

Wrapping Up in History, Family & Cotton

I love hearing people tell their stories about how cotton makes them feel, so much so I have welcomed a series of posts on the topic. It isn’t the factual pieces I write like what a cotton plant looks like as much how warm it makes hearts as well as bodies. There have been several […]

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Cotton is the Fabric of Lacey's Life

The Small Joys of Cotton

I love finding new bloggers and really love it when one of them finds me and connects! That’s what happened a few weeks ago when an Arkansas woman subscribed to my blog. I looked at her blog and thought “Wow. She seems like so many people I know!” Since then comments and emails have gone […]

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Teigen and the cotton shorts he made for this year's 4-H project

Cotton & Sewing are a Family Tradition for @StacyHadrick

I love that my friend Stacy Hadrick (@StacyHadrick on Twitter, she blogs at Our Little Place on the Prairie) was willing to join the “Fabric of Our Lives” series of guest posts!  Stacy is a fifth generation American farmer, mom of 3 amazing kids, and a woman who is happiest when her plate is full. She’s […]

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