It’s a two-giveaway-day here at The Frugal Girl

by Kristen on June 15, 2011 · 346 comments

in Giveaways, Laundry

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Tasha, the randomly selected winner!

I’ve got two things to give away to you guys so I thought I’d do them both on one day. I’ll do one giveaway in this post, and then this afternoon, I’ll put up a new post with another giveaway (doing them in one post would make the entry process way too confusing!).

Robby Wash Laundry Ball

I recently received a Robby Wash Laundry ball from Oransi, a Texas-based company that develops green cleaning products.

The ball contains small pellets of detergent to clean laundry, and all you have to do is throw it into the washing machine. The pellets in the ball are good for 120 washes, which makes the ball a frugal choice as well as an environmentally sound choice.

Since Oransi can explain the laundry ball technology better than I can, here’s a snippet from the website:

The Robby Ball’s activated macromolecules are gradually released through the wash, dissolving dried-in stains by generating ions which activate the water molecules. This increase in the pH enables the activated molecules to penetrate deep into the fabrics and attach themselves to the stains. As the motion of the drum agitates the clothes, the stains come away easily from the fabric and dissolve in the water.

I was a little skeptical of this at first, but I have to say, I’m pretty impressed with what the ball can do. I’ve washed quite a few loads of laundry with my ball and the results are no different than with my regular detergent.

I’m currently putting it to the ultimate test by throwing it into a load comprised solely of my dirtiest laundry…the kitchen towels and washcloths. I’ll let you know how those come out. If they emerge clean and fresh-smelling, I will be one convinced girl.

Update: I stand converted. My load of kitchen towels and washcloths (one of which had sat wet overnight and thus was quite odoriferous) have come out clean and they smell fresh!

The pack I got contains the laundry ball, several refill packets, and a stain remover stick. In total, there are 10 ounces of pellets, and these are equivalent to more than 1200 ounces of powdered detergent.

I’m not sure what brick and mortar retail stores carry the laundry ball, but you can buy a Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack (which is exactly what I received) from Amazon for $32.95. This pack contains a stain remover stick, plus enough pellets to do an average of a year’s worth of laundry, so the $32.95 price tag is pretty darn reasonable.

Even if you just used the laundry ball on your loads of not-so-disgusting clothes, you could still save a lot of money on detergent over the course of the year.

One of you will not need to buy a Robby Ball Laundry Pack, though, because I have one to give away!

If you’d like to enter to win, just visit Oransi’s site and then come back here to leave a comment telling me which of their products you’re most interested in.

-My apologies to those of you who live overseas, but this giveaway has to be limited to people with U.S. addresses, and since the ball will arrive via UPS, we can’t send it to PO boxes.

-One entry per person, please.

-I’ll randomly choose the winner in 48 hours, so hurry and enter or you’ll miss out.

Disclosure: I received a free Robby Wash Laundry Ball pack, but I have not otherwise been compensated for this review. All opinions are my own, of course.

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1 Rachel June 15, 2011 at 7:51 am

After looking at the website, I would have to say that the washing ball is the one I’m most interested in because it is the most practical for my lifestyle at the moment. I do appreciate how dedicated the company is to “being green” through products that purify and deodorize without damaging the environment.

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2 WilliamB June 15, 2011 at 7:58 am

Is this product perfumed? The less I used scented products, the more intolerant I am of them. [later] Never mind … the website says it’s lightly perfumed.

I make laundry detergent from bar soap, Borax, and washing soda for about $.05/load. According to the company website the package washes 120 loads, which is $.275/load. So I don’t think I’ll be buying this product.

I do like the no phosphates part. This is becoming increasingly common in cleaning products, and not just the expensive “eco green” ones, too.

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3 Kristen June 15, 2011 at 8:00 am

I’d say the scent is VERY light. Nothing like traditional products.

I tried making detergent in the past and was super unhappy with the results. My clothes smelled like stinky feet. Blech.

Which is not to say I assume you smell like stinky feet. You must have a better recipe.

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4 wanda B June 15, 2011 at 8:36 am

I’m with WilliamB….I don’t tolerate any scented products well, and you’d be surprised at just how a ‘little’ fragrance can have impact.

I’ve been trying out soap nuts and I really like them. I haven’t done the math but I had a Groupon for a store that sold them, so I got the bag for something like 30 to 40 percent off. I love the way the laundry looks and feels and (doesn’t) smell. The only down side so far is that it is a little convoluted trying to remember how many times you’ve used them, especially since I’m not the only one washing clothes in my house. This is the brand I’m using: http://stores.greenvirginproducts.com/StoreFront.bok The website says the largest bag is 11 cents a load with shipping…I think individual mileage may vary of course.

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5 WilliamB June 15, 2011 at 9:23 am

You can write the number of times on the washing machine: crayon (wipes off enameled metal), paper attached to machine, etc.

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6 Renae June 15, 2011 at 7:58 am

I also think the washing ball would be most practical for me

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7 Dawn June 15, 2011 at 7:59 am

Wow! The Oransi Robby Wash Ball looks awesome! Even if I don’t win, I think I will buy one… I watched their video which gives a simple explanation of the scientific reasons why the Wash Ball works and it is amazing! I know we are supposed to leave a comment about what product we are most interested in, and I saw the other products that they have – the air purifiers and deoderizers (the deoderizers look cool, especially because I have 2 dogs and a 2 year old who doesn’t like to tell me when he has done a #2 in his diaper). Anyways, I think the Wash Ball is the coolest product they have! Thanks for sharing with us!
-Dawn

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8 Susan June 15, 2011 at 7:59 am

I believe I would be most interested in the washing ball. For my family of 5, three of whom are teenage athletes, there is always something that’s dirty – and smelly!

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9 Jen June 15, 2011 at 7:59 am

Definitely the washing ball is the most interesting. I like that it’s so economical. I also appreciate the fact that they offer their refill packs that last up to 24 months! No more lugging boxes or cartons of laundry soap home!

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10 Jennifer June 15, 2011 at 8:00 am

I am more interested in the laundry ball it seems like it could be a really good product. I don’t really have a need for air purifiers and deoderizers.

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11 Kathy June 15, 2011 at 8:01 am

I find the washing ball to be very interesting. I have a front loader and it is easy to add to much detergent to my wash. This sound simple and exact….. I would love chance of trying this new product. Thanxs!

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12 Pam June 15, 2011 at 8:07 am

The washing ball looks really interesting! I love the idea of it.

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13 Katie Rulketter June 15, 2011 at 8:10 am

The Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball looks very interesting. I would love to try it!
I have very much enjoyed your blog!

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14 Rebecca June 15, 2011 at 8:10 am

I don’t have need of air purifiers or the like, though they do sound space aged!

I’d love to give the ball a try. Any way to spend less on laundry is worth checking out! Thanks!

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15 C. Schnuelle June 15, 2011 at 8:11 am

I like the laundry ball idea, but also thought that the refrigerator air purifier was interesting as well.

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16 Hadley June 15, 2011 at 8:13 am

The wash ball would be the most practical for me. I was just thinking that my whites are looking dingy (front loader and horrible mineral laden water).

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17 Jo's Country Junction June 15, 2011 at 8:13 am

I am always willing to try something for free. Right now I make my own homemade laundry soap and feel comfortable with that but this does look interesting. My hubby farms and his farm clothes would be a true test.

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18 nestra June 15, 2011 at 8:13 am

The washing ball is what was most interesting to me.

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19 Kimberly June 15, 2011 at 8:15 am

It was hard to choose which product I would like… if money were not an option…
But, since it is, I would LOVE a free Robby Wash Ball!
Thanks for the opportunity! ;)

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20 Joan June 15, 2011 at 8:15 am

The laundry product sounds almost too good to be true but would love to try it with all the laundry we do here with family of eight. The air purifier for the fridge sounds good also. Wish it were room deodorizer since we still have some things that smell musty from SC. Hoping to get a chance to use this product after your recommendation. Thanks Kristen for being our tester.

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21 Val June 15, 2011 at 8:15 am

The washing ball looks AMAZING! It’s only my husband and our 2 children, but I feel like the laundry never ends. This would be a great savings over traditional laundry soap.

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22 Jennifer June 15, 2011 at 8:15 am

I am most interested in the wash ball as well! Seems like it would be useful for us…

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23 Carolyn A. June 15, 2011 at 8:21 am

I’d prefer one of the laundry balls – I’m leaning toward the fuscia one since the vast majority of my laundry is done in colder water, but I’d happily take either one.

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24 Lisa June 15, 2011 at 8:22 am

The Ionic Fridge Air Purifier sounds interesting; however, I’m not sure I want to cover up any rotten smells. I’d rather get rid of them…

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25 Ellen June 15, 2011 at 8:24 am

The washing ball looks really cool. This is something I would like to give a try to.
Thank you for the chance to win one!

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26 adventuresindinner June 15, 2011 at 8:25 am

I have one of these and it is great!

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27 Kelly June 15, 2011 at 8:26 am

I am always eager to find new products that are cost effective when it comes to laundry, my first thought about the ball also was wondering what the smell was like? I would love a chance to give it a shot, thanks for the opportunity to try it out:)

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28 stacy June 15, 2011 at 8:27 am

That ball seems great! I would love to have one.

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29 Angie K June 15, 2011 at 8:28 am

I am glad you tried out the product for this review, I wouldn’t imagine this little ball could live up to its claims! I am a month from having my third baby and was going to stock up on things like toilet paper and laundry detergent…maybe this would be a much more practical idea than huge gallons of detergent in my laundry room!

based on the products on their site, this product would be the most useful to me :)

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30 Barb @ 1SentenceDiary June 15, 2011 at 8:29 am

Sounds like a very interesting product. I’m totally curious. But if I had to pick, I would choose the fridge air purifier. No matter how much I scrub, my fridge always has a particular odor…

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31 Martha June 15, 2011 at 8:30 am

I so appreciate what this company is doing- it’s so entirely civilized! I’m most interested in the laundry ball. i’ve been using 7th generation powdered detergent for years from amazon’s subscribe and save- great price- but if I come into the laundry room one more time and see detergent scattered all over the floor and washer by my family, I”m going to lose my mind! This ball could solve a lot of family problems at once!

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32 Jillian June 15, 2011 at 8:40 am

The v-hepa Plus Air Purifier looks amazing. We have been running ours non stop since I’ve been pregnant but I love that this one is so quiet. The washing ball sounds wonderful as well. I honestly didn’t know they existed. I have been reading the Tightwad Gazette for the 10th time this past week and thinking of different ways to reduce our trash so good timing!

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33 sarah June 15, 2011 at 8:43 am

Wow, the Laundry Ball looks awesome—I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to try one, especially since you have had such great results.

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34 GinaE June 15, 2011 at 8:46 am

The laundry ball — it looks easier than grating FelsNaptha to make my own laundry soap.

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35 Becky June 15, 2011 at 8:46 am

I think the fuschia robby ball system looks pretty AND neat!

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36 Barbara June 15, 2011 at 8:46 am

I would love to try this laundry ball. What a great product!

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37 Colleen June 15, 2011 at 8:47 am

I think the laundry ball would be the best thing to try! They have lots of neat stuff, but the laundry ball seems especially cool.

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38 AK June 15, 2011 at 8:47 am

I think the laundry ball would be most useful in our home…and can I say that as a pink-loving girl I would choose the fuschia. :)

Amara
kwasfamily@sbcglobal.net

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39 Jamie J. June 15, 2011 at 8:49 am

I’m thinking the Robby Wash is probably the coolest thing ever! I absolutely dread doing laundry, and in an effort to speed up the process I rarely measure out the detergent so I know I waste alot of an expensive product. This would be such a helpful item!

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40 Amy June 15, 2011 at 8:52 am

The laundry ball would definitely be the most appropriate for my family – we do laundry like we run a service or something. (Oh wait, we kinda do…for 3 kids, lol).

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41 Yvonne Fawehinmi June 15, 2011 at 8:54 am

Wow this sounds amazing. I would definately be interested in their Robby Wash Laundry Ball. I too have made my own laundry soap prior… the results were ok..this would be so much better!

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42 Juliette June 15, 2011 at 8:55 am

I would love to try the wash ball. Like others who have commented, I might get it even if I don’t win. I would like to see how it works given how economical it is and green is a bonus! I hope I win, I hope I win, I hope I win……

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43 Cassandra June 15, 2011 at 8:55 am

I’m lovin’ this laundry ball thing! I really think it will help cut costs around my house. Three men/boys and two dogs make for LOTS of laundry around my house for some reason!! I’m also really interested in the Air Purifier. I have bad allergies and newly diagnosed asthma both triggered mold exposure. I can’t get completely away from it, but I’ve been wanting something to help take as much of it out of the air as possible. It’s a little more than I can afford right now, but I’ll just have to save up.

Thanks for introducing us to the company! I’ll definitely be buying a laundry ball even if I don’t win!

Thanks!!!

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44 Teena June 15, 2011 at 8:55 am

I want the robby wash ball!! Love it, definately my favorite on the site. Does it work just as well in front loaders? Might be a silly question, but the website didnt say specifically and I know I have to use HE detergents in my front loader.

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45 Lindsay Lou June 15, 2011 at 8:56 am

I would love to try out the Robby laundry ball! I will try anything that could save us money on laundry since I do it just about everyday. The air purifier on the website is very interesting as well. I have always been curious about air purifiers and if they make a difference. Thank you and love your blog!

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46 Sam June 15, 2011 at 8:58 am

Just the fact that you don’t have to lug home laundry soap for a year is fantastic. I’m looking at the ball and thinking about how much plastic is in just one bottle of liquid soap… probably close to the same amount of plastic. Sounds great for the environment. I’d probably buy the fuchsia one as I am a cold-water washer.

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47 KL June 15, 2011 at 9:01 am

The laundry ball sounds interesting. I’m always leary of ‘gimmicky’ looking products. So glad you tried this out and like it. I’ve just stumbled upon your blog and love it.

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48 Niky June 15, 2011 at 9:03 am

This washing ball looks really cool! Although their site is filled with some very interesting products, I have 2 teens and we do A LOT of laundry around here, so the washing ball would be the item that could really save me some money. :-)

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49 Jana June 15, 2011 at 9:06 am

I really like the idea of the Robby Wash Ball. Sounds like a great cheap way to do laundry! Thanks for the giveaway!

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50 Mim June 15, 2011 at 9:08 am

The blue washy ball looks like the right thing for me. I wonder why they don’t sell the stain stick separately? Thanks for the great giveaway!

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51 Debbie June 15, 2011 at 9:09 am

Very interesting. I’ve never heard of this before. After looking at their site, their laundry ball looks the most interesting. Thanks for sharing this.

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52 Nancy from Mass June 15, 2011 at 9:11 am

The washing ball looks great although I love the air purifier.

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53 Kim June 15, 2011 at 9:14 am

For sure the Laundry ball. I am trying to make a real effort toward using “greener” products and this is a perfect fit for that.

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54 Leslie June 15, 2011 at 11:42 am

The washing ball looks great. Can’t stand the mess of laundry powder that always seems to end up on the floor around the washer.

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55 Katherine June 15, 2011 at 9:15 am

I think that the washing ball sounds awesome!! I also am interested in the fridge deodorizer!

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56 Catherine Warren June 15, 2011 at 9:15 am

I think I’d most want to try the laundry ball, everything else looks too expensive!

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57 Cate June 15, 2011 at 9:17 am

Ooh, I would love to win the laundry ball (which is also the product I’m most interested in!) I tried making homemade detergent a while back, too, and while I liked it at first, my clothes got really dingy and just weren’t getting clean. I was also using it on cloth diapers and it gave my toddler a rash! I love the cost-effectiveness and the environmentally-friendly aspect of this laundry ball.

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58 Stacy June 15, 2011 at 9:18 am

I am very intrigued by the washing ball. My baby has very sensitive skin, so I am curious if it is as gentle as they say. What is the scent like? We buy everything we can unscented at our home.

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59 Christine June 15, 2011 at 9:18 am

Definitely the wash ball. With two kids under two i do a lot of laundry!

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60 Kelly June 15, 2011 at 9:20 am

I’m very interested in the washing ball, I know I could put it to the test because my husband is a diesel mechanic!!

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61 Shannon Locklear June 15, 2011 at 9:21 am

I would love to try the washing ball!

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62 Jennifer June 15, 2011 at 9:23 am

Other than the Robby balls, I think I’d be most interested in the Ionic Fridge Air Purifier. It would be nice to not have to worry about your refrigerator smelling! :)

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63 Karrie June 15, 2011 at 9:25 am

It’s a tie between the fridge deodorizer and the laundry ball. I’m hopeful to be a winner of the laundryball, sounds like fun and frugal cleaning!

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64 ani mia June 15, 2011 at 9:25 am

The air purifier, we have a dog…enough said!

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65 Cindy June 15, 2011 at 9:26 am

I like the laundry ball.

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66 Jane June 15, 2011 at 9:26 am

The washing balls sound interesting and my daughter (8) says the pink one, get the pink one! I asked her if the clothes cared if the ball was pink or blue and she said definitely!

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67 Cheryl S. June 15, 2011 at 9:28 am

An air purifier! I sleep with one on and it makes such a difference…

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68 Dana June 15, 2011 at 9:34 am

I think I would like the Robby Wash Laundry ball. It seems it would be more economical to use this ball than regular detergent. Plus, you don’t have to worry about running out of detergent for awhile. Did you find that it faded the clothes more, less, etc.?

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69 Marsha June 15, 2011 at 9:35 am

I’m curious about the laundry ball and would like to try it. I hate buying detergent! I also think the air purifiers look interesting, since we have some allergies. Love what you do, Kristen! Thanks.

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70 Melissa June 15, 2011 at 9:35 am

I love the laundry ball idea and it would be the most practical/useful but in the desire category I would have the say the air purifiers as we are preparing to move to a very polluted city in another country and we know from our previous visits that we will need to do something about the air quality in our new home.

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71 Rete June 15, 2011 at 9:37 am

Besides the laundry ball, I think the fridge deodorizer looks interesting! I probably really need the HEPA filter with my family’s allergies, but it’s a little expensive for the budget right now. :)

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72 Linda June 15, 2011 at 9:37 am

I am the most interested in the washing ball. Interesting concept.

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73 Lucy June 15, 2011 at 9:40 am

Very cool product – though it would definitely take education/endorsement to get people to try it because it’s not what mom used! :) I hate buying laundry powder though, so I am super-intrigued. I would want to get the Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack if I were buying something from this company.

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74 Amanda June 15, 2011 at 9:41 am

I am definately most interested in the laundry ball. Because it’s green and economical and all that :), but also because it would take away the need to measure traditional laundry soap. We encourage the teenagers at my house to do their own laundry, and sometimes I’ve seen them use two or three times what they should! Sometimes it’s hard to distinguish between the need to teach responsibility and the need to be frugal. I think this could help!!

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75 Stacy June 15, 2011 at 9:43 am

I think the laundry ball is the one thing I would be the most likely to buy, but the fridge air purifier is a neat idea.

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76 Senora H-B June 15, 2011 at 9:44 am

I am fascinated by the laundry ball. So cool!

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77 Katey June 15, 2011 at 9:46 am

I definitely think the laundry ball is the coolest! I live in an apartment and have to pay to do my laundry, so one less laundry-related expense sounds amazing.

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78 Poonam June 15, 2011 at 9:49 am

Sounds neat! Count me in!

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79 E. Ryan June 15, 2011 at 9:53 am

Definitely the laundry ball, although the fridge deodorizer sounds pretty cool too!

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80 Jenn C June 15, 2011 at 9:54 am

I am most interested in the laundry ball yet am also interested in their air purifiers!

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81 Anne Weber-Falk June 15, 2011 at 9:54 am

Hmmm, I wonder if there is a big difference in the washing ability of the fuchsia vs. blue ball. My sensibility says go with the blue ball. My interest has been peaked and I must show this to my husband. Thanks for the opportunity to win this.

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82 Joanne June 15, 2011 at 9:59 am

The washing ball. I do a lot of laundry for my family of five, so would love to try this product out! It looks great.

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83 Mary Ann June 15, 2011 at 10:00 am

Which product am I most interested in? The laundry ball, of course.

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84 Jen June 15, 2011 at 10:02 am

The laundry ball sounds great as a green and frugal item, plus it would cut down on the possible mess of detergent leaks and spills. I’m also glad to hear it is safe for baby clothes. I usually don’t use hot water so the fuchsia ball might be better for me, though…

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85 April June 15, 2011 at 10:02 am

I love the laundry ball!!! Very frugal!!! I also like the air purifiers. Having pets this is something That would really interest me!

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86 J June 15, 2011 at 10:03 am

The washing ball seems an interesting concept. And the refrigerator purifier seems interesting too.
Being listed as a Texas-based company, being green, and hiring from home workers sounded wonderful; but I found that the product itself is not manufactured in the United States.

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87 Jessi June 15, 2011 at 10:04 am

My husband works with cars and always, ALWAYS has oil on his clothes. I am most interested in the Wash Ball because I can always use help with saving money while getting that stubborn oil out.

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88 Tara M June 15, 2011 at 10:05 am

I would love to have an air purifier as I have horrible allergies but as far as what I would actually purchase it would have to be the laundry ball. It seems like a great product. Especially for me because when hubby tries to help with the laundry he doesn’t always measure the laundry detergent like he should, he just tends to pour it in and I’m sure he’s putting WAY more than he should. It would be great for when he tries to help me out! :) Love your blog by the way. I’ve been reading every day for about a month now!

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89 Rebecca June 15, 2011 at 10:09 am

the laundry ball is great…i like pink!!!

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90 Janet June 15, 2011 at 10:10 am

The laundry ball is quite a neat idea. Now if only they could put softner and bleach in with it to streamline things further!

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91 Elizabeth June 15, 2011 at 10:14 am

The laundry ball…I’m always looking for less expensive and better ways to do laundry. Plus I wouldn’t have to drag in a big jug of detergent. Love your blog!!

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92 Rachel June 15, 2011 at 10:14 am

I have to agree with some of the other commenters – the washing ball is the most practical for this time in my life, and I’m totally intrigued by it!

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93 Cyndi June 15, 2011 at 10:15 am

The washing ball would be the best product for our family.

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94 Katherine June 15, 2011 at 10:18 am

LOVE the idea of the washing ball – I live in Manhattan, which means the laundry detergent is hideously expensive! This seems incredibly economical.

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95 Tasha June 15, 2011 at 10:21 am

I am most interested in the laundry ball and the air purifier to a close second.

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96 Leslie June 15, 2011 at 10:24 am

The laundry ball would be my first pick. My husband wouldn’t feel the need to ask, “How much detergent?” with every single load. :)

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97 Erin June 15, 2011 at 10:26 am

Oh that washing ball is just what I have been looking for! I was grumbling as I bought detergent yesterday. I would love to give it a try!

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98 Trisha June 15, 2011 at 10:30 am

Would really like to try the wash ball…sounds amazing!

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99 Lani June 15, 2011 at 10:32 am

The washing ball would be my choice…a year’s worth of laundry soap. Wow! That is frugal.

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100 Summer June 15, 2011 at 10:40 am

I am interested in the laundry ball. I think I will purchase one even if I don’t win.
Thanks!

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101 Elizabeth June 15, 2011 at 10:43 am

I think the Laundry Balls look great – it seems like I go through an awful lot of detergent lately. The refrigerator cleaner was interesting also, but the laundry ball would be the product that would most impact my life (and “green-ness” on a daily basis.

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102 Jennifer June 15, 2011 at 10:49 am

Would very much like to try the laundry ball. My husband works 6-7 days a week in a very greasy & oily environment which leaves his clothes not only greasy but smelly. I’m always on the lookout for new products to try which could better clean his clothes. The good for the environment factor figures in also as I do go through a lot of different detergents and laundry additives trying to get these clothes clean & fresh smelling. After your load of dish/tea towels it sounds like this laundry ball may have a shot.

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103 Shana June 15, 2011 at 10:49 am

The laundry ball looks awesome, especially for those of us who have to leave the house to do laundry it would be much easier to transport than the jugs of detergent I currently use.

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104 Karen June 15, 2011 at 10:50 am

I love the pink washing ball!

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105 Ange June 15, 2011 at 10:54 am

I’d love the washing ball. With five kids and them playing sports, I’m washing clothes a lot!

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106 Michele K June 15, 2011 at 11:02 am

The washing ball is the only item I would purchase. Seems like a great money saver.

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107 Angela June 15, 2011 at 11:04 am

I looked at the website, which is quite visually pleasing, and I found that the laundry ball you reviewed to be the most interesting thing, follow closely by the air purifier.

Thank you for the giveaway opportunity!

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108 Lisa D. June 15, 2011 at 11:08 am

Wow! I would love to try the Robby Wash ball.Do you know if this would work in a front load washing machine? I currently use dryer balls which are very earth friendly and a huge money saver. Thanks for your review.

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109 Angie June 15, 2011 at 11:10 am

All their products look & sound very promising. However, I am most interested in the laundry ball system. And like many others, I may even purchase it whether I win or not!! Thanks!!

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110 Adele S. June 15, 2011 at 11:11 am

Visiting the web page required, I like the Air Purifiers. We’ve had a lot of rain this year, which has led to a lot of pollen. Even with allergy medication, I still suffer.

I would love an opportunity to try the laundry ball. Please enter me in the contest.

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111 Mandy June 15, 2011 at 11:12 am

I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to win this! My husband and I live a very frugal lifestyle so that he can work in the ministry and we are so blessed, but like most we have to watch where every dollar goes and this would bless our family tremendously! I LOVE your blog. I just printed out the recipe for granola bars to try today!

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112 Debbie M June 15, 2011 at 11:14 am

I think the Robby Laundry Ball looks awesome and I would definitely use it. Thanks.

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113 Diane Anderson June 15, 2011 at 11:20 am

I would love to try the Ionic Fridge Air Purifier. It looks really cool!

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114 Lyn-the lazy June 15, 2011 at 11:24 am

The washing ball is for sure what I want. Even if I don’t win this, I’m going to seriously look into purchasing one.

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115 Teresa June 15, 2011 at 11:27 am

The Oransi wash ball is the most interesting to me…I have made my own laundry soap and this ball looks like it would be really convenient…

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116 Jennifer June 15, 2011 at 11:30 am

I love, love the laundry ball! Even if I don’t win I will buy one for sure!! What a deal!

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117 psmflowerlady/Tammy June 15, 2011 at 11:33 am

I’d be interested in the fuschia laundry ball, as I try to use cold as much as possible. I’m also a fuddy duddy and would likely still use detergent and hot water for whites. In addition to the cost savings, I would LOVE to stop collecting the plastic bottles from my detergent. We have super hard water and I can’t get powder soap to dissolve and although I hate to do it, I end up with a bunch of plastic detergent bottles. So this would be a double win for me! Thanks for the product review too – I seldom every get out of my comfort zone to try new products in that price range, so I appreciate your review.

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118 carmen @ life blessons June 15, 2011 at 11:36 am

i’d also be interested in the v-hepa Max Air Purifier that they have featured on their site.

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119 Amy June 15, 2011 at 11:36 am

I’ve never heard of this company before, but I am glad to–while the laundry ball is probably the most practical for me, their products all seem pretty great!

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120 Jill J June 15, 2011 at 11:36 am

The laundry ball looks awesome! Even if I don’t win it (still crossing my fingers though), I want to buy it. I know I spend more than $35 a year on liquid detergent and now I don’t feel badly about all the plastic jugs. Thanks for bringing attention to a great product.

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121 Tami June 15, 2011 at 11:42 am

Would love to get the laundry ball. Curious to see if it would remove stains. : )

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122 Tara@riceandbeanslife June 15, 2011 at 11:46 am

I’m a cloth diapering mom so I’m curious if it uses enzymes or brighteners in the product. I couldn’t find on the site what the ingredients were in the pellets. Very curious about this product!

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123 PigPennies June 15, 2011 at 11:46 am

Since I haven’t taken the make your own laundry detergent plunge yet, this little ball would really save me money every year. I wonder if it really truly lasts for 120 loads?

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124 Kaitlin June 15, 2011 at 11:48 am

The laundry ball sounds great and simple, too. Sadly, I’ve forgotten to put detergent in some of my last loads, and having the ball to toss in would be easier for me to remember. The air purifiers also look interesting especially since I have to move often and every new place seems to have new allergens my body doesn’t like.

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125 Jess Barnett June 15, 2011 at 11:49 am

This is a great giveaway! I’d love to win the laundry ball. I visited the Oransi site and would be very interested in one of their hepa air purifiers.

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126 KPrice June 15, 2011 at 11:58 am

I looked on the Web site and the product I’m most interested in is the Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball, and perhaps the Fuchsia ball as well. Sounds frugal AND green! Nice combo! :)

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127 Erin June 15, 2011 at 11:58 am

They don’t have a lot of options on their site, but I would say the ball seems very interesting and would be my #1 choice, but the Ionic Fridge purifier is something my fridge could probably use! =]

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128 Rebecca Smith June 15, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Definitely the laundry ball. We also have four kids, and the amount of laundry detergent we go through is ridiculous. I’d love to try the product for myself!

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129 kim June 15, 2011 at 12:07 pm

I like the washing balls set the best. If it works, it is a pretty cheap solution to washing clothes.

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130 Jenny June 15, 2011 at 12:08 pm

$32.95 for an entire year of laundry?! That robby ball sounds pretty awesome to me!

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131 Susan June 15, 2011 at 12:08 pm

I would love to try the laundry ball. It would be nice to not have to lug home detergent all the time!

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132 Karen June 15, 2011 at 12:09 pm

I am most interested in this Laundry Ball but the Ionic Deodorizer seems neat.

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133 Molly F. C. June 15, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Like the Robby ball. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the contest, Kristen!

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134 Michelle June 15, 2011 at 12:10 pm

I did look at the site and I think it is interesting. I am looking foward to this as I have 5 people in the house and we do have laundry. Any laundry birth control? LOL :)

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135 Jennifer Chess June 15, 2011 at 12:11 pm

I would love the fuchsia laundry ball.

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136 Debbie T. June 15, 2011 at 12:11 pm

Hi Kristen-
After visiting the website…. I’m intrigued by the Ionic Fridge Air Deodorizer. Any thoughts? Of course, if we stay on top of controlling “lost and found” food items, we might not need this (lol). Anyway, I would love the opportunity to win the laundry set you are giving away. Thanks! Debbie

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137 Regina June 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm

Sounds really interesting. I would love to try.

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138 Sarah June 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm

I am interested in the fridge air purifier, would it work better than a box of baking soda?

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139 Corinne June 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Since my son has allergies and asthma, I think the product I’m most interested in (other than the laundry ball, of course) would be the v-hepa Plus air purifier for his room. We’ve been in the market for one for a while. And while this isn’t the cheapest thing in the world, if it’ll make my son able to breath during the course of the year (he only has one good month a year!), I’m all for it!

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140 Kim C June 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm

I’d say I’m most interested in the laundry ball. I make my own laundry detergent
and it is very economical, but I do like the idea that this is so small and compact.
I live in a somewhat small house and I homeschool so we are overrun with ‘stuff’.
Sounds like it would also be great to take on vacation for doing laundry.

A quick note about homemade laundry detergent: One of my friends noticed her clothes were stinky too when she made her own, but when she used the bottle that
I had initially given her to try her clothes smelled nice. We finally just determined that the only variable was the water used in the recipe. She came to my house and made a whole recipe and now her detergent is fresh too! We are both on city water, but in different citys so there must be something different in chemicals used. I don’t know why exactly, but it did make a huge difference.

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141 AnneMarie Stone June 15, 2011 at 12:16 pm

I think the washing ball looks very cool… Probably the blue one — it seems more versatile… Thank you for sharing about this!

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142 Emily June 15, 2011 at 12:17 pm

Totally, totally, totally interested in this washing ball. Laundry detergent is SO expensive, and we go through SO much of it with our family of five. Oh, how I’d love to win this!

(P.S. Do you know if it’s compatible with HE washers, Kristen?)

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143 Sheila Payne June 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm

I weekly struggle with what detergent to buy for cleaning clothes. I want them to retain their color and smell wonderful. Don’t you just love to smell fresh laundry?? One of those simple pleasures. I would choose the laundry ball that works in hot or cold water. Thank you for telling us about this.

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144 Liz June 15, 2011 at 12:20 pm

I agree with the previous posts about the washing ball, but I am also interested in the Ionic Fridge Air Purifier. Woudl this be better than just using Baking Soda to keep the smells at bay?!

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145 Jennifer Lissette June 15, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Living in a household with two small boys and one large man, the laundry ball is definitely the product I’m most interested in.

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146 Sarah June 15, 2011 at 12:20 pm

This laundry ball looks pretty neat-o! I love frugal ways to stretch my budget without sacrificing cleanliness or freshness!

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147 Debbie June 15, 2011 at 12:21 pm

The washing ball looks very interesting but the Fridge Air Purifier is also interesting

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148 Pallavi June 15, 2011 at 12:21 pm

Hi,
After looking at the website, I would say the laundry ball seems like the nicest and most practical product for me and would love to try one.
Thanks

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149 Rachel June 15, 2011 at 12:24 pm

The washing ball sounds amazing, and it comes in pink!

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150 Ashley A. June 15, 2011 at 12:26 pm

The laundry ball for sure! Seems like a great idea

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151 Kassie June 15, 2011 at 12:26 pm

I would love to try the Laundry ball. I new to you Blog and I’m trying to use less of everything! Right now I’m using lots of different soaps to try to get all the stains and smells out of our cloths.

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152 Kristin June 15, 2011 at 12:27 pm

I almost bought this last year so this is the product I am most interested in!!!! I would LOVE to win this!!!!

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153 Sharon Berg June 15, 2011 at 12:28 pm

I like the laundry ball, but I also like the looks of the onic fridge air purifier.

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154 Lisa June 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm

What a great idea! I am always looking for ways to save money on products I have to purchase anyway. This would be ideal in that it would save on the cost of packaging and trips to the store.

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155 hanelene June 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm

Laundry ball looks interesting… I recently switched to felted wool dryer balls instead of bounce sheet and LOVE it.

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156 Monique DiCarlo June 15, 2011 at 12:31 pm

Yes, the laundry ball is my favorite as well, but if my budget would allow it, I would probably have all their products in my house! OK, that fridge air purifier sounds intriguing as well! Thanks for bringing this Green company to our attention Kristen, I will post on my facebook page and Tweet about them!
Your frugal Dutch friend ;-) Monique

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157 Allison June 15, 2011 at 12:32 pm

I was just looking at all the dust in my house…and cat hair, dog hair, bird feathers and fluff and wondering if they were ever going to invent a ‘dust-free house’. Oransi’s hepa plus air filters look like they do an amazing job but are out of my price range. I loved the review that stated “thought I would have to live with stuffy noises for life!” I am sure she meant ‘noses’ but it made me envision the sound of kids’ snuffling. Yeah, I know you don’t envision a noise, but I couldn’t think of the appropriate word.
I get lots of ideas from your blog. Thanks!

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158 Elizabeth@ReadySetSimplify June 15, 2011 at 12:33 pm

After looking around, I think the laundry ball would be my favorite!

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159 Amanda Y. June 15, 2011 at 12:33 pm

The washing ball is their best and most interesting product! Ohhh I hope i win to try it myself!

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160 Megg June 15, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Wow, what a deal!! I really like the idea of the laundry ball (which, I have to admit, I would totally buy on my own if I don’t win!) but I also have really bad allergies, so the hepa filter sounds pretty awesome too.
PS I’d totally get the pink laundry ball!

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161 Kim Flanagan June 15, 2011 at 12:38 pm

The washing ball looks awesome! I also was super interested in the Ionic Deodorizer – fridge air purifier. I think that would be an excellent item!

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162 Pam K. June 15, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack looks the most usable to me.

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163 Stephanie June 15, 2011 at 12:38 pm

I have tossed around the idea of getting an air purifier at various times, but the ones on their site don’t exactly fit in our one-income budget. We are a family of 7 and I’m am constantly doing laundry! So the laundry ball would be nice. I am still amazed at how many loads it claims to do! That would be such a savings for us if it lasts as long as they say. Since I do hot and cold washes, I would need the blue one.

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164 Melissa G. June 15, 2011 at 12:39 pm

Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack looks best to me. I’ve been making my own laundry detergent, but with a baby due next week, I’d like to take a break from that for a while!

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165 Kris June 15, 2011 at 12:39 pm

I would be most interested in the laundry ball, getting rid of the drips of laundry detergent and big bottles would be a big plus for me. Also, the fridge air purifier sounds interesting.

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166 Cheryl June 15, 2011 at 12:45 pm

I am most interested in the laundry ball. I would love not having to lug heavy laundry soap home, and how much it would decrease waste.

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167 Kristi Elliott June 15, 2011 at 12:45 pm

I’m most interested in Robby Wash Fuchsia Laundry Ball Pack for washing colored clothes. Sounds like an awesome product!

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168 Sandy in MI June 15, 2011 at 12:47 pm

I’m intrigued by the fridge air purifier, but even more so by the laundry ball.

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169 TANYA June 15, 2011 at 12:47 pm

The washing ball. One tiny thing to use with each wash and it lasts sooo long. AWESOME. plus the price is perfect. you think $32.95 is high but not when it lasts as long as it does.

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170 namastemama June 15, 2011 at 12:47 pm

I like the ionic deodorizer for the fridge. I always forget to get baking soda until it’s to late.

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171 teampr8@sbcglobal.net June 15, 2011 at 12:47 pm

As a mom in a family of 6 I love the idea of the washing ball! Thanks for the great opportunity!

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172 Annette W June 15, 2011 at 12:48 pm

I have seen other green items for washing clothes, but I think this one would be the one i would like to try. Great idea with long lasting.

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173 Ana Fonua June 15, 2011 at 12:48 pm

I think this laundry ball is the one I am most interested in. I have a family of 7, and I would save a lot of money with this laundry ball. I hope I WIN!! :)

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174 Kim Stewart June 15, 2011 at 12:49 pm

I am most interested in the Fuschia Laundry Ball Pack since it is formulated for color clothes & cold water! My husband manages a Panera so I’d love to see how it would do on his clothes!

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175 Wendy June 15, 2011 at 12:50 pm

After reviewing the oransi website, I’d say the Robby Wash laundry ball is what I’d most be interested in and be the most practical for my family.

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176 Vicki June 15, 2011 at 12:55 pm

I had been planning on buying soap nuts after I am out of laundry detergent but I would love to have the washing ball!

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177 Fay June 15, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Another vote for the washing ball – sounds economical and green – a win-win for me!

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178 at June 15, 2011 at 12:56 pm

i would love to try the Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack

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179 Jessica June 15, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Robby Wash Fuchsia Laundry Ball Packis what i’d be interested in . ( but i’d take it in blue too :))

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180 mt June 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm

my choice would be definitely the washer balls

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181 Catherine June 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm

I would have to agree with most and so the washing ball interests me the most.

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182 Elle June 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm

I’m interested in the Robby Wash Laundry Ball. Thanks for offering this giveaway.

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183 Aubrey @ Small Packages June 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm

The washing ball sounds amazing!

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184 Christine June 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm

The washing ball looks. I am all about finding ways to make laundry greener!

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185 Susannah (Going Frugal) June 15, 2011 at 1:05 pm

Wow, this looks great! I’ve always liked the idea of saving a bunch of money by making my own detergent, but I’ve never had sufficient motivation. This looks like an awesome alternative, and easy too.

It’s definitely the product I’m most interested in at their site.

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186 Ruth June 15, 2011 at 1:05 pm

Interesting that ozone air purifiers are bad for you. These look like a solution. The laundry ball looks interesting. It is hard to believe it works. Would like to try it on some dirty work clothes.

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187 Carol M June 15, 2011 at 1:06 pm

I’d like a chance to try the laundry ball. Looks intriguing. Family of 6 with 4 teens-3 of whom are boys! We certainly have lots of laundry!

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188 Lisa June 15, 2011 at 1:08 pm

I would be interested in trying their Ionic Fridge Air Purifier. altern147 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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189 Lori Williams June 15, 2011 at 1:09 pm

Looking at the website, I would still have to go with the washing ball as the product I would most like to try. After being an “empty nester” for a couple of years, we now have 2 young adults living at home with us an we seem to go through laundry detergent so quickly!! I could really us something like this that is both better on the environment and the pocket. Thanks!!

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190 Elizkat June 15, 2011 at 1:09 pm

I would probably like the detergent balls. They look like a good deal and would eliminate having to lug home huge jugs of detergent.

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191 Linda June 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm

WOW what will they think of next? The Robby Wash ball sounds wonderful. Your post is very timely too; I am just about out of my HUGE box of laundry detergent. Now I know what to get as a replacement (and I can use my Swagbucks at Amazon). If I win, all the better. It looks like I need both the blue ball and the pink one. So if I win I’ll only need to buy one.
Thanks for bringing this product to our attention.

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192 Jennifer Herring June 15, 2011 at 1:18 pm

I would love the blue laundry ball! I am always interested in green ways to save money!

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193 Abby June 15, 2011 at 1:21 pm

Seems like a neat product. I read a bit on their website and it looks like a neat company. I would love a laundry ball!

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194 tara June 15, 2011 at 1:27 pm

The wash ball would be my choice

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195 Jenna June 15, 2011 at 1:28 pm

I really want to try the washing ball, love that it comes in pink!

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196 Becky June 15, 2011 at 1:29 pm

I would LOVE to try this laundry ball! That is for sure what captures my interest – certainly the product I’d most use!

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197 Elizabeth June 15, 2011 at 1:31 pm

I like the Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack. Anything that is small is on my list of must haves and the more I use phosphate free products the happier my skin is :)

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198 Esther McCurry June 15, 2011 at 1:32 pm

They do have quite a few products, but the Laundry Balls looks the most interesting, since I do so much laundry.

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199 Anne June 15, 2011 at 1:35 pm

The fushia laundry ball…anything to bring color into a drab laundry room.

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200 Krista C June 15, 2011 at 1:37 pm

The laundry ball is too cool and would definitely be useful for my lifestyle – I might buy one even if I don’t win the giveaway. Thanks for sharing this product!!

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201 Carolyn June 15, 2011 at 1:37 pm

I think the washing ball looks pretty amazing – I’d love to give it a try.

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202 Heather June 15, 2011 at 1:39 pm

Love the idea of a washing ball. I could save a lot of room on my shelves doing without bottle detergent.

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203 Heather June 15, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Their site is great, but I am still most interested in the item that is the giveaway, being the frugal girl that I am! (Not to mention the fact that I am almost out of detergent!)

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204 Diana Heusel June 15, 2011 at 1:44 pm

The Robby Laundry ball in Fuscia looks great, but Blue is my favorite color. The laundry ball seems like a pretty good item to use and give to friends and family as a worthwhile gift. I’ll have to think of whom might be interested in receiving this as a gift. Thanks…..

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205 Casey Johnson June 15, 2011 at 1:54 pm

I really like the washing ball, but the air purifiers really interest me more. My husband sneezes a lot and breathes better when our rooms aren’t so dusty.

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206 Kelli June 15, 2011 at 1:54 pm

I’m most interested in the washing ball.. I’m willing to try anything to save money and get clean clothes! I’m super intrigued to find how my whites would look using it. We have really hard water and I feel I’ve tried everything to keep them bright without success..

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207 Kaya June 15, 2011 at 1:55 pm

For sure the laundry ball looks the most practical for our family! I live in a house with all boys :) so there is always something dirty, stinky, or mystery stained!

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208 Cathy June 15, 2011 at 1:55 pm

I would like to try the laundry ball. I’m glad you tried it, I don’t think I would have just bought it without your recommendation.

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209 Elizabeth June 15, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Ok – don’t laugh….but not only am I attracted to this from a frugal and environmental standpoint, but I have actually forgotten to put detergent in my laundry before…I know. It’s a dumb thing to do, but I’ve had some frenzied laundry days where I was focused on more than just laundry. So, I can leave this in the machine for 120 washes and then I don’t forget to put the detergent!

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210 Becky June 15, 2011 at 2:05 pm

I like the laundry ball idea, but also thought that the refrigerator air purifier was interesting as well.

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211 Janice June 15, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Wow! I am very interested in their air purifiers. However, I feel like at this time, they may not be the most frugal choice for me. I suffer from allergies and dust, pollen and mold are huge contributers to my sniffles. I am VERY interested in the laundry ball. I am going to order one for sure!

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212 Lindsey June 15, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Washing ball or Hepa filter would be my choices.

Thanks for the chance to win.

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213 Shannon June 15, 2011 at 2:20 pm

I’m interested in all of it !! I’m definitely a green girl. I really do love the laundry balls though, they sound pretty awesome.

I also love the fact that the packaging is in english and french, being from Québec and all (don’t worry, I live in CT now). :)

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214 Innkeeper Seely June 15, 2011 at 2:21 pm

I do at least six loads of laundry a day so the blue ball system would be fun to try.

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215 Jenn June 15, 2011 at 2:23 pm

I’d love the washing ball! It would be a time saver during laundry and at the store!

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216 Paula June 15, 2011 at 2:32 pm

I just visited the Oransi site and saw many things I’d be interested in trying, of course winning one would be great, and frugal!
I am usually willing to try things that are a good bargain and if they are also good for the environment it’s a big plus, and this laundry ball fits the bill. It’s also nice to hear from a trusted source that it works well. So I’ll wait and see if I win, before I buy. And may I just say that your recent post about being content has weighed on my heart the last view days, I am sure you were speaking straight to me as this something I needn’t to think about. So thank you for that post.
Enjoy your day,

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217 Michelle June 15, 2011 at 2:33 pm

I love the idea of the washing ball. It seems like it is a very “green” product, along with being very frugal.

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218 Christine June 15, 2011 at 2:35 pm

The washing ball is the item I would like to try first. Then when $$ allows I would love to get a good air purifier. Cool products on that site though.

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219 Jill June 15, 2011 at 2:37 pm

I am definitely most interested in the Robby Wash laundry ball. It seems so efficient and practical for my lifestyle (and reasonably priced, too!)

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220 Natasha June 15, 2011 at 2:41 pm

The laundry ball looks the most interesting to me. I’m all for saving money and if I really could spend about $32 a year on laundry detergent, what a savings that would be!

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221 Monika June 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Well, I took a look, and I have to say the laundry ball looks amazing! I’ve never seen anything like that before. And after the initial investment, it costs only $25 a year for the refills!

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222 Kira June 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm

I would love to try the washing ball. My only question is how does it know how much soap you need per wash? Sometimes I do extra large loads and sometimes I just cannot manage to save up a very large load so I don’t always use the same amount of water or soap every time I wash. Does it not matter with the washing ball? I’d love to try it out!!!

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223 Monique DiCarlo June 15, 2011 at 2:45 pm

A friend of mine was thinking that this ball is the same as the balls that have been on the market for a while now, the ones you fill yourself with your own detergent. I told her this is a different system, but would love to hear an update from you say in 3 months or so…

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224 Heather June 15, 2011 at 2:46 pm

I am very interested in the laundry ball… seems alot simpler than having to measure out the detergent, & deal with all that mess! Very practical for larger families trying to keep laundry in check!

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225 Sara June 15, 2011 at 2:56 pm

I’m definitely most interested in the laundry balls–I think I may actually get both of them eventually since one is better for colors.

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226 Betsy June 15, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Wow! Cool product. I’d love to try the wash ball. I love how it cuts out the need to buy all those huge containers of detergent! The environmental savings alone make it great!

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227 Danyelle June 15, 2011 at 3:07 pm

I’d love to try the fuschia laundry balls.

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228 Nancy Lee June 15, 2011 at 3:08 pm

I would love to give the laundry ball a try… So much easier for my 19 yr old son to use…maybe I won’t have sticky liquid soap all over the laundry room… how DOES he do that??

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229 Ann S. June 15, 2011 at 3:18 pm

All of it! As a person with allergies, I get really excited about things like air filters and purifiers ;)

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230 Missy June 15, 2011 at 3:19 pm

I would have to say the product that my family would benefit from would be the refrigerator deodorizer! I wouldn’t have to use boxes of baking soda anymore. I clean it out regularly but when the Grand daughters put what they deem ‘savable’ in there and it gets pushed to the back…let’s just say, the deodorizer would be my new best friend. ;) But then again I’m torn about the laundry ball. My husband is a construction worker and well, you can imagine the site of his clothes. So anything greener and safer on our enviorment is always a plus!

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231 Denise Wall June 15, 2011 at 3:21 pm

It looks like the washing ball wins hands down. Same with me. I like being green as long as it’s inexpensive and convenient. In our capitalistic system the people who really want our business have to work for it and I’m glad to see that the are.

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232 Melissa Z June 15, 2011 at 3:25 pm

I would love to try the laundry ball. It’d be so much easier than the regular liquid/pwoder soap!

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233 Isis June 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Like everyone, I’d have to say that the laundry ball is the most appealing product. We don’t really need any air purification, since we keep windows open nearly year-round, since we like the chill in winter and in summer you need windows open for swamp cooling.

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234 jen June 15, 2011 at 3:40 pm

i would love to try the robby wash ball!!!!!

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235 Bekah June 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm

I think I’m most interested in the laundry ball, though I didn’t see if it was okay fo HE washing machines. Anyone know?

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236 Erin S. June 15, 2011 at 3:51 pm

I agree, the washing ball looks great. Pick me! :o)

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237 Judy June 15, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Definitely the laundry ball! I’m forced to do my laundry Ay the laundromat and it’d help so much!

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238 Karen@ Mom of Three Monkeys June 15, 2011 at 4:04 pm

The laundry ball would probably be the most useful for us too!

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239 Grace Franken June 15, 2011 at 4:06 pm

The wash ball. It looks the least complicated lol!

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240 aeko June 15, 2011 at 4:13 pm

the most practical item for me would be the washing ball, also nice that you can buy refills from their site, should have checked to see if amazon offered refills, will do that.

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241 Lisa June 15, 2011 at 4:18 pm

I think the washing ball is great, I might be able to trust my kids with doing laundry!

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242 Emily June 15, 2011 at 4:19 pm

I’d love to get the pink laundry ball!!

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243 judyyy June 15, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Well I like the
Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack best!

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244 Amy June 15, 2011 at 4:34 pm

I’m intrigued by the air purifier (v-hepa Plus), but it’s a bit out of my price range. My brother-in-law has terrible allergies, so I might mention it to him. I think the laundry ball sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing this!

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245 Leia June 15, 2011 at 4:44 pm

I’m going to have to do some more math and see where that laundry ball fits. Seems pretty great!! I’d love to try it with my husbands farm clothes :)

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246 Peggy June 15, 2011 at 4:49 pm

I wouldn’t mind an air purifier ;0) but…..I’d really like to try the laundry ball!

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247 Marga Spence June 15, 2011 at 4:51 pm

I think that the washing ball sounds like a must try…I am always looking for cheaper ways to do things without creating extra work. And trying one for free would definitely be cool!

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248 Christina Bowman June 15, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Well the laundry ball looks awesome, but I would also be interested in trying one of the air purifiers. This would be an awesome product to win, because I don’t see my husband agreeing to the price when we haven’t tried it ourselves!

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249 Lynnessa June 15, 2011 at 5:07 pm

I would love to try the laundry ball! The air purifyer also intrigues me – I have a ton of season allergies – good thing those trees are so lovely!

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250 Meredith Phillips June 15, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Wow! I’ve heard of these laundry balls before and, like you, was very skeptical. After reading your review, though, I so want to give them a try! Not only would it save money and be more ‘green’ than standard laundry detergent, but I would think it also saves space because you wouldn’t have gigantic detergent bottles on shelves! For an apartment dweller like me, the space saving aspect is almost equal to the money saving. They do have other neat looking items on their website, but I may buy one of these if I don’t win it :)

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251 Jeanine June 15, 2011 at 5:19 pm

I’d like to try the washer ball. It would go hand in hand with the dryer ball!

Seriously…I wash at least a load a day, every day. I’d be quite delighted to be able to quit buying detergent every two weeks.

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252 Beth June 15, 2011 at 5:22 pm

Hmm, I wish I knew how much detergent we go through in a year so I could compare. The laundry ball does look like a good deal, though!

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253 sandra June 15, 2011 at 5:25 pm

I am really interested in the laundry ball. We have allergies in my family that are related to laundry soaps. I am so interested because it is hard to be green and find something that i can use for myself and my daughter. I think this is very neat and it would be a wonderful thing to have.

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254 Lena June 15, 2011 at 5:30 pm

The Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack looks great. I would love to try it.

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255 Jenny Fretz June 15, 2011 at 5:32 pm

I think that the laundry ball is what I would use- it seems like a great money saving device and time too!

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256 Kira Gerrits June 15, 2011 at 5:38 pm

the laundry ball seems like one of the coolest things they have

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257 Kelli June 15, 2011 at 5:58 pm

The fridge air purifier was interesting, but without a doubt the washing ball would be used the most in my house!

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258 Dru June 15, 2011 at 6:03 pm

The washing ball looks really interesting! I would love to try it. i think maybe at times I get too much soap in my front loader machine

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259 Ashly June 15, 2011 at 6:08 pm

I’m most interested in the Fuchsia Laundry ball pack

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260 Jinger June 15, 2011 at 6:13 pm

The washing ball would be wonderful…and one less product to buy the the grocery store. Thanks for the give away and hope I win!

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261 Glory Lennon June 15, 2011 at 6:18 pm

Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack is what I’d be interesting in trying, but I have to say I’m skeptical. Did it have a very perfumy scent or just clean and fresh?

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262 Breanna Lowery June 15, 2011 at 6:19 pm

I really would love one of these robby balls.

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263 ann June 15, 2011 at 6:27 pm

Blue! Thank you!

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264 applelady54 June 15, 2011 at 6:28 pm

I would love to have the Robby Ball Laundry Pack, save a bundle of money and cut down on detergent waste water in the environment.

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265 JessiMac June 15, 2011 at 6:46 pm

I really like the idea of this laundry product. No more measuring!

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266 vickie June 15, 2011 at 6:47 pm

I liked the Robby wash laundry ball for all clothes.
Thanks Vickie

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267 Lane June 15, 2011 at 6:52 pm

I do love the idea of the washing ball! It’s neater, simpler, and cheaper. I’m all for it! This is a really interesting website. Thanks for sharing!

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268 Margaret June 15, 2011 at 6:53 pm

I would love to try this. I wonder how similar it is to soapnuts? Anyone know?

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269 Marcia June 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm

I have to say, I only liked the laundry wash ball. I looked at the fridge deodorizer, not sure I’d ever need one. My refridgerator doesn’t smell, nor do I need any filters.

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270 Jessica June 15, 2011 at 7:12 pm

I am most interested in one of the air purifiers. My 2 year old has asthma and allergies. He’s always getting sick and I think having an air purifier in our old house would help. I would also love the laundry ball!

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271 Elaine Shannon June 15, 2011 at 7:14 pm

The washing ball …in fuschia. This looks amazing and might even be comparable to my homemade laundry soap! would love to try it.

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272 Shannon Gottschalk June 15, 2011 at 7:39 pm

I would have to say I am most interested in this laundry ball!!

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273 Sophia DeLonghi June 15, 2011 at 7:45 pm

Sounds like a great product for conserving detergent and still getting great results. Would love tontry this . Love your blog…always learn something!

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274 Margaret June 15, 2011 at 8:01 pm

That washing ball looks awesome! I love the savings in money, time and lugging around huge bottles/boxes. I also love the simplicity of it.

Any similarity to soapnuts? Anyone know?

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275 Cathy Frala June 15, 2011 at 8:02 pm

What a wonderful money saver! We just started Financial Peace University a Dave Ramsey financial class, so we are looking for ways to stick to the budget!

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276 Susan June 15, 2011 at 8:18 pm

I think I am most interested in the washing balls.

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277 Julianne June 15, 2011 at 8:21 pm

I would really like an Ionic Fridge Air Purifier so I can save baking soda!

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278 ChristiG June 15, 2011 at 8:27 pm

The Robby Ball Laundry Pack, of course.

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279 Trish June 15, 2011 at 8:27 pm

I think the fridge air purifier looks interesting. Thanks for the chance to win!

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280 Alexandra June 15, 2011 at 8:42 pm

The Wash Ball sounds pretty neat – i’d love to try it!

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281 kathy f June 15, 2011 at 8:55 pm

I would like to try the Robby wash fuchsia laundry ball pack.

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282 Karen D. June 15, 2011 at 9:12 pm

Definitely like the idea of the washing ball. Would be worth a try.

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283 jen S. June 15, 2011 at 9:25 pm

The laundry ball looks to be the best thing for us as well.

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284 Kathy June 15, 2011 at 9:47 pm

I’ve also tried making homemade laundry detergent and not been thrilled with the smell of my clean laundry. I thought my family just had weird chemistry ’cause everyone else seems so happy with it. Happy to hear the FG family has a similar problem! With 6 kids we do laundry everyday but Sunday so I could give that laundry ball a good workout. Thanks for all the frugal encouragement.

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285 Maureen June 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm

I would love to try this! If I don’t have to have a 1 gallon bottle of liquid deturgent around that somehow spills all the time, I’d love it!

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286 Barb June 15, 2011 at 9:58 pm

The wash ball looks the most awesome, I would love to have enough to do washing for a year at a time since I like to stockpile things, & I live in a small apartment & this would also be space saving! What you say about this washing ball makes it sound so cool….Thanks for running this contest!

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287 Patti June 15, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Hi Kristin,

I think the washing ball would be the best for me. I have another ball for the dryer. I sometimes forget to take the clothes out and rather than put in a wet garment and run the dryer you add water to the ball and throw that in. Seems to steam the wrinkles out.

Patti

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288 Erin June 15, 2011 at 10:10 pm

The washball is the coolest…however, the air purifier for the fridge is pretty fab too…what a great company!

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289 Heather Mason June 15, 2011 at 10:12 pm

This washing ball is an exciting idea- definitely my favorite from their website!

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290 Rhonda June 15, 2011 at 10:22 pm

I’d love to try the laundry ball! Sounds amazing! Thanks for testing it out for us!

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291 Kim June 15, 2011 at 11:00 pm

What an interesting range of products they offer. The Robby Ball blue laundry pack would be most useful to me ~ and very economical too!

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292 WEFA June 15, 2011 at 11:18 pm

I would love to try the laundry ball, would hopefully prevent our roomate from pouring half a bottle of detergent in the washer…. Needless to sqay I dont let him wash anymore lol! I also like the deodorizers…

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293 Abby June 15, 2011 at 11:19 pm

I would love to win! I think their laundry balls are the most interesting thing on their site, though the idea of someone giving me a super nice air purifier is cool, too!

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294 Rebecca June 15, 2011 at 11:41 pm

The fuchsia laundry ball sounds great to me.

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295 Kimi June 15, 2011 at 11:41 pm

thanks for sharing! the laundry ball looks like a great fit for my family – can’t wait to try it out.

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296 stacie June 15, 2011 at 11:44 pm

The laundry ball looks like the best thing for our family….12 months! really? I have 4 kids and a soccer playing husband, if it could the items clean AND lasted 12 months, I would be very impressed! Fun giveaway…thank you~

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297 Bridgette June 15, 2011 at 11:45 pm

The washing ball!! I was just pricing soap nuts, and this is a TON more frugal ;)

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298 Ashley June 15, 2011 at 11:51 pm

I’d have to say the laundry ball, too. I hate lugging the jug of detergent to the laundromat, hate tossing it if it’s not the two kinds of plastic our city recycles, hate buying it! The kit you received would last the two of us at least a year.

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299 Beau June 15, 2011 at 11:53 pm

I want a laundry ball

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300 Robin June 16, 2011 at 12:15 am

The laundry ball is the most interesting to me as well…

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301 Brandy Fuller June 16, 2011 at 12:29 am

I think I would be most interested in the washing ball.. being a family of 6 and a cloth diapering mama of 2 in cloth.. we do A LOT of laundry in this house .. Probably at least 3 loads a day.. craziness I know! Anyways I’ve been really researching and I consider myself a pretty frugal person but I’ve been trying to find more ways to be frugal because my husband and I would love to add to our family through adoption. We are currently licensed foster to adopt parents! Living on one income can be difficult as I am a stay at home mom… and so any way that we can pinch and save is great! Anyways… totally would love this! Thanks for sharing all of these frugal ideas!!! :)

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302 JoeyfromSC June 16, 2011 at 12:31 am

I’m interested in trying their sonic Fridge Air Purifier

LOL@your comment above about stinky feet/homemade laundry soap..

Thank you for the chance to win!!

ajoebloe(at)gmail(dot)com

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303 Janice Nelson June 16, 2011 at 12:40 am

I’m most interested in the laundry ball.

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304 jessica blood June 16, 2011 at 1:03 am

I would be most interested in the robbywash bluelaundry ball pack

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305 Rebekah Jones June 16, 2011 at 1:39 am

Looked on the website and I have to say, though the air purifiers were very appealing, the fuchsia Robby wash laundry ball was calling my name!

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306 Lisa O Shea June 16, 2011 at 2:33 am

Yep i think its the Robby Wash Blue Laundry Ball Pack for me! :)

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307 Joanne Nair June 16, 2011 at 6:17 am

The washing ball seems to be the best product. I’m glad to hear it really works. I may have to order one.

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308 Rita Hartman June 16, 2011 at 6:39 am

I would love to try out the washing ball!

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309 Christina June 16, 2011 at 8:00 am

I think I would be more interested in the Fuchsia laundry ball. I have been trying to conserve energy and have been washing all of our laundry in cold or cool water. I’m sure the blue one is great, but the fuchsia one is specifically for cooler water loads.

I am wondering something though. It says for larger capacity machines, they recommend using 2 balls. How big is your washer?

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310 Mim June 16, 2011 at 9:08 am

The washing ball sounds the most interesting, I don’t really have use for the ionic deodorizer or air filters.

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311 Kim June 16, 2011 at 9:18 am

I would love to try the washing ball.

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312 Eileen June 16, 2011 at 9:31 am

Well, just the laundry ball at this point. We already have an air purifier, but if it ever stops working, I’ll know where to look…

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313 kelly smith June 16, 2011 at 9:32 am

i wish i could have one of their v-hepa max air purifiers. I live with 2 dogs and 2 cats and have been wanting an air purifier for awhile to cut down on the dander as well as the dust and pollen that is constantly all over my house.I had to put a table cloth on my beautiful dining room table so i wouldnt have to dust it everyday!

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314 alli June 16, 2011 at 10:00 am

I am most interested in the air purifier. We have 3 people and 4 pets living in our small house and we all have allergy issues. An air purifier is on our to buy list…eventually.

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315 Michelle June 16, 2011 at 11:28 am

Their air purifiers look intriguing. I’d love to win the washer ball too! :)

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316 Jenn H June 16, 2011 at 11:36 am

I would love to try the washing ball though all of their stuff looks interesting!

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317 Wendy June 16, 2011 at 11:44 am

I am most interested in this product here. I like that we stop having to spend so much money on detergent, plus you eliminate the waste created by the cardboard box. Plus, we would also spend a lot less money during the year on detergent. I am probably going to get on for myself and will try to convince my husband (it took me more than a year to get him on your $100 a week on groceries bandwagon, but he is a willing participant now).

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318 Jan June 16, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Hi! Thanks for the great review! I’ve read about these washing balls, but didn’t want to invest in them without knowing if they worked. From looking at the site it appears you would need both the blue, and the fuchsia – one for hot water, and one for colors/cold water washing? Based on your review I think I’d like to try the blue one. We’re learning how to live a more frugal lifestyle, and this would be another great way to save!

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319 Danell June 16, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Sounds amazing!! I am all about saving the earth and some green for my family too!!

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320 Ingrid June 16, 2011 at 12:42 pm

I like the wash ball. It does seem economical and lasts a long time.

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321 Janet Graveman June 16, 2011 at 12:46 pm

I would very much like to try out the blue washing ball. Janet

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322 Teresa June 16, 2011 at 1:13 pm

I like the laundry ball the mst because I’m averaging one to two loads per day with an active toddler and husband. The workout clothes and towels alone pile up. I did pass n the link to my mom who is looking at air filters.

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323 Suzanne June 16, 2011 at 1:27 pm

The washing ball interests me the most. If I were ordering one right now I’d pick the fuschia, but I’ll wait to see if I win first! :)

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324 Barbe June 16, 2011 at 1:45 pm

I would love to try the laundry ball. Can you use it in a High Efficiency washer?

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325 Lanie June 16, 2011 at 2:42 pm

I would love to try the washing ball.

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326 anne June 16, 2011 at 3:07 pm

a pink one please – I was only in cold water.

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327 Lydia June 16, 2011 at 3:10 pm

Ooh – I definitely like the laundry items… especially the fuschia laundry ball!

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328 Elaine June 16, 2011 at 3:36 pm

For sure I would like the Washer Ball! It looks like a great product!

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329 Erin June 16, 2011 at 3:41 pm

Never heard of such a thing! I think the washing ball looks awesome. I don’t have a washer and dryer so I lug my laundry over to my MIL’s…and not bringing a jug of detergent would be great!

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330 Jennie June 16, 2011 at 3:51 pm

I think the washing ball sounds great.

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331 Kris June 16, 2011 at 4:30 pm

The washing ball is pretty cool! We go through a TON of laundry here, so anything that could be more economical I’m game for!

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332 Diana June 16, 2011 at 4:34 pm

Totally interested in the laundry ball! I’m committed to simple, green cleaning products, but trying to do so on a budget. I wouldn’t mind learning a good homemade detergent recipe if I don’t win :)

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333 Jamie June 16, 2011 at 4:37 pm

I love the laundry ball!

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334 Brenda H. Turner June 16, 2011 at 4:47 pm

I think the washing ball would work for me as it’s just myself and my husband Now!

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335 Karen June 16, 2011 at 5:49 pm

I like the washing ball too. I got tired of finding dry soap powder on my clothes that I switched to liquid detergent; maybe this will change me back. I am also glad it is good for the environment.

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336 Wendy June 16, 2011 at 5:59 pm

I really love the Air cleaner since my home is going to be 70 years old on December 7th. Dust Bunnies can get larger than a small cat if I don’t keep up with them. An cleaner air might help this problem. The Robby ball runs a close second because this would help me not to waste any detergent!.

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337 Lori B June 16, 2011 at 7:13 pm

It sounds almost to good to be true but I’d love to try it and see!

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338 Sarah June 16, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Neat. I want one!

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339 sarah June 16, 2011 at 9:07 pm

I like the balls best.

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340 Kristi June 16, 2011 at 10:29 pm

I love this frugal idea!! With so many loads of laundry and the price of detergent, this would be a great giveaway for my family.

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341 Vicki June 16, 2011 at 11:47 pm

I would like the laundry ball. My kids won’t use my homemade laundry soap, and this looks like something they would use.

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342 Tina June 17, 2011 at 12:14 am

The air purifier would be good to clean the air

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343 sue chibana June 17, 2011 at 1:00 am

I love to try Robby Wash Blue laundry ball pack.

;-)

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344 Amy A. June 17, 2011 at 8:06 am

Oh, I’m most interested in the air purifier! I’ve been wanting one of these forever!

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345 JoeAnn Nguyen June 17, 2011 at 12:33 pm

Definitely the ball! Going to pass this along to my sister, who with two babies has lots of laundry!

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346 Maple June 17, 2011 at 10:33 pm

Definitely interested in the laundry ball…but also curious about the stain stick.

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