Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thursday Thoughts: Woolzies Giveaway

Have you ever learned a new word, then noticed it in practically every conversation you had and article you read?  Recently I had the same experience, except instead of new vocabulary, I learned a new laundry method.

One of my facebook friends posted her surprise in a laundry care label which mentioned drying the item with tennis balls.  Then I read an article which also suggested tennis balls in the dryer, to fluff the clothing and speed up the drying time.  I considered purchasing tennis balls, but then I learned of an even better solution:  Woolzies.

Woolzies are simply balls of wool, which, when added to the dryer, help eliminate static and also decrease the time required in the dryer.  The Woolzies company recently sent me a box of Woolzies to try.  With the plumbing problems I've had--both we and the plumbers are really hoping that the project is finished today!--I haven't been able to do a thorough job of testing, but I have used the balls for two small, hand-washed loads.  Both loads dried quickly and without static cling.  I thought that perhaps the dryer would be especially noisy, but it really wasn't.

Even the packaging makes me smile.


I like the fact that Woolzies are a chemical-free alternative to fabric softener sheets, and I'm looking forward to using these all-natural wool balls for many loads to come.  (The information sheet sent with them says they will last for 1000 loads!)

The Woolzies company has generously offered to send one lucky reader a box of Woolzies.  To enter this giveaway, simply comment on this blog post.  I will use a random number generator to pick a winner next Wednesday, February 6th, at 9:00 p.m. Pacific time and will announce the winner on Thursday, February 7th.  Good luck!
Thanks for modern laundry conveniences.


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12 comments:

  1. I have never heard of Woozies...they sound like a great product! Thanks for the chance to try them. Have a great day Kristi!

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  2. i want to try woolzies bc they seem eco friendly and chemical free!
    daniellex at gmail dot com

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  3. I'd love to win the Woolzies. I currently use tennis balls which are noisy, so I'd like to try the Woolzies. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

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  4. I've never heard of these! But the sound very good! Even with dryer sheets, there is so much static in our air right now, everything sticks together! lol Maybe this is the solution for that winter static frenzy!

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  5. Our dryer takes twice as long to dry the clothes as our washer takes to wash them. Pick me! Pick me! Oh, I can't wait for warmer weather, when I can get my clothes back outside on the line where they belong.

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  6. That's nice never heard of Woolzies.. but, I am willing to give it a try..

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  7. I've been using fabric softner sheets. Would love to give Woolzies a try. Thanks

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  8. Sounds like a great alternative to dryer sheets. I don't like the smell and the ones which are scentless don't really do a very good job.

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  9. I have never heard of them before. I like the idea that they prevent static.

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  10. After a learning curve experience with my google accounts, I am finally here to comment. These look interesting, and I anxious to see how well they work. Anything to cut down the drying time works for me!

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  11. Thanks for the chance to win! I would love to give these a try.


    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  12. I would love to try these. Please add my name to the drawing.

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Thanks for making this a conversation. I love to hear your comments!