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Washing and Caring for Your Minky Blanket

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Washing and Caring for Your Minky Blanket

 How To Wash Minky Blankets Wash Alone: For best results wash minky alone. Cleaning Products: Use 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1/2 cup of white vinegar or detergents labeled 'sensitive-skin' or 'eco-friendly'. What to Avoid: Fabric softener, detergents with fabric softener, detergents with dye and scents. Temperature Setting: Wash your blanket on the cold-delicate setting. Drying: Just hang your blanket to dry or tumble dry with no heat. Minky blankets are the ultimate way to feel snug and warm when the weather cools down, and Sew Sweet Minky Designs offers irresistible, hand-made minky blanket patterns the whole family will...

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How Many Baby Blankets Do I Need—And What Types Are There?

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How Many Baby Blankets Do I Need—And What Types Are There?

When it comes to baby blankets, keeping your little one warm isn’t the only thing that needs to be taken into consideration. In fact, there are many different types of baby blankets for different situations, temperatures, and personal preferences. With that in mind, how many baby blankets do you need and which types are best for you and your baby? How Many Baby Blankets Do I Need for My Baby? When it comes to baby blankets, you will most likely want 2-4 of each type. This way, when one gets spit-up on it (or contaminated with other baby messes) or...

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What is Minky Fabric Made Of?

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What is Minky Fabric Made Of?

Are Minky Blankets Vegan? Minky blankets are extremely soft, beautiful, and great for cuddling. But what is minky fabric made of exactly? Does this mysterious material come from animals? Actually, minky blankets are completely vegan, so you can snuggle up and get cozy without the guilt.  What is Minky Fabric Made Of? When you curl up in your favorite blanket with a good book, a movie, or your favorite cuddle buddy, you want something designed for comfort. What is minky fabric made out of that gives it that extra soft quality other blankets just don’t have? Minky fabric is 100%...

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Are Minky Blankets Worth It? Find Out!

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Are Minky Blankets Worth It? Find Out!

If you’re someone who loves blankets but is picky about which ones you’ll bring into your home, you might be considering purchasing a minky blanket. However, if you’re wondering, ‘are minky blankets worth it?’ the answer is yes! There are plenty of reasons every home should have a minky blanket in it. Below are just a few of the reasons why minky blankets are better than any others.  Minky Blankets Stay Softer Longer When you first purchase a blanket and take it out of the packaging, it’s usually incredibly soft. However, with time, that softness begins to fade with use...

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7 Best Self-Soothing Techniques

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7 Best Self-Soothing Techniques

Feeling anxious, depressed, or overwhelmed is incredibly normal. Life often creates circumstances where we may feel weighed down with these negative emotions, and that’s OK. However, it is important to know how to manage these feelings and keep them from dragging us down. Learning how to comfort yourself with self-soothing techniques is important for your mental health. If you’re unfamiliar with self-soothing, there are several techniques you can use at any time.  What Is Self-Soothing?  Self-soothing is defined as “a deliberate effort to calm oneself. It is an alternative to medications, alcohol, or drugs for managing anxiety and stress, eating...

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