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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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What is a Minky Blanket?

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What is a Minky Blanket?

What is a Minky Blanket? A minky blanket is an incredibly soft, luxurious blanket that provides a lot of warmth yet lacks the bulk that comes with certain types of blankets such as those made from wool. They're the type of blankets you can put anywhere in your house as a throw; over beds, the backs of couches and chairs, etc.   Did you have a favorite blanket when you were a child? When you were little, maybe your parents gave it to you or perhaps it was a gift from a friend who came to one of your earliest...

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Gifts for Someone in the Hospital

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Gifts for Someone in the Hospital

Staying at a hospital is not fun. It can get very lonely, and going through treatment can be stressful, daunting, and draining. If you have a loved one in the hospital, giving them a gift can lighten up their spirits and help them through recovery. But what are good gifts for someone in the hospital? Hospital Gift Ideas for Your Friend or Family Member During a short or long stay, a special gift can make your loved one feel more at home. Think about what they like and items that will help them get through the day. 1. Books and...

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How to Care for Your Elderly Cat

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How to Care for Your Elderly Cat

Elderly Cat Care: 8 Tips to Keep Your Pet Happy and Healthy Cat lovers claim all kinds of benefits from owning a cat, and science backs up several of them—like lower risk of heart disease, better sleep, and the therapeutic effects of their purr. It can be hard for cat owners to watch their beloved pets grow old, but with the right information, it can still be a great time of life for your aging cat. These elderly cat care tips can help both you and your pet enjoy his/her later years.  Caring for Older Cats It used to be...

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9 Wonderful Gifts for Grandchildren

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9 Wonderful Gifts for Grandchildren

With the abundance of gadgets and toys that so often get purchased on a whim, too many of these quickly turn into junk in a child’s life—just as soon as the novelty wears off. As an experienced or soon-to-be grandparent, it’s essential to understand that gifts for grandchildren should promote not only entertainment, but creativity too. Whatever you give them, you want gifts to last and be a benefit to their lives. These wonderful gift ideas will stimulate fun, innovation, and knowledge.   Our Grandkid Gift Ideas There are many delightful gifts to get for your grandchildren that their parents will...

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