Thursday, 22 December 2011

Win Ecover Clean-Aid kit Giveaway 59 Ends January 12th

Have yourself a merry green Christmas…

Last minute Christmas shopping, writing cards and wrapping presents, cleaning the house in preparation for your guests…there are so many tasks to complete in the run up to Christmas that trying to be ‘green’ at the same time is easy to forget.
That’s why Ecover has come up with top ten tips on how to inject a little ‘green’ into your Christmas without breaking the bank or spoiling any of the festive fun!

1)      Wear and Care this Christmas and add some eco to your festive wardrobe. Why not rock the office Christmas party eco-style this festive season?  Also, Ecover’s laundry range means that you can wear high end fashion and care for it and the world around at the same time – perfect for the busy festive season
2)      Buying a real tree? Visit the Forest Stewardship Council website to make sure your precious pine has been farmed sustainably – www.fsc-uk.org
3)      All of Ecover’s range is now made from Plant-astic – a sustainable plastic made from sugar cane. This means that if you choose Ecover this Christmas to deal with your dirty plates, wash your best table linen, and keep your home clean, not only will your home be free from chemical nasties but also the packaging you’re choosing is better for the world around you too! And it just got easier – Ecover’s online shop means that you don’t have to worry about heavy shopping bags either – www.EcoverDirect.com
4)      Use last year’s Christmas cards to make this year’s gift tags – cut out the pictures and thread through some cotton – hey presto, recycling at its best. Don’t forget to save this year’s cards to use in 2012!
5)      Treat your guests to some eco luxury – pop some Ecover Hand Wash in the bathroom and try Ecover Room Fragrance to keep your house smelling fresh
6)      e-Christmas cards – why not try Facebook, Twitter or email rather than snail mail to send your seasons greetings?

7)      Banish those stains – gravy and cranberry sauce stains are rife on Christmas day. Remove them with ease Ecover’s Stain Remover – so effective it’s been awarded a Which? Best Buy
8)      Travel together – try car sharing with friends and family or taking the bus to the shops to do your Christmas shopping

9)      Once you’ve filled up on turkey, Yorkshire puddings and brussel sprouts, wash the dishes with Ecover Washing Up Liquid – you can even use your left over dish water to feed the Christmas tree!
10)   Recycled wrapping paper is a really easy way to score ‘green’ points at Christmas and doesn’t cost the earth. Try the selection at www.ethicalsuperstore.com

One lucky winner will be able to clean up and be green in the new year by entering the giveaway to win an Ecover Clean Aid Kit which consists of



Ecover Camomile and Marigold Washing Up Liquid, Ecover Stain Remover, Ecover Bathroom Cleaner and the Ecover Multi-purpose cleaner

Its as easy as ABC and lots of extra entries up for grabs in order for you to really clean up!
All you need to do is

A Follow my blog via Google Friends connect over on the right.
B Leave a contact either twitter name or email address
C tell me a cleaning up annoyance, a green tip, just say hi if you like. Just don't say "Enter Me" it sounds so very wrong!!!.

Extra Entries
1. Comment on any other reviews or posts. Up to five allowed.
2. Follow me on Twitter
3. Tweet the giveaway

Here is one I prepared earlier.
Win an Ecover Clean Aid Kit for the new year! Follow the link for easy entry. http://tinyurl.com/bnmua44

UK only
Ends midnight 12th January.
Prize must be claimed with 7 days or will be redrawn after I have made every attempt I can to tweet or email.
Good Luck

158 comments:

  1. following you pn gfc

    ianmaciver@onetel.com

    hi hope you have a great christmas

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  2. Following you via GFC

    @littleboo_21

    I hate cleaning dishes... thank goodness for dishwashers

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  3. Following you via Twitter

    @littleboo_21

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  4. Following you via GFC

    @01592_katie I hate emptying bins!

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  5. Hi! I follow with gfc as mummy24. I hate ironing and also cleaning the bathrooms!

    @ashlallan

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  6. i follow on twitter as @ashlallan

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  7. i have commented on baby born clapping hands

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  8. i have commented on Kelly’s of Cornwall Clotted Cream & Brandy Butter Ice Cream

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  9. i have commented on baileys biscotti

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  10. i have commented on Rachel's Edition Seasonal Fruits multipack

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  11. i have commented on tasty little numbers

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  12. hi *waves* i follow on GFC.
    i cannot stand cleaning the oven (i leave it too long) or defrosting the freever box (i leave it too long!)
    @olivia280177

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  13. i follow you on Twitter
    @olivia280177

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  14. commented on Scarlett & Crimson‘s Double Trouble Concealer review
    @olivia280177

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  15. commented on Tefal Cook up a storm with new Disney Bakeware
    @olivia280177

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  16. commented on Rachel's special edition seasonal yoghurts
    @olivia280177

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  17. Following you with GFC - Grape Vine.
    @janesgrapevine on Twitter
    If you use softener sheets in the tumble drier, don't throw them away, use them as dusters for items usch as hi-fis, TVs and computers (avoid the screen), printers or anything else that collects a lot ofdust due to static. The sheets still have enough anti-static power to help dust from settling again.

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  18. am following ouy on Twitter @janesgrapevine

    Merry Christmas!

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  19. Good morning, i follow you on gfc, and twits. @Buttonf1fan

    My green tip is up cycling, last night I made unique fruit bowls by melting and shaping old scratched vinal records. If you want to tweet me i can send you a photo.
    :)

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  20. I follow you on twits. @buttonf1fan

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  21. Liked blog on GFC and tweeting as @pinktash4.

    I hate cleaning the bathroom - actually I hate cleaning full stop, but the bathroom is the worst !! x

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  22. Following on twitter too @pinktash4 x

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  23. following blog via GFC

    vicky.white@gmail.com

    My green tip is to use old clothes (too worn to donate) as rags instead of kitchen roll. Then you can wash them and reused instead of throwing away.

    Merry christmas!

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  24. Following you on GF

    Vinegar - yes even brown malt vinegar is a superb fabric softener (doesn't leave a smell) kettle, tap and lavatory descaler. final rinse for glass items. Used diluted it's a good gentle hair conditioner. I have extremely sensitive scalp and it doesn't cause a problem. Hair looks nice and is soft. Merry Christmas to all x lesley@bambridges.plus.com @bunnysideup

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  25. I follow on GFC (Hazel Rea)

    I hate ironing - but luckily my husband loves it!

    @beachrambler

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  26. I have tweeted - @beachrambler

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  27. I follow on Twitter - @beachrambler

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  28. Following you via GFC



    I hate cleaning dishes.

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  29. Following on twitter too @handbag2000

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  30. I have tweeted - @handbag2000

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  31. Following with GFC as M
    Twitter ID is @maisietoo
    If you get ink stains in clothes then try soaking it in milk for an hour and then wash in your usual detergent.

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  32. Following on Twitter as @maisietoo

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  33. tweeted as @crazygoat97 and following on blog on yahoo,,

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  34. following :-)
    jodie_competition@hotmail.co.uk

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  35. I am @missingsleep

    I detest ironing its sooo dull.

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  36. I am now following you on twitter @missingsleep :) x

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  37. Hi there, my cleaning annoyance is my other half! But him aside... I really get annoyed with those fiddly bits around the shower partition which collect dirt and grime and mold. I've kept a couple of old rechargeable toothbrushes which I use with the old heads and that gets most of it off but I think they must have been designed by men with the most crevices, rubber bits, joins and you name it...! Will be seriously looking at a solid one piece with no joins next time. Already follow you on GFC, and have followed you on Twitter and Tweeted, @UtterlyBumpty. Kind regards.

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  38. A Follow my blog via Google Friends connect over on the right - done
    B Leave a contact either twitter name or email address - @clairew137
    C tell me a cleaning up annoyance, a green tip, just say hi if you like. Hi. Cleaning annoyance - clearing up toys only to have son get them all out again 5 mins later!

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  39. Follow me on Twitter
    @clairew137

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  40. Tweeted - @clairew137

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  41. Have followed your blog via GFC.

    Contact details (maggieleung222@aol.com)

    I hate all cleaning! My teenage daughters wont use any products that are not eco friendly (well that's their excuse) so always on the lookout for new eco products to try out - and also to make sure that they do their fair share!

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  42. Also following via twitter @MaggieL123

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  43. Also tweeted about the giveaway.

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  44. I've commented on the 'Ecover Scoops Platinum Award' post.

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  45. I've commented on the 'Aldis Christmas review'.

    (maggieleung222@aol.com)

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  46. Posted a comment on 'Tefal cooks up a storm with New Disney bakeware' post.

    (maggieleung222@aol.com)

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  47. Commented on your post about 'Random act of Kindness'

    (maggieleung222@aol..com)

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  48. hi following you on gfc

    my green tip is to ask your friends and neighbours who have takeaways with the little plastic containers if you could please have the containers as they are great for batch baking and the smaller ones hold a single portion of chilli and rice just lovely

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  49. Lovely! Thanks for the chance.

    I follow on gfc.

    lovelydomesticdiva (at) gmail (dot) com

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  50. Cleaning tips? Dont let children and dogs into the room and it will stay tidy!! @ali991

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  51. I follow on GFC. My pet cleeaning hate is muddy dog prints on the carpet. I am @auroradreaming on twitter.

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  52. I already follow you on twitter as @auroradreaming

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  53. I have tweeted as @auroradreaming

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  54. Hi,am following via GFC as Hannah Bartram.

    I really, really hate cleaning my oven!

    @MummyBee81

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  55. hello
    i follow with gfc as karen scammell
    twannywun at hotmail dot com
    i hate waking up to a kitchen full of mess

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  56. I really hate cleaning the oven
    @capodemonte
    Happy New Year!

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  57. Following you on Twitter
    @capodemonte

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  58. Have tweeted comment
    @capodemonte

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  59. followed on google kim plant and tweeted @xxme2uxx happy new year xx

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  60. Have followed via GFC. BTW, I'm with you on the "enter me" - that just makes my jaw drop when I see it on blog entries. "Enter me pleeeease" - I giggled for ages the first time I saw it!

    Have tweeted/followed as bev_metallica

    My cleaning annoyance is cobwebs and dust halfway up the stairs on the ceiling. It requires you to either hang over the invariably wobbly banisters in a death-defying dust attack, or balance, tiptoed, on the stairs, with the vacuum pipe cursing it for being just two inches too short.

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  61. follow on gfc :)
    cat hairs drive me mad & get everywhere!!!! i can't live without my lint rollers, they get hairs/fluff off everything :)
    @emmav6

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  62. Following via GFC
    Cleaning annoyance? the constant dog hair, why my dog isn't bald I'll never know as I seem to dispose of a whole coats worth of fur each week!
    @compcake on Twitter

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  63. Following you on Twitter as @compcake & have Tweeted comp

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  64. following you as @tigerfanjane and i have re-tweeted, many thanks and good luck, jane x

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  65. Hi!

    I am following via GFC

    I have tweeted tour message on Twitter - tweet me @aesop57

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  66. Hate how quickly hubby messes up bathroom sink - must get him some white toothpaste as blue shows up too much! Following on GFC @ericahughes

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  67. Following you on twitter @ericahughes

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  68. Already following on twitter

    @wooohooo2me

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  69. following on twitter @rydertracey

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  70. @ali991 Great competition :)

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  71. Following via google Connect :) My tip would be to reuse margarine tubs for storage and ink cartridges can be revived with injectable ink and boiling hot water if they get clogged @andrewcbo

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  72. commented on http://giventodistractingothers.blogspot.com/2011/12/new-scarlett-crimson-christmas-gift.html?showComment=1326053769410#c1341544916742331567

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  73. http://giventodistractingothers.blogspot.com/2011/12/new-scarlett-crimson-christmas-gift.html?showComment=1326053769410#c1341544916742331567 commented

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  74. Following via GFC connect. @ MelJanie on Twitter. Hi, hate cleaning up after other half, he leaves everything lying for me to sort out. Don't think he knows how to use a duster. Lol

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  75. Following in GFC @pipersky1

    My biggest cleaning annoyance is clutter in the hall and on the stairs. No one is allowed to leave anything there now and everywhere alse is a tip! The hall and stairs look fab though ha ha ha :)

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  76. Following on Twitter :) @pipersky1

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  77. Tweeted your giveaway :) @pipersky1

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  78. Following via GFC (Paul Witney)

    My cleaning annoyance is keeping the cooker clean. We have a new one recently bought for us by my mother-in-law. She inspects it every time she visits!

    @pepicola3

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  79. i hate the way cleaning up/washing up is never finished, and no-one notices your efforts unless you dont do it one day and everyone notices!!!!

    ali_kazam2003@yahoo.co.uk

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  80. Following you via GFC

    @12kazuko12

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  81. Following on twitter @12kazuko12

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  84. https://twitter.com/#!/12kazuko12/status/156532045584146432

    Tweeted as @12kazuko12

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  85. I loath cleaning the oven and all the greasy buildup after frying for a few weeks in awkward places...

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  86. Err..

    B Leave a contact either twitter name or email address

    Leave it where? I don't twitter...
    Ah, what the heck spike1@gmail.com
    I get enough spam as it is though, this'll prolly cause it to increase tenfold.

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  87. Have followed you on GFC - I hate cleaning mirrors, I tune around and they need doing again @MummyFever

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  88. I have tweeted too @MummyFever

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  89. Thanks for the great giveaway. A tip I learnt years ago was a pair of old tights is great for brushing deodrant marks of clothes and also use your old blunt razors to debobble jumpers!

    @freyamae1

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  90. already a follower via GFC as Piper and Daisy @piperanddaisy. My most frustrating cleaning annoyance is my windows! I have a huge window in my lounge and the sun shines in there almost all day, so the windows show any smears. I spend ages cleaning them and they always look just as bad when I finish as when I start!

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  91. already following on twitter as @piperanddaisy

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  92. Hi! I am already following you on GFC!

    My cleaning annoyance is trying to get the crumbs off the top of the dishwasher, because they get pushed under the worktop!

    @Laura_Cookies

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  93. I am following you on twitter @Laura_Cookies

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  94. I have tweeted the giveaway
    https://twitter.com/#!/Laura_Cookies/status/156938830610567169

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  95. I commented on your Plenty the Big One review :)

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  96. Commented on the Baileys Biscotti post!

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  97. Commented on your Genie Bra review!

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  98. I commented on the Store 21 cosy accessories post!

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  99. Commented on your Oscar juicer review!

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  100. I hate spending time vacuuming and then sitting down and loking and seeing fluff in the corners again! @GrooveHeart1

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  101. I'm following you on Twitter - @GrooveHeart1

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  102. I hate dusting ... it just re-settles!

    Sarah @ditakelly

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  103. I follow your blog via GFC as kasza
    @chocolateonemse
    The cleaning up annoyance is my husband.
    The most annoying thing my OH does is walk into the house with his boots on (they are the type with lots of ridges and grooves in the sole) when I have a moan that he's walking dirt into the house, he shows me the bottom of his boots and says it wasn't him, they are clean! In reply I retaliate and say "They will be now, it's all over the floor!" Needless to say he is the one with pan and brush in his hand ;o)

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  104. Following on twitter and tweeted
    @chocolateonemse

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  105. Clean up annoyance has to be dishes left in the sink when I have an empty dishwasher!!! Follwing @juliepaulwife x

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  106. hate cleaning the bathroom
    @_cathyj_

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  107. Following on GFC, I am a triangle, sorry I am @phyllgerry. Hate cleaning the TV area, got to be so careful with flat screens now, remember the days with the old CRT ones where you can be rough and use any chemicals on to clean the screen. Oh the memories.

    Its a me @phyllgerry

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  108. tweeted and following with @phyllgerry

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  109. I have a 2 year old boy and HATE cleaning up dried-on weetabix. Forget cement or even diamonds, this is the hardest substance known to mankind!

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  110. PS have followed and tweeted - I'm @AramintaB

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  111. when you clean the house then someone comes and messes it up again! GRR!

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  112. hi, following on gfc.
    try getting blackcurrent out of the carpet! not happening

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  113. im following on twitter and hae tweeted
    @zeniebeenie

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  114. Following on GFC.

    Tip? Clean up as you go.

    @ktcoventry on Twitter

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  115. sarah@tartanparkers.co.uk

    my cleaning annoyance is getting my children to keep their room tidy :)

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  116. Following the Blog

    @jennybar77

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  117. following u on Twitter

    @jennybar77

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  118. Hanging coats and clothes over the back of the dinning room chairs my whole family seems to think this is a form of putting things away i would just like to say ITS NOT and always say to yourself dont put it down put it away :0)xx

    @jennybar77

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  119. Following the blog :)

    @rachelgully

    We've recently re-homed a puppy and im discovering the joy of dog air...over everything! Thats my little cleaning bug bear at the moment x

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  120. YOU CAN CONTACT ME ON TWITTER @esthermate. My green tip is to resue plastic packaging. I re use ice cream tubs to freeze food in. I re-use hotel shampoo mini bottles to store my own shampoo in, to take away with me. You can find a use for most things!

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  121. followed on GFC
    Tweeted and followed on twitter
    @esthermate

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  122. Followed on GFC - sheridarby@aol.com
    My cleaning annoyance - well - all of it!!!

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  123. Followed you on GFC

    Contact me on @katekat_raz

    I hate cleaning all in all, and I sometimes wish I had an OCD. But I am really far far from it.

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  124. Followed you on Twitter as @katekat_raz

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  125. I am following through GFC!
    Twittername - @zebedee01
    I hate all cleaning lol, but i do love doing laundry!

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  126. following on gfc

    andrea_1065@hotmail.com
    love to win

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  127. My cleaning annoyance is polishing, then it looks even worse when youre done! I now use old holey socks which seems to work better, less streak and lint.
    Following you on GFC

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  128. Have commented on Random Act of Kindness ..

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  129. Following with GFC

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  130. following on Twitter @barbmerv

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  131. tweeted @barbmerv

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  132. @barbmerv

    my cleaning annoyance is my hubby everywhere is clean tidy and spakling while he is in work just takes 5mins after getting home and the place can look like a bomb has dropped lol

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  133. Folling you @NickWojdylo

    My cleaning annoyance is my teenage sons dumping their mucky plates and cups for me to clean up on a daily basis

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  134. tyfynnys@aol.com

    My green tip is to try to replace harmful chemical cleaners with earth friendly products like ecover or even vinegar, lemon & essential oils (even the loo feels fresher for it!).

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  135. hi, no tip, but i do follow you on google connect, facebook and twitter

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  136. @beckydowney

    My green tip, make sure you have a water butt!

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