@MyFamilyDollar #Giveaway – Win Laundry Gift Pack Including $25 Family Dollar Gift Card – End 3/14


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Two Kids and a Coupon is a compensated participant in the Family Dollar blogging program and received samples as part of this program. This giveaway was also sponsored. All opinions and love for fresh smelling laundry are completely and totally my own. 


Like it or not, we all do laundry, and when you have kids, you usually do lots and lots of it. One of my favorite things is the smell of fresh washed clothes and the feel of clean sheets on a freshly made bed and laundry day can be made easier when you have some great products to get the job done.

Family Dollar stocks the best new products from trusted brands, including new and convenient fabric care options from Gain and Tide that offer extra benefits – like the best stain removal and great, new scents – and at great value pricing.

Family Dollar shoppers take pride in making their families’ look and feel their best, and clothes are an important part of that equation. Family Dollar offers the latest innovations in fabric care to assure your family has an affordable clean – a better clean for every dollar. The new P&G products will help keep your family’s clothes cleaner and are part of a regimen to keep them looking newer and lasting longer.


This month I’m being asked by our friends at Family Dollar and P&G to try out some of their products and tell you what I think. I’ll be making a shopping trip this weekend and sharing my thoughts very soon and here’s some of the products I’ll be trying out.


  • Gain Flings
    • An easier way to use Gain. These three-in-one single-use flings include 50% more scent, an oxi boost and the freshness of Febreze, for long-lasting freshness and cleaning power.
  • Tide Simply Clean & Fresh
    • Offers a dependable clean and superior mal-odor removal
  • Tide Plus Collection
  • Tide + Coldwater Clean
    • Coldwater cleaning with whitening ingredients
  • Tide + Febreze Freshness
    • Provides long lasting freshness with an upgraded scent
  • Tide + A Touch of Downy
    • Makes clothes feel soft & fresh with an upgraded scent
  • Tide + Bleach Alternative
    • Removes dinginess and gets whites whiter
  • Tide + Febreze Sport
    • Removes body soils, odor and sweat stains
  • Tide + Ultra Stain Release
    • New Tide Ultra Stain Release will help remove 99% of everyday stains
    • Ultra Stain Release is specially formulated with stain removal ingredients that work at the fiber level and has a new pre-treat stain Zap! Cap that lets you use Tide as both a detergent and a pre-treater on tough stains

Watch for my post and review of these products coming soon, but to give you a chance to try them out for yourselves, here’s a giveaway for you! One lucky winner will be receiving the following!


  • $25 Family Dollar Gift Card
  • Downy Unstoppables
  • Gain Fling
  • Samples from the Tide Plus Collection

See below for how to enter!


a Rafflecopter giveaway




  1. marisa hernandez says:

    My laundry tip to make doing laundry easier, is to not let my laundry pile up was at least every 3 days ..and it’s a must since I cloth diaper my baby of 4 months. i just try not to think about much, cuz if i did i will go crazy lol :)

  2. I have someone else do it LOL–:)

  3. Shannon says:

    i mix colors and whites!

  4. Mary Happymommy says:

    Pretreat stains before you throw clothes in the washing machine.

  5. I pretreat the stains as soon as they happen

  6. My tip is to use a little detergent directly on stains to help them lift easier in the wash.

  7. Tamara B. says:

    Sort the clothing into groups pre treat the stains the night before

  8. Tamara B. says:

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  9. I try to treat the stain as soon as it happens, and I also wash in cold water.

  10. Julie Bickham says:

    I use a white booster in my whites.

  11. I like to use vinegar on stinky or greasy clothes. Vinegar is antibacterial also. Smell will go away when dry.

  12. I try to treat stains promptly. And do laundry at least once a week!

  13. I like to do loads all at once to knock it all out on the weekends.

  14. I try not to let the laundry pile up too much so that it doesn’t get overwhelming

  15. Kris I. says:

    My laundry tip is do a little bit every day! I have to stay up on it and it is much easier to deal with!

  16. rich morris says:

    I think the big thing for me is that I put the laundry right in the washer so I run a load when it’s full instead of letting it build up.

  17. heather s says:

    pretreat stains and rub to help the removal along.

  18. Ingrid Jackson says:

    My tip is to fold clothes soon as the dryer stops. Clothes are still warm and wrinkles are pressed out as you fold them.

  19. steve weber says:

    pre-soak any stains before you do the main loads.

  20. Allison Downes says:

    I do a load a day so it doesn’t pile up!

    Thanks for the chance to win this!

  21. I do laundry every other day…no pile ups! Saves me a lot of grief!

  22. I do a little laundry every day or so. That way, it doesn’t build up.

  23. I also a load a day to keep up. My problem is I hate to put it away.

  24. Dawn Monroe says:

    My only tip is seperate your clothes as you dirty them. Have three large baskets so the family can sort their own.

  25. I do a load daily, not to be overwhelmed.

  26. Seyma Shabbir says:

    I pretreat stains as soon as possible so it does not set.

  27. Adrienne Gordon says:

    I do it daily.

  28. I do it every day to keep up on it

  29. Cynthia Conle says:

    I keep a stain stick in my bathroom and check my clothes for stains as soon as I take them off.

  30. Pre-treating stains!

  31. Barbara Montag says:

    I separate laundry into only two group light and dark.
    Thank you.

  32. It’s important to stay on top of the laundry so it doesn’t get overwhelming. We usually do the laundry every weekend.

  33. my tip is to avoid it until someone else does it for you! (never happens the way i want it too..)

  34. natalie yeoman says:

    i wash all my dirty clothes colors and white in one load i just use cold water that way i have less loads to do

  35. Michelle Weaver says:

    I have a hamper that separates all the colors so it’s easy to grab and go straight to the washer.

  36. I do laundry every day so it doesn’t pile up and be a massive chore.

  37. harolde says:

    Get to stains ASAP, do not let them set or sit too long.

  38. Chrisanne says:

    A load a day keeps the mountains away.

  39. wild orchid says:

    I try to do one load per day so that laundry won’t pile up.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  40. Jessica To says:

    I try to catch stains when they happen and not when I’m doing laundry.

  41. Sadie B. says:

    Wash large items with other large items. Otherwise socks will get lost.

  42. Jessie C. says:

    I sort by colors and pretreat stains.

  43. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I try to do it twice a week so i dont get overwhelmed.

  44. Thomas Murphy says:

    Pre-treat stains right away.

  45. Julie Lee says:

    I put stain remover on stains right away even if I’m not going to wash the clothes right away. I also let them soak in the water.

  46. Rebecca Graham says:

    Pre treat stains and sort clothes.

  47. Lauren E. says:

    The only thing that makes it easier is to hand it all to the husband LOL.

    But I do wash in cold to make clothes last longer

  48. DESIREE H says:

    I do at least one load of laundry daily or every other day to avoid piles stacking up!

  49. Mary Cloud says:

    Sort clothes in a laundry sorter to make it easier to see what needs to be washed and not have to sort through piles of dirty clothes
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  51. Denise S says:

    Use less soap than they recommend to save money.

  52. Mihaela Day says:

    I pretreat the stains as soon as they happen :)

  53. Serge B says:

    I have my kids pre sort their clothes

  54. Kyl Neusch says:

    pretreat the stains

  55. Susan Christy says:

    I stay caught up with my laundry by doing a load every day and finish on the weekends with towels and sheets.

  56. Brittney House says:

    I love to pre-treat stains for cleaner clothes.

  57. Rosanne says:

    I’ve been doing laundry for 40 years and I still love it. My laundry room is on the first floor so after grabbing my cup of coffee I put the first load in every morning and wash it on cold first so stains don’t set

  58. I wash everything in cold water, so I don’t have to sort loads, just fill up the washer and let it go.

  59. I sort my loads so I know how many loads I need to do

  60. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I Have Bins To Sort Out Clothes, It Keeps Me Organized And Saves Me Time Doing Laundry.

  61. Hire a housekeeper that will do it for you:) When that doesn’t work, have separate laundry baskets for color and whites for everyone to put their dirty clothes in.

  62. lisa kay says:

    I make sure the baskets are separated at all times ..makes doing laundry so much easier when i don’t have to pre sort!

  63. I just make sure I don’t get too far behind with it. If I let it go too long, I miss stains, etc.

  64. Michelle Small says:

    Do one to two loads a day to prevent from piling up. Especially with large family.

  65. I fill up the washer as clothes get dirty. No dirty clothes lying around the house!

  66. Marissa Lynette (@imahappymess) says:

    Nothing makes it easier, just gotta do it and be done!

  67. A tip is to always transport laundry in a basket. I’ve attempted to carry in my arms, only to keep dropping something, bending over to pick a piece up, only to drop another, and so on.

  68. Gricelda Castro says:

    I pretreat the stains as soon as they happen, so no worries

  69. Always use cold water it saves the fabrics from fading as fast and as much!

  70. Paula Michele Hafner says:

    Train your family to tie items that need to be treated, into a loose knot before throwing the item in the hamper. Better yet, try training them to pretreat the item themselves. (one can dream, right? lol) It’s easier to get a stain out before it goes through the washer and dryer.

  71. My tip to make doing it easier, is to not let it pile up, because once you get it piled up it is a pain to get it caught back up.

  72. janna johnson says:

    use cold water to reduce shrinking

  73. I put tennis balls in the dryer to fluff up down comforters.

  74. I sort the clothes and do them all in the same day. That way I don’t feel like I’m forever doing laundry.

  75. Samantha says:

    Mine is to do it right when I get home from work and moving around that way it is turned over and then I can relax.

  76. Daniel M says:

    pretreat stains

  77. Do laundry more often instead of letting it pile up.

  78. Add natural borax to your laundry to eliminate odors.

  79. Kristy Marie Dobbs says:

    My tip for making laundry easier is letting my husband do it! I haven’t washed my own clothes in almost 14 years

  80. pretreat your stains

  81. Denise Donaldson says:


  82. tina reynolds says:

    I pre treat stains as soon as possible

  83. I like to soak everything in water first for a few minutes then throw in the washer. This helps break up stains initially. I think!

  84. Danielle Hall says:

    try not to let it pile up all at once

  85. Debra Hall says:

    i only wash i cold water

  86. Virginia Rowell says:

    I try to do at least a load a day so I don’t get too far behind.

  87. Paula Tavernie says:

    I always pretreat stains!

  88. Paula Tavernie says:

    Im a email subscriber!

  89. Christine says:

    pretreat the stains

  90. Karrie Millheim says:

    I do all of it in one day so i dont have to spend all week sorting clothes

  91. CharityS says:

    Wash in smaller loads.

  92. Miz Vickik says:

    Washing fragile clothing in a pillow case to protect it.

  93. Francine Anchondo says:

    I pretreat stains right away.

  94. kim caron says:

    we hung a rod beside the dryer so the clothes get hung up straight from the dryer :)

  95. Laurie Emerson says:

    I make it easier by doing smaller loads during the week so it does not pile up

  96. Treat stains immediately and wash ASAP!

  97. Karen Drake says:

    To always pretreat stains and use a good quality laundry soap like Tide.

  98. Jaime Cummings says:

    Install labeled baskets for family members to pick up their laundry.

  99. Audra O'Hara says:

    I use a timer upstairs so I don’t forget wet towels for days in the washer.

  100. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    im an rss subscriber

  101. susan smoaks says:

    i do a load every day so that it doesn’t stack up. i am tony l smoaks on rafflecopter.

  102. Do a load every day so it doesn’t get out of hand!

  103. Stephanie Galbraith says:

    My laundry tip is for everyone to help out, not just bombard one person in the house all the time.

  104. Rebecca L says:

    I add vinegar to my wash to lift odors.

  105. Thomas Murphy says:

    I Subscribed to your RSS as rounder9834 @yahoo.com

  106. Beverly Metcalf says:

    I try to do a load of laundry almost every day, because I don’t like to do a lot all at once. I’ve found Dawn dish detergent is great for most stains, especially grease. Just rub the Dawn dish detergent on the stain and then wash. Thanks for this contest.

  107. Dawn Keenan says:

    Do a load at night dry in the morning put away when you get home.

  108. Thanks for the giveaway… Our tip —> “…it is better to have pre-soaked your laundry (for 30-60 min, time permitting) than to have never soaked your laundry at all.”

  109. My tip is to not let it pile up.
    Thanks for the contest.

  110. Elizabeth Ray says:

    I actually keep a reminder on my computer so I don’t let it pile up.

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