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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Nest.

In this Badge Bit, you will setup a cloth napkin system.  (Note that this BB is part of an 8-part choose your own adventure list BB called the Jeeves List. You must complete eight Badge Bits in the Jeeves List.)



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To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - set up a cloth napkin system
      - dirty napkin basket (with labels)
      - clean napkin storage

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a picture of where the dirty cloth napkins go
   - a picture of where clean napkins are stored
   - a description of how the cloth napkins are cleaned
   - OR a 2-minute video of you doing this
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About half a year ago, I made this little box to hold all our napkins. Once they are dirty, they go in our rag bag, which gets washed every few day, as we generate a lot of dirty napkins, towels and rags cleaning up after our kids. The rag bag and it's napkins get washed with a little bit extra detergent than a normal load, and if things are really messy in there, I wash it on hot to help remove the grease and gunk in the rags, napkins, etc.

Dirty napkins being put into rag bag:



Our napkin box:

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napkin box
napkin box
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They are washed at the same time as the towels. Dark towels don't risk stains.
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Dirty rags and napkins.
Dirty rags and napkins.
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The clean napkin box.
The clean napkin box.
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We love our cloth napkins! I made ours from some cute fabric scraps that I had laying around the house.
We've been using ours for a couple years now, but I had to whip up a few more last week because some of the napkins have mysteriously disappeared (napkin fairies!!)





Clean napkins live in a little basket on the kitchen table


Dirty napkins go in our small bin along with towels, washclothes and rags. They get washed with bleach, which none of our other laundry gets.


The bin isn't labeled because we've been using this system for almost three years now and no one in the house needs the reminder of where things go anymore.
 
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Carolyne Castner wrote:We love our cloth napkins! I made ours from some cute fabric scraps that I had laying around the house.
We've been using ours for a couple years now, but I had to whip up a few more last week because some of the napkins have mysteriously disappeared (napkin fairies!!)

The bin isn't labeled because we've been using this system for almost three years now and no one in the house needs the reminder of where things go anymore.



Fixing Pics that weren't showing up!

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I certify this BB complete!

 
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