среда, 26 июля 2017 г.

Training Your Cat to Walk on a Leash

Training Your Cat to Walk on a Leash
Training Your Cat to Walk on a Leash



This is especially important. There are thousands of harnesses on the market, but many fewer designed specifically for a cat's anatomy - which differs from dogs. You can choose from cat harnesses, walking jackets, or holsters. Look for those that have the leash attachment at the middle of the back, rather than at the neck, which is safer for your kitty. We use and recommend the Come With Me Kitty Harness and Bungee Leash by PetSafe. Never attach a leash to a collar on your cat! Most cat collars have a breakaway buckle and if your cat pulls away, the buckle with open and your cat will be able to run away. Additionally, we recommend attaching an ID tag with your contact information to your cat's harness, on the off-chance that you and your cat should become separated during a walk.



Don't strap the harness and leash on your cat and head straight outdoors - that's a recipe for failure! In order for your cat to successfully walk on a leash, you'll need to first get him used to wearing his harness. So, start indoors where he's comfortable. Put the harness on your cat but don't attach the leash yet. Immediately distract him

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with his favorite high-reward treats. Adjust the harness to fit properly. You should be able to fit two of your fingers between the harness and your kitty's body. Leave the harness on for a few minutes a day for several days, rewarding your cat every time he's wearing it. If he doesn't mind wearing it, increase the amount of time it stays on.



Once your cat is comfortable wearing the harness, it's time to attach the leash! Still inside your home, attach the leash and allow it to drag behind your cat. Remember to continue giving your cat treats or distract him with his favorite toys while he's wearing the harness and leash. Repeat this for a few minutes a day for several days.


When your cat is used to the leash dragging behind him, then it's time to pick up the leash. Hold it gently - don't pull against it - and follow your cat as he walks around the house. Let your cat lead you, and praise and reward him. Practice this for a few days.


If you're content with simply following your cat around where he wants to go, it's now safe to proceed outdoors! Or, you can continue the training and encourage your cat to walk along with you.



Apply very gentle but consistent pressure on the leash, pulling in the direction you want your cat to go. When your cat finally takes a step toward you, reward him with a high-reward treat. He'll also be rewarded with relief from the tension on the leash, which will reinforce the behavior. Remember, aversive training techniques do not work with cats. So, jerking and popping the leash will not work! In fact, it will only serve to scare your cat and undo any training you've done up to this point.



No doubt you're aware how differently even the most confident cat will act when she's outside of her home. Cats who have never been outside will be nervous and easily startled, so start somewhere quiet. Let your kitty move at her own pace.


Pay attention to your cat's body language and you'll know if she's scared or stressed. Look for flat ears, nervous tail twitching, meowing, and body low to the ground. When you notice these signs, try to figure out what's making your cat so nervous and move to a better spot or end your outdoor adventure and try again another time. And, obviously, don't let your cat lick or eat anything off the ground while you're on a walk and never leave her tied up outside, unattended.



Leash walking for cats is gaining more and more popularity these days, and that's because it's a safe alternative to letting our precious pets outside on their own. It provides them with much needed environmental enrichment while keeping them out of harm's way. If you're going to be one of the thousands of cat parents who enjoy leash walking their kitties, just be sure your feline friend is up-to-date on vaccines and current on parasite prevention should you encounter any other critters on your walks. Most of all, have fun!


Need more help or other information on cats? Then see these other guides by The Catington Post:


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вторник, 25 июля 2017 г.

Top 4 Essential Oils for Depression - Dr. Axe

Top 4 Essential Oils for Depression - Dr. Axe
Top 4 Essential Oils for Depression - Dr. Axe

Essential oils for depression - Dr. Axe

Depression is incredibly common. In fact, you may be near someone every day and not even know that he or she is suffering from depression.


However, there are symptoms that may signal signs of depression, such as fatigue, sadness, moodiness, low sex drive, low self-esteem, loss of appetite, feelings that the tough days will never end, and never accepting invitations to go out with friends or get involved in activities. I know that seems like quite a list, but there are many more behaviors that could be an indication that you or someone you know is suffering from depression.


Luckily, there are natural remedies for depression out there, including using certain essential oils — similar to the way you can use essential oils for anxiety. Below are my top four essential oils for depression treatment.


Top Essential Oils for Depression


In clinical trials, essential oils have been proven to elevate mood. You may be wondering how essential oils work. Because smells are carried directly to the brain, they serve as emotional triggers. The limbic system evaluates the sensory stimuli, registering pleasure, pain, danger or safety. This then creates and ultimately directs our emotional response, which can include feelings of fear, anger, depression and attraction.


Our basic emotions and hormonal balance are in response to the most basic smells. This makes scents very powerful in our day-to-day lives because they’re a direct pathway to memory and emotion — which is why they can fight depression and anxiety. Here are my top for essential oils for depression:


1. Bergamot


Bergamot oil is a great antidepressant because it’s very stimulating. Bergamot can create a feeling of joy, freshness and energy by improving the circulation of your blood. It’s also shown the ability to work as a natural remedy for anxiety, as a 2011 study in Thailand found that bergamot lowered the anxiety response in rats. (1)


Another 2011 study hypothesizes that applying a blended essential oil that includes bergamot to participants helps treat depression. The blended essential oil mixed bergamot with lavender essential oil, and participants were analyzed based on their blood pressure, pulse rates, breathing rates and skin temperature. In addition, subjects had to rate their emotional condition in terms of relaxation, vigor, calmness, attentiveness, mood and alertness in order to assess behavioral changes.


Compared with the placebo, blended essential oil caused significant decreases of pulse rate and blood pressure. At the emotional level, subjects in the blended essential oil group rated themselves as “more calm” and “more relaxed” than subjects in the control group. The investigation demonstrates the relaxing effect of a mixture of lavender and bergamot oils, and it provides evidence for its use in medicine for treating depression or anxiety in humans. (2)


You can use bergamot oil by rubbing two to three drops into your hands and cupping your mouth and nose. Breathe in the oil slowly. Try rubbing the oil on your feet and stomach, too.


2. Lavender


Lavender oil benefits mood and has long been used to help battle depression. A study published by the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice reported that 80-milligram

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capsules of lavender essential oil can help alleviate anxiety and depression. The study also showed that there were no adverse side effects from using lavender oil to treat anxiety and depression. This is great news since we know that synthetic medications and psychotropic drugs often have many negative side effects. (3)


A 2012 study published in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice evaluatd 28 women at high risk for postpartum depression and found that by diffusing lavender in their home, they had a significant reduction of postnatal depression and reduced anxiety disorder after a four-week treatment plan of lavender aromatherapy. (4)


Yet another study showcasing that lavender aromatherapy improves mood was done on people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can result in depression. Lavender had amazing results, showing signs of enhanced moods. The results revealed that the lavender oil, when used daily, helped decrease depression by 32.7 percent and dramatically decreased sleep disturbances, moodiness and overall health status in 47 people suffering from PTSD. (5)


To relieve stress and improve sleep, put a diffuser by your bed and diffuse oils while you sleep at night or in the family room while you’re reading or winding down in the evening. Also, it can be rubbed topically behind your ears for the same benefits.


Top four essential oils for depression - Dr. Axe

3. Roman Chamomile


Chamomile is one the best medicinal herbs for fighting stress and promoting relaxation. This is why you see chamomile as a popular ingredient in candles and other aromatherapy products, whether in tea, tincture or essential oil form.


Chamomile benefits your emotions by providing soothing qualities to help with depression. According to research from Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine and Pharmacognosy Review, inhaling chamomile vapors using chamomile oil is often recommended as a natural remedy for anxiety and general depression. (6, 7)


4. Ylang Ylang


Ylang ylang may have a funny name, but it has amazing benefits for helping stave off depression and negative emotions associated with depression. Inhaling ylang ylang can have immediate, positive effects on your mood and act like a mild, remedy for depression. Research shows it can help release negative emotions such as anger, low self-esteem and even jealousy! (8)


Ylang ylang works because of its mild sedative effects, which can lower stress responses helping you relax. To enhance confidence, mood and self-love, try diffusing the oil in your home or massaging it into your skin.


Depression by the Numbers


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, along with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, conducted a survey in 2013 on mental behavior disorders. It covered both residents of households (persons living in houses/townhouses, apartments, condominiums; civilians living in housing on military bases; etc.) and persons in non-institutional group quarters (e.g., shelters, rooming/boarding houses, college dormitories, migratory workers’ camps, halfway houses). They noted that major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the U.S..


According to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2010), major depression also carries the heaviest burden of disability among mental and behavioral disorders. In 2013, an estimated 15.7 million adults aged 18 or older in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This represented 6.7 percent of all U.S. adults.


Among adults aged 18 or older in 2013, 10 million (4.2 percent) had serious mental illness (SMI) in the past year. The percentage of adults in 2013 with any mental illness (AMI) in the past year was highest for adults aged 26 to 49 (21.5 percent), followed by those aged 18 to 25 (19.4 percent), then by those aged 50 or older (15.3 percent). Women aged 18 or older were more likely than men aged 18 or older to have AMI (22.3 vs. 14.4 percent) and SMI (4.9 vs. 3.5 percent) in 2013. And to add to these shocking numbers, in 2013, there were 2.6 million youths aged 12 to 17 (10.7 percent) who had major depressive episode (MDE) during the past year. The most common reason that youths aged 12 to 17 gave for receiving specialty mental health services in 2013 was feeling depressed (50.2 percent). (9, 10)


The causes of depression are numerous as well. Chronic stress, emotional problems from the past, hormonal imbalances, alcohol, poor diet causing nutritional deficiencies, lack of sun exposure, toxins in the body and food allergies are all contributing causes.


One of the most common ways that people are treated for depression is through prescription medication. While everyone’s situation is different, it’s all too often that these meds have serious side effects, such as suicidal thoughts, weight gain and unusual personality changes.


A government study that was published in the Washington Post stated: “Antidepressants fail to cure the symptoms of major depression in half of all patients with the disease even if they receive the best possible care.” (11) While I’m not suggesting that all meds cause this problem and I want to make it clear that you should talk to a doctor immediately if you feel you’re suffering from depression, I do believe that it’s possible to treat depression through other means, like the essential oils for depression mentioned above.


A 2008 study with 58 hospice patients presented some interesting conclusions regarding the effectiveness of essential oils for depression. The hospice patients were given hand massages once a day for one week with an essential oil blend in 1.5 percent dilution with sweet almond oil. The essential oil blend consisted of these essential oils in equal ratios:


  • bergamot C. aurantium var. bergamia
  • frankincense Boswellia carterii (Birdw.)
  • lavender Lavandula angustifolia (Mill.)

All patients who received the aromatherapy hand massage reported less pain and depression with the conclusion that aromatherapy massage with this essential oil blend is more effective for pain and depression management than massage alone. (12)


Depression by the numbers - Dr. Axe

How to Use Essential Oils for Depression


There are several ways you can use essential oils for depression.


To relieve stress while improving sleep, put a diffuser by your bed and diffuse oils while you sleep at night. You can also rub topically behind your ears, on the back of the neck, your tummy and bottoms of the feet.


The right oils can make a great massage oil, whether you have a full body massage or just use self-massage techniques. Below is a great recipe that you can try!


Lavender and Chamomile Massage Blend for Depression


INGREDIENTS:


  • 20–30 drops pure lavender essential oil
  • 20–30 drops pure chamomile essential oil

DIRECTIONS:


  1. Blend all ingredients well into a glass jar.
  2. Massage into your entire body, or take it to your masseuse and ask him or her to use it, 2–3 times per month.
  3. You can also use hand and neck massage oil daily or even massage into the bottoms of your feet at night before going to bed.

Essential Oils for Depression Risks


Use any essential oils sparingly, whether internally or topically. High levels might cause reactions and sensitivity, so be sure to do a skin patch check before using on a regular basis. You also want to use caution if you take blood pressure medications or have an existing heart condition. Always talk to your doctor before beginning any new treatment.


It’s important to make sure that any essential oils you choose are 100 percent pure. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, check with your doctor first. While most oils are safe for children, please do proper research and review with your physician.


Original article and pictures take http://draxe.com/essential-oils-for-depression/ site


воскресенье, 23 июля 2017 г.

Tiny transgressions that erode an excellent marriage - Anna Rosenblum Palmer

Tiny transgressions that erode an excellent marriage - Anna Rosenblum Palmer
Tiny transgressions that erode an excellent marriage - Anna Rosenblum Palmer

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Maintaining a happy marriage requires communication, team work, flexibilityin the bedroom and in the world outside of it. This post is about none of that. It is about the little things. The tiny transgressions that work so slowly to undermine the foundation of your marriage that you don’t even know that they are eroding things. If you look out for these little things you might just avoid the way the upset can upset your relationship.


When you choose share your life, bed, car, and dishwasher with someone else there are four eyes, four hands and two ways to do everything. Here are the steps to take to make sure the most irritating irritants don’t derail you.


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    Figure out what is happening most frequently, let go of the outliers.
    The list of things that we do that irritate each other is pretty long. When things are going well we let almost all of them drift away. Here is a sampling of what we do to annoy each other. How we load the dishwasher, which screen is displayed on the car dashboard, where we put our keys on the counter, whether we yell for each other’s attention, how many tabs are open on my laptop, how long we take at the grocery store, how much crap is on our bedside table, which way to fold the shirts, which beer glasses can be on the open shelf, how we load the car for travel, which route we drive to the airport, whether we buy scented trash bags, leaving lights on, where the mail goes…and so many more. The first step we took it cease our squabbling was to ignore the things that aren’t regular problems. The route to the airport, the beer glasses, and loading the car for travel got shelved (along with the beer glasses with black font only.) What’s left on the list? How we load the dishwasher, which screen is displayed on the car dashboard, where we put our keys on the counter, whether we yell for each other’s attention, how many tabs are open on my laptop, how long we take at the grocery store, how much crap is on our bedside table, which way to fold the shirts, which beer glasses can be on the open shelf, how we load the car for travel, which route we drive to the airport, whether we buy scented trash bags, leaving lights on, where the mail goes.
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    Back off the other person’s territory.
    In our case my laptop (Steve hates the tabs) and his bedside table (it really is his space) get cut from the list. In a co-joined life we really need to be able to carve out and control some things. Laptops and bedside tables are two of them. What’s left on the list? How we load the dishwasher, which screen is displayed on the car dashboard, where we put our keys on the counter, whether we yell for
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    each other’s attention, how many tabs are open on my laptop, how long we take at the grocery store, how much crap is on our bedside table, which way to fold the shirts, whether we buy scented trash bags, leaving lights on, where the mail goes.
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    Use the toilet seat test.
    At first glance it seems anti-feminist that the default toilet seat position is the one that favors the woman. Why should the ladies have all the love in the lav? A deeper dive reveals the toilet seat test…the cost to one party (sitting in cold pee) is much greater than the other (lifting the seat with a single finger). In the case of yelling for each other’s attention (or the kids’) it is Steve that suffers more. I sit on my butt and scream. If he is closer than I think I hurt his already damaged hearing. In this case a blow to his health seriously trumps the cost of me standing up and finding my family.
  4. Keys.
    Understand where the other person is coming from. Celebrate the way the quirks improve your life. The fact that he wanders the aisles of the grocery store as if he is seeing each item for the first time drives me batty. I am impatient. He is fastidious. Yet, since Steve does 70% of the shopping and 90% of the cooking in our house I have decided to let him camp out in the grocery store as long as he likes. It may mean I have to bide my time, but at least I have great food to eat while I am waiting. Steve likes to drop his sunglasses and keys on the end of the kitchen counter as he walks in. It is simple. I spend a lot of time making our kitchen look good (after all I manage the beer glasses carefully). After 200 or so times I asked him if he would drop his stuff somewhere else because a clean counter is particularly important to my mental health. Because he loves me, and secretly loves a clean counter, his keys land on the shelf near the side door.
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    What works for the world, or the household.
    Sometimes a greater issue can break a stalemate. I like it light at night. Steve likes it dark. Our feelings on the issue are about equal. So the planet wins. As for the mail…I like to stash it in the office out of sight (remember the clean counters…) However, the bills sometimes went unpaid and the piles began to look like Pisa. So the mail stays out and gets dealt with… As for the dishes it is a case of fast versus fastidious again. I like to cram things in and run it. Steve likes to solve the dishwasher like a puzzle. After having to handwash plates post wash cycle I have pretty much seen the benefit of Steve’s method. Plus I like puzzles.
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    Give in to the passion.
    If one person cares a whole hell of a lot for no reason and the other person cares only a little bit the crazy person should win. There will be NO scented trash bags in our house. They make me sick.
  7. Listen to reason. Steve folds the shirts in half…then deals with the arms then in half again. I deal with both arms then make a square shape. After years of arguing for the aesthetics of my way…and both of us folding his shirts one way and mine the other I finally admitted that his way was faster. Don’t tell.
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    Make it a win-win.
    Steve likes to drive with the tire pressure displayed on the dashboard. Perhaps it is because he has run over the same cub three times and had to replace six tires as a result. There is just no saying. I prefer just about any other display. So we just split it. When I drive I look at something quirky…like mileage. Steve can spend as much time on PSI as the NFL and I keep my mouth shut. Mostly. I’m calling this a win-win. On off days it might feel like a lose lose. But isn’t it easier to push a button to switch the display than push each other’s button?

Guess what I am getting him for his stocking this Christmas?


What are your triggers? Which ones can you ditch?


Original article and pictures take http://annarosenblumpalmer.com/tiny-transgression-erode-excellent-marriage/ site


суббота, 22 июля 2017 г.

This Chart Will Change Your Life If You're A Messy Eater

This Chart Will Change Your Life If You're A Messy Eater
This Chart Will Change Your Life If You're A Messy Eater

Lauren Zaser / Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

*Note that these removal processes are intended for cotton and cotton-blend, non-dry-clean articles of clothing.


When you’re removing stains, there are two key things to keep in mind: Try to treat the stain as quickly as possible, and whatever you do, don’t wash and dry the item before treating the stain or else it’ll set into the garment
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Lauren Zaser / Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

First, run cold water through the back of the stain. This way, the water will run out the fabric the way it came in to avoid spreading.


Mix clear laundry detergent with a bit of cold water, and set onto the stain. Let sit for three to five minutes.


Mix clear laundry detergent with a bit of cold water, and set onto the stain. Let sit for three to five minutes.
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*Use clear, dye-free detergent because it won’t dye your clothing.


Place the item in a tub of cold water and rub the stain with your fingers.


Place the item in a tub of cold water and rub the stain with your fingers.
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Let the item soak for 30 minutes and voilà! No more coffee stain.


Let the item soak for 30 minutes and voilà! No more coffee stain.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

Lauren Zaser / Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

First, scrape the excess ketchup off gently with a butter knife.


First, scrape the excess ketchup off gently with a butter knife.

Cover the stain in a thin layer of clear dish soap.


Cover the stain in a thin layer of clear dish soap.

On top of the dish soap, pour an equal amount of white vinegar.


On top of the dish soap, pour an equal amount of white vinegar.

Soak the stain in cold water (or run it underneath a faucet and rub the stain out with your fingers).


Soak the stain in cold water (or run it underneath a faucet and rub the stain out with your fingers).

Adios, tomato!



Place a sheet of paper towel on a table and lay the stain on top of it.


Place a sheet of paper towel on a table and lay the stain on top of it.


Next, sprinkle baking soda on top of the stain so that it’s completely covered.


Next, sprinkle baking soda on top of the stain so that it's completely covered.

Pour club soda on top of the baking soda so that it creates a nice bubbly concoction.


Pour club soda on top of the baking soda so that it creates a nice bubbly concoction.

Rub the mixture together and rinse the stain out with cold water.


Rub the mixture together and rinse the stain out with cold water.

Fold the clothing over and rub the fabric together with your fingers. Before you know it, the wine stain will be gone!



Sprinkle corn starch on top of the stain.


Sprinkle corn starch on top of the stain.

You can also use baking powder or baking soda.


Once the stain is covered, let the powder sit for 30 minutes.


Once the stain is covered, let the powder sit for 30 minutes.

Brush the powder off gently with a clean toothbrush.


Brush the powder off gently with a clean toothbrush.

Next, spray the stain with commercial stain treatment.


Next, spray the stain with commercial stain treatment.

Place the garment into the washing machine and wash as directed on the label. See ya later, grease!


Place the garment into the washing machine and wash as directed on the label. See ya later, grease!


Lay a few sheets of paper towel on a table and set the stain on top of them.


Lay a few sheets of paper towel on a table and set the stain on top of them.


Next, cover the entire stain with milk and let sit for about five minutes.


Next, cover the entire stain with milk and let sit for about five minutes.

*Milk ~magically~ lifts the chocolate from the clothing fibers.


Place the stain in a tub of cold water and rub the stain out with your fingers.


Place the stain in a tub of cold water and rub the stain out with your fingers.

Next, wring out the water from the garment and pour about a tablespoon of clear liquid laundry detergent (or 2 tablespoons if the stain is bigger) onto the stain.


Next, wring out the water from the garment and pour about a tablespoon of clear liquid laundry detergent (or 2 tablespoons if the stain is bigger) onto the stain.

Rub the stain out with your fingers and rinse off with clean water. That’s it!


Rub the stain out with your fingers and rinse off with clean water. That's it!


First, scrape off the excess peanut butter with a butter knife.


First, scrape off the excess peanut butter with a butter knife.

Next, cover the stain with a thin layer of clear dish soap.


Next, cover the stain with a thin layer of clear dish soap.

Soak the item in warm water (if the clothing label permits it, otherwise cold is fine) and rub the stain out with your fingers.


Soak the item in warm water (if the clothing label permits it, otherwise cold is fine) and rub the stain out with your fingers.

When you’re done working the stain out, refill a plastic tub with clean water and let it soak for at least an hour.


When you're done working the stain out, refill a plastic tub with clean water and let it soak for at least an hour.

Come back later to a peanut butter–free garment!



Blot the stain first with a paper towel to absorb any excess sauce.


Blot the stain first with a paper towel to absorb any excess sauce.

Next, saturate the stain with white vinegar and use a cotton swab to work the vinegar into the stain.


Next, saturate the stain with white vinegar and use a cotton swab to work the vinegar into the stain.

Pour about a tablespoon of clear liquid laundry detergent onto the stain.


Pour about a tablespoon of clear liquid laundry detergent onto the stain.

Finally, rub the stain out with your fingers in a tub of cold water and rinse clean under a faucet.


Finally, rub the stain out with your fingers in a tub of cold water and rinse clean under a faucet.

Boom! No more soy sauce.



This one’s a breeze. First, scrape the jelly off with a butter knife.


This one's a breeze. First, scrape the jelly off with a butter knife.

Then, lay the item flat over a plastic tub, stain-side up.


Then, lay the item flat over a plastic tub, stain-side up.

Next, pour a pot of boiling water about a foot away from the stain and watch as it magically disappears! (Just be sure to keep your distance from the water so you don’t burn yourself.)


Next, pour a pot of boiling water about a foot away from the stain and watch as it magically disappears! (Just be sure to keep your distance from the water so you don't burn yourself.)

*Note: If the label on the item of clothing directs you to wash it in cold water, skip the boiling-water trick and instead create a mixture of white vinegar and dish soap, then gently rub into the stain. Wash as directed when you’re done.



Fold the item of clothing so that the gum is facing outwards and place it inside a freezer bag.


Fold the item of clothing so that the gum is facing outwards and place it inside a freezer bag.

The plastic freezer bag will protect the item of clothing from getting anything inside the freezer onto it.


Place the bag into the freezer and let sit for several hours.


Place the bag into the freezer and let sit for several hours.

After the gum is frozen solid, scrape it off with a butter knife.


After the gum is frozen solid, scrape it off with a butter knife.

If small pieces of gum are left behind, go back and scrape some more. If they aren’t lifting, place the item back into the freezer bag and inside the freezer, then scrape again after a few hours.



Cover the stain in a thin layer of clear dish soap.


Cover the stain in a thin layer of clear dish soap.

Next, pour some white vinegar on top of the dish soap.


Next, pour some white vinegar on top of the dish soap.

Rub the mixture into the stain thoroughly.


Rub the mixture into the stain thoroughly.

Finally, rinse the stain out by either soaking it in cold water or running it under the faucet.


Finally, rinse the stain out by either soaking it in cold water or running it under the faucet.

Buh-bye, orange juice!


Original article and pictures take http://www.buzzfeed.com/lindseymetrus/heres-how-to-get-the-worst-food-stains-out-of-clothing?crlt.pid=camp.GDV9iKWYAkiG#.cjoqXErJp site