{How To Video} How to Clean a Drain Clean Out on a Front Load Washer!

From time to time I will notice that my washer just doesn't seem to work the same, Well that means its time to give it a good clean. Anyone who reads my blog knows I like to give my washer & dryer a good clean regularly. (read about it here How to Clean Your Front Load Washer!) Did you know that you should clean your Drain Clean Out Regularly. I know I didn't.

 When I finally cleaned mine out I found, Half a Screw, Hair, Lint and even a needle as you will see in the video below. Recently I went to clean it out and It was so bad I could barely get the filter out there was dog hair wrapped all around it I had to cut the hair off, and this is with cleaning it regularly. 

So if your washer is just not running the same read below and find out how to help it. or if you are just wanting to keep your washer running like the day you go it read on.

Most Front Load Washers Have a Drain Clean Out on the front of them, this will collect and Pennies, screws, Lint, Hair, Hair Clips and anything else that may me running around in your washer.

It's a good idea to give this a good clean about every 4 months, (If you have pets that shed I recommend every month & each time after cleaning dog bed etc...) to keep your washer running smoothly and it also helps with odors as there can be smelly gunk stuck in there.
*Always check your Owners Manual for Instructions.

For How to Clean a Top Load Washer Click Here
How to Clean Your Front Load Washer!

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{Food} Garlic & Butter Red Potatoes!

This Side DishGarlic & Butter Red Potatoes

  • 1 1/2 stick Salted Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon chives (fresh or dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 8-10 red potatoes
  • 1/4 Shredded parmesan cheese or more according to taste
  1. Wash and Cut Potatoes 4-6 Slices each, Place potatoes in well greased baking dish.
  2. in a microwave safe bowl/cup place 1 stick butter and seasonings. (Not the cheese) Melt butter and mix. 
  3. Pour butter mixture over Potatoes, and toss
  4. Bake covered at 375 F. for 45 min or until fork tender.
  5. sprinkle cheese over potatoes and put back in oven uncovered until cheese is all the way melted.
  6. enjoy!

Total Time: 1 min   Cook time: 50 min   prep time: 5 min
Servings: 4-5

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{Food} Homemade Fruit Roll-Up's!

Most kids love Fruit Roll-Up's, I know I did as a kid, Well I still Do!

Homemade Apple Fruit Roll-Up's

Print This Recipe Click HERE 

What you will Need:
  • 2 Apples
  • 1/4 Cup Water or Apple Juice
  • Sweetener, Honey, Sugar, Splenda or any of your chose (optional)
  • Baking Paper


  1. Cut Apples Thin.
  2. put Apples, Water & Sweetener in sauce pan on heat until water comes to a boil.
  3. Turn Heat down to low and let simmer until apples are soft.
  4. Put apples and any water left into your blender or food processor and puree.
  5. pour out onto lined cookie sheet.
  6. bake 4-6 hrs at 170 F.

  • If apples are not blending well add a little more water or juice.
  • if mix is to thick add a little more water or juice.
  • if you need to leave your house during the cooking, turn off your oven and leave it inside the oven and when you get home turn the oven back on. the same can be done if you r going to bed.
  • if you over cook it or have a dry spot wall cooking add a little water or juice on the spot and cook some more.

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