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I need to start a detergent fan club of laundry sniffers anonymous. I love the smell of a good clean shirt. But don’t you worry, all my laundry-sniffing friends, I’ve found the secret to the best smelling laundry and it doesn’t require those little scent booster beads, the luxury suds that you can only buy at a department store, or pods that come by the bucket. Nope, it’s all about Arm & Hammer Liquid Laundry Detergent in Clean Burst.

I’ve blocked out many of the exact details, but I’m pretty sure it all started with a hug where I lingered (too long), sniffing the wearer’s shirt before stepping back, regaining my composure, and politely asking the make, model, and exact dosage of his laundry detergent. He was caught off guard, for sure, but my mission was accomplished. That night, I washed my first load of laundry using Arm & Hammer Liquid Laundry Detergent and I haven’t looked back since.

I am not exaggerating when I say that I get countless questions regarding why my laundry smells so good—especially as it relates to my children. The most recent batch of inquiries have included two teachers (on separate occasions) and an OR nurse—after she gave us our post-op information (priorities, after all).

While a cap full of Arm & Hammer is mighty powerful, you can ensure that super-clean fragrance hangs around for the long haul by maintaining a clean machine. Trust me, it will do wonders for both your clothes and your psyche.

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There are few things that warm a Southern mama’s heart quite like knowing she’s putting her little ones out there each and every day smelling like daisies. Now how to make sure they come back just as fresh? I haven’t quite mastered that task yet.