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We Got a Washing Machine!

This may not sound like an exciting blog post to you, but let me tell you, it’s super exciting for me!

The first year or so that I lived in Nicaragua I took pride in the fact that I washed my clothes by hand and hung them to dry in the sun. How eco-friendly of me! Right? Well, it also chaps my hands and hurts my back and takes a really long time! I spent 3 years doing it. We ended up wearing clothes dirty just to save the hassle, and down here it doesn’t really matter.  Continue reading We Got a Washing Machine!