My children have had a lot of fun experiences over the years, but this one brought pure joy to my daughter. I gave her pure white t-shirts, a jar of jam and a bottle of ketchup and told her to go ahead and make a mess. She went all out! Here she is spreading strawberry jam on a shirt, followed by pretreating the stain with Tide Ultra Stain Release.

And you can really see how much she enjoyed spreading the ketchup around on this shirt!

No, I haven’t lost my mind. There is some method to my madness. As part of the Tide Ambassador program, I get to test Tide Ultra Stain Release against some of life’s most common and most challenging messes. In my house, kids (and sometimes adults) often end up wearing part of their sandwiches, or the ketchup drips off the burger onto the shirt. We need a strong detergent to keep our clothes looking fresh. So let’s see how Tide Ultra Stain Release did.

Before washing, I labeled the shirts with a J for jam and a T for tomato (ketchup). Then I washed the shirts in warm water with Tide Ultra Stain Release. Here are the results.

jam before and after

ketchup before and after

I’m impressed that all of that ketchup actually came out. There was so much and she didn’t get all of it covered in the pretreating, but as you can see, there’s no trace of it. The jam all came out too, which didn’t actually surprise me as much. I can wait to see what else Tide Ultra Stain Release can get out!

Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom ambassador. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and have been compensated to put Tide to the stain test. The opinions on this blog are my own.



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Sheri McDonald is a family lifestyle blogger who has been sharing her parenting and travel adventures online for the past eight years. You can find her discovering the world with her children when she's not at home enjoying a good book.


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