White damask napkins, linens, and even socks can be whitened on the stove: Fill a pot with water and a few slices of fresh lemon; bring the water to a boil. Turn off heat, add linens, and let soak for up to an hour; launder as usual.
Looking for tips on permanent marker removal? Removing permanent markPut a dab of white toothpaste on the marker. Then rub like crazy with a damp washcloth or paper towel. (I like to use my microfiber cloth.