Unlimited Photo Storage

Pregnancy_Beauty

OUR BLOG

Five Summer Events for Familes in Charlotte

Summer in the Charlotte area is a fantastic time for families to get together and spend quality time with one another. Here are some of the up and coming family-friendly events in the Charlotte area. If you're looking for a way to experience…

How To Ensure Your Child’s Next Party is an Instant Hit

When special occasions turn up for young children we want to make their day as meaningful and memorable as possible. Birthdays, graduating from pre and elementary schools, and even ordinary spring and summer days worth celebrating can live long in your child’s memory. That’s some of…

Who Can Donate Their Eggs? Egg Donation and You

Who can donate their eggs? Are there risks or side effects? Does it hurt? Who is going to use my eggs? These are some examples of valid questions a young woman asks herself when deciding to become an egg donor.…

Ever have to go on a super strict grocery budget?  Where you're adding up everything you buy and being picky about what you'll actually leave with?  [ME]  You get to certain items that you HAVE TO HAVE like laundry soap and softener, look at the prices of them and think........man I wish that was .99 cents.  We've already helped the budget out by going 'Poo free (read about HERE) and getting rid of paper and going to cloth. (read about HERE) We try to eat as healthy as possible, raw fruits and veggies, but lets face it, healthy is not cheap.  Which leads me to looking at alternatives to everyday items.  


Laundry Soap Recipe

3 TBSP Dish Soap
3 TBSP Washing Soda
3 TBSP Borax
Water

I recycled a detergent jug I had just finished off using to put my new homemade laundry soap in.  [It helps if you have a funnel and a tea kettle.]

What To Do
Using a funnel, put the TBSP's of dish soap, washing soda and borax in your jug.  Heat a few cups of water up in a tea kettle.  Once the water is ready, fill the jug up about halfway.  Put the cap back on and shake it up a bit so the ingredients will dissolve.  Let it cool off at bit, cause it gets pretty hot, then pour enough cold water to fill up the rest of the jug. And, it's ready to use!

Tips: Dish soap we use is Palmolive with Oxy.  It's done the job very well at getting out all our stains and spots.  Have only had to use Shout once!  You could buy a more sweet smelling dish soap to make your clothes smell extra special. & I either fill the cap all the way up or halfway.  It depends on how large the load is. 

PERKS

Lasts Forever!  I do about 4 to 5 loads of laundry a week and have to make a batch of laundry soap about every month to month and a half.  In the last 6 months since starting this, the only recipe ingredient I have to buy is the dish soap.  Which we buy already.  And I am no where near going through the big boxes of Borax and Washing Soda.  They only cost a few dollars each and will last a very long long time. 
Much Cheaper
Doesn't fade colors
Cleans clothes awesomely and smells fresh!


Personally we love this recipe, it works great for us and we will keep using it!  

It took me a while to search online and find a grate free recipe.  I only ended up finding one at the time.  On this blog here:  one good thing by jillee   Looks to be a cool blog, you should check it out.

Softener Anyone? 
Right!  What do I use for softener?  I bought a couple of laundry balls at the grocery store for a couple bucks.  They do the job!  Our clothes come out dry and soft.  They do like to play hide n seek in the clothes. 

Views: 20

Comment

You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

© 2018   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service