My desire is to make my home an environment that promotes health. I’m constantly evaluating our current conditions, making adjustments to brands and products and experimenting with alternatives. I really started changing things during the “sick year” we had with my son. Read post about that
here. I want to thank allergies, asthma and infection for waking me up to the fact that I can have more control over the health of my home than I ever imagined! So here are some of the changes we’ve made. I hope you find some of this helpful!
DIY Plantain Tincture Itch Cream – for bug bites, stings & more
DIY Bug Spray
DIY Tick Repellent
DIY Refresh Your Skin
DIY Foam Hand Soap
DIY Laundry Soap
DIY Dryer Balls
DIY After Sun Lotion
DIY Toilet Cleaner
DIY Dusting Spray
DIY Sink Cleaner
DIY Oven Cleaner
DIY Microwave Cleaner
DIY Glass/Mirror Cleaner
DIY All Purpose Kitchen Cleaner
Why Replace Chemical, Toxic Cleaners with Natural
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LAUNDRY SOAP making day
Quick & Easy to make and
Here are a few cost comparisons:
Tide with Bleach powder…..$0.21 per load
Arm & Hammer liquid………$0.21 per load
Homemade powder……………$0.05 per load
*This recipe makes 32 oz of detergent – $2.98 – 64 loads
*Use 1 TBSP per load – 2 for really dirty loads
Here is what I used:
[You can also use Pure & Natural, Zote, or an Ivery bar]
Grate the entire soap bar.
Add 1 cup of Washing Soda
Add 1 cup of BORAX
Store it in a container and label it!
I don’t want my kids sprinkling this over their tacos.
It kinda look like grated cheese!
Next time I will make the liquid version of this homemade soap!
This is a great job for your kiddo’s.
They’ll love it and you get soap out of it!