Tuesday, January 20, 2009

save a buck!!

hey girls!  i came across a great recipe for laundry detergent.  it's super cheap and super easy!  it doesn't lather up like the store bought kind, but it works great!  try it!

1 fels-naptha soap bar
1 cup washing soda
1/2 cup borax

-cut soap into pieces and process in a food processor until powdered.  mix all ingredients.  use a couple tablespoons per medium size load.

normally, i buy liquid.  here's a link for a homemade liquid version.  i just opted for the easiest one to make...  :) www.duggarfamily.com/recipes.html

good luck!

4 comments:

Nikki said...

Hey I heard about that recipe! My mom watches the Duggers. I was going to make the liquid (our septic has a problem with powder). Glad to know it works good.

em said...
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em said...

let me know if you like the liquid. are you thinking to try the fabric softener as well?

Me, Myself, and I said...

IF you can find the fels-naptha...

:P