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Liquid Laundry Detergent

Liquid Laundry Detergent

  This is a great recipe that you can use to save money and help cut down on the chemicals you use around the house. It makes a beautiful creamy mixture. To make it even smoother you can mix it with a paddle mixer on a drill or in smaller batches with a stick blender....
What you need to know about Capsule Wardrobes

What you need to know about Capsule Wardrobes

  Capsule wardrobes have become increasingly popular within the minimalist movement, and for good reason. The idea behind a capsule wardrobe is to create a wardrobe with a few timeless, never out of style pieces, and rely primarily on it when selecting outfits. When I...
Get Your Whites REALLY White!

Get Your Whites REALLY White!

Ever wondered how to get your dirty whites clean again, really clean? Well this is how I do it and it works every time. Put all your dirty whites into the washing machine and cover with really HOT water (Boil water on the stove and add it if you can, the hotter the...

Lovely Liquid Washing Detergent

    Ingredients 1 cup Borax 1 cup Washing Soda 1 cup Liquid Castile Soap 10-15 drops Essential Oil 17 cups of water   Instructions In a large saucepan, bring 6 cups of water to a slight boil. Once the water begins to boil, turn off the heat and stir in the Borax and...

Your Bra Size

  To work out your correct bra size you will need to take two measurements (in Inches) Step 1. Your under-bust measurement (This determines your size; the 16 out of 16D) * With your bra on, measure around your body directly under your bust* If that measurement is an...

Wool Wash Recipes

  Wash your wool garments in cool water with a gentle handmade detergent on a delicate wash cycle or hand wash for extra care. Freshly Homemade Wool Wash 4 cups soap flakes (Grate your own soap or use Lux Flakes) 4 cups boiling water 1 cup Methylated Spirits 1...

Pre-wash Stain Remover Recipes

  2/3 cup Fairy dish detergent 2/3 cup ammonia 6 tbls bicarbonate of soda 2 cups warm water   Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and then, using a funnel, pour into a spray bottle. Recycle an old spray bottle if you can. To use, shake the bottle well because...

Homemade Oxygen Bleach Recipes

  This homemade Oxygen bleach is a good stain remover for clothes and a good pre-treatment soaker for a load of laundry. I’ve never had a problem with it bleaching my clothes but to be on the safe side perhaps you should test your mixture first. It’s a...

Powdered Laundry Detergents

  Easy to make, economical powdered laundry detergents that wont disappoint you!  Low Sudsing so they’re Front loader friendly too!   Ingredients for Powdered Laundry Detergent 2 cups Borax (sodium borate) found in the laundry aisle of most supermarkets 2 cups...

Spring Clean Benefits

  Why Spring Cleaning does good for more than just your house Spring is a time of great motivation for people, a time for cleaning the house, giving yourself a fresh start, and maybe even organizing your finances. This article will go over some of the spring cleaning...