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Non-Toxic Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

It seems that I am the only one in my family who knows how to use the laundry detergent and dishwasher detergent.¬†Whenever my family tries to run the dishwasher, they’d yell, “How many scoops of this white powder and how many cups of the vinegar? And where do I put them in again?” And I’d…

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How to Clean A Moldy Shower Curtain Without Bleach

Does your shower curtain get moldy like mine? Am I the only lazy slouch who waits until it looks disgusting and then try frantically to make it clean again? Granted it’s made of nylon, not PVC vinyl so I don’t have to worry about pthalates or other toxins but mold is just as dangerous, according…

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How to Remove “Ring Around the Collar” Without Bleach

I was mortified to find my hubby’s white shirt with a proverbial, ‘ring around the collar’ last week. Remember the funny 70’s commercial? Google it! Actually, it was more like a ‘ringworm around the collar’ to me. And hubby was embarrassed, as if it made him look like he doesn’t take showers. So I put…

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How to Whiten Socks

How to Whiten Dirty Socks Without Bleach

My daughter’s softball season¬†is ending. (Remember, I made this quick naan bread pizza when the season started? Time flies!) And if your kids play sports, you know how grateful I will be, with all the extra time I’m about to have, not having to do laundry daily, especially the dirty socks. These dirty socks, pictured…

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Borax Free Castile SOAP Dishwashing Liquid Formula

Homemade dishwashing liquid soap. How I loathe thee… Oh, but now … I got you finally figured out! Remember when I was not very impressed with how castile soap in my homemade dishwashing liquid soap was behaving? It left a cloudy film on my dishes and I was not too happy. You may have experienced…

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Make Your Own Homemade Washing Soda

I use Washing Soda in my laundry detergent recipes, with and without Borax. I also use it to wash dishes in my dishwasher, clean bathtubs, scrub burnt pots, wash moldy shower curtains, make dishwashing soap, and etc… As you can see, Washing soda is a key ingredient for cleaning jobs at my house and I…

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