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Over the past few weeks I have had multiple inquiries asking if I have ever made my own laundry soap. The answer is YES YES YES I have and after I did, I never looked back.
In todays blast from the near past, I share the article I wrote describing my experience making my own laundry soap with just three ingredients: Borax, Washing Soda, and Dawn dish detergent. Don’t ask me why this works so well – it just does! Not only that, according to my calculation, the cost is only 23 cents for a half-gallon batch or less than 1 1/2 cents per load using a full half cup per load.
I personally use this DIY Laundry Detergent in my HE, front loading washer and it works perfectly!
THE FINAL WORD
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Bargain Bin: Just a few related items today for your consideration.
Mule Team Borax and Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda Variety Pack: Here are two of the three ingredients you need, packaged together with free shipping.
Dawn Ultra Original Scent Dishwashing Liquid: Dawn has to be one of the few household products I have been unable to duplicate myself. It is worth it to get the real thing.
Laundry Drying Rack: For even more savings, try line drying your laundry outdoors. The sun will provide a natural bleaching action and nothing beats the fresh smell – especially on pillow cases. I own a laundry drying rack which I keep on my deck. And when the weather is nice, I use it.
The monthly specials at Emergency Essentials feature discounts of up to 35% off sometimes a bit more. I have a monthly budget and each month I add a bit more FD products to my long term storage – always making my selection from sale items.
There are a lot new items that are put on sale each month – be sure to take a look.
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