homemade laundry detergent recipe

1 bar soap (ZOTE, Fels-Naptha, Ivory) 1 cup of washing soda 1 cup of borax You can use a hand grater for the bar soap, but I feel like I am tasting it when I do that, which is very unpleasant, so I started putting mine in a food processor

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make your own wool dryer balls – take two

OK, so these are the same instructions as my previous post, but this time I’ve added images for all stages except for #6 I have to say, I was really surprised at how well these worked, I don’t think I really expected it to. There was less static and my

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my “just in case” box

OK, so this is a little off my typical topic/post, but not really if you think about it. It’s part of the self-sufficiency that I so strongly believe in. Now, I’d like to preface this with: I am not a prepper! But, I do think it’s a good idea to

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make your own wool dryer balls

Go here for pictures detailing these steps… make your own wool dryer balls – take two I have to say, I was really surprised at how well these worked, I don’t think I really expected it to. There was less static and my laundry was really fluffy. And these are

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diy cracked wheat cat litter

I’ve seen so many things about how bad clay litter is, but the price tag of the wheat litter has deterred me, and I really like the clumping litters, so I didn’t want to switch to pellet or recycled news litter. I started doing a little research. The wheat litter you

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duck tape lid

using duck tape and cardboard, I fashioned a lid for my ceramic water dispenser.  

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handmade denim hotplate

another easy one. I just cut an old pair of jeans into strips and rolled, hot gluing in strategic places.

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