Homemade Bathroom Cleaner

Homemade Bathroom Cleaner

I will be the first to admit that I do not like cleaning my bathroom. The thought of coming that close to bodily fluids disgusts me. Yes, I have been peed and pooped on by my children, but this is different. It’s not just the fact that there could be pee on the...
Powdered Laundry Detergent Recipe

Powdered Laundry Detergent Recipe

I’ve been waiting for my Tide detergent to run out so I could try making my own laundry detergent.  The temptation came when I bought my last jug of detergent for around $20.  When pricing out ingredients to make my own detergent, I found that I could...
Liquid Laundry Detergent

Liquid Laundry Detergent

I don’t know about you, but I get really tired of paying these outrageous prices for a bottle of laundry detergent.  Even if I can find it on sale, it’s at least $2-3 a gallon.  Then I have to worry about whether it has perfumes or dyes that are...
Installing a Clothesline

Installing a Clothesline

With summer approaching, many of you are probably looking forward to the long, sunshine filled days ahead. That sunshine can do more than just warm our skin and give us our daily doses of vitamin D. It can also dry and sanitize our laundry. A clothesline is a very...
Borax Free Powdered Laundry Detergent

Borax Free Powdered Laundry Detergent

Recently, I’ve been on the search for a new powdered laundry detergent that’s safe for cloth diapers. I had also had several requests from readers for a borax-free laundry detergent they could use after concerns that borax could be irritating on the skin. I...
Cloth Diaper Laundry Detergent

Cloth Diaper Laundry Detergent

One of the most common complaints I hear about cloth diapering from other parents is the smell. The poopy diapers aren’t even that bad. I use Real Nappies Diaper Liners to catch the poop in the diaper and flush it down the toilet. It’s the ammonia that can...