Frugal Diaper Washing: Homemade Laundry Detergent

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, September 28, 2018 | 0 comments
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Photo credit: What else is in here?, by Owen and Aki
Here is my powdered laundry soap recipe:

Ingredients:

• 1 bar of grated soap (very fine)
• 2 cups borax
• 2 cups washing soda

Directions:

Grate everything in the blender twice.

Image: Laundry Soap Kit | Fels Naptha-3 bars, Borax and Washing Soda | Makes a ton, only pennies per wash, and does the job well
Laundry Soap Kit

Then use 1/4 cup of this powdered laundry soap per load of laundry.

Use less of this soap when washing diapers.

Thanks to Judi Sutherland for this Frugal Baby Tip!







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