When old cloth diapers, receiving blankets, or terrycloth towels wear out; cut them into squares and serge or sew around the sides. Or just buy some inexpensive washcloths!
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Then put them in a Tupperware container or old wipes tub or a ChangePal.
Add a recipe of home-made baby wipe solution.
You will have reusable wipes that are super soft, and last forever.
- Baby Wipes Recipe -
• 1 1/2 - 2 cups distilled water
• 1/4 cup Aloe Vera gel
• 1/8 to 1/4 cup olive oil (use extra virgin so there are no chemicals)
• 2 tsp. Baby Shampoo
• 2-3 drops Tea Tree oil or Calendula oil (optional)
• 2-3 drops Lavender oil (discourages molds)
Mix this solution together, use to wet your recycled wipes
Thanks to Maggie Atkinson for this Frugal Baby Tip!
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