3 Ingredients to Homemade Laundry Detergent

Hello again!

How many of you do laundry?  How many of you pinch pennies?  How many of you want to combine those two pastimes into one brilliant idea?!  Homemade Laundry Detergent!  Yes!

I cannot remember the last time I bought detergent, but it wasn’t cheap.  Long ago I went on a mission to figure out what I could make myself to save us money, and this was at the top of my list.  Two boxes of powder and a bar of soap later, I had a slimy, goopy mess.  But boy does it clean!

*There are a million and one ways to do this.  We originally came across this on the Duggar’s family website, and since I have seen at least a dozen recipes with the same basic ingredients.*

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Make a disposible razor last six months!

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Just a quick link today to a guy that has saved me tons of money. About a year ago I heard about a guy making his shaving razors last SIX MONTHS! At the price replacements are selling for I figured I’d give it a shot.


The basic premise is to take an old pair of blue jeans and run the blade along it 20 times up and 20 times down. This essential hones the blade before every shave. Also you want to try to dry the razor off as much as possible after each shave to prevent rusting.

Here’s the link to the Instructable with a video. Check it out and enjoy the savings.