DIY ~ Alcohol Free All Natural Hand Sanitizer Okay, to use hand sanitizer or not use hand sanitizer….THAT is the question LOL Well, my family LOVES using hand sanitizer, but we hate the way it leaves our hands so dry! We found a great recipe for DIY alcohol-free hand sanitizer and tweeked it a bit to fit our needs 🙂 This on smells great and does not dry out your skin. Gather your ingredients: Aloe Vera Gel Tea tree essential oil Cinnamon essential oil Lemon essential Oil Clove essential oil
Hydrogen peroxide is a great way to safely kill bacteria! This is a short list of uses for this “wonder liquid” that I have used in my household. Feel free to add your own to the list too 🙂 Whiten teeth ~ Make a paste with baking soda and peroxide! Sanitize your toothbrush ~ Soak your toothbrush in peroxide between brushing! Mouth wash ~ Use equal parts water and peroxide as a great antibacterial rinse! Kitchen sanitizer ~ Sanitize your counter tops and cutting board with hydrogen peroxide. Pan Scrub
After using the homemade laundry detergent for over a year and loving it, I decided to try dishwasher detergent and I love it too! Next on my agenda was to try homemade dish washing liquid. I can tell you that I am also loving it ♥ Here is the simple, recipe to follow to make your own dishwashing liquid. This recipe makes 1 1/2 gallons which will probably last my family of 5 at least 6 months 😀 Gather your supplies: Large stock pot (3 gallons or larger) 1/2 bar
Homemade laundry detergent is another fabulous way for me and my family to live a more frugal lifestyle. It’s amazing how much laundry detergent you can go through! With my homemade laundry detergent, you’ll be able to stretch those hard earned bucks, get MORE detergent for your home, and you’ll know exactly what ingredients are going to wash your clothes. You won’t have to worry about all of those harmful chemicals inside of your detergent that no one can hardly pronounce, because you’ll be making your own homemade laundry detergent!
So, you want to be thrifty, but coupons aren’t enough or you simply want to save more! If you ‘re like me, you just like trying new stuff 🙂 Well, today I tried a recipe I have been wanting to try for a while. Homemade laundry detergent. There are countless variations of this recipe, but if you know me; you know that I go for simple and efficient. This recipe is BOTH! My dishes came out cleaner than with the brand name detergent I normally use. Are you ready for