Category Archives: Homemade cleaners

Make Your Own Spider Repellent

A few weeks ago, I brought my son’s mattress into my bedroom for a “sleepover”.  As we were curled up in bed reading stories, a SPIDER came crawling onto the bed!!  It was as terrible as you might imagine…screaming, jumping, … Continue reading

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Get Pee Stains Out of Your Mattress – Homemade Cleaner

If you’re a mom like me, you’ve likely dealt with your fair share of wetting accidents on the bed.  If you have a pet, you’ve likely dealt with the same darn thing (though hopefully not on the bed!!!).   My … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner

During the Christmas season we had a lot of oranges given to us as gifts, and we also happened to buy a bunch of them, since that seems to be the time that oranges are so dang cheap! If you … Continue reading

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Make Your Own: Homeade Liquid Hand Soap

  I’ve always preferred liquid to bar soap, but honestly, I’ve always used bar soap because it’s cheaper.  Now that I have kids I’ve  found that they wash their hands much better with the liquid…it’s easier to squirt a little … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Living: Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

About a year and a half ago, I decided it was time to start making homemade laundry detergent.  I found a recipe I liked and doubled it.  It turned out well, and I’ve been making it ever since.   Go … Continue reading

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Living Eco-Friendly: Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent

In my quest to live a more eco-friendly, green lifestyle, I’ve taken to replacing all of my commercial cleaners with homemade, safe, chemical-free cleaners.   Not only is this good for my home in that we aren’t breathing in potentially … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Green Spring Cleaning

I found a really cool article in my newspaper a little over a week ago.  It was all about spring cleaning…the green way.   (photo) The thing is, I’ve always been into chemical-free cleaners, even before the whole “green” movement … Continue reading

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Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I found a recipe for homemade dishwasher detergent from a magazine (I’m so sorry, I don’t remember which one…).  I haven’t yet tried it, but thought I would post it for you if you’re interested.  I’ll be trying it as … Continue reading

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MUST HAVES for making your own cleaners!

Okay, let me explain the Parmesan container. This is a must have for the CONTAINER ONLY.:-) It’s a perfect holder for baking soda-type cleaners. You could use a baby powder container instead, but I had to explain that first off. … Continue reading

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