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Borax as a Carpet Stain Remover

I tend to keep Borax around. I use it as a detergent booster and to clean the toilets. I decided it was time to try Borax as a carpet stain remover! 493 more words


Naturally & Completely Clean with 50+ Uses of Borax

Borax is a naturally occurring mineral also known as sodium tetraborate. It doesn’t cause cancer, accumulate in the body, or absorb through skin.  It is a naturally occurring substance and is not harmful to the environment.   918 more words


DIY Household Cleaner

Hi all, sorry it’s been awhile…  We FINALLY have everything moved (many thanks to great friends for their help!!!) and now we’re just working on the “unpacking” part…  With this move we have done lots of cleaning – both in the old house and new – and because of being 34 weeks pregnant I didn’t want to be breathing in all sorts of chemicals while cleaning…  So I decided to make my own cleaner and it turned out great!   104 more words


DIY (good!) liquid or powdered laundry detergent

I started out doing this a few years ago because I have a passion to make as many of the items we use or eat, myself. 405 more words


Homemade Laundry Soap

Google homemade laundry soap, and you’ll find a dizzying amount of variations on roughly the same mix. Washing soda, borax, and a bar of Fels Napa soap seem to be key, but the final product can be liquid or powder, amounts used can be 1 tablespoon to 1 cup, and the ratio of each ingredient is all over the map. 215 more words

Super Foods of Future Past

In the fall of 1902, twelve healthy young men sat down together in a dining room set up in the basement of the former Bureau of Chemistry in Washington D.C. 914 more words


Today I tried to remove mold stains from the shower curtain

Problem: There are ugly black spots on my shower curtain.

I have a bathroom that has poor ventilation and sometimes, even with the exhaust fan running during showers and regular cleanings, these black ickies appear. 496 more words

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