I finally ordered my ingredients from Amazon and made my laundry detergent. It was so super simple and now I am able to wash the baby’s clothes and cloth diapers in anticipation of her arrival. It is amazing how much this recipe made. I am quite certain I will be using this same batch at this time next year.
SUPER SIMPLE DETERGENT:
– 3 boxes of Arm & Hammer Washing Soda (55 oz)
– 2 boxes of Borax (76 oz)
– 2 canisters of Baby OxiClean (3 lb tub)
Mix all ingredients well in a 5 gallon bucket. I chose to alternate pouring powders in…stir….pour….stir…repeat til mixed well. All the powder is the same color so make sure you mix well.
For sake of space, I fill a medium apothecary jar with a tablespoon measuring spoon by washer for immediate use. AMAZING!!!
UPDATE on DEO for my BO:
I have a disclaimer on the recent natural deodorant I have started making….blog found here <— My pH has been a bit off becuase of the pregger hormones and the baking soda in the mix has been a bit irritating on my skin, think tiny ant bites….ouch!!! This has just happened recently. I found a remedy on line and I love it! A small spray bottle with 1/4 apple cider vinegar and 3/4 distilled water. I spray on after shower and allow to dry. Problem solved! Other than that MINOR set back the DEO works amazingly on my BO! All day at work…no odor…no moisture. In fact, I have caught the often speculative hubs using my deodorant and he likes it!!! Yeah!!!!!