Tag Archives: Cleaning

Make Madness 2018 – Day 6 | Knitted Dish Cloth

I have used knitted dish cloths for years for all the cleaning in our home.  I always have one in the sink for dishes and I use them when I’m cleaning the floors and wiping down counters, etc.  They’re incredibly … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 5 | Wool Dryer Balls

I have always loved making things from scratch: soap, laundry detergent, lotion, lip balm and now wool dryer balls.  I love how economical it is as well as the simplicity of the ingredients.  I also love the fact that I … Continue reading

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Re-Organizing the Hall Closet

Recently, two events conspired to “force” me to clean out and rearrange our hall closet. Event #1:  Clean Mama started a Simple Summer Challenge where you take one area of your house and clean it out.  I’m a sucker for … Continue reading

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Summer Challenges

I’m a sucker for challenges and lists with things to accomplish and conquer.  I don’t always complete the challenges (or lists of things), but I love to dive in the proverbial deep end and give it my best shot. Since … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Making Lavender Rose Soap – {DIY From Scratch}

Today I made soap using the cardboard soap mold I made yesterday.  The recipe I use is from the Soapmaker’s Companion, by Susan Miller Cavitch. It’s called the Soap Essentials bar made from olive oil, coconut oil and palm oil.  … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Natural Bleach Alternative – {DIY From Scratch}

Yesterday I made a DIY Soft Scrub Cleanser and it worked great.  As I mentioned at the end of that blog post, I wasn’t happy with the left side of the sink, but I didn’t blame the cleanser.  I blamed … Continue reading

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Day 25 – DIY Soft Scrub Cleanser – {DIY From Scratch}

Today I did make a scrub, but instead of a tile and grout scrub, I made a DIY Soft Scrub Cleanser.  I’m sure I’ll be able to use this on our tile shower as well. Our white, porcelain kitchen sink … Continue reading

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