Archive for Homemade cleaners
Thrifty Tuesday: Selling online with thriftshop finds. Market value and how to go about setting prices that are fair to yourself. Two quick and frugal recipes- Pakistani kima (or hamburger curry), and a very quick chow mein recipe. I love this home-made bathroom cleaner solution. A week’s worth of very frugal meals (at the time [...]
Dishwasher not running well anymore? Clean the seals well and run a rinse cycle with a cup of vinegar. Then follow these steps. And consider this home-made dishwasher soap which really works.
This list is off the top of my head. If you ask me again tomorrow, it will probably look slightly different, and the week after that I might remember something else I think is even more important. There is probably something more important that we do that I learned at my mother’s knee so I [...]
Wonderfully frugal way to get clean, soft, lovely skin- I LOVE this method. Green cleaning ideas- these are the things we use to clean at our house- and by green, I also mean the green that’s in your wallet. One tip I don’t think is on there- to clean sinks I use a bit of [...]
A favorite birthday present for two of my girls when they entered their teens is their own email account. I set it up with restrictions and guidelines to match our family’s rules, and then surprise them with the new email account. They were thrilled, and this is free. Other frugal birthday ideas here. For those [...]
I finally made some homemade laundry soap, and I’ve even tried the baking soda/vinegar substitute for shampoo. Now I want more! What is your favorite homemade cleaner? Is it cheaper, safer, or more effective? All of the above? DISHES: I’d like to find a less expensive replacement for dishsoap – the kind for hand-washing dishes. [...]