Monday, July 19, 2010


Laundry Day

Laundry Detergent

1 bar Ivory soap
1/2 bar Octagon soap
2/3 cup Borax
2 quarts water
3 gallons of warm water

Grate both soaps. In a saucepan combine the soap and 2 quarts of water.  Cook on medium heat, stirring as needed, until melted.  Remove from heat and add Borax. Allow to cool slightly.  Add 3 gallons of water. Cover bucket and let set over night. Use 3/4 cup per load of laundry.
For stains:  pour directly on stain, rub and allow to set for at least an hour. Laundry as usual.

1 comment:

  1. Post more pictures!
    Great blog-Lisa