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Collect your supplies

Collect your supplies

You will need a food processor with grating blade and chopping blade

You will need a food processor with grating blade and chopping blade

And a giant bowl

And a giant bowl

Choose your favorite soap. Ivory is inexpensive and mild. Zone is great for hard to clean clothes and stains.

Choose your favorite soap. Ivory is inexpensive and mild. Zone is great for hard to clean clothes and stains.

Grate one average bar.

Grate one average bar.

Place in chopping blade on now and blend to make finer granules

Place in chopping blade on now and blend to make finer granules

Add one cup borax

Add one cup borax

Add one cup washing soda

Add one cup washing soda

Add one cup baking soda

Add one cup baking soda

Add 10-20 drops of one or two of your favorite essential oils

Add 10-20 drops of one or two of your favorite essential oils

One cup of Epsom salts helps soften clothes and saves on softeners

One cup of Epsom salts helps soften clothes and saves on softeners

Blend all together and pour into large bowl

Blend all together and pour into large bowl

Store in your choice of containers. Use one tablespoon per load of laundry. This will even dissolve in cold water, so no worries.

Store in your choice of containers. Use one tablespoon per load of laundry. This will even dissolve in cold water, so no worries.

To make dishwasher soap...

To make dishwasher soap...

Add 1-3 tablespoons real lime or lemon juice

Add 1-3 tablespoons real lime or lemon juice

Mix well

Mix well

Stir well

Stir well

Break up any clumps

Break up any clumps

Store in your empty container. Use one tablespoon per load.  If you like tabs; press into ice cube trays and let dry over night. Store in same type container. Pop one in for each load

Store in your empty container. Use one tablespoon per load. If you like tabs; press into ice cube trays and let dry over night. Store in same type container. Pop one in for each load

I hope you will give these a try.

  • 1.0c Borax
  • 1.0c Washing Soda
  • 1.0c Baking Soda
  • 1.0 Bar soap
  • 1.0c Epsom Salt
  • 20.0part Essential Oils
  • 3.0Tbsp Real lime/lemon juice