Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Two Changes in My Life: One Small, One Big

DISCLAIMER!!!
 Hey, before you make this soap - read this! Turn out, after using this soap for a while, I actually did not like it AT ALL! 

Change Number One
 I started making my own laundry detergent. It's great. I will never use the name brand stuff again. 
Grate one bar Fels-Naptha soap.
 Add 1 C Borax and 1 C Arm and Hammer Washing Soda. 
Use 1-2 T per load. 

I put my grated soap in the processor to make it a smaller shred. 


After I added the Borax and Washing Soda, I gave it all a big whirl. 


Change Number Two
We lost our beloved puppy, Cabby, when she was hit by a car. My house is quiet and my heart is heavy. 


9 comments:

  1. So sorry about your dog, Tracy. How sad!

    Interesting about the detergent. Before I read your post, I was wondering what you were making with Borax and shredded cheddar cheese. :)

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    1. I know, that soap looks like cheddar! Funny!

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  2. I'm so sorry to hear about your dog, what a sad thing. I know that ours is such a big part of the family that we would be heartbroken too.

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    1. Thanks Terry Ann for the nice comment.

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  3. Oh, I'm so sorry to hear about your dog, Tracy.... It's very sad... Take care.

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  4. I'm SO sorry about your lovely dog Tracy, I send lots of love and comfort to you.
    mary x

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    1. Thank you for your kind words, Mary. Crazy how a dog can steal our hearts!

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  5. So sorry to hear about Cabby, I know how pets become part of the family. Wishing you didn't have to say good-bye. Great job trying your own soap, I like the idea, but not sure if I'd want to share my food processor I use for food with soap. But detergent is way overpriced in my opinion. Got you moved over to my new reader, I lost everything when it closed, ugh. Have a great weekend.
    -Gina-

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