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what do you do???????
by ceo-mom
November 19, 2012 at 11:08 PM

what do you do around the house to save money as off laundry, cleaning, anything? do you moms have any tips of stuff that you do in order to save some cash? any idea, advice would help?

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  • anotherhalf
    November 19, 2012 at 11:12 PM
    I make all our food from scratch and make my own laundry detergent and cleaning products.

    I also got rid of our landline and Dish. Just have a cell and hulu/netflix. TV bill went from over $100/mo to 16/mo.

    And I started zero dollar budgeting which does save money because now I don't overspend.
  • ceo-mom
    by ceo-mom
    November 19, 2012 at 11:15 PM

    woww, me too i make all my food from scratch we do not eat out like that, but how do you make your own cleaning and laundry detergents i love to know how please????

    Quoting anotherhalf:

    I make all our food from scratch and make my own laundry detergent and cleaning products.


  • KenzieQsMommy
    November 19, 2012 at 11:16 PM

    I make my own cleaning supplies with vinegar

  • KenzieQsMommy
    November 19, 2012 at 11:17 PM

    I use vinegar for my surfaces and add baking soda before spraying vinegar if its a bad area, like I was cooking spaghetti lol

  • notjstanothrmom
    November 19, 2012 at 11:17 PM
    I make cleaning supplies of all kinds. We use reusable items around the house.
  • ceo-mom
    by ceo-mom
    November 19, 2012 at 11:22 PM

    what kind of reusable items do you use.? and what can you make to clan hardwood floor with?

    Quoting notjstanothrmom:

    I make cleaning supplies of all kinds. We use reusable items around the house.


  • ceo-mom
    by ceo-mom
    November 19, 2012 at 11:24 PM

    hook me yp please? i ma looking for any way to help my husband with expenses i don't work i go to school for time so anything to help me cut the monthly expneses down i am for it.

    Quoting KenzieQsMommy:

    I use vinegar for my surfaces and add baking soda before spraying vinegar if its a bad area, like I was cooking spaghetti lol


  • anotherhalf
    November 19, 2012 at 11:33 PM
    Here is where I got my laundry detergent recipe. It lasts for months.
    http://beingcreativetokeepmysanity.blogspot.com/2010/11/homemade-laundry-soap.html?m=1


    Here is my general purpose cleaner:
    3tbs distilled white vinegar
    1/2 tsp washing soda
    1/2 tsp Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds
    2 cups hot water
    Drops of essential oil for scent
    Mix in spray bottle.

    My bath/sink/tile (heavy duty):
    2/3 c baking soda
    1/2 c Dr. Bronners Sal Suds
    2tbs distilled white vinegar
    1/2 c water
    Few drops tea tree oil
    Mix in sqirt bottle - its thick like soft scrub.

    My glass cleaner:
    1c distilled vinegar
    2 c water
    1/2 tsp Dr. Bronners Sal Suds
    15 drops essential oil for scent
    Mix in spray bottle

    Carpet stain remover:
    2 c warm water
    1tbs baking soda
    I mixed this in a sports water bottle.

    I got all recipes off the internet.
    Quoting ceo-mom:

    woww, me too i make all my food from scratch we do not eat out like that, but how do you make your own cleaning and laundry detergents i love to know how please????




    Quoting anotherhalf:

    I make all our food from scratch and make my own laundry detergent and cleaning products.


  • ceo-mom
    by ceo-mom
    November 19, 2012 at 11:47 PM

    i really don't know how to thank you this is so helpfull. thank you so very much.

    Quoting anotherhalf:

    Here is where I got my laundry detergent recipe. It lasts for months.
    http://beingcreativetokeepmysanity.blogspot.com/2010/11/homemade-laundry-soap.html?m=1


    Here is my general purpose cleaner:
    3tbs distilled white vinegar
    1/2 tsp washing soda
    1/2 tsp Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds
    2 cups hot water
    Drops of essential oil for scent
    Mix in spray bottle.

    My bath/sink/tile (heavy duty):
    2/3 c baking soda
    1/2 c Dr. Bronners Sal Suds
    2tbs distilled white vinegar
    1/2 c water
    Few drops tea tree oil
    Mix in sqirt bottle - its thick like soft scrub.

    My glass cleaner:
    1c distilled vinegar
    2 c water
    1/2 tsp Dr. Bronners Sal Suds
    15 drops essential oil for scent
    Mix in spray bottle

    Carpet stain remover:
    2 c warm water
    1tbs baking soda
    I mixed this in a sports water bottle.

    I got all recipes off the internet.
    Quoting ceo-mom:

    woww, me too i make all my food from scratch we do not eat out like that, but how do you make your own cleaning and laundry detergents i love to know how please????




    Quoting anotherhalf:

    I make all our food from scratch and make my own laundry detergent and cleaning products.



  • anotherhalf
    November 19, 2012 at 11:51 PM
    You're welcome : )

    Quoting ceo-mom:

    i really don't know how to thank you this is so helpfull. thank you so very much.


    Quoting anotherhalf:

    Here is where I got my laundry detergent recipe. It lasts for months.
    http://beingcreativetokeepmysanity.blogspot.com/2010/11/homemade-laundry-soap.html?m=1




    Here is my general purpose cleaner:
    3tbs distilled white vinegar
    1/2 tsp washing soda
    1/2 tsp Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds
    2 cups hot water
    Drops of essential oil for scent
    Mix in spray bottle.

    My bath/sink/tile (heavy duty):
    2/3 c baking soda
    1/2 c Dr. Bronners Sal Suds
    2tbs distilled white vinegar
    1/2 c water
    Few drops tea tree oil
    Mix in sqirt bottle - its thick like soft scrub.

    My glass cleaner:
    1c distilled vinegar
    2 c water
    1/2 tsp Dr. Bronners Sal Suds
    15 drops essential oil for scent
    Mix in spray bottle

    Carpet stain remover:
    2 c warm water
    1tbs baking soda
    I mixed this in a sports water bottle.



    I got all recipes off the internet.
    Quoting ceo-mom:

    woww, me too i make all my food from scratch we do not eat out like that, but how do you make your own cleaning and laundry detergents i love to know how please????






    Quoting anotherhalf:

    I make all our food from scratch and make my own laundry detergent and cleaning products.



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