Homemade Laundry Soap

Easy to make and easy to store (ingreds) for year's supply. Here's the recipe and directions. Enjoy! 1/3 bar Fels Naptha, Zote, or Ivory soap 1/2 cup Washing Soda 1/2 cup...

Started by Lisa on 02/14/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 02/14/2009 by Liz


Laundry Soap

I make my own laundry soap. My sister-in-law, from Colorado, sent me the recipe and it actually costs only cents per load. I haven't calculated it exactly, but it cleans...

Started by Sonya on 02/26/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 03/17/2009 by Megan


Soap in the mouth for swearing?

Do you or do you know anyone who still does this? I recently overheard a conversation between two moms who I had thought were a little more progressive with their parenting...

Started by Tara on 03/10/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/06/2013 by Megan


Bath soap for a baby with eczema.

My 4 month old was recently diagnosed with eczema and the doctor said we need to change her bath soap along with other things. I have been using the Johnson's head to toe. Any...



This is my first baby so naturally we have a lot of new things. I want to wash everything before the baby gets here but I don't know what I should be using for...

Started by Keara on 08/03/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 08/04/2010 by Cheryl


Need Advice on switching soaps

Hi, I have been washing my dipes with All free and clear, along with white vinegar and baking soda. This is getting a little expensive to buy all 3. I have heard lots of...


Homemade Laundry Detergent

I have recently started making my own laundry detergent - and will be saving a TON between Dreft for the babies and All for us - the recipe will last us AT LEAST 2 years (it...

Started by Carrie on 01/19/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 01/19/2009 by Carrie


Laundry Detergent..

One way that we save money in our house, is that we make our own laundry detergent. We make enough to last us approx. 6 months and it costs less to make than buying one bottle...

Started by Nicolle on 02/25/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 02/26/2009 by Micah



So my son's grandma is constantly telling me that I need to use special laundry detergant for my sons clothes (dreft or whatever?!) ... do you guys use it? or can I just use...