Sick of spending so much money on soap? ...tired of loading the dishwasher after dinner and finding you are out of dishwasher soap? Make your own dishwasher detergent. This site says it's really easy, and it last's forever!
dishwasher soap - Baking Soda (frugal favorite!) Borax (all-natural household cleaner, available at many stores in the laundry aisle) Mix together equal parts of each ingredient, store in a labeled container Use just like a commercial powdered detergent, approximately 2 TBS per load. That’s it! Each load will cost you mere pennies. (also use vinegar in the jetdry well instead of the expensive stuff)
How to naturally clean your dishwasher
How to Clean Your Dishwasher.