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Rose: Take advantage of Mom's Costco membership. Bulk prices for these ingredients will be even more cost efficient and if you go in on the price with friends, even better. Paul can't complain about the time you spend on Pinterest if you save a butt-load of money!!!!!!!!!!!!!
KITCHEN AND BATHROOM SPRAY: 1/2 tsp liquid castile soap 2 tbsp baking soda 2 tbsp vinegar 1 tsp orange essential oil 1 tsp grapefruit essential oil 2 cups water Mix ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes before pouring into a spray bottle. Note: When you mix the vinegar and baking soda, the mixture will foam.
Homemade Cleaning Wipes 1/2 tsp of liquid castile soap 1 tsp Borax 1 tsp of washing soda 1/2 cup white vinegar 2 cups hot water 25-30 drops of essential oil ( I use Tea Tree, Grapefruit, and Eucalyptus) Clothes in container, saturate with the above mixture. Use like wipes, wash clothes and save to use again when jar is empty. :)
Homemade House Cleaners with printable labels! **I LOVE the bathroom one. My apartment had nasty caked on/discolored shower and tub. I thought maybe it was permanently discolored. I used the bathroom spray on this site and OMG. The color started going away. With another treatment and some elbow grease (like I said it is nasty!), it will be back to new! And this made the faucet shine!**
The lemon and salt is also a good rust remover on metal at least, I've never tried it on fabric. I'm going to try these!
This is a great resource for lots of cleaning tips. She lists things like uses for cream of tarter, lemon juice, etc.
Jump on the homemade cleaner bandwagon with these easy, customizable homemade recipes from Clean Mama