Mason jar air freshener - fill a small mason jar about 1/4 full with baking soda, and add 6-8 drops of your favorite essential oil. Punch holes in the lid, and place in any spot that could use some freshening. Every once in a while, give the jar a gentle shake to boost it's air freshening power.
Blessing 'in a Bottle 12 oz. of White Vinegar 12 oz. of Dawn Dish soap 1 tsp. of Laundry Detergent also known as "kitchen Magic" This stuff will get through anything, make your sink and shower shine like new, and save you when just about nothing else works. The laundry detergent is optional-I add it simply to cover some of the vinegar smell! by Elisa Ayala
I want to try this. What you will need: 2 cups of your favorite scented conditioner 3 cups of white vinegar 6 cups of water hot A container to mix the ingredients and hold the softener in Mix all ingredients together. You can use a pitcher to mix them all together and then just pour it into an empty containter. It takes a minute of stirring, but do it until no more conditioner clumps. Don't shake it. Use 1/4 cup per load and it works great!
There was a time (many years ago now) when I defined effective cleaning by how the air smelled. It's not really clean unless I can smell the chemicals! Thankfully, that is no longer the standard by which I measure the cleaning prowess of the solutions I'm using. In fact, I now do everything in my power to avoid those toxic chemicals I believe are harmful to my health and the health of the environment. Why? Because you can make your own cleaners with items from your pantry that work just as…