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Laundry Detergent 3 Tablespoons Borax 3 Tablespoons Washing Soda 2 Tablespoons Dawn Dish soap Put above in a 1 gallon jug and pour 4 cups of VERY HOT water in. Swirl the bottle until all the ingredients are dissolved in the liquid. Then fill almost to the top with cold water. Bubbles will overflow out of the bottle a little. Mix and use
miracle-whitening-"Turning dirty, dingy, grimy and stained into white, bright, fresh and clean. Yep, I find that very appealing. :-)"
How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)
5 min DIY Laundry Soap: Grate two bars of Fels Naptha, then run the blade in your food processor that turns it into "powder." It won't be quite as fine as real powdered soap, but very close. Then add two cups of Borax and two cups of washing soda. It only take TWO TEASPOONS to do a large load. I have a soup spoon that holds two teaspoons that I use to measure. -- The hardest part is thinking that two teaspoons will do the job, but it does!
-Gather all of the clothes you want whitened (make sure they are sturdy and not delicate fabrics and that they don't have any colors at all, threads, etc.) -Throw them in the washer on HOT and wait until it has been filled with water- then STOP the washer -Add (believe it or not) 4-5 cups of bleach -Allow to soak for a few hours -Add laundry detergent and wash