Tales from a Cottage: Liquid Laundry Soap.nice, works just as well as the creamy type, little less work to make, got about 20 washes out of the gallon but I use a big capful .will work with Zote soap as well.
My carpets are so gross with 3 kids carpet cleaner - Awesome! Should've done before/after pics, but I had 3 almost black stains came up beautifully! hydrogen peroxide and cup baking soda. Put in a spray bottle squirt- scrub- vacuum!
Right after using an indoor grill, a waffle iron, etc. simply unplug it and place a double layer of wet paper towels between the lid and the surface. The leftover heat causes the towels to steam and clean the grill. Wipe it dry with another paper towel.
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