Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!
Natural allergy remedy helps soothe runny and stuffy nose, itchy eyes, and swollen skin. "The Allergy Escape spray really helps. I am more free of tissues and constant nose-blowing than I have ever been before! Thank you." – Jojo, OR
What You’ll Need: 3-4 jars, capable of holding 1/2-cup of fluid each (this site used 4 baby food jars which hold 1/2 cup of mixture) Food Coloring Essential Oil or Room Fragrance drops 2 cups of water, divided into two 1 cup amounts 4 envelopes of unflavored gelatin 1 tablespoon of salt Kitchen equipment: whisk, a pan to boil water, funnel, and spoons
Homemade Air Freshener A. What you will need: 1/2 c. white vinegar 1-1/2 c. water 12 drops of essential oil 1- 16 oz. spray bottle(mister). B. Pick any scent you like. C. Mix it all together and fill your bottle. D. Label it and enjoy. *Shake before using.
Dishwasher soap: Mix together equal parts baking soda, borax (available in the laundry aisle). Use 1-2 Tbs. per load. Each load will cost pennies. Also, use vinegar in the jetdry well instead of the expensive stuff.
Peppermint Room Spray 2 cups hot water, 2 T. baking soda, 10-12 drops of peppermint essential oil - Combine hot water and baking soda. Stir until dissolved. Add in the peppermint oil. Place in a re-purposed spray bottle and use liberally whenever a room needs a little freshening up.