Awesome Cleaning Slime 1 tablespoons of white (Elmers) glue. Add about 1 spoon full of water. Mix. Then in another cup put 2 tablespoons of borax and 2 tablespoons of water. Pour the glue solution and the borax solution together and you get slime. Add some food color to the glue first if you want a cool color. Use mold of your choice...shallow plastic container, etc. Can be re-used many times. When it gets filled with the gunk you have been cleaning, throw it out and make some more!!
2 parts borax, 2 parts washing soda, 1 part citric acid, 1 part salt, essential oils for scent (optional) Combine all ingredients and store in an air tight container. Use 1 tablespoon per load as needed. For an extra boost, add a few drops of dishwashing liquid to the powder before closing the soap container in the dishwasher. You can also add white vinegar as the rinse agent, though honestly, I forget this most of the time and it still works.
Homemade carpet cleaner for machines: In 2-Gallon Pitcher, mix 1 gallon of warm water with 1/4 cup of distilled white vinegar and 1/4 cup of bleach-free liquid dish soap. Optionally you can add a few drops of essential oils to give carpet fresh scent. Pour mixture into the cleaning solution reservoir of your carpet cleaning machine. Be sure to pre-treat any stains. Clean carpets as normal.