DIY: laundry soap

9 Feb

I wanted to try a WordPress “reblog” to see how it worked out. I thought, what type of blog (written by someone else) would fit on my blog and lead it in the direction in which I am taking it? How about a do it yourself laundry soap recipe! My friend gave me a slightly different version of this same recipe in liquid form, and I am planning on making my own soap when we run out of the store bought stuff. Anyone else already do this? Let me know what you think, and if you use powder or liquid!


When Drew and I moved to Tulsa, we came without a washer and dryer.  We had become accustomed to taking a trip to the laundry mat once a week.  Oh the quarters we went through!

So, once we moved we discovered my cousin was getting a new washer and dryer.  Yay! They needed to get rid of their old ones…and for free.  They are not the most beautiful looking pieces of machinery; I will spare you a photo.  But boy do they get our clothes clean and dry.

I wanted to make my own laundry soap once we got settled.  Lo and behold my cousin not only did the same but gave me her recipe and ingredients to make it!

Making your own soap at home can be super cost effective.  (Even when you buy the ingredients yourself.)

All you need is Borax, Washing Soda (this is different than baking…

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3 Responses to “DIY: laundry soap”

  1. rebeccawrites78 February 9, 2012 at 4:31 pm #

    I really don’t like the look of a WordPress “reblog.” I don’t think I’m going to do this again, especially since the original blogger’s name is in such small print. I want people to find her easily and go back to her blog, not think that I wrote this…..

    • bird February 9, 2012 at 5:02 pm #

      Thanks for the reblog though! I appreciate the concern. But I hope your readers enjoy learning how to make their own soap.

  2. Hildegard Fake March 6, 2012 at 4:57 pm #

    I consider something really interesting about your web blog so I saved to favorites .

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