Here's the recipe for the laundry detergent...
1 bar Fels Naptha Laundry Soap
2 cups Arm and Hammer Washing Soda
2 cups Borax
1. Grate up the bar of Fels Naptha, or put it in a food processor. We chose to grate it because the kids were asleep and it seemed like a good idea to keep them that way. :)
2. Mix all ingredients together and store in air-tight container. We used two separate containers, to allow for easy storage in our little laundry cabinets.
3. Use 2-3 Tablespoons per load, depending on how heavily soiled.
We are using distilled white vinegar as our fabric softener- and our clothes are actually softer after using it for a week! The vinegar smell goes away as the clothing dries, I promise... Now, I just have to figure out a way to get around our pesky HOA rules about no clothes lines. I really want a clothes line.
I love his hair... it looks like a chia-pet. Bless his heart ;)