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Homemade cleaning solutions. by Jessica

by Jessica, posted to Home

What's an awesome way to save money? Stop buying all your cleaning supplies and make them instead!

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Homemade Beauty: Make your own moisturizer

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Another way to be "green" and its all natural for your face.

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25 DIY Green Cleaning Recipes | Apartment Therapy

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Great list of ingredients and recipes to create your own green cleaning supplies.

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Lavender spray water

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I bought a purple spray bottle at Ikea and add a few drops of lavender to water and since I have two boys --who play a lot of sports-- I spray it all over the house, on the bed linens in the car et. --just to have a fresh smelling house --much less toxic than fabreze:)

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Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

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I use this recipe for my main household cleaner.

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DIY Citrus Vinegar Cleaning Solution

Homemade cleaner using oranges, lemon, vinegar, and water.

Love this. Cheap and smells great!

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Weed Killers: 8 Natural Methods

Suggested by Larissa

I couldn't resist sharing this one, had no idea you can use cornmeal, newspapers, salt to kill weeds?? So cool!! Thanks for starting this Jessica, I LOVE LOVE LOVE your list.

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Homemade Dishwasher Detergent


Cheap and easy!

Great for hard water. I currently use this recipe now.

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Homemade Windex

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"The vinegar gets anything off the window," he beamed, proud of his homemade window cleaner. "But it's that little bit of cornstarch that really gives it the shine!"

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Clean Green – design finch

Cleaning Solutions.

Great website with lots of "recipes". Also includes free printable labels!

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Real Simple: 66 All-Natural Cleaning Solutions

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Suggested by Larissa

Love your list Jessica, here are 66 more solutions!!

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

Very simple. Not too long ago I only used the Fels-Nappa to get out stains. Now I use it to wash all of my clothing!

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Homemade OxyClean | Creatively Domestic


Works great on my toddlers clothing!

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Homemade Febreeze

Make your own febreeze for a fraction of the cost!

I love this idea.

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Super Simple Homemade Air Freshener


Homemade Air Freshener

This is great for a bathroom, kitchen, or anywhere really. And you can use any essential oils that you love!

Eden Godsoe: Jessica - what a great list. Thank you for sharing! Definitely going to try some of these.

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Cleaning Products | Green Works

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Of course there are times where you just want to buy something that is safe for your family! Along with these products I also use Greenworks products. I've used them for years now and love that I am not endangering my family with all those chemicals!

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