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Not Two, Not Four, but . . .


That is how many teeth my little monkey has coming in at once. This little guy does not like to do anything by the book!!


  1. Hi Katie!

    It looks like our babies are the same age:)

    Here are the recipes you asked for. I hope they will work for you:)

    For the dishwasher soap I use this recipe.
    Dishwasher Soap
    1 cup borax, natural laundry booster
    1 cup arm and hammer super washing soda This is different from baking soda. (Its usually sold right next to the Borax. So it shouldn’t be hard to find)
    Mix well - Borax with washing soda in a reusable container.
    . 2
    Use 2 tablespoons of powder for each load of dishes in your dishwasher.

    Some people complain that there is a residue left after using it. But, I’ve never had a problem. I think it might have something to do with your water.
    The laundry soap is pretty similar. I do not make the liquid soap. It’s too much trouble for me. I have heard people say that this recipe doesn’t work well in energy efficient washers.

    Laundry Soap
    Ingredients1 cup fels naptha. But I use one finally grated bar of Ivory soap.
    1/2 cup washing soda
    1/2 cup borax
    Mix all ingredients together.
    . 2
    Use 2 tablespoons per load of laundry.

    BTW--I love the picture at the top of your blog


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