Day to day, or not so often, musings and bemusings of a frum farmgirl, and mother living in Philadelphia and her family and homelife adventures.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007
Homemade Powdered Laundry Soap
I always wanted to make my own laundry soap, but was nervous because you had to heat the Fel Naptha. I have no idea if there is any lye in there, I looked it up and could not find an answer. So in my searchings, and wanderngs I have found...
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POWDERED LAUNDRY SOAP!! Yay!!
No fear of triefing up pots here! Yippee!
Powdered Laundry Detergent 1 cup grated Fels Naptha Soap 1/2 cup washing soda 1/2 cup 20 mule team borax Mix and store in airtight container or bag. For light loads, use 2 tablespoon. For heavy loads, use 3 tablespoons.
I am Lover of my Beloved, Imma to my three blessings, a dreamer of dreams and maker of my home. I have homeschooled now for about 13 years and it is our way of life. I am a preschool teacher, doula, childbirth advocate, Jill-of-all-trades, Mistress of none and aspire to someday become the local village Wise Woman.