For various reasons, in today’s world many of us find ourselves seeking ways to live life a bit more “moderately.” So whether your reason is due to the economy or just wanting a change in your daily living, I would like to share some tips each week to aid in you in accomplishing your goals.

To kick it off, this week’s tip will not only save you money, but it cleans around the house great too!

Creating your own Laundry Soap: 1 Bar of Ivory Soap – Grated (or Fels Naptha) 4 cups of Water 1 cup Washing Soda 1/2 cup Borax 3 Gallons Warm Water 1. In a saucepan, bring the 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the grated bar soap and stir until the soap is melted. 2. Fill a large pail or container with the 3 gallons of warm water. Add the washing soda and the borax. Stir until mixed. 3. Add the melted soapy mixture from your saucepan to the pail and stir. 4. Transfer to smaller containers, or cover your mixing container or pail with a lid, and let set for 24 hours, giving it a few stirs during that time. 5. Use 1/2 cup to 1 cup per load.

For more great tips Join Me for “Living in Moderation Classes beginning Jan.7th, 2013 Call the Community Ed Center for Details

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