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Showing posts from June 30, 2010

Frugal Week!!

What with the everyone wanting to hold on to all the money they can, I decided to go back to some of  my earlier articles on how to save money! Here is one way to keep all of our spare change in your pocket!

I went surfing on the internet on how to make my own washing detergent. My sister made some and it was nice not having to buy store bought detergent for the past three months! I found a wonderful recipe at

Please read below for the recipe!

1 bar of soap (whatever kind you like; I used dial, its what I had, remember I am being frugal!)
- 1 box of washing soda (look for it in the laundry detergent aisle at your local department store - it comes in an Arm & Hammer box and will contain enough for six batches of this stuff)

- 1 box of borax ( located in the laundry detergent aisle).

- A five gallon bucket with a lid (I had one in the garage, my hubby the landscaper, it was a clean empty one he was saving in case we needed one!)
- Three gallons of tap water

- A …