Saturday, April 17, 2010

simple cleaning

on a cloudy day, make your spirits ( and your kitchen) bright!
compiled from online sources and realsimple magazine (April 2009), here are some simple cleaning recipes for a natural fresh home.

1/4 cup white vinegar
2 cups water
squirt castile soap
spraybottle & newspaper to use

counter tops & walls:
1/2 cup borax
1 gallon hot water
spraybottle & damp cloth to use
air dry
*amount divided by 3 refills "windex" size spraybottle

sinks, showers, tub & tile:
1 tblsp castile soap
1/3 cup baking soda
(1tsp veg. glycerine to moisten)
sponge to use

2 tsp teatree oil
2 cups water
spraybottle to use

liquid hand soap:
1 cup water
1/4 cup castile
1 tsp veg. glycerine
4 drops favorite essencial oil
*if using scented bronners castile, less oil needed

happy headache-less cleaning!

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