Monday, September 7

Laundry Soap Recipe

1/2 Fels Naptha bar soap
1/2 cup washing soda
1/2 cup borax
1. Get out a large pot (18 qt size) fill with water, and bring to a boil.
2. grate 1/2 bar of soap
As your water is growing into a nice boil, add your soap and stir until dissolved. Let boil for a few minutes. Turn off and let sit for a bit.
3. In your container add the washing soda and borax, and about a gallon and a half of water.
4. Add your soapy water to the container and stir very well.
5. Let container set for 24hrs, uncovered.
Next day, and before each use, Stir (I leave a spoon in the bucket)
Use about 1/2 a cup to mabye 3/4 cup of detergent depending on load.

4 comments:

Jolene said...

This is awesome! SO easy!
Thanks!

kim @ mommyknows said...

Thanks for posting this. I am going to try it for sure. Well, as soon as I find the namptha soap. :)

Lucy Jane said...

All three ingredients were in the laundry aisle of my grocery store.

Lucy Jane said...

And I think I misspelled the soap... omit the 'm'.