So you remember a while back when dearest Amy shared the making of your own Laundry soap (click here).
Well, I had to make mine again and I thought I would share it again...because it is just too cool!
I made this about six months ago and now am making it again. I call that a bargain.
Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
Fels-Naptha Soap Bar
5 gallon bucket
Previously used Laundry Soap container
You will need to fill your 5 gallon bucket half full with HOT water.
Now you will grate your Fels-Naptha Soap bar
With your cheese grater (yes...I said cheese grater) into a pot that has 4 Cups Water in it.
It will look like this.
Boil that on your stove top on medium high heat until your soap has melted.
It will be a little foamy.
Pour this soap concoction into your 5 gallon bucket and stir.
Now, pour in your 1 cup washing soda and 1/2 cup borax...stir again.
Finish filling up your bucket to the top with water.
Put your lid on, stick it in a corner and forget about it for 24 hours.
Give it a good stir the next day and then take a funnel and fill up your previously used laundry soap container half full of this lovely stuff and then fill the rest with water. Shake.
IMPORTANT: you will need to shake your container every time you use it because the soap settles!
There you go...your own laundry soap.