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Im 30 yrs old very happy married to a wonderful man (Nathan) i have a 7yr old son (Lochlan) and one on the way! We live in a town called Davistown. Im an aussie that use to live in the states! But have recently returned back to Australia! And im VERY passionate about cooking and my family!

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

There's a hole in your bucket, dear liza!

No not really but hey its been YEARS since i heard this lil sing-a-long-song! Does anyone else know it? Anyway onto my post! So can you guess whats in this bucket??

OO hmm nothing? Nope i havent blogged in ages COME ON! You can do better then that! Hmmm how about flour? Well i do have a bucket just like this that is holding my bulk bread flour but thats not what is in this bucket! Okay so if you guessed Liquid Laundry Soap! You guessed right! So my best friend Angie has made her own liquid laundry soap for a while now and seeing money has gotten a lil tight around our house hold Frugal living has become something we are participating in! This past wkend we replace every single light bulb in the house with energy saving bulbs in hopes that this will bring our electric bill down a little! So back to the soap! Here is my "kit" so to speak!

Whats the kit? Borax, washing soda and grated ivory bar soap! And ofcourse a pot to melt it in :P I doubled the batch and made 4 gallons of laundry soap! I did some laundry with it already and it works great! I started getting the fixings around today to make dishwasher soap but i have put that on hold until i look into it more, looks like theres mixed feelings on what home made stuff can do to ur dishwasher so we will see!

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