With summer here and school out, it is time to hunt for things that will not only keep your kids busy, but also teach them creativity, as you will find kids often complain about being bored without an activity in front of them. In order to help you, we’ve gathered these simple and fun crafts [...]
They put a bar of soap in the microwave. Now... Watch what happens!
Laundry Detergent (dry) I know a lot of recipes out there called for Fels Naptha but we use Zote & it is great for sensitive skin, but you can still use Fels Naptha in this recipe if you want, The Epsom salts are for water softening or use Kosher or Sea Salt. Make sure your grated soap is fine, otherwise, the chunks will just float and not dissolve. Oxyclean is optional. I add a large container of Purex Crystals to this mix and have delightfully scented laundry!
home made soap-Another way to make soap without lye is to use plants that are high in saponin, a soapy substance. These have been used since ancient times to clean clothes, bodies and homes. In the history of soap making, plants have been used much longer than other soap products. Supplies 1/2 cup of soapwort leaves or root Four cups distilled water Large enamel pan Lavender essential oil