Sunday, July 31, 2011

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Did you know you can make your own laundry detergent?  It's simple, inexpensive, and it works great!  And yes, you do have time. It's only three ingredients and it lasts for months as it only takes 2 T per load!

If you click on this link, it will take you to a picture tutorial on Instructables of how to make it.  Be sure to read the comment section while you are there, the author answers many questions that are very helpful.

{You can use a  food processor to break up the soap, 
 in the link above, she uses a micro-plane to grate it, which would make it more fine}

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Floor Cleaner

Floor Cleaner

1/4 cup baking soda

1/4 cup vinegar

2 gallons hot water

1 tablespoon dish soap

 *Can add 1/2 cup borax to make it a disinfectant

Wednesday, July 20, 2011


Welcome to $mall Town Thriftiness.  This blog is created after several requests to share my thrifty secrets.  It's nothing fancy, and nothing that will make you rich, but it will hopefully help you save a little money here and there and get some great deals!  Hope you enjoy!