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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 05:46 PM

Feeling frugal? Homemade laundry detergent, the powdered kind. Costs about $3 for 64 loads. [View all]

Grate a bar of fels naptha or ivory soap with the fine side of your grater.

To the powdered soap add 1 cup each of washing soda, borax, and baking soda. Toss it in a jar, shake it up and use a scant 1/8 cup per load.

Use white vinegar as your fabric softener.

This works well in HE washing machines.

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