Sunday, March 11, 2012

Best CHEAPEST laundry detergent EVER!

1 bar Fels Naptha (grated on a regular cheese grater)
1 c Borax
1 c Washing Soda
1/4 c Baking Soda

Shake well, 2 tbsp / load.

  • all of the ingredients are available in the laundry aisle at walmart
  • worth the initial investment of <$15
  • our clothes are softer, cleaner and smell better than ever
  • works in out HE washer
  • works with out SHOCKINGLY hard water
  • i have a family that doesnt itch!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Photojournal: Beer making

As I am not the only crafter in this loverly little home, I feel I should share with you the merits of Beer Day.  HTB (Husband-to-Be) brewed a batch of Irish Red Ale yesterday and allowed me to take a TON of photos.  

beginning wort



fun with amber bottles

that's HTB thru the bottle


I call this Brewers Pride.
Brewing beer is a little like combat, short bursts of frenetic activity followed by long tedious periods of waiting for the next short burst of frenetic activity.  As you can see, I got a little "in" to taking pictures, and even more into editing them....

Anyway - Check him out over here:  Adventures by the Pint.