Our Grandmothers were experts at stretching their grocery dollars to feed large families! At times, it was necessary for them to be very creative cooks - making do with what they had on hand or what was readily available.

Take a step back in time learn how Grandma did it - much of her knowledge can be applied to our modern households!

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Update - Don't use castile soap and vinegar together!

See this information from Dr. Bonner's about mixing castile soap and vinegar and adapt any homemade cleaning recipes accordingly!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Completely off topic but useful recipe...

Homemade dishwasher detergent using castile soap.  Note - I have removed this link after learning that mixing castile and vinegar actually cancels out the cleaning action of the soap (see above).  I am in the process of searching for an alternative that does not contain vinegar.