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Sunday, 1 March 2009

Being homely

I've been quite the homey mummy recently - a week or so ago I made laundry detergent - very successfully (well, I like the results!) and fabric softener. At first the mixture was very runny and I was in two minds, but it worked, my clothes were clean and smelled gorgeous so I didn't worry too much. Over time though, the solution has all merged, the liquids have been soaked up by the dry ingredients and I have a crusty sort of goo in the airtight container. I've just put a load on and I don't anticipate a change in the way it works! In fact, I'm rather glad that it's less liquidy.

Then I made a cake for Jess and Alex's birthday - which was very yummy!

So today, I made shampoo! I've just got out the shower and my hair is still wet, so the jury is still out on how good it is - my 15 year old son is not convinced lol.

Edited to add: Wow, I’ve just realised that this was my 100th post, coooooooooooool!

The shampoo came out okay, but it’s a bit too oily so I’ll need to dilute it a bit…just need something to dilute it in…


  1. VERY cool! I love home made bath products. :)

  2. what recipe did you use? I'd like to try it.

  3. half a cup of distilled water, half a cup of liquid castille soap, 1 tsp olive oil and 1tsp of glycerine