Wendyl’s Taniwha Blue Recipe

This is a recipe Wendyl tried a few years back. The original idea came from an old magazine from the 50s that had an advertisement for Taniwha Blue laundry soap – a product which whitens clothes without the need for bluing powder in the final rinse to whiten whites. You’ll need to buy some Prussian Blue – which is what we use …

 

 

DIY Liquid Stain Remover

This stain remover works on practically every stain imaginable: food, grease, most grass stains, mud, coffee etc. I’ve found it’s more effective and easier to make than the magic stain ball recipe I shared a few weeks ago. Whip up a jar of stain remover and keep it handy in your laundry. Apply a little directly onto the stain, give the …

 

 

Magic Stain Balls

These little hard balls of clay may look like they’d make a big mess of your stained items, when in fact they remove stains like magic. Keep these little miracle workers in a jar in the laundry and whip one out whenever a hard to remove stain is noticed (even if thats after the item has already been washed). Eliminate …

 

 

How To Get Rid Of Toilet Bowl Stains

If you have a tough mineral stain that won’t budge, try these solutions. Drain the bowl and rub with a paste of Wendyl’s Green Goddess Premium Borax and a little water. Leave as long as you can, then wipe off. Spray Green Goddess Double Strength White Vinegar around the inside of the toilet and under the seat or anywhere stains …

 

 

DIY Varnished Wood Cleaner

  Cleaning varnished wood surfaces with soap will cause them to look old and worn before their time, and using commercial wood cleaners and polishes can work well, but most contain harsh chemicals that are toxic. This is especially concerning if you’re cleaning a table where little ones eat or play. Instead, whip up this simple varnished wood cleaner by combining Green …

 

 

DIY Wrinkle Relaxer Spray

This spray can be used on moderately wrinkled clothes when you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to iron. It will help the wrinkles drop out so that you can put the items on without the need for a dryer, steamer, or iron. If you have very creased clothes, sheets, or linen, use the spray in conjunction with an …

 

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DIY Peppermint Toilet Bombs

I’ve had a few emails and comments regarding my previous recipe for toilet bombs not working out very well; some people had trouble getting them to stay in the tray and form a cube, while others had cubes that stuck together once in the jar. I’ve revised the recipe to make it easier and more reliable. Click the button below for the …