Home Made Detergent    1 quart Water (boiling)2 cups Bar soap (grated) (stay away from heavily perfumed soaps)2 cups Borax2 cups Washing Soda Use soaps Like Ivory, Fels Naphtha, Sunlight, or Zote. Grate the bar soap and add it to the boiling water and stir until soap is melted. Keep on low heat until melted. Pour the soap- water mixture into a large, clean pail and add the Borax and Washing Soda. Stir well until all is dissolved. Add 2 gallons of water, stir until well mixed. Keep pail covered  using 1/4 cup for each load of laundry. Stir the detergent...

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Fixing Water Marks on a Wooden Table

To fix water marks on a wood table, use a 50/50 mixture of vinegar and olive oil.  

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You Don't Need Furniture Polish

Want to shine up your wood with a quick and easy home mixture? Never mind furniture polish. Just grab some olive oil and lemon juice and mix them in a 2:1 ratio. Go over your wood surfaces with it and your furniture will shine.

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Software Issues

For a few weeks we have had a myriad of software issues most of which concerned shipping and not being able to offer the kind of shipping options we wanted. That is now behind us. For any order, the proper shipping options are now available the one trade off being that we will operate outside the system for international orders. Thanks to you all for your patience.

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Cross with Caution

"Jay" used to be slang for "foolish person." So when a pedestrian ignored street signs, he was referred to as a "jaywalker.

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