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Subject: Homemade Cleaners and Homemade Beauty Products!!
Date Posted: 7/2/2009 4:02 PM ET
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Date Posted: 7/2/2009 8:14 PM ET
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I checked out the link and was interested in the Jody Cayote Earrings...   looked thru them all and didn't find any without a price (for the contest).  Did you find them by any chance...

Subject: re: earrings
Date Posted: 7/14/2009 1:26 AM ET
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I think they might "disappear" once they are found, or maybe they are just hidden really well. I'm still looking as well....good luck :)

Subject: best cleaning supplies (CHEAP!)
Date Posted: 7/15/2009 3:40 AM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2009
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Hydrogen peroxide 3 percent (yep, the 2 for a $1.00); it is a BLEACH folks; almost ALL businesses use IT not clorine due to chemical problems clorine creates in humans! It's only draw back is that it breaks down in LIGHT; hence the DARK bottles! To STERILZE your bathroom, in the toilet use a small handful of BAKING SODA, and VINEGAR: yep, its the "volcano" experience we all learned in school. Then add a small amount of hydrogen peroxide; let sit; then swish with a brush; 

The DYNAMIC DUO pairing of vinegar (which has it's own properties) and hydrogen peroxide (always kept in seperate bottles); vinegar can be kept in a spray bottle but NOT the hydrogen peroxide: remember, it BREAKS DOWN in LIGHT; so only put in the spray bottle for IT the amount you will be using;  used jointly like this it is stronger & more effective at killing e coli, salmonella, & a host of other nasties, than Clorine or any other toxin made. Use it on counter tops, in bathroom, cutting boards, etc; while it really doesn't matter which one you use first, due to the over powering smell of vinegar (it disappears almost instantly as it dries) I first spray the hydrogen peroxide, then the vinegar, then RUN!

For the TUB, OVEN & MORE: simply make a PASTE of baking soda, & Kosher salt: using very little water; you can use lemon juice, hydrogen peroxide, etc, in it if like instead of water: works great & use IT instead of "comet" etc; not only will it save you $, it will NOT cause any chemical harm to you, family or pets, or the earth.

If you live near a grange or where you can pick up cattle food; you can get a 50 lb bag of CATTLE GRADE BAKING SODA: to use for cleaning for $12.00; use it to CLEAN with; not to eat. If you go in with others, you can have a year supply for cleaning for $2.50;

I use MICROFIBER: found in auto section of most stores: created to be used WITHOUT CHEMICALS: years ago, in Germany, ALL JANITORIAL supply places use it to save $; sponges created to 'clean" hub caps work great in kitchen etc; I use a microfiber mop, gotten from HSN, or QVC; It's Don Aslett's; it's like a velcro mop, you put on, mop, remove & clean; it will last thru more than 500 mopings and you can get replacement tops; hospitals etc, all use them; Aslett is the Pres of the largest janitorial service in the world; use the microfiber "cloths" desiged with 200,000 dirt & germ grabbing dots per square inch: instead of paper towels; these will still be going when you would have used over 700,000 paper towels; I DO put a little vinegar (just a dash) in water; and hydrogen peroxide; then mop; as I run around bare foot all the time & prefer to have my floors sterilized; the "vinegar" smell disappears almost instantly as it dries;

Happy cleaning for CHEAP! Go GREEN and SAVE your green!