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    Let’s Go Coco with a DIY household cleaning soap!

    100% effective, 100% coconut oil  Are you looking for an easy DIY household soap to scrub your pots and pans, clean your floors, launder your linens, AND make your countertops sparkle? Look no further, Let’s Go Coco is what you need! This cold process soap uses 100% coconut oil as the lipid in this recipe and is formulated for household use only (not for your body). Because this recipe uses only coconut oil, it yields a soap with strong detergent action. And the essential oils we’ve chosen give it degreasing and sanitizing properties. It’s perfect for cleaning your house from top to bottom and doing your laundry too! Now, Let’s…

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    This DIY shoe polish is a real Fair-Leather Friend

    Your shoes will love their new friend! Once upon a time there was a lonely pair of worn-out shoes. Oh, the life they’d led! They still remembered the day they strolled the endless New York City sidewalks, the day they encountered snow for the first time, and even the day someone spilled a bottle of glitter all over them—luckily it was biodegradable! But after all their adventures, they were looking a little old and tired.  What if all they needed was a special someone to bring them back to life? Enter Fair-Leather Friend! This homemade shoe polish would have them looking like new in no time and would care for…

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    This DIY dish soap leaves your plates Squeaky Clean

    This homemade dish soap (almost) makes doing the dishes enjoyable!  Benjamin Franklin said only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Well, we’re pretty sure there’s a third, and that’s dishes! No sooner have you finished washing up than the cups and plates begin to stack up again. Although we can’t stop this fact of life, we have found a way to make dishwashing more enjoyable: Squeaky Clean, a homemade liquid dish soap! With it, washing even the greasiest pots and pans will be a breeze! When we decided to work on this dish soap recipe, we had several goals in mind. We were quite demanding! It had…

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    A paint recipe to Colour Your World

    Your children will love this very easy paint recipe Let’s imagine a violet sky, amber clouds, trees with azure leaves, red grass, and an ocean with golden waves… a whole new wonderful universe to gaze upon and appreciate. But how can you make it a reality? All you need is a homemade paint recipe to Colour Your World to match your dreams! In testing out different formulas for these DIY paints, we transformed our office into an art studio. We unleashed our budding creative spirits to compare textures and colours and select the very best formula. In the end, number eight won unanimously (we tried out quite a few)!  This…

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    Make a Clean Getaway with this laundry soap recipe

    Making your own laundry detergent has never been so easy! Imagine this: it’s Sunday evening and the end of a pleasant weekend, but there’s still that pile of laundry that you were putting off washing until now. And then… catastrophe strikes! You’re out of laundry detergent! What are you going to do?! Don’t panic just yet, because we have a simple, 4-ingredient laundry detergent recipe for you! There’s still time to make a Clean Getaway! Practical, easy-to-make, and budget-friendly, this homemade laundry soap is sure to please. This DIY liquid detergent is tough on stains but gentle on fabrics and skin. It will be hard to go back to your…