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This homemade foaming hand soap is a DIY project you will love!
Our special recipe today comes from one of the new authors of the all new Molly Green Magazine. Lisa blogs at Homestead Originals.com on topics we know and love. Frugal homesteading, DIY projects, and much more can be found there.
Use an empty foaming soap bottle, a bottle of Dr. Bronners Castile Soap, and your favorite essential oil to make this lovely homemade foaming hand soap. Lisa used an up-cycled bottle to make her hand soap and saved even more money.
One suggested essential oils combination is a Lemon/Lavender mixture (naturally antibacterial, smells out of this world!) OnGuard Essential Oil blend (smells ‘fall-ish’ – spicey) and is unparalleled at fighting germs and bacteria, perfect for cold and flu season!
Making your own Foaming Hand Soap is just smart. It takes only a matter of minutes, it’s frugal, healthy, and super fun!
There is something really cool about the way it foams up and something even more special about knowing that it is wonderfully healthy for your family. The fact that you are saving money is almost an after thought. This recipe costs less than 50 cents to refill the Foaming Hand Soap Dispensers.
The hand soap is completely non-toxic. It smells DIVINE, you can obviously customize it, and Castille Soap is wonderful on the hands.
It’s a winner all the way around– Lisa loves to use this all over the homestead– bath, kitchen, wiping down counters…..it’s wonderful! Give it a try!
Visit Lisa’s blog – Homestead Originals to gain insight and information on cooking from scratch, homestead gardening, and much more.
You can enjoy another great recipe from Lisa, exclusive to Molly Green Magazine in the January-February “Hearth and Home” issue. Get it here.
If you get my Friday newsletter, you most likely read Midge’s question about cooking with “exotic spices” (if you don’t get my FREE newsletter be sure and subscribe via the sticky note in the upper right corner). Read below to see my response. Molly
There are quite a few recipes that use paprika, don’t be intimidated of this yummy spice! I think most people are familiar with using paprika on deviled eggs, here’s a great recipe. Some other recipes you might enjoy are: New Orleans Jambalaya, Paella and/or Baked Paprika- Parmesan Chicken. There are many more recipes out there, give one or two a try and see what you think.
Happy cooking! Love ya, Molly
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