So, I finally decided to try making homemade washing powder, and I’m so glad that I did. This stuff works really 100 times better than any washing powder or detergent I have ever bought.
The tea tree oil has great anti-bacterial and anti-fungal benefits. Great for washing cloth diapers or any items contaminated with yeast. Also great for getting funky smells out of stored clothes and sheets.
This powder is also great for washing cloth diapers, particularly if you’ve had issues with yeast or fungal skin infections.
Save electricity to reduce your power bill.
Did you just get a shock from your power bill? Are you just interested in how you can use less electricity for environmental reasons or just saving extra cash?
This article is another expanding a bit on an earlier piece on general ways you can save money. You can read that article here.
I have covered here some basic tips for saving on the electric bill. These do not include specific tips for keeping your home warm in winter, as it’s currently summer here and the last thing I want to think about is being more hot. I also think it’s an area which warrants its own post.
So here are some tips that will help you save on energy year-round….
For some people, living an eco friendly lifestyle may seem daunting or out of reach, and many would think of it in economic terms. Organic costs more, natural fibers cost more, installing solar has a big upfront cost/im renting and can’t make modifications, etc. My belief is that any change toward a more conscious lifestyle is better than none, and small things can still make a difference.
Here’s some ways you can be more environmentally conscious which are free, low cost or can save you money on things you already purchase.
This post is relevant mainly for Australia as that’s where i live and have experience. Unfortunately many people today are lacking in financial literacy and ability to manage money. If you’re struggling with curbing your spending or with your basic living expenses here’s some tips which I hope can help you…
This article was revised with some new tips on 28 September 2018, check it out again