Posts Tagged: soap

Vintage 1949 Ivory Snow Soap For Washing Lingerie

First of all, I love Ivory soap.  There is just something about the smell of it that evokes clean familiarity.  I am glad that they have not changed the formulation or scent of the soap that’s still 99 44/100% pure!  What the “unpure” .56% was, I never found out.  It remains an unsolved mystery from… Read more »

Is Fels-Naptha Soap Glamorous?

I’ve been on a personal basis with Fels-Naptha soap lately, using it to concoct the homemade powdered laundry detergent and liquid laundry detergent recipes.  Shredding that golden bar with a cheese grater is not for the faint of heart!  But it is rather fun to do, and the resultant homemade detergents are so worth it…. Read more »

Fabulously Frugal Homemade Laundry Detergent

Well, I finally took the plunge and did what was the last holdout of my Eco-Friendly-Clothesline-Loving-Cold-Water-Washing-Laundry-Goddess status:  making my own environmentally friendly detergent.  I have been meaning to do this for years but finally got a nudge, okay, a push from a thread on the eBay Clothing Discussion board.  There was a lively discussion about… Read more »