“To you who are parents, I say, show love to your children. You know you love them, but make certain they know it as well. They are so precious. Let them know. Call upon our Heavenly Father for help as you care for their needs each day and as you deal with the challenges which inevitably come with parenthood. You need more than your own wisdom in rearing them.” ― Thomas S. Monson
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent for Soft Water: 1 cup Borax 1 cup Washing Soda 8 ounces Citric Acid
Combine borax and washing soda. Keep citric acid separate. Use 1/4 teaspoon citric acid and 1 teaspoon borax/washing soda mixture. This makes enough for 80 loads at a cost of about .04 per load. Add more detergent per load if your dishes aren't getting clean or more citric acid if you notice a powdery film left on the dishes or try the troubleshooting tips below. We have hard water and most detergents we buy do not work well with our water. So I will be trying the following recipe! Homemade Dishwasher Detergent for Hard Water: 1/2 pound Citric Acid 1 cup Borax 1 cup Washing Soda 1/2 cup Kosher Salt
Combine borax, washing soda, and kosher salt. Keep citric acid separate. Use 1 teaspoon citric acid and 1 tablespoon borax/washing soda/kosher salt mixture per load. Vinegar can be added to the rinse aid compartment if the dishes come out with a powdery film on them.