This should be a really short page – because I pretty much use vinegar & baking soda for everything – but no, we’ll have some other ideas to post here too.  For instance, a couple of new ideas from a friend this week:

My main cleaner is Biz and Simple Green. In a Liter spritz bottle I use about a quarter cup of each, add hot water and let the Biz dissolve. It’s wonderful.

I also make something I call 20 drop spritz: 20 drops each of these essential oils lavender, oregano, thyme, rosemary, lemon, peppermint and tea tree in a liter spritz bottle. Add water (purified is best), shake before using. This oils in this are antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral. It makes a great hand sanitizer or even a mouth freshener. I developed it for use in the dayspa many years ago and l’m still using it. I carry a small spritz bottle in my purse for when I have to deal with “the public”.

— I’m not familiar with Biz & Simple Green, but the spritzer sounds like a good idea…especially for those situations with other parents, etc., who insist your kids use hand sanitizer.

Note:  found this info online about Biz –


Biodegradable Surfactants, Enzamix (Exclusive Enzyme Blend), Sodium Percarbonate, Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Silicate, Fabric Brightening Agent, Fragrance and Other Cleaning Agents.


Eye irritant. May be harmful if swallowed. do not get in eyes or ingest. First Aid: Eyes: Rinse immediately with water for 15 minutes. Call physician if irritation develops or persists. If swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Drink several glasses of water and contact physician immediately. Keep out of reach of children. Storage and handling: Store in cool dry area. Do not reuse container. Offer empty container for recycling or discard in trash.

— I don’t tend to trust things that claim to have mysterious “other cleaning agents”.


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