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What's your monthly budget for hygene and home cleaning supplies?

I mix this budget in with my food budget, so I'm a little unclear on what I'm normally spending.

Oh, and go ahead and mention the size of your family. (I understand if you think it's too much information, and want to answer anon).


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Asked by Anonymous at 4:32 PM on Sep. 3, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • These are items that I buy once or twice a year and are not part of my monthly food budget.

    This is what we use for most cleaning (initially used as part of my daughter's 6th grade science fair project). It is cheap (my favorite) and non-toxic.
    1/4 cup white vinegar
    3/4 cup warm tap water
    1 tablespoon baking soda
    10 drops of tea tree oil (antibacterial, antifungal, etc.)
    2 drops oil of lavender essential oil (optional) (antiseptic and smells nice)
    For extra scrubbing, I make a paste with salt, baking soda and vinegar.

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:59 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • does the same thing as rk however I put lysterine into my mix

    Answer by mamakirs at 5:18 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • oops and I dont do the baking soda

    Answer by mamakirs at 5:18 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • I use water and bleach.I put it in a spray bottle.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:48 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

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