Category Archives: Natural Cleaning

Simple Care For Cast-Iron Cookware

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Cast Iron skillets are the preferred cookware in my Homestead kitchen. And although cleaning and caring for cast iron is somewhat different than other materials, it’s not hard nor complicated.

A few simple tricks will keep your cast iron rust free, virtually non stick and ready to serve you well for decades.

See a few tips to keep your cast iron cookware perfectly seasoned, rust free and virtually NON-STICK! #TexasHomesteader

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Different Ways I Use Soapberries For A Natural Clean

by Texas Homesteader~

I was thrilled to find a soapberry tree growing in our NE Texas property. I found it far back in a remote pasture. The berries on the tree had already turned yellow in those cool autumn days.

As a matter of fact, it was the yellow orbs that attracted my attention to the three. So I took photos of the tree, leaves, bark and the berries and sent them to my extension agent for proper identification.

She reported back that the tree was a Western Soapberry Tree (or Sapindus saponaria ssp. drummondii) 

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Grandma-Approved Cleaning Techniques For A Cozy Home

by Texas Homesteader ~

So many people just seem to be too busy to keep a tidy house anymore. But can we all learn to clean like grandma did?

I’m nowhere the housekeeper grandma was, but here are a few things we do here on our Homestead that grandma would surely approve of…

Why have we complicated cleaning? Here are a few cleaning techniques at our Homestead that grandma would surely approve of. #TexasHomesteader

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Blood-Stains: Laundry Problems On The Homestead (and maybe your house too!)

by Texas Homesteader
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Working with barbed wire (and pasture plants with thorns) means blood stains are a common laundry stain problem here on the Homestead. Maybe you struggle with it too?

Come see how I’m able to remove blood stains from RancherMan’s shirts.

I've got a secret weapon to battle the laundry monster of BLOOD STAINS on our clothes. See my quick & easy solution. #TexasHomesteader

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