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How To Make Your Own Laundry Powder

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I make a simple but effective homemade laundry powder using just three simple ingredients. 

Now remember we live and work on a ranch so we’ve got some hefty laundry needs. We need something that will get out some pretty tough grime on very heavy fabric – denim! This formula works great for us.

Homemade laundry powder is simple to make yourself with only 3 ingredients! #TexasHomesteader

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Simple Care For Cast-Iron Cookware

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Cast Iron skillets are the preferred cookware in my Homestead kitchen. 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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All-Natural Cutting Board & Wood Utensil Conditioner

By Texas Homesteader ~
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I make my own all-natural wood cutting board conditioner using only pure beeswax and organic coconut oil. All-natural ingredients make me feel good about how I protect my wooden utensils and cutting boards.

I make my own all-natural wood cutting board conditioner using only natural beeswax and organic coconut oil. #TexasHomesteader

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Endless Soap Dispenser For Kitchen Convenience

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How would you love to never have to refill that little soap dispenser pump attached to the edge of your sink? I found a soap dispenser with an extension tube that draws directly from the large bottle of liquid soap beneath your sink. That makes having soap at your fingertips so much more convenient!

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Homemade Dog Shampoo – Regular & Dry Skin Formulas

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I’m sharing two simple homemade dog shampoo recipes. There’s a dry-skin formula that contains oats, water and baking soda to help protect dry skin. The regular dog shampoo recipe contains just baby shampoo, water & vinegar.

Our needs for dog shampoo are slight. We only have one small dog. But she’s a cutie, let me tell ya!

Meet Bailey, our beloved mini-Schnauzer.

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