Homemade Super Stain Remover & Deodorizer: Fights tough Red Wine, Grease, Yellow Armpit Stains, and more!

stain remover

As excited as I am to share this stain removing/deodorizing DIY home cleaning recipe with you, I really wish I hadn’t had the opportunity to test it quite as thoroughly as I did.  But, if it can help clean and deodorize my son’s  tummy-bug mess from a new mattress and new carpet...rest assured it … [Read more...]

DIY Dishwasher Detergent: Easy to make and super frugal!

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

 DIY Dishwasher Detergent This DIY dishwasher detergent recipe was tested in my home for over a year, and I can recommend it: for cost, convenience, and effectiveness.  I love how, when I have this on hand, dishwasher soap is off my list of things I need to deal-hunt for! Most other recipes out … [Read more...]

DIY Cleaning Supplies: Versatile Vinegar! Orange-infused vinegar plus tons of uses

Orange Infused vinegar and many uses for vinegar www.sistersshoppingonashoestring.com

Many of you already know that I have a bit of a crush on vinegar, especially when paired with its good buddy Dawn dish soap to make these fabulous DIY cleaners.  If you missed that post, go check it out now...we'll wait for you right here! :) Upon further research, I found tons of things that good … [Read more...]

Cleaning Dream Team: Vinegar and Dawn

carpet before after

Cleaning Dream Team: Vinegar and Dawn ****** Follow our DIY Home Cleaning Pinterest Board ****** You'll too become a believer in Dawn and Vinegar! Sisters and Misters, I'm in love, and not just with the handsome Mister who stole my heart more years ago than I'm willing to admit. ;)  I'm in love … [Read more...]

Homemade Carpet Spot Remover Recipes


Husband: (looking around on the rare occasion when our living room floor is completely free of toys) "Why does our living room carpet look so gross?" Me:  "Umm...you've met the other four people who live in this house, right?" I guess it's time for another batch of Carpet Spot Remover! We try … [Read more...]