Here is a picture of the container I use for my detergent...I found this at Restoration Hardware years ago and I LOVE how it looks sitting on my dryer.
Okay so here is the link to the recipe:
now for pictures of the ingredients:
3 - 5 1/2 oz bars of Fels- Naptha laundry bar soap (.97 each)
I used my food processor to grate the soap but of course you can use a hand grater
you need a 4 lb. box of Borax
and a 4 lb box of Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
and last you will need 4 lbs of Arm & Hammer Baking Soda (this is the one I used), it is almost 5 lbs so I set aside about a lb for my next batch
now just mix it all together...
I just washed my bed sheets and they smell so CLEAN!!
cost is $15.36 = .10 per load!
16 lbs of detergent
this recipe makes:
150 full loads = 2 TBSP per load
I hope that you will give it a try...