Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Dishwasher Lemonade

No its not a new way to make lemonade in your dishwasher. Its actually one of the most amazing new things that I have discovered recently. Over at My Frugal Lifestyle was a post about putting Kool Aid Lemonde in your dishwasher to clean it out. I will preface with I was very skeptical, I mean really Kool Aid is going to clean out all the deposits in my dishwasher and my dishes are going to sparkle again? But I thought is was worth the 20 cents for the package of lemonade. I could not believe the difference it made, I was completely blown away with the results. I tried to take a picture of how my glasses came out but I am not the best photographer but you get the idea.

You can sort of see the spots on the before glass on the left and the sparkle on the right. I was becoming so frustrated because my dishes were coming out dirtier than when I put them in. I just added one packet of the Kool Aid Lemonade (it was said that a store brand works also) and about two teaspoons of baking soda to the soap dispenser and ran it through a cycle without any dishes. The article said to use baking soda if you have not cleaned out your dishwasher in awhile or ever. Which was my case, I had used Jet Dry in other dishwashers but just not in this one. I had read about using those dishwasher cleaners but frankly it was just never in the budget, or better yet it never I was too cheap to buy them. I just had to share this wonderful new discovery with you. Thank you My Frugal Lifestyle. Planning on making some laundry soap next, as soon as I find all the products to make it, having some problems finding them.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Spring Fling today at Tip Junkie

Awesome prizes are beign given away at Tip Junkie today. Head on over and enter to win. I'll let you know if I did, :)