This weekend was one of those weekends that I really did not want to get out of my pajamas. I was on-call for the hospital, which forces me to stay close to home, and honestly I just felt like home is where I needed to be.
Even though it was a stay in you pajamas sort of weekend, we still got a TON of stuff done and our house looks AMAZING! This is largely in part to my new DIY disinfectant wipes.
After I fixed breakfast this morning, I reached under the kitchen sink for my Clorox wipes, popped the top and GASP! I was out of wipes. This could not be. I can't survive without those little gems! I then remembered that I had wanted to try a recipe I had been working on for DIY disinfectant wipes anyway, and after a quick little review, I discovered I had everything readily at my fingertips to give this a try.
To do this you will need:
Old t-shirts, cut into 6 x 8 in. squares
1 c. of water
1/4 c. of alcohol
1 1/4 T. dish soap
4 drops of essential oils
A container with a lid
First I put all my fabric squares into the container. I then mixed the above concoction, poured it over the fabric squares, and finished!
I used several of these today, and loved that I could throw them in the washer tonight, and re-use them. The only thing I didn't care for was the alcohol in this mixture makes the smell strong, hence the essential oils, so I am working on another recipe and will post it after I try it. The strong smell and re-usability, out weighs paying $3.99 for a container of the name brand wipes though, so over all it was a DIY success!
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