Granite (or any counter-top) shine/cleaner ~ Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dish washing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you’re good to go! It makes your granite (or any counter-top) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price by lucinda
Urine stain removal from pets or potty training: 8oz hydrogen peroxide mixed with 3T baking soda - stir until dissolved. Pour into spray bottle, add 1-2 drops dish soap. Shake & spray on stain - when dries the stain & odor are gone! (Test for color bleaching in an inconspicuous place first)
Getting your matress clean: pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on lid and shake jar. Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or more. Thoroughly vacuum the mattress. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and clean.
Dishwasher soap: Mix together equal parts baking soda, borax (available in the laundry aisle). Use 1-2 Tbs. per load. Each load will cost pennies. Also, use vinegar in the jetdry well instead of the expensive stuff.