I know that Spring doesn't officially begin for a couple of weeks, but when the clocks spring forward I am ready to clean! Scrubbing counters and bathtubs not only ushers in the new season, it is a workout especially if you put some elbow grease into it. I like to avoid cleaners with harsh chemicals since they are not great for the lungs. I have been using this homemade all purpose scrub from Body + Soul for years and it works wonders on my sinks and tub!
½ cup baking soda
Plant-based liquid soap (like Castille soap)
To see what you do, just
- Pour baking soda into a bowl.
- Add just enough liquid soap to make a creamy paste.
- Spread mixture on the flat side of your lemon half and scrub to your heart's content. The lemon acts as a sponge and leaves a natural citrus scent too.
- Use a damp rag or sponge to wipe away any residue. You'll find the paste will stay moist for a few hours allowing you to scrub for hours if you want!