Do you have any idea how much you spend on laundry detergent on a monthly basis? It can be very costly and the costs can add up quickly if you do many loads of laundry each week. Making your own laundry soap is a cost-effective alternative that works well, smells nice and gets your clothes clean. In this article from www.talesfromacottage.com, you'll learn how to make your own laundry soap for under $1 a gallon. Click on the link below for the step-by-step instructions.