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If you find yourself with a bowl of lemons and they are about to go bad, here is the perfect answer to re- purpose them into fresh lemon juice and an all purpose household cleaner.Lemons

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  • Cut all lemons in half
  • Squeeze the lemons with a juicer
  • Pour juice into an ice cube tray and freeze for future use
  • Put the lemon halves in a large jar after squeezing them and cover with white vinegar and cover
  • Let the jar sit for 2-3 weeks

Ingredients for Household Cleaner

  • 1 quart tightly packed lemon halves
  • White distilled vinegar ( enough to cover the lemon halves )
  • Water
  • Liquid Castile soap ( unscented)
  • Lemon essential oil, optional


    1. Pack a large glass jar tightly with the lemon halves after you have squeezed the juice out, and then fill jar to the top with white vinegar. Close and set in a sunny spot to infuse for two-three weeks.
    2. Strain the vinegar, discard the peels, and store the vinegar in a glass jar in a dark, cool spot.
  1.  To make all-purpose cleaner, pour 1/2 cup of the vinegar mixture into a spray bottle. Add in 2 cups water, 1 teaspoon Castile soap,    and 15 drops lemon essential oil ( this is optional )
  2. S hake the mixture well, and then spray onto surface and wipe clean with a dry cloth.
  • Do NOT use this cleaner on natural marble or any natural stone countertops or natural stone tile.

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