MYO: Deodorant Disks for the Diaper Pail- Frugal Savings

Most diaper pails have a place for a deodorant disk in the lid. You can make those disks yourself. You will need: distilled or boiled water baking soda your choice of essential oils a muffin pan paper muffin cups Add a few drops of essential oil to a small amount of water. Mix the

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    Default MYO: Deodorant Disks for the Diaper Pail


    Most diaper pails have a place for a deodorant disk in the lid. You can make those disks yourself. You will need:

    distilled or boiled water
    baking soda
    your choice of essential oils
    a muffin pan

    paper muffin cups

    Add a few drops of essential oil to a small amount of water. Mix the water with 2 cups of baking soda. Mix well. Gradually add and mix more water until you have a thick paste. Press about ?" of paste into each muffin paper and let dry 24 hours. Tear the paper off. After you've used each disk for a month or so (however long you find it effective), crumble the disk into the diaper wash. Baking soda deodorizes and softens the diapers.

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    Default Re: MYO: Deodorant Disks for the Diaper Pail


    Another old but good tip.
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    Default Re: MYO: Deodorant Disks for the Diaper Pail


    How much do I put in each muffin tin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sthrash1993 View Post
    How much do I put in each muffin tin?
    I would think this would depend on how much deodorizing you would want, if you need extra deodorizing you could fill it 1/2 to 3/4 full to give you more once it is broken up. Hope this helps
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    Default Re: MYO: Deodorant Disks for the Diaper Pail


    thanks so much for the info

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    you are very welcome, that was a good question. Thanks for asking
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    I wish I knew this when my daughter was a baby. I looked everywhere for the disk but never found them. Do they even sell them separately?


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    Quote Originally Posted by mbabb29340 View Post
    I wish I knew this when my daughter was a baby. I looked everywhere for the disk but never found them. Do they even sell them separately?
    I had that ame problem when my daughter was little, which is why I pushed this one up from the past (so to speak). Little tips like this can save a lot.
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    Default Re: MYO: Deodorant Disks for the Diaper Pail


    Another good thing to use for odor absorption is activated charcol. I've seen the discs at Wal-mart and it also comes in powdered form.

 

 

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