January 30, 2009

Vodka: Absolut Clean. Sans Olive.

by Sarah Janelle Miller

Clean and green is hard to find these days. In our complicated existence, simple is best.

Heck, I need a cleaner that can do it all. Floors. Counters. Bathtub. Toilets. Mirrors. And de-germ my life. None of this “a product for each task!”


Is this a perfect world? Can I have it all?

Empty out your martini glass, your five o’clock bevie just got another purpose.

With a bit of elbow grease and a handy dandy spray bottle, vodka is a natural disinfectant and a super cleaner. It makes cleaning mirrors a streak-free dream. It sanitizes the nastiest of compost buckets. It de-goops the grime of bathtubs. It makes Mr. Clean jealous.

Add a drop or two of a an essential oil such as lemon, lavender or eucalyptus, to a spray bottle and mix 1/3 parts plain vodka to 2/3 parts water. Spritz and spray your way to cleandom.

And when you’ve scrubbed the house from top to bottom and you’re beat….

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