filling the first bucket with cold hose water (not sure why my pictures are side by side, having way too many issues with blogspot to try and fix it.)
Putting the dirty clothes into the hose water.
mixing together the laundry ingredients. We had to make our own washing soda, because it could not be found in CO!! So we cooked some baking soda, which I guess ups the alkaline in it.
adding VERY hot watter to bucket two.
Pouring the laundry mix into the bucket of VERY hot water
transferring the clothes to the soapy water.
stirring the clothes in the water, puts a new spin on spin cycle ;-)
he had to do this for a little while, so decided to do it sitting.
dumping the dirty wash water.