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Where did I go wrong?

I posted a "green" formula for a kitchen surface cleaner that also repels ants. I posted it during what must have been vacation time, because it was when lots of recipes were backing up. A couple of weeks later, I posted a stir-fry recipe.
The stirfry appeared, but no cleaning formula, so I resubmitted it. It's still not appearing.
Is there anything "un-vegan" about not wanting black ants marching all over your counters and cupboards? We've had a real invasion this summer due to local construction work.

Here's the formula in case anyone's interested:
2 c. water
1 c. vinegar
1/4 baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
Few drops each lavendar and tea tree oil

Place ingredients in a spray bottle, close tightly and shake. Spray surfaces, wipe dry.
Tea tree oil is a good grease-cutter and the lavendar keeps ants away (they hate the smell). I am ant-free for at least 5 days after each use. You don't need to rinse it off, it won't damage surfaces, and it leaves a wonderful perfume in the kitchen!

I love the smell, but it left a film on my formica counter tops. What did I do wrong, did I used too much tea tree and lavendar oil?

Maybe the tea tree or lavendar you got weren't pure oils?

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I think I used too much oil.  I added a bit more water and vinegar and it works great now!  Thanks for the recipe, Yabbit!

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Whew! (Wipes sweat)  ;)

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Yeah, I just really like the way lavendar and tea tree oil smell and we have had ant problems before so I though "Ooo! I'll put in extra to make it smell extra good!"  Plus, the recipe was halfed. I'm silly like that sometimes!  ::)

Would this be effective as a bathroom cleaner too?

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As long as it's half vinegar, half water, it should work on lime. You might want to try without the sodium bicarb, if it leaves streaks on your chrome. Let it sit for a minute on limed surfaces.

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