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    Stuffing a dryer sheet in your back pocket will repel mosquitoes!!! If this is true, it may change camping for me! :) haha!

    Perfect For Summer

    Homemaker tips...good ones! I will thank myself for pinning this one day!

    Uses for Dryer Sheets 1. Use in your bathroom Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle.Cuts right through bathtub scum. 2. Use to get sticky dust right off furniture, blinds and baseboards.3.Cleans up stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. 4.Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. Watch the paint come right off. 5.Clean dead bugs off your car. 6.Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. 7 Keeps mosquitoes away.

    Sore Throat Relief: The marshmallow was first made to help relieve a sore throat! Just eat a few of them when your throat is hurting and let them do their magic. Good to know for when you have a sick kid who probably won't mind an excuse to eat marshmallows.

    Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. We did this all the time!!

    Homemade mosquito repellant, make it and leave it outside.

    pack jewelry between sheets of cling wrap to keep it from tangling.

    12 Uses for Vicks Vapor Rub- Can't wait to see if it really does repel mosquitoes!

    Mosquito Repellent Geranium Oil

    Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows;

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    Mentholatum ointment (or Vicks) repel mosquitoes more safely than DEET. this is one I will try. especially around the ankles where the mosquitoes always seem to attack.

    Commercial Products *(other than DEET items) Avon’s Skin So Soft (straight or mix 50/50 with rubbing alcohol) Bounce Sheets (hanging out of a pocket or waistband) Listerine (mixed 50/50 with household vinegar then sprayed all over body) Vicks VapoRub You can purchase citronella torches to stand in the ground or set on table tops

    diy home sweet home: Did You Know...

    dryer sheets to clean baseboards--not only cleans up, coats them to repel hair and dust

    adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. Good to know for an outdoor fire pit.

    Listerine as a mosquito and Fly repellant, It works 100% Used it camping the last time we went.. Get Cool Mint... Works the best for some reason

    DIY Camping toilet. No more bushes! This is BRILLIANT!

    DIY Tutorial - recycle Medicine Bottles into a Q-tip Storage Container using scrapbook paper and Mod Podge. Would be great to throw in suitcase or purse for travel... could also store safety pins, bobby pins, etc. I keep my headphones in one so they don't get knotted up or lost in my purse