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Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vinegar, 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...

from Completegarden's Weblog

Bee safe wasp trap. How to make your own wasp trap for free

Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard nexr year!

Tick repellent: one part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray on shoes socks or pant cuffs.

from Surviving The Stores™

Homemade Mosquito Repellent - This super easy recipe is non-toxic and it works

Homemade Mosquito Repellent – Lavender, Vanilla, and Lemon Juice!

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GOOD TO KNOW! Tick Removal: A nurse discovered a safe, easy way to remove ticks where they automatically withdraw themselves when you follow her simple instructions. "I had a pediatrician tell me what she believes is the best way to remove a tick. "Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tickwith the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20); the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away. Please pass on.

FRUIT FLY TRAP: RECIPE II / Everybody hates those fruit flies or knats. I always use apple cidar vinager. Put some in a bowl with a drop of dawn dishsoap and place it where the flies are. They love it and it also helps with bad odors.

DIY Homemade Laundry Soap 3 bars of Zote or Fels Naptha soap, grated 3 cups Borax 3 cups Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda 1 1/2 cups OXI Clean 1 cup Gain Fireworks or Downy Unstoppables

Natural spider killer or preventer… take one cup of vinegar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your home, front door and along windows; refresh after it rains. I’m definitely going to give this a try!

from Lifehacker

Refill Your Swiffer Wet Jet; No Special Tools Required

Dip the tip of an empty Swiffer Wetjet solution bottle into boiling water for about 10 seconds and the lid twists off (use a towel). Refill with your preferred cleaning solution at appropriate dilution! and re-cap. Genius. No need to pay for more fluid... way overpriced. lol

Homemade Dusting Spray. 1 cup white vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon olive oil, 3 cups water. Put it in a spray bottle and shake.

BEFORE MOVING I need to do this when we move ...Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time effort. 1 most definitely liked was how to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen cabinets. Say to clean cabinets, 1st heat slightly damp sponge/cloth in microwave for 20 - 30 sec. until its hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray cabinets w/ an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off cleaner w/ hot sponge. This should make the kitchen look smell won