Natural Fly Repellant – A Zip Lock Bag of Water: Fill a zip lock bag with water and 5 or 6 pennies and hang it in the problem area.Many people swear that a zip-lock bag filled half-way with water and attached over entry-ways will repel flies.
Gum stuck to clothes. Boil vinegar, and pour on gum. Use a brush to wipe off. Gum will come off instantly. Or just buy a bottle of oxy clean spray (blue bottle) and spray of it. Spray, rub alittle and throw it in the wash
Dried Bay Leaves - Makes ants disappear! Take a handful of dried bay leaves and grind them in a blender until they have turned to a fine powder. Sprinkle anywhere you are having problems with ants, indoors or out. Safe to use around pets and children.
DIY Deodorant with simple ingredients YOU'LL NEED: cup coconut oil, cup cornstarch (or arrowroot powder for sensitive skin), cup baking soda, teaspoon essential oil (lavender and lemongrass are great!) Been doing this for years without the essential oil
Use favorite liquid fabric softener, soak old hand towel/flour cloth completely, Wring out and let dry completely, throw in with next load. This mega-fabric softener sheet should be good for 40 loads of laundry.
To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!