A great tip for keeping flies at bay, cut a lemon in half and add cloves to it. Set out in bowls about 30 min before food will be going on the table. The smell with leave your party pest free (at least the little kinds).

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat.

inject lemons with food coloring...fun for a theme party, slice in water.

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Downy Unstoppables.....I'm addicted to you... I love how it makes my clothes smell, so I decided to try it out it my burner...Mmmmm...smells like fresh laundry. home-sweet-home NOW THAT'S AN IDEA!--- What?! This works?!?!

adjustable canopy, DIY with shower curtain rings, grommets, canvas, PVC sprinkler pipes set over stakes....Totally Awesome!

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Rosemary Coals Instead of making a marinade with rosemary for grilling, place the herb right on the coals. The smoke enhances food in the same way burning wood chips does. Once the coals are uniformly gray and ashy, loosely cover them with fresh rosemary branches (be careful not to burn your hands). Almost any meat or vegetable will benefit from this savory smoking.

"Bug Off" in a Mason Jar! Add floating candles, citronella oil, mint, lemon, lime, & rosemary. Perfect to keep the bugs away for a backyard party. - tomorrows adventures

THE BUGS ARE OUT! Keep them at bay with your own blend of essential oils or try Healing Solutions Pest Shield to keep your home and garden insect-free!

Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights here we come!

How To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes In The Yard. Will be trying this! Simply slice a lime in half and press in a good amount of cloves for an ALL NATURAL mosquito repellent.

Keep flies away from outdoor food with a mix of essential oils and witch hazel. See link for recipe specs.

Lemon With Cloves Will Repel Flies and Mosquitos! Enjoy your summer without living with flies, mosquitos and little fruit flies. It's so simple!

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Lemons and cloves to keep away wasps and flies for an outdoor party

To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. They can’t digest it so it kills them. 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!

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