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Amazing Trick for Repelling Flies at your next outdoor picnic or party! I filled up three glasses with water and a few pennies (about 4-5), placed them around the food, and watched. We watched the flies come in to land, see the water, and turn around and ZOOM AWAY. Glass + Water + Pennies = crazy fly repelling abilities. It was unreal. I’d say it reduced the flies by about 90%. At one point we looked up and the flies were just sitting on the deck railing staring at all the food.

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

from Gimme Some Oven

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Now that the weather’s warming up, it’s high time for the season of picnics, grill-outs, and patio parties to begin!  Finally!! So to celebrate, I thought it was only appropriate to cool off some hot pasta, toss it with a bunch of fresh and zesty ingredients, and toss it in a bowl that’s perfect for …

I would never think of this! Light charcoal in terracotta pots lined with foil for tabletop s'mores. Fun outdoor summer party idea.

from The Gardening Cook

Keep Flies Away with Pine sol

Keep Flies Away with Pine Sol....OMG I did this tonight and it totally worked! Cody was shocked! Lol

from An Affair from the Heart

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

I love this idea for a 4th of July cookout! Could even make them into tomato-mozarella ball skewers to resemble the stripes on our flag...

Cut open glow sticks pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Great for summer nights camping :) oh how fun, the kid in me can't wait to do this!