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Rid ants with a Borax paste. Ants carry it back to their colony, it kills the whole nest. Mix 1 teaspoon borax or boric acid and 1 teaspoon sugar or honey with enough water to make a thin paste, and put the mix in a small jar near where the ants have been foraging.

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;

Homemade mosquito trap. I will probably be happy I pinned this in a few months.

Trap #1: Mix two tablespoons of borax with jam, jelly, honey or syrup until there is a paste. Smear some on some paper or a plate and put it where the ants are at. They should flock to it and eat it and take it back to the nest and it will act as a natural ant killer. ... Many more wonderful ideas on the web page .. check it out!

remember....Borax ant bait. Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products, and get this: it's absolutely 100% natural. The best way (in my opinion) to use Borax is to mix 1 cup of warm water with 1/2 cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then soak the Borax mixture up with cotton balls and place those cotton balls near any trails the ants have established in your home. Feeding frenzy... tomorrow they'll be gone. I knew there had to be a way to do this naturally!

How to make a homemade mosquito trap that actually works - http://SurvivalistDaily.com/how-to-make-a-homemade-mosquito-trap/

How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)

The "miracle" of baking soda and peroxide. Put 1/4 cup of baking soda in a bowl.....add enough peroxide to make a paste. Rub on with fingers or sponge. Cleans EVERYTHING! Stove, oven, pans, stainless steel applicances, even the white handles of the refrig door.

Slowly mix 3C warm water w/ 1C sugar & 3T boric acid, and store in a glass jar. Fill lid with cotton balls then fill the lid with solution, saturating the cotton; place as many small dishes of bait around as you want/need to. Ants should be gone the next day.

Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it.You should see the post for more ideas!

7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup ammonia (or lemon juice) and 1/4 cup vinegar

Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.

Borax Ant Killer is a site dedicated to teaching you how to get rid of ants effectively using borax as an ant killer. Create homemade ant killer traps.

How to wash and whiten yellowed pillows. Did this today and it's like we have new pillows! I have washed our pillows many times before, but they have never come out looking like new again!

Turn whites back to white whites. It's a laundry miracle! 4 ingredients

Mix 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar. Spray the concoction onto the dirty grout, let sit, and scrub with a brush. Sparkling grout await.

Kitchen gunk remover: 1 part vegetable oil 2 parts baking soda. Mix together with a spoon and go crazy!

dishwasher soap - Baking Soda (frugal favorite!) Borax (all-natural household cleaner, available at many stores in the laundry aisle) Mix together equal parts of each ingredient, store in a labeled container Use just like a commercial powdered detergent, approximately 2 TBS per load. That’s it! Each load will cost you mere pennies. (also use vinegar in the jetdry well instead of the expensive stuff) # Pin++ for Pinterest #

1/3 cup baking soda + 1 cup white vinegar + 1 plastic bag + 1 large twisty tie. (1) Mix baking soda and vinegar in bag over a sink. Caution: Pour vinegar into bag slowly; There is an “explosive” foaming action that kicks in. (2) Place bag over shower head, submerging it in baking soda/vinegar solution. (3) Secure with twisty tie. (4) Soak overnight or for at least 2-3 hours. (5) Wipe off shower head prior to use.

*Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent Tabs - Simply awesome! My dishes were DIRTY and CAKED with food. This homemade detergent is fantastic! Everything looks gorgeous!

Tips for Using Borax