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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.

from One Good Thing by Jillee

2-Ingredient Homemade Kitchen Cabinet Gunk Remover

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

Try this age old remedy if you are suffering a bout of insomnia. It's calming effects will have you sleeping like a baby in no time. Ingredients: • 6 oz milk • 1 drop vanilla extract • 1 tsp honey In a small saucepan heat the milk to warm, but not boiling. Remove from heat and pour into glass. Add vanilla and honey. Stir well and sip slowly before bed.

Gnats! Spray this on outdoor patio stuff & it helps keep flying insects away!! Great idea there's always flies hanging around my dogs

from TipHero

Best Way to Banish Bugs From Your Next BBQ

Nothing ruins a summer BBQ or picnic like an invasion of mosquitos. For an all-natural way to get mosquitos off the guest list at your next outdoor gathering try this simple Mosquito Repellant Mason Jar. The active ingredient is Lemon Eucalyptus Oil which...

from One Good Thing by Jillee

My Kitchen Miracle Cleaner - Part Deux

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.

from Apartment Therapy

Vertical Gardening Inspiration

great use of space --> vertical gardening ideas with wooden fence #diy #garden

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 #