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  • Shannon Coleman-Pazoki

    Amazingly Effective, Nontoxic Fly Repellent - Simply a ziploc bag with a penney inside the bag! A pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."

  • Sylvia Meyer

    Keep flies away with a clear plastic bag filled with water with penny at bottom! It's completely non-toxic, and you can picnic fly-free! Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."

  • May Rațiu

    Fly repellent - clear plastic bag with a penny in the bag to repel flies with the bright lights. pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."

  • Lily Kissinger

    Fly repellent - pinner wrote: "no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies." Just put pennies in a bag of water keeps flies away from your backyard or wherever you put it.

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Bananas attract, and citronella repels mosquitoes, right? You may be surprised! Learn the truth and other incredible, little-known mosquito facts from Mosquito Magnet®.

Throught the year get everyone in the family or If your single just yourself to write down good things as they happen during the year and place in the jar so on New Years Eve you can open it a read all the things that were great about your year

All-natural ant repellent. Pour equal amounts of water and white vinegar into a spray bottle, and shake to mix. Then spritz the solution in water-resistant areas where ants are common, such as kitchen floors or the crevices in painted baseboards from which the pests often enter. You can also use the repellent outside, spraying patios, porches, and picnic tables before family and friends gather.

17 DIY Bug and Mosquito Repellent Tricks! ~ from TheFrugalGirls.com ~ keep away those pesky bugs this summer at the lake and on camping trips with these simple natural and homemade tips! #thefrugalgirls

MAGIC! I've been doing this all over my carpet, it works on old stains, new stains-- basically EVERYTHING!

All-Natural "Magic" Bug Spray! - spray around your yard to get rid of bees, mosquitoes, flies, and other insects. Made from onion, garlic, water, cayenne pepper, and dish soap.

  • Marilyn Baker

    Please don't use this on bees. We need bees to pollinate our food.

  • Who Knew? Tips

    Marilyn, it doesn't kill them! They'll just avoid it because of the smell. But yes, better to use around the deck than on plants that need pollinating!

  • The mint cup of tea

    does it work? we need a solution at our house by the sea, there thousands of bees around our table, we cannot even eat without them "disturbing".

1.Peppermint: 1 part peppermint, 1 part water and a few drops of dish soap in a spray bottle. 2.Coconut: 1 part coconut oil and 1 part vinegar, mix together in a spray bottle. Use this method in your shower, bathrooms, windows and even around all your drains in the house. 3.Citrus: Drop a few essential oils anywhere around the house that they show up!

  • Misti Henning

    Does it have to be peppermint oil or can it be peppermint extract?

  • Marnie Hirschey

    If you have cats; peppermint essential is toxic to them and you won't be able to use this spray in your home or outside if they can be exposed to it.

  • Kristen Dillon

    Citrus oils work too, specifically orange oil!

  • Jana Diket

    cats' livers cannot break down the enzymes from citrus oils, so be aware of this when using any citrus oils!

Keep mosquitoes away from lil ones (natural)