Mosquito trap - No more mosquitos!! Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.

Mosquito trap - No more mosquitos!! Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.

Homemade Mosquito Trap~

Tip: mix together water, brown sugar, and yeast to trap mosquitoes.

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar. Then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use for cleaning or bug spray. This is great for ants!

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar. Then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use for cleaning or bug spray. This is great for ants!

Go Away Mosquitoes  Vicks wards off mosquitoes. Apply small dabs of Vicks VapoRub to your skin and clothes and mosquitoes will steer clear. If you do get bitten, apply Vicks to the area and cover it with a Band-Aid to relieve itching.

Go Away Mosquitoes Vicks wards off mosquitoes. Apply small dabs of Vicks VapoRub to your skin and clothes and mosquitoes will steer clear. If you do get bitten, apply Vicks to the area and cover it with a Band-Aid to relieve itching.

PUT CINNAMON IN YOUR SANDBOX!  The ants do not like it, nor do most other types of crawlies.

PUT CINNAMON IN YOUR SANDBOX! The ants do not like it, nor do most other types of crawlies.

How to use peppermint essential oil to repel mice and potentially prevent them from nesting in your house.

Peppermint Oil For Getting Rid of Mice

How to use peppermint essential oil to repel mice and potentially prevent them from nesting in your house.

bug repelling tiki torches--wine bottles, tiki fuel, a 3/8 washer and a refill tiki wick.  brilliant! So much prettier than the stakes.

How To Make A Wine Bottle Tiki Torch for Under $4.00

bug repelling tiki torches--wine bottles, tiki fuel, a 3/8 washer and a refill tiki wick. brilliant! So much prettier than the stakes.

$0.15 Homemade Febreze: What you’ll need: 1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh) 2 tablespoons Baking Soda Hot tap water Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle) combine all in bottle, shake well and use! Much better than 6 bucks a pop.

Do-It-Yourself: Homemade Febreze

$0.15 Homemade Febreze: What you’ll need: 1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh) 2 tablespoons Baking Soda Hot tap water Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle) combine all in bottle, shake well and use! Much better than 6 bucks a pop.

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