Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know!

Tick repellent

Tick Removal: A nurse discovered a safe, easy way to remove ticks where they automatically withdraw themselves when you follow her simple instructions. "I had a pediatrician tell me what she believes is the best way to remove a tick. "Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tickwith the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20); the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away. Please pass on.

Magic Window Cleaner: No towel drying, no streaks, no spots! Fill an empty spray bottle with: 1 tablespoon liquid "Jet Dry" 3 tablespoons blue Dawn dish soap Fill to the top with water, shake. Spray your wet windows with the solution, scrub all over with a sponge, immediately wash off, that's it!

All those empty glass containers… Add floating candles, citronella oil, mint, lemon, lime, & rosemary. Perfect to keep the bugs away for a backyard party. - tomorrows adventures

Homemade Tick Spray (with video!) This natural tick repellent has kept my family & my dog tick free for the past 3 years!

creamy baby oil = no bites. And you wont smell like bug repellent?! Yes! Its worth a try...

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - 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.

Cupcake liner to keep bugs out of your drink in the summer

WINDOW CLEANER 1/4 tsp of castile soap 3 tablespoons of vinegar 2 cups of water Add the ingredients, then mix and give it a good shake and you should be ready to go! SURFACE DISINFECTANT Juice of 1/2 of lemon 1 part vinegar (1 cup vinegar to 1 cup water) 1 part water Add the ingredients and shake to mix thoroughly.

101 Uses for Coconut Oil to support hair skin and health

Ice Proof Car Windows - fill spray bottle with 3 parts vinegar + 1 part water (and other winter car tips)

fun while camping? Make a lamp from a can, cotton sock, tbsp of cooking oil - burns for about 3 hours

Keep Bugs away . . . rubbing your clothes down with dryer sheets before going out. Tuck the sheet in a belt loop or out of a pocket OR mixture of 25% antiseptic mouthwash and 75% water. Place mixture in a spray bottle and spray around your outdoor seating area to keep bugs away. Repeat as necessary.

How to break in your new shoes in under 2 mins! Put socks on, slip your shoes on, and blow dry the tight part of your shoe. let it cool on your feet. take off socks, and bam! No more blisters after wearing new shoes.

Make your own No-See-Um bug spray. You can even spray it all over you! If you get it on food no problem! Mix together two parts witch hazel to one part Listerine. Next, add 10 drops of tea tree oil per cup of your desired amount.

How to Remove a Tick Safely and Quickly Soak a cotton ball in some liquid soap. Swab the tick with the soapy cotton ball several times and then hold it lightly on top of the tick so that it is touching. Within 15 seconds or so, the tick will dislodge itself and come away from the skin stuck to the cotton ball.

Make your own detangling spray. 5 parts water 1 part conditioner spray bottle

Tons of tricks to make life a little easier around the house, never heard of most of these!