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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."

Amazingly Effective, Nontoxic Fly Repellent

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." Does work, as the local dairy farm here uses this method :)

Sore throat remedy - no joke - just ate a marshmallow and it's SO much easier to swallow.

Sore Throat Relief: The marshmallow was first made to help relieve a sore throat! Just eat a few of them when your throat is hurting and let them do their magic. Good to know for sick kids who probably won't mind an excuse to eat marshmallows.

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally -- I've been sprinkling corn meal out side where I see the ants nests & have a small pile in each bathroom where we've seen them.  They seem to go away for a fee days & show back up so I make new piles.

Get Rid of Ants Naturally

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally -- I've been sprinkling corn meal out side where I see the ants nests & have a small pile in each bathroom where we've seen them. They seem to go away for a fee days & show back up so I make new piles.

Not only does peppermint taste good, it's a powerful herb for easing stomach problems, calming the nerves, as an energizing pick-me-up, and much more. | herbology, herbalism, healing plants, herbal medicine

The Benefits of Peppermint - Feminine Adventures

Not only does peppermint taste good, it's a powerful herb for easing stomach problems, calming the nerves, as an energizing pick-me-up, and…

It's simple—dab the area with a microfiber or white cloth and finish off by applying this magic formula: one tablespoon of liquid dish soap, two cups of cool water, and one tablespoon of white vinegar. Just like that the joe stains should disappear.  Get the full how-to instructions from Debra Johnson at Merry Maids.

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Spot Remover: Mix 1 Part Dawn Dish Washing Liquid w/ 2 Parts Hydrogen Peroxide (Pour or Spray Directly on the Stain)

The best wasp/yellowjacket repellant for summer picnics: 2 ounces of mint extract.  2 ounces peppermint extract.  10 ounces rubbing alcohol.  Pour ingredients into spray bottle and label.  Spray down picnic area and play area.  The mint is neurotoxic to bees and wasps.  Somehow they know to stay away, but if you spray it on them directly it can also kill them.

The best wasp/yellowjacket repellant for summer picnics: 2 ounces of mint extract. Pour ingredients into spray bottle and label. Spray down picnic area and play area.

Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it “home”, can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains , but it works & you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it but can't digest it. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

The Anti-Fly Sphere: To keep away the flies - this or simply a plastic bag, several marbles, preferably light colored, and water.

The anti-fly sphere by Mexican-Dutch designer Jose de la O. A traditional way to keep flies away thats used in most of the food markets in urban Mexico. Light is refracted by the water, confusing and scaring away flies.

My pediatrician told me about this years ago! It really does work. Magic Mouthwash: Remedy for Sore Throats and Mouth Sores. This seriously is a miracle for even the worst cankers. My kids love it.

SORE THROAT & CANKER SORES: another pinner said: My pediatrician told me about this years ago! It really does work. Magic Mouthwash: Remedy for Sore Throats and Mouth Sores. This seriously is a miracle for even the worst cankers. My kids love it.

For when I have a soar throat

DIY Sore Throat Remedy: Sore throat or strep? Mix a little Listerine with a little Peroxide and gargle several times daily until throat symptoms go away. It kills the bacteria. Try this remedy in place of a doc visit and/or anti-biotics. It really WORKS!

Mice and spiders can come in our houses if we have holes and cracks in floors and walls. Also they feed on crumbs and unfortunately make nests in unused corners in our house. We can also mention th…

All You Need Is One Tea Bag and You Will Never See Mice or Spiders In Your House Again!

Mice and spiders can come in our houses if we have holes and cracks in floors and walls. Also they feed on crumbs and unfortunately make nests in unused corners in our house. We can also mention th…

~ HOME MADE MOSQUITO REPELLENT ~ (ALSO FOR ANTS & FLEAS - Free from chemicals that poison the body)     Ingredients:     1/2 litre of (rubbing) alcohol   100 gram of whole cloves   100 ml of baby oil or similar (almond, sesame, chamomile, lavender, fennel etc)     Preparation:   Leave cloves to marinate in alcohol for four days   Stir every morning and evening   After 4 days add the oil   It's now ready to use.     How to use:     Gently rub a few drops into the skin of the arms and legs.

HOMEMADE MOSQUITO/ANT/FLEA REPELLENT Ingredients: litre of alcohol 100 gram of whole cloves 100 ml of baby oil or similar (almond, sesame, chamomile, lavender, fennel etc) Preparation: Leave cloves to marinate in alcohol four days Stir every morning

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Did some conversions and cut recipe to the amount: cup alcohol (or witch hazel) 1 T whole cloves 1 T+ baby oil Starting the marinade today

Mosquito Repellent DIY

DIY Natural Mosquito Repellent Spray

Homemade Mosquito Repellent: {Recipes} cup vegetable oil mixed with these essential oils (mix and store in a spray bottle): 8 drops cedar 5 drops eucalyptus 4 drops lavender 2 drops rosemary 2 drops juniper 1 drop peppermint 1 drop cinnamon 1 drop clove

1/2 cup distilled water 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar or witch hazel 40-50 drops of essential oil (lavender, rosemary, peppermint, lemongrass, tea tree, or citronella)   in an 8 oz spray bottle, add the distilled water, apple cider vinegar, and essential oil. shake bottle and it's ready to use.

Bug spray: c distilled water + c apple cider vinegar or witch hazel + drops of essential oil (lavender, rosemary, peppermint. lemongrass, tea tree or citronella) in 8 oz spray bottle

Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. Good to know for an outdoor fire pit!

Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. Good to know Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.

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