Peppermint oil: homemade insect repellent.  Smells great, it's easy, cheap, green and you can use on pets too.

How to Use Peppermint Oil to Make a Natural Insect Repellent

Peppermint oil: homemade insect repellent. Smells great, it's easy, cheap, green and you can use on pets too.

Green Tea Face Mist - Not only will you feel cool and refreshed, but the antioxidants in the tea will do your skin a world of good as well! And don't limit this to your face. We brought ours to the beach and sprayed our arms and legs as well!

Green Tea Face Mist - Not only will you feel cool and refreshed, but the antioxidants in the tea will do your skin a world of good as well! And don't limit this to your face. We brought ours to the beach and sprayed our arms and legs as well!

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.

This 31 day decluttering challenge will jumpstart your way to a totally organized home in 2015! I need to be better at organization!

The Household Organization Diet 31 Day Detox 2015

This 31 day decluttering challenge will jumpstart your way to a totally organized home in 2015! I need to be better at organization!

Soak old paint brushes in HOT vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash. The old paint will come out and they will be as good as new. Just one of the many ideas Ive found on This Old House :)

Soak old paint brushes in HOT vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash. The old paint will come out and they will be as good as new. Just one of the many ideas Ive found on This Old House :)

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat.

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat.

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