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Bug Tip Tuesday | Mosquito Repellent Candles

Just follow along below to get the instructions to make your own Mosquito Repellent Candles. Supplies for making mosquito repellent candles: Pint mason jars Floating candles Lemons Limes Basil Lemongrass essential oil Instructions:  Slice one lemon and one lime (this will be... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Marigolds for Mosquitoes

Besides being an awesome mosquito repellent plant, Marigold plants are also great at repelling various insects and, because of that, are often used in vegetable gardens around tomatoes and peppers to help reduce insects that may destroy those plants. Marigolds are also deter, rabbits and other... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Spring Cleaning in Kitchen

Ants, among other common spring bugs, are known to infest kitchen spaces because this room provides easy access to food and water sources. They often march through the heart of your home while searching for crumbs left behind from dinner, liquid spills and overripe fruit sitting out on the counter... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Spider Repellent Tip

Spiders hate the scent of peppermint.  Use this to keeps spiders away during the fall season.  Spiders are always looking for a warm place to hide and with the cooler weather coming, they will start looking for a new home inside your home. Fill a spray bottle with water and add peppermint oil.... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Do-It-Yourself Ant Repellent

Want to give it a try and get rid of ants yourself, here is a quick tip you can help and ants don’t like citrus. So mixed a little bit of lemon juice about a tablespoon or two into a spray bottle of water and spray it around the baseboards and doors in the areas you are having problems. DIY Ant... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | All-Natural Flea Repellent

Fleas are still around in the mild fall weather and will infest your home if they are not treated properly.  For a do-it-yourself remedy, To get rid of fleas in your home, sprinkle baking soda and salt into your carpets and leave overnight. Vacuum the mix out of your carpet after letting it sit... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Spiders

Deter spiders with horse chestnuts. Place a few horse chestnuts in each corner of the house and in any area of the house where you frequently run across spiders. Chestnuts, walnuts, and the fruit of the Osage orange tree are thought to have the same effect. Some speculate that horse chestnuts... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes remain active until temperatures consistently stay below 60 degrees. Don't ditch the repellent... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – Keep Mosquitoes Away

Everyone loves to hang out by the fire pit but after a while the mosquitoes can really get to be too much. Try adding some sage to your fire pit. The scent of the safe will help in keeping the mosquitoes and bugs... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – DIY Bug Repellent Mason Jars

Make these bug repellent mason jar candles to keep the bugs away when you want to enjoy your back yard. Here's what you need: 4 Mason Jars (you can also recycle jelly jars, etc) 40 drops each – Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon and Thieves essential oils (or use your own combination of oils but... more
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