Bug Repellents

Fly repellent

Fly repellent

Flies are bothered by the smell of mint, bay leaves, rosemary and lavender. THEY HATE PEPPERMINT OIL! Here are some natural and toxic-free tips to keep them away from your home: Directions: 1. Mix 1 cup of water and 25 drops of peppermint essential oil and put in spray bottle. Spray around […]

by May 19, 2013
Best natural DIY lime and clove mosquito repellent

Best natural DIY lime and clove mosquito repellent

The heat is on and with it comes friendly bugs and not so friendly ones like spiders, centipedes and mosquitoes. Mosquitoes hate the smell of cloves and anything that is citrusy. Here is one of the simplest mosquito repellent recipe to help you enjoy the outdoors: Slice 3 limes Press […]

by May 10, 2013
DIY peppermint oil rodents and mice repellent

DIY peppermint oil rodents and mice repellent

Rodents and Mice really don’t like the smell of  mint. THEY HATE PEPPERMINT OIL! Here are 3  tips to keep them away from your home: Directions: 1. Put 5 drops  of peppermint essential oil on a cotton ball Place by doorways, window seals and any cracks 2. Grow mint around your home. […]

by May 7, 2013
DIY natural wasp repellents

DIY natural wasp repellents

These are recipes meant to repel swaps. TIPS: Remember wasps feed off portion, so keep all food with proteins indoors. Don’t wear bright colors, they may think you are a flower and be attracted to you.. Don’t wear strong perfumes. Yellow jackets like sweet smells. Wasps and bees don’t like […]

by April 28, 2013
Bug Bam wristband bug repellent

Bug Bam wristband bug repellent

An essential thing to get for your kids this summer: Bug Bam Mosquito-Repelling Wristbands: Recyclable and made from 100% natural and non-toxic ingredients, scientifically proven to repel mosquitoes and other flying, biting insects. Used by the U.S. Navy and the Boy Scouts of America. The bug bam Mosquito-repelling wristband ($3.95) […]

by April 21, 2013
DIY aggressive cockroach repellents

DIY aggressive cockroach repellents

We all do not like to find cockroaches in our kitchen and home. Cockroaches can enter the home from the outside through cracks and crevices, vents, sewer and drain pipes.  Our home is an ideal breeding ground for them. They look for food, warmth, water and nesting sites. These are our favorite […]

by April 17, 2013
Best all natural mosquito spray repellent

Best all natural mosquito spray repellent

Spring is here and with it comes friendly bugs and not so friendly ones like spiders, centipedes and mosquitoes. Here are 3 easy DIY recipes which are all natural and do not include any toxic chemicals. To top it off they smell good and do not cost a fortune. Eucalyptus lemon option #1: […]

by April 5, 2013
DIY centipede repellent

DIY centipede repellent

Spring is here and it brings little bugs with it. This is  my favorite centipedes repellent. Tea tree oil is overwhelming to centipedes. 1. Add 25 drops of tea tree essential oil into a spray bottle with 6 ounces of water. 2. Spray around door frames, windows, small cracks and […]

by March 23, 2013