Mosquitoes can ruin time outside and transmit disease. In this post, we’ll discuss what attracts mosquitoes; natural mosquito repellents, including mosquito spray recipes; plants that repel mosquitoes; mosquito control tips for your yard, and ways to avoid getting bit. [Read more…] about Natural Mosquito Repellents That Work and Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
Although the kneejerk reaction when seeing a spider might be to grab a can of Raid, there are several other alternatives to get rid of spiders naturally without exposing yourself to harmful toxins. Instead, try one of these 8 Natural Spider Repellents listed below, such as the spider spray. We also encourage you to check out the tips to get rid of spiders in your home by making it a less welcoming habitat.
TICKS – Everything you will read about avoiding or repelling ticks will have the word DEET in it. From the CDC to the EPA, they all recommend using DEET to protect yourself and those you love from blood-sucking ticks. Instead, I'd like to discuss Natural Tick Repellents, tick control, and tips to avoid getting bit. We also include recipes for tick repellent for humans and dogs made with essential oils, and how to remove a tick safely. [Read more…] about Natural Tick Repellents and Easy Tick Control Tips
It takes a little effort to restore cast iron cookware, but it's worth it. This post covers cleaning and restoring cast iron with step by step photos. We'll help you strip and reseason damaged and rusted cast iron cookware so it looks and cooks the way it should. (Plus you'll see why vintage cast iron is best!)
I'd like to tell you a quick story about one of my early experiences with cleaning cast iron, and why restoring cast iron means so much to me. [Read more…] about How to Restore Cast Iron Cookware – Cleaning and Restoring Cast Iron
Cast iron cooking was one of the first back to basics moves I made. I wish I could say it was intentional, but the truth is I fell into it out of circumstance. When my sons were younger, my husband and I led their Cub Scout pack. Over the years of endless camp outs, I learned how to cook in cast iron camping cookware because I wanted my boys to have healthier food than traditional pre-packaged “camp food”. [Read more…] about Cast Iron Cooking – What You Need to Know – Care and Cooking Tips