Thursday, February 27, 2014

Fire Ant Killer

This one really works....I tried it first.

1 empty water bottle
(Cut it down to about 2" tall)
5 Tablespoons of baking soda
5 Tablespoons of powdered sugar
3 Tablespoons of water.

The very best way of eliminating ants is truly simple:

Take a small amount of powdered sugar (also called icing sugar) and mix it with an equal amount of baking soda (formally called sodium bicarbonate) and water.
Powdered sugar is essential. You cannot use the larger grains of sugar for this..

Mix the two powders together and then place small amounts against the walls or other areas where you would not normally walk but where you would normally see the ants.

The ants will be attracted to the sugar and will eat some of it and collect more to take home to feed others, so all of them will get their share.

The sugar and baking soda powders are similar in size and, once mixed together, the ants cannot separate the two items, so, as they eat the sugar, they will also ingest the baking soda, which they would otherwise never touch. This is the reason for using powdered sugar.

Once the ants eat the baking soda it will react with the formic acid in their stomachs and cause gas. The bodies of ants are unlike humans and they cannot eliminate gas so it will build up inside and eliminate them.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Jerry Baker's ROSE free recipes

              Found on advertisements for his books that I turned into memes

Thursday, February 20, 2014

homemade deodorant

1/4 c baking soda
1/4 c cornstarch
6 Tbsp coconut oil
3-4 drops essential oil like tea tree for men or lavender for women

1. Mix baking soda and cornstarch in a bowl
2. Add coconut oil and essential oil, mix until well combined. It will be very thick.
3. Put in a container and it's ready to use.
4. Apply with your fingertips

Found this on just a pinch and she said she found it on,

Saturday, February 15, 2014

A wonderful toothpaste

Wonderful toothpaste
1 1/2 C Coconut Oil
4 Tbs Baking Soda
1/2 C. Redmond Clay
1 Tbs Neem Oil
10 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
10 drops Clove Essential Oil
20 drops Sweet Orange Oil
20 drops Peppermint Oil
Gently melt about 1 1/2 cups of coconut oil in a small saucepan over the stove. Melting coconut oil in a microwave oven is not recommended, as it can get very, very hot. It does not take a lot of heat to melt the oil. As soon as 1/3 of the oil is melted, take off the heat and continue to stir, the rest will melt soon after.
Transfer the oil into a medium size bowl.
Baking Soda does not dissolve in oil, so just stir in until there are no lumps

Add 1 Tbs of Neem Oil. Stir well

add the 1/2 C. Redmond Clay

Stir until there are no lumps. A whisk makes this step easier.

Add the essential oils . Count your drops in, then stir. You can adjust your drops to your liking, but keep in mind that the clove oil is very strong, compared to the others.

Pour mixture into a lidded container.

Mixture will harden as it reaches room temp
Brush your teeth

This was found on the

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Homemade Clorox Wipes by living on a dime

1 cup of water
1/4 cup of rubbing alcohol
2 Tbsp. Dawn dish soap (only use Dawn)
2 Tbsp. ammonia (optional)

24 rags – cut into squares. I cut them to about 4×6 inches but whatever size you have available or whichever size you need will work. I also use old washrags that have seen better days.

Mix the ingredients and pour over the rags.* Then, when you need to clean your bathroom, use them as you would the disposable Clorox wipes.

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Monday, February 3, 2014

Sore throat syrup

Energy and Focus Tea

1/2 tsp cinnamon
1-2 slice ginger, thin slices
2 cardamom seeds
1 c boiling water
Directions1. combine and allow to steep 10 minutes and drink