I just ran across this recipe for bug repellent, and thought I would share it here.
We have attempted these in the past and they have been really hit or miss. Anyone else have a great recipe? I'm pretty sure we are breeding a new breed of super mosquito around here, they feed off of the toxic gick that everyone is spraying and grow into crazy mutant mosquitos!
Anyhow, here's the recipe:
“The best things in life are nearest: Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.” Robert Louis Stevenson
In the past, I have been in situations where the choices were either use the toxic concoctions, or get eaten alive.
I would apply the stuff to my cuffs, collar, and the rim of my cap, but NOT to my skin.
This seemed to be about 90% effective. It was enough to deter them so that they went looking for blood bank elsewhere.
Seriously? That's what you're going with? I prefer this tiny ad: