Flea Repellent For Your Home And Pets

Borax, Baking soda, Salt and lemon essential oils from Young Living. Borax and baking soda will kill the adult fleas, the salt will dry up the eggs and the essential oils will make your house smell absolutely divine! Plus if you use lemon or lavender scents, these are natural flea repellents so any possible unwanted visitors that you may have missed will stay away from your house.

Homemade flea killer
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FLEA REPELLENT FOR HOME

Natural flea repellent for home

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 tablespoons borax
  • 6 tablespoons very fine salt
  • 6 tablespoons baking soda
  • 30 drops lemon essential oil (or lavender, peppermint, tea tree, orange)
  • empty jar with a plastic lid

DIRECTIONS:

  • Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add essential oils and mix well until no clumps are left.
  • Take the jar and pierce a few holes through the plastic lid.
  • Pour the homemade flea repellent into the jar, tightly screw the lid on and start sprinkling the mixture on carpets.

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  • Leave on for 24 hrs then thoroughly vacuum clean.
  • Clean the vacuum cleaner right afterward to make sure fleas are completely removed from the house.

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Homemade Fry Bread

Homemade Fry Bread


Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons shortening
  • 2/3 to 3/4 cup water
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Butter, honey and lemon juice, optional

Directions

  • Combine flour, dry milk powder, baking powder, and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Add water gradually, mixing to form a firm ball. Divide dough; shape into 12 balls. Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Roll each ball into a 6-in. circle. With a sharp knife, cut a 1/2-in.-diameter hole in the center of each.
  • In a large cast-iron skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Fry dough circles, one at a time, until puffed and golden, about 1 minute on each side. Drain on paper towels; if desired, serve warm with butter, honey, and fresh lemon juice.
Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 124 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


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Homemade Disinfectant Wipes

Homemade Disinfectant Wipes

Here’s the step by step instructions.

Take a roll of Bounty or Viva or higher quality paper towels and cut the roll in half, using a knife.

Place half of the roll of paper towels in an airtight container.

In a separate bowl, combine

1 1/2 cups warm water

2 tablespoons white vinegar

1 1/2 tablespoons Dawn dish soap

Then pour all ingredients over the 1/2 roll of paper towels.

Seal up the container and flip upside down until the paper towels are fully saturated.

Once they are fully saturated, you can can easily remove the roll from the center of the paper towels.

These are so inexpensive and are wonderful for that deep clean or that simple wipe-down.  I use them all the time now.

So, if you’re looking for a great alternative to the high priced or not so effective wipes, try out this simple recipe.

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Marinara Sauce You Can Make~

What You’ll Need

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 2 (4-ounce) jars carrot baby food
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

What to Do

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat oil. Cook onion and garlic 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
     
  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 to 15 minutes.

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Make your Own Soap Paper

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How to Make Paper Soap

Irene A. Blake | updated on August 30, 2017

About the Author:

Irene A. Blake

Based in Southern Pennsylvania, Irene A. Blake has been writing on a wide range of topics for over a decade. Her work has appeared in projects by The National Network for Artist Placement, the-phone-book Limited and GateHouse Media. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Shippensburg University.

Many people use paper soap—paper-thin soap sheets—as an alternative to bar and/or liquid soap. Paper soap is not only easy to carry, store and use (especially for travel), but quickly dissolves in water without leaving behind residual soap scum in a soap dish or on a sink as typically seen with wet soap bars or dripping soap dispensers. Although you can find several paper soap products in stores or online, you can easily make your own paper soap at home with the use your favorite soap brands and a few kitchen items.

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Things You’ll Need

  • Soap bar
  • Wire cheese slicer
  • Cutting board
  • Wax paper
  • Brownie or cake bake pans
  • Knife
  • Glass bowl
  • Pan
  • Water
  • Oven
  • Straight-edged scissors
  • Speed peeler (optional)
  • Decorative scissors (optional)

Slicing Method

Step 1

Lift the handle of the wire slicer.

Step 2

Place your soap bar on the cutting board and then align it under the wire as you would a block of cheese.

Step 3

Pull the handle down and slice through the end of the soap bar. Set the first paper-thin soap sheet aside and then repeat as needed to make additional sheets of paper soap.

Pouring Method

Step 1

Line your pans with wax paper.

Step 2

Cut your soap bar into 1/2-inch blocks and place the blocks in a large glass bowl.

Step 3

Create a double boiler and then melt the soap. Fill a small pot with water and place it on a burner. Put the glass bowl on top of the pot so that it sits on the rim of the mouth of the pot, turn on the burner and then wait for the generated steam to melt the soap.

Step 4

Pour the melted soap into your brownie or cake pans to coat the wax sheets with a paper-thin film about 1/2 mm thick.

Step 5

Wait for the soap to cool. Peel the soap carefully from the wax paper and cut it into palm-sized (or smaller) sheets using straight-edged scissors to make a stack of paper soap.

Tip

If you don’t mind having irregularly shaped paper soap sheets, cut paper-thin sheets from a soap bar using a handheld speed peeler.

If you want to make paper soap with special edges, cut the soap using the decorative scissors or “decorative paper edgers” typically used in paper crafts such as scrapbooking.

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Homemade Bread

EASY HOMEMADE BREAD RECIPE

Easy Bread recipe made with simple ingredients & detailed instructions showing how to make bread! Best homemade bread recipe for both beginners and expert bakers.: breadCuisine:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups warm water 110 degrees F/45 degrees C
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 5-6 cups flour 

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water and then stir in yeast. Allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam, about 5 minutes.
  • Mix salt and oil into the yeast. Mix in flour one cup at a time.
  • Knead dough for 7 minutes. Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn dough to coat. Cover with a damp cloth. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Knead for 1 minute and divide in half. Shape into loaves and place into two greased 9×5 inch loaf pans. Allow to rise for 30 minutes, or until dough has risen 1 inch above pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30-40 minutes.
  • Cool, brush with butter and enjoy!

Notes

Recipe yields 2 standard loaves of bread

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 30mg | Sugar: 4g| Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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Homemade Cat Treats

homemade cat treats recipe - the best one I've tried!
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Homemade Cat Treats

Ingredients:

  • 1 can tuna in oil, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups of flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 cup water
  • dash of parsley
  • bottle cap for cutting out treats

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. In a food processor mix tuna, egg, flour, water and parsley until a dough forms. If the dough looks too sticky, add a bit more flour

.3. Dust a surface with flour and roll out dough to 1/2 inch thick.4. Use a bottle cap to cut out treats from the dough.5. Bake for 20 minutes on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.6. Let cool and serve to your cat.

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Home made Cream of Chicken Soup

Cream of Chicken Soup Substitute

Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 15 mins   Servings: 1 can Calories: 408 kcal

Skip the cans and give this homemade version a shot! Makes 1 can’s worth of soup. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a small sauce pan over medium-low heat. When melted, whisk in the flour and continue whisking until smooth and bubbly.
  2. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and milk. Bring to a gentle boil, whisking constantly, until the soup thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on bunsinmyoven.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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