Fun was had by all and much love and happiness! We all hope the same for you!
First of all, I would like you to meet my oldest grandson Ryan and my great grandson Alex... isn't he just too sweet? I use to say that about his daddy because his son is definitely a clone of what he use to look like. I could just eat him up... is such a sweetie!!!
My oldest son - Tony & my pride & joy!!!
We all had a wonderful Thanksgiving hope yours was great too! HUGS
To all my friends and family, especially the ones that use to go to All Saints Church when it still stood in Bridgeport (how I miss that church). Please if you have any pictures of All Saints church please post them I would love to see it again. Bless you and Happy All Saints Day! Amen.
Have you ever heard that a dog 'knows' when an earthquake is about to hit? Have you ever heard that a dog can 'sense' when a tornado is stirring up, even 20 miles away? Do you remember hearing that before the December tsunami struck SoutheastAsia, dogs started runningfrantically away from the seashore, at breakneck speed? Do you know that dogs can detect cancer and other serious illnesses and danger of fire? Somehow they always know when they can 'go for a ride' before you even ask. How do those dogs and cats get home from hundreds of miles away? I'm a firm believer that animals - and especially cats and dogs - have keen insights into the Truth. And you can't tell me that dogs can't sense a potentially terrible disaster well in advance. Simply said, a dog just KNOWS when something isn't right... when impending doom is upon us. They'll always try to warn us of a disaster! We should listen!
The only thing worse than a mice infestation? The process of getting rid of a mice infestation. There are only so many methods available for getting rid of our uninvited friends and, let’s be honest, they’re not all very pleasant. If snap traps make you sad and sticky traps make you squirm, it can feel like your options are limited to hiring an expensive exterminator or simply living with some new scurrying friends, but there’s another, better method! You can actually get rid of mice the all-natural, no-kill way— with peppermint!
OKAY CATS RUN WHEN THEY SEE MIGHTY MOUSE.... But check this out...
It turns out, mice hate the smell of peppermint. Everything we humans like about it – the sharpness, the coolness, the sweetness, the menthol – makes them want to turn tail and run the other direction, making it an ideal natural repellant. Bulk Herb Stores’s Shoshanna’s Kitchen first turned us on to the idea, and she recommends harnessing peppermint’s power in three ways:
The easiest way to prevent a mouse invastion in the first place is to post peppermint plant sentries around your home. Plant as many as you want outside your home for protection andand for nice, fresh peppermint leaves to use in your cooking.
This method is easy for when you want a quick solution. Drop some dried peppermint in a sock and tie it off, then place the socks around your home near holes, gaps, or any other places you think pests might be gathering.
Shoshanna’s favorite method is an easy-to-make spray. Boil some water, then steep some dried peppermint the same way you would if you were making tea or coffee. When you get a nice, rich concentration, strain out the grounds and allow the mixture to cool. Then, simply transfer it to a plastic spray bottle and spray away! Use it as an additional cleaning spray in cabinets where you’ve found evidence of rodent activity, saturate your closets, and generally spray wherever you think you need a little repelling peppermint power.
Of course, sometimes you need a little extra power, and for that, you can turn to extra concentrated versions of peppermint via peppermint oil. The Kitchn recommends using peppermint oil as you spray, similarly to Shoshanna’s Kitchen. Other people, like How To Get Rid Of Mice.com, recommend saturating cotton balls in peppermint oil and leaving them around your home wherever you want the mice to leave.
Even better? It’s not just mice that will run away from peppermint. It repels aphids, cabbage looper, flea beetles, squash bugs, whiteflies, ants, mosquitoes, and bees! And, best of all, it’s a simple, cheap, humane, and all-natural method for ridding your home of pests.
It’s so good to know that we have all-natural options for dealing with mice and other pests! Have you ever tried using peppermint this way? Do you know of any other no-kill or gentle methods for dealing with an infestation, or do you prefer old-fashioned traps? Do you have any tips? Leave it in a comment below and thanks for dropping by!!!
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