natural bug spray

Tips to Bug-Proof Your Home with Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on June 13, 2016

Bug-proof your home with essential oil recipes you can make yourself! I have nothing against bugs like ants and spiders—they are so beneficial to our world—but I do like them to stay outside of my house . . . and not live in my mailbox! 


Make Itch Sticks for Natural Bug Bite Itch Relief

by Andrea Butje on July 6, 2015

An itch stick with essential oils is effective, natural bug bite itch relief. Let’s say you forgot to make your summer batch of natural bug repellent. (I have a recipe for that here!) After you spend an evening outside with friends, you come back in covered in bites and spend the next few days trying […]


Make Natural Bug Spray and Get Through Summer!

by Andrea Butje on June 29, 2015

If bugs think you taste sweet, this natural bug spray recipe is for you! Plants and bugs have a love-hate relationship. On one hand, plants need certain insects for pollination. On the other hand, some insects really cause the plant harm. Some plants are better than others at creating their own natural bug repellents. Like Citronella […]