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  1. General Chat
    The kids are dropping like flies here with the flu. At the elementary/middle school my ds attends they had 160 absent yesterday and by lunch another 35 had left with flu symptoms. Ds said he had to go to the office to run an errand for a teacher and all the secretaries, etc. had on face masks...
  2. Camping, RV's, Trailers, Outdoor Living
    Hello fellow campers! Just updating what's going on. Well, we put our little pick up camper in the front yard for sale. Just a lot of bites...no one truly interested. So, we're putting it back in it's little house for next spring. Better luck next year? Today, we're putting new floor in our...
  3. Pets
    :paw:Yesterday I discovered my dog, Raven's ears have been attacked by biting flies. I felt so bad for her. She is an indoor dog when I'm home, but outdoors while I'm away. I washed her ears with soap and water, not easy to do on a 60lb Rottie. Does anyone have any way to keep the flies...
  4. Pests
    someone please give me pointers on what to do with the flies. i dont leave food out, i dont have windows and doors open but everyday there are at least 40 flies to deal with. i spend at least an hour every day just killing flies. what can i do? They are hiding under the blinds
  5. Thrifty Thursday
    The holiday weekend came and went, not without notice around here though. We moved our dd#2, which wore us old people out. I feel like Acme Moving and Storage these days:laugh: Anyway the rest of the week has kinda flown by. I'm still tired but feeling more rested everyday. Today I'm gonna work...
  6. Pests
    Everytime we sit outside, or eat outside, we are bombarded with flies. How do you keep them away?
  7. Frugal Living
    This week, I've reviewed our 2005 finances, partially for tax purposes, but also for general spending. As I went through things, I was pleased with some of the victories, but I found myself feeling resentful about dh's spendthrift ways. In fact, I actually started to post about it, but decided...
  8. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    What do you think? (Aside from the fact that who the heck wants to touch flies???) http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/dinoriki/phliez/work-well-together.html
  9. Family
    Everyone told me once I had a baby that the time would go by quickly. I had no idea how quickly they meant. Paige is now 8 months old as of Monday and I look back and wonder where the time has gone. I'm sure the next few months will go by even faster and before we know it she will be one...
  10. Pests
    I just tried this yesterday, and it worked: Mix the following ingredients together in an open jar or other container (the quantities are relative to how many flies you're trying to get rid of): 1/2 qt water (2 c) 2 T sugar 2 T (white) vinegar a couple drops of liquid dishsoap Leave the...
  11. Pests
    Plant basil, bay leaves, cloves or mint near the house to discourage flies and insects.
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