Homesteading 101-Balancing Ideology with Sanity | Horrific Knits

When you need to put out pest traps but can’t afford to give up all the space in your cabinet. That’s the bay leaf left over from the pest war.

No one actually -wants- to be dealing with bugs, but bugs are pretty much a natural side effect of human dwellings. Same with rats, mice, and other pests-while there are certainly ways of keeping infestation to a minimum, there is a strong possibility that you’re going to be dealing with a pest at some point even if you don’t actively know it’s there. I remember reading, though how accurate it is I’m unsure, that something like a full third of all American homes have mice regardless of socioeconomic status-meaning, it doesn’t mat…

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