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Where Do Bugs Go in The Winter? 4 Options / 7 Types

Curious how insects survive cold weather? Where do bugs go in the winter? In this post, you’ll learn the 4 cold-weather survival methods. Plus where 7 specific bugs (spiders, bees, wasps, butterflies, mosquitoes, and fleas) go in the winter. Bugs have four options when winter comes: migrate to a warmer location, go into diapause (a …

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Do Ticks Die in the Winter? Habits, Temperatures, Avoidance

The first hard frost is often celebrated as the end of tick season. But do ticks die in the winter? Where do they go? And what temperature kills ticks? In this post, you’ll learn about ticks in winter from all parts of North America. Ticks do not die in the winter. Ticks become dormant at …

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Can You Squish a Tick? Plus 17 More Gross Tick Facts (Hunt, Feed, Kill)

Can you squish a tick? Should you? In this post, you’ll learn how to safely kill a tick, how they hunt, attach, drug, then feed on you. You’ll learn about the diseases they carry, how often they feed, how to remove them, and how to prevent them. Can You Squish a Tick? Creepy crawlies, snakes, …

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5 Best Tick Repellents for Humans (Natural, Clothing, Chemical, Yard)

In this post, you’ll learn the best tick repellent for humans. We cover 5 options – so you can choose the one that fits you best. If you enjoy being outside, you need to know how to keep the ticks away. Not only are they disgusting – they can make you very sick. Best Tick …

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How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking: 7 Practical Tips to Protect Yourself

Finding a tick on yourself after a hike is no fun – especially if it is attached. In this post, you’ll learn how to avoid ticks while hiking – and miss out on all the drama of removing these disgusting parasites. Learning how to protect yourself from ticks is an important outdoor skill. More reading: …

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How to Choose the Best Insect Repellent for Babies: Parent’s Guide

In this post, you’ll learn how to keep your young children safe from biting mosquitoes and insects. The best insect repellent for babies depends on their age and what threats they are being exposed to. This post will cover chemical and natural so you can make the right decision for your family. Best Insect Repellent …

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14 Homemade Insect Repellent Recipes (That Actually Work!)

If you’re human, you aren’t friends with mosquitoes. And if you’re like me, you probably don’t love the thought of putting poison on your skin. In this post, you’ll learn how to make homemade insect repellent that actually works. Thee DIY mosquito repellents are easy to make, effective, and will even save you money. 14 …

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6 Best Electronic Bug Repellents: Enjoy (Almost) Mosquito-Free Camping

Biting bugs will take the fun out of any outdoor adventure. In this post, you’ll learn about the best electronic bug repellents and killers – including battery and corded options. These devices are great for camping and backyard living – killing or repelling mosquitoes, black flies, gnats and more. Have young children? Here are the …

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Campers Guide to Essential Oil Bug Repellent: Mosquito, Tick, Flea

Heading outdoors but hate those biting insects? Me too. In the campers guide to essential oil bug repellent you’ll learn what oils repel which insects, including mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas. You’ll also find an insect repellent essential oils list – to know which essential oil best repels your arch nemesis. And, of course, we include …

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6 Ways to Remove a Tick Head After the Body is Gone (Dogs and Humans)

So you met a tick. And pulled it off. And the tick head remains – embedded in the skin. NOW WHAT? In this post, you’ll learn 6 ways to remove a tick head after the body is gone. Can you squish a tick? Get the answer, plus 16 more gross tick facts How to Remove a …

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