Recently I tried making my own granola. It ended up being quite simple, and I recommend trying it yourself. Dakota and I both find most store-bought granolas way too sweet and full of "extra" flavors. So, my goal was to make granola that was simple, healthy and tasty.
While I love the outdoors, I am getting pretty annoyed about the fact that the outdoors insists on coming inside my house. Lately, we've had this incredibly annoying moth problem, which I am attempting to solve through natural means. About a month ago, I ordered some Safer Brand Pantry Pest Traps, which are supposed to get rid of moths without pesticides. They work pretty well. Basically they're paper triangles with sticky stuff on the inside and a little pheromone trap that lures the moths in. I guess it's kind of gruesome that the moths get caught, alive, in the trap. But maybe they should have considered that before they started flying all over the house. The trap in the kitchen has caught a TON of moths, in fact, I would say it's full. So I am ordering a new one--along with some other organic pest control products. The moths are definitely being lured in by these traps, but, for some reason, there are still new ones showing up every day. So I may have to take more extreme measures. I ordered some Moth-Away Moth repellent and some Victor Pest Control Poison-Free Flying Insect Killer from this site called Planet Natural today. I'll let you know how those work. I also got some really cool stuff called Shake Away at the same time I got the original moth traps. It's supposed to help you keep skunks and other annoying woodland creatures out of your yard. More on that later. It's so exciting it deserves it's own post.
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