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What is your favorite bug repellent?

Started by Dawn , author of Daily Adventures of a Work at Home Mom 7/18/2012 1:29:39 PM

I am trying to find something more natural then OFF for bug repellent, but I also need something more effective.  We have a problem with fleas, ticks and mosquitoes in our town (not in our yard tho.)  When we go to the parks or the river I prefer to have my kids protected since last year my daughter had a deer tick on her!

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Reply by Cortney

author of The Mommyhood Project 7/23/2012 11:21:25 AM

Yikes! Deer ticks aren't anything to take lightly. I usually just use OFF, although in our yard I like the citronella candles.


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Reply by Michelle

author of Green Mother 7/23/2012 1:20:35 PM

oh my..how awful for her Dawn.

I use Druide for now, but I have been researching on how to make something myself :)

I will keep you posted.


I've been using Skintastic so far on the kids.  We've had a number of ticks this year - all on my husband and me, and thankfully non attached yet.  I try really hard to check everyone as soon as we get in. 


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Reply by Lisa @ Two Bears Farm

author of Two Bears Farm and the Three Cubs 7/30/2012 2:04:34 PM

I like the Fairy Tales brand for my kids.  It even smells decent.


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Reply by Ugochi

author of Teshuva 8/2/2012 11:56:20 AM

I don'y know any natural ones, I am learning a lot here, thanks to you all!


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