Ants in the pants? It's not just a fun board game. It's the scourge of many a summer picnic, a lover of sweet residues, it's a nuisance. Luckily, there are a couple of simple household solutions to removing the picnic basket invaders.

I think I knew about the picnic table hack. I definitely will wash out my pop cans. Boiling cayenne pepper water?!? Wow. There's always the old sun through the magnifying glass trick. Back to pop/soda, lemonade, Kool-Aid, sweet tea, if you spill something with sugar in it, make sure and clean it up with water and not just with the moisture from the spill itself.