Is it just me or does it feel like the mosquitoes are out bad this year? I can't walk my dog in the back yard without being bit a billion times by those littler boogers.

A few friends of mine on Facebook shared this post about a cheap and easy DIY mosquito repellent. It’s not harmful to children, your pets, or your plants. And according to them, it really works.

Here's the interesting thing: one of the main ingredients is BEER! Now I know, it's a shame to waste a beer like that, but if it helps get those skeeters away, it's a necessary evil.

So, according to the post on Facebook, you will need three ingredients:

  1. One large bottle of blue mouthwash
  2. 3 cups of Epsom salt
  3. 3 stale cans of beer

Simple enough, right? Here is how the post says you should make the repellent:

  • Open up your three cans of beer and leave them on the counter overnight so they will get flat.
  • The next day, mix the bottle of mouthwash, Epsom salt, and beer together in a large pitcher.
  • Spray the mixture around your lawn and patio to get rid of mosquitoes.
  • I am going to give it a try this weekend and hope that it keeps those skeeters away from me. I already have most of the ingredients at home, so it should be a cheap DIY project. You can see the Facebook post below:

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