DIY & Improvement

Keep Away Mosquitoes With This Non-Toxic DIY Mason Jar

Summertime is here, which means barbeques and outdoor living.  Unfortunately, it also means mosquitoes and bug bites.   Luckily, we’ve found a easy DIY repellant that is safe, works great, and smells good too.   Woohoo!


  • 4 mason jars (or old pasta sauce or jelly jars)
  • 40 drops – Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon and Thieves essential oils (or use your own combination of oils but these are known to help to repel the buggies)
  • 2 fresh lemons
  • 2 fresh limes
  • 8 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • Floating tea light candles
  • More details on RVIA A Little CLAIREification.

Read the full how-to and assembly instructions on RVIA A Little CLAIREification.