Keep critters away from trash cans by mixing 2 tablespoons dish soap, 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper, and 1-quart warm water. Spray liberally over cans. Raccoons, especially, hate the smell of many spices and oils, including mint and cayenne pepper.
Make corn on the cob in a cooler! It’s a unique way to feed a crowd at your next cookout. Simply shuck your corn and place the ears in any size clean, sturdy cooler (not styrofoam). Add boiling water (2 quarts per 12 ears) and snap down the lid. Let sit for 30 minutes, drain,
Another great way to put those used coffee grounds to use! Mix a cup of used coffee grounds in with your bait worms to keep them alive and wiggling longer. Plus, fish—especially trout and bass—are attracted to coffee-scented worms.
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