How to catch fruit flies - 2 ingredients that REALLY work

I'm headed to the airport soon to pick my handsome hubby who is in town for few days! Woo hoo! So I can't chat long. BUT…my kitchen was SWARMING with fruit flies today. I. HATE. FRUITFLIES. Is there any other creation on this earth nearly so annoying?? Luckily, I know how to catch fruit flies…with just 2 ingredients. I call it my

Fruit Fly Death Cocktail

(*insert evil cackle here*)

Since it's “Focus on Learning” month, I thought I'd share this quick tip with you so you can learn to be a fruit fly ninja too!

The cocktail is BEYOND simple. All you need is 2 ingredients:

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Dish soap

Fill a small cup 1/2 full with the vinegar, add a few drops of dish soap and BAM! Flies be gone.

I never have apple cider vinegar on-hand so I eyeball filling about 1/3 to 1/2 the cup with apple juice, put about 1-2 Tablespoons of distilled vinegar, and a squirt of dish soap in the cup with a quick little stir.

How to kill fruit flies - a simple Death Cocktail!

 It does the trick every time.

How to kill fruit flies with just 2 ingredients!

Le gross. 

I just stage a cup or two around my kitchen, especially by the source of the problem – my FRUIT.

How to catch fruit flies with just 2 ingredientsThe flies are immediately drawn to it, and by the end of the day you can sleep peacefully knowing your pesky flies are GONEZO.

So there you have it! A quick tip that will make you go to bed with a smile on your face. Want lots of other quick home remedy tips like this? Check out my Home remedies tips and tricks post#1, and the Home Remedies Tips post #2.


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