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Showing posts from June, 2014

With Summer Comes Those Filthy Flies

We all love summer which brings hot days, cool nights, barbequing, camp fires, and tanning by the pool.  Unfortunately, it also brings out a fresh supply of flies whether they are houseflies or greenflies.  There is a easy solution to freeing you and your guests from these pests.  The disposable fly trap by Rescue is an easy fix.

Available in retail stores, this bag has a packet that when filled with water produces the most disgusting stink that us humans can't stand, but the flies love it.  They climb down the tube thinking that they have found an afternoon meal, only to realize they can't get back out!

Since this product smells so bad, pick a central location in your yard so you don't have to be overcome by the stench.  This lures the fly to the smell, and away from your entertaining or tanning area. 

I hung mine today in a tree that is on the edge of my property line.  I hadn't noticed any flies until about 3 days ago.  It's just natures cycle of bugs that inv…

Erphila Importers of European Giftware

Erphila was an import company owned by Ebeling and Reuss of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The name "Erphila" is a combination of the initials "E" and "R" and the first letters of the city, Phila. The company imported high-quality pottery from many factories in Czechoslovakia, Germany, and other European countries and was in operation from approximately 1920 to 1940.”  The Erphila trademark was used on a wide range of giftware items, e.g., Porcelain Figurines, Porcelain Vases, Hotel ware, Chinaware, Tableware, Tea sets, Coffee Sets, Cup & Saucers, and Decorative Porcelain.

Kathys Animal Figurines on Etsy