Consider for a moment a world without spiders.
What a lovely world that would be.
Sadly enough, I do not live in that world. My world is sometimes filled with icky, nasty mean spiders who insist on sharing our summer camp cabin with us. And many of those nasty spiders out here are the meanest of all--they are the poisonous brown recluses.
Take a moment and fan yourself to regain composure.
Yes, I know. Brown recluse spiders are horrible. I do not know why God created them. But, I'm sure He had a reason. It probably had to do with biting the devil, or something logical like that.
Anyway, because I do not want those nasty brown recluse spiders to bite my precious babies, or my own precious skin, I declare WAR on them.
I thought I would share my SPIDER WAR SECRETS with you today.
After I thoroughly spray my cabin for spiders and bugs, here is the weapon of choice I use to kill those nasty spiders (that often invade our cabin in spite of the professional spider spraying):
Oh, I know you can read the directions to figure out how to fold the traps. Please just humor me. I feel so helpful snapping these pictures!
Oh, and by the way, you do not have to fold the glue boards into the boxes. I have a certain family member who claims the entire surface under her bed is filled with open glue boards...just waiting to trap the spider who dares to enter. Sort of a gauntlet for spiders. Only, there is no princess at the end to kiss the spider who makes it through alive.
I place these glue boards, I mean spider catchers, throughout my cabin: 1-2 under each bed, under the couches, behind bookcases, behind the sink, and behind our laundry baskets. Basically, I follow the directions on the box, and place the spider catchers everywhere I've ever spotted a spider! I may be a little excessive about my placement of the spider catchers, but with every one I put out, Miss OCD feels a little better come bedtime! The fewer the dreams about brown recluses, the better. Right?
Okay, now...brace yourselves...are you ready for the BIG REVEAL? I feel like we're doing a reality show now...
*speaking softly into the microphone* Folks, we are now seconds away from the biggest reveal all season...the moment all spiders have been waiting for...to find out WHICH SPIDERS have been caught in the trap...OH! And here they are. The spiders whose fate was abruptly ended...All here, on Spider Catchers TV!!
WARNING: Offensive picture may violate your tender sensibilities
Now, if THAT doesn't make you want to run out and buy some spider catchers, then I don't know what will!
If it makes you want to run to the toilet and vomit, or curl up in the fetal position under your covers, then I do appologize.
P.S. I feel the great need to tell you that this trap has been out for a year. I promise this is not a month's worth of spiders in our cabin. I do believe I would faint dead away if this was only a month's worth of spiders and bugs...
Do you have any tricks for catching spiders and other nasty creepy crawlers?
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