Rita Stadler

Rita lives in Central Florida and has been a member of Team EarthKind since 2010. When not writing about ways to preserve the good and prevent the rest, her 4 children keep her busy. She can be found sharing mouse jokes on Twitter @EarthKind and answering to calls of "MOM!" from any kid within a 25 foot radius.

Recent Posts

Can Mice Climb & Where Exactly Can They Fit & Go?

Short answer? Yes, mice can climb. If that’s all you needed to know, thanks for stopping by and have a nice day! If you wanted to know more about the…

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Things Mice Don’t Like – What Scares & Repels Them

A surefire way to get rid of mice is to make sure your home is not filled with their favorite things. Doing so can be tricky since mice like a…

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What do Spiders Eat – The Diet of a Common House Spider

Would you ever set the table for a spider? Of course not! But you might be surprised to find out you’ve been inviting spiders inside your home without even knowing…

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What are Spiders Scared Of – Help Keep Them Outside

We could act philosophical and say, “The only thing to fear is fear itself.” Or we could share the same trite advice you’ve heard before, “They’re more afraid of you…

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How Long Do Spiders Live – Exploring the Spider Life Cycle

What do you do if you see a spider in your house? You may try to smash it with a shoe, flush it down the toilet, or kindly relocate the…

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What Do Ants Eat Outside & In Your Home?

Finding ants in the kitchen is super annoying, but not too surprising. It happens so frequently that many people use the term “kitchen ants” or “sugar ants” to refer to…

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Types of Ants: How to Identify Common House Ants

The earth is populated by about 7 billion people, and an estimated 10,000 trillion ants! Sure, a lone little ant can’t compare to an adult human (or even a child…

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A New Way to Get Rid of Mice: Stay Away® Mice

One in three households have had a mouse in the house. Mice aren’t just a nuisance, they can cause expensive damage and spread dangerous diseases. Getting rid of mice quickly…

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Ant Habitat – Where Do Ants Live in and Around Your Home?

How can you tell when it’s summer? For some, it’s the longer days filled with sunshine, or the sound of children on break from school, but for me, it’s the…

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Ant Life Cycle – Exploring the Different Stages of an Ant’s Life

How long do ants live? How come you never see baby ants? What is the life of an ant like? These are just a few of the endless questions an…

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