[QUOTE=jkath]...also keep bay leaves on all the shelves of my cupboards, as I've heard it keeps any creepy crawlies away. I've never seen one in there, so either it works, or I'm just lucky...QUOTE]
Reminds me of the old joke about this guy who walks around snapping his fingers constantly.
When asked why he did that, he replied, "It keeps the elephants away."
"That's silly, there isn't an elephant within a thousand miles!"
"Works pretty well, doesn't it?"