Category Archives: Beekeeping

Processing Beeswax – A Pictorial Guide

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(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday: New Soap Packaging

Just “getting on my soap box.” New spiffy boutique packaging for the Lee’s Bees honey soap.

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Friday Poetry 2.

Excerpt from “Bee-Master,” by Victoria Sackville-West Forget not bees in winter, though they sleep. For winter’s big with summer in her womb, And when you plant your rose-trees, plant them deep, Having regard to bushes all aflame, And see the … Continue reading

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My Book Has Arrived.

Fantasy has become reality. Last fall a book publisher I had (honestly) never heard of called Adams Media contacted me about writing for a project they were working on called, “Honey Crafting.” That’s right up my alley. I looked up … Continue reading

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(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday. Package Bees – A few photos

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We Dodge a Bullet.

Yesterday my bees were zipping all around the farm, flying far and wide and returning home weighed down by pale green and yellow pollen. Today the weather prognosticators were shaking their gnarled fists in the air and shouting, “Snow… Snow!!!” … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises.

After two days of wind and snow, the weather prognosticators are promising us a week of 50-degree temperatures.  Part of me doesn’t want to believe them.  Another part of me desperately clings to every word they say. A week — … Continue reading

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Quotable Sunday.

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, – One clover, and a bee, And revery. If bees are few, Then revery alone will do. -Emily Dickinson

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The Winter Solstice And The Bees

The Winter Solstice And The Bees.

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Mother Earth News.

Hello, Mother Earth.  http://www.motherearthnews.com/december-2012-january-2013-zm0z12djzhir.aspx When I began to sell honey and homemade lip balms and creams I envisioned it as the perfect summertime venture.  I could go to farmers’ markets and enjoy hanging out in the beautiful warm, sunny weather, chatting … Continue reading

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