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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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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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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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The Hopeful Homesteader.

Here it is – another cold and windy February day has come and gone. More accurately: cold, windy, raw, rainy, dark, gloomy. The kind of cold and wind that hurts your skin. Raw, burning hands. Cold globs of rain pelting … Continue reading

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Quotable Sunday. Don’t Say You Don’t Have Enough Time.

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” –Life’s Little Instruction Book

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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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Feeding Time.

September is a month of great change in Sussex County, and also in the beehives.  The autumnal equinox served as a signal to the queen to change her egg laying habits in preparation for a generation of healthy winter bees.  … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 7

This girl is smelling all the Lee’s Bees lip balms in one bundle. She claims, “it smells like a candy store.” Incidentally, her grandma made the beautiful brown quilt you see hanging in the background. Blue ribbon.

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The Birds.

Swallows are beautiful to watch. They fly and play and live out their lives in pairs, male and female, careening and swooping and soaring side by side.  Swallows are dancers in an aerial ballet that George Ballanchine would envy – … Continue reading

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