beekeeping

Looking for a deal at a beekeeping auction

Last Saturday, I attended my first beekeeping auction. There has been one almost every year of our five years of being keepers. I skipped out of working on my son’s Eagle Scout project to attend (more on that to come later). It’s was like other farm auctions — trucks or…

Beekeeping: winter to spring

When the thermometer gets around 40 degrees F and above, the honeybees come out. They look for things to make the hive stronger. I’m sure there isn’t much to find this time of year except water. The snow is melting everywhere. Here are a couple views of bee activity:  

Lip balm success

****Update as of 2011: Visit my beekeeping page.**** Today, my youngest child and I made lip balm. I’m embarrassed to say that an acquaintance sent me the recipe one week short of three years ago today. Call me slow. I was spurred today by my sister-in-law, who asked if I wanted to order…

Olio

*** edited to include photos *** Of note: 1. Two new denim potholders in the works. I just need to bind them. 2. New prayer shawl slowly getting done. It will contain the leftovers of all the Lion Homespun yarn that I own. 3. ‘N’ of GAIN found morel mushrooms…