beeswax

Expanding with the season

It’s been busy in the bee yards. I began the season by assisting in a bee equipment auction. On the way home, I inspected, and then split, a hive. This means that I had one hive upon arrival, then after I looked inside of it, I saw so many bees that I decided…

Wax on, wax off

Isn’t the wax gorgeous? This batch of beeswax was just sold this afternoon and I wanted to share some cool info with you. Such as the man who requested this wax is a local woodworker, creating goods from reclaimed lumber. Very green, don’t you think? Keeping with the ‘green’ theme,…

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…