Category: Beekeeping

Spring is kinda here!

The temperature has finally been staying above freezing! I’m thinking that Spring really is arriving! The bulb flowers are popping up! Daffodils! And the honeybees are starting to bring in pollen! Check out all of that pollen on her legs! Rhubarb from my Granny’s…

DIY bee candy recipe

Yesterday it was a warmer winter day, so I checked in on the bees. They look pretty good, but had devoured their candy I left in there. Since it’s only January, I decided to give them some extra food! So, last night I decided…

Snowy weekend activities

Over the weekend we had a little snow storm come through. It amounted to about 4-5 inches of snow. Lucky for my Mr., I enjoy getting a little workout shoveling snow! The chickens enjoyed pecking at the snow, and the coop looked beautiful surrounded…

The bees are still alive! (And weekend work!)

Weekends are always a mix of relaxing, spending time with family and getting things done! So when it’s a beautiful weekend in January, I have to get things accomplished! First up are those honey bees! Both hives appear to be thriving. They were out,…

The strange statement that I always get: Your poor husband!

You read that title correctly! I get told the same very strange statement all of the time! “Your Poor Husband!!” This is usually in response to me telling people what we do a little differently at home! Here are a few examples: You don’t…

No Spend Year November Update

It turns out that not spending money blows people’s minds. They have no idea how staying home, making meals here and avoiding purchases would be possible. But, here we are, chilling out the house, shopping thrift stores and very rarely eating out. Recently I…

So, what’s so great about our certified wildlife habitat?!

One of my favorite projects this summer was turning a patch of grass that we were annoyed to cut into a wildlife habitat. I envisioned bees, butterflies and birds flying around and beautiful flowers. And it was exactly as I imagined! Here are some…