Category: Beekeeping

Antietam trip! And new bees!

Over the weekend we got the chance to try out the camper before we take it out for a long trip! We went to the Antietam battlefield and museum first to give the boy a nice history lesson from the civil war. The murals… Continue Reading “Antietam trip! And new bees!”

Happiness is simplicity!

Yesterday was quite an interesting day. I had been the middle person between the county waste service, our school and an outside source that provides insight on how to start composting at our school. We had a meeting and I thought everything was going… Continue Reading “Happiness is simplicity!”

Summer preview weekend!

Last weekend was absolutely beautiful! It was in the 80’s and with temperatures like that, I was able to get a lot accomplished! We purchased 3 trees from our local soil conservation fundraiser. Thankfully the trees had not broken dormancy yet, so we got… Continue Reading “Summer preview weekend!”

No Spend February

We made 3. major achievements this month! 1. We paid off the truck! So, we are officially vehicle payment free! Of course last month, instead of putting more money towards the house or the solar panels, I needed new tires for my car. They… Continue Reading “No Spend February”

February update 2018

Hello March!! It definitely came in with crazy winds and some snow today! I am proud to say that we are getting a lot accomplished here! 1. Expand the garden- With the warm days last week, I was able to start taking down the… Continue Reading “February update 2018”

Spinning honey and melting beeswax

Last weekend we spent a lot of time harvesting the honey from the hives that didn’t make it through the winter. It’s sad, but needed done. It’s still so amazing how perfect those frames of honey are! We then use a knife to uncap… Continue Reading “Spinning honey and melting beeswax”

Beautiful February?!

Last weekend left me tired, but so looking forward to Spring! Here in western Maryland, we should be having temperatures around freezing. Today, it was around 80 degrees. It was very interesting to see the bees flying around like crazy! I was thrilled that… Continue Reading “Beautiful February?!”

Who we are!

Hello all! We have had a nice influx of new people to our little blog since Mavis over at onehundreddollarsamonth.com featured my husband’s Blacksmithing hobby! 1. So obviously, my husband is a backyard blacksmith! He’s pretty awesome and makes all kinds of metal creations,… Continue Reading “Who we are!”

Spreading the good (January)

If you have been following me for a bit, you’ll know that I set goals! Actually this is my third year documenting those goals! One goal this year is to spread good. I mainly want to because there is so much good in this… Continue Reading “Spreading the good (January)”

2017 Goals Update!

Last year was my first year setting and blogging about my goals. It was amazing to run into people and they would ask me questions about how I was doing with them! They went pretty well and here were the results: https://littlellewellynhomestead.com/2016/12/31/2016-goal-recap/ This year we… Continue Reading “2017 Goals Update!”