Category Archives: honey bees

Healing

Do you ever get tired of the accepted idea that there is one right way to healing? I do. I reject it, in fact. When a woman who knows me gets a UTI, they get my herbal recipe. When a … Continue reading

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Good Things

Life throws pies. Some are filled with shit and some whipped cream but the truth is, no matter what the pie’s filled with, getting hit in the face with one is no fun. Today life hit me with a pie. … Continue reading

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Honey for Seasonal Allergies

There’s a lot of talk about using honey for seasonal allergies and I’m here to tell you that it’s working for me. The bees may be able to help you very specifically with allergies to local pollens. If you’re allergic … Continue reading

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Trapping a Hive

Mark has gone from zero to bee-man in just a few months. He reads and googles and you tubes constantly in his quest for beekeeping knowledge. He has, apparently, learned how to trap a hive. In fact, luck was with … Continue reading

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Suburban Homestead Update

It’s Spring and we’ve been busy doing the obvious springtime things: tilling; amending; spreading compost; mulching; planting; getting bees. Getting bees? Yes! Mark has been a busy bee himself and totally obsessed with bees and, to be honest, bigfoot. Bigfoot … Continue reading

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