My husband is a diabetic. Which means, for some reason, I can’t buy all the ice cream I want! I find this very unfair. I also find it unfair that he can’t enjoy his favorite ice cream as much as he, or I would like. In a moment of weakness I felt sorry for him and decided to do something special.
I know for a fact that his favorite ice cream flavor is Mint Chocolate Chip. I know this because he whimpers under his breath, and a single tear silently rolls down his cheek every time we pass by the ice cream section in the grocery store. Continue reading Diabetic Dilemma
My husband had purchase a top bar hive for my birthday a few years ago. It has sat empty in our yard since then. But now that we have moved our bees into the new bee yard we were ready to fill it up.
First, we had to purchase the bees. I searched the internet for places that sold packaged bees. Continue reading Top Bar Hive II
Decisions are a part of everyday life, paper or plastic, fresh or frozen,regular or decaf? Now beekeepers have a decision to make, wood or polystyrene beehives? And like any decision, how do you choose??? Or if you haven’t heard of polystyrene, what is it? In the US wooden Langstroth beehives are the standard and have been for years. Continue reading Polystyrene Beehives
Honey Robber is a product used to help when harvesting honey. It is a liquid that is used with a solar fume board. A fume board basically looks like a regular hive cover, only the inside is lined with a felt fabric and it has a black corrugated top. To use just place a few drops of Honey Robber Continue reading Honey Robber