Bee It Three To Make Me Happy

Rachael and I are just about as excited as two newbee’s can bee. I got a message from a friend yesterday letting me know one of her clients is selling two complete hives from swarms he had gathered locally, for super cheap. Per his wife’s order he needed...

The Electric Side of Pollination

We all know that bees are just about the most important little critters on the planet and to me one of the most fascinating. It seems every day I learn something new and it blows my mind. Rachael posted on Instagram an incredible video of one of our lovely ladies...

Bee The Lifeguard

I think I might have to cut Rachael off from her bee rescue efforts. I know, that sounds horrible. Both of our families are enjoying the wonderful lake together this week. We have found a few bees that were trying to drink from the lake, but instead went too far in...

Bee Water Stations

Not everyone can be a beekeeper, but anyone can help our wonderful little friends by putting a bee watering station in their yard. It is fun, easy, and pretty inexpensive. Bees get thirsty and need a safe place to drink. All you need is a shallow dish (A pie dish...

Honey-Roasted Carrots

I should start by saying that I really hate cooking. It’s too hot, you stand for too long, and it is a guarantee that I will burn myself at some point in the process, even when I am just making a sandwich. So you can probably guess my cooking skill level. To put...

Free Beekeeping eBook For Your Kindle (Limited Time)

I am always searching for great low cost and even free books on Beekeeping. I often learn something new from each of these books, so I thought I might share my latest find. Beekeeping: The Ultimate Guide To Beekeeping: How to Start Your First Colony and Avoid Common...

The First Two Weeks

We have officially been beekeepers for 14 days! That sounds pretty awesome. So exactly when do we get to lose the title of newbies? 10 years? oh…. I am realizing there are a lot of similarities between new beekeepers and new parents. Before the bees arrived we...

Get In Your Home Little Bees!

So now that you have heard Rachael’s take on pick-up day here is my side of the story. I had regrets as soon as we got in the car. I drove and Rachael began applying fresh lipstick and practiced her selfie poses. OH GOOD GOLLY! I barely brushed my hair. I...

Bubble Bee Girl

The day has FINALLY arrived! Today we are picking up our bees. Today we become bee mamas. Today I am freaking out a bit. When it was months away Rachael and I decided that we would buy the bee hat, veil and gloves. We didn’t need the full bee suit. We were not...

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