Ohhh The Relief…

As Katrina has already shared with you in the previous post, I was stung multiple times the other day when we ventured into the hive. I take full responsibility. I was a little over confident thinking I could just mosey on in there with a short sleeve t-shirt on. Well...

Sting Me On Four

Yesterday Rachael and I did a hive inspection, and I can’t say that it went all that well. The hive is just fine. There are tons of bees and lots of honey. We were even able to steal a few chunks of honey filled comb from them. I’m not quite sure why, but...

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...

Bees Aren’t The Only Things We’re Saving!

So, as you could tell from Katrina’s last post, The Bee Lifeguard, I’m a bit of a bleeding heart when it comes to all living creatures. I can not just stand by and watch suffering, no matter how big or small. Boy, oh boy was I put to the test yesterday! I...

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...

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...

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