Monthly Archives: September 2010

Beekeeping: Rethinking an age-old practice

My eyes tend to be much larger than the relatively non-existent time frame I have to work with when it comes to reading. The only allotted smidge of time for one of my dearest hobbies falls somewhere between the last … Continue reading

Posted in busy beekeeping | 6 Comments

Bob’s Red Mill: Goodness all year ’round! (Review & Giveaway)

Road trips are one of the best getaways out there.  And, I have learned to appreciate them even more as Beckett morphs through the stages of toddlerhood.  I know one thing for sure: Jacob and I can handle the pitch … Continue reading

Posted in home & hearth, nice & natural, oh! it's organic!, supper & sustenance, where the locals go! | 26 Comments

A Birthday to Remember: Beckett’s 2nd

Disclaimer:  If you are here for just the honeybees or the carbon footprint update, skip this post.  It’s all about an adorable little girl, a crazy birthday party and a whole lot of fun. And, since this post quickly surpassed … Continue reading

Posted in home & hearth, random rants, where the locals go! | 9 Comments

Homestead Blessings: A must have for a homemaker in training

I prefer to think of corny as a relative term.  I tend to overindulge in things like tinsel at Christmastime and the house is decorated in a garish combination of red, white and blue for my birthday (yes, the 4th … Continue reading

Posted in home & hearth | 3 Comments

Terra-Cycle: Outsmart Waste (Review & Giveaway)

There is a good mantra to live by: reduce, reuse, recycle and refuse, but the actual living of it is not nearly as easy as saying it aloud.  The reuse addendum is particularly sticky because of the apparently limited number … Continue reading

Posted in home & hearth, waste not, want not | 7 Comments

ONE Bath & Body Shampoo Bar Winner!

The winner of ONE Bath & Body “Squeaky Clean” Shampoo Bar is…. Drum roll, please… JENNY Congratulations!

Posted in what a winner! | Leave a comment

Where’d you go? I miss you so…

I am slacking.  Well, maybe not slacking so much as juggling.  The bean bags of life have been sky high the last few weeks and I am struggling to keep them all in the air.  The dedication to this project … Continue reading

Posted in random rants | 3 Comments

Beekeeping in the news!

I do love it when people forward me information that pertains to this blog and beekeeping.  Beekeeping is becoming a hot trend and NPR (National Public Radio) is getting in on it, too.  Enjoy the link! Healing Honey And The … Continue reading

Posted in busy beekeeping | Leave a comment

Happy Green Bee WINNER!

And, the winner of the Happy Green Bee Organic clothing drawing is… No, drum roll needed – there was only one entry – BETHANY! Congratulations! Please email me by Tuesday, September 14th at 8:00pm(PST) with your address, phone # and … Continue reading

Posted in what a winner! | Leave a comment

Do you see what I see?

Oh, I apologize in advance if the title of this post gets you humming Christmas songs.  The refrain seems to have settled quite nicely into the back of my head… But, back to the post… GUESS WHAT?!!!! We have EGGS!!!!  … Continue reading

Posted in glorious gardening, home & hearth, nice & natural, where the locals go! | 3 Comments