Diaper Skep for a Bee or Beehive Themed Shower: Tutorial

So many options and ideas out there for diaper cakes. They make an adorable centerpiece for a shower, customizable with ribbons and flare, and certainly are a needed gift commodity for new parents. (..would fit well with a Bee is for Baby themed shower I hosted.)  For an added creative, yet not too complicated, twist, […]

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That’s It! Lotion Bars: Shea Butter Beeswax & Coconut Oil

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Looking for a simple but luxurious handmade gift idea? This tutorial for three ingredient lotion bars is simple to make, useful, a splurge to buy and great gift for everyone. This craft also marks my first beeswax product, from my backyard hives – another precious gift from my favorite pollinators. Three Ingredient (That’s it!) Lotion […]

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National Honey Bee Day!

Out celebrating National Honey Bee Day this morning…. Here are some photos and quick videos. No stings either! Happenings at the hive entrance (video clip, complete with buzzing) Quick video clip of my honey bees being busy on the inner cover. Note: this is actual bee speed. It was a warm day and they had […]

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Quick Upcycle Ideas: Glass Mulch and Beehive Planters

Here are two quick ideas to spruce up your yard or garden or balcony. Recycled Glass Mulch Taking a boring little step from weedy and drab to cheerful, blue and weed free. We have this great step down into the back yard that originally I grew thyme in as a steppable ground cover. That was […]

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