Little Prince Quilt – Fit for a Sibling, Made for a Family

Three and half years ago I shared the Baby Royalty Quilt crafted for a good friend, with the surname King. Something at the time told me to save segments of the fabric from her daughter’s quilt in the event another princess/prince joined their family. Intuition, luck or the fact that I love seeing and use […]

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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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Little’s Bee Room: Curated and Created

Fun child room full of curated and created items.

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In the Hive – Summer is Official!

Continuing my resolution to be a better beekeeper and bee steward, 2014 marks my fourth season of bee herding and while earning my Apprentice Badge adds a nice bit of flare, beekeeping and stewarding is more about doing than passing a test, a lot like life and career …. There is no GPA in the […]

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In the Hive: Early Early Spring

Continuing my resolution to be a better beekeeper and bee steward, 2014 marks my fourth season of bee herding and while earning my Apprentice Badge adds a nice bit of flare, beekeeping and stewarding is more about doing than passing a test, a lot like life and career …. There is no GPA in the […]

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In the Hive: Winter Feeding

This year I decided to feed in the winter, due in part to the fact that my hives have continued to seem “busy” with the weather in the 40s-50s for the last few months, except one cold snap a while back. I am worried that they don’t have enough food stores. Based on my research […]

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Reach & Read: The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees By Sue Monk Kidd – a book review This is a truly heartwarming story of a young awkward girl, finding her stride, and designing a future by learning about her past and her values. A honey house, black Madonna, beekeeping lessons and some lost and gained love fill the lives […]

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Tote Bag Makeover: From Meh to Bee-utiful!

It is no secret that I love bees. When the hospital gift shop displayed tote bags with a giant queen bee on them, I was first in line. However, the bag was bigger/floppier than I would like and the straps were pretty cheap and took away from the focal point. But I am a crafty […]

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