Category Archives: Bananas

Banana Pops and Bees


Late this afternoon the sun came out and the day was warm, windy yet warm.  I took a stroll out to see if the bees were out and about and they were.  Some flying around and many just hanging out … Continue reading

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2012 – A Look Back


As the end of 2012 fast approaches I find myself reflecting back on events that took place in my life and kitchen.  The biggest event in my life would be Miss T heading off to college, leaving her parents as … Continue reading

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April, A Sweet Month


This year is breezing by faster than I care for it to.   Looking back over 2012 and the beginning of my second year writing The Orange Bee blog I see that I’ve definitely had a theme for each month.  I’ll … Continue reading

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First Anniversary Celebration


Happy New Year to you and Happy Anniversary to The Orange Bee!  The folks at word press made it pretty simple for me to summarize my first year of blogging, statistically speaking, that is.  It seems that my post titled … Continue reading

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A Million Dollar Cat & Muffins


We all have them from time to time; those worrisome events in our lives that turn life upside down or inside out.  This week was upside down for me.  I am a soft hearted animal lover and this week I’ve … Continue reading

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Baking Bread & Feeding Bees


The heat has returned to North Texas.  It seems as though we might break that record after all for # of days with temps reaching 100 or higher.  After all those wicked hot days we’ve had I said, “why not … Continue reading

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Setting Goals & Eating Carrots


In spin class at the gym on Monday the instructor challenged each of us to set a goal for the week and when she sees us again next Monday we’ll see who achieved their personal goal.  The two things I … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread


Today is hot, humid, cloudy, windy and every so often the sun peeks through the grey sky causing it to feel sweltering.  Blech!  My least favorite type of weather.  Here’s the good stuff, it is Friday, I baked Banana Chocolate … Continue reading

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An Exciting Day


My bees have arrived!  My excitement level has been high today.  I’m feeling a little more calm now that they are settled and I believe I will be able to tell you a little about the day. This morning I … Continue reading

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