Tag Archives: Feeding Bees

Name That Queen – A Challenge


How lucky am I, to have honey readily available for drizzling on anything – in this case leftover cornbread, for breakfast?  I know you want some too – who wouldn’t?  Having an abundance of honey to use daily is one … Continue reading

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Leap Day Soup


I concluded that with today being Leap Day in this Leap Year I should take full advantage of it and write one last post featuring “soup”.  Ah, yes soup month has come to an end. Today’s soup is a Moroccan … Continue reading

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Homemade Applesauce & A Visitor


As I was looking through the lens of my camera, while photographing this applesauce, I heard a soft little “bzzzzz”.  I pulled my eye away from the camera to discover a sweet little bee stopping by for a sample of … Continue reading

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Honey Bees & Jalapenos


This week I acquired 2 more bee hives.  My man Dan and I removed 2 hives from 2 water shut off boxes, both in the same yard, just a few feet from each other.  The entire removal and set up … 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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Hatch Chiles, Sugar Syrup & Labor Day


Oh darn, the last long weekend of summer is upon us.  Labor Day.  Traditionally it has been unacceptable to wear white after Labor Day.  Do you follow this rule?  I tend to follow it not so much because it’s tradition … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Po’Boys


In an effort to beat the sweltering, oppressive Texas heat, I served my family Grilled Shrimp Po’Boys this weekend.  I did have to brave the soaring temps to grill the shrimp, but it was well worth the sweat. LuLu and … Continue reading

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