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A Beekeeper’s Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm, Easy DIY Recipe!

My Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm recipe is so easy and makes about 75 tubes of all-natural lip moisturizer. Great for easy DIY homemade holiday gifts or stocking stuffers!  You’re a few simple ingredients away from amazingly soft and hydrated lips. You’ll use this lip balm all winter, and believe me, your lips will thank you. […]

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Farmhouse Blueberry Crumble Muffins (Vegan + GF Options)

These Blueberry Crumble Muffins are straight out of the farmhouse oven: heavenly, warm, and sweet. Made with fresh berries and a cinnamon sugar topping. Easy to make, with both vegan and gluten free options.  These farmhouse muffins will be loved by everyone at your table! There’s nothing better than fresh blueberry muffins on a cool […]

Beekeeping, Homesteading

Beekeeping: A Business Goes Above & Bee-yond to Save the Bees!

Now THIS is one of the most amazing beekeeping stories of 2020!  I partnered with Patriot Subaru of North Attleboro Massachusetts to rescue and relocate a wild honey bee hive after a tropical storm.  From finding the hive, connecting with local resources ro rescue the bees, and safely moving it on our homestead (in a […]

Beekeeping, Homesteading

Beekeeping in 2020: Staying ‘Buzzed’ During a Pandemic

2020 has been a wild year for everyone, even beekeepers! Here is our story of beekeeping during a pandemic, hive maintenence, and socially distanced bee pickup during COVID-19. Hi everyone, I haven’t done a beekeeping update yet for 2020 here on my site (I have a few Instagram posts and story highlights about it!) so […]

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DIY Beeswax Furniture Polish Recipe (2 Ingredients!)

This 2 ingredient beeswax furniture polish recipe is so easy to make! Your wood furniture will absolutely shine after a coat of this simple, all-natural polish. This DIY beeswax wood polish couldn’t be easier to make: its just beeswax and mineral oil.  We actually used the beeswax we had leftover from our beehives last year!  […]

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Dye with Onion Skins: Natural Dye for Textiles, Fabric, & Clothes

An easy process to dye with onion skins, no mordant required! What you’ll need: A large pot, natural fabric, water, onion skins – and you’re ready to start! Onion skins produce a brilliant yellow hue which will brighten any natural fabric with a warm, sunny shade.  Dyeing with onion skins couldn’t be simpler too – […]