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And, Just Like That.. I’m a Beekeeper!

This is actually round 2 in my adventures (or attempts) in beekeeping. I tried to keep one hive at my old home many years ago but because of the close proximity to my pool, it was a disaster. All of the bees spent much of their time enjoying the chlorinated water while we dodged them …

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Adventures in Maple Syruping

My oldest daughter, who doesn’t live at home, rightly said the above video was like Maple Zen…when I sent it to her.  We tapped about 10 trees this year with new supplies we purchased from Tap My Trees (great resource for those of you who are looking to try this!) We did this on a …

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