Blog Posts - Bees

AGRICULTURE - Vanishing Bees

"Are pesticides to blame for the massive bee die-off?" PBS NewsHour 11/24/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Commercial beekeepers across America have been struggling with great numbers of bee deaths over the past few years.  What’s behind their failin...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 30, 2015

10+ Cats Who Got Stung By Bees

November 27, 2015 at 06:00PM | Cat’s Nose After Losing A Battle With A BeesourceWaffles Also Had An Unfortunate Run-in With A BeesourceA Friend’s Cat Got Stung On The ChinsourceCat Stung By Bee On PawsourceCat Tried To Eat BeesMy Roomates Cat Had...
by viralpx on Nov 27, 2015

Several Considerations to Help You Purchasing the Right Solar Garden Fountains

So you’re considering purchasing solar garden fountains for your home? Here, the tips for you! With hundreds of shapes, sizes colors and styles to choose from picking the right fountain for your garden can be confusing and difficult. Your first con...
by Home Design Ideas on Nov 21, 2015

Pictures Of Bees And Flowers

Bee and Flower“(The dance) is a way bees communicate to other bees to tell them where the yummy stuff is — oh, all the good flowers are over here,” education director Stefanie Zwygart explained. Educational activities like hunting for nectar ar...
by Beautiful Flowers on Nov 21, 2015

Stocking Stuffer Idea- Burt’s Bees Hydrating Essentials Kit

It’s that time of year- time to bundle up, eat delicious food, and shop.. a lot! I love shopping for holiday gifts, but I definitely know how overwhelming it can feel, especially if you do traditions like stocking stuffers, advent calendars, and f...
by xSparkage on Nov 19, 2015

Christmas Bee Coming

Trivia for today: Did you know that a beehive woven of straw or wicker is called a skep? Yep. I was totally skeptical about that too, but it's true. To honor this iconic image during the holidays this year there is the Bee Skep Blown Glass Christmas...
by on Nov 16, 2015

Paul & Joe – Autumn 2015 Lip Treatment Balm

Just a quick review today on this very cute little tin […]...
by Beauty Best Friend on Nov 11, 2015

Review: A Bit of Burt’s Bees Gift Set Makes an Inexpensive Holiday Stocking Stuffer!

 A Bit of Burt’s Bees Gift Set is a thoughtful, inexpensive way to say you care.Winter weather always does a number on our skin and nails like drying and chapping. However, PR sent me several of Burt’s Bees products to check out that include...
by Nuts 4 Stuff on Nov 3, 2015

Delicious lips with balms from eos, Burt's Bees and Rimmel!

eos Blackberry Nectar Visibly Soft Lip Balm Sphere - $3.99 - the scent of juicy raspberries joins the 99% natural formula of hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, natural conditioning oils, shea butter and antioxidant-rich vitamin E to nourish lips for a softn...
by Beauty Crazed on Nov 2, 2015

Making Bee Candy

Note: Several readers have requested posts on topics that have already appeared here – this is one of those posts that has been updated and republished. To help the honey bees survive winter, we add bee candy to their hives in the fal...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Oct 21, 2015

Colonial Craft Show: Mixing Business and Education

This family worked, played, and learned together about Colonial times with their home business.
by Hunter Happenings on Oct 19, 2015

Realistic Homesteading Dreams

As you plan your homestead, keep your goals realistic.
by Hunter Happenings on Oct 15, 2015

Gift Idea: The Burt’s Bees Holiday Grab Bag is on Sale for $25

The Burt’s Bees Holiday Grab Bag is one of my favorite products that comes out each year. It comes stuffed with a mixture of full- and travel-size Burt’s Bees products. This year’s bag has a retail value of $48, but the bag is curre...
by Fantabulously Frugal on Oct 13, 2015

Treating Bees with Essential Oils

Beehives can face various risks. Instead of using chemical treatments which can be stored in the wax, try choosing a natural option—essential oils.
by Hunter Happenings on Oct 8, 2015

Neonicotinoid pesticides pose a greater risk to bees than thought, EU experts warn

Three pesticides banned in Europe for their potential to damage bee populations could pose an even greater threat than was thought, according to a new assessment by the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa). Already proscribed for seed treatments and...
by Landscape Juice on Aug 26, 2015

Hey! Lego My Zoo!

The Denver Zoo has had several animals temporarily added to its exhibits and they don't need feeding, veterinary services, or room to run. That is because these animals are amazing sculptures made of Lego® blocks by artist Sean Kenney. These incredi...
by on Aug 14, 2015

My Desert Dweller Skin Care Routine

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ANaturalClean #CollectiveBias As a desert dweller, my skin care routine is a little different to account for the dry climate. With already dryne...
by Our Holly Days on Aug 13, 2015

Bramblestone’s 2015 Blue Ribbon Honey

Well, the talented Bramblestone Farm honey bees have done it again – they won a blue ribbon for their honey at the Medina County fair. And since Medina County has such a strong beekeeping club (A.I. Root is located there) of at least 250 member...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Aug 10, 2015

Breaking out? Zap Your Zits With These Acne Spot Treatments!

Summer is peak breakout season for many of us. Blame it on the heat, humidity, excessive perspiration, or even your sunscreen that ends up clogging your pores. Waking up to discover a fresh zit or two in the middle of your forehead can be a big mood...
by BeautyTidbits on Aug 8, 2015

The Cutter: Wasp Hunter

Blessed with a rare dollop of free time on Saturday afternoon, I took the opportunity to perform some badly needed yard work. One prominent item on the to-do list was trimming some tree branches that had grown too close to the house. Since we ...
by The Cutter Rambles on Aug 6, 2015

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