Harvesting honey wasn't on my to-do list last weekend. But when I peeked inside a couple of the honey supers, I noticed they were full. I ended up getting over 30 pounds of honey...
It's amazing how different the "spring" honey tastes compared to last "falls" honey. It's a little lighter in color with a milder flavor.
I found these cute little tiny honey bottles (2 oz.) last year, so cute!
I still need to make little labels for the bellies of the bear bottles...maybe something like-
"Honey in my Tummy"
And I'm loving this sweet honey container I got for Christmas, no more sticky mess at my house...
We were over on the coast for the last few days. Kurt was invited to the Truckin' Throwdown in Orange County. Then we headed up the coast for a little R&R. I forgot my camera, so took a couple shots with my phone using Instagram.
A couple weeks ago I noticed my green hive was bursting at the seams with bees!
This weekend I was going to split the hive, but yesterday the hive swarmed...Luckily they swarmed into the tree above the hive, so I was able to catch them. I spent most of yesterday building bee boxes and frames for another hive. This weekend I'll paint the new hive (I'm thinking blue/periwinkle)
Come back tomorrow for the reveal of The One Crayon Color Challenge...I picked blue.
Then Monday I'll have some new things (Fairy Gardens & Night Lights)
My name is Maria and I live in California (smack dab in the middle) with my husband, Kurt & my chihuahua, Miss Molly. We have one son,Anthonywho graduated from college with a degree in Molecular Biology (so proud) My passion is melting glass and making little works of art (lampwork beads) you can wear. Beekeeping is my newest hobby and so much fun! This blog is my little place in space to share some of the happenings in my life, my studio...
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Earning her daily kibbles, Molly is in charge of shipping and receiving...