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From the ashes of disaster grow the roses of success

From the ashes of disaster grow the roses of success

When we began this homesteading journey a few years back, we knew failure was an accepted part of the process. Trial and error..and error..and error. A success deserves only cautious recognition, a slow motion high five with breath held tightly, always an eye on the […]

Honey bees have arrived!

Honey bees have arrived!

We have bees!!! Three pounds of them, or approximately 10,000 bees. They are Russian, Carniolan and Italian hybrids raised in natural small cell comb. So says the husband, who is entirely in charge of these little guys. I had a hard time staying the same […]