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« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2012 12:32:34 PM »

I have been putting a buzz in my hub ears about keeping bees.  He says "no" because of our little one but I think they would be an amazing mommy and me project.  We'll see right now we are raising chickens and so far only 2 have met an untimely end at her hands.... she loves too much. Cry
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« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2012 05:05:46 PM »

They look so amazing!  Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2012 10:52:31 PM »

One of my favorite memories is being a kid and eating the honeycomb of my best friend's fall honey harvest. We did just claw at it like bears, it was the best thing ever! Beautiful honey by the way (:
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« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2012 02:32:32 AM »

I love love love local domestic honeys, they're just so different from the stuff you get at the store because of all of the different things the bees collect from, ooooo so jealous!!!
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« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2012 06:28:55 AM »

Oh yummy, yummy, yummy!
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« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2012 08:35:23 AM »

You had me at honey. Cheesy I just love bees and have always wanted to learn beekeeping -- this is amazing!
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« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2012 03:06:37 PM »

Thanks for sharing the process, very cool! I want some honeycomb some day.
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« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2012 11:07:54 PM »

We love honey in this house! every flea/farmers market we see my husband makes us stop. He takes forever picking out just the right color with just the amount of comb. Cannot show him this post because you make it sound easy.
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« Reply #18 on: June 17, 2012 04:11:27 PM »

Yum yum yum. I love it and I love bees. They are amazing. Also the process of collecting honey and wax is kind of a meditative practice (at least to me it seems so) A labor of love. Is it this way for you??
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« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2012 10:00:45 PM »

Thanks for the comments, everyone!  Our honey is a huge hit at our farmer's market.  I also sell eggs, lamb, vegetables, goat milk soap and crafts, but honey is what everyone waits for in the Spring. 

Yum yum yum. I love it and I love bees. They are amazing. Also the process of collecting honey and wax is kind of a meditative practice (at least to me it seems so) A labor of love. Is it this way for you??

It is.  Beekeeping is expensive and a lot of work, and honey harvesting takes us a full day but it's always a good day.   Smiley
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