The phrase, “Long Live the Queen” has taken on a whole new meaning for me and it has nothing to do with the queen of England. I try to visit my newly acquired honey bees every day to make sure they have enough food and water and no harm has come to them or the hive. Lately I noticed they were acting differently than usual. I first thought it was the heat (and it still might be the answer), but I casually mention their change in activity to my co-worker and bee mentor, Mike. He studied on my comment for a minute and then said, “your hive may have lost its queen.” A lump jumped up into my throat…a queenless hive! OMG! [Read more…]
Ever since adulthood, I have drooled over pictures in garden magazines and told myself that someday I would have a yard similar to the pictures! I envisioned a manicured yard with lush winding flower beds and a few benches scattered at optimal spots for relaxing and taking in the beautiful landscape. I even had a Bird Bath Beauty pictured in my mind! The magazines had me fooled into thinking I could keep the weeds at bay and the water in a concrete bird bath crystal clear. A bird bath, where the birds would flock to enjoy their little bird vacations…yeah right! [Read more…]
Toasted Raisin Bread is a cross between a pancake and French Toast AND it was totally a last minute experiment for me. An experiment that turned out to be delicious, in deed! [Read more…]
Buns and Cream is the most scrumptious dessert of the century! Fashioned from a dessert of a restaurant in Clarksville, Tennessee called Johnny’s Big Burger that actually features Buns and Cream on their menu and advertises that it is their best selling dessert. [Read more…]
Take time to wish a veteran a Happy Memorial Day today!
Memorial Day has come to mean the beginning of summer, a time for picnics and barbecues, and a holiday to gather around the family. [Read more…]