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  1. Thread: Containers

    by Bee Bliss
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    Re: Containers

    Try Glory Bee. http://glorybee.com/bath-body/packaging-containers
  2. Thread: Shrews!

    by Bee Bliss
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    Re: Shrews!

    I am trying to encourage someone to add owl boxes to their barn area and they were concerned the owls would get the cats. Do owls prey on cats??
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    Re: Selling Bees for Sting Therapy

    In the book and in videos, etc. Charles Mraz states that there is no money in apitherapy for big drug companies and, therefore, very little interest by their researchers. He tried repeatedly to get...
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    Re: Selling Bees for Sting Therapy

    [QUOTE=Galaxie;1364813]..... Just because one believes a treatment is working does not mean it really is.

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    I think the patient would be a good judge of that! Many have said it works.
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    Re: Ice Cooling Vest

    Make a flat ice pack by putting ice cubes in a Food Saver plastic bag. Seal. Melt the ice cubes and refreeze flat keeping the sealed edge up just a bit so an adjustment can be made if necessary. ...
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    Re: beeswax candle success!

    My opinion is that as wonderful as essential oils are (many uses) and have a nice smell, I don't believe they should be burned and thus inhaled that way. I feel essential oils are best used in...
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    Re: Selling Bees for Sting Therapy

    Thanks Ruthiesbees!
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    Re: Selling Bees for Sting Therapy

    Couple of things.........

    Ruthie, could you share some links? Very interesting as to the groups regarding lyme, apitherapy, etc.

    Also, something I read mentioned the one reason Lyme is...
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    Re: Protecting equipment from mice

    My aunt's yard was infested with chipmunks. She kept setting out snap traps, but it didn't work well. I told her about the bucket traps with water and sunflower seeds and she was shocked how good...
  10. Thread: Trivia Night

    by Bee Bliss
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    Re: Trivia Night

    Which of the following honey bees do not have a father?

    1. Queen and drones
    2. Worker bees
    3. Drones
    4. Queen and worker bees
  11. Thread: Trivia Night

    by Bee Bliss
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    Re: Trivia Night

    How many eyes does a honey bee have?

    1. Two
    2. Three
    3. Four
    4. Five
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    Re: Apitherapy / Bee Venom Treatment

    My first bee sting was from an apitherapist. Here I was expecting something really bad, but it wasn't! We iced the areas first. Had many stings along the spine and I sometimes have to ask if she...
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    We had a brownish green Christmas and mild temps until now. Today, we are getting blasted with wind and lots of snow. Drifting snow gets plenty deep in some places. There is about 12" of snow on...
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    Re: Carolina Wax Inferior?

    No, I think he said he needed to get his gears checked. ;)
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    Re: Two Nights Before Christmas

    This is probably the hardest Christmas I have ever had. Mix that with the fact that I have requested a Christmas miracle for both sides of both of our families. It has given me the joy of...
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    Re: beeswax candle success!

    I recommend not to use either lead core wicks or lead sinkers when making candles. The USA does not allow wick manufacturers to use lead wire inside (as a core) wicks. This is due to the fact that...
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    Re: Candle Making Tips Needed

    I do have three pyrex measuring containers (2 and 4 cup) for different colors. One for natural color and two for other colors. I do not scent beeswax. It is easy to just use again and no need...
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    Re: Honey and Cheese

    How about cheesecake with a raspberry-honey drizzel or a cherry-honey drizzel on top?
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    Re: beeswax candle success!

    There is no "one size fits all". That is why people say to test each batch of wax. Wax can be different acting from one batch to another.

    I have also had times when my flame was weak or the...
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    Re: beeswax candle success!

    Hi,

    Nice of you to share your video. What size wick did you use?

    Couple of tips..............

    I agree that shallow glass canning jars work well. I also avoid the taller jars as the burn is...
  21. Thread: Soap fails

    by Bee Bliss
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    Re: Soap fails

    Usually failed soap batches can be salvaged by "rebatching". I would keep those for family use.
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    Re: Best candle making kit

    Heaflaw,

    Have you ever made beeswax candles?
    What price range are you looking at? I saw one kit for $118........... say what!

    Personally, I would not get a kit. I would rather just buy...
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    Re: Sugar block....don't do this!!

    Except for the square shape of the brick..............it looks strangely like the pizza my brother put in the oven once just before he fell asleep on the couch late at night! :lpf:
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    Re: Rendering wax

    Hiwire,

    Keep in mind that beeswax melts at around 145 to 147* F.
  25. Re: Freezing and thawing whole frames of honey

    It would probably work better for your cut comb to just cut it first into 4x4, then drain it. Package it and then freeze it. I use the nicer hard plastics for cut comb with the lid that comes off...
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