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The Hive and World HoneyBee Day

The Hive at Kew Gardens-8209From a distance “The Hive” installation at Kew Gardens represents a swarm of bees. Step inside and the multi-sensory elements of the structure responds in real-time to vibrations and sounds from within a beehive. LED lights in “The Hive” light up and flicker as bees communicate with one another. Continue reading

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing | For your Store Cupboard

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing-2We eat a fair amount of salads so it’s handy to make extra salad dressing and store it in the refrigerator for further use. This creamy home-made honey mustard dressing keeps well and sure tastes better than the bottled kind. Adding honey sweetens the dressing and you can decide to add more or less depending on your taste. Most likely you already have the necessary ingredients stocked in your kitchen. Continue reading

Honey and Lemon Hot Toddy

Honey Drink-1508-2It seems colds and sore throats are going around and our house has not escaped the seasonal aliments of our cooler climate. When I was a kid my Dad would make us a hot concoction of honey and lemon juice at bedtime and when we were older a little whiskey or brandy added… he was a great believer in this remedy for colds and flues and said it would make us feel better. Continue reading

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