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How to Make Beeswax Cloth

There are a lot of benefits of keeping your own bees, and the wax obtained is honestly one of my favorite perks!  Rendering (so to speak) the wax into something usable is my least favorite task, but the gorgeous, yellow-hued, sweet-smelling reward of fresh beeswax is so, so worth it. …

Spring Bee-Keeping & How to Make Beeswax Fabric

Spring is such a busy time for use here at the P Patch!  With both of us working outside the home, all of our free time in the spring is spent preparing the garden, planting, working with the hives, making repairs and improvements, and occasionally–mowing the lawn 🙂 We are …

Make Your Own: Solid Perfume

I have been on a “kitchen cosmetics” kick lately.  I can’t help it, it’s what makes me happy:) If you are my facebook friend, you know that not too long ago, I received my order from Mountain Rose Herbs! It’s my treat to myself for being such a good girl …

Simple Salve Recipe

Salves are very special to me.  They were my introduction to making my own body care products! Since we are backyard bee keepers, we are blessed with richly scented, fresh, and beautiful beeswax!  (I’m sorry, I’m not trying to make you jealous. It’s just that a girl’s gotta brag about …

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