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On Nature, Gifts and Gratitude #PowerofthePeanut

Did you hear what Mr. Peanut said? “Harnessing the power of the peanut is about accepting the gifts that nature gives us.”  Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Honeybees!

This is a photo of my parents’ new willow tree. But, if you look closely, there’s something else there..

It’s a swarm of honeybees! There was a time when the sight of them would have scared me out of the yard. But now that the health of some bees is in jeopardy, I’m just really glad to see a happy, healthy swarm!

They only stayed a few hours, then left, so I’m glad I snapped this photo when I did.

Sorry it’s not too clear. I didn’t want to get any closer!

Are you afraid of bees? Have you ever seen a swarm like this?

 

 

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Wordless Wednesday: The Beauty Around Me

Most days, it’s so easy to miss.

I’m feeling very thankful to be on maternity leave for these first days of spring…this is the first year in a very long time that I’ve been able to dedicate a few moments to watching the beauty unfold around me.

We even invited some of it inside – these pretty pussy willows we found growing in our yard!

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Wordless Wednesday: Foraging is Fun!

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