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Newspaper Articles by Colonial QueenBee

honey flowing 1

"Raw honey contains particles of pollen and wax, both of which contain important nutrients and enzymes. "


"Bees must harvest nectar from nearly two million flowers to make just one pound of this sticky sweet liquid gold."


"Well-constructed corners are essential for a durable and long-lasting log home. "


"Beautiful white capped spring honey, sweet to the taste, good for the body."


"This delicate and unusual flower lives a secluded life and can only be observed for about one week a year."

Colloidal Silver

The positively charged silver ion may punch holes in the cell’s membrane and interfere with its basic functions. Pic by

Rosemary 2

"Rosemary was traditionally used to help boost the immune and circulatory system, alleviate muscle pain, improve memory and promote hair growth."


"A two-story free-standing outhouse from days gone by."


"A bit of fun before spring planting."

Colonial Food Preservation 1

"A cellar full of home canned goods is pleasing to the eye, provides food for the table and promotes a sense of pride and accomplishment"

Honey Bees

"Worker bees keep busy with the numerous tasks required to run a healthy hive. "


"Lamb’s Ear is an easily grown perennial that makes an attractive border for flower beds. It is soft and fun to play with, and is an old-time multipurpose medicinal herb."


"...our yard would be filled with the dazzling display of thousands of fireflies."

Childhood Camping (1)

Memories of sleeping under the stars and roasting marshmallows over an open fire.

Hammerhead Worms

"The hammerhead wraps around a victim and secretes a neurotoxin to paralyze it to keep it from getting away"

Historical Campout

"The air was a crisp 36 degrees and clouds gathered overhead. "


#1 (page 9) A mother's Desperation: "...were the foods I’m feeding my child ... killing him?’ " #2 (page 11) What is Comfrey: "comfrey had a significantly ... faster initial reduction in wound size..."

food prep 2

"I quickly learned, for survival reasons, I needed a better plan of attack concerning our meals..."

Storms of Life (2)

"Storms are not an “if,” but a “when.” We all have troubles; we all have trials and hard times."

A Natural Aquaponic Ecosystem

"The kind of system I like doesn’t contain pipes, wires, containers of water or a complicated tubing and filtration system; it doesn’t even require a power source."

GH Raised Beds 24

"At this time, critters can still dig into my greenhouse since the only area with concrete is under the raised bed."

Colonial Women 2

"Once married, or remarried, their legal identity was erased in a tradition known as femme covert or “covered woman.”"

Greenhouse pt4 (1)

" Before starting on any foundation, think about how the greenhouse will be heated, if at all."

Greenhouse part 5 (2)

"The project was hard work but it cost me less than $200, and I loved the result!"

My Greenhouse Experiences pt2

"As soon as the greenhouse became a secure fortress from the onslaught of flying dive" bombers, ...

My Greenhouse Experiences pt 3 (1)

"While it may be true that a hole in the ground can be dug out and a covering placed over it for less than $100, a well planned out, functional walipini may cost considerably more"

My Greenhouse Experiences pt1

"As we approached finishing the last few panels, my nerves began to tense as I remembered the negative reviews about the kit..."

foxfire fungus

"The oldest recorded documentation of foxfire is from 382 B.C. when Aristotle referred to it as a cold fire; ..."

winter cabin

"... concerning the weather in December 1835: “…with a fire in the hearth, ... water will freeze within six feet of it.”"

Children on the Frontier

"Children learned that work and responsibilities were just a part of life, as were looking out for each other..."


"Other benefits may include mood improvement, a positive effect on libido, easing symptoms of PMS, and may curb appetite to help promote weight loss."

lye hopper

"A lye hopper was an essential appliance on a frontier homestead."

Deer hide Paper

" I went home and anxiously awaited its arrival."

GH Raised Beds 16

"Here are some tips that might be of help if you are new to the growing process."

Newspaper Articles by Colonial QueenBee

Mountain Creek

"Life is so hectic these days that we sometimes forget to live."

yarn winder

"You stepped through an old, creaky screen door as the main door was always open during the summer; there was no air conditioning."