From the Ashes

WARNING: The following is my sophomoric attempt to wax poetically about the onset of Spring. (Photos included, of course.) Spring is in the air! You can feel it in many subtle ways. The days are getting

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Word of the Day

Word of the day; Xeroxes or dry skin. From the Greek, “xero” which means dry. Do you have it? The itching, the scratching and general unsightliness of winter skin. Your skin needs moisture

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Welcome to North Pole, Alaska

  Yep, that’s right folks, turns out there really is a North Pole, Alaska. However, it’s just ever so slightly, 1700 miles south of the actual geographical North Pole. But, given the

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Carrier Oils-Why They are Important to Your Skin

  I would like to address the importance of carrier oils in the formulation of skin care. We all understand the basic concept that lotions are made from a combination of oil(s), water,

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When a Lotion is Not Just a Lotion

As most of you know, I’ve been making all-natural skin care products for some time now. I thought I would take this opportunity to let you in on few secrets behind Bee Queen Naturals. Over the next

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ROYALS take the Crown!

  Congratulations to our boys in blue! The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Series Champions, a feat not repeated since 1985. In honor of this momentous occasion in Royals franchise history,

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Just a Hop, Skip and a Jump Away!

Fall has arrived here in the Midwest and for most of us that evokes thoughts of warm soups, fleece tops and Friday night lights.  From time to time, many of us find an excuse and take our eyes of the

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Swarmed: How I Captured a Swarm of Bees

No, we are not talking about the 1978 horror flick starring Michael Caine in which a swarm of Africanized bees invade the state of Texas.Or if you believe the latest conspiracy theorists, an imminent takeover

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fresh asparagus

How to Freeze Asparagus For the Best and Freshest Taste

Do you love the taste of fresh asparagus? I certainly do. Nothing makes me happier than to see those chubby green stalks poking up out of the soil after a long winter. I readily admit that not many of

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The Mysterious Morel

Morels of the genus Morchella species is the favorite of mushroom hunters each Spring. Here in NE Kansas, 2015 has been a very good year for morels. Across the bridge in Missouri, the line of parked cars

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