National Honey Bee Awareness Day

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National Honey Bee Awareness Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in August. Click here to learn more about this holiday.

Do you have a honey bee enthusiast in your house? Here are some great ideas for them.

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Also check out:

Homeschool: August on Pinterest

Honey Bees for kids on YouTube

 

Curious George A Home for Honeybees (CGTV Early Reader)REALBUG Lifecycle of a Honey BeeSurprise Ride Bees Learning KitAuberge Kids Costumes Pretend Dress Up Role Play Sets (Honey Bee)

Natural Face Scrub/Mask

Recently I purchased a bag of Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth. It has many different health benefits but the one my daughter was most interested in was a facial mask or scrub as she has been busy making makeup videos.

She has commented that this has helped make her skin very soft and smooth. The tea tree oil is also good for redness and acne. Continue reading “Natural Face Scrub/Mask”

Pumpkin Honey Pancakes

This is a brand spanking new recipe in our house! It came about after I made some Pumpkin Muffins for our Pantry Challenge week. I was trying to use up some of the frozen pumpkins I had in the freezer. My 3-year-old fell in love with them and he insisted that on Thursday, Pancake day, we needed Pumpkin Pancakes.

He was up bright and early Thursday morning to help Momma. We made our basic Pancake recipe and then added the pumpkin. Added a little spice and it needed to be sweetened so he suggested some honey. (Yesterday was Winnie the Pooh day and we know what he loves to eat.) Below is the recipe that we came up and they were delicious! Continue reading “Pumpkin Honey Pancakes”

Brown Sugar & Honey Glazed Ham

This is a recipe I make once or twice a year. New Year’s Day and Easter are the normal holidays I make it for.

I try to keep my eye open for sales as ham can be rather pricey, so can the honey. You could add sliced pineapples to the ham before you glaze it if you like. Continue reading “Brown Sugar & Honey Glazed Ham”