8 Uses for Beeswax Throughout Your Home

8 uses for beeswax throughout your natural home: BrownThumbMama.com

This summer marked our first year of beekeeping. We recently processed a couple of frames for their honey and wax, and I was surprised at how much honey we harvested. We got nearly a quart of honey from just one frame! The beeswax, however, was another story. The bees are… 

Keep Reading…

You Have The Power To Do Real Good

Support mandatory GMO labeling #ConcealOrReveal BrownThumbMama.com

Nerd Alert! Nerd Alert! Any other “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” fans out there? *peers out through computer screen* Oh good! Glad I’m not the only one. I love Buffy. She’s an amazing role model–a kick-butt woman who doesn’t waste any time getting things done. That’s why I’m excited to say… 

Keep Reading…

15 Signs That You’re a Crazy Canner

15 signs that you're a crazy canner: BrownThumbMama.com

Sure, it all starts innocently enough. You have a bumper crop of strawberries and figure it can’t be too hard to make some strawberry jam. (FYI: strawberry jam is a gateway drug.) Then–before you know it–you’re canning salsa and making pickles. And dreaming of a pressure canner. Oh, and an… 

Keep Reading…