Tuesday, September 13, 2011

September National Honey Month

Assalamou Alykoum

Islamic Greeting
means peace be upon you

September is National Honey Month
Hooray for the humble bee!!

illustration of Roman beekeepers

So, does anyone know why this design of honey dipper works? It really does reduce the drips and strings of honey - but why?

Here is a Swedish one-page paperdoll:

A Big Congrats to Miss Angola.

Her response to the question in Miss Universe 2011 was perfect.

"If you could change one thing about your body, what would it be?"

"I would change nothing. I have inner beauty, and that's what counts."

I've paraphrased, so google Miss Universe 2011 and you can read more in depth.

Oh yes, and she won the title Miss Universe 2011!!

"If you want to gather honey,

don't kick over the beehive."

- Dale Carnegie

There was a great picture of a bee on a bright yellow flower here.
The source I got it from had no credits or copyrights on it.
Apparently it was copyrighted. The photographer just asked me to remove it.
Sorry, folks,
but I hope you enjoy this picture:
found at en.wikipedia.org
Thank goodness for wikipedia!!

"Nothing but Money
is sweeter than honey."

- Benjamin Franklin

a favorite cereal!

"No bees, no honey;
no work, no money."

- Proverb quote

Here is another bear paper doll.
I love the illustrations with this one.
courtesy of OrigamiBears for personal use only

1960's vintage honey pot for sale at

"When you shoot an arrow of truth,
dip its point in honey."

- Arab Proverb

unknown credit - if you know please tell me!

"We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne."

- Marcus Aurelius

vintage illustration

"We're all busy little bees, full of stings,
making honey day and night,
aren't we honey?"

- Bette Davis

another one of my favorite ways to eat honey!

"The pedigree of honey
Does not concern the bee;
A clover, any time, to him
Is aristocracy."

- Emily Dickinson


I have enjoyed finding honey/bee quotes for today.

vintage salt and pepper shakers, www.cybersenora.etsy.com

This next bee molds are just so perfect!
They are meant for cookies, I believe,
but you can also use soap, clay and other materials.

You should go hug your honey today!

and please, please, please
leave the bees alone, and they will leave you alone.
Bees are an important part of our eco-system.

p.s. it would make a little cute bear pretty happy too

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