If you're wondering whether or not you have the nerve to do a little DIY honeypot maintenance, read here! (and fyi, this has nothing to do with bees.)
Who WOULDN’T want a big bag filled with a sticky hard lump of honeyed wax with actual mushed up dead bees in it?!?!
Peppermint. Apparently the wee buggers hate the stuff.
I needed to turn on my Claire cap, and make a lotion worthy of originating from the Ridge. And I did so, by simply mixing up my main ingredients to match those that would be available in a Fraser household. And thus, the birth of Minty Sun Bear lotion.
I’d never done any kind of fat rendering and was more than a bit skeptical of my stomach’s ability not to take one look at it, gag, and decide to leave the actual fat rendering to works of fiction.