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Earth Day

10 fun things to do to Help the Earth and Save the Bees!

Join us in the global effort to create a better earth by ending pollution and beyond. Reducing, reusing, and recycling are easy and fun ways to help! 

1. Upcycle Bottles

Turn your Me & the Bees Lemonade bottles into ecclectic and pretty flower vases! Simply fill empty bottles with water, add beautiful flowers, and wrap bottles in twine...and when finished, don’t forget to recycle!

2. Don’t Suck

Ordering your drinks without straws or using stainless steel or paper straws is a big step towards reducing plastic waste. It also helps protect ocean animals like the sea turtle who might swallow the plastic. #DontSuck

3. Vegetable & Flower Power

Read more on the blog!

Here's a great resource on native flowers and also vegetable gardening tips

Planting flowers in your yard will help provide bees with forage, but don’t forget about vegetables.  With the current concerns about Covid-19, school and work closures, and mandated social distancing, why not save yourself a trip to the grocery store by growing some of your own produce?

4. Get Buzzy

Download the activities here!

Earth Day activities are fun and educational ways to help us learn, celebrate, and strengthen our vocabulary, all the while reminding us what makes our planet so special.

5. BYO-Bag

Make your own reusable bags or

buy a Me & the Bees tote bag.

Disposable bags are everywhere and can do serious harm to animals and the environment. One bag can take from 15 to 1,000 years to break down!

6. Go for Seconds - Easy DIY Magnets

There are so many fun ways to reuse items around your house. Check out our video on how to make your own refrigerator magnets out of your Me & the Bees Lemonade lids. 

7. Save the Bees

Bees pollinate crops, help flowers grow, and make delicious honey, too! Unfortunately, they’re dying and need our help. That’s why we started the Healthy Hive Foundation. Through research, education and preservation, we’re helping increase awareness, as well as the number of safe environments for bees to survive and thrive.

8. Write a Poem

To see Mikaila recite her poem, go here.

Do you know what’s more fun than writing a poem? Writing a poem about bees, spring, and flowers! Get inspired by sipping lemonade under a tree...start writing and send it to us. We’ll post our favorites online.

9. Hand-Made Hand-Sani

DIY Instructions here

Keep clean with easy-to-make hand-sanitizer! You can also clean house with yummy-smelling, non-toxic products (non-toxic products are free of pesticides that do harm to our bees and taint our crops).

10. Upcycle T-shirts

Check out Mikaila's DIY video here.

Don’t throw away that old tee. Have fun creating while turning something old into something new!


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7 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS CELEBRATION!

It's my birthday and I've always thought it's better to give than to receive!!

So, as a token of my appreciation,  I am celebrating by giving back to you.  Join in on the fun. #MikailaTurns13

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