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The Perfect Holiday Honey Cookie

We’ve called this the season of giving, the season of light, the season of all things merry and bright.  But… let’s not forget… the season of the cookie! Cookie swaps, cookie trays given as gifts, cookie tins in the workplace kitchen or staffroom… they are everywhere during the holidays. Especially during the holidays! We know…

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The holidays are going to look a little different this year!

OK…that’s an understatement. COVID-19 has knocked us all for a loop in our personal and professional lives. At Little Bee of CT, we’re gearing up for the season of feasts, the season of joy and the season of togetherness. However, because of the current situation in our world, we’re going to celebrate this holiday season…

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Let’s Give Thanks to the Little Honeybee this Holiday Season…

Without the honeybee, there would be no Thanksgiving Feast! “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man..”      —Albert Einstein   We’re very thankful that the little honey bee who has helped provide the food for our…

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Honey: The Natural Sweetener With Some Surprising Health Benefits

“The world is plentiful with honey, but only the humble bee can collect it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson   In our last blog post, we described the difference between truly local honey and honey produced from bees that are rented out and gather their pollen and nectar from sources far and wide. We’ll explain why choosing…

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Local Honey Love

Do you love local honey? Are you SURE you’re purchasing local honey? More and more people are understanding the health benefits of local honey – from ingesting the natural pollen for allergy control, to antibacterial properties for wounds, to a soothing cup of hot honey and lemon for a sore throat. They are also understanding…

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Chronicles From The Hive: IT’S HARVEST TIME!!!

At Little Bee of Connecticut, we harvest our honey twice a year. Once in mid-June and again in mid-September. We just completed our last harvest of the year this past weekend. I thought it would be the perfect time to show everyone how we get that golden goodness direct from the hives and straight to…

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Chronicles from the Hive:  Da Bears!

The world is full of famous proverbs. Like “No use crying over spilt milk” or “Laughter is the best medicine”. Beekeeping is no different. Two of the most common I’ve heard over the years are “Ask 10 beekeepers and you’ll get 11 answers” or “It’s not a matter of if but when bears find your…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Our Little Honey Bees

If you follow us on Facebook and Instagram, you’ll see many posts highlighting the fascinating aspects of our favorite pollinator, the honey bee. We want to take a closer look at this amazing little creature and provide some perhaps not-so-common facts that we hope will interest and astound you. After all, without the honey bee,…

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Nourish Your Skin with Little Bee Body Scrubs and Skin Salves

Your skin is a pretty big deal. And we mean that literally because your skin is the biggest organ you have! It’s a watertight, airtight packaging that carries you from infancy to adulthood, (hopefully in a pretty-enough package to turn some heads), while simultaneously regulating your temperature and providing immune defenses. Woah, right? You owe…

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