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5 Reasons Why Beeswax Candles are Better than Paraffin Candles

It’s not that we are partial to beeswax, though we are. Very. It’s that the science behind how beeswax is created versus how paraffin wax is created speaks for itself. There may be diehard fans…

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Today is National Seed Swap Day!

With the mega-frigid temperatures we’ve been enduring here in CT, it is extremely hard to imagine the sweet warmth of spring. However, today must serve as a reminder to us all that spring is indeed…

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10 Tips on How to Help Pollinators in Your Yard

For us in CT, it’s the middle of winter. There isn’t a heck of a lot of snow on the ground, but it is cold… most days anyway. The pollinators we see in droves during…

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How Do Honey Bees Survive Cold Temperatures?

We had our first substantial snowfall of the 20/21 winter season here in Southbury, CT this week. Over a foot of snow fell and gave us the chance for a white Christmas! With the snow…

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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,…

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The Season of Giving, the Season of Gifts and all Things Merry and Bright!

We’ve taken a feather from the cap of our favorite blogging chicks “Unlocking Connecticut” and put together our own pretty little list of holiday gifts ideas. From us to you! Our products range from the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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