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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 of each type of candle…some very famous candle brands use paraffin wax…but we’d like to show you why we think…

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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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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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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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A Simple and Meaningful Celebration

Flowers and Hand Rolled Beeswax Candles

We were supposed to be on safari and flying over the Serengeti desert in a hot air balloon for my parent’s 50th anniversary this year. When COVID-19 struck we knew immediately that our very special experience which had been in the works for 2 years was not going to be possible. Fortunately, the virus has…

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Event Planners Choose Beeswax Candles

Hand Rolled Beeswax Candles from Little Bee

The job of an event planner is to curate the perfect venue, clothing, ceremony, and decor. Their aim is to reflect the personality and values of the event. For instance, beeswax candles have recently found a place in ‘green’ weddings, since they are a symbol of both elegance and sustainability. So it is no surprise…

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Why Do Florists Recommend Beeswax Candles?

florist writing notes

Florists point to numerous benefits of using beeswax candles: Beeswax candles have a natural scent and do not smoke as they burn. So, allergy sufferers often prefer them over traditional wax candles. Also, many people report that their mood improves around the warm, healthy light of beeswax candles. Explore our hand-rolled beeswax candles for your…

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Consider Beeswax Wedding Candles

wedding bouquet

Many modern brides are leaning towards green weddings. Beeswax candles are long-lasting, natural and not made of genetically modified fragrances or additives. The uniqueness of beeswax is memorable and sure to create warm wedding photos. Cluster them in centerpieces, line long guest tables or fireplace mantels. Beeswax candles also make charming thank-you gifts for those…

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