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Mango and Passion Fruit Muffins

The more time that passes, the more I begin to understand how vitally important honeybees are to our survival and to the structure of our society. The honeybee is such an unsung hero, but many of us swat them out of the sky or run when we see them without even thinking twice. Sure, they have a defense…

Mead Spotlight: Nectar Creek Meadery

The US mead market is growing, reflected by the increasing number of Savannah Bee mead bars (hello, Charleston and St. Simons!). When our first mead bar opened at our Broughton Street location, we featured St. Ambrose meads exclusively. We’ve since continued to add and subtract meads based on availability. Sometimes we are the first to…

3 Brilliant Last-Minute Valentine’s Gifts

Nothing ruins the mood on Valentine’s Day faster than the hassle of scraping together a passable gift for your loved ones in the eleventh hour. Trust me, I know. I’ve been on both the giving and receiving end of a gift, and I can positively say that bad gifts are no good for either party….

Salted Caramel Beeswax Lip Balm

Over the past few years, there has been a growing obsession with salty and sweet. Whether it’s flavoring a warm latte or a topping gourmet candy bar, salted caramel is a huge trend, and for good reason — it’s delicious! Savannah Bee’s Salted Caramel Lip Balm is no exception. The sumptuous scent and rich flavor…

Pomegranate and Wildflower Honey Parfait

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But making time to have a nutritious, delicious and beautiful breakfast can seem like a daunting task. Enter honey– the multipurpose, scrumptious, and healthy pick-me-up for an array of breakfast foods from coffee to scones….

3 Sweet Signature Gift Sets For Your Valentine

We understand the importance of showing your honey how much you care, and Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity. What better way to let your significant other know that you’re thinking of them than to surprise them with their favorite sweet treats? Luckily, Savannah Bee has carefully curated three Signature Gift Sets containing the best local…

Royal Jelly Body Butter Roundup

Ever since I began working at Savannah Bee Company, the Royal Jelly Body Butters have been my favorite product that we sell.  The reason I love them so much is because they not only work, they exceed all my expectations every time I use them! My skin stays hydrated the entire day and looks years…

Why Doesn’t Honey Spoil?

Our customers frequently ask one question when shopping our vast selection of honey: “How long will this honey last?” And the answer never ceases to surprise them. But it’s true—honey never spoils. Archeologists exploring ancient Egyptian tombs actually found vessels of the liquid gold that were completely untainted. Its eternal shelf life is based on several…

7 Ways to Make Your Next Manicure Last Longer

Whether visiting a nail salon or giving yourself an at-home treatment, nothing ruins the joy of a manicure faster than chipped polish and unruly cuticles. Use these tips and tricks to keep those digits looking as fresh and healthy as when you left the salon chair! 1. Don’t soak your nails — use a salve Soaking…

Lavender Honey

We at Savannah Bee often get to taste honey varieties from all over the planet. It is something that I sometimes take for granted, but then I remember that not many people get the opportunity to try hundreds of flavors of honey on a weekly basis. When I started working here I figured that the…

Boys of the Hive: All About Drones

Male honeybees, called drones, make up a very small population of a beehive.  This is largely because in the life of a honeybee, traditional gender roles are reversed! At the peak of the season, the average bee hive will contain about 100-200 drones.  They are considered very high maintenance and require being fed and cared…

The Buzz: Bee Venom

When you think of bees, your mind quickly jumps to a time you once got stung. Whether it was a traumatic event on the playground or a painful encounter in your garden, most people remember bee stings with painful clarity. While bee stings tend to be thought of negatively, there are many uses for bee…