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The Roles of the Honey Bees

The Roles of the Honey Bees

A honey bee colony consists of three different types of bees. All three types of bees have their own unique jobs to fulfill to ensure that the colony survives and ensures a future for the colony. The three different types of bees are the worker, the drone, and the...

The Queen Bee

The Queen Bee

The queen bee is the most important bee in the entire hive. She is solely responsible for the longevity of the hive. She is treated like royalty in the hive, hence her name as the queen bee.  Queen bees lay eggs during the spring and early summer months. She can lay...

History of the Polka Dot

History of the Polka Dot

At Beehive Bow Ties, we have a number of polka dot bow ties. We have a red bow tie with white polka dots, and also a blue bow tie with red polka dots. Polka dot bow ties are simple yet the pattern has a little bit more flair to it than a plain, solid color bow tie....

This Food May Be Better For You Than Antibiotics

This Food May Be Better For You Than Antibiotics

Most people hear the word honey and immediately think of the sweet, amber colored food that they put in their tea, but did you know that honey actually has been studied extensively for its medicinal properties?  First let's learn how honey is made. We all know that...

Pesticides are Killing the Bees (And Possibly You)

Pesticides are Killing the Bees (And Possibly You)

Neonicotinoid.  This is the name of the terrible insecticide that is one of the main reasons why the bees are in grave danger of going extinct.  Neonicotinoids (neonics) were first introduced in the 1990’s and are one of the most used classes of insecticide in the...

Never Wear a Pre- Tied Bow Tie Again!

Never Wear a Pre- Tied Bow Tie Again!

Wearing a pre- tied bow tie is obvious. It is easy to pick out who is wearing a pre- tied bow tie versus who is wearing an actual bow tie. The pre- tied bow tie is pressed and very stiff, whereas a real bow tie has character to it. Every single pre- tied bow tie looks...

Every Necktie Wearer Needs to Read This!

Every Necktie Wearer Needs to Read This!

When going out to a semi-formal event, most men will show up wearing a necktie. This is because only 1% of men actually know how to tie a bow tie. Neckties are boring. Two- thirds of men know how to tie a necktie. Being a man who knows how to properly dress, will make...

History of the Scarf

History of the Scarf

The scarf can be traced back to a precise time history, unlike the pocket square. It can be traced back to Ancient Egypt and Queen Nefertiti. She used to wear a scarf underneath her extravagant headpiece. The silk scarf was a symbol of nobility and royalty.  In China,...

History of the Pocket Square

History of the Pocket Square

The pocket square first seems to have become popular during the 1400's as an accessory worn by wealthy men. Squares of cloth have been worn by men throughout history, dating back to the ancient Egyptians.  But the pocket square that we know today can be traced back to...

History of the Bow Tie

History of the Bow Tie

The bow tie can be traced back to mercenaries from Croatia during the Thirty Years’ War, which took place between 1628- 1635. They wore a type of necktie to hold their shirt together and to distinguish rank. The French, who were fighting alongside these Croatians,...