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J’aime les Food trucks!

As you might already know, it is a French tradition to have a meal on the day following the wedding: this is called Retour de Noces and it is a wonderful opportunity to make the most of your guests in a laid back atmosphere. We, at The Chateau Bee, love to organise country chic picnics… Read More »


The Rise of the Eclair

Eclair is undoubtedly one of my favourites pastry…so I love the idea of having an “Eclair Tower” instead of the traditional Pièce Montée at the end of the wedding meal.The new, trendy and parisian shop “Eclair de Genie” specialises in éclairs. The Eclair Guru, Christophe Adam, concocted some receipes that will make your tastebuds dance…Chocolat… Read More »


Orient Express…A mythic trip

You might have dreamt at some point to take a journey on the mythical Orient Express, to feel like James Bond, Hercule Poirot or a Prince from Istanbul…So why not go for it for your honeymoon? A London-Venice trip will cost you £1190 (2 days/1night) This includes a Brunch with Bellini and a four-course dinner,… Read More »


Love Locks – Les cadenas d’Amour…

Although it stirred controversy over the past few months, Les Cadenas D’Amour du Pont des Arts et du Pont de L’Archeveché (pictured above) are a must-see if you plan a romantic trip to Paris. If you feel drawn to follow the trend, get a padlock, put your initials on it, find a space for your… Read More »


I love Glamping!

I love this new trend of camping in unusual spaces such as yurts, tree houses, transparent bubbles hanging from tree branches, gipsy caravans etc… My husband and I have spent a couple of weekends in these magical places…they are like a child’s dream, an earthy heaven and we, at The Chateau Bee, have come up… Read More »



Naked Sponge Cakes – The New Fashion

I love naked cakes. I think the reason why they are so popular nowadays is because people are willing to have authentic weddings with high quality products and personalised designs, rather than traditional bling wedding cakes. Just top up your naked cake with berries, small or big flowers, herbs, buds fruits or nuts: et voila…perfection… Read More »


Flower Lollipops

A pretty and yummy DIY idea for a wedding favour or just for a nice afternoon with friends and children…some home-made flower lollipops! Heather at Sprinkle Bakes used some pansy flowers but of course you could use any edible flowers: roses, marigolds, bergamot, mint, lavender… The receipe is here and is quick to realise…the only… Read More »



Nail Art

Well, I am not – unfortunately – very good at looking after my nails and do not care much about their appearance. For my wedding, I went for a traditional French manicure but if I had known a Nail art expert I would have definitely gone for it…I love the fact that IT IS ART!… Read More »



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