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All Wizards Welcome!

I wanted to take a few minutes to share with you my experience at LeakyCon 2019 in Boston. This was my first Harry Potter convention and I had a blast. I loved it so much I'm considering going back in 2020! Here are my thoughts on the whole weekend! This past weekend, I was given the opportunity to be a vendor at LeakyCon, the biggest Harry Potter convention in the U.S., and I jumped at the…

A Can't Miss Epic Historical Saga!

One of my favorite genre of books is historical fiction, so when Elizabeth Bell contacted me to create a candle for her book, Necessary Sins, I was so excited to read her book. What I found on the pages of this book was a beautiful story that spans across the generations of family who's lives haven't turned out as they hoped or expected. What I loved: I felt this story was excellently re…

Steamy Romance and Small Town Mystery!

When Michelle Pace contacted me about making a candle for her new book I was excited. Then she told me that the main male lead in her story was inspired by Jason Mamoa...well, then I was TOTALLY IN!  Even with his recent "dad bod" look (let's give the guy a break - he's allowed a chance to relax and not focus on his Aquaman look for a while!), Jason is a favorite actor of mine. I love re…

WWII Women Take Flight!

I'm going to let you in on a little secret - I'm tired of reading books set in WWII. Don't get me wrong, I get how important telling these stories of overcoming, of courage, of those who made the ultimate sacrifice are. But like anything, you can get too much of something and start to feel over it. Tired of it. Done with it.And that's how I've been feeling about WWII fiction. It was actu…

SOOT: The 4-Letter Word for Candle Lovers

I’m a former military spouse. I’ve hung out with people who have the proverbial “sailor’s mouth” – although I’ll say that Marine’s could have their own notorious saying for their potty mouths. I watch shows that have a lot of colorful language and often include all the letters of the alphabet at the beginning of the show. (Please tell me I’m not the only one who’s gauging their watching experience…

Why Book Scents switched to Coconut Wax

I put the Fragrance in the Coconut Wax and mix it all up!Sorry for the ear worm! But I thought this would be a fun way to get your attention and tell you about one of the newest and biggest changes at Book Scents.All of our Candles are now made with Coconut Wax!You may have a lot of questions about this change and how it impacts your favorite scented candles. In the next little bit I’ll give you a…