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​Candles to Calm You

Whenever I’m stressed, anxious, or need to relax, I light a candle. Besides the lovely ambiance and warm glow, scented candles have been scientifically proven to lift our moods, calm our bodies, and relax our minds. In fact, certain scents have different effects on our well-being, according to a 2009 aromatherapy study conducted by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green. Although my goal is always to…

​No One is Allowed to Burn This...

When one of my loyal customers Tisha told me about how she was hoarding Sanna’s Cider (one of my discontinued candles from 2017) “like a miser,” I couldn’t help but laugh. Tisha, like many others, is a candle hoarder. “No one is allowed to light it except for me,” she texted me, making my day.I do love it when customers adore my candles, but when customers save my discontinued ones or even their f…

My Top Five Fall Fragrances

Customers ask me all the time, what are your favorite candles out of the ones you’ve created? To be honest, I’ve always had the most difficult time answering that question! I love so many of my candles because a) I treat candle-making like an art and b) I craft each one uniquely based on scents of characters, settings, magical potions, and more!So instead of deciding on...and limiting myself...my…

4 Fun Harry Potter Costume Ideas!

One of the easiest costumes to pull together last minute are Harry Potter costumes. They are often easy to create with just a few key additions to your current wardrobe! Of course, the cosplay for Harry Potter can be really detail oriented and extravagant.From Luna's Lionhead to transforming yourself into an owl you can get really creative with your wizarding costumes!But with just a few days left…

3 GOT Costume Ideas Just In Time for Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, I thought I’d share three of my favorite cosplay costume ideas from Game of Thrones. Embrace your inner Dragon Queen with this Daenerys Targaryen costume. I have this costume, myself, and wore it for Halloween two years ago! And yes, my hubby is Jon Snow!Inspiration: I’m a huge GOT fan and I thought who better to be than the Mother of Dragons.…

A Mother-Daughter Mystery

I love a good mystery/suspense novel - one that takes you on an adventure!Today I've got a book to share with you that will definitely do that - Where She Went by Kelly Simmons.Check out my review below and then hear from Kelly! Kelly sent me an ARC of the book so I could work with her on a custom candle for her events. We ended up with a gorgeously scented candle - it smells like a del…