Any Time of Year Scents?

With the countdown to Spring less than five days away, but our local weather utterly ignoring the calendar by refusing to release Winter's grip, I am in seasonal candle limbo. What to burn? What to attempt using up, or re-pack for next year?  I'm halfheartedly lighting my Fireside/Redwood Woodwick and Marshmallow Fireside 3-wick just to... Continue Reading →


Teaser Tuesday: The Great Alone

**I'm sure I'm doing this backwards because I reviewed this book a few days ago, and it would make more sense to preview before giving a final analysis. But I had to share a little of the elegant prose drawing readers across the globe to The Great Alone, highlighting it's greatest asset, even though I... Continue Reading →

Bookish Jay and Reading Mermaid challenge update #1

Time for the first update of 2018 in the Bookish Jay and the Reading Mermaid Challenge. Autobiographies--Celebrity--Young Adult--Mental Health--Dodie --Entertainers,YouTubers --me,too old for this Secrets for the Mad: Obsessions, Confessions, and Life Lessons by dodie ★★☆☆☆I am not the intended audience for this book and that's okay. Twenty years ago, I would have eaten it up with... Continue Reading →

February: Wax and candle recap

Wow, is my warmer stained, oops. So be it, a symbol of my chaotic wax melting existence this past month. With little rhyme or reason to my choices and habits, as, thanks to my current wax buying hiatus, I'm not reviewing anything new. I've gone through all the wax no-buy stages: rummaging through my stash... Continue Reading →

Old Whaling Co. Soap

Less than two years ago, if someone had told me I'd be using indie vendor bar soaps, I might have smiled while giving them the side eye. But, if they'd told me my husband would be using and loving them, I'd allow a wide berth and think they were nuttier than a soup sandwich. He... Continue Reading →

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