Top 8’s of 2018: fragrance

The end of 2018 is upon us and I am not sad to see it go. A few highlights of this personally dismal year have been the exceedingly good wax hauls I've enjoyed. Narrowing down scent preferences, veering a bit out of my comfort zone, sampling and embracing types I might have previously run from,... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun Fridays: beauty, nails, scrubs, apples and hallows

Fall Fun Friday's prompt is to include fashion, beauty and accessories that are seasonal favorites or special autumn pieces.  In previous fall fashion posts, I've mentioned my plaid obsession and shared a wishlist for spooky inspired attire but the truth is, I don't have much to feature fashion-wise. My biggest seasonal change may be swapping... Continue Reading →

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 →

White Woods is gracing my home this week with stout sandalwood, finespun vanilla, and strapping white oak. An elegantly refined scent displaying a gilt-edged woodland design. A semi-sale purchase with such expansive throw, I'd buy year after year. Wishing a Merry Christmas to those who celebrate the Russian Orthodox holiday today, including some of my... Continue Reading →

An Homage to Snow Mountain Lodge

Candle Love, Actually Say it's carol singers... With any luck by next year My candle stash will have dwindled and I'll be able to acquire this many  But for now, let me say Without hope of perfect burns, or agendaJust because it's Christmas (even better? it's Candle Day)  (And at Christmas you tell the truth)... Continue Reading →

Spring scents & suds

The irony of posting about spring scents today is not lost on me as my area sits blanketed under a half foot of snow that's been falling since Monday night. It looks more like winter around here than all of January and February put together. Still, what better time to daydream of throwing the windows... Continue Reading →

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