Rosegirls- Summer pre-order haul

I promise that I wasn't purposely holding out on revealing my summer Rosegirls haul, it just sort of got shuffled to September. This was the June pre-order, arriving right before a vacation in late July and when the bottom fell out in early August with sad events, I had to set it aside. I remember... Continue Reading →

Willow WaxCraft winnings

It's been about one year since I discovered Willow WaxCraft's scents on etsy, and became enamored of Samantha's brand and fragrance style, that first review can be found below. Recently she held a wax giveaway for email and instagram subscribers and I was lucky enough to win my choice of any four scents in her... Continue Reading →

The Bathing Garden: Summer scents

Traveling disparate landscapes of sandstone bluffs along rocky coastlines, heat-baked deserts, gardens of abundant hardy herbs, faded flowers and perfumed evenings near the close of summer are the impressions conveyed by a recent small splurge of The Bathing Garden's wares.Dreaming of Dreams Wax Tart-French lavender and cool camphor blend with bergamot and clary sage. A... Continue Reading →

Sniff My Tarts: Scent Summit

Welcome fellow scent devotees and friends. A few of us fragrance bloggers put our heads together in recent weeks to discuss the upcoming Sniff My Tarts custom wax opening. After much bouncing of ideas off each other's emails and blogs, we nearly achieved an official G20-level Summit of the Senses. Only on a slightly smaller... Continue Reading →

New Vendor- Earth & Honey

These items were given in exchange for an honest review. My sister discovered this vendor at a farmer's market and raved about the wax. The ensuing social media follow lead to an offer for a blog product review. Eric, the creator of Earth & Honey started his (ad-)venture last November and has steadily increased production,... Continue Reading →

Gio & Turner: Custom wax haul

Did everyone know that Gio & Turner offers custom wax bags? News to me when happening upon a comment on an unrelated post in May (thanks to the Instagram algorithm for burying unknowable numbers of posts from those I follow). Jeannie from G&T is a kind and esteemed maker who started her small business around... Continue Reading →

Wicks Flicks ‘n Gifts review

One positive blogging perk is occasionally being gifted wax to photo and review. Selected by my similarly wax loving sis, Wicks Flicks n' Gifts, in business since 2013, is an etsy company I had never come across before. A shop specializing in down home scents with country-chic style. Homespun primitives aren't part of my usual... Continue Reading →

Candy Panda Wax-preorder review

At the time of Candy Panda Wax's pre-order in January, two factors influenced my decision to purchase: I was about to embark on a lengthy wax no-buy and was craving clean linen blends something fierce. I'd only tried CPW's scents through samples with sugar scrub orders, or cups gifted from others and I was eager... Continue Reading →

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