Fall Fun Series II: Scented discoveries

Maple may be having 2017's pumpkin spice latte moment but there's only one scent that's captured my heart this fall, hay. What? That's right I said hay. Specifically the sweet scents of hay, dew, leaves and breeze. The Autumn day photo above courtesy of the talented Sandra of Finger Candy. Hay is not to be... Continue Reading →

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Fall Fun Series: Forbidden Apple, chocolate drizzle optional

Forbidden Apple, Yankee Candle- "A seductive potion that mixes apple with bergamot, black oak and vanilla noir." Not a mac apple fragrance fan, but I do fancy green apple fragrances and find there's a notable distinction. Whereas, MacIntosh apple can be overwhelmingly sweet to my nose, Granny Smiths are bolder, tarter and tangier. I even have... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun Finale

Top 10 melts of the Fall Fun series: 10.Autumn Soda Float-Sweetwagon Scents. From the Autumn macaron sampler: pomegranate soda with a heaping scoop of vanilla bean ice cream. I thought I didn't like fizzy soda scents so I melted this downstairs in my husband's hangout. Turned out incredible--creamy and frothy with a pleasing amount of fruity... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving week plans-Fall Fun melts

Turkey time is almost here. Which means a much needed holiday break for us. The past week was affectionately known as 'hell week' due to no less than three fundraising obligations scheduled the same week as a high-stakes speech competition on Saturday. As an added bonus, my husband stayed late so many hours at practice... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun-Fall candles feature

  The day the Candle Enthusiast has eagerly awaited is here, a Fall Fun prompt all about candles:) Brief highlights and low lights of my seasonal candles below: Amber Moon- a Yankee Candle, UK exclusive. I'm in love with amber fragrance. To the lavender fanatics out there, amber is my lavender. So now you know. I... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun-New Etsy vendor

An Etsy vendor highlight is on the agenda today. In my search for a new-to-me vendor I found several that caught my eye, but I wanted to try a business that checked a few boxes. Scent variety, value and ingredients were the top three criteria in my selection. MaryColette Candles is a small vendor, established in 2015, out of... Continue Reading →

Fall fun-Color Collage

Glorious golden color displayed on a perfect little tree in the village park near the library where I work. With brightly hued foliage so resplendent this tree deserves a place in the setting of a classic tale by Washington Irving, Edith Wharton or Nathaniel Hawthorne. At least the subject of a stanza or two in... Continue Reading →

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