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 →

Mixology: Spring edition

My seasonal scent mixology posts are some of my favorites. One of the few times a year I concentrate on melting from my preposterous stash of Yankee tarts and votives collected over many years of sales and employee freebies. Since Spring has finally sprung here, I was quite inspired to delve into sunny scents. On... 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 →

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 →

L3 Waxy Wonders: Custom bakery bag haul

Another year, another attempt at a wax heart to express my vendor love. Tbh, this was laborious, but I couldn't resist on Valentine's week. Anyone a party to Valentine's Day festivities or gift exchanges? My husband and I rid ourselves of that tradition after our first wedded year, but I did find some small trinkets... Continue Reading →

Mixin’ it up

Inspired by a conversation with Kari, one of the sweet Yankee Candle Sisters, I'm showing off some mixology I've been melting this month. My endless stash of Yankee Candle tarts have nearly been forgotten since discovering vendor wax, but what else is a girl to do when she's on a wax ban and isn't sure... Continue Reading →

Scentsy Spring/Summer haul

A good friend hosted an online Scentsy sale in April and naturally I picked out a few spring/summer offerings. One from the new 2017 line-up, three new-to-me scents and one repeat buy. If I sound slightly surprised below about how these turned out, that's because I am. I've sampled Scentsy many times and bought a... Continue Reading →

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