Holiday Decor 2017

As I sit here on a snowy Friday afternoon, home from work thanks to a severe 12-hour stomach bug, I realize that Christmas is only 10 days away. Disheartened by the thought at first, knowing that I won't accomplish all the shopping, gathering, wrapping, cooking, visiting and general christmasing I've planned in that time. Also... Continue Reading →

Mini melting series-Christmas Thyme

The finale of the four in-store festive collection scents is Christmas Thyme. This punny scent is not alcohol or beverage related, so it's a bit of an outlier to the collection, in more ways than one. Upon smelling this one in store, my initial reaction was; ooh! that's nice, but then I thought, wait why... Continue Reading →

Halloween Hello!

I hope everybody had a fun time celebrating this Halloweekend, mine was quite busy so I naturally combined a couple fall fun posts into one Halloween greeting. 'tis All Hallow's Eve, From the sunset, till the morn. When the shroud that veils the nether realm Is twisted, frayed and worn. - Celtic rhyme I skew towards... Continue Reading →

Mini melting series-Bubbly Pomegranate

Up next for review from the 2016 festive collection is the third cocktail-inspired fragrance in a row, Bubbly Pomegranate. With it, I'm beginning to think that Yankee Candle has a drinking problem this year😉 This scent is sort of a combination of the two previously reviewed festive scents in the series: it has the fizzy... Continue Reading →

Mini melting series- Alpine Martini

Part 2 in the 2016 Festive mini melting series is Alpine Martini. I rarely order a martini these days, but I have imbibed a few cosmos in my time; therefore, I was intrigued and excited by this combination of fruity berries and woods, especially around the holidays. Yankee Candle has done this type well in... Continue Reading →

Mini melting series-All is Bright

If the state of my email inbox is any indication, the holidays are right around the corner. Being in early October makes no difference to retail store marketers and their daily bombardment of holiday sneak-peeks and Christmas shopping countdowns. While still enjoying the fading rays of summer sunlight in my heart, I suppose the holiday season is... Continue Reading →

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