Sniff My Tarts custom order: Part II 

The long-awaited sequel to my May 20th custom wax order from Sniff My Tarts. Why so long, received 6 months and 12 days after placing? I don't know, exactly. Since I'm not a member of Facebook, I'm not a member of the Facebook group. I lost track of the custom line-up lists that SMT's team... Continue Reading →

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Wax Round-up 2017

Amidst 23 different wax vendor hauls (down 14 from last year, but with more multiples from single vendors) in addition to another 17 or so brands generously gifted to me this year, I am not wanting for wax melts. Which means narrowing down to a top ten would be nigh impossible; therefore, I'm highlighting my... Continue Reading →

Mixing it up: Holiday Style

Just popping in to present my festive Yankee mixology blends and wish a wonderful Christmas to all. With two days until the big day, we're in the final hurried holiday push. Anyone else notice the recent obsession with counting the number of sleeps left before Christmas? How is this useful? It would be abundantly more helpful... Continue Reading →

Dessa’s Homespun Scents: Holiday order

'Tis the season for the Christmas spirit to gently fill our hearts and homes. Mine is merrier, thanks in part to this beautiful order received from Dessa's Homespun Scents.  Following Dessa's social media posts and beholding her website the last few months gives the impression that the company title is more than a name. It... Continue Reading →

Handmade in Florida: Wax Sampler

This is the wax preorder that led me to break my July shopping ban. I'd heard tantalizing word-of-mouth from Julie at The Redolent Mermaid but when I checked out the shop a few times, it seemed Handmade in Florida was infrequently open. Widely known for creating beautiful signature soap, and although I'm becoming a frequent... Continue Reading →

Bonjour Wax Co. Stranger Things sampler

What you should know about Bonjour Wax Co.: An order from Bonjour is more than wax, it's an experience. Mandi cultivates a treasure trove of cool ideas that she turns into reality. Especially winning are her pop culture-themed samplers, everything is spot on, from the scent interpretation to the packaging. Mandi also considers her customers'... Continue Reading →

October-Band of Bloggers

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, it was a dark and stormy night. So dark and stormy, in fact, the power had gone out, and you had naught but a handful of scented three-wick candles with which to light your way. As you crept down the darkened hallway of the cabin... Continue Reading →

Willow Wax Craft Haul

To my fellow fragrance lovers; have you ever felt as if you met your kindred wax making spirit? You know, the vendor, wax or candle, large or small, with the scents and style that you would create as a vendor yourself? My recent order from Willow Wax Craft is the closest I've come to that... Continue Reading →

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