Summer Burn book–Fragrance Journal

100% owing credit to Andy's Yankee Candles' burn diary and the Yankee Candle Sisters' monthly report card for inspiring this post. I've missed the monthly best and worst recaps I used to write, which among other things, highlighted memorable scents I've been melting and burning. Although I'm unable to adhere to a rigid blogging schedule... 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 →

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 →

Summer in full swing at The Bathing Garden

If, like me, you secured The Bathing Garden's summer collections a little late, June instead of May, your package arrived in all it's vibrant summery glory last week. Evidently, the 6 week turnaround-time for TBG orders will be a thing of the past as Shannon recently announced that she's transitioning to Ready-to-Ship restocks. More thoughts... Continue Reading →

Sniff My Tarts-Custom order part 1

My first in a pair of SMT custom orders has landed and put me right over the moon! I split my numerous blends into two separate lineups, the first being more summery and apparently minty than the second. Speedily submitting this order within four minutes of the shop's opening for customs meant it arrived in just... Continue Reading →

July-Band of Bloggers

As mid-summer approaches, my mind drifts to vacation times, getaways or mini excursions out and about. One tank trips. Parks to explore.    Do you take a summer vacation or do small getaways? What do you have planned? If not, what would be your ideal vacation or retreat? What are your favorite local haunts? Give... Continue Reading →

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