The Joy of Candles


DIY Citronella Candles

DIY Cintronella Candles   ...more

Saving Cents on Scentsy

Saving Cents on Scentsy! ...more

Candle Centerpiece

This centerpiece came about entirely by accident.  I am not the most organized when we entertain, my whole focus seems to revolve around the food, and more often than not, I can’t even remember to put napkins on the table. ...more

A Perfect Easter Basket Gift--Glassybaby: One of a Kindness!

Last year I came across Glassybaby at BlogFest 2012.  Glassybaby is a handmade, glass candleholder company. They have a variety of 400 plus beautiful colors, and benefit a great cause!  Since Easter is coming up, I thought I'd share with you a great gift addition for your Easter baskets.   ...more

Winter Soon

Go outside. Onto your front porch or into the parking lot. Breathe. In through your nose. Do you smell it? The barky, brownish-gray scent of smoke? Someone nearby must have lugged a portion of their woodpile inside and arranged it just so in the orifice of their hearth. Perhaps they then sprinkled it with a handful of fallen leaves from an oak or maple, pressed a button, and Floom! Flame emerged from a long-handled lighter. Created coziness.            Inhale again. Is there something else?...more

I Went Decor Shopping: Little Things to Pack a Big Punch!

Around the holidays, I always get the urge to buy some home decor items to freshen up my space.  I'm inspired when I am window shopping and see the warm glow of glass candle holders, and the smell of holiday potpourri when I enter the store.  This doesn't mean you have to break the bank and buy the whole window showcase to achieve a great look. What it does require is some vision and creativity!Here are some of the things I've bought on my most recent decor shopping trip, and how I've used them in my home.  ...more

Making a business, making stuff :))

Hello, my name is Nita, I am 48 and a wife, mom and grandma, and also most important of all I am a child of God :) I started a new business this year called Vanilla Bear Soap Company, LLC. I make soap, a variety of bath and body products, candles and jams, honey and other edibles. What is unique and special about my business is that I use lots of vanilla in my products! I also love using honey, oatmeal and almond, all to flavor and scent all in a wholesome yummy way. I look forward to blogging here alot and getting to know others and sharing all of my awesome products with you all :)...more
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How to layer candles

Layering candles is an easy process, which enables you to create unique multi-colored creations. Layering happens in phases so be prepared to have some time set aside (or run multiple projects at one time like I do *smile*). What you will need: Candle making tools: wax, wick, mold of your choice Fridge (for faster results) Patience (if you can wait) ...more

365 Days of Blessings Challenge – Day 113 – Real Candles

I am thankful for real candles...more