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Tis the Season to.....Get Lung Cancer?

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Tis the Season to.....Get Lung Cancer?

  I can't tell you how happy I get around this time of year.  I want to be washed in a bath of holiday scents.  Even before I made candles professionally, I would stock up on all of the holiday scents.  Some of my favorites were pine, peppermint, and cinnamon apple.  I even have to admit to an dirty little secret....I think I may have purchased and burned (gasp) a Yankee Candle or two in my time.....it wasn't until I went down the rabbit hole of de-toxifying our home that I realized how horrible that really was.   The wax that...

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Don't Forget the Can Opener: A Guide to Surviving Hurricane Season

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Don't Forget the Can Opener: A Guide to Surviving Hurricane Season

FLORIDA, oh Florida.  You are a unique-kind-of-state.  I have a special place in my heart for Florida.  So much so that we created a Florida collection highlighting some of our favorite flavors of this vibrant state.  We have 'Keys in the Coconut' for the many trips I took to the Keys; it encapsulates everything there is to love about the keys - warm waters, relaxed beach life, key limes, and coconuts.  We also have 'Doses + Mimosas' which is kind of a nod to the South Beach lifestyle (uppers and downers anyone?).  This one smells like oranges and fancy perfume/cologne....

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In a Golden Field - ‘Wooly Beast adventures to see the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017’

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In a Golden Field - ‘Wooly Beast adventures to see the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017’

  Camera, check.Solar Eclipse glasses, check. Cooler filled with snacks and drinks, check.Picnic blanket, check.A good nights sleep, uh, not so much. We had all these plans made....we thought we were good. We even went out to scout out a handful of coordinates that would work for camping since all the actual spots were taken. See, we didn't start planning until months before the eclipse which seemed like a reasonable amount of time.  However, we quickly found out that it was way after most people 'eclipse planned.' Any available hotels or airbnb’s were upwards of $1,000-2,000 for one night. These Eclipse planners are...

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Benefits of Essential Oils

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Benefits of Essential Oils

Whats all the craze lately about essential oils? Seems like everywhere I turn these days someone is talking about them or using them for a variety of benefits. So whats up with all this chatter, is there truth to it? Are there really benefits to using essential oils, or is it just the next marketing gimmick to drive sales?Well, according to Dr. Axe, a doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist, some of the benefits of essential oils could include: Fight cold and flu symptoms Relax your body and soothe sore muscles Heal skin conditions Alleviate pain...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Kayleigh over at Crafts and a Cat just posted her 2016 Holiday Gift Guide and it features our Coffee in the Rain candle.  To get your own Coffee in the Rain candle Click Here Check it out, and thanks for spreading the love Kayleigh! http://craftsandacat.com/2016/11/2016-crafts-and-a-cat-gift-guide.html  

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