Candle Review: Hosta, Root Candles

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Candle Size: 10.5 ounces Stated Burn Time: Up to 70 hours Where Burned: Rooms sized 6' x 6.5' and 8' x 9' Great For: Those who love earthy, natural scents; Relaxation; Small spaces Comments: This candle is made with an all natural beeswax blend. Fun Fact: This scent is classified into the fougère fragrance class, smelling somewhat herbaceous ...continue reading

Box Opening: Candles By Victoria Mini Haul

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It seems I do a good job of holding back for a long, long time...then the flood gates open. This time, when the floodgates opened, I headed straight to Candles by Victoria. A good friend had already sent me some samples to try, so I was eager to dig in myself. The scent shots included were: Poisoned Apple (This wickedly delicious scent is a fusion ...continue reading

Winner announcement & New Candle Scoop Giveaway

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Winner Announcement Thanks for all the comments and reviews last week. We love reading them! Our winner from last week’s giveaway is… Drum-roll please.... Wait for it... Amy (2…rew@att.net) Congratulations! You’ve won our latest Candle Scoop prize pack! Your prize pack includes: Dream Soy 6-pack of wax melts in Sugar Cookie; a ScentSationals wax ...continue reading

Candle Review: Butt Naked, BC Candle Essentials

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Candle Size: 12 oz Stated Burn Time: Not stated Where Burned: Room size 6' x 6.5' Great For: Those looking for a tropical scent; Those who love fruity scents; Summer Fun Fact: BC Candle Essentials has a Loyalty Program. When you register on their site, you earn points every time you shop. Redeem your points at a later time for free ...continue reading

Updated: Candle Review Requests

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We have updated our Candle Review Request information for the Candle Scoop blog. If you are interested in having your product reviewed, please be sure to start there for further information. In addition, be sure to read our newly posted Disclaimer Statement. A link to this page will be added to all requested reviews in the future. Happy candle burning ~ ...continue reading

Candle Review: Pink Pomegranate, Seda France

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General: This lovely box showcases a simple, strong-performing, high quality candle. I would recommend this brand again and again: some for you, some for gifts! Size: 10 oz Advertised Burn Time: 60 hours Actual Burn Time: 65 hours Where Burned: 10x12 room Great for: Complex scent lovers; fruit--but not sweet--scent lovers; lovers of complex ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Holiday Garland, Yankee Candle Company

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Melt Size: 0.8 ounce Melt Type: Scallop wax melt. Premium grade paraffin wax. Where Melted: Room size 8' x 9' How Melted: Electric melter (24W) Great For: Holidays; Christmas; Winter Fun Fact: The first Yankee Candle Company scent was called Christmas 1969 Would I repurchase? Yes Rating Breakdown: Packaging/Presentation: This was ...continue reading

Winner of $25 Yankee Candle e-Gift Card!

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We have a winner! Tina M. has won a $25 Yankee Candle e-Gift Card for playing along on our Scenterpiece post. While no one guessed the exact warmers I wanted in the right order, I still wanted to choose a winner! With the help of Random.org, we have one. I thank everyone for playing and encourage you to stay tuned in to Candle Scoop for more opportunities to ...continue reading

Box Opening: Xplosive CosmetiX Mini Haul

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It's been a while since I've done a box opening. Actually, I've been very good about keeping my shopping in check. I believe the Shopping My Stash (SMS) adventures have played a significant role. That being said, I did decide I wanted to bring in some new and different scented goodies. Over the next several days, I'll post about the smell goods I received ...continue reading

Home Fragrance Review: Thorn Apple Reed Diffuser, D.L. & Company

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Size: 150 ml Where Placed: Large office space; Small office bathroom Great for: Large, open spaces; Winter; Fall; Those looking for complex scents; Hostess gifts; Those looking for a STRONG diffuser Would I Repurchase? Yes Comments: I did not purchase this directly from D.L. & Company. I purchased it from the Bloomingdale's website. I pulled ...continue reading