Winner announcement and a new giveaway: Win CCCC melts!


Thanks for all the comments and reviews last week. We love reading them! Our winner from last week’s giveaway is… Reem (r… Congratulations! You’ve won a 7.5 ounce Grumpy Girl Candle in the scent White Trash Wedding. Please use our contact form so I can make prize arrangements. If the prize isn’t claimed by Wednesday, July 30th, the prize ...continue reading

Candle Review: Mahogany Teakwood, Bath & Body Works


Candle Size: 14.5 ounces Stated Burn Time: 25-45 hours Where Burned: Room sized 8' x 9'. Large, open living space. Great For: Those who love masculine scents; Year round use; Those who love woody/earthy scents; Father's Day Comments: Proprietary blend of vegetable wax. Would I repurchase? Yes Rating ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Caramel Pecan Pie, Yankee Candle Company


Melt Size: 0.8 ounce Melt Type: Scallop wax melt. Paraffin wax. Where Melted: Room size 6' x 6.5' How Melted: Tealight melter Great For: Bakery fans; Kitchen; Large, open spaces; Fall; Winter; Those looking for strong scents Would I repurchase? Yes Rating Breakdown: Packaging/Presentation: This was a single scallop wax melt from ...continue reading

Yankee Candle Flash Sale: Save 30% off your order!


Yankee Candle Company is having a Flash Sale - 30% off your order today and tomorrow only. Online, use code TAKE30. If in stores, print off a coupon to present for the discount. Check your email to see if you have the coupon. Happy candle burning ~ ...continue reading

Yankee Candle Scent List C is available!


Continuing on with our Yankee Candle Scent List project, the Letter C scent list (with descriptions when available) is now posted on Candle Scoop. In addition, the A and B pages have been updated (thanks for all the tips!).  These scent lists can be found on the top navigation menu of any page. Yankee Candle Scent List: C Happy candle burning ...continue reading

New stock at Front Porch Candle Company!

Front Porch Candle Company individual wax tart melts

I just love looking over these scent lists from Front Porch Candles. So many of these sound wonderful...I wouldn't know where to start! Any recommendations? Grubby Tarts 4 Packs and Individual Scents added: Blueberry Marshmallow Bread Autumn Glory Carrot Cake Pink Blueberries Marshmallow Peppermint Noel Lemon Marshmallow Bread Gummy Fish ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Old Fashioned Lemonade, Colonial Candle

Colonial Candle Old Fashioned Lemonade Simmer Snaps

Melt Size: 2.4 ounces Melt Type: Clamshell style. Where Melted: Room size 8' x 9' How Melted: Bulb melter (with 40W bulb). I used half of the clamshell at once. Great For: Summer; Those who love lemon scents; Kitchen Comments: I purchased this during a half off sale, so it was a great deal! Would I repurchase? Yes Rating ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Bayberry, Tara’s Candle Cottage


Melt Size: 2 ounces Melt Type: Scent shot - round cup style wax melt. Where Melted: Room size 8' x 9' How Melted: Bulb melter with 40W bulb. One scent shot used. Great For: Holidays; Christmas; Winter Would I repurchase? Probably not. Rating Breakdown: Packaging/Presentation: I bought this tart cup in a package of three. The scent ...continue reading

Available: Yankee Candle Scent List – B


The Yankee Candle Scent List (with scent descriptions when available) is ready for those scents beginning with the letter B. Be sure to check out this resource page and let us know of any errors or omissions. Are there any other companies you’d like to have catalogued? Leave your suggestions here. Enjoy! Yankee Candle Scent List: B Happy candle burning ...continue reading

Shopping My Stash – Part 1


Who knows how it happened? One day, I was admiring the small collection of smell goods on a bookshelf. The next, I was shuffling candles around in the pantry to get to a can of peas. Wait...did these things multiply? Something sinister is going on. I'm convinced. Regardless of how it happened, I decided it was time to focus on the corrective action ...continue reading