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Candle Scoop Reviews: Sapphire Valley Candle, Reisen Home

Reisen Home Sapphire Valley luxury candle - #candles #ReisenHome #luxury

Far from the madding crowd, Sapphire Valley is an respite of waterfalls and green valleys, towering mountains and majestic views. This inspiring blend of white jasmine, fresh thyme, and bamboo leaves captures its freshness and fairytale beauty. Candle Size: 10.5 ounces Type of wax: Soy Stated Burn Time: 60 hours Where Burned: Room size 6' x 6.5'; ...continue reading

Winner announcement and new prize pack giveaway!


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... Valerie (b… Congratulations! You’ve won our latest Candle Scoop prize pack! Your prize pack includes: a 12 oz Hanna's Candle in Raspberry Lemon Tea; a pack of ...continue reading

Candle Scoop Reviews: Winter Garden EasyMelt Cup, Yankee Candle Company

Winter Garden Easy MeltCup Wax Melt Yankee Candle Company - #candles #waxaddict #YankeeCandle

Quietly captivating . . . the refreshing scent of lush evergreen branches captured in icy splendor. Melt Size: 2.2 ounces Melt Type: EasyMelt cup meant for Yankee Candle's Scenterpiece System Type of Wax: I assume paraffin. Where Melted: Large, open office room How Melted: Scenterpiece System Initial Thoughts/Cold Sniff: This fragrance was ...continue reading

Stash Secrets Sunday – Andrea Schroder Candles Mini Haul


I recently placed a small first-time order with the luxury candle company, Andrea Schroder. What I adore about the large candles is the fact that there is a very personal touch on the labels - each label includes a poem from Andrea's grandmother. Sweet! Here are some pics and initial impressions of that order: Website: Andrea ...continue reading

What’s That In My Melter? Hot Butter Rum Blendables, Spotted Hog Candles

Spotted Hog Candles Scented Wax Blendables - #waxaddict #candles #SpottedHogCandles

I had a sampling of Spotted Hog Candles' blendables in the scent Hot Butter Rum. I used a handful of the cubes (about 9-10) in my bulb melter (40W bulb). Mmmm, delicious! This was smooth and buttery, but not overtly so. Some HBR scents can be too heavy on the buttery element for my nose. On this particular scent, I was still able to appreciate the boozy rum. ...continue reading

Scent Survey Saturday: Do you keep a record of your candles and melts?


Happy candle burning ~ Andrea Haskins Candle Scoop - The best smelling blog around! ...continue reading

Scent Comparison: Campfire Treat versus Ghostly Treats, Yankee Candle Company

Yankee Candle Campfire Treat and Ghostly Treats votives side by side for comparison. #candles #YankeeCandle #waxaddict

Yankee Candle Company has a few marshmallow based scents, two of which are Campfire Treat and Ghostly Treats. I wanted to compare the two scents as the scent notes sounded similar - but how would they translate to the nose? For this comparison, I melted the votives (1.7 ounces) in my bulb melter. Campfire Treat   The shared experiences of ...continue reading

Fragrance Find Friday: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake from Goose Creek Candles

Goose Creek Candle Company Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake #candles

This Friday, I'm featuring this wonderful fragrance I ran across while browsing Goose Creek Candle Company's website: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake. Uh, yum! This one sounds delicious, with a gorgeous pink color to boot. And look at that label - sooooo enticing! I believe Christina has already bought a few. :) Indulge yourself with this sweet bakery ...continue reading

Picture This! Yankee Candle All Hallow’s Eve

Yankee Candle Swirl Candle All Hallow's Eve. #candles #YankeeCandle #ScentList

Now that we have the Yankee Candle Scent Lists well underway, it's time for some eye candy. I'll try rounding up photos of each of the different scents and feature one every few days, until we get through them all. Today's scent is: All Hallow's Eve. Scent Description: A hauntingly seductive mix of Midnight Jasmine and Evening Air™. Collection: Swirl ...continue reading

Candle Scoop Reviews: Kiss My Grits Soy Wax Tarts, Bathhouse Soapery

Bathhouse Soapery Kiss My Grits soy wax melts package. #candles #soycandles by

almond macaroon cookie with orange zest Melt Size: 2 ounces Melt Type: Clamshell Type of Wax: Soy Where Melted: Room size 8' x 9' How Melted: Bulb melter (with 40W bulb). 3 cubes used. Initial Thoughts/Cold Sniff: This smelled like a warm almond cookie, fresh from the oven. I even could smell the orange zest. Yummy! FUN FACT: Bathhouse ...continue reading