Computer Glitches


Apologies, Candle Scoopers. I'm experiencing some dreaded computer issues today. We have some great guest reviews I want to get posted and will hopefully have them up tomorrow. Because of the delay, I'm extending the period for entries into our giveaway up through Sunday, August 31st at 12 noon CST. Meanwhile, just browse our archives for all of our past ...continue reading

Candle Review: Vanilla Cupcake, Yankee Candle Company


Burn Time: 110 to 150 hours Wax: Custom blended wax formulation to ensure the optimum melting point and ability to hold fragrance oil Scent: Only the finest premium-quality ingredients infused with natural essential oils to create distinctive "true-to-life" scents Glass: Lab-tested to ensure the appropriate strength and consistency Wick: Lead-free with ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Shabby Garden, Folky Art Candles


General: Rose scents are incredibly common, both in wax items and in soaps. Folky Art's Shabby Garden is extremely genuine and extremely strong: a really fragrant rose. Another stellar product from Folky Art! Size: 3 oz package; I used 1 oz total (about 2 melt squares) How Burned: Electric Tart Burner, 25w Where Burned: 12'x15' room Fun ...continue reading

Yankee Candle Scent List T Now Available!


We're winding down our resource list for known Yankee Candle scents. Today, the T Scent List is available. We will be finishing up the remainder of the alphabet by the end of month. Enjoy! Yankee Candle Scent List T Don't forget to peruse the other scent lists that have already been published, as we are continuously updating them. Happy candle burning ...continue reading

Eyeing Etsy: Fountain of Youth Soap from Artisan Bath & Body


We just love browsing Etsy! We never know what we might find. Every now and then, we'd like to share with you some of the things that make us smile. Today it's this lovely Fountain of Youth soap from Artisan Bath & Body. This handmade soap weighs in at 4.5 ounces and contains some wonderful ingredients like coconut oil, palm oil, and organic olive oil. ...continue reading

Winner announcement and new Candle Scoop prize pack giveaway!


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 our latest Candle Scoop prize pack! Your prize pack includes: Grumpy Girl 6oz travel tin candle in the scent Second Base, Bath & Body Works 14.5oz candle in the scent London Calling, and ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Cinnamon Hazelnut Latte Drizzle Melts, Swan Creek Candle Company


General: This soybean melt is strong, accurate, and presented nicely with details relevant to the scent in the wax. As a fan of both lattes and cinnamon, I truly enjoyed this melt. Size: 4.75 oz. package; I used 2 pieces: approx 1.6 oz. How Burned: Electric tart burner with 40w bulb Where Burned: 12'x15' room Fun Fact: Swan Creek makes a lot of ...continue reading

Tutorial: How to submit a review for Candle Scoop


I recently had a Candle Scoop reader ask if there was a tutorial on submitting reviews on our blog. I had never thought to create such a post, and I'm so glad she asked! In this tutorial, I'll attempt to break the steps down. No worries, though...if you'd like to submit a review and still run into any trouble, just drop me an email and I'll try to help you ...continue reading

Yankee Candle Scent List S is now available!


The Yankee Candle Scent List: S is now available on Candle Scoop! What did we discover?  6 scents that begin with the word Snow 9 scents that begin with the word Sparkling 11 scents that begin with the word Spice or Spiced 10 scents that begin with the word Strawberry 10 scents that begin with the word Summer and 15 scents that begin with the ...continue reading

Wax Melt Review: Caipirinha, Colonial Candle


Melt Size: 2.4 ounces (approximately 0.4 ounce per slice) Melt Type: Clamshell style wax melt Where Melted: Room size 8' x 9' How Melted: Bulb melter (with 40W bulb). Two slices used. Great For: Summer; Spring; Those who love fruity scents Comments: This is part of the Rio de Janeiro collection. Fun Fact: Caipirinha is Brazil's national ...continue reading