Scent Survey Saturday: Do you consider yourself a candle or wax hoarder?

Three behaviors characterize hoarding: acquiring too many possessions, difficulty discarding or getting rid of them when they are How-to-save-a-candle-that-won't-stay-litno longer useful or needed, and difficulty organizing possessions. When these behaviors lead to enough clutter and disorganization to affect someone’s health or safety, or they lead to significant distress, then hoarding becomes a “disorder”. Simply collecting or owning lots of things does not qualify as hoarding. ~ International OCD Foundation

Hoard:  a large amount of something valuable that is kept hidden ~ Merriam-Webster

Hoarder: one who hoards ~Merriam-Webster


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Andrea Haskins

Candle Scoop – The best smelling blog around!

Author: Andrea

Andrea is the voice behind Candle Scoop. She is a long-standing member of Candlefind and loves all things scented. While she enjoys scents across the spectrum, she is a die-hard bakery and fresh-scent fan. She enjoys rooting out bargains and candle discounts, but she won't hesitate to pamper herself with a luxury brand. When not writing or talking about candles, she enjoys spectator sports and playing with her pups. Andrea would love to hear from you, so don't hesitate to contact!

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  1. I have several warmers…and I use them to keep my house smelling clean and fresh…always get compliments!!! lol…I love my wax scents….dont know what I’d do without them!!!

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  2. It’s a fine line between love and hoard 😉

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  3. I don’t think I am a hoarder at all. Ask my husband and kids they might say I am a hoarder of wax and paint and possibly even mason jars! Hey, a girls has to have her hobbies!!

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  4. I definitely think I could be a hoarder of wax… I have so much but I’m always thinking I don’t have enough!!

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  5. My family all think I am a candle hoarder and spend way too money, but I of course do not 🙂 Trying new scents is fun and keeps me happy.

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