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Moving Forward

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Hello All,   Just a couple quick announcements, we are adding sales reps to increase our main mission.  We are also launching a mica colored three pack of Melt Me's for our spring melt me specials.  You will be so excited to know the fragrances are A Rivers Edge, Lonestar Lavender, Sunshine and Mint.  We will be taking a break in may to attend a graduation in Nebraska!!!!  as always happy burning, we look forward to the coming weeks and months! 

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Candle Shopping Considerations by the National Candle Association.

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Candle Shopping Considerations by the National Candle Association. Fragrance Fragrance is usually the most expensive component of a candle and one of the most important considerations. The scent of a candle can set a specific mood and is often a very personal decision.   Most brands work with fragrance houses to create their own mixtures of oils for the burn and smell they want to achieve, says Joseph Johnson, Co- Founder of Maple Hill Candle Company. “Essential oils don’t always burn the best. Because they are natural, they can have a clogging effect on the wick,” he says. Read fragrance descriptions to imagine what you’ll smell. Johnson...

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Does Cure Times and Melt Temps Matter?

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Does the amount of time a candle cures and the temps at which fragrance are added matter? The short answer is absolutely yes.  Most candle companies now use a low temp method which causes several issues.  First and foremost it causes a binding issues.  While a binding issue is serious, it also means that no amount of fragrance or wick type will make a difference in your finished product.  The other binding issue will be after cure time the fragrance oil will come to the surface which is money right down the drain, just go ahead and throw it away.   The...

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Perfect Christmas Coffee

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Perfect Christmas Coffee: Pour into coffee mugs and top with whipped topping and sprinkles to serve.

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Candy Cane Latte'

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Sleighbells ring at the sight and smell of this beautiful holiday coffee concoction. This is the perfect Christmas morning coffee to pair with presents and share with family and friends. Whether or not the weather outside is frightful, this Peppermint Mocha Latte is always delightful. We recommend brewing this holiday coffee with our Signature Blend or Midnight Oil, which are immensely flavorful, highlighted by notes of pepper, and round off to a chocolatey-smooth finish.   Ingredients: 2 cups strong-brewed coffee ½ cup milk (or milk substitute) 3 tbsp. sugar 1 tbsp. cocoa powder 1 oz. bittersweet chocolate (finely chopped) 2 drops peppermint oil 2 crushed...

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