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Halloween Candy

Halloween Candy

We already have a rough idea of everyone’s favorite Halloween candy, now let’s talk about the ones we hate. A new survey from CandyStore.com has concluded that the absolute “worst Halloween candy” on the market is candy corn — the tricolor, vaguely triangular treat that seems to be nearly everywhere ahead of Halloween. “Candy corn…

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Ready for some football

Football

Are you ready for some football?! This Sunday, the 2019 football season officially kicks off.  Men and women will be gathering around their televisions every Sunday, Monday and Thursday until the Super Bowl next February. Keep your living room or man cave smelling great with these three Madison Valley Candle scents perfect for football season. 100%…

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4th of July

4th of July

The 4th of July Celebrations Begin! July 4th – also known as Independence Day or 4th of July – has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted…

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Fathers Day 2019

Fathers Day

June is here, which means Fathers Day is just around the corner.  From teaching you to ride a bike to walking you down the aisle, fathers have a special place in all of our hearts, so be sure to show them how special they are this June 16th. If you are still trying to nail…

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

History of Memorial Day Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died in service to our country. It was first widely observed on May 30, 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil…

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Benefits of Soy Candles

Benefits of Soy Candles

Benefits of Soy Candles Benefits of Soy Candles: Paraffin wax is commonly used in candles, but soy candles are another option on the market. While soy candles look and smell similar to their paraffin counterparts, they offer distinct advantages. Not all soy candles are created the same way, however. While some limit unnecessary chemicals, others include…

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day The day has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911. The day is not country, group or organization specific – and belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist and activist once explained “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no…

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Super Bowl Sunday

Superbowl Sunday

Can you believe the Super Bowl is next Sunday? After a long season of triumph and heartbreak (depending on who you root for) Super Bowl Sunday will see the New England Patriots face off against the Los Angeles Rams. Up your game day experience by getting a few Candles Just for Guys on Super Bowl…

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Wooden Wicks

Wooden Wicks

If you do a web search for “Wooden Wicks”, you are certain to find a great deal of misleading and confusing wooden wick myths. Because of that, we’re glad you’re here. We are here to set the record straight… That might not be entirely possible in one blog post, but we are going to address…

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History of Candles

History of Candles

The History of Candles is truly fascinating! What was once an ancient day necessity has now evolved to become a modern day luxury and the variety of options to choose from is nearly unlimited. Ancient Egyptians are often credited as the first to harness a light source by creating rushlights, made of reeds soaked in…

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday in November 24th.  Get ready to shop local! First observed in the United States on November 27, 2010, it is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that…

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Woodwick Candles

Woodwick Candles

Woodwick vs Cotton Wick Candles Many people are asking these days: what is the difference between using a cotton wick vs wood wick? There are a number of excellent reasons why you would want to use a woodwick, but we’ll first start with a bit of the history on how this whole candle wick thing…

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