Earth Day 2021

Earth Day

Earth Day began 50 years ago, the first Earth Day started an environmental revolution. Now, we are igniting an education revolution to save the planet. This formal campaign, launched Summer 2020, is combining grassroots support and on the ground efforts by students, educators, and nonprofits with national level commitments from Ministries of Education and Environment.…

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St. Patricks Day

St. Patricks Day

St. Patricks Day so bring out your green! St. Patricks Day—observed every March 17—is packed with parades, good luck charms, and all things green. The event started as a religious holiday, but over time it’s become a celebration of Irish culture. St. Patricks Day might be the patron saint of Ireland—but he didn’t always live…

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Chinese New Year

Year of the Ox

TODAY marks Chinese New Year, with billions of people around the world welcoming the start of the Year of the Ox. With a tumultuous Year of the Rat coming to a close, the beginning of a new zodiac year is a big moment in Chinese culture. While astrology fans will be eager to work out…

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

THE DAYS BETWEEN Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday are shopping madness, when you finally get a chance to grab the Dyson vacuum or laptop you’ve needed all year at a price you can afford. But today is Small Business Saturday, which is a little less about benefiting you, and more about giving back to your local…

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Labor Day History

Labor Day 2020

Summer’s final fling has arrived in the form of Labor Day. Yes, most of us get the day off, but this holiday triggers mixed emotions. While summer still has 21 calendar days left, it’s time to get serious. School’s starting and there’s a sense that summer vacation is over. So what’s behind Labor Day —…

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Summer Scented Candles

summer scented candles

Summer Scented Candles 1) Dine alfresco with summer scented candles. Now that the weather has gotten warmer, it’s a great time of year to eat outdoors. Dinner alfresco can become a wonderful experience if you add a little light with scented candles. Try grouping candles together at the center of your table for a centerpiece…

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Natural Easter Egg Decorating

Easter Egg Decorating

Easter and decorated eggs — you can’t have one without the other. Therefore we all know that buying egg dyeing kits year after year is pricey. This year, save some cash and ditch the fake stuff with these Natural Easter Egg Decorating ideas. Decorate your brown or white eggs the old-fashioned way: with food you…

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Super Bowl Championship

Super Bowl Championship

Can you believe the Super Bowl Championship is Sunday? After a long season of triumph and heartbreak (depending on who you root for) Super Bowl Sunday will see the San Francisco 49ers face off against the Kansas City Chiefs. Up your game day experience by getting a few Candles Just for Guys on Super Bowl…

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10 New Year’s Party Ideas

10 New Year's Party Ideas

You can’t just pop a bottle and call it a night. If you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party or pregame this year, you need to go all out—it is the end of the decade, after all. Whether you want to go bold with the decorations, or keep it elegant, we’ve got plenty of ideas…

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Cyber Monday Sale

Cyber Monday Sale

Cyber Monday has arrived, and hundreds of new deals have gone live. We’ll be continuously updating this page by the hour with the latest discounts as they come. The exact beginning and end date is uncertain, but the savings sure aren’t.  Online retailers like Madison Valley Soy Candles have sales live right now that will…

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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

Super Bowl Championship

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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