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 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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Halloween Party

Halloween Party Ideas for a low-key and creepy night. Animatronic zombies, peeled grape eyeballs, fake blood stains on your carpet: some Halloween parties can require an almost overwhelming amount of planning and clean-up. Not the way we like to throw them, though. This year, use one of our low-stress party ideas to host a casual…

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Halloween Candles

TODAY’S HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS The American Halloween tradition of “trick-or-treating” probably dates back to the early All Souls’ Day parades in England. During the festivities, poor citizens would beg for food and families would give them pastries called “soul cakes” in return for their promise to pray for the family’s dead relatives. The distribution of soul…

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Labor Day

It’s that time of year again…Labor Day. The time when children begin packing their bags for school, parents are making school lunches, vacations are ending, and the unofficial end of summer comes knocking, sometimes sooner than some would like. Each year, on the first Monday of September, our nation comes together to recognize a Federal…

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Football

Are you ready for some football?! This Thursday, the 2018 football season officially kicks off with the Atlanta Falcons playing against returning Super Bowl champions, the Philadelphia Eagles. 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…

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July 4th

The July 4th Celebrations Begin! July 4th – also known as Independence Day or July 4th – 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 in favor…

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Summer

Summer is officially here. The first day of summer and the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, the summer solstice marks the point in the year where the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. Summer Solstice Time and Date The Summer Solstice 2018 occurs on Thursday, June 21, at 06:07 a.m. EST…

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Memorial Day

The History of Memorial Day 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 War soldiers,…

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Mothers Day 2018 With Mothers Day quickly approaching it’s time to seriously start thinking about what you are going to get your mom to make her day extra special.  She’s pretty awesome and after putting up with all she does for all of these years she most certainly deserves the perfect gift.  If you are…

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Spring Candles

Spring Candles weather is coming up quickly and impossible to stop! For many of us, this time of year means great weather, vacations with family, houseguest and of course Spring Candles. If you find yourself hosting and housing visitors for the upcoming season, it is important to have a clean and good smelling space for them. Here…

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Super Bowl

Can you believe the Super Bowl is this 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 Philadelphia Eagles. Up your game day experience by getting a few Candles Just for Guys on Super Bowl Sunday.…

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