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New Essential Oils!

My batch of new essential oils arrived today, including several I’ve been excited to try for months now. I can’t wait to get experimenting for new candles!

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Daily Life - Days 24 thru 30 - And a Ketchup recipe

Ok, so I know I’m a week behind. There is a reason, and it’s big news, but that is a post all on it’s own. Suffice to say, we’ve been busy, busy, busy the past week. 680 more words

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5 Basic Tips When Shopping for Vintage Containers for Candle Making

I love making candles using vintage and antique jars and cups that I find from antique markets and stores. It feels like a treasure hunt as you explore the past of artisan history. 659 more words

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A Rainbow of Candles

Recently I expanded my candles selection to include three sizes, so I’ve been making lots of new candles. Usually all my stock is made to order, but I have to make at least one of each new one to make sure the proportions for colors and scents are right and to take photos. 32 more words

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Daily Life #23 - making lists, burning candles, and studying the Bible

No, not more candle tests, but I did let the ones I made burn all day today while I worked on making my Master Food Lists on the computer. 466 more words

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Daily Life #22 - FINAL Final candle tests

You know that scene in the movie Cast Away when Tom Hanks’ character finally manages to get a fire going?

Yeah, that’s how I’m feeling right now! 820 more words

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Daily Life #'s 19, 20, and 21 - Last candle tests, a day off, and some actual work on the homestead

On February 13 (day #19 of my month of Daily Life posts), in amongst the daily tasks of cooking, cleaning, and caring for family, I did my final burn tests on the candle wicks. 1,250 more words

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