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Candles & Cocktails: Choco Art Magnac

Let me start off by saying I absolutely enjoyed Bake & Burn. Baking what I was burning (not burning what I was baking) was so much fun and I wanted to do another like it. So, welcome to Candles & Cocktails! In this article, the focus will be on chocolate and cocktails – one of the finer pairings out there, if you ask me.  I’ll be using a chocolate-scented candle for this session of Candles & Cocktails. Now this might…

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Bake & Burn: Pumpkin Macchiato

Food-scented candles while baking? Yes, please!  My love for scented luxury candles is no secret, but I tend to stay away from pairing scented candles and food – no one wants a floral fragrance when they’re trying to enjoy Grandma’s mac & cheese. Thankfully, there’s more leeway when pairing sweet baked items with scented candles. Enter food-scented candles – accessories no baker should be without.  I love baking and I do it often, but I especially love baking during this…

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Delighting the Senses: Wine and Candles

With all the craziness of 2020, we still have so much to be thankful for. Although a full-blown Thanksgiving dinner with lots of family and friends might not be an option (thanks, COVID), you can still throw a little something for yourself or immediate family. Ever considered pairing wine and candles for Thanksgiving? It’s one of my favorite ways to set a festive mood and keep the holidays special.  For this post, I’ve partnered with Jordan Winery and Drop It…

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How to Make a Cheeseboard that Delights the Senses

Mmmm… cheese. Is there such a thing as too much? Never! That’s why I love cheeseboards. This edible centerpiece allows me to indulge in my guilty pleasure. It’s also an impressive party appetizer (we will get back to entertaining one of these days) that requires minimal effort—no complaints here! In a few simple steps, I’ll show you how to make a cheeseboard that’s beautiful and how to pair it with complementary candles—because what is life without luxury candles?  Creating a…

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Light + Style: Charcoal Rose Petite Hostess Candle

Wax Type: Soy Wax Blend Burn Time: Approximately 40 hours Throw: Medium Notes: Subtle Charcoal, Fresh Roses, Cassis Nectar, Black Currant Leaf, White Jasmine, Blond Wood, and Airy Musk Room Recommendation: Living Room, Kitchen, Spaces for Entertaining, Bedroom The Petite Hostess Collection is a must-have for any host. If Havana is the pre-dinner-welcome fragrance that sets the perfect ambiance, then Charcoal Rose is the after-dinner scent that elegantly wraps up a wonderful evening, with a bow on top. Charcoal Rose’s…

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Light + Style: Havana Petite Hostess Candle

Wax Type: Soy Wax Blend Burn Time: Approximately 40 hours Throw: Strong Notes: Bergamot, Tobacco Flower, Ylang Ylang, Spun Sugar, and Smoked Patchouli Room Recommendation: Living Room, Spaces for Entertaining Fall is settling in and any good hostess knows that it’s time to switch up the décor and ambiance at their gatherings. Archipelago’s new Petite Hostess Gift Sets certainly helps create that autumn vibe with their Havana, Charcoal Rose, and Pomegranate Citrus Candles. These three fragrances make a great team,…

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