As someone who works from home and spends a lot of time in my house — I LOVE receiving clever (and useful) home gifts. If you know someone who recently moved into a new house or someone who appreciates owning one-of-a-kind items… then you’ve come to the right place to find something special for them this year! I own most of these items myself and I know that your friends and family members are going to enjoy them too!
Don't you just love walking into a home that is candlelit and smells fantastic? Homeowners are sharing their favorite ways to use aromatherapy candles and essential oils, how to make candles last longer, tips for cleaning candle jars, the best diffusers for your home, clever ways to use candles, the benefits of burning soy candles -- and yes, even the downsides of burning candles. If it involves candles and aromatherapy scents, we're talking about it here!
It wasn’t until I tried a Candleberry candle that I discovered just how ‘average’ most scented candles are! No joke. Candleberry is the only company I’ve found that makes scented candles that truly last… AND the scent fills the entire house!
I’ve used essential oil diffusers for years. I used to use the plastic kind (aka ultrasonic diffusers), but I’ve learned that a nebulizing diffuser is SO much better – because the scent fills the room quickly, you get the benefits of aromatherapy right away, and it looks beautiful! Here’s a point-by-point comparison, and my experience using glass nebulizing diffusers vs. plastic ultrasonic diffusers.
I’m a candle fanatic! In my years of buying candles and making my own, I’ve discovered some secrets for achieving long lasting candles — simple things you can do to make your candles burn longer and cleaner. Plus, see which type of candle wax burns the longest: paraffin wax candles, soy candles, or beeswax candles.
Here’s how, why, and how often you should clean your air ducts — especially if you’ve recently remodeled, live in an area where there’s new construction, or have a lot of pets.
I only burn soy candles exclusively now. Here are some of the reasons why people prefer soy candles over regular candles which are made of paraffin. Soy wax candles are so much healthier and cleaner, to say the least.
Here are some ways you can go the extra mile to make your yard sale different from everyone else’s. Plus, these things will probably boost your sales too. Yard sale shoppers appreciate these special touches…
Want to see some more examples regarding the ‘magic’ of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers?… Here are a few more ways that I’ve used Magic Erasers in our home and how I continue to be amazed by these low-tech gadgets.
Ever wonder what those black lines are along the edges of your carpet — at the baseboards and under doorways? The black stuff that looks like soot is called ‘filtration soil’. Filtration Soiling comes from dirty air ducts — among other things. Here’s what to do about it.
Essential oil diffusers are an excellent way to freshen the air in a room while creating a welcoming atmosphere — without the use of any artificial chemicals. Here are a wide variety of diffusers for use in Aromatherapy…
Ever wonder exactly how many drops of Essential Oil you should use? Here are some of the best (and most popular) ways to enjoy the benefits of Aromatherapy — from basic inhalation methods and vapor mists to personal ointments and air fresheners.
I’ve used Essential Oils for years for their aromatherapy properties. Here are the basics of aromatherapy…
Love Yankee Candles?… Me too! Here are lots of Yankee Candle coupons. Plus, some little-known secrets to getting your candles to burn brighter longer.
Following are pictures of some of the most unique candles and candle holders that would make great gifts — for yourself or a friend.