Candles Burning Bright

Clockwise from top left: French Oak Filled Candle from Restoration HardwareLe Feu de L’Eau Candle from Pretty Mommy, Pure & Good Candle Jar from Anthropologie, Luxury Grapefruit Candle from Jo Malone, Whipped Cream & Pear Illume Boulangerie Candle from Anthropologie, Grapefruit Orange Candle from Stone Hale Co., Mojito Candle from Malin + Goetz, F.S.C. Barber Candle from Creatures of Comfort

Oklahoma is so freakin’ hot every summer that once I turn on the AC in May it rarely gets turned off before late September. It’s that bad. But the thing is, when a house is closed up and relying on circulated air like that it starts to get a funk about it. You know what I’m talking about, right? Something needs to be done and that something is candles. I’m really picky when it comes to what smells I can tolerate (Thanks, Mom!), and think spending a little extra definitely pays off. What are your go-tos?

  • Tiffany

    September 4, 2012 at 9:51 am Reply

    Love all of these, I want two of each! Target’s Smith & Hawken Honeysuckle is my go-to!!!

  • Trish

    September 5, 2012 at 4:56 am Reply

    I bought a Fig candle for Henri Bendel on a trip to New York City in autumn of 2004 and I have been trying in vain to find a fig candle that’s as good as that one here at home in Australia. If I haven’t found one by 2014 I’m just going to have to go back to New York and get one. Maybe two. I hope they still make them.

  • Trish

    September 5, 2012 at 5:00 am Reply

    (I just found them online… unfortunately they don’t ship to Australia. So, I’ll just have to go to New York. What a shame.)

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