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7 Tips for Pumpkin Perfection

7 Tips for Pumpkin Perfection

We love October, This is our favourite time of year (except Christmas of course) the trees start to glow orange, we get to dig out our jumpers, look forward to bonfire night, crisp Mornings, lots and lots of hot chocolate. Well you get the idea... it’s a cosy season! Let’s Talk Pumpkin Perfection... Here are some things that helped me prolong the life of my beautiful (to me) carved pumpkins. I and so many of you will spend at least an hour carving your pumpkins so surely you want to make them last as long as they can, so your...

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Important Update about our Candles

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Important Update about our Candles

Unfortunately, due to Coronavirus and lockdown restrictions that have impacted our whole world over the past 8 months, it means many factories stopped producing for months on end, and one of the biggest products impacted has been glass. As our candle glasses are fairly niche, these have been particularly badly impacted and we have been unable to source any for the past few months and all of our suppliers aren’t sure of when and if they’ll be back in stock. This has left us in quite a stressful situation, after finally being happy with our formula (that we’ve been testing...

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Can You Use Citronella Essential Oil As A Bug Repellant?

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Can You Use Citronella Essential Oil As A Bug Repellant?

Our light bulb moment Sitting out in the garden on a sunny Saturday morning during the lockdown, lunch was almost ready, it looked like the flies knew it!  Citronella Oil works by masking the scents that bugs / insects find attractive, like for instance our lunch, or in fact us in the case of mosquitoes. So, how do you use Citronella Essential Oil? How is it used: Take out your oil burner and place a tealight into it Add a small amount of water (this will vary depending on the size of your oil burner. Add a few drops of...

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The Best Essential Oils for a Good Night Sleep

The Best Essential Oils for a Good Night Sleep

Whether it be dreading work, having a blocked nose or noisy neighbors...there are plenty of reasons why drifting off to sleep can sometimes be more of a chore than something you look forward to. So the question is, can aromatherapy be used to help induce sleep? The answer is its different with everyone! However, using more natural products, (such as essential oils) is an amazing way of making the house smell heavenly or just to make sure you have a more relaxed scent to set the scene to get you to sleep.  Which Are The Best Essential Oils for Sleep? My personal favourite to help...

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How I Turned Hoovering into an Aromatherapy Experience...

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How I Turned Hoovering into an Aromatherapy Experience...

A tale of discovery It was a crisp morning, early March, the batteries were charged, the birds were singing. It was time. The hoover was ready to go. Starting in the lounge we began when it hit me... the scent tab hadn't been replaced in the hoover since some time in the last decade! I'm not one for complaining but 'dust' wasn't the aroma I was going for. What did I do... you ask? You may be able to tell that I'm not the most organised, nevertheless, in times of mild inconvenience, thou shalt persevere. 3 thoughts came to mind as...

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