With the approach of the holidays, I always want for my house to have a great scent flowing throughout, especially when we entertain. One of my favorite candles is Archipelago’s Bergamot Tobacco Soy candle. Granted, it doesn’t sound like the best fragrance, but don’t be fooled by the name. It’s a gorgeous, deep woodsy smell.
It had been several months since I went through my last Bergamot Tobacco candle, so the day after Thanksgiving, I was on a mission. I went online and looked up stores in Louisville that carried the brand. Luckily, none were near the craziness of the malls. I grabbed my daughter and we headed out to find the candles. The first store we went to, Blink, was completely out of the brand, so Miss E. and looked at the shiny jewelry and fun outfits, but left soon after because my budget could only handle the candle, not the $250 jeans. We then drove even further into town to a great shop, Clay & Cotton. The sales lady pointed me in the direction of the candles and sure enough, they not only carried Archipelago, but the exact scent I wanted. I paid for my candle and we were out of there. Best shopping experience yet this holiday season!
Another candle that I would like to get my hands on is Lemongrass Verbana by Trapp Fragrances. A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Junior League get-together at a member’s home and the hostess had this candle burning in the powder room. Loved it and have to have it!
So, dear readers, what candle fragrances can you not live without? What’s your favorite for this time of year or other times of year? Please share!
Images from Archipelago and Trapp