My Favorite Candles, Christmas Inspiration, and More
Hello, friend! I am in San Diego to help out with my 95-year-old mother. She is recuperating after some rough falls. Mom is a tough lady…mother of six kids, lots of nieces, nephews, and grandchildren (who are all crazy about her).
1. Ambient Candle Tips
Apartment Therapy published this recently: 7 Ways Are We Burning Candles All Wrong.
And basically, they said to trim your wicks and find ways to use the candle vessels again. I liked this unscented beeswax candle from Target (below) so much that I bought one for my sister, too.
Here you can see how I used the Ella candle holder from Crate and Barrel as a pencil cup on my desk. It had a pleasant natural, woody scent of santal and eucalyptus.
I bought the Thymes Frazier Fir Candle for my daughter and her boyfriend…until they decide about a real versus faux Christmas tree–there is a controversy 🙂 It has such a great pine scent.
Rogers Gardens Christmas Decorations
A trip to Roger’s Gardens has definitely inspired me to bring out some Christmas décor early.
Fave Suede Slippers
Those are “My Favorite Candles, Christmas Inspiration, and Slippers. You may also like Fall Decor Items That Easily Transition to Christmas.
It’s heartbreaking to see Mom in pain from her injuries after such a beautiful, dignified life. Please keep her in your prayers.
On Thursday, Annie, Cindy, and I along with a couple of friends are showing you our favorite winter coats (such as you need them in California). So be sure to drop by as I’m going to be dressing in what I wear in San Francisco (classic) versus San Diego (casual).
Now go check out my friends’ Fave Fives!