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View Poll Results: Which Candle Scents do you use in your home?
Vanilla - forever a classic 10 45.45%
Citrus - lively and tangy 8 36.36%
Berry - sweet and yummy! 2 9.09%
Floral - white flowers/perfume 4 18.18%
Spice - cinnamon & friends 7 31.82%
Ocean/Seaside - beachy 3 13.64%
Linen/Cotton/Powder - like fresh, clean laundry 4 18.18%
Maple/Oatmeal/Pumpkin - just like Grandma's house 6 27.27%
Tropical - mango, coconut. papaya, melon... 5 22.73%
Spring/Pine - Outdoors....in! 1 4.55%
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Old 02-28-2006, 04:42 PM   #11
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My dd gets me something that plugs in to the electrical outlet and has a bottle of stuff you can regulate for high scent or less. I don't remember where she orders it from, but it smells good. It came with 3 refills. I'll have to see where the box is and what scent it is. Her house always smells so fresh and nice, but no distinct scent. I suppose she wants mine to smell the same. If I'm buying, I like vanilla, bayberry, light citrus. I like sandalwood if it isn't burning, but it sickens me if it is burning.
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Old 02-28-2006, 05:08 PM   #12
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I love to make things "my own" in all things, candles included.
So, I like to burn two or three at a time. Here are some of my "recipes":

vanilla + lemon (smells like lemon meringue pie)
tangarine + cinnamon (spiced cider smell)
coconut + pineapple (you guessed it - pina colada!)
grapefruit + vanilla (just fabulous, imo)
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Old 02-28-2006, 05:20 PM   #13
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I've got one burning in the kitchen right now.
It's called "warm apple pie"
I've always loved that aroma, especially when it's cold outside
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Old 02-28-2006, 05:33 PM   #14
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I don't get to burn candles much. DH doesn't like any kind of perfume like smells.

Either does Paul. Vanilla is about the only thing I can get away with.
Sometimes a strawberry is ok.
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Old 02-28-2006, 08:42 PM   #15
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pds, are you sure we're not married to the same person??? LOL
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Old 02-28-2006, 08:54 PM   #16
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I love candles, but I have bad allergies. I can deal with vanilla, strawberry, and apple pie scents, but the herbal, floral, or pine scents make me wheeze.
I know that sounds strange for a horticulturalist, but it's actually the time I spent in the garden and greenhouse that excellerated the asthma. You cannot imagine what it's like being on the lot with 20,000 petunias in bloom. Sheesh!

I hate petunias.
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Old 02-28-2006, 09:11 PM   #17
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It's a 3 way tie between cinnamon/spice, vanilla, and floral. I like the all natural beeswax candles that are just slightly scented. If they are too artificially scented they can be a bit of an overkill...

I like subtle when it comes to candles and incense!
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pds, are you sure we're not married to the same person??? LOL

as grumpy as mine has been lately... we might just be. lol
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Vanilla please. Oh hey Jkath btw I get paid on Friday so hopefully I'll get that Mojito candle out to you !
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