autumn - the best smelling of all the seasons

Autumn - The best smelling season :)

There is just something about the smell of Autumn.  The warm spices, crisp air, falling leaves - whatever your olfactory sense memory system conjures - it is magical.  There is some science behind this.  Could it be that the reason Autumn has a smell is because we are actually not smelling the things we normally do at other times during the year? 
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Scentational Date Nights

Scentational Date Nights

Looking for a first date idea? Is it your turn to choose the date? Are you tired of dates revolving around restaurants and you’re looking for something not primarily involving food? (I know I am, is that just me?)  It’s not just about dinner and a movie anymore, it’s about a more involved, shared experience…maybe with some wine or beer to help things along.  Make your reservation for a Scentational Date Night!

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Geeking out about Candle Wax

Geeking out about Candle Wax

The story behind Scent & Sip's wax blend. Making candles is like making bread.  There are very few core ingredients so you need to choose them wisely.  The 2 most critical things in candle making are wax and wick.   There are several different types of mainstream wax and all have their merits.  You choose the different wax types or blends ba...
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Butter - A Love Story

Butter - A Love Story

I. Love. Butter.   My personal butter love story began many years ago in my Grandmothers kitchen.  Let it be known that she was my favorite person ever.  She was an incredibly strong, honest, and giving women.  Grandma's loves were being surrounded by friends & family, beer, ironing, & gardening.   What she didn't love - cooking.  What ...
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Trending this week: Fall!

Trending this week: Fall!

Something happened when the calendar switched to July.  All of sudden we are seeing blends with the freshest fall scents. Mists featuring Mulled Cider, candles loaded with Balsam Pine and sugar scrubs warmed with Chai Tea.  Patchouli, Cedar, and Mahogany are all seeing their ways into personal fragrances.  Is it the dog days of summer that have ...
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Can changing your fragrance really change your mood?

Can changing your fragrance really change your mood?

Lift your spirits with a spritz? Sure! "Research has shown that certain scents can change your mindset and promote specific behavior," says Pamela Dalton, Ph.D. Famously, Proust bit into a madeleine cookie and catapulted back into childhood memories. But when it comes to memories and mood, it’s smell — not taste or any of the other senses — that...
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