frankinsence and myrrh seasonal fragrance scent and sip

Frankincense & Myrrh - Can 5,000 years of smelling be wrong?

So why did the three wise men offer them as gifts?  They were considered practical, expensive, and symbolic. 

Turns out it still smells great!  Use this seasonal fragrance to blend with for an uplifting gift!  We have mixed it with rose and sandalwood for a more traditional smelling candle.  Perfect on a winters night.

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red bayberry

Bayberry - What is it anyway?

I admit it.  Until about 30 minutes ago, I thought Bayberry was a made-up candle scent.  It turns out it is a very real thing! Bayberry, also known as wax myrtle, waxberry, or candleberry, is both a shrub and a tree.  The varieties grown in our area of the US are best known for their showy winter branches & grey berries.  They are also tole...
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egg nog fragrance blends

Holiday Fragrance Feature: Eggnog

Our informal research at Scent & Sip has concluded that eggnog is similar to cilantro - you either love it or hate it.  But, did you know that this polarizing drink has been around since medieval times? One of the earliest recipe records for a medieval British elixir called posset, which is believed to be one of the earliest descendants of w...
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