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How To Burn a Jar Candle

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How To Burn a Jar Candle

This may be surprising but there is a right (and wrong!) way to burn a jar candle. Here’s just a few tips to get the best results and longest burn time out of your candles: During your first use, burn the candle long enough to liquefy the entire top layer of wax to prevent the formation of a dip or “wax memory ring”. If this depression forms, it will tunnel to the bottom of the candle and the outer edges will not burn. It will also cause the wick to eventually drown in the wax, making it difficult to keep...

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Deck Lighting that Naturally Repels Mosquitoes.

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Deck Lighting that Naturally Repels Mosquitoes.

   So can we all agree that tiki torches are only good for a 70s-themed pool party or a Gilligan’s Island Revival? Stinky, smoky, and unattractive, they do not belong on your gorgeously decorated deck! But they do have one redeeming quality: the bug fighting power of essential oils (yes, citronella is an essential oil). Mosquitoes just hate that lemony smell and it’s a great non-chemical, non-toxic solution to keeping our outdoor spaces bug free. More About Essential Oils . . .    If you’ve been on Pinterest (or even to a grocery store these days), you’ve heard about essential...

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When The Sun Goes Down

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When The Sun Goes Down

    All that hard work you’ve put into your flowerbeds, planters, and patio pots really deserves a spotlight, don’t you think? From candles to strings of light to unique solar light stakes, creative outdoor lighting can turn your patio into a warm and welcoming extension of your living room. And you don’t need to be an electrician to turn on the lights! It’s easy and inexpensive to light up every nook and cranny of your garden and enjoy your yard long past sundown.    Lighting is not just for edging a walkway or illuminating a back step, use it...

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Decorate Your Deck! Five Unique & Quick Ideas for Using Candles Outdoor . . .

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Decorate Your Deck! Five Unique & Quick Ideas for Using Candles Outdoor . . .

Flickering light adds so much to your outdoor spaces and these gorgeous, long-burning jar candles do double-duty because they also repel mosquitoes! And more is better when it comes to this decorating item . . . choose the scent you love, they all work to drive biting insects from your party. Or combine colors and scents to match your patio décor. Another bonus? These candles have screw-on lids so when the party’s over, you can close them up to protect from rainwater. Here’s a few easy ideas to update your next deck party with Mosquito Naturals candles.   Repurpose Household ItemsThink...

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