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NEST Sir Elton John Woodside Garden Candle Review

NEST Woodside Garden Candle

Out of all of the people in the world, I would imagine that Sir Elton John has one of the best gardens on the planet. I’ve always thought this. His flair for color, flash, and luxury makes me think that he would have the most amazing technicolor garden ever. And he has the money to keep his garden fabulous, growing whatever he fancies.  The NEST Woodside Garden candle is inspired by Elton’s favorite flowers from his floral gardens at Woodside in Old Windsor, England… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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NEST Moroccan Amber Candle Review

NEST Moroccan Amber candle

NEST Moroccan Amber is sweet amber with spice. The spice reminds me of clove. The amber in this is more powdery than resinous. Moroccan Amber is a spicy powdery scent with a cooling camphoric side. (Eucalyptus is a note listed). I wouldn’t call it an exotic or “dark” amber but more of a soft and approachable amber because of its sweetness. It’s a cozy fragrance.

Like all NEST candles, Moroccan Amber burns evenly and has a great throw. I find that this scent lingers… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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NEST Holiday Collection Candle Review

NEST Holiday Collection candleEvery year the limited edition NEST Holiday Collection sells out quickly. Why? Because it smells like the holidays. This is the type of scent you’d like to smell when there is snow on the ground. And if you live in a place that will never have a white Christmas, this candle’s scent will put you in a holiday mood.

NEST Holiday is a light fruity pine scent. The pine seems almost aquatic and fresh. The real beauty in this fragrance is the pairing of this… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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NEST Sir Elton John’s Holiday Candle Review

Sir Elton John's Holiday Candle

It’s December! And I think this is the perfect time to start burning holiday candles. AND December 1st is World AIDS Day. I’ve been burning Sir Elton John’s Holiday Candle by NEST. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of this candle will benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The scent is described as a “blend of evergreen and balsam fir needles combined with rich woods and sparkling citrus accord“.

The Scent – The scent is fresh evergreen… Continue reading | 11 Comments

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NEST Pumpkin Chai & Tahiti Vanilla Candle Reviews

It’s cool and rainy here in Seattle. I’m starting to wear my “thicker” fragrances that are either spicy, smoky or gourmand. I’m also baking again and enjoying cooking. Even with all of this personal fragrance and ambient home fragrance, I still want my house to smell spicy or gourmand! Thanks to NEST, my home can smell even better with their autumn candle collection.

NEST autumn 2011 candles

Pumpkin ChaiContains notes of wild pumpkin, masala chai, cardamom, ginger and cinnamon. Imagine the most decadent pumpkin pie ever… Continue reading | 11 Comments