Celebrate America

Join us as we Celebrate America on Fourth of July Weekend.   We will have our popular Spin and Win game back for discounts and prizes on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.  We will also have hot-dogs and other refreshments on Saturday between 11 and 2.  Visit the Facebook event page for more information:   

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Best Summer Candles

Candle Companies Candles Made in the USA

For some reason many of us think of burning candles more in the fall and winter months when the days are shorter and the evenings colder.  It just seems right to have the warmth of a candle glowing during these times, adding light and warmth to our home.    Many of the candle scents like Spicy Pumpkin Pudding and Candy Corn are geared towards the cooler months.  Realizing that homes need good fragrance all year and quite frankly some of the natural summer scents that get in our houses aren't all that pleasant, many candle companies have started creating candles...

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Easy Flower Baskets

My three year old, Mitch, is ready to start putting together flower baskets with Nana.  Our flowers are so realistic and go well with each other that these baskets come out just about perfect every time.  It doesn't matter if you're an experienced floral designer or if this is your first attempt at a flower basket.   Watch Mitch put together a beautiful flower basket below, then see the finished product.   Here is Mitch's finished product.  Tell us what you think in the comments. You can create your own flower basket.  Come on by and Mitch will help you...

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Why Do We Love String?

For some reason many of us have a fascination with string.  Whether it is rope, jute, or garden twine we just can’t get enough of it.  When we see it in a cute holder or on a primitive looking spool we just have to have it.  What is it about string that makes us happy?  String has a long history.  In 1940 four boys hiking found what is thought to be the oldest string ever found.  Estimated at around 17,000 years old.  String like material has been around for a long time.  If you think about it, without string, we...

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Best American Made Candles

Candle Companies Candles Jar Candles Made in the USA Soy Candles

We are often asked "What's your favorite candle?" or "What is the best candle?" Those are some difficult questions for us because the suppliers we've chosen to buy our candles from are among the best in the country.  Each of the candle companies we source from have two things in common 1) An amazing candle product and 2) Made in the USA!   Choosing a candle is a matter of personal preference...some people like floral scents, some spice scents, others want baked goods while many prefer seasonal scents.   Some people prefer jars while others like pillars.  Over the years...

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