Posts Tagged ‘candle’


I try to keep candles around the house. It’s a decor that comes in handy during power outages and I love the ambiance of a pretty candle when the sun goes down. But candle shopping is difficult when you’re looking for a candle that doesn’t have synthetic fragrance and that will actually produce a quality burn.

 shop Big Dipper Wax Works. all natural beeswax candles. bright idea.

Beeswax Heart Pillar

From reading on the Big Dipper website, I’ve learned that beeswax candles are better for the environment. They burn cleaner, longer, and brighter.  Big Dipper has a large selection of candles. The Heart Pillar is very pretty & perfect for warming hearts this Valentine’s Day.

Big Dipper is a Green America approved business located in Seattle. They donate 10% of the net profits from all candle sales “to organizations dedicated to outreach, education, and sustainability efforts devoted to promoting sustainable beekeeping. ”

It think it’s a great idea to bee Eco friendly and use beeswax candles from Big Dipper.

Big Dipper Wax Works provided the Beeswax Heart Pillar to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.


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Hillhouse Naturals

Mosquito Repellent

Hillhouse Natural’s Natural Mosquito Repellent Candle. Made of 100% soy wax right here in the US. This is the one you are gonna want to get if you are averse to citronella! And if you prefer that your outdoor decor doesn’t have one of those ugly candle buckets. 

After a long run of extremely hot weather – when even the bugs weren’t out – the outside temperature has dropped, allowing us to enjoy those outdoor patios. And my new candle. It looks and smells lovely. [Eucalyptus, Mint Leaf, and Lemongrass] I like the contemporary look of the concrete holder it is in. No skeeters seen 🙂




Citronella and DEET free

Reusable holder

Burns approximately 50 hours

Hillhouse Naturals has “always practiced eco-consciousness and continually finds more ways to do so. Many ingredients are harvested locally, candles are packaged in reusable and recyclable containers, and catalogs printed on recycled paper. Always, it has been the mission of Hillhouse Naturals to create products that use nature’s bounty in a way that preserves the health and beauty of the environment.”

Shop Hillhouse Naturals for a variety of quality home fragrance products including potpourri, candles, sachets, oils, fragrance mist and diffuser reeds. 

Notes From Dawn received a Natural Mosquito Repellent Candle from Hillhouse Naturals in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.



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