Which Wax? Candle Making Pros and Cons

On these February mornings when the foggy dawn threatens to cloud one’s clarity, I often turn to the warm flame of a candle as a beacon of the coming spring. Humans have been lighting their way through winter for thousands upon thousands of years. The wax has changed based on the resources available regionally, from Read more »


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