Top 10 Incredible Yankee Candle Scents that will captivate your senses

About Yankee Candles

Yankee Candles started out in a kitchen of a 16-year-old boy who wanted to create a candle for his mother as a Christmas gift. Using homemade items such as milk carton, string, crayons and canning wax he created his masterpiece. With his dad’s help who knew that within a few years they’d produce over 200 million candles per year, not to mention hitting  $1 billion in sales for the year in 1915. Today Newel Brands acquired Yankee in which Newell Brands acquires Smith Mountain Industries makers of the WoodWick brand of candles. I must say, these wood wick candles are wonderful and add a delightful crackle as it burns like a wood fire.

Yankee Candles are a

  • Paraffin-grade wax delivers a clear, consistent burn.

You may hear conflicting arguments about paraffin waxes and their toxicity. In my opinion, older candles may have played a toxic role but I believe with the approval of  U.S. Food and Drug Administration it is deemed safe. Use your own discretion. Here are 2 links a Pro and a Con about paraffin wax.  National Candle Association and Are your candles toxic, a closer look at paraffin wax


Vent sticks

I don’t know about you but I am constantly looking for a good car freshener. So many out there and quite frankly they stink and don’t last long. Vent sticks seem to be the way to go nowadays. I can honestly say that Pink Sands Sable Rose car vent sticks are amazing.  I was out candle shopping sniffing every candle that Yankee had and came across these vent clips. One of my favorite candle scents was Pink Sands Sable Rose and it was exciting to see that scent in the clips. Easy to use I popped it in the vent. Within minutes the scent captured my attention, as well as whoever stepped foot in my car.

How do the Vent sticks work?

Remove from package and pull tab straight. Clip the clothes pinlike stick to your vent. The stick should last up to 2 weeks.

My top 10 top scents for candles

  1. Pink Sands
  2. Pink Sands Sable Rose
  3. White Sage – A mixture of sage and citrus, finessed with Sea Salt and sandalwood to subtle elegance
  4. Lilac Blossom – A nice mix of the lavender, white and deep purple blossoms.
  5. Home Sweet Home – blend of cinnamon, baking spices, and a hint of freshly poured tea
  6. Mango Peach Salsa – mangoes and peaches with citrus, ginger flowers, and pink pepper
  7. Kitchen Spice – blend of sweet orange, clove, ginger, and cinnamon 
  8. Sugar and Spice – swirl of cinnamon, buttery vanilla, and sugar crystals
  9. Cafe Al Fresco – café, kissed with sweet notes of cinnamon, coffee, and a dash of caramel
  10. Balsom and Clove – Clove, and a pinch of cinnamon

Shop Bed Bath and Beyond to find your favorite Yankee Candle/Stick or find them on Amazon.  Car sticks come in many scents as well. Browse Amazon car sticks to find one you like.



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