Palm Springs Pear Berry Oasis
Each month we love to highlight a candle from our Palm wax Destination Scentations candle line that best fits that month. This June we're highlighting Palm Springs Pear Berry Oasis - a stunning soft peach/pink colored candle with a beautiful aroma of mixed berries and meaty, fresh pears. One whiff and you'll think you're transported to a breath taking desert spa complete with palm trees, tranquil pools and endless massages, just like the popular travel destination, Palm Springs. This makes a great gift for the super moms you know who never take time for herself, those who love to travel to Palm Springs or wish to go there, as well want a unique candle to burn for summer (it makes a great outdoor party candle too). Get yours now as through the month of June they're $1.00 off! Click on the photo for more info!
_With Valentine's Day around the corner, do you ever wonder if it is more of a "Hallmark" holiday than anything else? Just another day to buy someone something to appease them just because everyone else is doing the same thing? Perhaps.
Many holidays, when you break down their origins, are taken out of context and often repackaged as a commercial holiday. When you dissect such holidays, there is an underlying point. With Valentine's Day, the underlying point is paying respect to a Saint who did a selfless act for the sake of love. Today, whether love is found in a true friend, a spouse, or secret admirer, February 14th is the one day to show that loved one how much you mean to them.
To show love, does that mean you have to go out and buy roses, candy, or other costly gifts. No. It means it means telling that special person what they mean to you. A gift is merely an extended gesture of affection and shouldn't be forced. A loving gesture can be in a form of a playlist of love songs for his/her iPod, short but sweet handwritten love notes that can be found throughout the day, to even a romantic evening at home with the first movie you watched together in room lit with candles.
So to answer the question, it is up to you. You have a choice to let Valentine's Day be a "Hallmark" day or turn it into a special day, showing someone you love them by being a creative and resourceful with a gift of a memory that will last all year long.
Michelle, owner of By the Bay Botanicals
I am the owner of By the Bay Botanicals. We want to stay connected to you, and through this blog we aim to share with you tips and tricks to buying and burning candles as well as read up on what goes on behind the scenes at By the Bay Botanicals. Feel free to comment, and comment often as well as share with your friends and family.
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