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I Like Burning Candles

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    Ugh... Yes!

    Currently burning a vanilla lavender candle... warm... toasty... relaxing : )
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Nov 20, 2013

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    Candlelight Is Relaxing And Romantic.

    I like candlelight. It has a calming effect on me.   It is also very romantic.
    LizaBurns96 LizaBurns96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    The Summer "fire" In The Fireplace

    Each spring I would place a fireplace fan to cover the large black hole the fireplace appeared to be during the long warm days. A fireplace is lovely with a crackling fire, but in Mississippi, the need for a crackling fire lasts about one month. A few years ago, I saw a photo...
    SouthernMist SouthernMist 41-45 Sep 8, 2012

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    I like candles in the bathroom

    while taking a long hot bath after a good workout.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    The Most Romantic Thing Ever

    I love candles. I burn them in my home most of the time. They are relaxing and also very romantic. One evening I got home late and my husband told me to wait to come inside..a few minutes later he said I could enter. There was a trail of candles from the door that led to our...
    cinfullysweet cinfullysweet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2011

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    It Helps Calm Me.

    I like to burn candles cause it makes me just relax. I also am learning some wiccan spells. I've never actually done any yet but noticed you need alot of different types of candles for different spells. I always liked to burn candles anyway. Living in Pennsylvania when the...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 1 Response May 16, 2012

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    Bath & Body Works has the best candles ever.

    I loveeeee the Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin, Cinnamon frosting, and Japanese Cherry Blossum candles.
    Natalie542 Natalie542 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Magic Moments.

    Nothing beats the feeling of a night in snuggled in front of the television watching a movie, candles (scented ones too) dotted around the room and an open hearth fire burning away in the grate.  Slobbing out in a simple top and a pair of leggings.Someone to snuggle up with...
    Bree10 Bree10 36-40, T 4 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    Scented Candles

    I like fires...controlled that is...and candles come in so many wonderful fragrances... it smells like happy.
    lms2 lms2 46-50 May 22, 2012

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    Candles Are Fun

    I like candles. They mellow out the scene, they look neat, they smell neat. I had a bad experience with candles that my good friend Celery knows about. I had some candles burning on the bathroom counter once a few months back that I'd forgotten about and I came in, overly...
    UnoriginalForumID UnoriginalForumID 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Just Something About The Flickering Light

    As i write this,i am looking at about 50 candles.They're not all lit,of course.They are on the kitchen table and on a shelf next to it.They sre on the sinks countertop and above the stove.They are in the bathroom. We have another 15 or so on a shelf in the front entryway.They...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2011

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    Just Lighted One Up

    Wild berry mmmmmmmmmmmmm ^_^ <3
    RHANKUN RHANKUN 18-21, M Oct 11, 2013

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    Candles

    I surround myself with rose and lavender scented candles when Im in the bathtub.  And turn out the lights.  I just enjoy watching the flickering of light on the walls and the sweet scent they create.  Lavender is my all time favorite. 
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 6 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Yes I Do

    I love candles.  I can't get enough of them!  I love all different scents, especially spice scents.  The flame is nice and soothing.  I love to burn them while relaxing in the evening when I get home from work and when my man and I watch a movie.  I like...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    Automatic Stress Reliever For Me

    I enjoy the crisp apple cinnamon citrusy candles in the fall. Close your eyes and it puts you in a great place :)!
    Melody063 Melody063 51-55, F Oct 20, 2011

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    Scented Room

    I love burning candles and incense. as soon as i come home from work i'll light one and relax for a while. Usually i just like them for the scent, but occasionally I will light candles so i can watch the flame.
    Peroigrin Peroigrin 22-25, M Jul 2, 2011

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    So Peaceful

    I love to burn candles not scented ones though those make me want to gag. Something about a good book in the tub lights off and candles in the tub. I don't put them where I can't see because I am terrified of burning down my house. Sometimes when I am so stressed I just put on...
    EmpressLya EmpressLya 26-30, F Aug 27, 2012

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    'love The Smell Of Scented Candles'

    i like burning candles, especially the scented ones. it doesn't stop there! i also love making them with all the spare wax left over, blending colours and scents. it's especially fun if you build the colours in layers and they look so proffessional too, need a little equipment...
    wishwing wishwing 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    The Wax...

    I've always been enraptured by fire. Touching the flames, staring into the flickering light... fire is a beauty that never ceases to amaze me. My favorite part about burning candles, though, is the wax. I am convinced that a person has never truly lived until they've dipped their...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Each Small Candle

    My grandmother has always loved decorating tables, counters, shelves and rooms in her house. I remember as a little girl she had at least one candle, be it: round, thin sticks, shaped, tear-dropped, ect, in every room. If the bathroom had various shades of blue towels, cloths and...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 26, 2011

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    Apple Cinnamon

    My favorite scented candle.. the aroma is just amazing.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    Glasshouse Frangrances

    Triple scented candles, yum! So strong smelling. Great scent throw. Just bought a passion fruit and lime candle! Yay!
    justmeand11 justmeand11 22-25 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    Flicker Box

    I love candles so much, I started my own artisan candle subscription service. Flicker Box. If you love candles and want a perfectly curated box delivered to your doorstep every month you'll love Flicker Box <3 www.myflickerbox.com
    marshmellows27 marshmellows27 26-30, F Jun 13, 2013

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    Candles And Me

    i like burning candles. i love the smeel. i love the heat. i love gazing into the fire on a rainy evening. i know this is weird but i also like sticking my fingers into the hot melting wax and seeing it dry on my fingers and then peeling it offf. like with glue? am i alone in...
    pandora102693 pandora102693 18-21, F Feb 10, 2012

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    It creates a peaceful atmosphere.

    It helps with my anxiety, they smell good, and I find them to really help me focus. I grew up with them so it also helps me feel at home.
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T Dec 6, 2013

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    Kringle Candle - welcome home is burning next

    to me as I relax in bed after the morning run. The subtle scents are lulling me back to sleep. I'll end up sleeping the day if I'm not careful.
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M Jan 13

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    Before Bed

    Before Bed each night I turn off the lights and close my laptop. I fee light we are bombarded with light everyday. So the flicker of a candle relaxes me and then I carry the candle to my bedroom with me and then when my phone is plugged in and I lay down I blow out the candle...
    bluebummer bluebummer 31-35, M Aug 14, 2012

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    Yankee Candle

    I like many of the Yankee Candle scents. My favorite as of now is Midnight summer. If you haven't tried it yet, I suggest you give it a shot- it has a really relaxing aroma.
    kintar0 kintar0 22-25, M Jul 22, 2013

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    Year Round

    I don't think that there is a bad time to burn candles. I love them. I love the glow they produce in the room. I love the soft flicker of the flame against the wall. But my favorite part about candles is the aroma they fill the room with. I change the scent of the candles to...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    Candles and Incense

    I love burning candles and also incense.  The scents can take you away for a time.  Can you say:  AROMATHERAPY? Too bad it doesn't seem to last.  I find that once the scent's gone, so goes the mellow feeling with it.  At least most of the time.
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2007

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    Unless . . .

    I'm up to my usual tricks of burning one at both ends.Otherwise, I enjoy a scented candle or two in a quiet room when I want to try to relax. I've never been able to sit and think without beginning to dwell on the things that need to be done that aren't getting done by just...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 3 Responses May 7, 2013

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    Mesmerized

    I found myself staring at the flame. The burning candle just made it all so quiet for me. I wasn't sure how long I've been hypnotized by the calming effects. It's all just pacifying with the silent flickering moves the flame would perform. As my thoughts would just be drawn to...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Smells Like Strawberries From Heaven..

    I like scented candles. I don't have a favorite kind of fragrance, but the scent has to smell good. I remember a friend gave me a big candle jar for Christmas once; the smell of strawberries..WoW!! It lightened up the whole living room and the scent was so refreshing. I felt like...
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2012

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    It's So Relaxing

    I love to burn candles, its nothing like the mild aroma It makes the atmosphere more peaceful to me. I love the kind of caddles that has lasting ordors you can smell when you walk through the door. They dont have to be pretty because most of the pretty ones dont really have a...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    candles make me happy.

    it calms me when the flickering fires are the only lights in my room
    sophiaupshaw sophiaupshaw 13-15, F Feb 16

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    Candles

    I find candle light calming and relaxing. If I can have reduced light before going to sleep, I am able to relax and get to sleep more easily. Good scented candles are also pleasant. Once when I had a back injury and spent several weeks off work, I had a huge strawberry scented...
    EstherkS EstherkS 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2012

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    Children And Candles

    Having children can be a fantastic opportunity to develop our adventurous side - but the old health & safety thing always seems to rear its ugly head somewhere. When I saw this group, I thought "yes that's me!" - but then I realised that I hadn't really enjoyed a candle for...
    bornexplorer bornexplorer 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2012

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    Its Spiritual Therapy For Me

    I like the scented kinds like pumpkin spice, i light it and then turn on Christian music. I clear my mind from the day and only allow pleasant thoughts in my mind. It gives me inspiration of some kind, very helpful.
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F Oct 16, 2012

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    Nothing Is More Soothing Than Candles Burning

    I love to turn out all the lights and fire up every candle in my house. It is relaxing and soothing. I am particular about my candles as I want them to burn evenly and cleanly so I buy certain brands only. But I have jar candles, votive, tea lights, pillars you name it I...
    kindacurious2 kindacurious2 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    I Love Walmart Candles !

    I love burning candles, and have for some time. Walmart "Main Stay"  candles are the best ! I can light a large one, and it will fill my  whole house with its beautiful sents !
    libertybalanced libertybalanced 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2013

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    Puddled Wax Souvenieers

    I like em plenty. in many situations. I was an apprentice candlemaker for a while... we would (very carefully) make up big batches of huge fancy candles,then go down to the city for a few days and sell them.Some of our accounts were with reputable gift shops,C.O.D.-then we would...
    dubkebab dubkebab 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Yes I Do

    I love burning candles especially the scents of vanilla and apples.
    TwitchyTwitch TwitchyTwitch 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2012

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    A Candle Burning Bright....

    Sparkling and shimmering the candle glows, my hopes and dreams swirling in the vibrant orange hues. Like a graceful ballerina the light dances and sways, my thoughts mesmerized by the silent beat, its beauty reflects through the windows of my soul. I feel empowered. I feel...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Sep 6, 2013

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    Spiritual Connection!

    Lighting a Candle................................ This really means something to me!!!!!! Before i light a Candle i like everything to be just so and in my minds mind too........... I like to be feeling very calm and relaxed and collect my thoughts,sometimes i like to listen to...
    porsher porsher 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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    Christmas Cookie And Ocean Breeze, Lavender And Ember

    I have a blue jar candle. I don't know what scent it is, but I like to burn it... maybe it's ocean breeze or something like that. I dunno. lol I also have a Christmas Cookie candle that smells wonderful... yum! I love candles! There's also a lavender candle that I have... I...
    thejurg31 thejurg31 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Not Only On Special Occasions

    I love candlelight and have candle holders in all my rooms. I light the one on my coffee table in my lounge everyday. Even when we sit down to a casual meal at the kitchen table I light a candle. Love the ambiance candle light gives.
    seacrets seacrets 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I love to light lots of candles at night and sit with my feet up watching television with no other lights on. It's so relaxing and more so when it's lots of scented candles
    Aquamarine74 Aquamarine74 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Part of it is romantic... another part of it is a touch of pyromania. I enjoy having scented candles around and using candles for decoration. I haven't tried using candles... or...
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 36 mins ago

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    Like LOVEEE! That's the best gift anyone can give me 😻
    ariannexo ariannexo 18-21, F 27 mins ago

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    "Learning that it can be more terrible to live than to die, he is driven onward through the burning crucible of desert, where holy men and prophets are cleansed and purged for God...
    FrozenGuy FrozenGuy 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    As we talked something caught my eye. A branch moving near the fence. Again i looked at her and smiled but found myself drawn again to a disturbance in the dark. There had been...
    ThorsonOfEarthHammer ThorsonOfEarthHammer 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    • : A POOR’S AMBITION . Sitting here, watching the world swirl by in their ready-to-hit-the-runway clothing and swiftly-running cars, was a girl...
    ExperiencesAndNotMistakes ExperiencesAndNotMistakes 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Soneto XII Plena mujer, manzana carnal, luna caliente, espeso aroma de algas, lodo y luz machacados, qué oscura claridad se abre entre tus columnas? Qué antigua noche el...
    WoodRooster WoodRooster 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Jenny gave me a Nightie. Five star Jenny lived up to her rating. She was no bargain basement one night stand. As usual I was attracted to her eyes first and then to her personality...
    ChrisBloom ChrisBloom 31-35 1 Response Mar 24

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