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I Like Burning Candles

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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...
    EmpressLya EmpressLya 26-30, F Aug 27, 2012

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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...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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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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    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...
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F Oct 16, 2012

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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...
    marshmellows27 marshmellows27 26-30, F Jun 13, 2013

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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...
    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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    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...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    ...from both ends! That's the best way.
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 2

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

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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...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2011

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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...
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2012

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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...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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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...
    cinfullysweet cinfullysweet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2011

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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...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 6 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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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...
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M Jan 13

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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...
    Peroigrin Peroigrin 22-25, M Jul 2, 2011

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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...
    thejurg31 thejurg31 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22, 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...
    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...
    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...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 26, 2011

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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...
    UnoriginalForumID UnoriginalForumID 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    seacrets seacrets 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 6, 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...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Sep 6, 2013

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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...
    EstherkS EstherkS 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 22, 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...
    kintar0 kintar0 22-25, M Jul 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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...
    bluebummer bluebummer 31-35, M Aug 14, 2012

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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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    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...
    porsher porsher 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 10, 2010

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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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    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...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2007

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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...
    libertybalanced libertybalanced 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2013

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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...
    bornexplorer bornexplorer 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2012

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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...
    dubkebab dubkebab 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 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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    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...
    kindacurious2 kindacurious2 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 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...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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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...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 1 Response May 16, 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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    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...
    pandora102693 pandora102693 18-21, F Feb 10, 2012

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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...
    Bree10 Bree10 36-40, T 4 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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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...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 3 Responses May 7, 2013

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    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 2 days ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Two - Chapter Twenty-Five We had kept Robert's parents waiting while we did the little impromptu ceremony in the shadow of...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 16

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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 5 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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    “I would not like to live in a world without cathedrals. I need their beauty and grandeur. I need them against the vulgarity of the world. I want to look up at the illuminated...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Apr 5

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