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    Cheap, synthetic, and cloying – especially all the umpteen variations on vanilla, sugar cookies, and pumpkin spice.
    That said, I've been gifted a few over the years and have found them useful for scenting a large space or an outdoor patio when burning my better candles would have been wasteful. They're strong, if nothing else.

    (Also wondering what folks who say Yankee Candles are "pricey" must think of candles by Diptyque, L'Artisan, etc. - to say nothing of Cire Trudon or By Killian ... )

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    Quote Originally Posted by bimmer1 View Post
    I`m enjoying "Merry Marshmallow" right now.
    I've bought that one too. Haven't tried it yet. Smelled good though in the store. (756)
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    I actually like it better than Christmas Cookie. Also purchased a few of the new Snowflake Cookie, Vanilla Cupcake, Pumpkin Pie, Midsummer`s Night, Sun & Sand, Bahama Breeze, Beach Walk, Pink Sands, and Beach Wood with multiples of some. Women love these and enjoy having them burning in the home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bimmer1 View Post
    I actually like it better than Christmas Cookie. Also purchased a few of the new Snowflake Cookie, Vanilla Cupcake, Pumpkin Pie, Midsummer`s Night, Sun & Sand, Bahama Breeze, Beach Walk, Pink Sands, and Beach Wood with multiples of some. Women love these and enjoy having them burning in the home.
    Also got the Pumpkin Pie one. Smelled great. Most of the other ones were fruit scents.
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    Speaking of the fruit scented ones......I want to try Farmer`s Market

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    Quote Originally Posted by bimmer1 View Post
    Speaking of the fruit scented ones......I want to try Farmer`s Market
    I was tempted to get that one, but my basket was already filled with my chosen ones. Maybe next trip there.
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    Yankee Candle really isn't what it used to be and there are plenty of competitors that are stepping it up. Check out Diamond Candles - they have great, all natural Soy candles. AND each one contains a ring worth anywhere from $10 to $10,000 inside.

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    I found some of their candles at marshalls and I can honestly say do not buy those... their is a reason they are marked down ha ha

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    I feel that several are okay. I'm looking into candles with the strongest throw. Most candles you can't even smell when lit. I hear BBW has excellent candles, but I can't compare them to Yankee. Anyone have an opinion? BBW use to carry slatkin, its the same candle but with a white barn label on it, so I read.
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    Wonderful Yankee candles.I love tart warmers and jar toppers.I like to use it in my home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shirleyerickson View Post
    Wonderful Yankee candles.I love tart warmers and jar toppers.I like to use it in my home.
    What are some of your favorites, past or present?
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    Found a range of these in Australia today very cheap. Fuji Apple and Vanilla Cinnamon were the two I picked up. The vanilla one is quite good and seems to drift nicely through our house.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adam090273 View Post
    Found a range of these in Australia today very cheap. Fuji Apple and Vanilla Cinnamon were the two I picked up. The vanilla one is quite good and seems to drift nicely through our house.
    Fuji Apple sounds wonderful.
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    I was given the most sickly sweet and overpowering 'Hot Cocoa' candle last Christmas and I just can't bear the smell of it, so it's in the back of a cupboard until I can find someone to give it to. I love Midsummer's Night, Sandalwood and a few of the others, but the fruity and sweet ones are just way too sweet for me.
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