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Alice in Wonderland, Book Candle Gift Box, Candle Compendium, Summer, Tea, Victorian -

If you’ve grown curiouser and curouser about the history of whimsical Wonderland and these iconic characters – this blog says “read me.”

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Crystal Candles, Good Vibes, Holiday Gifts, Summer -

Crystals…they’re so hot right now. And they're not just for new agey mystics anymore.

It seems that the pandemic fueled interest in cleansing your home of bad vibes and maintaining your own positive energy.

Who would have thought?

Problem is, a lot of people aren’t really sure where to start when it comes to incorporating crystals into their home decor. So we created this handy dandy guide for those looking for decorating with crystals inspiration. 

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Alice in Wonderland, Book Candle Gift Box, Jane Austen, Macabre, Summer, Tea, Victorian -

Everybody loves a tea party.

They're elegance, tradition, whimsy, and fun all in one package.

Tea parties also revolve around drinking tea – not alcohol – and we all need social occasions that aren't centered on booze.

But high tea is also an English tradition- so a lot of Americans aren't 100% sure how to arrange a "proper English tea."

Read on for must-haves, menu tips, and different ideas for tea party themes!

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Anne of Green Gables, Cyrano de Bergerac, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Reading Lists, The Princess Bride -

Celebrate Valentine's Day this year by reading a romantic book from classic literature.

This list of romantic book titles is sure to satisfy any reader who is looking for more substance this Valentine’s Day than you find in a run-of-the-mill bodice ripper.

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Book Candle Gift Box, Candle Compendium, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Teacher Gifts -

Jane Austen’s writing is a lively window into the past. Her novels reach us through time because we recognize our common humanity with her characters. 

Jane Austen’s novels made me want to understand the world of Regency England that her characters inhabit. If you’re like me, you love learning more about the time period Jane Austen’s novels are set in. 

Keep reading to find answers to commonly asked questions about Jane Austen’s novels and her life.

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