Come, gather around, fellow candle enthusiasts, for I have a confession to make. I found a couple of cheap Yankee candles at our local Marshall’s that I figured I’d take a chance on. As someone who prides themselves on a discerning nose, I must admit that I once turned up my nose at Yankee Candle Company. But oh, how wrong I was when it comes to these two candles from their collection, the mesmerizing MidSummer’s Night and the zestful Sicilian Lemon, have shattered my preconceived notions and exceeded my expectations. Join me as I share a journey of this surprising rekindling of a brand and attempt to unveil the captivating tales these candles have to tell.
MidSummer’s Night: Unleashing Masculine Mystery Picture this: a moonlit forest, cloaked in an intoxicating blend of musk, patchouli, sage, and mahogany cologne. That, my dear friends, is the essence of MidSummer’s Night. It’s like wandering through a forbidden realm, where every breath is filled with intrigue and allure. Yankee Candle’s commitment to quality shines through as the paraffin-grade wax burns steadily, casting a soft, consistent glow for over 110 hours. And oh, the wick! A natural fiber wonder that knows just how to tease the fragrance out, making sure every note dances tantalizingly in the air. As an added bonus, you can rest easy knowing that these candles are 100% recyclable in partnership with TerraCycle. Mother Nature approves.
Yankee Candle’s Sicilian Lemon: A Zesty Escape Now, let us venture to sun-drenched lemon groves, where the air is alive with the tangy scent of Sicilian Lemon. Close your eyes and imagine strolling through charming hillside villages, with unexpected twists and turns. The fragrance journey begins with a burst of lemon zest, playful and full of zestful energy. Then, the tart lemon takes the stage, making its presence known as the main act. As the scent lingers, hints of vanilla and sugar creep in, leaving a sweet and satisfying impression, akin to indulging in a slice of heavenly lemon meringue pie. With a burn time of 110 to 150 hours, this 22-ounce candle is an escape that keeps on giving. Yankee Candle’s commitment to quality remains unwavering, ensuring each burn is as delightful as the first.
A Love Affair Rekindled: As a skeptic turned believer, I stand here a bit humbled by the prowess of Yankee Candle’s creations. It’s a love affair I never saw coming, but one that I’m likely to embrace with open arms in the future.
An Invitation to Fellow Candle Enthusiasts: To you, dear readers, fellow connoisseurs of scents and seekers of bliss, I extend an invitation. Embrace the unexpected allure that Yankee Candle’s MidSummer’s Night and Sicilian Lemon hold. Let the flickering flames whisk you away on a journey of mystery and zesty delight. These candles, crafted for adult souls with refined tastes, possess the power to transform your space into a sanctuary of olfactory enchantment.
In the realm of candles, surprises await at every turn. Yankee Candle Company may have just won over this skeptic with these two creations. MidSummer’s Night and Sicilian Lemon just may have rekindled my admiration for their scented wonders. Well what do you guys thinks? Is Yankee Candle back? Have you tried them recently? I’d love to know your experiences, please share in the comments!