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The Best Type of Candle?

Does it matter what kind of candle you burn? Only if you care about the air you breathe and this lovely planet of ours. Most conventional candles are made from paraffin, though increasingly you'll fin…

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7 Candles That Won’t Give You Cancer or Make Your Kids Sick

Candles make everything special – unless their wicks are made from lead and the candle itself is full of chemicals that could cause cancer. Sound too dramatic? It’s not. Candles with lead-core wicks r…

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Beeswax Candles for the Home

Our latest obsession: beeswax candles. We're loving the sweet honey fragrance given off by the candles, and although they are a bit pricier than conventional candles, they have some advantages. Among …

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Make Your Halloween Safer with DIY Luminaries

Here’s the good news: Halloween is fun for kids. Most of the Halloween fun happens when the sun goes down. Here’s the bad news: Halloween can be dangerous to children. A study from the Center of D…

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