Recycling Candle Jars
I enjoy burning scented candles...it is my signal to relax. Each evening after dinner we put the dishes in the dishwasher, wash and put away any thing that did not make it into the dishwasher, wipe down the counters with a granite spray, give a quick vacuum to the kitchen floor area and a once over to the living room....and then, I light the candle and it signals my brain to STOP - sit down and enjoy the evening.
Last night the Fresh Cut Roses candle burned down to the end...so it's time for some Fall scents. I love a pumpkin or spiced apple scent for this time of year. Most times I burn a Yankee Candle as I can usually get one at a good price with a coupon, or at the local Yankee outlet - but I also purchase candles at Ross, Marshalls, etc.
I only burn one candle and I keep it on my stove so that any soot does not get on my walls or ceiling. And I use one of those "soot collector" lids on the candle, too ! But, once the candle has burned away it seems a shame to get rid of those nice jars...so.....