Candles for Hope: A Gift That Keeps on Giving #Review and #Giveaway~ CAN 12/30

| December 16, 2013 | 41 Comments

At this time of year, a lot of people are focused on getting everything ready for Christmas .  You know, getting the tree trimmed, parties, decorating the house, etc.  The Christmas season is also known for a time when people think about giving to others to help make their lives a little bit better.

Candles for Hope, an organization focused on spreading the message of hope and well-being for those suffering from mental illness, tries to make this happen by offering artisan candles for fundraising and wholesale purchase. They have  eco-friendly soy and natural beeswax candles to choose from that are scented with essential oils.  They are also Phthalate (a toxic thickening agent) free.

Pamela Buffone started Candles for Hope when one of her friends from childhood committed suicide.  Candles for Hope wants to highlight the importance of mental illness, as well as taking care of yourself by rekindling your own spirit.

When I received the Luxury Spa Candle that has been poured into a copper hammam, or bathing bowl, all I could do was smell the sweet essential oils this f the natural soy candle was scented with.  The hammam can  also be used long after all of the wax  has melted away.  It was so soothing and relaxing, I could not wait to light it up and use it!  I also liked the wooden gift box this candle came in, and Candle of Hope’s inspirational blessing, “May your life be blessed with health, love and happiness” made me smile.  For me, it’s always nice to know that someone is looking out for your well-being, regardless of where the well-wishing is coming from.

Spa Candle Collage

In order to properly test this product out, I decided to carve out an hour for my self one weekend and pamper myself by giving myself a mini spa hour, using Candles for Hope’s Luxury Spa Candle to help set the calming ambiance in my room.  It was one of the nicest moments I had to myself in a long time!  Illuminated,  the Luxury Spa Candle gave off an even better smell than when I had received the box, and it gave my room relaxed, cozy feel.   My mini spa hour was truly a success!

Spa Candle Lit 1

Candles of Hope would be a great gift idea for a loved one, or for yourself!  If giving a gift that will keep on giving peeks your interest, then give a candle from Candles of Hope!

http://www.candlesforhope.com/collections/fundraiser/products/luxury-spa-candle-copper

Disclosure:  I received the above mentioned product to review.  All opinions are honest and my own.

HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY

Enter to Win the Candles for Hope -Luxury Spa Candle

(value $65)

Giveaway ends on December 30th, 2013 at 11:59pm.

Rules: Open to Canadian residents 18 +. You have 48  hours to reply by email once you are notified as the winner. If you don’t, we will draw another entry. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The selected winner must correctly answer a mathematical question in order to win the prize mentioned above. The Ottawa Mommy Club is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above. For our complete set of rules, please click here.

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My name is Lian Wright. Born in Toronto, I came to Ottawa as a student to study Political Science at Carleton University, and came away with an Honours Degree, and decided to stay. I'm a huge sports fan, have a love of reading, and like experiencing new things whenever I can. I am now a mother of three children (11, 1 and 7 months old) and am kept constantly on my toes. My blog, Pieces of Me, is my way of sharing what I have enjoyed and encountered in my life so far as a mother. So far, being a mom has had it's expected ups and downs, but that's what makes being a parent so fulfilling for me. I've loved and learned from what's happened so far, and I can't wait to see what's in store for me next. I hope you enjoy the journey with me!

Comments (41)

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  1. angela m says:

    I like the Soy Vessel Candle – Warm Berry
    thanks

  2. lisa bolduc says:

    I like the Soy Vessel Candle – Soothing Mineral Spa because it has a wood wick

  3. Julie Bolduc says:

    Soy Lotion Candle Gift Set

  4. Soy Vessel Candle – Soothing Mineral Spa

  5. Doreen Lamoureux says:

    OMG – I would love the Luxury Spa Candle – Copper. anything candle and anything spa … 🙂

  6. Tiana says:

    The beeswax pillar candle

  7. kristen visser says:

    love the Beeswax Pillar Candle

  8. francine says:

    Soy Lotion Candle Gift Set or Luxury Spa Candle – Nickel

  9. andie says:

    …the “Beeswax Pillar Candle.”

  10. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I think I like the Soy Lotion Candle Gift Set best after the one that’s the prize in this contest. 🙂

  11. Jen F says:

    I would love the Beeswax Pillar candle.

  12. Erika E says:

    I like the Soy Vessel Candle – Warm Berry.

  13. crystal holly says:

    Honestly, they all look so amazing and support such a good cause that it’s too hard to pick!

  14. Thanks for the lovely review! Warm wishes for the Christmas season to everyone!

  15. May says:

    I liked the Soy Vessel Candle in Warm Berry!

  16. Pam says:

    The Luxury Spa Candles look amazing!

  17. Victoria Ess says:

    The Soy Lotion Candle

  18. jan says:

    the beeswax pillar candle

  19. Angela Mitchell says:

    I like the Luxury Spa Candle – Nickel the best.

  20. Doreen Lamoureux says:

    I love the Beeswax Pillar Candle 🙂

  21. susanne mccarthy says:

    Luxury spa candle 🙂

  22. natasha severson says:

    Soy Lotion Candle Gift Set it looks amazing!!!

  23. Belinda says:

    I like the Soy Vessel Candle – Soothing Mineral Spa

  24. Pam Mc says:

    I liked the soy candle warm berry

  25. Jane Gray says:

    The Beeswax Pillar Candle looks lovely. I love the aroma of Beeswax it is delicate and not overpowering and very relaxing.

  26. Tannis W says:

    I think the luxury spa candle nickel looks nice.

  27. SueSueper says:

    I like the Beeswax Pillar Candle

  28. Rhonda Greig says:

    Soy Vessel Candle – Soothing Mineral Spa

  29. Larissa V says:

    i like the beeswax pillar candle

  30. catebrazil says:

    Soy Lotion Candle gift set

  31. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    Soy Lotion Candle Gift Set

  32. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    i follow you on twitter but the tab wouldnt work and accept my entry @BeeWBedard please enter it manually for me – thanks

  33. Erin W says:

    I really like the Soy Vessel Candle in berry!

  34. Viv Sluys says:

    My favourite is the Beeswax Pillar Candle

  35. Tiffanie Davenport says:

    soy lotion gift set

  36. Kim O'Malley says:

    Soy Lotion Candle Gift Set

  37. Jo-Anne Pfoh says:

    I really like Soy Vessel Candle warm berry

  38. Jennifer says:

    I like the Soy Vessel Candle in Warm Berry!

  39. Erlinda says:

    I am trul grateful to the hopder of this sie who has shared this wonderful article at here.

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