Monday, August 22, 2011

air freshner rant

So all I am seeking is a yummy smelling house. With 3 dogs I am always sniffing when I come in, and thinking can I smell dog?.  Most of the time no, I don't .  But then I think am I just used to the "aroma"?  My dogs are clean and I vacuum like a mad woman...but still...
So I try,



and while the candle is my favorite and most lasting to me...only while lit.  And there is my problem..I fear not blowing a candle out, or leaving the house with a candle burning (I have done it...)
So lately, I have searched and purchased many products promising a nice fresh smelling home.  Not so much...
I find the Yankee oils that you plug in to be the top runner, but they are empty way to soon.  I buy the cones, and they dry up quickly...and not so much fragrance.  The only products I do not have much experience in, are the reeds and oils. 
So my friends, I ask you.  What do you find the best, and what do you buy?

5 comments:

  1. I have no pets...just smelly teenagers!!! ROFL!! It's their shoes that will do it! I've never been one for air fresheners and plug ins. Candles I love but as you said, they need to be lit to be effective. I have tried the oils and reeds and they're okay -- I think they only last so long, even when there is still oil in the bottle. Lampe Berger is apparently a really good product. I bought one for my friend for their 25th anniversary (she had admired it when we were out one day and we had a demo) but I never did get one myself. They are $$$ but apparently they work. I also use febreeze when I want to make things fresher.

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  2. I forgot all about owning one of these: Lampe Berger....lol. It was wonderful when I bought the "good" oil, I need to get some more :)

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  3. Hi Kathy,

    I love the glade plug-ins and I got them at Dollar General--yay! The scent is Hawaiian breeze and it really works. I have tons of Yankee Candles, but they don't seem to work in a house with high ceilings...But, the best thing of all??? it's a warmer we bought at Hobby Lobby by Scentsationals and there are these little wax squares that burn on top of it...the Cinnamon and brown sugar is amazing--it gives aroma to the whole house! They sell it online too because I've bought it from their website too.
    XO
    Cindy

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  4. Hey Kathy....I am going to be moving out of my booth and I have two tart burners in there, if no one bought them. I am going to use one for myself and I would gladly love to give you one. All I would ask for is shipping cost...They are small and they are ceramic. Like Cindy said you can buy those squares of wax and they work great. I want to do that because they are so safe to use. I am going to town today to pick up Jim's granddaughter and we are going to get some stuff out of my booth. I would love for you to have one if you would like it, other wise I would just have to store it.....xoxoxo

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  5. I Love my Scentsy... its a burner that burns little wax squares. Their brand is da bomb with great scents that are not perfumey ( which gives me headaches) My favs are the fruity scents during summer and more "sugar Cookie, Gingerbread, etc...during winter.

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