I was reading a blog the other day (can’t remember which one for the life of me) and they mentioned soy candles. I love me some candles, smelly or otherwise, so I thought I’d have a look and see what all the fuss was about. Soy candles are made from soybean oil. The thing that really interested me was that they are supposed to produce less soot which is very good if you suffer from asthma and the like (as I do).

I hopped on to the Busy Bee website (which you can visit here) and had a look. The website it very cute looking and easy to use. I had a look through all the different scents and options and eventually decided on some wax tart melts (which kind of misses the point about them producing less soot seeing as that’s why I was keen to try them!). Wax tart melts are made to go in the top of a tart burner where you put a tea light underneath. I had to order a tart burner as I didn’t have one and this is the one I got.

A very dark picture of my tart burner.

Top of the tart burner.

I decided to go for some Mini Rose Melts to go in the top of the burner. According to the website these burn for at least the time it takes to burn 1 tea light. I liked the idea that they only last that long so that I can easily swop out the smells depending on what mood I’m in. Below are the ones that I got.

Close up of the Mini Rose Melts

The smells I got were Black Cherry, Creme Brulee, Golden Caramel, Vanilla Dream and Cinnamon Sticks. When I picked up the package from the post office you could smell the candles through the packaging! Each of them smell really nice. I haven’t burned any yet but I’m hoping that the smells are just as good when they’re burning.

When I was looking through the website I saw some larger wax melts which are layered so that they release different fragrances as they melt. I like the idea of that so I went ahead and ordered one of them in Vanilla Chocolate Sundae. These larger melts will last for at least 5 tea lights so I’d better like it! Unlike the other melts, these are layered to help the different fragrances emerge.

Layered so it releases different smells.

And then, as a surprise I found two free wax melts in the package. One of them is called  Rose Petals which is really too flowery for me so I’ll be giving that one to my mum. The other one is called Sun Kissed Raspberry and this one smells really nice. Can’t wait to burn that one.

My freebies!!

So, all in all, this was a really nice package to open. I can’t wait to get some burning and see what they smell like then. Looks like that’s the plan for this weekend.

Come on over to my place. It’s going to smell gorgeous!