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Old 04-03-2007, 06:52 AM   #1
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Tongue smells good

what do you use to keep your homes smelling good? what are you favorite products ? how much do they cost?? how long do they last get your moneys worth?

i LOVE yankee buttercream candles & febreeze air effects! yankee candles has a new reed diffuser the glass oil bottle with the reeds or sticks you put in it they are supposed to scent the air,do they work? they have them at hallmark in the mall and i want to get one!


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Yankee candles are wonderful!!!!
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Ditto on the Yankee candles, but the one thing I love love love is the White Barn (they may only be under bath and body works now) Wallflowers with the Shore Breeze scent. This scent is hard to find, but they have it online. It smells like mens' cologne to me.
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I use the reed diffusers and I think they work wonderfully. I got a bunch on sale one day so I put them in every room..I don't know that one would fill up the house but in each room they sure do!!! I love them.
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Old 04-03-2007, 07:02 AM   #5
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i don't like the flowery or perfumy scents i like ones that smell like fresh fruit or something sweet being cooked. i love yankee candles but they run out i wanted soemthing that lasts longer. i have to drive 30 miles to the mall to find them now also as the town hallmark is closing down they have some on base at times but they are usually sold out. and now we have our house which is huge it takes alot for the smells to get around. i usually like to have candles always going but hubby says they are a waste of money
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Pier 1 has GREAT strong smelling jar candles for $8!! I buy them 5 at a time and they last me quite a while. I put them in my kitchen, living, bed, and bathrooms! I am a bit candle obsessed so for me it was great to find good candles at a good price!
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i used the febreze noticeables...the scent i used is morning walk & cleansing rain. i bought a bunch them @ walgreen's when they were on sale for the new set @ $5.99. while i'm cooking i used glade candles of angel whispers it's a very light scent. I hope that this helps !!
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I like the incense from Pier 1 - the peach one
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I have the Airwick that goes off every 36 minutes. I also have a candle warmer that i keep on alot. I fiond the candle warmer is safer then worrying about a lit candle and it smells just as good as a buring candle.
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ive wanted to check out pier1
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I'm not real big on using candles because for one, they are never lit when someone just drops in! I have been using the Alora Ambiance reed diffusers ever since moving into our new house (wow, two years ago already... time flies!). My absolute favorite one is "Uno" but my next fave is "Tre". They aren't cheap but the last time I got one (and one bottle lasts about a year - for me anyway), I found a good deal on Ebay.

I recently saw that Yankee Candle has diffusers now and plan on getting my mom and MIL each one for Mother's Day because they like my diffusers so much. With candles you have to remember to light them and then remember to blow them out. If I fall asleep on the couch at night (which is often) and then wake up several hours later to go to bed, then the candle is kinda wasted.... just my thoughts on it. With the diffusers, nothing to light, nothing to think about AND it smells 24/7! I have one in my living room that smells up those three rooms that are kinda open to each other and one in my bedroom. I also have a Potter Barn diffuser (I think it's called Spice something) in the guest bathroom. Oh, and I have a little bitty vanilla scented diffuser that I got from a fundraiser my nephew did in my utility room.

I love the reed diffusers, can you tell? I'd love to hear if anyone has the Yankee ones before I spend the money on those gifts!
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How do you use the Alora Ambiance reed diffusers?? I have never seen them but just looked them up online....how do they work?
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How do you use the Alora Ambiance reed diffusers?? I have never seen them but just looked them up online....how do they work?
Here's a link to be able to see what they look like in case anyone doesn't know (this site wouldn't let me copy the picture). Keep in mind I found a better deal on Ebay. http://www.beautyhabit.com/alora_large.html You just take the cap off and put the sticks in (they don't show the reed sticks on these pictures). It's good to flip the reeds every month or so to strengthen the scent.

Is that what you wanted to know? It may have been misleading if you were looking at a picture also that didn't show the reeds.

Like I said, they are pricey BUT the amount of fragrance (24/7) that you get from these compared to how many candles you'd go through to get that..... I think it's worth it. So many places are coming out with the reed diffusers now. I do really like the Pottery Barn one I got but the Alora is my absolute favorite!! It's one of the only treats I allow myself to splurge on (got my latest one for Christmas from my husband - but purchased by me of course ).
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I just bought a diffusser and I love it. It was pricey so I am looking for another one that's a little cheaper. I will check ebay.
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I just bought a diffusser and I love it. It was pricey so I am looking for another one that's a little cheaper. I will check ebay.

What kind (brand) did you get?
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