With its intoxicating scent, the Kai candle is technically not just for the holidays but year ’round. We don’t know anyone who wouldn’t be thrilled to get one of these. We have them all throughout our house and they smell divine. Throw a festive bow on the elegant package and you’re good to go.
Remember all those special times with a feast of potato latkes, fresh out of the frying pan with applesauce. ‘Homesick for Hanukkah’ will bring you home during this special season. $29.99.Top Note: Butter, Potato, AppleMid Note: Apple, Cake Base Note: Vanilla, Musk.
Trader Joe’s Cedar Balsam Candles show up only seasonally, so grab them before they’re gone (just like their Cinnamon Wicks which seem to sell-out earlier each year.)
Reminiscent of country life, the hand-poured candle has a subtle earthy scent of cedar and balsam forests. It captures the smell of the season perfectly. The candle comes in in a stylish 5.7 ounce tin, making an excellent stocking stuffer or host gift. $14.50.
Pretty as a Christmas ornament, the Anthropologie candles are hard to give away because you want to keep them for yourself! But just imagine all the repeat invites you’ll get.
Curious about how gifting differs from the US to the UK and what men and women REALLY want for Xmas? This fascinating article lays it all out.