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Candles that smell like states, how cool can candles get?

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There is a candle out there, multiple candles actually, that smell like your home state. Now how is that possible? Homesick Candles makes candles designed with specific properties from each state. Let's look at some of these candles and see if they really are like the states mentioned. I'll just be touching into a few of states I have visited and go off of my experience and some of the stereotypes. Don't worry, my homestate has plenty of them, too.

Let's start with Maine ("Hey isn't that part of Canada?") Actually, no. Maine isn't part of Canada, you might want to take a geography course. Or pay more attention to the news where they show all of the states. Seriously, this has been asked many times. Not kidding.

Anyway, Maine's candle is: Maine blueberries, pine, and autumn hayrides. Maine is the Pine Tree State, we have lots of blueberries, and fall is pretty spectacular. I'd say this one is dead on. Now as long as the candle actually smells as good as I'm hoping it is....

Taking a look at New Hampshire next. I have been to New Hampshire more than any other state (besides Maine, duh). New Hampshire's candle is apple cider and autumn hayrides. I think we have a New England theme starting here...

So now I just had to go see what Vermont was. Oh maple syrup (no surprise there, maple syrup capital of the US) and fall foliage and fresh baked apple pie. Three states of New England have a fall theme.

Connecticut: vanilla, nutmeg, apple orchard

Rhode Island: stormy seas, baked apples, autumn hayrides.

Definitely a pattern.

Massachusetts: apple cider donuts and Dunkin coffee. Going to be really honest here: I'm pretty sure everyone I know from Mass is addicted to coffee. There's probably a few I know that aren't, but as for right now, everyone is. Insert stereotyping here. I did warn you.

I jumped out to Montana for a little bit of open plains, winter air, spruce, and denim. Sounds about what I saw when I was out there. Really beautiful country though, go visit!

For the last one, I'm looking at Florida. Orange, driftwood, and sea mist. The driftwood was a little questionable to me, but then again I didn't go right to the beach when I was there.

As for my own knowledge (and stereotypes. I wouldn't be surprised if they used some while making these candles anyhow) these candles are dead on to the scents of states. Now I'm going to go order myself a Maine one even though I never leave the state, just to see what it actually smells like.

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