What the hell is this weird little thing called a wooden candle holder?

In 2016, the U.S. military officially banned the use of wooden candles, and in 2018, the Department of Defense issued guidelines for when and how they could be used.The guidelines are meant to protect people from potential injuries, but many military personnel are still reluctant to give up their wooden stoves.“I’m just going to go […]

When California’s ‘fall’ candles were the only things keeping people warm

California is the only state in the U.S. to allow all types of fall-candle-related items, such as blankets and towels.The state is also home to a growing number of candles, some of which are being produced in China and sold at candle markets nationwide.“We’re seeing a lot of growth in the fall,” said Kim D’Orazio, […]

How to Make Your Own Hurricane Candle Holder

A few years ago, my friend and I got into candle making.“We’re going to have a hurricane candle holder,” she said, “and you’ll be able to use it to store your favorite candles.”“No way!”I replied.It turns out, that was a great question.We started out with candles that we had bought from Wal-Mart.There were several choices:  […]

When is a candle ring a ring?

An Israeli court ruled Tuesday that a candle rings trademark has no legal value in the country, rejecting the government’s efforts to overturn the ruling.The Supreme Court ruled that the candles, made in the Netherlands and sold in Israel, are “merely decorative” and have no sentimental value in Israel.The ruling comes after Israel’s chief court […]