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My name is Christen, I'm 30 years old and a stay-at-home mom to my three beautiful girls, Lauren, Hailey, and Farrah. My husband David and I live on scenic Long Island and we love it. Our party of 5 keeps pretty busy, but I try to set aside as much time as I can to blog (which isn't as often as I'd like these days).


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Product Review: Jackpot Candles All Natural Soy Jewelry Candle

Last month I was asked to review a jewelry candle of my choice from Jackpot Candles. I was very excited to try one of their scents as I'm familiar with the concept of jewelry candles and have become quite the collector.

Jackpot Candles sells a variety of all natural scented soy candles that contain a piece of jewelry hidden somewhere inside of the candle. You can choose a candle that holds a ring, a set of earrings, or a necklace. I love the fact that there are different jewelry surprises, and the choice is yours what kind of jewelry surprise you'll get! If you choose to get a ring candle, you can even specify size - which is something that other companies, like Diamond Candles, don't offer as an option.

I browsed the somewhat limited offering of scents and went back and forth between Banana Nut Bread and Hot Fudge Brownie. I wanted a familiar and comforting "foodie" scent to burn in my kitchen. I opted for a Banana Nut Bread candle with a ring surprise and specified that I wore a size 8. The candle arrived quickly and was packaged securely. I took a good whiff and it smelled EXACTLY like banana nut bread should when it's fresh out of the oven. In fact, it smelled so fresh that my husband thought I had actually baked something and was seemingly disappointed when I told him it only a candle burning! Ha.

My Banana Nut Bread candle by Jackpot Candles 

I started burning it immediately. I brought it with me from room to room because I just couldn't wait for the surprise inside. My ring was nestled somewhere inside the candle about 1/4 of the way into the wax in a blue foil ball. Finally, the fun part! I blew out the candle and grabbed my favorite tweezers to gently remove the foil from the candle and onto a paper towel that I had folded in half to prevent wax from getting on the surface of my electric stove. After it cooled down a bit, I opened the foil to reveal my ring surprise that was in a tiny plastic bag to keep off any wax that might have leaked through the foil. My ring is an abstract design with what appears to be garnet stone - my birthstone! The ring is my style, but fits a little snug due to my swollen pregnant fingers. 

What did your jewelry appraise at?
As an added bonus, the Jackpot Candles website has its own instant jewelry appraisal feature. After your surprise is revealed, you'll see a unique code attached to it that you can enter on the website to see how much your new jewelry is worth. My ring was appraised at $19.00. Feeling lucky? You could hit the jackpot and receive a candle that contains a fine jewelry item appraised at $5,000!!! Hey, it could happen...

I'll definitely try out another scent after my Banana Nut Bread candle has completely burned down. But I'm hoping to see Jackpot Candles expand the list of scents available in the future.

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Disclosure: This product was sent to me free of charge in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are strictly my own and were in no way influenced by the exchange. A special thanks to Jodie from Marketing for considering Beauty and the Blocks.