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There's no snow on the ground but we've just launched our new holiday collection of candles, available in our online shop and at many of our brick and mortar stockists!
Check them out HERE.
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About Dual Wicks
This fall we introduced our first dual wick candle, and we're pleased to offer another in our ever popular Christmas Cabin scent! Dual wicks are fabulous, with double the crackle and glow, however it's important that to get the best life from them, you burn them for at least an hour+ at a time. To prevent tunneling of the wax, you want the melt pool to reach all the way to the glass. This means these are great candles to burn for 2-3 hours! And as always, don't forget to trim your wick before relighting each time.
You can find this fabulous dual wick candle for sale HERE.
We've made some new friends in 2022!
In the twin cities, get your candles and delightful wines, cheeses, & more at France 44 in Edina!
If you're in Southern Minnesota you'll be glad to know of two new stores carrying our candles! In Mankato, the Prairie Pride Farm store, located in downtown near Cubs, has amazing farm fresh meats, Minnesota made jams, and now our candles too! For some fun shopping head over to Amboy, where you can also find them at 112 Maine Boutique.
Headed for a getaway up North? Don't miss a hike around Gooseberry Falls in Two Harbors, and find our candles in their beautiful lodge gift shop!
Don't forget to
trim your wick!
Our #1 candle tip is this: TRIM YOUR WICK
After each burn, once the wax has cooled, it's important to remove the black crumbling ash before relighting. You can use a wick trimmer, a scissors, or even just pinch off as much as you can with your fingers. Removing the excess ash makes relighting easier, keeps the flame at a safe height, and prevents smoking of the jar. The wax also burns more efficiently so your candle will last longer too! Now that's advice we can all get behind!
Want a fancy wick trimmer like the one in the photo? We've got you covered here.
What's in a name?
'Sota Cracklers! It's a terrible, terrible pun... so of course we went with it! Actually the name of our made-in-Minnesota candles is partly derived from the crackling wooden wicks we use! We're also BIG fans of Minnesota & proud to call the state our home! That's why our scents are named after places & things that are uniquely Minnesotan, like our piney Northwoods scent, or our cheeky Mosquito Bite scent made with citronella & mint.
We value quality, craftsmanship, & beautiful design. We strive to bring you a bit of nature with our crackling wood wicks, set into naturally smoke-less soy wax candles, which fit brilliantly into any modern or traditional home decor. Our wood wicks are responsibly sourced from US forests & our wax is also made from American grown soy beans. All our candles are carefully poured by hand, in small batches, in our St. Paul home studio for your enjoyment.
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