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Yankee Candle Cafe Culture Competition

Yesterday the postman bought goodies….really lovely goodies, the new Yankee Candle Cafe Culture collection.  I love Yankee Candles and this new collection has three amazing new fragrances which have been created to delight the senses and are packed with the aromas you’d expect in a really good upmarket Parisienne coffee house.

The three new flavours are Pain au Raisin, Tarte Tatin and Cappuccino Truffle all in the signature Yankee Candle jars.


My favourite out of the three is Pain au Raisin and Addy is loving Tarte Tatin, instantly recognising it as apple tart when I closed her eyes and made her smell the candles.  I cannot wait for Sunday morning and a big pot of coffee on and to light one of the candles and read the Sunday paper and pretend I am sitting in a street cafe somewhere in Paris watching the world go by.

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Yankee Candle Ultimate Car Kit Review

I love my car, Marvin Mini (yes I am a typical girl and named my car).  Marvin is reliable and doesn’t answer back or give me grief when I swap the radio station or sing out of tune.  I look after Marvin because quite frankly without my car I would be absolutely scuppered.  Public transport is beyond shocking for getting about on a day to day basis, I can honestly say at 35 years of age I’ve never stepped foot on a bus and don’t intend to start now.

Once a week Marvin is treated to a mini valet and always looks gleaming afterwards.  When I get back inside to drive him there is that lovely new car smell again as all the leather and dashboard has been polished.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t last long once Addy has got back into the car and deposited the plethora of creatures and food that seem to accompany us on our days out.  By the end of the week Marvin looks a little tired and can smell a bit fresh especially if he’s been carting my gym kit around for a week!

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