Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Not Another Candle Review!

Yankee Simply Home Cherry Vanilla Candle

Sorry but I simply had to share Yankee's Cherry Vanilla fragrance - I bought it on a whim in B&Q a few days ago (does anyone else feel really manly in there?) and it has quickly become a firm favourite.
Typically speaking Cherry or Vanilla for that matter are not scents I associate with the Autumn/Winter season but oddly the two come together and form a fragrance that is reminiscent of Cranberries.
It is warming, sweet and very comforting...a lot like a fruit crumble cake!

As most will know Yankee Candles can be a little hit and miss with some scents having a better scent throw than others - luckily the Cherry Vanilla fragrance is one of the best I have encountered from such brand in a long time. I kid you not when I say it fills the room with a sweet fruit essence in a matter of minutes, we are literally talking within 5 minutes of lighting the candle which isn't always the case with Yankee Candles. Despite having a great scent throw it is not at all overpowering nor is it sickly sweet or tart and is my current go to fragrance for firing up during the day when I am sat typing up blog posts. Bliss.

I should point out that Cherry Vanilla is not part of Yankee's normal line but their Simply Home collection which is basically Yankee's more budget friendly range i.e they are cheaper but many of the scents are the same but with different names and are often found in Supermarkets etc. A few have asked in the past if they are authentic and yes they are - I deem Simply Home to be a diffusion line and truthfully prefer the style of jars to the regular line up.

As mentioned I got this in B&Q for around £12 for the large size but you can also find it online via Tesco for £14 - link 
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  1. I love your candle posts! I have a slight addiction for them at the moment so they are great to read about , I seen these ones in tracks actually but didn't stop to have a whiff ...maby next time :) xx

    1. Tesco...not tracks :/ damn spell checker x

  2. I love candles so for me there can never be too many candle reviews and this sounds very yummy! Xx

  3. I'm loving these candle posts! I'm a tad obsessed with them too. This one sounds particularly lovely! x

  4. Who doesn't love a candle post?! Yankee candles are da bomb. I went into Tesco the other day and they had mini Yankee Candles in every scent! I may have bought them all. (Is that a bit yankee-obsessive?)

    Great blog post :)

  5. I thought the name Cherry Vanilla sounded familiar, then I realised it's the same name as my hairdressers!
    Megan x | MeganRoisinn

  6. Cherry and vanilla? Sounds yummy!

  7. I love yankee candles they smell amazing! x

  8. I love yankee candles so this is cherry vanilla fragrance is definitely on my wishlist! x

  9. Sounds really good, now you made me curious! Have to check it out, there has just opend a new yankee candle shop nearby so I will have to stop by next time I am in town.

  10. i seen this in asda the other day but the scent isn't for me i'm not a huge vanilla lover! absolutely loved the apple spiced potpouri one though have stocked up on it! xx

    An Uninventive Name

  11. it's nice to make a post based on what you love..
    xx Krisella

  12. I saw them yesterday! I was glad they're in Italy too, but them they're expensive...maybe I should search for other shops with better prices, I don't know. There wasn't a very large choice, but the moonlight-something, or something about night air (really good description hn?) was really good. If i can find them at better prices I'll buy it!
    I have a long do they last? to understand if it's worth ^^''


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