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What do you do with all of those Holiday Candles that you get every year?

Where do you set them all and do you end up burning them. I have a friend from work that gives me one every year. What should I do with them all and do I just pile them up on the counter or what do you do with yours?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:45 PM on Dec. 27, 2009 in Holidays

Answers (11)
  • thankfully, I never get them...candles- along with several other "smelly" things give me a headache

    If it were me, I'd freecycle them- I'd want them out of my house ASAP
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:48 PM on Dec. 27, 2009

  • I have never gotten a candle but if I did I would burn them
    looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 4:48 PM on Dec. 27, 2009

  • I burn them... I don't get as many as I would love to get (unless I buy them)... but if you don't want them and they are
    still wrapped or sealed, re-gift them thru-out the yr... place them in a cool place until you wish to gift them out...
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 6:01 PM on Dec. 27, 2009

  • anon 3:48 they pretty much give me headaches to but some are very pretty with glitter that I just sit around for the Holiday's then I put them away. I try & regift the ones that really smell tho because of my headaches. I don't know what freecycle is. I so wish my friend would take the time to really get to know me then maybe she wouldn't be buying me a candle every yr for the last 10 yrs.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:36 PM on Dec. 27, 2009

  • I don't get candles I get nothing but bath products from everyone every year. I like it though! Literally I get enough to where I never have to buy bubble bath, soap, bath salts, or lotion EVER so it works out.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:23 PM on Dec. 27, 2009

  • I love candles! I would burn them!
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 4:52 PM on Dec. 28, 2009

  • Send them to meeee!! I absolutely love candles, and I was kinda sad that no one got me any this year. Instead I got ooooodles of bath salts...UMMM HELLLOOO anyone who has been to my house knows I only have a stand up shower...how am I supposed to use bath salts?! lol.
    tiffers32788

    Answer by tiffers32788 at 9:24 PM on Dec. 28, 2009

  • I burn them and buy more next christmas. I have the cinnamon ones leftover now, and my house smell great right now. My sister have the pumpkin spice, i love those too.
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 11:02 PM on Dec. 28, 2009

  • I LOVE CANDLES! I get some every year. I find nothing more relaxing than sitting around listening to music with some candles burning.
    Juggalette0327

    Answer by Juggalette0327 at 11:02 PM on Dec. 28, 2009

  • I LOVE them!!! Well, the good quality ones. My friend got me this one from Bath and Body works and I love it, I've been burning it for weeks.


    http://www.bathandbodyworks.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3829902


    I also LOVE Yankee Candles lol. But if I didn't like candles, and they are wrapped, I would do like a PP said and regift them to someone who you know DOES like candles. Trust me for most of us who love them, you can never have too many.

    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 11:46 PM on Dec. 28, 2009

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