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Showing Earth Love, One Planted Tree, One Candle at a Time

In this time of social distancing, social activism, and social conversations about global warming, we have all been called to care a little (or a lot) more about our health, others’ health, and, somewhere along the way, our planet’s health too. One candle company in Virginia has been doing just that, one candle at a time using Jar Store’s candle jars. Their soy-based candles reduce the Earth’s carbon footprint and one tree is planted per purchase.

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Glass Jar with overnight oats

OVERNIGHT OATS FOR THE WEEK

Overnight oats have become the new, trendy breakfast option sweeping the internet. As you look for new ways to stay healthy this new year, overnight oats may be something to consider. But, are they worth the hype?

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Canning Jars

The Best Jar Sizes for Canning

If you have never canned before, choosing the right jars for canning can be a daunting process. There’s no need to worry! Our guide to jar sizes for canning will walk you through everything you need to know about choosing the perfect jars to preserve your harvest.

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Autumn Candles

The Seven Best Fall Candle Scents

One way to embrace the fall season year-round is by burning candles that bring those autumn days into your home 365 days a year. Craft your perfect fall candle by taking inspiration from one of these time-honored autumn candle scents.

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