Little Women Holiday Edition - Scented Book candle
Our Little Women Holiday Edition scented book candle smells of gingerbread cookies eucalyptus and vanilla frosting. Notes of ginger, cream, butter, and graham cracker come through right away, while the familiar aromas of vanilla, molasses, bark, orange, and spices reinforce the deliciousness of this fragrance.
The first volume of Louisa Alcott's Little Women begins and ends with Christmas and is often considered a Christmas story. It is a great way, in fact, to peak into the American Christmas through the eyes of the author, all the way back in the 1860s.
It might even seem like it was a much pleasant and simpler Christmas back then, without media competing with each other in ads and Holiday programming. Christmas was not so Christmassy, yet homey and comfy, smelling of cinnamon, orange peel, and cookies.
Alcott's description of Holiday scenes, such as gathering with family and friends for simple rituals like eating, decorating, singing together, and sharing the warmth with those less fortunate, is what we visualize today to be the perfect Christmas. But then we get distracted by a buzz...
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