2015 State of the Gardn

This was a big year for the Gardner family.

We moved from Pennsylvania to Upstate New York, started a little family farm, and launched our small, home-based candle business.

Most of the success I’ve had in life has come because of the generosity of others, so I wanted to give back with some transparency. Hopefully, this “behind-the-scenes” look at starting our home business will be helpful to anyone thinking about doing something similar.

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How We Make Our Candles

We pour all of our candles by hand.  I should say, Jessica pours all of our candles by hand.  She’s the resident alchemist of the house, and she’s learned to navigate the finicky science of soy candle-making.  It takes a lot of patience and precision… which is why she’s doing it.

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