My scientific research of each tart ingredient has allowed me to create a high-end tart for a low price…and better yet, they are so strong and fragrant, I now have managed to make each one of my tarts (yes, a single tart) lasts for at least an entire week. I have personally app. They are really wonderful and I am extremely picky. Large Candle Jar Reg. there have been no legitimate complaints against Gold Canyon. desserts, chocolate, pies, cakes,) etc. Probably the reason the candles aren’t as popular as they once were is the company is condensing the amount of floral ingredients into their candles to weaken their potency. Of course, I totally agree with you, and it’s sad. The owner is also in the process of setting up an Esty Store Front, although both of these take time. I am so disappointed. Only 10 left in stock - order soon. I have yet to light it but am scared that it won’t really smell because the scent in the candle itself isn’t that strong. , Interesting take on it. Maybe it is psychological (spelling?) Yankee Candle® Housewarmer® Buttercream® 3-Wick Candle Is Not Available For Sale Online. I keep it on the shelf above my sink. Yankee Candle Pumpkin Buttercream Tarts Wax Melts - 6 Pack. I now make my own candles for about $5 apiece. Thanks for the tip! It only works for a few days them I replace with more wax when it loses scent. However, the BB&W candles have lost my respect within the past year since they no longer have a throw, they don’t burn as evenly as they used to and they leave about an inch of unused wax at the bottom. So, much to my husband’s dismay, I bought a kit to sell Gold Canyon. If you are looking for some STRONG FRAGRANT & ECO FRIENDLY soy candles try Toni’s Collection! I always wait for the 2 for $24 dollar sale then stock up. They carry over 50 fragrances for their candles from aromatherapy to designer inspired scents! Sorry to say my first Yankee candle will also be my last. I buy the Root brand candles…they have cotton wicks and are made from beeswax and essential oils so they burn MUCH cleaner and have nice strong scents that don’t make me or my other family members who share the allergy have to leave the house. I have discover many new and incredible scents that carry extremely well in my 2400 sf home! Then you want the Heritage Candles. Price: US $29.95 [History: 2 sold] Shipping: $12.95 Standard Shipping | See details . R.I.P Yankee candle….. Sam! Thanks for the tip on the God Bless america one! Bath/body works does have really good candles as well and better sales on their 3 wick candles. So Yankee got a bit of my money but I will not be a return customer and pretty soon they won’t be able to afford their spot in the mall. I love the Holiday scents as well. Not only are they beautiful and wonderfully made but they smell yummy! I actually think the Candles in the jars at Walmart are doing a pretty darn good job for a $3-5.00 Candle! I WAS ONLY CONCERNED ABOUT HAVING A HIGHLY SCENTED CANDLE BURNING AND ONE BY ONE, NO THROW!!! THATS THE POINT IF BUYING A ” SCENTED CANDLE”!!!!! Everything I have loved in my life, it seems, is being made cheaply…at the same or a higher price, might I add. I gave up on Home Sweet Home candles last year. They are all that I buy now! IF YOU WANTED TO SAVE MONEY, THAT WAS ” NOT THE WAY TO DO SO”!!!!!! To discover the best Yankee Candle scents for 2020, we used two separate sources: Amazon and the Yankee Candle website. I love roses but have found most perfumes and candles have a “fake” smell..more like tinkerbell hand lotion used to smell like when we were kids..Yankee has real, authentic rose smell. I got so excited and bought one of each from the seller. ALTAR, not “alter”. Where have you guys been?? P.S. I now prefer goose creek or Bath & Body works candles. I wish I had taken advantage of the two for 20 sale but will be adding my name to the mailing list waiting for the next sale. lol. trim the wicks you will see no smoke. Thanks…but there is a reason for it. You are right about the sales though. Thanks for the tip! They are out of Tucker Georgia. You may want to give them a second chance, too. What have you changed? Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Not only do they make for pleasant, calming scents, they also bring home some mood lighting to make your day. (NB the Vanilla Frosting is very similar). They have lost their scents. So get them on sale if you still want them otherwise you are paying too much. Glad I found out I wasn’t! The throws are magnificent! And they really should mark those ones because I personally think people buy scented candles for just that..their scent! That one still makes my house smell good. Patti, I earned my samples & new catalogs free, too. I bought a Yankee Christmas wreath and Gold canyon holiday wreath… And its gold canyon hands down! Yankee Candles always used to fill a room with their beautiful scent and they’d burn slowly and the wick would never ‘poop out’ & become impossible to keep lit. Freedom candles are superior! I to am angry about Yankee Candles. I haven’t tried the febreez ones…maybe i’ll have to take a look! I have had the exact same experience with Yankee and no longer purchase their candles. I have tried some B&BW candles, and they were extremely fragrant. I’m honestly just a couple of months into this, but the rave reviews I get from every single person is amazing. I just found their site and will be ordering one jar just to try it. Send me the TYPE scents you like, and I’ll try to send you the right kind, as supply lasts. , Sorry for just now getting back to you. And, this woman personally sends 40% of every sale to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. I WAS BY THAT POINT ENRAGED BECAUSE I SPENT SO MUCH MONEY AND ALL I WANTED WAS THE SCENT THROW IT USED TO BE, WHAT I WAS PAYING FOR!!!!!! Therefore, I became a tart user. The good news is I found a replacement for my candle fix…problem solved! Agree, My wife and I have enjoyed these for many years but as of a few years ago we stopped buying them. Well, my husband ordered me some Scentsy warmers at his school. Its beautiful. I’m not the only one, a quick google search will reveal more. Whoa. Most people I know as well as myself prefer to have a specific fragrance for their kitchen than what they want for lets say their living room or bedroom. Patti. Last week I noticed that they had stopped smelling as good as they used to. Thanks to your blog, I heard about Kringle Candles and they are indeed run by the founder of Yankee’s son. I don’t know if I have ever tried them..but you are not the first commenter to recommend it! I worked at BBW for several years and always loved their candles. What happened to the Yankee Rep who helped you sign up to begin with? My original order was placed online, but since I had to be in the store to do returns I started sniffing and the difference just in the cold scent was obvious. It’s just so hard when it’s hit or miss! A correction to a previous post, the founder of Yankee Candle Micachael Kittredge and his son have started a new candle compay called Kringle Candles. I still buy other brands as well, but don’t refrain from Yankee. I need to break the cycle, as it’s the true definition of crazy! I burn candles all day everyday in my home. FREE Shipping. Thanks. Suggested colors: white, ivory . :). They are also inexpensive. I was a BBW fan for years but noticed the same scents I loved had began to loose their potency over the years, so I did some research.Turns out that BBW had enlisted the help of Salkin (spelling ?) I am so glad to find your post! Recently I bought a Hazelnut Cream (I think that’s the name) candle from Wal-Mart for my office and I brought it home and hubby decided he wanted to light it and if it bothered him, he would just extinguish it. I decided to keep it to one at a time. Maybe it sounds crazy, but that’s FUN for me… and certainly the most important part of the Rep’s job. I went to Yankee candle store in the mall that sold nothing but yankee candles, diffusers, plug in’s, tarts. The glass turns black I don’t see that with village candles. ha… your candles will burn cleanly. I, too, was a die-hard customer/believer in Yankee candles. I thought it was my nose! They sent me a few and they were good. You’re getting so much scent because of the 3 wicks, 3 flames = 3 times the oils being burned. But what I really wanted to ask you is if you have noticed the poor quality of the BB&W candles this Fall. I also would leave the warmer on overnight and then be mad that I’d wasted the scent when everyone was sleeping. I LOVE the candles from Bath and Body Works. Yankee Candle Company is, personally, incredibly nostalgic for me. True fragrances that will make your house or office feel like home. I totally agree. I’m going to make it clear that if they pick me, they get my services until the last “t” is crossed. I SAY, OH NO IT DOESN’T!!!!! i read a couple of those ppsts and decided to investigate. At one time I would spend between 40-80 bucks a month at Yankee, now I won’t give them a penny for their high prices, and very weak scent. i also read where the same people who posted those comments were selling a competitor’s candles. I usually purchase from Amazon as I am a Prime member! I did find one that has come to the market that that is comparable to Yankee of old. I was excited to get it home to make my house smell nice and fresh. My absolute favorite used to be Illuminations until the company closed doors. Then I found Goose Creek Candle! I love their wall fragrances! Dollar store candles smell stronger. The traditional design of Yankee Candle signature jar candle. If they allow reviews on their website, even the negative, what is wrong with a blog? Well, I haven’t used there plug ins in a long time. So glad I found this post. . There are plenty of people like me who want their homes to smell nice but maybe can’t handle the strong Yankee candles. 4.9 out of 5 stars 10. I was a die-hard fan of this company, even giving their candles as wedding gifts. Never heard of them!!! No scent out of at least half the candles I try. I won’t be buying them any more. I purchase them at Giant grocery store. Maybe these companies will read these comments, here and on other sites, and fix the problem. Buttercream. I bought a ton of them – specifically the Christmas scent (pine). I bought Yankee Candle for years and I don’t know what happened. Then I found Gold Canyon. 6. I used Yankee candles for all three of my childreens fund raisers until they were out of high school. I was recommended this scent because my favorite Yankee scent is discontinued (Buttercream). YANKEE, YOUR CANDLES WERE SO SO AWESOME? I had never bought Yankee because of the price. After the Alter is a blog about my "life after the alter" meaning after being married, and the changes that go with it. I discovered Kringle a couple years ago and they are top notch. Hi Debbie, I was a Yankee Fan for many years, then I found Gold Canyon. I use the smaller warmers and candles in various rooms if I want to change from room to room. YANKEE CANDLE, YOU MADE MY CHRISTMAS REALLY SUCK.ALL THAT MONEY I SPENT!!!!!! I used to be a Yankee snob but now I burn any quality brand that is on sale. WHAT DID YOU DO AND WHY? I actually just conducted a test. Classic Yankee Candle 22 oz jar. Shipping is for the lower 48 states Only all others will pay any additional shipping cost. I have Eucalyptus Mint and it’s so strong right now! They are good clean burning two wick candles with a wonderful fragrance throw. I’ve also tried the Bath & Body Works candles, and absolutely love them! I had the same problem so I switched to their Tumblers which solved it for me. I have mixed feelings regarding Yankee Candles. also for those of you getting smoke its because you dont trim your wicks before every burn. Besides the unjustifiable price hike, they cut the amount of scents they once had in stock by more then half, and now the scent is all but gone in what they still make. No tunneling. I WENT RIGHT BACK TO BATH AND BODY WORKS! I found your blog because I was googling what had happened to the quality of Yankee Candle! I used the oils I already had on hand, even better. I got home excited (like you) waiting to be transported back to childhood and I absolutely love the smell of pine trees. After searching over the internet and trying out various brands (TRAPP, Votivo, Texastriplescented, Candleicious, Romatique, Victoria’s candles, LOL candles and Salt City candles); I have found a brand with comprable quality – beautiful candles, lovely jars and get this – 2 wicks in each candle – (which in Yankee you can only get if you buy the Tumblers). I only wish I had enough money to keep their signature brand intact. Although their candles are expensive compared to other brands, I have always found them to be the most fragrant and therefore worth the hefty price tag, but recently I have been EXTREMELY disappointed! I have been buying Yankee for years,and have noticed the ones made in Bristol England are awful dont smell like thw ones made in the USA, such a waste of money. But do yourself a favor and try some via shipment if you need to. I had an email that even gave me free shipping on top of that! Dear Those who are upset with the outcome of this election, http://afterthealter.mwpsites-a.net/clearing-things-up-alter-vs-altar/, https://www.facebook.com/groups/262384400616626/, http://www.complaintsboard.com/complaints/gold-canyon-candle-c200219.html. I’m impressed with the double and even triple wicks! I cannot even smell the Black Coconut when I stand directly over it! I am a Gold Canyon rep in Ohio! I’ve just spent a fortune having to have my house redecorated and my health has suffered. I burned both for 3 hours. All of which represent great fragrance and i mean samely great for beach wood as for salted caramel. I can also mix fragrances and really add some extra for great throws. They just are not the same quality. 4.6 out of 5 stars 9,995. $25.30 $ 25. Can’t wait til August when they should be released! Some of those are still nice and strong, as least for now, lol. I lit it, and WOW! Would be honored to help you order AND we do fund raisers with a 40% payback to the Organization. So dont knkw guys whats up there but i dont think yankee got any worse my oldest candle comes from 2008 and its equally perfect. I have been buying Yankee Candles for the past 11 years or so and YES they are NOT even CLOSE to what they used to be. It was one of my few splurges that brought much pleasure after a long day at work. even with all of them lit at the same time. They cost about 9 CENTS PER HOUR to burn, & I Can’t tell you how good they are. NONE OF YOU ARE WRONG. Pier 1 are also ok,but not quit as fragrant. Just way too many that don’t. I find that it’s with the newer labeled candles. Don’t waste your time on Yankee they don’t throw. AN UNSCENTED COLLECTION OF YANKEE CANDLE PRODUCTS! I haven’t been able to set foot inside a Yankee Candle store or go near the candle aisle for years but I also love having a nice smelling house. Their fall fragrances are out and are great! I took out my old half burned “Home Sweet Home” and compared to the new one. They ran about $20 but I took my chance! Kelly, right on….I’m just as angry. But when it was sold… quite awhile ago, its never been the same. Yankee Candle Catching Rays 22-oz. Just googled this and came here. I used to buy great smelling candles in the grocery store for less than $5, 10 years ago. Well packaged. If you would like a hard copy, please e-mail me your address! This last week I just picked up 6 at ross and marshalls for 9-10 each. I now buy Nest Candles, which are Mr. and Mrs. Salkin own line. Oh no! Oh and BBW has a sale today….2/$22 candles plus plus 25% off!! All that effort/expense to get a rare candle( for Australia) and they are of no use except for decoration in the home. I’m glad I’m not the only one with this problem. I GOT, “NOTHING FROM HER AFTER THAT”! I am a huge fan of Bath & Body Works/Slatkin & Co candles! Lasting up to 150 hours, the large candle provides a long burn to add a pleasant aroma to dinner parties, lazy Saturdays and a season's worth of little moments. I also use Bath and Body Works candles. UGH…I THEN CALLED AGAIN AND AGAIN…STILL NO THROW SO I CALLED ONE MORE TIME TO SPEAK TO A MANAGER AND TOLD THEM ALL OF THIS AND ALL THEY SAY IS “WE’RE SORRY YOU ARE NOT HAPPY” AND THAT “SOME CANDLES HAVE A LUGHTER SCENT THROW THAN OTHERS” SO THAT P%#%# ME OFF!!!!!!! During their sell, I buy 3 candles for the price of one with the survey coupons. I know 10 years ago I could find many good throwing candle in regular stores at the mall and neighborhood. There are some scents that are just naturally stronger than others (think of a bouquet of flowers, chances are the lily will be the scent you smell above all others). I AM NOT HAPPY! My fiance was telling me he heard that yankee candles only scents the top few inches of each candle. Hello all! I also like the simple look of their tumblers better than the traditional jars like Yankee Candle’s. What a shame! They make clean-burning, strongly-scented candles that are inexpensive (especially when on sale) for the quality and amount you get. CP Soaping Notes: No acceleration/ricing. We are know for our fragrances and are not sure why the store manager would have said that they were changed. I like Yankee Candle’s Cafe Au Lait and Buttercream fragrances. We have not changed any of our scents. This Yankee Candle medium jar candle is the perfect size for enjoying all your go-to fragrances. Now that I loved. The scent will fill your home and they have so many scents to choose from. Oh sorry! Well, I do love my Gold Canyon. You guys need to try Candleberry candles for a good throw . Did your husband like the new candle you brought home? I stopped before I got started. I am sticking with her from now on! Last Christmas I bought a Yankee candle because I had a coupon and then ended up buying a few more because I loved the fragrances. But the last few years they have not smelled like they use to. Actually Gold Canyon is owned by Curt and Karen Waisath and are not related to Michael Kittredge II founder of Yankee Candle. What a rip. It also depends on the layout of your home (venting, etc.). As not to be totally negative about BB&W, I did discover 2 candles that still have a decent throw – Pumpkin Pecan Waffles and Cinnamon & Clove. They take pride in their little shop as being fully scented and quality candles. But I completely agree something has happened in the last 4 years to Yankee quality. After returning several of them, I gave up. I will try the bath and body candle. I am in the midst of an ecommerce website, but because I stay so busy, I am second guessing doing so. Just my opinion. A great way to up the ambiance in any space? Remember, put it in a bathroom… or some small room. lol. This the first time ever commenting…..that alone says A LOT for me!! Like you I’ve been a Yankee fan for decades. If you want a strong fragrance try their Tumblers, they have too wicks which means they’ll give off a stronger fragrance but it will burn faster. I won’t be buying from them again. At 60, I decided earlier this year to try to learn to sell something… to supplement our income. The answer is not really in the percent of fragrance that is in a candle, because we use as much fragrance oil as we can to make the scent smell as true-to-life as possible while delivering a candle that will burn properly from the moment you light it until the end. thanks for the comment! I was told “There’s nothing we could do for you” & “I don’t know what you want us to do about it”. Happy Holidays….I just earned my new catalogs and smellers FREE! The whole first floor became fragrant like it used to with the Yankee candle. those candles are much, much better then yankee and they do smell amazing! As a tried and true Yankee Candle fan, I am saddened to have to report that I no longer think that they are are the superior candle brand. I absolutely agree, Yankee Candle has gone downhill, fast! I will look into the Gold Canyon and Beanpod candles. Thanks for the heads up! First, we searched “Yankee Candle” on … They will be out of business soon. a candle cant produce enough soot to appear on someone’s nostrils. It may be a problem that has been taken care of but if not it wouldn’t be worth the mess that could be created to find out. hope that you realized its wrong because sorry but putting up in the internet thi gs as downfall of yankee is just so untrue. I think its in the front of the catalog. I own a few candles from BBW and i agree… MUCH better candle. It’s incredible. Freedom candles? Ang, have you tried Kringle Candles ??? They look almost identical to Yankee and the fragrance is what the Yankee Candle used to be. You are ABSOLUTELY right! The Son of the Yankee creator has come out with his own line called KRINGLE and WOW!!! i have been doing some reading about the safety of scented plug ins/candle fragrances because they contain chemicals that can be toxic and are linked to cancer or asthma problems. Seems they “retire” a lot of them way too quickly. I lit 2 one in kitchen and one in living room and it was so strong my eyes were feeling irritated. Tarts are pretty much the same as always so now with a collection of over 60 resin hanging bowl tart warmers, I will continue to use my tarts and just save the jar candles for that day when the power goes out. Vanillin Content: 6.25% . I found an old Pumpkin candle in the back of one of my cabinets. The candles at Bath and Body works are definitely better. Every one I have tried has lasted. I thought I was the only one who realized something was different with Yankee Candles. Greed. We have not changed the formulas in our candles. Mine did the same thing…It’s crazy how many people agree with me! They burn evenly and last a very long time. I’m done with Yankee Candle. I’m returning the ones I have to the store. Now, never again. I’m thrilled it is not weak. Even my husband commented that they didn’t smell. I am EXCITED about it. See there lam ass letter below to me. I never had a problem with the BBW candles. I no longer buy Yankee candles. As a test I went out and bought 2 yesterday (they were having a sale..2 for $20!) Nothing at all except when your nose was up to it. My new apple pumpkin candles I got this past week smell good, but not the intensity that I look for – I would say they freshen the air more than they smell – however, I also bought a “new” one – Maple Pancakes – that has an amazing scent and throw; however, they are no longer making it – I think I got the last one in my local store, darn it! http://www.complaintsboard.com/complaints/gold-canyon-candle-c200219.html. !THE OTHER SCENTED PRODUCTS I PURCHASED FROM YANKEE HAVE “NO THROW” EITHER!!!!! I really need to get some more candles for the house. Try buying any of a majority of Yankee’s today. Burns up to 110-150 hours. I noticed the scents are not any better than Wal-Mart brand candles. I haven’t tried the fall ones! So I foind an alternktive ive recently fell in love with the bhg candles (better home and garden) brand. These type of companies are not looking for quality only for a competitive advantage. 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