wax candles: Frugal or Tight-Wad--You be the Judge!! - 02/17/10 11:04 AM
I have always been taught to be frugal and not wasteful--my kids call me "tight-wad!"  For a while now, I have been stashing away the small bits of old candles that didn't completely burn--thinking that I would use them to make more candles.  I finally got to do ti!
I gathered all my supplies--most found at Hobby Lobby.  Wicking, metal wick holders and vanilla scent (one of my favorites) along with a metal coffee percolator--minus the inside--for melting the waxes.
Not quite sure exactly how to do it, but I was determined to give it a try.
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