the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Tranquil mint scented candle

This is one of our favorite scented candles from Bath and Body works, and we use it in the kitchen every night after cooking dinner. The scent is strong, but extremely pleasant and soothing, so the stench of all that stir-fried garlic and onions goes missing immediately. I’m also reminded of the men’s cologne Aramis when we burn this candle, a scent that brings pleasant memories of my childhood rushing back, memories of Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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