Comforting Whiffs of Nostalgia With Homesick Candles

state-scented homesick candles

Smells are one of the strongest triggers for memories and emotions. A number of behavioral studies have demonstrated that smells trigger more vivid emotional memories and are better at inducing that feeling of “being brought back in time” than images* which is what makes the state-scented Homesick candles a great idea for the wistful.

State-Scented Homesick Candles

So Cal Box With Candle

Homesick candles contain olfactory triggers from various states (soon to be all 50) within the United States. Those longing for Georgia will love the Sweet tea and a touch of peach. Jonesing for Northern California? The scent of Redwoods and subtle pear ought to comfort you.


Hand-poured and made from natural soy, the candles are packaged in glass jars and burn for approximately 60-80 hours. At present they stock candles for Florida, Georgia, Ohio, New York, Texas, Washington and both Northern and Southern California.


* Made from all natural soy wax in the USA
* Typical burn time is 60-80 hours
* Candles weigh 12 oz each

*Smells Ring Bells: How Smell Triggers Memories and Emotions, Psychology Today

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