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

state-scented homesick candles

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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