When deciding what type of features we wanted for our home. My wife really wanted to use items from the early 1900s. One of our home’s oldest features is our cast iron, claw foot tub. We always wanted a claw foot tub for our bath tub and shower. After searching re-stores and second hand shops, … Continue reading Reality Check…We live off grid (part 2 our ghost tub)
This was a fun project!
I was needing a little space in my house where I could use my laptop, process orders, do bills and store my “office materials” for Pauper’s Candles. I decided to use the closet space in our guest bedroom. I totally love the way the space came together.
First things first: A fresh coat of paint in the closet before building Pauper’s Little Work Space. Nothing like Bright White paint – I have since finished painting the rest of the guest bedroom
When one does not have a tool belt or tool box, a basket will do.
This is a stand alone shelf that I built with re purposed wood from my local dump. I love this shelf!
I wanted a little desk and had found these old table legs at my local dump and thought they would work great for the legs of my desk and the other wood I…
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Thank you Mark and Kirt for making Mother’s Day a day I will remember for a long time.
What a great gift – No chores for Mom today.
I woke up to my husband, Mark, saying, “Do not worry about the morning chores, Kirt and I have this.” When I came out of our bedroom, I was greeted with “Happy Mother’s Day!” and was asked by my husband if I wanted to have a cup of coffee. My son proceeded to tell me that I could do whatever I wanted today, like read my Bible, do crafts, read a book, play games, and my son said that I could even play with his remote control car outside if I would like. I had been hearing my son and husband the past few days talk about “Mission Mom” and now I was beginning to see the mission.
Bringing a cup of coffee to Mom. What a great helper he was with Dad.
I read my Bible while they finished…
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Pauper’s Candle Company will be attending our local Farmer’s Market. We are looking forward to a great season.
This is our booth and the Sandpoint Farmers Market.
Pauper’s Candles will be at our local Farmers Market starting May 7th this year. We are looking forward to another great year at the market. We will be there with our Soy Candles and Air Fresheners as well as having some potted Aloe Vera.
Every house should have an Aloe Vera plant.
Be sure to come by our booth. We are located on the street near the food court.
Kirt will be with me at the market again this year. Good Times!
We have added some terrific scents to our candle line and we know you will enjoy them all. I am totally enjoying Sweet Orange Chili Pepper. I have been burning it in our bathroom and the scent throw is wonderful. I also love the Pomegranate candle we are making this year. It is a scent that I remember from…
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After much debate, we decided to put in a lawn in front of our house. I spent the day using a rototiller to prepare the soil. I added aged compost from the chicken coop and raked it in. I them planted the seed and added water. Now, I am waiting for the grass to grow. … Continue reading From dust and weeds to lawn
Pauper’s Candle Company is excited to be attending the Oregon State University Mom’s and Family Weekend on April 30th.
Pauper’s Candles new candle scents for 2016. You are sure to love them!
Pauper’s Candle Company is going to be at Oregon State University Mom’s and Family Weekend Art Festival. You can see more information about this event on their Facebook page. We will be there on April 3oth and the festival is from 10am – 5pm located near the Memorial Union building on the brick mall. We will be in booth 14. We would love to see you there.
This is our first show of the year and we will be debuting five new candle scents. They are Sweet Orange Chili Pepper, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pomegranate, Salty Sea Air, and Toasted Marshmallow. Come and stop by our booth and smell the new candles. I totally love the Sweet Orange Chili Pepper. I have always loved orange fragrance and this candle scent throws great and yet is not too heavy.
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We are excited to have Under the Sun carry our candles. If you are ever in Bonners Ferry, Idaho be sure to stop in at this cute boutique and organic cafe. Don’t forget to try the Red Rooster Coffee and try the organic Jack’s Black blend. We love it and so will you.
Pauper’s Candles can now be found at Under the Sun!
Pauper’s Candles can be found at Under the Sun! Under the Sun is a boutique and cafe located in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. They are located in the cute downtown at 7178 Main St and their phone number is 208-267-6467. They carry eclectic home decor & gifts, chalk paint® Stockist, Organic Espresso & Smoothies, gelato and of course Pauper’s Candles. Their organic bistro serves Lunch from 11am to 3 pm Mon. – Sat. To see the latest dishes and products from Under the Sun you can follow them on Facebook.
Under the Sun is carrying a variety of our soy candles. They carry: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sweet Orange Chili Pepper, Toasted Marshmallow, Salty Sea Air, White Ginger and Amber, Grandpa’s Pipe, Lilac, Honeysuckle, Gardenia, Huckleberry, and Hawaiian Mist. For the Spring and Summer they are also carrying our Herb N’ Garden…
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April 3rd is forever declared Webber Forever Day. We received the final court documents signifying our son is officially adopted. His new middle name is Josiah and last name is obviously Webber. Josiah has a duel meaning; it means God heals. Not only is our son going through a healing process through the adoption, but … Continue reading Webber Forever Day
Having a flush toilet has been by far one of the most rewarding, peace of mind additions to our home. We installed our flush toilet back in 2013 and have no regrets making the move away from our compost toilet. Now, I must admit I never converted my AC composting toilet to DC. I hooked … Continue reading The toilet, a topic we don’t like to discuss…
After a dreary month of January, the sun is making its appearance again. We are all relieved and choose our own way to bask in sun's warm rays. The solar panels have produced very little and we have relied on the storage capacity of our battery banks and the back up generator on a weekly … Continue reading Here comes the sun…