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First, I want to thank everybody for their understanding. We are in strange times and I needed the past few days just to relax and formulate a plan on how best to run the shop going forward. The past year has been extremely successful (to the point that my husband and accountant wished I was less successful at tax time); however, I’ve also made it too difficult for myself.  Carrying 200+ scents that can be made at any time adds a lot of time and pressure on myself to make one-off batches constantly. Everything kind of just hit me at...

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Hello all my lovely sparkle beasts, I just wanted to keep you updated on things. As we all know, we're in a state of unease and uncertain times. Over the past few days, I've been having a hard time with anxiety and panic myself. I won't get into long details but my body has been telling me to slow down.  To help keep myself as healthy as I can for my family and customers, I am going to need to change the way the shop operates for a little while.  For the next 2-3 days, the shop will be closed...

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Dead.  I'm so geeked that Iliza Shlesinger shared our candles on her Instagram page this past weekend! My bestie asked me to make three custom blends for her to bring to Iliza at her Indy show: Elder Millennial (cucumber melon - since it's a totally 90s scent) Unveiled (golden rum and wedding cake - complete with a bleeding look) She-Dragon (chocolate, bonfire, vanilla) I never in a million years expected folks to be messaging me wanting these candles. I shot Iliza a DM to see if I have permission to sell that as part of our regular stock (since it's her...

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There will be another wave of scent retirements at the end of June to help accommodate our constantly changing product line and audience.   Here's a list of all blends retiring but will potentially be seasonal: Asgard's Finest Mead Autumn in the Hollow Psych You Out Salem You Know That's Right Here's a list of blends retiring but may show up again at conventions or limited events: Atlantis Baby Cas Balls! Cas' PB&J God Hugs Grace of Gabe I Will Never Be Weak Again Just As Sane As You Are Ketch-able Mamoa Tea with Minerva The Colt The Game is...

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Over the next month, we will be shifting all of our labels and media to the Serpent & Flame name.  It is going to take time since everything is done solely by me.   Here's the timeline: All social media accounts have transitioned from @42nerdtasticpl to @serpentandflame except for Facebook. Facebook takes awhile to get them to approve of the change. Our Facebook group is now the Secret Society of Serpent & Flame Our website will change in early March.  For now the web address www.serpentandflame.com points back to 42nerdtasticplace.com Product labels are slowly changing.  The first that have changed are...

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