Posts By: Milkhouse Candles & More

Smell and Psychology

At Milkhouse Candles & More, we love fragrances! We know that certain smells can remind us of different places or times. So, we thought we’d take a deeper look at the psychology of smell and how it affects us. The Science of Smell When we detect a smell with our nose, the olfactory neurons in… Read more »

Candle Scents for Autumn

Autumn is in full swing with leaves changing from green to bright reds, oranges and yellows. The crisp morning air brings promises of colder days when it will be time to pull on the sweaters and sit around a fire sipping hot chocolate. For now, we can enjoy the cooler temperatures by spending some time… Read more »

The History of Candles: Part 2

In our previous blog post, we discussed the beginning of candles dating back to the Ancient Egyptians and Romans. For this post, we will continue with the history of candles through the 19th and 20th centuries up to today. 19th Century Candles Many of the major developments impacting contemporary candlemaking occurred during the 19th century…. Read more »

The History of Candles: Part 1

Candles have been used for light and illumination for more than 5,000 years. However, little is known about their origin. It is believed that the first candles were developed either by the Ancient Egyptians or the Romans. Through the years, candles have continued to evolve from being a necessity to more of an item for… Read more »

What’s so great about Soy Candles?

Most candles are made from paraffin wax, but now more candles are being made from soy or other natural sources. Milkhouse Candles, as an example, are made from soy and beeswax. So what makes these candles different from traditional paraffin candles? Here are some benefits of soy candles. Natural Soy candles are made from soybeans,… Read more »

Welcome to Our Site!

Welcome to the Milkhouse Soy Candles and More website! We are proud to offer these amazing candles as well as other quality candles and specialty items. Please browse our site to see all that’s available. Milkhouse Candles are made in the USA from natural, renewable waxes and contain none of the carcinogens that regular paraffin… Read more »