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While Christmas shopping last month, we came across a sweet little shop in Lincoln Square, Hanger 18 (to be blogged later!).

This stop turned into one of those semi-shameful shopping excursions in which we left with no gifts for others, only gifts of the selfish kind. One of the great things we grabbed: the Champagne Ginger Kobo soy candle, which was burning in the store and smelling it up wonderfully.

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The scent combos made it difficult to choose the perfect one for our (at the time) upcoming holiday mood: Artemesian Lemongrass, Fresh Currant, Golden Mimosa, or Water Mint. But in the end we went with our nose's impulse and chose the store's candle of choice.

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Also available online from Adasa ($33 each, 11 oz., 70 hour burn time). And talk about beautiful packaging! The canister's paper is worthy of walls, and each candle comes with a reusable stand and a box of matches.