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Ever wondered about the warm, flickering essence of joy encapsulated in soy wax candles? Join me as I venture through the aromatic journey of a family’s leap from casual hobbyists to the creators of a thriving candle-making business. Listen in on how Jessica Reed and her husband James D. Reed started their family candle making business, Reeds In The Valley. Our narrative begins with the soft crackle of wooden wicks and the art of naming scents that evoke cherished memories, a tale of entrepreneurship that is deeply rooted in family values and the pure delight of crafting together.

In our conversation with Jessica, she talks to us about her husband James D. Reed, the creative mind behind “Clifford’s War,” she unveils their dual life of weaving stories and entrepreneurial dreams. Reed and her husband’s aspiration to meld the magic of scented candles with the allure of literature in a combined bookshop is as inspiring as it is ambitious and we love it! Through the flicker of candlelight, we’re transported into a world where business meets creativity, and every fragrance tells a story.

The episode wraps with a heartening chat on authenticity, the courage to follow one’s own path, and the necessity of laughter and self-care in life’s journey. We share candid insights on starting your venture, the significance of originality, and Jessica offers some practical tips for candle care to enhance your experience. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or simply a lover of life’s little luxuries, this episode is a melting pot of inspiration, practical advice, and stories that resonate with the soul.

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