CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

February 5, 2008

NORTHERN BAYBERRY YIELDS READY-MADE CANDLES

Filed under: 1790'S BACKGROUND,HISTORY — carolyncholland @ 3:19 am

Winter and the holiday season are around the very close corner. Below is information on bayberry candles, used for Christmas and for light.

In the process of writing a historic romance novel, I keep finding material that is unfamiliar, such as the “plant that yields ready-made candles.” Hopefully you will enjoy the fruit of my research as much as I did, and perhaps you will even want to make some of your own candles this year.

A plant that yields ready-made candles? To me it sounds too good to be true. (more…)

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