Candle on bedside included in blog post about best fragrances for every room in your home

Candles for Every Room in your Home

Learn how to pick the best scented candles for every room in your home. We share tips for combining fragrances and selecting the right candle for your kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living areas and home office.  Plus, we share our personal favorite candle brands and suggested scents for each room.
June 05, 2023 — Stacey Jess owners at machu picchu on our quest to find great gifts for the online store

“Be a Pilgrim, Not a Tourist”

Our most recent trip led us to Peru where we explored the incredible sights and experienced the wonderful Peruvian culture. We came home with so many amazing memories, as well as the inspiration to add some of our 'favorite finds' to  our online store.  These items make great gifts for the adventure traveler in your life!  We hope you enjoy our story...
February 08, 2023 — Stacey Jess Home Cleaners by Thymes

Cleaning with an All-Purpose Concentrate

All-Purpose Cleaning Concentrates are designed to clean many non-porous surfaces throughout your home. They are easy to use -- simply combine 1 to 2 ounces of the concentrated formula (we love the Thymes Home concentrates!) with one gallon of warm water in a bucket or spray bottle.  
January 12, 2023 — Stacey Jess
Fall Tabletop decor

Welcome Fall!

It's Fall! Time to get cozy... to pull out the throws and wraps, the spicy apple fall fragrances and to get cooking the wonderful comfort food to keep us warm from the inside out.  After being active and outdoors all summer long, we suddenly begin to crave the cooler, slower-paced days of fall when the calendar turns to the third week of September.  Here are just a few things that we are looking forward to this fall.. 
September 22, 2022 — Stacey Jess
College-Bound Kids Anyone?

College-Bound Kids Anyone?

Sending off kids to college this fall? We're sharing a few of our favorite gifts to sneak into their suitcases.  Better yet, wait a few weeks and send off a little care package to let them know that you are thinking of them.  Cheers and best wishes to all!
August 11, 2022 — Kelly Hollingsworth
Our Five Favorite Summer Cocktails

Our Five Favorite Summer Cocktails

Spontaneous summertime entertaining means having all the ingredients for fun and refreshing cocktails on hand at all times.  Read our latest blog post that contains recipes for five of our favorite summer cocktails, with options for 'zero proof' recipes as well.  These simple, crowd-pleasing recipes require only a few ingredients so they are easy to make and oh so yummy to drink!  Cheers!
July 21, 2022 — Stacey Jess
Woman walking away pulling suitcase into airport terminal

Six Travel 'Must Haves' for your Next Trip

Our latest blog post shares six travel necessities we don't leave home without. These products keep us cozy and organized on long flights and work double duty to help maximize storage space on the road. If you're getting ready to travel, this post is a must read!

June 14, 2022 — Stacey Jess
Serene House Supernova Essential Oil Diffuser

Adding Essential Oils To Your Daily Routine

Looking for ways to create a warm, welcoming environment in your home with essential oils? They do so much more than simply smell good. Scented essential oils can energize or relax, refresh or even assist with sleep. Read more to learn about a few of our favorite oils and how we use them in our homes.

April 07, 2022 — Kelly Hollingsworth
Person lighting a candle in a clear glass jar

How to burn your candles the right way

Who knew that there was a proper way to burn a candle? We have compiled a list of tips to follow that will extend the life of your fragrant accessories and create a better candle-burning experience.  
February 17, 2022 — Kelly Hollingsworth
Home decor with natural color wood shelving, plants, white ceramic and wood accessories

2022 Atlanta Home and Gift Market Report

We're sharing our favorite ideas, products and trends from our recent buying trip to the Atlanta Home and Gift market. We were inspired by some of the industry's leading color and design teams and got a preview of some of the new products and materials that will be introduced this year.  We are providing a glimpse of some of the new products we will be bringing in to our physical and online stores this year in terms of home decor and gift products.
January 24, 2022 — Stacey Jess
Five DIY Essential Oil Spa Treatments

Five DIY Essential Oil Spa Treatments

To honor this month’s wellness theme, we are sharing five recipes for essential oil spa treatments you can make at home.  All of the recipes include regular, household ingredients, most of which are probably already in your pantry. The recipes are courtesy of Sunleaf Naturals, our preferred supplier or 100% pure essential oils.  
January 10, 2022 — Stacey Jess
Kelly Hollingsworth and Stacey Jess, founders of

Joy and Gratitude

Sharing an expression of joy and gratitude this Thanksgiving season with our customers and appreciating how far we have come since the launch of GRACEiousliving this past year.
November 23, 2021 — Kelly Hollingsworth