Candles 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 scents for each room. Also, learn more about our curated Candle Subscription plan where you can have luxury artisan candles delivered to your doorstep every month, or on the schedule you choose.
June 02, 2021 — Stacey Jess
Beautiful charcuterie board with figs cheeses and greenery on wooden display board

Entertaining Made Easy: Charcuterie and Themed Meal Boards

Charcuterie boards and themed meal boards have become the latest trend in entertaining. They are so simple, anyone can create one! Simply start with a beautiful platter or tray and then build your board with your favorite foods. We've got some great ideas and resources to walk you through every step!
April 08, 2021 — Stacey Jess
Palo Santo wood bundles on

The Powers of Palo Santo Wood

Burn palo santo wood any time you feel like you need to clear negative energy from a space to make room for a more peaceful and balanced environment. Here are some simple ways to bring Palo Santo into your home:
New Ella B. custom candle collection for GRACEiousliving.

Finding things we love...

Our goal of bringing JOY to our customers lives is the core of our business. Our hope is to make our customer’s lives “a little bit better” each time they leave our stores or our site.
March 08, 2021 — Kelly Hollingsworth
Tags: Candles Gifts Soy
Blue spring flowers in white planter

Spring Accessories are Here

Here's a look at new spring accessories arriving in our store -- new totes and bags, cozy cashmere ponchos and on trend bracelets and earrings.
February 18, 2021 — Stacey Jess
Home decor trends include natural and white accessories shown here on round wood coffee table next to white linen sofa

Trend Report: Warm, Natural and Everyday Celebrations

We're sharing the gift and home decor trends we found on our bi-annual home and gift market buying trip.  Our top three areas of focus include color trends, accessory trends and gift category trends.
Pictures of favorite gifts for her including Barefoot Dreams, Lafco Candles, GRACEiousliving Gift Box, S'well, Scout and Simple Joy tank top

Gift Guide: Gifts for Her

Holiday gift ideas for that special mom, sister, friend, neighbor or teacher from some of our favorite brands.
Sunny day at the beach image on blog post about simplifiying

The "little" things that lift our Spirits

At, we believe that it's the little things that bring you joy... a beautiful plant in a colorful planter, a cozy new t-shirt or a simple necklace.  Downsizing offers a great opportunity to look at what you've collected through the years and keep just the simple things that bring you the most joy.
October 05, 2020 — Kelly Hollingsworth

Thoughts from our Fall 2020 Home and Gift Buying Trip

A look at the Fall 2020 home decor and gift trends plus a sneak peak of the new items that will be debuting in our shop and retail stores this fall.


Cooking at Home during Covid? Eight Great Cookbooks to Inspire You!

Cooking at Home during Covid? Eight Great Cookbooks to Inspire You!

Families are spending more time cooking together during COVID times. We share eight of our favorite cookbooks that offer inspiration for healthy recipes the whole family will enjoy.

July 23, 2020 — Stacey Jess
Our favorite gifts for baby!

Our favorite gifts for baby!

Looking for the perfect baby gift?  We have ideas!


July 02, 2020 — Kelly Hollingsworth
Five 5-Minute Wellness Ideas

Five 5-Minute Wellness Ideas

Five Minute wellness ideas to keep you healthy during uncertain times.  Start with some deep breathing exercises to center your mind and then take a few minutes to make a list of things you are grateful for.  Schedule in some exercise time to get your heart rate up and calm the nerves. To get your mind off the craziness of the day, take a few minutes to laugh at adorable puppy photos online (but resist the urge to wander over to social media pages!) and finish off the day with a soothing soak in a warm tub.