Warm up your winter with Scentsy (giveaway)


Before I had kids, I had scented candles all over my house.  Now that I have two little girls literally running laps around each other, having a flame out in the open seems like a recipe for disaster!  I was missing that cozy feeling that a great scent adds to our home and  Scentsy Independent Consultant Shelly was kind enough to introduce me to Scentsy as an alternative.


Scentsy uses “decorative ceramic warmers designed to melt scented wax with the heat of a light bulb instead of a traditional wick and flame”.  There are full-sized warmers, mid-sized warmers for smaller rooms, and plug-in warmers for those places that don’t have a lot of counter space.  I was really hoping to try my Boho Chic Scentsy plug-in warmer in our master bathroom but the builders installed the outlet too close to built-in medicine cabinet so I put it in the kitchen instead.

As you can see, the warmer itself isn’t overly large, which is perfect in a busy place like the kitchen.  I really put it to the test the night that it arrived as I was making tuna noodle casserole, which is tasty but not terribly pleasant to smell afterwards.  I tried a section of the White Tea & Cactus bar (which is my favourite Scentsy bar to date and is described on the Scentsy website as  “a clean, crisp, and refreshing floral mix with green notes“) and I am happy to report that it eliminated all of the food odors while leaving a fresh scent in the air.

Because our house is very open concept, I have the Full-Sized Zingana Warmer on our wine rack in the dining room, which is basically in the middle of the entire house.  This means that with one Scentsy bar, I can get my entire house to smell amazing!  My oldest daughter’s favourite scent so far is Dulce de Leche (“a silky-sweet golden custard of sugary caramel, rich cream, and just a touch of warm vanilla“) and every time I have it on she asks what I’m baking.  Thankfully she isn’t disappointed when I tell her it’s just a yummy smell!

Scentsy is more than just warmers now.  There are the most adorable Scentsy Buddies, which are stuffed animals that have a zippered pouch to hold a Scentsy pack, and they also have a Layers by Scentsy line. Layers by Scentsy are a way to take your favourite Scentsy scents with you throughout the day through bath, body and laundry products.  I have been using the hand cream in the Luna scent (“white florals — jasmine, sweet pea, and freesia — juicy berries, and sandalwood shimmer like moonlight“) and I find that it is a very moisturizing cream – just what I need in this cold snap that we’re in right now – with a subtle but pleasant scent.  I’m definitely a Scentsy convert!


I have two great Scentsy prizes for my readers!  One lucky reader will win a full-size Scentsy warmer and 3 Scentsy bars and a second reader will win a Layers by Scentsy Body Lotion, bath fizz & shower gel from Scentsy Independent Consultant Shelly!


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155 Comments on Warm up your winter with Scentsy (giveaway)

  1. Laura
    February 4, 2013 at 2:10 PM (5 years ago)

    I don’t think scentsy is safe for kids either. it is hot wax that can spill and make a big mess

    • Stacey
      February 4, 2013 at 3:44 PM (5 years ago)

      All of my Scentsy warmers are kept far out of reach of my children, just as I would a candle. However, I feel that it’s much safer to have no flame vs a flame! As well, the wax is melted into the warmer so there isn’t any dripping wax that could cause further damage to a hand or furniture.

    • Shelly
      February 7, 2013 at 1:37 PM (5 years ago)

      Because the wax is warmed with a low watt light bulb the wax does not get hot. One can stick their finger in it and it will not burn. And, if the wax does spill, because it is paraffin wax, it cleans up pretty easily.

  2. Brooke Adametz
    February 4, 2013 at 2:43 PM (5 years ago)

    The Scentsy Buddies are too cute! Love the pig!

  3. Susan Margaret
    February 4, 2013 at 9:40 PM (5 years ago)

    I’d like to try the Scentsy Layers body wash

  4. Lori B
    February 5, 2013 at 12:52 AM (5 years ago)

    I think it is called paradise punch i’d like to try

  5. holly messana
    February 5, 2013 at 10:08 AM (5 years ago)

    i would like to try the glowing core full size warmer with the chickadee warmer wrap

  6. sheila ressel
    February 5, 2013 at 4:26 PM (5 years ago)

    Cerise shower gel

  7. misty
    February 5, 2013 at 4:58 PM (5 years ago)

    How do you choose a full size warmer and hazelnut latte i think :D

  8. Michelle Frame
    February 5, 2013 at 9:18 PM (5 years ago)

    I love the Bride warmer

  9. 409cope
    February 5, 2013 at 10:56 PM (5 years ago)

    I would love to try the sunkissed citrus scent the most.

  10. Allie L.
    February 6, 2013 at 3:44 AM (5 years ago)

    I would like to try the Blueberry Cheesecake & Baked Apple Pie scentsy bars.

  11. Jill Myrick
    February 6, 2013 at 2:27 PM (5 years ago)

    I love the Heavenly Full Size Scentsy Warmer.


  12. Sydney D
    February 6, 2013 at 8:48 PM (5 years ago)

    sugar cookie sounds nice :)

  13. Ellie W
    February 6, 2013 at 10:30 PM (5 years ago)

    I’d like the Fiore Full-Size Scentsy Warmer PREMIUM

  14. Brittney House
    February 7, 2013 at 1:00 AM (5 years ago)

    paradise punch

  15. dawn cook
    February 7, 2013 at 2:45 AM (5 years ago)

    i like the Heavenly Full Size Scentsy Warmer

  16. Jason
    February 7, 2013 at 12:17 PM (5 years ago)

    My favorite scent is the Sunkissed Citrus

  17. Erica L.
    February 7, 2013 at 1:38 PM (5 years ago)

    sugar cookie

  18. Carmen
    February 7, 2013 at 4:49 PM (5 years ago)

    I like the Heavenly plug in warmer. But they are all gorgeous.

  19. Valerie Taylor Mabrey
    February 7, 2013 at 4:57 PM (5 years ago)

    Faith Full-Size Scentsy Warmer
    and just love Baby Lenny the Lamb
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  20. Judy Hunting
    February 7, 2013 at 8:51 PM (5 years ago)

    I would love to smell and try the sunkissed citrus

  21. Danielle Wood
    February 8, 2013 at 1:25 AM (5 years ago)

    I would like to try baked apple pie

  22. sarah cool
    February 8, 2013 at 2:42 AM (5 years ago)

    I like the bride warmer

  23. Michelle Tucker
    February 8, 2013 at 3:16 AM (5 years ago)

    I didn’t even know they had sprays. I’d love to try the Christmas Cottage Room Spray.

  24. mitzi fisher
    February 8, 2013 at 3:54 AM (5 years ago)

    I would like the Blueberry!

  25. Wanda Jean
    February 8, 2013 at 6:38 AM (5 years ago)

    Sunkissed Citrus

  26. Melissa
    February 8, 2013 at 7:48 AM (5 years ago)

    I think I’d like the Heavenly full size Scentsy warmer.

  27. Lisa Garner
    February 8, 2013 at 10:57 AM (5 years ago)

    I love the Silverine warmer!

  28. amy delong
    February 8, 2013 at 11:31 AM (5 years ago)

    scentsy buddies

  29. Terry Cross
    February 8, 2013 at 12:52 PM (5 years ago)

    I like the Palette warmer

  30. Betty C
    February 8, 2013 at 1:27 PM (5 years ago)

    I’d like to try the Satin Sheets scent. I love the scent of sandalwood.

  31. Wendy Mastin
    February 8, 2013 at 2:21 PM (5 years ago)

    I like the sun-kissed citrus scent

  32. susan smoaks
    February 8, 2013 at 2:41 PM (5 years ago)

    i would love to try the florid gator full size warmer

  33. Michelle H.
    February 8, 2013 at 2:45 PM (5 years ago)

    I would love to try the Love Story solid perfume.

  34. jules mcnubbin
    February 8, 2013 at 3:08 PM (5 years ago)

    i love the linden warmer

  35. latanya
    February 8, 2013 at 3:11 PM (5 years ago)

    I want to try the scentsy layer products

  36. Nicole C.
    February 8, 2013 at 3:45 PM (5 years ago)

    I would love to try the Coconut Lemongrass Scentsy Bar.

  37. denise
    February 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM (5 years ago)

    sweet pea and vanilla smells nice

  38. Amy Lee
    February 8, 2013 at 8:20 PM (5 years ago)

    The sugar cookie scent!

  39. Amanda
    February 8, 2013 at 9:34 PM (5 years ago)

    I would love the baked apple pie. =) yumm

  40. Wanda Tracey
    February 8, 2013 at 9:36 PM (5 years ago)

    I LoVe the rustic star scentsy warmer and lavender is my favorite scent.

  41. liz l
    February 8, 2013 at 9:46 PM (5 years ago)

    Id like any of the warmers :)

  42. Samii Meyer
    February 8, 2013 at 10:10 PM (5 years ago)

    I would love the owl warmer – it is so adorable!

  43. Sand
    February 8, 2013 at 10:40 PM (5 years ago)

    I would like to try the Dulce de Leche Scentsy Bar.

  44. Breanne
    February 8, 2013 at 10:57 PM (5 years ago)

    Tiara Mid-Size Scentsy Warmer

  45. laurie
    February 8, 2013 at 11:23 PM (5 years ago)

    i like the baked apple pie scent


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