How To Make Your Own Candles

Written by Majorie Slaney

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How to Makerepparttar Candles:

1. Now that you have your supplies, you are ready to begin. Take your wax and break it up into small pieces.

2. Now boilrepparttar 142595 water inrepparttar 142596 double boiler and addrepparttar 142597 broken wax. Now use your thermometer and be surerepparttar 142598 wax gets up to 160 degrees.

3. Stirrepparttar 142599 wax and add your color a little at a time until you achieverepparttar 142600 desired color.

4. Now you should also addrepparttar 142601 scent if you are using one. Be surerepparttar 142602 wax stays hot while you are stirring and adding.

5. Now cut your wicksrepparttar 142603 length you desire. Begin dippingrepparttar 142604 wick intorepparttar 142605 hot wax.

6. Pull your wick out and allow if to cool. Continue dipping and cooling until your candle is reachingrepparttar 142606 desired size.

7. Continue this until you dip forrepparttar 142607 final time and letrepparttar 142608 candle cool completely.

8. When it has completely cooled, you can cut away any extra wick and your candle is now ready to use.

Marjorie Slaney is the owner of Find Candles which is a premier source of information about Candles. For more information, go to:

Are Fractional Shares For You?

Written by Leon Altman

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Another benefit of fractionals that makes them popular to buyers is that many of them come with an option to upgrade to a larger residence if one is available. And some fractional properties are owned by organizations with units in other parts ofrepparttar country or world, and they will allow you to transfer your scheduled time to one of these other properties. So you may own an oceanside unit in Florida, but can spend a weekend skiing in Aspen, while staying inrepparttar 142594 same luxurious comfort, often for no additional cost.

And with a fractional, you donít have to worry about maintenance, repairs, or other ownership responsibilities that can get overwhelming with a second home. All of these services are included in your annual maintenance fee, which is similar to membership fees paid by those who belong to a homeowners association or gated community.

Many fractional properties are managed by lodging and hospitality experts like Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons. This ensures that your property will be well maintained and offerrepparttar 142595 best in guest services and amenities. And if you haverepparttar 142596 option of placing your unit in a rental pool on a rotating basis,repparttar 142597 reputation and sales clout ofrepparttar 142598 management company increasesrepparttar 142599 likelihood thatrepparttar 142600 unit will be rented.

Perhapsrepparttar 142601 biggest appeal of fractionals isrepparttar 142602 personal service you receive fromrepparttar 142603 staff. Prior to arriving, they will readyrepparttar 142604 residence for you, decoratingrepparttar 142605 home with photos, artwork, books, DVDs, bedding and other personal items you keep in storage. They will purchase food according to your instructions and add a hide-a-bed or crib if needed. Everything is ready for you when you get there.

If your home is located in a resort community or luxury hotel property, you also receiverepparttar 142606 services and amenities that go along withrepparttar 142607 location. This often means access to golf courses, marinas, spas, and other desirable extras. All of this comes at an average price of $100,000 to $500,000 depending onrepparttar 142608 total sale price ofrepparttar 142609 home,repparttar 142610 number of weeks in your package andrepparttar 142611 number of other owners.

There are many benefits and perks that come with fractional shares, but they can come at a hefty price. Before you search for fractional shares, make sure it fits your budget. If not, there are other vacation property options that may suit your needs.

Leon Altman is the founder of the InvestingIN Real Estate Letter - For more on finding and buying fractional shares, check out

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