"Living The Dream" - Somerscents Turns One Year Old!

"Living The Dream" - Somerscents Turns One Year Old!

I'm not quite sure how to put this into words off of the top of my head. Those who know me, know that I'm going to figure out a way. This will be long - I promise I'll keep it fun to read!

First of all, from the absolute bottom of my heart, I want to say thank you. I can literally feel it in my chest as I type this that I'm so incredibly thankful that you've chosen to allow our products into your home. If you're anything like me before I started Somerscents, you bought from small businesses and just knew that it was the right thing to do and maybe didn't realize the impact that your purchase had on the business owner. I'm here to tell you that every last purchase means the world to me. Whether it's the $6 single wax melt purchases, the $50 candle orders, or the $1000+ business orders (and private orders for that matter!!!) I am equally excited every single time you come into our store or when a notification pops up on the website to fill an order. I truly can't believe people believe in me so strongly that they're making the repeat choice to keep coming back. I'll be forever grateful for the ups and downs of this first year in business. 

What are some milestones of the year?

We set a goal of shipping to all 50 states this year and are currently at 28! Thats insane to me! 28 states PLUS an order to The Netherlands! 

- We added double wick candles to the lineup! Twice the size without being twice the price! Soon to be available online and in store in every scent we carry! Most are already on the website!

- Over 20 scents were available at once this year! We started by offering 5 scents in the beginning and had no idea it would grow into 15+ more in single wick, double wick AND wax melts!

- Went from buying fragrance oil by the 8 or 16oz bottle to ordering in bulk 5-7lbs at a time! Insane!

- Started out buying wax by the 10lb box to quickly ordering our first 45lb case to now ordering over 1000lbs at a time! ONE THOUSAND POUNDS AT A TIME!!!

- Cleared 1000 followers on Tiktok (Facebook is almost there!) and started going LIVE on Tiktok and Facebook to interact with our candle family!

- We opened our very own Somerscents store! It can be found on Google by searching for Somerscents and gives you our hours and location! This has been so much fun and enabled us to meet so many new people!

- Began ordering containers by the pallet via freight shipments!


What's Next?!


For the month of November, every order placed on our website (shipped, local "in store" pickup, and local delivery) or in our physical store will receive one free limited edition Birthday Cake scented candle with a special label for FREE while supplies last! Once they're all claimed, there won't be any more of them! These were a limited run and we're so excited to share these with you! 


Finally, since I don't know how to type a short blog post. I want to dedicate a special thank you to a few people. First, the business owners that took a gamble on us and decided to carry our products in their stores:

Ali over at Rose Hair Design in Hudson, WI

Jen at Rustic Eagle in New Richmond, WI 

Justina at Primitively in Clayton, WI

Amanda over at Unsun Studio in New Richmond, WI

Brenda at River Feeds in New Richmond, WI

James and Kortney at Wheelhouse Coffee in Somerset, WI

Denise at DFL in Dresser, WI

Connie at Wisconnie's in St. Croix Falls, WI 

Nicole at Caledonia Market in Portage, WI (Recently parted ways mutually)

and there's another big one coming soon that I can't announce yet!

Special shoutout to my mother-in-law, Shelley at Shelley's Craft n Creations for helping us put the store together and helping us run it day to day. She has some amazing things in our store you should check out! Many have already!  


Asia and I appreciate every single person that's supported us and we can't wait to bring you year 2 of the best candles you'll ever own! Make sure you're subscribed to our email list for the most up to date announcements of new scents and products coming over the next few months! If you go to our homepage and scroll to the bottom of the page you can sign up by entering your email!


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