Apr
14

Simple, Healthy Sides with the Velata Raclette

By Amanda Hammond Spring is officially underway in our neck of the woods, and this weekend marked the season’s unofficial start with the opening of local farmers’ markets! Across the valley, huge tents are popping up in dusty parking lots and being filled with red-and-white-striped wooden boxes bursting with fresh produce; shelves lined with bedding plants, each one a promise of things to come; and hanging baskets overflowing with the tiniest pink, blue, and white flowers. Seeing all this wonderful plant life represented in the colors of the rainbow fills me with joy and warmth for this time of year. Of course, all those fruits and veggies lined up next to each other also makes me hungry! I decided to do a little research on what veggies might be good to plant in the garden this year that would also work well on my Velata Raclette. So I grabbed a handful of green bean, carrots, and broccoli, and each night this week I paired a veggie with a Velata Artisan Rub and a simple main dish. Below a ...

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Apr
11

Put a Little Spring in Your Step

Longer days, the first hints of a sunburn, and buds on the trees. It’s enough to put a little spring in anyone’s step (har, har). If you’re still emerging from hibernation (er . . . sweatpants), we’ve got some easy, breezy, sunshiny looks for you to love on!

Ready for a night out with the girls? (And the first coat-free evening? Huzzah!)  Featuring the Grace Adele Roxie Bag and Brooklyn Collection .

Robin's Egg

Robin's Egg by graceadelestyle featuring cropped jeans

This combo is the perfect blend of classy and colorful for work. Featuring the Grace Adele Riata Earrings, Turquoise Medora Ring, Echo Bag Scarf, and the Taylor Bag/Quinn Clutch.



Navy and Yellow

Now get out there and enjoy the sun! 

Apr
10

Win a Year’s Supply of Scentsy Bars!

Attention all fragrance lovers, closet poets, and fun-contest aficionados! The Win a Year’s Supply Haiku Contest begins NOW! From April 10 to April 16, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (MT), submit your best Scentsy Fragrance Haiku to win 26 Scentsy Bars in the fragrance of your choice — that’s a whole year of your favorite fragrance! What’s a Haiku? A haiku is a Japanese poem made up of just 17 syllables in three lines: the first line has five syllables, the second line has seven syllables, the third line has five syllables. Short and sweet. Just like this lovely little number written by our very own Orville Thompson (Don’t worry, folks — Orville can’t win!): Who can play? All Scentsy Family Consultants and fans who live in the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico and are at least 18 years old are eligible to play — and win! Home office employees and their immediate families are excluded from the list. How do I play? All you have to do is whip up a haiku and submit i ...

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Apr
08

#IChoose Scentsy Fragrance

Apr
07

Vote for Bring Back My Bar in April!

Give me a B! Give me a B! Give me an M! Give me another B! What does that spell? Bring — Back — My — Bar! Whether you were the queen bee or rocked all four years as a mysterious wallflower, we’re taking you back to high school — temporarily — this month to vote for your favorite retired Scentsy Fragrances. And unlike those votes you submitted for Prom Queen senior year (talk about politics!), your efforts here will count BIG. Now, I don’t want to scare you, but I am going to ask you to do a little homework before you cast your votes. Nothing major, and you won’t be graded, but there are a few things to consider before you start making your fragrance selections: History: Think back… for some of you, maybe WAY back… to when your nose was unequivocally, deliriously happy. Warming Baked Brown Sugar back in 2005? Or Bananarama in the spring of 2007? This is no time to settle for a sub-par scent. Pick the ones YOU love most, and start voting li ...

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Apr
03

Roosevelt's Journey with March of Dimes

Everyone loves babies and everyone loves bunnies. Put them together and you've got the makings of a serious cuteness overload — and for Scentsy and the March of Times, big support for a great cause. We are SO excited to be featuring a Charitable Cause Buddy that will benefit the March of Dimes, and are thrilled at your encouraging response to this new opportunity to give back. Not only is Roosevelt the Rabbit one of our cutest, softest and sweetest Buddies to date, he is good for so much more than snuggling. For ever Roosevelt that is sold, $6.50 will go straight to the March of Dimes. He's cute AND considerate — just in time for Easter! Did you know that the March of Dimes was founded by Franklin D. Roosevelt? We bet you can guess where we got the inspiration for our Buddy’s name! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the great things March of Dimes does today, we thought a little interview with them would be the perfect way to introduce you. We asked our local chapter o ...

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Apr
02

The Heart of the Grace Adele Brand--Why I Choose Grace Adele

Apr
01

Our Newest Product Line: Self Defentsy



Now, don't forget to spread the word about this awesome new product line from our April Fool's Day team here at Scentsy.

Gotcha! Happy April Fool's Day!
Mar
28

Heartwarming Buddy Stories

By Lori Wilson
We all know how generous and thoughtful Scentsy Consultants are — it’s just their nature. Many of you are always looking for the next way to make a difference in someone’s life. We are happy to know that when you set out to make a difference, you think Scentsy Buddy! What a wonderful (and simple) way to make a big impact! It’s amazing that you have also involved your children, teaching them the meaning of authenticity at a young age. Here are just a few of the many touching stories we have heard of cuddle-worthy giving:

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I’m not sure how many of you have heard of beautiful little Aria. She is one tough cookie! Here is a bit of her story…..

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A GIGANTIC thank you to all of you who embrace the Scentsy Spirit and continue to give more than you take! Keep the stories coming!

Mar
26

Not Your Mama’s Spatula

  Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock — or a Raclette Tabletop Grill — you’ve probably heard about the Velata Spatulata. And if you haven’t, your kitchen’s utensil drawer is missing one cool multi-tool. Made of durable, dishwasher-safe silicone, the Spatulata is a double-ended, multipurpose utensil which lets you scoop, scrape, spread, and stir with ease. But just how versatile is the Spatulata? I recently set out to uncover its more unconventional uses, and here is what I found. 1. Back Scratcher You know that moment when you’re prepping food in the kitchen and an unsuspecting itch creeps into the middle of your back, just out of reach? End your itching in a snap with the Spatulata! At 11” in length, the Spatulata can easily scratch those hard to reach places. 2. Teething Toy I’m the proud papa of an eight-month-old who’s sprouting his first set of pearly whites. Every day you can find the little guy clamoring for something to gnaw on: ...

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Apr
14

Simple, Healthy Sides with the Velata Raclette

By Amanda Hammond
Spring is officially underway in our neck of the woods, and this weekend marked the season’s unofficial start with the opening of local farmers’ markets!

Across the valley, huge tents are popping up in dusty parking lots and being filled with red-and-white-striped wooden boxes bursting with fresh produce; shelves lined with bedding plants, each one a promise of things to come; and hanging baskets overflowing with the tiniest pink, blue, and white flowers.

Seeing all this wonderful plant life represented in the colors of the rainbow fills me with joy and warmth for this time of year. Of course, all those fruits and veggies lined up next to each other also makes me hungry!

I decided to do a little research on what veggies might be good to plant in the garden this year that would also work well on my Velata Raclette. So I grabbed a handful of green bean, carrots, and broccoli, and each night this week I paired a veggie with a Velata Artisan Rub and a simple main dish. Below are the results. Bon appétit!

Note: I have not specified ingredient amounts as it will really depend on how many vegetables you’re servin’ up. As a general rule, I tend to go easy on the Smoked Paprika Artisan Rub, and use Lemon Garlic Artisan Rub and Coriander Herb Artisan Rub more liberally. I also prefer my veggies a bit al dente so none of these were on the Velata Raclette for longer than 10-15 minutes – so easy!

Green Beans with Smoked Paprika Artisan Rub

Place green beans on the Velata Raclette set to medium heat. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Smoked Paprika Artisan Rub. Sauté until green beans are your desired tenderness. The smokey flavor in the rub mixes perfectly with the crunchiness of the green beans. Pair with burgers or pasta.

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Green beans with Smoked Paprika Artisan Rub

Broccoli with Lemon Garlic Artisan Rub

In a large bowl, drizzle olive oil over broccoli florets and toss to coat. Add Lemon Garlic Artisan Rub and a little lemon zest, and toss again. Sauté over medium heat on the Velata Raclette until florets are your desired tenderness. Place in a bowl and squeeze fresh lemon juice over it to make it extra tangy, then toss and serve. Perfect with fish!

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Broccoli with Lemon Garlic Artisan Rub

Glazed Carrots with Coriander Herb Artisan Rub

Melt a dab of butter on the Velata Raclette set to medium heat. Add cut carrots. After carrots have started to soften, drizzle with maple syrup. Let maple syrup heat up for about one minute then sprinkle with Coriander Herb Artisan Rub. Sauté until carrots are your desired tenderness. Serve with pork and to kids who don’t like their vegetables – the bit of sweetness will trick them into thinking it isn’t good for them!

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Glazed carrots with Coriander Herb Artisan Rub.

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How are you cooking up your healthy veggies these days?

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Apr
11

Put a Little Spring in Your Step

Longer days, the first hints of a sunburn, and buds on the trees. It’s enough to put a little spring in anyone’s step (har, har). If you’re still emerging from hibernation (er . . . sweatpants), we’ve got some easy, breezy, sunshiny looks for you to love on!

Ready for a night out with the girls? (And the first coat-free evening? Huzzah!)  Featuring the Grace Adele Roxie Bag and Brooklyn Collection .

Robin's Egg

Robin's Egg by graceadelestyle featuring cropped jeans

This combo is the perfect blend of classy and colorful for work. Featuring the Grace Adele Riata Earrings, Turquoise Medora Ring, Echo Bag Scarf, and the Taylor Bag/Quinn Clutch.



Navy and Yellow

Now get out there and enjoy the sun! 

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