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2023 Year End Review
2023 Year End Review

As we wrap up another fantastic year of handmade candle goodness, I couldn't wait to spill the soybeans on our best sellers!  From cozy aromas to mood-setting wonders, these candles have been flying off our shelves faster than you can say "light my fire." So, grab your favorite mug of something warm, snuggle up, and let's dive into the aromatic world of our top picks for the year!

Your favorite scent

Mountain City Candles Best selling scents of 2023:

1.  Bourbon Butterscotch

2.  Caramel Crunch

3.  Pumpkin Roll

4.  Black Raspberry Vanilla

5.  Banana Nut Bread

Check out the info-graphic that Corbin made for the blog!  He's 7 years old!!

fruit favorites

Mountain City Candles Best Selling Fruit & Fresh Scents:

1.  Black Raspberry Vanilla

2.  Lemon Layer Cake

3.  Coconut Beach

4.  Mango Papaya

5.  Island Citrus 

earthy favs

Mountain City Candles Best Selling Earthy & Floral Scents:

1.  Spiced Honey & Tobacco

2.  Lavender Driftwood

3.  Tobacco & Bay Leaf

4.  Ocean Breeze

5.  Cactus Flower & Jade

# of cars freshied:


car fresheners

sugar scrub

# of products offered at Mountain City Candles:

55 Different Scents!

3  Main Candle Jar Sizes

2  Flameless Options

9  Modern Jar Styles

3  Skin Care Products

Plus lots of accessories!

our candle team

We added 1 new maker to our team this year!

Visit our About Us Page to read all about our awesome candle team.


Fundraising is a great way for us to give back to the community.  We donated 40% of our total fundraiser sales to some wonderful organizations this year!  Our 2023 fundraiser donations supported:

  • Allegany High School trip to Smith Island for science studies
  • Allegany High School Volleyball Team
  • Cumberland Valley Optimist Club & Shop with a Cop
  • Frankfort Miss Falcon
  • Frostburg Mini Miners Football
  • Mountain City Center for the Arts Dance
  • Mountain Ridge High School Cheerleaders
fundraiser donations

Small Business

We love supporting other small businesses, and we can't wait to partner with more businesses next year.

# of stores where you can find Mountain City Candles:


  • Gladstone Mercantile, Frostburg MD
  • Spectrum Designs, Frostburg, MD
  • Mountain City Traditional Arts, Frostburg, MD
  • Baker Babes, Frostburg, MD
  • Buttercup Boutique, Cumberland, MD
  • Glow Wellness, Cresaptown, MD
  • Traditions Wildflower Market, Meyersdale, PA
  • The Barn at Finley Bee, Bedford, PA
  • Chalkhill Market, Chalkhill, PA
  • Countryside Primitives by Wanda, Roaring Spring, PA
  • Mothman Statue LLC, Point Pleasant, WV
  • Mills Park Hotel, Yellow Springs, OH
  • McKenzie Farm Market, Fairhope, AL
  • Lion Dog Farms & The Intake, Norman, OK

our plans for 2024

We can't give away too many spoilers, but we have some exciting ideas for next year that we can't wait to implement.  

New Scents

New Candle Jar Labels

New Handmade Products

More Seasonal Candle Specials

More lip whip flavors

New Website Photography

Updated signage for our retail partners

To all of our customers:

I'd like to send you the biggest, warmest THANK YOU to each of you who made this year truly special for us.  Your support, enthusiasm, and love for our hand-poured creations have lit up our world in ways we couldn't have imagined.

Whether you've been with us from the start or just joined the Mountain City Candle family, your presence is felt and deeply appreciated.  Here's to many more cozy moments, flickering flames, and shared laughter in the year ahead!

Thank you so much!


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